Recent Publications

A sample of recently published work as featured in the Summer 2013 Edition of the School of Social Sciences Newsletter.

Professor Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp, Department of History

  • When Pernicious Foreigners Become Citizens: Naturalization in Early Twentieth-Century Mexico, Journal of Politics and Law, Vol. 6, No. 1 (March 2013).
  • From ‘Baisanos’ to Billionaires: Locating Arabs in Mexico. Between the Middle East and the Americas: The Cultural Politics of Diaspora, edited by Ella Shohat and Evelyn Alsultany. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2013.
  • From Tío Mustafa to Auntie Rana: Journeys to Mexico, the U.S., and Lebanon, Ethnic Historians and the Mainstream: Shaping America’s Immigration Story, edited by Alan Kraut and David A. Gerber, Rutgers University Press, forthcoming in 2013.

Professor Mathew Clark, Department of Geography & Global Studies

  • Aide, T.M., Clark, M.L., Grau, H.R., López-Carr, D., Levy, M., Redo, D., Bonilla-Moheno, M., Riner, G. , Andrad -Núñez, M. J., & Muñiz, M. The deforestation and reforestation of Latin America and the Caribbean (2001-2010), Biotropica, 45, 262-271
  • Clark, M.L., Aide, T.M., and Riner, G.R. (2012). Land change for all municipalities in Latin America and the Caribbean assessed from 250-m MODIS imagery (2001-2010), Remote Sensing of Environment, 126,84-103.

Professor James Joseph Dean, Department of Sociology

  • Steven Seidman, Chet Meeks, and James Joseph Dean. 2012. “The Politics of Authenticity: Civic Individualism and the Cultural Roots of Gay Normalization” in Oxford Handbook of Cultural Sociology, edited by Jeffrey Alexander, Ronald Jacobs, and Phillip Smith, pp. 507-525. New York: Oxford University Press.

Professor Michelle Goman, Department of Geography & Global Studies

  • Joyce, A.A. and M. Goman, (2012) Bridging the Theoretical Divide in Holocene Landscape Studies: Social and Ecological Approaches to Ancient Oaxacan Landscapes, Invited review for Quaternary Science Reviews (Elsevier)
  • Malamud-Roam, F. and Goman, M. (2012) History of the San Francisco Bay estuary and salt marshes formation. In Arnas Palaima (Editor) Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes The San Francisco Estuary, University of  California Press.
  • Goman, M., Joyce, A. A., and Mueller, R., (2013). Paleoecological evidence for agriculture and forest clearance in Coastal Oaxaca, In Polity and Ecology: Formative Period Archaeology on the Pacific Coast of Oaxaca Ed. A. Joyce, University Press of Colorado, Boulder.

Professor Patrick Jackson, Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies

  • "Situated Activities in a Dog Park: Identity and Conflict in Human-Animal Space," Society & Animals 20/3), freely available at http://pacificrime.org/jackson2012as.pdf. 

Professor Adrian Praetzellis, Department of Anthropology

  • 2013, Archaeological Narrative. In Global Archaeology. Springer Press.
  • 2012, The Death of Archaeological Theory? European Journal of Arch. 15(3):519-523.
  • 2012, A Conversation about Archaeology. In Archaeology in the Making. Routledge Press. (with Mary Praetzellis)
  • 2012, Structure, Agency and the Archaeology of African Americans. In Contemporary Issues in California Archaeology. Left Coast Press. (with Mary Praetzellis)

Professor Heather Smith, Department of Psychology

  • McKee, S., Smith, H.J., Koch, A., Balzarini, R., Georges, M. & Callahan, M.P. (in press). Looking up and seeing green: women’s everyday experiences with physical appearance comparisons. Psychology of Women Quarterly. (This publication is a collaboration Between SSU Professors and Psychology Alumns)
  • Adams, A.H., Devos, T.,  Rivera, L.M., Smith, H.J. & Vega, L.A. (in press). Teaching about Implicit Prejudices and Stereotypes: A Pedagogical Demonstration.  Teaching of Psychology. (This publication is a collaboration between CSU Professors).
    Smith, H.J. (in press). Relative Deprivation. In M. Miller, (Ed.), The Wiley Blackwell International Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology. London, England: Wiley Blackwell.

Professor Laura A. Watt, Department of Environmental Studies & Planning

  • “Reimagining Joshua Tree: Applying Environmental History to National Park Interpretation” Journal of the West.

Professor John Wingard, Department of Anthropology

  • Soils, Climate and Society: Archaeological Investigations in Ancient America. Edited by John D. Wingard & Sue E. Hayes. Colorado University Press, Boulder. 2013.
  • Introduction: A User’s Guide to Soils, Climate and Society, with Sue E. Hayes. In Soils, Climate and Society: Archaeological Investigations in Ancient America. Edited by John D. Wingard & Sue E. Hayes. Colorado University Press, Boulder. 2013.
  • Tilling the Land and Building the Temples: Assessing the Relationship between Land, Labor and Classic Maya Elite Power in the Copán Valley, Honduras. In Soils, Climate and Society: Archaeological Investigations in Ancient America. Edited by John D. Wingard & Sue E. Hayes. Colorado University Press, Boulder. 2013.