Communications Studies Professor Matthew Spangler was recently interviewed by BBC World Impact News for World Refugee Day. Professor Spangler discusses the global refugee crisis, and his production of the play The Kite Runner.
Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Associate Professor Tanya Bakhru was quoted in a San Jose Mercury-Times article about the #MeToo movement to combat sexual harassment. Professor Bakhru coordinates SJSU’s Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. Thank you for your public engagement efforts, Professor Bakhru!
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!
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!
Geography Lecturer Kerry Rohrmeier was quoted in an article on Wired magazine’s online website. In “What the Controlled Chaos of Burning Man Reveals About Cities,” Professor Rohrmeier notes, “there are a lot of good ideas from people who are not in the profession. There are so many creative things that people have been able to accomplish on the nano-, site-specific scale. It works, it’s replicable, but there’s not been a lot of evolution or experimentation. You can come here, you can practice ideals and identities that you choose, but within these confines.”