Sabbatical Fellowships

John Lantz Senior Fellowship for Research or Advanced Study

The following individuals were awarded a John Lantz Senior Fellowship for Research or Advanced Study in addition to their sabbaticals in 2016–17:

Andrew Rex
Professor, Physics
"Thermal Physics and Modern Physics Textbooks"

Andreas Maldung
Professor, Biology
"Next Generation DNA Sequence Analysis in Polyploid Plants"

Julie Christoph
Professor, English
"Schreibertypen and Personal Identity in Academic Writing"

Mellon Junior Sabbatical Fellowship

The following faculty members were awarded Mellon Junior Sabbatical Fellowships in 2016–17:

Erin Colbert-White
Assistant Professor, Psychology
"The Influence of Human Tone of Voice on Dogs' Choice Behavior"

Nicholas Brody
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies
"An Expectancy Violations Approach to Bystander Intervention in Cyberbullying"

Andrew Monaco
Assistant Professor, Economics
"Coordination and Learning in Games With Strategic Complements and Strategic Substitutes"

Adam Smith
Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science
"Investigation of Mouse Ultrasonic Vocalizations"

Mike Benveniste
Assistant Professor, English
"The American Ideology: Plot and Culture Since 1945"


David Andresen
Associate Professor, Psychology
"Development of a Modular Matlab Environment for Programming Research Protocol"

Anne James
Professor and Associate Director, Occupational Therapy
"Developing a Framework for Assessment of Students' Ways of Knowing in Occupational Therapy Education"

Seth Weinberger
Associate Professor, Politics and Government
"Square Pegs Into Round Holes: The Mirage of the Laws of War in Modern Warfare"

Paula Wilson
Professor, Business and Leadership
"Certified B Corps and Social Benefit Corporations"

Alexa Tullis
Professor, Biology
"Bioinformatics to Enhance Teaching and Research"

Rob Hutchinson
Professor, Music
"An Online Music Theory Text for the Contemporary Performer-Composer-Arranger"

Dawn Padula
Associate Professor, Music
"Recording New Vocal Works by Living Composers"