Kudos to Outstanding Faculty

Congrats to our recently tenured faculty of 2015-2016!!

  • Stephanie Andre
  • Emma Chaput
  • Sara Henson
  • Mara Kerr
  • Dawn Lane
  • Deborah Malone
  • Owen Murphy
  • Matthew Novak
  • Chris Rubio
  • Jessica Russell

Recognition for the faculty approved to go and learn and play and make the rest of us jealous (aka--sabbatical recipients!)

Amy Harper Winter/Spring Terms 2017

The Intersection of Food and Culture in Turkey: Amy has been developingand teaching courses for OSU-Cascades and COCC looking at the intersectionbetween food and culture for the last couple of years. Amy will develop andexecute an anthropological field study looking at food tourism in different contextsand its reflection of cultural identity. Beyond growing her disciplinaryexpertise in this field and enhancing the learning for her students, this workbrings potential new insights to regional economic prospects.

Jon Bouknight Winter Term 2017

The Orality-Print Dimension in Intercultural Communication: Jonplans to pursue his current line of research on the interaction of Oralcultures embedded within Print-Digital Cultures, research that crosses thesub-disciplines of Media and Intercultural communication. This goal willhave immediate impact on students in his intercultural class as he hopes todesign two intercultural simulations and games to test students ownpreferences toward oral or print-digital culture. This work has the potentialto make real contributions to this arena of scholarly work.

It is a privilege to work worth with such amazing individuals--an announcement on the TLC site is not enough to recognize your worth--but it is a start! Great job!