News - Portland State University
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Monday, May 1, 2017
»Cynthia Gómez, Cultural Resource Centers, and University Studies and Public Administration faculty, presented “Student Activism and Responses to Racism” at two Mexico City higher education institutions: Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and Tecnoló
»Elise Granek, Environmental Science and Management faculty, and student Britta Baechler were among those awarded an Oregon Sea Grant Program development grant for $17,863 for a project entitled “Microplastics in Our Food? - Providing A Baseline for Microp
»John Hellermann, Applied Linguistics faculty, was a co-convener of a colloquium, "Applied Linguistics and Conversation Analysis: Ways of Problematizing the Monolingual Standard," at the American Association for Applied Linguistics conference, March 18-21.
»Shirley A. Jackson and Pedro Ferbel-Azcarate, Black Studies faculty, received an Internationalization Council grant funded by the Office of International Affairs at PSU for their faculty-led study abroad program in Santiago de Cuba in Cuba.
»Shirley A. Jackson, Black Studies faculty, presented “You Forgot You Were Just the Help: Bullying in Professional Associations” at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, April 6-9. At the conference, two of Jackson's undergr
»Ryan Labrecque, Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty, was among those awarded a grant from the Charles Koch Foundation to conduct a mixed-methods investigation on the use and effect of the restrictive housing step-down program used in the California D
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, presented two papers, “Implementation of Collaborative Pricing in Agri-Food Supply Chains” and “Social Entrepreneurship in Supply Chain Management,” at the International European Operations Management Assoc
»Dara Shifrer, Sociology faculty, presented a co-authored paper, “Inconsistency and Subjectivity: Differences across Schools in Otherwise Similar Students’ Likelihood of Diagnosis with a Disability,” at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Social Science
»Keith Walters, Applied Linguistics faculty, and student Tamara Sopt presented "'Don't Say This; Say This, Instead': An Undergraduate Applies Linguistics in the Neo-Liberal Workplace—and Gets a Promotion," at the annual meeting of the American Association
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, gave a presentation, "OLMO-Online Learning Modules: Framework and Implementation," at the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages conference in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, April 22. The
»Peter Boghossian, Philosophy faculty, wrote the chapter "Chmess, Abiding Significance, and Rabbit Holes" in Philosophy’s Future: The Problem of Philosophical Progress, published by Wiley, April 27.
»Catherine McNeur, History faculty, authored “Heritage Trees of Portland,” recently published in The Oregon Encyclopedia.
»Mellie Pullman, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, “Cattle, Land, People, and Accountability Systems: The Makings of a Values-Based Organisation” published in Social and Environmental Accountability Journal.
»Nichole Rigelman, Education faculty, co-edited a book, Elementary Mathematics Specialists: Developing, Refining, and Examining Programs That Support Mathematics Teaching and Learning, Information Age Publishing. She authored or co-authored four chapters i
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented the paper "The Short Films by Laura Bispuri: Narrating Women's Bodies" at the Eighth Annual Film Symposium on New Trends in Modern and Contemporary Italian Cinema, University of Indiana, Blo
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, participated in a roundtable discussion about the monarchy in contemporary Japan, the text of which has been published, in Japanese, in the May issue of the journal Sekai.
»Anita Bright, Education faculty, delivered a talk as a featured speaker at the annual meeting of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, in San Antonio, Texas, on April 4. The title of her talk was "Sticks and Stones: An Invitation to Consider