Graduate students in Dr. Tim Bean's class on advanced spatial modeling produced a manuscript from a class project recently published in the Wildlife Society Bulletin entitled "A multi-metric movement model for identifying elk parturition events".
David Adams Published the following article:
Pan, C., Wang, H, Adams, D., & Kim, K. (2022). Effects of a Structured Reward System on the Treadmill Walking Duration for an Adult with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Preliminary Study. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities. 57(1) 119-128.
Dr. Nicholas Kerhoulas and Dr. Lucy Kerhoulas have been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Save The Redwoods League to support their research on the distribution and abundance of the Sonoma tree vole, a rodent species that is both endemic to California and a California Species of Special Concern. Their study will determine if restoration thinning and/or the use of nesting platforms affect Sonoma tree vole abundance, and compare Sonoma tree vole abundance and genetic diversity between primary and second-growth redwood forests. Project findings will help inform land management and conservation practices.
Deidre Pike, associate professor in journalism, received the California Press Association's 2022 Educator of the Year award. The award was announced at the California College Media Association award banquet in association with the Associated Collegiate Press convention March 6.
Chris Walmsley, Assistant Professor of Psychology, recently gave an invited talk titled “Points of Contact and Departure Between Behavioral Gerontology and ABA With Younger Populations” at the annual California Association of Applied Behavior Analysis (CalABA). CalABA’s mission is to promote the science and theory of behavior analysis through the support of research, education, and practice. Their convention is the top regional conference on behavior analysis in the United States and regularly features well-known researchers and clinicians from throughout the United States.
Nick Angeloff and Dr. Marisol Cortes-Rincon have been awarded a $4,000 grant from the Nor Rel Muk Wintu Nation to support the development of a Nor Rel Muk Wintu ethno-geographic GIS database. The database will preserve a portion of the Wintu language, culture, and history, and use GIS technology to electronically preserve and organize pre-contact and post-contact place name and landscape data. The project seeks to ground truth important geographic locations and electronically link these place names to photos, audio recordings, allotment data, and the stories and myths of the Wintu people.
Assistant Professor Rouhollah Aghasaleh's chapter "Culturally Relevant Mentorship in Motion" has been published in Routledge's volume "Philosophical Mentoring in Qualitative Research
Collaborating and Inquiring Together".
Edited By Kelly W. Guyotte, Jennifer R. Wolgemuth
Professor Holmes (International Studies) has been invited to be the founding Managing Editor of CSUGlobal, a new online journal hosted by the Global Studies Institute at CSU Long Beach. The journal is designed to showcase the work of faculty, staff and students across the CSU system and to highlight California as a local/global actor. Explicitly international and interdisciplinary, Holmes was selected on the basis of her work exploring California's global profile and the intersectionality of its subnational diplomacies at home and abroad. Please contact her if you are interested in learning more about the journal.
David Adams & Jill Anderson published the below article.
Adams, D., McNamara, S., Bittner, M., Pawlowski, J., Hangauer, K. (2022). Structured Play Groups for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Critical Review. Journal of the American Academy of Special Education. 47(1) 7-26.
David Adams (KRA) & Enoch Hale (CTL) published in Faculty Focus.
Adams, D., Hale., E. (2022, February 23). Supporting Struggling Students through Collaborative Problem Solving. Faculty Focus.
James Floss, Lecturer Emeritus of the Communication Department conducted a workshop via Zoom for teachers of English in Tijuana MX, “Teaching English through performance” for 14 teachers at the Cumbres International School. Said the Assistant Academic Dean, Marcelino Pedro Gabriel Felipe, a former student of HSU, “It allowed us to learn techniques to teach English with our students.“
Professor C.D. Hoyle has been elected to serve a 2-year term on the Executive Committee of the Far West Section of the American Physical Society.
Chris Aberson, Professor and of the Chair Department of Psychology, recently published an R package called "BetterReg for Calculation of Useful Statistics for Linear and Logistic regression.” The package was accepted to the Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN), the primary repository for R packages. Previously Dr. Aberson published several versions of a package called pwr2ppl that provides numerous functions for statistical power analysis. pwr2ppl has been downloaded nearly 15,000 times since it’s initial publication in 2019 and is widely recognized as having one of the most clever R package names.
Dr. Susan Edinger Marshall has been awarded the 2022 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award by the Range Science Education Council and the Society for Range Management.
Professor Alison Holmes (International Studies) was invited by the Liberal History Group in the UK to give their annual keynote address 'at' the National Liberal Club 'in London' on Jan 31 (via zoom). The topic of her talk was "The legacy of the 1992 General Election campaign - 30 years on". Holmes was asked to speak as she had been the National Campaign Director for the Liberal Democrats during the 1992 and the 1997 election campaigns.
Roxann Schroeder, lecturer in Biology and ESM, has written an online textbook, Human Genetics: Understanding How Genes Work, to support students in the Human Genetics class.
John Meyer was selected as a senior fellow of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam, Germany. https://www.iass-potsdam.de/en
He is working there through June 2022 on a project entitled "The Ambiguous Promise of Climate Populism."
Cal Poly Humboldt Psychology faculty and numerous students presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Convention in San Francisco this last weekend. Lead presenters included Academic Research M.A. students Matthew Burt, Crane Cosno, Jacob Crocker, Jeff Frederick, Samantha Gardener, Jordan McDowell, and Joseph Pang. Amber Gaffney co-chaired the Group Processes and Intergroup Relations Pre-Conference. Chris Aberson also presented. Demonstrating the Psychology department’s commitment to hands-on learning, 12 graduate students and alum were authors on presentations. SPSP is the world’s largest organization of social and personality psychologists with over 7500 members.
Dr. Sara L. Chase Merrick, in collaboration with the Hoopa Tribal Education Association (HTEA), received a $49,000 grant from the Administration for Native Americans: Promote the Survival and Continuing Vitality of Native American Languages program. This grant will allow them to expand ongoing Hupa language immersion efforts. Dr. Merrick will be an Emerging Hupa Language Speaker-Teacher Fellow, which will enable her to further her language learning, speaking, and teaching work with expert speaker Verdena Parker and HTEA Hupa Language Teachers.
In Feb 2022, Dr. Meenal Rana's research has received the spotlight in the" Researcher's Window" section of the Society for Study of Human Development (SSHD). Her work is shared on the link that follows:
Dr. Laura Johnson published her Yoga for Ecological Grief course, which she has taught through Cal Poly Humboldt's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) since Fall 2020, in a widely accessible online format through Teachable. This unique self-paced course is offered at a sliding scale with scholarships available, and more information can be found here: https://a-restful-space.teachable.com/p/yoga-for-ecological-grief
Published an article entitled "Exports and Imports-Led Growth: Evidence from a Small Developing Economy" on Journal of Risk and Financial Management 2022, 15(1), 11.
Panta, Humnath, Mitra L. Devkota, and Dhruba Banjade. 2022. "Exports and Imports-Led Growth: Evidence from a Small Developing Economy" Journal of Risk and Financial Management 15, no. 1: 11. https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm15010011
Dr. Ho Yi Wan and his MS student, Danial Nayeri, published the article, "Comparison of habitat suitability and connectivity modelling for three carnivores of conservation concern in an Iranian montane landscape" in Landscape Ecology. Other authors of the article include Alireza Mohammadi, Kamran Almasieh, and Mohammad Ali Adibi. This study increases our understanding of the efficacy of protected areas in protecting corridors and connectivity for carnivores in Iran.
The article is available here:
Dr. Seafha Ramos, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology, hosted in the Wildlife Department, published an article, "Understanding Yurok traditional ecological knowledge and wildlife management" the Journal of Wildlife Management.
The paper can be found at https://wildlife.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jwmg.22140.
A media story by The Wildlife Society can be found at: https://wildlife.org/jwm-integrating-yurok-knowledge-and-wildlife-management/?fbclid=IwAR2QwFZq9PPjyE2ZyGI4JlDW7P41_IMw2QhKCLlr-Q1Fgjf
Dr. Liza Boyle (Environmental Resources Engineering), Sonja Manor and Dr. Bori Mazzag (Mathematics) presented a workshop entitled "Humboldt Solar Panel Projects". The workshop was held on Feb. 1 in the Mathematical Association of America "Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years" workshop series. The workshop showcased course materials developed for Math 109 Calculus I and Math 101T Trigonometry that connect mathematical content to solar energy production. Projects explore local data and discuss broader social implications of the use of solar energy and highlight applications of math to local issues.
Dr. Kushal Adhikari, Faculty and Research Associate-Environmental Resources Engineering, along with four other speakers served as a panelist in Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium 2022.
Dr. Adhikari shared his opinion on how the academic research and knowledge can be transformed and implemented at policy level. Also, he shared his thoughts on how the networking can serve as a platform for knowledge transformation. Attached is the link for the session led by Dr. Adhikari and the group.
Dr. Kushal Adhikari, Faculty and Research Associate-Environmental Resources Engineering, in collaboration with Texas Tech University recently published the article, "Minimizing Errors in the Prediction of Water Levels Using Kriging Technique in Residuals of the Groundwater Model" in Water journal.
The article presents the water community with a new and integrated approach for improved monitoring of groundwater resources. The prediction error was reduced from ~31 m to less than 5 m after the application of integrated approach. This will lead to sustainable use of groundwater resources while also aiding in efficient and effective conjunctive management of surface and groundwater resources.
View the article here: https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/14/3/426
Dr. Hunter Harrill (Forestry) was recently appointed by the New Zealand Crown Agency of Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) as the first advisor of North American Forestry.
Dr. Meenal Rana and Dr. Kishan Lara-Cooper, faculty Child Development, have recently published the article, "Identity, Relationships, and Community as Antidotes for Historic and Race-Based Trauma" in Adversity and Resilience Science.
They will present the article in the Diversity Science Initiative panel, at the Society of Study in Human Development Conference (Feb 7th-8th, 2022). Additionally, they will present two different papers at the Symposium, "Family Cultural Values and Practices: Reflecting on Religious and Spiritual Influences in Sikh, Muslim, and Indigenous Communities".
Yolexiz Camacho and Taylor Jones, two undergraduate students, are co-authors of the symposium.
Tani Sebro recently published the article "Surplus precaritization: Supply chain capitalism and the geoeconomics of hope in Myanmar's borderlands" in the journal Political Geography.
The article draws on multi-sited ethnographic research carried out in Myanmar's borderlands and along the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor and examines how humanitarian aid for displaced ethnic minority populations is supplanted by the widespread exploitation of precarious migrant laborers. The article is co-authored with Mary Mostafanezhad, Elliott Prasse-Freeman, and Roger Norum.
The open-access version is available at this link:
Published a recent paper, "Using Professional Development to Increase Faculty Perceptions of Responsibility for Implementing Highly Equitable Classroom Practices" that was selected by the Journal of Faculty Development (JFD) January 2022 issue's Featured Article.
The article can be found at: https://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/magna/jfd/2022/00000036/00000001/art00002
Zachary Gigone (Forestry) gave a presentation entitled "Erosion rates from forest roads affected by the August Complex fire in Northern California," at the Western Region Council on Forest Engineering (WR.COFE) meeting in Lebanon, Oregon on January 13th, 2022. Zach is supervised by Dr. Andrew Stubblefield (Forestry), and co-supervised by Joeseph Wagenbrenner (USFS), and Dr. Hunter Harrill (Forestry), who also served on the WR.COFE Conference Organizing Committee.
Dr. Cutcha Risling Baldy received a $199,000 grant from the Native American Agriculture Fund to support the Native American Studies Food Sovereignty Lab and Cultural Workspace. The project will build new market opportunities for current and future Native farmers, producers, gardeners and practitioners, implement an internship program, and develop resources for Native farmers and gardeners. The project will establish an Indigenous Food Festival and build an Indigenous Food Guide for California as well as documentary short films. Project collaborators include Dr. Kaitlin Reed (co-director), numerous tribal representatives, and students who are part of the Food Sovereignty Lab Steering Committe
Brandilynn Villarreal, Psychology, was featured in an article on “Increasing the Diversity of CSU Faculty” as an alumna of the CSU Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program. This program prepares future faculty to teach the diverse students of the CSU.
HSU was included as one of five group finalists for AASHE’s newest award category 'Racial Equity and Sustainability Collaborations'. The submission was entitled 'California State University System-wide Climate Justice and Intersectional Sustainability Speaker Series', which was a partnership between sustainability officers across the CSU system to amplify themes of climate justice, environmental racism, & intersectional sustainability.
Read more at:
Meet the finalists press announcement: https://www.aashe.org/news/meet-the-2021-sustainability-award-finalists/
Read detailed description of the project: https://hub.aashe.org/browse/casestudy/24678/California-State-University-S
Josh Meisel and Dominic Corva (CCRP), co-edited The Routledge Handbook of Post-Prohibition Cannabis Research (2022). Authors explore the landscapes of cannabis research under the intersecting conditions of legalization and continued prohibition: "post-prohibition." The writing is organized around five multidisciplinary themes: Governance, Public Health, Markets and Society, Ecology and the Environment, and Culture and Social Change. The book includes five chapters authored by HSU faculty members: Erin Kelly, FOR; Whitney Ogle, KNRS; Katilin Reed, NAS; Tony Silvaggio, SOC; and Joshua Zender, BUS. The HSU library holds both hard copy and unlimited eBook access to the handbook.
Hunter Harrill (Forestry) delivered a one day workshop titled "Understanding Tethered Operations" on January 7th to over 60 local forestry professionals from various agencies. The workshop was hosted by Green Diamond Resource Company and HSU Master's Student Karolyn Fagundes also presented preliminary results from her study of soil disturbance caused by tethered machines on their property.
Emeritus Professor Stephen Cunha’s: A Narrow Escape from the Tajik Pamir (Geographical Bulletin 62A, Iss. 2), documents surviving attempted murder and gunshot wounds incurred during 1992 geographical fieldwork in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan. Trauma aside, the decade-long project resulted in the Tajik National Park in 1992 (enlarged in 2005) and the Mountains of the Pamir World Heritage Site in 2013. The Postscript presents lessons learned that apply to field work everywhere.
Gregg Gold along with co-authors from the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and the UCSF School of Medicine published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) titled “Calling Out Aversive Racism in Academic Medicine.” The NEJM (impact factor 91.245) is “the most widely read, cited, and influential general medical periodical in the world. More than a million people from nearly every country read NEJM in print and online each week.” The online version with a link to a podcast with the corresponding author and the editor of the journal can be found here: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp2112913, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp2112913.
Jim Woglom and his longtime collaborator, Stephanie Jones, have a new comic-based article regarding persistence in creative, justice-oriented teacher preparation during tough times, titled "The Pep Talk: Today We Do The Work" in the Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education, available here:
"Lora Webb Nichols-Encampment, Wyoming"
Edited by Nicole Jean Hill / Texts by Nancy F. Anderson, Nicole Jean Hill / Design Hans Gremmen /
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