Faculty Achievements

Faculty Achievements 2011-2012
Public Commentary

José Zapata Calderón (Sociology and Chicano Studies, Emeritus)
Emeritus Professor Calderón was quoted and referenced in A Crucible Moment: College Learning and Democracy's Future (Washington, DC: The National Task Force on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement, 2012).

Emeritus Professor Calderón published "Dream Act: Economic, Moral Reality," Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, October 26, 2011, and "Looking for an Open Door," Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, December 13, 2011.

Emeritus Professor Calderón was quoted in "Cesar Chavez Center Designated as Historic Site," Fox Latino, September 6, 2011.

Carmen Fought (Linguistics)
Professor Fought was quoted in the article, "Is Twitter Jargon Pushing English to Resemble Vowelless Hebrew," which appeared in 972 Magazine on June 20, 2012.

Professor Fought was also cited in "Born in the USA, and with the Latino Accent to Prove It," Fox News Latino, May 21, 2012 and in "They're, Like, Way Ahead of the Linguistic Currrrve," The New York Times, February 27, 2012.

Melissa Hidalgo (English and World Literature)
Professor Hidalgo was interviewed and quoted in "Fans Flock to Morrissey Karaoke in Boyle Heights," which aired on December 11, 2012 on NPR's The Madeleine Brand Show (89.3 KPCC).

Barbara Junisbai (Office of the Dean of Faculty; First Year Seminar)
"Poslednyaya Popytka 'Novykh Bogatykh' Razygrat' Karty Demokratii v Kazakhstane" ("The Nouveau Riche's Last Attempt at Playing the Democracy Card in Kazakhstan"), interview with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Radio, November 18, 2011.

Jesse Lerner (Media Studies)
Professor Lerner provides weekly art reviews and commentaries on KPFK 90.7 FM, Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m., on Hear in the City.

Kathryn Miller (Art)
Professor Miller was quoted in "Watts (Not) Happening? Art as Redevelopment Doesn't Always Work," Artillery Magazine, June-July 2012.

Peter Nardi (Sociology, Emeritus)
Professor Nardi was quoted in "El Bromance," a piece on men's friendships, for Semana.com, February 18, 2012.

Adrian Pantoja (Political Studies)
Professor Pantoja was quoted in "The Democrats' Demographic Dreams," The American Prospect, June 14, 2012, and in "A la conquista del voto de los hispanos," La Opinion, May 23, 2012.

Professor Pantoja was also quoted in a series of articles in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, including "High Court Rejects Part of Arizona Immigration Law," June 25, 2012; "Obama Acts to Spare Many Youths from Deportation," June 15, 2011; and "GOP Aims to Improve Outreach to Latinos," September 25, 2011.

Susan Phillips (Environmental Analysis)
"US High Court's Broken Windows" op-ed, Le Monde Diplomatique, April 13, 2012. With David Brotherton.

Dana Ward (Political Studies)
Professor Ward's letter to The New York Times was published in "Sunday Dialogue: How We Decide When to Go to War," April 1, 2011.

Professor Ward was quoted in "Council Refrains from Action on Occupiers until Ordinance can be Rewritten," Claremont Courier, December 14, 2011.

Professor Ward was quoted in "Disgruntled Customers Sound off on Water Rates," Claremont Courier, December 12, 2011.

Kathleen S. Yep (Asian American Studies)
Professor Yep was quoted in "The Asian American Basketball Leagues That Helped Create Linsanity," Colorlines, February 21, 2012; in "Jeremy Lin Puts the Ball in Asian Americans' Court," Los Angeles Times, February 21, 2012; and in "NBA's Lin Scores by Winning and Breaking Barriers," The Sacramento Bee, February 15, 2012.

Professor Yep was also interviewed on Radio Show, 2012, WURD, Philadelphia, PA, on February 24, 2012.

Rudi Volti (Sociology, Emeritus)
Professor Volti was quoted in "For Today's Youth, Cars No Longer Represent Freedom," an article that appeared in Macleans on June 5, 2012.