Cal State Fullerton faculty members published and presented research on a variety of topics, including communication among children with speech or language difficulties and the empowerment of Korean immigrant parents who have children with autism. These are the publications, presentations and awards submitted during November 2021.
Rahul Chakraborty, acting chair and associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, coathored “Listeners’ Variable Reactions to the Expression ‘Accent’” in the Journal of the National Black Association for Speech Language and Hearing.
Malini Krishnamurthi, lecturer in information systems and decision sciences, authored “The Use of Electronic Health Record Systems During COVID-19 at a Local Community Hospital on the West Coast” in the International Journal of Business and Applied Social Science.
Stevan Pecic, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, coauthored “Further Exploration of the Structure-Activity Relationship of Dual Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase/Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase Inhibitors” in the Journal of Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry and “Synthesis, Kinetic Evaluation and Molecular Docking Studies of Donepezil-Based Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors” in the Journal of Molecular Structure.
Several faculty members from the College of Communications’ Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders were involved at this year’s American Speech Language Hearing Association convention:
- Rahul Chakraborty, acting chair and associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, and Min Jung Kim, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, co-presented “Influence of L 1 on Frequency and Types of Mazes in L2 in Early Bilinguals.”
- Lisa Erwin-Davidson and Russell Johnston, both assistant professors of communication sciences and disorders, co-presented “A Preservice Guide for Diffusing Confusion: Augmentative and Alternative Communication Goal Writing for School-Age Students.” Erwin-Davidson also presented “Innovation Through Collaboration: A Cross-Analysis of Four Classrooms Implementing Readtopia+36Core+Ali.”
- Min Jung Kim, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, co-presented “Speech Sound Productions for Korean-English Bilingual Children in Single Words and Connected Speech.”
- Terry Saenz, professor of communication sciences and disorders, co-presented “Through the Looking Glass: School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists Collaborating with Interpreters.”
- HyeKyeung Seung, chair and professor of communication sciences and disorders, presented “Empowering Korean Immigrant Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder During the Pandemic: Implications for Post-Pandemic.”
- Ying-Chiao Tsao, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, co-presented “Counseling Education: Where We Are and Where We Are Going.”
- Toya Wyatt, professor of communication sciences and disorders, presented “Evaluating Students Who Speak African American English: Standardized/Informal Assessment and Report Writing Consideration.”
Rahul Chakraborty, acting chair and associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, was a guest on the “Foreign and National” podcast. Chakraborty discussed the nature of accent bias around the world and stressed the need for institutions to address the topic as part of their diversity and inclusion efforts.
Rob Flores, assistant dean of the College of Communications, co-presented “Courageous Leadership Utilizing Action Research: Building Assessment Capacity in Student Affairs” at the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) Western Regional Conference.
Bokyung Byun, lecturer in music, received first place at the 2021 Guitar Foundation of American International Concert Artist Competition, a top honor among classical guitarists.
Ken Hagihara, lecturer in communications, received the 2021 Protos Award for media relations from the Orange County chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The media relations campaign executed for the launch of the Kensington StudioDock for iPad has been recognized by the company as one of the most successful public relations campaigns in its 40-year history.
Christine Latham, professor emeritus of nursing, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Induction into the Academy is a significant milestone that recognizes the field of nursing’s most accomplished individuals. Latham has been a leader in the School of Nursing at CSUF for over 20 years, helping to advance the program’s enrollment and offerings.
Jule Selbo, professor of cinema and television arts, had her book “10 Days” nominated for a Clue Book Award, which recognizes emerging talent in the suspense and thriller fiction genres.
Faculty and staff may submit publications, presentations and honors/awards for this monthly roundup at firstname.lastname@example.org.