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Awardees 2011 Humanities Awardees

Name

Department

Project

Robert Brinkmeyer

English – College of Arts and Sciences

Making Things Work: Crafts and Artifacts in the Construction of Modern Southern Identity ($11,009)

Kara Brown

Educational Studies – College of Education

International Teacher Migration and the Global Convergence Debate: Reconsidering the Cultural and Institutional Dimensions of Schooling ($14,577)

Kathryn Edwards

History – College of Arts and Sciences

Living with Ghosts: The Dead in European Society from the Black Death to the Enlightenment ($15,000)

Jill Frank

Political Science – College of Arts and Sciences

Circulating Authority: Plato and the Practices of Politics ($11,055)
Final Report (PDF)

Anne Gulick                 

English – College of Arts and Sciences

Declarative Moments: Literature, Law and Transatlantic Postcolonialism ($13,618)

Victor Holtcamp

Theatre and Dance – College of Arts and Sciences

Tinseltown Boot Camp: Hollywood Studios and Actor Training ($3,054)
Final Report (PDF)

Leon Jackson

English – College of Arts and Sciences

Scarlet Letters: A History of Blackmail in the Anglophone Atlantic World from the Fifteenth Century to the Present ($13,609)

Catherine Keyser

English – College of Arts and Sciences

Making Taste: Food Science and Artificial Flavor in Modern American Literature ($15,419)
Final Report (PDF)

Thomas Lekan

History – College of Arts and Sciences

Saving the Serengeti: The Frankfurt Zoological Society and the Paradox of Western Conservation ($12,591)
Final Report (PDF)

Kevin Lewis

Religious Studies – College of Arts and Sciences

Mischief and Idolatry in the Language of Religious 'Belief' ($16,000)
Final Report (PDF)

Christine Lotter

Instruction & Teacher Education – College of Education

Using Model-based Inquiry Instruction to Improve Students Scientific Literacy ($20,000)
Final Report (PDF)

Norman Madden

English – College of Arts and Sciences

Quare Fellas: Marginal Masculinities in Irish Culture ($6,324)
Final Report (PDF)

Rebecca Stern

English – College of Arts and Sciences

Moving Through Time: Life Among the New Sciences in Nineteenth-Century England ($14,503)

Nicholas Vazsonyi

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures – College of Arts and Sciences

The Cambridge Wagner Encyclopedia ($5,445)
Final Report (PDF)

Tracey Weldon-Stewart

English – College of Arts and Sciences

Middle Class African American English ($15,423)
Final Report (PDF)

Sarah Williams

Music – School of Music

Semester Leave to complete the manuscript for Damnable Practises: Representations of Early Modern English Witchcraft in Broadside Balladry and Popular Song ($10,000)
Final Report (PDF)

2011 Clinical Incentive Awardees

Name

Department

Project

Brandon Bookstaver

Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences – SC College of Pharmacy

Frequency of ApoE subtypes in an HIV-positive African-American population and correlation with neurocognitive disorders ($15,061)

Paul Browne

Obstetrics & Gynecology – School of Medicine

The Role of Periodontal Organisms in Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes ($10,377)

Brianne Dunn

Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences – SC College of Pharmacy

Efficacy and safety of dual calcium channel blockers compared to JNC 7 guided treatment in African American patients with hypertension ($13,650)

Lisa Gallo

Graduate Program – School of Medicine

Effectiveness of a Multidisciplinary Outpatient Weight Management Clinic in Reducing BMI SDS in Overweight and Obese Children and Adolescents in the Midlands of South Carolina ($17,598)
Final Report (PDF)

Bryan Love

Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences – SC College of Pharmacy

Adherence and Persistence to 5-Aminosalicylic Acid (5-ASA)
Treatment in Ulcerative Colitis: A Retrospective Analysis ($14,680)

April Miller

Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences – SC College of Pharmacy

Comparison of traditional methods for renal function estimation with methods designed for estimation in acute kidney injury and the potential impact on antimicrobial dosing ($13,046)

James Selph

Neurology – School of Medicine

A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Feasibility Study to Examine the Efficacy of Topical Creams in Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (PDPN) Patients ($15,000)

Souvik Sen

Neurology – School of Medicine

Effect of cerebral reperfusion on brain connectivity in acute stroke (14,548)

Scott Sutton

Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences – SC College of Pharmacy

Presence of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Collegiate Football Players and Football Equipment ($11,000)
Final Report (PDF)

Sharon Weissman

Internal Medicine – School of Medicine

Randomized-Controlled trial of every 4 month versus every 6 months monitoring in HIV-infected patients controlled on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy ($14,454)

Jun Wu

Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences – SC College of Pharmacy

Adherence to adjuvant hormone therapy and Associated Outcomes in Medicaid Patients with Primary Breast Cancer ($14,046)
Final Report (PDF)

2011 Creative and Performing Arts Awardees

Name

Department

Project

James Ackley

Music – School of Music

Recording of Newly Composed American Trumpet Music ($8,000)

Susan Anderson

Theatre and Dance – College of Arts and Sciences

South Carolina Festival of Dance ($20,000)
Final Report (PDF)

Reginald Bain

Music – School of Music

Music, Physics and Sonification
($9,444)
Final Report (PDF)

Elise Blackwell

English – College of Arts and Sciences

Water Damage: a novel ($6,876)
Final Report (PDF)

Brad Edwards

Music – School of Music

A Compact Disc Recording and Commissioning Project
of Concert Duets for Trombone and Other Instruments ($10,225)
Final Report (PDF)

Julia Elliott

Regional Campus & Continuing Education – Senior & Regional Campuses

Hamadryas: a novel ($14,664)
Final Report (PDF)

Constance Gee

Music – School of Music

Rhapsody for Viola and Orchestra by Henry Brant ($6,000)
Final Report (PDF)

Lisa Hammond

USC Lancaster

Finding the Goddess and Other Poems ($9,449)
Final Report (PDF)

Robert Jesselson

Music – School of Music

Commissioning Six New Compositions for Cello and Piano to Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Jesselson/Fugo Duo ($10,130)

Mila Parrish

Theatre and Dance – College of Arts and Sciences

iDance Community Performances ($6,275)

Michele Reese

USC Sumter

Poetry Sequence on the Study of Slave Narratives ($9,533)
Final Report (PDF)

Kathleen Robbins

Art – College of Arts and Sciences

Fine Art Photography Book and Exhibition Project:
Last of the Cotton Farmers ($19,674)

Nic Ularu

Theatre and Dance – College of Arts and Sciences

USC THEATRE IN NEW YORK ($13,635)
Final Report (PDF)

Marius Valdez

Art – College of Arts and Sciences

The Secret Species Project: Character-Based Art and Graphic Design ($6,095)
Final Report (PDF)

2011 Social Sciences Awardees

Name

Department

Project

David Darmofal

Political Science – College of Arts and Sciences

Improving Inferences from Survey Data: Modeling Behavioral Interactions Between Survey Respondents ($19,354)
Final Report (PDF)

Stanley Dubinsky

English – College of Arts and Sciences

Language Rights ($17,369)

Alissa Holland

Psychology – College of Arts and Sciences

A Functional Cerebral Systems Approach to Anxious Arousal: The Influence of Right-Lateralized Cognitive and Physiological Stress on Right Hemisphere Activation and Regulation of Sympathetic Tone ($18,161)

Maimuna Huq

Anthropology – College of Arts and Sciences

Cultural politics of religion, education, and identity among contemporary Bangladeshi Muslims ($10,000)

Carl Maas

Social Work – College of Social Work

Developing a Social Marketing Intervention to address Intimate Partner Violence Behaviors in Latino Men living in South Carolina ($19,983)

Gerald McDermott

Division of Research – Moore School of Business

Transnational Integration Regimes as Development Programs: How the EU, NAFTA and the Mercosur Shape the Institutional Paths of Emerging Market Democracies ($19,150)

Ronald Pitner

Social Work – College of Social Work

Mapping Neighborhoods for Crime and Ownership ($19,984)
Final Report (PDF)

Jimy Sanders

Sociology – College of Arts and Sciences

Acculturation, socioeconomic status, and body mass index trajectory among children of immigrants in the U.S. ($16,821)
Final Report (PDF)

Todd Shaw

Political Science – College of Arts and Sciences

Changing Distances of Black Politics ($9,252)
Final Report (PDF)

Brent Simpson

Sociology – College of Arts and Sciences

A Solution to the Problem of Collective Action in Large Groups ($17,000)
Final Report (PDF)

Lucy Spence

Instruction & Teacher Education – College of Education

Writing Assessment and Instruction for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children ($17,384)
Final Report (PDF)

Benjamin Steiner

Criminology & Criminal Justice – College of Arts and Sciences

Comparing Self Reported to Official Indicators of Inmate Misconduct Within and Across Prisons in Two States ($5,846)

Lee Walker

Political Science – College of Arts and Sciences

Completion and Expansion of Cross-National Study of Judiciary's Role in Protection of Civil and Political Rights ($9,775)



Questions? For more information, please contact the Office of the Provost at 803-777-2808 or the individuals below:
  • Creative and Performing Arts: Senior Vice Provost Helen Doerpinghaus.
  • Distributed Learning Course Development: Vice Provost Chris Plyler.
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences: Senior Vice Provost Lacy Ford.
  • Institute for Visiting Scholars
  • Application Review and Submission Process: Derlene Lowder.
  • Grant Award Financial Administration: Mary Alexander.


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