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Abelson, Miriam. "Negotiating Vulnerability and Fear: Rethinking the Relationship Between Violence and Contemporary Masculinity” in Exploring Masculinities: Identity, Inequality, Continuity and Change, C.J. Pascoe & Tristan Bridges (Eds.). Oxford University Press. Forthcoming, 2015.

Agorsah, E. Kofi. "Transcending Oppression: Contributions of Maroon Heritage to Freedom in World History" in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Caribbean Archaeology, Ed. W. Keegan, Corrine L. Hoffman and Reniel Rogriguez Ramos, Oxford, Oxford University Press: 542-556. (2014).

"Spiritual Vibrations of Historic Kormantse and the search for freedom in the African Diaspora" in Materialities of Ritual in the Black Atlantic, Eds. Akin Ogundiran and Paula Saunders, Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 87-107. (2014).

"Hondo River Settlement, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies" in Encyclopedia of Caribbean Archaeology, Ed. Basil Reid and Grant R. Gilmore, Gainesville, University Press of Florida:186-188. (2013).

Marry me in Africa. (African Foundations, New Edition), Bloomington, Authorhouse. (2012).

"Archaeological Perspectives on Colonial Slavery: Placing Africa in Diaspora Studies in the Caribbean" in Slavery in Africa: Archeology and Memory, Eds. Paul Lane & Kevin MacDonald, British Academy, University of London Press: 168:199 – 221. (2011).

"Excavating the Roots of Resistance: The significance of Maroons in Jamaican Archaeology" in Out of Many One People, (with Candice Goucher), Ed. Jim Delle, Mark Hauser and Douglas Armstrong, Tuscaloosa, University of Alabama Press:145- 159. (2011).

Religion, Ritual and African Tradition. (African Foundations New Edition), Bloomington, Authorhouse. (2010).

"Bio-archaeological Analysis of Historic Kormantse" in African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter (ADAN), March 2010: 1-12. (with W.C. Schaffer, University of Arizona).

DePriest, Maria.  Rev. of "Salmon is Everything: Community-Based Theatre in the Klamath Watershet," by Theresa May, forward by Gordon Bettles.  The Oregon Historical Society Summer 2015: 265.  Print. 

Ferbel-Azcarate, Pedro. An Ethnoarchaeological Study of Indigenous Survival in the Contemporary Use of Casabe Bread in the Dominican Republic. Papers of the X Conferencia Internacional de Antropologia, Instituto Cubano de Antropologia, La Havana, Cuba, 2011.

Hunte, Roberta (2015).  "Black Tradeswomen Building Towards Pragmatic Peacebuilding for Personal, Cultural and Institutional Change." in Gender and Peacebuilding: All Hands Required edited by Sean Byrne, Jessica Senehi, Maureen Flaherty, and Hamdesa Tuso.  Lexigton Books https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780739192603/Gender-and-Peacebuilding-All-Hands-Required.

Johnson, E and Hunte, R (2012).  "Race, Sexuality and the Media: The Demotion of Portland, Oregon's Black Chief of Police" In Black Gender and Sexuality edited by Dana Ain Davis and Shaka McGlotten.  Palgrave Macmillan pg 49-68 New York.  

Landrum, Cynthia. The Dakota Sioux People of the Pipestone:  The Boarding School Experience For Students at Flandreau and Pipestone Indian Schools. (University of Nebraska Press, under review 2015). Forthcoming, 2016. Print.

The Valley of the Kings:  Rehabilitation of the People of the Columbia River and Pacific Rim Through Ceremonialism. (JCharlton Publishing, Ltd, under contract 2015). Forthcoming, Fall 2015. Print.

“Always a People:  Chief Turkey Tayac and the Resurrection of The Piscataway People” in Exploring Indigenous Social Justice (JCharlton Publishing, Ltd, Fall 2014).

“The Dann Sisters: Defenders of the Western Shoshone Homeland” in Our Cause will Ultimately Triumph: Profiles in American Indian Sovereignty (Carolina Academic Press, Spring 2014).                       

“Kicking Bear, John Trudell, and Anthony Kiedis (Of the Red Hot Chili Peppers):  ‘Show Indians’ and Pop-Cultural Colonialism” in American Indian Quarterly Volume 36, Number 2 (University of Nebraska Press, Spring 2012).

“Shapeshifters, Ghosts, and Residual Power:  An Examination of Northern Plains Spiritual Beliefs, Location, Objects, and Spiritual Colonialism” in Phantom Pasts, Indigenous Presence: Native Ghosts in North American Culture and History (University of Nebraska Press, June 2011).

McWilliams, Sally.  “’People Don’t Attack You If You Dress Fancy’:  Consuming Femininity in Contemporary China.”  WSQ, Volume 41, Numbers 1-2, Spring/Summer 2013: 162-181.

“Sex in Yop City:  Ivorian Femininity and Masculinity in Abouet and Oubrerie’s Aya,” in The Blacker the Ink: Construction of Blackness in Comics and Sequential Art, eds. John Jennings, and Frances Gateward. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP (forthcoming July 2015).

Mejia, Angie. Nguyen, N., Natasi, A., Mejia, A., Stanger, A., Madden, M. (Forthcoming, 2016) “Epistemic friendships: Collective knowledge and coalition formation in transnational feminist praxis. (With a foreword by Chandra T. Mohanty.) In Chowdhury, E. and Philipose, L. (eds.) Dissident Friendships: Imperialism, Feminism, and the Possibility of Transnational Solidarities. Indiana University Press.

You better check your method before you wreck your method: Challenging and transforming Photovoice. In Bradbury-Huang, H.(ed.) The SAGE Handbook of Action Research, 3rd ed.  666.673. (2015).

Wahab, S., Trimmble, J., Mejia, A., Mitchell, R., Thomas, M.J., Timmons, V., Waters, S.A., Raymayker, D., Nicolaidis, C. (2014). Motivational interviewing at the intersections of  depression and intimate partner violence among African American women. Journal of  Evidence-Based Social Work, 11(3), 291-303.  

Mejia, A., Quiroz, O., Morales, Y., Ponce, R., Chavez, G. L., & Torre, E. O.  (2013). From madres to mujeristas: Latinas making change with Photovoice. Action Research11(4),  301-321.

Nicolaidis, C., Mejia, A., Perez, M., Alvarado, A., Celaya-Alston, R., Quintero, Y., Aguillon, R. (2013).  Proyecto Interconexiones: pilot-test of a community-based depression care program for Latina violence survivors. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 7(4), 395-401.

Nicolaidis, C., Wahab, S., Trimble, J.,  Mejia, A., Mitchell, S., Thomas, M.   (2012). The Interconnections Project: development and evaluation of a community-based depression program for African-American violence survivors. Journal of General Internal Medicine 28(4): 530-538.

Writing from un lugar negro: A call towards healing fantasmas chingadasTheory in Action 4(3): 114-121. (2011).

Nicolaidis, C., Perez, M., Mejia, A. Alvarado, A.; Celaya-Alston, R., Galian, H., Hilde, A. (2011).  ‘Guardarse las cosas adentro’ (keeping things inside): Latina violence survivors’ perceptions of depression. Journal of General Internal Medicine 26(10): 1131-1137.

Reitenauer, Vicki. “A Grateful Recollecting: A Qualitative Study of the Long-Term Impact of Service Learning on Graduates,” co-authored with Ann Fullerton and Seanna M. Kerrigan. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, June 2015.

Learning through Serving: A Student Guidebook for Community-Based Experiences across the Disciplines, co-authored and -edited with Christine Cress and Peter Collier, Stylus Publishing LLC. Second edition, 2013. 

Spoon, Jeremy, Richard Arnold, Brian Lefler and Christopher Milton. (2015). Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute), Shifting Fire Regimes, and the Carpenter One Fire in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Nevada. Journal of Ethnobiology 35(1): 85-110. 

Everyday Buddhism and Environmental Decisions in the World’s Highest Ecosystem. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 8(4): 429-459. (2014). 

Quantitative, Qualitative, and Collaborative Methods: Approaching Indigenous Ecological Knowledge Heterogeneity. Ecology and Society 19(3): 33. (2014).  http://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1058&context=anth_fac

Different Ways of Knowing, Shared Goals: Applied Sustainability Projects in the Himalayas and Great Basin. In J. Dillard, V. Dujon and E. Brennan eds. Social Sustainability: A Multilevel Approach to Social Inclusion. London: Routledge. Pp. 211-232. (2013). 

From Yaks to Tourists: Sherpa Livelihood Adaptations in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. In L. Lozny ed. Continuity and Change in Cultural Mountain Adaptations: From Prehistory to Contemporary Threats. New York: Springer. Pp. 319-340. (2013). 

Spoon, Jeremy and Richard Arnold. (2012). Collaborative Research and Co-Learning: Integrating Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) Ecological Knowledge and Spirituality to Revitalize a Fragmented Land. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 6(4): 477-500.

Tourism, Persistence, and Change: Sherpa Spirituality and Place in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. Journal of Ecological Anthropology. 15(1):41-57. (2012). http://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1000&context=anth_fac

The Heterogeneity of Khumbu Sherpa Ecological Knowledge and Understanding in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. Human Ecology 39(5): 657-72. (2011). 

Tourism Meets the Sacred: Khumbu Sherpa Place-Based Spiritual Values in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. In Sacred Natural Sites. J. McNeely, B. Verschuuren, and R. Wild eds. London: Earthscan. (2010). 

Ticktin, Tamara and Jeremy Spoon. (2010). Ethnobiology and Conservation. In Ethnobiology (J.R. Stepp, Ed.), Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS). Developed under the auspices of the UNESCO. Oxford, UK: EOLSS Publishers. http://www.eolss.net

Presentations 

Abelson, Miriam. "Seeking Lone Wolves and Satisfying Gatekeepers: Recruitment, Positionality, and Representation in Feminist Research With Southern Trans Men,” Sociologists for Women in Society, Washington, D.C. February 19-22, 2015

Avilés, Elena. "Bodies Outside the Mold." National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 16-18, 2015. 

Ferbel-Azcarate, Pedro. “Invisible Structures of Race, Class and Gender” Presentation and workshop for Permaculture Design class. Planet Repair Institute, Portland, Oregon 2014.

“Corn Spirit Food Justice” Food Systems Research to Action Symposium, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 2014

“Connections to Ancestors and Spirits through Food” Merry Meet Conference, World Forestry Center, Portland, 2014.

“Corn, Tortillas and Social Justice” Social Determinants of Health Research to Action Symposium. Portland State University, Portland, 2014.

Keynote Speaker, Sustainability For All colloquium. Native American Student and Community Center, Portland State University, 2013.

“Black in Latin America” lecture and discussion of thematic documentary film for Hispanic cultural week, Portland Community College: Rock Creek Campus, Cascade Campus and Sylvania Campus, 2012

Antropologia de la Comida. Presentation and workshop, Universidad Latina de America, Morelia, Mexico, 2010.

Hunte, Roberta. “Strengthening the Impact of Our Work with Girls.” Coalition of Advocates Working with Girls 2012 Training.

Landrum, Cynthia. "Always a People:  Chief Turkey Tayac and the Resurrection of The Piscataway People," presenter, The Piscataway Tribe/Chesapeake Bay Tribal Chiefdoms NAISA 2015 Conference, Washington, DC June 2015. Sponsored by the National Museum of the American Indian (SI), National Congress for American Indians, and the College of William and Mary. 

Okolam, Frodo. "Julian of Norwich: A Mystic for Today."  Retreat.  Holy Names Sisters Northeast Portland Mission Center, Marylhurst, OR, April 11, 2015.

"Inspirations with SisterSpirit." 6th Biennial Symposium of the Association for the Study of Women and Mythology, Portland, OR, April 11, 2015.

"Wiccan Professor Talks Ecofeminism." Center for Gender Equity, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, April 30, 2015.

McWilliams, Sally. "WGS in Changing Times:  Collaboration or Merger of Departments," convener and presenter, PAD session, Negotiating Points of Encounter, National Women’s Studies Annual Conference, Cincinnati OH, Nov. 7-10, 2013.

Mejia, Angie. Decolonizing mental health, reclaiming emotional narratives. Workshop and performance presented at the Intertwined WOmen of Color Conference. University of Oregon. Eugene, OR. (2015). 

La llorona y la frontera: Mapping the border crossing of medicalized depression.  Paper presented at the Sociedad Latinoamericana de Estudios Sociales de la Ciencia y la Tecnología (ESOCITE) and Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). Buenos Aires, Argentina. (2014). 

Nation, economic dispossession and melancolia: An analysis of Mexican newspaper representations of depression as a socio-political illness. Paper presented at the FAPESP’s São Paulo School of Advanced Sciences on Biotechnology, Biosocialities and the Governance of Life Sciences, Campinas, Brazil. (2014).              

Depression and its technoscientific manifestations. Paper presented at the Technische Universität Darmstadt’s and University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne's Modes of Technoscientific Knowledge Winter School, Manigod, France. (2014). 

Photovoice as a tool of biodiscipline. Paper presented at the 85th Annual  Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, OR. (2014). 

Mejia A. and Eck S. (2014). Teaching gender, race and nation in the city of roses.  Paper presented at the 85th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, OR.

Nair, Sri. "Lesbian Fiction as Historical Fiction," Institute of Asia Studies, PSU, May 14, 2013.

Pewewardy, Cornel. Special Feature Presentation: A Conversation with professor of Native American Studies at Portland State University, The 27th annual National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE), Indianapolis, Indiana, May 29, 2014.

Reitenauer, Vicki. "'The Gender Knot': Language, Performance, Possibility." Sunday Assembly, Portland, OR, January 11, 2015.

"Sustaining Change: Lessons from 20 Years of Community-Engaged Educational Reform at Portland State University." Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC, January 22-24, 2015.

Ross, Jamie. "The Indeterminacy of Genes: The Dilemma of Difference in Medicine and Health Care." 2014. International Conference on Science in Society. University of British Columbia. Vancouver, Canada.

Invited Lectures:“Feminist Science Studies,” Psi Chi, Sociology, Psychology and Neuroscience Clubs’ colloquium, “Oppressive Systems at Work: Gender, Race, and Class,” (2015). PSU. 

“Lyric Truth: Paintings, Drawings and Embroideries by Rosemarie Beck,” scholarly panel member.  Inauguration of Lincoln Performance Hall exhibition space. Exhibit open February 5 - April 30, 2015. History and Art History Departments (2015). PSU. 

“Imposter Syndrome.” Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science. (2014) Building community among female students in Engineering and Computer Science.