Sabbatical Winner Project Descriptions 2017

Presentation of Sabbatical/Leave Recipients 2016

Name Description
Scott Crider To complete his book, “Reading Shakespeare’s Sonnets.”
Rich Dougherty To work on his manuscript, “A Reader’s Guide to St. Thomas’s Treatise on Law.”
John Osoinach To write a calculus textbook suitable for the university’s three-semester calculus sequence.
David Upham To work on a monograph, “The Central Amendment: Recovering the Original Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment.”

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