Professor Gretchen Bauer received a Department of Political Science and International Relations Faculty Research Grant to conduct research in Botswana for a project entitled “Eliding the Disjuncture: Women and Nationalism in Botswana.”
Professor Theodore Davis received a Department of Political Science and International Relations Faculty Research Grant to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the factors influencing black students’ academic success using longitudinal data.
Professor Theodore Davis received an International Travel Award from the Institute for Global Studies in order to attend a conference in Windhoek, Namibia.
Professor Theodore Davis received funding from the Center for Teaching and Assessment Learning in order to attend the Teaching Poverty 101 Workshop at the University of Wisconsin - Madison
Professor Kara Ellerby and Professor David Wilson received an Instructional Improvement Grant from the Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning for their project - “Development and Implementation of Gateways to Understanding and Analyzing Diversity” – to develop new courses for the new concentration in Politics, Groups and Identities.
Professor Kara Ellerby received an International Travel Award from the Institute for Global Studies to present “What factors account for women’s access to peace processes in post-conflict civil wars?” at the International Studies Association and Peace Science Society Joint Conference on Security Challenges in an Evolving World in Budapest, Hungary.
Professor Muqtedar Khan received an Instructional Improvement Grant from the Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning for his project “Faith, Mysticism and Good Governance.”
Professor Matthew Weinert has been awarded a Presidential Fellowship to attend the Salzburg Global Seminar on “LGBT and Human Rights: New Challenges, Next Steps,” from 2nd-5th June 2013.
Professor David Wilson has been appointed Interim Associate Dean for the Social Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences for 2013-2014.