Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “‘Eight-pointed star’: The Legacy of Victoria Urbano and the International Association of Gender and Sexuality Studies” at the 5th International Conference on Women Writers, hosted by the Biblioteca Nacional (National Library) of Costa Rica.
Buddy Levy, scholarly professor, English, won the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity’s 2020 Banff Mountain Book Competition Award in the Adventure Travel category for his 2019 title, Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition.
John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored the poem “Thousands of White Allies” in We Are Antifa, a literary anthology published by Into the Void journal.
Travis Ridout, professor, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, received the Best Paper Award at the American Political Science Association’s 2019 meeting in the Information Technology and Politics section for his coauthored paper “Political Advertising Online and Offline.”
Allison Cramer, alumnus (PhD ’20) and Steve Katz, professor, environment, coauthored “Primary Production and Habitat Stability Organize Marine Communities” in Global Ecology and Biogeography.
Phil Marston, professor, and Viktor Bollen, doctoral candidate, physics and astronomy, coauthored “Phase and amplitude evolution of backscattering by a sphere scanned through an acoustic vortex beam: Measured helicity projections” in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Living and Dying Outside Myth: An Interpretation of Josefina Aldecoa’s Porque Éramos Jóvenes (Because We Were Young)” at II CICELI, 2nd International Conference, “Female Creators in Literary and Intercultural Education,” organized by Universitat de València, Spain.
Maria Serenella Previto, associate professor, career track, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Female Characters and Women’s Agency in Guillermo del Toro’s Filmography” at the II CICELI, 2nd International Conference, Female Creators in Literary and Intercultural Education, organized by Universitat de València, Spain.
Andra Chastain and Jennifer Thigpen, assistant professors, and Linda Heidenreich and Raymond Sun, associate professors, history; and Keri McCarthy, professor, music, received faculty fellowships from the WSU Center for Arts and Humanities for 2020.
Nairanjana “Jan” Dasgupta, professor, mathematics and statistics, and director, data analytics, was elected president of the international Caucus for Women in Statistics for the term beginning in 2021.