News - April 2014 - Academics & Research
Monday, April 28, 2014
»Jacqueline Arante, English faculty, was elected to the American Association of University Professors National Council.
»David L. Krug, Special Education emeritus faculty, received the Retirement Association of Portland State’s Outstanding Retired Faculty Award at the President’s Annual Gathering for Retired Faculty and Staff at University Place, April 17. Krug, who retired
»Dennis Stovall, English emeritus faculty, has received a Fulbright Specialist assignment at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom, where, beginning April 24, he will work with faculty and administration on the developing curriculum in a program mo
»Dilafruz Williams, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, was elected program chair for the Environmental Education Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association, an international organization with 25,000 members concerned wi
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, gave a presentation, titled “Ecosystem Services and Scale: A Geographical Approach,” at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., April 10.
»Tucker Childs, Applied Linguistics faculty, presented two papers at the 45th Annual Conference on African Linguistics at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan., April 7-9. “Busy Intersections: A Framework for Evaluating and Designing Revitalization Pr
»Dave Ervin, Institute for Sustainable Solutions faculty, delivered the 25th Annual David W. Staniforth Memorial Lecture, “Herbicide Resistance: Will Voluntary Measures Work or Is Regulation Inevitable?” at Iowa State University, April 15.
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, organized and presented on China’s perspective at the World Affairs Council of Oregon conference, “Pacific Conflicts: China, Japan and the U.S.,” in Portland, April 15; and spoke on his latest book, Will Thi
»Samuel D. Henry, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, was an invited presenter at the “Reconciliation after the Khmer Rouge Regime and The Role of Civil Society Movements on Reconciliation” panel discussion in Phnom Pehn, Cambodia, March 29.
»Tom Larsen, Library faculty, participated in a panel, “RDA One Year In,” at the Oregon Library Association Annual Conference in Salem, April 18.
»Susan Lindsay and Julie Haun, Applied Linguistics faculty, and Lori Barkley and Mary Smith, Intensive English Language faculty, presented a discussion session, “Shared Faculty Governance and IEP Administration,” at the 2014 Teachers of English to Speakers
»Audrey Lingley, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented a paper, “Spiritual Development in Developmentally Responsive Practice,” at the 2014 American Educational Research Association annual meeting in Philadelphia, April 3-7.
»Jesse Locker, Art and Design faculty, presented “Powerful and Intrepid Women: Artemisia Gentileschi in Venice,” new findings from his upcoming book on 17th-century Italy’s most celebrated woman artist, at University of Washington in Seattle, May 5.
»Richard Lycan, Geography emeritus faculty, presented “Forecasting Senior Populations” at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., April 8-12.
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presented “Sustainability, Sacrifice, and Scale: Residential Gardens in Portland, Oregon” at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., April 11.
»Billie Sandberg, Public Administration faculty, presented the paper “Information and the Everyday Maker” with her co-author, Thomas Catlaw, at the 2014 Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting in Seattle, April 19.
»Sue Taylor, Art History faculty, participated in the panel discussion “‘Avant-Garde and Kitsch’ Today,” exploring the legacy of American art critic Clement Greenber, at Blackfish Gallery in Portland, April 19.
»Kimberly Willson-St. Clair, Library faculty, co-presented “Library Services and the International Student” with Uta Hussong-Christian and Laurie Bridges at the Oregon Library Association Annual Conference in Salem, April 18.
»Miguel Figliozzi and Christopher Monsere, Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, and former graduate student Nicole Wheeler co-authored a paper, “A Methodology to Estimate Bicyclists’ Acceleration and Speed Distributions at Signalized Intersections,
»Craig Epplin, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored “Sound and Space in La hora de los hornos/The Hour of the Furnaces,” published in the journal Studies in Spanish and Latin American Cinemas, March 2014.
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, and graduate student Ashley Boal had her dissertation research, “The Impact of Legislative Standards on Batterer Intervention Program Practices and Characteristics,” published the American Journal of Community Psycholog
»Will Parnell, Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education faculty, co-authored the article “Circles and Bicycles: Thinking and Rethinking about the Action Research Process,” published in the American Educational Research Association conference pr
»Nicole Rigelman, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, co-authored “Student Mathematicians Developed through Formative Assessment Cycles,” published in the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ Annual Perspectives in Mathematics Education: Using Rese
»Emily Saxton, Science Education Center faculty; Sybil Kelley, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty; Nicole Rigelman, Curriculum and Instruction faculty; Ellen Skinner, Psychology faculty; and others co-authored “A Common Measurement System for K-12 S
»Robert Strongin, Chemistry faculty, co-authored an article, “A Dual Emission Fluorescent Probe Enables Simultaneous Detection of Glutathione and Cysteine/Homocysteine,” published in the journal Chemical Science, 2014, as well as submitted an accompanying
»Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies and International Studies faculty, authored an opinion piece, titled “Respecting National Sovereignty,” published in The New York Times, April 15.