pealeLuis Vélez de Guevara’s PlaysC. George Peale, emeritus professor of modern launguages and literatures, has researched, transcribed, edited and published 33 plays by 17th-century playwright Luis Vélez de Guevara. Ten more are in the works.

Carrie M. Lane‘A Company of One’As she notes in the preface to her first book, “A Company of One,” Carrie M. Lane, associate professor of American studies, didn’t intend to write about unemployment, but spent a decade doing just that.

Benjamin Cawthra‘Blue Notes in Black and White: Photography and Jazz’“Blue Notes in Black and White” is “about African Americans achieving visibility, and about what jazz has meant and can mean,” says Benjamin Cawthra, associate professor of history, about his first book.

Nancy L. Segal‘Someone Else’s Twin’Psychologist Nancy L. Segal’s latest book, “Someone Else’s Twin: The True Story of Babies Switched at Birth,” documents what happened to Spanish twins separated at birth and reunited as adults.

Jason Shepard‘Privileging the Press’
Jason M. Shepard, assistant professor of communications, is the author of “Privileging the Press: Confidential Sources, Journalism Ethics and the First Amendment,” a book on the importance of confidential sources.

Natalie M. Fousekis‘Demanding Child Care’In her first book, “Demanding Child Care: Women's Activism and the Politics of Welfare, 1940-1971,” historian Natalie M. Fousekis details the grassroots campaigns to keep child care services after World War II.

Cindy Abbott‘Reaching Beyond The Clouds’Despite dealing with a rare disease and near blindness, CSUF alumna and health science lecturer Cindy L. Abbott summited Mt. Everest and lived to tell about it in her book, “Reaching Beyond the Clouds.”