News - October 2013 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, October 21, 2013
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, received the 2013 Outstanding Researcher Award in Mathematical Sciences by the Columbia-Willamette Chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, during a ceremony on May 23.
»Priya Kapoor, Communication faculty, gave an invited pubic talk on transnational feminist theory, based on her extensive fieldwork in South Asia, at Goldsmiths, University of London on June 21.
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented his research titled “Adjoint Estimation of the Forecast Impact of Observation Error Correlations Derived from A Posteriori Covariance Diagnosis” to the sixth World Meteorological Organization Sy
»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, presented “The Politics of Personification” at The Exceptional Animal Conference held at Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, United Kingdom, Sept. 6.
»Priya Kapoor, Communication faculty, chaired a panel titled “Community and Activist Media and Global Youth Movements: Studies from the Global South” and presented a paper titled “Community and Transnational Media Trajectories: Community Radio in India and
»Sarah Key-DeLyria, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, presented "Executive Functions and Sentence Comprehension" at the Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association Annual Conference in Salem, Oct. 11-12.
»Andy McMillin, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, presented “Beyond Disfluencies: Measuring the Entire Stuttering Disorder” at the Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association Annual Conference 2013 in Salem, Oct. 11-12.
»DeLys Ostlund, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented “When Does La Celestina Stop Being La Celestina?: Adapting a Classical Spanish Text” at the 67th Annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention in Vancouver, Wash., on Oct. 12
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave two public lectures on synchronization of multiple agent systems at the University of Salerno and the University of Naples Federico II in Italy in September.
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored an article, “Poe's Debut, Hidden in Plain Sight?,” published in The New Yorker on Oct. 7.
»Rossitza Wooster, Economics faculty, presented the paper “Industry Leaders and Followers among U.S. Firms in China” at the Western Economic Association International 88th Annual Conference in Seattle from June 29 to July 3. Colleagues also presented three
»John Hall, Economics faculty, wrote a review of the book Thorstein Veblen and His European Contemporaries, 1880-1940: A Study in Contemporary Sociologies, by Rick Tilman, for the Forum for Social Economics journal's August-September issue.
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, and alumnus Maochao Xu co-authored “Excess Wealth Transform with Applications,” published for Springer Lecture Notes in the book Statistics in Stochastic Orders in Reliability and Risk Management: In Hon
»Larry W. Price, Geography emeritus faculty, co-edited with four others the book Mountain Geography: Physical and Human Dimensions, which updates his 1981 book, Mountains and Man: A Study of Process and Environment, published by University of California Pr
»Cynthia Mohr, Psychology faculty, with doctoral alumni Debi Brannan, Staci Wendt, Laurie Jacobs and Robert Wright, co-authored the article “Daily Mood – Drinking Slopes as Predictors: A New Take on Drinking Motives and Related Outcomes” published in the P
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, received a $1,030 Mini Grant for Japanese Arts and Culture from the Japan Foundation to support a visit from Debra Samuels, author of My Japanese Table, for the upcoming Center for Japanese Studies worksh