News - September 2012 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, September 10, 2012
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Monday, September 24, 2012
»Linda George, Environmental Science and Management faculty, is on an intergovernmental assignment as program officer with the National Science Foundation - Atmospheric and Geospace Science Division until September 2013. Her portfolio will be Interdiscipli
»Teresa Bulman, Geography faculty and Oregon Geographic Alliance, has received a $200,000 grant from the John and Betty Gray Geography Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation to improve geography education in Oregon’s K-12 schools. The grant will support O
»Steven Bleiler, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented "Modeling with Computational Probability" at the 13th International Pure Mathematics Conference, Islamabad, Pakistan, Sept. 1-3.
»Marek Elzanowski, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited talk, "Modern Mathematical Theories of Defective Elastic Crystals," at the University of Ostrava, Czech Republic.
»Elise Granek, Environmental Science and Management faculty, presented a co-authored paper, "Growing Cities Depend on Ecosystem Services," at the National Science Foundation's 2012 Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Principal Investiga
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, presented the lecture "Die Ursprung und Verwendungen des Evolutionaer Theorie: Kants Erschleichung, Veblens Subreption, und die Soziale Analyse von Dugger, Mills, und Galbraith" (The Origins and Appl
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, presented a paper, "Assessing Proximal Outcomes in Batterer Intervention Programs" at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, in Portsmouth, N.H., July 9. His co-author was graduat
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, presented "Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging in a Global Age: An International Research Initiative" at the annual meeting of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes, National University of Australia
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented her research, "Text Analysis of the Sephardi Spanish Jew Narrative Poetry in the XV Century" at the International Conference of History of the Spanish Language held at University of Cadiz, Spai
»Tom Potiowsky, Economics faculty and Northwest Economic Research Center, presented "The Morning After: How Long Will the Oregon Economy Nurse This Recession Hangover?" as the keynote speech at The Oregon Community Foundation Statewide Leaders Gathering, C
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, and graduate student Madeline Steele authored a paper titled "Spatial Patterns of March and September Streamflow Trends in Pacific Northwest Streams" published in Geographical Analysis, Vol. 44.
»Paul Collins, English faculty, had an essay, "Vanishing Act," which originally ran in Lapham's Quarterly, selected for Best American Essays 2012, which is to be released next month by Houghton Mifflin.
»Susan Kirley, English faculty, authored "Rendering Technology Visible: The Technological Literacy Narrative" published in Computer and Composition, Vol. 29, 2012.
»Timm Menke, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored "Arno Schmidt: Leviathan” and "Arno Schmidt: Brand’s Haide” published in The Literary Encyclopedia, London, 2012.
»Lee Shaker, Communication faculty, co-authored a piece with colleagues at Princeton and BYU, "Gender Inequality in Deliberative Participation" published in the American Political Science Review.
»Gerasimos Fergadiotis, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, received a Research Mentoring-Pair Travel Award to attend the research symposium held at the annual American Speech and Hearing Association Convention in Atlanta. The award is co- sponsored by th
»Kenneth M. Ames, Anthropology emeritus faculty, has been awarded a three-year, National Science Foundation grant for a project titled "Settlement Pattern Dynamics and the Evolution of Social Complexity on the Northern Northwest Coast," which looks at shif
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, presented "Working the Hole: Notes on Scavenging" at the Tin House Writer's Workshop, Portland, July 11.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Monday, October 1, 2012
»Harry Anastasiou, International Peace and Conflict Studies faculty, was invited by the U.S. Department of State to present an up-to-date analysis of the Cyprus conflict and the effect of regional developments on the country. The event took place in Washin
»Marek Elzanowski and Serge Preston, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, organized the session Geometric Methods in Mechanics and Thermodynamics at the Algebra Geometry Mathematical Physics 8 meeting at the Technical University of Brno, Brno, Czech Republi
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented "'Thus Have I Heard': the Auditory Hallucination Poetry of Miyazawa Kenji" at the 2012 Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, Sept. 21.
»Jodi Lapidus, Mathematics & Statistics adjunct faculty and OHSU faculty, presented an invited talk, “A Variable Selection Method for Logistic Regression Models Based on the Receiver Operating Characteristic Curve” at the Seminar on Applied Statistics spon
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, delivered a keynote address, "Better Practice in Batterer Intervention: What Does Research Tell Us?" at the annual conference of the Northwest Association of Domestic Violence Treatment Professionals, Vancouver, Wash.,
»DeLys Ostlund, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented "La prueba de los ingenios: En defensa del ingenio femenino" at the Grupo de Estudios sobre la Mujer en España y las Américas, pre-1800 2012 Conference in Portland, Sept. 13-15.
»Vicki Reitenauer, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and Seanna Kerrigan, University Studies, presented "Facilitating Critical Thinking in Cooperative Education Settings" at the 9th International Conference on Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, presented a workshop, “Age in the Workplace: Myths, Realities, and Emerging Questions for Employers and Society,” at the 19th annual Oregon Diversity Conference in Salem, Sept. 12-13.
»Richard Lycan, Urban and Public Affairs; Mark Sytsma and Rich Miller, Center for Lakes and Reservoirs; Will Garrick and Morgan Harvey, Academic Research and Computing; and Dave Banis, Geography, co-authored an article, “Developing the On-Line Atlas of Ore
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, authored “Dogma Line Racism: Islamophobia and the Second Axis of Race” published in Social Text, Vol. 30, No. 2, Summer 2012.
»Eva Nunez and Raven Chakerian, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article, "A Comparative Linguistic Study Between Sicilian and Spanish," published in International Journal of Literature and Linguistics, (2012) Vol. 25: 249-274.
»Lee Shaker, Communication faculty, authored "Local Political Knowledge and Assessments of Citizen Competence" published in Public Opinion Quarterly.