Mark Fagiano, assistant professor, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, authored Practicing Empathy: Pragmatism and the Value of Relations, Bloomsbury Press, forthcoming, October 2022.
Samuel Ginsburg, assistant professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored “It Ain’t Easy Being a Robot in the Caribbean: Resisting Utopian Visions of Puerto Rican Techno-Colonialism through Street Art” in Voces del Caribe.
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor; María Serenella Previto, associate professor, career-track; and Sonia López-López, assistant professor, career-track, languages, cultures, and race, presented at the CICELI III, International Conference “FEmale Creators in Literary and Intercultural Education” at the Universitat de València, Spain.
Navarro-Daniels presented “Women’s Stories Filmed by Women: A Didactic Experience through Ten Latin American Female Filmmakers of the 21st Century” as the inaugural keynote address. Previto presented “Del oscurantismo a la Ilustración: una interpretación de The Others, de Alejandro Amenábar” (“From Darkness to Enlightenment: An Interpretation of Alejandro Amenábar’s The Others”).“ Lopez-Lopez presented Lupita Mañana o la mirada de la inmigrante indocumentada: una propuesta didáctica” (“Lupita Mañana or the Gaze of the Female Undocumented Immigrant: A Didactic Proposal“).
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “‘Una ciudad quiero tener para todos construida’: Refounding Chile after the October 18 Social Outburst” at the Modern Languages Association international symposium in Glasgow, Scotland. Vilma also chaired the session, “Hospitality, Diversity, and Disability Studies” and completed her three-year term of service on the MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession.
Dennis DeHart, associate professor, fine arts, exhibited his photographic work as part of Picuun, I Am Water at Moscow Contemporary in Moscow, Idaho.
Timothy Kohler, professor emeritus, anthropology, was named to the National Academy of Sciences.
WSU Jazz Big Band, led by Greg Yasinitsky, Regents professor, music, won DownBeat magazine’s 2022 Graduate College Large Jazz Ensemble Award recognizing the quality of the band’s asynchronous virtual recordings included on the group’s latest CD, “Jazz During Lockdown.”
Nairanjana (Jan) Dasgupta, professor, mathematics and statistics, received the WSU 2022 Woman of the Year Award.
Dean Johnson, associate professor, career track, mathematics and statistics, received the 2022 Outstanding Service Award from the American Statistical Association.
Eric Remaley, associate teaching professor and alumnus (’02 PhD Math.), mathematics and statistics; Ruth Gregory, associate professor, digital technology and culture; and five graduate students: Reanne Chilton, psychology; Aditi Dahiya, chemistry; Arian Karimitar, anthropology; Paula Kimmerling, mathematics and statistics; and Kathryn Manis, English, each received a 2022 WSU President’s Award for Leadership.