College of Arts and Sciences Accolades 2009
Faculty Research Grants

Faculty Research Grants (FRG) are internal grant awards intended to promote the scientific, scholarly and creative activity of University faculty. The goals of the FRG program are to provide seed funds for: (1) research projects; (2) faculty embarking on new research areas; or (3) creative activities.

The subject areas are Social Sciences and Business; Arts and Humanities; and Science, Engineering and Mathematics.


  • Peter Brand, History - "Imperial Egypt: A History of the New Kingdom"
  • Pleshett DeArmitt, Philosophy - "Sarah Kofman's Life-writing"
  • Amy Eichhorn-Mulligan, English - "Navigating Peripheralization at the Edges of the World: Irish and Icelandic Literary Topographies"
  • Tomoko Fujiwara, Chemistry - "Development of Temperature-responsive Hydrogels for DNA Delivery"
  • Takuya Nakazato, Biology - "Gene Discovery for Drought Tolerance in Wild Tomatoes Using Ecotilling"
  • Abby Parrill, Chemistry - "A Water-Soluble G Protein Coupled Receptor Model"
  • Gene Plunka, English - "Holocaust Drama: The Theater of Atrocity"
  • Sarah Potter, History - "Family Matters' Book Project"
  • Helen Sable, Psychology - "The Effects of Developmental Exposure to PCBs on Cocaine Self-Administration"
  • Junmin Wang, Sociology - "When Foreign Shareholders Act as One Type of Principal: Ownership Mix and Corporate Governance in China's Publicly-Traded Firms
  • Lam Yu, Physics - "Large-Scale Solution-Phase Production of Graphene"
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