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


Faculty Mary and Stephen Cunha Geography

Mary and Stephen Cunha published California: A Changing State. An Atlas for California Students. The effort includes over 90 original maps, diagrams, and tables completed by 14 HSU students under the direction of Mary Beth, along with Stephen's accompanying text and photographs. A grant from the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund supported the project, along with additional help from the National Geographic Society and HSU.

Submitted: August 30, 2010

Faculty David Scheerer Theatre, Film & Dance

A Television Spot directed by TFD Professor David Scheerer for CoxRassussen & Co. Marketing and Advertising of Eureka has won a Telly Award. Alicia Cox and Brent Rasmussen produced. The 30 second spot, titled "Leon's 007" plays on a James Bond theme. The Tellys honor regional and cable television commercials from more than 13,000 U.S. entries annually.

Submitted: August 27, 2010

Faculty Dr. Robert Cliver History

Dr. Robert Cliver (Assistant Professor, History) will give a talk at the Tenth International Women in Asia Conference in Canberra, Australia, Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. His talk is titled "Red Silk Sisters": Working Class Women in the Chinese Revolution.

Submitted: August 26, 2010

Faculty Dakota L. Hamilton History

I had three book reviews published over the last academic year in The Sixteenth Century Studies Journal.

Submitted: August 25, 2010

Faculty James Floss Communication

James Floss is starring as David O. Selznick in Redwood Curtain's production of Moonlight at Magnolias by Ron Hutchinson from September 9th through the 25th.

Submitted: August 24, 2010

Faculty Victor Golla Anthropology

Victor Golla recently published, at University of California Press, a comprehensive illustrated handbook on California’s indigenous languages entitled "California Indian Languages." This work, the first of its kind, stands to become an essential reference on California’s remarkable Indian languages, outlining the basic structural features of more than two dozen language types and mapping the incredible linguistic diversity of Native California.

Submitted: August 24, 2010

Faculty Dr. Robert Cliver History

Dr. Cliver's article "Minzhu Guanli: The Democratization of Factory Management in the Chinese Revolution," which appeared in Labor History (Vol. 50, no. 4, Nov. 2009), was awarded the prize for best article by scholar within five years of completing the Ph.D. The award from Routledge publishers included a prize of $500. The award was announced in the latest issue of Labor History.

Submitted: August 24, 2010

Faculty Dr. Alexis Celeste Bunten Anthropology

Peer Reviewed Journal Publication:
Title: More like Ourselves: Indigenous Capitalism through Tourism

The American Indian Quarterly
Volume 34, Number 3, Summer 2010

Submitted: August 23, 2010

Faculty John M. Meyer Politics

New book, The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice, released by MIT Press this month

Co-edited by Meyer, the book provides diverse disciplinary perspectives on the contested rhetoric of "sacrifice" in environmental controversies. Contributors include HSU alum Justin Williams ('09).

Submitted: August 23, 2010

Faculty Suzanne Pasztor History

Published "Mexico: Revolution and Post-Revolution" in Volume 64 of "Handbook of Latin American Studies." This is a premier reference work in Latin American Studies, published by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress and the University of Texas Press. Contributors are appointed by the Librarian of Congress. This is my 15th year as a contributing author and editor of the Handbook.

Submitted: August 23, 2010

Faculty Howard Kaufman Music

On 7/31/10, the Explorations in Afro-Cuban Dance and Drum program completed its 14th year at HSU. It is widely recognized as the most comprehensive workshop on Afro-Cuban folkloric music and dance in the United States. Internationally known Cuban and American artists teach for one week participants from the U.S. and abroad. I founded this program in 1996 with the support and coordination of the Office of Extended Education directed by Carl Hansen with the assistance of Ward Angles.

Submitted: August 22, 2010

Faculty Michael Eldridge English

Spent Fall 2009 as Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Globalization and Cultural Studies at the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

Published "Calypso's Cosmopolitan Strategy: Race, Nation, and Global Culture in Postwar Canada" in issue 10:1 (2010) of the Institute's refereed "Working Papers" series.

Submitted: August 21, 2010

Faculty Sam Sonntag Politics

Professor Sonntag is an international collaborator in a five-year, million-dollar research project under the direction of Dr. Linda Cardinal at the University of Ottawa. The project is funded by the Canadian government’s initiative on research alliances between academic institutions and community organizations. Sonntag’s contribution to the project stems from her 2006-2009 stint on the Group of Advisors to the National Security Education Program, which initiated state language summits and language roadmaps in the US.

Submitted: August 20, 2010

Faculty Sam Sonntag, Joseph Dieme Politics

Professor Sam Sonntag, Department of Politics, had an article entitled “La Diversité Linguistique et la Mondialisation: Les Limites des Théories Libérales” (Linguistic Diversity and Globalization: Limits of Liberal Theory) published in May in Politique et Sociétés, the journal of the Quebec political science association. She was assisted in the translation of the article into French by Professor Joseph Diémé, Department of World Languages and Cultures.

Submitted: August 20, 2010

Student Prof. Marcy Burstiner Journalism & Mass Communication

The Lumberjack received two Society of Professional Journalism awards for general excellence for a college newspaper. Journalism Prof. Marcy Burstiner is the newspaper's faculty adviser.

Submitted: August 20, 2010

Faculty Prof. Marcy Burstiner Journalism & Mass Communication

The California Journalism Educational Coalition named Assistant Prof. Marcy Burstiner "Journalism Educator of the Year." The Coalition is a prestigious umbrella group of several state journalism organizations including the California Newspaper Publishers Association. Prof. Burstiner is the faculty adviser for the Lumberjack newspaper.

Submitted: August 20, 2010

Faculty Teresa Stanley Art

My work will be featured in the upcoming book "Acrylic Innovations: Styles and Techniques of 64 Visionary Artists" by Nancy Reyner, published by Northlight Books. The book will be available on Amazon in October and is a follow-up to Ms. Reyner's bestselling "Acrylic Revolution".

Submitted: August 20, 2010

Faculty Nikola Hobbel English

Nikola Hobbel's new text, "Social Justice Pedagogy across the Curriculum: The Practice of Freedom" (co-edited with Thandeka K. Chapman, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) was published in the United States and Europe in April, 2010 by Routledge. Reviewers of the book have noted that it is "A must-have in any teacher education program," and "A brave, smart work [that] comprises hopeful opposition to injustice in school and society."

Submitted: August 20, 2010

Faculty Laura K. Hahn Communication

The paper, "Teaching Public Speaking: Cultural Expressions through Food" will be presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association (NCA) in San Francisco.

Submitted: August 20, 2010

Faculty Laura K. Hahn Communication

The chapter, “I’m Too Sexy for Your Movement: An Analysis of the Failure of the Animal Rights Movement to Promote Vegetarianism” was published in "Arguments About Animal Ethics," Eds. Greg Goodale and Jason E. Black. Lexington Books, 2010.

Submitted: August 20, 2010