Two dozen San Jose State faculty members were honored Oct. 26 at the 2015 Annual Author Awards. Faculty members from each college were recognized for authoring, editing or co-editing books in a multitude of genres on a wide range of topics.
President Susan Martin welcomed the faculty to the celebration, in which the college deans recognized the authors and editors in each college. The publications represented a wide-range of topics and showcased the many talents of SJSU faculty members.
Anita Coleman, from the School of Information, penned a children’s book titled “Path of Grace.” The story is set on an island off the coast of Finland where a grandmother helps a little girl find her own path to grace.
Terry Christensen, of Political Science, and Peter Haas, of the School of Global Innovation and Leadership, co-authored “Projecting Politics: Political Messages in American Movies.” The 2015 novel examines the relationship between American political and films.
See a full list of all the authors honored and a brief description of their publications: 2015_annual_author_awards (PDF)
Provost Andy Feinstein emphasized the breadth of knowledge represented in the 2015-16 publications in his closing remarks.
The event was sponsored by the University Library, with refreshments provided by the Spartan Bookstore.