Hsun-Yu “Sharon” Chuang, Instructor of Communication was invited to serve on the review committee for the Cooper Award, established by Central States Communication Association (CSCA). The award is given to an outstanding PhD and MA student-teacher evaluated by CSCA.
John E. Cort, Professor of Religion, received a highly selective fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for 2017-18.
Sam Cowling, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, was named to the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Philosophy.
Adam Davis, Professor of History, has been awarded a Visiting Fellowship at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, for the 2017-18 academic year.
Jeehyun Lim, Assistant Professor of English, has been awarded a one-month fellowship at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin.
R. C. Good Fellowships
Under the Robert C. Good Faculty Fellowship program, a tenured faculty member is released from all normal teaching and advising responsibilities for one semester. The purpose is to provide an opportunity to advance a major research or other creative project. The awards are competitive, and their number is limited. We are pleased to announce the Fellows for 2017-18.
Dosinda Alvite, Modern Languages-Spanish was elected Member of the Advisory Committee (Consejo Asesor) of Revista del Instituto Egipcio de Estudios Islámicos en Madrid (published since 1953).
Nida Bikmen, Associate Professor of Psychology, received a small research grant from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology for her project “White Americans’ smiles in same-race and interracial interactions“
Kevin Wines, Music, was honored at the central Ohio annual celebration of theatre at the Theatre Roundtable Awards.
Joanna Grabski, Professor of Art History and Visual Culture, is Coordinator of the GLCA Global Crossroads Grant Initiatives, including the $45,000 Grand Challenge grant and our recently submitted application to the Innovation Fund. Please contact Joanna if you have questions about these initiatives, and many thanks to her for taking on this leadership role!
GLCA Globalization Grant: GLCA has awarded Denison $16,357 for the Global Crossroads Initiative/Mellon Foundation Grand Challenge grant. The proposal, “Challenging Borders: Refugees, Displacement and Migration”, involves collaboration with Allegheny, Ashesi, Hope, Wooster, Kenyon, and the American University of Beirut. The Denison faculty participating in the grant are: Gary Baker, Joanna Grabski, Catalina Hunt, Veve Lele, Isis Nusair, and Taku Suzuki.
Christine Armstrong, Associate Professor of French, co-organized a 3-day international conference entitled “Gide et l’image / Gidian Images” held at Denison University, June 16-18, 2016. André Gide scholars at various stages in their career as well as recent Denison French majors met and shared their research.
Kirk Combe, Professor of English has been selected as a 2016 NCAA Division III FAR Fellow (Faculty Athletic Representative).
Lauren Araiza, Associate Professor of History, has been appointed to one governance committee and one prize committee of the Organization of American Historians: the Committee on the Status of African American, Latina/a, Asian American, and Native American (ALANA) Historians and ALANA Histories, and the Louis Pelzer Memorial Award Committee. The Pelzer Award is given to the best paper written by a graduate student in American history.
Gabriele Dillmann, Associate Professor of German, and Carmen Taleghani-Nikazm, Associate Professor of German at OSU, received a Five Colleges of Ohio Language Enrichment and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Mellon Grant, January 2015 – December 2017. The grant is titled: Innovative Pedagogy and Research: A Collaborative Ohio 5/OSU Language Enrichment Project in Action. The grant supports a joint pedagogy and research project between faculty members from Denison and Ohio State during the spring semester of 2016 and beyond.
Gabriele Dillmann, Julian H. Robertson Jr. Endowed Professor in German, has received a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)/Fulbright award for the 2016 summer academy in Leipzig. The Academy provides an overview and in several areas an in-depth analysis of current developments in German education, including vocational training, recent German and European higher education reforms, such as the Bologna process, and demographic developments and ethnic diversity in contemporary Germany.