Faculty Focus

Faculty Focus & Faculty Newcomers

Aaron Beck, associate professor of music, published “Revisiting Dufay’s Saint Anthony Mass and Its Connection to Donatello’s Altar of Saint Anthony of Padua” in Music in Art (spring-fall 2001). 

Michael Blumm, professor of law, published “Palazzolo and the Decline of Justice Scalia’s categorical Takings Doctrine” inBoston College Environmental Law Review, vol. 29, no. 3 (2002).

Cecilia Chessa, assistant professor of political science, published “Let Poland Be Poland: The U.S.-Polish Relationship From 1980 to the Present” in Coming in From the Cold War: Changes in U.S.-European Interactions Since 1980 (Roman and Littlefield, 2002).

Mary Clare (formerly Mary Henning-Stout), professor of counseling psychology, has accepted an invitation to serve as an associate editor for the Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation. In that capacity, she will act as the editor for the Diversity in Consultation column. Clare authored the inaugural article for the column: “Diversity as a Dependent Variable: Considerations for Research and Practice in Consultation” (2002).

Carol Doyle, associate professor of counseling psychology and department chair, published “Working With Sexual Minority Youth,” a chapter she coauthored with Margaret Eichler inSchool Counseling in the Secondary School (Allyn & Bacon Press, 2002).

Robert Eisinger, associate professor of political science and department chair, recently presented conference papers on moral action at the World Association of Public Opinion Research Conference on Quality Criteria for Survey Research in Cadenabbia, Italy; the International Society of Political psychology in Berlin; and the International Association of Marketing and Communication Research in Barcelona, Spain.

Mónica Flori, professor of Spanish, presented “Portrayal of the Family and Uruguayan Society in Mario Benedetti’s Gracias por el fuego” at the eighth International Conference, Center for Literary and Cultural Interdisciplinary Studies on the River Plate at the University of the Republic of Uruguay, July 11-13.

Eban Goodstein, associate professor of economics and department chair, presented “Labor Supply and the Double Dividend” at the World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists in Monterey, California, in July. The article will appear in a forthcoming edition of Ecological Economics.

James Huffman, Erskine Wood Sr. Professor of Law and dean of the law school, was a speaker at the American Judicature Society symposium on Federal Judicial Selection in Washington, D.C., on May 17. The symposium was broadcast on C-SPAN.

William Kinsella, assistant professor of communication, published his essay “Problematizing the Distinction Between Expert and Lay Knowledge” in the New Jersey Journal of Communication, vol. 10, no. 2 (November 2002).

Matt Levinger, associate professor of history, published a review article titled “Memory and Forgetting: Reinventing the Past in 20th-Century Germany” in the fall issue of The Public Historian.

Jens Mache, assistant professor of computer science, recently published two papers: “Request Algorithms in Freenet-style Peer-to-Peer Systems,” with coauthors Melanie Gilbert ’04, Jason Guchereau ’03, Jeff Lesh ’04, Felix Ramli ’03, and Matthew Wilkinson ’04, and “Job Scheduling for Prime Time vs. Non-Prime Time,” with coauthor Virginia Lo, associate professor of computer science at the University of Oregon. Lesh presented the former at the second Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing, September 5-7, in Linkoeping, Sweden, and Mache presented the latter at the fourth IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing, September 23-26, in Chicago.

Robert B. Miller, senior lecturer in art and program head of photography, exhibited Duets, a one-person photography show, in July and August at the Morris Graves Museum of Art in Eureka, California.

Robert J. Miller JD ’91, assistant professor of law, published “Economic Development in Indian Country: Will Capitalism or Socialism Succeed?” in the Oregon Law Review,vol. 80 (2001). He also published “Exercising Cultural Self-Determination: The Makah Indian Tribe Goes Whaling” in theAmerican Indian Law Review, vol. 25 (2001).

Nancy Nagel, associate professor of education and chair of teacher education, recently coauthored chapters in two books: “Studying Gender Consciousness in Single-Sex and Coeducation High Schools” in Gender in Policy and Practice(RoutledgeFalmer Press, 2002), and “Going Beyond Sex Equity” in Defining and Redefining Gender Equity in Education(Infoage Publications, 2002).

Dan Rohlf, associate professor of law, published “Jeopardy Under the Endangered Species Act: Playing a Game Protected Species Can’t Win” in the Washburn Law Journal, vol. 41, no. 1 (fall 2001).

Kim Stafford, associate professor in the graduate school and director of the Northwest Writing Institute, narrated Rural Voices Radio, a series of 13 half-hour radio programs about rural students’ sense of place in rural and remote communities in Nevada, North Dakota, Kentucky, and other states. The programs, produced by the National Writing Project, University of California at Berkeley, will be released for broadcast on public radio stations in 2003.

Stephen Tufte, assistant professor of physics, received a $122,841 grant from the National Science Foundation to study high-velocity clouds (HVCs), an important component of the Milky Way’s interstellar medium.

Rishona Zimring, associate professor of English, published “Suggestions of Other Worlds: The Art of Sound in The Years” in the Woolf Studies Annual, 2002.