Santa Clara University


Twelfth Annual

Scholarly Achievement Celebration


College of Arts and Sciences

November 30, 2010



Celebrating exceptional academic achievement among faculty
of the College of Arts and Sciences


Katherine Aoki, Art and Art History – “Museum of Historical Makeovers,” a solo exhibition at Swarm Gallery, Sept. 18-Oct. 25, 2009; Performances as Curator of Museum of Historical Makeovers (Swarm Gallery and SFMOMA Artists Gallery); Drawing commission for h2 hotel in Healdsburg, CA, installed June 2010. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York): acquisition of “Champions of Market St.” relief prints, completed July 2010.

Blake de Maria, Art and Art History – Becoming Venetian: Immigrants and the Arts and Early Modern Venice, Yale University Press, 2010.

Kelly Detweiler, Art and Art History – “Kelly’s Tales,” a solo exhibit at Sandra Lee Gallery, San Francisco, May 3-29, 2010; “The Art of Painting,” group exhibit and conference, Natsoulos Gallery, Davis, CA, March 2010; Ceramic architectural commission, Bannan Hall, Santa Clara University.

Mary Judith Dunbar, English – The Winter’s Tale, Manchester University Press, 2010.

Laura Ellingson, Communication – Laura L. Ellingson and Patricia J. Sotirin, Aunting: Cultural Practices that Sustain Family and Community Life, Baylor University Press, 2010.

Marilyn Fernandez, Sociology – Restorative Justice for Domestic Violence Victims: An Integrated Approach to Their Hunger for Healing, Lexington Books, 2010.

Janet Flammang, Lee and Seymour Graff II Professor of Political Science The Taste for Civilization: Food, Politics, and Civil Society, University of Illinois Press, 2009.

Jonathan Fung, Communication – “Down the Rabbit Hole,” a solo art and video installation at the Wonderland Exhibition, San Francisco, October 17 to November 15, 2009.

Kristin Heyer, Religious Studies – “Social Sin and Immigration: Good Fences Make Bad Neighbors,” Theological Studies 71 (2010): 410-436; “Community-Based Learning,” in Thomas P. Rausch, Educating for Faith and Justice: Catholic Higher Education Today, Liturgical Press, 2010, 103-109; “A Response to Stephen J. Pope’s ‘Restorative Justice as a Prophetic Path to Peace,’” Catholic Theological Society of America Annual Proceedings 65 (2010): 35-42.

Kimberly Mohne Hill, Theatre and Dance – Director and Dialect Coach, “Seafarer” (San Jose Stage Company, 2009); Dialect Coach for “Groundswell” (2009), “The Weir” (2010) and “Sonia Flew” (2010) at the San Jose Repertory Theatre and for “Rock and Roll” (2010) at the San Jose Stage Company.

Pancho Jiménez, Art and Art History – Two solo exhibits: “Outta My Head” at the Rogue Community College Gallery in Grants Pass, Oregon, May 5-28, 2010; “Pancho Jimenez Sculpture” at the Mohr Gallery in Mountain View, December 11, 2009 to January 24, 2010.

Tracey Kahan, Psychology – Kahan, T.L., and LaBerge, S.P., “Dreaming and Waking: Similarities and Differences Revisited,” in Consciousness and Cognition (2010). doi:10.1016/j.concog.2010.090.002

Thomas Plante, Psychology – Thomas G. Plante (editor), Contemplative Practices in Action: Spirituality, Meditation, and Health, Praeger/Greenwood, 2010.

Jean Pedersen, Mathematics and Computer Science – Peter Hilton and Jean Pedersen, A Mathematical Tapestry: Demonstrating the Beautiful Unity of Mathematics, Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Guy Ramon, Physics – Guy Ramon and Xuedong Hu, "Decoherence of spin qubits due to a nearby charge fluctuator in gate-defined double dots," Physical Review B 81 (2010): 045304-1 - 00.

Dennis Smolarski, S.J., Mathematics and Computer Science – Eucharist and American Culture: Liturgy, Unity, and Individualism, Paulist Press, 2010

Kieran Sullivan, Psychology – Sullivan, K.T., Pasch, L.A., Johnson, M.J., & Bradbury, T.N., “Social Support, Problem-Solving, and the Longitudinal Course of Newlywed Marriage,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 9 (2010): 631-644; Sullivan, K.T., & Davila, J. (editors), Support Processes in Intimate Relationships, Oxford University Press, 2010.

Timothy Urdan, Psychology – Timothy C. Urdan and Stuart Karabenick, editors, The Decade Ahead: Theoretical Perspectives on Motivation and Achievement, Volume 16A , Emerald Group Publishing, 2010; Timothy C. Urdan and Stuart Karabenick, editors, The Decade Ahead: Applications and Contexts of Motivation and Achievement, Volume 16B, Emerald Group Publishing, 2010; Timothy C. Urdan, Statistics in Plain English, 3rd edition, Taylor and Francis Publishing, 2010.

Justen Whittall, Biology – J.B. Whittall, J. Syring, M. Parks, J. Buenrostro, C. Dick, A. Liston, and R. Cronn, “Finding a (pine) needle in a haystack: chloroplast genome sequence divergence in rare and widespread pines,” Molecular Ecology 19 (Suppl. 1) (2010): 110-114.

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