Council on Faculty Research

Council on Faculty Research
2015-2016 Council on Faculty Research Members and the College Represented
FY2015 Council on Faculty Research Award Recipients and Projects
2015 Summer Research and Creative Activity Awards and Projects
Council Bylaws (.doc file)

Internal Grant Competitions

Summer Research and Creative Activity Awards provide personal services dollars for research and creative activity summer projects.  The proposal deadline for the summer 2016 competition will be February 3, 2016 - 12:00 Noon.  If you have any questions, please call the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at 581-2711 or email Mary Mattingly.  Click here to obtain a copy of the application materials.

Council on Faculty Research Fall Competition funds projects for research and creative activity.  Funds are available for commodities, contractual services, equipment, travel, and student help related to the project.  No personal services dollars are available.  The proposal deadline will be around the first week of September 2016.  Please watch the University Newsletter and this web site for future announcements. 

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2015-2016 Council on Faculty Research Members and the College Represented

College of Arts and Humanities
Matthew Boonstra Art
Nora Pat Small History

College of Business and Applied Sciences
Marko Grünhagen, Chair School of Business
Melanie Burns School of Family and Consumer Sciences

College of Education and Professional Studies
Rebecca Cook Special Education
Jennifer Stringfellow Special Education

College of Sciences
Ronan Bernas Psychology
Rebecca Cook Chemistry


Library Services
Steve Brantley Booth Library



Ryan Hendrickson Ex-Officio
Robert Chesnut Ex-Officio
Mary Mattingly Recorder
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2015-2016 Council on Faculty Research Award Recipients and Projects

Thomas Canam/Yordan Yordanov Biological Sciences The transciptome response of white-rot fungi to energy grasses
Craig Chesner Geology/Geography New Discoveries on Samosir Island:  A follow-up to a Summer of Geologic Mapping at Toba
Claudia Janssen Danyi Communication Studies Communication managers' experiences in organizational crises:  Navigating tensions between individual and organizational interests and concerns
Lyndsay Jenkins/ Nichole Mulvey Psychology/Communication Disorders & Sciences Social and Language Predictors of Preschool Bullying Roles
Mary Konkle Chemistry Characterization of TZD Drugs Binding to Glutamate Dehydrogenase 1
Britto Nathan Biological Sciences How Does an Ancient Herb Cure Alzheimer's Disease?
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2015 Summer Research and Creative Activity Awards and Projects

John Bickford Early Childhood, Elementary and Middle-Level, Education The Historical (Mis)Representation of War within Children's and Young Adult Literature
Julie Campbell English "Humanism, Translation, and Transnational Histories"
Gary Canivez Psychology Structural Validity of the WISC-V: Confirmatory Factor Analytic Analyses Comparing Bifactor and Higher-Order Models
Jill Deppe Biological Sciences Quantifying broad-scale songbird migration patterns in the Yucatan Peninsula and Cuba to identify conservation priorities in the Gulf of Mexico.
Tim Engles English "'Not quite his own master': Richard Wright's Savage Holiday" [book chapter]
Hongshan He Chemistry A Near-infrared Dye for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells
Ryan Hendrickson Political Science Congress and ISIS: The Constitutionality of President Obama's New War
Kai Hung Biological Sciences Using DNA Fingerprinting to Analyze Genetic Variations in Escherichia coli Samples
Lyndsay Jenkins Psychology Measurement of the Bystander Intervention Model in Middle School
Barry Kronenfeld Geology/Geography User-Friendly Software for Manual Cartogram Construction - Application Narrative
Chris Laingen Geology/Geography The Corn Belt's Quiet Transformation
Jeannie Ludlow English/Women's Studies Undue Burdens and Personal Responsibility:  Literary Pregnancy and Abortion in the Post-Choice Decade in the United States
Scott Meiners Biological Sciences Evaluation of stress tolerance in chestnut and hazelnut varieties
Michael Menze Biological Sciences Can we predict the spread of the gypsy moth by understanding thermal performance of this invasive forest pest?
Britto Nathan Biological Sciences Loss of Smell in Women an Early Sign of Alzheimer's' Disease
Gopal Periyannan Chemistry Glutamate Carboxypeptidase II from Caenorhabditis elegans:  an Efficient Model to Study Human Folic Acid Metabolism and Stroke Development
Catherine Polydore Counseling and Student Development An Exploratory Qualitative Investigation of Secondary Education in Dominica
Radu Semeniuc Chemistry Inspired by nature, designed for CENCERE: An amphiphilic ligand for methane hydroxylation
Charles Wharram English Broadview Edition of Goethe's The Sorrows of Werther
Christopher Wixson English Bernard Shaw, Mass Marketing, and Proprietary Cures

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