Faculty Research

WWU Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages Hugo García González will present “Asintomática. Escrituras del Encierro en Tiempos de Coronavirus,” a Spanish-language anthology about life during the pandemic he published in collaboration with University of Houston Professor of Latin…

Professor of English Christopher Wise's translation of Hawad’s book-length poem In the Net was recently published with the African Poetry Series, edited by Kwame Dawes, at the University of Nebraska Press. Hawad is a Tuareg poet and painter of the Sahara, who writes in Tamajaght,…

Western Washington University Associate Professor of History Jared Hardesty’s newest book, “Mutiny on the Rising Sun: A Tragic Tale of Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate,” published by NYU Press last October, tells the story of one ship, its crew of smugglers, and the mutiny that overtook the…

Asst. Prof. Regina Jefferies of Western's Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies recently published “Transnational Legal Process: An Evolving Theory and Methodology” as the lead article in Volume 42 of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law. The Brooklyn Journal of…

Managing Editor B. Woods, a graduate student in the English department, and Editor in Chief and WWU Professor of English Susanne Paola Antonetta have announced the publication of Bellingham Review Issue 83, which is now live at bhreview.org.

Established in 1977, Western's…

Salmon may live underwater, but they are not immune to damage from the flooding that has inundated Whatcom County in recent days, according to local salmon experts and advocates.

“Salmon are adapted to high flows, and it’s actually a pretty important part of their life cycle,” said James…

“My participants yelled that loud and clear in studies,” says Jessyca Arthur-Cameselle, associate professor of sport and exercise psychology and co-director of the Center for Performance Excellence at Western Washington University. She’s been studying collegiate and older athletes who have…

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Mathematics Mariana Smit Vega Garcia was recently awarded a $190,000 National Science Foundation Grant for her research on partial differential equations, or PDEs.

Smit Vega Garcia’s research is concerned with the study of specific…

With COVID vaccines in the news on a daily basis, the average person is more familiar with the process of drug trials than ever. 

Months if not years of drug development. Thousands of people in trials for months more. FDA panels for approval, and even that was accelerated with …

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Alia Khan has been awarded a five-year, $1.2 million CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to continue ongoing international collaborations with scientists from the Chilean Antarctic Program to evaluate the…

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