Eastern Michigan University


Internal Research Awardees

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Faculty Research Fellowship Award

2013/14 | 2012/13 | 2011/12 | 2010/11 | 2009/10

2008/9 | 2007/8 | 2006/7 | 2005/6 | 2004/5 | 2003/4 | 2002/3 | 2001/2 | 2000/1

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Sabbatical Leave Award

2013/14 | 2012/13 | 2011/12 | 2010/11 | 2009/10

2008/9 | 2007/8 | 2006/7 | 2005/6 | 2004/5 | 2003/4 | 2002/3 | 2001/2 | 2000/1

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Provost's New Faculty Award

2013-14

2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

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Undergraduate Research Stimulus Program

2013/14 | 2012/13 | 2011/12 | 2010/11

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Faculty Research Fellowship Awards

2013/14 | 2012/13 | 2011/12 | 2010/11 | 2009/10 | 2008/9

2007/8 | 2006/7 | 2005/6 | 2004/5 | 2003/4 | 2002/3 | 2001/2 | 2000/1

 

Faculty Research Fellowship Award Year 2013/14

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Allen Amanda English Language & Literature Female Junior Novel: Cold War Adolescent Girl Romance Novels and the Network that Produced and Distributed Them
Alvarez Ann Rosegrant Social Work Preserving the Record of a Feminist Social Work Journal: Archiving and Publishing AFFILIA Oral Histories
Armitage Ruth Ann Chemistry

Development of Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS) Methodologies for Rapid Characterization of Binding Media in Artists' Paints and Pictographs

Banerji Kunal Management Mentoring by Angel Investors and its Impact on Venture Success: A Look at the Ethnic Business Enclaves in Detroit Metro Region
Beard Betty J. Nursing

Educational Needs of Part-time Nursing Clinical Faculty

Bo Jin Psychology

Motor Sequence Learning in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Bumpus Sherry M. Nursing

Bridging the Discharge Gap Effectively (BRIDGE): A Nurse Practitioner Model for Transitional Care

Caponegro Ramona English Language & Literature Perpetrating Justice: Representations of the Criminal Justice System in Children's and Young Adult Fiction
Casper Anne Biology Testing the Transferability of High Structure Course Design in Biology
Cassar George H. History & Philosophy Kitchener as Proconsul in Egypt, 1911-1914
Cowdery Joan E. Health Promotion & Human Performance Zombie and Other Mobile Behavior-change Intervention Exergames (ZOMBIE)
Cunningham Charles D. English Language & Literature Pioneers on Relief: The Great Depression and the Transformation of the Yeoman Myth
Dagnan H. Brooke Communication, Media & Theatre Arts A Paw-sitive Fight
Emal Cory Chemistry Development of Novel Classes of Inhibitors of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor Type-1 (PAI-1)

Evans

Heyl-Clegg

Hedeel

Deborah

Chemistry

Chemistry

Understanding the Biochemical Basis of Depression: Using Small Peptides to Disrupt the D1-D2 Dopamine Receptor Complex
Feng Xianghong Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Under the Shadow of Prosperity: Tourism, Power, and Inequality in Rural Ethnic China
Fullerton Sam Marketing An Assessment of Business Ethics in a Technology-driven Environment: Consumer Attitudes and Behaviors Germane to an Emerging Array of Strategic Initiatives
Halpern Rob English Language & Literature Becoming a Patient of History: George Oppen's Domesticity and the Relocation of Politics
Hanes Margaret Biology A Multifaceted Investigation of Carnivorous Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia purpurea) Evolution Throughout Michigan

Heyl-Clegg

Evans

Deborah

Hedeel

Chemistry

Chemistry

Understanding the Biochemical Basis of Depression: Using Small Peptides to Disrupt the D1-D2 Dopamine Receptor Complex
Higbee Mark D. History & Philosophy Frederick Douglass, Slavery, Abolitionism, and the Constitution: 1845
Hopgood Jeromy Communication, Media & Theatre Arts Connecting Technology and Live Performance: a Study in Show Control
Huth-Bocks Alissa C. Psychology A Developmental Examination of Individual and Contextual Risks Impacting the Mother-Child Relationship from Pregnancy to Three Years Post-Partum
Hyndman Chris Art BORDER: An Exhibition at the University of Michigan's Institute for the Humanities
Janser Ingo Chemistry Novel Functionalized Cephalotaxine Esters: Development of Potent Anti-Cancer Agents
Cohen Jones Joan Mathematics Visualizing Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Methods (2nd Edition)
Judd Kristin E. Biology Examining Links Between Microbial Community Composition and Ecosystem Function in a Stream Network
Karpiak Kevin Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology The Police Against Itself: Refiguring Political Violence 'After the Social'
Kauffman Jesse History & Philosophy The Elusive Alliance: War, State-Building, and the Search for Order in German-Occupied Poland, 1915-1918
Kurta Allen Biology Mammals of the Great Lakes Region
Liepman Aaron Biology CELLULOSE SYNTHASE-LIKE A (CSLA) Proteins:  A Model System to Investigate Factors Governing Carbohydrate Structure
Lindsay Harriet Chemistry Development of a General Blueprint for the Efficient Construction of Molecules with Potential Anticancer Properties
Liu Jiuqiang Mathematics Characteristics of Convex Cooperative Fuzzy Games
Mahoney Lois S. Accounting & Finance The Pay-Performance Debate: An Examination of Corporate Board Use of Executive Compensations to Influence Corporate Social Responsibility
Nam MeeAe Music & Dance A CD Recording of A Historical Treasure; Forgotten Songs of Théodore Gouvy
Palladino John M. Special Education High School Counselors' Interventions for LGBT Victims of Bullying
Pearcy Dawn Marketing An Empirical Analysis of Destination Attractiveness and Purchase Intentions: Insights into the Repositioning of Jamaica's Tourism Sector
Rainville Alice Jo Health Sciences Impact of New U.S.D.A. Meal Patterns in Six Midwestern School Districts
Saldanha Kennedy Social Work Reducing Dropout Rates in Ypsilanti by Providing Tutoring and Pathways to College: Tracking the Impact of the Upward Bound Program
Staunton John A. English Language & Literature Imagining the Future Student in a Teacherless Landscape: Literature/Inquiry in Community
Tout Samir Technology Studies).  An Automated Gait Cycle Detection Process: Reducing the Burden on Lower Limb Orthetic and Prosthetic Patients and Enhancing their Clinical Treatment
Vivek Shiri Marketing Customer Engagement Behaviors and Strategies: Conceptual and Empirical Development in Business & Higher Education
Wannamaker Anette English Language & Literature Theorizing the Early Reader: Aesthetics, Identity and Culture in Literature for Beginning Readers
Wilmes Gregg M. Chemistry Functionalized Block Copolymer Micelles as Nanoreactors for Organic Catalysis
Wu Tsu-Yin Nursing Improving the Uptake of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Asian Americans: An Evidence-Based Approach
Zhang Yu Accounting & Finance Investment in Corporate Social Responsibility: Ethical or Unethical?

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Faculty Research Fellowship Award Year 2012/13
(Spring-Summer 2012, Fall 2012, First Round Winter 2013, Second Round Winter 2012 )

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Atzmon Leslie Art The Graphic Design Reader Anthology
Behringer Ernest Physics & Astronomy Construction, Calibration, and Use of an Infrared Laser Tweezers for Experiments in Cell Motility
Chamberlain Kathleen History & Philosophy

Cooperation and Conflict: The Bosque Redondo Reservation Experiment, 1864-1868

Chou David Computer Information Systems Developing Cloud Computing as a Model for Information Technology Sustainability
Currans Elizabeth Women's & Gender Studies

Engendering Publics: Women's Demonstrations in the 21st Century U.S.

Dugger Suzanne Leadership & Counseling

Foundations of Career Counseling: Completion of a Textbook Manuscript for Publication by Pearson Education

Harryman Carla English Language & Literature

Look Again and Portrait of M: Completion of a Creative Prose Manuscript for Publication Submission

Hoodin Flora Psychology Feasibility of Assessing Neurocognitive and Psychological Functioning in Patients Undergoing Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Leighton Paul Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Proposal to Write Chapters for Oxford's Handbook on White Collar Crime and the Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies
Pawlowski David Physics & Astronomy Towards a Better Understanding of Where the Water Went at Mars
Rosenfeld Raymond Marketing Comparative Civic Culture: Ukraine and Latvia
Scaglione Jamie Chemistry Understanding the Antifungal Mycosubtilin
Schmitt Thomas Psychology A Monte Carlo Simulation Evaluating Ordinal Data Estimators in Confirmatory Factor Analysis
Schoenhals Joel Music & Dance Beethoven's 32: Exploring the "New Testament"
Sims Gray Sylvia Social Work "At Risk" Students and University Stakeholders: On Crossing the Finish Line
Vecchiarelli Scott Joanna Political Science A New Perspective on Hannah Arendt: Writing on Politics in Cold War America
Wu Tsu-Yin Nursing Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening: Developing and Testing a Culturally Tailored Intervention in Asian Americans

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Faculty Research Fellowship Award Year 2011/12
(Spring-Summer 2011, Fall 2011, First Round Winter 2012, Second Round Winter 2011 )

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Casper Anne Biology Validation of the ‘DNA Hairpin’ Model for Formation of Breaks at Common Fragile Sites
Ensor Bradley Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology EMU Archaeology Field School Dissemination Project
Francoeur Steven Biology

An International Scientific Collaboration Investigating ‘top-down’ vs. ‘bottom-up’ Effects in Marine Food Webs

Fullerton Sam Marketing A Longitudinal Assessment of Patient Proactivity: A Replication of a 1991 National Study
Ginsberg Sarah Special Education

Evidence-Based Education: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Text Completion

Gossett Zakrajsek Andrea Health Sciences

Coming Home: Collaborative Project Supporting Transitions of Older Adults from Hospice to Home

Guthrie Jeff Chemistry

Selection of DNA Probes for Small Molecules using Capillary Electrophoresis

Judd Kristin Biology Does Invasion of Wetlands by the Common Reed, Phragmites Australis, Alter Carbon Fluxes and Aquatic Bacterial Dynamics?
Milletti Maria C. Chemistry Molecular Modeling in Support of the Synthesis of an Alkaloid Natural Product
Rice Jennifer Economics An Analysis of Physician Practice Style: The Determinants of Variation in Total Cost of Care
Sachdev Harash Marketing The Sociopolitical Phenomenon when Dealing with U.S. Importers:  Thai Exporters' Experience
Schmitz Philip C. History & Philosophy English Translations (with Commentary) of Pheonician and Punic Inscriptions for the Writings from the Ancient World (WAW) Series
Wozniak David Accounting & Finance Neuroimaging & Hormonal Analyses of Differences in Competitive Choices

Wu

(Award not taken)

Tsu-Yin Nursing Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening: Developing and Testing a Culturally Tailored Intervention in Asian Americans

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Faculty Research Fellowship Award Year 2010/11
(Spring-Summer 2010, Fall 2010, First Round Winter 2011, Second Round Winter 2010 )

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Armitage Ruth Ann Chemistry Novel Methods for Characterizing Materials of Cultural Heritage Significance with Direct Acquisition in Real Time Mass Spectrometry
Bernstein Jeffrey Political Science Teaching and Learning in Political Science
Bo Jin Psychology

Visuomotor Adaptation in Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder

Chao Paul Marketing The Moderating Role of Brand Name Translation on Country-of-Origin Effects
Chou David Computer Information Systems

Developing an Innovative Change Auditing Methodology

Chowdhury Sanjib Management

Facilitating Knowledge Sharing in Student Team Projects: Critical Roles of Surface-Level Diversity, Reciprocal Knowledge and Ability

Emal Cory D. Chemistry

Synthesis and Development of Sulfonamide-based Inhibitors of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor Type-1 (PAI-1)

Endres Megan Managment Facilitating Knowledge Sharing in Student Team Projects: Critical Roles of Surface-Level Diversity, Reciprocal Knowledge and Ability
Huth-Bocks Alissa C. Psychology A Developmental Examination of Individual and Contextual Influences on the Mother-Infant Relationship across the Transition to Motherhood
Janisse Heather Psychology Family Needs and Barriers to Healthy Dietary Intake and Physical Activity in an Urban Head Start Program
Leighton Paul Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Violence and Nonviolence
Liepman Aaron Biology Functional Analysis of CSL Proteins: A Critical Step Toward Engineering Plant Biomass for Biofuel Production and Other Applications
Lindsay Harriet Chemistry Sustainability in Organic Chemistry: Development of an Environmentally-Friendly Chemical Reaction and its Application to the Construction of Useful Molecules
Martusewicz Rebecca Teacher Education Developing Citizen-Stewards for Southeast Michigan: EcoJustice, Sustainability, and Community-Based Education
Pedersen Garik Music & Dance A Recording Project: David Wendel Guion's Mother Goose Suite for Piano, With J.W. Elliott's Nursery Songs
Ramold Steven J. History & Philosophy 'Your patriotism seems uncertain:' Soldier/Civilian Relations in the North during the Civil War
Sacksteder Amy Art Afterlife: An Exhibition Engaging the Last Moments in the Life of Amelia Earhart
Schmitt Thomas Psychology The Validity of Ability Estimation under Conditions of Test Speededness within a Computer Adaptive Testing Environment
Shen Weidian Physics & Astronomy Developing a Reliable and Efficient Corrosion Resistance Characterization Technique for Magnesium Alloys Used in Automotive and Other Manufacturing Industries
Tracy Christine English Language & Literature

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Faculty Research Fellowship Award Year 2009/10
(Spring-Summer 2009, Fall 2009, First Round Winter 2010, Second Round Winter 2009 )

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Armitage Ruth Ann Chemistry The Rock Art of Cueva La Conga, Nicaragua: Sample Collection, Chemical Analysis and Radiocarbon Dating
Barak Gregg Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology Class, Race, Gender, and Crime
Cohen Jones Joan Mathematics

Visualizing Elementary Math Methods

Ensor Bradley Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology

Kinship and Political Economy in Archaeology

Fox Diane Porretta Nursing

A New Paradigm to Examine Nursing Education Needs: Registered Nurses' Perspectives of Stressors and Coping Strategies Among Recent Nursing Graduates

Fullerton Sam Marketing

An Assessment of the Sentiment Regarding Perceived Breaches of Ethical Standards of Conduct on the Part of Consumers as Mediated by the Size of the Aggrieved Firm and the Size of the Financial Consequences Emanating from the Consumers’ Behavior

Han Xiaoxu Mathematics

Seamless Cancer Molecular Pattern and Biomarker Discovery: Algorithm Design and Software Implementation

Huprich Steven

Psychology

Negative Affect, Emotional Dysregulation, Impulsivity, and Object Relations: Evaluating the Differential Contributions of Four Predictors of Borderline Personality Disorder
Koh Myung-sook Special Education

A Pilot Study of a Comprehensive Cognitive Therapy for Autism

Mahoney Lois Accounting & Finance An Examination of Voluntary Corporate Social Reporting and Firm Profitability: A Canadian Investigation
McGregor Stephen Health Promotion & Human Performance Control Entropy (CE), A New Tool for the Evaluation of Systems Health Monitoring and Control Constraint in Biological Systems using a Polygenic Phenotype Model of Performance
Moaddel Mansoor Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology Ethnicity, Sectarianism, and People’s Values: Lebanon after the Cedar Revolution
Polakow Valerie Teacher Education Children's Rights/Children's Voices
Reinhardt Ulrich Biology Development of a Selective Lamprey Barrier for the Great Lakes
Rice Jennifer Economics The Impact of Economic Conditions and Market Structure on Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance
Shen Weidian Physics & Astronomy Developing a Nano Technique to Characterize Tribological Properties of Mold-in-Color Polypropylene Used in Automobile Industry
Stahler-Sholk Richard Political Science Social Movement Sustainability: The Zapatista Autonomy Project in Chiapas, Mexico
Wu Tsu-Yin Nursing A New Paradigm to Examine Nursing Education Needs: Registered Nurses' Perspectives of Stressors and Coping Strategies Among Recent Nursing Graduates
Zirk Willard Music & Dance A Requiem for a World War II Musical WASP

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Faculty Research Fellowship Awards 2008/9

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Ajrouch Kristine Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology Emigrant-Resident Interchanges: The Lebanese Transnational Experience
Bednekoff Peter Biology A Meta-analysis of Vigilance Plus Fieldwork on Sentinel Behavior
Bruya Brian History and Philosophy

Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action

Cassar George History and Philosophy

Hell in Flanders Field

Chao Paul Marketing

Brand Name Translation in a Transitional Economy

Clark Christine Geography & Geology

Investigations into the Stereochemistry of the Triangular B-site in Tourmaline Group Minerals

Emal Cory Chemistry

Design and Synthesis of Novel Gallate Derivatives for use as Inhibitors of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor Type-1 (PAI-1)

Ensor Bradley

Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology

Oysters in the Land of Chocolate
Evans Hedeel Guy Chemistry

Live Cell Imaging to Unravel the Elaborate Choreography of a Protein in Cell Proliferation

Haddad Carol School of Technology Studies Women and Technology: Understanding the Basis of Empowerment
Huth-Bocks Alissa Psychology Individual and Contextual Factors Related to Maternal and Infant Well-Being and the Mother-Infant Relationship across the Transition to Motherhood
Klopfer Lisa Library Ethnographic Case Study of an Academic Library in Hikone, Japan
Koh Myung-sook Special Education Developmental Progress of Children with ASD: A Longitudinal Mixed Methods Study
Krause Volker Political Science United States Public Policy in an International Context
Lajiness-O'Neill Renée Psychology Examining Developmental Patterns of Joint Attention with Magnetoencephalogaphy and its Relationship to Social Competence in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Lowenstein Ethan Teacher Education Revolutionizing the Measurement of Teacher Growth in Teaching for Civic Literacy, Social Awareness, and Historical Understanding
Molloy Ryan Art Re-writing our Paleo-Futures
Moore-Hart Margaret Teacher Education Bringing Life into Writing: Linking Writing and Technology with the Content Areas
Nybell Lynn Social Work Inside Stories: Young People's Narratives about a Child Welfare Agency
Rosenfeld Raymond Political Science Comparative Civic Culture
Schoenhals Joel Music & Dance Franz Schubert and Sergei Rachmaninoff's Moments Musicaux
Snyder Donald Chemistry Novel Applications of the Shack-Hartman Interferometer--Investigation of Phase-Shift Induced Wavefront Distortion as a Transducer Element in Chemical and Optomechanical Sensor Systems
Woodland Linda Accounting & Finance Market Efficiency and Profitable Wagering in the National Hockey League: Do Bettors Still Score on Longshots? An Update

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Faculty Research Fellowship Awards 2007/8

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Ajrouch Kristine Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology Key Concepts in Social Gerontology
Barak Gregg Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology Criminology: An Integrated Approach
Chamberlain Kathleen History and Philosophy

Gendering the Wild West: The Life of Susan McSween, Lincoln County Warrior and Pioneer Rancher

Chou David Computer Information Systems 

A Study for Unifying Corporate Quality Improvement Metholodologies

Dionne Craig English Language and Literature

Native Shakespeares: Indigenous Appropriations on a Global Stage

Francoeur Steven Biology

Empirical Determination of Algal-Nutrient Relationships and the Effect of Lakes as Modulators of Nutrient Limitation within the Huron River Watershed

Huprich Steven Psychology

Psychodynamic Theory, Therapy, and Assessment: Clinical Utility and Empirical Foundations

Jogaratnam Giri

School of Technology Studies 

Determination of Entrepreneurial Orientation and Performance: A Cross-Cultural Study
Kim Kyung-Hee Geography & Geology 

The Relationship between Creativity and Underachievement Among Elementary and High School Students

Kovacs Thomas Geography & Geology  Establishing the Effects of Saharan Dust on the Development and Intensity of Tropical Cyclones
Kurta Allen Biology The Bats of Michigan
Lauterbach Dean Psychology The Impact of Parental Anxiety Disorders on the Quality of Parent-Child Relationships
Mahoney Lois Accounting and Finance  A Longitudinal Analysis of the Association between Corporate Social Responsibility, Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance: A Canadian Investigation
Mannari Vijay School of Engineering Technology  Design and Development of Value-Added Intermediates from Soybean Oil for Coating Applications
Moaddel Mansoor Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology  Foreign Occupation, Religious Parties, and Value Change: The Rise of National Identity and Secular Politics among Iraqis
Palladino John Special Education A National Study about the Educational Needs of Foster Care Youth: Phase II
Rengan Krish Chemistry Accurate Measurement of Fission-Product Yields

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Faculty Research Fellowship Awards 2006/7

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Armitage Ruth Ann Chemistry Radiocarbon Dating of Shamanic Artifacts and Rock Paintings from Little Lost River Cave, Idaho
Chowdhury Sanjib Management Ethnic Entrepreneurship in Southeast Michigan: A Study of the Current State and the Role of Entrepreneurial Orientation, Cultural Values, Entrepreneurial Network, and Succession
Citino Robert History and Philosophy

The Death of the Wehrmacht: Fighting a Lost War, 1941-1945

Coffman Margaret Biology

Investigating the Best Practices for Promoting Science Literacy

Corsianos Marilyn Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology

Crime and Gendered Justice: Examining the Possibilities

Crouch Margaret History and Philosophy

Cross-Cultural Concepts of Sexual Harassment

Däumer Elisabeth English Language and Literature

The International Reception of T.S. Eliot

Garrett Edward

English Language and Literature

Multimedia Tools for Collection-Driven Documentary Linguistics
Kass David Biology

What Makes a Jumping Gene Jump?

Laporte Marianne Biology Engineering Plants for Conservative Water Use during Irrigation
Lee Huei Computer Information Systems An Investigation of the Effectiveness and Usefulness of Supply Chain Management (SCM) Systems in Michigan
Lindsay Harriet Chemistry A Novel Approach to the Synthesis of Natural and Unnatural Sugar Mimics with Biomedical Applications
Moaddel Mansoor Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology Iraqis’ Perception of the Past, Present, and Future
Paciorek Karen Menke Teacher Education Critical Issues in Early Childhood Education Survey Leading to the Publication of a Book
Parker Jeff English Language and Literature Club 81: The Last Generation of Samizdat
Petrescu Claudia Political Science The Quest for Greater Accountability in the Nonprofit Sector: A Blueprint for Best Practices
Pyle Barry Political Science Court, Congress, and Commerce: The Doctrinal Evolution of the Commerce Clause
Reeves Gretchen Dahl School of Health Sciences Sensory Processing, Body Awareness, and Self-Concept in Adolescent Girls with Psychiatric Diagnoses
Schoenherr Tobias Computer Information Systems Assessing Global Competitiveness of Manufacturing Supply Chains- Data Collection in the German Manufacturing Industry and Analysis
Winning Robert Biology Investigation into the Role of p160 ROCK in Embryonic Cellular Communication
Woodland Linda Accounting and Finance Market Efficiency and Profitable Wagering in the National Hockey League: Do Bettors Still Score on Longshots?  An Update

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Faculty Research Fellowship Awards 2005/6

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Beard Betty Nursing Nursing Students’ Attitudes and Knowledge About HIV/AIDS:  U.S. and Malawi.
Bednekoff Peter Biology Behavior of White-Whiskered Puffbirds on Barro Colorado Island
Chou David Computer Information Systems

Organizational Change as a Determinant for Successful Information-System Outsourcing

Chowdhury Sanjib Management

Predictors of Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy and the Success of Women-Owned Venture Creation

Holmes Heather Chemistry

Sorbent-Trapping of Volatile Products of Lipid Peroxidation

Hume Christine English Language and Literature

Vulgar Optic

Lee Huei Computer Information Systems

A Study of the Impact of Secured Wireless Communications on Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Systems

Lui Jiuqiang Mathematics On 2-Colorings of Hypergraphs
Palladino John Special Education

A National Perspective of Special Educators’ Provision of Services for Youth in Foster Care

Pernecky Steven Chemistry Metabolism of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids by Prostaglandin H2 Synthase
Schulz Eric Management Broadbanding and Its Influence on Labor Costs Across Multiple Occupations
Sheerin James Physics and Astronomy New Radar Studies of the Ionosphere

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Faculty Research Fellowship Awards 2004/5

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Armitage Ruth Ann Chemistry Radiocarbon Dating and Compositional Analysis of Rock Paintings
Butch Elizabeth Chemistry Development of Biochemical Tools for Studying Neuronal Signal Transduction Pathways
Citino Robert History & Philosophy

The German Way of War, 1648-1945

Francoeur Steven Biology

Microbial Interactions in Wetland Ecosystems:  Can Algae Affect Decomposition?

Nybell Lynn Social Work

Connecting Youth and Youth Policy through Participatory Research

Reinhardt Ulrich Biology

Integration of Research and Management of Invasive Species:  Projects in Hokkaido and Galapagos

Shen Weidian Physics & Astronomy

Using a Localized Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscope, Combined with a Scanning Probe Microscope, to Study Corrosion – a New Approach to Investigate Corrosion Mechanism in Micro and Nanoscale

Oates Schuster Elizabeth Gerontology/Social Work Life Review at an Urban Long-Term Care Facility and the Impact on Student Age-Related Attitudes
Schwartz Ellen Art Metal Icons – Images for the Middle Class?

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Faculty Research Fellowship Awards 2003/4

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Friedman Monroe Psychology Partnering with an Urban Community Agency to Research and Alleviate the Consumer Problems of Hispanic Immigrants
Heyl-Clegg Deborah Chemistry

Cyclic Peptide Inhibitors of a-Amylase: Synthesis and Kinetic Analysis

Klopfer Lisa Library

The Social Context of Libraries and Readers in Two Maharashtrian Cities: A Baseline Ethnographic Study of Reading Practices and Library Use

Lee Huei Computer Information Systems

An Investigation of the Impact of Using Wireless and Handheld Computers on Medical Record Input Systems

Parry Walter Mathematics

Teichmuller Theory and Three-Dimensional Geometry

Schmitz Philip History & Philosophy

The Phoenician Mediterranean: A History of Discovery

Shen Weidian Physics & Astronomy Investigation of the Adhesion of Ink Deposited on Plastic Films Using a Nano-Indenter and a Scanning Probe Microscope
Wong Diana Management Managing Multiple Boundaries in International Business
Wu Tsu-Yin Nursing A Comparative Study on Physical Activity and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Native-Born and Immigrant Adolescents in the United States

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Faculty Research Fellowship Awards 2002/3

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Cerroni-Long E. Liza Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Multicultural Education and Religion in Japan
Chowdhury Sanjib Management

Measuring Customer Induced Uncertainty and Examining Contingent Management Techniques

Citino Robert History & Philosophy

In the Wake of Blitzkrieg: Mobile Warfare, 1940-1991

Eshleman Clayton English Language & Literature

Completion of a Manuscript of Original Poetry

Hoodin Flora Psychology

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder after Bone Marrow and Blood Stem Cell transplantation

Howells Valerie Associated Health Professions

The Effectiveness of a Community Arts Studio: Assessing Change in the Lives of Participants with and without Mental Illness

Kuehn Kevin A. Biology Nutrient Cycling Processes in Freshwater Wetlands: The Role of Microorganisms During Plant Litter Decomposition
Long Roger D. History & Philosophy Jinnah’s Right Hand: Selected Correspondence and Speeches of Liaquat Ali Khan, 1937-1947
Moaddel Mansoor Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology A Post-Crisis Analysis of the Attitudes and Value Orientations of the Islamic Publics in Egypt, Iran and Morocco
Parry Walter Mathematics Geometry of Rational Functions
Reid David D. Physics & Astronomy The Manifold Dimension of Causal Sets
Rengan Krish Chemistry Gamma-Ray Spectra of Fission-Product Nuclides
Semmes Clovis E. African-American Studies Chicago’s Regal Theater: A Social History
Shen Weidian Physics & Astronomy Fundamental Study of Mar/Scratch Resistance—Investigating the Correlation of Mar/Scratch Resistance with Material Physical Parameters and Indentation Behavior
Holmes Heather Chemistry Understanding Chromatography at the Molecular Level
Williams Patricia Art Developing and Managing Constructed Color in Jacquard Tapestry Weaves
Wu Tsu-Yin Nursing Community-Based Program to Promote Breast Cancer Screening Among Minority Women

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Faculty Research Fellowship Awards 2001/2

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Bach Catherine Biology Effects of Forest Fragmentation on the Reproductive Success of a New Zealand Mistletoe
Barak Gregg Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Varieties of Violence
Esposto Alfredo Economics Medical Malpractice Law and the Diffusion of Medical Technology
Heyl-Clegg Deborah Chemistry Minimal Sequence and Hybrid Sugar/Peptide Inhibitors of a-Amylase, an Enzyme Involved in Sugar Metabolism
Kass David Biology Development of an Alu-Based DNA Fingerprint
Martin F. Elaine Political Science Representative Voices on State Supreme Courts
McGregor Stephen J. Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance The Role of Inflammatory Cells Following Contraction-Induced Skeletal Muscle Injury Using Transgenic Mice and Gene Array Analysis
Milletti Maria C. Chemistry Theoretical Study of the Structure and Reactivity of a Series of Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Moaddel Mansoor Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Democratic Transition and Value Orientation:  The Case of Iran
Moss Walter G. History & Philosophy A World Transformed: Essential Developments of the 20th Century
Newell Stephanie E. Management Exploring a Self-Theory Based Model of Strategic Decision Making
Parry Walter Mathematics Spherical Tilings and Hyperbolic Geometry
Quilter Shawn M. Teacher Education EMU Teacher Graduates and Their Students:  A Value-Added Assessment of Student Learning
Shen Weidian Physics & Astronomy Research and Development of Polymer-Based Coatings to Replace Electroplated Chromium for Household Hardware
Tanguay Denise Management Characteristics of Merit Pay Plans in Higher Education:  The Rutgers Faculty

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Faculty Research Fellowship Awards 2000/1

Name

 

Dept/School

Project Title

Bush-Bacelis Jean Management Current Human Resources Preparation for Expatriate Employees and Dependents: Two Perspectives
Cassar George H. History & Philosophy Kitchener and the British Strategy, 1914-1916
Friedman Monroe Psychology Commercial Influences in American Literature of the Post-World War II Era
Higbee Mark History & Philosophy W.E.B. Du Bois and the Problems of the Century:  Strategies for Black Freedom, 1895-1963
Holmes Heather Chemistry Understanding Chromatography at the Molecular Level:  Using Ab Initio Molecular Orbital Calculations to Model Chromatographic Retention Mechanisms
Knapp James A. English Language & Literature Blinding Brute:  Image, Text, and the Elizabethan Historical Imagination
Farris Kurtz Linda Social Work Community Service by 12-Step Participants
Lindenberg Karen Political Science Local Government Sexual Harassment Policies in the State of Michigan
Moaddel Mansoor Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Changing Worldviews of Islamic Republics
Polakow Valerie Teacher Education Closing the Doors to Higher Education:  The Impact of Welfare ‘Reform’ on Student Mothers in Poverty
Reid David Physics & Astronomy Causal Sets in Curved Spacetimes
Shen Weidian Physics & Astronomy Scanning Probe Microscopic Study of the Radial Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotubes
Vinyard JoEllen History & Philosophy Behind Democracy:  Extremism in Twentieth Century Michigan
Williams Patricia Fine Art Jacquard Weaving Research Project
Wu Tsu-Yin Nursing Determinants of Physical Activity Among Taiwanese Adolescents:  A Longitudinal Study

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Sabbatical Leave Awards

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2013/14

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Dept/School

Project Title

Ghosh Subhas Technology Studies Development of Sustainable Natural Fiber Based Composites for Technical Textiles
Huprich Steven Psychology Personality Disorders: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Research
Huth-Bocks Alissa Psychology A Developmental Examination of Individual and Contextual Risks Impacting the Mother-Child Relationship from Pregnancy to Three Years Post-Partum
McCurdy John History & Philosophy Billets and Barracks: Martial Space and the American Revolution
Milletti Maria Chemistry Using Molecular Dynamics Methods to Study the Interaction between Small Molecule Inhibitors
Neufled Christine English Language & Literature Gathering the Gossips: Acoustical Agency in Late Medieval Literature
Sacksteder Amy Art The Fading Light: Collaborations with an Island
Seibert Jennifer Art A Short Documentary Film Project: The American Dream and The Pursuit of Happiness
Simões Solange Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology and Women's & Gender Studies Internationalizing Professional Development through the Integration of Teaching, Research and Service
Wannamaker Annette English Language & Literature Theorizing the Early Reader: Aesthetics, Identity and Culture in Literature for Beginning Readers

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2013/14

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Project Title

Amidei Cathryn Technology Studies The Vis Viva Series: New Techniques for Woven Representation of Digital Imagery on the Jacquard Loom
Atzmon Leslie Art The Visual Power of Hebrew Letterforms in Torah Scrolls and Micrographic Texts
Baghdachi Jamil Engineering Technology Functional Polymer Coatings: Principles, Methods and Applications
Bombyk Marcia Social Work Advancing Academic Service Learning in Social Work
Harryman Carla English Language & Literature Letters Not About Hope
Judd Kristin Biology Examining Links between Microbial Community Composition and Ecosystem Function in a Stream Network
Schuster Elizabeth Social Work The Life Experience of the Very Old and the Role of Transcendence in the Adaptive Process
Schwartz Ellen Art Cast Bronze Icons: Audience and Significance in the Middle Byzantine Era
Stahler-Sholk Richard Political Science Indigenous Autonomy and Social Movements: Lessons from the Zapatista Experience in Chiapas, Mexico
Wilkinson Sherry Jerome Music & Dance The Ballet Project: A Proposal to Earn Certifications in Multiple Dance Pedagogical Methods
Woodland Bill Economics Regression to the Mean and the Major League Baseball Season Wins Total Betting Market
Woodland Linda Accounting & Finance The Favorite-Longshot Bias and Odds Betting in the National Football League: An Examination of Market Efficiency and Profitability
Wu Nesa Computer Information Systems Basics of 'Lean' Operations Management Principles with Applications for Manufacturing, Service and Healthcare Industries

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2012/13

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Clifford David Health Sciences The Development of Cross-Organizational and Cross-Sector Collaborative Action and Collaborative Leadership
Haddad Carol J. Technology Studies Information and Communications Technology use among Arab Women: Toward a Model of Empowerment
Han Xiaoxu Mathematics Novel Subnetwork Identification Algorithm Development and Network Marker Meta-analysis in Computational Systems Biology
Levine Shel Health Promotion & Human Performance Exercise Electrocardiography
Mahoney Lois S. Accounting & Finance An Examination of the Relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Strategic Alliances: A Canadian Investigation
Ramold Steven J. History & Philosophy After Appomattox: How the Civil War Really Ended
Shichtman Martin B. English Language & Literature Knight-time in America: Masculinity, Chivalry, and the Golden Age of Fraternal Organizations
Tanner Christine Communication, Media, & Theater Arts The Phantom of the Opera: Dramaturgy, Directing, and Arts Integration Project

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2012/13

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Dept/School

Project Title

Atzmon Leslie Art The Visual Power of Hebrew Letterforms in Torah Scrolls and Micrographic Texts
Fox Diane Nursing The Nurse Faculty Shortage: Case Studies
Lamerand Pamela Health Sciences The Development of an Interdisciplinary Autism Spectrum Disorder Training Program for Parents and Professionals
Martin Frances Elaine Political Science Gender and the Judiciary
Tanicala Martha Nursing Nursing Workforce Development through Community Service at Imperial Hospital Limited and Imperial College of Nursing in Chittagong, Bangladesh
Wang Jianhua Engineering Technology Developing Engineers for the Global Economy
Ziefert Marjorie Social Work Defining Human Needs as Human Rights in Social Work Practice: Cuba as a Case Example

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2011/12

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Project Title

Barak Gregg Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Theft of a Nation
Cassidy Cheryl M. English Language & Literature Children and Empire (History of Feminism)
Choudhuri Devika Dibya Leadership & Counseling.  Developing a Cross National Collaboration to Provide Counselor Training, Supervision, and Service with Bhutan
Eisenbach Jamin Biology Lepidopteran Wing-scale Sockets: an Investigation into their Evolutionary and Structural Variation in Butterflies and Moths
Emal Cory Chemistry Design and Development of Novel Depsides as Inhibitors of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 (PAI-1)
Howells Valerie Health Sciences Exploration and Analysis of a Participatory Process Used in the Design of Natural Spaces Surrounding a Partial Hospitalization Setting
Kurta Allen Biology Something Wicked This Way Comes:  White-nose Syndrome, Hibernating Bats, and the End of the World as I Know It
Pilato Denise E. Technology Studies Diffusion or Illusion: Women Inventors at the 1893 World Colombian Exposition
Prince Whitney Music & Dance Double Concerto for Clarinet, Bassoon, and Chamber Orchestra
VandenBosch James Biology RNA-Mediated Modulation of toxT Expression in Vibrio cholerae
Walker Glenn K. Biology Changes in Brain Volume and Structure Associated with Specific Levels of Thiamine in Lake Trout (Salvelinus Namaycush) Development
Zamani-Gallaher Eboni M. Leadership & Counseling Displaced Workers and 21st Century Skills: Examining the Role of Community Colleges in Mitigating the Effects of Globalization and Joblessness in the Motor City

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2011/12

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Dept/School

Project Title

Ahlbrandt Gisela Mathematics Support Material for Quantitative Reasoning in Mathematics
Cullen Thomas World Languages Peace Corps Masters International Project
Davis Margaret Art Suspended Naturalism: Paintings and Drawings
Han Xiaoxu

Mathematics

(Declined award)

High-performance Tumor Detection and Seamless Biomarker Discovery for Heterogeneous Gene Expression Profiles: Algorithm Design, Software Development, and Book Writing
Kullberg Judith Political Science The Development of Russian Civil Society: A Case Study of the Samara Region
Lu Jiang Engineering Technology A Study of Sustainable Design in Traditional Cultures
McNamara Joanna Music & Dance Dancing Into Media Literacy
Myers Julia Art African American Artists in Detroit, 1940-1985: From the Pen and Palette Club to Gallery 7 and the National Council of Artists
Tracy Christine English Language & Literature EMU News Incubator Project
Wedenoja Marilyn Social Work Research on the Outcome Trends of a Family Education Program for Families in Washtenaw County Coping with the Serious Mental Illness of a Relative
Welsh William Geography & Geology Development of a Research Program on the Integration of Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Science for the Study of Domestic and International Socio-Ecological Systems

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2010/11

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Project Title

Adamski Anthony Technology Studies Pathways to Compliance: A Systems Perspective on the Aviation Regulatory Process
Bishop Joe Teacher Education Creating an Environment for International Cooperation and Exchanges between EMU and Sumy State Pedagogical University, Sumy, Ukraine
Coykendall Abby English Language & Literature Heteronormativity and the Eighteenth Century
Dugger Suzanne Leadership & Counseling The Nuts and Bolts of Career Counseling: A Practical Guide for the Professional Counselor
Kass David Biology Genetic Analysis for Mechanisms for Reproductive Isolation in Closely Related Species of Mice
Kaston Tange Andrea English Language & Literature Children and Empire
Margerum-Leys Jon Teacher Education Perspectives on Teacher Preparation: Case Studies of Recent Eastern Michigan University Student Teachers
Okopny D. Robert Accounting & Finance A Diversity Experience and Exploration of Internal Auditing and Ethics within the Context of the Chinese Academic and Business Environment
Rosenfeld Raymond Political Science Comparative Civic Culture Research and Policy Planning Manuscript
Schoenhals Joel Music & Dance Liuyang He: Piano Arrangements of Chinese Folk Music
Shillington Cara Biology Tarantula Mating Systems: How Male Activity and Female Receptivity Influences Mating Success
Tyler Norman Geography & Geology Proposal for Research and Writing of a New Book on the Evolution and Geographical Diffusion of Greek Revival Architecture as a Style
Winning Robert Biology Investigation into the Role of Ephrin-A5 in Guiding Neurons to Hindlimb Muscle
Wylo Bonnie Physics & Astronomy Preparation of a Textbook for Physics for Pre-Service Elementary Teachers
Zelnik Geldys Suzanne Health Promotion & Human Performance Social Dance Textbook
Zinggeler Margrit World Languages How Second Generation Immigrant Authors Have Changed and Transformed German Swiss Literature

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2010/11

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Project Title

Bednekoff Peter Biology Extending the Risk Allocation Hypothesis
Bruya Brian History & Philosophy The Philosophical Challenge from China
Gardiner Christopher Mathematics Calculus with Review
Kalaian Sema Technology Studies A Scholarly Project to Disseminate Statistical and Methodological Developments as well as the Findings of the Meta-Analytic Research that Examine the Effectiveness of Active Small-Group Instruction in STEM Classes
Krajewski-Jaime Elvia Social Work Qualitative Study: Needs Assessment of Low-income Elderly in Mexican Resort Area
Thornton James Economics Economics of the Wine Industry

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2009/10

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Dept/School

Project Title

Ajrouch Kristine Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Family Relations and Aging: The Case of Lebanon

Bednar

Copeland

Anne

Nancy

Teacher Education Mobilizing Educational Technologists in a Collaborative Online Community to Develop a Professional Development Wiki for Educators
Bridges Wallace Communication & Theatre Arts Idlewild Theatre Company: Developing a Local High School and Adult Acting Pool
Grondona Verónica English Language & Literature Grammars and Dictionaries of Two Endangered Native American Languages
Holoka James History & Philosophy The Michigan War Studies Review
Ligibel Ted J. Geography & Geology The Maumee Valley Heritage Corridor: Moving to Designation as a National Heritage Area
Thomsen Marshall Physics & Astronomy Development of an Internet-based Resource for Ethics Education in Physics
Vielhaber Mary Management Improving Organizational Effectiveness through Performance Coaching Training for Supervisors and Managers

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2009/10

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Project Title

Calin Ovidiu Mathematics Methods and Techniques for Solving Parabolic Equations
Damiano Carla World Languages The Handbook of Complete Works of Walter Kempowski
Dahl Reeves Gretchen Health Sciences Play-based Interventions for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Scott Joanna Political Science Hannah Arendt and American Politics
Simmons Charles English Language & Literature Environmental Journalism Courses and Concentration
Suchan Thomas Art Using Art to Understand Taiwan of the Present and Make Connections with China of the Past
Watson Mary Ann Communication and Theatre Arts Norman Corwin's One World Flight: The Lost Journal of Radio's Greatest Writer
Yang Guey-Meei Art Collaborative Research and Writing for Teaching Asian Art and Cultures

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2008/9

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Dept/School

Project Title

Beard Betty Nursing Educational Needs of Adjunct Nursing Clinical Faculty
Bellamy Alphonso Technology Studies The Structure and Ideology of Technology Management
Bernstein Jeffrey Political Science Thinking Aloud about Political Thinking
Burke Wendy Teacher Education What are Novice Teachers Prepared For? Examining the Theoretical and Practical Discussion of ‘Preparedness’ of EMU Teacher Certification Graduates
Cardon Phillip Technology Studies Project for the International Study on Assessment of Technology Teacher Education Program (PISATTEP)
Cohen Jones Joan Mathematics L-Intersecting Families on Set Systems
Crouch Margaret History & Philosophy Thinking Carefully, Living Deliberately: Critical Thinking in Our Times
Haddad Carol History & Philosophy Women and Technology--Understanding the Basis of Empowerment
Hwang Angela Accounting & Finance Professor Residency Program
Liu Jiuqiang Mathematics L-Intersecting Families on Set Systems
Pokay Patricia Teacher Education Assessment of Informal Marine Science Programs
Rengan Krish Chemistry Study of Precipitation of Neptunium: Conditions Applicable to Nuclear Waste Site
Rubenfeld M. Gaie Nursing Preparation of Second Edition of Book: Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses
Rubenfeld Richard Art Michigan Comics
Schmitz Philip History & Philosophy Historical Dictionary of Ancient Phoenician Civilization
Sharma Natthi Physics & Astronomy Multipole Scattering from Liquids and Nano-suspensions
Tummala V.M. Rao Computer Information Systems SCRMP: A Framework to Assess and Manage Supply Chain Risks

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2008/9

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Dept/School

Project Title

Bahorski Zenia Computer Science Students' Perceptions and Use of Digital Recording Technology in the College Classroom
Chowdhry Pradeep Management Establish India's Leading Center for Sustainable Development and Entrepreneurship as a Platform to Impact the Triple Bottom Line
Francoeur Steven Biology Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Biological and Chemical Parameters within the Huron River Watershed
Gregory Susan Technology Studies Mail Carrier to Midwife: Developing a Multidimensional Pedagogical Approach to Teaching Meeting and Event Management in the Hotel and Restaurant
Keller Benjamin Computer Science Identifying Genetic Influences on Substance Abuse
Moylan William Engineering Technology The Project Learning Initiative for Eastern Michigan University
John Texter Engineering Technology Particle Science and Technology Scholarship Development
Zimmer Patricia Communication & Theatre Arts The Sharecropper's Protest of 1939: A New Play for Intergenerational Audiences

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2007/8

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Project Title

Alexander Jessica Communication & Theatre Arts The Little Match Girl Remix: A Theatrical Envisioning of Hans Christian Anderson’s Story as a Contemporary Edict on Homeless Youth
Chamberlain Kathleen History & Philosophy Gendering the Wild West: The Life of Susan McSween, Lincoln County Warrior and Pioneer Rancher
Chou David Computer Information Systems A Study of Unifying Corporate Quality Improvement Methodologies
Fields Daniel Engineering Technology Development of a Foundry Program at Eastern Michigan University
Hanson Robert Accounting & Finance Corporate Takeovers: Growth versus Decline
Hogan Walter University Library Animals and Animal Rights in Young Adult Literature
Huszczo Gregory Management Making a Difference
Krause Steven English Language & Literature Blogs as Writerly Spaces
Moyer Steve Health Promotion and Human Performance Positive Personal Social Activities for Elementary Physical Education
Nation Richard History & Philosophy Vigilantism in Indiana, 1865-1913
Orrange Robert Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Individuals and Organizations
Sheerin James Physics & Astronomy New Radar Studies of the Ionosphere
Sidlow Edward Political Science Explaining Presidential Success and Failure: FDR to W
Sims Gray Sylvia Social Work Defining the Artistry of Culturally Competent Leadership for Social Work Students

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2007/8

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Project Title

Dichtelmiller Margo Teacher Education The Power of Assessment: A Handbook for Early Childhood Educators
Hume Christine English Language & Literature Night in Ypsilanti
Jogaratnam Giri Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Determinants of Entrepreneurial Orientation and Performance
Weinstein Jay Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Completion of a Statistics Textbook
Williams Michael Nursing Family Responses to Critical Illness

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2006/7

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Angell Michael Biology The Role of B-1 Lymphocytes in Protective Responses to MAV-1 Infection
Corsianos Marilyn Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Crime and Gendered Justice: Examining the Possibilities
Heyl-Clegg Deborah Chemistry Development and Study of Antimicrobial Peptides as Potential Non-Resistant Antibiotics
Hoffman Ellen Teacher Education A History of the Emerging Internet and Schools
Leighton Paul Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology The Economics of Private Prisons
Moore-Hart Margaret Teacher Education Teaching Writing in a Diverse, Technological Society: An Avenue to Literacy Learning for Students in Grades K-8
Myers Julia Art Charles McGee: Sixty Years as an African-American Artist in Detroit
Nerenz Anne Foreign Languages & Bilingual Studies Increasing Spanish Language Proficiency and Cultural Knowledge
Nybell Lynn Social Work Childhood, Youth, and Social Work in Transformation: A Text for Social Work Education
Olwell Russell History & Philosophy Secrecy and the American Republic
Paciorek Michael Health Promotion and Human Performance Disability and Sport Recreation Resources, 4th Edition
Sachdev Harash Marketing Understanding the Practicality of Supply Chain Management: Using Tecumseh Products as an Example
Schichtman Martin English Language & Literature Cinematic Illuminations: The Middle Ages on Film
Schulz Eric Management Allocation and Perceptions of Merit Pay in a Public University
Woodland Linda Accounting & Finance Testing for Market Overreation Using Probit Regression

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2006/7

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Adler-Kassner Linda English Language & Literature Activist Writing Program Administration: Changing Stories
Aghssa Pirooz Communication and Theatre Arts Cabaret Techniques in Performance: Development of a One-Person Show
Allen Nancy English Language & Literature Writing Profiles of [Extra]ordinary Women: A Sabbatical of Learning and Writing
Cerroni-Long E.L. Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Ethnicity and Cultural Heritage
Clemans Daniel Biology Investigating the Role of Probiotic Microorganisms in Modulating the Immune Response
Duncan Jeff English Language & Literature Plays for Eastern Michigan University and for the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
Fullerton Sam Marketing A Cross-Cultural Assessment of Attitudes Regarding Unethical Behavior
Long Roger D. History & Philosophy Liaquat: Jinna’s ‘Right Hand,” A Biography
Martusewicz Rebecca Teacher Education EcoJustice Education: Evitalizing the Cultural and Ecological Commons
Mayda Chris Geography & Geology Regional and Environmental Geography of US and Canada Textbook
Reinhardt Ulrich Biology Interactions Between Native and Invasive Fish Species in Freshwater Habitats of Northern Japan and Southern Germany
Schwartz Ellen Art Metal Icons--Images for the Middle Class?
Wu Tsu-Yin Nursing A Comparative Study on Breast Cancer Screening Among Immigrant Asian Women in the U.S. and Women in Taiwan

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2005/6

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Bach Catherine Biology Forest Fragmentation and Australian Mistletoes: Effects on Herbivory, Pollination, and Seed Dispersal
Barak Gregg Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Violence, Conflict, and World Order: Conversations in Crime and Justice Studies
Howard Paul Mathematics The Vector Space Basis Theorem
Kennedy Vance Chemistry Cubic Octafunctional Silsesquioxanes, Nanobuilding Blocks from Rice Hull Ash
Lan Virginia Nursing Survey of Genetics Content in Baccalaureate Nursing Programs in the Philippines and Taiwan
Moaddel Mansoor Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Iraqis' Perceptions of Past, Present, and Future
Reiling Denise Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology The Negotiation of Boundary Maintenance: The use of Culturally Prohibited Secular Treatments for Mental Illness among the Old Order Amish
Sheerin James Physics & Astronomy High Power Ionospheric Research
Sinclair Karen Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology The Historical Dictionary of the Maori
Wu Nesa Computer Information Systems Development of Service Industry Specific Lean Methodology and Principles

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2005/6

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Atzmon Leslie Art Dream Work: The Impact of Fin-de-Siècle Science on Contemporaneous Fantasy Imager
Friebe Timothy Chemistry Stereochemical Synthesis of 1—Dihydroprrolines and Their Conversion into Potential Anticancer and Antiviral Agents
Langer Georgea Teacher Education Field Book and Research Study: Collaborative Analysis of Student Learning
Liggit Peggy Biology Ypsilanti Schools Get WET and Characterization of Antibiotic Resistant Fecal Bacteria Isolated from Southern Michigan Waterways
Martin Frances Political Science A Comparative Study of Feminism, Gender, and the Judiciary: Israel and the United States
Moss Walter History & Philosophy Violence, Technology, Ideology, and Culture: An Examination of the 20th Century
Sanchez Pedro Computer Information Systems The Singular Value Decomposition as a Data Mining Tool
Stahler-Sholk Richard Political Science The Zapatista Autonomy Movement: Social Movement Innovation in Chiapas, Mexico
Sverdlik William Computer Science Mining the Elements
Voght Geoffrey Foreign Languages & Bilingual Studies A Biography of the Seventeenth-Century Spanish Court Dramatist, Don Pedro Calderón de la Barca

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2004/5

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Burilovich Linda Accounting and Finance A Study of the Risk of the Reclassification of Debt
Chu Shenghui Kathy Mathematics Professional Development in Bioinformatics
Milletti Maria Chemistry Theoretical Modeling of Nitrogen-Containing Compounds
Nord Ross Chemistry Theoretical Modeling of the Catalytic Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide
Ohren Joseph Political Science Faith-Based Delivery of Services Funded Through the CDBG Program
Pancioli Diana Art Glaze Forward
Tillman Tracy Industrial Technology Develop the Foundation for the SME/IIE/Shingo Lean Manufacturing Professional Certification Program

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2004/5

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Cassidy Cheryl English Language & Literature Women and Empire 1750-1930: Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism, India 1830-1930
Davis Margaret Art Decoding
Jose-Kampfner Cristina Teacher Education Si Se Puede – It Can Be Done: Advancing Adolescent Latinas in Mathematics
Kirby Steven Foreign Languages & Bilingual Studies A Glossary to the Old Spanish Libro de buen amor (Book of Good Love) by Juan Ruiz, Arcipreste de Hita
Olson Judith Associated Health Professions The Phenomenon of Early Expulsion and Occupational Therapy Services
Rainville Alice Jo Human, Environmental, and Consumer Resources School Lunch Cost Comparison: On-Site vs. Fast Food vs. Home-Prepared
Rengan Krishnaswamy Chemistry Accurate Measurement of Fission-Product Yields
Thornton James Economics Is Increased Spending on Medical Care Worth It?
Vites Jose C. Chemistry Methods Development for Multi-Element Analysis by HR-ICPMS for the Study of Mercury Speciation and Transport in the Environment

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2003/4

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Beringer Ernest Physics & Astronomy Photoluminescence Spectroscopy of Semiconductor Heterostructures
Caniglia Joanne Mathematics Teachers Learning Together: Investigating Effective Strategies for the Retention of Urban Teachers through Lesson Study Methodology
Hodges Kay Psychology A Pilot Study of Factors which Influences Dissemination of Evidence-Based Treatment and Their Relationship to Client Outcome
Newell Stephanie Management Managing Organizational Identity: Strategic Decision-Making in a Period of Change
Polakow Valerie Teacher Education Who Cares for the Children? Policy, Poverty, and Child Care
Rosenfeld Raymond Political Science Fulbright-University of Calgary Distinguished Chair in North American Studies and Civic Culture Research
Snyder Donald Chemistry Surface Derivation of Conducting Polymers with Immunospecific Biomolecules for Impedance Spectroscopy-Based Biosensors
Walker Glenn Biology Developmental Deformities Associated with Specific Levels of PCB Congener in Lake Trout Embryos
Williams Patricia Art Development of a Certificate Program in Jacquard Weaving

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2003/4

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Bednekoff Peter Biology Costs and Benefits of Living on the Edge of Groups
Geherin David English Language & Literature Scene of the Crime: The Role of Place in Crime and Mystery Fiction
Greco Tamara Biology Using a Microarray Strategy to Identify Estrogen-Regulated Genes
Hanewicz Wayne Interdisciplinary Technology Study of Paradigms in Technology
Jones Louise Human, Environmental, and Consumer Resources Certificate in Green/Sustainable Interior Design
Motschall Melissa English Language & Literature An Examination of the Relationship between Formal Education and Practical Experience in Preparing Students for Careers in Public Relations
Myers Julia Art Robert Wylie and the American Search for Community in Brittany
Ruiter-Feenstra Pamela Music Bach and Improvisation: Learning the Language
Scott Joanna Political Science Book Manuscript for Rowman and Littlefield: Hannah Arendt: The Shock of Experience

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2002/3

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Crary, David Economics An Economic Model of the U.S. Economy
Hansen, Ruth Ann Associated Health Professions A Comprehensive Assessment Process for the Revised Occupational Therapy Curriculum
Howard, Arthur Chemistry The Use of Microwave Irradiation in the Exploration of a Novel Route to Benzodiazepines and Analogous Compounds
Kass, David Biology The Regulation of SINEs and LINEs: A Window to Evolution and Disease
Kustron, Konnie Business and Technology Education Gender Bias in the Michigan Attorney Grievance and Disciplinary Processes
Moreland, Kemper Economics The Optimal Piecewise Linear Income Tax
Pfoutz, Susan Nursing The Cost of Being a Patient
Sharma, Natthi Physics & Astronomy Hands-On Learning in Photonics
Sokkar, Fathi Computer Information Systems Supply Chain Management and E-Business
Tanguay, Denise Management Characteristics of Merit Pay Plans in Higher Education: A Survey
Tucker, William English Language & Literature When Teachers Write Reflectively: Goals, Constraints, Benefits
VandenBosch, James Biology Mariner-Based PhoA Gene Fusions in Campylobacter Jejuni
Victor, Gary Marketing and Law The Michigan Consumer Protection Act Twenty-Five Years After—What is Left and Where are we Going?
Williston, Judith Teacher Education Writing a Book: Developing the Teacher Leader
Winning Robert Biology Investigation into the Role of Rho GTPases in Embryonic Cellular Communication
Zirk, Willard Music Personal Private Music Teacher: A Digital Versatile Disc

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2002/3

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Friedman, Monroe Psychology Commercial Influences in Popular American Plays and Songs of the Post-World War II Era

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2001/2

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Beard, Betty J. Nursing Learning Needs of New Mothers
Deckert, Glenn Foreign Languages & Bilingual Studies English Language Pedagogical Applications in Qatar
Dionne, Craig English Language & Literature Shakespeare's Common Place: The Bard and American Middle-Brow Culture
Halmhuber, Nancy Special Education Academic Service Learning Handbook
Hill, Ray Management Career Redirection: Teaching Management Skills for Asian Cultures Using Experimental Methods
Karabenick, Stuart Psychology The Impact of Culture on the Learning Process
McGuire, Michael Music From Chaos to Clarity in Psychodynamic Music Therapy: An Anthology - Works by the Pioneer Music Therapist Florence Tyson
McNamara, Joann Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance The Rites of Spring
Pernecky, Steven Chemistry Characterization of Oxidation Products of Low Density Lipoprotiens
Phillips, Donald Chemistry A Project to Improve the Preparation in Chemistry Education of Future Elementary School Teachers at EMU
Richardson, Barbara Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Ellen Swallow Richards, "Ladies Clubs" and Applied Social Science Research in the Progressive Reform Era
Rubenfeld, M. Gaie Nursing Assessing Critical Thinking in Undergraduate Nursing Education
Thomsen, Marshall Physics & Astronomy An Updated Approach to Thermodynamics
Vinyard, JoEllen History & Philosophy Behind Democracy: Extremism in Twentieth Century Michigan

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2001/2

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Bush-Bacelis, Jean Management Evolving into a Virtual Organization Formulating a Strategic Communication Plan
Ettington, Deborah Management E-Business Program Development
Haynes, Susan Computer Science Digital Multimedia Database
McMillian, William Computer Science Book Proposal: "The Essentials of Software Engineering"
Saxon, Charles Computer Information Systems Design and Development of web-based system software for Legal Scholars
Vielhaber, Mary Management Executive Coaching: The Effects of the Leadership Development of Women Executives

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One-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2000/1

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Adams, Troy Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology EMU/Romulus Middle School Telementoring Project
Brabec, Michael Chemistry Teach and conduct research in the Institute of Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry at Palacky University in the Czech Republic
Cao, Liqun Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Conduct research testing western criminological theory in Asian society at the Center for Criminology in Hong Kong
Citino, Robert History & Philosophy Mobile Operations: The Art of Warfare in the 20th Century
Cross, Gilbert English Language & Literature History of London's Adelphi Theatre in the 19th Century
Crouch, Margaret History & Philosophy Introductory textbook: Philosophy of Language
Dewan, Abdullah Economics Macroeconometrics of Inflationary Expectations:  Vector Autoregression and Co-Integration Analysis
Haddad, Carol Interdisciplinary Technology The Management of Technological Change: A Strategic Partnership Approach
Kinney, Rhonda Political Science Institutional structures and rules in Congress vs. successful presidential leadership
Kreger, Robert Special Education Obtain MDE approval as Director of Special Education
Lake, Marylyn Special Education Impact of co-teaching instructional skills in two middle schools
Leapard, David Business & Technology Education Visiting Scholar at Japan Center of Michigan Universities in Hikone, Japan
Ligibel, Ted Geography & Geology Nominate Fayette Historic Townsite as a National Historic Landmark
Paciorek, Karen Teacher Education Edit "Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Early Childhood Education"
Perkins, George English Language & Literature Prepare a new edition of Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature
Rubenfeld, Richard Fine Arts Create an exhibit and catalogue of comic art
Schlagheck, Carol English Language & Literature Work as a freelance writer and copy editor
Sonstein, Stephen Associated Health Professions Study at the Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research Division
Yager, Jay Fine Arts Create a Web site focusing on the 15th and 16th century courts of six northern Italian noble families and the art produced for or sponsored by them

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Two-Semester Sabbatical Leave Award 2000/1

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Aebersold, Jo Ann Foreign Languages & Bilingual Studies Conduct research for a textbook on English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher training
Bridges, Wallace Communication & Theatre Arts Research history and development of African American drama and theatre arts
Däumer, Elisabeth English Language & Literature Write book, "T.S. Eliot in Germany"
Huszczo, Gregory Management Complete two journal articles, establish a database of interviews on how managers make a difference, develop knowledge of gainsharing plans, and serve a statewide organization dedicated to developing constructive union-management relations
Jones, Sylvia Teacher Education Write 4 essays on best practices in teaching issues of diversity in diverse teaching teams
Kramer, Morrey Accounting Conduct research in the optimal stopping time in size-dependent searches
Prince, Nancy Nursing Develop competency as a family nurse practitioner; investigate opportunities for nurse faculty managed clinic
Seibert, Theresa Communication & Theatre Arts Develop and produce a creative outreach program called Shakespearience
Torres, Roberto Associated Health Professions Academic Collaboration between EMU Health Administration Program & Colegio Universitario del Este in Puerto Rico
Uhlaner, Lorraine Management Conduct research on family businesses and entrepreneurship curriculum development while serving as Visiting Professor at Erasmus University of Rotterdam in the Netherlands
Zimmer, Patricia Communication & Theatre Arts Visit children’s theatre program alumnae in Asia; prepare a presentation of children’s theatre in the U.S.

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Provost New Faculty Award

2013/14 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

Provost's New Faculty Award 2013/14

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Dept/School

Project Title

Cavar, Damir English Language & Literature Natural Language Processing for Linguistic Annotation of Text Archives
Che, Xiangdong Technology Studies Build a Virtual Testbed to Simulate Cyber-Ecosystem
Hersh, Michelle Biology Seed Pathogens in Fragmented Landscapes
Hutchins-Wiese, Heather Health Sciences Food Preference Survey to Determine Dietary Patterns and Risk for Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women
Jackson, Sandra Music & Dance Commissioning and Performance Project for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble
Janser, Ingo Chemistry Tunable Functionality of α, β-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds: Development of Novel Pharmaceuticals
Kraai, Rhonda Special Education Access to Communities of Faith for People with Disabilities
McIntyre, Rusty Psychology The Stereotype Threat of Social Exclusion: How being Ostracized Increases the Pressure to Perform in Situations Assessing Social Worth
Oh, Chong Computer Information Systems Movie Tweets: Predicting Movie Box Office Performance with Social Media
Orfgen, Tierney Ann Technology Studies Perceived Accountability in the Workplace - Extension and Explanation of the Role of Perceived Accountability in Workplace Outcomes
Roumani, Yaman Computer Information Systems Forecasting Seasonality of Software Vulnerabilities Using an ARIMA Model
Saunders, Theresa Leadership & Counseling The Cost of Change: SIG Funding in the EAA
Saunoris, James Economics The Economic Impacts of Intergovernmental Transfers
Scoville,  J. Michael History & Philosophy Flourishing: Its Meaning and Ethical Significance for Environmental Ethics
Shea,  Sarah E. Social Work

Evaluation of the Effects of Specialized Reflective Practice Training on Infant Mental Health Practice and Supervision

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Provost's New Faculty Award 2012

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Allen, Amanda English Language & Literature The Sweetness Debate: Neglected Female Junior Novels (1942-1967) and the Gendering of Young Adult Fiction
Blondy, Laurie C. Nursing Identifying Constructs of the Synthesis Process
Bluhm, Minnie Health Sciences Why They Do It: Oncologists' Rationales for Administering Chemotherapy to Dying Patients
Bryk, Nancy Geography & Geology Acknowledging Women's Contributions in Sites of Famous Men
Bumpus, Sherry M. Nursing Evaluation of Bridging the Discharge Gap Effectively (BRIDGE)
Caponegro, Ramona English Language & Literature The Prisoner and the Grande Dame: Leo Frank, Anne Carol Moore, and the Children's Library that Connected Their Stories
Casey, Stephanie Mathematics STEM - Achievement Improvement in Mathematics among Michigan English Language Learners: AIM-ELL
Eydgahi, Ali Engineering Technology Design of an Intelligent Autonomous Control and Navigation System for Simulation of Unmanned Surface Vehicles
Grote, Todd Geography & Geology Reconstructing Prehistoric Floodplain Environments in the Allegheny-Upper Ohio River Basin, Pennsylvania
Leon, Raul Leadership & Counseling Study Abroad: Engaging Males and Students of Color
Marterella, Abbey Health Sciences Theorizing Lifestyle: Exploring Health and Wellness Needs of Adults with Serious Mental Illness
Saldanha, Kennedy Social Work Marginal Homelessness Experiences of Youth in Two Alternative Education Programs: A Pilot Study
Shin, Hyoung-jin Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Residential Choice of Immigrant Groups in Newark City, 1880
Tomaš   Zuzana World Languages STEM - Achievement Improvement in Mathematics among Michigan English Language Learners: AIM-ELL

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Provost's New Faculty Award 2011

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Cass, Howard Music & Dance and Communication, Media, & Theater Arts Recording of Musical Compositions Based on the Writings of Kurt Vonnegut
Currans, Elizabeth Women's & Gender Studies Engendering Publics: Women's Demonstrations in the 21st Century U.S.
DeMarte, Jason Art Nature Preserve
Feng, Xianghong Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Place, Culture, and Consumption:  The McDonaldization of Tourism in Fenghuang, China
Ferguson, Jason Art Domestic Carnival
Greenwald, Katherine Biology A New Mode of Reproduction in Salamanders:  Adaptive Benefits and Conservation Implications
Halpern, Rob English Language & Literature Becoming a Patient of History:  Poetry, Politics, and the Crisis of Agency (scholarly essays), and My Augustine (poems)
Higgins, Peter History & Philosophy Justice and Immigrant Admissions
Koopman, Margaret Biology Investigating the Genetic Structure of Carnivorous Pitcher Plants
Pawlowski, David Physics & Astronomy Towards a 27 Day Prediction of Ionospheric and Thermospheric Space Weather
Peavler, Robert Music & Dance Recording of Various 20th and 21st Century American Art Songs
Rickard, Megan Health Promotion & Human Performance Midwest College Students' Perceptions about Individuals with Sexually Transmitted Infections
Scaglione, Jamie Chemistry Characterization of the Pladienolide Thioesterase
Singh Nitya Political Science Understanding the Role of Economic Factors in the Growth of Left-Wing Extremist Movements - A Study of the Naxalite Movement in India
Wozniak, David Accounting & Finance The Effects of Ambiguity and Information for Individual Decision Making

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Provost's New Faculty Award 2010

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Bo, Jin Psychology Handwriting Consistency in Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder
Carbone, John W. Health Sciences Amino Acid Regulation on the Ubiquitin Proteasome Pathway
Casper, Anne M. Biology Characterizing DNA Breaks at Chromosomal Fragile Sites using the Yeast Model Organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Dagnan, Brooke Communication, Media & Theatre Arts The Sale Barn: Documenting the Traditions of a Midwestern Auction
David, Nina P. Geography & Geology An Evaluation of Informal Regional Land Use Partnerships and their Potential in Michigan
Duke, Robert H. History & Philosophy 'Food is a Weapon’: Manufacturing Support for Community Gardening in the Arsenal of Democracy
Fisher, Janet L. Special Education Examining Special Education Eligibility for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder through the Lens of a Collaborative Medical-Educational Model
Guthrie, Jeff Chemistry Aptamer-Based Biosensors for Environmental Analysis
Morton II Larry G. Social Work Exploring the Challenges and Strengths in Homeless Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Mueller , Derek N. English Language & Literature Apprenticeship in Linking: Networked Writing Practices and the Casual Circulation of Influential Objects
Spolans, Brian Art Systems of Function
Staunton, John A. English Language & Literature Teaching Literature/Inquiry in Community
Vivek, Shiri Marketing Service Ethnocentrism in the Choice of Providers: Development of a Multi-Country Measure
Yaya Mehmet E. Economics Determinants of Income Inequality of Immigrants in the United States

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Provost's New Faculty Award 2009

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Project Title

Bleyaert, Barbara Leadership & Counseling Development and Pilot Test of an ‘Organizational Design Equity Audit’ for Use in Michigan High Schools
Drake, John Computer Information Systems Tying Ethical Beliefs to Actual Behavior: Development of a Comprehensive Qualitative Instrument for Business and Information Technology Ethical Issues
Dunn Jr., John English Language and Literature Tracing the History of Higher Education Policy Reform and Writing Program Administration: The Case of Fred Newton Scott, James Burrill Angell, and the University of Michigan, 1871-1909
Flowers, Ronald Leadership & Counseling The Lost Boys of Intercollegiate Athletics
Gossett, Andrea Health Sciences Exploring Health Needs of Seniors Aging in the Community
Harryman, Carla English Language & Literature Poets Theater Plays and Other Performance Writings
Jones, Melissa English Language & Literature Early Modern Pornographies
LaRose, Jacqueline Teacher Education Where's My Family?' Portrayals of Families in Chidren's Picture Books
Li, Hui Political Science Michigan City Income Tax: Property Tax Relief of Additional Revenue Souce?
McVey, Michael Teacher Education Using Small Scale Social Networking Applications as a Franework for Technology Skill Development
Ramsey, Paul Teacher Education A Polyglot Boardinghouse: A History of Public Bilingual Schooling in the United States
Schmitt, Thomas Psychology A Comparative Investigation of Rotation Methods within Exploratory Factor Analysis

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Provost's New Faculty Award 2008

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Dept/School

Project Title

Badger Booth, Susan Communications & Theatre Arts Community & Culture: Creating a Plan for Washtenaw County

Cowdery,

Kindred,

Joan,

Jeannette

Health Promotion & Human Performance

Communications and Theatre Arts

Reception and Processing of Health Communication Messages Delivered Via an Online Virtual World
Edwards, Gavin Chemistry In Situ Monitoring of Ozone in Southeastern Michigan
Ensor, Marissa Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Grandmothers of the Nile Valley: Intergenerational Enculturation among Sudanese Refugee Families in Egypt
Gray, Suzanne University Library Assessing the Intersetions: Support for Student Research, Writing, and Technology at Eastern Michigan University
Herman, Christopher Health Promotion & Human Performance The Development of a Comprehensive Research-Based Program for Cancer Rehabilitation Patients
Judd, Kristine Biology Evaluating Ecosystem Services in Local Restored Wetlands
Kubitskey, Bethany Physics & Astronomy Faculty Video Club--Research on University Teaching
Penix, Tamara Psychology Writing a NIMH R21 Grant Proposal to Study the Functions of Sexual Behaviors for Sexual Offenders and Community Controls
Robbins, Christopher Teacher Education Dangerous when Wet: Culture, Pedagogy, and Power in Liquid Times--An Assessment of Henry A. Giroux's Body of Work and Its Implications for Education Policy and Practice
Shen, Tsai-Shan Communications & Theatre Arts Who Should Pay for First Dates?: Rethinking Face Management in the Initial Stage of Relational Development from an Evolutionary Perspective
Shetron-Rama, Lynne Health Sciences Essential Metabolic Pathways of B. Antracis in Infection
Simmons III, Robert Teacher Education Our Journey in K-12 Education: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Experiences and Thoughts of African American Men in the Teaching Profession in Michigan
Simoes, Solange Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Integrating my ongoing international collaboration and research into my EMU agenda
Stevens, Brooks Harris Art Expanding Digital Imagery for Environments
Williams,  Linda Teacher Education Improving Student Achievement Through an Afterschool Knitting Program: Cultural Historical Activity Theory in an Urban Setting

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Provost's New Faculty Award 2007

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Banerji, Kunal Management Supply Chain Linkages and Firm Competitiveness: A Look at the US Auto Ancillary Industry
Barr, Mark English Language & Literature Romantic Justice: A Legal Genealogy of the Imagination
Beaubien, Brigid Teacher Education Resilient Teaching: How Urban Early Childhood Teachers Remain and Thrive in the Classroom
Burton-Hoyle, Sally Special Education Coping Skills of Families of Children with ASD
Carroll, Bruce Political Science Tenure Deprived: United States Magistrate Judge's in the American Legal System
Fries, Derrick Special Education The Impact of Michigan Merit Curriculum Reform and Graduation Expectations for Special Education and At-Risk Students
Han, Xiaoxu Mathematics Cancer Molecular Pattern Discovery by Projected Gradient Non-negative Matrix Factorization based Subspace Kernel Clustering
Johnson, Amy Chemistry "Out of the Blue it Just Pops into My Mind!" Making Connections and Transferring Knowledge in General Chemistry Courses
Kao, Tsui-Sui Annie Nursing Acculturation and Maternal Influences on AAPI Adolescents' Sexual Behaviors
Killingbeck, Donna Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Punishment for Sale: How Big Business Bought the American Correctional System
Koehn, Patrick Physics & Astronomy The EARTHS Project--Educational Astronomy with Radio Telescopes in High Schools
Koh, Myung-Sook Special Education Phenomena of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Parents on Educating their Children in the United States: A Quantitative Study
Kovacevic, Nastasa English Language & Literature Civilization's Wild West: Narrating Eastern Europe's Communism and Post-Communism
Kovacs, Thomas Geography & Geology Imaging the Interaction of Saharan Aerosol with Tropical Cyclones using the CALIPSO Satellite
Lajiness-O'Neill, Renee Psychology Examining Brain Regions that Underlie Joint Attention with Magnetoencephalography (MEG): Substrates for Social Cognition
Liepman, Aaron Biology Examining the Functions of Mannan Polysaccharides in the Model Plant Species Arabidopsis Thaliana
Mucher, Stephen History and Philosophy Research Support for Archival Investigation When Subject Matter Mattered: The Changing Role of Content Knowledge in Teacher Preparation, 1871-1921
Sacksteder, Amy Art Capturing Time: From Painting to Projection
Tracy, Christine English Language & Literature News as an Ecosystem; Shifting Perspectives for Citizen Journalists
Walsh, Pamela Health Sciences What do Health Care Managers Need?
Welsh, William Geography & Geology Preliminary Feasibility Study of a Closed-Loop Biofuel Industry in Detroit
Wilmes, Gregg Chemistry Synthesis and Control of Self-assembling Block Copolymers in Solution: Examining the Stability and Dynamics of Micelle Formation by NMR Relaxation
Wiswell, Lisa Nursing Retaining Minority Nursing Students: Perceptions of Faculty Support
Witkow, Melissa Psychology Daily Experiences Among Pairs of Best Friends During Their First Year of College

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Provost's New Faculty Award 2006

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Amidei, Cathryn School of Technology Studies Development of a Large Format Textile Digital Printing Laboratory for the ATM Program at Eastern Michigan University
Bruya, Brian History & Philosophy Effortless Attention: The Theory and Science of Getting More for Less
Cunningham, Charles English Language & Literature Pioneers on Relief: Race, Individualism, and the Yeoman Myth
Eidietis, Laura Biology Comparing a Native Species to an Invasive Competitor:  Defensive Behaviors of Juvenile Crayfish
Emal, Cory Chemistry Design and Synthesis of Bioactive Small Molecules as Anti-Parasitic Agents:  Development of 1,2-aminoalcohols as Antimalarials
Evans, Hedeel Guy Chemistry Biochemistry of Life at the Edge
Fuller, Craig Health Sciences FIND Is an Interleukin-4-Induced Molecule Expressed by Deactivated Cells
Hric, Kathleen Special Education Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and Their Perceptions of Facial Expressions
Huth-Bocks, Alissa Psychology Depression Risk, Infant-Mother Attachment, and Cortisol
Kullberg, Judith Political Science The Formation of Political Preferences:  The Case of Post-Communist Russia
Liu, Beili Art Dwelling--From East to West
Locke, Jennifer Art A Comparison Project: Recording Rococo and American Environments
Mistry, Anahita Health Sciences Regulation of Energy Balance and Body Weight by Dietary Calcium
Reedy, Michael Art Combining Medical Imaging with Traditional Fine Art Portraiture
Schoenherr, Tobias Computer Information Systems Assessing Global Competitiveness of Manufacturing Supply Chains:  Data Collection in the German Manufacturing Industry
Sneed, Bethany Political Science When Public and Nonprofit Values Converge:  A Research Agenda for the Bi-Sector Study of Representative Bureaucracy
Wannamaker, Annette English Language & Literature Under the Wolf Suit:  Boys in Contemporary American Children’s Literature and Culture
Zhao, Zhirong Political Science Local Option Taxes and Fiscal Disparities among Local Governments

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Provost's New Faculty Award 2005

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Buffington, Melanie Art Expanding Visual Arts Education into the Community: Connecting EMU Students and Local Teachers through the Resources of Ford Gallery
Endres, Megan Lee Management A Model of Gender Differences and Complex Financial Decision Making
Koch, Ellen Psychology Comparison of Dosed and Prolonged Exposure Treatments for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Molloy, Ryan Art Labwork: A Journal for Visual Representation
Parker, Jeff English The Drinking Game: A Hypermedia, Performance, and Short Story Project
Suchan, Thomas Art The Cliff Sculpture of Dazu:  A Study of a Regional Artistic Tradition and the Domestication of Buddhism in Medieval China

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Provost's New Faculty Award 2004

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Ensor, Bradley Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Archaeological Excavations at Islas de Los Cerros, Tabasco, Mexico
Garrett, Edward English Language & Literature Discovering, Querying and Analyzing Phonetic Data on the Web
Neufeld, Christine English Language & Literature Gathering the Gossips
Palladino, John Special Education Collaborating on Behalf of Adolescent Youth with Behavior Disabilities Residing in Foster Care: Implications for Transitional Services
Petrescu, Claudia Political Science Understanding Strategic Management in Nonprofit Organizations
Yang, Guey-Meei Art Cross-Cultural Dialogues Through Imagery and Text

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Provost's New Faculty Award 2003

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Chowdhur,y Sanjib Management What Is the Effect of Individual-Level and Team-Level Knowledge and Complex Knowledge on High-Tech Entrepreneurial Firm Performance?
Calin, Ovidiu Mathematics Lectures on Geometric Mechanics of Riemannian and Heisenberg Manifolds
Coykendall, Abigail English Language & Literature Conjuring Inherited Empire: Gothic Real Estate and the Eighteenth-Century British Novel
Francouer, Steven Biology Photosynthetic Regulation of Wetland Enzyme Activity
Hume, Christine English Language & Literature "Alaskaphrenia," a Collection of Poems
Keller, Benjamin Computer Science Linking Accuracy of Recommendation Algorithms to Objective Measures
Lee, Lidia Special Education Perception of Audio Distortion
Lindsay, Harriet Chemistry A New Synthesis of Nitrogen-Containing Sugar Mimics with Biomedical Applications
Mannari, Vijay Interdisciplinary Technology Polymers for Radiation-Curable Flame-Retardent Coatings
Ruggiero, Maria Art Transformation:  Developing and Documenting Watercolor Painting Using Digital Media
Tanner, Christine Communications & Theatre Arts Actor Training for Theatre for Young Audiences: Let's Take a Fresh Look
Texter, John Interdisciplinary Technology Renewable Soy-Based Microemulsions for Alleviation of Diesel Emissions

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Provost's New Faculty Award 2002

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Ajrouch, Kristine Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Intergenerational Relations:  Social Support and Aging Arab Americans
Blakely, Colin Art Scanning the Horizon
Chamberlain, Kathleen History & Philosophy Victorio, Apache Leader and Warrior
Coffman, Margaret Biology Characterization of Two Muscle-Specific Promoters for Use in DNA Vaccines for Fish
DeHoog, John Art Lightweight Chair Design:  Combining Wood with Fiberglass, Kevlar, and Carbon Fiber
Downey, Karen Psychology Contingency Management for Smoking Cessation Among Sorority Members:  Benefits Associated with Short-Term Abstinence
Frye, Crissie Management A Meta-Analytic View of the Effect of Personality and Structural Variables on Job Satisfaction
Laporte, Marianne Biology Genetic Engineering for Drought Avoidance in Plants
Milletti, Christina English Language & Literature Room in the Hotel America, A Novel
Schoenhals, Joel Music Piano Recording: Bela Bartok's Complete For Children Volumes 1 and 2
Zamani, Eboni Leadership & Counseling The Dilemma of Difference:  Examining the Politics of Racial Identity, Self-Interest and Perceived Causes of Affirmative Action Backlash Among Collegians

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Provost's New Faculty Award 2001

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Blake, Kevin Geography & Geology The Michigan Drumlin Project
Cano, Annmarie Psychology Chronic Pain, Disability, and Depression Among Married, Older Couples
Clemans, Daniel Biology Secreted Haemophilus influenzae Modulins Stimulate Respiratory Inflammation
Csicsila, Joe English Language & Literature Canons by Consensus:  Critical Trends and American Literature Canons
Grondona, Veronica English Language & Literature Typological Characteristics of Active-Inactive Languages
Kaston, Andrea English Language & Literature Redefining ‘A Woman’s Place’: An Examination of Victorian Middle-Class Life at Home
Kuehn, Kevin Biology Decomposition of the Wetland Plant Typha angustifolia (Cattail):  The Role of Microorganisms in Decay and Nutrient Cycling Processes
McGregor, Stephen HPERD The Role of Inflammatory Cells Following Contraction-Induced Skeletal Muscle Injury Using Transgenic Mice and Gene Array Analysis
Moore, Adam History & Philosophy Privacy Rights: Cultural Dimensions and Philosophic Foundations
Nabors, Nina Psychology Medical Decision-Making:  The Case of Fibroid Tumors
Pilato, Denise Interdisciplinary Technology Battlefields and Boundaries: New Territory for the Woman Inventor in the Civil War
Poli, Maria Serena Geography & Geology Deep and Intermediate Water Circulation in the Western North Atlantic During the Climate Extremes of Oxygen Isotope Stages 11-12 (c. 360,000-470,000 Years Ago)
Reinhardt, Ulrich Biology Applied Studies in Fish Behavior:  Barriers against Fish Invasions and Selection in Domesticated Trout
Schroeder, Michael History & Philosophy Tragedy, Redemption, Power:  The Sandino Rebellion in Las Segovias and Nicaragua, 1926-1934
Schulz, Eric Management Signing Bonus Prevalence: Myth or Reality
Sickels-Taves, Lauren Geography & Geology Preserving Michigan’s Lighthouses: An Owner’s Handbook
Tonkovich, John Special Education Efficacy of Supported Conversation Training for Chronic Aphasia

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Provost's New Faculty Award 2000

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Armstrong, W. Jeffrey HPERD Exercise Science Ultrasound Laboratory
Atzmon, Leslie Fine Arts Design and and distribute to 2500 members of the American Center for Design a self-published book on type/image juxtaposition and write two essays — “Cultures of the Kabbalah” and “Letter Symbolism in the Kabbalah”
Carroll, James Physics & Astronomy Electric Field Measurements in the EMU Target Chamber
Dieterle, Jill History & Philosophy Feminist Philosophy of Science and Mathematics
Friebe, Timothy Chemistry Synthesis and Reaction Chemistry of 2-Alkenyloxazolidin-5-ones
Kaderavek, Joan Special Education Early Literacy Project for Children with Special Needs
Kern, Roger Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology Internet Software Piracy: A Criminological Analysis
Knapp, James English Language & Literature To complete two chapters of "Blinding Brute:  Image, Text, and the Reformation of the Elizabethan Historical Imagination"
Mayda, Christine Geography & Geology Upgrade video-editing bay; attend a digital video conference
Nelson, Michelle Fine Arts Tools for the Next Decade of Design
Olwell, Russell History & Philosophy Atomic Cities: The Postwar Development of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and Hanford, Washington
Rankin, Larry Nursing Pilot Study of Risk Factors and Self-Efficacy in African-American Families
Saddik, Annette English Performing America: The Struggle for Cultural Identity on the Stage
Sverdlik, William Computer Science Applications of Evolutionary Programming Techniques to Real Time Systems

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Undergraduate Research Stimulus Program

2013/14 | 2012/13 | 2011/12 | 2010/11

Undergraduate Research Stimulus Program 2013/14
(Summer 2013 & Winter 2014)

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Faculty Mentor

Mentor's Department

Project Title

Morgan Callewaert General Biochemistry Margaret Hanes Biology Determining Microsatellite Variation in Three Species of Megistostegium
Philip Elugbemi Biology Cory Emal Chemistry Synthesis of Novel Peptide Mimics as Inhibitors of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 (PAI-1)
Carly Evich Psychology Steven Huprich Psychology Evaluating the Clinical Utility of the Malignant Self-Regard Questionnaire Amongst Clinical Populations
Melissa Judd Art John DeHoog Art The Art of Curves: Experimentation in Bending Wood
Halley Marconnay Biology Kristin Judd Biology Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Microbial Community Composition and Function Throughout a Watershed
Yeji Park Professional Biochemistry Deborah Heyl-Clegg Chemistry Fighting Bacterial Resistance: Hydrophobic Aromatic Modifications in a Linear Antimicrobial Peptide
Yuan Ross Chemistry & Biology Ingo Janser Chemistry Toxicodynamics of Ethacrynic-Acid Derivatives: Therapeutic Implications in Modifying the α,β-unsaturated Carbonyl Unit of Organic Compounds in Drug Synthesis
Jumanah Saadeh Biology David Kass Biology The Epigenic Basis for Reporductive Isolation
Caitlin Baumer Biology Maria Milletti Chemistry Modeling Inhibitors of the PAI-1 Protein
Matthew Benedict Communications and Psychology Michael Tew Communications, Media, & Theatre Arts Policy Priorities Survey of Michigan LGBT Advocacy Organizations
Samuel Boateng Biology Michael Angell Chemistry CD40 Regulation of MAV-1 Virus Infection in Mouse Macrophage Cells
Cristian Chirosca Professional Biochemistry Harriet Lindsay Chemistry Identifying a New Catalyst for the Synthesis of Small Molecules with a Specific 3D Arrangement of Atoms
Natalie Colletti Biology Katherine Greenwald Biology Environmental DNA Analysis to Accurately Determine the Presence of Ambystoma Laterale
Brittany Cymes Professional Geology Christine Clark Geography & Geology Anomalous X-Site Occupancy in Povondraite
Calvin Day Chemistry Ruth Ann Armitage Chemistry Identifying Ancient Dyes with Minimal Sample Preparation
Niki Grishkevich Physics-Research Patrick Koehn Physics & Astronomy Using Cantennas as a Link Between Radio Telescopes
Matt Hamilton Language, Literature, Writing Amanda Allen English Language & Literature Defining Rebellion: Positioning Interpellation and Insurrection in The Hunger Games
Samantha Isselbacher Biology Cara Shillington Biology Oh, Behave! Influences of Behavior on Prey Capture and Growth in Brazilian Salmon Pink Birdeater Tarantulas (Lasiodara parahybana)
Leean Jones Special Education - Hearing Impaired John Palladino Special Education The "Why" of "Non-Comply": Understanding High School Special Education Teachers Struggles with Transition Compliance
Olufunke Oyelade Pre-Pharmacy, Chemistry Cory Emal Chemistry Design and Synthesis of Novel Oxindole Inhibitors of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1
Dustin Pepper Physics-Research Ernest Behringer Physics & Astronomy Chaos in the Laboratory! A Duffing Oscillator Apparatus
Jazmin Rogers Psychology and Economics Natalie Dove Psychology The Influence of Early Life Experiences on Perceptions of Women in the Workforce
Jevit Tith Chemistry Timothy Brewer Chemistry The Influence of Solvents on Luminescence Involving Silver Nanoparticles
Thomas Vasko Nursing Sherry Bumpus Nursing Bridging the Discharge Gap Effectively: How Nurse Practitioner and Medical Doctorate Models of Transitional Care Differ
Dustin Wiecek Biology Margaret Hanes Biology Microsatellite Analysis Infers Genetic Differentiation in Northern Pitcher Plants Sarracenia Purpurea

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Undergraduate Research Stimulus Program 2012/13
(Summer 2012 & Winter 2013)

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Major

Faculty Mentor

Mentor's Department

Project Title

Sarah Burke Chemistry Cory Emal Chemistry Development of a New Class of Inhibitors of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1
Haley Cavanaugh Individualized Studies Program Melanie Schuessler Communications, Media, & Theatre Arts Costume Design for Pygmalion (Michigan Shakespeare Festival)
Hector Figueroa Biochemistry Deborah Heyl-Clegg Chemistry Running Interference on Protein Aggregation: The Effects of Non-specific Peptide Inhibitors
Lauren Fowler Psychology Karen Saules Psychology An Examination of the Relationship of Problematic Food Types to the Development of Substance Use Disorder in Post-bariatric Surgery Patients
Andrew Frailing Computer Science William Sverdlik Computer Science Cooperative Distributed Problem Solving
Elaine Gurich Music Therapy Margrit Zinggeler World Languages Innovative Approaches to Teaching German Grammar and Understanding Musical Inspiration with the Brothers' Grimm Online Corpora COSMAS
John Hopkins Chemistry Ruth Ann Armitage Chemistry Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry: Developing a Tool for Rapid Analysis of Ancient Food Residues
Danielle Hulvey Biology Katherine Greenwald Biology Genetic Markers for the Identification of Unisexual Ambystoma Salamanders
Catherine Kaminski Pre-Medicine Anne Casper Biology Determining DNA Break Points in the Human Fragile Site FRAXB
Kara Marsac Geology Steven LoDuca Geography & Geology Investigation of Problematic Early Paleozoic Macrofossils using Scanning Electron Microscopy and Stable Carbon Isotope Analysis
Mark Miller Nursing Michael L. Williams Nursing Prostate Cancer, Gay Men and Their Partners: A Phenomenological Investigation
Jeffrey Nicholas Music Joel Schoenhals Music & Dance Suite for Piano
Nicole Richards Psychology Heather Janisse Psychology The Relationship between Parental Care and Communication and Sexual Behaviors and Attitudes in Emerging Adults
Darin Smith Art Gretchen Otto Art Samburu Innovations
Ashley Taylor-Voss Physics David Pawlowski Physics & Astronomy Global Model Simulations During Solar Flares and Dust Storms at Mars
Lois Vasquez Chemistry/Biology Heather Holmes Chemistry Testing Efficacy of a Constructed Wetland to Filter Common Water Pollutants Through Ion Chromatography
Alyssa Winkler Biochemistry Maria C. Milletti Chemistry Stereoselective Synthesis of Acyl Pyrrolidines

Erica Mouch

Leonita Tomaj

Alyssa Walz

Dietetics John Carbone Health Sciences The Effects of High Fructose Corn Syrup Intake on Basic Physiologic Measures

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Undergraduate Research Stimulus Program 2011/12
(Spring-Summer 2011 & Winter 2012)

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Major

Faculty Mentor

Mentor's Department

Project Title

Torey Arnold Biology Aaron Liepman Biology Characterizing Mannan Synthases from Plants that Synthesize Mannans with Different Structures
David Boeving English Language & Literature/Philosophy Elisabeth Däumer English Language & Literature The Gestural Language of T. S. Eliot's Poetry
Randal Brown Psychology Natalie Dove Psychology An Investigation of the Effectiveness of STI-Preventative Marketing Campaigns
Patrick Davis Mathematics Andrew Ross Mathematics Modeling the Spread of a Wheat Pathogen in the United States
Michelle Hatto Clinical Lab Sciences Lynne Shetron-Rama Health Sciences Investigating Essential Metabolic Pathways of Bacillus Anthracis
Nathaniel Franklin Physics - Research Ernest Behringer Physics & Astronomy Infrared Laser Tweezers for Manipulating Microscopic Particles and Cells
Josh Goldberger Biology Kristin Judd Biology Does Invasion by Phragmites australis Impact the Abundance and Diversity of Methane Producing Microbes in Wetland Soils?
Jeffrey Haller Information Assurance Gerald Lawver Technology Studies Cyber Defense System
Bryan Harmon Chemistry Cory Emal Chemistry Investigation of Novel Inhibitors of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 (PAI-1)
Joshua Hunt Chemistry/Biology Jeff Guthrie Chemistry Selection of Molecular Probes for Streptavidin Using Capillary Electrophoresis
Mary Beth Kalvaitis

Chemistry/Physics

Heather Holmes Chemistry Characteristics of Packed-Capillary Sorbent Traps for Derivatization and Preconcentration of Short-Chain Fatty Acids
Steven Korn Earth Science Thomas Kovacs Geography & Geology Effects of the Saharan Aerosol Layer on Tropical Waves
Ashley London Psychology Alissa Huth-Bocks Psychology Changes in Mother-Infant Attachment Behavior in Relation to Changes in Family Circumstance
Aaron Luedtke History John McCurdy History & Philosophy The Forgotten Colony: Quebec and the American Revolution
Michael Moreno Physics Marshall Thomsen Physics & Astronomy A Study of Quantum XY Chains
Andrew Samuels Physics - Engineering David Pawlowski Physics & Astronomy Towards a 27 Day Prediction of Ionospheric and Thermospheric Space Weather
Benjamin Sharp Chemistry Gregg Wilmes Chemistry Exploring the Use of Copolymers as an Effective Drug Delivery System
Jennelle Shaw Biochemistry/Toxicology Jamie Scaglione Chemistry Verrucosispora: Antibiotic-producing soil bacteria from the Detroit River

Zachary Smith

Linguistics/Spanish Verónica Grondona English Language & Literature Digitizing, Archiving, and Annotating Chorote Linguistic Data
Douglas Spry Physics - Research David Pawlowski Physics & Astronomy Investigating the Predictability of the Solar Wind

Kayleigh Watson

Biology Anne Casper Biology Exploring the Role of the Sgs1 Protein at a Fragile Site in Yeast DNA
Neil Weinberg Polical Science Edward Sidlow Political Science Presidential Success, Failure, and Greatness
Michael Zielinski Professional Chemistry Timothy Brewer Chemistry Nanoparticles Size and Shape Influence on Luminescent Properties

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Undergraduate Research Stimulus Program 2010/11
(Spring-Summer 2010, Fall 2010, Winter 2011)

Student

Major

Faculty Mentor

Mentor's Department

Project Title

Gregory Abernathy Chemistry Cory Emal Chemistry Design and Synthesis of Bioactive Inhibitors of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1
Bailey Ahles Dance Joanna McNamara Music & Dance Choreographic Project
Raneem Alkhatib General Biochemistry Deborah Heyl-Clegg Chemistry Insulin-Based Inhibitors of Pancreas Cell-Destroying Amyloid Formation in Type 2 Diabetes by Human Islet Amyloid Polypeptide (hIAPP)
Jennifer Bates Art History Ruth Ann Armitage Chemistry Art History + Chemistry = Conservation Science: Using Analytical Chemistry to Solve Problems in Anthropology and Art
Clara Balmer Physics Research James Carroll Physics & Astronomy Observations of Epsilon Aurigae using Sherzer Observatory
Shannon Bourke Physics Ernest Behringer Physics & Astronomy Excitation, Characterization, and Modeling of Chladni Plate Patterns
Trisha Brewer Information Assurance Konnie Kustron Technology Studies Perceptions of Copyright Compliance
Alex Busuito Psychology Alissa Huth-Bocks Psychology Economic Hardship, Romantic Attachment, and Women's Mental Health
Joao Costa Professional Chemistry Cory Emal Chemistry Synthesis of Novel, Heterocycle-based Inhibitors of Plasminogen Activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1)
Christopher Fairchild Professional Chemistry Maria Milletti Chemistry Conformational Analysis of Polyphenolic Inhibitors of PAI-1
Mark Ferrall Urban & Regional Planning Hugh Semple Geography & Geology Crowd-Sourcing Improvements to Mass Transit Service, Through the Development and Distribution of a Mobile Internet Application
Phillip Furman Simulation, Animation, and Gaming Pamela Speelman Technology Studies EMU Planetarium Opening Simulation: Interior Views

Alex Friske

(Fall 2010)

Biology Anne Casper Biology Analysis of DNA Copy Number Variants in Yeast

Alex Friske

(Winter 2011)

Biology Anne Casper Biology Analysis of DNA Copy Number Variants in Yeast
Ryan Harper Biology Aaron Liepman Biology A Novel Trichome Expression System for Analylsis of Cellulose Synthase-like Functions
Mary Beth Kalvaitis Chemistry & Physics Heather Holmes Chemistry Dual-Stage Automated Derivatization and Preconcentration for the Analysis of Short-Chain Fatty Acids by Gas Chromatography
Michael Kaminski Biology Cara Shillington Biology The Effects of Food Limitation on Locomotory Behavior in Brachypelma Albopolosim
Joni Krueger Psychology Bo Jin Psychology Development of Handwriting in Early School Age Children
James Lawson Simulation, Animation, and Gaming Jeremy Catarino Technology Studies EMU Planetarium Opening Simulation: Exterior Views
Sarah Meyer Elementary Education Linda Williams Teacher Education Literacy Carnival: Developing a Literacy Games Handbook for Schools
Dustin Miller Comprehensive Major - CMTA Jeromy Hopgood CMTA EMU Planetarium Opening Simulation: Sound Design & Engineering
Stephanie Omar Special Education, EI John Palladino Special Education Culture and Context: A Qualitative Analysis of Arab Mothers' Advocacy for Boys with Emotional Impairments
Zach Owens Psychology

Jin Bo

Thomas Schmitt

Psychology

Psychology

Development of Hand-Eye Coordination in Young Children
Jessica Peltz Music Performance Julie Stone Music & Dance A Study of Flute Material and Construction for Enhanced Performance
Eric Prichard Psychology Dennis Delprato Psychology Is Memory Distorted by Unrelated Everyday Memory?
Melissa Redwood Biology Marianne Laporte Biology Correlating Water-Use Efficiency with the Expression of Malic Enzyme in Transgenic Arabidopsis Thaliana
Amy Sawyer Music Therapy Michael McGuire Music & Dance The Use of Technologies by Credentialed Therapists in Music Therapy Clinical Practice
Nagaraja Seethalakshmi Dietetics Anahita Mistry Health Sciences The Influence of Dietary Fat on the Action of Insulin
Matthew Sommer International Affiars Volker Krause Political Science Oil Dependency, Human Rights, and U.S, Foreign Aid Allocations
Dianna Synowiec Special Education, CI Myung-sook Koh Special Education The Efficacy of Direct Instruction to Develop Communication Ability of a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Changing-Criterion Single-Subject Study
Lisa Vitale K-12 Certificate, Spanish Paul Ramsey Teacher Education Migrant Students and Their Learning Experiences
Matthew Whipple Secondary Education Wedian Shen Physics & Astronomy Study of Corrosion Resistance Characterization Technique for Magnesium Alloys Used in Automotive and Other Manufacturing Industries
Joseph Young Secondary Education John McCurdy History & Philosophy The Experiences of Homosexual Students at Eastern Michigan University and University of Michigan in the Last Half of the Twentieth Century

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