Publications - Fall 2017

Stanley Burstein
Stanley Burstein (Emeritus, History) authored The World from 1000 BCE to 300 CE, published by New Oxford World History, 2017.
Timothy Doran (History) authored an article, “Eugenic Ideology in the Hellenistic Spartan Reforms,” in Historia, vol. 66, no. 3, 2017. Historia is a peer-reviewed academic journal specializing in Greek and Roman antiquity.
Ramani Durvasula
Ramani Durvasula (Psychology) served as editor of “Personality Disorders and Health,” a special issue of the international journal Behavioral Medicine, vol. 43, issue 3, 2017.  She also authored an article, “Personality Disorders and Health: Lessons Learned and Future Directions,” in this issue of Behavioral Medicine.
Jonna Fries
Jonna Fries (Counseling and Psychological Services) coauthored Eating Disorders in Special Populations: Medical, Nutritional, and Psychological Treatments, published by CRC press, July 14, 2017.
Frank A. Gomez (Chemistry and Biochemistry) coauthored the following articles: “Paper-Based Point-of-Care Testing in Disease Diagnostics,” with L. Syedmoradi, in Bioanalysis, no. 9, 2017, and “An Inexpensive Paper-Based Aluminum Air Battery,” with A. Avoundjian, V. Galvan, K. Purohkit, and J. Haan, in Micromachines, no. 8, 2017.
Catherina Haras
Catherine Haras (Center for Effective Teaching and Learning) authored an essay for the Association of College and University Educators that was featured as part of the cover story in Change: The Magazine for Higher Learning, Nov. 13, 2017. The article was titled “Teaching and Student Success: ACUE Makes the Link.”
Barry Hibbs (Geosciences and Environment) authored the following: with M. Lee and R. Ridgway, “Land use modification and changing redox conditions releases selenium and sulfur from historic marsh sediments,” in the Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education, v. 161, 2017; “Aquifer compartmentalization at a transitional mountain front, implications for basin assessment and numerical modeling,” eds., C. Dunn and B. Van Weele, in Groundwater, Sustainability, and Hydroclimate-Climate Change, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA, 2017; with G. Ying, “Methodology and applications in developing salt balances in groundwater basins,” eds., C. Dunn and B. Van Weele, Groundwater, Sustainability, and Hydroclimate-Climate Change, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. 2017; and with M. Harrison, “Hydrochemical analysis of source mixing and stream-aquifer interactions in urban stream,” in the Proceedings of the World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2017. 
Liam Leonard
Liam Leonard (Sociology) edited two new books in the Advances in Sustainability and Environmental Justice Book Series, Environmental Criminology: Spatial Analysis and Regional Issues and The Sustainable Nation: Politics, Economy and Justice, published by Emerald Publishing Limited, Nov. 2017.

William M. London (Public Health) has been appointed editor of the free, independent weekly e-newletter Consumer Health Digest, Jan. 2018. He served as associate editor from 2002 to 2017. The newsletter summarizes scientific reports, legislative developments, enforcement actions, news reports, and other information relevant to consumer protection and consumer decision-making. An update to a chapter, "The Precautionary Principle," by Professor London and Cal State LA alumna Yazmin Amado Vu, in Oxford Bibliographies - Public Health was posted online in Jan. 2018. It was originally published in 2013. 

Arman Pazouki

Arman Pazouki (Mechanical Engineering) coauthored a research article, “Compliant contact versus rigid contact: A comparison in the context of granular dynamics,” that was published in Physical Review E, Oct. 13, 2017. 

July Phun

Juily Phun (History) authored an article, “Health Brokers: Chinese Herbal Doctors, Medical Tourism, and Medical Advertisements in Southern California, 1900-1941,” in the Amerasia Journal, vol. 43, no. 2, 2017.

Patrick B. Sharp

Patrick B. Sharp (Liberal Studies) co-edited the anthology, Sisters of Tomorrow: The First Women of Science Fiction, published by Wesleyan, June 7, 2016. The book features a collection of stories, essays, poems and illustrations by women in early science fiction.

Kaveri Subrahmanyam
Kaveri Subrahmanyam (Child and Family Studies) coauthored two research articles, “Digital Screen Media and Cognitive Development” and “Benefits and Costs of Social Media in Adolescence,” that are published in the inaugural issue of Pediatrics journal, sponsored by Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development, Nov. 2017.