University Scholar Series
The University Scholar Series is co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the University Library, and the Spartan Bookstore. This series provides a unique opportunity for showcasing the important research and scholarly activities of SJSU faculty members.
All students, faculty, and staff members are invited to attend these events. Members of the public are welcome as well! Please visit the University Scholar Series website or the University Scholar Series Facebook Page for more information.
Fall 2015 Presenters: Save-the-Dates
Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in MLK 225/229
Professor Matthew J. Holian’s recent research involves air pollution in California and India. His analysis of data from numerous sources reveals trends and relationships related to air pollution, regulations, and economic growth among other factors.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in MLK 225/229
Dr. Kaufman's astrophysics research focuses on the interactions and feedback between newly formed stars and the interstellar medium - the raw material form which stars form.
Spring 2015 Presenters:
Wednesday, February 25, 2015, from Noon - 1:00pm in MLK 225/229
Alison L. McKee's recent book, The Woman's Film of the 1940s: Gender, Narrative, and History, addresses the terrain between official public histories and private experiences of love, desire, and loss against the backdrop of World War II.
Alison McKee Event flyer (PDF)
Wednesday, March 18, 2015, from Noon - 1:00pm in MLK 255/257
Dr. Nadia Sorkhabi research involves parenting styles and how domain-specific practices of mothers and fathers are related to academic achievement, social competence, and mental health of children and adolescents.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015, from Noon - 1:00pm in MLK 225/229
Dr. Ed Cohen's research focuses on mental health services in Vietnam, as part of SJSU's multi-year, international collaboration to improve social work education in the country.
Ed Cohen Event flyer (PDF)