Justin Denney, professor, sociology, and a co-author received the University of Minnesota Population Center’s 2021 IPUMS Health Surveys Research Award for Published Research for their article “Hearing Impairment, Household Composition, Marital Status, and Mortality Among U.S. Adults” in Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences.
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored “Edipo se hizo mendigo y habitó entre nosotros: una interpretación de La Historia Oficial y Cuerpos Prohibidos” (“Oedipus became a beggar and dwelled among us: An interpretation of The Official Story and Forbidden Bodies”) in Iter (Metropolitan University of Educational Sciences Press, Santiago, Chile).
She also presented “El ‘Otro’ radical como guardián de la memoria: cuerpo, voz, y disidencia en Una Mujer Fantástica, de Sebastián Lelio” (“The Radical ‘Other’ as the Guardian of Memory: Body, Voice, and Dissent in Sebastián Lelio’s A Fantastic Woman”) at the 39th International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association.
John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored the poem “Parallel Waters” in High Desert Journal.
Eugene Smelyansky, instructor, history, authored Heresy and Citizenship; The Intolerant Middle Ages (Taylor & Francis Ltd).
Christopher Foss, adjunct professor, history, WSU Vancouver, authored Facing the World: Defense Spending and International Trade in the Pacific Northwest Since World War II (OSU Press).
Nikolaus Overtoom, assistant professor, career track, history, authored Reign of Arrows: The Rise of the Parthian Empire on the Hellenistic Middle East (Oxford Press).
Shawna Herzog, instructor, history, authored Negotiating Abolition: The Antislavery Project in the British Strait Settlements, 1786-1843 (Bloomsbury Publishing).
John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Steering Around the Transpacific in the Contemporary American Nuclear Imaginary” at the Association for Asian American Studies’ annual conference online.
Streamas also presented “Displacement and the Japanese American Experience”: a reading and conversation with graphic novelist Kiku Hughes for the Get Lit! literary festival of Eastern Washington University.
William Hamlin, professor, English, authored Montaigne: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford Press).
Jesse Spohnholz, professor, and Clif Stratton, assistant professor, history, coauthored three books in 2020: Ruptured Lives: Refugee Crises in Historical Perspective; Power Politics: Carbon Energy in Historical Perspective; and Chronic Disparities: Public Health in Historical Perspective (Oxford University Press).