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Pitzer Professor Susan Seymour’s New Biography Reveals the Remarkable Life of Harvard’s First Tenured Female Professor

Claremont, Calif. (April 17, 2015)—Pitzer College Professor Emerita of Anthropology Susan C. Seymour’s upcoming book, Cora Du Bois: Anthropologist, Diplomat, Agent, tells the story of Harvard University’s first tenured female professor who served as a high-ranking intelligence officer during World War II. The University of Nebraska Press will publish the biography next month. Du Bois [Read More...]
April 17, 2015
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Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96 Explores Honduran Resistance Movement in New Book

Claremont, Calif. (February 6, 2015)—Pitzer College Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96 examines the Honduran organized resistance movement and its historical antecedents in a chapter in a new book, Rethinking Latin American Social Movements: Radical Action from Below. In “Honduras: Refounding the Nation, Building a New Kind of Social Movement,” Portillo looks at the sociopolitical map [Read More...]
February 6, 2015
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Pitzer College Professor Examines How Experiences Influence Genes in New Book

The Developing Genome by David S MooreClaremont, Calif. (February 3, 2015)—Pitzer College Professor David S. Moore’s new book, The Developing Genome: An Introduction to Behavioral Epigenetics, introduces readers to cutting-edge research in behavioral epigenetics, which explores how experiences influence genetic activity. The Developing Genome was published this week by Oxford University Press. Moore is a professor of psychology at Pitzer and [Read More...]
February 3, 2015
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Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman’s New Book Explores How to Live the Secular Life

Claremont, Calif. (December 4, 2014)—Pitzer College Professor of Sociology Phil Zuckerman’s new book, Living the Secular Life: New Answers to Old Questions, was released today by Penguin Press. Named one of the best books of 2014 by Publishers Weekly, Living the Secular Life mixes personal stories, sociological insight and compelling prose to examine how people [Read More...]
December 4, 2014
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Lots in Translation: Professor Phil Zuckerman’s books hit international bookshelves

(Claremont, Calif.) August 20, 2013– Pitzer College Professor of Sociology Phil Zuckerman’s book, Society without God, an ethnographic portrait of secularity in Denmark and Sweden, has been translated into Danish, Korean and Italian while Invitation to the Sociology of Religion, an introduction to the sociology of religion, has appeared in Chinese, Farsi and Turkish. Zuckerman’s [Read More...]
August 20, 2013