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.
Sue Clark, Regents professor, chemistry, was appointed to a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee to evaluate the U.S. Department of Energy’s cleanup technology development efforts.
A recent book by Lawrence Hatter, assistant professor, history, Citizens of Convenience: The Imperial Origins of American Nationhood on the U.S.–Canadian Border (University of Virginia Press), was named a Choice “Outstanding Academic Title for 2017” by the American Library Association.
Dean Luethi, associate professor, music, authored Choral Crunches: Pedagogical Exercises for Choirs (GIA Publications, forthcoming). Luethi also presented “Kinesthetic Calibration: Using Movement to Improve Ensemble Accuracy” at the Washington Music Educators Association State Conference.
Jeannette 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 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.
Don Dillman, Regents Professor, sociology, was appointed by the National Institute of Statistical Standards (NISS) to the Expert Panel for Evaluation of Survey Recruitment Materials used by the National Center for Educational Statistics.
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.