News & Events

José A. Díaz appointed Interim Dean

Associate Dean José A. Díaz will serve as the College's Interim Dean effective July 1, 2014. For more information about his appointment visit article in Fresno State News.

Provost Announces Faculty Promotions

Congratulations to our colleagues who have achieved tenure and granted promotions:

Promoted to Professor

  • Ted Lars Bergman, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures
  • Kathleen Godfrey, English
  • Xinchun Wang, Linguistics

Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor

  • Kristi Eastin, Modern and Classical Languages and Literature
  • Elizabeth Payne, Theatre Arts

The College of Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce the appointment of 6 new faculty

  • Neil Chowdhry, Photography
  • Dr. Hillary Jones, Rhetorical Studies
  • Dr. John Boyle, Theoretical Linguistics
  • Dr. Bradley Hart, Multimedia Journalism
  • Steven McKeithen, Director of Athletic Bands
  • Veena Howard, Asian Religious Traditions

Renowned Journalist Bradley K. Martin appointed
Visiting Roger Tatarian Lecturer for Fall 2014

 bradley martinBradley K. Martin spent most of his career as an Asia correspondent and bureau chief for news organizations that included Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, The Baltimore Sun and Asia Times. Twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for his newspaper reporting, he received the 2007 Asia Pacific Special Book Prize for Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty. Following semi-retirement in 2009 he and his wife Susan have divided their time between homes in Nagano, Japan, and Na’alehu, Hawaii. There he continues to analyze developments in North Korea for Global Post and other publications and has been trying his hand at Susan’s field, fiction writing. He has just completed a thriller set in North Korea and is seeking a publisher for it. Brad majored in history at Princeton and attended Emory University Law School. He has been visiting professor of journalism at Ohio University, Louisiana State University and the University of Alaska Fairbanks and currently is the Roger Tatarian lecturer at California State University, Fresno. He was a Fulbright fellow in Japan and Korea, journalist in residence at the East-West Center in Honolulu and at Dartmouth and a professional journalism fellow at Stanford.

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