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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Honors and Achievements

Biological Sciences

Cheryl Schultz
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Cheryl Schultz, professor, biology, WSU Vancouver, coauthored “Demographic costs and benefits of herbicide-based restoration to enhance habitat for an endangered butterfly and a threatened plant” forthcoming in Restoration Ecology. She also coauthored with Leland D. Bennion, graduate student, biology, and Leslie New, assistant professor, mathematics and statistics, both of WSU Vancouver, and another colleague “Community-level effects of herbicide-based restoration treatments: Structural benefits but at what cost?”


Andra Chastain.Andra Chastain, WSU Vancouver professor, history, authored Chile Underground: The Santiago Metro and the Struggle for a Rational City, now under contract with Yale University Press. She also co-edited Itineraries of Expertise: Science, Technology, and the Environment in Latin America’s Long Cold War to be published in March by University of Pittsburgh Press.


Tabitha Espina Velasco.Tabitha Espina, doctoral candidate, English, presented “​Toward Decolonial Oceanic Futures: (Re)mapping Settler Relations through Island/Indigenous Feminisms in Guåhan and Hawai’i” at the American Studies Association National Conference at the University of Hawai’i-Manoa, Honolulu. She also coordinated and moderated the roundtable, “Visions of the Past, Present, and Future with the Filipino American Community in Yakima,” at the Filipino Community Hall in Wapato, Wash., as part of her Humanities Washington Graduate Fellowship and sponsored by Humanities Washington, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Center for Washington Cultural Traditions.


Sue Peabody.Sue Peabody, professor, history, WSU Vancouver, saw her multi-prize-winning book, Madeleine’s Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets and Lies in France’s Indian Ocean Colonies published and translated as Les enfants de Madeleine: Famille, liberté, secrets et mensonges dans les colonies françaises de l’océan indien. While on sabbatical, she will attend the opening of the related exhibit she co-curated at the Musée historique de Villèle on Réunion island.