News - October 2013 - Portland State University
Monday, October 21, 2013
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, has been awarded fellow status by the American Psychological Association. The status is given to members who have delivered unusual and outstanding contributions or performance resulting in a national impact i
»Christine Chaillé, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, was named the 2013 Outstanding Early Childhood Teacher Educator by the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators. She was chosen for “meritorious leadership and professionalism in earl
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, has been re-invited to join the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Psychology, a premiere journal in organizational behavior and management published by American Psychological Association.
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, received the 2013 Outstanding Researcher Award in Mathematical Sciences by the Columbia-Willamette Chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, during a ceremony on May 23.
»Priya Kapoor, Communication faculty, gave an invited pubic talk on transnational feminist theory, based on her extensive fieldwork in South Asia, at Goldsmiths, University of London on June 21.
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented his research titled “Adjoint Estimation of the Forecast Impact of Observation Error Correlations Derived from A Posteriori Covariance Diagnosis” to the sixth World Meteorological Organization Sy
»Jennifer Dill, Urban Studies faculty, presented an invited talk titled “Peer-to-Peer Carsharing: Early Insights from Portland, OR” at the Shared Use Mobility Summit, held in San Francisco on Oct. 10-11.
»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, presented “The Politics of Personification” at The Exceptional Animal Conference held at Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, United Kingdom, Sept. 6.
»Priya Kapoor, Communication faculty, chaired a panel titled “Community and Activist Media and Global Youth Movements: Studies from the Global South” and presented a paper titled “Community and Transnational Media Trajectories: Community Radio in India and
»Sarah Key-DeLyria, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, presented "Executive Functions and Sentence Comprehension" at the Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association Annual Conference in Salem, Oct. 11-12.
»Andy McMillin, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, presented “Beyond Disfluencies: Measuring the Entire Stuttering Disorder” at the Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association Annual Conference 2013 in Salem, Oct. 11-12.
»Liane O'Banion, Learning Center faculty, presented “How Learning Centers Can Partner to Foster Student Veterans' Success in College” at the National College Learning Center Association's 29th annual conference in Charleston, S.C., on Sept. 25.
»DeLys Ostlund, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented “When Does La Celestina Stop Being La Celestina?: Adapting a Classical Spanish Text” at the 67th Annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention in Vancouver, Wash., on Oct. 12
»Deborah Peterson, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, presented “Responding to Racial Violence in Schools: Empowering Students, Families, and the Community” at the Teaching With Purpose Conference, co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Education,
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave two public lectures on synchronization of multiple agent systems at the University of Salerno and the University of Naples Federico II in Italy in September.
»Rossitza Wooster, Economics faculty, presented the paper “Industry Leaders and Followers among U.S. Firms in China” at the Western Economic Association International 88th Annual Conference in Seattle from June 29 to July 3. Colleagues also presented three
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored an article, “Poe's Debut, Hidden in Plain Sight?,” published in The New Yorker on Oct. 7.
»Evguenia Davidova, International Studies and University Studies faculty, authored an article. “Business Partnerships and Practices from the Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Balkans," published in Turcica 44 (2012-2013).
»PSU Honors alum featured in "Mending Matia: Faith, hope and medicine deliver great rewards for one small child"
»John Hall, Economics faculty, wrote a review of the book Thorstein Veblen and His European Contemporaries, 1880-1940: A Study in Contemporary Sociologies, by Rick Tilman, for the Forum for Social Economics journal's August-September issue.
»Ramin Farahmandpur, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, co-authored a book, Teaching Against Global Capitalism and the New Imperialism: Towards a Pedagogy of Resistance, published by Topos Books, Athens, Greece (translated and published in Greek).
»Meredith Farkas, Library faculty, co-authored "Library Faculty and Instructional Assessment: Creating a Culture of Assessment through the High Performance Programming Model of Organizational Transformation" published in Collaborative Librarianship 5.3 (20
»G.L.A. Harris, Public Administration faculty, and Danelle S. Stevens, Education faculty, co-authored the article “The Value of Midterm Student Feedback in Cross-Disciplinary Graduate Programs” published in the Journal of Public Affairs Education, Vol. 19,
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, and alumnus Maochao Xu co-authored “Excess Wealth Transform with Applications,” published for Springer Lecture Notes in the book Statistics in Stochastic Orders in Reliability and Risk Management: In Hon
»Larry W. Price, Geography emeritus faculty, co-edited with four others the book Mountain Geography: Physical and Human Dimensions, which updates his 1981 book, Mountains and Man: A Study of Process and Environment, published by University of California Pr
»Cynthia Mohr, Psychology faculty, with doctoral alumni Debi Brannan, Staci Wendt, Laurie Jacobs and Robert Wright, co-authored the article “Daily Mood – Drinking Slopes as Predictors: A New Take on Drinking Motives and Related Outcomes” published in the P
»Masami Nishishiba and Matthew Jones, Public Administration faculty, and doctoral candidate Mariah Kraner co-authored the book Research Methods and Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administrators: A Practical Guide, published by Sage Publications.
»Doctoral student Carey Higgens-Dobney and Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies and International Studies faculty, co-authored an article, "The Growth of TV News, the Demise of the Journalism Profession," published in Media, Culture & Society 35(7).
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, received a $1,030 Mini Grant for Japanese Arts and Culture from the Japan Foundation to support a visit from Debra Samuels, author of My Japanese Table, for the upcoming Center for Japanese Studies worksh