News - March 2014 - University Communications
Monday, March 3, 2014
»Craig Epplin, Isabel Jaén, Lina Quiroga and Robert Sanders, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a panel discussion titled “Culture, Heritage, and Spanish at PSU” at the 2014 Confederation in Oregon for Language Teaching Conference at Pacifi
»Emily Ford, Library faculty, presented “Open Peer Review: Directions and Challenges” at the inaugural Innovating Communication in Scholarship Project meeting, Publish or Perish?: The Future of Scholarly Publishing and Careers, at University of California,
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty, presented the closing plenary session at the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Student Leaders Alumni Professional Development Conference in Casablanca, Morocco, Feb. 21-25. Kecskes traveled on a U.S.
»Junghee Lee, Art + Design faculty, presented a paper, “Conservation and Management of World’s Petroglyph Sites,” in the workshop Strategies and Tasks for the Inscription of Bangudae and Cheonjeon-ri Petroglyphs on the UNESCO World Heritage List, hosted by
»Anne McClanan, Art + Design faculty, presented “Digital Humanities in Byzantine and Medieval Studies” at the University of California, Berkeley, Feb. 27.
»Cynthia Mohr, Psychology faculty, presented her research with PSU students Lindsey Alley, Cameron McCabe, and Sarah Arpin on “The Actor-Partner Interdependence Model in Intimate Partner Research: A Systematic Review” at the Society for Personality and Soc
»Barbara Tint, Conflict Resolution faculty, presented a plenary session on networking skills at the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Student Leaders Alumni Professional Development Conference in Casablanca, Morocco, Feb. 21-25. Tint traveled on a
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article about the Irish and Italian diaspora, “The Long Walk to Hibernia: The Italian Immigration to Ireland Diasporas, Traveling Nations, and Traveling Communities in ‘Chippers’ by Nino T
»Anita Bright, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, authored “The Randomness,” a creative prose piece, published in “Not So Far Afield: A Newsletter of the Maryknoll Affiliates,” Vol. 2, No. 6, November/December 2013.
»Per Henningsgaard, English faculty, co-authored with two former students an article titled “A Pedagogical Tool for Studying the History of the Book: Thirty-five Years of Bibliographical Presses in Australia and New Zealand, 1977–2012,” published in the cu
»Michihiro Kosuge, Art + Design emeritus faculty, has his sculptures on exhibit at the Laura Russo Gallery in Northwest Portland, March 6-29.
»Kendall Leon, English faculty, authored “Chicanas Making Change: Institutional Rhetoric and the Comisión Femenil Mexicana Nacional,” published in Reflections: A Journal of Public Rhetoric, Civic Writing, and Service Learning, Vol. 13.1, fall 2013.
»G. Tucker Childs, Applied Linguistics faculty, authored the chapter “Problems for the Salvage Linguist: Picking Up the Pieces After Asymmetrical Contact” in the book In and Out of Africa. Languages in Question. In Honour of Robert Nicolaï, Vol. 2. Languag
Monday, March 10, 2014
»Anita Bright, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented a paper she co-authored with doctoral student James Gambrell titled, “Critical Race Theory With Preservice Educators: Unpacking the Uncomfortable Complexity of Privilege,” at the 26th Annual Ethn
»Ramin Farahmandpur, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, presented “Surviving the Academy: The Experiences of Faculty of Color with Institutional Racism in Higher Education” at the 10th Annual Globalization, Diversity and Education Conference in Spo
»Kimberly Kahn, Psychology faculty, presented a poster on “Force and the Face: Examining Intragroup Bias in Police-Citizen Interactions” at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference in Austin, Texas, Feb. 14.
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented a workshop, “Consider the Alternative: Embracing Popular Culture in the Composition Classroom,” at the Northwest Regional National Council of Teachers of English Conference in Portland, March 1-3.
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was invited by Association of Teachers of Japanese in Oregon to give a lecture, “Chado — Japanese Tea Ceremony — as a Treasure House of Culture Learning,” at the Confederation in Oregon for Languag
»Jennifer Allen, Fletcher Beaudoin, Elizabeth Lloyd-Pool and Jacob Sherman, Institute for Sustainable Solutions faculty, co-authored an article, “Pathways To Sustainability Careers: Building Capacity to Solve Complex Problems,” published in Sustainability:
»Kimberly Atwill, World Languages and Literatures adjunct faculty, authored an article, “Beginning English Literacy Development and Achievement Among Spanish-Speaking Children in Arizona's English-Only Classrooms: A Four-Year, Two-Cohort Longitudinal Study
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, with Donald Truxillo and Todd Bodner, Psychology faculty, co-authored an article, “Socioeconomic Status: A Comparison with Traditional Affirmative Action,” published in Employee Responsibilities and Rights Jou
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, authored a paper, “Spatial Analysis of Annual Runoff Ratios and their Variability Across the Contiguous U.S.,” published in the Journal of Hydrology, January 2014.
»Tom Gillpatrick, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, “Values-Based Supply Chains: Supporting Regional Food and Farms,” in the journal Economic Development Quarterly, February 2014.
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, authored “Rotten to the Core: Japan's Unending Crisis,” published in the journal Global Asia, April 2014, and was interviewed by Beijing-based China Radio International about the China-Japan territorial disp
»Vivek Shandas, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, co-authored an article, “Valuing Green Infrastructure in Portland, Oregon,” published in the journal Landscape and Urban Planning, April 2014.
»Alan Yeakley, Environmental Science and Management faculty, co-authored an article, “Review of Urban Water Body Challenges and Approaches: (1) Rehabilitation and Remediation,” published in the journal Fisheries, January 2014.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
»The Oregonian: PSU professor wins surprise, $100,000 grant from Google's Eric Schmidt to help overcome online censorship
Monday, March 24, 2014
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Monday, March 31, 2014
»Will Parnell, Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education faculty, has been elected chair of the Critical Perspectives on Early Childhood Education Special Interest Group with the American Educational Research Association, a world-leading educati
»Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies and International Studies faculty, was interviewed by the Voice of Russia on March 26 about the political situation in Crimea.
»Karen Thomson, Contracting and Procurement Services, has been awarded Professional Manager of the Year, recognizing excellence in public procurement, by the local chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing. Thomson earned the award for h
»Portland State University geologist says we 'don't want to pay' for national system to monitor landslides
»Annabelle Dolidon and Stephanie Roulon, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented “How to Improve Learning with Digital Credentials” at the Central Connecticut State University eighth annual Conference for Language Teachers, March 8.
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, presented “When a Collection is Not a Collection” at the Association of Subscription Agents & Intermediaries, London, United Kingdom, on Feb. 24.
»Andy Job, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, presented “Effective Classroom Assessment Techniques for the Adult Learner” as an invited guest speaker at the National College of Natural Medicine’s Center for Teaching and Learning 2014 Faculty Semina
»Jason Jurjevich, Population Research Center, and Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented a poster, "Visualizing Uncertainty: A User Study of Techniques for Geovisualizing Uncertainty in Survey Data for Urban Planning," at the 20
»Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented "Moving from Measurement to Action: A Reexamination of Greater Portland Pulse" at the 2014 Urban Affairs Association Conference in San Antonio, Texas, March 21.
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was invited by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Nevada, Reno to give a lecture on “The Most Asked Questions in the History of Spanish,” March 12.
»Inger M. Olsen, World Languages and Literatures, participated in and presented a paper, "Denmark's Colonial Past Mirrored in 'Rejsen til Kærlighedens Ø' by Jette Kjærboe," at the Yale Conference on Baltic and Scandinavian Studies at Yale University in New
»Lee Ann Phillips, Social Work faculty, and doctoral student Jessica Schmidt, with Maylyn Kane, presented “Building Hope and the My Life Project: Supporting Youth in Special Education and Foster Care” at the 2014 Oregon Association of Vocational Special Ne
»Tracy J. Prince, Portland Center for Public Humanities, wrote an op-ed for The Oregonian, “Why Tillicum is the Right Name for TriMet’s New Bridge,” Feb. 27.
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, delivered a lecture on “The Nanjing Massacre in History and Memory” at Oregon Episcopal School, March 7.
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, co-edited a monograph on integrated river basin management titled "Lessons from North and Central American UNESCO-HELP Basin (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization-Hydrology for the Environment, L
»Alan Yeakley, Environmental Science and Management faculty, authored seven chapters in the book Wild Salmonids in the Urbanizing Pacific Northwest published by Springer in early 2014.