News - October 2012 - Presented
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
»Heather Burns, Education Leadership and Policy faculty, presented "Cultivating Integrative, Engaged and Transformative Learning: Lessons from the Learning Gardens Laboratory" at the Sustainable Agriculture Education Association national conference in Corv
»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.,
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning, presented "Bridging University and Community through Urban Agriculture Education: Experiences from Portland" at the Urban Agriculture Summit in Toronto, Ontario, Aug. 17, and at the Sustainable Agriculture Ed
»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
»Sully Taylor, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper, “Career Management and Social Capital in MNCs,” at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, Aug. 3-7.
»Christof Teuscher, Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty, presented the paper "Memristor-Based Reservoir Computing" at the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Nanoscale Architectures held in Amsterdam, July 4-5. The work was done by graduate student
»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.
Friday, October 5, 2012
»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
»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.
»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.
»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.
»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.
»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
»David Ervin, Economics faculty, presented "Rural and Urban Ecosystem Services: Substitutes or Complements?" at the Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference held in Portland, July 31.
Monday, October 15, 2012
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented an invited lecture, "The Most Asked Questions about the History of Spanish," at Reed College in Portland on Sept. 27, Lewis & Clark College on Sept. 28, and at University of Portland on Oct. 2.
»Liane O'Banion, Shoshana Zeisman, and Courtney Sandler, Student Affairs, presented at the International First-Year Experience Conference in Vancouver, B.C., July 19.
»David Percy, Geology faculty, presented a plenary session about Open Source GIS at the Field Technology Conference in Portland, Sept. 26.
»Christof Teuscher, Engineering and Computer Science faculty, gave an invited plenary talk and led a plenary discussion session at the Frontiers in Natural Computing workshop in York, U.K., Sept. 10-12. The workshop aimed to highlight and discuss emerging
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited lecture on a mathematical model for evolution and speciation at the International Workshop for Complexity at the Institute for Math and its Applications in Minneapolis during August.
»Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions and Public Administration faculty, gave a presentation on the institute to the U.S. Academic Energy, Sustainability, and Environmental Centers at Northwestern University.
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, gave a keynote address, "New Questions, New Directions in Malaysian Chinese Studies," at the First Biennial Conference on Malaysian Chinese Studies in Kuala Lumpur, June 10. Carstens presented the paper again at Mala
»Meredith Farkas, Library faculty, presented an invited keynote, "Sustainable Transformation: Creating Lasting Change in Libraries," at the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa Conference in Palmerston North, New Zealand, Sept. 24.
»Donald G. Frank, Library emeritus faculty, presented "Political & Economic Realities Associated with Major League Baseball in Portland, Oregon: The Soft Underbelly of Major League Baseball Exposed" at the Annual Conference of the Society of American Baseb
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematical and Statistics faculty, gave an invited lecture, "Best Test Spaces in Petrov-Galerkin Methods and DPG Methods," at the International Conference on Computational Mathematics, Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, during July.
»Tom H. Hastings, Conflict Resolution faculty, presented "Climate Chaos and Conflict Management" at the Peace and Justice Studies Association conference, Tufts University, Oct. 5.
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper titled "Clanging Bells, Clanging Words: Iwate Dialect in Miyazawa Kenji's 'Changa-Chaga Umako' Tanka Poems" at the 21st annual meeting of the Association of Japanese Literary Studies at
»Jason Jurjevich, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies and the Population Research Center, and Meg Merrick, Community Geography Project, participated in the National Science Foundation-sponsored Measuring People in Place Workshop that brought togethe
»Igor Lacan, University Honors Program faculty, presented "Urban Forest Governance in California (USA) cities: Legal, Fiscal and Political Aspects of the Private-Public Interaction in Managing Urban Trees" at the International Union of Forest Research Orga
»Meiru Liu, International Management and Confucius Institute faculty, presented "Case Study and Analysis of Three Chinese Language Teacher Training Models: The U.S. Federal Government's 'StarTalk,' Hanban's '5P,' and CIPSU's Task-Based Training" at the 11t
Monday, October 22, 2012
»Ben Anderson-Nathe, Child and Family Studies faculty, presented "'Just Hold On:' Queer Youth, Risk, and Resilience in the 'It Gets Better' Project" at the Triennial International Child & Youth Care Conference in Canmore, A.B., Canada.
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, was a facilitator in the session "OB Research Incubator" at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, Aug. 3-7. She also had three papers presented: "Deeds that Help and Words That Hurt: Helping
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, presented her forthcoming book Language through Culture, Culture through Language: A Framework for K-8 Mandarin Curriculum at the 2012 Hanban American Local Professional Training for Chinese Language Teaching and Tea
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, presented a preconference workshop and a conference symposium on "Rethinking Peer Review" at the annual research conference of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Enga
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Material Engineering and Biology faculty, and biology graduate student, Shelley Mason, presented "The Influence of Vitamin D on Osteogenic Precursor Cell Biokinetics for Bone Tissue Engineering" at the Oregon Health & Science U
»Branimir Pejcinovic, Mark Faust and Andrew Greenberg, Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty, presented "Redesign of Senior Capstone Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering and its Assessment" at the Frontiers in Education conference, Seattle,
»Jill Mosteller, Business Administration faculty, presented "Transformational Solutions of Self through Companion Animals" at the Association of Consumer Research North American Conference, Vancouver, B.C., Oct 4-7.
»Dilafruz Williams, Education faculty, participated in a symposium, "What's the Learning in Learning Gardens?: Direct and Indirect Outcomes," and a roundtable, "Gardens for Training Teachers," at the North American Association of Environmental Education An
Monday, October 29, 2012
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, organized the four paper panel "Theoretical Philosophy and Evolutionary Thinking" and co-presented the co-authored paper "Subreption and Institutional Inquiry" at the 24th annual meeting of the Europ
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, "Lost in Seattle: What Does Nagai Kafu’s Encounter with the American Northwest Tell Us about Japanese Travel and Immigration Accounts of the Early 1900s?" at the 2012 meeting of the Pac
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty, co-presented a keynote address, "Fits and Starts: Visions for the Community Engaged University," at the annual National Engaged Scholarship Conference, University of Alabama, Oct 3.
»Wim Laven, Conflict Resolution, presented "Forgiveness: A Tool for Peace, Justice, and Human Rights, at Concerned Philosophers for Peace Theme: “Struggles for Recognition: Individuals, Peoples, and States” 2012 Conference, Oct. 27, 2012 Mercer University,
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, served on two panel discussions, "Questions and Challenges in Doing Male Gender-Based Action Research in Communities" and "Beyond the Individual: Perspectives in Community Psychology," at the 7th annual Northwest Commun
»Julie Smith, Scott Gallagher, Christian Aniciete, and Chelsea Kastelnik, University Communications, presented "Building Your Brand's Reputation Through Outreach and Engagement" at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 7 Fall Con
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistic faculty, presented "Using Interviews With Preservice Teachers as a Tool to Motivate Them to Learn Mathematics" at Teacher of Teachers of Mathematics, Ashland, in September.
»Janet Walker, Social Work and Regional Research Institute faculty, presented an invited plenary entitled "A Positive Development Approach to Serving Emerging Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions" at the International Focus on Youth in Transition:
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was an invited panelist and gave a presentation titled “Japanese/Chinese Community-Based Learning Course at Portland State University” for the Berkeley Language Center Lecture Series at University
»Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions; Darrell Brown, Business Administration; Danielle Grondin; Leslie McBride, Community Health; and Jacob Sherman presented PSU's efforts to create an authentic undergraduate experience in sustainability at
»Heather Burns, Sybil Kelley and Dilafruz Williams, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, presented "Nurturing Sustainability Leaders: Pedagogical Practices and Guiding Stories at the national Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Highe