English Professor Releasing Free Online Companion to ‘Canterbury Tales’
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English Professor Releasing Free Online Companion to ‘Canterbury Tales’

Sonoma State University English professor Brantley Bryant, author of Middle English modern satire “Geoffrey Chaucer Hath a Blog,” is spearheading the creation of an online open access companion to Chaucer’s “The Canterbury Tales” that will be free for students to use as a resource for studying the classic text. “Scholars nation-wide are contributing to professor … Continue reading

Biology Professor Named Academy Fellow at California Academy of Sciences
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Biology Professor Named Academy Fellow at California Academy of Sciences

Sonoma State University biology professor Daniel E. Crocker has been named an Academy Fellow at the California Academy of Sciences. The Academy Fellows are a governing group of more than 400 distinguished scientists who have made notable contributions to one or more of the natural sciences. Members are nominated by their colleagues and selected by … Continue reading

Income Inequality Correlates to Increased Votes for Left-Wing Incumbents Since Great Recession
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Income Inequality Correlates to Increased Votes for Left-Wing Incumbents Since Great Recession

New research from Sonoma State University Economics Professor Florence Bouvet shows that since the Great Recession of 2008, increase in income inequality has been associated with stronger support for Democratic and other left-leaning incumbent parties. In her study, published in the March edition of the Electoral Studies Journal, Bouvet analyzes the correlation between income inequality … Continue reading

Liz Thach Publishes Two New Books on Tourism and Social Media
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Liz Thach Publishes Two New Books on Tourism and Social Media

Sonoma State University Distinguished Professor of Wine Business Liz Thach has published two new books, “Best Practices in Global Wine Business” and “Successful Social Media and E-commerce Strategies,” which analyze the business methods and communication platforms of the wine industry. She has now published eight books on the wine industry and strategic wine business. “These … Continue reading

Economics Professor’s Research Selected for Publication by Prestigious Royal Society Journal
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Economics Professor’s Research Selected for Publication by Prestigious Royal Society Journal

Dr. Merlin Hanauer, Professor of Economics at Sonoma State University, is the author of two articles selected for publication in the prestigious Philosophical Transactions B of the Royal Society, considered the world’s longest running science publication. “Our goal in these studies is to give scholars and practitioners a deeper understanding of the economics of conservation,” … Continue reading

School of Business and Economics Names Susan Adams and Tim Wallace Executives-in-Residence
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School of Business and Economics Names Susan Adams and Tim Wallace Executives-in-Residence

Sonoma State University’s School of Business and Economics has named Susan Flannery Adams and Tim Wallace Executives-in-Residence in Human Resources (HR) and Wine Business, respectively. Adams is lecturer in the School of Business and Economics and coordinator of the Human Resource Management Certificate program at SSU. Wallace is former owner and President of Benziger Family … Continue reading