Provost’s Office Announces Funding Recipients

Posted: January 10, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Fourteen tenure-track and six tenured faculty members have been selected to receive research funding from the university during this academic year. The winning proposals were selected by Joe Wood, vice provost for academic affairs, Chris Hill, vice provost for research, and a committee composed of Graduate Council members.



These internal awards are funded from the provost’s allocation of the overhead costs that the university recovers from research grants and contracts financed by the federal government and industry.



Following are the tenure-track faculty funding recipients:


  • Daniel Anderson, Mathematical Sciences, Modeling and Analysis of a Mushy Layer during the Solidification of a Ternary Alloy


  • Dominique Banville, Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources, The Impact of a Clinical Supervision Course on the Supervisory Practices of Physical Education Teachers


  • Catherine Cramton, School of Management, Identification and Development of Project Leadership Competencies


  • Christine Drennon, Geography and Earth Science, Apportionment and the Balkanization of the American Political Geography


  • Jon Gould, Public and International Affairs, The Precedent that Wasn’t: Judicial Implementation Theory and the Growth of Collegiate Hate Speech Codes


  • Yih Huang, Computer Science, Multicast Communication Issues in the Internet


  • Jane McDonald, Graduate School of Education, Developing Teacher Leaders: Identifying Knowledge, Skills, Experiences, and Incentives


  • Tobie Meyer-Fong, History and Art History, Site and Sentiment: Building Culture in Qing Yangzhou


  • Michael Middleton, Graduate School of Education, Student Perceptions of Classroom Achievement Goal Structure and Academic Demands


  • James Nalley, Music, Short-Term Residency at Banff Centre for the Arts


  • Tom Owens, Music, The Selected Correspondence of Charles Ives: 1881-1954


  • Lisa Pawloski, Nursing and Health Science, Examination of the Nutritional Status of Malian Adolescent Girls who Live and Have Grown Up in Metropolitan France


  • Christian Schunn, Psychology, The Role of Authentic Experiments in Learning about the Scientific Process


  • Duminda Wijesekera, Information and Software Engineering, 3-D Look Around on the WWW



Following are the tenured faculty funding recipients:


  • Gregory Foster, Chemistry, Identification of Molecular Markers in Sediments from the Tidal Potomac River


  • Terry Friesz, Systems Engineering and Operations Research, Creating a Market for Transportation Congestion: Mathematical Analysis


  • Patricia Miller, Music, The Vocal Art of Gustav Mahler


  • Priscilla Norton, Graduate School of Education, Developing Teacher Leaders: Identifying Knowledge, Skills, Experiences, and Incentives


  • Ann Palkovich, Sociology and Anthropology, Bioarchaeology of Prehistoric Southwestern Pueblos


  • Susan Tolchin, The Institute of Public Policy, The Congressional Ethics Process

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