News - January 2014 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, January 6, 2014
»Michael McGregor, English faculty, presented “Robert Lax: On the Road in Search of an Authentic Life” at St. Bonaventure University in St. Bonaventure, N.Y., on Nov. 13, and “Robert Lax: Son of Olean and Israel” at the Olean Public Library in Olean, N.Y.,
»Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, co-authored “A High-Resolution Chronology for the Cape Krusenstern Site Complex, Northwest Alaska,” published in Arctic Anthropology, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2013.
»Kimberly Atwill, World Languages and Literatures, authored a chapter, “The Many Possible Roles for Technology in the Reading-Writing Connection,” published in Teaching Reading and Writing: Improving Instruction and Student Achievement, Paul H. Brookes Pub
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored an article, "Swindlers & Scientists," published in the New Scientist, Dec. 18, 2013.
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, authored a book chapter, "Sensitivity Analysis in Nonlinear Variational Data Assimilation: Theoretical Aspects and Applications" published in Advanced Numerical Methods for Complex Environmental Models: N
»Dan DeWeese, English faculty, authored “Imaginary Metropolis,” an article published in the Fall/Winter 2013 issue of Oregon Humanities magazine.
»Michele Gamburd, Anthropology faculty, authored a book, The Golden Wave: Culture and Politics After Sri Lanka’s Tsunami Disaster, published by Indiana University Press, December 2013. The Voice of America interviewed Gamburd about her new book and the int
»Amy Greenstadt, English faculty, authored "The Kindest Cut: Circumcision and Queer Kinship in The Merchant of Venice," published in English Literary History, Vol. 80, 2013.
»Alan Yeakley, School of the Environment director, co-authored the book Wild Salmonids and the Urbanizing Pacific Northwest, a product of his work on the Independent Multidisciplinary Science Team for the state of Oregon, published by Springer, 2014.
»Suzanne Estes, Biology faculty, received a $750,000 National Science Foundation grant for “Mitonuclear Interaction and the Genetic Architecture of Phenotypic Evolution.”
»Elise Granek, Environmental Science and Management faculty, and Ann Marie Fallon University Honors faculty, were awarded a $6,000 Katherine Bisbee Fund Grant from the Oregon University System and Oregon Community Foundation for their project, “Emerging Co