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New Book by Pitzer Alumnus and Environmental Historian Char Miller ’75 Examines Sustainability in California

Not So Golden State book coverClaremont, Calif. (September 26, 2016)—Pitzer College alumnus Char Miller ’75 digs deep into California’s environmental history and the dark side of the sunny state’s ecology in his new book, Not So Golden State: Sustainability vs. the California Dream. In this collection of essays, Miller examines California’s critical environmental dilemmas through the lens of a natural [Read More...]
September 26, 2016
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New Anthology Edited by Pitzer College Alumnus Examines Impact of Climate Change on Land Management

Book cover, Forest Conservation in the AnthropoceneClaremont, Calif. (September 1, 2016)—Forest Conservation in the Anthropocene, a new anthology co-edited by Pitzer College alumnus Char Miller ’75, explores the environmental crises triggered by climate change and examines how land managers plan to address the shifting ecological landscape in North American forests. The anthology probes the central dilemmas that ecologists, forest land managers, [Read More...]
September 1, 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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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
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Birthing Justice for Black Women

Birthing JusticeClaremont, Calif. (July 29, 2015)—Alicia D. Bonaparte, associate professor of sociology at Pitzer College, co-edited (with Julia Chinyere Oparah) Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth, released this spring by Paradigm Publishers/Routledge. Birthing Justice addresses the global crisis in maternal health care for black women. In the US, black women are over three times more [Read More...]
July 30, 2015
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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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Pitzer Professor Emerita Jacqueline Levering Sullivan’s Novel Named a Best Children’s Book

Less Than Perfect PeaceClaremont, Calif. (March 26, 2015)—Pitzer College Assistant Professor Emerita Jacqueline Levering Sullivan’s book, A Less Than Perfect Peace, has been selected as a Bank Street College’s Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2015 Edition. A Less Than Perfect Peace, published by Eerdmans Book in 2014, is a sequel to her award-winning Annie’s War (Eerdmans, 2007). Set at the [Read More...]
March 26, 2015