CHSS Connection: Presentations

Friday, March 13, 2020

March 2020 issue

O’Shaughnessy, Brown present on fostering well-being in the face of racism and sexism

Tiffany O'Shaughnessy and A'Sharee Brown with poster

Current Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling master’s student A’Sharee Brown and Associate Professor of Counseling Tiffany O’Shaughnessy presented the results of their ORSP-funded study at the 51st annual meeting of the Association for Women in Psychology, held March 5-8 in Austin, Texas. Their poster was titled, “Fostering Well-being in the Face of Racism and Sexism: Examining Protective Strategies for African American Women.”



Francisco-Menchavez speaks at symposium on gender, labor and migration

Valerie Francisco-Menchavez speaks at symposium

Assistant Professor Valerie Francisco-Menchavez (Department of Sociology & Sexualty Studies) was an invited speaker at Gender, Labor, and Migration, a symposium held at Arizona State University’s School of Social Transformation on February 7. Her talk was titled, “Filipina Migrant Countertopography: Social Reproductive Labor and Circuits of Multinational Migration as Basis for Transnational Resistance.” The paper focused on the political subjectivities of Filipina migrant workers as shaped by their experiences with multinational migrations in countries like Israel, Brunei, Taiwan, Italy and the Dominican Republic before coming to the United States.


Qamar discusses student-informed food insecurity campaign

Zubaida Qamar presents at conference

Zubaida Qamar, assistant professor of Nutrition/Dietetics and registered dietitian (Department of Family, Interiors, Nutrition & Apparel), presented her work on the implementation of student-informed food security campaign, “Savor and Succeed,” at the California Higher Education Basic Needs Alliance  Summit: Advancing Student Success in Costa Mesa, California in February.  The summit brought together more than 750 leaders from across the CSU, CCC and UC systems. Students, staff, faculty and community partners explored the efforts of advancing basic needs security in order to address student success on an individual, communal and institutional level.