OSU Authors and Editors Recognition

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2024 Authors and Editors Recognition Series

5 - 7 p.m. | February 27 and March 5

Memorial Union Main Lounge


The Authors and Editors Recognition Series celebrates the literary and scholarly books published by OSU faculty by featuring selected authors and editors for readings and discussion. The series is sponsored by the Office of the Provost. 

2024 authors and editors book covers

Tuesday, February 27 

David G. LewisTribal Histories of the Willamette Valley

Ana Milena Ribero | Dreamer Nation: Immigration, Activism, and Neoliberalism

Nicole von Germeten | Death in Old Mexico: The 1789 Dongo Murders and How they Shaped the History of a Nation

Adam Schwartz | Spanish So White: Conversations on the Inconvenient Racism of a 'Foreign' Language Education


Tuesday, March 5

Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder | Geoengineering, Persuasion, and the Climate Crisis: A Geologic Rhetoric

Chris Petersen | Visions of Linus Pauling

Alison Johnston | Rating Politics: Sovereign Credit Ratings and Democratic Choice in Prosperous Developed Countries 

Jacob Darwin Hamblin and Linda Marie Richards | Making the Unseen Visible: Science and the Contested Histories of Radiation Exposure

2024 Authors & Editors Recognition Series

Call for Submissions

Each year OSU Faculty publish a remarkable range of authored and edited books, including significant literary contributions. These books are essential and valued forms of faculty scholarship and creativity, bringing visibility to our faculty and academic programs and advancing the reputation of the University.

A selection of OSU authors and editors will be honored during a series of lectures in late February and early March, at which time all OSU authors will also be acknowledged and information regarding their books will be available. 


  • Faculty members who are principle author or co-author (chapter authors do not qualify) 
  • Faculty members who are editors of collections/volumes of original scholarship
  • Pamphlets, brochures, limited distribution research monographs, workbooks, or manuals do not qualify
  • All submissions must have a 2023 copyright date