News - May 2012 - Presented
Monday, May 7, 2012
»Randall Bluffstone, Economics faculty, presents "Social Capital, Rural Livelihoods and Natural Capital Investments: Evidence from Ethiopia" at the Environmental Economics Seminar Series, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden, March 16.
»Jennifer Dill, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, gives an invited talk, "Gender and Active Travel: Promoting Walking and Cycling by Women" at Rutgers University at the 20th anniversary of the Bloustein School, April 27.
»Julia Freybote, Business Administration faculty, presents “The Impact of Transaction Price Feedback on Valuation Judgment in a Depressed Real Estate Market” at the 2012 annual conference of the American Real Estate Society in St. Petersburg, Fla., April 1
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, presents three workshops on "Community -Engaged Scholarship" and one on "Effective Partnerships with Philanthropy" at the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health conference in Houston, April 18-21.
»Karen Gibson, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presents "All New and Shiny? Social Inequality in Portland's Albina District" at the 42nd annual meeting of the Urban Affairs Association, Pittsburgh, April 18-21.
»Amy Hofer, Library faculty, and Michael Flakus, Library staff, present "Library Widget in the LMS: Way Cooler Than it Sounds" at the Online Northwest Conference, Corvallis, Feb. 10.
»Ted Khoury, Business Administration faculty, presents “Social Capital Signals and Their Conditional Reward: Exploring the Dynamic Nature of Alliances in Biotechnology IPOs” at the Conference for Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice’s Special Issue on “Socia
»Tom Larsen, Library, presents "Using MarcEdit in Daily Life: Sharing the Why and How" as part of a panel at the Oregon Library Association Conference, Bend, April 27.
»Junghee Lee, Art faculty, presents a paper, "The Influence of the Eight Buddhist Deva Guardians of Central Asia on China," as part of a panel she organized entitled "Kingship, Flaming Triangles, Envoys, and Buddhist Deva Guardians on the Silk Road" at the
»David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, gives an invited presentation on "Causes, Effects, and Mitigation Opportunities for the Urban Heat Island" at the bicentennial sustainability series of Drexel University's Natural Academy of Scie
»Shung Jae Shin, Business Administration faculty, presents in a symposium titled “International Advances in Innovation and Creativity in the Workplace” at the Annual Meeting of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, April 26-28.
»Jennifer Tappan, History faculty, presents a paper, "Malnutrition, Motherhood and Community-Oriented Primary Healthcare in Post-colonial Uganda," at an Emory University Conference on Development, Health and Humanitarian Crises in Post-Colonial Africa, Atl
»Janet Walker, Regional Research Institute and Social Work faculty, presents an invited plenary talk on "Best Practices for Supporting Transition-aged Youth and Young Adults" at a Young Adults with Behavioral Health Concerns: Improving Access to a Medical/
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, presents "New Challenges, New Solutions: Sherpa Ecological Knowledge Change in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal" at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, in March
Monday, May 14, 2012
»Randall Bluffstone, Economics faculty, presents "REDD+ and Community-Controlled Forests in Low-Income Countries: Any Hope for a Linkage?" at the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, World Bank, Washington, D.C., April 24.
»Berrin Erdogan and Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, co-chair, facilitate, and present sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, April 26-28. Together, they facilitate a session titl
»Harrell Fletcher, Art faculty, presents a lecture and project for the Art Education Masters program at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va., May 2.
»David Johns, Political Science faculty, presents a paper, “Reconnecting the Western Wildway: Biology and Politics,” at Biodiversity Without Borders, the Nature Serve and Natural Heritage Conference, Portland, April 22-26.
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, presents a poster, "Biomateriomics: Multiscale Investigations in Cell and Tissue Engineering" co-authored by Shelley Mason, Biology doctoral candidate, and Randy Zelick, Biology faculty, at Biomed
»Junghee Lee, Art faculty, co-organizes the Prehistoric and Ancient Arts and Pan'gudae (Bangudae) Petroglyphs of Ulsan, Korea, with the Bangudae Petroglyphs Institute of the University of Ulsan and the Korea Institute of Harvard University. She was invited
»Inger Olsen, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presents "Realism and Predestination in Kirsten Thorup's Novel Himmel og Helvede [Heaven and Hell]" at the 102nd annual Society for Advancement of Scandinavian Study conference in Salt Lake City, May 3
»Lauren Simon, Business Administration faculty, presents a paper, “Placing Personality in Context: Linking Work and Within-individual Personality Variation,” and was a presenter in the session titled “Expanding New Frontiers of OCB Research: Context Matter
»Janet Walker, Regional Research and Social Work faculty, presents an invited keynote, "Policy Themes in Community and State Support for Comprehensive Transition Systems," at the annual grantee meeting for the Healthy Transitions Initiative in the Substanc
Monday, May 21, 2012
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, presented the closing plenary "Where To From Here? Considering Impact of Community Engagement from Multiple Perspectives" to the national conference of the Canadian Alliance of Community Service Learning in S
»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, presented a paper, "Death by Birth," at the American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting at Brown University, April 1; and at an Epistemologies of the Undead conference at University of Potsdam, Germany, June
»Rik Lemoncello, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, presented a four-hour seminar, "Assessing Cognitive Functioning for the Speech-Language Pathologist," for Providence Medical Centers, Portland, May 12. The seminar focused on best practices for standard
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented an invited lecture, "Fundamentals of the History of the Spanish Language," at University of Washington, Seattle, during May and at University of California, Irvine, in April.
»Desiree Pacheco, Business Administration faculty, presented “Non-Market Actions and Emerging Industry Growth: A Study of the Solar Energy Industry” at the Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship Conference at the University of Denver, April 12-13.
»Jamie Ross, Womens Studies and University Studies faculty, and students in her Work of Art Freshmen Inquiry class will present their photojournalism project, a collaborative effort with Sabin CDC and Catholic Charities, at the McCoy Village Apartments in
»Karen Seccombe, Community Health faculty, gave a featured talk, "The Family Side of China," at the Northwest Council on Family Relations Conference, Portland, May 18.
»Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, presented a paper, "After Pruitt Igoe," at Society of Landscape Architects' Preconference Symposium before the 65th annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Detroit, April 17.
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, read from her new novel, The Listeners, at Powell's Books, Portland, May 16.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
»Ben Anderson-Nathe, Child and Family Studies faculty, presented a keynote address, "When in Rome: Young People, Sexuality, and the Power of Discourse," at the Adolescent Sexuality Conference, Seaside, April 24. He and graduate students Kiera Hansen and Mi
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, presented "Preserving Memory, Sustaining Communities" at the Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies meeting in Kelowna, B.C. Portland State students Anabel Lopez Salinas and Mandy Elder a
»Andrew Giarelli, University Studies adjunct faculty, presented "Cheyennes, Folklorists and 'Authenticity'" at Charles University American Studies Institute in Prague, Czech Republic, May 17; and "The Birth of Hippie Subcultural Formulae" at The American C
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented an invited lecture, "Ten Most Asked Questions About the History of the Spanish Language," at the Department of Romance Languages, University of Oregon, Eugene in May.
»Desiree Pacheco, Business Adminstration faculty, participated in a workshop, “Regional Electricity Transmission Planning in the West,” for the Energy Policy Institute at Boise State University, April 26-27. This was part of a National Science Foundation g
»Jelena Simonovic Schiff, Music adjunct faculty, presented "Composers from Former Yugoslavia Active in the United States: Bogojevich, Miljkovic, Paranosic, and Vrebalov" at the 25th College Music Society Pacific Northwest Regional Conference, Vancouver, B.
»Sue Taylor, Art History faculty, presented a lecture, "Grant Wood, Odd Man out in Iowa," in conjunction with the exhibition Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, at the Tacoma Art Museum, Wash., May 19.