News - Portland State University
Monday, May 25, 2015
»Heather Burns, Educational Leadership & Policy faculty, authored "Transformative Sustainability Pedagogy: Learning from Ecological Systems and Indigenous Wisdom," published in the Journal of Transformative Education, Advance Online Publication.
»Anita Bright, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, authored "Privilege in a Police Car: The Story of My Unresolved Ride-along," published in The Qualitative Report, Vol. 20, Issue 5: pp. 541-556.
»Christine Cress, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, co-authored Community Partner Guide to Campus Collaborations: Strategies for Becoming a Co-educator in Civic Engagement, published by Stylus. This is her third book on service learning.
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, co-authored a paper titled "Space and Time Dynamics of Urban Water Demand in Portland, Oregon, and Phoenix, Arizona" in Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, Vol. 29: pp. 1135-1147.
»Douglas Deur and Tom Thronton, Anthropology faculty, co-edited a special edition of Human Ecology (Vol. 43) that explores evidence of aboriginal cultivation of key marine resources on the Northwest coast of North America.
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, authored "The Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Deeply Flawed Partnership" published in the Asia-Pacific Journal. A shorter version appears in the May 18 issue of China-US Focus.
»Bill Manning, Business Administration emeritus faculty, published a book titled Confessions of a College Professor, an attempt to help high school and college students work and study “smarter.” It also focuses on career issues, job interviews and the job-
»Jong Sung Kim, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authored an article titled “Quantification and Consequences of Lung Cancer CT Over Diagnosis” published in Lung Cancer.
»Rossitza B. Wooster, Economics faculty, co-authored the article “Does Experience Matter for Patterns of Expansion by U.S. Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean?" published in Global Economy Journal, Vol. 15, Issue 1: pp. 1-24.
»Greg Townley, Psychology faculty, co-authored "Determinants of Engagement in Mental Health Consumer-Run Organizations," published in Psychiatric Services, Vol. 66, Issue 4: pp. 411-417. He also co-authored "Implementing Housing First Across Sites and Over
»Diana Abu-Jaber, English faculty, was keynote speaker for the University of Oregon Center for the Study of Women in Society Northwest Women Writers Symposium, held May 7-9 in Eugene. She spoke on "Resilience and Creativity."
»Elena Avilés, Chicano and Latino Studies faculty, presented “Bodies Outside the Mold” at the LVII National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Conference in San Francisco, April 16-18. Avilés also mentored students to present a panel titled “A Com
»Evguenia Davidova, International Studies faculty, presented a paper titled “Medical Career Trajectories and Multiple Loyalties in the Nineteenth-Century Balkans” at the Association for Study of Nationalities in New York, April 23-25.
»Virginia Butler, Anthropology faculty, was the lead author of a poster she presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference in Eugene in March. The poster was titled "The Archaeology Roadshow: A Model for Community Engagement and Education in an Urba
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented a talk on "The Terroir of Wines of Eastern Oregon" and led a wine tasting at the District 5100 Annual Conference of Rotary in Pendleton on May 15.
»Todd Rosenstiel, Biology faculty, presented the Sigma Xi lecture "How to Green a Continent: The Surprising Role of Moss in Engineering a Warming Antarctica" on May 19.
»Sheila Martin, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented "Where the Ends Don't Meet 2015: Poverty and Self Sufficiency in Oregon" to the House Committee on Business and Labor in Salem, May 20.
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave a colloquium titled "The Bak-Sneppen Model of Evolution" at the Vinca Institute of the University of Belgrade in Belgrade, Serbia, May 13.
»Tom Hancock, Biology, hosted 38 students from the Gladstone High School Human Anatomy and Physiology course in the Human Anatomy and Physiology labs at the Collaborative Life Sciences Building. They were exposed to working with real human bodies and the a