News - April 2013 - Academics & Research
Monday, April 29, 2013
»Kenneth Stedman, Biology faculty, and student Geoffrey Deimer won the seventh annual research award from publisher Biomed Central for their article "A Novel Virus Genome Discovered in an Extreme Environment Suggests Recombination Between Unrelated Groups
»Randall Bluffstone, Economics faculty, presented a co-authored paper, "Community Controlled Forests, Carbon Sequestration and REDD+: Some Evidence from Ethiopia” at the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty at the World Bank in Washington, D.C.
»Sue Brower, Theater and Film faculty, represented Portland State on a panel for the In Other Words Feminist Community Center screening of the film Miss Representation in Portland, April 24.
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, and student Paige Hatcher presented "Teaching Improvement to Resident Physicians: Application of Theory in Clinical Settings" at the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare in London on April
»Ulrich H. Hardt, Education emeritus faculty, will chair the 29th annual Oregon Writing Festival at Portland State on Saturday, May 4. The festival, co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Education and the Oregon Council of Teachers of English, brings up t
»Marie Lo, English faculty, presented a paper, "Sovereign Terrains: Plenary Power and Chinese Exclusion," at the Asian American Studies Association Conference in Seattle.
»Nicole Rigelman, Education faculty, presented three papers at the Annual Conference of the National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, in April. They papers are "Building Mathematics Learning Communities with NCTM Reflection Guides," "Is it Tr
»Sean Schumacher, Art and Design faculty, presented a talk titled "The Territory Is Not The Map" along with the project "An Unexplored Region" at the Strange Utility: Architecture Toward Other Ends symposium, Portland State University, April 27.
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, gave an invited lecture titled "'How Can I Communicate in Japanese Naturally?: A View from a Discourse Perspective" at Soka University, Aliso Viejo, Calif., April 15.
»Angela Zagarella, World Languages and Literature faculty, presented her paper "Migration and Multiculturalism in the Mediterranean" at the 33rd Conference of American Association Italian Studies in Eugene.
»Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions and Public Administration faculty, authored "The Wicked Problem of Chemicals Policy: Opportunities for Innovation," published in the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, April 2013.
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, authored a review of Strangers at Home: History and Subjectivity among the Chinese Communities of West Kalimantan, Indonesia, published in the Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 72, No. 1.
»Annabelle Dolidon, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored "The Postmodern Farmer and the Production of Rural France in The Girl from Paris" published in The French Review, Vol. 86, No. 5, April 2013.
»Charles Klein, Anthropology faculty, authored “Online Activities for Enhancing Sex Education Curricula: Preliminary Evidence on the Effectiveness of the Abstinence and Contraception Education Storehouse” published online in the Journal of HIV/AIDS and Soc
»Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, authored "Mathematical Practices of Those without Power" published in the Proceedings of the Seventh International Mathematics Education and Society Conference, Vol. 1.
»Billie Sandberg, Public Administration faculty, authored "The Road to Market" published in the journal Administrative Theory & Praxis, Vol. 35, No. 1, March 2013.
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, authored “From Yaks to Tourists: Sherpa Livelihood Adaptations in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal” published in Continuity and Change in Cultural Adaptation to Mountain Environments, Stud