News - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, February 27, 2017
»Bob Liebman, Sociology faculty, received a $98,619 grant from the National Science Foundation-National Security Agency GenCyber Program for the 2017 CyberPDX combination camp.
»Emily Fitzgibbons Shafer, Sociology faculty, had her peer-reviewed Gender Issues article “Why Hillary Rodham became Hillary Clinton: Consequences of Surname Choice in Marriage” covered by several media outlets, including Phys, Portland Today, KGW News, P
»Lee Shaker, Communication faculty, was interviewed by Harvard's Nieman Journalism Lab for the article "What Happens When a Mid-Sized City Loses Its Last Daily Newspaper?" on Feb. 3.
»Lee Shaker, Communication faculty, had his research for "Dead Newspapers and Citizens' Civic Engagement" quoted in the article "The Mark Zuckerberg Manifesto Is a Blueprint for Destroying Journalism" in The Atlantic, Feb. 17.
»Dara Shifrer, Sociology faculty, received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award from the National Science Foundation for “Tapping Hidden Potential: Multilevel Factors that Improve the STEM Performance and Choices of Racial Minorities,
»R. Kevin Hill, Philosophy faculty, has edited and co-translated The Will to Power, a controversial anthology of Friedrich Nietzsche’s literary remains, in a new corrected edition for Penguin Classics UK, available in paperback March 28.
»Julius Alexander McGee, Sociology faculty, co-authored “Does Renewable Energy Development Decouple Economic Growth from CO2 Emissions?” published in Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World, Vol. 3, pp. 1-6.
»Kerth O’Brien, Psychology faculty, co-authored "African American Experiences in Healthcare: 'I Always Feel Like I'm Getting Skipped Over'" published in Health Psychology, Vol. 35, No. 9, pp. 987-995.
»Emily Fitzgibbons Shafer, Sociology faculty, co-authored “Partners’ Overwork and Individual Wellbeing,” to be published in a forthcoming issue of Community, Work, & Family.
Monday, February 20, 2017
»Anne Greenhoe, Intensive English Language faculty, and Michele Miller, Intensive English Language advisor, presented "Innovative Technology Supporting ESL to Academic Study Transition: Open Access and PebblePad" at the American Association of Intensive En
»Kathi Inman Berens, English faculty, blogged two digital humanities responses on the PSU Sustainability site "Sustainability Faculty Offer Inspiration and Ideas for Action During Trying Times." She responded to a PSU undergraduate's visualization of commo
»Peter Boghossian, Philosophy faculty, authored "Critical Thinking, Pedagogy, and Jiu Jitsu: Wedding Physical Resistance to Critical Thinking," published in the journal Radical Pedagogy, Feb 9.
»Greg Townley, Psychology faculty, co-authored "Urban and Non-Urban Differences in Community Living and Participation among Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses," published in Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 177, pp. 223-230.
»Kevin Van Meter, Geography faculty, authored an op-ed, "The Meaning of 1984 and Brave New World in These Trumpian Times," published in Truth-Out.org, Feb. 15.
»Kathi Inman Berens, English faculty, was interviewed for a University of Oregon Digital Humanities podcast, "DH and Social Justice."
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, was interviewed by KPTV News for the story "Metro Areas Slammed by Landslides Putting People's Property at Risk" on Feb. 8.
»Maria Kapantzoglou, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, is one of only 30 participants selected this year to attend the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s 2017 Lessons for Success research mentoring program in April.