American Indian Studies and Social Work
Associate Professor and Chair of American Indian Studies Andrew Jolivette, Associate Professor of Social Work Jocelyn Hermoso and Social Work Lecturer Sonia Melara presented the panel "Community-Based Research: A Key to the Equitable Development of U.S. Cities" at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, held at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square in August. Jolivette also presented the paper "From Community Based Participatory Research to Research Justice: Radical Love and Mental Health in the San Francisco Bay Area's American Indian Community." Hermoso and Melara co-presented the paper "Using a Community-Academic Partnership to Survey Domestic Violence Agencies' Engagement with Family Courts." The panel was sponsored by the Urban Research-Based Action Network.
Apparel Design and Merchandising/Interior Design
Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising Connie Ulasewicz and Associate Professor of Interior Design Gus Vouchilas co-authored the article "The 'Not So Young' Millennial Consumer," which was published in International Journal of Arts and Commerce (vol. 3, no. 5).
Works by Assistant Professor of Art Matt Lipps are part of the Pier 24 Photography exhibit "Secondhand," which features artworks constructed from found images. Lipps' works are constructed of cutouts from the now-defunct American lifestyle magazine Horizon. The show runs through May 2015.
Professor Emeritus of History Bill Issel was selected to receive the 2014 Award of Merit from the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society for his contributions to the study and teaching of San Francisco history and his public history activities, including his service as guest curator for the 1996 "San Francisco: The Politics of Inclusion" exhibition that accompanied the opening of San Francisco's new Main Public Library. The award will be presented at the awards luncheon of the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society on Sept. 29.
Associate Professor of History Charles Postel’s article "If They Repeal the Progressive Era, Should We Care?" was published in the July edition of The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.
Associate Professor of Social Work Yeon-shim Lee presented a paper at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development in Melbourne, Australia, in July: "Depression Literacy among American Indian Older Adults in the U.S." She also presented the two posters "Typology of Religiosity/Spirituality in Relation to Perceived Health, Depression and Life Satisfaction among Older Korean Immigrants in the U.S." and "Elder Mistreatment in Chinese and Korean American Families in the USA: An Ecological and Culturally Sensitive Theoretical Framework for Clinical Practice."
Associate Professor of Social Work Jocelyn Hermoso presented a paper at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development in Melbourne, Australia, in July: "Mainstreaming a Gender Perspective to Climate Change Adaptation." She also presented the poster "Reclaiming Their Place at the Peace Table: The Case of Liberian Women Peacemakers."