Dozens honored at Annual Author Awards

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.

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