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The front of Kendall Hall is seen during the fall 2017 semester.
Jason Halley/University Photogra

The front of Kendall Hall is seen during the fall 2017 semester.

Welcome to Chico State Media Tips, a weekly collection of faculty and staff news, achievements, and publications collected by Chico State University Communications. If you have any questions, contact Sean Murphy at 530-680-6835 or at Send your achievements to



Gwen Ricordeau, Political Science and Criminal Justice, contributed to the 2018 book “Prison Breaks: Toward a Sociology of Escape.” Read more here. Ricordeau also authored, “A case study on the global policing of third world women’s marriages: Filipino Women and Marriage Migration” in SciELO (University of Campinas in Sao Paolo, Brazil). More details here.

Scott Brady, Geography and Planning, blends the original photography of Dr. Juan Ignacio Bustamante Vasconcelos with his own photography in Oaxaca, Mexico, in a photo exhibition. Read more here.

Rachel Middleman, Art and Art History, authored the book “Radical Eroticism: Women, Art, and Sex in the 1960s.” More on the book can be found here.

Dana M. Williams, Sociology, authored the book, “Black Flags and Social Movements: A Sociological Analysis of Movement Anarchism.” Read more here.

Char Prieto, International Languages, Literature, and Cultures, authored the book “Nieve the Snowman.” More details here.



Currently on leave for the spring 2018 semester, Teresa Cotner, Art Education, is teaching lessons in Visual Arts on Spanish for elementary students in Mexico.