News - September 2012 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, September 24, 2012
»Linda George, Environmental Science and Management faculty, is on an intergovernmental assignment as program officer with the National Science Foundation - Atmospheric and Geospace Science Division until September 2013. Her portfolio will be Interdiscipli
»Teresa Bulman, Geography faculty and Oregon Geographic Alliance, has received a $200,000 grant from the John and Betty Gray Geography Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation to improve geography education in Oregon’s K-12 schools. The grant will support O
»Steven Bleiler, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented "Modeling with Computational Probability" at the 13th International Pure Mathematics Conference, Islamabad, Pakistan, Sept. 1-3.
»Marek Elzanowski, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited talk, "Modern Mathematical Theories of Defective Elastic Crystals," at the University of Ostrava, Czech Republic.
»Elise Granek, Environmental Science and Management faculty, presented a co-authored paper, "Growing Cities Depend on Ecosystem Services," at the National Science Foundation's 2012 Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Principal Investiga
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, presented the lecture "Die Ursprung und Verwendungen des Evolutionaer Theorie: Kants Erschleichung, Veblens Subreption, und die Soziale Analyse von Dugger, Mills, und Galbraith" (The Origins and Appl
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, presented a paper, "Assessing Proximal Outcomes in Batterer Intervention Programs" at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, in Portsmouth, N.H., July 9. His co-author was graduat
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, presented "Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging in a Global Age: An International Research Initiative" at the annual meeting of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes, National University of Australia
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented her research, "Text Analysis of the Sephardi Spanish Jew Narrative Poetry in the XV Century" at the International Conference of History of the Spanish Language held at University of Cadiz, Spai
»Tom Potiowsky, Economics faculty and Northwest Economic Research Center, presented "The Morning After: How Long Will the Oregon Economy Nurse This Recession Hangover?" as the keynote speech at The Oregon Community Foundation Statewide Leaders Gathering, C
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, and graduate student Madeline Steele authored a paper titled "Spatial Patterns of March and September Streamflow Trends in Pacific Northwest Streams" published in Geographical Analysis, Vol. 44.
»Paul Collins, English faculty, had an essay, "Vanishing Act," which originally ran in Lapham's Quarterly, selected for Best American Essays 2012, which is to be released next month by Houghton Mifflin.
»Susan Kirley, English faculty, authored "Rendering Technology Visible: The Technological Literacy Narrative" published in Computer and Composition, Vol. 29, 2012.
»Timm Menke, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored "Arno Schmidt: Leviathan” and "Arno Schmidt: Brand’s Haide” published in The Literary Encyclopedia, London, 2012.
»Lee Shaker, Communication faculty, co-authored a piece with colleagues at Princeton and BYU, "Gender Inequality in Deliberative Participation" published in the American Political Science Review.
»Gerasimos Fergadiotis, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, received a Research Mentoring-Pair Travel Award to attend the research symposium held at the annual American Speech and Hearing Association Convention in Atlanta. The award is co- sponsored by th
»Kenneth M. Ames, Anthropology emeritus faculty, has been awarded a three-year, National Science Foundation grant for a project titled "Settlement Pattern Dynamics and the Evolution of Social Complexity on the Northern Northwest Coast," which looks at shif
Tuesday, September 25, 2012