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Class Notes

Graduate Arts, Sciences & Engineering

1972 Janet Garber (MA) writes: “I’ve had a long career in human resources and an avocation as a freelance journalist.” She released her comic debut novel, Dream Job: Wacky Adventures of an HR Manager (Lulu), in March.

1973 Bruce Smith (PhD) has edited The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of Shakespeare (Cambridge University Press), a two-volume collection presenting commentary from hundreds of contributors around the world and published on the occasion of the 400th anniversary year of Shakespeare’s death. Bruce holds the title of Dean’s Professor of English and of Theater at the University of Southern California, and has published multiple books on the works of Shakespeare and other aspects of early modern English literature.

1976 Jon Lawrence (PhD) is the coeditor with his wife, Deborah, of Contesting the Borderlands: Interviews on the Early Southwest (University of Oklahoma Press). Jon is a retired professor of physics at the University of California, Irvine. He and Deborah coedit Desert Tracks, a quarterly publication of the Southern Trails chapter of the Oregon-California Trail Association.

1978 Bob Pizzutiello (MS) (see ’77 College).

1980 Richard Pfisterer (MS) (see College ’79).

1996 Don Stanchfield (MS) (see ’92 College).

1997 Martin Manalansan (PhD) is coeditor of Filipino Studies: Palimpsests of Nation and Diaspora (New York University Press). Martin is an associate professor of anthropology and Asian-American studies and Conrad Professorial Humanities Scholar at the University of Illinois, Urbana–Champaign.

2012 Matthew Testerman (PhD) has been reappointed to a second term as chair of the political science department at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He’s also been promoted to the rank of captain.