Andra Chastain, assistant professor, history, WSU Vancouver, authored “‘A Shameful and Uncivilized Spectacle’: Taxibuses, Students, and the Conflicted Road to Deregulation in Pinochet’s Chile, 1975–1978″ in Journal of Transport History; and “Rethinking Basic Infrastructure: French Aid and Metro Development in Postwar Latin America,” in a special issue of Comparativ, “Transforming Cities: Urbanization and International Development in Africa and Latin America since 1945.”
Eugene Smelyansky, instructor, history, authored Heresy and Citizenship; The Intolerant Middle Ages (Taylor & Francis Ltd).
Michael Mays, professor, English, WSU Tri-Cities, co-edited Legacies of the Manhattan Project (WSU Press).
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).
Karen Phoenix, assistant professor, career track, history, authored Gender Rules (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).