News - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017
»Ginny Garcia-Alexander, Sociology faculty, gave an invited talk, "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Desire for Reversal of Sterilization among U.S. Women," at a conference on sterilization and social justice hosted by the University of Michigan Sterilizati
»Maura Kelly, Sociology faculty, was the keynote speaker at the Apprenticeship and Non-Traditional Employment for Women Diversity Summit in Seattle, April 6.
»Sarah Key-DeLyria, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, presented "Comparing Artificial Grammar Learning and Natural Language Learning in Adults with Agrammatic Aphasia" and with students Amanda Weichselbaum and Christina Mosteller "Ambiguous Sentence Com
»Rina James, Sociology student, and Bob Liebman, Sociology faculty, presented “Teaching Sociological Thinking: A Coursewise Look at What Works” at the 2017 annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, April 6-9.
»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.
»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
»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.
»Alex Stepick, Sociology faculty, presented as a featured speaker, “Pride Against Prejudice: The Struggle of Haitian Refugees,” at the bi-national conference, Socio-political Context of the US-Mexico Border, organized by San Diego State University and La E
»Lindsey Wilkinson, Sociology faculty, presented two papers at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, April 6-9. “(Still) Building A More Diverse Workforce in the Highway Trades: 2016 Evaluation of the ODOT/BOLI Highway Const
»Brett Campbell, English faculty, co-authored a book, Lou Harrison: American Musical Maverick, published this month by Indiana University Press. Campbell is helping to plan a festival of Harrison’s music with an academic symposium at PSU in June.
»Ginny Garcia-Alexander, Sociology faculty, co-authored an article, "Low-Cost Behavioral Nudges Increase Medicaid Take-Up among Eligible Residents of Oregon," in Health Affairs, Vol. 36, No. 5, May 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
»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
»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.
»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.