Faculty Internal Grants Awarded 2006-2007

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The following faculty received internal grant awards between August 2006 and July 2007.
(Abstracts are available by selecting the name of grant or award under individual’s name.)

Aburto Guzmán, Claudia, Associate Professor of Spanish
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Documentary Research on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Aburto Guzmán, Claudia, Associate Professor of Spanish
Harward Center Grants for Publicly-Engaged Academic Projects – Awarded May 2007
The Guatemala-Mexico Border Project 

Ambrose, William, Professor of Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2007
Ecological consequences of bloodworm (Glycera dibranchiate) harvesting on intertidal flats in Maine: Effects on growth and survival of clams (Mya arenaria), carbon remineralization and sediment parameters

Ásgeirsdóttir, Áslaug, Assistant Professor of Politics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Delimiting Maritime Boundaries

Austin, Rachel, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Curriculum Development Grant – Awarded June 2007
Chemical Synthesis and Reactivity

Austin, Rachel, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development Projects Fund – Awarded December 2006
Faculty Development Seminar in Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry

Baughman, John, Associate Professor of Politics
Phillips Fellowship – Awarded October 2006
The Institutionalization of the U.S. House of Representatives in the Nineteenth Century

Baughman, John, Associate Professor of Politics
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded March 2007
The Institutional Development of Congress

Bavis, Ryan, Assistant Professor of Biology
INBRE Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2007
Interaction between Respiratory Gas Concentrations and Development in Birds

Bessire, Mark, Director of the Bates Museum of Art
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
The “New” Academic Museum and the U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

Bruce, Marcus, Professor of Religion
Phillips Fellowship – Awarded October 2006
The Talented Tenth in Paris: W.E.B. DuBois, the American Negro Exhibit, and the Paris Exposition of 1900

Buck, Patricia, Assistant Professor of Education
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
An Ethnographic Study of Girls’ and Women’s Perspectives on Schooling in Kenya‘s Dadaab Refugee Camps

Corrie, Rebecca, Philips Professor of Art and Visual Culture
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Italian Manuscript Illumination of the Late Thirteenth Century

Côté, William, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2007
Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

Dauge-Roth, Alexandre, Assistant Professor of French
Harward Center Grants for Publicly-Engaged Academic Projects – Awarded March 2007
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development Projects Fund – Awarded September 2006
Rwanda: From National Disintegration to National Reunification 

Dillon, Steven, Professor of English
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Attending Film School 

Douglass, Amy B., Assistant Professor of Psychology
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded January 2007
Data File for a Meta-analysis in the Field of Eyewitness Identification Research

Ewing, Holly, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2007
Streamwater chemistry in relation to watershed characteristics at Acadia National Park

Federico, Sylvia, Assistant Professor of English
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Classicism in the Works of Chaucer and Walsingham

Federico, Sylvia, Assistant Professor of English (Bates); and
Edsall, Mary Agnes (Bowdoin)
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development Projects Fund – Awarded September 2006
Teaching Tolkien’s Works and Tolkien’s Middle Ages

Fra-Molinero, Baltasar, Associate Professor of Spanish
Houchins, Sue E., Associate Professor of African American Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Gender and Race of an African Nun in Eighteenth-Century Spain:  Hagiography in the Age of the Enlightenment

Greer, Meredith, Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Bates); and
Zeeman, Mary Lou (Bowdoin)
Mellon Collaborative, CBB Faculty Development Projects Fund – Awarded May 2007
Mathematical Biology Research Seminar Series

Hall, Joseph, Assistant Professor of History
Harward Center Grants for Publicly-Engaged Academic Projects – Awarded May 2007
Recovering Wabanaki History from the Muskie Archives

Hooglund, Eric, Visiting Professor of Politics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Women’s Employment in Iran

Houchins, Sue E., Associate Professor of African American Studies
Fra-Molinero, Baltasar, Associate Professor of Spanish
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Gender and Race of an African Nun in Eighteenth-Century Spain:  Hagiography in the Age of the Enlightenment

Johnson, Pamela, Associate Professor of Art and Visual Culture
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Series of Ten Visits to New York City

Kahan, Todd, Associate Professor of Psychology
Phillips Fellowship – Awarded October 2006
Attention and Visual Perception

Kane, Emily, Whitehouse Professor of Sociology
Harward Center Grants for Programs, Departments or GECs – Awarded May 2007
Institutionalizing Community-Based Learning Teaching Assistants

Kane, Emily, Whitehouse Professor of Sociology
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded March 2007
Intersectionality and Beliefs about Gender and Sexuality

Kleckner, Nancy, Associate Professor of Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student Research Assistantship Grant – Awarded April 2007
Sequencing the Glutamate Receptor Hel-GluR1 from Helisoma trivolvis

Koviach, Jennifer, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2007
Synthesis of Spiroketal Enol Ether Analogs

Lawson, T. Glen, Professor of Chemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student Research Assistantship Grant – Awarded April 2007
Measurement of Viral RNA Levels in EMCV-Infected Mouse Cells

Lindkvist, Heather, Lecturer in Anthropology
Harward Center Grants for Publicly-Engaged Academic Projects – Awarded May 2007
The Reproductive Health of Somali Women in Maine 

Low, William, Assistant Curator of Museum of Art
Harward Center Grants for Publicly-Engaged Academic Projects – Awarded May 2007
Voices of Seven Mills Exhibition Project 

Malcolmson, Cristina, Professor of English
Bates Faculty Development Fund– Awarded December 2006
Race and Gender in the Early Royal Society

McCormick, Sarah, Lecturer in Dance
Harward Center Grants for Publicly-Engaged Academic Projects – Awarded March 2007
Franco-American/Bates (FAB) Partnership Project 

McDowell, B. Christine, Assistant Professor of Theater
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded March 2007
Shakespeare South Africa and Community Outreach

Morris, Elke, Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Exhibition of the Series “Domicile”

O’Callaghan, Casey, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded March 2007
Spatial Perception

Rand, Erica, Professor of Art and Visual Culture
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Red Nails, Black Skates – The Politics of Pleasure

Richards, Stephanie, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Curriculum Development Grant – Awarded June 2007
Forensics

Ruffin, Kimberly, Assistant Professor of English
Harward Center Grants for Publicly-Engaged Academic Projects – Awarded March 2007
Sighting and Sounding Sustainability: Gardeners-to-Artists

Shankar, Lavina, Associate Professor of English
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Writing “Home at the Edge of the World”:  Meena Alexander’s Transnational Poetry and Memoirs

Shulman, Bonnie, Associate Professor of Mathematics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Curriculum Development Grant – Awarded September 2006
Seminar in Mathematical Biology

Smedley, John, Professor of Physics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Curriculum Development Grant – Awarded June 2006
The Physics of Sports

Sweet, Denis, Professor of German
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded March 2007
The End of the World: From Apocalypse and Nuclear Armageddon to Posthumanity and Ecocide

Wenzel, Thomas, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2007
Carboxymethylated Cyclodextrins and their Lanthanide Complexes as Chiral NMR Solvating Agents

Wong, Peter, Professor of Mathematics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2006
Mathematics Conferences in New Orleans, Bedlewo, and Warsaw

Wong, Peter, Professor of Mathematics (Bates); and
Ghitza, Alex, (Colby); Taback, Jennifer, (Bowdoin)
Mellon Collaborative, CBB Faculty Development Projects Fund – Awarded May 2007
Collaborative Seminar in Topology and Algebra