Faculty Achievements

Faculty Achievements 2008-2009
Scholarly Publications





Brent Armendinger (English and World Literature)
Archipelago. Las Cruces, NM: Noemi Press, 2009.

Jim Hoste (Mathematics)
Mathematica Demystified. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008.

Alex Juhasz (Media Studies)
Media Praxis: A Radical Anthology Integrating Theory, Production and Practice. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2008.

Ronald Macauley (Linguistics)
Quantitative Methods in Sociolinguistics. UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2008.

Barry Sanders (History of Ideas)
Green Zone: The Environmental Cost of Militarism. Oakland: AK Press, 2009.

Laura Skandera Trombley (President/English and World Literature)
Mark Twain's Other Woman: The Hidden Story of Mark Twain's Final Years. New York: Knopf, 2010.

Rudy Volti (Sociology)
Society and Technological Change. New York: Worth Publishers, 2009.

Andre Wakefield (History)
The Disordered Police State. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Kathleen S. Yep (Asian American Studies)
Outside the Paint: When Basketball Ruled at the Chinese Playground. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2009.


Bill Anthes (Art History)
"Indian Time at Foxwoods," in Judith Schachter and Stephen Brockman, (eds.) (Im)permanence: Cultures In/Out of Time. University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2008.

Brent Armendinger (English and World Literature)
"Sum over Histories," "Promiscuous" and "Reality is the Flaw," The Diagram, Issue 8.5 (2008).

David Bachman (Mathematics)
"Connected Sums of Unstabilized Heegaard Splittings are Unstabilized," Geometry and Topology, vol. 12, No. 4 (2008).

Nigel Boyle (Political Studies)
"The Malleable Politics of Welfare-to-Work Reform: Germany's 'Hartz' Activation Compared with the Dutch, British and Irish Cases" American Consortium on European Studies Cases Series, 2009. With W. Schunemann.

Stacy Brown (Mathematics)
"Reconceiving Fidelity of Implementation: An Investigation of Elementary Whole-Number Lessons," Journal for Research in Mathematics Education. vol. 40, No. 4 (2009).

José Calderón (Sociology, Chicano/a Studies)
"Inclusive Immigration Reform," in Innovation and Equity: Transform America. MIT Community Innovators Lab, 2008.

Emily Chao (Anthropology)
"Layered Alterities: Discourses of the 'Other' in Lijiang, China," Concentric, vol. 34, No. 2 (2008).

Ciara Ennis (Art)
"Sick- Amour, Kunstwerken voor de publieke ruimte /Artworks for Public Space" in Karin Christof, (ed.) Podium for Architecture Haarlemmermeer, 2009.

Paul Faulstich (Environmental Studies)
"Notes on Memetics," Rock Art Research, vol. 26, No. 1 (2009).

Judith V. Grabiner (Mathematics)
"Why Did Lagrange 'Prove' the Parallel Postulate?" American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 116, No. 1 (2009).

"Who Gave You the Epsilon? Cauchy and the Origins of Rigorous Calculus," in M. Anderson, V. Katz and R. Wilson, (eds.) Who Gave You the Epsilon? And Other Tales of Mathematical History, Mathematical Association of America, 2009.

Melinda Herrold-Menzies (Environmental Studies)
"Boating on the Sea of Grass: Western Development, Ecotourism and Elite Capture in Guizhou, China," Asian Geographer, vol. 25, No. 1-2 (2009).

"The Post-Collective Village: A Tale of Two Transitions," World Development, vol. 37, No. 1 (2009).

Tessa Hicks (CCCSI)
Afterword. Howard L. Bingham's Black Panthers, 1968. Los Angeles: Ammo Books, 2009.

Jim Hoste (Mathematics)
"Lissajous Knots and Knots with Lissajous Projections," Kobe Journal of Math, vol. 24, No. 2 (2007). With L. Zirbel.

"Torus Knots Are Fourier-(1, 1, 2) Knots," Journal of Knot Theory and Its Ramifications, vol. 18, No. 2 (2009).

Alex Juhasz (Media Studies)
"MP:Me: Variant of a Manifesta," in Lucas Hilderbrand with Lynne Sachs, (eds.) Millennium Film Journal, No. 51 (2009).

"Learning the Five Lessons of YouTube," Cinema Journal, vol. 48, No. 2 (2008).

"Learning from YouTube," in Thomas Austin, (ed.) Re-Thinking Documentary. New York: McGraw Hill, 2008.

"Scale: Measuring Might in the Media Age," Journal of Aesthetics and Protest, vol. 2, No. 6 (2008).

"Why (Not) to Teach on YouTube," in Geert Lovink, (ed.) The Video Vortex Reader. Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures, 2008.

"Learning from Fred," Teacher's College Record, September 2008.

Brian Keeley (Philosophy)
"Theodore Holmes Bullock (1915-2005)," in Noretta Koertge, (ed.) The New Dictionary of Scientific Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2008.

"The Early History of the Quale and Its Relation to the Senses," in J. Symons and P. Calvo, (eds.) Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology. London: Routledge, 2009.

Leah Light (Psychology)
"Memory for Items and Associations: Distinct Representations and Processes in Associative Recognition," Journal of Memory and Language, vol. 59 (2008). With N.G. Buchler and L.M. Reder.

"Effects of Age and Study Repetition on Plurality Discrimination," Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, vol. 16, No. 4 (2009). With C. Chung.

"Discriminating Semantic from Episodic Relatedness in Young and Older Adults," Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, vol. 16, No. 5 (2009). With M.M. Patterson, J.C. Van Ocker and D. Olfman.

Ming-Yuen S. Ma (Media Studies)
"Untitled (Four Letters)," in Sarah Champion, (ed.) Vital-Live Art by Artists of Chinese Descent, Manchester: Chinese Arts Center, 2008.

"Town Hall Talks: Five Cities Discuss Regional Models of Art and Activism," in Nato Thompson (ed.) A Guide to Democracy in America. New York: Creative Time Books, 2008.

Ronald Macaulay (Linguistics)
"Warm Climates and Sonority Classes: Not Simply More Vowels and Fewer Consonants," Cross-Cultural Research, vol. 43 (2009). With R.L. Munroe and J.G. Fought.

Ntongela Masielela (Creative Studies)
"The Historical and Literary Moment of Njabulo S. Ndebele," English in Africa, vol. 36, No. 1 (2009).

"The Historical Matter of Nontsizi Mgqwetho: Thunderous Woman's Voice," South African Labour Bulletin, vol. 32, No. 5 (2009).

"Remembering Selby Mvusi: A New African Artist Honed in Exile," Baobab: South African Journal of New Writing (2008).

"Modernity and Postmodernity in South Africa: A Critical Dialogue with Tiiseto Makube" The Afropolitan, vol. 1, Issue 6 (2008).

David Moore (Psychology)
"Integrating Development and Evolution in Psychology: Looking Back, Moving Forward," New Ideas in Psychology, vol. 26, Issue 3 (2008).

"Individuals and Populations: How Biology's Theory and Data Have Interfered with the Integration of Development and Evolution," New Ideas in Psychology, vol. 26, Issue 3 (2008).

"Espousing Interactions and Fielding Reactions: Addressing Laypeople's Beliefs about Genetic Determinism," Philosophical Psychology, vol. 21 (2008).

"Mental Rotation in Human Infants: A Sex Difference," Psychological Science, vol. 19, No. 11 (2008).

Lee Munroe (Anthropology)
"Warm Climates and Sonority Classes: Not Simply More Vowels and Fewer Consonants," Cross-Cultural Research, vol. 43 (2009). With R. Macaulay and J.G. Fought

Adrian Pantoja (Political Studies, Chicano/a Studies)
"Pursuit of Inclusion: Citizenship Acquisition among Asian Immigrants," in John Mollenkopf and Jennifer Hochschild (eds.) Immigrant Political Incorporation in Europe and the US, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009. With J. Wong.

Katie Purvis-Roberts (Chemistry)
"Atmospheric Formation of 9,10-Phenanthroquinone in the Los Angeles Air Basin," Atmospheric Environment, vol. 42 (2008). With A. Eiguren-Fernandez, A.H. Miguel, R. Lu, B. Grant, P. Mayo, E. Di Stefano, A. Cho and J. Froines.

Brinda Sarathy (Environmental Studies)
"The Marginalization of Pineros in the Pacific Northwest," Society and Natural Resources, vol. 21, No. 8 (2008).

"Guest Workers or Unauthorized Immigrants? The Case of Forest Workers in the United States," Policy Sciences, vol. 41, No. 2 (2008). With V. Casanova.

"Participation, Relationships and Empowerment," in Carl Wilmsen, William Elmendorf, Larry Fisher, Jacquelyn Ross, Brinda Sarathy and Gail Wells, (eds.) Partnerships for Empowerment: Participatory Research for Community-Based Natural Resource Management. London, UK: Earthscan Press, 2008.

"Inclusion and Exclusion: Immigrant Forest Workers and Participation in Natural Resource Management," in Carl Wilmsen, William Elmendorf, Larry Fisher, Jacquelyn Ross, Brinda Sarathy and Gail Wells, (eds.) Partnerships for Empowerment: Participatory Research for Community-Based Natural Resource Management. London, UK: Earthscan Press, 2008. With H. Ballard.

Laura Skandera Trombley (President/English and World Literature)
"The Night I Almost Died," The Chronicle of Higher Education, vol 54, Issue 49 (2008).

Edith Vasquez (English and World Literature)
"Poetry as Survival of and Resistance to Genocide in Lorna Dee Cervantes's 'Drive: The Last Quartet,'" Journal of International Women's Studies, vol. 10, No. 14 (2009).

"Prometheus Unbound: Poetics of Power and La Megamarcha 2006 Los Angeles," Journal of Latino-Latin American Studies, vol. 3, No. 2 (2008).

Burke Scott Williams (Chemistry)
"Reversible Carbonylation of an [NCN]PtMe Pincer Complex and Direct Evidence of Migratory Deinsertion," Organometallics, vol. 28 (2009). With M.L. Scheuermann and A.L. Rheingold

"Reductive Elimination and Dissociative ß-Hydride Abstraction from Pt(IV) Hydroxide and Methoxide Complexes," Organometallics, vol. 28 (2009). With N.A. Smythe, K.A. Grice and K.I. Goldberg.

"IONiC: A Cyber-Enabled Community of Practice for Improving Inorganic Chemical Education," Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 86, No. 123 (2009). With E. Benatan, H.J. Eppley, M.J. Geselbracht, A.R. Johnson, B.A. Reisner, J.L. Stewart and L. Watson.

"JCE VIPEr: An Inorganic Teaching and Learning Community" Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 86, No. 766. With E. Benatan, J. Dene, H.J. Eppley, M.J. Geselbracht, E.R. Jamieson, A.R. Johnson, B.A. Reisner, J.L. Stewart and L.A. Watson.

Phil Zuckerman (Sociology)
"Why Are Danes and Swedes So Irreligious?" Nordic Journal of Religion and Society, vol. 22, No. 1 (2009)

"Aweism," Free Inquiry, vol. 29, No. 3 (2009).


Erich Steinman (Sociology)
"Explaining Contemporary Federal Indian Policy: Book Review Essay," Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 24, No. 3 (2008).