The following individuals were awarded a John Lantz Senior Fellowship for Research or Advanced Study in addition to their sabbaticals in 2016–17:
"Thermal Physics and Modern Physics Textbooks"
"Next Generation DNA Sequence Analysis in Polyploid Plants"
"Schreibertypen and Personal Identity in Academic Writing"
The following faculty members were awarded Mellon Junior Sabbatical Fellowships in 2016–17:
Assistant Professor, Psychology
"The Influence of Human Tone of Voice on Dogs' Choice Behavior"
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies
"An Expectancy Violations Approach to Bystander Intervention in Cyberbullying"
Assistant Professor, Economics
"Coordination and Learning in Games With Strategic Complements and Strategic Substitutes"
Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science
"Investigation of Mouse Ultrasonic Vocalizations"
Assistant Professor, English
"The American Ideology: Plot and Culture Since 1945"
Associate Professor, Psychology
"Development of a Modular Matlab Environment for Programming Research Protocol"
Professor and Associate Director, Occupational Therapy
"Developing a Framework for Assessment of Students' Ways of Knowing in Occupational Therapy Education"
Associate Professor, Politics and Government
"Square Pegs Into Round Holes: The Mirage of the Laws of War in Modern Warfare"
Professor, Business and Leadership
"Certified B Corps and Social Benefit Corporations"
"Bioinformatics to Enhance Teaching and Research"
"An Online Music Theory Text for the Contemporary Performer-Composer-Arranger"
Associate Professor, Music
"Recording New Vocal Works by Living Composers"