Achievements

Publications and achievements submitted by our faculty, staff, and students.

Faculty Professor Alison Holmes International Studies Prof Alison Holmes will be going to Europe—at last!—on a faculty award from the International Team in the Chancellor's Office. The trip—originally scheduled two years ago but canceled due to COVID—will take a group from across the CSU system to five different German universities. If all goes according to plan this time, they will spend a week visiting our partners and learning about their programs. 

Submitted: April 13, 2022

Faculty Professor Alison Holmes International Studies

Professor Holmes (International Studies) has been invited to be the founding Managing Editor of CSUGlobal, a new online journal hosted by the Global Studies Institute at CSU Long Beach. The journal is designed to showcase the work of faculty, staff and students across the CSU system and to highlight California as a local/global actor. Explicitly international and interdisciplinary, Holmes was selected on the basis of her work exploring California's global profile and the intersectionality of its subnational diplomacies at home and abroad. Please contact her if you are interested in learning more about the journal.

Submitted: March 1, 2022

Faculty Alison Holmes International Studies

Professor Alison Holmes (International Studies) was invited by the Liberal History Group in the UK to give their annual keynote address 'at' the National Liberal Club 'in London' on Jan 31 (via zoom). The topic of her talk was "The legacy of the 1992 General Election campaign - 30 years on". Holmes was asked to speak as she had been the National Campaign Director for the Liberal Democrats during the 1992 and the 1997 election campaigns.

Submitted: February 21, 2022

Faculty Alison Ruth Holmes International Studies

Dr Alison Holmes has just published her fifth book - Multi-layered Diplomacy in a Global State: The International Relations of California published by Palgrave Macmillan in London. Based on interviews with over 50 diplomats, tribal, city, county and state officials (including former governors), Holmes explores California's international activities and profile with key stakeholders and its impact on a developing area of diplomacy and global governance in theory and practice.

Submitted: December 7, 2020

Faculty Dr Alison Holmes, Samuel Lipiec, Ileanna Spoelstra International Studies

International Studies Program Leader Dr Alison Holmes and two students - Samuel Lipiec (INTL) and Ileanna Spoelstra (PSCI & INTL) had an article accepted by the Diversity Abroad journal, Global Impact Exchange, entitled "Stepping From Behind the Redwood Curtain:
A Cultural Wealth Model to Support Study Abroad at Humboldt State University" based on campus data and interviews conducted by the students.

Submitted: April 22, 2020

Faculty Alison Ruth Holmes International Studies

Alison Holmes, Program Leader for International Studies, was invited by the Deputy Mayor for International Affairs for Los Angeles and the USC Center for Public Diplomacy to a private event on city and subnational diplomacy. She moderated a panel on practical challenges and discussed her recent work on California as a global actor.

Submitted: December 16, 2019

Faculty Alison Holmes, PhD International Studies

International Studies Program Leader Alison Holmes was invited to be a Visiting Scholar at Sacramento State's Center for California Studies and presented a summary of her sabbatical research in a keynote entitled, “California as nation-state: Inevitable or Innovative?”

The talk was followed by a panel including: Jamie Callahan, Deputy Cabinet Secretary Governor Newsom’s office; Anka Lee, Director of International Relations CA Assembly; and Douglas Smurr, Of Counsel Gordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani (and former head of CA trade office in Mexico City).

Submitted: August 19, 2019

Faculty Alison Holmes International Studies

International Studies Program Leader Alison Holmes, together with Professor Paul Amar of UC Santa Barbara, was asked to conduct an external review of the CSU-Long Beach International Studies Program - a flagship in the CSU system and model in the country.

Submitted: February 4, 2019

Faculty Alison Holmes International Studies

Based on her current research project, International Studies Program Leader Alison Holmes published an open letter on the USC Center for Public Diplomacy blog to the new governor on the day of his inauguration about the need for a 'new globalism' for California (https://www.uscpublicdiplomacy.org/tags/open-letter). It was was picked up and republished by the Pacific Council (https://www.pacificcouncil.org/newsroom/new-globalism-open-letter-calif…).

Submitted: January 7, 2019

Faculty Alison Holmes International Studies

International Studies Program Leader, Alison Holmes, attended an invitational transatlantic leadership network conference in Seattle WA called the British American Project. She was recognized for her service on both sides of the Atlantic since her first conference in 1996 as the only member to have served on both sides - as chair of the UK and a member of the US Executive.

Submitted: November 14, 2018

Faculty Alison Holmes International Studies

Alison Holmes, International Studies Program Leader, presented a conference paper at the New Diplomatic History Network conference at the Roosevelt Institute of American Studies in the Netherlands entitled 'Nested sovereignties - networked diplomacies: UK-US business negotiating the global state'.

Submitted: October 29, 2018

Faculty Dr. Alison Holmes - International Studies, Loren Collins - ACAC, and Morgan Barker - Academic Technology International Studies

Dr. Alison Holmes - International Studies, Loren Collins - ACAC, and Morgan Barker - Academic Technology will present a poster at the 20th Annual CSU Symposium on University Teaching, Cal Poly Pamona PolyTeach 2018, titled “Career Curriculum as a ‘Classic’ Productive Disruption: utilizing Canvas to assess student learning mastery in a cross-disciplinary model” on April 13 & 14, 2018. The objective of the project was to develop a model that would facilitate the dissemination of the collaborative ACAC/CAHSS curriculum and feedback/assessment mechanisms, allowing faculty to customize content, while enabling closer connections between students, faculty, career staff.

Submitted: February 22, 2018

Faculty Dr. Alison Holmes International Studies

Holmes was invited to be a mentor to graduate students and young faculty as part of the 'Pay it Forward' program of the International Studies Association. Designed to encourage women and diversity in the discipline, this was the first time the program took place at a regional conference. Holmes also presented a paper and returned to the Executive of ISA-West.

Submitted: September 25, 2017