Marylhurst Faculty are Internationally Recognized

Marylhurst Faculty are Internationally Recognized

Our faculty at Marylhurst University are award-winning, sought-after experts, presenting at international conferences and publishing in peer-reviewed scholarly journals.

No doubt about it – they’re highly respected in their fields.

Want specifics? Here are just a few examples.

Laura Beer, Mary Andrus, Sally Giles, Marylhurst University

Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 2432 on May 25, 2017, establishing licensure requirements for persons practicing art therapy in the State of Oregon effective 2018. Marylhurst’s art therapy faculty were instrumental in seeing its passage.

Marylhurst professor David Denny presented at an international conference for LACK, an organization devoted to Lacanian psychoanalytic theory, at Colorado College in 2017.

Marylhurst business faculty will give a virtual presentation at the 2018 International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability in Australia.

Derek Franklin - Faculty - Marylhurst

Derek Franklin, director of the art program at Marylhurst University, was featured in two prominent national art publications, ArtNet and ArtForum.

Greg Crosby, Marylhurst University

Greg Crosby has been invited to lead a workshop at the 2018 EAGT Conference in Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes in Cairo.

Laura Beer, Marylhurst University

Dr. Laura Beer, chair of counseling and creative therapies, was invited to speak at the 2017 Music-Thanatology Association International conference in Spokane.

Marina Wynton, interior design program director, designed a garden utilizing sustainable practices featured in the August 2017 issue of Better Homes & Gardens magazine.

Mary Andrus, Marylhurst University

Dr. Mary Andrus, director of Marylhurst’s art therapy program, will lead a Cascadia Training workshop on sociocultural constructs, privilege and bias on Oct. 27, 2017 in Oregon City.

Meg Roland, Marylhurst University

Dr. Meg Roland, literature & art department chair, presented a paper and chaired a panel at the triennial International Arthurian Congress at Wurzburg University in Germany in July 2017.

Sanen Marshall, Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University’s visiting Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Sanen G. Marshall, will give a free talk titled Sea Gypsies in the Age of Hard Borders & Operations Against Illegal Immigrants on Oct. 19, 2017.

Tonda Liggett, Marylhurst University

Dr. Tonda Liggett, faculty member in the Department of Education at Marylhurst University, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Thailand at Chiang Mai Rajabhat University.

Laura Beer, Marylhurst University

Dr. Laura Beer, Lillieth Grand and Jodi Winnwalker received the 2015 Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy from the American Music Therapy Association.

Jay Ponteri - Faculty - Marylhurst

Jay Ponteri, English literature & writing faculty, won the Sarah Winnemucca Award for Creative Nonfiction for his memoir, Wedlocked, in 2014.

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