Faculty Internal Grants Awarded 2010-2011

The following faculty received internal grant awards between August 2010 and July 2011 and reflect the faculty appointment at that time.

 

Aburto Guzmán, Claudia, Associate Professor of Spanish

Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund—Awarded May 2011

Approaching Latin America through Its Material Culture

 

Ambrose, William, Professor of Biology

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Climate-driven synchrony between lacustrine sediments and bivalve growth chronology

 

Aronson, Krista, Associate Professor of Psychology

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

The Story Book Project: Expanding and Enhancing an Extended Contact Intervention to Reduce Prejudice in Young Children

 

Ásgeirsdóttir, Áslaug, Associate Professor of Politics

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Delineating Maritime Boundaries

 

Austin, Rachel Narehood, Professor of Chemistry

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Development of a First Year Seminar, The Chemistry of Color

 

INBRE Student-Faculty Research Grant–Awarded February 2011

Lead Binding to Metallothioneins

 

Baker, Pamela, Helen A. Papaioanou Professor of Biological Sciences

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Measuring periodontal disease susceptibility by differential gene expression

 

Bavis, Ryan, Associate Professor of Biology

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Assessing Activity-Dependent Development of the Carotid Body

 

INBRE Student-Faculty Research Grant–Awarded February 2011

Postnatal Growth and Critical Periods of the Developing Carotid Body

 

Boggia, Rachel, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Quantum Choreography

 

Boucher, Helen, Assistant Professor of Psychology

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Self-Concept Clarity and World View Defense

 

Cernahoschi, Raluca, Visiting Instructor of German

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Research & Pedagogy in/on East-Central Europe

 

Corlett, William, Professor of Politics

Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund—Awarded May 2011

Ecologies of Excess

 

Corrie, Rebecca, Phillips Professor of Art and Visual Culture

CBB Mellon Collaborative Faculty Enhancement Grant—Awarded April 2011

Medieval Miseries: Responses to Hard Times

 

Costlow, Jane, Professor of Environmental Studies

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

The Forest in 19th Century Russian Culture

 

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

 

Creighton, Margaret, Professor of History

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

The Elephant and the Rainbow: Power, Shock, and Protest at America’s First Modern Fair

 

Summer Research Apprenticeship Grant–Awarded February 2011

The 1901 World’s Fair

 

Dellachiesa, Alejandro, Instructor in Economics

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Toward a Less Food Insecure World: Developing an Economic Tool to Fully Assess the Effects of Conservation Agriculture as a New Farming Technology

 

Dhingra, Lavina, Professor of English

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Naming Jhumpa Lahiri: Essays on the Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake, and Unaccustomed Earth

 

Dilley, Carol, Associate Professor of Dance

Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund—Awarded May 2011

Arts across the Curriculum: A Performing Arts Model

 

Douglass, Amy, Associate Professor of Psychology

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Post-Identification Feedback Meta-Analysis

 

Duina, Francesco, Associate Professor of Sociology

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

What’s Next? Discovering the Cultural Underpinnings of Life Transitions

 

Eusden, Dykstra, Professor of Geology

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Exhumation and Paleotopography of the Presidential Range, NH from Apatite Fission Track Ages

 

Fatone, Gina, Assistant Professor of Music

Freeman Foundation Grant for the Study of East Asia—Awarded October 2010

Cross-currents in Bronze: Spring Performance of Experimental and Contemporary Asian Music

 

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Arabic Music Retreat at Mount Holyoke College

 

Faure, Laura, Director of Dance Festival

Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund—Awarded May 2011

Arts across the Curriculum: A Performing Arts Model

 

Federico, Sylvia, Associate Professor of English

Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund—Awarded May 2011

Traditions in the Undergraduate Classroom

 

Fra-Molinero, Baltasar, Associate Professor of Spanish

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

The Literary Work of Raquél Ilombé

 

George, David, Lecturer in Spanish

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Blasco Ibanez’ “Japoneries”: Traces of Pierre Loti in a Novelist’s Tour of the World

 

Godfrey, Mollie, Visiting Instructor in English

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Futures of American Studies Institute

 

Greer, Meredith, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund—Awarded May 2011

Mathematical Modeling of Gloetrichia echinulata

 

Hachad, Naima, Visiting Instructor in French

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

The Reception and Cultural Transition of the Work of Lalla Essaydi

 

Houchins, Sue, Associate Professor of African-American Studies

CBB Mellon Collaborative Faculty Enhancement Grant—Awarded April 2011

Imagining the Geography of Disapora

 

Imber, Margaret, Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Rome on Trial

 

Jayawant, Pallavi, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund—Awarded November 2010

Departure from Normality for Tournament Matrices

 

Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund—Awarded May 2011

Departure from Normality for Tournament Matrices

 

Kahan, Todd, Associate Professor of Psychology

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

The Dorsal Visual Processing Pathway Using Continuous Flash Suppression: Further Explorations of a Newly Developed Priming Technique

 

Kleckner, Nancy, Associate Professor of Biology

INBRE Student-Faculty Research Grant–Awarded February 2011

The Role of Glutamate in the Modulation of the Standard Pattern of Feeding in the Pond Snail, Helisoma trivolis

 

Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund—Awarded May 2011

Enhancement of Research Productivity via Curriculum Development Support in Sensory Biology

 

Koviach-Côté, Jennifer, Associate Professor of Chemistry

INBRE Student-Faculty Research Grant–Awarded February 2011

Synthesis and Radical Scavenging Activity of Phenylpropanoid Glycosides

 

Kuritz, Paul, Professor of Theater

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Filming Amy’s Wish by James Caputo

 

Lundblad, Nathan, Assistant Professor of Physics

Summer Research Apprenticeship Grant–Awarded February 2011

Ultracold Atoms with a Magneturoptical Trap

 

Malcolmson, Cristina, Professor of English

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Edward Herbert’s Amazon

 

Maurer-Fazio, Margaret, Betty Doran Stangle Professor of Applied Economics

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Audit Study of the Hiring Practices of Chinese Firms, Part II

 

Maurizio, Lisa, Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Delphic Oracles

 

Summer Research Apprenticeship Grant–Awarded February 2011

Classical Mythology in Context

 

Melvin, Karen, Assistant Professor of History

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Building Colonial Cities of God

 

Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund—Awarded June 2011

Common Enemies: Colonial Mexico, Global Catholicism and the Muslim Other

 

Mills, Dan, Lecturer in the Humanities and Director of the Bates College Museum of Art

Freeman Foundation Grant for the Study of East Asia—Awarded February 2011

Developing and Connecting Contemporary Chinese Arts Initiatives at Bates during the 2011-2012 Academic Year

 

Morris, Elke, Senior Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Improvement of Technical Skills in Photography and Photographic Project in California

 

Nayder, Lillian, Professor of English

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Fanny and Letitia: A Novel; 105th Annual Dickens Fellowship Conference

 

Nero, Charles, Professor of Rhetoric

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Telling Stories: Sources of American Cinematic Whiteness

 

Nguyen, Trian, Associate Professor of Art and Visual Culture

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

The Burning Monk: A Study of Thich Quang Duc’s Self-Immolation, His Life, and His Impact on the Modern History of Vietnam

 

Freeman Foundation Grant for the Study of East Asia—Awarded February 2011

Development of a New Course: Arts in Japan

 

Okrent, Mark, Professor of Philosophy

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Instrumental Norms and the Institution of Semantic Meaning

 

Pérez-Armendáriz, Clarisa, Assistant Professor of Politics

Summer Research Apprenticeship Grant–Awarded February 2011

Changed in Migration: Do International Moves Create or Simply Liberate Political Agency?

 

Perkins, George, Visiting Associate Professor of Economics

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Curriculum Development in Social Justice

 

Pettway, Matthew, Assistant Professor of Spanish

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Carnival, The Virgin, and the Saints: The Subversive Transculturation of 19th Century Cuban Literature

 

Plastas, Melinda, Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Gender and Tobacco in a Transnational Context

 

Rand, Erica, Professor of Art and Visual Culture and Women and Gender Studies

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Cutting Edges: Keeping Up with My Field of Origin and a New Sports Studies Collaboration

 

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Red Nails, Black Skates: Gender, Cash, and Pleasure On and Off the Ice

 

Read, Kirk, Associate Professor of French

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

The Reception and Cultural Translation of the Work of Lalla Essaydi

 

Reidy, Michael, Lecturer in Theater and Technical Director

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Summer Design Studio: Practice and Engagement

 

Retelle, Michael, Professor of Geology

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Climate Change of the Last Two Millenia in Glacial Lake Sediment Records from Linnevatnet, Svalbard, Norwegian High Arctic

 

Riera-Crichton, Daniel, Assistant Professor of Economics

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Co-author visits and journal fees

 

Salerno, Adriana, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund—Awarded November 2010

Creating a Network to Diversify Faculty Recruitment in Mathematics

 

Sandler, Jennifer, Visiting Assistant Professor of Education

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Course Development: Grassroots Organizing for Urban Educational Change

 

Sargent, Michael, Associate Professor of Psychology

Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund—Awarded November 2010

Resources for Diverse Faculty Recruitment and Searches

 

Schomburg, Susan, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Pulivalam Shrine Site Festival Observations

 

Seeley, William, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded May 2011

Penn Neuroscience Bootcamp: Curriculum and Professional Development

 

Stefko, Katerine, Director of the Muskie Archives

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Bound to Art: Illustrated Books from the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

 

Strong, Sarah, Professor of Japanese Language and Literature

Freeman Foundation Grant for the Study of East Asia—Awarded October 2010

Guest lecturer, Ariane Mandell

 

Bates Faculty Development Fund—Awarded December 2010

Ainu Spirits Singing

 

Freeman Foundation Grant for the Study of East Asia—Awarded February 2011

Support for Bates Taiko Club Practice and Performance

 

Webster, Jonathan, Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Summer Research Apprenticeship Grant–Awarded February 2011

Common Index Divisors: Their Historical Development