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Laurels: April 2015

Published: April 1, 2015

Martin Fiebert, Psychology, co-authored an article titled “An Examination of Facebook Likes as Function of Gender, Age, Relationship Status and Typology of Post” in the on-line Global Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. Co-authors include undergraduate psychology students Brianna Cole, Leana Farris and Bryan Vu, as well as emeritus CSUF faculty member Margo Kasdan.

Steve Fleck, Romance, German Russian Languages and Literatures, delivered an invited talk, “La Vie, la mort, et des mortiers” on Molière’s late dramaturgy at Scripps College on Feb. 11.

Christine M. Rodrigue, Geography, gave a presentation, “Geography on Mars,” to the Los Angeles Geographical Society on March 6.

Barry Steiner, Political Science, has published an article on Taylor and Francis online, “When Images and Alarm Collide: The Significance of Information Disparity,” International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, Vol. 28, No. 2, 319-346. He also chaired a panel at the 56th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association in New Orleans on Feb. 19 on the subject of “Getting the Job Done: Bolstering American Mediation on Palestine” and presented a paper to the panel on “Going for Broke: With Special Reference to Palestine”.

Julie Van Camp, Philosophy, has been elected to a five-year term as executive director and secretary-treasurer of the American Society for Aesthetics. She published three essays in the new Second Edition of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (Oxford, 2014) on “The Ontology of Dance,” “National Endowment for the Arts: History” and “National Endowment for the Arts: Controversies.” She also refereed manuscripts for the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Dance Chronicle, Dance Research Journal and the University of Chicago Press.

Frederick Wegener, English, has agreed to serve as an associate editor of The Complete Works of Edith Wharton, a scholarly edition to be published, both in print and online, in 28 volumes by Oxford University Press.