Grants and Publications
Our reputation for excellence is built on scholarship and practice. A strong research agenda ensures that the College of Arts and Letters is a major contributor to the growing body of knowledge in the humanities and social sciences.
During the 2020-2021 academic year, CAL faculty and staff were awarded $5M+ in external funding.
Selected Recent Grants
Transnational Approaches to Sustainable Food Futures: Integrated High-Impact Learning Experiences and Multiple Pathways to Food Careers
U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Collaborate Educational Grant
Jessica Barlow and Madison Swayne
Brownfields Community-Wide Assessment Grant: National City, CA
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
GeoSNAP for education
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Mathias Schulze and Christopher Brown
Project GO Annual Meeting
Institution of International Education
Daniel Sousa and Trent Biggs
Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Estuarine and Inland Water Quality: Empirical Line Method-based Atmospheric Correction and Data
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Building a Comics and Social Justice Curriculum
National Endowment for the Humanities
Missing the Main Load? Quantifying Marine Debris Loadings From Storm Drain and River Margin Sources in the San Diego River.
DOC National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Recent Book Publications
"Jewish Self-Determination beyond Zionism: Lessons from Hannah Arendt and Other Pariahs"
Temple University Press
"Sensing Disaster: Local Knowledge and Vulnerability in Oceania"
University of California Press
EMILY SCHUCKMAN MATTHEWS
"Sex Work in Contemporary Russia: A Cultural Perspective"
Rowman & Littlefield
MONICA J. CASPER
"Babylost: Racism, Survival, and the Quiet Politics of Infant Mortality, from A to Z"
Rutgers University Press
DAVID P. CLINE
"Twice Forgotten: African Americans and the Korean War, An Oral History."
The University of North Carolina Press
"The Routledge Handbook of Corpora and English Language Teaching and Learning"
with Reka R. Jablonkai (eds.)
"Writer/Designer: A Guide to Making Multimodal Projects" (3rd edition)
with Cheryl Ball and Kristin Arola
"The anthropology of power, agency, and morality: The enduring legacy of F. G. Bailey"
with Victor de Munck (eds.)
Manchester University Press