Faculty Internal Grants Awarded 2003-2004

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 2003 and July 2004.
(Abstracts are available by selecting the name of grant or award under individual’s name.)

Aburto Guzmán, Claudia, Assistant Professor of Spanish
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Oxford Round Table

Ambrose, William, Associate Professor of Biology
Hughes Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2004
The Impact of a Changing Food Supply to the Arctic Benthos: Digestibility of Ice Algae and Phytoplankton by Benthic Organisms

Austin, Rachel, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Hughes Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2004
Mechanisms of Hydrocarbon Degradation by Marine Bacteria/Synthesis and Characterization of a New Class of Heterogeneous Catalysts with Demonstrated Effectiveness in Speeding Up the Rate at Which Pesticides are Decomposed

Bavis, Ryan, Assistant Professor of Biology
Hughes Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2004
Does Postnatal Hyperoxia Induce Activity-Dependent Respiratory Plasticity?

Bessire, Mark, Director, Bates College Museum of Art and
Zou, John Yu, Assistant Professor of Chinese
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded October 2003
Chinese Documentary Photography: Exhibition

Bessire, Mark, Director, Bates College Museum of Art
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded January 2004
Collections Management and Collections Access Projects

Corlett, William, Professor of Political Science
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Building Inclusive Communities

Corrie, Rebecca, Phillips Professor of Art
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
The Virgin and Child in Tuscany and Umbria in the Time of the Crusades

Côté, Matthew, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Hughes Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2004
Laser and Scanned Probe Microscope-based Study of Tungsten Oxide Nanodot Arrays

Creasy, John, Professor of Geology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development Grant
Volcanoes and Human Populations

Cummiskey, David, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded October 2003
Asian Medical Ethics

Cummiskey, David, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
International Perspectives on Medical Ethnics

Danforth, Loring, Professor of Anthropology
Phillips Fellowship – Awarded October 2003
Homelands, Real and Imaginary: Refugee Children from the Greek Civil War

Dillon, Steven, Professor of English
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Derek Jarman and Lyric Film: The Mirror and the Sea

Fahey, Felicia, Assistant Professor of Spanish
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Community Arts: Bridging Kennedy Park and Bates

Fatone, Gina, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded February 2004
Documenting the Vocal Notation of a West Javanese Drummer

Fatone, Gina, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded February 2004
Sundanese Visiting Artists for Short Term 2004

Fra-Molinero, Baltasar, Associate Professor of Spanish and
McClendon, John, Associate Professor of American Cultural Studies and African American Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Arts and Politics of the African Diaspora (1898-1955)

Greer, Meredith, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Hughes Faculty Development Grant – Awarded January 2004
Expanding Scholarship Possibilities through Connections Outside Bates

Greer, Meredith, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Ross, Shepley, Associate Professor of Mathematics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development Grant
Applied Mathematics:  Theory, Design and Properties of Roller Coasters

Herzig, Rebecca, Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Publication Costs for “Suffering For Science”

Houchins, Sue, Associate Professor of African American Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Ghosts in the Black Atlantic

Houchins, Sue, Associated Professor of African American Studies,
Nero, Charles, Associate Professor of Rhetoric, and others.
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
The Haitian Independence Bicentenary Conference, “Re-Interpreting the Haitian Revolution and Its Cultural Aftershocks, 1804-2004,” in Trinidad and Tobago

Hughes, James, Associate Professor of Economics and
Maurer-Fazio, Margaret, Associate Professor of Economics
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded October 2003
Student Travel Subsidies for a Short Term Unit in China, EC/ES S2:, Sustaining the Masses: Economic Development and Environmental Protection in the People’s Republic of China

Hughes, James, Associate Professor of Economics and
Maurer-Fazio, Margaret, Associate Professor of Economics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Economic Status of China’s Ethnic Minorities

Imber, Margaret, Assistant Professor of Classics and Classical and Medieval Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Roman Imperial History and Culture

Johnson, Beverly, Assistant Professor Geology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development Grant
Revision of Environmental Geochemistry

Johnson, Pamela, Assistant Professor of Art
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded February 2004
Suite of Intaglio Prints

Kelsey, John, Professor of Psychology
Hughes Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded Janaury 2004
The Effects of Manipulation of the Reward Value of Cocaine on the Magnitude of the Taste “Aversion” Produced by Pairing Saccharine with Cocaine

Kemper, Steven, Professor of Anthropology
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded February 2004
Anagarika Dharmapala

Kleckner, Nancy, Associate Professor of Biology
Phillips Fellowship – Awarded October 2003
Snail Tales: The Case for Investigating the Role of Glutamate in Feeding Behavior in Two Species of Pond Snail

Lawson, T. Glen, Professor of Chemistry
Hughes Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2004
Evaluation of the Binding of the Encephalomyocarditis Virus 3C and 3CD Proteins to Viral RNA: A Preliminary Investigation of the Viral RNA Replication Mechanism

Lin Hong, Associate Professor of Physics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Hughes Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2004
Summer Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded February 2004
Experimental Study of Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers Operating with Multi-Transverse Modes

Lin, Hong, Associate Professor of Physics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Purchase Reprints of Recent Article in “Optics Communications”

Malcolmson, Cristina, Professor of English
Phillips Fellowship – Awarded October 2003
Race,” Religion, and Science in the Works of Robert Boyle and Margaret Cavendish

Malcolmson, Cristina, Professor of English
The Lincoln and Gloria Ladd Faculty Research Grant – Awarded December 2003
“Race,” Religion, and Science in the Works of Robert Boyle and Margaret Cavendish

Maurer-Fazio, Margaret, Associate Professor of Economics and
Hughes, James, Associate Professor of Economics
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded October 2003
Student Travel Subsidies for a Short Term Unit in China, EC/ES S2:, Sustaining the Masses: Economic Development and Environmental Protection in the People’s Republic of China

Maurer-Fazio, Margaret, Associate Professor of Economics and
Hughes, James, Associate Professor of Economics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Economic Status of China’s Ethnic Minorities

McClendon, John, Associate Professor of American Cultural Studies and African American Studies and
Fra-Molinero, Baltasar, Associate Professor of Spanish
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Arts and Politics of the African Diaspora (1898-1955)

McClendon, John, Associate Professor of American Cultural Studies and African American Studies
The Lincoln and Gloria Ladd Faculty Research Grant – Awarded December 2003
African American Philosophers

Miao, Li-ping,Visiting Instructor of Chinese
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded October 2003
How to Cook Daily Chinese Food

Morris, Elke, Lecturer in Art
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Exhibition of Digital Images

Nero, Charles, Associate Professor of Rhetoric,
Houchins, Sue, Associate Professor of African American Studies, and others.
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
The Haitian Independence Bicentenary Conference, “Re-Interpreting the Haitian Revolution and Its Cultural Aftershocks, 1804-2004,” in Trinidad and Tobago

Ofuji, Keiko, Lecturer in Japanese
Freeman Foundation Grant and Tanaka Memorial Foundation Grant – Awarded October 2003
Student Independent Study in Japanese Nutrition

Ofuji, Keiko, Lecturer in Japanese
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Gender-Bias and Lesbian Issues in Education in Japan

O’Higgins, Dolores, Associate Professor of Classics and Classical and Medieval Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Beyond the Pale: Classics Outside the Academy

Oliver, Michael, Associate Professor of Economics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded February 2004
The International Monetary System Under Pressure, 1964-1972

Parakilas, James, Professor of Music and James L. Moody Jr. Family Professor of Performing Arts
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Illustrating the Visual History of Opera

Pope.L, William, Lecturer in Theater
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded February 2004
The Black Factory

Read, Kirk, Associate Professor of French
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
The Science and Art of the Early Modern Midwife

Richards, Stephanie, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development Grant
Immunology and Molecular Biology

Ross, Shepley, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Greer, Meredith, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development Grant
Applied Mathematics:  Theory, Design, and Properties of Roller Coasters

Schlax, Paula, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development Grant
Chemistry 107A and 108A

Semon, Mark, Professor of Physics and
Smedley, John, Professor of Physics
Hughes Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2004
Producing a Self-Contained Module Developing the Theoretical Properties of Bessel Functions and Performing an Experiment that Displays Them in Actual Data

Shankar, Lavina, Associate Professor of English
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded October 2003
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded February 2004
I. Book Project: “Mapping Routes and Digging for Roots: South Asian American Women’s Literature”;
II. Paper at South Asia Conference, UC Berkeley: “Resisting Asian American Canons: South Asian American Women’s Fiction”
III. Paper at Association for Asian American Studies Conference, “Disengaging with Minority Race and Class Struggles”

Shulman, Bonnie, Associate Professor of Mathematics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development Grant
Develop a New Introductory Course in the Mathematics Department

Smedley, John, Professor of Physics and
Semon, Mark, Professor of Physics
Hughes Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2004
Producing a Self-Contained Module Developing the Theoretical Properties of Bessel Functions and Performing an Experiment that Displays Them in Actual Data

Strong, John, Professor of Religion
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded October 2003
Travel to Conference on the Birth of the Buddha

Strong, Sarah, Associate Professor of Japanese
Freeman Foundation Grant and Tanaka Memorial Foundation Grant – Awarded October 2003
Japanese Gardens

Sweet, Denis, Professor of German
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded February 2004
WAKE UP!

Wender, Melissa, Assistant Professor of Japanese
Freeman Foundation Grant and Tanaka Memorial Foundation Grant – Awarded October 2003
Faculty Development Seminar about and to Japan

Wenzel, Thomas, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
Reprints of Article in the Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

Wenzel, Thomas, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development Grant
Capillary Electrophoresis

Williams, Anne, Professor of Economics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2003
The Jigsaw Puzzle in America

Yang, Shuhui, Associate Professor of Chinese
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded October 2003
Funding for the Publication of a Book to be Used for a New Course

Zou, John, Assistant Professor of Chinese
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded October 2003
From Catamite to Maestro: Mei Lanfang, Female Impersonation, and China’s Paratheater, 1911-1929

Zou, John, Assistant Professor of Chinese
Freeman Foundation Grant – Awarded October 2003
The Eye: The 2004 Bates College Festival of Contemporary Asian Cinema