Economics Assistant Professor Darwynn Deyo was interviewed for a San Jose Mercury News story about how retailers are handling the holiday season amid low unemployment. Thank you for your public engagement efforts, Professor Deyo!
Communications Studies Professor Matthew Spangler had a very busy 2017: he was awarded the prestigious Leslie Irene Coger Award for Distinguished Performance by the National Communication Association, his adaptation of the play The Kite Runner was staged in London, and he conducted his third National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for School Teachers. The SJSU September 2017 Academic Spotlight article provides additional information.
In this month’s Sourisseau photo album April Hope Halberstadt (a local historian and Sourisseau Board member) discusses Alice Iola Hare, one of the first postcard photographers in the Santa Clara Valley to publish penny postcards with color images.
This October Sourisseau Academy News Video explores the history of college football in the Santa Clara Valley. Associate Professor of History Libra Hilde (who is also a Sourisseau Board of Directors member) continues the retrospective she began in last month’s Sourisseau photo album.
History Professor Jonathan Roth was interviewed by NBC Bay Area News for its story “An Inside Look at the Antifa Movement.” Thank you for providing a reasoned voice to a highly controversial subject, Dr. Roth!
Anthropology professor Dr. Jan English-Lueck has just published a new edition of her landmark ethnography, entitled cultures@siliconvalley. One critic, Gabriela Coleman, describes the book as “simply indispensable for anyone who wants to understand how technology shapes those living in Silicon Valley.” Congratulations on your latest, Professor English-Lueck!