King/Haggar Scholars 2016

2016 King/Haggar Scholars Projects

Name Project
Phillip Shore, M.F.A. Funds to produce a catalog of an oncoming solo exhibition of sculpture at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art.  The exhibit opens in January of 2017.
Theresa Kenney, Ph.D. To present a paper at the 2016 Dickens Symposium in Iceland on BBC adaptations of Charles Dickens's novel, Little Dorrit
Cynthia Nielsen, Ph.D. To support travel and research on Hans-Georg Gadamer's work on the ontology of art.
Carmen Newstreet, Ph.D. To support participation at several conferences.
Stefan Novinski, M.F.A. To attend the American Shakespeare Center's Black Friars conference.
Jonathan Culp, Ph.D. To re-think the teaching and design of the core politics course, Principles of American Politics.
Susan Hanssen, Ph.D. To organize a conference at UD on George Washington.
Mark Petersen, Ph.D. The funds requested will be used for research in South America that will take place in July 2016.  The purpose of the trip is to complete necessary research for a book manuscript and article.
Robert Kugelmann, Ph.D. To attend joint conference of the International Society for the History of the Social and Behavioral Sciences and the European Society for the History of the Human Sciences, to be held in Barcelona, Spain.
Nicole Phillips, Ph.D. To conduct research with UD biology students to investigate the role of mitochondrial DNA in Alzheimer's disease.
Andrew Moran, Ph.D. To attend a conference in June 2016 at Trinity College, Dublin to present a paper on Shakespeare’s As You Like It.
Jason Lewallen, Ph.D. To attend the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, which will take place in April of 2016 in Lexington, Kentucky. The conference provides an exciting intellectual exchange about contemporary topics relating to French literature and foreign language pedagogy. 
Amy Borja, Ph.D. To give a keynote address at a humanities/language learning pedagogy conference at the Universidad Tecnologica de Costa Rica in Cartago, Costa Rica.  The presentation will show how to make Don Quixote accessible to a millennial student and how classic pieces of literature can influence a student's moral and intellectual development.
Teresa Danze, Ph.D. To support a research project and participate in the annual Society for Classical Studies conference in San Francisco, January 6-9, 2016.
Tiffany Miller, Ph.D. Funding for an IPS Politics students to assist in a multi-faceted research project that may lead to an article, contribute to a manuscript on the progressives, and enrich source materials for undergraduate and graduate politics courses.

 

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