More New Faculty Members
We ran out of room to list all the new faculty in the last issue (Nov. 20); here are the rest: Greg Siegel, assistant professor, film and media studies; Christina Tague, assistant professor, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management; Stefania Tutino, assistant professor, religious studies and history; Rene Weber, assistant professor, communication; Fred Wudel, professor, physics and materials; and Patrick Yue, associate professor, electrical and computer engineering.
HONORS & AWARDS
J. Manuel Casas
, professor of counseling, clinical, and school psychology, has been appointed by Supervisor Salud Carbajal to the Santa Barbara County Mental Health Commission for a three-year term. He has also been named an Elder in psychology by the National Multicultural Conference and Summit.
, a UCSB police officer since 1989, has been promoted to captain. She is an alumna with a degree in psychology, and worked as a Community Service Organization member as an undergraduate.
, manager of De La Guerra Dining Commons, recently accepted the 2006 Loyal E. Horton bronze award for residence hall dining (single stand-alone concept) from the National Association of College & University Food Services.
Francis A. Dutra
, professor of history, has recently published a look at the roots of European military organizations in “Military Orders in the Early Modern Portuguese World: The Orders of Christ, Santiago, and Avis” (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2006).
Jeffrey B. Russell
, professor emeritus of history, has published a new book on the state of Christian beliefs: “Paradise Mislaid: How We Lost Heaven and How We Can Regain It” (Oxford University Press, 2006).
Sandra L. Camp
, former assistant to the head of development, has gained both a certificate in accounting and a new job in the Natural Reserve System. She has been promoted to NRS financial assistant.
Alex Jimenez, a former student affairs officer in Career Services, died on Nov. 2 in Cottage Hospital. The native of Santa Barbara was 56. For most of his 30 years at UCSB he worked with minority students. He is survived by his son, his mother, a sister, and two brothers.