Faculty Internal Grants Awarded 2004-2005

A B C D F G H I J K L M N O P R S W Y Z

The following faculty received internal grant awards between August 2004 and July 2005.
(Abstracts are available by selecting the name of grant or award under individual’s name.)

Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
Cuba Research

Austin, Rachel, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms of Hydrocarbon Oxidation


Phillips Fellowship – Awarded October 2004
Public Health Education in India

Bavis, Ryan, Assistant Professor of Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded February 2005
Activity-dependent Plasticity and Perinatal Development of Respiratory Control

Buck, Patricia, Assistant Professor of Education
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded January 2005
Shifting Notions of Citizenship and National Identity in an Era of Increasing Globalization

Burko, Lior, Assistant Professor of Physics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Research Assistant Grant – Awarded December 2004
Behavior of Subdominant Power-law Tails of Black Hole Perturbations


Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
Unbinding the Binding of Isaac

Chirayath, Heidi, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
“Difficult, Dysfunctional, Drug-Dependent”: The Influence of Physician Perceptions on Treatment of Medically Indigent Patients

Claerr, Kathy, Assistant in Instruction in Biology
Kleckner, Nancy, Associate Professor of Biology

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development Grant – Awarded in March 2005
Sensory Biology, BIO 103

Corlett, William, Professor of Political Science
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
Building Inclusive Communities

Costlow, Jane, Professor of Russian and Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
Eco-villages and the Miraculous Kitezh:  Traditions and New Ground in Russian Conceptions of the Forest

Côté, Matthew, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded February 2005
Self-ordering Templates for Fabricating Metal Oxide Nanostructure Arrays

Cummiskey, David, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Freeman Foundation – Awarded April 2005
Sixth Asian Bioethics Association Conference


Wenzel, Thomas, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded February 2005
Calix[4]Resorcarenes as Chiral NMR Shift Reagents

Duina, Francesco, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
To the Rescue of Losers:  Efficiency, Sovereignty, and Bankruptcy Law in the European Union and Beyond

Duina, Francesco, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded January 2005
Beyond the Nation State:  Historical Institutionalism and Integration in Mercosur and Nafta


Phillips Fellowship – Awarded October 2004
Structural Geology and Geodynamic Modeling of Linking Faults in the Marlborough Fault Zone, New Zealand


Freeman Foundation Awarded October 2004
Sundanese Drumming and Dance for Music 103 and Bates Gamelan Spring Concert

Fatone, Gina, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Freeman Foundation – Awarded October 2004
Support for Course in Phonetics at University of Southern Maine: Phonetics in Asian Music Transmittion

Fatone, Gina, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Tanaka Memorial Foundation – Awarded October 2004
Japanese Music Lecture for Music 103 and Public Koto Performance

Feintuch, Robert, Senior Lecturer of Art and Visual Culture
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
Digital Sketchbook and Archive

Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
Cuéntame Cómo Pasó:  Pre-texto Para el Estudio de la Cultura Española Contemporánea


Phillips Fellowship – Awarded October 2004
The Technological Animal>

Herzig, Rebecca, Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded January 2005
Genetic Studies of Human Hair Growth:  A Review of the Literature

Hughes, James, Profess of Economics and
Maurer-Fazio, Margaret, Associate Professor of Economics
Freeman Foundation – Awarded January 2005
Travel for Conference and Collaborative Research:  Hong Kong and Beijing

Hughes, James, Professor of Economics and
Maurer-Fazio, Margaret, Associate Professor of Economics
Freeman Foundation – Awarded January 2005
Economic Status of China’s Zhuang Minority


Towne, Eric, Assistant in Instruction in Mathematics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development Grant – Awarded March 2005
Graphic Algorithms

Johnson, Beverly, Assistant Professor of Geology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded February 2005
Investigating of Organic Carbon Cycling and Sequestration over the Last 5,000 Years at Sprague Marsh, Phippsburg, Maine

Jones, Michael E., Professor of History
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
Shetland Islands:  Archaeological Field Course


Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded January 2005
Gender-Based Affirmative Action:  Predictors of Public Opinion in the United States

Kemper, Steven, Charles A. Dana Professor of Anthropology
Freeman Foundation – Awarded October 2004
Anagarika Dharmapali and the Invention of Buddhist Missionizing

Kleckner, Nancy, Associate Professor of Biology
Freeman Foundation – Awarded April 2005
Field Trip to Boston for Students in FYS 243 on Traditional Chinese Medicine

Kleckner, Nancy, Associate Professor of Biology
Claerr, Kathy, Assistant in Instruction in Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development Grant – Awarded in March 2005
Sensory Biology, BIO 103

Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
Characteristics of a Multi-mode Semiconductor Laser with Optical Feedback

Lin, Hong, Professor of Physics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded February 2005
Mulit-mode Vertical-cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers with Optical Feedback

López, Francisca, Associate Professor in Spanish
George, David, Lecturer in Spanish

Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
Cuéntame Cómo Pasó:  Pre-texto Para el Estudio de la Cultura Española Contemporánea

Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
“Race,” Religion, and Science in the Works of Robert Boyle and Margaret Cavendish

Malcolmson, Cristina, Professor of English
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
George Herbert:  A Literary Life

Maurer-Fazio, Margaret, Associate Professor of Economics and
Hughes, James, Professor of Economics
Freeman Foundation – Awarded January 2005
Travel for Conference and Collaborative Research:  Hong Kong and Beijing

Maurer-Fazio, Margaret, Associate Professor of Economics and
Hughes, James, Professor of Economics
Freeman Foundation – Awarded January 2005
Economic Status of China’s Zhuang Minority

Maurer-Fazio, Margaret, Associate Professor of Economics
Freeman Foundation – Awarded April 2005
Conference Travel to Yinchuan, Ningxia and Chongzing, China

Maurizio, Lisa, Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
Delphic Oracles

Morris, Elke, Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded in December 2004
A Series of Images:  Domicile


Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded in December 2004
Reading Will Make Your Queer:  Intellectual Work, Race, Gender and Sexually in Black Literatures

Nguyen, Trian, Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture
Freeman Foundation – Awarded April 2005
Ascquisition of Books in Asian Art History

Nguyen, Trian, Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture
Freeman Foundation – Awarded April 2005
Chinese Visual Culture

Nguyen, Trian, Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture
Freeman Foundation – Awarded April 2005
Acquisition of Book, “Spiritual Journey:  Sacred Art from Musée Guimet”


Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded in December 2004
Sounds and Perception

Ofugi, Keiko, Lecturer in Japanese
Freeman Foundation and Tanaka Memorial Foundation – Awarded January 2005
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Issues in Education in Japan


Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded in December 2004
The Black Factory Tour 2005

Prichard, J. Roxanne, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculy Research Grant – Awarded February 2005
Experience-dependent Development of Behavioral and Molecular Responses to LIght in Rats

Prichard, J. Roxanne, Visiting Professor of Psychology
INBRE Undergraduate Research Assistant Grant – Awarded December 2004
Light Dependent Development of Calcium Binding Proteins in the Rat Circadian Pacemaker


Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
Formula of Desire

Rhodes, John, Professor of Mathematics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Development Grant – Awarded December 2004
Phylogenetics and Algebraic Statistics

Rogers, Peter, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
Protected Area Governance in Southern Africa

Ruffin, Kimberly N., Assistant Professor of English
Bates Facutly Development Fund – Awarded December 2004
“Drums Everywhere Drums”:  The Sonic Vocabulary of Jayne Cortez


INBRE Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded February 2005
Comparative Functional Analysis of Enterobacteria RpoS mRNA Sequences

Schlax, Peter, Research Technician in Chemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development Grant – Awarded March 2005
Biotechnology:  Life Science for Citizens – CHEM s21

Shankar, Lavina D., Associate Professor of English
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded in December 2004
Mapping Routes and Digging for Roots:  South Asian American Women’s Literature

Shankar, Lavina D., Associate Professor of English
Freeman Foundation – Awarded January 2005
Attend and Participate in Association for Asian American Studies Conference

Shulman, Bonnie, Associate Professor of Mathematics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Development Grant – Awarded in March 2005
Departmental Seminar in Computational Sciences

Smith, Stacy, Associate Professor of Education
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded in December 2004
Schooling for Vibrant Democracy:  Cultivating Civic Engagement and Public Knowledge

Strong, John, Charles A. Dana Professor of Religion
Freeman Foundation – Awarded January 2005
Travel to International Association of Buddhist Studies Meetings

Strong, Sarah, Associate Professor of Japanese
Freeman Foundation and Tanaka Memorial Foundation – Awarded April 2005
Acquisitions of New Library and Departmental Holdings on Japan


Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development Grant – Awarded March 2005
Graphic Algorithms


Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Development Grant – Awarded May 2005
NMR Spectroscopy in the Analysis of Chemical Compounds

Wenzel, Thomas, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry
Dignam, Catherine, Lecturer in Chemistry

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded February 2005
Calix[4]Resorcarenes as Chiral NMR Shift Reagents

Wenzel, Thomas, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Research Assistant Grant – Awarded December 2004
Carboxymethylated Cyclodextrins and Their Lanthanide Complexes as Chiral NMR Solvating Agents

Wong, Peter, Professor of Mathematics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Development Grant – Awarded December 2004
International Conference on Homotopy Theory and Related Topics

Wong, Peter, Professor of Mathematics
Freeman Foundation and Tanaka Memorial Foundation – Awarded January 2005
Sangaku and Ethnomathematics

Wong, Peter, Professor of Mathematics
Freeman Foundation and Tanaka Memorial Foundation – Awarded April 2005
Sangaku in Edo Japan


Freeman Foundation – Awarded January 2005
Beijing Opera Performance and Lecture Demonstration

Yang, Shuhui, Professor of Chinese
Freeman Foundation – Awarded April 2005
Support for Annotation and Research on Stories to Awaken the World