Dr. Gregory Grieve.

2020-2021 New & Regular Faculty awardees

We are pleased to announce that 19 projects received funding during the 2020-2021 academic year through the competitive New & Regular Faculty Internal Research Awards Program. This funding supports the initiation and advancement of research, scholarship, and creative activity. Individual faculty received $5,000 and two or more faculty collaborating on a project received $10,000. The awardees and their proposals are listed here:

Awardees

Arts and Humanities Subcommittee

New Faculty Awards

Michiel van Veldhuizen. College of Arts and Sciences. Classical Studies. Plague and Prophecy along Apollo’s Oracle Coast.

Teresa Walch. College of Arts and Sciences. History. “Cleansing” Munich: Space, Ideology, and the Nazi Consolidation of Power.

Regular Faculty Awards

Alexander Eger. College of Arts and Sciences. History. Excavations and Surveys at Caesarea Maritima, Israel

Gregory Grieve. College of Arts and Sciences. Religious Studies. Video Games and the Problem of Evil.

Matthew Barr. College of Arts and Sciences. Media Studies. Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement Visual History Project.

Creative and Performing Arts Subcommittee

New Faculty Awards

Jennifer Reis. College of Visual and Performing Arts. School of Art. Andragogy and Creative Entrepreneurship Education: Current Best Practices of Content and Delivery in the United States.

Garrett Klein. College of Visual and Performing Arts. School of Music. Collaborative Trumpet Routines.

Regular Faculty Awards

Rachele Riley. College of Visual and Performing Arts. School of Art. Annie Scanner.

Anthony Taylor. College of Visual and Performing Arts. School of Music. Raised Structures: New Recording of Electroacoustic Works for Clarinet.

Physical and Natural Sciences Subcommittee

New Faculty Awards

Wenliang Li. College of Arts and Sciences. Geography, Environment, and Sustainability. Improving urban impervious surface estimation with remote sensing techniques.

John Stufken. Interdisciplinary College. Informatics and Analytics. Information-Based Optimal Subdata Selection for Big Data With Large Numbers of Variables.

Derek Monroe and Eric Drollette. School of Health and Human Sciences. Kinesiology. Central-Cardiorespiratory Coupling & Cognitive Control after Chronic Concussion (The 7C Project).

Regular Faculty Awards

Zhenquan Jia. College of Arts and Sciences. Biology. Molecular mechanisms of air pollutant BP-1,6-quinone-mediated development of cardiovascular disease.

Gideon Wasserberg. College of Arts and Sciences. Biology. Development of a prototype of an attractive lethal oviposition trap for the control of sand flies.

Jianjun Wei. Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Nanoscience. Developing A highly Efficient Nanohybrid Photothermal Transduction Agent for Cancer Therapy.

Social and Behavioral Science Subcommittee

New Faculty Awards

Christian Chan and Jennifer Deaton. School of Education. Counseling and Educational Development. Investigating the Impact of Relational Satisfaction and Identity Affirmation on the Relationship Between LGBT-Based Oppression and Help-Seeking Behaviors.

Kierra Sattler. School of Health and Human Sciences. Human Development and Family Studies. Investigating Foster Care Environments and Their Associations with Children’s Health and Well-being.

Judith Leitch. School of Health and Human Sciences. Social Work. A Grounded Theory Study of the Perceptions and Experiences of Psychotherapy by Sexual and Gender Minority People in North Carolina.

Regular Faculty Awards

Stephen Sills and Erica Payton. Office of Research and Engagement, and School of Health and Human Sciences. Center for Housing and Community Studies, and Public Health Education. Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 on Neighborhood Violence as Part of the Dan River Health Equity Assessment.

Learn more about the New & Regular Faculty Awards here.