Jan. 19, 2006 • Volume 14 Number 9
Clare Booth Luce Assistant Professor in Computer Science Stella X. Yu
Yu comes to Boston College following two years of postdoctoral studies at the University of California at Berkeley. She is the author of numerous papers on such topics as computer vision, signal research, operations research and biological vision. Her doctoral thesis, completed in May 2003, was titled "Computational Models of Perceptual Organization" Yu holds a graduate degree from Tsinghua University and an undergraduate degree from Xi'an Jiatong University, both in China.
Assoc. Prof. Zine Magubane (Sociology)
Magubane's work has dealt with two major geographic areas of the world, the United States and Southern Africa. Her book Bringing the Empire Home: Imagining Race, Gender, and Class in Britain and Colonial South Africa examines how ideologies about domination, images of the dominated and methods of domination travel across geographic space and transform over time. Previously she taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and served as a research associate for the Human Sciences Research Council in Pretoria, South Africa, and also taught at the University of Cape Town.
Asst. Prof. Nancy Pineda-Madrid (Theology)
Courses: Exploring Catholicism I and II, US Latino/a Theology, Seminar in Pastoral/Practical Theology.