News - Portland State University
Monday, April 20, 2015
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty; and Barbara Tint, Conflict Resolution faculty, received a $306,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State’s U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative for their Arab Student Leadership Development Program for 20
»Craig Epplin, World Languages and Literatures faculty, published "Mario Bellatin: Literature and the Data Imaginary" in the Revista de Estudios Hispánicos.
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, and former PSU doctoral students Wendy Elaine Viola and Mary Elisabeth Gray co-authored an article titled “The Moderating Effect of Within‐Group Similarity on Change in a Strengths‐Based Programme for Incarcerated Young
»Margarette Leite, Architecture faculty, authored "Faster Better Cheaper: Social Process for a Modular Future," a chapter in the book Architecture in an Age of Uncertainty, published by Ashgate Publishing Company.
»Elise Granek, Environmental Science and Management faculty; graduate students Amy Truitt, Kimberly Yazzie and Meredith Jordan; and alumni Matthew Duveneck and Kaitlin Goldsmith co-authored an article titled “What is Novel About Novel Ecosystems: Managing
»David Ritchie, Communication faculty, co-authored “‘Nixon Stonewalled the Investigation’: Potential Contributions of Grammatical Metaphor to Conceptual Metaphor Theory and Analysis,” published in Metaphor and Symbol, Vol. 30: pp. 118-136.
»Dilafruz Williams and Sybil Kelley, Education faculty, co-authored a book review of Design, Make, Play: Growing the next generation of STEM innovators, published online in Teachers College Record.
»Julie Boyles, Public Affairs and Policy faculty, presented a paper submission titled “‘Barreras Culturales’ (Cultural Barriers) to Girls' Education: Challenges in a Semi-Rural 'Farming' Community" for the Western Social Science Association conference in P
»Per Henningsgaard, English faculty, presented "Kim Scott and Alexis Wright in Context: The Publishing History of Aboriginal Australian Literature" at the annual conference of the American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS) in Fort Worth,
»Heather Burns, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty; and Luke Maurer, Leadership for Sustainability Education graduate student, presented "Tapping in: Contemplative Practices for Leadership Development" at the Continuums of Service conference April 9
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty, delivered a presentation titled “Engaged Departments at the Crossroads” April 8 at Cornell University and April 9 at Buffalo State University.
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented a paper titled "Hammer in Hand: Feminist Community in Thor" at the Comics Arts Conference as part of the WonderCon event in Anaheim, California.
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, gave an invited lecture titled "Diachronic Applications in Hispanic Linguistics" at California State University, Los Angeles, April 10.
»Darby Smith, Intensive English Language Program, presented "Helping L2 Writers Connect Ideas with Reference Chains" at the TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) 2015 International Convention and English Language Expo in Toronto, Canada,