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Faculty Accomplishments

 
Janet Baker, Chair of the department of arts and humanities in the College of Letters and Sciences, was recently the Featured Poet at the Lassen County Words and Music presentation in Susanville, CA. The Words and Music program promotes community support and appreciation of both art forms.

Annette Cyr, Assistant Professor in the College of Letters and Sciences’ department of arts and humanities, recently exhibited in group show, "Twin Twin" at Pierogi Gallery, New York City.

Colin Dickey, Associate Professor in the College of Letters and Sciences’ department of arts and humanities, recently published Afterlives of the Saints: Stories from the Ends of Faith (Pgw). It is a collection of essays focusing upon the stories of various saints.

Shak Hanish, Associate Professor in the College of Letters and Sciences’ department of social sciences, has published The Post 2003 Iraqi Electoral Laws: A Comparison and an Assessment in the International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences; and Autonomy for Ethnic Minorities in Iraq: The Chaldo- Assyrian Case in the Digest of Middle East Studies.

Paul Jenkins, Assistant Professor in the College of Letters and Sciences’ department of psychology, and Brenda Shook, Associate Professor in the department of psychology, have teamed to publish Millon Adolescent Substance-Abuse Proneness Scale: Identifying Clients in a Forensic Setting in the Global Science and Technology Forum: Journal of Law and Social Science.

Paz Jensen, Instructor in the College of Letters and Sciences’ department of mathematics and natural sciences, has published Calculations Made Easy: Addition & Multiplication Subtraction & Division (Anvil Publishing Company).

Deborah LeBlanc, Associate Professor in the School of Professional Studies’ department of professional studies, is President-elect of the Board of Trustees for the Compton Community College District.

Mike Maxwell, Chair of the College of Letters and Sciences’ department of mathematics and natural sciences, has co-authored Multiple Paternity Within Field-Collected Egg Cases of the Praying Mantid Tenodera Aridifolia in the Annals of the Entomological Society of America; and Sexual Conflict Over Spermatophore Attachment in a Nuptially-feeding Cricket in Ethology.

Frank Montesonti, Assistant Professor in the College of Letters and Sciences’ department of arts and humanities, has published Blight, Blight, Blight, Ray of Hope (Barrow Street Press), winner of the 2011 Barrow Street Book Prize; and Hope Tree (Black Lawrence Press).

Bettina Moss, Associate Professor in the School of Professional Studies’ department of professional studies, has been named COIL Institute Fellow for Globally Networked Learning in the Humanities, a two-year program associated with the Griffith Film School at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.

Maureen O’Hara, Professor in the College of Letters and Sciences’ department of psychology, presented Staying Sane in Crazy Times, the plenary address at annual conference of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapy in San Diego.

Ismail Sebetan, Professor in the College of Letters and Sciences’ department of mathematics and natural sciences, has authored A Rare Case of Child Abuse Associated with a Fatal Massive Right Adrenal Hemorrhage in the Japanese Journal of Legal Medicine; and co-authored Human DNA Extraction and Identification from Feces in Research and Practice in Forensic Medicine.

Charles Tatum, Professor in the College of Letters and Sciences’ department of psychology, has co-authored A Comparison of Self-Paced and Lecture/Discussion Methods in an Accelerate Learning Format in the Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching; and Testing a Model of Work Performance in an Academic Environment in SAGE.

Allyson Washburn, Associate Professor in the College of Letters and Sciences’ department of psychology, has authored Person-centred psychotherapy and counseling with older adults in The Handbook of Person-Centred Psychotherapy and Counseling (Palgrave Macmillan).

Lorna Zukas, Professor in the College of Letters and Sciences’ department of social sciences, has published 15 peer-reviewed entries in reference publications in Berkshire, Oxford University Press, SAGE, and ABC-CLIO.