News - April 2013 - Portland State University
Monday, April 15, 2013
»Anita Bright, Education faculty, presented the workshop “Taking On Mathematics: How the Common Core State Standards Can Work for English Learners” with graduate students Angela Vargas and Dulce Nash at the Annual Convention of the Teachers of English to S
»Sarah Tinkler and James Woods, Economics faculty, authored "The Readability of Principles of Macroeconomics Textbooks" published in The Journal of Economic Education, Vol. 44, No. 2.
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, presented “The New Generation of Trilingual Chinese Malaysians” at the Annual Meetings of the Association for Asia Studies, San Diego, March 23.
»Christine Cress, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, presented the invited keynote “A Promising Connection: Increasing Educational Success through Civic Engagement” at the Faculty Professional Development Conference, Eastern Washington University,
»Amy Greenstadt, English faculty, presented a paper, "Unknown Sovereignty: Performative Chastity in Measure for Measure," at the Shakespeare Association of America Conference on March 28.
»G.L.A. Harris and Theresa Julnes Keleka Kaimanu, Public Administration faculty, delivered a paper and presentation titled "The Dumbing Down and Privatization of Higher Education: Are They Mutually Exclusive?" at the American Society for Public Administrat
»Melinda Hutson and Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, and student Ryan Brown presented a poster, "A Pyroxene-Enriched Shock Melt Dike in the Buck Mountains 005 (L6) Chondrite," and Ruzicka and Hutson and alumna Niina Jamsja gave an oral presentation titled "A
»Sheila Martin, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented "Improving the Flow of Information through Technology Networks: A Case Study of Policy in Slovenia" at the International Atlantic Economic Conference in Vienna, Austria, April 6.
»Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented her paper "Defining, Tracking, and Displaying Regional Equity Conditions: Two Approaches from the Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Region" at the 43rd Conference of the Urban Affairs Associ
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, presented “Deities Bring Foreigners to See Mount Everest: Tourism, Everyday Buddhism, and Environmental Sustainability in the World’s Highest Ecosystem” at the Everyday Religion and Sustainable Environments in the Himal
»Carl Abbott, Urban Studies and Planning emeritus faculty, authored a chapter on North America in The Oxford Handbook of Cities in World History, 2013.
»Ralph Bunch, Political Science emeritus faculty, authored a book, Universal Suffrage: A Gift From Oregon To America’s Future, published by Odin Ink.
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, authored "The Role of the Modern Intermediary and What Constitutes Value in the Library of 2012" published in Against the Grain, Vol. 25 No. 1 February 2013.
»Andrew Giarelli, University Studies faculty, has been appointed as an American Studies peer reviewer for the Fulbright Scholars program for a three-year term. He has also been appointed as visiting senior lecturer in the American Studies department at Cha
»Hiro Ito, Economics faculty, co-authored “China and Global Imbalances from a View of Sectorial Reforms,” published in Review of International Economics, Vol. 21, Issue 1, February 2013.
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, was selected for GOOD Magazine’s List of “100 People Pushing the World Forward.” Created in 2009, the GOOD 100 was designed to identify and honor people who drive change in their communities in creative and inspiring ways.
»Dustin Morrow, Theater and Film faculty, wrote and directed, Everything Went Down, a feature-length musical shot entirely in the Pacific Northwest. The movie screens at the Portland Museum of Art’s Whitsell Auditorium on Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m. as part
»Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, presented “Climate Change and Archaeology in Northwest Alaska,” and, with graduate student Dianna Woolsey, presented “Challenges in the Study of Hunter-Gatherer Ceramics: A Northern Alaskan Case Study” at the Northwe
»Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, wrote the prologue for the book Managing Democracy, Managing Dissent published by Corporate Watch, London.
»The Dalles Chronicle: Groups Put Invasive Quagga And Zebra Mussel Response Plan To The Test In Oregon
»Mau Nam Nguyen, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented a talk, "Subgradients of Minimal Time Functions and Applications to Set Facility Location," at the Department of Mathematics, University of Padova, Italy, March 26.