Captive Care Research May Save Lab Monkeys from Euthenasia
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Captive Care Research May Save Lab Monkeys from Euthenasia

Anthropology Professor Karin Enstam Jaffe has received a Captive Care Grant from the International Primatological Society for “an applied ethological study of the potential for former laboratory squirrel monkeys to be successfully retired to the San Francisco Zoo”. This project documents the behavior of an all-male group of squirrel monkeys acquired from a biomedical facility … Continue reading

Forgive Your Philandering Partner—and Pay the Price
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Forgive Your Philandering Partner—and Pay the Price

SSU Psychology Professor Heather Smith’s research published in the European Journal of Social Psychology on the impact of forgiving philandering partners was the subject of an article on the Pacific Standard web site. New research finds people who forgive an unfaithful romantic partner are considered weaker and less competent than those who ended the relationship. By Tom Jacobs … Continue reading

Dr. Leny Strobel – “Conversations with Women of the Collective Matrix”
In the Media

Dr. Leny Strobel – “Conversations with Women of the Collective Matrix”

Professor. Leny M. Strobel, Chair of the American Multicultural Studies Department, was recently interviewed by Molly Arthur, Director and Founder of ECOBIRTH, as part of the “Conversations with Women of the Collective Matrix.” ECOBIRTH is a coalition of organizations and individuals who want to “consciously change our culture’s story to compassion for the environments of … Continue reading

Daniel Malpica – Sociological Panel on Immigrant Integration
Professional Activity

Daniel Malpica – Sociological Panel on Immigrant Integration

Professor Daniel Malpica, Chicano and Latino Studies, organized a panel at the American Sociological Association Conference in San Francisco last August. The conference is one of most important events for sociologists in the U.S Two SSU sociology alumni – Benigno Antonio Merlin and Luis Bravo – were part of a panel entitled “Latin American Immigration … Continue reading

Project Censored Earns Top Whistleblower Award
Honors and Achievements

Project Censored Earns Top Whistleblower Award

SSU faculty from Project Censored were awarded the prestigious Pillar Award in Washington DC in July 2014. Sociology Professor Peter Phillips is past director of Project Censored. With other SSU faculty, he participates with two dozen colleges and universities nationwide in the annual research work on censored news stories in the U.S. Carl Jensen, professor emeritus … Continue reading

Mike Ezra – How Muhammad Ali’s Rope-A-Dope Myth Suckered America
In the Media

Mike Ezra – How Muhammad Ali’s Rope-A-Dope Myth Suckered America

Professor Mike Ezra (American Multi Cultural Studies), a national expert on the boxer Muhammad Ali, examines the “myth of the rope-a-dope” story long associated with the famous athlete in a essay at Deadspin.com. Ezra is the author of Muhammad Ali: The Making of an Icon (Temple University Press, 2009). http://deadspin.com/how-muhammad-alis-rope-a-dope-myth-suckered-america-1652932623 Excerpt:  “Myth now dominates our misunderstanding of Muhammad … Continue reading

Adam Zagelbaum – Counseling for K-12 Athletes
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Adam Zagelbaum – Counseling for K-12 Athletes

Counseling professor Adam Zagelbaum has published a textbook, peer-reviewed article, and a book chapter in 2014, the result of many years of effort. The textbook – School counseling and the student athlete: College, careers, identity and culture. New York: Routledge. – is a review of research and theory significant for counseling professionals within K-12 settings … Continue reading