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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 Alumna Susan Patron ’69 Authors New Book

Claremont, Calif. (March 19, 2012) – Pitzer College alumna Susan Patron ’69 authored Behind the Masks: The Diary of Angeline Reddy, Bodie, California, 1880 published by Scholastic as part of its “Dear America” historical fiction series. In Behind the Masks, Patron returns to the gold-mining town of Bodie, California, the locale of her John Newbery [Read More...]
March 19, 2012
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Pitzer College Students Publish Journal of Psychology

Claremont, Calif. (November 10, 2011) — Pitzer College students Danny Feinberg ’13, Jerzy Kaufmann ’12, Holly Kempler ’13, Jordan Myint ’13, Mariana Schmalstig ’10 and Emily Souder ’13 have published Encephalon: The Pitzer College Student Journal of Psychology. Encephalon is a student-run undergraduate psychology journal that includes student writings, student art and faculty interviews. The [Read More...]
November 10, 2011
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Research Paper by Alumnus Garrett Blake ’10 and W.M. Keck Science Professor Anna Wenzel to be Presented at American Chemical Society

Claremont, Calif. (October 14, 2011) — Assistant Professor Anna Wenzel will present “Mechanistic Studies on the Olefin Metathesis Reaction,” a paper co-authored with Pitzer College alumnus Garrett Blake ’10, at the American Chemical Society Regional Meeting in Pasadena, CA on November 10. Wenzel teaches chemistry at Pitzer College’s W.M. Keck Science Department. Wenzel’s presentation will [Read More...]
October 14, 2011
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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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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