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Faculty Explore the Cold War, Women in American History in Recent Publications

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Among recent and soon-to-be-published faculty authors include:

Toby Rider, assistant professor of kinesiology, used newly declassified materials and archives to chronicle how the U.S. government used the Olympics to promote democracy and its own policy during the tense early phase of the Cold War, in his new book “Cold War Games,” due out this month. Rider is a co-director of CSUF’s Center for Sociocultural Sport and Olympic Research.

Rosanne Welch, lecturer of cinema and television arts, is co-editor of “Women in American History: A Social, Political and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection” coming out in late September. The four-volume set documents the complexity and richness of women’s contributions to American history and culture, and demonstrates a more populist approach to the past.  

Mikhail I. Gofman, assistant professor of computer science and director of the Center for Cybersecurity, and Sinjini Mitra, assistant professor of information systems and decision sciences, are co-authors of “Multimodal Biometrics for Enhanced Mobile Device Security” in Vol. 59, No. 4 of Communications of the ACM.

Yuying Tsong, assistant professor of human services, is one of the co-authors for “Card-Sorting as a Tool for Communicating the Relative Importance of Supervisor Interventions” in Vol. 35, Issue 1 of The Clinical Supervisor.

Anthony S. DiStefano, associate professor of health science, authored “HIV’s Syndemic Links With Mental Health, Substance Use and Violence in an Environment of Stigma and Disparities in Japan” in the June issue of Qualitative Health Research.

Maria Koleilat, assistant professor of health science, was co-author of “Reliability and Validity of Food Frequency Questions to Assess Beverage and Food Group Intakes Among Low-Income 2- to 4-Year-Old Children” posted online March 31 by the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.