Aaron Whelchel, instructor and academic advisor, history, WSU Vancouver, was recognized as a WSU Provost’s Featured Faculty Member at the Oct. 21 Cougar football game against University of Colorado.
Dene Grigar, professor and director, English/creative media and digital culture, WSU Vancouver authored “The Legacy of Uncle Roger” in #WomenTechLit, and the introduction, “‘Syn[ning]’ Bravely: Introduction to Next Horizons” in Hyperrhiz.
Marina Tolmacheva, professor, history, WSU Vancouver, presented “Geographical Coordinates in the Western Indian Ocean: Transmission of Knowledge from Antiquity to the Late Middle Ages” in the Symposium “Science in Islamic Societies, Globally and Locally” at the 25th International Congress on the History of Science and Technology in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She delivered the inaugural lecture in Curso de Geografia at the Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana, where she spoke on “Ibn Battuta e a Geografia Arabe.”
Susan Peabody, professor, history, WSU Vancouver, authored Madeleine’s Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France’s Indian Ocean Colonies, the first full length biography tracing slavery in the Indian Ocean world (Oxford University Press).
Bala Krishnamoorthy, associate professor, mathematics and statistics, WSU Vancouver, authored “Considerations for waste gasification as an alternative to landfilling in Washington state using decision analysis and optimization” in Sustainable Production and Consumption.
Art Blume, professor, psychology, WSU Vancouver, received the Joseph E. Trimble and Jewell E. Horvat Award for Distinguished Contributions to Native/Indigenous Psychology from the American Psychological Association Division 45.
Gretchen Rollwagen-Bollens, clinical assistant professor, biological sciences and environment, WSU Vancouver was named to the inaugural cohort of WSU Distinguished Teaching Fellows by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Academic Outreach and Innovation.
Dene Grigar, director and professor, Creative Media and Digital Culture/English, WSU Vancouver, co-authored Traversals: The Use of Preservation for Early Digital Writing (MIT Press).
Steve Weber, associate professor, anthropology, WSU Vancouver, received the 2017 Distinguished Ethnobiologist award from the Society of Ethnobiology.
Tahira Probst, professor, psychology, WSU Vancouver, received Fulbright U.S. Scholar fellowship to conduct research in Italy in 2017-18.