Assistant Professor Jeff Roy shares his research of music and dance among India’s third gender community and Cal Poly Pomona students Joanna Flores, Francisco Martinez and Jordin Veazie discuss the benefits of taking his course on arts integration for K-12 teachers.
Assistant Professor Estela Ballon presents findings of her study on Latina women earning doctorate degrees and Cal Poly Pomona students Sarah Plazola and Emma Ho’o explain how service-learning has enriched their college experience.
Graduates of CEIS’s single subject credential program reflect on the most important lessons they’ve learned. Educators Roxanne Gonzalez-Onofre and Jeanette El Rai are joined by Assistant Professor David Neumann.
CEIS student Allison Greene and Assistant Professor Joanne Van Boxtel provide an overview of a new four year program that allows students to earn both their teaching credential and bachelor’s degree in special education.
Cal Poly Pomona students Maria Armayin, Ileana Montes and Trejon Hollins discuss two Interdisciplinary General Education courses taught by lecturer Rosanne Welch that explore the technological history of the United States and examine issues of gender in horror films.
CEIS students Camryn Hamm and Jennette Ramirez along with Assistant Professors Teresa Lloro-Bidart and Analena Hope Hassberg discuss how CPP’s community engagement emphasis has enabled them to work with local food justice organizations to meet basic needs and increase access to healthier foods in Pomona and surrounding communities.
Cal Poly Pomona students Kevin Li, Audrey Murray and Aliya Simjee explain the Interdisciplinary General Education program, showing how it has broadened their perspectives, helped them cultivate new friendships and further develop important life skills.
CEIS students Elizabeth Mason and Arturo Basurto along with Assistant Professor Heather Wizikowski discuss the challenges and opportunities in meeting the needs of students with disabilities. They also describe the Special Educators of Excellence in Diverse Settings (SEEDS) program, which offers full-tuition scholarships to assist qualified students in earning both their credential and master’s degree in special education.
Associate Professor Anita Jain from the Department of Ethnic & Women's Studies shares details of her work with imprisoned women in Chino. She also discusses how she addresses issues of race, class and gender in her courses.
Assistant Professor Alvaro Huerta from the Department of Ethnic & Women’s Studies discusses the connections between urban planning and immigration issues and describes the unique journey that led him to become a professor in two different colleges at CPP. Click here to access his podcast.
Assistant Professor Teresa Lloro-Bidart from the Department of Liberal Studies shares findings from her ethnographic studies on how animals are utilized in educational programs in aquariums and zoos. She also discusses how she incorporates community projects in her courses on social and ecological justice.
Professor Gilbert Cadena from the Department of Ethnic & Women’s Studies shares the history and meaning of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, and how he incorporates the annual celebration as a community service project in his service learning courses. He also discusses his studies of labor leader and civil rights activist, César E. Chávez.
Professor Jocelyn Pacleb from the Department of Ethnic & Women Studies shares insights from her courses on contemporary Asian Pacific Islanders, Filipina/o Americans, militarism and immigration. She also provides an overview of her journey toward becoming an ethnic studies educator.
Assistant Professor Heather Wizikowski from the Department of Education discusses the shortage of special education teachers in Southern California and how her $1.1 million federal grant will help address the issue. She also discusses her path into special education.
Assistant Professor Analena Hope Hassberg from the Department of Ethnic & Women's Studies discusses the concept of food justice and how it applies to this part of the state. She also describes the impact of the service-learning course she teaches that gives students hands-on experience with local community-based organizations.
Assistant Professor David Neumann from the Department of Education discusses the surprising complications of California textbook committees, which aim to review and update social studies textbooks for public school students. He also shares his research on American religious history.
Assistant Professor Charles Sepulveda from the Department of Ethnic and Women's Studies discusses his courses concerning Native American cultures and the controversial history of missions in Southern California.
Associate Professor Eric Haas from the Department of Education shares various insights from his book, "Dumb Ideas Won’t Create Smart Kids." He also discusses the uniqueness of the doctoral program in CEIS.