Anna Zamora-Kapoor, assistant professor, sociology, and colleagues coauthored “Obesity risk factors in American Indians and Alaska Natives: a systematic review” in Public Health. She and colleagues also coauthored “Networks on the walls: Analyzing “traces” of institutional logics in museums’ permanent exhibitions” in Poetics.
Mailea Miller-Pierce, doctoral candidate, biological sciences, WSU Vancouver, co-authored “Clostridium perfringens testing improves the reliability of detecting non-point source sewage contamination in Hawaiian coastal waters compared to using Enterococci alone” in Marine Pollution Bulletin.
Thabiti Lewis, associate professor, English, WSU Vancouver, was awarded the 2019 Black Metropolis Research Consortium Short-term Fellowship to complete his book on Chicago’s role in shaping the Black Arts Movement. Lewis also was appointed interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at WSU Vancouver for AY 2019-20.
Jeannette Mageo, professor, anthropology, coauthored “Young Americans’ Dreaming in the Specular Age” in Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology.
Don A. Dillman, Regents professor, sociology, presented the 2019 M.E. John Distinguished Lecture, “How Web-Push surveys have revolutionized data collection throughout the world,” at Pennsylvania State University in State College. He also presented “Web-Push Surveys; Origins, Uses and Unsolved Challenges” at the University of Maryland/University of Michigan’s 2019 Joint Program for Survey Methods in College Park, Maryland.
In addition, Dillman presented an invited short course, “The World-wide Challenge of Developing Effective Web-Push Survey Methods,” at the annual conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research in Toronto, Canada.
Michael Knoblauch, professor, biological sciences, co-authored “Sphingolipid biosynthesis modulates plasmodesmal ultrastructure and phloem unloading” in Nature Plants.
James McCall, graduate student, and Thomas Rotolo and Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, professors, sociology, co-authored “Examining the Effect of Adolescent Sport Participation on Civic Engagement and Orientation in Early Adulthood” in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.
Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, professor and chair, sociology presented “Families’ Financial Support to Young Adults in Tough Times” at It’s About Time: A Conference on the Study of Lives through Time at Pennsylvania State University.
Katrina Leupp, assistant professor, sociology, WSU Vancouver, and colleagues coauthored “Stuck’ in nonstandard schedules? Married couples’ nonstandard work schedules over the life course” in Community, Work and Family.
Tabitha Espina, doctoral candidate, English, received the 2019 Karen DePauw Leadership Award from the WSU Association of Faculty Women and Graduate School.