During the CRASE Negotiating Book Contracts Panel, Monisha Bajaj from the Department of International and Multicultural Education, Keally McBride from the Department of Politics, Dean Rader from the Department of English, and Manuel Vargas from the Department of Philosophy and School of Law shared their experiences developing book proposals, negotiating contracts, and working with different publishers and editors.
Juliet Spencer’s research focuses on viruses and the way they manipulate host immune responses. During our conversation, we discussed the support from her family, how she views herself as a mentor, and how she became interested in viruses and cells.
Sonja Martin Poole’s research explores gamification and influencing behavior. During our conversation, we discussed her path to becoming a professor and how she navigates interdisciplinary research.
A visualization for parents navigating the San Francisco Public Elementary School admissions process
Analytics Assistant Professor Yannet Interian created the visualization tool to help parents navigate the complex application process by providing an informative snapshot of each of the 72 schools in the system.
Amy Gilgan works with students and faculty as a reference librarian and education liaison. During our conversation, we discussed how research shapes her teaching and activism.
At the CRASE Plan Your Semester workshop, 17 faculty and staff, including several new faculty members, worked on developing a semester-long plan. Below, Christine Yeh summarizes key steps in creating a Semester Plan using materials developed by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD).
Professor Vijay Mehrotra in the School of Management discusses the concerns of highly automated and unfettered free markets for services.
Randy Souther, Gleeson librarian and editor of the open access journal Bearing Witness: Joyce Carol Oates Studies, discusses the Impact Factor and alternative journal metrics.