News - Portland State University
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
»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
»Jacen Greene, Business Administration faculty, was a panelist in three sessions at the Ashoka University Exchange in Miami, March 2-4: "Empowering Underrepresented Social Entrepreneurs," "Starting a B Impact Team: Collegiate Impact Assessment Consulting T
»Sherry Buchanan, Library, authored an article, “A Toolkit to Effectively Manage your Website: Practical Advice for Content Strategy,” published in Weave: Journal of Library User Experience, Vol. 1, Issue 6, 2017.
»Kelsey Henderson, Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty, co-presented "Investigating Predictors of True and False Guilty Pleas" at the American Psychology-Law Society Conference in Seattle, March 2017. She was invited to present as the third-place winn
»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.
»Kris Henning, Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty, gave a presentation to the Multnomah County Local Public Safety Coordinating Council Executive Committee entitled "Introduction to Risk Assessment for Criminal Justice Administrators." Henning provid
»Tiphaine Dickson, Political Science faculty, authored "Games Without Frontiers: A Bureaucratic Case Study into the Establishment of the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia," published in the Sociological Yearbook, Journal of the Sociological
»Maura Kelly, Sociology faculty, was the keynote speaker at the Apprenticeship and Non-Traditional Employment for Women Diversity Summit in Seattle, April 6.
»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.
»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
»Ryan Labrecque, Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty, co-authored a study, "Reinvesting in the Lives of Youth: A Targeted Approach to Reducing Recidivism," the results of which were published in the journal Criminal Justice Policy Review, Vol. 27, No.
»Mark (Harmon) Leymon, Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty, co-presented "The New Imprisonment Race: Explaining the Rise in Imprisonment of Women of Color from 1982-2015" at the Pacific Sociological Association conference in Portland, April 6-9.
»Ryan Labrecque, Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty, co-authored a book chapter entitled "Employment and Vocation Programs in Prison" in The Oxford Handbook of Prisons and Imprisonment.
»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.