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EMU announces sabbatical leave awards to faculty members

Research to range from engineering to Autism to nurse faculty shortage

by Pamela Young, Published March 01, 2012

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Eastern Michigan University has awarded 15 sabbatical leaves to faculty members for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Faculty leave awards may be used for artistic, scholarly and creative activities, community service, professional development, program development or research. Awardees are granted a two-semester leave at half pay, or a one-semester leave at full pay.

The faculty awardees are:

One Semester Awards

  • David Clifford, health sciences. "The Development of Cross-Organizational and Cross-Sector Collaborative Action and Collaborative Leadership."
  • Carol Haddad, technology studies. "Information and Communications Technology Use Among Arab Women: Toward a Model of Empowerment."
  • Xiaoxu Han, mathematics. "Novel Subnetwork Identification Algorithm Development and Network Marker Meta-Analysis in Computations Systems Biology."
  • Shel Levine, health promotion & human performance. "Exercise Cardiology."
  • Lois Mahoney, accounting & finance. "An Examination of the Relationship Between Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Strategic Alliances: A Canadian Investigation."
  • Steven Ramold, history & philosophy. "After Appomattox: How the Civil War Really Ended."
  • Martin Shichtman, English language & literature. "Knight-time in America: Masculinity, Chivalry, and the Golden Age of Fraternal Organizations."
  • Christine Smith Tanner, communications, media & theatre arts. "The Phantom of the Opera: Dramaturgy, Directing, and Arts Integration Project."

Two Semester Awards

  • Leslie Atzmon, art. "The Visual Power of Hebrew Letterforms in Torah Scrolls and Micrographic Texts."
  • Diane Fox, nursing. "The Nurse Faculty Shortage: Case Studies."
  • Pamela Lemerand, health sciences. "The Development of an Interdisciplinary Autism Spectrum Disorder Training Program for Parents and Professionals."
  • Frances Elaine Martin, political science. "Gender and the Judiciary."
  • Martha Tanicala, nursing. "Nursing Workforce Development through Community Service at Imperial Hospital Limited and Imperial College of Nursing in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Jianhua Wang, engineering technology. "Developing Engineers for the Global Economy."
  • Marjorie Ziefert, social work. "Defining Human Needs as Human Rights in Social Work Practice: Cuba as a Case Example."

 

 

 

Pamela Young

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