SJSU Salzburg Fellows 2012–2013

Ted Butryn

Ted Butryn

(Associate Professor—Kinesiology | CASA)

CASA Outstanding Scholar (2009-2010) and CASA Graduate of the Last Decade (2002).  Department of Kinesiology Graduate Coordinator and Co-Director of Department of Kinesiology Qualitative Research Lab.  Ted has published over 30 journal articles and book chapters, given 45+ national and international presentations, and was the Principal Investigator on a two-year World Anti-Doping Agency grant (2010-2011). Ted has also provided mental training to SJSU athletes in several sports, including football, women's soccer, and gymnastics.  He holds an MA from SJSU and a BS and doctorate from the University of Tennessee | Knoxville, where he was a member of the UT track and cross-country teams.  Sponsored by the College of Applied Sciences & Arts.

Kate Davis

Kate Davis

(Director & Associate Professor—Global Studies Program | CoSS)

NSF Advanced Techno-logical Education Grant (2006–2009); CSU Research Grant Aware (2005); COSS Foundation Research Grant (2005); Global Studies Fellow (2004–2005); Kevin Starr Postdoctoral Fellowship in California Studies (2002); American Association of University Women Fellowship (2000–2001); Outstanding Graduate Instructor (2000–2001).  Kate has published interdisciplinary work in humanities, gender studies, botany, environmental history, and geography.  She has also chaired and presented conference sessions on gender, identity, and representation.  She has worked with Habitat for Humanity in Guatemala since 2005, where she has worked on a research project on decent housing and lifting people out of poverty. Sponsored by the College of International & Extended Studies.

Chris DiSalvo

Chris DiSalvo

(Adjunct Professor—Journalism & Mass Communications | CASA)

Faculty Advisor, Dwight Bentel & Hall, Student Advertising and Public Relations Agency; teaches and advises Special Event Management (in which students produce annual PR Day & December Convocation), Public Relations Campaigns, and Media Writing techniques (1984–present).  Owner/ Principal of Professional Effects, which specializes in public relations strategy, media relations, and event planning (2005–present).  Associate Producer, Unique Lives and Experiences lecture series for such speakers as Gloria Steinem, Shirley MacLaine, Jane Fonda, and Madeleine Albright (2000–present).  Member, SJ Rotary Club (1997); Writer, San Jose-Silicon Valley Primed for the 21st Century (2005–present); and Member, Santa Clara County-Florence Sister County Commission.  Sponsored by the College of Applied Sciences & Arts.

Frannie Edwards

Frannie Edwards

(Professor—Political Science | CoSS)

Research grants from DHS, TRB/National Academies, Caltrans, and US DOT RITA.  Petak Award for Best Paper, ASPA (2006).  Certified Emergency Manager, Director of Emergency Services for cities of San Jose and Irvine.  Public Official of the Year (2002).  Power 100 of Silicon Valley.  Gold and Platinum Awards from CESA.  Fire Marshal's Award and Soroptimist Woman of Achievement: Environment.  Author of more than 35 articles; organizer of the climate change forum for The Public Manager; co-author of two books on terrorism (NATO Science Series), six publications for (MTI); book chapters on emergency manage-ment and homeland security.  Sponsored by the College of International & Extended Studies.

Roger Elrod

Roger Elrod

(Director—Health Center | Student Affairs)

Roger has worked with colleagues to win campus approval of a new health, counseling, and wellness facility (2007-2009) and transform SHC record keeping, moving from paper to electronic format.  He and 2 colleagues also completed a two-year campaign to increase mental health services for students (2010). Roger has participated in campus Emergency Operations planning, Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Master Plan development, President Kassing's Reading Groups, and Student Affairs' Diversity Learning Circle.  He is a charter member of the Strengths Based Action Leadership Team and was awarded the Center for Faculty Development's Student Success Certificate (2011).  For the last 7 years he has been PI for an alcohol abuse prevention grant.  He and SHC are recognized Kaiser Permanente Community Partners.  Sponsored by the Student Health Center.

Jerry Flanzer

Jerry Flanzer

(Associate Dean—Graduate Studies & Research | Academic Affairs)

Jerry helps SJSU colleges and faculty develop research initiatives and pursue grant funding; partnering with the Faculty Development Center, Research Foundation, and Tower Foundation to create a supportive research environment.  While at SJSU, he has co-authored Building Research Culture and Infrastructure (2012) and co-edited Advances in Developing Research Capacity in Social Work (2008).  Jerry has also served as a senior social and behavioral scientist at the National Institutes of Health (1998-2007); and as a Visiting Professor at Catholic University (1987-1989), the University of Arkansas, Little Rock (1977-1987), and the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (1972-1977).  While at NIH he helped develop bi-national HIV and drug abuse treatment research studies in Russia, Czech Republic, Norway, Argentina.  Sponsored by the College of International & Extended Studies.

Jeffrey Gaines

Jeffrey Gaines

(Adjunct Professor—Management Info Systems | CoB)

Assistant Director – Global Leadership Advancement Center, SJSU Outstanding Lecturer (2010-2011), Advisor – College of Business Executive Leadership Council, and CoB Dean's Academic Planning Council (2008–present).  Jeff is a long-term member of the College of Business faculty.  Previously, he spent twelve years with Accenture, an international consulting firm, where he led many global program implementation efforts primarily focused in Asia, Europe, and North America.  Beyond his primary teaching responsibilities, Jeff dedicates much of his time to creating student programs/experiences in both personal and professional leadership.  Jeff holds a BA in Chemistry from California State University | Fresno; and an MBA from San Diego State University.  Sponsored by the College of Business.

Stephen Kwan

Stephen Kwan

(Professor—Management Info Systems | CoB)

Steve was the founding chair of the MIS department and has served as the Senior Associate Dean of the College.  He is very active in the Service Science, Management, Engineering, and Design (SSMED) research and practice community.  He works closely with IBM on SSMED and is a recipient of several IBM Faculty Awards.  He was credentialed as an industry expert in the US Delegation to the APEC 2011 meeting in the US.  He has also worked on projects with Sun Microsystems, HP, Cisco, Microsoft, State of California, and the US Army.  His current research interests include Global Trade in Services; Service Systems & Service Value Networks; and Design Thinking for Service System Innovation.  Steve received his PhD in Management from UCLA.  Sponsored by the College of Business.

Jennifer Madigan

Jennifer Madigan

(Associate Professor—Special Education | CoED)

Dr. Madigan's work in schools and research examined the effects of single-gender special education for female students identified with learning disabilities.  She has presented this research at state, national, and international conferences.  Additionally, Dr. Madigan has received federal and private funding for her work related to gender issues in special education.  She has published articles in the journals Principal Leadership, Multiple Voices, Advances in Gender and EducationNational Journal of Urban Education and Practice, and E-Journal for Teaching and Learning in Diverse Settings.  Her latest work is a book, Mentorship of Special Educators, published by Corwin Press.  Sponsored by the Lurie College of Education.

Linda Mitchell

Linda Mitchell

(Professor—English | CoHA)

Linda is the author of Grammar Wars: Language as Cultural Battleground in 17th- and 18th-Century England and is currently writing A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600–1800: The Authoritative Word and an annotated edition of Milton's Grammar for The Complete Works of John Milton.  She is co-editor of Letter-Writing Manuals and Instruction from Antiquity to the Present.  For the last three years, she has been working with the Fabretto Children's Foundation in Nicaragua, an organization that focuses on health, nutrition, and education in rural areas of extreme poverty.  She is a lead participant in a $2 million dollar grant that SJSU received from the Department of Education to improve writing skills of Asian Americans, Native Americans, and Pacific Islanders.  Sponsored by the College of International & Extended Studies.

Wendy Ng

Wendy Ng

(Professor & Chair—Sociology | CoSS)

Wendy has a 22-year record of academic leadership and achievements at SJSU and in her field.  Currently, she serves as Chair of the Professional Standards Committee of SJSU's Academic Senate and of the Board of Academic Freedom and Professional Responsibility.  Wendy has been a Visiting Scholar with the Women's Leadership Institute at Mills College (1999-2000) and held leadership positions with the Pacific Sociological Association and the American Sociological Association.  In addition, she has served on the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Santa Clara County and received the Boy Scout Flame of Leadership from Stanford District, Pacific Skyline Council. Wendy's research focuses on literature that defines citizenship and identities of immigrant diasporas in the US and around the world.  Sponsored by the College of Social Sciences.

Robert Rinck

Robert Rinck

(Adjunct Professor—Health Science | CASA)

Robert is a member, Salud Familiar-Health Science (CASA Dean's Award, 2011); Chapter President, Northern California Society of Public Health Education; Advocacy Consultant, International Union of Health Promotion & Education (2007-2010); Presidential Citation Award, Society of Public Health Education (2011); Presenter of the Australian Documentary, "Passport to Hope: Football United," 2nd place winner at the Sports Film Festival in Los Angeles (2011); and Interviewee/Participant in documentary film, "Making it Right," which premiered at Cinequest Film Festival in 2007.  Prior to joining SJSU, he worked as a Job Counselor at Gavilan College, where he was Employee of the Year (2004-2005) and Community Partnership of the Year with the CA State Department of Rehabilitation (2009-2010).  Sponsored by the College of International & Extended Studies.

Nami Shukla

Nami Shukla

(Director—IES Financial Operations | CIES)

Nami holds a BA in Economics from University of Delhi and an MBA from the University of Houston.  She is also a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success; volunteers at the American Cancer Society; and assists in the annual donation drive for the March of Dimes.  Nami is passionate about providing education to the underprivileged in developing countries, serving as an active sponsor for the Robin Raina Foundation (RRF) and volunteering at the SOS Village and with Blind Relief Aid in New Delhi, India.  Prior to Joining SJSU, Nami served as Manager of Endowment Accounting and Bank Reconciliation at University of Houston.  Sponsored by the College of International & Extended Studies.

Anne Marie Todd

Anne Marie Todd

(Professor—Communication Studies | CoSS)

Chair, University Sustainability Board (2011-2012); Provost's University Scholar (2009); developer and coordinator for SJSU's nationally recognized course on Global Climate Change (2007-2012).  Anne Marie serves on the editorial boards of Argumentation & Advocacy (2010-2014), Environmental Communication (2010-2014), and Contemporary Argumentation and Debate (2007-2009); National Communication Association's Committee on International Discussion and Debate (2010-2014); and Board of Advisors, Green Ninja Project (2012-2013). Her research has been recognized with top paper awards at several national and regional professional conferences, and she received the Brass Key Distinguished Alumni Award, Barkley Forum Debating Society, Emory University (2000).  Sponsored by the College of International & Extended Studies.

Julie Yang

Julie Yang

(Program Coordinator—International Gateways | CIES)

Julie currently serves as the MBA Preparation Program Coordinator, Academic Advisor, and ESL Instructor.  She has worked with students, scholars, administrators, and business professionals from different countries.  Prior to joining International Gateways, Julie worked as the Director of Curriculum and ESL instructor at various Intensive English Programs.  She earned her PhD in International and Comparative Education from the University of London Institute of Education.  She has lived and taught in China, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  Sponsored by International Gateways.