VANCOUVER – The Center for Social and Environmental Justice at WSU Vancouver presents the second annual spring research colloquium.
 
All of the lectures are free and open to the public, in the Multimedia Classroom building, room 6. Parking is available in metered spaces, or in the Blue Lot for $3 per day.
 
Feb. 20, 12 to 1:15 p.m.
 
Prof. Stephen Bollens, Earth & Environmental Sciences, “Shrimp and Oysters in Willapa Bay: Integrating Applied and Basic Sciences”
 
Prof. John Harrison, Earth & Environmental Sciences, “No Dumping, Flows to Bay: Using Spatial Models to Understand Nutrient Sources and Sinks Within Watersheds”
 
Prof. Paul Thiers, Political Science,  “Animal Waste, Water Pollution and Regulation in Southwestern China”
 
March 3, 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.
 
Prof. Luz Maria Gordillo, Women’s Studies, “Cowboy Boots, Shanty Hotels, and Hot Senoritas: Memoirs de una Wetback”
 
March 20, 12 – 1:15 p.m.
 
Prof. Rebecca Portnoy, Marketing, “Underemployed and Satisfied: The Moderating Effects of Immigrant Status, Family and Acculturation Style
 
Prof. Elizabeth Soliday, Psychology, “Pregnancy Care Today: A Motherist Perspective”
 
Prof. Dana Baker, Political Science, “Autism, Health Care and Public Policy”
 
April 2, 12 – 1:15 p.m.
 
Prof. Thabiti Lewis, English, “Hip Hop as a Tool for Social Justice in the Humanities”
 
Prof. Wendy Olson, English, “Mired in Rhetorics of Crisis: Toward a Literacy of Sustainability”
 
Prof. Pavithra Narayanan, English, “The Economics of Publishing”
 
April 23, 12 – 1:15
 
Alison Cliath, Sociology,  “Push, Pull and Ignore: The School of Americas and Changing Human Rights Practices in Latin America, 1976-2005”
 
Prof. David Carrier, Sociology, “The Mondragon Cooperative Network: How Social Entrepreneurship and Cooperative Management Led to the Most Successful and Stable Economic System Ever Tried”
 
Prof. Dan Jaffee, Sociology, “Brewing Justice: Fair Trade Coffee, Sustainability and Survival”
 
The Center for Social and Environmental Justice catalyzes collaborations between WSU Vancouver faculty, students and community partners to foster rigorous analysis of social, economic, racial and environmental justice issues and promote human rights and conflict resolution at the local, national and global levels.