Teaching Enhancement Grant and Research Grant Awards

April 5, 2016 / By: Center for Faculty Development

Teaching Enhancement Grant Awards - Summer 2016

Teaching Enhancement Grants support faculty who propose to improve their teaching by introducing new methods, ideas or strategies.

Name

Department College/School Project Title Grant Period
Peter Distelzweig Philosophy CAS Flipping Philosophy? Cultivating Critical Thinking and Higher-Level learning through Outside the Classroom Technology (with Gloria Frost) Summer 2016
Gloria Frost Philosophy CAS Flipping Philosophy? Cultivating Critical Thinking and Higher-Level learning through Outside the Classroom Technology (with Peter Distelzweig) Summer 2016
Shersten Johnson Music CAS Integrate Universal Design principles into Music Theory I course Summer 2016
Lisa Kiesel Social Work Social Work Socializing Graduate Students to be Consumers of Research: Restructuring the Social Work Research Methods Course (with Lance Peterson) Summer 2016
Melissa Lamb Geology CAS Implementing a major field- and lab-based research project into an introductory geology course (with Paul Lorah) Summer 2016
Paul Lorah Geography/Env. Studies CAS Implementing a major field- and lab-based research project into an introductory geology course (with Melissa Lamb) Summer 2016
Lance Peterson Social Work Social Work Socializing Graduate Students to be Consumers of Research: Restructuring the Social Work Research Methods Course (with Lisa Kiesel) Summer 2016

Research Grant Awards - AY2016-17

Research grants for scholarship are intended to support the scholarly work of all full-time, continuing faculty as they advance their professional careers.

Name Department College/School Project Title Grant Period
Sarah Anderson Mathematics CAS Write-once memory polar codes using algebraic geometry code kernels Fall 2016
Tonia Bock Psychology CAS Validating the TEMIA with a national sample of emerging adults Summer 2016-Fall 2016
Brett Bruininks Health & Human Performance CAS Evaluation of Musculoskeletal Health in Young Athletes Summer 2016-Fall 2016
Danila Cannamela Modern & Classical Languages CAS The Quiet Avant-Garde: Crepuscularism and the Twilight of Modern Humanism Fall 2016
Kanishka Chowdhury English CAS South-Asian Fiction and Globalization Fall 2016
Amy Finnegan Justice & Peace Studies CAS The White Girl’s Burden: American Activism and Social Change in Africa Spring 2017-Summer 2017
Rebecca Glover Mathematics CAS Geometric Structures of G2 and Calabi-Yau Manifolds Spring 2017
Thomas Höft Mathematics CAS Updating fast multipole for molecular dynamics Fall 2016
Shersten Johnson Music CAS Inter-storyline Connections in the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD Simulcasts Fall 2016
Matthew Kim Economics CAS Do Local Food Prices Respond to the Timing of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Distributions? Summer 2016-Spring 2017
Elizabeth Kindall Art History CAS Meditation and Healing in Chinese Mountainscapes Spring 2017
Amy Levad Theology CAS Paths of Freedom: Practices of Prison Ministry, Education, and Activism in Response to Mass Incarceration Fall 2016
Juan Li English CAS What Do Our Multilingual Students Tell Us About Academic Writing? Fall 2016-Spring 2017
Zsolt Nagy History CAS Is One Man’s Terrorist Another Man’s Freedom Fighter? Summer 2016
Lucia Pawlowski English CAS A Writing Curriculum for the Anti-Racism Classroom Spring 2017
Lalith Samarakoon Finance OCB Monetary Policy Models with Asset Bubbles for Developing Countries Fall 2016-Spring 2017
Joshua Stuchlik Philosophy CAS Epistemological Disjunctivism and the Truth in Skepticism Fall 2016
Edward Ulrich Theology CAS The Active Resistance of Aurobindo Ghose Spring 2017
Donny Vigil Modern & Classical Languages CAS Vi hasta bruja[x]: A variationist analysis of the velarization of /s/ in Taoseño Spanish. Fall 2016
Susanne Wagner Modern & Classical Languages CAS Intercultural Competency in Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring Fall 2016
David Williard History CAS Chaotic Authority and Vulnerable Citizens in the Civil War Era Spring 2017