News - April 2014 - Presented
Monday, April 7, 2014
»Della Abrahams and Phoebe Daurio, Intensive English Language Program faculty, presented “Voicethread: An Interactive Media Tool for Communication Classes” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2014 International Convention and English
»Errin Beck and Linnea Spitzer, Intensive English Language Program instructors, presented “Renew Your Approach to Drafts: Getting Higher Results” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2014 International Convention and English Language E
»Kimberley Brown, Applied Linguistics and International Studies faculty, and alum Laurene Christensen presented “Does Intercultural Education Really Matter in Teacher Education?” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2014 International
»Randall Bluffstone, Economics faculty, presented a paper, titled “Can Improved Biomass Cookstoves Contribute to REDD+ Contracts in Low-Income Countries? Initial Results from a Randomized Trial in Ethiopia,” at the World Bank’s 2014 Land and Poverty Confer
»Anita Bright, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, co-facilitated a workshop, “The TESOL Professional Standards for P–12 Teachers,” and an all-day institute, “Preparing Your TESOL P-12 Teacher Education Program for NCATE/CAEP National Recognition,” at the
»Alexandria Cesar, Intensive English Language Program instructor, and graduate student Rima El Abdali presented “Exploring Reading Skills & Strategies for International Graduate Students” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2014 Inter
»Phoebe Daurio and Linnea Spitzer, Intensive English Language Program faculty, presented “Exploring ‘Real English’: Incorporating Conversation Volunteers Into an IEP” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2014 International Convention a
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, presented “Breaking Silos: Staffing for the Open Access Library” at the SPARC 2014 Open Access Meeting in Kansas City, Mo., March 4.
»Miguel Figliozzi, Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, and graduate students Katie Bell, Alex Bigazzi and Adam Moore presented three papers at the 2014 Transportation, Planning, Land Use and Air Quality Conference, organized by the Transportation
»Wayne Gregory, Lisa McKinney and Monika Mulder, Intensive English Language Program faculty, presented “The Next Generation: Transitioning from Teaching-Faculty to Administrative-Faculty” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2014 Inter
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, “Rewriting Iraq’s Iconic Places: Najaf in Murtada Gzar’s Al-Sayyid Asghar Akbar,” at the American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting at New York University in New
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented a paper, titled “Focalization, Fabula, and Syuzhet in Lynn Johnston’s ‘For Better or For Worse’,” at the 2014 International Conference on Narrative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass.,
»Sheila Martin, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies faculty, presented “State of Child and Maternal Health: Trends from Greater Portland Pulse” for the City Club of Portland Friday Forum, March 21.
»Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies faculty, presented “Greater Portland Pulse: Challenges to Measuring Equity” at the Governing for Racial Equity Conference in Portland, March 25.
»Deborah Peterson, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, presented “‘But, Teacher, She Called Me a “@#%!” Aren’t You Going to Do Anything About It?’ Interrupting Racial Violence in Schools” at the 10th Annual Oregon Association of Latino Administrator
»Tracy J. Prince, Portland Center for Public Humanities, presented “A Hollow, a Creek, and a ‘War About Geese’: Historic Goose Hollow” for Oregon Encyclopedia’s History Night at McMenamins Mission Theater, March 3.
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper, titled “Managing Competing Logics of Sustainability in a Values-Based Agricultural Cooperative,” at the First International EurOMA (European Operations Management Association) Sustainable
»Alex Ruzicka and Richard Hugo, Geology faculty, presented a paper, titled “Microstructures in Olivine from Ordinary Chondrites: Evidence for Post-Shock Thermal Annealing and Syn-metamorphic Shock,” at the 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in Hou
»Laura Shier, Intensive English Language Program faculty, presented “Let’s Be Adult About This: Supporting Adult and Emerging Adult Learners,” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2014 International Convention and English Language Expo
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, co-presented “Rethinking Nature, Culture, and Indigeneity in Protected Area Interpretation: Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) Examples” and presented “Teaching Skills to Solve Real World Problems: Steps Towards a Pragmatic Anthr
»Jennifer Stenseth and Shannon Guinn-Collins, Intensive English Language Program faculty, and Susan Ginley, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, presented “Intensive Pronunciation Clinic: An Exploratory Collaboration with Speech Language Pathology” at the
»Tetyana Sydorenko, Applied Linguistics faculty, and Gwen Heller Tuason, Intensive English Language Program instructor, presented “ESL Learners’ Noticing of Pragmatically Appropriate Expressions and Strategies During Role-Plays with Native Speakers of Engl
»Steve Thorne, World Languages and Literatures faculty, with Alexandria Cesar and Shannon Guinn-Collins, Intensive English Language Program instructors, presented “503 Design Collective Site Visit” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
»Gwen Heller Tuason and Hilary Wang, Intensive English Language Program instructors, presented “Breaking New Ground in Oral Communication for International Graduate Students” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2014 International Conv
»Janet Walker, Social Work and Regional Research Institute faculty, co-presented an invited plenary, titled “Wraparound for a New Era,” at the 27th Annual Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference in Tampa, Fla., March 3.
»Keith Walters, Applied Linguistics faculty, organized a panel, “Language Access in Healthcare and Recent Changes in the Law: Possibilities for Applied Linguists,” and on the panel co-presented a paper, “Applied Linguistics in the Service of Improved Healt
»Regina Weaver, Applied Linguistics instructor, and student Joshua Reed presented a poster on “Discovering the Reciprocal Benefits of a Community ESL Teaching Practicum” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2014 International Conventio
Monday, April 14, 2014
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented two keynote talks — “Urban Landslides: A Challenge for the Forensic Engineering Geologists and Geotechnical Engineers” and “An Update on the Oso Landslide in Washington” — at the Geotechnical Society of Edmonton con
»Miguel Figliozzi, Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, and graduate student Chawalit Tipagornwong presented a paper, “The Impact of Economic, Logistical, and Transportation Factors on the Cost-Competitiveness of Low-Capacity Green Freight Delivery
»G.L.A. Harris and Theresa Julnes Keleka Kaimanu, Public Administration faculty, presented papers on a panel about Yesterday’s Worries, Today’s Realities: Challenges Facing Higher Education at the American Society for the Public Administration 2014 Annual
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, served on a panel called “Putting the J in JRPG Japanese Culture and Videogames” at the Association of Asian Studies Annual Conference in Philadelphia, March 28.
»Audrey Lingley, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented a paper titled “Seeing Crucibles: The Educational Relevance of Spiritual Development Through Critical Historiography” at fourth Global Conference on Spirituality in the 21st Century: At the Int
»Will Parnell, Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education faculty, presented a paper, “Circles and Bicycles: Thinking and Rethinking about the Action Research Process,” and chaired a session on Disrupting by Imagining: Rethinking Early Childhood
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, was a panelist at Pyramid Breweries’ “30 Years of Beer” event in Seattle, Feb. 26.
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, titled “How Much Do We Know About Persian as a Heritage Language?,” at the second International Conference on Heritage/Community Languages at the National Heritage Languages Reso
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, presented an invited talk on “Improving Applicant Reactions through Justice-Based Explanations” at the Université Paris Descartes in France, in March.
Monday, April 21, 2014
»Jennifer Dill, Urban Studies and Planning and OTREC faculty, gave a keynote talk, titled “Designing Neighborhoods for Healthy, Active Families: What the Research is Telling Us,” at the Utah American Planning Association spring 2014 conference in Springdal
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, and alumna Paige Hatcher presented “Improvement for Physicians-in-Training: A Longitudinal Curriculum” as both oral and poster presentations at the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare in P
»Jeff Gerwing, Environmental Science and Management faculty, presented a paper titled, “Innovation and Evolution Over 10 Years of Collaborative Ecosystem Restoration Efforts on the Mount Hood National Forest, Oregon” at the 85th Annual Meeting of the North
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, participated in the 56th Annual Conference of the Western Social Science Association, serving as president of the Association for Institutional Thought, and co-presenting the coauthored paper “The Em
»Jason R. Jurjevich, Population Research Center and Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presented “Who’s Not Counted? Same-Sex Demographics and the U.S. Census” at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., April 8-12.
»Sybil Kelley and Dilafruz Williams, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, co-presented a paper, “Integrating STEM in Learning Gardens at Low-Income Urban Schools: K-8 Teachers’ Perspectives and Self-Efficacy,” at the American Educational Research Ass
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty, presented “When Crossing the Street is an Issue: Building Communities and Leaders by Keeping off the Pavement” at the Western Region Campus Compact Consortium’s 17th Annual Continuums of Service Conference, Ho
»Laurie Powers and Lee Ann Phillips, Regional Research Institute faculty, with M. Kane presented “Youth Taking Charge of Their Lives” at the Research to Action: Social Determinants of Health Symposium at Portland State University, Feb. 28.
»Nicole Rigelman, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented a paper, “Using Student Thinking to Connect Operations and Algebraic Thinking,” and co-presented “Building Mathematics Learning Communities with NCTM Reflection Guides” at the 2014 National Co
»Christine M. Rose, English faculty, presented “Le Ménagier de Paris in the Bibliothèque Nationale de Luxembourg: MS 95 Rediscovered” at the Society for Textual Scholarship’s International Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Washington in Sea
»Dirgham H. Sbait, World Languages and Literatures faculty, upon the invitation of the Arabic Flagship Program at the University of Oklahoma at Norman presented a public lecture in English titled, "Palestinian Folk Poetry As Extemporized-Sung Rhymes: Genre
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, presented an invited talk, “Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Older Workers through Intervention Research,” for the European Network of Organizational Psychologists in Paris, France.
Monday, April 28, 2014
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, gave a presentation, titled “Ecosystem Services and Scale: A Geographical Approach,” at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., April 10.
»Dave Ervin, Institute for Sustainable Solutions faculty, delivered the 25th Annual David W. Staniforth Memorial Lecture, “Herbicide Resistance: Will Voluntary Measures Work or Is Regulation Inevitable?” at Iowa State University, April 15.
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, organized and presented on China’s perspective at the World Affairs Council of Oregon conference, “Pacific Conflicts: China, Japan and the U.S.,” in Portland, April 15; and spoke on his latest book, Will Thi
»Samuel D. Henry, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, was an invited presenter at the “Reconciliation after the Khmer Rouge Regime and The Role of Civil Society Movements on Reconciliation” panel discussion in Phnom Pehn, Cambodia, March 29.
»Tom Larsen, Library faculty, participated in a panel, “RDA One Year In,” at the Oregon Library Association Annual Conference in Salem, April 18.
»Susan Lindsay and Julie Haun, Applied Linguistics faculty, and Lori Barkley and Mary Smith, Intensive English Language faculty, presented a discussion session, “Shared Faculty Governance and IEP Administration,” at the 2014 Teachers of English to Speakers
»Audrey Lingley, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented a paper, “Spiritual Development in Developmentally Responsive Practice,” at the 2014 American Educational Research Association annual meeting in Philadelphia, April 3-7.
»Jesse Locker, Art and Design faculty, presented “Powerful and Intrepid Women: Artemisia Gentileschi in Venice,” new findings from his upcoming book on 17th-century Italy’s most celebrated woman artist, at University of Washington in Seattle, May 5.
»Richard Lycan, Geography emeritus faculty, presented “Forecasting Senior Populations” at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., April 8-12.
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presented “Sustainability, Sacrifice, and Scale: Residential Gardens in Portland, Oregon” at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., April 11.
»Billie Sandberg, Public Administration faculty, presented the paper “Information and the Everyday Maker” with her co-author, Thomas Catlaw, at the 2014 Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting in Seattle, April 19.
»Sue Taylor, Art History faculty, participated in the panel discussion “‘Avant-Garde and Kitsch’ Today,” exploring the legacy of American art critic Clement Greenber, at Blackfish Gallery in Portland, April 19.