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College Announces Research Grant Recipients

The following Ithaca College faculty members have received research grants:

SUMMER RESEARCH

ROY H. PARK
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS

Pierre Desir, assistant professor, cinema and photography; ZONA

Janice Levy, associate professor, cinema and photography; The Face of Madagascar

Sharon Mazzarella, assistant professor, television-radio; Slackers, Grungesters, and Body -Pierced Freaks: The Popular Press and the Myth of "Generation X"

SCHOOL OF
HEALTH SCIENCES
AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Judith Kennison, associate professor, recreation and leisure studies; Effects of an Adventure Program on Youth-at-Risk

Thomas Swensen, assistant professor, exercise and sport sciences; Non-Invasive Determination of Maximal Lactate Steady State Training Heart Rate in Cyclists

SCHOOL OF
HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES

Barbara Johnson, assistant professor, anthropology; completion of article on women's involvement in Cochin Jewish synagogue life

Marian MacCurdy, assistant professor, Writing Program; The Mind's Eye

Fred Madden, associate professor, English; The Moral Development of Conrad's Narrator in The Shadow-Line

Michael Malpass, associate professor, anthropology; Test Excavations at the Site of Sonay, Camana Valley, Peru

Katherine Muma, instructor, biology; Mating Behavior and Sexual Selection in Red-Winged Blackbirds

Thomas Shevory, associate professor, politics; completion of Body Politic: Studies in Reproduction, Production, and Presentation

Bruce Smith, assistant professor, biology; Life-History Analysis of Arrenurus Species with and without Larval Parasitic Associations

Thomas Somma, assistant professor, art history; The Politics of Historical Portraiture: Paul Wayland Bartlett's Equestrian Statue of Lafayette, 1908-1916

SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Beverly Patton, assistant professor, performance studies; An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Operetta Scenes (Duets, Trios, and Quartets) Suitable for Undergraduate Singers

1996 CORNELL
UNIVERSITY SOCIETY FOR THE
HUMANITIES FELLOWSHIP

Michael McKenna, assistant professor, philosophy and religion; A Speaker-Meaning Theory of Moral Responsibility

INSTRUCTIONAL
DEVELOPMENT FUND

ROY H. PARK
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS

Cynthia Baughman, assistant professor, cinema and photography; residency at the Ragdale Foundation to develop expertise in short narrative form

SCHOOL OF
HEALTH SCIENCES
AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Michael Buck, clinical instructor, physical therapy; attendance at a course on advanced problem solving

Betsy Keller, assistant professor, exercise and sport sciences; development of internship program for exercise science majors

Judith Kennison, associate professor, recreation and leisure studies; internship in therapeutic recreation

Thomas Ormond, associate professor, health promotion and human movement; A Comparison of Multicultural and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching and Teacher Education

SCHOOL OF
HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES

John Barr, assistant professor, mathematics and computer science; Incorporating Parallel Processing into Undergraduate Courses

Ellen Bonaguro, assistant professor, speech communication; attend conference on communication and health

Michael Malpass, associate professor, anthropology; attend "Archeology of Formative Ecuador" symposium

Lauren O'Connell, assistant professor, art history; Development of "Virtual Voyagers" Multimedia Courseware: Great Spaces in Japan

John Schwartz, associate professor, physics; E. W. Testut, associate professor, speech-language pathology and audiology, School of Health Sciences and Human Performance; Maintaining and Reinforcing Course Content across the Curriculum

Kathleen Skoczen, assistant professor, anthropology; Field Experience and Community Development in the Dominican Republic

Gary Wells, associate professor, art history; British Art and the City of London: Curricular Revisions and Additions

ACADEMIC PROJECT GRANTS

ROY H. PARK
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS

Steven Skopik, associate professor, cinema and photography; mounting and exhibition of photographic work in a one-person show

SCHOOL OF
HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES

John Barr, assistant professor, and Laurie King, assistant professor, mathematics and computer science; development of interactive multimedia computer based courseware

Robert Klee, assistant professor, philosophy and religion; presentation of "Why Casual Preventings are not Observable Events" at international conference

John Pavia, associate professor, history; Nancy Brcak, associate professor, art history; attendance at exhibit of WW II combat artists

Carolyn Straughan, assistant professor, art history;Familial Gestures: Reconsidering Gabrielle d'Estrees and Her Sister in the Louvre

Craig Webster, assistant professor, politics; travel to research "The Impact of Canadian Human Rights Policy on Foreign Assistance Allocation"

LIBRARY

Barbara Uchtorff, circulation librarian; Copyright and Libraries: A Leadership Workshop Sponsored by the Association of Research

SMALL GRANTS

ROY H. PARK
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS

John Hess, associate professor, cinema and photography; attendance at conference of the International Association of Media and History

Patricia Zimmermann, professor, cinema and photography; completion of Endangered Species: Documentaries and Democracies

SCHOOL OF
HEALTH SCIENCES
AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Nancy Platt, instructor, physical therapy; A Prospective Study of the Effectiveness of Shoulder Joint Mobilization

Ellen Staurowsky, assistant professor, exercise and sport sciences; Sport Communication Curricular Evaluation and Needs Assessment

Thomas Swensen, assistant professor, exercise and sport sciences; Non-Invasive Determination of Maximal Lactate Steady State Training Heart Rate in Cyclists

SCHOOL OF
HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES

Asma Barlas, assistant professor, politics;Believing Women: Sexual/Textual Politics

John Bernard, professor, biology; Long-term Study of the Succession That Occurs in Communities after a Fire

Anne Brous, associate professor, and James Rothenberg, associate professor, sociology; funding of assistance with literature review for a proposal to the Carnegie Corporation

Stephen Clancy, associate professor, art history; The Origins of the "Marmion Style": La Fleur des histoires and the Early Works of Simon Marmion

Zillah Eisenstein, professor, politics; Hatreds of the 21st Century: Nationalism, Globalism, and Feminisms

Marian MacCurdy, assistant professor, Writing Program; The Mind's Eye: Image and Memory in Writing about Trauma

Michael Malpass, associate professor, anthropology; preparation of illustrations for a textbook, Daily Life in the Inca Empire

Lauren O'Connell, assistant professor, art history; Panoramic Photography in Japan for "Virtual Voyagers" Courseware

Imre Tamas, professor, biology; Summer Research Exchange Program with Hungary

SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Steven Mauk, professor, performance studies; performance of Dana Wilson's Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Wind Ensemble

Dana Wilson, professor, music theory, history, and composition; performance of Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Wind Ensemble (Calling, Ever Calling) with the United States Navy Band in Washington, D.C.

Rodney Winther, associate professor, performance studies; performance of Dana Wilson's Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Wind Ensemble

GERONTOLOGY
INSTITUTE SUMMER
RESEARCH GRANTS

SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Jeffrey Ives, assistant professor, exercise and sport sciences; Elderly Ankle Reflex Function Following Acute and Chronic Muscle Stretching

Janet Wigglesworth, assistant professor, exercise and sport sciences; completion of two studies

SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES
AND SCIENCES

Nancy Ramage, professor, art history; The Cone Sisters


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