News - June 2014 - Portland State University
Monday, June 2, 2014
»Jacqueline Arante, English faculty, was elected to the American Association of University Professors National Council for a four-year, at-large position through a national election with the largest number of votes.
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, interviewed former Mexican president Felipe Calderón as part of a sabbatical project on public policy in Mexico.
»Ulrich H. Hardt, Education emeritus faculty, chaired the 30th annual Oregon Writing Festival, co-sponsored by the Oregon Council of Teachers of English and the Graduate School of Education and hosting more than 700 Oregon students and 150 teachers and aut
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented the paper “Buildungsroman and Detective Story in Giovanni Corona's novel This Brother of Mine” at the American Association for Italian Studies conference in Zurich, Switzerland, May 24.
»Craig Epplin, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented “The Aesthetics of Keyboard Shortcuts” at the Latin American Studies Association annual conference in Chicago, May 21-24.
»William B. Fischer, World Languages and Literatures faculty, gave two presentations, “Language Teacher Preparation in Oregon” and “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Amazing and Appalling Language Textbooks of the Past, Present and Future,” at the Confedera
»Deborah Peterson, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, presented on “Education Pays,” about preparing for post-secondary education, scholarships and the benefits of education, to hundreds of students at the third annual Viking Vets U-Belong Conferen
»Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented a paper, "Mathematics as a Multicultural Subject," at Korean Association of Multicultural Education Conference in Seoul, South Korea, May 10.
»Audrey Lingley, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, authored a book, titled Interrogating (Hi)stories: Establishing the Educational Relevance of Spiritual Development Through Critical Historiography, investigating the absence of the spiritual dimension of
»Roberto Orellana, Social Work faculty, co-authored an article, “Structural Determinants of Indigenous Health: A Photovoice Study in the Peruvian Amazon,” published in AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, May 2014.
»Robert Schroeder, Library faculty, co-authored an article, “Librarians’ Views of Critical Theories and Critical Practices,” published in the journal Behavior and Social Science Librarian, May 2014.
»Donna Shrier, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, authored an article, “From Bored to Skateboards: Making Reading Real,” published in the journal Oregon English Journal, spring 2014.