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Current Research

This year, faculty will pursue research projects through sabbatical funding and internal faculty grants.

The Faculty Development Committee reviews sabbatical applications, Faculty Initiative Grant proposals and Summer Stipend Proposals. Below you can find a list of deadlines and links to the necessary forms and instructions.

Deadline: October 7, 2013

Application Information: 
General Information
Application Outline 2014-2015

Faculty Initiative Grants
Deadline: February 3, 2014


Summer Stipend Grants
Deadline: February 3, 2014


Supplemental IDP:
Applications will be reviewed by Dan Russ, Academic Dean—click on the link to take you to the form!
Application >>

Sabbaticals – Fall 2013

Sybil Coleman—"They Contributed Much: Evangelical Christians and their Contributions to Social Reform in the Progressive Era"
Ian DeWeese-Boyd—"Poetry and Practical Theodicy: Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Problem of Evil"
Sandra Doneski—"Common Music Assessments: A Path toward Improving Student Assessment and Teacher Evaluation"
Ivy George—"More Than Kin: White Mothers and Their Daughters from China"
Peter Iltis—"Embouchure Dystonia Research: Germany"
Tim Sherratt—"Power Made Perfect?" (Book Project)
Gregor Thuswaldner—"Zweig's Salzburg (1919-1934): A Cultural History"
David Wick—Untitled (multiple projects)

Sabbaticals – Spring 2014

Toddy Burton—"Feature Film Production"
Janis Flint-Ferguson—Untitled (multiple projects)
Mark Gedney—"Redeeming the Political: Against the Tragic Conception of Political Action"
Ted Hildebrandt—"Redevelopment of Greek Tutor"
Michael Monroe—"MMmusing's Musical Manipulatives"
Dick Stout—"George Peacock and John Polkinghorne: Investigating Connections Between Science, Faith, and Mathematics"

Sabbatical – Full–year, half-time

David Lee—"Characterization of the Thermophysical Properties of Bulk Metallic Glassforming Alloys Processed Using Rapid Discharge Forming"

Summer Stipends

Lauren Barthold—"Ritualized Interpretations: A Hermeneutic Account of Social Identities"
Toddy Burton—"Feature Film Writing and Pre-Production"
Kaye Cook—Two Projects: 1) Chapter on Teaching Integration and 2) Data Analysis for Emerging Adult Religiosity
Valerie Gin—The Lions of Claymont Falls, a novel by Valerie Gin and Jo Kadlecek
Greg Keller—"Impacts of habitat fragmentation on small-mammal carriers of Lyme Borreliosis, Babesiosis, and Anaplasmosis"
Mike Veatch—"Airport/Port Congestion During Relief Operations"

Initiative Grants

Greg Keller—"Impacts of habitat fragmentation on small-mammal carriers of Lyme Borreliosis, Babesiosis, and Anaplasmosis"
Moises Park—Publication of book Desire and generational conflict in Chilean Narrative and Cinema: Eltit, Fuguet, ‘Johnny cien pesos’ and ‘Machuca’
Myron Schirer-Suter—"Genealogy and the Institute for Public History and the History Department Concentration and Minor in Public History and Museum Studies"
Mark Stevick—"Production of Salem Maritime Play"
Jim Zingarelli—"1 / 3 / 5 : Chord, Structure, & Color"