Faculty Achievements 2010-2011
Awards and Honors
Martha Bárcenas-Mooradian (Community Engagement Center)
Appointed member of the Board of Directors, Uncommon Good, Claremont, CA, Summer 2010.
Project Caring & Sharing Award and California Assembly Certificate of Recognition for support of academic mentoring programs, May 2011.
Appointed member and Officer of the Board of Directors, Crossroads, Inc., Claremont, CA, June 2011.
José Zapata Calderón (Sociology and Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies, Emeritus)
Appointed to the Community Advisory Board for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Community Innovators Lab, March 2011.
Ciara Ennis (Art)
Served as portfolio reviewer, Photo LA, the 19th Annual International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exposition, Los Angeles, CA, January 2011.
Served as judge for the 2011 Visions from the New California Awards, the Alliance of Artist Communities, Providence, RI, July 2010.
Served as invited nominator, Catherine Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT, April 2011.
Served as judge for the Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg Feitelson Arts Fellowship, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA, April 2011.
Paul Faulstich (Environmental Analysis)
Recipient, City of Claremont Excellence in Design Award, Sustainable Landscaping, 2011.
Appointed to the Australian Research Council, whose mission is to deliver policy and programs that advance Australian research and innovation globally and benefit the community, 2011.
Member, editorial board of the journal Rock Art Research, 1983–present.
Judith Grabiner (Mathematics)
Recipient, Lester R. Ford Award for best article in the American Mathematical Monthly, awarded August 2010 for "Why Did Lagrange 'Prove' the Parallel Postulate?"
Ethel Jorge (Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures)
Associate editor, Hispania, the journal of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, 2009–present.
Brian L. Keeley (Philosophy and Science; Technology and Society)
Visiting Fellow, Sydney Centre for the Foundations of Science, University of Sydney, August-November 2010.
Jesse Lerner (Media Studies)
Board member, Los Angeles Film Forum, Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles, and Los Angeles Freewaves. On-going.
Juror, City of Los Angeles (COLA) fellowships, Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles, February 2011.
Leah Light (Psychology)
Appointed Associate Editor, Consciousness and Cognition, January 2011.
Serving on the editorial boards of Psychology and Aging and the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. On-going.
Serving on the Publications and Communications Board of the American Psychological Association. On-going.
Chaired the Journal Advisory Committee of the American Psychological Association, 2010–2011.
Jessica McCoy (Art)
Artist in Residence at La Macina Di San Cresci—Greve in Chianti, Italy. May–June 2011.
Purchase Award for Woodbury Art Museum permanent collection, Art of Our Century, Woodbury Art Museum, Orem, UT, July 2011.
Recipient, People's Choice Award for Tent, Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century, Clatsop Community College, Astoria, OR, April 2011.
Marion Preest (Biology)
Appointed member of the Long Range Planning Committee, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, September 2010.
Re-elected Secretary of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, October 2010.
Brinda Sarathy (Environmental Analysis)
Visiting Fellow (forthcoming Fall 2011) at the Center for Place, Culture and Politics, City University of New York, awarded April 2011.
Andre Wakefield (History)
Awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship for Experienced Researchers to spend the 2012–13 academic year in residence at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, writing a book about Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz.