RSP's Faculty Research Presentation Series highlights research and creativity

Submitted by gallagm7 on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 11:12am

WWU faculty presented their research in the arts, sciences, humanities and other fields in a series of noontime lectures sponsored by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Presentations included:

  • “Faith and Reason” by Daniel Howard-Snyder, professor of Philosophy.
  • “Molecular Nanostructures on Surfaces” by Andreas Riemann, associate professor of Physics and Astronomy.
  • “Modern Lahu: Pop Music and 21st Century Ethnic Identity” by Judy Pine, assistant professor of Anthropology.
  • “The Influence of Ethical Frameworks on Issue Involvement and Information Seeking” by Ed Love, assistant professor of Finance and Marketing.
  • “Glacial Speed to Melt Marine” by Cynthia Camlin, assistant professor of Art.
  • “Coping with the Kuifiyya: Tracing the Rhetorical Dialogue of Pride, Fashion & Terror” by Rae Lynn Schwartz-DuPre, associate professor of Communication.
  • "A Future With a Past: Borderlands Science Fiction after NAFTA" by Lysa Rivera, assistant professor of English.
  • “Adventure Therapy as an Alternative Substance Abuse Treatment:  A Case Study of the Shunda Creek Program” by Keith Russell, associate professor of Physical Education, Health and Recreation.
  • “Are Watching and Doing the Same Thing?  Neural Evidence for Motor Representations of Abstract Visual Information” by Kelly Jantzen, assistant professor of Psychology.
  • “Demographic Disturbances and the Intergenerational Social Contract” by Shawn Knabb, associate professor of Economics.
  • “Silver Nanoparticles - What are They and What Do They Do to Aquatic Organisms?” by Ruth Sofield, associate professor of Environmental Sciences.
  • “Irish Decadence, Occultism, Sacrificial Myth:  The Martyrdom of Althea Gyles” by Kristin Mahoney, assistant professor of English.
  • “From Al Mutanabbi Street (Bagdad) to 23rd and Sandy (Portland)” by Elsi Vassdal-Ellis, professor of Art.
  • “Pathway to Success: Obstacles and Supports for First-Generation College Goers” by John Korsmo, associate professor of Human Services and Rehabilitation.
  • "When Food Turns Deadly," the story of aflatoxin and how to detect and prevent its production by Marion Brodhagen, an assistant professor of Biology.