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Social Sciences Lecture Series Features Faculty Presentations on Research Including Latinas and Academia, Hamadryas Baboons and More

baboonfamilyThe School of Social Sciences annual Brown Bag Lecture Series features presentations by Sonoma State faculty on their current areas of research. Topics for this spring’s series include Latinas and academia, social network analysis of captive Hamadryas Baboons, and more. Lectures are noon to 1 p.m. in Stevenson 2011. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.


Jan. 31

The Stained Glass Ceiling: Latinas and Academia

Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp, History

Feb. 7

What Science Fiction Teaches Us About Gender, Power, and Politics

Cynthia Boaz, Political Science

Feb. 14

Ecofeminism as Critique, and a Critique of Ecofeminism

Emily Ray, Political Science

Feb. 21

Mining, Science and Recreation: Landscape Transition at Gothic, Colorado

Laura Watt, Environmental Studies

Feb. 28

Initiating Community-Based, Policy-relevant Research to Understand Community Assets

Debora Paterniti, Sociology

March 7

Computational Pedagogy for Everyone? Advantages and Drawbacks of Digital Technology in Your Teaching

Daniel Soto, Environmental Studies and Planning

March 21

Transwomen and Queer San Francisco: Partnership, Community, and Queer/Straight Borders

James Dean, Sociology

March 28

Social Network Analysis of a Captive Hamadryas Baboon Group

Karin Jaffe, Anthropology

April 4

Racial/Ethnic Minority Faculty: Successful Recruitment and Retention Strategies

Elisa Velasquez-Andrade, Psychology

April 11

Emotion or Logic: Exploring the World of Home Organizing

Melinda Milligan, Sociology

April 18

History, Memory and the Politics of Commemoration in Ireland

Kathleen Noonan, History

April 25

Using Testate Amoebae to Reconstruct Changes in Hydrology in the Rift Valley, Kenya

Michelle Goman, Geography and Global Studies

May 2

Development of a Technology-Assisted Mental Training and Health Promotion Program

Glenn Brassington, Psychology