During June and July, Assistant Professor of Art Matt Lipps' works were among those featured in the New York City gallery exhibition "Greater LA" and in the "US EST" show at Pepin Moore Gallery in Los Angeles. Lipps also had a solo show titled HORIZON/S at Marc Selwyn Fine Art in Los Angeles.
A Sid Levy Award was presented to Assistant Professor of Marketing Gülnur Tumbat at the Consumer Culture Theory Conference in July for "Marketplace Tensions in Extraordinary Experiences," which was published in the Journal of Consumer Research. This second place award was for best dissertation article published within the Consumer Culture Theory field.
Professor of Management Ron Purser was part of the Business Editorial Board which received the 2011 Editorial Board House Cup from the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT). MERLOT is an international initiative enabling faculty to integrate technology into higher education.
Professor of Counseling Wanda Lee was named an ACE Fellow by the American Council on Education (ACE). The fellowship allows Lee to focus on an issue of concern to SF State while participating in higher education learning activities and spending the academic year working with the president and other senior officers at a host college. Lee has served as Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development for the past three years.
Health Equity Institute
Director of the Health Equity Institute Cynthia Gomez was recognized by the Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health for her work as an advocate for women and HIV/AIDS issues.
Labor Studies Lecturer Deborah Gerson's essay "Making Sexism Visible, Private Troubles made Public" is part of the new anthology 10 years that Shook the City.
Music and Dance
Professor of Music Hafez Modirzadeh's new work, "In Convergence Liberation," premiered in San Francisco on July 29.