Ethnic studies assistant professor Dr. T. Mark Montoya attended the Hokkaido University Summer Institute in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan as a guest lecturer during its Border Studies Summer School. Montoya was invited for his expertise on citizenship in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and gave a lecture entitled “Ethnicity, migration, and governance in the U.S.-Mexico border.” Montoya is pictured second… Read more
Paul E. Lenze, Jr.,Senior Lecturer in the department of Politics & International Affairs, presented a paper at the 7th annual Arab Studies conference at Beijing International Studies University. He was complimented on the substance of his talk by the keynote speaker, the former Chinese special envoy to the Middle East and former Chinese Ambassador to Egypt. After the conference, he was invited by the Arab Studies Center at BISU to come back to give a series of talks on issues of mutual concern… Read more
News accounts about the school shootings at Columbine, Virginia Tech, and Sandy Hook Elementary have raised concern about violent content in video games. Heather Foster who graduated with a Degree in Master of Science in Applied Criminology from NAU SBS analyzes this topic in her thesis. The literature on video games is less developed and the research relies on news stories to conceptualize the problem. This study examines video games to understand how that content normalizes violence.
The Sustainable Communities Master’s program was recently listed in the AZ Daily Sun among Killlip, Coconino Cooperative Extension, NAU’s First Year Seminar Program, and Intern-to-Scholars for their support of a Farm-to-School initiative at Killip Elementary School. The result of this initiative is the first certified school garden in Flagstaff and the school can now serve its produce grown in the garden at the lunch room or at after-school programs. Visit the AZ Daily Sun website to read the… Read more
Dr. Sheila Nair, Professor of Political and Internal Affairs represented some of her sabbatical research on Museums and Mass Violence in Southeast Asia at the 12th Pan-European Conference on International Relations organized by the European International Studies Association in Prague, Czech Republic in September 2018. She was invited to take part at the closing round table, Power in Global Tourism, at the same conference.
Dr. Nair also spoke at the Inaugural Conference on “Decolonizing International Relations: Reexamining the Narrative… Read more
Katelyn Seabury, 2009 graduate from the School of Communication, won a Knight News Innovation Fellowship from the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University. Seabury’s project research focuses on smart speakers and news consumption.