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Professor Rudi Volti’s Book Society and Technological Change, Version 8.0

Society and Technological Change - Rudi VoltiClaremont, Calif. (February 9, 2017)—The first edition of Pitzer College Professor Emeritus Rudi Volti’s book, Society and Technological Change, was published in 1988, a time when—in the author’s words— “tweets were something birds did, and Mark Zuckerberg had not yet entered kindergarten.” Nearly 30 years later, Worth Publishers has issued the eighth edition of Volti’s [Read More...]
February 9, 2017
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Pitzer Professor Phil Zuckerman Publishes Definitive Work on Secularism

Book Cover, Oxford Handbook of SecularismClaremont, Calif. (January 17, 2017)—Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman’s new book, The Oxford Handbook of Secularism, is being touted as the most comprehensive and interdisciplinary volume ever written about secularism. The 792-page Oxford University Press anthology, which Zuckerman co-edited with John R. Shook, gives a 360-degree global view of secularism. “We have philosophers, anthropologists, political [Read More...]
January 17, 2017
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Pitzer College Media Studies Professor Ming-Yuen S. Ma Awarded 2016 Arts Writers Grant

Claremont, Calif. (December 16, 2016)—Pitzer College Professor of Media Studies Ming-Yuen S. Ma has been awarded a 2016 Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant, which recognizes writers who address issues in contemporary visual art. The grant will support the research and development of Ma’s forthcoming book, There is No Soundtrack: Theorizing Aural Cultures [Read More...]
December 16, 2016
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Pitzer Professor David S. Moore’s The Developing Genome Wins a 2016 William James Book Award

Claremont, Calif. (August 17, 2016)—Pitzer College Professor of Psychology David S. Moore has won the American Psychological Association’s 2016 William James Book Award for his most recent work, The Developing Genome: An Introduction to Behavioral Epigenetics. Moore shares the honor with New York University Professor of Neural Science and Psychology Joseph LeDoux and his book Anxious. The [Read More...]
August 17, 2016
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Pitzer Professor José Z. Calderón’s New Anthology Shares Lessons from an Activist Intellectual

Claremont, Calif. (April 26, 2016)—Pitzer College Professor Emeritus José Z. Calderón’s book Lessons from an Activist Intellectual: Teaching, Research, and Organizing for Social Change is an anthology of articles that tackle a range of societal issues and show how Professor Calderón has pursued social justice as a professor, researcher and community organizer. A professor of [Read More...]
April 26, 2016
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Pitzer Professor Phil Zuckerman’s New Book Surveys the Science of Secularity

The Nonreligious: Understanding Secular People and SocietiesClaremont, Calif. (February 11, 2016)—Pitzer College Professor of Sociology and Secular Studies Phil Zuckerman’s eleventh book, The Nonreligious: Understanding Secular People and Societies, is the first comprehensive compilation of research on the nonreligious. Co-written with Luke W. Galen and Frank L. Pasquale, The Nonreligious will be published by Oxford University Press on March 1. With studies [Read More...]
February 11, 2016
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Professor David S. Moore Wins American Psychological Association’s Maccoby Book Award

Claremont, Calif. (November 16, 2015)—Pitzer College Professor of Psychology David S. Moore won the American Psychological Association’s 2016 Eleanor Maccoby Book Award in Developmental Psychology for his new book, The Developing Genome: An Introduction to Behavioral Epigenetics. The award committee of the American Psychological Association’s Division 7, which covers developmental psychology, unanimously selected Moore’s book [Read More...]
November 16, 2015
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Professor Ahmed Alwishah’s New Book Explores Aristotle’s Enduring Legacy in Arabic Philosophy

Claremont, Calif. (September 9, 2015)—Ahmed Alwishah, associate professor of philosophy at Pitzer College, has co-edited a collection of essays, Aristotle and the Arabic Tradition, that examines Aristotle’s enduring legacy through the lens of the Arabic tradition. The book, co-edited by Alvernia University Assistant Professor of Philosophy Josh Hayes, is scheduled for release this month by [Read More...]
September 9, 2015