Asian American Studies
Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan H. X. Lee's article "Teaching Asian American Religions and Religiosities: Guest Editor’s Introduction" was published in Spotlight on Teaching, a special teaching supplement to the May 2014 issue of Religious Studies News, published by the American Academy of Religion.
Lee also has accepted an invitation to serve on the Planning and Review Committees for the American Folklore Society's annual meeting in 2015 at Long Beach, Calif.
Associate Director of International Programs Jay Ward presented at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference, which was held May 25-30 in San Diego. Ward also served as a panelist on the session "Benefits of the Fulbright International Education Administrator Seminars: Perspectives from the 2014 Japan Cohort."
Labor and Employment Relations
Associate Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan presented two papers at the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) annual conference May 29-June 1. His paper on union financial reporting and transparency under the Bush and Obama administrations was selected for the LERA "best papers" panel, and his paper on California's Proposition 32 and "paycheck protection" legislation was selected for the competitive panel papers. Logan's travel to the conference was assisted by a faculty travel grant from the SFSU Retirement Association.
Professor Emeritus of Marketing Bill Perttula taught a one-week class on Internet marketing and customer relationship management to students at the Romanian American University in Bucharest, Romania May 5-9. Perttula also presented a lecture on search engine marketing at the Zagreb School of Economics and Management in Croatia on May 13.
Women and Gender Studies
Professor of Women and Gender Studies Nan Alamilla Boyd was one of 12 historians invited to participate in a Department of Interior/National Park Service Scholars Roundtable on the Preservation and Interpretation of LGBTQ Historic Places held June 10 in Washington, D.C.