News - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, January 23, 2017
»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
»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.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
»Tina Burdsall, Sociology faculty, was elected as the Pacific Sociological Association secretary for 2017 through 2020.
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, and Junghee Lee, Art faculty, received a $108,000 grant from the Korea Foundation to support a fixed-term instructorship in Korean Studies for three years.
»Elena Avilés, Chicano/Latino Studies faculty, presented a paper, “Trailblazers in Spanish: Tradition and Experimentation within Chicana/o Studies,” at Session 588: The Languages of Latina/o Literature, Modern Language Association Conference, Philadelphia,
»Hyeyoung Woo, Sociology faculty, received funding from the Nam Center for Korean Studies, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, to present her paper at a conference on Korean Families in Economic and Demographic Transitions: Parenting, Children’s Education
»David Ervin, Environmental Management and Economics emeritus faculty, presented "Lessons and Implications for Ecosystem Service Valuation beyond USDA" at the annual conference of A Community for Ecosystem Services in Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 8.
»Bob Liebman, Sociology faculty, is joining faculty from PSU and the University of Oregon to share their findings on faculty in governance with legislators and governor's staff members ahead of the 2017 legislative session.
»Elena Avilés, Chicano/Latino Studies faculty, authored “Alfredo Reyes López” in Diálogo: An Interdisciplinary Studies Journal Published by the Center for Latino Research, DePaul University, Fall 2016, pp. 93-100.