News - October 2013 - Portland State University
Monday, October 14, 2013
»Ulrich H. Hardt, Education emeritus faculty and editor of the Oregon English Journal, won the National Council of Teachers of English's 2013 Affiliate Journal Award for the themed issue "Literature across Borders."
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, was appointed associate editor of the SpringerOpen journal Advanced Modeling and Simulation in Engineering Sciences.
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, gave an invited keynote address, “Socialisation and Onboarding: Research-Based Advice and Best Practices,” at the 10th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference, hosted by the Australian Psychologica
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper on Italian cinema director Corso Salani titled “Con lo sguardo dolce e curioso: il finto documentario di Corso Salani” at the American Association of Teachers of Italian conferenced
»Heather Burns, Education faculty, presented “Creating Meaningful and Transformative Learning Experiences Grounded in Ecological Eesign” at the Environmental Education Association of Oregon's 2013 Environmental Education Conference in Corvallis in August.
»Brian Bolton, Business Administration faculty, presented his paper titled “Getting Incentives Right: Is Deferred Bank Executive Compensation Sufficient” at the Conference on Challenges in Global Financial Services at Yale Law School, co-sponsored by Yale
»Evguenia Davidova, International Studies faculty, presented “Balkan Travel Accounts: Nineteenth-Century Perspectives from Within” at the 13th International Congress of Ottoman Social and Economic History in Alcalá de Henares, Spain, Oct. 1-5.
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, gave an invited research talk titled “Think Globally, Act Locally: Interaction of Management Commitment to Environment and to its Employees” at Koç University Graduate School of Business in Istanbul, Turkey
»Tom Fisher, English faculty, delivered a paper, "Responsibility, Disaster and Literature," at the Ecological Encounters: Agency, Identity, Interactions conference at the University of Surrey, Aug. 30.
»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, presented “We Are All Political Animals” at the Critique of Political Zoology conference at the Live Art Festival: ZOO 3000: Occupy Species, in Hamburg, Germany, June 14-15.
»Ted Khoury, Business Administration faculty, gave a presentation titled “The Role of Experience and Negotiation Leverage on Exclusivity in Technology Licensing Agreements” at the 33rd Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference in Atlanta
»Mary King, Economics faculty, presented “A Gendered Approach to Social Sustainability” in a United Nations Population Fund Expert Group Meeting on The Cost of Inaction in Reproductive Rights: Linking Sustainable Development, Human Rights and Sexual and Re
»Junghee Lee, Art + Design faculty, presented a paper titled “Technology and Development of Metal Movable-type Printing and Print Culture in East Asia” as a discussant of a conference at the University of California at Berkley on Sept. 23.
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, presented “Stakeholders Influence on Austainable Purchasing: Are Best Intentions the Best Policy?” and “Running Parallel: Social Embeddedness and Market Mechanisms in the Organic Wheat Supply Chain” at the
»Lihong Qian, Business Administration faculty, presented a paper titled “When and How? A Behavioral Explanation for a Firm’s Strategy of Deploying Uncertain Technology” at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Aug.
»Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies faculty, presented two papers, "Cold War Advertising and Post-Soviet Democracy Promotion" and "A Political Economic History of the Telegraph: Industrialization, Urbanization, and Mediatization" at the International Association
»Erica Wagner and Neil Ramiller, Business Administration faculty, presented “The Structuring of Freedom in Agile Development” at an Association for Information Systems meeting in Chicago, Aug. 15-17.
»Charles Deemer, English adjunct faculty, has published the Kindle novella Recovery: Stories in Overdrive, No. 8 in his “Stories in Overdrive Series,” which are stories written like screenplays and designed to be read on smart phones and tablets.
»Craig Epplin, World Languages and Literatures faculty, translated several authors collected in the sound-and-text volume, Things that a Mutant Needs to Know, published by Unsounds.
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored "Unnatural Narratives and Transgressing the Normative Discourses of Iraqi History: Translating Murtada Gzar’s Al-Sayyid Asghar Akbar,” published in the Journal of Arabic Literature, Vol. 4
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, and alumnus Maochao Xu co-authored "Dependence Among Order Statistics - A Review and Some Recent Results" published in the Journal of Indian Statistical Association, Vol. 51, 2013.
»Rossitza B. Wooster, Economics faculty, and alumnus Jacob Billings co-authored “The Impact of Corruption on the Timing and Mode of Entry by U.S. Firms in China,” a chapter appearing in Foreign Direct Investment: Policies, Economic Impacts and Global Persp
»Sue Taylor, Art + Design faculty, authored a review of a new book on Abstract Expressionism, An Audience of Artists by Catherine Craft, published in the October issue of Art in America.
»Fletcher Beaudoin and Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions faculty, received a $75,000 grant from the Bullitt Foundation to further develop research and partnerships in ecosystem services and urban sustainability. The one-year grant will co
»Jennifer Blakeslee and Tom Keller, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received a three-year, $299,654 grant from the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for their research titled Extending a Randomized Trial of Mentori
»Katharine Cahn, Center for the Improvement of Child and Family Services/Social Work faculty, received a five-year, $2.1 million grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Children's Bureau for her research titled Leadership Academy for Middle
»Carlos Crespo, Community Health faculty, and Tom Keller, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received a six-month, $217,634 grant from the National Institutes of Health for research titled Enhancing Cross-Disciplinary Infrastructure for Train
»Eleanor Gil-Kashiwabara, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received a four-year, $600,000 grant from the Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for her research titled Yellowhawk Systems of
»Beth Green, Center for the Improvement of Child and Family Services/Social Work faculty, received a three-year, $1.05 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for her research titled Testing Efficacy of Early Head Start in Prevent
»Marty Lowrey, Center for the Improvement of Child and Family Services/Social Work faculty, received a four-year, $260,000 grant from the Oregon Department of Justice's Crime Victims' Services Division for his research titled Intimate Partner Violence Gran
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies faculty, was awarded a grant from PSU's Institute for Sustainable Solutions to conduct a postal survey of residential urban agriculture in Portland and Vancouver. The project, which complements a GIS-based mapping project,
»Roberto Orellana, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received a two-year, $180,420 grant from the National Institutes of Health for his research titled Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-related Research.
»Mary Oschwald, Lew Bank and Laurie Powers, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received a three-year, $600,000 grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research for their research titled Internet Safer and Stronger P
»Anna Rockhill, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received a four-year, $380,000 grant from Crime Victims' Services Division/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for her research titled Improving Services in Child Welfare and Health
»Janet Walker, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received three grants totaling nearly $1.1 million for her research. A one-year, $434,904 grant from University of Maryland at Baltimore/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrati