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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Honors and Achievements


Scott Blasco
Greg Yasinitsky

Scott Blasco, assistant professor, music, has been invited to present his surround-audio electroacoustic composition The Deeps at the Society of Composers National Conference in Tacoma, Wash., where the Puget Sound Symphony Orchestra will perform Regents Professor of Music Gregory Yasinitsky‘s Concertino for Flute and Orchestra.

Blasco recently presented The Deeps at the Electroacoustic Barn Dance Festival at Jacksonville University in Florida.


Jeannette MageoJeannette Mageo, professor, anthropology, co-edited Mimesis and Pacific Transcultural Encounters: Making Likeness in Time, in Trade, and Ritual Reconfigurations (Berghahn Press). She authored the chapters “Introduction: Mimesis in Theory and in History” and “Transitional Images and Imaginaries: Dressing in Schemas in Colonial Samoa” in Mimesis and Pacific Transcultural Encounters (Berghahn); and authored “Nightmares, Abjection, and American Not-quite Identities” in Dreaming, published by the American Psychological Association.


Justin DenneyJustin Denney, associate professor, sociology, coauthored three articles: “Family Diversity and Child Health: Where Do Same-Sex Couple Families Fit?” in Journal of Marriage and Family; “Racial Disparities in Health and Health Behaviors Among Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Heterosexual Men and Women in the BRFSS-SOP” in Ethnicity and Health; and “Neighborhoods and Food Insecurity in Households with Young Children: A Disadvantage Paradox?” in Social Problems.


Shannon Tushingham
Tiffany Fulkerson

Shannon Tushingham, assistant professor, and Tiffany Fulkerson, doctoral candidate, anthropology, coauthored with a colleague “The peer review gap: A longitudinal case study of gendered publishing and occupational patterns in a female-rich discipline, Western North America (1974–2016)” in PLOS ONE. Tushingham also coauthored “Newly Discovered Studio Photographs of Revolutionary Anthropologist Llewellyn Lemont Loud” in Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology.