News - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, January 23, 2017
»Emily Fitzgibbons Shafer, Sociology faculty, authored “Hillary Rodham Versus Hillary Clinton: Consequences of Surname Choice in Marriage,” published in Gender Issues, January 2017.
»Lindsey Wilkinson, Sociology faculty, co-authored “Consequences of Runaway and Thrownaway Experiences for Sexual Minority Health During the Transition to Adulthood,” published in the Journal of LGBT Youth, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 1-27.
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics faculty, will direct the PSU portion of a new grant funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The three-year grant is for the study of discontinuous Petrov Galerkin solvers for harmonic wave propagation problem
»Maura Kelly and Lindsey Wilkinson, Sociology faculty, received funding from the city of Seattle to conduct an evaluation of the adaptation of the Green Dot bystander intervention for the trades in Seattle.
»Bruno Jedynak, Statistics faculty, co-authored "Structural Cerebellar Correlates of Cognitive and Motor Dysfunctions in Cerebellar Degeneration," published in Brain.
»Marek Elzanowski, Mathematics faculty, was elected corresponding member of the Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti, Classe di Scienze, University of Messina.
»Gerardo Lafferriere, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave a presentation, "Towards a Complete Characterization of Vulnerability of Networked Synchronization Processes," at the 55th Conference on Decision and Control in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Dec. 14.
»Maria Beebe, Anthropology, organized and led a multi-stakeholder workshop on TechWomen: Driving ICT, Innovation and Collaboration in Central Asia and South Asia at the Internet Governance Forum held in Jalisco, Mexico, Dec. 7.
»Cassio de Oliveira, World Languages and Literatures faculty, gave a talk entitled "I'm a Professional Storyteller: Writing the Picaresque Self in Viktor Shklovsky's Sentimental Journey" at the international conference 100 Years of Ostranenie at the Univer
»Maria Beebe, Anthropology, authored “The Leadership Repertoire of Select Filipina Women in the Diaspora and Implications for Theorizing Leadership” and “Intersectional Leadership Praxis: Unpacking the Experiences of Women Leaders at the Nexus of Roles and
»Andrew G. Fountain, Geology faculty, authored an article entitled, "The Scientific Discovery of Glaciers in the American West," which summarizes the earliest explorations of glaciers in Washington and California and who got the credit for the discovery an
»Cassio de Oliveira, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an essay entitled “Reading Mayakovsky in São Paulo: Boris Schnaiderman and the Legacy of Russian Studies in Brazil” published in NewsNet: News of the Association for Slavic, East Europe
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
»Bob Liebman, Sociology faculty, collaborated in the writing of "Unfinished Business," an AAUP-Oregon white paper on shared governance and public accountability under the new Oregon system of campus boards of trustees.
»Aaron Roussell, Sociology faculty, co-authored “The Impossibility of a ‘Reverse Racism Effect.’ A Rejoinder to James, James and Vila,” to be published in Criminology & Public Policy.
»Carolyn Quam, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, co-authored “The Distribution of Talker Variability Impacts Infants’ Word Learning," published in Laboratory Phonology.
»Dara Shifrer, Sociology faculty, co-authored a research brief, "Variation across Schools in Disability Classifications Process, 2006-07 to 2011-12," for the Houston Education Research Consortium and Houston Independent School District.
»Hyeyoung Woo, Sociology faculty, co-authored a paper, “Does Marriage Still Matter?: Parental Marital Status and Children’s Health in Korea,” presented at the Korean Families in Economic and Demographic Transitions Conference, Ann Arbor, Mich.