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Former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Speaks on “U.S. – Pakistan Relations in 2014 and Beyond”

November 18th, 2013

Cameron Munter
On November 14, The Yadunandan Center for India Studies hosted Cameron Munter on the campus of California State University, Long Beach for a lecture entitled   “U.S. – Pakistan Relations in 2014 and Beyond.” Ambassador Munter was a distinguished U.S. Foreign Service Officer for nearly three decades before his retirement in fall 2012 where upon... [Read more]

Political Science Students Impress Moot Court Tournament

November 14th, 2013

CSULB’s moot court team of Krist Biakanja, IV and Kevin Poush, both political science majors, recently won the 2013 Upper Midwest Undergraduate Moot Court Tournament held at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa on November 8-9. This was the second event that this team has won this season — they also won the California-Texas Classic that was... [Read more]

Study Shows Why Employers Need Liberal Arts

November 14th, 2013


Despite the undervaluing of humanities and social sciences in recent academic discourse, more recent studies are starting to show that employers do value the skills that College of Liberal Arts majors acquire and develop over time.
According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Job Outlook 2014 survey (see above figure), employers place their highest value... [Read more]

Prominent Spokespersons Extol the Significance of Humanities and Social Sciences

November 14th, 2013

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences Commission on the Humanities & Social Sciences presents the film The Heart of the Matter to further the conversation on the humanities’ and social sciences’ significance to our nation’s educational future.
The Commission on the Humanities & Social Sciences is an initiative to strengthen instruction of the humanities and social sciences across... [Read more]

Remembering Former CSULB Professor, Thomas Trombetas

November 7th, 2013

On behalf of the College of Liberal Arts, we would like to take this time to recognize the passing of a former faculty member, Thomas Trombetas. Below is an obituary written by Dr. Barry Steiner, Professor of Political Science at CSULB:
Thomas Trombetas, Emeritus Professor of Political Science, passed away in Greece on November 2, 2013... [Read more]

CSULB History Professors Earn American Historical Association Award

November 5th, 2013

A congratulations are in order for Professors Tim Keirn and Eileen Luhr of the History Department. Tim Keirn, coordinator of the Social Science Program at CSULB and lecturer in the Department of History and Liberal Studies, and Eileen Luhr, associate professor of History and advisor of the Social Science Credential Program, have recently won the American... [Read more]

Dr. Alexandra Jaffe Represents International Anthropology Pilot Project

October 29th, 2013

The CSULB Department of Anthropology’s Dr. Alexandra Jaffe (Linguistics/Anthropology) was recently selected by the President-Elect of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) to represent the Association in a pilot project aimed at increasing collaboration between the AAA, the EASA (European Association of Social Anthropologists), the Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA) and the Brazilian Anthropology Association (ABA).
The theme... [Read more]

First Amendment Studies Offers Williams Fellowship

October 24th, 2013

The Center for First Amendment Studies at CSULB has announced the establishment of the Jack Williams Fellowship, a scholarship for graduate students in the university’s master’s program in communication studies.
Williams, the former chief operating officer and president of Royal Caribbean International, has made a multi-year commitment to support the center’s fellowship, which annually supports two... [Read more]

American Indian Studies Rebuilds Tongva Canoe

October 10th, 2013

Cindi Alvitre and Moomat Ahiko
It began as a dream for Cindi Alvitre, American Indian Studies (AIS) professor and the director of the Ti’at Society. Now, more than two decades later, the product of Alvitre’s vision – a traditional indigenous canoe called a ti’at – is calling Long Beach its home.
Sometime in the 1980s, Alvitre dreamt... [Read more]

Eileen Mayers Pasztor Earns Award for Work with Grandparents

October 3rd, 2013

Eileen Mayers Pasztor
Eileen Mayers Pasztor, professor of social work at CSULB, received the Barbara Wasson “Making a Difference Award” from Grandparents as Parents (GAP), a Los Angeles-based but nationally recognized non-profit that provides support, educational resources and advocacy for grandparents and other relatives who are raising their grandchildren or other family children.
Since 1987, GAP has... [Read more]