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Pitzer College Professor Carina Johnson Authors New Book

Claremont, Calif. (October 10, 2011) — Pitzer College Associate Professor Carina Johnson has authored Cultural Hierarchy in Sixteenth-Century Europe: The Ottomans and Mexicans published by Cambridge University Press. Johnson teaches history at Pitzer College. The book argues that sixteenth-century European encounters with the newly discovered Mexicans (in the Aztec Empire) and the newly dominant Ottoman [Read More...]
October 10, 2011
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Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman Authors New Book 

Claremont, Calif. (October 4, 2011)— Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman has authored Faith No More, published by Oxford University Press and available November 1, 2011. During his 2009 inaugural speech, President Obama described the United States as a nation of “Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus–and nonbelievers.” It was the first time an American president [Read More...]
October 4, 2011
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Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman Authors New Book Faith No More

Claremont, Calif. (October 4, 2011)— Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman has authored Faith No More, published by Oxford University Press and available November 1, 2011. During his 2009 inaugural speech, President Obama described the United States as a nation of “Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus–and nonbelievers.” It was the first time an American president [Read More...]
October 4, 2011
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Pitzer College Professor Alexandra Juhasz Publishes Video-Book About YouTube

Claremont Calif. (February 7, 2011) —Pitzer College Professor of Media Studies Alexandra Juhasz authors Learning from YouTube, an innovative video-book published by MIT Press. This video-book contains a series of more than 200 texts and videos – “texteos” – that encourage users to think about YouTube by experiencing and learning within this digital entertainment platform. [Read More...]
February 7, 2011
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Pitzer College Professor of Mathematics Authors A Historian Looks Back: The Calculus as Algebra and Selected Writings

Claremont, Calif. (December 13, 2010) — Pitzer College Professor of Mathematics Judith V. Grabiner, PhD has authored A Historian Looks Back: The Calculus as Algebra and Selected Writings published by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). Judith Grabiner has written extensively on the history of mathematics. This collection, highlights the benefits of studying the development [Read More...]
December 13, 2010
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Associate Professor Bill Anthes Publishes New Photography Textbook

Claremont, Calif. (November 23, 2010) — Associate Professor Bill Anthes co-authored Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice (Routledge) with Rebekah Modrak, an associate professor at University of Michigan. Anthes teaches art history at Pitzer College. Reframing Photography explores photographic theory, history and technique to bring photographic education up-to-date with contemporary photographic practice. It is a broad [Read More...]
November 23, 2010
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Pitzer College Alumnus Authors The Gravedigger

Claremont, Calif. (November 2, 2010) — Rob Smith’91 has authored a new book entitled The Gravedigger published by University of New Orleans Press. Smith majored in philosophy and psychology while at Pitzer. The Gravedigger, which won the Gold Medal for Novel in the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner-Wisdom Competition, is Smith’s debut novel. He is the 2009-10 [Read More...]
November 2, 2010
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Emeritus Professor’s Book Now Available in Chinese Edition

Claremont, Calif. (April 29, 2010) – Emeritus Professor Peter Nardi’s book, Interpreting Data: A Guide to Understanding Research, is now available in a Chinese edition, co-published by Pearson and Chongqing University Press. Nardi taught sociology at Pitzer College. Written in non-technical, everyday language, this supplementary text is a quick guide to understanding data. Readers learn to work [Read More...]
April 29, 2010
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Pitzer College Professor Authors New Organic Chemistry Book

Claremont, Calif. (January 21, 2010) — Pitzer College Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty Thomas Poon authored Introduction to Organic Chemistry, 4th Edition published by John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Poon teaches chemistry at Pitzer. This text provides an introduction for students who require the fundamentals of organic chemistry as a requirement for their major. It [Read More...]
January 21, 2010