News - November 2013 - Academics & Research
Friday, November 1, 2013
Monday, November 4, 2013
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, gave three talks in Riverside, Calif., on his latest book, Will This Be China’s Century? at Riverside Community College, at the World Affairs Council of the Inland Empire, and at the University of California
»David Johns, Political Science faculty, presented a plenary address, "The Politics of Ensuring the Survival of Wildlands," at the 10th World Wilderness Congress in Salamanca, Spain, Oct 6.
»Beth Lloyd-Pool, Institute for Sustainable Solutions faculty, was a presenter for the session So, You Think That's a Sustainability Course?!? at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education conference in Nashville, Tenn., Oct.
»Anne McClanan, Art + Design faculty, presented "The Poetics of Time and Place: Reassessing Notions of Hellenism in Cavafy's Byzantine Poems" at Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.
»Dustin Morrow, Theatre + Film faculty, gave a TED Talk, titled “Better Living Through Music,” at TEDxBellingham in Bellingham, Wash., Nov. 12. His talk addressed the themes of his recent award-winning feature film musical, Everything Went Down.
»Tracy Prince, Portland Center for Public Humanities, was the keynote presenter with her book, Culture Wars in British Literature: Multiculturalism and National Identity, at the AmeriCymru and Portland Center for Public Humanities event Culture Wars: Other
»Alex Ruzicka and Melinda Hutson, Geology faculty, presented a paper, titled "Evidence from Silicate-Bearing Iron Meteorites for the Nature of Asteroidal Differentiation," at the Workshop on Planetesimal Formation and Differentiation in Washington, D.C., O
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, “Organizational Citizenship Behavior, 2.0: A Review and Qualitative Investigation of OCBs for Knowledge Workers at Google and Beyond,” published in the August issue of the journal Acade
»Enrique Cortez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored “Canon, Hispanismo y Literatura Colonial: El Inca Garcilaso en el Proyecto de Historia Literaria de Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo,” published in Modern Languages Notes (Hispanic Issue), Vol. 12
»Charles Deemer, English adjunct faculty, authored a book of poems, A Majority of One, published by Round Bend Press, 2013.
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, authored “It’s a Small World After All: Traveling Beyond the Viewpoint of American Exceptionalism to the Rise of the Author,” published in the journal The Charleston Advisor, October 2013.
»Melinda Glover, Center for Japanese Studies faculty, received a $525 grant from the Inukai Family Foundation in support of a lecture on Nov. 8 by Dr. Richard Samuels, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Political Science faculty on his book 3.11: Disast
»Will Parnell, Education faculty, and Ellie Justice, Helen Gordon Child Development Center, received a $1.5 million federal grant to support the 2014-18 Child Care Access Means Parents in Schools program. The grant offers low-income student families subsid
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Tuesday, November 12, 2013
»Mike Cummings, Geology faculty, received the Neil Miner Award from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers — the highest award given by the organization — in Denver, Colo., Oct. 29. Cummings is the second PSU professor to win the award; John Eliot
»Andy McMillin, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, was elected president of the Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association. The three-year term begins immediately, and includes one year of duties as president-elect, one year of presidential duties, and
»Ryan Melton, Regional Research Institute, has received the Leona Tyler Award from the Oregon Counseling Association. The award represents the highest honor in recognizing counselors who have made outstanding contributions to the profession and whose work
»Shung Jae Shin, Business Administration faculty, has been invited to join the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Psychology.
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented a paper, “Advances in the Study of Landslides in the Last 50 years in Engineering Geology,” at the Geological Society of America’s 125th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Exposition in Denver, Colo., Oct. 27-30. In addi
»Alan Cabelly, Business Administration faculty, presented “Strategic Negotiation for the Modern Human Resource Executive” at the Northwest Human Resource Management Association 75th Annual Conference in Tacoma, Wash., Oct. 10.
»Julia Freybote, Business Administration faculty, presented her paper, titled “Institutional Investor Sentiment, Liquidity Risk and Systematic Risk in REITs,” at the 2013 Maastricht-NUS-MIT Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium, hosted by Maastricht
»Tom Gillpatrick, Business Administration faculty, presented “Driving and Creating Brand Value through Brand Equity” at the Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology 2013 Conference in San Jose, Calif., July 2013.
»David Johns, Political Science faculty, presented a plenary address, “The Emergence and Importance of Very Large-Scale Restoration,” and a paper, “Mobilization and Community Building for Large-Scale Restoration,” at the 5th World Conference on Ecological
»J.R. "Jones" Estes and Annie Knepler, University Studies faculty, presented "Teaching Student Resiliency Requires Faculty Adaptability: Two Case Study Comparisons" at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education conference in
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, titled “Is This How I Will Be Treated? Reducing Uncertainty through Recruitment Interactions,” published in the October issue of Academy of Management Journal.
»Berrin Erdogan and Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, contributed a chapter, titled “Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology,” to Noba, a free, open-access textbook for introductory psychology courses.
»Chris Mongeon, PSU alumnus; Elise Granke, Environmental Science and Management faculty; and Randall Arauz co-authored “Hook Selectivity in an Artisanal Spotted Rose Snapper Lutjanus guttatus Fishery on the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica,” published in the j
»Robert Harmon, Business Administration faculty, authored an article, titled “The Future of Global Energy Policy,” that was published the September issue of the journal Global Policy.
»Dustin Morrow, Art + Design faculty, had his new movie, Everything Went Down, shown at the Eugene International Film Festival, Nov. 9.
»Jill Mosteller, Business Administration faculty, authored a chapter, titled “The Influence of Visual Information on Environmentally Significant Consumer Behavior,” published in the book Communicating Sustainability for the Green Economy, 2013.
»Jason Jurjevich, Population Research Center and Urban Studies and Planning, and Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, received a $49,635 National Science Foundation-funded subcontract grant for a project, titled "A User Study of Techniq
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Thursday, November 14, 2013
»The Oregonian: Portland Public Schools looks to Portland State University for help with boundary changes
Friday, November 15, 2013
Sunday, November 17, 2013
»Long time Asian Art History and International Studies adjunct instructor, Connie Earnshaw, passes away.
Monday, November 18, 2013
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, has been invited to join the editorial board of the Journal of Personnel Psychology.
»Robert Harmon, Business Administration faculty, has been invited to join the editorial board of Electronic Markets: The International Journal on Networked Business.
»Judy Bluehorse Skelton, Indigenous Nations Studies faculty, presented “Reclaiming the Urban Forest for Food, Medicine and Ceremony: A Collaborative Process” at the second annual Tribal Green Summit, hosted by the Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington in Portland
»Anita Bright, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, and James Gambrell, doctoral candidate in the Graduate School of Education, facilitated a workshop titled "Erasing Myths of Justice and Meritocracy: Embracing Critical Race Theory in Teacher Education" at
»Cynthia-Lou Coleman, Communication faculty, was one of 12 international scholars invited to participate in a three-day risk communication workshop, titled “Marine Health Matters,” sponsored by the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis and
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, organized the panel “Methodology, Ontology, and Institutional Evolution” and presented the co-authored paper “Thorstein Veblen and Evolutionary Methodology: Establishing His Three Approaches” at the
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, has given invited talks and lectures around the world in the past six months. In June, he gave an invited talk at the Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations: Theory, Algorithms and thei
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented her paper, “The Exilic and the Other: Iraqi Fiction in Diaspora and the Discursive Reenactment of Ethno-Religious Identities,” at the Arabic Literature: Migration, Diaspora, Exile, Estran
»Junghee Lee, Art faculty, presented a paper, titled “The Paintings of Guunmong, the Cloud Dream of the Nine,” in the Yeongwol International Museum Forum in Yeongwol, Korea, on Oct. 24.
»Sheila Martin, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies faculty, presented “Improving the Flow of Information Through Technology Networks: A Case Study of Policy in Slovenia” at the fifth annual Global Venture Lab Academic Summit, Nov. 4.
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literature faculty, chaired the panel “Diachronic Applications in Spanish Linguistics” and presented “A Case Study in the Confusion of Bilabial and Labiodental Sounds in Spanish” at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language As
»Susan Wladaver-Morgan, Pacific Historical Review staff, chaired and commented on a session, titled “‘The National Question’ Down Under: 19th- and 20th-Century Australian Exhibitions and Nationalism,” at the North American Conference on British Studies ann
»Heather Burns, Education Leadership and Policy faculty, authored "Meaningful Sustainability Learning: A Research Study of Sustainability Pedagogy in Two University Courses" published in the International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Educatio
»Jack Corbett, Urban and Public Affairs faculty, co-authored the chapter “Social Research and Reflective Practice in Bi-national Contexts” in the book Uncharted Terrains: New Directions in Border Research Methodology, Ethics, and Practice, published by Uni
»Angie Mejia, Chicano Latino Studies faculty, co-authored an article, "From Madres to Mujeristas: Latinas Making Change with Photovoice," published in the journal Action Research, Oct. 4.
»Dustin Morrow, Art + Design faculty, had his short film, Ground London, premiered at the 2013 Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival in Portland, Nov. 9, 11, and 15.
»Jennifer R. Perlmutter, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article, titled “Knowledge, Authority, and the Bewitching Jew in Early Modern France,” published in Jewish Social Studies, Vo. 19, No.1, 2012.
»Melinda Glover, Center for Japanese Studies faculty, received a $950 grant from the Japan-United States Friendship Commission and the Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies, in support of a lecture on Jan. 30 by Dr. Carol Gluck, Sanso
»Public memorial for urban planning pioneers Nohad and Dirce Toulan will be Tuesday afternoon at Portland State
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Monday, November 25, 2013
»Eva Núñez-Méndez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was elected to be a member of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association executive committee for a two-year term, 2013-15.
»Anita Bright, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, and education alumna Katy Alexander presented a paper, titled “Passing the Reins, Taking the Reins, Sharing the Reins: Flattening Hierarchies One Relationship at a Time,” at the American Educational Studie
»Scott Broussard and Nelson Sigrah, Advising and Career Services, gave a presentation on their award-winning radio show, Turntable Advising, at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators 2013 Western Regional Conference held in Salt Lake
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, and alumna Mandy Elder presented “Building Food Platforms for Local Sustainability: An Assessment of Mexican Experience” at the Yale Food Systems Symposium in New Haven, Conn., Oct. 18-19.
»Dave Ervin, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, presented “Common Pool Resource Issues in Managing Herbicide Resistant Weeds” at the national conference Public Policies, Research and the Economics of Herbicide Resistance Management, co-sponsored by the U
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented a paper, titled “Many Lives to Live: Narration and Focalization in Dykes to Watch Out For,” at the Festival of Cartoon Art held at Ohio State University as part of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum grand
»Richard Lycan, Institute on Aging, presented “Which Blue Lake: Management of Lake Data in the National Hydro Dataset” at a joint meeting of the Oregon Lakes Association and the Washington State Lake Protection Association in Vancouver, Wash., Oct. 17.
»Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented “Culturally Responsive Mathematics Teaching for Alaska Schools” at Sharing Our Knowledge: A Conference of Tlingit Tribes and Clans, in Juneau, Alaska, Nov. 8.
»Anoop Mirpuri, English faculty, presented a paper, titled “Resisting Ordinary Punishment, or Against Prison Reform: Abolition in an Age of Crisis,” at the Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies at Lewis & Clark College, Nov. 13-15.
»Tracy Prince, Portland Center for Public Humanities, presented “The Forgotten Native American History of Early Portland” at five branches of Multnomah County Library in November.
»John Beer, English faculty, edited Poems (1962-1997) by Robert Lax, published by Wave Books on Nov. 7.
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, was awarded a $302,000, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation Division of Mathematical Sciences.
»Thomas Keller and Bowen McBeath, Social Work faculty; Carla Herrera, PSU Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring; and Renee Spencer received a three-year, $604,949 William T. Grant Foundation award for their research project, “Changing Youth Programs and Sett
»University Business: PSU Impact Entrepreneurs launches groundbreaking certificate program in social innovation
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Saturday, November 30, 2013