Roots of Resistance
April 21, 2021
"Roots of Resistance: A Story of Gender, Race, and Labor on the North Coast of Honduras," by Pitzer College Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96, has just been released by University of Texas Press and is available online now.
Pitzer Professor Judith V. Grabiner Wins American Mathematical Society’s Whiteman Prize
March 5, 2021
The American Mathematical Society (AMS) added another chapter to the storied career of Pitzer Professor Judith V. Grabiner when it named her the winner of its 2021 Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize. The Whiteman Prize, awarded every three years, recognizes “notable exposition and exceptional scholarship in the history of mathematics.”
Caregiving and Political Engagement in the Era of COVID
February 9, 2021
Professor of Political Studies and Pitzer College alumna Rachel VanSickle-Ward ’99 and three other researchers have received a $30,000 grant from the Center for American Women and Politics for their proposed research project “Conceptualizing Caregiving and its Consequences for Attitudes and Engagement.”
Pitzer College Professor Tarrah Krajnak Wins Award for Documentary Work
December 4, 2020
The product of seven years’ worth of Tarrah Krajnak’s work documenting a turbulent period in the history of Lima, Peru, and its impact on her life have garnered the Pitzer College associate professor of art the 2020 Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize.
New Book by Pitzer Professors Provide Insights on Hillary Clinton’s Legacy
August 6, 2020
Rachel VanSickle-Ward ’99, professor of political studies at Pitzer College, has co-edited The Hillary Effect: Perspectives on Clinton’s Legacy,
a book of 40 essays, three contributed by Pitzer professors, organized around five primary dimensions of Hillary Clinton’s influence.
Pitzer Professor Brent Armendinger’s Book Named Poetry Award Finalist
Street GlossJuly 10, 2020
In the News
by Brent Armendinger, professor of English and world literature, is among five finalists for the 2019 California Book Award in Poetry.
"National Gallery acquires its first major painting by a Native American artist"Marketplace Morning Report, 07.03.20
Pitzer College Professor Brinda Sarathy Awarded a 2020 ACLS Fellowship
April 22, 2020
Brinda Sarathy, professor of environmental analysis and director of the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College, has been awarded a prestigious 2020 American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship.
Research by Pitzer College’s W.M. Keck Science Professor on Genome Conflict Publishes in Leading Science Journal
April 6, 2020
A study co-authored by Patrick Ferree, W.M. Keck Science Associate Professor of Biology, has been published in the academic journal Science Advances
, a member of the prestigious Science
family of academic journals.
Redford Conservancy Director Brinda Sarathy Awarded Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship
February 19, 2020
Pitzer College Professor of Environmental Analysis and Director of the Director of the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability, has received a Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship to conduct her research “Best Practices in Municipal Solid Waste Management: A Case Study from Kodaikanal, India” over the 2020-21 academic year.