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Chiki Kwong
Administrative Program Assistant
Staff Member
Summer Internship Spotlight: Meet Whitney Tremblay ‘17 Summer Internship Spotlight: Meet Whitney Tremblay ‘17
Whitney Tremblay is double majoring in Human Resource Management and Management & Leadership. This summer she is interning at Nike in HR Project Management. Whitney loves getting exposed to different facets of HR and the diversity as well as the working conditions at the World Headquarters (WHQ).
Undergraduate Student
Prof. Kathi Inman Berens Prof. Kathi Inman Berens
Faculty Member
Prof. Josh Epstein Prof. Josh Epstein
Faculty Member
Prof. Susan Kirtley Prof. Susan Kirtley
Faculty Member
Shanice Clarke Shanice Clarke
Staff Member
Summer Internship Spotlight: Meet Ashley M. Lam ‘16 Summer Internship Spotlight: Meet Ashley M. Lam ‘16
Ashley M. Lam is a senior, majoring in Supply & Logistics Management at the Portland State University School of Business. She is currently interning with Boeing in the Everett Hazardous Materials Management Department until the end of September.
Undergraduate Student
Study Abroad Experience: Meet Jasmin Landa ‘18 Study Abroad Experience: Meet Jasmin Landa ‘18
To make her dream of studying abroad come true, Jasmin searched and applied for scholarships with perseverance and faith. After having a great experience in Spain, she believes that study abroad is an attainable option for all students regardless of their socioeconomic status.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Dr. Carla Harcleroad Meet Dr. Carla Harcleroad
Welcome Dr. Harcleroad, Associate Vice Provost for Advising and Career Services. Carla will begin working at Portland State toward the end of August.
Faculty Member
Stephanie LaCava Stephanie LaCava
As Faculty-Led Program Coordinator, Stephanie works with faculty to coordinate short-term international programming. She also advises students who are interested in participating in faculty-led programs.
Staff Member
Summer Internship Spotlight: Meet Patrick Staton '16 Summer Internship Spotlight: Meet Patrick Staton '16
Patrick Staton is a senior at the School of Business, majoring in Human Resource Management. This summer, he is applying acquired knowledge to real-world situations at Clinicient, a software company in Portland.
Undergraduate Student
Andrew Morales Andrew Morales
Staff Member
Meet Chris Herndon, MBA ’16 Meet Chris Herndon, MBA ’16
Chris Herndon has blazed an unconventional career trail that taught him a lot about what it takes to successfully change course. Now he leverages the leadership skills he honed in this MBA at Portland State to help others navigate shifts in direction.
Alumnus
Meet Caitlin Sweeney Meet Caitlin Sweeney
Caitlin is a new Career Counselor in Advising and Career Services.
Faculty Member
Meet Education Abroad Intern Caroline Zeiher Meet Education Abroad Intern Caroline Zeiher
As an intern from Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Caroline works to promote diversity, equity, and inclusiveness for students in higher education.
Graduate Student
Applied Linguistics professor Dr. Keith Walters awarded the John Eliot Teaching Award Applied Linguistics professor Dr. Keith Walters awarded the John Eliot Teaching Award
Faculty Member
Meet Noriko Iwasaki
Alumnus
Jennifer Ruth Jennifer Ruth
Faculty Member
A Glimpse into the Future A Glimpse into the Future
It’s no crystal ball, but PSU’s Northwest Economic Research Center developed a tool policy makers can use to peer into the future of the Portland metro region.
Research
How Eco Driving Works How Eco Driving Works
PSU's Donald Truxillo asks: Can organizations reduce fuel consumption by encouraging employees driving fleet vehicles to follow simple guidelines while behind the wheel?
Research
Breaking Down Barriers to Bicycling Breaking Down Barriers to Bicycling
Dr. Amy Lubitow works within communities to address transportation-related issues such as increasing bicycle ridership among women and marginalized communities.
Research
Breaking Down Barriers to Bicycling Breaking Down Barriers to Bicycling
Dr. Amy Lubitow works within communities to address transportation-related issues such as increasing bicycle ridership among women and marginalized communities.
Research
Revolution in Pedal Power Revolution in Pedal Power
As bikes equipped with battery-powered motors hit the road, PSU’s John MacArthur is there to ask how they might alter the transportation landscape.
Research
Safe Crossing Safe Crossing
Dr. Sirisha Kothuri’s research enhances the efficiency of signalized intersections for all users.
Research
Attitude Adjustment Attitude Adjustment
Exploring new avenues of research, Ph.D. student Tara Goddard partnered with Project Implicit to investigate how drivers’ attitudes may impact safety for cyclists on the road.
Research
Transit Agencies Ride Social Media Transit Agencies Ride Social Media
With so many public transit agencies on board with social media, PSU economist, Dr. Jenny Liu asks how they’re using these platforms and to what effect.
Research
Safety in Numbers Safety in Numbers
Transportation engineer Krista Nordback explains why it’s a big deal that we don’t have accurate counts of how many people are riding bikes on our streets.
Research
The Transportation Research & Education Center The Transportation Research & Education Center
Research
Meet Patrick Erkkila ’16, Finance Meet Patrick Erkkila ’16, Finance
Patrick Erkkila is graduating with a BS in Finance. He is a former Marine mechanic who certified helicopter engines on the Hawaiian Islands. Shortly after graduation, Patrick will drive across the country to embark on his next adventure in NYC. He accepted a position as PEX Change Agent at UBS Financial Services.
Alumnus
Meet Mona Hutchinson '16, Accounting Meet Mona Hutchinson '16, Accounting
Mona Hutchinson is graduating with a BS in Accounting and double honors. She will start an internship with PwC in the audit/assurance line of service after graduation. Following the internship, Mona will enter the Masters of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) graduate program to fulfill the CPA exam requirements. She plans to take the four state CPA board exams in 2016/2017.
Alumnus
Meet Douglas Rivera ’16, Marketing Meet Douglas Rivera ’16, Marketing
Douglas Rivera is graduating with a BA in Business, Marketing and already has a job lined up as an assistant buyer at Fred Meyer. Read more about his experience with the School of Business at Portland State.
Alumnus
Meet Gabriel Alvarez, MBA '15 Meet Gabriel Alvarez, MBA '15
Gabe is using what he learned from Portland State's MBA program to help his family's business grow. Read more about his experience at the School of Business.
Alumnus
Harry Baechtel Harry Baechtel
Classical Voice Instructor
Faculty Member
Mubark Mebrat Mubark Mebrat
Biochemistry
Undergraduate Student
Sebastian Singleton Sebastian Singleton
Organismal Biology and Chemistry
Undergraduate Student
Richard Poppino Richard Poppino
Instructor, Classical Voice
Faculty Member
Pamela South Pamela South
Classical Voice Instructor
Faculty Member
Sara Herrejon Sara Herrejon
Biology
Undergraduate Student
OIA 2015 winner, Metro: Voices from the region OIA 2015 winner, Metro: Voices from the region
Connecting historically underrepresented communities to Metro’s decision-making process
Publication
Meet Anthropology alum Bonnie Harvey, MA '16 Meet Anthropology alum Bonnie Harvey, MA '16
After earning an MA in applied anthropology at PSU, Bonnie Harvey is returning to Usisya, Malawi to apply her knowledge in community development and cultural anthropology to help the local nonprofit, Temwa.
Alumnus
Thurston Spicer Thurston Spicer
Office Manager - Veterans Resource Center
Staff Member
Meet Grzegorz Wiktor ‘14, Accounting Meet Grzegorz Wiktor ‘14, Accounting
Grzegorz graduated from Portland State University in 2014 with a BA in Accounting. He works as an Assurance Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) in Seattle, WA. His responsibilities include performing audits of private and public clients, including SOX controls and substantive testing.
Alumnus
Meet Diana Shukri '17 Undergraduate Peer Advisor Meet Diana Shukri '17 Undergraduate Peer Advisor
Diana Shukri is an undergraduate student majoring in Management & Leadership and Human Resource Management. She considers herself as a true Portland girl who is absolutely in love with her field of study. Diana recently started her work as a Peer Advisor.
Undergraduate Student
Renee Sills Creates Kenton Audio Walk Renee Sills Creates Kenton Audio Walk
The Kenton Audio Walk is a guided tour through Portland's historic Kenton neighborhood. Part of Disjecta's The Music That Makes Us, the piece is a collection of interviews and field recordings that were taken in the neighborhood during February and March of 2016
Student Project
Joshua Justice '16 Joshua Justice '16
Undergraduate student Joshua Justice combined his interest in radio and history to educate the public through the bi-weekly podcast, Beyond Footnotes.
Undergraduate Student
M.A. TESOL graduate student Vanessa Howe wins the Nattinger Endowed Scholarship for 2016/17 M.A. TESOL graduate student Vanessa Howe wins the Nattinger Endowed Scholarship for 2016/17
Graduate Student
City of Brookings Annexation Project City of Brookings Annexation Project
The Center for Public Service helped the City of Brookings respond to public concerns and opposition to City annexation of the adjacent community of Harbor.
Publication
Ralph Pugay Ralph Pugay
Faculty Member
Meet Chris Huynh '17 Business Honors Undergraduate Student Meet Chris Huynh '17 Business Honors Undergraduate Student
Chris Huynh is a Business Honors Student and a University Honors Program participant majoring in Finance and Accounting. Chris is from Southern California originally but has spent most of his life in Beaverton. His interest in economics dates back to his childhood when he was fascinated of how money flows through the nation’s economy.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Professor Kathryn Botsford Meet Professor Kathryn Botsford
Faculty Member
Beyond Moore's Law: A Q&A with Christof Teuscher Beyond Moore's Law: A Q&A with Christof Teuscher
Maseeh Professor charts a course for a post-silicon world.
Faculty Member
Meet Jessica Hanson Meet Jessica Hanson
Alumnus
Meet Edward Quinn '17 Undergraduate Peer Advisor Meet Edward Quinn '17 Undergraduate Peer Advisor
Edward Quinn is an undergraduate student at the School of Business majoring in Management & Leadership. He transferred to PSU from Portland Community College (PCC). Ted works as a Peer Advisor helping his fellow peers and students find their path to academic success.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Gene Park '17 Undergraduate Peer Advisor Meet Gene Park '17 Undergraduate Peer Advisor
Gene Park is an undergraduate student at the School of Business majoring in Supply & Logistics Management and Finance. After having accomplished his long journey to become a PSU student, Gene started working as a Peer Advisor at the School of Business. He shares his firsthand experience in classes and provides tips about SBA system and guidelines to students.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Shelbie Butler '18 Undergraduate Peer Advisor Meet Shelbie Butler '18 Undergraduate Peer Advisor
Shelbie discovered her passion for helping students during her previous engagement with the PSU Orientation Team. As a Peer Advisor at the School of Business, she continues to be involved in student matters by offering advice during Express Advising hours
Undergraduate Student
Meet Ilka Bailey, Career and Academic Advisor Meet Ilka Bailey, Career and Academic Advisor
Staff Member
Meet Lori Olund '90 Meet Lori Olund '90
Lori graduated from Portland State University in 1990 with a double major in business and psychology. She runs Miles Fiberglass and Composites with her father Lowell Miles. Her responsibilities include developing overall business strategy, overseeing marketing, public relations, environmental and government regulations.
Alumnus
Kaity Goldsmith MS '14, Environmental Science and Management Kaity Goldsmith MS '14, Environmental Science and Management
Kaity Goldsmith, MS '14 earned a Master's of Environmental Management and now works on ocean health issues in her role as Project Coordinator at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO).
Alumnus
Michelle Lee Michelle Lee
Coordinator for Asian and Pacific Islander Student Services
Staff Member
Missy Kloos Missy Kloos
Field Placement Development Specialist
Staff Member
Art History Major Erin Frye Works with Curators at Portland Art Museum Art History Major Erin Frye Works with Curators at Portland Art Museum
At the Portland Art Museum, PSU art history major Erin Frye is assisting curator Sara Krajewski with preparations for an upcoming exhibition of prints by Andy Warhol.
Student Project
Christopher Sirakowski Christopher Sirakowski
Biology
Undergraduate Student
De’Junique Brown De’Junique Brown
Biochemistry
Undergraduate Student
Jennifer Blakeslee Jennifer Blakeslee
Research Assistant Professor
Faculty Member
Meiyu Hua Meiyu Hua
Chinese Instructor, Confucius Institute at PSU
Faculty Member
Alex Novie
MUS, 2014
Alumnus
Marissa Matsler
Graduate Student
Liang Ma Liang Ma
Ph.D. in Urban Studies, 2014
Alumnus
Mark Kenseth (Ph.D. Student) Mark Kenseth (Ph.D. Student)
Graduate Student
Nicole Iroz-Elardo
Ph.D. in Urban Studies, 2014
Alumnus
Joe Broach Joe Broach
Ph.D. in Urban Studies, 2015
Alumnus
Chris Blanchard Chris Blanchard
Ph.D. in Urban Studies, 2014
Alumnus
Myung-Ji Bang Myung-Ji Bang
Graduate Student
Tiffany Austin Tiffany Austin
Graduate Student
Eugenio Arriaga (Ph.D. Student) Eugenio Arriaga (Ph.D. Student)
Graduate Student
Iren Taran
MURP, 2013
Alumnus
Danell Norby Danell Norby
MURP, 2013
Alumnus
Lina Menard Lina Menard
MURP, 2013
Alumnus
Mohammad Meidiansyah Mohammad Meidiansyah
MURP, 2015
Alumnus
Brian Hurley
MURP, 2013
Alumnus
Katie Hughes Katie Hughes
MURP, 2013
Alumnus
Kate Drennan Kate Drennan
MURP, 2013
Alumnus
Todd Borkowitz Todd Borkowitz
MURP, 2015
Alumnus
Carine Arendes
MURP, 2013
Alumnus
Set to graduate in four years or less Set to graduate in four years or less
At just 19, Portland-native Jose Lopez Delgado is already a junior and well on his way to graduating from the School of Business Administration as part of the University’s innovative Four-Year Degree Guarantee Program.
Undergraduate Student
Engineering is right fit for vet Engineering is right fit for vet
Already living in Portland and with a baby on the way, Jack O’Neal ’15 chose PSU’s Mechanical and Materials Engineering program over industrial engineering programs at other universities for its proximity and convenience, but he soon found mechanical engineering was a true fit for his interests.
Alumnus
Art History Student Ashley West Gains Hands-on Experience in Art Conservation Art History Student Ashley West Gains Hands-on Experience in Art Conservation
Art History undergraduate Ashley West is an intern at Cascadia Art Conservation Center with object conservator Robert Krueger
Student Project
Meet Diane Xiong, Budget Analyst Meet Diane Xiong, Budget Analyst
Life inspired. Excellence invested. Diane’s motto defines her approach to boosting the budget office’s purpose supporting the PSU community with university budgeting.
Staff Member
Meet Edwin Garcia, Athletic & Outdoor Industry Certificate Student Meet Edwin Garcia, Athletic & Outdoor Industry Certificate Student
Edwin approached PSU with engineering on his mind but it was the School of Business that lead him to pursue a career in marketing and the A&O Program.
Undergraduate Student
Dillon Mahmoudi (Ph.D. Student) Dillon Mahmoudi (Ph.D. Student)
Graduate Student
Anthony Levenda (Ph.D. Student) Anthony Levenda (Ph.D. Student)
Graduate Student
Jamaal Green (Ph.D. Student)
Graduate Student
Erin Goodling (Ph.D. Student) Erin Goodling (Ph.D. Student)
Graduate Student
Tara Goddard Tara Goddard
Graduate Student
Meet Jeremy Luedtke, MSGSCM '16 Meet Jeremy Luedtke, MSGSCM '16
Jeremy is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Jing Li, MSFA '16 Meet Jing Li, MSFA '16
Jing is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Qinyue Huang, MSFA '16 Meet Qinyue Huang, MSFA '16
Qinyue is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Nathan Claus, MSFA '16 Meet Nathan Claus, MSFA '16
Nathan is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Daniel Silvey, MRED '16 Meet Daniel Silvey, MRED '16
Daniel is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Melissa Beh, MRED '16 Meet Melissa Beh, MRED '16
Melissa is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Yahan Zhang, MIM '16 Meet Yahan Zhang, MIM '16
Yahan is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Vera Sell, MIM '16 Meet Vera Sell, MIM '16
Vera is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Priscilla Asche, MIM '16 Meet Priscilla Asche, MIM '16
Priscilla is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet "Wind" Nattapon Visespakdeevong, MBA '16 Meet "Wind" Nattapon Visespakdeevong, MBA '16
Nattapon is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Megha Verma, MBA '16 Meet Megha Verma, MBA '16
Megha is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Chris Sweeney, MBA '16 Meet Chris Sweeney, MBA '16
Chris is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet David Seppi, MBA '16 Meet David Seppi, MBA '16
David is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Rich Schwartz, MBA '16 Meet Rich Schwartz, MBA '16
Rich is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Kelly O'Rourke, MBA '16 Meet Kelly O'Rourke, MBA '16
Kelly is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Andrew Nelson, MBA '16 Meet Andrew Nelson, MBA '16
Andrew is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Andreina Mundarain, MBA '18 Meet Andreina Mundarain, MBA '18
Andreina is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Zaidi Moin, MBA '16 Meet Zaidi Moin, MBA '16
Zaidi is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Genevieve London, MBA '13 Meet Genevieve London, MBA '13
Genevieve is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Alumnus
Meet Rebecca Freedman, MBA '16 Meet Rebecca Freedman, MBA '16
Rebecca is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Barbara Dudley Barbara Dudley
Community Partnership
Meet Shawn Duffy, MBA '09 Meet Shawn Duffy, MBA '09
Shawn is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Alumnus
Meet Carol Corry, MBA '16 Meet Carol Corry, MBA '16
Carol is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Julia Baldwin, MBA '16 Meet Julia Baldwin, MBA '16
Julia is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Devdeep Aikath, MBA '17 Meet Devdeep Aikath, MBA '17
Devdeep is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Graduate Student
Meet Dan Woodward, Healthcare MBA '12 Meet Dan Woodward, Healthcare MBA '12
Dan is a Graduate Business Programs Ambassador, a group of students and alumni dedicated to sharing what it is really like to be a masters student at Portland State.
Alumnus
Meet Emily Doerr Meet Emily Doerr
Associate Director of Marketing & Communications, Undergraduate Admissions
Staff Member
Meet Alvaro Vasquez '17, Undergraduate Peer Advisor Meet Alvaro Vasquez '17, Undergraduate Peer Advisor
Alvaro Vasquez is an undergraduate student at the School of Business majoring in Finance and Economics. He works as a Peer Advisor offering assistance to students on their academic and career matters. Alvaro shared with us his motives to become a Peer Advisor and why it is important to see one.
Undergraduate Student
Emily Harper
International Student and Scholar Program Assistant
Staff Member
Alyssa Koida Alyssa Koida
International Student Life and Sponsored Student Program Assistant
Staff Member
Emma Pfizenmaier Emma Pfizenmaier
International Student and Scholar Program Assistant
Staff Member
Corey Griffin Corey Griffin
Faculty Member
Nora Wendl Nora Wendl
Faculty Member
Elena Christopher-Allison Elena Christopher-Allison
Chemistry and Mathematics
Undergraduate Student
Video, Design + Community Video, Design + Community
Students from Jodi Darby's Video, Design + Community course work collaboratively on video production and community based media.
Student Project
A Literature Review of the Beneficial Use of Dredged Material and Sediment Management Plans and Strategies A Literature Review of the Beneficial Use of Dredged Material and Sediment Management Plans and Strategies
This report summarizes key elements from existing literature regarding beneficial uses of dredged sediments. Its purpose is to help inform development of a regional sediment management plan for federal navigation channels in the lower Willamette and Columbia Rivers.
Publication
Bruno Jedynak: Building Connections in Mathematical Research Bruno Jedynak: Building Connections in Mathematical Research
"Mathematicians can now have a strong impact on medical sciences. It is the best of all times with torrents of medical data becoming available," says Dr. Bruno Jedynak. As one of the professors hired under the Massiah Foundation’s gift, Dr. Jedynak brings 12 years of research experience at Johns Hopkins University to the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Portland State University.
Faculty Member
Is this the Beginning of the End for the Serial Number? Is this the Beginning of the End for the Serial Number?
With a novel algorithm and a high-resolution terahertz laser scanner, Dr. Suresh Singh might change the way we keep track of our most valuable possessions.
Research
A Model Fault A Model Fault
Assistant Professor Brittany Erickson develops computational models to simulate earthquakes and explore the geophysical processes associated with them.
Research
Portland's Heavy Metal Workshop Portland's Heavy Metal Workshop
Portland State's Materials Research Laboratory: the one lab on campus where building bridges isn't just a metaphor.
Research
Developing Next Generation MRI Contrast Agents Developing Next Generation MRI Contrast Agents
Dr. Mark Woods' research takes him back and forth between PSU and OHSU as he develops new and more effective MRI contrast agents.
Research
Re-examining the Data in Concussion Research Re-examining the Data in Concussion Research
Could advanced data mining reveal new insights into treatments for concussions? Systems Science Professor Martin Zwick is trying to show the way.
Research
Unlocking Life's Code Unlocking Life's Code
While the Smithsonian Institution’s Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code was on exhibit at OMSI, museum-goers learned about the genome and life science research at PSU.
Research
Tammi Wheeler Tammi Wheeler
Instructor. Tammi Wheeler, MS, SPHR, Principal of PeopleSense, LLC, specializing in customized leadership and talent development services including: organizational assessments, individual coaching, team and leadership development, management training and group facilitation. With over 20 years’ experience, Tammi excels in building strategic partnerships and deploying people strategies that are aligned to achieve business results. While at Intel she spent nearly ten years in a number of strategic leadership positions and led a large global team of human resource professionals. She is confident that every organization can realize continuous improvement through effectively leading and aligning their talent. Tammi holds a Master’s Degree in Whole Systems Design/Organizational Development from Antioch University and is certified in Myers-Briggs, Hogan Assessments, Facet Five, DDI and Achieve Global.
Faculty Member
Aubrey Kendall Aubrey Kendall
Instructor. Aubrey Kendall is a supplier quality engineer at Vestas Wind Systems. He graduated with a BS in manufacturing engineering from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Clemson University. Mr. Kendall is a Six Sigma Black Belt with over 15 years of experience in manufacturing, quality, and engineering management in aerospace, energy, and other industries. His strong combination of technical skills and ease in communicating make him an effective trainer and facilitator
Faculty Member
Chris Dennis Chris Dennis
Instructor. Christopher Dennis, a principal with Portland-based Steaming Kettle Consulting, has been developing, delivering, and evaluating high-technology, manufacturing, and process solutions since 1988. An MSEE from Northeastern University and more than 25 years of hands-on engineering experience inform his in-depth insight into technology projects and the people they serve. Mr. Dennis brings direct and accessible information to his clients without loss of detail or subtlety.
Faculty Member
Jordan Delapoer Jordan Delapoer
Instructor. Jordan Delapoer is the Director of Brand Strategy at North. Formerly with Wieden+Kennedy, Jordan has crafted strategy for Target, EA Sports, Brooks Sports and Gerber Legendary Blades, among others. He currently presides over all of NORTH’s strategic output as it relates to business goals and strategies, audience analysis, brand positioning, and channel strategies.
Faculty Member
Paul Herring Paul Herring
Instructor. Paul Herring, having worked on both the retail and wholesale sides of business for nearly 30 years, has a deep understanding of how the primary functions of a business work together to develop and maintain a successful model. Always focused on the fundamentals, Paul has held positions and managed businesses in multiple channels and industries, and for companies such as May Department Stores, Macy’s West, Mario’s, Columbia Sportswear, and Fender Musical Instruments. Currently Paul serves as a partner with the consulting firm Sterrins Group here in Portland, where he services clients who are in need of strategic guidance with respect to growing their businesses. Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Linfield College.
Faculty Member
Mitch Menendez Mitch Menendez
Instructor. Mitch Menendez is the Senior Director, Global Apparel Leader for Men’s Athletic Training at Nike. His team works to strategize, line plan, design, and commercialize/bring to market a global apparel line that connects to their consumer/athlete. His role is to lead his team and functional partners across the product creation process that delivers consumer right product that is both profitable and productive. Mitch’s experience at Nike has spanned Sales, Retail Merchandising, Operations, and Product Creation. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business/Marketing from the University of Florida.
Faculty Member
Jennifer Nolfi Jennifer Nolfi
Instructor. Jennifer recently joined PSU as the Director of the Athletic & Outdoor (A&O) Industry Program. Prior to joining PSU, she served as the Director for Partnership Development at Looptworks, a design firm that uses excess premium materials to craft limited edition clothing and accessories. There Jennifer gained experience in taking a product from ideation to market and working with partner brands to reduce their waste stream. Before that, Jennifer spent 12 years working for the Portland Development Commission. She counts among her key accomplishments: spearheading a public-private research partnership that culminated in the very first comprehensive market sizing study of the A&O Industry; an action plan to position Oregon as a leader in this space; and providing a platform for PSU to launch a program focused on the A&O industry. Jennifer served on the PSU Athletic & Outdoor Advisory Board and continues to be active with SYNQ Consulting.
Faculty Member
Will Sandman Will Sandman
Instructor. Will Sandman is the Account Manager for Avery Dennison; Avery Dennison sells hangtags, labels, patches, woven jacquard, information systems, variable data solutions and much more for the biggest brands in the world. Previous to this role, he spent time with a footwear agent, Chinook Trading, where he spent almost a year in China inside footwear and apparel factories. In addition, he was a materials rep for Huachang Synthetic Leather. Also, he worked for several years as one of the Nike account reps with Paccess and managed the product development management system data and a host of other supplier related initiatives in the Mia Hamm materials library. Will graduated from PSU with a Master's in International Management focusing on Chinese as his language of specialty. Previously, Will also owned Sandman Pottery in Louisville, importing containers of ceramic pots, indoor and outdoor furniture, and other garden products for sale at the wholesale and retail level.
Faculty Member
Marcus Reed Marcus Reed
Instructor. Marcus Reed, known as the “Brewer’s Lawyer,” provides legal services to breweries, cideries, meaderies, and other related businesses at the law firm Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP in Portland, Oregon. Marcus assists these businesses and business owners in a full range of legal matters, including company formation, distribution, ownership agreements, real estate purchases and leasing, financing, contract brewing and alternating proprietorship arrangements, trademarks, regulatory compliance, employment, and dispute resolution. In 2012, Marcus co-founded the Beverage Industry Networking Group (B.I.N.G.), a group of service providers dedicated to supporting the craft beer and other craft beverage industries. Cosgrave Vergeer Kester, LLP also recently launched a beer blog.
Faculty Member
Maria Young Maria Young
Instructor. Maria Young, CPA is the founder of Radix Accounting.Maria earned her accounting degree from Linfield College and worked as a CPA in the tax department at Perkins and Company, Portland’s largest local accounting firm, where she specialized in breweries, service businesses, and high net worth individuals. It was during that time that she recognized a need for contract Controller service in Portland’s brewery industry, and in 2012 Radix Accounting was created to serve those clients. Additionally Maria is Portland’s Lead Instructor of Becker CPA Review, an educational program that prepares CPA candidates to successfully pass the CPA exam. She teaches financial accounting, managerial accounting, tax, auditing, and economics. She also is an active member of the AICPA and the Oregon Society of CPAs,and currently serving as Vice Chair of the Business and Industry Conference.
Faculty Member
Geoff Westapher Geoff Westapher
Instructor. Geoff Westapher has had a career with years of senior leadership in all segments of the beer business including, but not limited to: imports, crafts, contract, domestic, and wholesale. He is a former President/COO of 6 beer companies and owner of the 7th largest Schlitz wholesaler in the US and recognized by most major brewers as “the beer industry expert.” Geoff has represented both brewers and wholesalers in the US Bankruptcy Courts, US Federal District Courts, and the state courts of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin, and Florida. As a wholesaler, he was nominated for and/or won awards including the Inner Circle, Proud Lion, and Founders awards. Over the years Geoff served on multiple advisory boards including Coors, Corona (Barton), and Pabst, along with numerous industry associations. He is the editor of the beer industries weekly editorial blog www.beerbusinessunplugged.com.
Faculty Member
Nate Young Nate Young
Instructor. Nate Young has worn many hats in his 2 1/2 years as Sustainability Manager at Hopworks Urban Brewery. Significant achievements at Hopworks include revamping the brewery's sustainability-focused webpates, and development and promotion of the first and subsequent HUB sustainability reports. Prior to joining Hopworks, Nate played a marketing role for a number of organizations including Brightworks, a green building consultancy. Nate holds an MBA from Portland State University and a BS in Elementary Education from Northern Arizona University.
Faculty Member
Mellie Pullman Mellie Pullman
Instructor. Madeleine (Mellie) Pullman is an associate professor of operations management in the PSU School of Business. She earned her PhD at the University of Utah in 1997. She has previously taught in the Graduate and Executive programs at Cornell University, London Business School, Southern Methodist University, CSU, CU, and University of Utah. Prior to academia, Mellie worked at Pyramid Brewing Co. (Kalama, WA), was the brewmaster at Hops Brewpub (Phoenix, AZ) and brewmaster/co-owner of Wasatch Brewery (Park City, UT).
Faculty Member
Albrecht Enders Albrecht Enders
Instructor. Albrecht Enders is a principal of endersgroup and is an adjunct professor at Portland State University. He has 23 years' experience in innovation leadership including work at Siemens and A-dec which resulted in the creation of market-defining product families. At Siemens Medical Solutions, Albrecht led innovation resulting in platform reinvention that allowed the medical division to regain its #1 market position in less than two years. At A-dec, Inc. as Vice President of Product Development, Albrecht implemented a development infrastructure that bridged the culture of a founder/entrepreneur to the future. His work at A-dec resulted in a new product line that has become the premier product line in the dental industry. Today Albrecht teaches and consults with a number of organizations who seek the tools and momentum to innovate and grow their market share. He has a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Fachhochschule Darmstadt, Germany.
Faculty Member
Dave Garten Dave Garten
Instructor. Dave Garten is currently Professor of Business in the Portland State University and Oregon Executive MBA programs. He teaches graduate courses in Business Strategy, Strategic Alliances and Acquisitions, and Negotiation. He also is Director of PSU’s MBA Capstone Consulting program. Dave has extensive experience in strategy development, management, marketing, product development, strategic alliances and acquisitions, negotiation, raising capital and finance.
Faculty Member
Gudrun Granholm Gudrun Granholm
Instructor. Gudrun Granholm is the founder of Box One, Inc. an organization devoted to financial communication for non-financial managers. She received her MBA from Stanford Business School and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). Gudrun has worked with a variety of universities to design, develop and deliver financial curriculum for many nationally-recognized universities including Portland State University, University of Oregon, OHSU, University of California-San Diego, UC Santa Cruz, Southern Methodist University, and San Diego State University.
Faculty Member
Meet Derek Davis, Senior Budget Analyst Meet Derek Davis, Senior Budget Analyst
Derek employs a combination of higher-ed finance knowledge and technical wizardry to serve the PSU community...one spreadsheet at a time.
Staff Member
Exchange Program Brings PSU Water Quality Tool to Brazil Exchange Program Brings PSU Water Quality Tool to Brazil
Nayara de Souza came to Portland State University to study environmental engineering as an exchange student. She returned to her native Brazil armed with an abundant understanding of PSU’s exclusive water quality modeling tool that allowed her to serve as a teacher to her University of Sorocaba classmates.
Undergraduate Student
ECE Grad Student Upgrades System-on-a-Chip Teaching Tool ECE Grad Student Upgrades System-on-a-Chip Teaching Tool
Tejaswini Angal was commended by Imagination Technologies for her efforts to improve the MIPSfpga educational resources offered by its university program.
Graduate Student
Disrupting Early Childhood Education Research Disrupting Early Childhood Education Research
Professor Will Parnell publishes book on early childhood research
Research
B.D. Wortham-Galvin B.D. Wortham-Galvin
Faculty Member
Maricruz Gonzalez Vazquez Maricruz Gonzalez Vazquez
Mechanical Engineering
Undergraduate Student
Isabel Rodriguez Isabel Rodriguez
Physics and Mathematics
Undergraduate Student
Bradley Cumez Bradley Cumez
Chemistry
Undergraduate Student
Amy (Eliza) Greenstadt Amy (Eliza) Greenstadt
Staff Member
Kerry Gilbreth Kerry Gilbreth
Instructor. Human Resource Management. Kerry is the Director of Human Resources at Portland State University and has over 16 years of experience managing benefits and leave programs. She is responsible for benefits, leaves and HR front desk operations. she oversees the staff who manage benefits, FMLA/OFLA and ADA for over 4,000 faculty and staff. Kerry is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Portland Human Resource Management Association (PHRMA).
Faculty Member
Rick Howell Rick Howell
Instructor, Human Resource Management. Rick is the Principal of Howell Management Consulting and has spent almost thirty years as an HR professional performing most HR specialties including business strategy, organizational development and executive coaching.
Faculty Member
Enrique Washington Enrique Washington
Instructor, Human Resource Management. Enrique is the President and CEO of The Generator Group, an executive recruiting firm located in downtown Portland. He has more than 20 years experience in human resources and talent acquisition. In 2006 he received the "40 under 40" award by the Portland Business Journal for his work and accomplishments in the Portland business community.
Faculty Member
Brooke Rizor Brooke Rizor
Director, System of Care Institute
Staff Member
Allison Brown Allison Brown
Instructor, Human Resource Management and Strategic Organizational Management. Allison is Columbia Sportswear's U.S. Learning & Development Manager. Prior to joining Columbia Sportswear, Allison served as Senior HR Manager for Wild Oats Markets, now Whole Foods. She helps employees succeed at work, develops and executes global coaching programs, and helps leaders build influence and manage change. Allison is a certified coach and has certifications through the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Faculty Member
Jake Hollomon Jake Hollomon
Faculty Member
Meet Olivia Loveland Meet Olivia Loveland
Olivia Loveland is a senior at Portland State University. In 2015, as a student in the World Languages and Literatures Turkish program, she was one of only four students in the country to receive the 2015 James W. Redhouse Prize for Best Progress in Turkish.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Professor Carl Abbott Meet Professor Carl Abbott
Faculty Member
Leah Brookner Leah Brookner
Assistant Professor of Practice
Faculty Member
State of Oregon: Oregon Board of Massage Therapists State of Oregon: Oregon Board of Massage Therapists
Publication
Meet Randi Bost, M.S. '92, Advocate for Speech-Language Pathology Meet Randi Bost, M.S. '92, Advocate for Speech-Language Pathology
Randi Jartun Bost, M.S. ’92 earned her master’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from PSU. Since earning her degree, she’s built a career as a speech-language pathologist, specializing in early childhood assessments. Now, Randi is one of the department’s most active alumni.
Alumnus
Meet Melissa Tran '15, Supply & Logistics Management Meet Melissa Tran '15, Supply & Logistics Management
Melissa Tran is graduating with a BS in Supply & Logistics Management. She is entering into the Toyota Logistics Trainee Program post-graduation.
Alumnus
Meet Jeffret Mandondo '15, Accounting Meet Jeffret Mandondo '15, Accounting
Jeffret is graduating with a BS in Accounting and already has a job lined up with prestigious accounting firm, PwC. Read more about his experience with the School of Business at Portland State.
Alumnus
Beth Okantey Beth Okantey
Adjunct Instructor
Faculty Member
Meet Shannon Aniciete Meet Shannon Aniciete
Shannon is a Career Counselor at Advising & Career Services.
Faculty Member
Natali Pardo Natali Pardo
Coordinator of Commencement & Campus Visits
Staff Member
Meet Curtis Cooper '14, Account Service Representative, Nike NFL Specialty Meet Curtis Cooper '14, Account Service Representative, Nike NFL Specialty
Curtis transferred from Oregon State and was impressed by the countless number of industry connections PSU had. He got involved in the A&O Program, established many connections along the way, the landed a job at the company he always wanted to work for, Nike.
Alumnus
Linda Bello, LMSW
Staff Member
Madison Manley Madison Manley
Welcome Madison Manley to the Admissions Staff!
Staff Member
Samantha Fancher Samantha Fancher
Biochemistry
Undergraduate Student
City of Beaverton Review of Boards, Commissions and Committees in Municipal Governments. City of Beaverton Review of Boards, Commissions and Committees in Municipal Governments.
Publication
Meet Andrew Nelson '16, Part-time MBA Candidate Meet Andrew Nelson '16, Part-time MBA Candidate
Andrew moved to Portland to work for Tektronix but was promoted to Marketing Manager since starting the MBA Program at PSU. Read more to learn how he got there!
Graduate Student
Arash Khosravifar Arash Khosravifar
Dr. Khosravifar’s research and work experience revolves around geotechnical earthquake engineering, soil liquefaction, geotechnical numerical and physical modeling, soil-structure interaction (SSI), probabilistic seismic hazard analysis and ground motions.
Faculty Member
Joseph Ramirez Joseph Ramirez
Biology and Community Health
Undergraduate Student
Ruben Maldonado Ruben Maldonado
Computer Engineering and Mathematics
Undergraduate Student
Irene Ramirez-Aguilar Irene Ramirez-Aguilar
Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate Student
Tanisha Payne Tanisha Payne
Electrical Engineering and Japanese
Undergraduate Student
Dr. Tracy J. Andrews Dr. Tracy J. Andrews
Dr. Andrews has worked collaboratively with Native American nations since 1980, with a focus on environmental and natural resource issues, health and healing, cultural dynamics and continuity, and gender. More recently she has also worked with regional Hispanic community organizations in central Washington state.
Faculty Member
Meet early childhood expert Ingrid Anderson Meet early childhood expert Ingrid Anderson
Faculty Member
Meet Leticia Rodriguez Garcia Meet Leticia Rodriguez Garcia
Leticia Rodriguez Garcia is the Assistant Coordinator of Latin@ Student Services
Staff Member
Meet Professor Jenny Liu Meet Professor Jenny Liu
Faculty Member
Architectural Design Studio 9 (ARCH 582), Spring 2014: Design work in a first-year Master of Architecture studio Architectural Design Studio 9 (ARCH 582), Spring 2014: Design work in a first-year Master of Architecture studio
Student Project
Meet Professor Aaron Golub Meet Professor Aaron Golub
Making transportation planning more inclusive and its outcomes more fair
Faculty Member
Todd Ferry Todd Ferry
Faculty Member
Celeste Seibel Celeste Seibel
Research Associate
Faculty Member
Ridley Williams Ridley Williams
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Staff Member
Meet Professor Megan Horst Meet Professor Megan Horst
Faculty Member
Monica Garcia Monica Garcia
Adjunct Instructor
Faculty Member
Mark Weinmeister Mark Weinmeister
Adjunct Instructor
Faculty Member
Mandy Davis Mandy Davis
Senior Research Associate
Staff Member
Katie Winters Katie Winters
Research Associate, Adjunct Instructor
Faculty Member
Katherine Kneupper Katherine Kneupper
Adjunct Faculty
Faculty Member
John Ossowski John Ossowski
Research Associate
Faculty Member
Jennifer Williams Jennifer Williams
Office Manager, RRI
Staff Member
Architectural Design Studio 4 (ARCH 480) Fall 2014 Architectural Design Studio 4 (ARCH 480) Fall 2014
Student Project
Advanced Architectural Graphics and Media (ARCH 420 and 520) Fall 2014 Advanced Architectural Graphics and Media (ARCH 420 and 520) Fall 2014
Student Project
Janet Walker Janet Walker
Research Associate Professor
Faculty Member
Torin Braaten Torin Braaten
Events & Logistics Manager for Campus Visits & Orientation
Staff Member
Stephanie Vaughn Stephanie Vaughn
Financial Aid Counselor
Staff Member
Architectural Design Studio 1 (ARCH 380) Fall 2014: Student work in third-year undergraduate studio course Architectural Design Studio 1 (ARCH 380) Fall 2014: Student work in third-year undergraduate studio course
Student Project
Visual Communication 1 (ARCH 120) Fall 2014: Student work in introductory drawing class Visual Communication 1 (ARCH 120) Fall 2014: Student work in introductory drawing class
Student Project
Amy Kayon Amy Kayon
Relationship/Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator
Staff Member
Design Verification Competition Gives Portland State Students an Industry Advantage Design Verification Competition Gives Portland State Students an Industry Advantage
The annual Need for Speed Veloce Emulation Competition, co-sponsored by Mentor Graphics, connects Portland State engineering talent to careers in an emerging field.
Student Project
Steve Brown Steve Brown
Faculty Member
The Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize Exhibition 2015 The Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize Exhibition 2015
Artwork by winners of the 2015 Arlene Schnitzer Prize in the Visual Arts + Special Jury Commendations
Student Project
Pamela Bock Pamela Bock
Marketing and Events Coordinator for Services for Students with Children
Staff Member
Kathleen Butler Kathleen Butler
Kathleen Butler, MSW Student Support Specialist at the Resource Center for Students with Children.
Graduate Student
Michelle Wiley Michelle Wiley
Michelle Wiley, Student Staff at the Resource Center for Students with Children.
Undergraduate Student
Ahmed El Mansouri Ahmed El Mansouri
Ahmed El Mansouri, Student Staff and Arabic translator at the Resource Center for Students with Children.
Graduate Student
Hunter Sharp Hunter Sharp
Hunter Sharp, Student Staff and Graphic Designer for the Resource Center for Students with Children.
Undergraduate Student
Lori Gilbert Lori Gilbert
Faculty Member
Jea Alford Jea Alford
Faculty Member
Amy Steel Amy Steel
Faculty Member
Jennifer Robe Jennifer Robe
MSW Program Support Specialist
Staff Member
Pam Minty Pam Minty
Faculty Member
Meet Mandy Loh '15, Management and Leadership Meet Mandy Loh '15, Management and Leadership
Mandy recently shared with us how the Center for Retail Leadership program at PSU helped her prepare for her career at The Hershey Company.
Alumnus
Feeding the Regional Economy Feeding the Regional Economy
A new report from PSU researchers highlights the region’s diverse and robust food economy.
Research
Using Big Data to Improve Cities Using Big Data to Improve Cities
Computer scientist Kristin Tufte develops ways that cities can use “big data” to address critical social and environmental issues.
Research
Integrating Traffic Management and Air Quality Integrating Traffic Management and Air Quality
A PSU study of one of Portland’s busiest arterials could inform how city officials integrate public health into efforts to improve the transportation system.
Research
Determining the Value of Portland's Green Infrastructure Determining the Value of Portland's Green Infrastructure
Ph.D. student Marissa Matsler’s research helps the city lay groundwork for a “green infrastructure” asset management plan.
Research
Enhancing Neighborhood Livability Enhancing Neighborhood Livability
Together, PSU's Institute for Sustainable Solutions, community organizations, and the City of Portland are improving neighborhoods.
Research
Mapping Portland to Improve Climate Resiliency Mapping Portland to Improve Climate Resiliency
PSU faculty create a first-of-its-kind map Portlanders can use to address the environmental and health impacts of climate change.
Research
Meet Stephanie Hamington Meet Stephanie Hamington
Stephanie is an academic and career adviser at Advising & Career Services
Faculty Member
Matt Hayward Matt Hayward
Faculty Member
Heather Noddings Heather Noddings
Faculty Member
Nishat Akhtar Nishat Akhtar
Faculty Member
BT Livermore BT Livermore
Faculty Member
Jorge Porrata Jorge Porrata
Faculty Member
Ethan Allen Smith Ethan Allen Smith
Faculty Member
Daniel Glendening Daniel Glendening
Faculty Member
Dr. Jayanthi Raman Dr. Jayanthi Raman
Faculty Member
Meet Jimmy Simeles '16, Undergraduate Peer Advisor Meet Jimmy Simeles '16, Undergraduate Peer Advisor
When Jimmy isn't studying Finance, he works as an Undergraduate Express Advisor at the School of Business. He enjoys using his experiences to help students achieve their goals.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Angela Stanton '16, Undergraduate Peer Advisor Meet Angela Stanton '16, Undergraduate Peer Advisor
Angela is an Undergraduate business student who is a double major in Marketing & Advertising Management. She also works as an Undergraduate Express Advisor at the School of Business and recently shared her experience as to why students should seek express advising.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Synkai Harrison '15, Intern at Gerding Edlen Meet Synkai Harrison '15, Intern at Gerding Edlen
Synkai chose Portland State's Master of Real Estate Development program after several business trips to Portland -- a city he was drawn to because of it's leading edge in smart growth and sustainability in real estate development.
Alumnus
Dr. Xia Zhang Dr. Xia Zhang
Xia Zhang is a cultural anthropologist and Chinese folklorist. She does research on globalization, urbanization, gender (esp. masculinity), development, new media, youth, migration, labor politics in China and East Asia.
Faculty Member
School of Art + Design 2015 Scholarship Exhibition School of Art + Design 2015 Scholarship Exhibition
Artwork by 2015 graduate and undergraduate scholarship recipients in the School of Art + Design. Paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, video and design work.
Student Project
Molly Sherman Molly Sherman
Faculty Member
Jennifer Warner Jennifer Warner
Adjunct Instructor
Faculty Member
Marina Barcelo Marina Barcelo
Student Support & Inclusion Specialist
Staff Member
Thomas Bruketta Thomas Bruketta
Faculty Member
Justin Levinsohn Justin Levinsohn
Faculty Member
Meet Heather Todd Meet Heather Todd
Applied Linguistics B.A. graduate Heather Todd now pursuing a PhD in Field Linguistics at SOAS, University of London
Alumnus
Meet Jason Liao '14, Social Media Manager, WearTesters.com Meet Jason Liao '14, Social Media Manager, WearTesters.com
When Jason first enrolled at PSU, he had no idea where his career would go. His future was essentially a blank canvas. Through taking different courses and seeing what Jason likes, he's really honed his interests in marketing and advertising, specifically on the digital side.
Alumnus
Dr. Miriam Abelson Dr. Miriam Abelson
Assistant Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2014
Faculty Member
Meet Sean Evernden '14, Dealer Services Representative, Cascade Designs Meet Sean Evernden '14, Dealer Services Representative, Cascade Designs
Sean came to PSU as a transfer student and had no idea what he wanted to major in, but he had a general idea of business. After taking the first intro Athletic and Outdoor (A&O) course, he knew he wanted to work in the outdoor industry.
Alumnus
Meet Professor Roberto de Anda Meet Professor Roberto de Anda
Roberto de Anda is Professor and Director of the Chicano/Latino Studies Program and a member of the SGRN Executive Committee
Faculty Member
Meet Dr. Sally McWilliams Meet Dr. Sally McWilliams
Chair & Professor, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department, SGRN Executive Committee member
Faculty Member
Clive Knights Clive Knights
Faculty Member
Rita Alves Rita Alves
Faculty Member
Meet Katie Morris, Part-time MBA Candidate Meet Katie Morris, Part-time MBA Candidate
An industrial engineer at Lam Research, Katie is pursuing a PSU MBA to enhance her communication, financial information, and management skills. The MBA will also open doors to managerial and advisory positions within Lam Research for Katie in the future.
Graduate Student
Meet Staci Kiker Meet Staci Kiker
Staci is an academic and career adviser in Advising & Career Services.
Faculty Member
Meet Dr. Kimberly Jayne Meet Dr. Kimberly Jayne
School Counseling Coordinator
Faculty Member
Christiana Bratiotis Christiana Bratiotis
Assistant Professor
Faculty Member
Meet Ben DeRemer, Full-Time MBA Candidate Meet Ben DeRemer, Full-Time MBA Candidate
Ben, a Portland area native and PSU alumnus, chose the Portland State MBA because of its focus on study abroad programs.
Graduate Student
Meet Farzona Yusupova, MBA Candidate Meet Farzona Yusupova, MBA Candidate
Farzona came to Portland one month before starting the PSU MBA program in August 2015. Born and raised in Tajikistan, a young country that gained independence 24 years ago from the Soviet Union—but with the heritage of more than 3,000 years—she lived in a Chkalovsk, a city that lies on a Silk Road.
Graduate Student
Donna L. Wagner, PhD. Dean of New Mexico State, University College of Health and Social Services  Donna L. Wagner, PhD. Dean of New Mexico State, University College of Health and Social Services
Donna L. Wagner has been named Dean of the New Mexico State University College of Health and Social Services. Dr. Wagner serves on the Institute of Medicine Committee on Caregivers for Older Adults, working on a consensus report on this topic and expected to be available early 2016.
Alumnus
Brenda Sulick, PhD - Policy Outreach Director, AARP Public Policy Institute Brenda Sulick, PhD - Policy Outreach Director, AARP Public Policy Institute
Brenda Sulick, PhD, is the Policy Outreach Director at the AARP Public Policy Institute (PPI), where she manages public outreach and communications. She represents PPI before external audiences, promoting AARP programs and policy solutions that improve the lives of older Americans.
Alumnus
Terrie Fox Wetle, PhD. Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Dean of Public Health , Brown University Terrie Fox Wetle, PhD. Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Dean of Public Health , Brown University
Dr. Wetle is Dean of the School of Public Health, and is Professor of Health Services Research, Policy and Practice. She was most recently Deputy Director, Nation Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health.
Alumnus
Meet Alma Bulbul, Marketing & Advertising Student Meet Alma Bulbul, Marketing & Advertising Student
Like many college students, Alma wanted to attend college to become more independent and to discover herself.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Mary Byes, Management and HR Student Meet Mary Byes, Management and HR Student
Mary chose PSU because it came highly recommended by her contacts at Clatsop Community College who are PSU alumni. She visited the campus and fell in love, and knew it was a good fit for her.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Wenseslao (Wenses) Reyes, Accounting Student Meet Wenseslao (Wenses) Reyes, Accounting Student
Wenses is an Oregon native born in Forest Grove. He chose Portland State University (PSU) because it was recommended by his previous teachers, and because it was close to home.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Natasha Braunwart '15, Trade Marketing Coordinator at Gerber Gear Meet Natasha Braunwart '15, Trade Marketing Coordinator at Gerber Gear
Natasha grew up in a family of business owners and travel buffs, which eventually led her to Portland State University because of the opportunities it offered.
Alumnus
Michael Simmons Michael Simmons
Faculty Member
Melissa Cannon, Ph.D. - Adjunct Proffessor Melissa Cannon, Ph.D. - Adjunct Proffessor
Melissa's interests: Communities and older populations; aging in place; community development to create inclusive, age-friendly cities and communities for people across the life course; innovative programs that support healthy aging and improve quality of care among older adults.
Alumnus
Thomas Schumacher Thomas Schumacher
Dr. Schumacher's research interests involve developing new sensing methodologies for non-destructive testing (NDT) and structural health monitoring (SHM) of civil infrastructure.
Faculty Member
Avinash Unnikrishnan Avinash Unnikrishnan
Dr. Unnikrishnan is interested in enhancing system sustainability and efficiency by developing novel traffic and freight network equilibrium models.
Faculty Member
Hillary Hyde Hillary Hyde
Assistant Professor of Practice
Faculty Member
Meet Matticen Cox '14, Data Analyst, Women's Sportswear Apparel, Nike Meet Matticen Cox '14, Data Analyst, Women's Sportswear Apparel, Nike
Matticen graduated in 2014 with a bachelor's in Business--Marketing, and a certificate in Athletic and Outdoor Industry (A&O). During her senior year, she landed an internship at Notogroup--a recruiting firm in the outdoor industry--that led to a full time position. Matticen's experience at a recruiting firm introduced her to different skills and position types, and led her to her current position at Nike.
Alumnus
Sustainability Internship Alumni Profile: Cameron Herrington Sustainability Internship Alumni Profile: Cameron Herrington
While pursuing his Master of Urban Studies, Cameron Herrington took on a series of class projects and sustainability-related internships that led to a full-time job with local nonprofit Living Cully.
Graduate Student
Meet Education Abroad Peer Advisor Anna Conner Meet Education Abroad Peer Advisor Anna Conner
English History is Anna's main passion, and was part of her inspiration to spend a year abroad in Sheffield, England. She was lucky enough to travel widely during her time across the pond, visiting ancient cities like Athens, Rome, and Paris. She hopes that her experiences and knowledge can be of use to other students looking to begin their own international adventures.
Undergraduate Student
Fourth Avenue Parklet Fourth Avenue Parklet
Architecture students designed and built a mini-park on SW Fourth Avenue, adjacent to the popular food cart pod that draws crowds from nearby offices and classrooms.
Research
Derek Sims Derek Sims
Jazz Trumpet Instructor
Faculty Member
Sean Fredenburg Sean Fredenburg
Classical Saxophone Instructor
Faculty Member
Damian Erskine Damian Erskine
Jazz Bass Instructor
Faculty Member
Jeff Baker Jeff Baker
Jazz Vocals
Faculty Member
Jeff Peyton Jeff Peyton
Concert Band Director
Faculty Member
Dave Bamonte Dave Bamonte
Brass Area Coordinator, Trumpet Professor
Faculty Member
Laura Boughton Laura Boughton
Paralegal at Student Legal Services
Staff Member
Annette Dietz Annette Dietz
Dr. Dietz is interested in water resources, sustainability, international development, and multi-disciplinary approaches to problem solving.
Faculty Member
Luis Valdez Luis Valdez
Broadway Residence Director
Staff Member
Kimberly Utschig Kimberly Utschig
University Success West Campus Resident Director
Staff Member
Michele Morales Michele Morales
Ashland Site Coordinator, MSW Distance Option
Faculty Member
Susanne Tringali Susanne Tringali
Faculty Member
Una Kim Una Kim
Faculty Member
Susan Stutz Susan Stutz
Faculty Member
Yvonne Perez Emerson Yvonne Perez Emerson
Faculty Member
Will Bryant Will Bryant
Faculty Member
Sean Schumacher Sean Schumacher
Faculty Member
Sara Siestreem Sara Siestreem
Faculty Member
Rory Phillips Rory Phillips
Faculty Member
Sabina Haque Sabina Haque
Faculty Member
Nicole Penoncello Nicole Penoncello
Faculty Member
Michelle Liccardo Michelle Liccardo
Faculty Member
Lisa Gronseth Lisa Gronseth
Faculty Member
Laurel Pavic Laurel Pavic
Faculty Member
Laura DiTrapani Laura DiTrapani
Faculty Member
Kate Giambrone Kate Giambrone
Faculty Member
Julianna Johnson Julianna Johnson
Faculty Member
Jason Sturgill Jason Sturgill
Faculty Member
Graham Bell Graham Bell
Faculty Member
Crystal Schenk Crystal Schenk
Faculty Member
Conrad Schumacher Conrad Schumacher
Faculty Member
Chris North Chris North
Faculty Member
Carl Diehl Carl Diehl
Faculty Member
Anna Gray & Ryan Wilson-Paulsen Anna Gray & Ryan Wilson-Paulsen
Faculty Member
Amy Sly Amy Sly
Faculty Member
Meredith James Meredith James
Faculty Member
Erik Geschke Erik Geschke
Faculty Member
Art, Building Art, Building
Research
Student Animation Work Student Animation Work
Animation work by students of A+D adjunct instructor Laura DiTrapani's 2D Animation and Visual Storytelling classes.
Student Project
PSU Students Help Market Low Carbon Microbrew PSU Students Help Market Low Carbon Microbrew
PSU graphic design students produce marketing materials for low carbon microbrew made by Migration Brewery in Portland.
Student Project
Friendtorship Friendtorship
Friendtorship brings together PSU Graphic Design students and high school students from Centennial Park School, increasing access to design and arts learning for under-served high school students.
Student Project
Harrell Fletcher on Social Practice MFA Program Harrell Fletcher on Social Practice MFA Program
Research
Talking Trash: The Studio Collective Project Talking Trash: The Studio Collective Project
PSU graphic design students analyze the trash flow in the Art Building and devise improved systems for handling trash and recycling.
Student Project
Give. Take. Share. This is Reuse. Give. Take. Share. This is Reuse.
Campus reuse project designed and executed by PSU students. The School of Art + Design has a brand new reuse room, open this year in the Art Building, Room 125.
Student Project
2014 MFA Studio Graduate Exhibitions 2014 MFA Studio Graduate Exhibitions
Artwork from the 2014 Studio MFA Graduate Exhibition.
Student Project
Artist-in-Residence at PSU Recreation Center Artist-in-Residence at PSU Recreation Center
Harrell Fletcher launches a performance series at the PSU Recreation Center, designed to create art in unexpected places.
Student Project
Be Honest 2015 Be Honest 2015
Be Honest, annual portfolio review where PSU graphic design students share work with local designers and listen to renowned designers speak about their craft.
Student Project
BFA Thesis Exhibition 2015: take care / make many BFA Thesis Exhibition 2015: take care / make many
BFA Thesis Exhibition 2015. Artwork by graduating seniors of the 2015 BFA program.
Student Project
Welcome School of Gender, Race and Nations interim Director Dr. Samuel Henry Welcome School of Gender, Race and Nations interim Director Dr. Samuel Henry
Please join the Executive Committee of the School of Gender, Race and Nations in welcoming Prof. Samuel D. Henry, who has accepted the interim Director position within the SGRN for the 2015/16 school year. Prof. Henry brings both his administrative and academic expertise to the SGRN from his many years of diverse experience at PSU. Since 1992, Dr. Henry has been an Associate Professor within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the Graduate School of Education; he is also affiliated faculty in the Department of Black Studies. He served as the Doctoral Program Coordinator for the School of Education from 2007-2010, as well as the chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Additionally, his recently published academic work demonstrates a deep commitment to social justice, equity in higher education and community outreach and civic leadership. We are very pleased to have his knowledge of PSU and vested interest in the mission of the SGRN to guide the school through its first year.
Faculty Member
Junghee Lee Junghee Lee
Faculty Member
Lisa Jarrett Lisa Jarrett
Faculty Member
Burke Jam Burke Jam
Faculty Member
Rachel Samuelson Rachel Samuelson
Coordinator of Student Community Engagement Center
Staff Member
Gayle Schneider Gayle Schneider
Development Officer
Staff Member
George Armantrout George Armantrout
Faculty Member
Ian Whitmore Ian Whitmore
Faculty Member
Julie Perini Julie Perini
Faculty Member
Pat Boas Pat Boas
Faculty Member
Anne McClanan Anne McClanan
Faculty Member
City of Creswell Policing Report City of Creswell Policing Report
Publication
2015 Studio MFA Graduate Exhibition 2015 Studio MFA Graduate Exhibition
Artwork from the 2015 Studio MFA Graduate Exhibition
Student Project
Thom Hines Thom Hines
Faculty Member
Carmen Ripollés Carmen Ripollés
Faculty Member
Joanna Crawford Joanna Crawford
Staff Member
Daniel Garris Daniel Garris
Staff Member
Pauly Norby
Staff Member
Kate Normand Kate Normand
Staff Member
Sue Taylor Sue Taylor
Faculty Member
Eleanor Erskine Eleanor Erskine
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John Motley John Motley
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Mandee Schroer Mandee Schroer
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Ariana Jacob Ariana Jacob
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Victoria Pohl Victoria Pohl
Acting, Directing
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Valory Lawrence Valory Lawrence
Acting
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Thom Bray Thom Bray
Screenwriting
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Ted Rooney Ted Rooney
Acting, Performance
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Shawn Levy Shawn Levy
Film Studies
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Scott Parker Scott Parker
Performance
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Sara Bernstein Sara Bernstein
Film Studies
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Rodney Hicks Rodney Hicks
Acting
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Philip Cuomo Philip Cuomo
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Michael O'Connell Michael O'Connell
Voice, Acting
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Lorraine Bahr Lorraine Bahr
Performance
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Linda K. Johnson Linda K. Johnson
Dance
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Joan Scott Little Joan Scott Little
Dance
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J. Bills J. Bills
Film Production
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Gordon Hayes Gordon Hayes
Stage Makeup
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Courtney Hermann Courtney Hermann
Film Production
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C. Sue Brower C. Sue Brower
Film Studies
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Oren Shtayermman Oren Shtayermman
Associate Professor
Faculty Member
Tia Factor Tia Factor
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Tere Mathern Tere Mathern
Dance
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Richard Wattenberg Richard Wattenberg
Theater History, Production
Faculty Member
Matt McCormick Matt McCormick
Film Production
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Kristin Hole Kristin Hole
Film Studies
Faculty Member
Karin Magaldi Karin Magaldi
Associate Director of School and Head of Theater, Writing, Directing
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Dustin Morrow Dustin Morrow
Film Production
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Devon Allen Devon Allen
Acting and Directing
Faculty Member
Daniel Meeker
Scenic and Lighting Design
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Bruce Keller Bruce Keller
Theater Design and Production
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Briar Levit Briar Levit
Faculty Member
Nicolette Trahoulia Nicolette Trahoulia
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Roya Amirsoleymani Roya Amirsoleymani
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Meet Stephanie Blair, Career and Academic Advisor Meet Stephanie Blair, Career and Academic Advisor
Staff Member
Patrick Rock Patrick Rock
Faculty Member
Kendra Larson Kendra Larson
Faculty Member
Michael McGovern Michael McGovern
Faculty Member
Elisabeth Charman Elisabeth Charman
Faculty Member
Meet Lynell Spencer, Career and Academic Advisor	Meet Lynell Spencer, Career and Academic Advisor
Staff Member
Meet Nathanial Garrod, First Year Programs Advisor Meet Nathanial Garrod, First Year Programs Advisor
Staff Member
Andrew Beard Andrew Beard
Film Studies
Faculty Member
Amy Borden Amy Borden
Film Studies
Faculty Member
Alison Heryer Alison Heryer
Costume Design
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Mark Berrettini Mark Berrettini
Director of School of Theater + Film and Head of Film
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Jesse Locker Jesse Locker
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Rachel Hines Rachel Hines
Faculty Member
Horia Boboia Horia Boboia
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Harrell Fletcher Harrell Fletcher
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Kate Bingaman-Burt Kate Bingaman-Burt
Faculty Member
Andy Zundel Andy Zundel
Office Manager
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Al Yucker Al Yucker
Senior Accountant
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Sarah Jo Larson Sarah Jo Larson
Accountant
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Dianna Foulke Dianna Foulke
Student Organization Advisor
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Jian Wang Jian Wang
2015-16 Interim Director of the Confucius Institute at PSU
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Meet Aidee Casillas Meet Aidee Casillas
Aidee joined ACS in May 2015 and is new to PSU and Portland. Aidee moved to Portland from Boston, MA where she had attended Northeastern University.
Staff Member
Courtney Bailey Courtney Bailey
Student Organization Advisor
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Brian Janssen Brian Janssen
Associate Director, SALP
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Candace Avalos Candace Avalos
Coordinator of Student Government Relations and Greek Life Advisor
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Intelligent Sleep Mask Promises Better Sleep Intelligent Sleep Mask Promises Better Sleep
Engineering students launch new start-up with support from a capstone program for budding entrepreneurs.
Student Project
Meet Christine Holland Meet Christine Holland
Christine Holland was awarded the James R. Nattinger Endowed Scholarship for 2015/16
Graduate Student
Stephanie East Stephanie East
CANS Trainer, Systems of Care Institute
Staff Member
Professional Development in the 21st Century Professional Development in the 21st Century
Researchers at Portland State University have developed a powerful new training tool that helps make practice perfect.
Research
Noor Delaughn Noor Delaughn
Staff Member
Geography minor in Water Resources Geography minor in Water Resources
The Minor in Water Resources offers broad training in spatial perspectives of sociopolitical and biophysical dimensions of water resource issues at local, regional, national, and international scales.
Resource
Edward May Edward May
Assistant Director of Field and Distance Option Coordinator
Faculty Member
Lisa Bassett Lisa Bassett
Lisa Bassett, Accounting Specialist for the Resource Center for Students with Children & Little Vikings
Staff Member
A Tale of Two ETM Alums A Tale of Two ETM Alums
At the 2015 hooding ceremony for the Engineering and Technology Management Department, Tim Bennington-Davis and Jim Teeter shared how the relationships they forged at PSU changed their careers.
Alumnus
Project for  Oregon Board of Massage Therapists Project for Oregon Board of Massage Therapists
Examining Reasons for License Non-Compliance among Asian-Pacific Islander Community Members: Project for Oregon Board of Massage Therapists
Publication
Maria Beebe Maria Beebe
Maria Beebe is an applied socio-linguist who specializes in critical discourse analysis, women’s leadership, and information communication technologies (ICT) for development.
Community Partnership
Addressing Aphasia Addressing Aphasia
Assistant Professor Gerasimos Fergadiotis studies language processing and develops tools to diagnose aphasia and assess the efficacy of treatments.
Research
Modernizing Statistics Education Modernizing Statistics Education
Dr. Jennifer Noll recently received a prestigious “CAREER” grant from the National Science Foundation to study new methods of teaching statistics to non-mathematics majors.
Research
Meet Eric Skoro '13, STAR, LLC Meet Eric Skoro '13, STAR, LLC
Networking and cultivating relationships helped Eric hold two internships during his time at the School of Business. One developed into a full time job, during his last two years at PSU, and both experiences gave him a competitive edge that added value employers were looking for.
Alumnus
Aging in Place Aging in Place
In PSU’s Biomedical Signal Processing Lab, Research Associate Professor Eric Wan develops technologies that apply signal processing and machine learning to solve a number of problems, including those faced by older adults who have made the choice to age in place.
Research
Maseeh student says "doors are opening" for female engineers Maseeh student says "doors are opening" for female engineers
Undergraduate Student
Meet Heather Johnson Meet Heather Johnson
Fulbright scholar (1 of 3 in the Department of Applied Linguistics) Heather Johnson will serve as an English teacher in Turkey during the 2015/16 school year
Undergraduate Student
Meet Sarah Keeney Meet Sarah Keeney
M.A. TESOL graduate student Sarah Keeney is one of three Applied Linguistics students at PSU to be awarded a Fulbright Grant for 2015/16. She'll be teaching English in Bogota, Colombia.
Graduate Student
Angela Ang Angela Ang
Multimedia Specialist, Systems of Care Institute
Staff Member
Reaz Mahmood Reaz Mahmood
Coordinator for Student Media
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Virginia Ngilmau Pedro Rivard Luka Virginia Ngilmau Pedro Rivard Luka
Student Organization Advisor
Staff Member
Sarah Kutten Sarah Kutten
Student Organization Advisor
Staff Member
Meet Professor Naomi Adiv Meet Professor Naomi Adiv
Faculty Member
Professor Marek Elżanowski Professor Marek Elżanowski
Professor Marek Elżanowski is the inaugural recipient of the PSU Foundation Philanthropic Leadership Faculty Award.
Faculty Member
Professor Robert Gould Professor Robert Gould
Professor Robert Gould is the inaugural recipient of the PSU Foundation's 'Faculty Philanthropy Cultivation' Award and will be honored during commencement 2015.
Faculty Member
Lost Tides Lost Tides
At Portland State University, a mix of researchers, high school teachers, and students investigate the ways manmade and natural alterations to the environment affect the Lower Columbia River Estuary.
Research
"Oppurtunites to serve" Aubré Dickson '98 Finance & Management on being a dedicated volunteer "Oppurtunites to serve" Aubré Dickson '98 Finance & Management on being a dedicated volunteer
April was volunteer appreciation month and we want to thank all alumni for the time they give in their communities. However, when discussing which one of our many alumni volunteers to spotlight, Aubré Dickson moved to the head of the class. Read his story here!
Alumnus
Jeannine B. Cowles: Honorary Degree Recipient 2015 Jeannine B. Cowles: Honorary Degree Recipient 2015
Gift
Dr. Terry Cross: Honorary Degree Recipient 2015 Dr. Terry Cross: Honorary Degree Recipient 2015
Alumnus
Dr. Fariborz Maseeh: Honorary Degree Recipient 2015 Dr. Fariborz Maseeh: Honorary Degree Recipient 2015
Alumnus
Dr. Jack Barbera Dr. Jack Barbera
Chemistry education research focusing on the development and evaluation of educational assessments and their use in measuring the effectiveness of pedagogical practice
Faculty Member
StoneStable, Inc. StoneStable, Inc.
Portland start-up StoneStable, Inc. is using technology developed at Portland State University to change the way vaccines are stored during transport.
Research
Advising & Career Services Student Employees Advising & Career Services Student Employees
Undergraduate Student
Greg Ness, MBA '87 Greg Ness, MBA '87
Alumnus
The Schlesinger Family The Schlesinger Family
Gift
In Solidarity In Solidarity
Assistant Professor Jean Aguilar-Valdez works from within communities to address inequalities in science education.
Research
James Beebe James Beebe
Dr. James Beebe is an applied qualitative social scientist, international development anthropologist, educator, and social activist committed to using the tools of the social sciences to promote justice.
Community Partnership
Adolfo G. Cuevas, Applied Psychology Adolfo G. Cuevas, Applied Psychology
Adolfo G. Cuevas, a doctoral student in Applied Psychology, is conducting research to explore the role of racial identity in African Americans' healthcare experiences.
Graduate Student
Meet Matt Schaeffer '09, Craft Brew Alliance Meet Matt Schaeffer '09, Craft Brew Alliance
Matt recently shared how his connections through the American Marketing Association at PSU helped him land an internship.
Alumnus
Crime Data Website Crime Data Website
Website
Predicting the Past Predicting the Past
Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Stefan Talke employs a novel approach to evaluating long-term changes to coastal water-levels, rivers and water properties.
Faculty Member
Fardowsa Idris Fardowsa Idris
General Science and Biology
Alumnus
Professor Erin Spottswood Professor Erin Spottswood
Assistant Professor at Department of Communication focusing on Communication & Technology and Interpersonal Communication.
Faculty Member
Antonie Jetter Antonie Jetter
Antonie Jetter is an Associate Professor of Engineering & Technology Management and Director of the Innovation Program in the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science at Portland State University.
Faculty Member
Meet Chris Hascall Meet Chris Hascall
M.A. TESOL graduate student Chris Hascall is one of three Applied Linguistics students at PSU to be awarded a Fulbright Grant for 2015/16. He'll be teaching English in South Korea.
Graduate Student
Zulay Hodukavich BSW '15 Zulay Hodukavich BSW '15
"This is my chance." International student finds her passion in social work.
Undergraduate Student
Samantha Goodson Samantha Goodson
Trainer/Consultant, Wraparound Systems of Care
Staff Member
Ask Professor Jean Aguilar-Valdez Ask Professor Jean Aguilar-Valdez
How can Latinas find equal opportunities in STEM fields?
Faculty Member
Meet Jenna Simon '14, Completed her Practicum at Wieden + Kennedy Meet Jenna Simon '14, Completed her Practicum at Wieden + Kennedy
Jenna shares how she was able to complete a practicum through the 409 Online Internship Course while working at Wieden + Kennedy.
Alumnus
Richard Slottee Richard Slottee
Director/Managing Attorney at Student Legal Services
Staff Member
Rebecca Miller, MPA, Planning and Development Specialist Rebecca Miller, MPA, Planning and Development Specialist
Planning and Development Specialist for Multnomah County Aging, Disability, and Veterans Services Division (ADVSD)
Alumnus
Meet Professor Marc Rodriguez Meet Professor Marc Rodriguez
Marc Rodriguez is Associate Professor of History and Managing Editor of the Pacific Historical Review at Portland State University. His present research interests include historical memory and the establishment of immigration/migration museums in the west.
Faculty Member
PSU Professor Gives Back PSU Professor Gives Back
Faculty Member
Ann McQueen, Ph.D. - Operations and Policy Analyst Ann McQueen, Ph.D. - Operations and Policy Analyst
Ann McQueen, Ph.D., Operations and Policy Analyst in the Advocacy and Development Unit of Oregon DHS – Aging and People with Disabilities
Alumnus
Kathleen Sullivan Ph.D.-Director, LGBT Center, Los Angeles Kathleen Sullivan Ph.D.-Director, LGBT Center, Los Angeles
Kathleen Sullivan Ph.D., Director of Senior Services, Los Angeles, LGBT Center The Largest LGBT Senior Service Department in the nation
Alumnus
Diana White, Ph.D. Diana White, Ph.D.
Faculty Member
Natasha Spoden, Senior Research Assistant Natasha Spoden, Senior Research Assistant
Staff Member
Jost Lottes, Ph.D., Research Associate Jost Lottes, Ph.D., Research Associate
Faculty Member
Jacklyn Kohon, PhD Jacklyn Kohon, PhD
Senior Research Assistant, Institute on Aging
Staff Member
Alan DeLaTorre, Senior Research Associate Alan DeLaTorre, Senior Research Associate
Faculty Member
Erin Merz Erin Merz
Marketing & Outreach Coordinator
Staff Member
Paula Carder, Ph.D. Paula Carder, Ph.D.
Paula's interest are institutional and socio-cultural attitudes about aging, frailty, and dementia; long-term care policies and practices; consumer demand and responses to long-term care; categories of senior housing; and qualitative methods for studying institutional and organizational practices
Faculty Member
Keren Brown Wilson, Ph.D. Keren Brown Wilson, Ph.D.
Faculty Member
Margaret Neal, Ph.D. Margaret Neal, Ph.D.
Meet the Director of the Institute on Aging
Faculty Member
Viet Le Viet Le
Electrical Engineering
Alumnus
Ashleigh Mustain Ashleigh Mustain
Biology
Undergraduate Student
Juan Marin Juan Marin
Pre-Med Biochemistry and Physics
Alumnus
Miguel Sanchez Miguel Sanchez
Civil Engineering
Undergraduate Student
Kimberly Gottschalk Kimberly Gottschalk
Environmental Science and Biology
Undergraduate Student
Brook Thompson Brook Thompson
Civil Engineering and Environmental Science
Undergraduate Student
David Stuart, Ph.D. David Stuart, Ph.D.
Faculty Advisory Committee - Chemistry
Faculty Member
Jodi Stiegemeyer Jodi Stiegemeyer
Faculty Advisory Committee - Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science
Faculty Member
Shankar Rananavare, Ph.D. Shankar Rananavare, Ph.D.
Faculty Advisory Committee - Chemistry
Faculty Member
Suzanne Estes, Ph.D. Suzanne Estes, Ph.D.
LSAMP Program Director - Biology
Faculty Member
Sustainability Internship Alumni Profile: Robert Nathan ’10 Sustainability Internship Alumni Profile: Robert Nathan ’10
With a passion for both the preserving the environment and engaging with people, Robert Nathan navigated a student internship and a graduate assistantship while pursuing his master’s degree in education—experiences that prepared him for success in his current career.
Alumnus
Creating 21st Century Tools to Support Braille Learners Creating 21st Century Tools to Support Braille Learners
Dr. Holly Lawson and colleagues are developing new eLearning platforms, materials, and tools to help visually impaired adults, educators, and service providers successfully learn Unified English Braille.
Research
PSU Biomedical Startup Receives $1.4M NIH Grant PSU Biomedical Startup Receives $1.4M NIH Grant
Elex Biotech, a drug development company with close ties to PSU, continues early-stage testing of compounds that treat the cause of ventricular arrhythmias associated with heart failure.
Research
Meet Jennifer Dahlin, PsyD Meet Jennifer Dahlin, PsyD
Staff Member
The Inclusive, Shared Storybook Reading Project The Inclusive, Shared Storybook Reading Project
With a combination of online training, social networking platforms, and shared reading, Dr. Samuel Sennott connects families, youth service providers, and children with complex needs to resources that promote and facilitate communication and literacy skills.
Research
Meet Lisa Koralewicz, LCSW Meet Lisa Koralewicz, LCSW
Staff Member
Meet Janice Kettler, LCSW Meet Janice Kettler, LCSW
Staff Member
Meet Keith Conant, MD Meet Keith Conant, MD
Staff Member
Meet Dental Hygienist Ilya Babiy, RDH Meet Dental Hygienist Ilya Babiy, RDH
Staff Member
Kurt Bedell Kurt Bedell
Marketing and Communications Manager
Staff Member
The Play’s the Thing The Play’s the Thing
Professor Michael Clark studies the role of play in society, in the past, present and future.
Research
New book on school readiness published by Will Parnell New book on school readiness published by Will Parnell
Rethinking Readiness in Early Childhood Education: Implications for Policy and Practice
Research
New book by Christine Chaillé features math and science for early childhood New book by Christine Chaillé features math and science for early childhood
Integrating Math and Science in Early Childhood Classrooms through Big Ideas: A Constructivist Approach.
Research
Understanding the Total Employer Cost of Worker Compensation Understanding the Total Employer Cost of Worker Compensation
The Center for Public Service at Portland State University has developed software that the state of Oregon, cities, counties and other local governments will soon be able to use to more accurately measure and manage their cost of personnel services.
Research
Meet Daniel Erickson '13, Intern at IBM Meet Daniel Erickson '13, Intern at IBM
Daniel triple majored in Human Resources, Management Leadership, and Supply & Logistics while attending the School of Business at PSU. He recently shared how his experience being proactive as a student helped land him an internship and what he learned from that experience.
Alumnus
Meet Dr. Mark Bajorek Meet Dr. Mark Bajorek
Staff Member
Meet Cheryl Forster Meet Cheryl Forster
Staff Member
Meet Nick Walden Poublon Meet Nick Walden Poublon
Staff Member
The Human behind PSU’s Award Winning Social Media Platforms The Human behind PSU’s Award Winning Social Media Platforms
Portland State University knows talent when we see it, that's why we hired Christian Aniciete! Read about the Human behind PSU’s Award Winning Social Media Platforms here in his Alumni Profile, and check out his awesome #fearlessPSU Selfie!
Alumnus
Deborah Lutterschmidt, Ph.D. Deborah Lutterschmidt, Ph.D.
Faculty Advisory Committee - Biology
Faculty Member
Lemmy Meekisho, Ph.D. Lemmy Meekisho, Ph.D.
Faculty Advisory Committee - Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Member
James Hook, Ph.D. James Hook, Ph.D.
Faculty Advisory Committee - Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science
Faculty Member
Miguel Andres Figliozzi, Ph.D. Miguel Andres Figliozzi, Ph.D.
Faculty Advisory Committee - Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty Member
Catherine de Rivera, Ph.D. Catherine de Rivera, Ph.D.
Faculty Advisory Committee - Environmental Science
Faculty Member
Meet Tara Gardner-Brown Meet Tara Gardner-Brown
Staff Member
Meet Dr. Aleksandra Giedwoyn Meet Dr. Aleksandra Giedwoyn
Staff Member
Meet Heather Poehler Meet Heather Poehler
Staff Member
Meet Dr. Chris Hanel Meet Dr. Chris Hanel
Staff Member
Lifetime Learner Makes Scholarship His Legacy Lifetime Learner Makes Scholarship His Legacy
A planned gift provided by Matson Haug MSEE ‘84 will enable future students to achieve academic and career success at PSU.
Gift
A Discussion with Tim Anderson, Chair of ETM A Discussion with Tim Anderson, Chair of ETM
Tim Anderson assumed the role of chair of PSU's Engineering and Technology Management department in fall 2014.
Faculty Member
Current Student Profile: Doug Beyers, MBA '16 Current Student Profile: Doug Beyers, MBA '16
MBA Doug Beyers' work as an archaeologist led to a passion for sustainability. Read how Doug is exploring his new direction through the MBA program and his Graduate Assistant position with Community Environmental Services.
Graduate Student
Maia Zampini '13 - Inventory Planner, Rejuvenation
In a recent interview, MBA alumnus Maia Zampini talks about how the PSU MBA program helped her transition from landscape architecture to her current role in inventory planning at Rejuvenation.
Alumnus
Erica Lee Barrios Erica Lee Barrios
Health Sciences and Biology - STEM Ambassador
Undergraduate Student
Meet Beth Grover '09, Intern at eROI Meet Beth Grover '09, Intern at eROI
Read how Beth's experience at the School of Business helped her land a summer internship, what she learned about herself, and how it helped her open her own business.
Alumnus
Engaging and Serving Diverse Communities: Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District Inclusive Outreach and Diversity Development Project Report Engaging and Serving Diverse Communities: Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District Inclusive Outreach and Diversity Development Project Report
Publication
Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Evaluation Report Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Evaluation Report
Publication
Multicultural Community Forum June 1, 2013 Final Report Multicultural Community Forum June 1, 2013 Final Report
Publication
Embracing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Developing and Facilitating the City of Beaverton's Diversity Advisory Board Final Report Embracing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Developing and Facilitating the City of Beaverton's Diversity Advisory Board Final Report
Publication
Clackamas County Diversity and Inclusion Assessment Report - Phase II Clackamas County Diversity and Inclusion Assessment Report - Phase II
Publication
Dawn Perrault Dawn Perrault
Staff Member
State Department Professional Fellows of Vietnam Final Report State Department Professional Fellows of Vietnam Final Report
Publication
Ivan Preciado Ivan Preciado
Electrical Engineering - LSAMP Office Assistant
Alumnus
Ashley Davis Ashley Davis
Molecular and Microbiology
Alumnus
Florisela Herrejon Florisela Herrejon
Pre-Med Biochemistry
Undergraduate Student
Ezana Mulugeta Ezana Mulugeta
Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science - LSAMP Office Assistant
Undergraduate Student
Meet Katie Greenwood Meet Katie Greenwood
Staff Member
Efrain Bastida Efrain Bastida
Civil Engineering
Undergraduate Student
Samuel Mequanint Samuel Mequanint
Pre-Pharmacy Biology and Chemistry - STEM Ambassador
Alumnus
Laura Gutierrez Laura Gutierrez
Pre-Dental Biology and Business
Undergraduate Student
Kipp Morgan Kipp Morgan
Pre-Med Biology - STEM Ambassador
Alumnus
Kaltuma Janay Kaltuma Janay
Postbac Biology - STEM Ambassador
Alumnus
Evan Mitchell Evan Mitchell
Pre-Med Biology - STEM Ambassador
Undergraduate Student
Erica Lopez Erica Lopez
Pre-Dental Biochemistry - STEM Ambassador
Undergraduate Student
Emilio Molina Emilio Molina
Mechanical Engineering - STEM Ambassador and LSAMP Peer Tutoring Coordinator
Alumnus
Ariadna Covarrubias Ornelas Ariadna Covarrubias Ornelas
Biochemistry and Japanese - STEM Ambassador
Undergraduate Student
Sean Larsen - Mathematics as Human Activity Sean Larsen - Mathematics as Human Activity
Mathematics is a creative act that is as beautiful and engaging as any of the fine arts and as useful as any of the physical sciences. Too often students and teachers experience mathematics as a dormant list of procedures, definitions, theorems, and proofs. Mathematics professor Sean Larsen is a mathematics educator focused on bringing mathematics to life for undergraduate students and mathematics teachers at all levels.
Faculty Member
Jay Gopalakrishnan: Simulate right - Use mathematics Jay Gopalakrishnan: Simulate right - Use mathematics
The success of scientific computation in recent decades in the design and prediction of complex engineering and biological systems has elevated it into a scientific methodology distinct from the traditional theoretical and experimental methodologies. Dr. Gopalakrishnan argues that the key to this success has been numerical algorithms founded on sound mathematical principles. This opinion shapes his research attitudes.
Faculty Member
Marty Lowrey Marty Lowrey
MSW, LCSW
Staff Member
International Student Mentoring Program International Student Mentoring Program
The aim of the International Student Mentoring Program is to enhance the international student experience at Portland State University through personal interaction in an atmosphere of mutual respect.
Resource
International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) International Cultural Service Program (ICSP)
A scholarship program for international students.
Organization
Shantika Green Shantika Green
Staff Member
Jonna Lynn Bransford Jonna Lynn Bransford
International Student Advisor
Staff Member
V. Michelle Warden, MSW V. Michelle Warden, MSW
Training Specialist with the PSU Child Welfare Partnership
Staff Member
Rachel Krueger Rachel Krueger
International Student Life Advisor
Staff Member
Paula Harris Paula Harris
International Student Advisor
Staff Member
Jeff Baker Jeff Baker
Distance Learning Specialist for the Child Welfare Partnership
Staff Member
Andrea Bellows, LCSW Andrea Bellows, LCSW
Training Specialist with the PSU Child Welfare Partnership
Staff Member
Meet Jewls Harris Meet Jewls Harris
Accessibility Specialist in the Disability Resource Center
Staff Member
Joshua Davis Joshua Davis
International Student and SEVIS Advisor
Staff Member
Krista Kennedy Krista Kennedy
Sponsored Student Program Administrator
Staff Member
Social Practice Goes to School Social Practice Goes to School
The Art and Social Practice MFA at PSU and Martin Luther King Jr. School in Northeast Portland partner and the idea of creating a “living museum” in a dynamic neighborhood takes off.
Research
Christine Igarta Christine Igarta
International Student Advisor
Staff Member
Christina Luther Christina Luther
Director of International Student and Scholar Services
Staff Member
Yoko Honda Yoko Honda
International Student Life Advisor
Staff Member
Jill Townley Jill Townley
Associate Director of International Student Life
Staff Member
Allie Esperanza Allie Esperanza
East Area Coordinator
Staff Member
Meet Karen Morehouse Meet Karen Morehouse
Accessibility Specialist in the Disability Resource Center
Staff Member
Meet Pedro Torres Meet Pedro Torres
Program Coordinator, La Casa Latina Student Center
Staff Member
Meet Sarah Myers-Mitchell '14, Intern at Geffen Mesher & Co Meet Sarah Myers-Mitchell '14, Intern at Geffen Mesher & Co
Sarah recently shared her experience interning at Geffen Mesher & Co and what she learned while she was there.
Alumnus
Mila Rodriguez Mila Rodriguez
Trainer/Consultant Wraparound & Systems of Care
Staff Member
David Brandt David Brandt
International Scholar Advisor
Staff Member
Scholarship Recipient Erasmo Ruiz Scholarship Recipient Erasmo Ruiz
Graduate Student
Alumni Profile: Lori Hensel Alumni Profile: Lori Hensel
Alumnus
Diana Perez Diana Perez
Student Staff at the Resource Center for Students with Children
Undergraduate Student
Deb Harris Deb Harris
Faculty Member
Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe)
Community Partnership
Amy Bouie Amy Bouie
Amy Bouie, Assistant Director of Little Vikings Childcare
Staff Member
Marisol Barce Marisol Barce
Marisol Barce, Director of Little Vikings Flexible Childcare
Staff Member
Correlational Analysis of Oregon Juvenile Justice Data Final Report Correlational Analysis of Oregon Juvenile Justice Data Final Report
Publication
Meet Michele Bromley Meet Michele Bromley
Adaptive Technology Coordinator and Alternative Formats Coordinator in the Disability Resource Center
Staff Member
Meet Jen Dugger Meet Jen Dugger
Director of the Disability Resource Center
Staff Member
Multnomah Law Library Report
This report reviews the current operations of the Multnomah Law Library and makes recommendations, based on best practices, for ways to restructure the Multnomah Law Library into a self-help center to better serve pro se litigants.
Publication
Bob Winthrop Bob Winthrop
Faculty Member
Kent Robinson Kent Robinson
Faculty Member
Terry O'Connor Terry O'Connor
Faculty Member
Rick Mogren Rick Mogren
Faculty Member
Scott Lazenby Scott Lazenby
Faculty Member
Gary Larson Gary Larson
Faculty Member
Henry Kass
Faculty Member
Jeff Hammarlund Jeff Hammarlund
Faculty Member
Linda Golaszewski Linda Golaszewski
Faculty Member
Erik Mandell
Staff Member
Dan Trifone Dan Trifone
Staff Member
Nicole Savara-Brown Nicole Savara-Brown
Staff Member
Yachi Iisako Yachi Iisako
Staff Member
Craig Shinn Craig Shinn
Faculty Member
Douglas Morgan Douglas Morgan
Faculty Member
Cathy LaTourette Cathy LaTourette
Faculty Member
Matt Jones Matt Jones
Faculty Member
Sara Saltzberg Sara Saltzberg
Staff Member
Jennifer Everett Jennifer Everett
Staff Member
Huan Dang Huan Dang
Staff Member
Mike Crouse
Faculty Member
Tiffany McElmurry
Staff Member
Laurel Butman
Staff Member
George Beard George Beard
Staff Member
Jill K. Gardner Jill K. Gardner
Dr. Jill K. Gardner specializes in hunter-gatherer cultural development, settlement and subsistence practices, migration patterns, and the role of environment in social complexity.
Community Partnership
Lamarra Haynes Lamarra Haynes
In 2011, Lamarra Haynes was crowned Portland’s Rose Festival Queen. She didn’t know it then, but this award and her presence on television would be the door to her future.
Undergraduate Student
Peter W. Stott HD ’11 Peter W. Stott HD ’11
Gift
Meet Kaitlin Barrer, Intern at Intel Meet Kaitlin Barrer, Intern at Intel
Kaitlin recently shared her experience interning at Intel and how PSU's online intern course helped prepare her.
Undergraduate Student
Impact of Giving: Tom and Ann Pfingsten Impact of Giving: Tom and Ann Pfingsten
During Tom Pfingsten’s 23 years as library director, the collection doubled, the building was expanded and renovated twice and technological advances provided more convenient access to materials. Now Tom and his wife have established the Tom and Ann Pfingsten Endowed Library Fund to support the library’s greatest needs and create a legacy for library excellence.
Gift
Serena Worthington, 2014 McNair Scholar Serena Worthington, 2014 McNair Scholar
McNair Scholar Serena Worthington studies perceptions of aging during a research trip to Nicauragua, led by Dr. Margaret Neal of PSU's Institute on Aging.
Undergraduate Student
Impact of Giving: Robert Mercer Impact of Giving: Robert Mercer
Mercer, who is 59 and a Portland native, has been a fixture on campus since the mid-70s, when he began his bachelor’s degree in history. Later, he earned a master’s in English and has worked in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences since 1992.
Faculty Member
Michael A. Etnier Michael A. Etnier
Dr. Etnier specializes in zooarchaeology and historical ecology, with a focus on North Pacific marine ecosystems.
Faculty Member
Impact of Giving: Roger and Jan Capps Impact of Giving: Roger and Jan Capps
“This is my pay back for being allowed to go here. PSU is a place people know they can go and they can make it.”
Alumnus
Impact of Giving: Allen Ray Sandstrom Impact of Giving: Allen Ray Sandstrom
"Everybody needs the opportunity to progress. If college was not in your family's background, you need a little help to get started."
Gift
Impact of Giving: Georgia Marshall Impact of Giving: Georgia Marshall
"There's no better way to give, than to help somebody continue their education."
Gift
Impact of Giving: Pam and Larry Levy Impact of Giving: Pam and Larry Levy
“I love PSU because of the students. They’re really serious. They’re here because they want to be here. So are we.”
Gift
Impact of Giving: Al and Nancy Jubitz Impact of Giving: Al and Nancy Jubitz
Gift
Impact of Giving: Barre and Bob Stoll Impact of Giving: Barre and Bob Stoll
“ Without people getting college educations, we’re dooming our community to mediocrity.”
Gift
Meet Tingting Zhang, Undergraduate Peer Adviser Meet Tingting Zhang, Undergraduate Peer Adviser
Tingting is a Graduate student in the Financial Analysis program. She is also an Express Peer Advisor at the School of Business because she enjoys helping people solve problems.
Graduate Student
Meet Viron Lynch Meet Viron Lynch
Director of Facilities and Property Management
Staff Member
Alumni Profile: Signe Anderson Alumni Profile: Signe Anderson
Before Signe Anderson was the lead female vocalist for Jefferson Airplane, she was a PSU Viking. In 1959 Signe Anderson, then Signe Toly, was crowned Rose Festival Princess of Lincoln High School and awarded a $1500 scholarship. Upon graduation Anderson attended Portland State University from 1960 - 1963, where she majored in speech, taking classes in French, theater and performing in campus musicals. Her mother wanted her to attend Oregon State, but Anderson said, "On $1500 I can afford PSU. I can go to college right here! And we lived right up the hill; I can hitch a ride down to Salmon Street or take the 51 bus."
Alumnus
Jennifer Miller, Athletic & Outdoor Product Management Certificate Program Student Jennifer Miller, Athletic & Outdoor Product Management Certificate Program Student
Jennifer Miller, CEPE student enrolled in the Athletic & Outdoor Product Management Certificate Program, talks about her experience.
Alumnus
Greg Baty Greg Baty
Greg Baty is a Research Technician at the Center for Electron Microscopy and Nanofabrication. He conducts new user training and provides contract analytical services on the following instruments: FEI Sirion XL30 SEM, Zeiss Sigma VP SEM, FEI Phenom SEM, KJ Lesker Axis PVD, EDS, WDX and EBSD. He spent over 10 years as an industrial process engineer in the high tech industry. Greg's expertise includes lithography, chemical etching and industrial automation.
Faculty Member
Earle M. Chiles Earle M. Chiles
Earle M. Chiles was the recipient of a 2014 Simon Benson Award for philanthropy.
Gift
Christine & David Vernier Christine & David Vernier
Christine and David Vernier were the recipients of a 2014 Simon Benson Award for Philanthropy.
Gift
Ramon S. Torrecilha, Ph.D. Ramon S. Torrecilha, Ph.D.
Ramon S. Torrecilha, Ph.D. (PSU: ’84, M.S. ’86) was the 2014 recipient of the Simon Benson Award for Alumni Achievement.
Alumnus
Fearless Changemaker Patrick Ditty Fearless Changemaker Patrick Ditty
Not only is Patrick raising five kids and working full-time, he is also completing a bachelor's degree through PSU's Online Bachelor's Degree program. He recently shared his experience with us and how this program has been a "lifesaver."
Undergraduate Student
Meet Professor Hollie Hix-Small Meet Professor Hollie Hix-Small
Faculty Member
Introducing the H2GO! Introducing the H2GO!
PSU's Mobile Water Bottle Refill Station!
Resource
Meet Alina Begay Meet Alina Begay
Alina Begay, Manager Native American Student And Community Center
Staff Member
Fearless Entrepreneur Travis Hoffman Fearless Entrepreneur Travis Hoffman
Travis is in the start-up stage of his business, Appitmer. He recently shared his experience in the Entrepreneurship Program at the School of Business and how it has set him on the right path.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Valeriy Panov '15, Intern at NBC Sochi Winter Olympics Meet Valeriy Panov '15, Intern at NBC Sochi Winter Olympics
Valeriy is a senior double majoring in Finance and Russian Language. He had the opportunity to intern at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and recently shared his experience with us.
Undergraduate Student
Hannah Fischer Hannah Fischer
Enthusiastic about international exchange, Hannah works with the Education Abroad staff to promote and support programs in the Education Abroad Department as the resident Graduate Assistant.
Staff Member
Mark Fuller, Athletic & Outdoor Product Management Certificate Program Student Mark Fuller, Athletic & Outdoor Product Management Certificate Program Student
Mark Fuller, CEPE student enrolled in the Athletic & Outdoor Product Management Certificate Program, talks about his experience
Alumnus
Phil Keisling Phil Keisling
Staff Member
Reclaiming Futures Receives $2M to Pilot Innovative Youth Intervention Program Reclaiming Futures Receives $2M to Pilot Innovative Youth Intervention Program
With a grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Reclaiming Futures will develop, implement, and evaluate a program that aims to identify and treat youths who may be on paths to substance abuse.
Research
Preparing Energy Stars of Engineering and Design Preparing Energy Stars of Engineering and Design
A new interdisciplinary program will provide engineering and architecture students the experience, training, and skills to address issues of energy consumption in the building sector.
Research
Biology’s go-to Molecules  Biology’s go-to Molecules
New faculty member Steve Reichow studies the form and function of membrane proteins, a class of proteins with potentially significant implications for our understanding of physiology and the targeted treatment of disease.
Research
Columbia River Gorge Commission - Administrative Assessment Columbia River Gorge Commission - Administrative Assessment
Publication
Meet Antonie Jetter Meet Antonie Jetter
She has investigated how product planners can assess early stage business opportunities, when little is known about future technologies and markets.
Faculty Member
My Life My Life
Developed at PSU, a program designed to improve life outcomes for foster youth transitioning into adulthood will soon be implemented by university partners in communities in Oregon and beyond.
Research
Meet Ian Stude Meet Ian Stude
Director of Transportation and Parking Services
Staff Member
THE SCHOOLS OUR STUDENTS DESERVE - A Statewide School Facilities Program for Oregon Report THE SCHOOLS OUR STUDENTS DESERVE - A Statewide School Facilities Program for Oregon Report
How can the State of Oregon help 197 school districts pass local school bonds? What financial and technical assistance could help districts meet their most critical school facilities needs in an equitable way? What does the state need to know about its PreK-12 school facilities, and how should it assemble, organize, and share that information with districts and the general public? This report offers answers to these questions.
Publication
Transportation Technology and People (TTP) Lab Transportation Technology and People (TTP) Lab
Evaluation of new technologies and application of advanced modeling and data analysis techniques to enable the optimal use of infrastructure, as well as ensuring environmental quality, livable communities, and economic growth.
Research
Meet Brianna Avery
Brianna loves helping students explore their interests, focus their passions, and achieve their goals. She is so excited to join the amazing faculty, staff, and students in PSU's University Honors College.
Staff Member
Meet Professor William J. Comer Meet Professor William J. Comer
Opening doors to students gaining professional proficiency.
Faculty Member
Fahima Osman Fahima Osman
For Somalia refugee and speech and hearing sciences student Fahima Osman, the chance to attend Portland State University meant more than earning a college degree, it meant an opportunity to inspire and give back to her family and community.
Undergraduate Student
Katherine Wascisin Katherine Wascisin
Office Manager at Student Legal Services
Staff Member
Professor Andres Holz Professor Andres Holz
Dr. Holz's interests include forest dynamics, disturbance ecology, climate-fire-human relationships, and bringing students out into the forest to experience biogeography at its best.
Faculty Member
Professor Martin Swobodzinski Professor Martin Swobodzinski
Dr. Swobodzinski's research examines the intricate ways in which individual decision making is mediated through spatial technologies.
Faculty Member
Professor Britt Crow-Miller Professor Britt Crow-Miller
Dr. Crow-Miller's research is focused on the question of how power and politics work to shape and constrain development pathways in China and beyond.
Faculty Member
Meet Aiman Al Khachi '14, Intern at Portland Fire & Rescue and Portland Rose Festival Meet Aiman Al Khachi '14, Intern at Portland Fire & Rescue and Portland Rose Festival
Aiman recently graduated with a major in Advertising Management and Marketing with a minor in Design Management. During his time at PSU's School of Business, he completed two internships and shared his experience with us.
Alumnus
David Pagliarulo '10 - CPA, Deloitte David Pagliarulo '10 - CPA, Deloitte
In a recent interview, David gives insight on how the accounting program helped him score the top CPA score in the state and how the reputation at Portland State's School of Business landed him a senior position at Deloitte.
Alumnus
Erin Flynn Erin Flynn
Assistant Professor
Faculty Member
Dispatches from Rwanda Dispatches from Rwanda
Jonathan Fink, Vice President of Research & Strategic Partnerships, travels to Rwanda to meet PSU Professor Evan Thomas who is in the country working on a program to reduce childhood diarrhea and pneumonia.
Research
Jennifer Linnman Jennifer Linnman
Instructor
Faculty Member
Jeffrey Waid Jeffrey Waid
Research Associate
Faculty Member
Meghan Oswalt Meghan Oswalt
Program Manager: Project Management, Athletic & Outdoor Industry Product Management, Business Management, Lean Practitioner, Lean Healthcare, Six Sigma, Lean Leadership, Business of Craft Brewing. Center for Executive and Professional Education
Staff Member
Cyber Discovery Camp Cyber Discovery Camp
PSU hosts teams of high school students and teachers at an interdisciplinary summer camp designed to cultivate cyber citizenship and interest in STEM-related fields.
Research
Chris Crary '08 - Owner, Crary Films Chris Crary '08 - Owner, Crary Films
Listen to Chris talk about his time at PSU and how that has helped him build his career.
Alumnus
Meet Twila Nesky Meet Twila Nesky
Research
Chris Bullard Chris Bullard
Outdoor Program Assistant Coordinator
Staff Member
Terry Cross MSW '77 Terry Cross MSW '77
Fearless Advocate
Alumnus
Ryan Jensen '05, '08 Ryan Jensen '05, '08
Fearless Innovator
Alumnus
Ashley Moe and Valeriy Panov Ashley Moe and Valeriy Panov
Fearless Ambassadors
Undergraduate Student
Pam Campos-Palma '14 Pam Campos-Palma '14
Fearless Inspiration
Alumnus
Nat Parker '10 and Michael Gray '11 Nat Parker '10 and Michael Gray '11
Fearless Entrepreneurs
Alumnus
Mike Richardson '77 Mike Richardson '77
Fearless Visionary
Alumnus
Mark Weislogel Mark Weislogel
Fearless Innovator
Faculty Member
Lynn Peterson '95 '08 Lynn Peterson '95 '08
Fearless Coalition Builder
Alumnus
Lina Menard '13 Lina Menard '13
Fearless Tiny Builder
Alumnus
Kevin Truong '04 Kevin Truong '04
Fearless Artist
Alumnus
Kayin Talton Davis '05 Kayin Talton Davis '05
Fearless Creator
Alumnus
Kate Jensen '14 Kate Jensen '14
Fearless Compassion
Alumnus
Kate Bingaman-Burt Kate Bingaman-Burt
Fearless Imagination
Faculty Member
Julius Thomas '10 Julius Thomas '10
Fearless Athlete
Alumnus
Jill Kuehler '06 Jill Kuehler '06
Fearless Urban Farmer
Alumnus
Ericka Guynes '95 Ericka Guynes '95
Fearless Principal
Alumnus
Eddie Ramirez '14 Eddie Ramirez '14
Fearless Achiever
Alumnus
Brett Bigham '02 Brett Bigham '02
Fearless Educator
Alumnus
Christine Velez Klug Christine Velez Klug
Adjunct Instructor
Faculty Member
Jess Jamieson Jess Jamieson
Adjunct Instructor
Faculty Member
Ted Khoury - Professor Ted Khoury - Professor
Professor Khoury shares his experience teaching management and strategy at Portland State's School of Business, including his role in the Senior Capstone Strategic Management Course.
Faculty Member
Mackenzie Morris Mackenzie Morris
Staff Member
Sameer Allabadi '13 - Graduate Student, London School of Economics (LSE) Sameer Allabadi '13 - Graduate Student, London School of Economics (LSE)
In a recent interview, Sameer credits both his experiences growing up and his time at PSU as instrumental to the development of his goals.
Alumnus
Meet Dr. Candyce Reynolds Meet Dr. Candyce Reynolds
Faculty Member
Charlene Wesler '14 - Owner, The Gaufre Gourmet Charlene Wesler '14 - Owner, The Gaufre Gourmet
Listen as Charlene talks about how the School of Business helped guide her new career path while opening her own business.
Alumnus
Walter Iboy '13 - Associate Product Manager, Digimarc Walter Iboy '13 - Associate Product Manager, Digimarc
Watch Walter explain how the Product Innovation course at PSU helped earn his position at Digimarc.
Alumnus
The Center for Electron Microscopy and Nanofabrication The Center for Electron Microscopy and Nanofabrication
Research
Gita Mehrotra Gita Mehrotra
Assistant Professor
Faculty Member
Dr. Zhiqiang (Tony) Chen Dr. Zhiqiang (Tony) Chen
Tony joined CEMN as the facility manager in September 2009, after working as a research scientist at Monsanto Company for two years. Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. in materials science from the University of Birmingham. He spent five years at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Brookhaven National Laboratory doing postdoctoral research. Following this, he worked as the chief scientist at the University of Louisville, in charge of TEM, SEM, XPS and XRD facilities and analytical services. Tony’s research interests are focused on microstructural characterization using electron microscopy in materials science, nanoscience and technology.
Faculty Member
Dr. Jun Jiao Dr. Jun Jiao
Dr. Jun Jiao holds an M.S. in Physics and a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Arizona and is currently a professor of physics and electrical and computer engineering. She is also the director of the Center for Electron Microscopy and Nanofabrication at Portland State University. Dr. Jiao's principal research interests concern nanoscale materials and the application of analytical techniques of electron microscopy.
Faculty Member
Megan Ellis '13 - Project Coordinator, Bridgetown Natural Foods Megan Ellis '13 - Project Coordinator, Bridgetown Natural Foods
Watch Megan talk about her experience with the Food Industry Management program and how it helped her connect with the industry while completing three internships!
Alumnus
New Building Materials May Reduce Waste at Portland Grocers New Building Materials May Reduce Waste at Portland Grocers
Clean Tech Challenge semifinalists see new building materials in waxed cardboard diverted from landfills.
Research
Reinventing the Batteries that Power Automobiles Reinventing the Batteries that Power Automobiles
Clean Tech Challenge semifinalists Andrew and Jonathan Thorsvik have developed a battery technology that could replace inefficient and toxic lead-acid batteries in automobiles.
Research
A New Device allows Bicyclists to Monitor Exposure to Air Pollutants A New Device allows Bicyclists to Monitor Exposure to Air Pollutants
Clean Tech Challenge finalist Alex Bigazzi has developed a portable, low-cost sensor suite and data management application to help bicyclists map air pollutants while measuring pollutant intake during rides.
Research
Smart Shades Smart Shades
Clean Tech Challenge semifinalists propose using solar-powered shades to reduce heat gain and related energy consumption in houses.
Research
The Portland Shower The Portland Shower
Clean Tech Challenge semifinalists have developed a system to conserve water in showers while reducing utility bills.
Research
Improving Energy Transmission from Solar Cells to the Grid Improving Energy Transmission from Solar Cells to the Grid
Clean Tech Challenge semifinalists Ben Hendrickson, Morley Blouke, and Josh Olesen propose a change in the way we harness the sun’s energy for electrical use.
Research
Melissa Maebori Melissa Maebori
Program Coordinator, Systems of Care Institute
Staff Member
Wen Xu Wen Xu
Chinese Instructor, Confucius Institute at PSU
Faculty Member
Rongrong Wang Rongrong Wang
Chinese Instructor, Confucius Institute at PSU
Faculty Member
Yao Chang Yao Chang
Chinese Instructor, Confucius Institute at PSU
Faculty Member
Best Buy Geek Squad Best Buy Geek Squad
This summer, 56 community youth descended upon the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science for a fully immersive workshop covering the latest in interactive multimedia technologies.
Community Partnership
Meet Regina Hess Meet Regina Hess
Staff Member
Dr. Steve Reichow Dr. Steve Reichow
Biochemistry and structural biology of membrane protein complexes using electron cryo-microscopy (cryoEM)
Faculty Member
Eliz Roser Eliz Roser
Business and Projects Operations Manager
Staff Member
Mark Rosenbaum:  Chair, PSU Foundation Mark Rosenbaum: Chair, PSU Foundation
Gift
Mark Zubaty Mark Zubaty
Trainer/ Consultant, Wraparound and Systems of Care
Staff Member
Lisa Cordova, MSW, LCSW Lisa Cordova, MSW, LCSW
Field Specialist
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Brian Turner Meet Professor Brian Turner
Professor Turner teaches survey courses in ancient history, seminars on the Roman Republic and Empire, as well as topics courses on Roman imperialism and geography in the ancient Mediterranean. He also regularly teaches a course on the global history of warfare.
Faculty Member
John Pavlack John Pavlack
Trainer/Consultant, Wraparound and Systems of Care
Staff Member
Alumna profile: Mary Ann Anderson—early childhood education matters Alumna profile: Mary Ann Anderson—early childhood education matters
Alumnus
Dr. Melanie Chang Dr. Melanie Chang
Dr. Chang specializes in physical anthropology, behavioral genetics, and evolutionary biology.
Faculty Member
Meet Dr. Moti Hara Meet Dr. Moti Hara
A research professional in the Graduate School of Education
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Michele R. Gamburd Meet Professor Michele R. Gamburd
Dr. Michele Gamburd is Professor and Chair of Anthropology.
Faculty Member
Portland Public Schools: Building the Framework for Boundary Review Portland Public Schools: Building the Framework for Boundary Review
Publication
Future of WorkSource - Oregon Employment Department Report Future of WorkSource - Oregon Employment Department Report
Publication
Sustainable Municipal Operations Final Report for Albany, Independence and Yamhill
Publication
Language Instruction gets a 21st Century Makeover Language Instruction gets a 21st Century Makeover
Research Excellence Award winner, Dr. Steve Thorne takes innovative approaches to teaching and learning languages.
Research
Meet GSE Technology Manager David Bullock Meet GSE Technology Manager David Bullock
Learn more about how technology can enhance the preK-12 classroom.
Faculty Member
April Kusters April Kusters
Assistant Director/Attorney at Student Legal Services
Staff Member
Shalini Vivek Shalini Vivek
Attorney at Student Legal Services
Staff Member
Meet GSE Diversity Support Services Coordinator Tara Cooper Meet GSE Diversity Support Services Coordinator Tara Cooper
Working to connect high school and undergraduates to teaching careers.
Faculty Member
Improving Water Quality with Nanoscale Technologies Improving Water Quality with Nanoscale Technologies
Research
Meet Professor Holly Lawson Meet Professor Holly Lawson
Meet a professor whose specialty is working with vision impaired learners.
Faculty Member
Honing students' critical thinking Honing students' critical thinking
In this video Dr. Mark Leymon from Criminology & Criminal Justice answers a common question posed by students in the social sciences: "Why do I have to take a course in research methods if I'm never going to be a scientist?" Dr. Leymon explains how courses like CCJ 380 Criminal Justice Research help people understand the proper role of science, helps them become critical consumers of knowledge, and fosters the develop of applied skills that are attractive to employers.
Resource
Reconstructing Sustainability Science: Knowledge and action for a sustainable future Reconstructing Sustainability Science: Knowledge and action for a sustainable future
Toulan School faculty member Dr. Thaddeus R. Miller explores the emerging field of sustainability science in his upcoming new book, "Reconstructing Sustainability Science: Knowledge and action for a sustainable future."
Publication
Getting Your House in Order Getting Your House in Order
Associate Professor Lisa K. Bates partners with the Portland Housing Center to develop and assess a culturally specific financial education course designed for African-Americans.
Research
Meet Noor Delaughn, Assistant Director of Learning, Innovation & Policy
Noor has worked at PSU for ten years starting as a student employee in the Cashiers office. She has held a number of different roles within Finance and Administration and recently became the Assistant Director of Learning, Innovation & Policy in July 2014.
Staff Member
Meet Farhad Khoshnahad Meet Farhad Khoshnahad
Manager of Materials Management Services
Staff Member
Meet Wendy Stearns Meet Wendy Stearns
Undergraduate Student
An Embodiment of Partnership, Research, and Education in Oregon An Embodiment of Partnership, Research, and Education in Oregon
Research
Assuring the Integrity of PSU Research Assuring the Integrity of PSU Research
The Office of Research Integrity at PSU assists faculty and student investigators with their research questions.
Research
Ericka Kimball Ericka Kimball
Assistant Professor
Faculty Member
GSE Alumnus Profile: Bryan Henderson GSE Alumnus Profile: Bryan Henderson
Alumnus
The Urban Sustainability Accelerator
Helping US cities implement their sustainability projects.
Organization
Health & Hygiene on the Streets of the Rose City Health & Hygiene on the Streets of the Rose City
Research from graduate students in the School of Social Work promotes the adoption of a Homeless Bill of Rights in Oregon.
Research
Michael Weinhouse '10: A PSU grad’s take on finding the right career Michael Weinhouse '10: A PSU grad’s take on finding the right career
Alumnus
Searching for the Origins of Life Searching for the Origins of Life
Ph.D. student Tharuka Jayathilaka studies RNA molecules that might explain how life began on earth.
Research
The Cully Neighborhood Youth Project The Cully Neighborhood Youth Project
From the university-wide student research symposium: undergraduates Dechen Dolkar and Kasey Zamago present a project involving Portland’s youth in plans to bring improvements to their neighborhood.
Research
Rachel Smith Rachel Smith
Ph.D. Student in Community Psychology Wins National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
Graduate Student
Radioactive Portland Radioactive Portland
Post-bac student Selicity Icefire analyzes the distribution of radon gas in the Portland metro region and throughout Oregon in order to help the state and its citizens identify and manage the risk of the poisonous gas.
Research
Fearless Communicator: Karla Andrade Fearless Communicator: Karla Andrade
First-generation college student and communications major Karla Andrade wants to use the power of media to encourage other Latinos to pursue higher education
Undergraduate Student
Senior Capstone Bakes a Better Rocket Senior Capstone Bakes a Better Rocket
Students build their own materials lab to fabricate a rocket airframe that is 75% lighter than previous versions launched by the Portland State Aerospace Society.
Student Project
Thrashers invest in access to education Thrashers invest in access to education
Marta ’90 and Ken Thrasher endorse Portland State’s mission of access. They recognize the power of education to advance lives and demonstrate their commitment with generous gifts to scholarships.
Gift
Changemaker Stories: Paul Thanakorn Vorapanich Changemaker Stories: Paul Thanakorn Vorapanich
Inspiring action for a better world.
Undergraduate Student
Forests, Climate Change, and the Future Forests, Climate Change, and the Future
Dr. Robert Scheller develops models of future forests accounting for the effects of climate change and other factors to improve land management practices.
Research
Meet Robinson Eaton, Intern at Intel Corporation Meet Robinson Eaton, Intern at Intel Corporation
Robinson interned at Intel Corporation before graduating from PSU's School of Business Administration, and recently shared with us his experience, and how that has empowered him for success after college.
Alumnus
Meet research analyst Marjorie McGee Meet research analyst Marjorie McGee
Faculty Member
E.T. Revisited: Experiments in Transmission E.T. Revisited: Experiments in Transmission
How one professor challenged his students to design a low-cost rescue beacon using no more power than that of a solar powered garden light.
Student Project
Crystal Pardue Crystal Pardue
Class of 2014 Student Representative
Undergraduate Student
Patrick Gulliford Patrick Gulliford
Class of 2014 Student Representative
Undergraduate Student
Anna Vetter Anna Vetter
Class of 2014 Student Representative
Undergraduate Student
M. Eddie Ramirez M. Eddie Ramirez
Class of 2014 Student Representative
Undergraduate Student
Hassan Al Ghanam Hassan Al Ghanam
2014 Honorary Degree Recipient
Alumnus
Nicholas D. Kristof Nicholas D. Kristof
2014 Commencement Speaker
Community Partnership
Tsvi Josephs, Abigail Jacobs-Kaufman Scholarship Recipient Tsvi Josephs, Abigail Jacobs-Kaufman Scholarship Recipient
Undergraduate Student
The Golden Wave The Golden Wave
Dr. Gamburd’s recently published book about Sri Lanka examines the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and the humanitarian response that followed.
Research
Establishing the Educational Relevance of Spiritual Development through Critical Historiography Establishing the Educational Relevance of Spiritual Development through Critical Historiography
New faculty member Audrey Lingley publishes book on middle school education
Research
Honorary Degree Recipient: Lorry I. Lokey Honorary Degree Recipient: Lorry I. Lokey
Mr. Lokey is a strong supporter not only of PSU's Judaic Studies program, but also its annual Jewish history lecture series named in his honor and its Judaica collection housed in Millar Library.
Gift
Honorary Degree Recipient: Duncan Campbell Honorary Degree Recipient: Duncan Campbell
Duncan Campbell founded four children's organizations—Youth Resources providing funding for individual children to experience personal growth such as music or dance lessons or a trip to the beach; the Children's Institute promoting investments in early childhood programs; the Children's Course, a Gladstone golf course for at-risk children and their families; and most notably, Friends of the Children.
Gift
Into the Past Into the Past
In Alaska’s Seward Peninsula on the Bering Strait, Dr. Shelby Anderson and her collaborators search for clues that shed light on the lives of the people who lived in the region long ago.
Research
Meet Robert Liberty Meet Robert Liberty
Robert helps urban communities implement their sustainability projects through the Urban Sustainability Accelerator.
Staff Member
Meet Emily McNulty Scripter Meet Emily McNulty Scripter
Faculty Member
A Big Showing for Business Accelerator Companies in Angel Oregon Competition A Big Showing for Business Accelerator Companies in Angel Oregon Competition
Portland State University Business Accelerator company-in-residence Nouvola wins $256K at Angel Oregon. Energy Storage Systems Inc., and HoneyComb Corporation, also companies-in-residence, advance to the finals.
Research
Working Productively and Happily Working Productively and Happily
Psychologist Dr. Liu-Qin Yang studies organizations and workers around the world to help both reach their full potential.
Research
Meet Brandy Elizabeth Bell Meet Brandy Elizabeth Bell
Brandy is the Office Manager at Advising & Career Services where she enjoys helping students connect with professionals.
Staff Member
Diane Brunkow Diane Brunkow
Registration and Records Coordinator
Staff Member
About Us About Us
Giselle is a member of the 2014-1025 Student Ambassador Team
Undergraduate Student
Budgeting for Local Governments & Communities Budgeting for Local Governments & Communities
Authored by: Douglas F. Morgan, Portland State University; Kent S. Robinson, Portland State University; Dennis R. Strachota; James A. Hough. Budgeting for Local Governments and Communities is designed as the primary textbook for a quarter or semester-long course in public budgeting and finance in an MPA program.
Publication
Alumni Achievement Award Honoree 2012: Travis Knight '98 Alumni Achievement Award Honoree 2012: Travis Knight '98
Travis Knight '98, was the inaugural recipient of the Simon Benson Award for Alumni Achievement.
Alumnus
Alumni Achievement Award Honoree 2013: Bill Stoller '79 Alumni Achievement Award Honoree 2013: Bill Stoller '79
Bill Stoller earned his MBA from Portland State University in 1979. He co-founded Express Employment Professionals, an international staffing company with more than 600 franchises. He transformed his family's Dundee Hills turkey farm into the award-winning Stoller Family Estate, a solar-generating, gravity-flow winery that was the first in the U.S. to attain gold-level LEED certification.
Alumnus
Honoring Philanthropists: Rick Miller MBA '91 & Erika Miller Honoring Philanthropists: Rick Miller MBA '91 & Erika Miller
This dynamic husband and wife team champions public education, small business, local churches, and senior citizens.
Gift
Alumni Achievement Award Honoree - Ramon S. Torrecilha, Ph.D. PSU: ’84, M.S. ’86 Alumni Achievement Award Honoree - Ramon S. Torrecilha, Ph.D. PSU: ’84, M.S. ’86
Ramon S. Torrecilha, Ph.D. brings a commitment to multiculturalism to the institutions he serves and his inspiring story demonstrates how Portland State University’s mission of access transforms lives.
Alumnus
Meet Holly Bartlett, Intern at Prolifiq Software Meet Holly Bartlett, Intern at Prolifiq Software
Holly Bartlett interned at Prolifiq Software, an emerging technology company, and recently shared the valuable growth and learning opportunities this experience has given her.
Undergraduate Student
Alumni Marcia Schulmerich and John Salmon give a scholarship gift of a lifetime Alumni Marcia Schulmerich and John Salmon give a scholarship gift of a lifetime
John Salmon (’67 MA ’72) and Marcia Schulmerich (class of ’69), are leading examples of alumni who are committed to scholarships. They graduated from PSU with biology degrees and built accomplished careers in health care administration. Along the way, this husband and wife team began giving back to PSU by providing scholarships for biology students.
Gift
What is in a Number? What is in a Number?
One of Dr. Eva Thanheiser's research foci is on how preservice elementary teachers conceive of numbers and what motivates them to learn mathematics--factors critical to the mathematics of future elementary school students.
Research
Cultural Responsiveness and Closing the Achievement Gap In Portland's Public Schools Cultural Responsiveness and Closing the Achievement Gap In Portland's Public Schools
Drs. Esperanza De La Vega and Moti Hara partner with PPS's Research, Evaluation, and Assessment office to recognize schools where culturally responsive practices are shrinking the achievement gap.
Research
Tavi Gupta, Student Director of Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project Tavi Gupta, Student Director of Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project
Staff Member
Psychology in a Social Context Psychology in a Social Context
Dr. Cynthia Mohr collects data on shared experiences in order to study health behaviors in the context of interpersonal relationships.
Research
Jonathan Strand, Fulbright Scholar Jonathan Strand, Fulbright Scholar
Jonathan, a senior at PSU studying German, received a Fulbright Scholarship to work as an English teaching assistant in Germany during 2014-2015.
Undergraduate Student
The Learner Web: Democratizing Adult Education The Learner Web: Democratizing Adult Education
From Portland State University to a network of partners providing educational programs to adult learners, the Learner Web supports education, equity, and social justice.
Research
Professor Olivia Murray publishes new book: Queer Inclusion in Teacher Education Professor Olivia Murray publishes new book: Queer Inclusion in Teacher Education
Research
Meet Alaura Taggart '13, Intern at Ovations Food Services Meet Alaura Taggart '13, Intern at Ovations Food Services
Alaura interned with Ovations Food Services during her final year at PSU's School of Business Administration, and recently shared with us her experience, and how that has led to a career she fully enjoys.
Alumnus
Meet Ally Lemcke-Kibby Meet Ally Lemcke-Kibby
Ally Lemcke-Kibby is a MA TESOL graduate student in the Department of Applied Linguistics at Portland State University and Editorial Assistant for the Applied Linguistics journal, published by Oxford University Press.
Graduate Student
Why How We Get Where We Are Going Matters Why How We Get Where We Are Going Matters
With her research, Dr. Kelly Clifton is paving the way for multi-modal transportation in the Portland metro region.
Research
Fearless Alumni: Lina Menard '13 Fearless Alumni: Lina Menard '13
A childhood affinity for small, cozy spaces grew into an adulthood interest in tiny homes and pared-down living. Lina Menard '13 earned a Master's in Urban and Regional Planning at Portland State and founded Niche Consulting , a sustainable design company that specializes in small housing.
Alumnus
Alumni Profile: Dan MacDonald MBA '91 Alumni Profile: Dan MacDonald MBA '91
Dan McDonald is an outstanding MBA alum who has continued his engagement and involvement with Portland State University in a very meaningful way. Dan works for PECI, which designs and manages energy efficiency programs for utility providers, government organizations and other clients. PECI has earned "Best Green Companies to Work for in Oregon" recognition every year since 2009.
Alumnus
A Better Forecast for Projecting Water Supplies A Better Forecast for Projecting Water Supplies
Dr. Hamid Moradkhani’s research focuses on improving hydrologic forecasting models used by water resource managers.
Research
Meet Stacie Taniguchi Meet Stacie Taniguchi
Program Coordinator, Multicultural Student Center
Staff Member
Linda H. Mantel, Ph.D. Linda H. Mantel, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor; Judge Coordinator, Intel NWSE; Special Advisor, PNW LSAMP
Faculty Member
Lorna Tran, Ed.D. Lorna Tran, Ed.D.
Community College Liaison
Staff Member
Capps family gives back by supporting aspiring educators Capps family gives back by supporting aspiring educators
Roger and Jan Capps are devoted to Portland State. Roger has been an active member of the Alumni Advocates Group, and has made many trips to Salem and Washington, D.C., advocating for PSU. He also served on the Alumni Board for six years. He and Jan still voice their passion for the Vikings at sporting events. And, over time, they increased their giving to PSU.
Gift
Alumni Profile: Alando Simpson Alumni Profile: Alando Simpson
It was at Portland State that Alando first came across the concept of sustainability, LEED certification, and the ‘triple bottom line’ economy. To Alando, sustainability equaled common sense and a reflection of the values his father had already instilled in him.
Alumnus
Three Cities Fire and Emergency Services Project Three Cities Fire and Emergency Services Project
The Center for Public Service worked with Fairview, Troutdale and Wood Village ("Three Cities") to analyze the services provided under the Gresham Fire and Emergency Services IGA. The purpose of this project was threefold: To understand the operational, financial and revenue realities that structure fire/EMS service for the Three Cities (Fairview, Troutdale and Wood Village); to propose alternatives and options for service delivery to the Three Cities ("Menu of Options); and to help the Three Cities diligently prepare for future service delivery arrangements for fire/EMS services.
Publication
PSU Mobile PSU Mobile
An app and mobile website to deliver useful, usable, mobile-appropriate content to the Portland State community, locally and worldwide.
Resource
Changemaker Stories: James Lopez & Amber Smith Changemaker Stories: James Lopez & Amber Smith
Inspiring action for a better world.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Sarah Maher, Intern at Microchip Technology Meet Sarah Maher, Intern at Microchip Technology
Sarah is currently interning at Microchip Technology, and recently shared with us some of her experience, and the value and insights it has brought her in shaping her future.
Undergraduate Student
Meet Professor Evgenia Wilkins Meet Professor Evgenia Wilkins
Evgenia Wilkins, Ph.D. Candidate (University of Texas at Austin) Russian Language Instructor
Faculty Member
Learning from a Fish Out of Water (and Air) Learning from a Fish Out of Water (and Air)
Dr. Jason Podrabsky recently received a NSF grant to study the role of microRNAs in the cellular processes that give the Annual Killifish a remarkable ability to survive in some very extreme environments.
Research
Book on spirituality by PSU Professor Rick Johnson benefits mental health practitioners Book on spirituality by PSU Professor Rick Johnson benefits mental health practitioners
Research
Snapshots, Bridges, and Positive Outcomes Snapshots, Bridges, and Positive Outcomes
Dr. Dawn Richardson works with underrepresented and underserved communities to improve health and promote equity here in the Portland metro region and beyond.
Research
Bring new life to your classroom with this practical guide Bring new life to your classroom with this practical guide
Research
Education and Fine Arts faculty collaborate on ePortfolio book Education and Fine Arts faculty collaborate on ePortfolio book
Research
New book published by Professor Ann Fullerton focuses on supporting persons with autism to choose and participate in recreation New book published by Professor Ann Fullerton focuses on supporting persons with autism to choose and participate in recreation
Supporting Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder in Recreation
Research
Changemaker Stories: Ian Stude Changemaker Stories: Ian Stude
Inspiring action for a better world.
Staff Member
Kelly Craig Kelly Craig
Staff Member
Sydney Meyer Sydney Meyer
Staff Member
Improving Fluids Systems for Spacecraft Improving Fluids Systems for Spacecraft
PSU innovators take a new approach to designing tools to improve fluid management systems in space.
Research
Meet Professor Marisa Zapata Meet Professor Marisa Zapata
Marisa A. Zapata Assistant Professor of Land-use Planning Understanding how people collaborate for equitable land-use change Ph.D., Regional Planning, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign M.U.P., Urban Planning University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign B.A., Anthropology, Rice University
Faculty Member
Alumni Profile: Donna M. Roy Alumni Profile: Donna M. Roy
Donna Roy is a pioneer of unorthodox counseling methodology.
Alumnus
Kristin Engelbretson Kristin Engelbretson
Kristin ensures that PSU students earn credit for their work they've done while abroad! She also helps PSU students take voyages, through the Semester at Sea study abroad program.
Staff Member
Emily Gothard Emily Gothard
Senior Paralegal at Student Legal Services
Staff Member
Changemaker Stories: Harrell Fletcher Changemaker Stories: Harrell Fletcher
Inspiring action for a better world.
Faculty Member
Changemaker Stories: Ahmed Abidine Changemaker Stories: Ahmed Abidine
Inspiring action for a better world.
Graduate Student
Changemaker Stories: Brian Forrester Changemaker Stories: Brian Forrester
Inspiring action for a better world.
Undergraduate Student
Changemaker Stories: Judy BlueHorse Skelton Changemaker Stories: Judy BlueHorse Skelton
Inspiring action for a better world.
Faculty Member
The Social Determinants of Health Initiative The Social Determinants of Health Initiative
Contributing to a sustainable world.
Research
Xiaomin Ruan Xiaomin Ruan
Faculty Member
Meet Cara Rothe, BA '13 Meet Cara Rothe, BA '13
Cara graduated from Portland State University's School of Business in 2013 and was recruited by First Congregational United Church of Christ, Portland through her capstone project.
Alumnus
Meet Keri McGee, Career & Academic Advisor Meet Keri McGee, Career & Academic Advisor
Staff Member
Meet Graduate Teaching Assistant Alena Nekrasova Meet Graduate Teaching Assistant Alena Nekrasova
Alena Nekrasova is a Graduate Teaching Assistant with research interests that include 19th-century Russian drama and 21st-century Russian prose.
Graduate Student
Meet Professor Nila Friedberg Meet Professor Nila Friedberg
Faculty Member
Meet Professor Martha Hickey Meet Professor Martha Hickey
A diversified scholar, Dr. Hickey teaches Russian language and literature and resides on the Board of the Portland-Khabarovsk Sister-City Association.
Faculty Member
Doctoral Student Nichole Winges-Yanez Doctoral Student Nichole Winges-Yanez
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Stephanie Sundborg Doctoral Student Stephanie Sundborg
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Meg Panichelli Doctoral Student Meg Panichelli
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Elizabeth “Lisa” Norton Doctoral Student Elizabeth “Lisa” Norton
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Casadi “Khaki” Marino Doctoral Student Casadi “Khaki” Marino
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Rhen Miles Rhen Miles
Doctoral Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Martha Jean McCormack  Doctoral Student Martha Jean McCormack
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student  Analucia Lopezrevoredo Doctoral Student Analucia Lopezrevoredo
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Peggy Nygren Peggy Nygren
Senior Research Associate
Staff Member
Doctoral Student  Sandy Leotti Doctoral Student Sandy Leotti
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student  Sarah R. Lazzari Doctoral Student Sarah R. Lazzari
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student  Kevin Jones Doctoral Student Kevin Jones
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Beckie Child Doctoral Student Beckie Child
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Kevin Cherry Kevin Cherry
Adjunct Instructor; MSW Writing Assistant
Faculty Member
Doctoral Student Danica Love Brown Doctoral Student Danica Love Brown
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Abby Bandurraga Doctoral Student Abby Bandurraga
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Studying Freshwater Ecosystems Studying Freshwater Ecosystems
Dr. Angela Strecker and her Students examine the effects of anthropogenic stressors on aquatic ecosystems.
Research
The Civil Engineering Writing Project The Civil Engineering Writing Project
Dr. Susan Conrad and her collaborators study documents written by civil engineers and students to develop materials that will hone students' writing skills without adding courses to the curriculum.
Research
Rachel Goff Rachel Goff
Working with PSU students to turn study abroad dreams into reality.
Staff Member
Doctoral Student Jeffrey Asprocolas, MSW, LCSW Doctoral Student Jeffrey Asprocolas, MSW, LCSW
School of Social Work PhD Student 2013-2014
Graduate Student
Meet Doug Siegler, Career & Academic Advisor Meet Doug Siegler, Career & Academic Advisor
Staff Member
Margaret Goodloe Margaret Goodloe
Office Manager at the Resource Center for Students with Children
Staff Member
Lisa Wittorff Lisa Wittorff
Lisa Wittorff, Director of Services for Students with Children
Staff Member
Partnering with Marginalized Populations to Improve Health and Healthcare Partnering with Marginalized Populations to Improve Health and Healthcare
Dr. Christina Nicolaidis and her community partners are designing and implementing research projects with the goal of improving health and healthcare for populations traditionally not-well served.
Research
Alumni Profile: Brian Haug MS '98 Alumni Profile: Brian Haug MS '98
Brian credits Portland State with allowing him to advance in the scientific community and connect with various professionals employed throughout the Pacific Northwest in private firms and state/federal agencies. He says the continuing education classes were particularly helpful and will begin the new Business of Craft Brewing Certificate through PSU’s Center for Executive and Professional Education next quarter.
Alumnus
Jen Hamlow Jen Hamlow
As Director of Education Abroad, Jen Hamlow works to promote international opportunities for students and faculty alike.
Staff Member
Alyse Collins Alyse Collins
Avid traveler and explorer of new cultures, Alyse Collins, works with PSU students to establish their own international connections.
Staff Member
Technology and the Evolution of Language Pedagogy Technology and the Evolution of Language Pedagogy
Dr. Patricia Wetzel considers relationships between grammar, language acquisition, instruction, and technology in "Does Grammar Matter in an Age of Technology?"
Research
Jess Millar Honors Success Jess Millar Honors Success
Undergraduate Student
Meet Gordon Frey Meet Gordon Frey

ITS OIS C Equipment System Specialist .

Staff Member
Larrita Riggs Larrita Riggs
Undergraduate Student
Meet Matt Rebholz Meet Matt Rebholz
International Admissions Evaluator
Staff Member
Meet Tania Sanchez Meet Tania Sanchez
Bilingual Admissions Counselor
Staff Member
Meet Aaron Smith Meet Aaron Smith
Veterans Certification Officer
Staff Member
Meet Melinda Hendley Meet Melinda Hendley
Veteran and Degree Certification Specialist
Staff Member
Meet Chuck Lanham Meet Chuck Lanham

Associate Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer.

Staff Member
Honors Undergraduate gets Awarded Ford Honors Undergraduate gets Awarded Ford
Undergraduate Student
Meet Rahim Abbasi, Master in Real Estate Development (MRED) Student Meet Rahim Abbasi, Master in Real Estate Development (MRED) Student
Graduate Student
John Petersen, Advisory Board Chair John Petersen, Advisory Board Chair
I am honored to follow in the footsteps of our industry leaders who helped found and guide the Center for Real Estate to what it has become today.
Community Partnership
Meet Professor Bernd Ferner Meet Professor Bernd Ferner
How can we see the whole child both as a learner and a person in a culturally and linguistically diverse classroom?
Faculty Member
Alumni Profile: Marci Krass Alumni Profile: Marci Krass
Marci Krass, MS '12, is passionate about growth of all kinds. Having spent a significant portion of her life outdoors, she has substantial knowledge of horticulture and sustainable food production. Her training at the GSE has helped her translate those skills into encouraging growth and development in students.
Alumnus
Alumni Profile: Stevie Lemke '12 Alumni Profile: Stevie Lemke '12
Stevie Lemke '12 was the alumni keynote speaker at the Native American Student and Community Center’s (NASCC) tenth anniversary celebration during Portland State of Mind, and spoke of the support she found within those walls to stay on track to finish college despite adversity she faced throughout her college career. Now a J.D candidate at Lewis and Clark, Stevie knows no matter what she will be working for her native community.
Alumnus
Developing Pathways to Social Communications Developing Pathways to Social Communications
In the Autism & Child Language Disorders Laboratory, Dr. Amy Donaldson is conducting clinical research to investigate how children on the Autism Spectrum use and learn communication skills within social contexts.
Research
E-Policing: The Value of Police Websites for Citizen Empowered Participation E-Policing: The Value of Police Websites for Citizen Empowered Participation
Authored by: Matthew A. Jones and Melchor C. de Guzman. This chapter provides a bridge between e-government research related to websites and the study of police organizations and strategy.
Publication
Using Web 2.0 as a Community Policing Strategy: An Examination of the United States Municipal Police Departments Using Web 2.0 as a Community Policing Strategy: An Examination of the United States Municipal Police Departments
Authored by: Matthew A. Jones, Melchor C. de Guzman, and Korni Swaroop Kumar. In a digital age, people are increasingly interacting socially via web platforms. This digital interaction includes governments, which can interact with the citizens in their society to co-produce effective responses to criminal activity. This book chapter examines the level and type of participation among municipal police departments using social media and web resources.
Publication
E-Policing: Environmental and Organizational Correlates of Website Features and Characteristics Among Large Police Departments in the United States of America E-Policing: Environmental and Organizational Correlates of Website Features and Characteristics Among Large Police Departments in the United States of America
Authored by: Jones, Matt and de Guzman, Melchor. Increasingly, information technology has pervaded the provision of services by police agencies in the United States. The authors' research has isolated the factors that contribute to the adoption of e-government practices by large municipal police agencies in the United States.
Publication
Project Management Toolkit: A strategic approach to new local governance Project Management Toolkit: A strategic approach to new local governance
Authored by: Nishishiba, M., Ingle, M., Tsukamoto, H., & Kobayashi, M. This bilingual English/Japanese book is a product of a training program for managers from Japanese municipal government funded by Tokyo Foundation.
Publication
The concept of trustworthiness: A cross-cultural comparison between Japanese and U.S. business people The concept of trustworthiness: A cross-cultural comparison between Japanese and U.S. business people
Authored by: Nishishiba, Masami and Ritchie, L. David. A card sorting procedure was used to explore the structure of Japanese and American business people's concept of trustworthiness.
Publication
Explicating factors that foster civic engagement among students Explicating factors that foster civic engagement among students
Authored by: Nishishiba, M., Nelson, H. T., & Shinn, C. This paper investigates many facets of civic engagement by disaggregating how undergraduates conceptualize civic engagement as well as defining variables predicting greater student involvement in political, social and community affairs.
Publication
Capacity building for the common good: PSU’s interdisciplinary minor in civic leadership. Capacity building for the common good: PSU’s interdisciplinary minor in civic leadership.
Authored by: Nishishiba, Masami & Kecskes, Kevin. This article discusses the history, structure, and roles of academic and community partners associated with the Civic Leadership minor, and elaborates the philosophical foundation of the interdisciplinary curriculum that aims to build student capacity for the common good.
Publication
Local Government Diversity Initiatives in Oregon: An Exploratory Study Local Government Diversity Initiatives in Oregon: An Exploratory Study
Authored by: Nishishiba, Masami. This study catalogues types of diversity activities conducted by local governments and identifies key factors in the development and successful implementation of diversity initiatives.
Publication
Meet Gregg Bahr Meet Gregg Bahr
Undergraduate business student with more than 15 years of professional experience in the information technology industry. In addition to being a full-time student, Gregg is leading an information systems overhaul project for the City Club of Portland with Former Mayor Sam Adams.
Undergraduate Student
C. Jonah Eleweke – American Sign Language C. Jonah Eleweke – American Sign Language
With an international perspective on educational access, Dr. Eleweke is developing new programs and projects that enhance services for deaf and other people with disabilities.
Faculty Member
Water Sustainability Water Sustainability
Dr. Heejun Chang's collaborative water research examines the complex factors involved in changing hydrologic systems and provides governments, policy makers, and resource managers the data and tools to develop plans to address the growing demand on fresh water supplies.
Research
NASCC 10 Year Anniversary Recap
Organization
Meet Professor Christopher Pinkney Meet Professor Christopher Pinkney
Faculty Member
Unlocking the Language and Culture of 17th Century Spanish Theater Unlocking the Language and Culture of 17th Century Spanish Theater
Professor DeLys Ostlund is bringing a little-known play by one of Spain's greatest playwrights into the 21st century in a first-of-its-kind critical edition.
Research
Faduma Ali Faduma Ali
Public Health
Alumnus
Adilene Amaro-Zurito Adilene Amaro-Zurito
Environmental Engineer
Alumnus
MBA Hub: Jason Lee MBA '08, of PECI MBA Hub: Jason Lee MBA '08, of PECI
While Jason was a student at Portland State University he secured an internship at Vestas, the Danish manufacturer, seller, installer, and servicer of wind turbines. His job at Vestas helped build his resume and eventually helped him secure a job at PECI.
Alumnus
Craig Gosnell Craig Gosnell
Aquatics & Safety Coordinator
Staff Member
Economic Value of Retirement Benefits for Archetypal Public Sector Retirees in OR, WA, and ID Economic Value of Retirement Benefits for Archetypal Public Sector Retirees in OR, WA, and ID
This study selects three public service occupations-- accountant, K-12 teacher, and state trooper/police officer – commonly found in three Northwest states and their three largest cities (Portland, Seattle, and Boise.) Key assumptions were made to allow “apples-to-apples” comparisons of the retirement benefits of current and future retirees, both within and between each system.
Publication
Strategic Assessment of OCE/DOC Work and Related Programs Strategic Assessment of OCE/DOC Work and Related Programs
The Oregon Corrections Enterprises (OCE), a self-supporting and semi-independent agency of the State of Oregon reporting to the Director of the Department of Corrections (DOC), signed an agreement with the Center for Public Service to conduct a strategic assessment in early 2012.
Publication
Total Employer Cost of Compensation Study - Phase 2.0 Total Employer Cost of Compensation Study - Phase 2.0
In the spring and summer of 2012 the State of Oregon commissioned a study from Portland State University’s Center for Public Service to examine the single biggest cost of most government jurisdictions: personnel costs. Working closely with the League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties, the state and the CPS research team identified 21 different city and county jurisdictions in Oregon and southwest Washington, in addition to using state of Oregon data.
Publication
Oregon Nonprofit Sector Report - The State of the Nonprofit Sector in Oregon, 2011 Oregon Nonprofit Sector Report - The State of the Nonprofit Sector in Oregon, 2011
The Oregon Nonprofit Sector Report is the outcome of a collaboration between the Nonprofit Association of Oregon and the Center for Public Service's Institute for Nonprofit Management. The report is intended to inform decision makers in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors about the present economic status and relevance of the nonprofit sector.
Publication
Local Government Diversity Initiatives in Oregon: An Exploratory Study Local Government Diversity Initiatives in Oregon: An Exploratory Study
Published in State and Local Government Review 2012 44: 55. Authored by Masami Nishishiba.
Publication
Meet Professor Sam Sennott Meet Professor Sam Sennott
How can individuals with speech and language disabilities harness the power of technology?
Faculty Member
Sadaf Assadi Sadaf Assadi
Health Sciences
Alumnus
Soufiane El Moussi Soufiane El Moussi
Civil Engineering
Alumnus
Jenn Flores Jenn Flores
Speech and Hearing Sciences
Alumnus
Mingqiang GAO Mingqiang GAO
Confucius Institute at PSU, Co-Director from Soochow University, China
Faculty Member
Alumni Profile: Tim Schindler, PhD '02, MBA '95 Alumni Profile: Tim Schindler, PhD '02, MBA '95
Tim Schindler PhD ’02, MBA ’95, is an employee of the federal government who was furloughed during the partial government shutdown. He has returned to work as the field office manager of the Government Accountability Office in Seattle where he is also an Assistant Director
Alumnus
Clackamas County Alternate Workweek Pilot Project Evaluation Clackamas County Alternate Workweek Pilot Project Evaluation
The Center for Public Service evaluated Clackamas County’s alternate work week pilot project based on data collected between November 2008 and July 2009.
Publication
Austin Davidsen Austin Davidsen
Instructor, Athletic & Outdoor Industry Product Management. Austin Davidsen is the Global Account Executive for two Taiwan-based footwear material suppliers, Pony Leather, and Tai Ruey Fong. He works with an international team to design, market, and present world-class materials to decision makers across the footwear industry. His role is to manage the suppliers' relationships with the brand to make sure they deliver materials that are aesthetically pleasing and cost-competitive. Austin stumbled into the footwear industry after launching his career as a teacher in elementary classrooms in the US and in South Korea. He holds a master's degree in International Management from PSU..
Faculty Member
Jose Garcia Jose Garcia
Biology/Health Sciences
Alumnus
Andres Herrejon Andres Herrejon
Mechanical Engineering - LSAMP Student Action Team
Alumnus
Katherine Huynh Katherine Huynh
Pre-Med Biology
Alumnus
Lauren Krueger Lauren Krueger
Electrical Engineering/Physics
Alumnus
Brownie Tuiasosopo Brownie Tuiasosopo
Micro/Molecular Biology
Alumnus
Meet Professor Jan Abramovitz Meet Professor Jan Abramovitz
Professor in Curriculum and Instructor
Faculty Member
A Look at the Social Determinants of Health A Look at the Social Determinants of Health
Ginny Garcia-Alexander joined the Sociology Department as part of the Social Determinants of health Initiative at PSU.
Faculty Member
Lauren Muñoz Lauren Muñoz
Organismal Biology/Psychology - LSAMP Student Action Team
Alumnus
TMM's Thoroughly Modern Success Stories: Jana Kopp TMM's Thoroughly Modern Success Stories: Jana Kopp
In just under a year Jana Kopp has moved from her post-college job at Sammy’s Flowers to working for an award-winning digital marketing agency, Mambo Media. The networking opportunities she gained in PSU’s CEPE Digital Marketing Certificate Program fueled her quick leap into the forefront of Portland’s marketing community.
Alumnus
Alumni Profile: Brett Bigham MS '02 Alumni Profile: Brett Bigham MS '02
Brett Bigham graduated from Portland State University in 2002 with a masters degree in Special Education. He was named 2014 Oregon Teacher of the Year.
Alumnus
Meet Professor Donna Shrier Meet Professor Donna Shrier
Professor Donna Shrier knows how to create engaging and relevant literacy practices.
Faculty Member
Nicholas Robbins Nicholas Robbins
Pre-Med Biology
Alumnus
Oussoubleh Robleh Oussoubleh Robleh
Electrical Engineering
Alumnus
Allie Simpson Allie Simpson
Environmental Science/Anthropology - LSAMP Student Action Team
Alumnus
Kofi Tweneboah Kofi Tweneboah
Electrical Engineering - LSAMP Student Action Team
Alumnus
Arab Culture through Literature & Film Arab Culture through Literature & Film
This five unit high school curriculum, developed with support from the Qatar Foundation International, provides students with knowledge and tools to analyze and understand the Arab world.
Resource
Griselda Velasco Griselda Velasco
Pre-Med Biology - LSAMP Student Action Team
Alumnus
Edgar Verdin Edgar Verdin
Environmental Engineer - STEM Ambassador
Alumnus
Mondell Wells Mondell Wells
Mechanical Engineering - LSAMP Student Action Team
Alumnus
Blane Yimesgen Blane Yimesgen
Biochemistry
Alumnus
Meet Kati Falger, Senior Budget Analyst Meet Kati Falger, Senior Budget Analyst
Kati combines her zest for life and sense of adventure with her natural business sense to create a positive and innovative approach to budgeting.
Staff Member
CEPE Student Success Stories - Joel Bornzin CEPE Student Success Stories - Joel Bornzin
Joel Bornzin completed his certificate in Digital Marketing Strategy at Portland State University over a year ago. He came to the program in hopes of increasing his digital marketing skill set and driving a smart online marketing strategy at his current job. Not only did Joel manage to implement several successful marketing campaigns, he also was selected for a promotion. His hard work and dedication to his craft paid off and now HE has a marketing assistant.
Alumnus
Tiffany Dawson Tiffany Dawson
Housing Assignments Coordinator
Staff Member
TMM's Thoroughly Modern Success Stories: Heather English TMM's Thoroughly Modern Success Stories: Heather English
Student Success Story - Heather English Heather joined TMMPDX.COM last year after completing PSU’s Digital Marketing Certificate Program. Heather was reliable, resourceful and full of GREAT ideas. She started her TMM journey by writing in-depth articles and connecting with some of the biggest names in digital marketing. She very quickly became the ‘go-to’ girl when we needed to get something done. She was fast, eager and always willing to help out. Today we are proud to call her our Director of Marketing and can’t wait to see where she takes us.
Alumnus
Assessing Context at Oregon Schools Recognized for Closing the Academic Achievement Gap Assessing Context at Oregon Schools Recognized for Closing the Academic Achievement Gap
PSU Faculty Enhancement Grant recipients Professors Esperanza De La Vega and Moti Hara of the Graduate School of Education are conducting research that may soon help Oregon recognize schools where efforts to close the achievement gap are succeeding.
Research
The Center for Public Interest Design The Center for Public Interest Design
At Portland State University's newest research center, design is for equity. Design is for sustainability. Design is for the best interests of everyone.
Research
Meet Melissa Bennett Meet Melissa Bennett
Native American Student & Community Center Program Coordinator
Staff Member
How can counselors better respond to the ever-evolving needs of today’s young adults? How can counselors better respond to the ever-evolving needs of today’s young adults?
Meet Dr. Joel Lane who is researching the psychological impact of life transitions in emerging adulthood.
Faculty Member
Between Land and Sea Between Land and Sea
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Dr. Elise Granek's research focuses on some of the most delicate habitats on the globe: places where land and sea meet. Some of her resent research has made waves across the highly caffeinated Northwest.
Research
Greg Pugh Greg Pugh
Assistant Professor
Faculty Member
Diane Coward Diane Coward
Administrative Services Manager
Staff Member
Educating the Next Generation of Power Engineers Educating the Next Generation of Power Engineers
In the PGE Foundation Power Engineering Education Laboratory, undergraduate and graduate students under the guidance of Dr. Robert Bass are gaining the experiences they'll need to power a rapidly changing world.
Research
Marvin Daniel Alvilez Marvin Daniel Alvilez
Meet Marvin Daniel Alvilez, an Accounting and Supply & Logistics Major who anticipates graduating from the School of Business in Spring 2016.
Undergraduate Student
Raina Hassan Raina Hassan
Adjunct Instructor
Faculty Member
Mapping Solutions for Future Technology Needs Mapping Solutions for Future Technology Needs
Dr. Tugrul Daim and his Research Group on Sustainable Infrastructure and Technology Management work with industry partners to help them identify and meet technological needs.
Research
Meet Ashley Storey, Career & Academic Advisor Meet Ashley Storey, Career & Academic Advisor
Staff Member
Meet Becky Einolf, Career & Academic Advisor Meet Becky Einolf, Career & Academic Advisor
Staff Member
Meet Ray Facundo Meet Ray Facundo
Coordinator of Student Veteran Services
Staff Member
Wende Garrison Wende Garrison
Adjunct Instructor
Faculty Member
Meet Becky Sanchez, Director of Undergraduate Business Programs Meet Becky Sanchez, Director of Undergraduate Business Programs
Staff Member
Meet Haley Holmes, Career & Academic Advisor Meet Haley Holmes, Career & Academic Advisor
Staff Member
Tim Anderson, Ph.D. Tim Anderson, Ph.D.
Faculty Advisory Committee - Engineering Technology
Faculty Member
Amanda Cross-Hemmer Amanda Cross-Hemmer
Staff Member
John Freeouf, Ph.D. John Freeouf, Ph.D.
Faculty Advisory Committee - Physics
Faculty Member
Meet Jenny McNamara Meet Jenny McNamara
Sustainability Manager
Staff Member
On the Rocks On the Rocks
For 11 years, the Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory has brought the out of this world down to earth.
Research
Junjun Nan Junjun Nan
Chinese Instructor, Confucius Institute at PSU
Faculty Member
Qingqing Gong Qingqing Gong
Chinese Instructor, Confucius Institute at PSU
Faculty Member
Meet Dale Herr Meet Dale Herr
“Honors integrates the real world into everything you’re studying. Everything relates back to Portland.”
Undergraduate Student
Meet Jordan Jordan Meet Jordan Jordan
"The traditional classroom pedagogy never really appealed to me. I’m not really into one-size-fits-all education. So taking part in the intimate, small-scale discussion format of Honors was really, really great for me."
Alumnus
Improving Programs that Promote School Readiness Improving Programs that Promote School Readiness
Dr. Andrew Mashburn's research focuses on what works in preschool and afterschool programs aimed at improving outcomes for disadvantaged children.
Research
Improving Next Generation Circuits with Nanotechnnology Improving Next Generation Circuits with Nanotechnnology
Dr. Shankar Rananavare and his graduate students have shown how incorporating nanoparticles into the production of integrated circuits may provide the next breakthrough in the power of our electronic devices.
Research
Meet Theresa Mau Meet Theresa Mau
“They don’t want to drag you by the hand. They’ll give you a helping hand when you need, and then they’ll let go when they see fit.”
Alumnus
Meet Kevin Vilbig Meet Kevin Vilbig
“The program has let me explore. I wouldn’t have been able to do anything like this otherwise. There’s just no way.”
Alumnus
Meet Supichaya Sunthronjittanon Meet Supichaya Sunthronjittanon
“Even the gym at PSU uses reclaimed rainwater. I want to learn from here, and bring it back to Thailand.”
Undergraduate Student
Tiffany Menke Tiffany Menke
Staff Member
Catherine Loverti. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Catherine Loverti. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Resource
Student Employment Survey Student Employment Survey
A total of 2284 students work on campus at Portland State University. Of these students 520 completed the 2013 Student Employment Survey in June of 2013. This infographic explores the quantitative and qualitative data from the survey.
Research
Kevin Sampsell. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Kevin Sampsell. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Jen Anthony Jen Anthony
Assistant Director for Residential Student Support Programs
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Michael Walsh Michael Walsh
Director of University Housing and Residence Life
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John Major John Major
Instructor, Lean Six Sigma. John Major is a founding member of the Northwest Center for Performance Excellence (NWCPE). He is also Founder and Managing Partner of Compass Strategies, focused on helping small and mid-cap companies to design, optimize, and implement manufacturing, supply chain, and service delivery strategies in direct alignment with corporate strategy and desired market branding positions. John recently stepped down as Vice President of Global Operations for Radisys. His functional responsibilities included design and implementation of a structured continuous improvement capability across the Radisys enterprise based on the fusion of Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen and Policy Deployment methodologies. Before that, he held similar positions with Planar Systems and Tektronix. John holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA, both from the University of Washington.
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In Defense of Plants In Defense of Plants
Professor of Biology, Dr. Daniel Ballhorn studies the way plants defend themselves from attack—it's research that has both expected and surprising implications.
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Michael Hulshof-Schmidt Michael Hulshof-Schmidt
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Alumni Profile: Tracy Puhl '09 Alumni Profile: Tracy Puhl '09
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Katherine Morrow Katherine Morrow
Programs Manager, Institute for Asian Studies and Confucius Institute at PSU
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Sharon A. Carstens Sharon A. Carstens
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Meet Registered Dietitian Annika Backstrom Meet Registered Dietitian Annika Backstrom
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Oregon Welsh Festival Chorus at Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature Oregon Welsh Festival Chorus at Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature
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Chris Keil. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature Chris Keil. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature
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Sarah Woodbury. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature Sarah Woodbury. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature
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Phil Rowlands. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature Phil Rowlands. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature
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Ceri Shaw. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature Ceri Shaw. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature
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Mike Jenkins. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature. Mike Jenkins. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature.
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Julie C. Gibson Julie C. Gibson
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In the Cellular Machine Shop In the Cellular Machine Shop
Cancer biologist Dr. Justin Courcelle Studies cellular replication, its mechanisms, processes, and rules; some of his recent findings have just been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences' Early Edition
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Going Viral Going Viral
Virologist Dr. Ken Stedman and his graduate students introduce innovations that may lead to improvements in vaccine storage and delivery.
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Comprehensive Community Emergency Management (C2EM) Strategy Comprehensive Community Emergency Management (C2EM) Strategy
Center for Public Service, Clackamas County Emergency Management Department. This Comprehensive Community Emergency Management (C2EM) Strategy presents a pathway for increasing individual preparedness and engaging with members of the community as vital and responsible partners in enhancing the resiliency and security of Clackamas County.
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EndoBright, a New Approach to Natural Colorants EndoBright, a New Approach to Natural Colorants
Clean Challenge semifinalists EndoBright propose producing a natural dye that may overcome some of the primary disadvantages of using natural dyes in foods and cosmetics.
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Lisa Peyton Lisa Peyton
Lisa Peyton, Instructor; Digital Marketing Strategies, Business of Craft Brewing. Diving into digital marketing during its nascent stage, Lisa Peyton is today among the leaders in the field, particularly so in the Pacific Northwest. Based in Portland, Ore., she serves as an adjunct professor at Portland State University, teaching Introduction to Digital Strategies for the Digital Marketing Strategies certificate program offered through the university’s Professional Development Center. Lisa is an avid blogger and publisher, acting as Executive Editor for ThoroughlyModernMarketing.com, a non-profit publication she founded in 2009. She also regularly contributes content to Social Media Examiner and SocialFresh.com.
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Kristin Chappell Kristin Chappell
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Frannie McMahon Frannie McMahon
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Shelly Field Shelly Field
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Sandra Cooper Mcllhenny Sandra Cooper Mcllhenny
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Thuan M. Duong Thuan M. Duong
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Serina Z. Dugan Serina Z. Dugan
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Lindsey Patterson Lindsey Patterson
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The Science of Conserving Our Cultural Heritage The Science of Conserving Our Cultural Heritage
Conservation Scientist Dr. Tami Lasseter Clare develops diagnostic tools that help museums and conservators better monitor the conditions of coatings protecting some of our most prized cultural possessions.
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Angela Rodgers Angela Rodgers
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Kristine Villanueva LCSW Kristine Villanueva LCSW
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Kellie Herold Kellie Herold
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De Garrett De Garrett
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Kristin O'Dell Kristin O'Dell
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Mollie Janssen Mollie Janssen
Project Lead, Systems of Care Institute
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Alumni Profile: Aaron Babst '11 Alumni Profile: Aaron Babst '11
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The Big Barometer The Big Barometer
An elegantly timeless instrument goes to the extreme.
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Alumni Profile: Lacy Cagle MS '10 Alumni Profile: Lacy Cagle MS '10
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AnnMarie Hingley AnnMarie Hingley
Outdoor Program Coordinator
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The First Annual, Campus-Wide Student Research Symposium The First Annual, Campus-Wide Student Research Symposium
Undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students from departments across campus gather to share their ideas and celebrate their research at the first annual, campus-wide student research symposium.
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Green Buildings at PSU Green Buildings at PSU
Green buildings seek to minimize the use of energy, water, and other natural resources and provide a healthy, productive indoor environment. PSU has 8 LEED Certified buildings on campus.
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PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Audrey Lingley PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Audrey Lingley
Audrey Lingley's presentation at the recent campus-wide student symposium illuminated aspects of her dissertation: Seeing Crucibles: Legitimizing Spiritual Development through Critical Historiography
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PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Milodie Butsch PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Milodie Butsch
Milodie Butsch's research contributes important findings to the development of procedures for analyzing language samples for lexical diversity, procedures related to methods of diagnosis for language impairment in children and adults.
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Alma M. O. Trinidad Alma M. O. Trinidad
Change Agent - Transforming communities, one student at a time
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