Lisa Guerrero, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented on the panel “Dispatches from the American Studies Diversariat: Faculty of Color and the Academy’s New ‘Diversity Class” at the annual conference of the American Studies Association in Honolulu.
Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo and Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo, professors, languages, cultures, and race, co-presented their paper “Zombies and Vampires in the Age of Pandemics” at the annual conference of the American Studies Association in Honolulu.
Harrison Higgs and Avantika Bawa, associate professors, and Noah Matteucci, technician, fine arts, WSU Vancouver, curated and installed with collaborators the layered, mixed-media installation “Memory: Cerebral Entanglement” by guest artist Kindra Crick at WSU Vancouver.
Laurie Drapela and Zachary K. Hamilton, associate professors, Melissa Kowalski, Elizabeth Thompson Tollefsbol, and Youngki Woo, doctoral candidates, and Mary K. Stohr, professor, criminal justice and criminology, coauthored with a colleague “Understanding Offender Needs over Forms of Isolation using a Repeated Measures Design” in The Prison Journal.
Drapela and Tollefsbol with Faith E. Lutze, professor, and Nicholas Pimley, doctoral candidate, also coauthored “Assessing the Behavior and Needs Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury in Washington State Prisons: Establishing a Foundation for Policy, Practice, and Education” in Justice Quarterly.
In addition, Drapela, Woo, Stohr, Hamilton, Tollefsbol, Xiaohan Mei, doctoral candidate, and a colleague coauthored “The Effects of Disciplinary Segregation on Offender Behavior: Institutional and Community Outcomes” in Criminal Justice Policy Review.
Joe Hedges, assistant professor, fine arts, exhibited his collection Hypercombines at Artworks Gallery in Loveland, Colorado.
Scott Blasco, associate professor, music, composed “Momentia/Minutia” for marimba quartet recorded by Heartland Marimba Quartet on their new album, Vision.
John Barber, associate professor, and Greg Philbrook, technician, creative media and digital culture, WSU Vancouver, coauthored the multimedia exhibit Remembering the Dead, a memorial to victims of mass shootings across America, jury selected for presentation at the International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah. They also coauthored the exhibit Sound Spheres, jury selected for the exhibition/creative track of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Hypertext 2019 Conference, Institute of Information Systems at Hof University, Germany.
In addition, Barber recently served as producer, dramaturge, and director of the live performance and online streaming of the five-part “Halloween Fright Night Live,” featuring episodes from Lights Out, Quiet Please!, and Suspense, for his Re-Imagined Radio project .
Alana R. Inlow, doctoral candidate, sociology, authored “Does land use matter? Understanding homicide counts beyond the effects of social disorganization” in Homicide Studies.
Andrew Gillreath-Brown, doctoral candidate, anthropology, authored “Creation to Rhythm: An Ethnographic and Archaeological Survey of Turtle Shell Rattles and Spirituality in the United States” in Journal of Ethnobiology.
Alexandra Fraik, doctoral candidate, Andrew Storfer, professor, Joanna L. Kelley, associate professor, and researchers Corey Quackenbush, Mark J. Margres, and Christopher P. Kozakiewicz, biological sciences, coauthored “Transcriptomics of Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) Ear Tissue Reveals Homogeneous Gene Expression Patterns across a Heterogeneous Landscape” in Genes.