Documents posted here represent the wide variety of scholarly and creative activities undertaken by College of Arts & Sciences faculty. To find all work in the repository from a specific faculty member, please use the search box in the upper left.

Please note: Work completed by faculty members before their time at Pacific University is included here but, for consistency, pre-Pacific institutional affiliations are not reflected in the article/document descriptions on this site.

Submissions from Art

Repairing the Social Landscape: The Artist as Activist, Terry O'Day

Art, Culture Change, Sustainabilty: The Work of Terry O’Day, Julie Alderson

Crafting Sustainability: The Activist Art of Terry O’Day, Julie Alderson

Artist As Public Servant, Terry O'Day

Charting a New Educational Course, Terry O'Day

A New Tilth Chapter Sprouts: The B-Street Project in Forest Grove, Terry O'Day

The B Street Permaculture Project: A Model for Enhancing Student Development of Civic Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes Through Experiential Learning, Terry O'Day

Submissions from Art, Biology

Linking Art and Science with a Drawing Class, Edmond Alkaslassy and Terry O'Day

Submissions from Biology

American Pocket Mouse Fleas with One New Species, C. Andresen Hubbard

The Fleas of California, C. Andresen Hubbard

Three New Fleas from Kansas, C. Andresen Hubbard

A New Thrassis (Flea) from California and Oregon and Fleas Carried by some of the West's Ground Squirrels, C. Andresen Hubbard

Submissions from Chemistry

Computational Modeling of Lauric Acid at the Organic−Water Interface, Lars K. Holte, Bryan A. Kuran, Geraldine L. Richmond, and Kevin E. Johnson

Submissions from English

For Sale, Kathlene Postma

How Will You Go to College?, Doyle Wesley Walls

Defined by Borders, Doyle Wesley Walls

Jane Austen’s Unified Commonwealth: An Exploration of Illness, Pauline Beard

Becoming Foreign, Kathlene Postma

American Women Readers Encounter Turkey in the Shadow of Popular Romance, Kathlene Postma

Boy of Envelopes, Doyle Wesley Walls

Meeting Johnny Fernandez on the Football Field After School, Doyle Wesley Walls

For My New Hair Stylist, Doyle Wesley Walls

Please Send Me One Dollar, Doyle Wesley Walls

Cartoon: Matthew Arnold, Doyle Wesley Walls

O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find", Doyle Wesley Walls

Cartoon: William Blake, Doyle Wesley Walls

The Clue Undetected in Richard Wright's "Native Son", Doyle Wesley Walls

A Structurally Sound Theme Is like a Hamburger with Everything on It, Doyle Wesley Walls

Cartoon: The English Department, Doyle Wesley Walls

Cartoon: William Shakespeare, Doyle Wesley Walls

Submissions from Exercise Science

Implications for the Use of Token Economies in Physical Education: A Literature Review, Andrew E. Alstot

Submissions from Media Arts

Kid on Hip, Camera in Hand, Jennifer Hardacker, Enie Vaisburd, Lynne Sachs, Cecilia Cornejo, Emily Hubley, Johanna Hibbard, Kathryn Ramey, and Sasha Waters Freyer

Implementing a Wiki as a collaboration tool for group projects, Mike Geraci

Submissions from Philosophy

Positive Peace in the Middle East, David Boersema

Aesthetic Reference, David Boersema

Submissions from Physics

Optical properties of solid-core photonic crystal fibers filled with nonlinear absorbers, James J. Butler, Alec S. Bowcock, Stacey R. Sueoka, Steven R. Montgomery, Steven R. Flom, Joseph Friebele, Barbara M. Wright, John R. Peele, Richard G.S. Pong, James S. Shirk, Jonathan Hu, Curtis R. Menyuk, and T.F. Taunay

Photophysics of a Near IR Nonlinear Absorber for Waveguide Applications, San-Hui Chi, Armand Rosenberg, Timothy V. Duncan, Michael J. Therien, James J. Butler, Steven R. Montgomery, Guy Beadie, Steven R. Flom, and James S. Shirk

Quantum state tomography of slow and stored light, Andrew M C Dawes, Noah Holte, and Hunter A. Dassonville

Collimated blue light generation in rubidium vapor, Marcus B. Kienlen, Noah T. Holte, Hunter A. Dassonville, Kurt D. Iverson, Ryan M. McLaughlin, Shannon K. Mayer, and Andrew M.C. Dawes

Coherent Blue Light Emission in Rubidium, Marcus Kienlen, Noah Holte, Hunter A. Dassonville, and Andrew M C Dawes

Two-Photon Accessed Excited State Absorption in bis(terpyridyl Osmium)-(Porphinato)Zinc, San-Hui Chi, Armand Rosenberg, Animesh Nayak, Timothy V. Duncan, Michael J. Therien, James J. Butler, Steven R. Montgomery, Guy Beadie, Steven R. Flom, and James S. Shirk

Near IR nonlinear absorption of an organic supermolecule [Invited], San-Hui Chi, Armand Rosenberg, Animesh Nayak, Timothy V. Duncan, Michael J. Therien, James J. Butler, Steven R. Montgomery, Guy Beadie, Richard G.S. Pong, and Steven R. Flom

Near IR Nonlinear Optics of an Organic Supermolecule, Steven R. Flom, San-Hui Chi, Armand Rosenberg, Animesh Nayak, Timothy V. Duncan, Michael J. Therien, James J. Butler, Steven R. Montgomery, Guy Beadie, and James S. Shirk

Optical limiting properties of nonlinear multimode waveguide arrays, James J. Butler, Steven R. Flom, James S. Shirk, Theirry A. Taunay, Barbara M. Wright, and Michael J. Wiggins

Optical switching with cold atoms, Andrew M C Dawes

780 nm Diode Lasers for Atomic Physics, Bryson Vivas, Simone Carpenter, Jenny Novak, and Andrew M. C. Dawes

Using Transverse Optical Patterns For Ultra-Low-Light Optical Switching, Andrew M.C. Dawes

All-optical switching with transverse optical patterns, Andrew M.C. Dawes, Lucas Illing, Joel A. Greenberg, and Daniel J. Gauthier

Optical limiting in solid-core photonic crystal fibers, James J. Butler, Stacey R. Sueoka, Steven R. Montgomery, Steven R. Flom, Richard G.S. Pong, James S. Shirk, Theirry E. Taunay, Barbara M. Wright, Jonathan Hu, and Curtis R. Menyuk

Absorption-induced trapping in an anisotropic magneto-optical trap, Joel A. Greenberg, M. Oria, Andrew M.C. Dawes, and Daniel J. Gauthier

Broadband SBS Slow Light in an Optical Fiber, Zhaoming Zhu, Andrew M.C. Dawes, Daniel J. Gauthier, Lin Zhang, and Alan E. Willner

Direct Observation of Optical Precursors in a Region of Anomalous Dispersion, Heejeong Jeong, Andrew M.C. Dawes, and Daniel J. Gauthier

Distortion management in slow-light pulse delay, Michael D. Stenner, Mark A. Neifeld, Zhaoming Zhu, Andrew M.C. Dawes, and Daniel J. Gauthier

Transmission properties of nonlinear multimode waveguide arrays, Michael J. Wiggins, Theirry E. Taunay, Barbara M. Wright, Steven R. Flom, James S. Shirk, and James J. Butler

Optical limiting properties of nonlinear multimode waveguides, James J. Butler, Jeremiah J. Wathen, Steven R. Flom, Richard G.S. Pong, and James S. Shirk

Mode optimization for quantum-state tomography with array detectors, Andrew M. Dawes, Mark Beck, and K. Banaszek

Diffractive properties of highly birefringent volume gratings: investigation, James J. Butler, Michelle S. Malcuit, and Miquel A. Rodriquez

Simultaneous quantum-state measurements using array detection, Andrew M. Dawes and Mark Beck

Diffraction properties of highly birefringent liquid-crystal composite gratings, James J. Butler and Michelle S. Malcuit

Submissions from Politics/Government

Space Matters: The 2010 Winter Olympics and Its Discontents, Jules Boykoff

The Anti-Olympics, Jules Boykoff

My own private bail-out, Jules Boykoff

The Paulsons' Edifice Complex, Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff

Submissions from Psychology

I feel you! Effects of Temperature on Social-Cognitive Judgments, Erica Kleinknecht, Eddie Carrillo, and Sean Arbogast

Promoting Social Change Through Game Education: A Program Evaluation, Erica Kleinknecht, Tyler Gilmore, and Amy VanderZanden

Empathizing with Others: Assessment of a Program for Improving Academic and Personal Growth, Erica Kleinknecht and Karissa Justice

Assessment Report on the Effectiveness of the Youth Game Camp Prototype, Erica Kleinknecht

Promoting Social Change Through Game Education: Assessment of a STEAM-Inspired, Maker-Based Camp, Erica Kleinknecht

Submissions from Social Work

Asking for Directions: Partnering with Youth to Build the Evidence Base for Runaway and Homeless Youth Services, Don Schweitzer, Chris Helmer, Lorna Lee, Matt Linderman, David Moore, and Crystal Schwiegeraht

Running on Empty: Services and Citizens Stretched to the Limit, Washington County Anti-Poverty Workgroup and Don Schweitzer

Stronger Youth and Smarter Communities: An Analysis of Oregon’s Investment in Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs, Katherine Cahn; Don Schweitzer; Ally Jamieson; Hannah Slevin; and Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services, Portland State University

Submissions from Sociology

The Small Secret Sociology of Jane Austen: Subjectivities, Hierarchy, Context, Christopher Wilkes

The Space of the Social, Christopher D. Wilkes

Social Jane: The Sociology of Jane Austen, Christopher D. Wilkes

Culinary Jane, Christopher D. Wilkes

The Student Gaze, Christopher D. Wilkes