Cal State Fullerton scholars submitted the following research publications, presentations and honors in January 2021:
Jason Baker and Rachel Fenning, associate professors of child and adolescent studies, and Sasha Zeedyk, assistant professor of child and adolescent studies, co-authored a manuscript with their former students Jacquelyn Moffit ’16 (B.A. psychology), Sarah Paez ’19 (B.A. communicative disorders) and Sydney Seel ’19 (B.A. psychology): “Parental Socialization of Emotion and Psychophysiological Arousal Patterns in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder” in Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology.
Fenning also co-authored “Correlates of Oral Health Fatalism in Caregivers of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder” in Special Care in Dentistry.
Jochen Burgtorf, professor of history, published “Kommunikationsformen im Zentralkonvent der Templer und Johanniter (“Forms of Communication in the Central Convent of Templars and Hospitallers”) in German, in the journal Ordines Militares.
Koren Fisher, associate professor of kinesiology, co-authored “Can Age Influence Functional Tests Differently to Predict Falls in Nursing Home and Community-Dwelling Older Adults?” in Experimental Aging Research.
David Kelman, professor of English, comparative literature and linguistics, co-edited a new book titled “Trauma and Literature in an Age of Globalization.” The book includes interviews he conducted with theorists in trauma, literature, philosophy and politics.
Maria Koleilat, associate professor of public health, co-authored “Perceived Barriers to and Suggested Interventions for Physical Activity During Pregnancy Among Participants of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in Southern California” in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth.
Marie Loggia-Kee, lecturer in communications, published a short story included in “1001 Dark Nights Short Story Anthology 2020” under her pen name Louisa Bacio. The book reached No. 1 on Amazon in the Romance Collections and Anthologies and Romance Anthologies category.
Michelle Martin, assistant professor of social work, co-authored “Constructions of Race and Equity in a Suburban School: Teachers, School Social Workers and Other School Staff as Nepantleras and Border Crossers” in Children & Schools.
Stevan Pecic, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, co-authored “Facile Synthesis of the Fungus-Derived Natural Products: N,N’-dipalmitoleyl urea (C16:1) and N,N′-dioleyl urea (C18:1)” in Natural Product Research.
Penchan Phoborisut, assistant professor of communications, published “The 2020 Student Uprising in Thailand: A Dynamic Network of Dissent” in the journal ISEAS Perspective.
Portia Jackson Preston, assistant professor of public health, co-authored a research article with students Hannah Peterson, Delia Sanchez, Athena Corral Carlos and Aaliyah Reed: “Serving Students Takes a Toll: Self-Care, Health and Professional Quality of Life” in the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice.
Waleed Rashidi, assistant professor of communications, published an article titled “Young Adults’ Compact Disc Usage Experiences in 2020” and a book review of “Go All the Way: A Literary Appreciation of Power Pop” in the annual Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association Journal.
Chelsea Reynolds, assistant professor of communications, published a review of the book “An Internet of the People: The Politics and Promise of Craigslist” in the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media.
Pimbucha Rusmevichientong, assistant professor of public health, co-authored “Dietary Salt-Related Determinants of Hypertension in Rural Northern Thailand” in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Jason Shepard, chair and professor of communications, published “Content Moderation Online Sparks Review of Section 230” and “The Times of Trump: His Legacy Regarding the First Amendment,” in California Publisher.
Erika Thomas, associate professor of human communication studies, and Malcolm Gamble, lecturer in human communication studies, co-published a chapter titled “The Battle of the New Age Black Male Hero and Hegemonic/Toxic Masculinity: An Examination of the Representations of Black Masculinity in ‘Black Panther’” in the book “Reimagining Black Masculinities: Race, Gender and Public Space.”
Lenny Wiersma, professor of kinesiology, and Traci Statler, associate professor of kinesiology, co-authored a manuscript with their former students Seth Rose ’17 (M.S. kinesiology), Frances Cacho ’14, ’18 (B.S., M.S. kinesiology), Anthony Magdaleno ’20 (M.S. kinesiology) and Nicholas Anderson ’19 (M.S. kinesiology): “Efficacy of a Brief Biofeedback Intervention on Mood, Arousal, Mental Workload, Movement Time and Biofeedback Device Preference” in Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.
Michele Wood, chair and professor of public health, co-authored “Awareness and Attitudes Toward HIV Self-Testing in Northern Thailand” in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Joshua Yang, professor of public health, co-authored “COVID-19 and a Window of Opportunity: Guiding Principles for a Health-Promoting Trade Agenda” in the International Journal of Health Policy and Management.
Jaya Dofe, assistant professor of computer engineering, collaborated with faculty from other universities to organize the fourth annual Women in Hardware and Systems Security Workshop. The event aimed to attract more women to the hardware and systems security field and provide a forum for mutual support.
Beth Georges, lecturer in communications, presented “Video Skills = Jobs” at the Southern California convention of the Journalism Association of Community Colleges.
Penchan Phoborisut, assistant professor of communications, served on a virtual panel titled “Defiance and Democracy: Understanding the Thai Protest Movement” organized by the United States Institute of Peace.
Waleed Rashidi, assistant professor of communications, presented on the panel “An Industry at the Crossroads: The Social Media Effect on the Music Industry” at the National Communication Association’s annual convention in fall 2020.
Chelsea Reynolds, assistant professor of communications, presented on trauma-informed pedagogy to the PageConnect Education group of the Arthur W. Page Society.
Several human communication studies faculty presented at the fall 2020 National Communication Association virtual conference:
- Claudia Evans-Zepeda, associate professor of human communication studies, co-presented “Intergenerational Feminist Latindad: A Comparative Media Analysis of ‘One Day at a Time’ and ‘Jane the Virgin.’”
- Zachary Johnson, associate professor of human communication studies, gave talks on “Trigger Agents and Types of Dissent for College Student Athletes”; “Student-to-Teacher Confirmation: An Initial Investigation of the Types of Messages and Outcomes”; and “Humor Orientation, Power and Learner Empowerment: An Examination of High School Instructors.” He also served on the “Communicating Our Market Value: Communication Education; Instructional Communication Research; and the Job Search-Tips, Strategies and Challenges” panel.
- Tara Suwinyattichaiporn, assistant professor of human communication studies, co-presented “Converging Online Dating and Social Media: A Quantitative Investigation on Dating Applications and Information-Seeking on Instagram.”
- Erika Thomas, associate professor of human communication studies, spoke on the panel “Should I Stay or Should I Go? Communication Careers at the Crossroads.”
- Stella Ting-Toomey, professor of human communication studies, spoke on “Navigating Interfaith Family Communication: Research Trends and Applied Implications.”
Nathan Carr, professor of modern languages and literatures, was highlighted in the U.S. Department of State’s English Language Specialist Program’s 30th anniversary celebration for his lasting impact on the Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) field.
Eric Gonzaba, assistant professor of American studies, was recognized with the Emerging Open Scholarship Award from the Canadian Social Knowledge Institute for the project “Mapping the Gay Guides,” which explores American LGBTQ spaces since 1965.