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FACULTY/STAFF
RESEARCH AND PRODUCTIVE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
* PAST AWARDS *

Find application, guidelines, and budget forms at http://usclancaster.sc.edu/rps.

Project
       Amount
2013    
Dr. Fernanda Burke   A Teaching Approach to Improving the Pharmacokinetics of Naturally Occurring Peptides
$9,100
Dr. Walt Collins   Indexing Project for the edited volume The Sefi Atta Reader, Walter Collins, editor
$800
Prof. Fran Gardner     Personal Petroglyphs: A Developing  Body of Work
$3,800
Dr. Lisa Hammond Contemporary American Motherhood Memoirs article
$3,800
Prof. Claudia Y. Heinemann-Priest   Catawba Language Material Retrieval Project – the NAA Rudes/Siebert collection
$2,500
Prof. Marybeth Holloway Expressive Actor/Lugering Method Training & Presentation of Work at La Mama Symposium for Directors
$7,200
Prof. Kaetrena Davis Kendrick An inquiry regarding the experiences of Korean academic librarians
$5,300
Dr. Howard Kingkade Film Project
$3,300
Dr. Dana Lawrence Communication, Collaboration, and Community: A Participatory Design Approach to Writing Center Administration
$4,300
Dr. Bruce Nims  Revision for Publication of Three Conference Papers on Akira Kurosawa
$3,700
2012

            

 
Dr. Noni Bohonak  Development of Online CSCE101
$12,000
Dr. Michael Bonner  Completion of Manuscript: Confederate Political Economy
$2,214
Dr. Stephen Criswell Phase 2 of Oral History Collection and Transcription
$8,151
Dr. Nicholas Guittar Sexual Affinity/Sexual Identity Study 
$3,437
Dr. Kate Holland  Capacity Model for Anxious Arousal and Type II Diabetes
$13,549
Dr. Bettie Obi-Johnson The Role of Nectar-Inhibiting Yeast in Plants
$2,437
Prof. Chris Judge USCL Native American Studies Center-Summer Research
$7,792
2011  
Prof. Brent Burgin The Origins of Catawba Literacy

$4413

Dr. Fernanda Burke Improving the Pharmacokinetics of Naturally Occurring Peptides Involved in Satiety and Metabolism Disorders
$12,839
Dr. Steven Campbell Archival Research to Expand Work Related to Dissertation Topic, Leading to Publications in Political Science
$2000
Prof. Fran Gardner Place & Voice: Preparation for Artist-in-Residence at Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico.
$8375
Prof. Mary Beth Holloway Expenses Related to a Theatrical Production in Osijek, Croatia
$8000
Dr. Sarah Hunt-Sellhorst Differences Among Traditional Body Composition Measures Across Age and Activity Level in Older Adults
$2180
Prof. Brittany Taylor Drawing in Clay: An Artistic Collaboration to create a Body of Work with a Catawba Potter, Phase 1 of 3 Phases   
$8927
2010    
Dr. Bettie Obi-Johnson “Measurement of Chemicals Leached from Plastic Food Containers by SPE GC-MS:  Development Of an Undergraduate Chemistry Experiment”
$6381
Dr. Annette Golonka “Identification of Nectar-Inhibiting Microorganisms in Local Populations of the Plant Silene Carolinian”
$1047
Dr. Kate Holland   “Lateralized Differences in Cerebral Activation as a Function of Digestive Stress:  Changes in EEG Beta Magnitude in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Men and Women”
$6445 
Dr. Lisa Hammond “Finding the Goddess and Other Poems”
$5007
Dr. Stephen Criswell    “South Carolina Native American History Collection Project”
$6145
2009  
Prof. Claudia Y. Heinemann Priest The Review Panel recommends funding this proposal for continued development and expansion of a comprehensive dictionary for the Catawba Language.
$3184
Dr. Fernanda Marques Burke The Review Panel recommends funding this very well developed proposal for improving the pharmacokinetics of naturally occurring peptides involved in satiety and metabolism disorders.
$11,636
Dr. Kate Holland The Review Panel recommends partial funding this proposal for assessing neuropsychological and physiological correlates of aging.  We recommend funding for the equipment required to carry out the study, but suggest that subjects be recruited without compensation.
$718
Dr. Noni Bohonak The request was for student assistants to help Dr. Bohonak continue her work on computer modeling of protein folding.
$3466
Prof. Mary Beth Holloway

This proposal was to support research of Beatrice Herford’s work.          

$4988
Prof. Christopher Judge This proposal was to provide summer salary and benefits for Chris to develop and prepare an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant application. 
$6008
2008  

Dr. Nicol Augusté

Decoding the Catawba: Utilizing Archives to Unearth Post-Removal American Indian Realities
$7719
Dr. Mark Coe Developing Research Skills and Making Contacts in Discipline
$2400
Dr. Stephen Criswell Preparation for Publication of Body of Work on African American Family Reunion Traditions
$8529
Dr. Howard Kingkade Preparation of Scripts for National and International Writing Competitions
$3525
Dr. Bettie Obi Johnson Development of Inquiry-Based Chemistry Labs Using Modern Analytical Instrumentation
$5500
2008 Small Grant Awards  

Dr. Shemsi Alhaddad

Hecke Algebras for Monomial Groups
$1474
Dr. Mark Coe Travel Expenses in excess of departmental funds available
$600
Dr. Sarah Hunt Relationship of BMI and Body Composition in Predicting Frailty and Quality of Life
$1555

2007                 

Dr. Walt Collins         Voice recorder, ground transportation and summer stipend with fringe benefits to conduct scholarly interviews of two authors.
$6608
Prof. Fran Gardner     Production of a body of work for exhibition at the Florence Museum of Art, Dec 2007-Jan 2008  
$9878
Prof.  Chris Judge Supplies, equipment, consultant fees, carbon 14 dating charges and salaries for two archaeological technicians for 6 days and 1 lab technician for 6 days.                                     
$7587
2007 Small Grant Awards
Prof. Howard Kingkade            Travel to premier of movie Hole in the Paper Sky written by Kingkade
$1500
Dr. Annette Golonka         Exploration of nectar inhabiting microorganisms in local populations of the plant Silene Caroliniana
$1421
Prof. Mike Reynolds   Travel to present conference paper Contesting Morality: Ideology and Sectional Conflict in Antebellum America
$821
Prof. Terri Polenski     Equipment and seed monies for future research project
$1500

2006

Dr. Stephen Criswell

Completion of editing collection of essays on South Carolina folklore and folklife.

$7879

Dr. Todd Scarlet

Reproductive success of Red-Headed Woodpecker in Urban and Rural Habitats

$7368

Dr. Lisa Rashley

The Material Manifestation of Slavery: Phyllis Alesia Perry’s Stigmata and Pam Durban’s So Far Back

$7753
(awarded in 2005, but deferred to 2006)

2005

Dr. Noni Bohonak

Student research assistants and equipment

$5560

Dr. Danny Faulkner

Visits to Lowell Observatory and AAS meeting

$5000

Dr. David Norman

Various conference papers and proposals for publications

$3142

Dr. Walt Collins

Research, presentation, and eventual publication of scholarly essay and for publishers' permission fees to quote from novels for book project

$1528

2004

 

 

Prof. Fran Gardner Perry

Language & Landscape: Taking the Art and Poetry Collaboration to Publication

$6678

Dr. Danny Faulkner

The Study of Interacting Binary Stars

$5220

2003

Dr. Dwayne Brown

The Effects of USCL Arts and Science Adventure Camp, Summer Experiences for Children in Grades 6 to 9 on Mathematics Achievement and Student Attitude

$8771

Dr. B. H. Caraway

The Production of a cRNA Library for Spirillum volutans ATCC 19554 by Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT‑PCR)

$6229

2002

Dr. Noni Bohonak

Continuing work: Finding a Fitness Function to be Used with Genetic Algorithms to Solve a Protein Folding Problem: The ab initio Prediction of a Protein Using Torsion Angles

$2840

Prof. Fran Gardner Perry

Development of new bodies of work

$7064

Dr. Todd Scarlett

The Relationship Between Masting Trees and Potential Seed Dispersing Birds and Mammals

$2500

2001

Dr. B. H. Caraway

Purchase of the Revco Ultra Temperature Freezer

$5811

Dr. Lisa Rashley

Chapbook project tentatively titled Notice of the Iguanodon

$2689

Dr. Lori Robison

Continuing work toward the completion of book: Domesticating Difference: Gender, Race, and the Birth of a New South

$1500 (not awarded due to resignation; funds diverted to travel)

2000

Dr. Noni Bohonak

Acquisition of computer equipment for protein modeling project

$2340

Dr. Danny Faulkner

Continuing study of eclipsing binary stars

$2340

Prof. Fran Gardner Perry

Art supplies, services and travel/subsistence to Santa Fe, NM to study work of Georgia O’Keeffe

$2820

Dr. Eric Wolfe

Summer stipend for revision and re-submission of manuscripts for publication

$2500

1999

Dr. Noni Bohonak

Finding a Fitness Function to be Used with Genetic Algorithms to Solve a Protein Folding Problem: The ab initio Prediction of a Protein Using Torsion Angles

$3010

Dr. Danny Faulkner

Study of Eclipsing Binary Stars

$2932

Dr. Lisa Rashley

Project on Frances Sargent Osgood

$2958

Dr. Lori Robison

Continuing work toward the completion of book: Domesticating Difference: Gender, Race and the Birth of a New South

$5100

Dr. Todd Scarlett

Effects of Mast Seeding on the Population Biology of Birds and Mammals

$11,000

Yearly Award Totals
1999
  $25,000  
2000
  $10,000  
2001
  $10,000  
2002
  $12,404  

2003

 

$15,000

 

2004

 

$11,898

 

2005

 

$15,230

 

2006

 

$23,000 (includes deferred grant to Dr. Rashley from 2005)
2007
  $29,315
2008
  $31,302
2009
  $30,000
2010
  $25,025
2011
  $46,734
2012
  $49,580
2013
  $43,800


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