Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Kenneth Anderson (Biology and Microbiology) with
Dennis Opheim, Quinnipiac College, made the presentation “Inquiry
Based Microbial Exercises,” for the National Association
of Biology Teachers, Phoenix, AZ, Oct. 26-29, 1995; was an invited
participant in a speakers workshop for the National Academy of
Science Education Standards committee; with Teresa Thomas, Southwestern
College, participated in a conference of the National Academy
of Sciences Board of Agriculture, “Agriculture’s Role
in K-12 Education,” Irvine, CA, Nov. 17-18, 1995.

Daniel N. Crecelius (History) and Hamza Badr
(Visiting Fulbright Scholar, History) chaired separate
panels at the Middle East Studies Association annual meeting in
Washington, D.C., Dec. 7-9, 1995.

Michael DeMiranda (Technology) made the presentation,
“ISO 9000, Executive Summary of World Class Standard,”
for the California Manufacturing Technology Center, CSLA, Los
Angeles, CA, Nov. 9, 1995; with Ethan Lipton (Technology)
made a research presentation entitled “Models and Variables
for Articulated Programs in the United States: 2+2, 2+2+2 and
Tech Prep,” for the National Association for Industrial Technology,
Savanna, GA, Nov. 1995; presented “Cross Curricular Model
for Technology Education” for the International Technology
Education Association, Nashville, TN, Mar. 1995; made a professional
presentation to small and medium manufacturers, “Rapid Manufacturing
Modeling,” at California Manufacturing Technology Center,
Los Angeles, CA, Jan. 24, 1995.

Domnita Dumitrescu (Modern Languages and Literatures)
organized and chaired a special session on “The role of linguistics
in the Spanish undergraduate curriculum” at the Annual Meeting
of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese,
San Diego, CA, Aug. 7-11, 1995; presented a paper, “El tema
del exilio en la obra de Alina Diaconú,” on the topic
of “Inmigración/Emigración: Exilios buscados
y forzados” at the XIII Simposio Internacional de Literatura
del Instituto Literario y Cultural Hispano, Aug. 14-18, 1995,
Cal State Dominguez Hills; presented the paper, “Duplicación
de clíticos, a personal y la teoría de la marcadez:
Español madrileño vs. español porteño,”
at the 12th International Congress of Hispanists, University of
Birmingham, UK, Aug. 20-27, 1995; presented “Fenómenos
paralelos de contacto con el inglés en el español
y el rumano de Estados Unidos” at the 21st. International
Congress of Romance Linguistics and Philology, Univ. of Palermo,
Italy, Sept. 16-23, 1995; participant in discussion group on Romanian
Studies at the MLA Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, Dec. 27-30,
1995; chaired and was panelist at the session, “Linguistic
and Pedagogical Dimensions of Romanian language teaching in America,”
where she presented a paper, “Contrastive Analysis and the
Contemporary Romanian-As-a-Foreign-Language Classroom”; delivered
the keynote address, “La voces poéticas de Octavio
Paz,” at the Sigma Delta Pi initiation, UC Riverside, CA,
Dec. 4, 1995.

Anthony Fratiello (Chemistry and Biochemistry) presented
research results at a National American Chemical Society meeting,
Anaheim, CA, Apr. 1995; presented research results at the Western
Regional American Chemical Society Meeting, San Diego, CA, Oct.

Marilyn M. Friedman (Nursing) made the presentations,
“Family Nursing: Education, Theory, Practice and Research,”
at the Catholic University School of Nursing, Seoul, Korea and
“Graduate Nursing Education” in the United States,”
for the Thailand Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand,
Sept. 1995.

Bernardo P. Gallegos (Educational Foundations and Interdivisional
made the following conference presentations: with
CSLA graduate students, R. Trinidad, A. Martinez,
E. Garza and S. Villenas presented “Negotiating
Mujer: Gender, Race, Class, and Represention in the Social Construction
of Latina/Chicana” for the American Educational Studies Association,
Chapel Hill, NC, Nov. 1995; with G. Anderson, “The Hidden
Transcript of Research and Reform in Higher Education” and
“Shifting Discourses of Identity: Being Indian in the Southwest,”
for American Educational Research Association, San Francisco,
CA, Spring 1995

Richardo J. Gómez (Philosophy) taught several
doctoral seminars in Argentina from September to December 1995:
“A Critical Introduction to the Methodology of the Social
Sciences,” School of Business, Univ. of Buenos Aires; “Analytic
Marxism,” Dept. of Philosophy, Univ. of Buenos Aires; “Philosophy
of the Social Sciences,” and “Philosophy of Technology,”
Dept. of Philosophy, and “Structure and Explanation in the
Biological Sciences,” Dept. of Biology, Univ. of La Plata;
presented the lecture series: “The Ethical and Political
Implications of Technological Transfer,” Institute for Advanced
Studies, University of Buenos Aires and “Neoliberalism: Its
Epistemological Assumptions,” Univ. of Comahue. He participated
as coordinator-commentator at the Symposium on Economics and Epistemology,
Univ.of Buenos Aires; was a member of the Academic Committee of
the 8th National Congress of Philosophy, Univ. of Mar del Plata,
and chaired a session, Relations Between Philosophy, Philosophy
of Science and Philosophy of Technology; was an invited speaker
at a Tribute to Karl Popper, organized by the Argentine Society
of the Philosophical Association, Buenos Aires, June 1995; was
invited to read a series of papers entitled, “Popperian Philosophy
of Science and Its Implications to Current Trends in the Philosophy
of Economics” at the Center For Interamerican Studies, Univ.
of Quito, Ecuador, Dec. 18-22, 1995.

Ellen Kravitz (Music) delivered the paper,
“Schoenberg as Artist: Another Look,” at the Joint Meeting
of the Pacific Southwest and Northern California Chapters of the
American Musicological Society, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles,
CA, Apr. 22, 1995.

Theresa Larkin (Theatre Arts and Dance) founder
and artistic director (1993-95) of The Artists’ Collective
(TAC) Nonprofit Theatre Incorporated, established TAC’s New
Plays Reading Series, a monthly presentation of new works, in
1996; directed Los Enemigos for Teatro Universitario at
Cal State L.A., 1995; directed Don Juan, The Trickster of Seville
for Teatro Universitario at Cal State L.A., premiered Feb. 28,

Barry Lowenkron (Psychology) presented the paper,
“Verbal Processes In Relational Matching to Sample,”
at the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, DC, May

Gilbert Romero (Campus Ministries) delivered a
paper, “Symbolic Interpretation in Hosea: Toward a Cultural
Hermeneutic,” at the annual national meeting of the Society
of Biblical Literature, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 20, 1995; led a
group of Cal State L.A. students on a work/study project to Trujillo,
Peru, where they worked in pueblos jovenes (poor sections
of town) at tasks corresponding to field of study, primarily in
medical clinics and a school for handicapped children, July 14-Aug.
14, 1995.

Rosemarie Marshall (Biology and Microbiology) presented
a paper entitled, “Changing Faculty Role: Responsibilities,
Challenges, and Rewards,” at the California Education Round
Table Workforce Conference, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 1995.

President James M. Rosser was a participant in “America’s
Needs and Higher Education’s Agenda” Conference, Pew
Educational Foundation Roundtable and U.S. Department of Education
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), Atlanta,
GA, Feb. 3-4, 1995; was an invited participant in The Aspen Institute
Executive Seminar for the Aspen Scholar, Aspen, CO, July 8-15,
1995; was moderator for the Fourth National Conference for Review
of Undergraduate Education Public Forum, entitled “Diversity
in the Scientific and Technological Workforce,” Washington,
DC, Sept. 21-23, 1995.

Barbara Sinclair (Nursing) made the following presentations:
“New Frontiers in Women’s Health,” at the general
session for the National Meeting of Association of Women’s
Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, Nashville, TN, June 1995;
“Changes in the Health Care Delivery System: Perspectives
on the Health Care of Women,” for The American Association
of Nurse Attorneys, National Convention, Chicago, IL, Oct. 1995;
“Opportunities in Maternity Nursing and Women’s Health
Care,” for National Student Nurses’ Association, Inc.,
Midyear Convention, Los Angeles, CA, Nov. 1995; “Nursing
Education in the United States” and “An Update in Women’s
Health Care,” at the School of Nursing, Universidad Complutense,
Madrid, Spain, Dec. 1995.

Hildebrando Villarreal (Modern Languages and Literatures)
was a panelist in a session on “The role of linguistics in
the Spanish undergraduate curriculum” at the Annual Meeting
of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese,
San Diego, CA, August 7-11, 1995.