W. Puck Brecher, associate professor, history, authored Japan’s Private Spheres: Autonomy in Japanese History, 1600-1930 (Brill).
Dean Johnson, scholarly associate professor, mathematics and statistics, was selected to receive the American Statistical Association’s Statistical Consulting Section’s “best topic” award for a session he organized titled “Challenging Collaborations and Lessons Learned” for the ASA Joint Statistical Meetings.
Andrew Gillreath-Brown, doctoral candidate, anthropology, authored Robert J. Hard and John R. Roney: Early Farming and Warfare in Northwest Mexico (University of Utah Press).
John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored two poems, “Shelter Out of Place” and “Golden Years,” in Tales from Six Feet Apart.
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “’We will survive as two Robinsons’: The loss of sociopolitical referents as the dissolution of one’s own subjectivity in Ignacio Martínez de Pisón’s ‘La muerte mientras tanto’ (‘Death meanwhile’)” at the 27th International Conference on Literature and Hispanic Studies organized by Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.
Navarro-Daniels also coauthored En la Elocuencia del Silencio (In the Eloquence of Silence); Critical Edition of the Poetry of Marta Ortiz Lorca (Valparaíso University Press) through a grant from the Ministry of Cultures, Arts and Heritage, Government of Chile.
Richard Gomulkiewicz, professor, and Micki Thies, undergraduate student, biological sciences, coauthored with a colleague “Evading resistance to gene drives” in Genetics.
Emmiyan Ferro, doctoral student, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Latinx barbershop masculinities” in an online presentation hosted by the University of Washington School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences.
Greg Yasinitsky, Regents professor, music, released a new CD, YAZZ Band: New Normal on Origin Records. Recorded partially in the WSU Recording Studio, it features Yasinitsky’s compositions and saxophone playing, and music faculty members Horace Alexander Young, Gabe Condon, Jake Svendsen, F. David Snider, and David Jarvis, professor emeritus. Other recent releases from Yasinitsky include String Theory, featuring his compositions for saxophone and strings with WSU faculty, including music’s Meredith Arksey and Ruth Boden; and “Gregory W. Yasinitsky | Jazz Concerto | Version for Piano and Wind Ensemble.”