College of Arts & Sciences

2012-2014 Spring Travel Awards


2012 Spring Travel Program Awards

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Shaoqian Zhang Art Visualizing Modern Chines Party-State: Print Culture and Identity in Republican China (1921-1927) Taipei, Taiwan
Linda Austin English Automatisms: Arts and Achievements of the Inhuman Rochester, New York
Brian R. Jacobson English Fantastic Functionality: Early Studio Architecture and Its Photographic Representations Boston, Massachusetts
Robert Mayer English Research in Edinburgh and London Edinburgh and London
Silvia Susana Perea-Fox Foreign Languages and Literatures Historias, mitos y leyendas Mapuche de la Laguna Blanca, Neiquen, Argentina.  The Oral Memories of a Member of the Mapuche Tribe Argentina
John R. te Velde Foreign Languages and Literatures The Continental West Germanic Left Periphery: the integration of syntactic, semantic, pragmatic and prosody factors of displacement to it Berkeley, California
Carlos E. Cordova Geography A research strategy for reconstucting the prehistoric bison ecosystem in the Great Plains. Nebraska and Colorado
John Kinder History Our Faunal Defense in Afica: American Zoos, Animal Preservation, and African Independence in the early Cold War Chicago, Illinois
Andrew Rosa History St. Clair Duke: A scholar Activist in the American Century Chicago, Illinois and New York, New York
Dale Alspach Math BIRS Workshop Banach Space Theory Banff, Canada
Mathias Schulze Math Special Session "Singularities in Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry" Lawrence, Kansas
Yanqui Wang Math Conference Presentation of the Mixed Finite Element Method for a Nonlinear Fourth-order Equation Lawrence, Kansas
Juan Meng Media and Strategic Communications Cross-Cultural Study of Leadership in Public Relations and Communication Management Miami, Florida
Meredith Blecha Music 2012 American String Teacher's Association National Conference Atlanta, Georgia
Michael Kirkendoll Music Contona Sessions for New Music/World Piano Pedagogy Conference Italy and Serbia
Jeffrey Loeffert Music Contemporary Chamber and Solo Saxophone Music: A Concert/Presentation Featuring the Jeffrey Loeffert and the h2 saxophone Tempe, Arizona
Timothy M. Peterson Political Science Preferential Trade Agreements, Trade Division, and Militarized Conflict Chicago, Illinois
Maria Beach Theatre The Romance of Theatre: American Drama And Its Stories Seville, Spain
Stanley Fox Zoology Evolution of Neonate Care in High-Elevation Lizards in the Andes Santiago, Chile

 

2013 Spring Travel Program Awards

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Phil Choo Art MAPLE LEAF: A Case Study of Renewable Energy Art Providence, Rhode Island
Cristina Cruz Gonzales Art Conferenc Paper:  The Imatation and Representation of Female Piety in the Spanish World Miami, Florida
Shaoqian Zhang Art Conference Presentation at College Art Association 101st Annual Conference New York, New York
Christopher Crick Computer Science Multi-robot coordination and shared autonomy with markov rendom fields St. Paul, Minnesota
Robert Mayer English Research in the New York City Area for Book Project titled: Authors, Readers, Fame: Walter Scott's Literary Correspondence New York, New York
JaEun Ku Math Asymptotically exact a posteriori error estimators for first-order div least-squares methods in local and global L2 norm Boston, Massachusetts
Thomas Lanners Music Presentation of a Lecture and Two Master Classes at the Unidad Academia de Artes de la Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas Zacatecas, Mexico
Meredith Blecha-Wells Music Flute, Cello, and Piano Trio Recital and Master Class Tour Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Nikolas Emmanuel Political Science International Studies Association Annual Meeting: "The Role of Afica's Leviathans in Stabilizing Fragile States on the Continent" San Francisco, California
Mark Wolfgram Political Science Cultures and Regimes of Memory: Collective Memory Development in Authoritarian and Democratic Societies Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Lana Beasley Psychology Cultural Adaptation of a Child Abus Prevention Model: Working to Understand Cultural Congruency San Diego, California
Stephanie Sweatt Psychology Five-factor measure of borderline personality traits Charlotte, North Carolina
Bin Liang Sociology ACJS Conference Presentation: Women's Participation in Drug and DUI Programs in Tulsa, Oklahoma; LSA Conference Presentation: Internet Influences on China's Legal Reforms Dallas, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts
David Knottnerus Sociology The Notting Hill Carnival: Ritual Processes and Impact Chicago, Illinois
Ye Liang Statistics Identifiability of Masking Probabilities in the Competing Risks Model Orlando, Florida
Maria Beach Theatre The Viewing of Politics and the Politics of Viewing: Theatre Challenges in the Age of Globalizes Communities Thessaloniki, Greece
Jennifer Shaw Zoology Prposal to support a new faculty member's presentation of current research at the national meeting of The Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biology Conference Boston, Massachusets
Stanley Fox Zoology Evolution of Neonate Care in High-Elevation Lizards in the Andes Santiago, Chile

 

2014 Spring Travel Program Awards

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Phil Choo Art Interaction Design (Graphic User Interface Design for App) New Orleans, Louisiana
Charles Weinert Chemistry Luminescent and Optically Active Linear Oligogermanes as Polygermine Mimics Graz, Austria
Ramesh Kaipa Communication Sciences & Disorders The use of Electromyography in validating treatment for motor speech disorders Boston, Massachusetts
Elizabeth Grubgeld English Disability and Autobiography in Post-Independence and Contemporary Ireland Dublin, Ireland
Lynn C. Lewis English "Time Won't Let Me: Access and Borders in a Speed-Loving World" San Antonio, Texas
Seth Perlow English Time to Improvise: Hughes, Jazz, Politics Chicago, Illinois
Erik Ekman Foreign Languages & Literatures "Exemplary Ovid: Models of Courtly Conduct in Alfonzo X's General estoria" Kalamazoo, Michigan
Jaqueline Vadjunec Geography A unified human-environment: A hybrid Land Change Science (LCS) -- Political Ecology (PE) approach for sustainability science Berlin, Germany
Yongtao Du History Cultural Rupture and Local Consciousness in Modern China: The Case of Anyang Anyang, China
Amit Ghosh Math Nodal domains of Maass forms & Itegrality associated with hypergeometric functions & Dynamics of zeros of Eisenstein series Princeton, New Jersey
Wouter Hoff Microbiology Organizing and presenting in the "Physics of Proteins" sessions at the American Physical Society March Meeting Denver, Colorado
Thomas Lanners Music Recording Sessions for a CD of Piano Works by Ross Lee Jinney Syracuse, New York
Ryan Gardner Music National Trumpet Competition Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Shannon Spaulding Philosophy Travel to attend and participate in three conferences Chicago, Illinois; Vancouver, British Columbia; Charleston, South Carolina
Lawrence Pasternack Philosophy Presentation at the American Philosophical Association Symposium on Immanuel Kant's Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason: an Interpretation and Defense San Diego, California
Mark Wolfgram Political Science Collective Memory Formation: in Democratic and Authoritarian Societies Toronto, Canada
Bin Liang Sociology Travel to attend and present at two conferences Philadelphia, Pennslvania and Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sarah DuRant Zoology Bioenergetics in Eco=physiological Research Las Vegas, Nevada