Andrew Gillreath-Brown, graduate research assistant, anthropology, coauthored “An Experimental Study of Turtle Shell Rattle Production and the Implications for Archaeofaunal Assemblages” in PLOS ONE.
David Wollkind, professor emeritus, and Bonni J. Dichone (PhD ’11), mathematics and statistics, coauthored Comprehensive Applied Mathematical Modeling in the Natural and Engineering Sciences; Theoretical Predictions Compared with Data (Springer).
Ralph Chikhany, graduate student, mathematics and statistics, received the WSU Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) Graduate Student Instructor Excellence Award and received one of three GPSA Senator of the Year awards.
Nichole Fournier, doctoral candidate, anthropology, received the 2018 James A. Bennyhoff Award from the Society for California Archaeology.
Ryan Booth, doctoral student, history, received the Montana Historical Society’s James H. Bradley Fellowship.
Courtney Meehan, associate professor, Edward Hagen, professor, Courtney Helfrecht, PhD ’17, and Jennifer Roulette, doctoral student, anthropology; and Shelley McGuire, professor, and Kimberly Lackey, doctoral student, biological sciences, coauthored with external colleagues “Social networks, cooperative breeding, and the human milk microbiome” in American Journal of Human Biology.
Abere Church, Steven Hobaica, Shari Reiter, Emily Faust, Catherine Sumida, Kyle Schofield, Madeline Nagel, Greg Keiser, and Austin Lau, graduate students, psychology, serving as officers of the WSU Diversity and Ethics in Psychology Chapter, won a 2018 WSU Leadership and Engagement Award of Distinction for student organizations. Paul Kwon, professor, serves as the group’s faculty advisor.
Matthew Tatz, graduate student, music, won third place in the 2018 Northwest Regional Tuba-Euphonium Conference held at Central Washington University.
Emily Helmer, graduate student, anthropology, won the 2018 Outstanding Student Paper Award from the Northwest Anthropological Association.
Ryan Booth, doctoral student, history, received a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute fellowship for research in “The Native American West: A Case Study of the Columbia Plateau.”