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Sophal Ear, Occidental College associate professor of diplomacy & world affairs
May 23, 2019

Occidental College’s Sophal Ear has been named a recipient of the 2019 Tobis Medal, bestowed annually by the UC Irvine Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality to people prominent in their chosen field who have also given back to society.

Gibby Professor of Science Margi Rusmore
April 25, 2019

Geology Professor Margi Rusmore, an internationally known scholar in structural geology and tectonics, has been named the inaugural Michael G. Gibby ’68 and Barbara J. Gibby ’68 Professor of Science at Occidental College.

Professor Kelema Moses
March 21, 2019

Occidental College’s Kelema Lee Moses is one of 10 recipients of a 2019 Getty Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art, awarded to encourage projects that make substantial and original contributions to the understanding of art and its history.

November 30, 2018

Over the past half-century, Robert Winter and the late David Gebhard’s An Architectural Guidebook to Los Angeles has been called "groundbreaking," "iconic" and "immortal." Reyner Banham began his seminal 1971 book Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies by recording "his profound and fundamental debt" to Winter and Gebhard.

Professor Lisa Sousa
October 26, 2018

History Professor Lisa Sousa’s groundbreaking social and cultural history of gender relations among indigenous people of New Spain has been recognized with top awards from the American Historical Association and the American Society for Ethnohistory.

August 28, 2018

Four Occidental College professors were honored for exceptional teaching, scholarship and service August 28 as the Class of 2022 was formally welcomed to the Oxy community at the College’s 124th annual Convocation ceremony.

February 22, 2018

Occidental associate professor of biology John McCormack is co-author of a new study that identifies two new species of scorpion native to Southern California. 

Occidental College
January 11, 2017

Associate professor of sociology Lisa Wade’s new book, American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus (Norton, $27) is the No.

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