Faculty Awardees

Course Enhancement Awards

The CEA (Course Enhancement Awards) is available at the beginning of each semester to all faculty teaching an SRX course or non SRX that has a community engagement component. This award provides support for on going partnerships and projects.

Fall 2022

Spring 2023

Ariana Alfaro-Porras | SPAN 104 : Public Health in Latin America
Gina Lamb | MS 194 : Media Arts for Social Justice
Jessica Kizer | SOC 001 (SRX): Introduction to Sociology (PRAXIS)
Kathy Yep | ASAM : Racial Politics of Teaching and ASAM 88 : Thich Nhat Hanh
Lynn Fang | EA 153 : Community Compost & Soil Health
Tricia Morgan | ORST 060 : Social Justice in Education
Gina Lamb | MS 194 : Media Arts for Social Justice
George Ygarza | CGS 122 : Social and Political Movements in the Third World
Jose Calderon | CHLT 153 : Rural & Urban Social Movements
Jessica Kizer | SOC 035 : Race and Ethnic Relations
Kathy Yep | ASAM 085: Health Inequities and ASAM 089 : Qi Gong & Embodied Learning
Lynn Fang | EA 153 : Community Compost & Soil Health
Marilyn Grell-Brisk | ORST 180 : Black People in the Inland Empire
Tricia Morgan | ORST 060 : Social Justice in Education

Faculty Fellowship

The Faculty Fellowship enhances collaboration with community partner work in conjunction with courses in order to deepen engagement with partners over the years.

  • Tim Berg and Zenia Gutierrez + Huerta del Valle | The Ceramic Object and Food, 2019-2020
  • Jessica McCoy + Prototypes Women’s Center | Mural Painting, 2019-2020
  • Angela Mooney D’Arcy + Sacred Places Institute for Indigenous Peoples | Protecting the Sacred: Indigenous Environmental Justice, 2020-2021
  • Bianca Haro + Gente Organizada | Sociology of Education , 2021-2022

Periclean Faculty Leadership (PFL) Program™

The Periclean Faculty Leadership (PFL) Program™ champions civic engagement in the classroom, on the campus, and in the community. Periclean Faculty Leaders (PFLs) create and teach innovative courses in a wide variety of disciplines including the humanities, STEM, and social sciences. PFLs collaborate with local community organizations to address grand challenges: Climate Change, Education Access, Immigration, Mass Incarceration, Public Health, Race and Inequality, and Voter Engagement.

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Periclean Faculty in STEM and Social Sciences (2021) | Cohort I

Todd Honma | Associate Professor of Asian American Studies

Course: Science, Race, and Social Change
Community Partner: Asian Pacific Islander Forward Movement
Grand Challenges Addressed: Climate Change; Public Health; Race and Inequality
Course Description: The course, Science, Race, and Social Change, will focus on community-based science movements, examining both historical and contemporary initiatives to rethink how science is taught, researched, and implemented. The class will collaborate with community partner Asian Pacific Islander Forward Movement (APIFM), whose mission is to cultivate healthy, long-lasting, and vibrant Asian and Pacific Islander communities through grassroots organizing. Students will work on creating digital media to educate residents and elected officials about the levels of disproportionate impact from pollution in Alhambra and Monterey Park. This community-based collaboration will address the topics of climate change, public health, and race and inequality.

Mellon Foundation Periclean Faculty in Humanities (2021) | Cohort II

Kathy Yep | Professor, Asian American Studies

Course: Asian/Pacific Islander/Desi Voices: Immigrant Detention and Leading Change
Community Partner: Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity Grand Challenges Addressed: Immigration; Mass Incarceration; Race and Inequality
Course Description: This course provides students with a broad and comprehensive overview of the social context and determinants of population health among Asian, Asian American, Pacific Islander, and Desi communities. This course also explores the concept of public narrative as a therapeutic, policy, and investigative tool in public health. This course includes community engagement collaborations with older immigrants and refugees and those impacted by immigration detention centers.