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Hampton Awards support faculty international projects

Ten Miami faculty have been awarded grants from the Philip and Elaina Hampton Fund for Faculty International Initiatives for projects to be completed by June 2006.

The recipients are:

Sheldon Anderson, history/international studies, $3,400, “Multiple Perspectives on Peace and Conflict in Northern Ireland”;

Jane Butler Kahle, teacher education, $5,000, “Research on Science Teaching and Learning: A Multicultural Study”;

Mark A. Peterson, anthropology/international studies, $3,000, “Entrepreneurs and Globalization in Cairo”;

Emma Rubinstein, Harvey Thurmer, Mary Harris and Pansy Chang, music, $9,000, “Oxford String Quartet: Integrating Contemporary Asian Music and Traditional Classical Compositions”;

James J. Sheehan, teacher education, $3,000, “Creating a New Social Order: American Colonial Policy in the Philippines 1896-1941”;
Amit Shukla, manufacturing and mechanical engineering, $5,000, “Research Collaboration on Nonlinear Dynamics and Control of Non-Smooth Mechanical Systems”; and

Rita K. Voltmer, teacher education, $1,500, “Santorini, Greece: A Geologic Study.”

Hampton reading committee members for the fall 2004 competition were Gerardo Brown-Manrique (architecture and interior design); William Green (interdisciplinary studies); Michael Vanni (zoology); Nick Noble (economics); Roscoe Ward (paper science); Aimin Wang (educational psychology); Abdoulaye Saine (political science); and David Keitges (international education), chair.

Date Published: 12/02/2004
Volume: 24   Number: 17

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