Faculty Research, Scholarship and Practice-Based Project Grant

Guidelines 

2016 Application

2016 Budget Template

2016 Rubric

Dean's Letter of Support for a Course Release

Deadlines for 2016-2017 applications:

  • Submissions are due on Monday, October 17, 2016.
  • Notifications sent on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.
  • Grant funds initially available after July 1, 2017.
  • Progress report due on Friday, September 29, 2017.
  • Final report due by Friday, September 28, 2018.

Deadlines for 2015-2016 grant awardees:

  • The funding period ends Tuesday, May 31, 2017.
  • Requests for reimbursement for those expenses must be on file with the Provost’s Office by Wednesday, June 3, 2017.
  • Final Reports due by Friday, September 29, 2017.

Recipients:

2017-18 Grant Recipients

  • Richard Hass, Assistant Professor of Psycology, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Sharable online platform for collecting data across a number of related task contents used for creativity and problem solving research in psychology and cognitive science."
  • David Loranger, Assistant Professor of Fashion Merchandising and Management and Cathy Rusinko, Professor of Marketing, Kanbar College, School of Business Administration, “Modeling Millennials & Market Segments: The Role of Sustainability in Motivating Fiber & Apparel Consumption."
  • Raju Parakkal, Assistant Professor of International Relations, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Fundng for Field Research in India during Summer 2017 for completeion of his book, The Globalization of Antitrust Laws: Developing Countries and Enthusiastic Acquiescence."
  • Stacey Van Dahm, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “How does Latino/a and primarily Mexican-American mural art in Chicago and Tucson represent and respond to expriences of belonging and exclusion on the part of those in Latino/a communities?"

2016-17 Grant Recipients

  • Anusua Datta, Associate Professor of Economics, Kanbar College, School of Business Administration, “The Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Treatment and Deaths Related to Substance Abuse: Evidence from State Medicaid Expansions."
  • Stephen DiDonato, Assistant Professor of Community and Trauma Counseling, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Cross-Cultural Validity of the Child Sexual Abuse Myth Scale with Medical Students in South Africa and the United States."
  • Megan Fuller, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Biochar Performance as a Function of a Biomass Feedstock: Investigation of Carbon Sequestration, Sorptive Characteristics, and Water-extractable Content."
  • Pielah Kim, Assistant Professor of Fashion Merchandising and Management, Kanbar College, School of Business Administration, “The Unexplored Arena of Art Marketing Research: An Understanding of the Signifigant Effects Derived from the Involvement of Visual Artists in Promoting Commercial Products."
  • Ryan Long, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Pluralism, Religion, and Post-Conflict Justice."
  • Lisa Phillips, Assistant Professor of Interior Design, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, “Beyond 'Wood is Warm:' Exploring the Psychology of Interior Finish Materials."
  • Irinia Stoyneva, Assistant Professor of Management, Kanbar College, School of Business Administration, “Ownership: Risk and Innovation in Differential Institutional Environments, An E.U. - U.S. Comparison."
  • Maryann Wagner-Graham, Assistant Professor of Biology, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Sucralose Inhibition of Glucose Use by Cells."

2015-16 Grant Recipients

  • Chang Hua, Assistant Professor, Kanbar College, School of Business Administration, “Social Media and consumerism”
  • Abigail Jones, Assistant Professor, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Media Globalization”
  • Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel, Associate Professor, Kanbar College School of Design and Engineering, “Posters Against Ebola” | View Proposal (Secure - Login Required)
  • Kihong  Ku, Assistant Professor, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, “Computation Methods for Designing with Nature”
  • Ryan Long, Assistant Professor, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Public Reason, Pluralism, and Inflammatory Speech”
  • Kathryn Mickle, Assistant Professor, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Diversity of Palaeoniscoid Fossil Fishes” | View Proposal (Secure - Login Required)
  • Niny Rao, Assistant Professor, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Computation Density Functional Theory”
  • Nioka Wyatt, Associate Professor, , Kanbar College, School of Business Administration, “Case Study of Vanity Fair Corporation”

2014-15 Grant Recipients

  • David Breiner, Associate Professor in the College of Architecture and the Built Environment, “School House Lane: Architecture and Society”
  • Jeanne Felter and Michelle Gorenberg, Assistant Professors in the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Creating a ‘Sanctuary’ for Trauma-Informed Treatment”
  • Katie Gindlesparger, Assistant Professor in the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Creating Sustainable Writing Programs: Lessons from the Nonprofit Sector”
  • Evan Laine and David Rogers, Assistant Professors in the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “The contentious and controversial confirmation of Clarence Thomas as Supreme Court Justice”
  • Stacey Van Dahm, Assistant Professor in the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Mexican-American Mural Art in Denver, Colorado”
  • Christopher Harnish, Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture and the Built Environment, “Master Planning and Design for the Malamulo Hospital in Malamulo, Malaw”

2013-14 Grant Recipients  

  • Daniel Chung, Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture and the Built Environment, “Energy Efficient Enclosures through Real-time Sensing, Simulation and Building Management”  
  • Kihong Ku, Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture and the Built Environment, “Integrative Design Method of Environmentally Responsive Building Skins”  
  • Chae Mi Lim, Assistant Professor in the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, “The Effects of Self-Congruity and Functional Congruity on Brand Attachment and Loyalty” | View Proposal (Secure - Login Required)
  • Ryan Long, Assistant Professor in the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Patient Responsibility and the Ethics of Allocating Organs for Transplantation”  
  • Reza Masoodi, Assistant Professor in the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, “Design and Optimization of a High Efficiency Passive, Flat Plate, Solar Air Heater for Philadelphia Area”
  • Raju Parakkal, Assistant Professor in the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Creation of Index of Competition Law Enforcement”  
  • Lisa Phillips, Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture and the Built Environment, “Defining the Intangible:  Identifying Behaviors of Successful Design Students”  
  • David Rogers, Assistant Professor in the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “Bodies of Executive Citizenship:  Embodied Representations of the Presidency from FDR to Obama”  
  • Chad White, Assistant Professor in the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, “The Evolution of Subversive Initiatives into Official Sustainability Practices, Programs, Positions in Bureaucratic Organizations”

2012-13 Grant Recipients 

  • Andrea Fairman, Occupational Therapy, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, "TeleWellness Solutions for Chronic Conditions"
  • Evan Goldman, Biology, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, "Best-practice Learning Methods to Prepare Graduate Students for Clinically-relevant Surgical Procedures" 
  • D.K. Malhotra, Finance, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, "An Empirical Examination of U.S., Australian, and Japanese Swap Spreads"
  • Rick Shain, History, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, "Towards a History of African Graphic Design: Record Covers and Modernity in Twentieth-Century Africa"
  • Jack Carnell, Photography, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, "Authentic America: Color Photographs"
  • Lyn Godley, Industrial Design, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, "The use lighting in product design and fine art as a medium that can alter the environment, and the viewer" 
  • Chris Harnish, Architecture, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, "eNtokozweni Community Center" (applied research and humanitarian service)
  • Reza Masoodi, Engineering, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, "The Effect of Nanoparticle Size on Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites"