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Faculty Books: Alicia Kozameh, Ofrenda de propia piel 2

November 11, 2022 by | News

  Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences English Professor Alicia Kozameh began writing before she even knew how to read. She remembers being about 3 or 4 years old growing up in Rosario, Argentina and dictating what she needed to express to her mother. Her family sent her to a private teacher at

Liberating Mindfulness Faculty Books

September 29, 2022 by | News

How can self-help practice bring about true individual happiness or societal happiness when so many problems stem from racist, misogynist, heteronormative, and classist policies and structures? This is just one of the hard questions Dean Gail Stearns, Associate Professor of Religious and Peace Studies in Wilkinson College tackles in her latest publication Liberating Mindfulness: from

Wilkinson Faculty Honored with Endowed Professorships 

September 16, 2022 by | News

Dean Jennifer D. Keene recently announced two endowed professor appointments in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Dr. Wendy Salmond now holds the inaugural Martha Weidlein Masters Professor in Art and Dr. Kyle Longley was named the Henry Salvatori Professor of American Values and Traditions. Both endowed professorships provide research funds to advance

Cultural Anthropologist Stephanie Takaragawa Awarded $124,906 for Images and Imaginings of Internment: Comics and Illustrations of Camp

September 1, 2022 by Allison Devries | News

Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa (Sociology) was awarded a $124,906 grant from California State Library’s California Civil Liberties Public Education program. The competitive grant program supports the creation and dissemination of educational and public awareness resources concerning the history and the lessons of civil rights violations or civil liberties injustices carried out against communities or populations. Dr.

Horton Investigates the Wealthy in her Latest Publication Faculty Books

August 22, 2022 by | News

In her latest publication, Dr. Lynn Horton (Sociology) examines a small group of highly visible billionaires in the financial and technology sectors—Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and others—who exercise enormous control over the global economy and our lives. Men of Money, explores the growing role of such billionaire networks in organizing advocacy campaigns to

Introducing Wilkinson’s Newest Faculty

August 22, 2022 by | News

It’s that time of year again where we welcome the newest members of Wilkinson College and asked them a few questions. We wanted to find out why they chose Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and what it means to be a part of the heart and soul of Chapman University. Not to

Cosmic Archaeology For the first time in history, scientists unearth extraterrestrial culture on the international space station

June 16, 2022 by Rachel Morrison | News

Researchers from five international space agencies, including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), live and work on the station in what is one of the world’s most ambitious multinational collaborative projects. Their research is well documented on NASA’s ISS blog and includes such wide-ranging topics as the effects of space travel on the human

2022-2023 Faculty Honors & Award Recipients

June 3, 2022 by Allison DeVries | News

  Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences prides itself on providing a personalized education of distinction to our students by proudly championing the humanistic mission of Chapman University’s founders, which focused on diversity, global citizenship, and social justice. The outstanding faculty in our nine academic departments and interdisciplinary centers support innovative curriculum, research,

The Extraordinary Life of Foreign Language Learners Faculty Books

May 26, 2022 by | News

Wilkinson College’s Federico Pacchioni (Sebastian P. and Marybelle Musco Endowed Chair and Director of Italian Studies) recently had his seventh book published, “The extraordinary life of foreign language learners. Harnessing the rewards of the multilingual experience.” Co-written with author Gian Marco Faresea, the book investigates the foreign language learning experience, its deeper rewards, and implications

Political Violence in America: Historical Flashpoints and Modern-Day Trends Faculty Books

May 23, 2022 by | News

Dr. Lori Cox Han’s (Political Science) latest publication is a two-volume encyclopedia on the history and implications of political violence in the U.S. Written in collaboration with her husband Tomislav Han, an independent scholar and author of The Transformation of Aristotelian Political Epistemology in Eighteenth-Century American Constitutional Discourse, the 657-page manuscript covers 300 years in

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