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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Vancouver

Sociology

Alair MacLeanAlair MacLean, associate professor, sociology, WSU Vancouver, was elected chair of the American Sociological Association section on Peace, War and Social Conflict. She presented several papers at the ASA and Society for the Study of Social Problems annual meetings in Seattle, including “Historical Changes in the Context and Impact of Military Service” and “Started from the Bottom: Globalization, Welfare, and Cross-National Variation in Poverty and Inequality.”

Numerous other accomplishments by sociology faculty and graduate students can be found in the department newsletter.

English

johnson_wendy-daslerWendy Dasler Johnson, associate professor, English, WSU Vancouver, authored Antebellum American Women’s Poetry: A Rhetoric of Sentiment (Southern Illinois University Press), which was nominated for four awards: Conference on College Composition and Communication Outstanding Book Award, the Journal of Rhetoric, Culture, and Politics Gary A. Olson Award, the Winifred Bryan Horner Outstanding Book Award, and the Rhetoric Society of America Book Award.

Psychology, CAS

Bill Griesar
Bill Griesar
Jeff Leake
Jeff Leake

Bill Griesar, instructor, psychology, and Jeff Leake, outreach coordinator, College of Arts and Sciences, WSU Vancouver, presented unique arts-integrated approach to neuroscience education at the White House Frontiers Conference hosted in Washington, D.C., by President Obama and the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy.