Faculty Achievements

Faculty Achievements 2009-2010
Public Commentary

José Z. Calderón (Sociology and Chicano Studies)
Professor Calderón was featured as a monthly guest on the United Farm Workers' Radio Campesina Network (KMYX) broadcast in five states on issues pertaining to immigration, education, voting and political campaigns. Professor Calderón was interviewed on the "Despierta Campesina" program about seventeen years of taking students to La Paz and Delano as part of an annual Pitzer College Alternative Spring Break, on March 19, 2010.

Professor Calderón was interviewed on Sonali Kohatker's Uprising program on KPFK regarding "Immigration Policies and Trends," on January 14, 2010.

Professor Calderón wrote the following columns in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin: "Policies Erode Support for Obama" on January 5, 2010; "Blaming Immigrants During Downturns" on March 30, 2010; and "Restructuring State Government" on July 30, 2009.

Professor Calderón was quoted in numerous newspapers throughout the year. Selected articles include: "Activists Protest Arizona Law" in the Los Angeles Times 5/17/10; "Arizona Law Stirs Boycotts" in the San Bernardino Sun 5/24/10; "Victorioso El Espanol" in La Opinion 2/19/10; "Study: Amnesty Would Help Fix State's Financial Woes" in the Daily Bulletin 1/12/10; "Study Says Illegal Immigrants are Valuable to Country and Economy" in the San Bernardino Sun 1/910; "Alumnos Indocumentado se Organisan" in La Opinion 1/9/10; "Health Care Reform Efforts Have History of False Starts and Failures in the Daily Breeze 9/29/09; "Judy Chu Becomes First Chinese American Elected to Congress" in the Los Angeles Times 7/16/09; "Esquina Es Un Santuario" in La Prensa 7/2/09; "Obama Drive for Immigration Faces an Uphill Road" in McClatchy Washington Bureau Newspapers 7/16/09.

Paul Faulstich (Environmental Analysis)
Professor Paul Faulstich was quoted in March 2010, "Sustainability Isn't Merely Academic," in the Los Angeles Times.

Professor Paul Faulstich was quoted in April 2010, "A Surprising Landscape at Pitzer," in Pacific Horticulture.

Jesse Lerner (Media Studies)
Jesse Lerner was quoted in the Los Angeles Times on May 1, 2010, in Reforma (Mexico City) on September 22, 2009 and in Crónica (Mexico City) on September 22, 2009.

David Moore (Psychology)
Professor Moore was quoted in the article "The Most Important Sex Organ," by Lori Oliwenstein, in a Time Magazine special publication titled "Your Brain: A User's Guide," 2009.

Peter Nardi (Emeritus, Sociology)
Peter Nardi has a monthly column in Miller-McCune Magazine online (http://www.miller-mccune. com/author/pnardi/) discussing how to use our skepticism to avoid scams, respond to rumors and debunk questionable research.