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2009 Provost's Scholarship Development Awards

by Sherry Fisher - August 25, 2008


The recipients of the Provost’s Scholarship Development Awards for 2009 were announced recently.

The Provost’s Scholarship Development Awards, previously known as the Provost’s Research Fellowships, offer an opportunity for release time from teaching for one semester to eligible faculty engaged in long-term research projects.

This competitive program is designed to support and promote long-term research projects that cannot be funded via other, more traditional avenues. Recipients of a Provost’s Scholarship Development Award are able to undertake long-term and/or especially demanding projects with a surer sense that the projects can be completed, resulting in publication or exhibition, or the award of important extramural funding, in a timely fashion.

The 2009 award recipients are:

Peter Baldwin, associate professor, history
The Watches of the Night: Transforming the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930, Spring 2009

Daniel Caner, associate professor, history
Completion of book manuscript, History & Fiction on the Late Antique Sinai, Spring 2009

Patricia Cramer, associate professor, English
Virginia Woolf: The Lesbian Years – The Sexual Politics of Sapphic Modernism, Spring 2009

Martha Cutter, associate professor, English
Passing: The Strange Cultural and Historical Meaning of a Word, Spring 2009

Diane Lillo-Martin, professor, linguistics
Development of Bimodal Bilingualism: Preliminary Studies, Spring 2009

Laurietz Seda Ramirez, associate professor, modern & classical languages
Trans/Action the Nation: Globalization and National Identity in Mexico and Puerto Rico, Spring 2009

Richard Ashby Wilson, professor, anthropology
Judging History: Accounting for Mass Atrocities at International Criminal Tribunals, Spring 2009


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