Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Bernard P. Wong published a paper titled "Globalization and Localization of the Chinese Diaspora in the United States" in Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora, November 2012. He also co-wrote the conclusion for the book Wind Over Water – Migration in an East Asian Context (Berghahan, December 2012).
Design and Industry
Professor of Industrial Design Martin Linder presented the keynote address at the International Conference on Social Innovation: Shift to Human-Centered Paradigm at Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea on Dec. 28, 2012.
Professor and Coordinator of Gerontology Darlene Yee-Melichar presented "Older Women and Healthy Aging: Living Longer, Living Better" to members of the Region IX Women’s Health Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health at the University of Hawaii on Sept. 6, 2012. Yee-Melichar presented "What Will It Take to Care for A World of Older Women?" at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego on Nov. 16, 2012. She also presented a briefing on the topic of midlife women’s health to members of Congress on Dec. 5, 2012.
Professor of Health Education Erik Peper published the article "Change Illness Beliefs with Biofeedback and Somatic Feedback" in the journal Biofeedback (Vol. 40, Issue 4).
Associate Professor of History Charles Postel authored the book chapter "The Tea Party in Historical Perspective: A Conservative Response to a Crisis of Political Economy," which was published in Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party (University of California Press, August 2012).
Associate Professor of History Eva Sheppard Wolf published the book Almost Free: A Story about Family and Race in Antebellum Virginia (University of Georgia Press, June 2012).
Associate Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin published the book Bring Me Men: Military Masculinity and the Benign Façade of American Empire, 1898-2001 (Columbia University Press, July 2012).
Recreation, Parks and Tourism
Professor and Chair of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Patrick Tierney presented his assessment of the economic impact of the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Dec. 5. His data show that more than 70 percent of ticket purchasers are from outside the city and attendees spend about $470 each, which generated $27 million in direct expenditures.