Community Scholars Program Funds 21 Grants for the 2022-23 FY

Helping Faculty Develop Community Partnerships and Grow Grantsmanship

The Division of Research & Innovation has completed the 2023 Communities of Research Scholars (CoRS) Program call for proposals and awarded 21 grants. The CoRS Program is designed to cultivate interdisciplinary discourse and nurture the growth of research affinity groups across campus. 

2023 awards granted to College of Arts & Sciences faculty are:

  • Dr. Alistair Windsor, Associate Professor and Director, Institute for Intelligent Systems, The Language of Science: Implications for Teaching and Learning
  • Dr. Amanda Hasselle, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Psychology, Creating a Culturally Adapted Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum: DBT STEPS-A with Black/African American Adolescents
  • Dr. Benjamin Keller, Assistant Professor, Physics and Materials Science, Exploring Synergies in Astrophysical and Engineering Simulation
  • Dr. Bernadette Ombayo, Assistant Professor, Social Work, Campus Dating Violence Collaborative
  • Dr. Leah Windsor, Associate Professor, English; Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Intelligent Systems, Regional Strategy for Regenerative Agriculture and Innovation
  • Dr. Nicholas Simon, Associate Professor, Experimental (Behavioral Neuroscience); and Dr. Miriam van Mersbergen, Assistant Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The Annual Memphis Neuroscience Symposium
  • Dr. Sarah Leat, Assistant Professor, Social Work, Research on Intimate Partner Violence Collaborative
  • Dr. Xiaolei Huang, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Metadata-aware Imbalance-Modeling for Clinical Outcome Assessment