News - May 2013 - Portland State University
Monday, May 6, 2013
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, gave an invited lecture, "New Directions in Biopolitics," to the Department of English at University of Arizona, April 11.
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, "Heritage Persian Learners vs. L2 Learners in the Classroom," at the 25th conference of the National Council on Less Commonly Taught Languages in Chicago, April 25-28.
»David Ervin, Economics faculty, authored "Voluntary Resource Conservation and Environmental Management in Agriculture and Forestry" published in the Encyclopedia of Energy, Natural Resource, and Environmental Economics, Vol. 2, Elsevier.
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, authored "Dealing with North Korea: A Time for Diplomacy" in the online IFES Forum, April 2013. He also organized and contributed a paper to the conference "Engaging Enemies," at Indiana University, April 18
»Melinda Hutson and Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, and student Ryan Brown, authored a paper titled "Stones from Mohave County, Arizona: Multiple Falls in the 'Franconia Strewn Field'" published in Meteoritics and Planetary Science, Vol. 48.
»Ted Khoury, Business Administration faculty, authored an article titled “The Social Construction of Legitimacy through Signaling Social Capital: Exploring the Conditional Value of Alliances and Underwriters at IPO” published in Entrepreneurship Theory and
»Charles Klein, Anthropology faculty, authored "WiLLOW: Reaching HIV-Positive African-American Women Through a Computer-Delivered Intervention" published online in AIDS & Behavior, April 29.
»Elizabeth Almer, Business Administration faculty, earned a Best Paper Award for “The Social Construction 'Off-Ramped Accounting Academics: Remedy to Accounting Faculty Shortage?'" presented at the Western American Accounting Association conference in San
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Biology faculty, co-authored a paper, "Tracking Knee Joint Functional Axes Through Tikhonov Filtering and Plucker Coordinates," published in the Journal of Novel Physiotherapies: Special Issue on Compu
»Cynthia Gomez, Diversity and Multicultural Student Services, has been appointed by Governor John Kitzhaber to the Oregon Commission on Hispanic Affairs. The Oregon Senate has approved her appointment.
»David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, authored the book chapter "Energy, Buildings and the Urban Environment" in Climate Vulnerability, edited by Roger Pielke and published by Elsevier.
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, was recently elected to serve as president of the Association for Institutional Thought for 2013 and 2014.
»Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, co-organized the symposium Strange Utility: Architecture Toward Other Ends held at Portland State, April 26-27. Her co-organizer was Isabelle Loring Wallace, a University of Georgia contemporary art faculty member. With c
»Elizabeth Almer, Kathy Rupley, and Donna Philbrick, Business Administration faculty, presented “Auditor Selection: Revisiting Public Company Audit Committee Members’ Beliefs Post SOX” at the Western American Accounting Association conference in San Franci
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, was a presenter for “When it Comes to Practice, Do Applicant Reaction Models Matter?” and "Distinguished Teaching Contributions Award: Teaching Like it Matters: Applying Newcomer Socialization and Justice Rese
»Christine Cress, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, presented a session, “Engaged Reflection and Learning: Tools, Tips, and Techniques,” at the Continuums of Service Conference in Portland, April 25.
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, participated on many levels at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, April 11-13. She was a presenter for “Examining Overqualification and Positive Outcome
»Julia Freybote, Business Administration faculty, presented "Off-Balance Sheet Financing, Joint Ventures and Cost of Debt in REITs" and co-presented "Institutional Investor Sentiment and Systematic Risk in Office and Industrial REITs" at the 2013 annual co
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