Faculty Internal Grants Awarded 2007-2008

The following faculty received internal grant awards between August 2007 and July 2008.

Ambrose, William, Professor of Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2008
Growth and Long-term Abundance Patterns of the Bloodworm (Glycera dibranchiate)

Ambrose, William, Professor of Biology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Curricular and Professional Development of the North Atlantic Research Group

Ásgeirsdóttir, Áslaug, Assistant Professor of Politics
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Curricular and Professional Development of the North Atlantic Research Group

Austin, Rachel, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Development – Awarded January 2008
Nature Chemical Biology Symposium 2008: Chemical Neurobiology

Austin, Rachel, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2008
Mechanistic Bioinorganic Chemistry

Austin, Rachel, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Strengthening Chemistry Research Opportunities for Maine Students and for Students Who Are Underrepresented in the Sciences at Bates: Development and Submission of an NSF-REU Proposal

Baker, Pamela, Helen A. Papaioanou Professor of Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded April 2008
Activation of Eucaryotic Gene Expression by Bacteria

Barry, Ronald, Visiting Professor of Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant- Awarded January 2008
Occurrence of the Black-legged Tick (Ixodes scapularis) and Tick Burdens of Small Mammals in Southwestern Maine

Bavis, Ryan, Assistant Professor of Biology
INBRE Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2008
Does Perinatal Hyperoxia Impair Adult Exercise Performance?

Beasley, Myron, Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Reciting Sites: On Death, Rituals, and Other Performative Acts

Bigelow, Gerald, Lecturer in Environmental Studies
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Curricular and Professional Development of the North Atlantic Research Group

Boucher, Helen, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Biculturalism, Priming, Implicit Ethnic Identity and Self-evaluation, and Well-being

Boucher, Helen, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Diversity and Domains of Life: A Speaker Series and Scholar-in-Residence Program in Psychology

Bourque, Bruce, Senior Lecturer in Anthropology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Curricular and Professional Development of the North Atlantic Research Group

Charles, Anita, Lecturer in Education and Director of Secondary Teacher Education
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded March 2008
Teens, Text, and Identity in Space-Time Networks of Literacy Activity: Contextualized Multiliteracies of Adolescents

Cole, John, Thomas Hedley Reynolds Professor of History
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
The Queen, the Cabbie, and Gouges’s Right of Woman

Costlow, Jane, Professor of Russian
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Writing/Rambling/Russia

Côté, Matthew, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded March 2008
Harnessing Plasmon Resonances to Study Nanostructures

Côté, Matthew, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Strengthening Chemistry Research Opportunities for Maine Students and for Students Who Are Underrepresented in the Sciences at Bates: Development and Submission of an NSF-REU Proposal

Cummiskey, David, Professor of Philosophy
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded January 2008
Philosophy and Psychology Workgroup and Visiting Scholar Series in Moral Psychology

Dilley, Carol, Assistant Professor of Dance
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Making Art

Douglass, Amy Bradfield, Associate Professor of Psychology
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Perceptions of Eyewitness Testimony

Douglass, Amy Bradfield, Associate Professor of Psychology
Phillips Fellowship – Awarded October 2007
How Mistaken Eyewitness Identifications Contribute to the Wrongful Conviction of Innocent People

Douglass, Amy Bradfield, Associate Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Diversity and Domains of Life: A Speaker Series and Scholar-in-Residence Program in Psychology

Eames, Elizabeth, Associate Professor of Anthropology
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development – Awarded October 2007
Understanding Islam and Gender in Muslim World

Fatone, Gina, Assistant Professor of Music
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Interculturatizing Music Transmission

Federico, Sylvia A., Assistant Profess of English
Whiting Teaching Fellowship – Awarded April 2008
A Medieval Iberian Troy Book

Fraser-Thill, Rebecca, Lecturer in Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Diversity and Domains of Life: A Speaker Series and Scholar-in-Residence Program in Psychology

George, David, Lecturer in Spanish
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development – Awarded December 2007
Histories on the Small Screen: Historical Representation and Television in Democratic Spain

Hooglund, Eric, Visiting Professor of Politics
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development – Awarded October 2007
Understanding Islam and Gender in Muslim World

Johnson, Beverly J., Associate Professor of Geology
Phillips Fellowship – Awarded October 2007
Nearshore Food Web Dynamics in the Gulf of Maine: Establishing a Baseline and Documenting Changes over the Last 4500 Years

Johnson, Beverly, Associate Professor of Geology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Curricular and Professional Development of the North Atlantic Research Group

Jones, Michael, Professor of History
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Curricular and Professional Development of the North Atlantic Research Group

Kahan, Todd, Associate Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded January 2008
Philosophy and Psychology Workgroup and Visiting Scholar Series in Moral Psychology

Kahan, Todd, Associate Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Diversity and Domains of Life: A Speaker Series and Scholar-in-Residence Program in Psychology

Kelsey, John, Professor of Psychology
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Neurobiology of Drug Addiction

Kelsey, John, Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded January 2008
Philosophy and Psychology Workgroup and Visiting Scholar Series in Moral Psychology

Kelsey, John, Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Diversity and Domains of Life: A Speaker Series and Scholar-in-Residence Program in Psychology

Koven, Nancy, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded January 2008
Philosophy and Psychology Workgroup and Visiting Scholar Series in Moral Psychology

Koven, Nancy, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Diversity and Domains of Life: A Speaker Series and Scholar-in-Residence Program in Psychology

Koviach-Côté, Jennifer, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Synthesis of Spiroketal Enol Ethers by Transition Metal Catalysis

Koviach-Côté, Jennifer, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Strengthening Chemistry Research Opportunities for Maine Students and for Students Who Are Underrepresented in the Sciences at Bates: Development and Submission of an NSF-REU Proposal

Langdon, Susan, Lecturer in Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Diversity and Domains of Life: A Speaker Series and Scholar-in-Residence Program in Psychology

Lawson, T. Glen, Professor of Chemistry
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded March 2008
An Experimental System for the Kinetic Analysis of Picornaviral 3C Protease Processing Activity Using Natural Substrates

Lawson, T. Glen, Professor of Chemistry
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Strengthening Chemistry Research Opportunities for Maine Students and for Students Who Are Underrepresented in the Sciences at Bates: Development and Submission of an NSF-REU Proposal

Lewis, Lynne, Associate Professor of Economics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Using GIS and Surveys to Inform Economic Analysis

Lin, Hong, Professor of Physics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2008
Transverse Effects of Vertical-cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers under Optical Feedback

Lindkvist, Heather, Lecturer in Anthropology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Public Health in a Liberal Arts Curriculum: Growing a General Education Concentration

López, Francisca, Professor of Spanish
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Andalusians in Catalonia or Catalans from Andalusia? Stakes of Cultural Identity

López, Francisca, Professor of Spanish
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development – Awarded December 2007
Histories on the Small Screen: Historical Representation and Television in Democratic Spain

Low, Kathryn G., Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Diversity and Domains of Life: A Speaker Series and Scholar-in-Residence Program in Psychology

Low, Kathryn G., Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Public Health in a Liberal Arts Curriculum: Growing a General Education Concentration

Malcolmson, Cristina, Professor of English
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Draft Bills on Slavery in the Boyle Papers

Maurer-Fazio, Margaret, Betty Doran Stangle Professor of Economics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
A Comparative Analysis of the Economic Status of China’s Muslim Minorities

Maurer-Fazio, Margaret, Betty Doran Stangle Professor of Applied Economics
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development – Awarded December 2007
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded January 2008
The Changing Patterns of Chinese Urban Women’s Work Lives, 1982 – 2000

Melvin, Karen, Assistant Professor of History
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Transatlantic Catholicism: Relics in the Early Modern Hispanic World

Nayder, Lillian, Professor of English
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth

Nguyen, Trian, Associate Professor of Arts and Visual Culture
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Lotus in the Samsara World: From the Ancient Architecture to the Modern Icon Picture

Nigro, Georgia, Professor of Psychology
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development  – Awarded December 2007
The Gender Divide in Academic Engagement: Perspectives of Boys and Young Men

Nigro, Georgia, Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded January 2008
Philosophy and Psychology Workgroup and Visiting Scholar Series in Moral Psychology

Nigro, Georgia, Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Diversity and Domains of Life: Speaker Series and Scholar-in-Residence Program in Psychology

O’Higgins, Dolores, Euterpe B. Dukakis Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Scholarship of the Eighteenth-Century Irish Poor

Okrent, Mark, Professor of Philosophy
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded January 2008
Philosophy and Psychology Workgroup and Visiting Scholar Series in Moral Psychology

Ortiz, María, Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Worlds in Collision: Indigenous Struggles, Development, Ecology, and Literature in the Amazon Frontier

Palin, Karen, Lecturer in Biology
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Public Health and Infectious Disease

Lindkvist, Heather, Lecturer in Anthropology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Public Health in a Liberal Arts Curriculum: Growing a General Education Concentration

Parakilas, James, James L. Moody, Jr. Family Professor of Performing Arts
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded March 2008
Textbook Development: Introduction to Opera

Pieck, Sonja, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Preparatory Trip to Nicaragua for Curricular Development

Plastas, Melinda, Visiting Assistant Professor of History
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
A Band of Noble Women: The Politics of Race in the U.S. Women’s Peace Movement, 1915-1945.

Rand, Erica, Professor of Art and Visual Culture and Women and Gender Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Red Nails, Black Skates, and the Politics of Pleasure

Read, Kirk, Associate Professor of French
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development – Awarded May 2007
CBB Faculty Seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Retelle, Michael, Professor of Geology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Curricular and Professional Development of the North Atlantic Research Group

Richter, James, Professor of Politics
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development – Awarded October 2007
Return of the State: Re-imagining the Relationship of States and Societies in Russia and Bulgaria

Sargent, Michael Associate Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded January 2008
Philosophy and Psychology Workgroup and Visiting Scholar Series in Moral Psychology

Sargent, Michael, Associate Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Diversity and Domains of Life: Speaker Series and Scholar-in-Residence Program in Psychology

Schlax, Paula Jean, Associate Professor of Chemistry
INBRE Student-Faculty Research Grant – Awarded January 2008
Comparative Analysis of Translational Initiation and Regulation in Escherichia coli and in Borrellia burgdorferi

Schlax, Paula Jean, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Strengthening Chemistry Research Opportunities for Maine Students and for Students Who Are Underrepresented in the Sciences at Bates: Development and Submission of an NSF-REU Proposal

Schomburg, Susan, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development – Awarded October 2007
Understanding Islam and Gender in Muslim World

Scottham, Krista, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Diversity and Domains of Life: A Speaker Series and Scholar-in-Residence Program in Psychology

Shankar, Lavina, Associate Professor of English
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Digging Roots and Mapping Routes: South Asian American Women’s Literature

Shulman, Bonnie, Associate Professor of Mathematics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Development – Awarded August 2007
Visit by Dr. Raina Robeva, Associate Professor of Mathematical Science

Shulman, Bonnie, Associate Professor of Mathematics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Curriculum Development – Awarded December 2007
Modules in Mathematical Biology

Skinner, Jonathan, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007

Soifer, Hillel, Assistant Professor of Politics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
State Development Past and Present in Latin America

Stark, Susan, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded January 2008
Philosophy and Psychology Workgroup and Visiting Scholar Series in Moral Psychology

Strippoli, Roberta, Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese and East Asian Studies
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development – Awarded May 2007
Text and Context in Medieval Japanese Studies: An Interdisciplinary Forum

Strong, John S., Charles A. Dana Professor of Religion
Phillips Fellowship – Awarded October 2007
The Wonder-Working Buddha

Strong, Sarah, Professor of Japanese
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Ainu Gods Singing: Chiri Yukie and the Ainu Shin’yôshû

Su, Hongun, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Women’s Performing for Women: A Study of Women’s Yue Opera in China Since 1949

Sweet, Denis, Professor of German
Student Research Apprenticeship Grant – Awarded March 2008
The End of the World: From Apocalypse and Nuclear Armageddon to Posthumanity and Ecocide

Taylor, Carole, Professor of English
Mellon Collaborative CBB Faculty Development – Awarded May 2007
Resistance by Design: African American Literature and Visual Culture

Wenzel, Thomas, Professor of Chemistry
Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund – Awarded April 2008
Strengthening Chemistry Research Opportunities for Maine Students and for Students Who Are Underrepresented in the Sciences at Bates: Development and Submission of an NSF-REU Proposal

Wong, Peter, Professor of Mathematics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Research Collaboration in Topology at Bates

Yang, Shuhui, Professor of Chinese
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Stories to Awaken the World: A Ming Dynasty Collection III

Zhosan, Dmytro, Visiting Instructor of Economics
Bates Faculty Development Fund – Awarded December 2007
Individual and Group Behavior in an Experimental Common-poor Resource Setting