Emeritus Academy Grant Recipients

June 2017

Stig Bergstrom, Earth Sciences
A collection of two sections in the Precordillera (at Don Braulio and Talacasto) to obtain rock samples for 13C analysis in order to tie the low‐latitude chemostratigraphy to the high‐latitude glacial history

Yuval Flicker, Mathematics
To participate as an invited speaker in the conference Algebraic K theory and Arithmetic Będlewo, August 20-26, 2017

Rajendra Singh, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Nonlinear Dynamics of Torsional Systems with Multiple Clearances

James Unger, East Asian Languages and Literatures
Publication Subvention

Altaf Wani, Radiology
To attend the 6th US EU conference on repair of endogenous DNA damage to be held from September 24-28 at the University of Udine, Udine Italy

Herb Weisberg, Political Science
"The Politics of Libertarian Jews"

January 2017

Gary Berntson, Psychology
Travel to Seville, Spain, to present a collaborative paper at the meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, and to meet with his Dutch collaborators about their ongoing research.

Malcolm Cochran, Art
Multimedia art installation, "Requiem," to premiere in Cincinnati and then appear in Columbus. Grant provides seed money for substantial external support. Project involves collaboration with active Music faculty.

Helen Fehervary, Germanic Languages & Literatures
Travel to Atlanta, Georgia, to give a paper at the conference of the German Studies Association; and travel to Mainz, Germany, to participate in the annual Anna-Seghers-Society conference and carry out duties as editor of Seghers critical edition.

Carter Findley, History
Publication subvention for book, Enlightening Europe of Islam and the Ottomans: Mouradega d'Ohsson and the Tableau général de l'Empire othoman; to subsidize photographic reproductions of the original illustrations.

Carole Fink, History
Travel to meeting of American Historical Association in Denver, Colorado, to serve on a panel and chair a session, will also launch second edition of her book Cold War: An International History.

Patti Lather, Educational Studies
Travel to conference of the American Educational Research Association in San Antonio, Texas, to give a paper and to chair a session focused on her own life's work on feminist education research; will also launch a newly published collected edition of her essays.

Ardine Nelson, Art
Photographic project using specimens from university's Museum of Biological Diversity as subjects; to be exhibited locally and then nationally.

Stephen Pentak, Art
What Is So Important About Color Theory?-Travel to Kansas City, Missouri, to present a paper on color theory at FATE conference, sponsored by College Art Association.

Laurel Richardson, Sociology
Travel to University of Illinois for International Conference of Qualitative Inquiry, to give two panel presentations on social science writing; one will be published in the journal Qualitative Inquiry, the other in a book of collected essays (in contract) centered on her research.

Duane Roller, Classics
Travel to university research libraries at Harvard, Stanford, and Berkeley for book project, Cleopatra's Daughter and Other Royal Women of the Augustan Age (in contract, Oxford University Press).

Julia Watson, Comparative Studies
Travel to London, England, to give a conference paper on autobiography studies and to meet with descendant of one of her research subjects; and to an art colony near Assisi, Italy, to engage in sustained writing.

Jacques Zakin, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Replacement of outdated laboratory equipment for research on turbulent drag reducing solutions. Supplements major grant that supports student research.

July 2016

Rolf Barth, Pathology
Presentation of "Molecular Targeting of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor for the Treatment of Brain Tumors" at the 17th International Congress of Neutron Capture Therapy Columbia, MO, Oct. 2016.

Morris Beja, English
Attendance at the International James Joyce Symposium in London, England

Edward Behrman, Biochemistry
Support for an Undergraduate Research Assistant, to assist in the study of a metabolic pathway in Salmonella

Daniel Christie, Psychology
Participation on a panel (Humanization and Dehumanization of the "Other") at the annual meetings of "The International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP)

David Cressy, History
Presentation of "Counting Gypsies: Historical and Modern Estimates of English Gypsy Populations" at the Gypsy and Romani Studies conference in Stockholm, Sweden

Mary Jo Fresch, Teaching & Learning
Attendance at the professional development workshop Picture Books and All that Jazz; offered by The Highlights Foundation

Donald Haurin, Economics
Study of the effect of reverse mortgages on food and prescription drug security of the U.S. senior population

Joe Heimlich, Extension
Demand-side study of creative communities in a creative city (Columbus, Ohio)

Ronald Solomon, Mathematics
Ongoing research collaboration with Richard Lyons of Rutgers University; directed towards the completion of Monographs 7 &8 in the series, "The Classification of the Finite Simple Groups"

January 2016

Tim Berra, Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology, OSU-Mansfield
Continue studies of life history of nursery fish, Kurtus gulliveri, in northern Australia

David Goss, Mathematics
Attend Arithmetic of Function Fields Conference in Lyon, France, June 24-July 3, 2016

Richard Gunther, Political Science and Mershon Center for International Security Studies
Attend meetings in Istanbul, Turkey relating to the Comparative National Elections Project, July 23-28, 2016

John Hughes, Molecular Virology, Immunology, and Medical Genetics
Study the evaluate and quantitate toilet infectious and non-infectious aerosols by toilet types, toilet locations, and toilet operation

Virginia Richardson, College of Social Work
Explore seasoned gerontological social workers' views toward aging and second careers

Nancy Rogers, Moritz College of Law
Law student research assistance in the Divided Community Project in Moritz College of Law's Dispute Resolution Program

Tod Stuessy, Evolution, Ecology, and Organismic Biology
Attend the International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation, July 1-22, 2016