Asian American Studies
Associate Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung co-edited the book Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation, which was published in early July 2012 by NYU Press.
Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts
Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Dina Ibrahim discussed TechWadi, the leading nonprofit organization building bridges between Silicon Valley and the Arab world, in a June 25 fireside chat at the Commonwealth Club of California.
Associate Professor of Cinema Joseph McBride presented the opening lecture "John Ford: Poet and Comedian" at the inaugural John Ford Ireland Film Symposium on June 8 at the Irish Film Institute in Dublin, Ireland. McBride also introduced Peter Bogdanovich and his documentary feature Directed by John Ford and spoke at the symposium's Dublin premiere of the documentary feature John Ford: Dreaming The Quiet Man.
Professor of Health Studies and Director of the Institute for Holistic Health Adam Burke published two studies in early July: "Re-examining Religiosity as a Protective Factor: Comparing Alcohol Use by Self-Identified Religious, Spiritual, and Secular College Students" in the Journal of Religion and Health and "Comparing Individual Preferences for Four Meditation Techniques: Zen, Vipassana (Mindfulness), Qigong, and Mantra" in EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing.