Andrew Gillreath-Brown, graduate research assistant, and R. Kyle Bocinsky, PhD ’14, anthropology, co-edited “Empirical and Model-based Agricultural Studies in Archaeology,” a special section in Journal of Ethnobiology, and coauthored “A Dialogue Between Empirical and Model-Based Agricultural Studies in Archaeology” in that section. Bocinsky also authored “Comparing Maize Paleoproduction Models with Experimental Data” in the same section.
Ryan Booth, doctoral student, history, was selected to present “They Are Always at the Front: Native American Soldiers in the Great War” at the International Conference on Hate Studies at Gonzaga University in Spokane.
Mitchell Friend, doctoral candidate, chemistry, won first place in the open competition category of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards for his paper “Hafnium(IV) complexation with oxalate at variable temperatures,” originally published in the journal Radiochimica Acta.
Nathalie Wall, associate professor, coauthored four papers with chemistry doctoral candidates: Trevor Omoto, “Stability constant determinations for technetium (IV) complexation with selected amino carboxylate ligands in high nitrate solutions” in Radiochimica Acta; Lindsey Neill, “Various effects of magnetite on ISG glass dissolution: Implication for the long-term durability of nuclear glasses” in Nature Communications; Joelle Reiser and others, “The use of positrons to survey alteration layers on synthetic nuclear waste glasses” in Journal of Nuclear Materials; and Kevin Swearingen and Omoto, “Analysis of organic and high dissolved salt solutions with minimal sample preparation using inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry” on the cover of Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectroscopy; and with Larissa Gribat, graduate student, “New rotating disk hematite film electrode for riboflavin detection” in Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry.
Nathalie Wall, associate professor, and Mitchell Friend, PhD ’17, chemistry, coauthored“Hafnium(IV) complexation with oxalate at variable temperatures” in Radiochimica Acta;. Wall also coauthored with Joelle Reiser, doctoral candidate, chemistry, and others, “The use of positrons to survey alteration layers on synthetic nuclear waste glasses” in Journal of Nuclear Materials.
Jarred Williams, doctoral candidate, sociology, was named a 2017 Soros Justice Fellow to further his work on prison closures.
Nathalie Wall, associate professor, coauthored three presentations with chemistry colleagues: Sue Clark, Regents Professor, and others, “Mechanism of La detection as precursor for actinide preconcentration” at the Interagency Technical Nuclear Forensics Program Review in Oak Ridge, Tenn.; Joelle Reiser, doctoral candidate, “Dependence of pH on alteration layer formation for international simple glass” at the Glass & Optical Materials Division Meeting in Waikoloa, Hawaii; and Gannon Parker, postdoctoral researcher, and Donald Wall, director, Nuclear Science Center, “Determination of thermodynamic parameters associated with Tc(IV) Sulfate complexation” at the American Chemical Society’s National Meeting in San Francisco.
Matthew Tatz, graduate student, music, won first place in the young artist brass division at the Northwest Regional Music Teachers National Association Competition, and advances to the national competition in Baltimore in March.
Jonathan Preszler, graduate student, and G. Leonard Burns, professor, psychology, coauthored “Trait and State Variance in Oppositional Defiant Disorder Symptoms: A Multi-Source Investigation With Spanish Children” in Assessment.
Burns also coauthored “Can Sluggish Cognitive Tempo Be Distinguished From ADHD Inattention in Very Young Children? Evidence From a Sample of Korean Preschool Children” in Journal of Attention Disorders.
Alex Spradlin and Dakota Mauzay, graduate students, and Carrie Cuttler, clinical assistant professor, psychology, coauthored “Devils, witches, and psychics: The role of thought-action fusion in the relationships between obsessive-compulsive features, religiosity, and paranormal beliefs” in Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders.