Office of the Provost
2004 Summer Research Grants
Grants were awarded based on competitive applications and upon the recommendation of the Faculty Development and Scholarship Committee. Awards ranged from $500-$3100.
- Christopher Borick (Political Science) - to conduct research on suburban sprawl in the United States.
- Greg Cicconetti (Mathematical Sciences) - to develop two-stage sequential sampling methodologies.
- Michael Clark (History) - to complete work on a monograph on Athenian history.
- Francesca Coppa (English) - to write two essays for an interdisciplinary performance studies anthology on magic.
- Penelope Dunham (Mathematical Sciences) - to develop a new 100-level geometry course for Spring 2005.
- Joseph Elliott (Art) - take complete photographic work at Las Juntas for a book entitled In Exchange for Gold: The Legacy of Mining in Las Juntas de Abangares, Costa Rica.
- Mohsin Hashim (Political Science) - to write a paper analyzing the Russian state's capacity to implement structural reforms.
- Christine Ingersoll (Chemistry) - to develop and implement an automated sample preparation for the analysis of tannins in real samples.
- Erika Iyengar (Biology) - to conduct research on kleptoparasitic snails at the Friday Harbor Laboratories.
- Susan Kahlenberg (Communication) - to complete papers based on research into the interrelationship of various attributes portrayed on prime time television.
- Jason Kelsey (Environmental Science) - to conduct research in soil pollutants.
- Christopher Kovats-Bernat (Sociology & Anthropology) - to research street children in Brazil for his book, The Contexts of Childhood: Youth, Culture, and Place in Five Societies.
- Tammy Lewis (Sociology & Anthropology) - to conduct research that examines the consequences of North American foundation funding on South American environmental movement organizations.
- Lanethea Mathews-Gardner (Political Science) - to develop a course entitled The American Presidency.
- Francine Roussel (Theatre & Dance) - to continue writing screenplay entitled Brise Marine.
- Judith Ridner (History) - to complete final revisions of a book manuscript entitled A Town Between Regions: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1750-1800.
- Beth Schachter (Theatre & Dance) - to research and write an article entitled "No More Shakespeare-oes: Why New York Critics Lauded Mc' Henry IV and Loathed Henry V ."
- Susan Schwartz (Religion) - to contribute to a collection of essays on the topic of magic and to begin work on a new book.
- Mark Sciutto (Psychology) - to compile a test manual for the Knowledge of Attention Deficit Disorders Scale (KADDS).
- Grant Scott (English) - to help defray the expenses for illustrations to Joseph Severn: Letters and Memoirs .
- Scott Sherk (Art) - to produce a series of drawings and sculpture from a life model.
- Mark Stein (History) - to investigate the Ottoman Empire's conduct of sieges during the mid-seventeenth century.
- Connie Wolfe (Psychology) - to conduct a study exploring self-esteem and contingencies of worth.