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Are you, or have you been working, on a long-term project, presentation, or artwork? The Academic Excellence Showcase is a unique opportunity for you to present your scholarly and creative efforts to the greater WOU community. Many faculty will cancel classes in order to allow greater participation, and provide larger audiences, for this important event.


Why you should consider presenting:


Contact your session chair:

If you are interested in presenting at the showcase, please contact the faculty you have been working with, or a session chair in your major area listed below.


Discipline/Department/Office Session Chair Phone Email Division
Health, PE, Exercise Science Daryl Thomas 88915 Health/Exercise Science
Janet Roberts 88446 Health/Exercise Science
Biology Ava Howard 88702 Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Jeff Snyder                                                  88224 Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Graduate School Amber Deets                                        88492 Graduate Programs
Bill Hamlin 88704 Graduate Programs
English (Linguistics/Literature/Writing) Tom Rand 88258 Humanities
Psychology / Gerontology David Foster 88805 Behavioral Sciences
Jaime Cloud 89211 Behavioral Sciences
Music Concert Ike Nail 88341 Creative Arts
Music / Research, History, Ethnomusicology Diane R. Baxter 88542 Creative Arts
Philosophy Mark Perlman 88969 Humanities
Sociology Dean Braa 88270 Social Sciences
Communication Studies Emily Plec 88819 Humanities
Paula Baldwin 88065 Humanities
Politics, Policy & Administration Mary Pettenger 88301 Social Sciences
Maurice Prize Breeann Flesch 89489 Provost/NSM
Dance Amy McDonnell 88827 Creative Arts
Criminal Justice / Forensic Anthropology Misty Weitzel 88520 Social Science
Mathematics Cheryl Beaver 88404 Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Michael Ward 88443 Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Matthew Nabity 88916 Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Honors General Science Philip Wade 88225 Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Arlene Courtney 88207 Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Chemistry Arlene Courtney 88207 Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Patricia Flatt 88644 Natural Sciences & Mathematics
History John Rector 88294 Social Sciences
Art Jen Bracy 88534 Creative Arts
Jodie Garrison 88027 Creative Arts
Earth and Physical Science Steve Taylor 88398 Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Melinda Shimizu 89320 Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Anthropology Robin Smith 88357 Social Sciences
Teacher Education Alicia Wenzel 88668 Teacher Education
Carmen Caceda 88409 Teacher Education
Holly Eckles 88824 Teacher Education
Deaf Studies & Professional Studies Michael Olivier 88324 College of Education
Abby's House Andrea Hugmeyer 89657 Student Affairs (TRI)
Business and Economics Jennifer Yang 88799 Business and Economics
Theatre Michael Phillips 88433 Creative Arts
Computer Science/Information Systems Mitchel Fry 88339 Computer Science / Information Systems
Modern Languages (Spanish) Elizabeth Braun 88523 braune@wou edu Humanities
Kathleen Connolly 89495 Humanities




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