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.
Tim Kohler, Regents professor, Andrew Gillreath-Brown, doctoral candidate, and R. Kyle Bocinsky, alumnus (PhD ’14) and senior researcher, anthropology, co-authored “Paleodata For and From Archaeology” in Past Global Changes Magazine.
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.
David Makin and professor, Dale Willits, assistant professors; Mary Stohr and Craig Hemmens, professors; Wendy Koslicki, Duane Stanton, and John Snyder, doctorate students, criminal justice and criminology, and Nicholas Lovrich, regents professor emeritus, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, with colleagues authored “The Effects of I-502 on Police Clearance Rates: A Time Series Analysis” in Police Quarterly (forthcoming).
Clayton Mosher, professor, sociology, co-authored In the Weeds: Demonization, Legalization, and the Evolution of U.S. Marijuana Policy (Temple University Press).
Dean Luethi, associate professor and director, Danh Pham, associate professor, and Ruth Boden, associate professor, music, performed and conducted workshops at Guangzhou University in Guangzhou, China.
Melissa Kowalski, doctorate candidate, Laurie Drapela, associate professor, Mary Stohr, professor, Elizabeth Tollefsbol, doctorate student, Youngki Woo, doctoral student, Mei Xiaohan, doctorate student, and Zachary Hamilton, associate professor, and Michael Campagna, former associate professor, criminal justice and criminology, authored “Understanding offender needs over forms of isolation using a repeated measures design” in The Prison Journal (forthcoming).