John Barber, clinical associate professor, and Greg Philbrook, instructional technician, creative media and digital culture/English, WSU Vancouver, exhibited their sound art project Sound Spheres at the 2018 International Conference for Interactive Digital Storytelling Art Exhibition, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
Claudia Leeb, assistant professor, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, received the 2018 Austrian Scientists in North America Junior Faculty Award for Research Excellence from the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Research for her book Power and Feminist Agency in Capitalism: Toward a New Theory of the Political Subject (2017, Oxford University Press).
Melissa Kowalski, doctoral candidate, criminal justice and criminology, presented “Evaluating the N in RNR: Does meeting youths’ needs reduce recidivism?” at the American Society of Criminology (ASC) conference in Atlanta.
Elizabeth Drake, doctoral candidate, criminal justice and criminology, presented “A Path Towards Criminal Justice Reform: Seven Evidence-based Strategies from Lessons Learned in Washington State” at a meeting of the Australian Corrections Education Association in Melbourne and Perth. Drake also recently received the 2018 American Society of Criminology (ASC) Practitioner Research Award.
Andra Chastain, assistant professor, history, WSU Vancouver, received Yale University’s Arthur and Mary Wright Prize for outstanding dissertation in a field of history outside the United States or Europe for her work, “Vehicle of Progress: The Santiago Metro, Technopolitics, and State Formation in Chile, 1965-1989.”
Zachary Hamilton, associate professor, criminal justice and criminology, received the 2018 American Society of Criminology Division on Corrections and Sentencing’s Distinguished New Scholar Award.
Ken Faunce, instructor, history, and Ashley Boyd, assistant professor, and Susan Ross, professor, English, individually received WSU Samuel H. and Patricia W. Smith Teaching and Learning awards. Dee Posey, clinical associate professor, and Janet Peters, clinical assistant professor, psychology, were jointly awarded.
Francisco Arrellano-Serratos, instructor, languages, cultures, and race, WSU Tri-Cities, received the Guillermo Rousset Banda literary Award from the Universidad Autónomoa de Ciudad Juárez for his book Breve contrahistoria de la democracía (Brief Counter-History of Democracy).
Nichole Fournier, research assistant (PhD ’18), anthropology, received a Wenner Gren Foundation postdoctoral scholar fellowship/grant.
Robert Bauman, associate professor, and Robert Franklin, teaching assistant, history, WSU Tri-Cities, co-edited Nowhere to Remember: Hanford, White Bluffs and Richland to 1943, Hanford History Project (WSU Press.)