R.J. Murphy, doctoral candidate, English, received a Learning Communities Excellence Award from the WSU Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement.
Michael Mays, professor, English, WSU Tri-Cities, co-edited Legacies of the Manhattan Project (WSU Press).
William Hamlin, professor, English, authored Montaigne: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford Press).
Debbie Lee, professor, English, authored Remote: Finding Home in the Bitterroots (OSU Press).
Buddy Levy, scholarly professor, English, won the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity’s 2020 Banff Mountain Book Competition Award in the Adventure Travel category for his 2019 title, Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition.
Patty Wilde, assistant professor, English, WSU Vancouver, received the 2020 CAS Early Career Achievement award.
Kate M. Watts, senior instructor, English, received the WSU Richard G. Law Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching.
Nazua Idris, doctoral candidate, English, received the Learning Communities Excellence Award from the WSU Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement.
Tabitha Espina, doctoral candidate, English, presented “Toward Decolonial Oceanic Futures: (Re)mapping Settler Relations through Island/Indigenous Feminisms in Guåhan and Hawai’i” at the American Studies Association National Conference at the University of Hawai’i-Manoa, Honolulu. She also coordinated and moderated the roundtable, “Visions of the Past, Present, and Future with the Filipino American Community in Yakima,” at the Filipino Community Hall in Wapato, Wash., as part of her Humanities Washington Graduate Fellowship and sponsored by Humanities Washington, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Center for Washington Cultural Traditions.
Dene Grigar, professor, creative media and digital culture, WSU Vancouver, curated the exhibition “Tear Down the Wall: Hypertext and Participatory Narratives,” presented in conjunction with the 2019 ACM Hypertext conference at Hof University, Germany, and including work by John Barber, clinical associate professor, and Greg Philbrook, instructional technician.