News - October 2013 - University Communications
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
»Portland State University’s Bilingual Special Educator program recognized among most effective in nation
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Friday, October 4, 2013
»Ted Khoury, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article titled “Exploring Cognitive Bias: Expert Ratings of Business Schools” in the October issue of Management Decision.
Monday, October 7, 2013
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, has been appointed associate editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology, a premiere journal in applied psychology and management published by American Psychological Association. She will start her new role o
»Tom Bennett, Civil Engineering, was awarded the 2013 Outstanding Supporter of Research by the Sigma Xi Columbia Willamette chapter.
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, is the 2013 recipient of a fellowship awarded by the cultural association Elighes Uttiosos from Santu Lussurgiu, Sardinia, Italy, to research and publish on the works of poet Giovanni Corona (1914-198
»Jesse Locker, Art History faculty, has received two major publication awards for his forthcoming book The Hands of Aurora: Artemisia Gentileschi and Her Contemporaries (Yale University Press). He received the new Meiss/Mellon Author’s Book Award from the
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, was director and coordinator for a sustainability mini-conference at the Production and Operations Management Society in Denver, May 2. She organized a day of practitioners (Green Girl Recycling and New Bel
»Vivek Shandas, Urban and Public Affair faculty; Linda George, Environmental Sciences and Management faculty; and David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, were featured in a story, “Hotter Summers Mean More Health Risks In Urban Heat Isl
»Shung Jae Shin, Business Administration faculty, won the 2013 “Outstanding Reviewer Award” from the organizational behavior division of the Academy of Management. He was recognized as one of the top reviewers among the 1,262 people who reviewed for the di
»Elizabeth Almer, Business Administration faculty, presented “Tenure Track Opt-Outs: Leakages from the Academic Pipeline” at the Accounting Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand conference in Perth, Australia, July 7 to 9. It was the recipient o
»Brian Bolton, Business Administration faculty, presented “Corporate Social Responsibility and Bank Performance” at the Financial Globalization and Sustainable Finance: Implications for Policy and Practice conference at the University of Stellenbosch, Cape
»Sue Brower, Theatre and Film faculty, presented "The Monstrous and the New Musical" at the University Film and Video Association Conference at Chapman University in Orange, Calif., Aug. 3.
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented the keynote address "Risk Estimation and Reduction of Geological Hazards: Examples From Oregon" at the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment’s International Symposium and 9th Asian Re
»John Caughman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, was selected to present at the 2013 Kieval Lecture Series at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, May 30 to 31. During his visit, he gave three public lectures: "Rainbow Spanning Trees: Two Ways to Deco
»Marek Elzanowski, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented "Homogeneous Spaces and Defective Elastic Crystals" at the 22nd International Fall Workshop on Geometry and Physics, held at the University of Evora, Portugal, Sept. 2 to 5. The talk was base
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, played many roles at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Aug. 9 to 13. She was a facilitator in the organizational behavior research incubator; presented a paper “Thin
»Harrell Fletcher, Art and Design faculty, and staff from the Exploratorium Center for Art and Inquiry in San Francisco gave free public demonstrations, screenings, and talks during a project titled "The Best Things in Museums Are the Windows" throughout t
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave a seminar at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Caleta Numerica, Valparaíso, Chile, in March.
»Per Henningsgaard, English faculty, presented “Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in Literature and Book History Research" at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute in Victoria, British Columbia, June 7. He was awarded a tuition scholarship to attend
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a lecture, “Ticket to Salvation: Nichiren Buddhism in Miyazawa Kenji’s ‘Night on the Galactic Railroad,” for the students and faculty of the World Languages and Literature department at Furman U
»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, presented “The Politics of Wild Surmise” at the Sawyer Seminar “Biopolitics: Life in Past and Present,” Center for Humanities, University of Wisconsin, Madison, May 3 to 4.
»Tom Larsen, Library faculty, co-presented "Adventures in Collaborative Technical Services: Past, Present, and Future with the Orbis Cascade Alliance," as part of a session titled “Next Generation Technical Services: Improving Access and Discovery through
»Richard Lycan and Charles Rynerson, Population Research Center, presented “Evaluating Community Analyst for Use in School Demography Studies” at the 2013 Environmental Systems Research Institute Education Conference, San Diego, July 6 and 7.
»Sheila Martin, Population Research Center faculty, presented "Improving the Flow of Information Through Technology Networks: A Case Study of Policy in Slovenia" to the Science and Technology Council of the Republic of Slovenia, June 4.
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presented a keynote lecture, "L'agriculture Urbaine et la Justice Alimentaire: Limites et Possibilités" (Urban Agriculture and Food Justice: Limits and Possibilities), at the 5th annual Urban Agricult
»Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented "Non-Literate Indian Boat-Builders: Vernacular Engineering and the Rigor of Reality" at the European Conference on Educational Research, Istanbul, Turkey, Sept. 13. It was part of a sympos
»Desiree Pacheco, Business Administration faculty, was a facilitator in a session titled “The Long Jump: How to Succeed in a North American Stage of your Career” and presented two papers: “Firm Responses to Social Movement Pressures: A Competitive Dynamics
»Neil Ramiller, Business Administration faculty, presented “Reconsidering Resistance in the Post-Human Era” at the meeting of the Association for Information Systems in Chicago, Aug. 15 to 17.
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, gave a lecture, "Imperial Japan at its Zenith," at the Graduate School for International Studies, Seoul National University, South Korea.
»Mara Tableman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, during her year-long sabbatical leave 2012-2013, taught her “Block Course in Survival Analysis” for the Advanced Studies in Applied Statistics (Weiterbildungs-Lehrgang in Statistik) at the Swiss Federal I
»Sully Taylor, Business Administration faculty, had her paper titled "Think Globally, Act Locally: Interaction of Management Commitment to the Environment and Employees " presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in Lake Buena Vista, Fla
»Pam Tierney, Business Administration faculty, was facilitator in “LMX Research Incubator,” chaired a session titled “LMX and Beyond!” and presented a paper titled “Temporal Model of Creative Idea Implementation Among Routine Workers” at the annual meeting
»Vikki Vandiver, Social Work faculty, was interviewed by NPR "Morning Edition" host Peter W. Gray about her upcoming conference presentations to the Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, a Memorial Health System affiliate in Springfield, Ill., July 18
»JJP Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave two research seminars at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, N.M., on June 18. The titles were "Rank Driven Evolution" and "Control of Transients in the Synchronization of Oscillator Networks."
»Erica Wagner, Business Administration faculty, presented “TUM Revisited: A Symbolic Process Perspective” at the European Conference on Information Systems, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands, June 5 to 8.
»Tony Wolk, English faculty, led "Imagining The Left Hand of Darkness: Post-Matinee Discussion: A World Without Gender," at The Portland Playhouse, May 25. It was a panel discussion with Ann Mussey (Women's Studies, PSU), Jessie Drake (Dramaturg for the pr
»Lauren Beitelspacher, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, “Understanding Social Media Effects Across Seller, Retailer, and Consumer Interactions,” published in the September issue of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science.
»Randy Bluffstone, Economics faculty, authored a paper, "Economics of REDD+ and Community Forestry," published in the Journal of Forest and Livelihood.
»Robert Boyd, Anthropology affiliated faculty, and Kenneth Ames, Anthropology emeritus faculty, co-edited with Tony Johnson Chinookan Peoples of the Lower Columbia published by University of Washington Press in early September. Contributors include PSU fac
»Heather Burns, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, co-authored "Enhancing Food Security Through Experiential Sustainability Leadership Practices: A Study of the Seed to Supper program" published in the Journal of Sustainability Education, Vol. 5, i
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, was chief editor, co-author, and co-translator of the bilingual volume Language through Culture, Culture through Language: A Framework for K-8 Mandarin Curriculum published by Peking University Press in June.
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored a new book, Duel With the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery, published by Crown Books.
»Charles Deemer, English adjunct faculty, published a series of eight Kindle novellas over the summer. Works in the series “Stories in Overdrive” are told in a "vertical" writing style for reading on smart phones and tablets. Deemer expects to launch a new
»Emily Ford, Library faculty, authored “Defining and Characterizing Open Peer Review: A Review of the Literature” published in the Journal of Scholarly Publishing, Vol. 44, No. 4, July 2013.
»Michele Gamburd, Anthropology faculty, authored a chapter, "Care Work and Property Transfers: Intergenerational Family Obligations in Sri Lanka," published in Transitions and Transformations: Cultural Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course, edited by C
»Stephanie Farquhar, Community Health faculty, co-authored "Recruiting and Retaining Indigenous Farmworker Participants" published in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 2013.
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, and graduate student Mike Psaris authored a paper, "Local Landscape Predictors of Maximum Stream Temperature and Thermal Sensitivity in the Columbia River Basin, USA," published in Science of the Total Environment, 461-462
»Aleksandar Jokic, Philosophy faculty, authored "Conventional Wisdom About Yugoslavia And Rwanda: Methodological Perils And Moral Implications" published in the Journal of Philosophy of International Law, Vol. 4, Issue 2013.
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authored "Some New Applications of PP Plots" published in Probability in Engineering and Information Sciences, No. 27, 2013.
»Meiru Liu, Master of International Management and Confucius Institute faculty, co-authored an article, “A New Multi-Pronged Teaching Approach on Listing, Speaking, Reading, Typing, Writing and Translating Chinese Characters,” published in the Journal of C
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty; Ph.D. alumni Gino Galvez and Ginger Hanson; and colleagues authored the article "Patterns of Work-Related Intimate Partner Violence and Job Performance Among Abusive Men" in the October issue of the Journal of Interpers
»Timm Menke, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored a book review of Guido Erol Öztanil’s “Stumme Lichtzeichen” Arno Schmidt und das Kino, published in The German Quarterly, Vol. 86/3, Summer 2013.
»Dustin Morrow, Theatre and Film faculty, had his film Everything Went Down shown at the Oregon Independent Film Festival, Sept. 22. He participated in a post-film Q&A. The festival awarded the film with the “Best Dramatic Film” and “Best Score” awards. Ev
»Kimberly Pendell, Library faculty; Jill Castek and Stephen Reder, Applied Linguistics faculty; and Elizabeth Withers, Sociology graduate student co-authored "Tutor-Facilitated Adult Digital Literacy Learning: Insights from a Case Study" published in Inter
»Lina Quiroga and Eva Nunez, World Language and Literatures faculty, authored “A Sociolinguistic Study of Colombian Spanish in Caqueta” published in International Journal of Humanities, Vol. 16, 27.
»Jennifer Ruth, English faculty, authored "The Novel and the Professions" published in The Oxford Handbook of the Victorian Novel, Oxford University Press, July 11, 2013.
»Elisa Saturno Paasche, World Language and Literatures instructor, authored “Osho in Oregon” published in the Italian edition of Osho Times (Osho International Foundation), July-August issue.
»Lihong Qian, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, “Market Frictions as Building Blocks of an Organizational Economics Approach to Strategic Management,” published in Strategic Management Journal, September issue.
»Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, received funding for two projects. From the National Science Foundation and the Bureau of Land Management, she received combined funding of $224,870 over four years to study past social and economic organization in t
»Janet Walker and Said Amali, Regional Research Institute faculty, will lead a team of PSU researchers who will partner with colleagues from Qatar University on a two-year project funded by the Qatar National Research Fund. The goal of the project is to st
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Sunday, October 13, 2013
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented a long-distance seminar on synchronization of oscillator networks, via video link at IMB's Thomas J. Watson Research Center on July 16.
»William Baney, Center for the Improvement of Child and Family Services/Social Work faculty, received three research grants amounting to $1.1 million. Two grants are from the Washington Department of Social and Health Services Division of Behavioral Health
Monday, October 14, 2013
»Ulrich H. Hardt, Education emeritus faculty and editor of the Oregon English Journal, won the National Council of Teachers of English's 2013 Affiliate Journal Award for the themed issue "Literature across Borders."
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, was appointed associate editor of the SpringerOpen journal Advanced Modeling and Simulation in Engineering Sciences.
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, gave an invited keynote address, “Socialisation and Onboarding: Research-Based Advice and Best Practices,” at the 10th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference, hosted by the Australian Psychologica
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper on Italian cinema director Corso Salani titled “Con lo sguardo dolce e curioso: il finto documentario di Corso Salani” at the American Association of Teachers of Italian conferenced
»Brian Bolton, Business Administration faculty, presented his paper titled “Getting Incentives Right: Is Deferred Bank Executive Compensation Sufficient” at the Conference on Challenges in Global Financial Services at Yale Law School, co-sponsored by Yale
»Heather Burns, Education faculty, presented “Creating Meaningful and Transformative Learning Experiences Grounded in Ecological Eesign” at the Environmental Education Association of Oregon's 2013 Environmental Education Conference in Corvallis in August.
»Evguenia Davidova, International Studies faculty, presented “Balkan Travel Accounts: Nineteenth-Century Perspectives from Within” at the 13th International Congress of Ottoman Social and Economic History in Alcalá de Henares, Spain, Oct. 1-5.
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, gave an invited research talk titled “Think Globally, Act Locally: Interaction of Management Commitment to Environment and to its Employees” at Koç University Graduate School of Business in Istanbul, Turkey
»Tom Fisher, English faculty, delivered a paper, "Responsibility, Disaster and Literature," at the Ecological Encounters: Agency, Identity, Interactions conference at the University of Surrey, Aug. 30.
»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, presented “We Are All Political Animals” at the Critique of Political Zoology conference at the Live Art Festival: ZOO 3000: Occupy Species, in Hamburg, Germany, June 14-15.
»Ted Khoury, Business Administration faculty, gave a presentation titled “The Role of Experience and Negotiation Leverage on Exclusivity in Technology Licensing Agreements” at the 33rd Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference in Atlanta
»Mary King, Economics faculty, presented “A Gendered Approach to Social Sustainability” in a United Nations Population Fund Expert Group Meeting on The Cost of Inaction in Reproductive Rights: Linking Sustainable Development, Human Rights and Sexual and Re
»Junghee Lee, Art + Design faculty, presented a paper titled “Technology and Development of Metal Movable-type Printing and Print Culture in East Asia” as a discussant of a conference at the University of California at Berkley on Sept. 23.
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, presented “Stakeholders Influence on Austainable Purchasing: Are Best Intentions the Best Policy?” and “Running Parallel: Social Embeddedness and Market Mechanisms in the Organic Wheat Supply Chain” at the
»Lihong Qian, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled “When and How? A Behavioral Explanation for a Firm’s Strategy of Deploying Uncertain Technology” at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Aug.
»Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies faculty, presented two papers, "Cold War Advertising and Post-Soviet Democracy Promotion" and "A Political Economic History of the Telegraph: Industrialization, Urbanization, and Mediatization" at the International Association
»Erica Wagner and Neil Ramiller, Business Administration faculty, presented “The Structuring of Freedom in Agile Development” at an Association for Information Systems meeting in Chicago, Aug. 15-17.
»Charles Deemer, English adjunct faculty, has published the Kindle novella Recovery: Stories in Overdrive, No. 8 in his “Stories in Overdrive Series,” which are stories written like screenplays and designed to be read on smart phones and tablets.
»Craig Epplin, World Languages and Literatures faculty, translated several authors collected in the sound-and-text volume, Things that a Mutant Needs to Know, published by Unsounds.
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored "Unnatural Narratives and Transgressing the Normative Discourses of Iraqi History: Translating Murtada Gzar’s Al-Sayyid Asghar Akbar,” published in the Journal of Arabic Literature, Vol. 4
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, and alumnus Maochao Xu co-authored "Dependence Among Order Statistics - A Review and Some Recent Results" published in the Journal of Indian Statistical Association, Vol. 51, 2013.
»Rossitza B. Wooster, Economics faculty, and alumnus Jacob Billings co-authored “The Impact of Corruption on the Timing and Mode of Entry by U.S. Firms in China,” a chapter appearing in Foreign Direct Investment: Policies, Economic Impacts and Global Persp
»Sue Taylor, Art + Design faculty, authored a review of a new book on Abstract Expressionism, An Audience of Artists by Catherine Craft, published in the October issue of Art in America.
»Fletcher Beaudoin and Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions faculty, received a $75,000 grant from the Bullitt Foundation to further develop research and partnerships in ecosystem services and urban sustainability. The one-year grant will co
»Jennifer Blakeslee and Tom Keller, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received a three-year, $299,654 grant from the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for their research titled Extending a Randomized Trial of Mentori
»Katharine Cahn, Center for the Improvement of Child and Family Services/Social Work faculty, received a five-year, $2.1 million grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Children's Bureau for her research titled Leadership Academy for Middle
»Carlos Crespo, Community Health faculty, and Tom Keller, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received a six-month, $217,634 grant from the National Institutes of Health for research titled Enhancing Cross-Disciplinary Infrastructure for Train
»Eleanor Gil-Kashiwabara, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received a four-year, $600,000 grant from the Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for her research titled Yellowhawk Systems of
»Beth Green, Center for the Improvement of Child and Family Services/Social Work faculty, received a three-year, $1.05 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for her research titled Testing Efficacy of Early Head Start in Prevent
»Marty Lowrey, Center for the Improvement of Child and Family Services/Social Work faculty, received a four-year, $260,000 grant from the Oregon Department of Justice's Crime Victims' Services Division for his research titled Intimate Partner Violence Gran
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies faculty, was awarded a grant from PSU's Institute for Sustainable Solutions to conduct a postal survey of residential urban agriculture in Portland and Vancouver. The project, which complements a GIS-based mapping project,
»Roberto Orellana, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received a two-year, $180,420 grant from the National Institutes of Health for his research titled Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-related Research.
»Mary Oschwald, Lew Bank and Laurie Powers, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received a three-year, $600,000 grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research for their research titled Internet Safer and Stronger P
»Anna Rockhill, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received a four-year, $380,000 grant from Crime Victims' Services Division/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for her research titled Improving Services in Child Welfare and Health
»Janet Walker, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received three grants totaling nearly $1.1 million for her research. A one-year, $434,904 grant from University of Maryland at Baltimore/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrati
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.
»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
»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.
»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
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Friday, October 25, 2013
Monday, October 28, 2013
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, facilitated the session “Organizational Behavior Research Incubator” and presented a paper, “Think Globally, Act Locally: Interaction of Management Commitment to the Environment and Employees,” at the Academy
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, presented a poster session, “Language through Culture, Culture through Language,” at the Chinese Teachers Education Conference in San Francisco, Oct.19. She also presented “Designing an Age-Appropriate, Integrated Ch
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, and alumna Mandy Elder presented “Building Food Platforms for Local Sustainability: An Assessment of Mexican Experience” at the Yale Food Systems Symposium in New Haven, Conn., Oct. 19.
»Enrique E. Cortez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, “Mestizaje y Agencia Social en el Cóndor pasa de Julio Baudouin,” at the Sixth International Conference of Peruvianists at Georgetown University, Oct. 10-12.
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, was a panelist at the “Blueprints for Achieving Institutional and Regional Equity” session at GoGreen 2013, a conference about sustainability and business held in Portland on Oct. 15.
»Dave Ervin, Environmental Management and Economics faculty, presented “Emerging Standards in the Food System” at a Standards Education for the Liberal Arts Workshop held at Michigan State University on Sept. 24. Ervin also participated in a panel presenta
»Harrell Fletcher, Art + Design faculty, gave a talk on “The Best Things in Museums are the Windows” at the Center for Art and Inquiry Exploratorium in San Francisco, where he was artist-in-residence, Oct. 27. Fletcher and other participants looked back on
»Junghee Lee, Art + Design faculty, presented a paper, “The Buddhist Reliquaries of the Paekche Kingdom and Their Contexts,” at Archaeology, Buddhism and the Avant-Garde: A Symposium Celebrating Donald McCallum’s Engagement with Japanese Art at the Univers
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies faculty, presented on a keynote panel of experts, titled “A Critical Dialogue on the Future of Food and Agriculture Studies” at the Yale Food Systems Symposium at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., Oct. 19.
»Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies faculty, presented “Using Indicators Projects as Prompts for Exploring Equity: A Case Study of Greater Portland Pulse,” a paper co-authored by colleagues Sheila Martin and Diane Besser at the Communi
»Liza Morehead, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies faculty, presented a paper, “Regional Indicators as Civic Governance: Using Measurement to Identify and Act Upon Community Priorities,” at the Community Indicators Consortium Impact Summit 2013 in
»Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented a paper, "Mathematical Activity of Those Without Power," at the 42nd Annual Conference of South Asia in Madison, Wis., Oct 18.
»Jeanette Palmiter, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited public lecture on “Overlooked Gems: The Mathematics of Heron” at Baldwin-Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, Sept. 26.
»Patricia Wetzel, World Languages and Literatures faculty, ran a workshop on teaching methodology and presented a paper, “Does Grammar Matter in an Age of Technology?,” at the University of Pittsburgh’s fall Asian languages symposium, Oct. 14.
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, and alumnus B. Khaledi co-authored “A Review on Convolutions of Gamma Random Variables” for the book Stochastic Orders in Reliability and Risk Management: In Honor of Professor Moshe Shaked, published by
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, and alumnus Joana Tasi co-authored “The Expression of Wish in both Spanish and Albanian: A Comparative Linguistic Study of the Subjunctive and Optative Moods” published in Revista de Estudios Hispanicos
»Susan Conrad, Applied Linguistics faculty, received a four-year grant of $588,267 from the National Science Foundation for her project titled “Preparing Students for Writing in Civil Engineering Practice: Research-based Materials Development and Assessmen
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, received a $249,843 research grant from the Naval Research Laboratory for the project "Adaptive Optimization of Parametric Error Covariance Models in Variational Data Assimilation." The research aims to i
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, received two grants worth $130,881 from the Italian Ministry of Education to teach graduate seminars in organizational psychology at the University of Palermo, Italy. The grants also allow for eight master’s students f
Tuesday, October 29, 2013