Educational Psychology, Administration and Counseling, received
the 'Best Paper' award from the Society for Information Technology
and Teacher Education for"A Strategy for Technology Training
as Part of a Master's Program Conducted at a School Site"
in Atlanta, March.
Bellah, University Police, had his article titled "Field
Training Officer Selection" published in the May issue
of the Law Enforcement Executive Forum for the Illinois
Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. He also recently
joined the Society of Automotive Engineering.
Blazey, Recreation and Leisure Studies, gave a keynote
address at the Tourism Society of Korea's annual conference
in Danyang, South Korea, in July. The address, "Assessing
Residents' Attitudes Toward Tourism Development Through Benefits-Based
Research," drew from Blazey's research conducted for the
City of Newport Beach.
Cooper, English, appeared in "John Fante: Profile
of a Writer" (2003), a feature documentary by Italian writer-director
Giovanna DiLello. He introduced the film at the Festival dei
Popoli in Florence, Italy on Dec. 1. His essay, "Perché
ho scritto la biografia di John Fante" ("Why I Wrote
John Fante's Biography") was published in John Fante,
an anthology of essays released in Italy in conjunction with
the film's premiere. He presented a talk, "The Biographer's
Cut," at the CSULB Faculty Supper Club on March 3 and gave
an invited talk on John Fante at Harvey Mudd College on April
1. In addition, he read his short story "Sinkers"
at the English Department's Creative Writing faculty reading
on May 4 and took part in a panel discussion on John Fante and
the DeLillo documentary at the Italian Cultural Institute in
Los Angeles on July 9.
Ferris, English and Comparative Literature, published
a paper, "An Informal Algorithm for Generating Prime Numbers
and a Related Algorithm for Factoring Unique Composites,"
in Mathematics and Informatics Quarterly, Sept. 2003,
Vol. 13. Also, he presented a paper, "Film Structure, Symmetry,
and Humor in Billy Wilder's 'Some Like it Hot'" at CSULB's
Spring 2004 Annual Comparative World Literature and Classics
High, Romance, German and Russian Languages and Literatures,
delivered the papers, "The Scottish Enlightenment, the
American Revolution and Friedrich Schiller" and "Friedrich
Schiller's Concept of Rebellion and the 'Failure' of his Dramatic
Protagonists," at the American Society of 18th Century
Studies in Boston and "Autonomy and Happiness or Barbarism
and Slavery? On Schiller Totality, and the Responsibility of
Revolution" at the Consortium on Revolutionary Europe at
High Point University in North Carolina. He also published the
article "Charlotte von Stein und Schillers Französisches
Bürgerrecht" in Zeitschrift für Germanistik,
(Bern: Peter Lang, 2004) and the book Schillers Rebellionskonzept
und die Französische Revolution (New York: Edward
Mellen Press, 2004).
Hou, Economics, presented "Evolution of Economic
Development: Firms, Market and the State" at the International
Symposium on Private Enterprises and China's Economic Development
(The Chinese Economists Society and the Chinese Academy of Social
Sciences) in Beijing, China, June 18-20; "Taiwan's Agricultural
Development: Experience and Lessons" at the International
Symposium on China's Rural Economy after WTO: Problems and Strategies
(The Chinese Economists Society and Zhejiang University) in
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, June 25-27; and "Performance,
Commercial Value and Team Success: Salary in the NBA,"
"Evolution of Economic Development: Firms, Market and the
State" and "Changes in Taiwan's Outward FDI Pattern:
Timing and Causes" at the Western Economic Association
International 79th Annual Conference held in Vancouver, June-July.
Hou also was elected to the board of directors for the Chinese
Economists Society and was appointed to the editorial board
of the International Journal of Applied Economics.
McEneaney, Sociology, authored a chapter titled "The
Global and the Local In the Construction of School Science"
in Missing the Meaning: The Development and Use of Print
and Non-print Learning Materials. She also presented on
the topic of "Ideas with Resonance: Sociology for Teachers"
at the Pacific Sociological Association held in San Francisco
Rahai and Huy Hoang, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,
co-authored a paper titled "The distortion of a round jet
by coil inserts of various lengths" published in the Journal
of Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 34.
K. Shim, Accountancy, had his text Handbook of Financial
Planning published by Southwestern.
H. Steiner, Political Science, has had a monograph titled
Collective Preventive Diplomacy: A Study in International
Conflict Management published by SUNY Press.
Witkowski, Marketing, presented a paper, "Marketing
in Developing Nations: Neo-Liberal vs. Anti-Global Policy Implications,"
at the American Marketing Association, Marketing and Public
Policy Conference, Salt Lake City, May 20-22. In April, he accepted
an invitation to join the editorial review board of the journal