News - January 2013 - Academics & Research
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
»The Oregonian: Portland State University students use engineering skills to improve life in other countries
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Friday, January 4, 2013
Monday, January 7, 2013
»Brian Bolton, Business Administration faculty, presented "Bank Executive Compensation and Capital Requirements Reform" at the 2012 Conference on Corporate Governance of Financial Institutions at the Bank of Netherlands in Amsterdam, Nov. 8-9.
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article, "Contempt: State Literati vs. Street Literati in Modern Iraq," polished in the Journal of Arabic Literature, Brill Publishing, 43.
»Dave Ervin, Economics and Environmental Science and Management faculty, presented "The Economics of Business Sustainability" at the NW Environmental Conference held in Portland on Dec. 5.
»Haley Holmes, Business Administration, had her article titled "Serving High Achieving Students Through "Honors Tracks"" published in the December 2012 issue of the quarterly e-zine Academic Advising Today.
»Karen L. Karavanic, Computer Science faculty, presented "An Educator's Toolbox for CUDA," an invited, full-day seminar for high performance computing educators as part of SC 2012, The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, St
»David Johns, Political Science adjunct faculty, co-authored "Policy Foundations for a Path Forward in Large Landscape Connectivity Conservation" published in 30Ecological Restoration 4, December 2012.
»Tom Larsen, Library faculty, gave a week-long series of training sessions to a group of catalog librarians from libraries in Central Vietnam at Trung Tam Thong Tin Hoc Lieu, Dai Hoc Da Nang (Learning and Information Resource Center of the University of Da
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Biology faculty, co-authored "Assessing Specific Causation of Mesothelioma Following Exposure to Chrysotile Asbestos-Containing Brake Dust" published in the International Journal of Occupational and En
»Piman Limpaphayom, Business Administration faculty, was an invited speaker and moderator at the Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance organized jointly by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo,
»Inger M. Olsen, World Languages and Literatures faculty, translated "Where We Built and Live" by Ivar Kirkegaard, The Danish Born American, published in The Bridge, Vol. 35, No. 1 and 2, 2012.
»Meiru Liu, International Management and Confucius Institute faculty, presented "Meeting Challenges and Solving Issues by Developing Creative Programs – A CI's Model" at the annual conference of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in
»Alexander Ruzicka and Melinda Hutson, Geology faculty, co-authored with others "Large Silica-Rich Igneous-Textured Inclusions in the Buzzard Coulee Chondrite: Condensates, Differentiates, or Impact Melts?" published in Meteritics and Planetary Science, Vo
»Leerom Medovoi, presented "Anti-Fundamentalism and the Racial Enemy of Globalization: 1979–2012" at the American Studies Association Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Nov. 18.
»Robert Schroeder, Library faculty, co-authored "Embedding Affective Learning Outcomes in Library Instruction" published in the journal Communications in Information Literacy, Vol. 6, Issue 1, December 2012.
»Will Parnell, Early Childhood Education faculty, presented "Teacher Collaboration Experiences: Finding the Extraordinary in the Everyday Moments" at the annual National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators conference, Atlanta, Nov. 7.
»Pete Tashman, Business Administration faculty, authored an article titled "MNE/NGO Partnerships and the Legitimacy of the Firm" published in the December 2012 issue of International Business Review.
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, had her papers titled "Integrating Sustainability into Core Supply Chain Classes" and "Resource Scarcity: Research Opportunities in Supply Chain Management" presented at the Decision Science Institute Confe
»Jacqueline B. Temple, Yer Thao, and Samuel D. Henry, Education faculty, authored a chapter, "Multiple Voices: Same Song" published in Mentoring Faculty of Color, Dwayne Mack, ed., Mac Farland & Co., 2013.
»Ken Ruoff, History, delivered a lecture on "Japanese Tourism to Korea, Circa 1940: The Tension Between Tourism Promotion and Assimilation Policies" at the International Research Center for Japanese Studies in Kyoto, Japan, during December.
»Jennifer Dill, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, co-authored an article, "Where do Cyclists Ride? A Route Choice Model Developed with Revealed Preference GPS Data," published in the December issue of Transportation Research Part A. The lead author was d
»Kathy Rupley, Business Administration faculty, presented "From Stand-Alone CSR Reporting to Integrated Reporting" (co-authored with Darrell Brown and Scott Marshall) in a conference session at the PSU International Conference on Business & Sustainability,
»Elizabeth Almer, Business Administration faculty, joined the editorial board of Behavioral Research in Accounting through the end of 2015. The journal is published by the Accounting, Behavior and Organizations Section of the American Accounting Associatio
»Christof Teuscher, Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty, presented a paper, "A Structural Analysis of Evolved Complex Networks-on-Chip," at the 5th International Workshop on Network on Chip Architectures in Vancouver, B.C. The paper is co-authored
»Susan Chan, Music faculty, has received an Individual Artist Fellowship award from the Oregon Arts Commission in recognition of her artistic achievements. In selecting artists to receive the fellowships, the commission looks to Oregon artists of outstandi
»Erica Wagner, Business Administration faculty, had her co-authored paper titled "Continued Use of IT: An Emotional Relationship" presented at the International Conference on Information Systems, Orlando, Fla., Dec. 16-19.
»Shung Jae Shin, Business Administration faculty, joined the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Psychology. The journal emphasizes the publication of original investigations that contribute new knowledge and understanding to fields of applied psycho
»Pat Boas, Art faculty, is exhibiting three lithographs in a group exhibition of the Ford Family Foundation titled Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts Golden Spot Residencies Award prints at PDX Contemporary Art Gallery in Portland, Jan. 3–19.
»Stefan Talke, Civil and Environmental Engineering, had his research mentioned in the Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union journal, Vol. 93, Issue 48. The article mentioned Talke and his colleague's historical tide gauge data, which shows Hurricane
»Craig Epplin, World Languages and Literatures, authored "Concrete Scrawls: The Wires and Words of León Ferrari" published in Third Text, Vol. 26, Issue 6.
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, gave a talk titled "Maximizing Onboarding Success: Best Practices in Action" at the Onboarding Conference hosted by the Conference Board, New York, Dec. 4.
»Emily Ford, Library faculty, co-authored "Open Ethos Publishing at Code4Lib Journal and In the Library with the Lead Pipe" published in In the Library with the Lead Pipe, Dec. 12.
»Portland State University’s Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) program achieves CFA recognition.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Friday, January 11, 2013
»Gwenda H. Rice, co-coordinator of Oregon Geographic Alliance, receives highest honor for U.S. geographers
Monday, January 14, 2013
»Per Henningsgaard and Abbey Gaterud, English/Publishing faculty, were quoted in the article “Preparing for the Future: Educational Publishing Programs up Digital Offerings, but Keep an Eye on the Basics Too” in the December issue of Publishers Weekly. The
»David Percy, Geology faculty, has been elected to a second four-year term representing North America and academia on the International Union of Geological Sciences Commission for the Management and Application of Geoscience Information, which develops sta
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, had her new novel, The Listeners, named a finalist for the Oregon Book Award.
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented his research "Error Covariance Sensitivity Analysis in Atmospheric Data Assimilation" to the 1st International Conference on Frontiers in Computational Physics: Modeling the Earth System, Boulde
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, organized the panel "Out of the Crisis: With Institutionalist and Veblenian, Evolutionary Thinking," and co-presented the co-authored paper "Institutions and the Evolving System of Innovation in East
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literature faculty, presented the paper "Discursive Inclusions and Exclusions of Arabness: Chaldean American Studies at the Crossroads" as part of a panel sponsored by the Arab American Studies Association at the Middl
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented the paper “‘Like Us Be Free and Bold’: Innovation, Rebellion, and Self-Reliance in Boston Minicomics” at the Modern Language Association Conference in Boston.
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, chaired a session and gave an invited talk titled, "P-P Plots and their Applications" at the 21st International Conference of the Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics on Interdisciplinary Mathematical
»Will Parnell, Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education faculty, presented the paper "Teacher Collaboration Experiences: Finding the Extraordinary in the Everyday Moments" at the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators confere
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, presented "Sustainable Food Supply Chain Overview" at the Presidio Graduate School's MBA program, San Francisco, Nov. 16.
»Billie Sandberg, Public Administration faculty, presented "Professionalization, Strategic Governance, and the Marketization of the Nonprofit Sector" at the annual conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action i
»Christof Teuscher, Electrical and Computer Science faculty, gave an invited talk titled "Artificial Brains: From Turing to Kurzweil and Onward" at The Alan Turing Centenary Symposium hosted by the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon, Portugal, Dec 11.
»Amy Borden, Theatre and Film faculty, authored "Corporal Permeability and Shadow Pictures: Reconsidering Uncle Josh at the Moving Picture Show (1902)" published in Beyond the Screen: Institutions, Networks, and Publics of Early Cinema, New Barnet, England
»Christina Gildersleeve-Neumann, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, was the lead author for "Syllabic Patterns in the Early Vocalizations of Quichua Children" published in the January issue of Applied Psycholinguistics.
»Kathy Rupley, Darrell Brown and Scott Marshall, Business Administration faculty, authored the article "Governance, Media and the Quality of Environmental Disclosure" published in the November/December issue of the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, received a three-year, collaborative, $425,600 grant to study “Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging in a Global Age” from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Portland Center for the Public Humanities.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, gave an invited talk on his research "Designing Psychologically Enriched Jobs Across the Work Life Span: An Agenda for Work Psychology" at the Lisbon University Institute Business School on Dec. 13.
»Ben Anderson-Nathe, Child & Family Studies faculty, co-authored a book, Compassionate Confinement: A Year in the Life of Unit C, recently published through Rutgers University Press.
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, authored “Stochastic Comparisons of Order Statistics and Spacings: A Review," published in ISRN Probability and Statistics, 2012.
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, authored “Radical, Reformist, and Garden-Variety Neoliberal: Coming to Terms with Urban Agriculture's Contradictions” published in Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainab
»David Ritchie, Communication faculty, is the author of Metaphor, published by Cambridge University Press. It was released in Europe in January and is scheduled for release in the U.S. in February.
»Billie Sandberg, Public Administration faculty, co-authored an article, “'Dangerous Government’: Info-Liberalism, Active Citizenship, and the Open Government Directive,’” published in Administration & Society Nov. 29. The article's co-author is Thomas J.
»Gwenda Rice, Oregon Geographic Alliance, has been awarded the 2013 Gilbert Grosvenor Honors for Geographic Education. The Association of American Geographers, the largest professional organization of geographers in the United States, presents the award, w
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, and doctoral student Anabel Lopez Salinas co-authored "Participacion de los Mexicanos que Residen en Oregon en las Elecciones Presidenciales de Mexico en 2012" for presentation at the Primer Congreso Internacio
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented his research "Error Covariance Sensitivity and Forecast Impact Estimation with Adjoint 4D-Var" to the 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, Jan. 6-10.
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literature faculty, presented “In Search of the Iraqi Other: Ethno-Religious Identities and the Discursive Formation of Secularism in Contemporary Iraqi Fiction” at the Modern Languages Association Convention in Boston
»Marcia Klotz, English faculty, presented "Messianic Temporality and the Financialized Globe” at the Modern Language Association Meeting on Jan. 4.
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, presented "Biopolitics and the Problem of Interiority" at the Modern Language Association Meeting on Jan. 5.
»Mau Nam Nguyen, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented the paper “Variational Analysis of Directional Minimal Functions and Applications” at the Joint Meeting of the American Mathematical Society in San Diego, Jan. 11.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Thursday, January 24, 2013
»Portland State University Library Awarded $2,000 from the United States Institute of Peace to Support Public Education for Peacebuilding to support Muslim Journeys programming.
»Portland State University Library awarded Muslim Journeys Bookshelf collection from the National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association
Friday, January 25, 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013
»Sergio Palleroni and Teddy Cruz, Architecture faculty, were mentioned in an article published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review about the Rethinking Shelter Project, which inspires Master of Architecture students to create design propositions addre
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, presented "Estado, Communidad, y la Proteccion del Patrimonio Mundial en Mexico" at a conference of the International Scientific Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management in Cuzco, Peru, during November.
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited lecture at the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany, in November.
»Sean Gordon, Institute for Sustainable Solutions faculty, presented “Monitoring Watershed Status & Trends: Lessons from the Northwest Forest Plan” at the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board meeting in Cottage Grove, Ore., Jan. 16.
»Michael Lupro, University Studies faculty, presented “'Just My Job, Five Days a Week:’ Soundscapes of Space Labor in Apollo Era Pop Music” at the Sounds of Space Workshop in Berlin on Dec. 1.
»Lawrence Wheeler, University Honors faculty, spoke on "William Morris and the New Paleography" to the Portland Society for Calligraphy, Jan. 14.
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, authored a book review of The Economies of Argentina and Brazil: A Comparative Perspective (Edward Elgar Publishing), published in the Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XLIV, No. 4.
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, was lead author of the article "Assessing the Potential Contribution of Vacant Land to Vegetable Production and Consumption in Oakland, California,” published in Landscape & Urban Planning, Vol. 111.
»Susan Reese, English faculty, authored "Hope from Fiction, Lakes and Daughters," published in American Dreamers by SHARP/STUFF, a Wieden & Kennedy initiative, Reese was also featured in the November Friends of William Stafford newsletter, which included a
»Michael J. Smith, Education faculty, authored “Matching International Enthusiasm with Diversity Commitment” published in the winter edition of The Journal of College Admission.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
»Ralph Pugay, MFA 2010 in Contemporary Art Practices, receives Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Thursday, January 31, 2013