Constance Gordon

Constance Gordon is an Assistant Professor in Communication Studies at San Francisco State University. Broadly, she examines how power and resistance are organized in spaces undergoing social, economic, and ecological transformation. This research engages environmental communication and cultural studies, organizational communication and critical rhetorical studies, as well as food studies, social movements, and critical geography.

Christopher J Koenig, Ph.D.

I am a communication scientist with training at the intersection of linguistics, sociology, and communication studies. My research seeks to understand communication about health and illness through investigating language as a discursive social process. Overall, my work shows how communication can encourage culturally sensitive care, to facilitate holistic well-being, and to foster thoughtful reflection about the roles of health and illness in society.

Leticia Hernandez

Leticia Hernández (Leticia Hernández-Linares) is the author of Mucha Muchacha, Too Much Girl (Tía Chucha, 2015).   She is co-editor of The Wandering Song:  Central American Writing in the United States (with Rubén Martínez & Héctor Tobar, Tía Chucha Press, 2017). Widely published, her writing has appeared in newspapers, anthologies, and literary journals, some of which include, U.S.

Ropes, Shirts, Dirty Socks, and a Noble Cause

August 20, 2018 - 1:49pm -- Jennifer Arin


In his article "Ropes, Shirts or Dirty Socks" (London Review of Books, 15 June 2017), Adam Smyth reviews the book Paper: Paging through History (Kurlansky 2017), and in the process Smyth pens his own facts about paper, such as this tidbit: "The pages carrying the words of Shakespeare were once ropes, or shirts, and these items, in turn, were owned by people from widely different strata of society ...."



BRIDGES TO THE FUTURE; Celebrating 26 Years of Increasing Diversity in STEM - SEO hosted a celebration including alumni, current students, faculty and staff on September 26, 2018 in the Seven Hills Conference Center at SF State. Professor Bayliss was honored for starting the MS/PhD Bridges program at SF State 26 years ago. A good time was had by all.



Me with my partner DeJon and our rambunctious Rottweiler Rza, who was born in June 2014:

Joe, DeJon & Rza
































August 2017 Solar Eclipse:

Interview in S.F. Examiner on the Great American Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017.

Live coverage of Great American Solar Eclipse on KTVU (Ch. 2 Oakland), Monday, August 21, 2017.  I was the in-studio scientist during the morning show "The 9" talking about the eclipse as it occurred.



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