Dene Grigar, professor, creative media and digital culture, WSU Vancouver, curated the exhibition “Tear Down the Wall: Hypertext and Participatory Narratives,” presented in conjunction with the 2019 ACM Hypertext conference at Hof University, Germany, and including work by John Barber, clinical associate professor, and Greg Philbrook, instructional technician.
Sue Peabody, professor, history, WSU Vancouver, was selected for an eight-week residency in Cassis, France, as a fellow at the Camargo Foundation to work on her creative nonfiction project, The Failure of the Succès: Anatomy of a Slave Smuggling Voyage. She will later travel to Paris and London for archival research and to Réunion Island for an exhibit opening at the Musée historique de Villèle dedicated to the subject of her previous book, Madeleine’s Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France’s Indian Ocean Colonies (Oxford University Press, 2017), coinciding with the book’s release in French.
Pavithra Narayanan and Desiree Hellegers, associate professors, English, WSU Vancouver, co-authored “Toxic Imperialism: Memory, Erasure, and Environmental Injustice in David Chariandy’s Soucouyant,” in A Review of International English Literature.
Alair MacLean, associate professor, sociology, WSU Vancouver, authored “Military service and the socioeconomic attainment of Frenchmen, 1940–1980” in Social Stratification and Mobility.
Thabiti Lewis, associate professor, English, WSU Vancouver, was awarded the 2019 Black Metropolis Research Consortium Short-term Fellowship to complete his book on Chicago’s role in shaping the Black Arts Movement. Lewis also was appointed interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at WSU Vancouver for AY 2019-20.
Alair MacLean, associate professor, sociology, WSU Vancouver, authored “A Few Good Men and Women: Gender, Race, and Status in the Wartime Volunteer Military” in Population Research and Policy Review.
Bala Krishnamoorthy, associate professor, mathematics and statistics, WSU Vancouver, received the WSU Vancouver Chancellor’s Award for Research Excellence.
Eric Dexter, doctoral candidate, environment, WSU Vancouver, was awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie post-doctoral research fellowship by the European Commission.
Clayton Mosher, professor, sociology, co-authored In the Weeds: Demonization, Legalization, and the Evolution of U.S. Marijuana Policy (Temple University Press).
Cheryl Schultz, associate professor, biological sciences, WSU Vancouver, received a 2018 Project of the Year award from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program for her project “Endangered Butterflies as a Model System for Managing Source‑Sink Dynamics on Department of Defense Lands.”