News - April 2013 - Portland State University
Monday, April 8, 2013
»Roberto De Anda, Chicano/Latino Studies faculty, authored the article "Ernesto Galarza and Mexican Children's Literature in the United States," published in Camino Real: Estudios de las Hispanidades Norteamericanas, Vol. 7, No. 4.
»Kristi Yuthas authored the article “Rural Microfinance and Client Retention: Evidence from Malawi” in the Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, March.
»Lauren Beitelspacher, Business Administration faculty, co-authored the article “Antecedents and Consequences of Consumers’ Comparative Value Assessments Across the Relationship Life Cycle,” which appeared in the Journal of Business Research’s April issue.
»Amy Hofer, Library faculty, and her co-authors won the Association of College and Research Libraries Instruction Section Ilene F. Rockman Publication of the Year Award for the article “Threshold Concepts and Information Literacy,” published in 2011 by por
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, co-authored “Techniques for Electronic Resource Management,” published in Library Technology Reports, February/March 2013, Vol. 49, No. 2.
»Sergio Palleroni and Margarette Leite, Architecture faculty, along with Master of Architecture student Matt Sedor and Architecture alumna Caty Head-Skoland, were awarded a Social Economic Environmental Design Award for Excellence in Public Interest Design
»Meredith Farkas, Library faculty, authored "Web Conferencing Software," published in Association of College and Research Libraries, Winter issue, in the Tips and Trends, Instruction section of the journal.
»Mary Vance won the Esther Matthews award from the Oregon Career Development Association in March for leadership and professional commitment to the career development field.
»Grant Farr, Emeritus Sociology faculty, has written the new book The Shaping of Iran Today, published by Cognella Press.
»Karen Gibson, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, and Leanne Serbulo, University Studies faculty, authored “Black and Blue: Police-Community Relations in Portland’s Albina District, 19641985,” published in the Oregon Historical Quarterly. In the article,
»Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, presented "Challenges in the Study of Hunter-Gatherer Ceramics: a Case Study from Northern Alaska" at the Alaska Anthropological Association Meeting on March 15.
»John Hall, Economics faculty, authored a review of the book “Latin American Economic Development,” which was published in the Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XLVII, No. 1, March.
»Melissa Appleyard and Erica Wagner, School of Business Administration faculty, co-authored the paper “Fostering Resilient Community Innovation: How Boundary Organizations Balance Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation,” which was presented at the Strategic Ma
»Tom Hastings, Conflict Resolution faculty, and alumni Rhea DuMont and Emiko Noma, co-edited the compilation Conflict Transformation: Essays on Methods of Nonviolence, McFarland, Jefferson N.C. The compilation includes chapters by Conflict Resolution facul
»Cynthia-Lou Coleman, Communication faculty, presented a public seminar titled “The Extermination of Kennewick Man’s Authenticity through Discourse” at the invitation of the Newberry Library in Chicago on March 6. Coleman’s research on the discourse surrou
»Sean S. Kohles, Materials and Mechanical Engineering and Biology faculty, co-authored the paper "The Stationary Configuration of the Knee," published in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.
»Masami Nishishiba, Public Administration faculty, presented "Power of Partnership-Collaboration between Clackamas County Urban Green and Nature in Neighborhood" at the American Society of Public Administration Annual Conference, New Orleans, March 18.
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored the article "Fundaments of Morphological-Syntactical Ergativity," published in the Journal of Language for Specific Purposes, Vol. 18.
»Joan Petit, Library Faculty, co-led the webinar "Free Online Technologies for Teaching and Learning," which was sponsored by ELIME-21, a grant-funded program with the aim of educating librarians in the Middle East and North Africa.
»Nicole Rigelman, Education faculty, authored "Becoming a Mathematical Problem Solver," published in Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, Vol. 18, No. 7.
»Rachel Samuelson presented "Building Bridges: Creating an Interfaith Friendly Campus Culture" and "Fostering Spiritual Development: Prayer and Meditation Spaces" at the National Association for Student Affairs Administrators annual conference in Orlando,
»Ken Ruoff authored “Nationalistic Movements to Restore Cultural Symbols of the Monarchy,” published in Critical Readings on the Emperors of Japan, Vol. 4, Leiden: Brill.
»Christof Teuscher, Engineering and Computer Science faculty, was the keynote speaker for the Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science held at Marietta College, Ohio, March 27.
»Timm Menke, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored a review of Christian Stein’s Primat der Sprache: Leitmotivik und Topologie des Subjekts bei Arno Schmidt in Bargfelder Bote: Materialien zum Werk Arno Schmidts, April.
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, gave the presentation "Developing Advanced-Level Speaking: Application of OPI," at the Spring Conference of American Association of Teachers of Japanese in San Diego, March 21.
»Sue Taylor, Art and Design faculty, contributed an essay on ceramicist Hal Riegger's 1974 Planet Pot to the Portland Museum of Contemporary Craft's online exhibition catalogue for "Object Focus: The Bowl," March 7 – Sept. 21.
»Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, presented "An Ecology from Absence: In Place of Pruitt-Igoe," at New Ecologies, New Constellations, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture’s 101st National Annual Conference in San Francisco, March 21-24. The p
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, along with graduate students Jodi Fasteen, Briana Mills, and Krista Strand, co-authored the article "Preservice-Teacher Interviews: A Tool for Motivating Mathematics Learning" in Mathematics Teacher Educ
»Cliff Allen, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article titled “International Outsourcing of Research and Development: A Model of Leadership and Culture” which appeared in the current issue of Operations and Supply Chain Management: An Intern