News - June 2012 - Portland State University
Monday, June 4, 2012
»Samuel Henry, Education faculty, has been confirmed by the Oregon Senate for a second term on the Oregon State School Board.
»Sean Kohles, Mechanicals and Materials Engineering faculty, received a Faculty Fellowship in the National Science Foundation Summer Institute on Nanomechanics, Nanomaterials and Micro/Nanomanufacturing. This NSF award covers the $2,000 registration fee fo
»Carla Mortensen, TESOL instructor, received an English Language Fellowship through Georgetown University and the U.S. Department of State for the 2012-2013 academic year. She will be teaching English to undergraduate students and improving the academic w
»Sherri Murrel, Athletics coach, received a Women's Leadership award from the Equity Foundation in Portland on May 30.
»Carl Abbott, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presented "Washington, D.C.: Provincial Town or World Capital" at the University of Bern, Switzerland, May 23.
»Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, gave an invited talk, "Onboarding New Employees: Day 1 Impact," at Google, Mountain View, Calif., May 9.
»Tom Hastings, Conflict Resolution faculty, was a guest lecturer discussing strategic nonviolence at Rosario University, Bogota, Colombia, May 16-17.
»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, presented an invited talk, "The Intelligible Production of Living Corpses," at Sawyer Seminar on Biopolitics: Life in Past and Present at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, April 27.
»Piman Limpaphayom, Business Administration faculty, presented "International Investment and Corporate Governance" at the Lundquist School of Business, University of Oregon, Eugene. The talk was given to MBA and BBA students who are taking international fi
»Anne McClanan, Art faculty, presented "Late Roman Mosaics from Tunisia: New Perspectives on Representations of Animals and the Natural World" and " Teaching Art History Online: Motivations, Strategies and Outcomes" at University of Oregon, Eugene, during
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, and former graduate student Gino Galvez had a paper selected as a "Best of 2011 Violence Research" article by a panel of experts and editors. The paper "Interdisciplinary Linkage of Community Psychology and Cross-Cultur
»Gerry Mildner, Business Administration faculty, presented "A Tale of Two Districts: Assessing the Success of Urban Renewal in Portland, Oregon," at the American Real Estate Society, St. Pete's Beach, Fla., April 20, and at the National Association of Indu
»Jennifer Perlmutter, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, "Impotence and Power: Harnessing Jewish Magic for a Noble Cause," at the meeting of the North American Society for 17th Century French Literature at Vanderbilt University, Na
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, presented "Sustainability Integration into the Core Supply Chain & Operations Class: Framework & Case Development" and "Sustainable Product End-of-Life Management: Shifting the Landfill Culture" at the 2012
»Janet Walker, Regional Research and Social Work faculty, presented an invited keynote, "Empirically Supported Approaches for Meeting the Needs of Emerging Adults" at the Massachusetts Statewide Conference on Supporting Transition-Aged Youth Together. The
»Carl Abbott, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, is the author of "West by Southeast: Peter Matthiessen’s Florida Trilogy as Western Fiction," published in Western American Literature, Vol. 47 (Spring 2012).
»Elizabeth Almer, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, "Successful Promotion or Segregation from Partnership? An Examination of the 'Post-Senior' Manager Position in Public Accounting and the Implications for Women's Careers," published
»Lauren Beitelspacher, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, "Exploring Consumer Privacy Concerns and RFID Technology: The Impact of Fear Appeals on Consumer Behaviors," published in the Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice.
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, wrote an afterword for the poetry and prose collection, Europa Rapita (Europe Kidnapped), by Italian author Piero Soave, Edizioni L'Arcolaio, Forli', May 2012.
»Berrin Erdogan and Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, and Thu Hoang and Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, co-authored an article, "Cross-Cultural Examination of Applicant Reactions to Selection Methods: United States and Vietnam," published
»H. Thomas Johnson, Business Administration faculty, authored "A Global System Growing Itself to Death—and What We Can Do about It" in The Systems Thinker.
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, co-authored a book, Sustainability Delivered: Designing Socially and Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains, published by Business Expert Press.
»Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies and Planning and International Studies faculty, authored an article, "Systemic Propaganda as Ideology and Productive Exchange," published in the peer-reviewed journal Cognition, Communication, and Cooperation, Vol. 10, No. 2,
»Antonie Jetter, Engineering and Technology Management faculty, was awarded a contract from Cascade Microtech, Inc., for the project "Early Stage IP Valuation: What, How, and Where to Patent."
»Virginia Butler and Sarah Sterling, Anthropology faculty, received a three-year collaborative research award totaling $495,000 from the National Science Foundation, Arctic Social Sciences Program for the study "Impacts of Abrupt Environmental Change on No