News - October 2012 - Portland State University
Friday, October 5, 2012
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave a keynote presentation, “Mixed and Nonconforming Families of Elements for Linear Elasticity,” at the Sixth European Conference on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Vienn
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistic faculty, co-authored "From Dissertation to Publication in JRME" published in the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 2012.
»David Ervin, Economics faculty, presented "Rural and Urban Ecosystem Services: Substitutes or Complements?" at the Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference held in Portland, July 31.
»Angela Strecker, Environmental Science and Management faculty, along with co-investigators Mark Sytsma, Val Brenneis, and Ian Davidson received a $210,000 grant from the Oregon State Marine Board to study management of aquatic invasive species.
»Kevin Kecskes, Hatfield School of Government faculty, gave a peer-reviewed presentation titled "The Engaged Department: Research, Theory and Transformation of the Academic Unit" at the International Association for Research on Civic Engagement and Service
»Christof Teuscher, Engineering and Computer Science faculty, received a Semiconductor Research Corporation Cross-Disciplinary Semiconductor Research grant for a proposal entitled "3D FPGA Cell Matrix by Self-Assembly." Nick Macias and David Gracias are co
»Wim Laven, Conflict Resolution, presented "Militarism vs. the World: Is the Military Bound to the Environment and Future Generations?" at the Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference at Tufts University, Boston, Oct. 6.
»Dilafruz Williams, Education faculty, was awarded a grant by the Spencer Foundation for her 2012-2013 research project “Garden-Based Learning in Green Ribbon Schools: Case Studies of Exemplary Schools.” This is her second Spencer grant in two years.
»Charla Mathwick, Business Administration faculty, participated in a Social Media Summit in Munich, Germany, Sept. 19-21. The summit was co-sponsored by the University of Munster, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants of Germany, and the Journal of Interactiv
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presented "Tales from Two Cities: Urban Agriculture Research in Portland, Oregon and Oakland, California" at the Université du Québec à Montréal on Aug. 20.
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was invited to teach two classes in the Graduate Summer Program of Middlebury College in Buenos Aires, session 2012.
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited lecture on Asymptotic Reliability Theory at the Universidad Carlos 3 of Madrid, Spain, in June.
»Mary Ann Barham and Vicki Wise, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, authored "Assessment Matters - Moving Beyond Surveys" published in About Campus, May-June 2012, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 26-29.
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, and graduate assistant Betsy Breyer authored a paper titled "Land-use, Temperature and Single Family Residential Water Use Patterns in Portland, Oregon and Phoenix, Arizona" published in Applied Geography, Vol. 35, pp. 142
»Risa Proehl, Population Research Center, was recently elected to the steering committee of the Federal-State Cooperative for Population Estimates. She represents Oregon in the co-op, an organization of state members and Census Bureau staff who work togeth
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, coauthored the article "Veblen's Predator and the Great Crisis" published in the Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XLVI, No. 2, 2012, pp. 411-418.
»Kathy Rupley, Darrell Brown, and Scott Marshall, Business Administration faculty, had a paper titled "Evolution of Corporate Reporting: From Stand-Alone CSR Reporting to Integrated Reporting” awarded Best Paper at the California State Fullerton’s Academic
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Biology faculty, co-authored "Serious Head and Neck Injury as a Predictor of Occupant Position in Fatal Rollover Crashes" published in Forensic Science International, Vol. 222, No. 1-3, October 2012.
»Lauren Simon, Business Administration faculty, had a paper titled “From Negative Act to Negative Relationship: Understanding How Patterns of Abusive Supervision Emerge and Develop Over Time” win Overall Best Paper from the Southern Management Association.
»Piman Limpaphayom, Business Administration faculty, authored an article titled “Form Versus Substance: The Effect of Ownership Structure and Corporate Governance on Firm Value in Thailand” published in the June 2012 issue of Journal of Banking and Finance
»Joan Strouse, Educational Leadership and Policy emerita faculty, will serve as a faculty member on the spring 2013 voyage of Semester at Sea, a 100-day study abroad program sponsored by the University of Virginia.
»Will Parnell, Education faculty, co-authored a book chapter, "iDocument: How are Smartphones and Tablets Changing Documentation in Preschool and Primary Classrooms?" published in Spotlight on Young Children and Technology, June 2012.
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, gave a keynote speech, “Socialization and Onboarding: Four Decades of Research,” at the third biennial Institute of Work Psychology International Conference, Sheffield, U.K., June 28.
»Tracy J. Prince, Portland Center for Public Humanities, authored Culture Wars in British Literature: Multiculturalism and National Identity, McFarland publishing, September 2012. This is Prince's second published book.
»Alan Cabelly, Business Administration faculty, gave a talk titled "Generational Differences in the Workplace: Let's Work Together" at the 2012 NW Higher Education Internal Audit Conference.
»Lihong Qian, Business Administration faculty, authored an article titled “Configuration of Value Chain Activities: The Effect of Pre-Entry Capabilities, Transaction Hazards, and Industry Evolution on Decisions to Internalize” published in the September/Oc