Eric Dexter, doctoral candidate, environment, WSU Vancouver, was awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie post-doctoral research fellowship by the European Commission.
Andrew Gillreath-Browth, doctoral candidate, anthropology, authored the chapter “Modeling Archaic Settlement Patterns and Ecology in the Middle Cumberland River Valley of Tennessee” in The Cumberland River Archaic of Middle Tennessee (University Press of Florida).
Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe, professor, psychology, was chosen to deliver the Distinguished Faculty Address at WSU Showcase 2019.
Lori Wiest, professor, music, was named to receive the Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award in Leadership at WSU Showcase 2019.
Clif Stratton, assistant professor, history, was named to receive the President’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Instructors and Clinical Faculty at WSU Showcase 2019.
Diane Gillespie, professor emeritus, English, was named to receive the Emeritus Society Legacy of Excellence Award at WSU Showcase 2019.
Greg Yasinitsky, Regents Professor, music, conducted the premiere of his commissioned composition JEN-TEN at the 2019 Jazz Education Network Conference in New Orleans.
Melissa Kowalski, doctorate candidate, criminal justice and criminology, authored “Hiring and training requirements for correctional officers: A statutory analysis” in The Prison Journal (forthcoming).
Greg Yasinitsky, Regents Professor, music, released a new CD titled YAZZ Band (WSU Recordings). The disc also features music faculty members Sarah Miller, Brian Ward, and David Jarvis, along with alumni Patrick Sheng and PJ Kelley, and Professor Emerita Ann Marie Yasinitsky. YAZZ Band was recorded in the WSU Recording Studio by David Bjur, recording engineer. Bebop Spoken Here, UK, named YAZZ Band among “CDs of the Year – Big Bands.”
Amy Nusbam, graduate student, psychology, was named a fellow for the Yale Ciencia Academy for Career Development by Ciencia Puerto Rico in collaboration with Yale University.