Faculty Funding & Awards

Funding

View grants and other forms of funding acquired by UM faculty for engaged research by clicking the names below:

► Keri Brondo, Robert Connolly, C. Goudie, Kathryn Hicks, M. Kennedy, and B. Simko

  • 2009 Environmental Justice and Urban Ecology in Southwest Memphis, Faculty Research Grant – The Benjamin L. Hooks Foundation $4,000

► Keri Brondo and Kathryn Hicks

  • 2009 Environmental Justice Workshops in Southwest Memphis, Anthropology and Environment Small Grants Award – American Anthropological Association $1,800

► Robert Connolly and Dedra Macklin (Westwood Indian Hill Neighborhood Development)

  • 2009 Exhibiting African American Cultural Heritage in Southwest Memphis Strengthening Communities Grant – Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, United Way, and the University of Memphis $18,000

► Keri Brondo and Bill Marler (Jacob’s Ladder Community Development Corporation)

  • 2008 Community Coalition-Building and Youth Digital Oral Histories Project in the Beltline Neighborhood, Strengthening Communities Grant – Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, United Way and the University of Memphis $18,000

► Stephanie Ivey

  • 2008 (PI) Transportation Improvement Plan for Rozelle-Annesdale Neighborhood Strengthening Communities Grant $18,000
  • 2003-11 (Co-PI) Girls Experiencing Engineering, Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis, Co-PI
  • 2010-2011: $35,000
  • 2009-2010: $35,000
  • 2008-2009: $40,000
  • 2007-2008: $36,000
  • 2006-2007: $30,000
  • 2005-2006: $30,000
  • 2004-2005: $23,753
  • 2003-2004: $20,044

► Katherine Lambert-Pennington

  • 2011 Urban Transformation Initiative, Hyde Family Foundations
  • 2011 Choice Neighborhood Grant in partnership with the City of Memphis and Memphis Inter-Faith Association, Housing and Urban Development.
  • 2008 Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, Strengthening Community Grant Initiative, 5-year renewable award

► Ken Reardon

  • 2002-3 (PI) Campus-Based Participatory Action Research for CBO Capacity-Building, Ford Foundation $5000
  • 2001-2 (PI) Collaborative Community-Based Planning, Annie E. Casey Foundation, $130,000
  • 2001 (PI) Community / University Development Partnerships, Engaged Scholars, National Campus Compact / Pew Charitable Trust, $10,000
  • 1998-9 (PI) Universities as Communities, Indiana Campus Compact, Corporation for National Service, $9,000
  • 1997-8 (PI) East St. Louis Action Research Project, Institutionalization Grant, Community Outreach Partnership Centers Program, US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, $100,000
  • 1995-7 (PI) East St. Louis Action Research Project, Community Outreach Partnership Centers Grant, US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, $500,000
  • 1995-6 (PI) Civic Leadership Project, East St. Louis Action Research Project, Partnership Illinois, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, $15,000
  • 1995-6 (PI) Olivette Park Neighborhood Planning Project, East St. Louis Community Development Block Grant Agency, $68,000
  • 2001-2 (Co-PI) Participatory Neighborhood Planning Project, Smith-Lever Funds, USDA, $20,000 with Nancy Potter, Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • 2000-1 (Co-PI) Neighborhood Technical Assistance Center, East St. Louis Action Research Project, East St. Louis Enterprise Communities, $132,000
  • 1999-2000 (Co-PI) Faith-Based Community Development Initiative, East St. Louis Action Research Project, East St. Louis Enterprise Communities, $53,000
  • 1998-9 (Co-PI) Neighborhood Technical Assistance Center, East St. Louis Action Research Project, East St. Louis Enterprise Communities, $132,000
  • 1996-8 (Co-PI) Neighborhood Technical Assistance Center, East St. Louis Action Research Project, East St. Louis Community Development Block Grant Agency, $190,000

Awards

Faculty, staff, and students at the University of Memphis are recognized for their engaged scholarship both locally and on the national level. Read more about awards won by UM faculty by clicking the names below:

► Linda Bennett

  • Sol Tax Distinguished Service Award, Society for Applied Anthropology, 2010

► Phyllis Betts and Richard Janikowski

  • University of Memphis Excellence in Engaged Scholarship, 2007

► Keri Brondo

  • Early Career Research Award. College of Arts and Sciences, University of Memphis, 2010.
  • Carrie Hunter Tate Award. Awarded by the National Student Association of Student Anthropologists, American Anthropological Association Award for excellence in academic and service-oriented anthropology, $500, 2006.

► Michael Hagge

  • Francis Gassner Award. Awarded by the American Institue of Architects (AIA) of Memphis for outstanding contributions to Memphis’ built environment and service to the profession, 2011.
  • University of Memphis, Excellence in Engaged Scholarship, 2010

► Stan Hyland

  • University of Memphis Excellence in Engaged Scholarship, 2005

► Stephanie Ivey

  • A2H Junior Faculty Fellowship, 2009-11
  • Memphis-Area Joint Engineers Council Featured Engineer, 2009, 2011
  • Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, Herff College of Engineering, 2008
  • ASCE Tennessee Section Young Engineer Award, 2007

► Katherine Lambert-Pennington

► Dorothy Norris-Tirrell

  • University of Memphis Excellence in Engaged Scholarship, 2009

► Ken Reardon

  • Frederick J. Miller Award for Distinguished Community Service, University YMCA, 1995
  • Public Service Award (Co-recipient), Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, 1995
  • Make a Difference Award for Outstanding Faculty Contribution to Service-Learning, Serve Illinois, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998.
  • Action Research Award (First Annual), National Society for Experiential Education, Norfolk, Virginia, 1998
  • Ernest A. Lynton Award for Faculty Professional Service and Academic Outreach, New England Research Center on Higher Education, 2000
  • Kaplan Family Fellowship for Distinguished Public Service, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 2002
  • University / Community Award, Community and Rural Development Institute, Cornell University, 2002

► Michael Schmidt

  • University of Memphis Excellence in Engaged Scholarship, 2008

► James P. Whelan

  • University of Memphis Excellence in Engaged Scholarship, 2006