Janet Rodriguez’s ‘20 (Antioch Los Angeles, MFA) memoir, Making an American Family: A Recipe in Five Generations, will be released by Prickly Pear Publishing on May 30, 2022, and is available for pre-order. Rodriguez also interviewed Antioch MFA Core Faculty Victoria Chang for the Rumpus.
Chris Tompkins, student in the Los Angeles Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, LGBT-Affirmative Psychology Specialization with an expected graduation date of June of 2022, had their book, Raising LGBTQ Allies: A Parent’s Guide to Changing the Messages from the Playground, published by Rowman & Littlefield on May 14, 2021. The purpose of the book is to prevent queerphobia and bullying before they begin. “After I had been out of the closet for almost 15 years—and dedicated my life to LGBTQ advocacy work—my 6-year-old nephew, David, asked me at a family function if the woman next to me was my
Dr. Greta Creech ’21 (GSLC, PhD) published a new article entitled, “Misaligned Perspectives on Diversity and Inclusion in the Intelligence Community” in the International Journal of Intelligence and Counter Intelligence. Read Dr. Creech’s dissertation Holding on to Who They Are: Pathways for Variations in Response to Toxic Workplace Behavior Among U.S. Intelligence Officers here.
Angela M. Franklin ‘20 (Antioch Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) conducted Our Soul wRITES: Sexual Trauma Undressed, a two-part healing and writing workshop series, presented through the Anansi Writers Workshop during women’s history month in March 2022. The events were held at The World Stage in Leimert Park, in Los Angeles. “After attending several poetry workshops, I noticed a reoccurring theme of sexual trauma being expressed through poets’ work. As an overcomer of violence, I sensed a calling to conduct an intimate setting where women would be free to express themselves without shame or censorship,” said Franklin. “The participants
Dr. LaTanya White ’22 (GSLC, PhD) (C17) was recommended by a Peer Review Panel of the United States (US) Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and World Learning for placement on the Fulbright Specialist Roster for a tenure of four years. Recognized as a Specialist in the areas of Education and Business Administration by the US Department of State, White was also recently featured in Buffalo Inno, an imprint of Buffalo Business Journal, for her keynote talk on racial equity in entrepreneurship. Her keynote and community roundtable with partners in the Buffalo entrepreneurship ecosystem was based
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