Publications, grants, conferences and awards

Scott Miles, an associate professor of  environmental studies in Western Washington University's Huxley Colelge of the Environment, has been selected as a 2014 National Academy of Sciences Kavli Fellow. He presented this video at the American-Indonesian Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium in Medan, Indonesia. The presentation, similar in style to a TED talk, is an overview of what disaster research is intended for a general audience.

Jill Mount, an assistant professor of Human Services and Rehabilitation at Western Washington University, presented at the 5th International Nurse Education Conference June 22 to 25, 2014, in Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands. The title of her presentation, which she co-presented with WWU visiting professor Mary Baroni, was "Social Justice and Healthcare: Rigorous and Relevant Teaching Strategies."

Joseph Trimble, a professor of psychology at Western Washington University, presented papers at the 113th annual convention of the American Psychological Association in Washington, D.C., in August 2014. He presented “Forced Assimilation, Segregation, and the Indigenous Boarding School Experience” with Gayle Skawen:nio Morse and “Spirit Voice Calls: Death and Dying Among Some American Indians” with Jeff King.

Joseph Trimble, a professor of psychology at Western Washington University, has had several book chapters published recently:

Joseph Trimble, a professor of psychology at Western Washington University, has had a book published. Trimble wrote the book, "Diversity and Leadership," with Jean Lau Chin, from Adelphi University. The book was published by Sage Publications in 2014.

From the publisher's brochure about the book:

The second edition of "Contemporary Media Ethics," published in November 2013, includes a chapter written by Jennifer Keller, chair of the WWU Journalism Department, on corporate social responsibility, looking at Royal Caribbean and Haiti.

Jennifer Keller, chair of the Journalism Department, presented a paper titled "Using Group Projects in an Online Public Relations Course" at the Western Social Sciences Association conference in early April, 2014.

Daniel Larner (Fairhaven College) was one of two external reviewers evaluating the B.S. in interdisciplinary studies degree program at Walden University, Minneapolis, Minn., June 30 to July 1.

Daniel Larner (Fairhaven College) gave a paper titled "Hunted, Haunted Home: Family Tragedy in O'Neill's Late Plays," at the Ninth International Conference of the Eugene O'Neill Society, New London, Connecticut, June 18 to 21, 2014.

Daniel Larner, a professor at Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, was appointed to chair a committee of the Board of Directors of the Eugene O'Neill Society, to review the society's scholarly journal, The Eugene O'Neill Review. Larner submitted the committee's report to the board at the Ninth International Conference of the Society, New London, Connecticut, June 18 to 21, 2014. Larner also chaired this committee in 2008.