Tabitha Espina, doctoral candidate, English, presented “Toward Decolonial Oceanic Futures: (Re)mapping Settler Relations through Island/Indigenous Feminisms in Guåhan and Hawai’i” at the American Studies Association National Conference at the University of Hawai’i-Manoa, Honolulu. She also coordinated and moderated the roundtable, “Visions of the Past, Present, and Future with the Filipino American Community in Yakima,” at the Filipino Community Hall in Wapato, Wash., as part of her Humanities Washington Graduate Fellowship and sponsored by Humanities Washington, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Center for Washington Cultural Traditions.
Srijanie Dey, doctoral candidate, in collaboration with Alexander Dimitrov, professor, mathematics and statistics, WSU Vancouver, and colleagues at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, presented Towards replicating the mouse visual cortex in Neuromorphic Hardware at the Allen Institute Showcase Symposium in Seattle.
Laurie Drapela and Zachary K. Hamilton, associate professors, Melissa Kowalski, Elizabeth Thompson Tollefsbol, and Youngki Woo, doctoral candidates, and Mary K. Stohr, professor, criminal justice and criminology, coauthored with a colleague “Understanding Offender Needs over Forms of Isolation using a Repeated Measures Design” in The Prison Journal.
Drapela and Tollefsbol with Faith E. Lutze, professor, and Nicholas Pimley, doctoral candidate, also coauthored “Assessing the Behavior and Needs Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury in Washington State Prisons: Establishing a Foundation for Policy, Practice, and Education” in Justice Quarterly.
In addition, Drapela, Woo, Stohr, Hamilton, Tollefsbol, Xiaohan Mei, doctoral candidate, and a colleague coauthored “The Effects of Disciplinary Segregation on Offender Behavior: Institutional and Community Outcomes” in Criminal Justice Policy Review.
Alana R. Inlow, doctoral candidate, sociology, authored “Does land use matter? Understanding homicide counts beyond the effects of social disorganization” in Homicide Studies.
Andrew Gillreath-Brown, doctoral candidate, anthropology, authored “Creation to Rhythm: An Ethnographic and Archaeological Survey of Turtle Shell Rattles and Spirituality in the United States” in Journal of Ethnobiology.
Alexandra Fraik, doctoral candidate, Andrew Storfer, professor, Joanna L. Kelley, associate professor, and researchers Corey Quackenbush, Mark J. Margres, and Christopher P. Kozakiewicz, biological sciences, coauthored “Transcriptomics of Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) Ear Tissue Reveals Homogeneous Gene Expression Patterns across a Heterogeneous Landscape” in Genes.
Kerry McGowan, doctoral student, and Joanna Kelley, associate professor, biological sciences, coauthored “Expression analyses of cave mollies (Poecilia mexicana) reveal key genes involved in the early evolution of eye regression” in Biology Letters.
Jeremiah Busch, associate professor, and Nathan C. Layman and Carly J. Prior, doctoral students, biological sciences, co-authored with colleagues “Selfing ability and drift load evolve with range expansion” in Evolution Letters.
Andrew Gillreath-Brown, doctoral candidate, anthropology, co-authored “A Geospatial Method for Estimating Soil Moisture Variability in Prehistoric Agricultural Landscapes” in PLoS ONE.
Marisa Cervantes, doctorate student, and Alana Inlow, doctoral candidate, sociology, presented “Teaching While Inferior: Navigating the Instructor Role as a Racial, Sexual, and/or Gender Minority Graduate Student” at the 2019 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting in New York.