News - Portland State University
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017
»Tina Burdsall, Sociology faculty, served as volunteer coordinator for the 2017 annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association in Portland, April 6-9, and officially became secretary of the association. Students Sasha Bassett and Quinton Alexander
»Joan Petit, Library faculty, presented “The Free Textbook Movement in the United States and Around the World” and “Open Access and Open Educational Resources for Science and Technology” at the Ethiopian National Archive and Library Agency in Addis Ababa,
»Catherine McNeur, History faculty, guest edited the May 2017 issue of the Journal of Planning History. As part of the special issue, she wrote the introduction, “The Histories of New York City’s Parks,” as well as her own article, “Parks, People, and Prop
»Maura Kelly and Lindsey Wilkinson, Sociology faculty, and student Sasha Bassett nominated one of their community partners, Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc., for the Pacific Sociological Association Social Conscience Award, which was presented at the 2017 annual m
»Nicole Rigelman, Education faculty, presented four co-authored papers at the annual conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Antonio, Texas, April 5-8. The papers are “Ensuring the Tasks in Our Curriculum Are Worthwhile,” “Lesson
»Eva Núñez, World Language and Literature faculty, authored "Language and Power: Multiculturalism and the Discourse of Migration" in Estudios y Homenajes Hispanoamericanos, Madrid: Orto, 2017.
»Maura Kelly, Sociology faculty, was a critic for a book, Contesting Intersex: The Dubious Diagnosis by Georgiann Davis, during an author-meets-critics-panel at the 2017 annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association in Portland, April 6-9.
»Robert Schroeder, Library faculty, co-presented “Autoethnography: Research as Reflection, Inclusion and Empowerment” at the European Conference on Information Literacy in Prague, Oct. 10.
»Lihong Qian, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article titled “From Technology Race to Technology Marathon: A Behavioral Explanation of Technology Advancement” published in European Management Journal.
»Anne McClanan, Art History faculty, was awarded a summer visitorship from the Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton University.
»Emily Shafer, Sociology faculty, served as a member on the “From Lost-Doc to Post-Doc, Contingent Faculty in Focus” panel at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, April 6-9.
»Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, co-wrote the book chapter "Iron and Stony-Iron Meteorites: Evidence for the Formation, Crystallization and Early Impact Histories of Differentiated Planetesimals," in Planetesimals: Early Differentiation and Consequences for
»Catherine McNeur, History faculty, was appointed to serve on the editorial board of the journal Environmental History.
»Dara Shifrer, Sociology faculty, served as a member on the “From Lost-Doc to Post-Doc, Contingent Faculty in Focus” panel at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, April 6-9. She also presented a co-authored paper, “Reproduc
»Melissa Thompson, Sociology faculty, co-authored a forthcoming article, “The Growth, Scope, and Spatial Distribution of America’s Criminal Class, 1948 to 2010," in Demography.
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented "Italian Women Writers: Autobiography as Public History" at the Northwest branch of the Multnomah County Library, Portland, April 13.
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, presented a paper entitled "Social-Ecological Transitions Following Natural Disasters: Lessons from the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes” at the Society for Applied Anthropology annual meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in March.