Publications and achievements submitted by our faculty, staff, and students. 


Faculty Kerri J. Malloy Native American Studies

Kerri J. Malloy, Native American Studies presented his paper “Rising from the Terminal Narrative: Rhetoric of anti-Indian violence in the United States,” at the Violence and Society International Conference virtually at the London Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies, London, August 22, 2020.

Submitted: August 22, 2020

Faculty Kerri J. Malloy Native American Studies

Kerri J. Malloy, Native American Studies was invited by the Holocaust Education Center of the Champaign-Urbana Jewish Federation to present a lecture, “Genocide in Guatemala and Central America,” to fifth, eighth, and tenth-grade teachers. The workshop was part of a series to enhance or introduce teachers to content knowledge and materials to better prepare them for the development of a curriculum, unit plan, or specific lesson plans on the teaching of Holocaust and Genocide as described within the Illinois State mandate (Public Act 86-780) for the teaching of Holocaust and Genocide.

Submitted: August 15, 2020

Faculty Associate Professor Rae Robison Theatre, Film & Dance

Rae Robison has been elected by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre organization to serve a 3 year term as the Design, Technology, and Management Member at Large. This position acts as a liaison to the 8 regions and serves as 1 of 2 national member posititons.

Submitted: June 20, 2020

Faculty 1 Native American Studies

Kaitlin Reed, Assistant Professor, Native American Studies, published two entries in the Global Encyclopedia of Territorial Rights: "Taken from the Earth: Fishing, Hunting, and Gathering Rights" & "The Debate about Responsibility for Land"

Submitted: June 15, 2020

Faculty Jared D. Larson Politics

Dr. Larson, who in addition to teaching in the Politics Department at HSU is also a non-resident research associate at the Instituto Galego de Análise e Documentación Internacional (, in Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain, contributed to IGADI's report. His piece, translated as "Contaminated Liberal Democracy: Questioning the Model," can be read in Galician here:…

Submitted: May 21, 2020

Faculty Matthew Derrick Geography

Matthew Derrick, chair of the Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Analysis, was elected to the executive committee of the CSU Academic Council on International Programs for the 2020-21 academic year.

Submitted: April 25, 2020

Faculty Dr Alison Holmes, Samuel Lipiec, Ileanna Spoelstra International Studies

International Studies Program Leader Dr Alison Holmes and two students - Samuel Lipiec (INTL) and Ileanna Spoelstra (PSCI & INTL) had an article accepted by the Diversity Abroad journal, Global Impact Exchange, entitled "Stepping From Behind the Redwood Curtain:
A Cultural Wealth Model to Support Study Abroad at Humboldt State University" based on campus data and interviews conducted by the students.

Submitted: April 22, 2020

Faculty Kaitlin Reed Native American Studies

Kaitlin Reed, Assistant Professor, Native American Studies presented her paper “Engaging ‘Radical Relationality’ in Environmental Governance: The Yurok Tribe’s Approach to Water and Forest Management” at the American Association of Geographers Conference, held virtually, April 6-10

Submitted: April 8, 2020

Faculty Jared D. Larson Politics

Dr. Larson was interviewed by Nós Diario (Santiago, Galicia, Spain) in article that analyzed the democratic primary elections in the U.S., published on 5 March 2020. An excerpt of the article, in Galician, is available here:

Submitted: March 9, 2020

Faculty Jared D. Larson Politics

On 3 March 2020, Super Tuesday, Dr. Larson was a guest on Redwood TV (KIEM-News Channel 3) nightly news to discuss the Democratic presidential primary elections in California and beyond. The three minute segment can be viewed here:

Submitted: March 9, 2020

Student Ashley Cable and Micah Scheff Theatre, Film & Dance

Ashley Cable and Micah Scheff received call back interviews with Stella Adler’s Art of Acting Studio in L.A. In addition, Micah received a call back interview with Kaiser Permanente’s Education Theatre.

Submitted: March 3, 2020

Faculty Susan Abbey Theatre, Film & Dance

TFD faculty member, Susan Abbey, is currently acting in Steven Dietz' play, BLOOMSDAY, at Redwood Curtain Theatre in Eureka. It is an Irish time-travel love story blends wit, humor, and heartache into a buoyant, moving appeal for making the most of the present before its past.

Submitted: February 25, 2020

Student Freddy Brewster Journalism & Mass Communication

Journalism Major Freddy Brewster has been named the recipient of the James Madison Freedom of Information Award by the Society of Professional Journalists Northern California chapter. Brewster earned the prestigious honor for a series of stories he wrote for the Lost Coast Outpost. SPJ bestows the award to journalists for “significant contributions to advancing freedom of information and/or expression.”
Brewster joins a list of HSU winners of the award: Professor Marcy Burstiner in 2018, and journalism alumni Thadeus Greenson in 2017 and Matt Drange in 2015 and 2016. Ferndale Enterprise Editor Caroline Titus also took the award in 2016.

Submitted: February 7, 2020

Faculty Jared D. Larson Politics

While in Europe for a conference, to give a keynote talk, and research in September 2019, Dr. Larson was interviewed by the Santiago-based news and culture magazine Tempos Novos. The interview, which covers everything from Trump to China, Brexit to Venezuela, and U.S. foreign policy to Catalan succession, was published in November. A summary, in the Galician language, is available online.…

Submitted: February 4, 2020

Student Yanting Yu Music

Yanting Yu, sophomore pianist at HSU Music Department has won first prize at the North State Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, CSU Chico. She competed against students from Northern California schools and Universities. The award has two components, clash prize and playing two concerts with North State Symphony next season 20/21.

Submitted: February 3, 2020

Faculty James Floss Communication

James Floss, Emeritus Faculty of the Communication Department has forged a relationship with Radio Universidad de Oaxaca, on the campus or Benito Juarez University to broadcast his documentary series IMMIGRANT VOICES. New shows are being produced now in Oaxaca and soon Tijuana, Mexico.

Submitted: January 30, 2020

Faculty Rae Robison Theatre, Film & Dance

Theatre faculty member, Assoc. Professor Rae Robison, costume designed a feature film in Los Angeles over break. Based loosely on H.P. Lovecraft's short story "The Shadow Over Innsmouth, feature film "The Deep Ones", directed by Chad Ferrin, will be released nationwide in 2020. Rae was also able to involve recent department graduates Erica Fromdahl, Veronica Brooks, and Brianna Fergus in the project in the wardrobe department.

Submitted: January 16, 2020

Faculty James Floss Communication

James Floss, Faculty Emeritus of the Communication Department has reworked his documentary series, Immigrant Voices (recorded in the now shuttered studios of KHSU) into podcasts available from most sources including iTunes. These 3 to 7 minute testimonials can be used in a wide variety of courses. Find them at

Submitted: January 10, 2020

Student Sarah Ray, Vicky Sama, and Rosemary Sherriff

Check out the fabulous short Climate Solutions news pieces that students produced in Vicky Sama's Intro to Video Production class, in collaboration with students in Rosemary Sherriff's Climate, People, and Ecosystems (GEOG) class and Sarah Ray's Climate Change (ENST) class! Students interviewed people in the community doing great things for environmental health and social justice. Follow the link here:

Submitted: December 20, 2019

Faculty Alison Ruth Holmes International Studies

Alison Holmes, Program Leader for International Studies, was invited by the Deputy Mayor for International Affairs for Los Angeles and the USC Center for Public Diplomacy to a private event on city and subnational diplomacy. She moderated a panel on practical challenges and discussed her recent work on California as a global actor.

Submitted: December 16, 2019