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 2019–20:

Kriszta Kotsis
Professor, Art & Art History
"A Treasury of Divine Gifts: Beauty, Gender, Power, and the Byzantine Empress (Eighth to Eleventh Centuries)"

Leslie Saucedo
Professor, Biology
"What Can Model Organisms Tell Us About the Rules of Antioxidants in Cancer?"

Jess Smith
Professor, Theatre Arts
"Placing Womxn at the Center"

Ariela Tubert
Professor, Philosophy
"Neuroexistentialism is a Humanism"

Junior Sabbatical Fellowships

The following faculty members were awarded junior sabbatical fellowships in 2019–20:

Jason Struna
Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
"Handling Globalization: Labor, Capital, and Class in the Globalized Warehouse and Distribution Center"

Mengjun Li
Assistant Professor, Asian Studies
"Formularized Genius: Negotiation of Genre and Desire in Chinese Fiction"

Michael Pohl
Assistant Professor, Exercise Science
"A Biomechanical Gait Comparison of Resolved Versus Unresolved Paleofemoral Pain"

America Chambers
Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science
"Natural Language Processing"


The following faculty members were awarded sabbatical fellowships in 2019–20:

Roger Allen
Professor, Physical Therapy
"Latent Psychogenic Modulation of Neuropathic Sensory Systems"

Greta Austin
Professor, Religious Studies, Gender & Queer Studies
"To revise and publish a novel on trans inclusion at a fictitious Pacific Northwest women's college"

William Barry
Professor, Classics
"Rehabilitating Perses: Hesiod's Words and Days and the First Citizen of the Polis"

Sigrun Bodine
Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science
"Asymptotic Integration of Schroedinger Equations with Wigner-von Neumann Potentials"

Nicholas Brody
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies
"Promoting Bystander Intervention in Cyberbullying"

Erin Colbert-White
Assistant Professor, Psychology
"Strengthening Lines of Animal Cognition Research"

Denise Despres
Professor, English
"The Barber Surgeons and the York Cycle"

Amy Fisher
Assistant Professor, Science, Technology, and Society
"Heated Debates: Chemical Contributions to Electrical Science (1800-1856)"

Poppy Fry
Associate Professor, History
"Empire of Venus"

Susannah Hannaford
Professor, Biology
"Flipping the Neurobiology Classroom"

Pepa Lago Grana
Professor, Hispanic Studies
"Bittersweet Flavors of the Americas"

Andrew Monaco
Assistant Professor, Economics
"Does Endowment Inequality Matter? An experimental study of common pool resource games"

Patrick O'Neil
Professor, Politics & Government
"Patrimonialism, Clientelism, and Illiberalism in Eastern Europe"

Mark Reinitz
Professor, Psychology
"Generally Accepted Findings About Eyewitness Accuracy"

Stuart Smithers
Professor, Religious Studies
"Critical Futures"

George Tomlin
Professor, Occupational Therapy
"Research Evidence, Evidence-in-Practice, and Professional Reasoning Among Occupational Therapists in European Countries"

Rand Worland
Professor, Physics
"Musical Acoustics of Drums: Damping and coupling of membrane modes"

Barry Goldstein
Professor, Geology
"Tanwax Flood/Climate Change Seminar Series"

Adam Smith
Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science
"Free Intro Computer Science Textbook"