Fall 2019 Dean's Symposium
The CoSS Dean’s Symposium for Fall 2019 was held on Wednesday, November 06, 2019.
Four CoSS faculty—Professors Kathleen McConnell, Nikki Yeboah, Rebeca Burciaga, and
Tanya Bakhru—presented their research.
Laxmi Ramasubramanian, an architect and a certified urban planner, joins the faculty
of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning as the new Department Chair.
As a cultural anthropologist, Jan English-Lueck studies one of the most distinctive
habitats and tribes in the world—Silicon Valley and the people who live and work here.
Professor of history Jonathan Roth believes, “The university’s job is not to confirm
students’ ideas. Our job is to challenge those ideas.”
Assistant Professor Susan Snycerski of the Department of Psychology is one of two
SJSU faculty chosen to receive the Early Career Investigator Award for calendar year
Mexican American Studies Associate Professor Magdalena Barrera is directing the inaugural
2018-2019 year of the new Ethnic Studies Collaborative.
On Tuesday April 23, 2019, students: Arianna Heathcote; Anteneh Ayele; Prabha Venu;
Hyong Woo Hahm, Madison Morocco and Crystal Fausett; and Lynna Tu and Lluvia Gonzalez-Castro—presented