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Academic Publication Grant | Past Recipients

Eda Dedebas Dundar, a Lecturer at the University of Washington, Seattle, received a TAA Publication Grant to defray expenses related to publishing her book, Adapting Shahrazad's Odyssey: The Female Wanderer and Storyteller in Victorian and Contemporary Middle Eastern Literature, published by Peter Lang in September 2015.

Isabel Dulfano, an Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Utah, received a TAA Publication Grant to defray expenses related to the publication of her book, Indigenous Feminist Narratives- I/We: Wo(men) of an(Other) Way, published by Palgrave Pivot MacMillan.

Barbara Weinlich of Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL, received a TAA Publication Grant to defray the cost of permissions related to the publication of her book chapter, "The Metanarrative of Picture Books: 'Reading' Greek Myth for (and to) Children", which will appear in the book, The Reception of Ancient Greece and Rome in Children's Literature: Eagles and Heroes, published by Brill in August 2015.

Vanessa Schulman, an Assistant Professor at Illinois State University, received a TAA Publication Grant to defray the cost of permissions for her work, Work Sights: The Visual Culture of Industry in Nineteenth-Century America, accepted for publication by the University of Massachusetts Press, published in January 2016.

Federico Rossi, at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - CONICET, received a TAA Publication Grant to defray expenses for copyediting related to the publication of his journal article entitled, “The Second Wave of Incorporation in Latin America: A Conceptualization of the Quest for Inclusion Applied to Argentina”, published by Wiley in Latin American Politics and Society (57:1).

PhD Candidate Mostafa Abedinifard received a TAA Publication Grant to support the publication of his chapter, "Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis: Dialogues with Self and Other through Content and Form", in the academic book, Familiar and Foreign: Identity in Iranian Film and Literature, published by Athabasca University Press in April 2015.

Carrie King, an Associate Professor of Dietetics and Nutrition at the University of Alaska Anchorage, received a TAA Publication Grant to support the publication of her article, "Applying Social Cognitive Career Theory to Registered Dietitian Research Involvement: A Randomized Controlled Trial", which was published in the Journal of Allied Health in December 2014.

Dr. Richard M. Filipink, an Associate Professor in the History Department at Western Illinois University, received a TAA Publication grant to cover costs associated in publishing his book, Dwight Eisenhower and American Foreign Policy during the 1960s: An American Lion in Winter, published by Lexington Press January 2015.

Melissa Renn, an independent scholar and researcher, received a TAA Publication Grant to support her forthcoming essay, “‘The Famous Iwo Flag-Raising': Iwo Jima Revisited,” published in History of Photography in early 2015.

Carol Salus, an Associate Professor at Kent State University, received a TAA Publication Grant to cover a portion of the out-of-pocket expenses incurred in the publication of her book, Picasso and Celestina: The Artist’s Vision of the Procuress. The book was published by Juan de la Cuesta Press, LinguaText in March 2015.

Reuben A. Buford May, a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Texas A&M University, received a TAA Publication Grant for out-of-pocket expenses incurred in the publication of his book, Urban Nightlife: Entertaining Race, Class, and Culture in Public Space. The book was published by Rutgers University Press in September 2014.

Dr. Clarissa Agee Shavers
was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover out of pocket expenses associated with the publishing of her article “Emotional problems and depression among children and adolescents in today’s society”, published in the Open Journal of Depression in 2014. Shavers is a clinical instructor in the College of Nursing at Wayne State University.

David Lucander
, an instructor of Pluralism & Diversity at Rockland Community College, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover indexing costs for his book, Winning the War for Democracy: The March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946, published by the University of Illinois Press in August 2014.

Sabrina Hughes
, a Curatorial Assistant at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover expenses associated with the publishing of her article, “Imag(in)ing Paris for Posterity,” to be published in Future Anterior, the historic preservation journal of Columbia University, published by the University of Minnesota Press.

Dr. Amy Rebecca Gansell
of St. John’s University, Drs. Jan-Willem van de Meent and Chris H. Wiggins, and doctoral candidate Sakellarios Zairis of Columbia University were recently awarded a TAA Publication Grant to help cover the cost of photos for their forthcoming article, “Stylistic Clusters and the Syrian/South Syrian Tradition of First-Millennium BCE Levantine Ivory Carving: a Machine Learning Approach”. The article, which was published online in November 2013 in the Journal of Archaeological Science, and published in print in the spring of 2014.

Mary Lynn Derrington,
Ed.D., was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover expenses incurred for a recently published article and for her co-authorship of a book chapter. The article, “Metaphors and Meaning: Principals’ Perception of Teacher Evaluation”, was published in NCPEA Educational Leadership Review 14 (3), in October 2013. (NCPEA is the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration.)

Clarissa Agee Shavers, Dean of Nursing, Wayne County Community College, East Lansing, MI. $700 for journal costs for two articles: Shavers, C. (2013) "Exposures to violence and trauma among children and adolescents." Health, 5, 298-305. doi: 10.4236/health.2013.52040; and “Exposures to violence and trauma among children and adolescents in our global society,” in the journal Psychology, Volume 3, No 8.

James V. Morrison, Professor of Classical Studies and Humanities, Centre College, Danville, KY. $1,000.00 for images and permissions costs involved in preparing his book, Shipwreck and Transformation in Homer, Shakespeare, Defoe, and the Modern World, published by the University of Michigan Press, 2012.

Elaine M Hull, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, was awarded a $97 grant for reprint costs of her journal article, McHenry, J. A., Bell, G. A., Parrish, B. P., & Hull, E. M, “Dopamine D1 receptors and phosphorylation of dopamine- and cyclic AMP-regulated phosphoprotein-32 in the medial preoptic area are involved in experience-induced enhancement of male sexual behavior in rats.” Behavioral Neuroscience, Vol 126(4), Aug 2012, 523-529.

 

Brantley Willett, a Graduate Student of Tamara Bertrand Jones, SOTA member, Department of Educational Leadership, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover publication and review costs for her article, "Fostering Leadership Through Organizational Structure," published in the Journal of Case Studies in Education by the Academic and Business Research Institute, 2012.

 

Barbara Postema, Ryerson University, Toronto, CA, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant for permissions costs for Narrative Structure in Comics: Making Sense of Fragments, published by the Rochester Institute of Technology Cary Graphic Arts Press, Rochester, NY in 2013.

 

Christine A Jones, Professor of French and Classics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover permissions and publishing costs incurred in preparing Shapley Bodies: the Image of Porcelain in Eighteenth-Century France, published by the University of Delaware Press in 2013.

 

Lisa Ryoko Wakamiya, Associate Professor, Florida State University Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, Tallahassee, FL, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover the permissions fees for articles to be included in Late and Post-Soviet Literature: A Reader (co-edited with Mark Lipovetsky, University of Colorado, Boulder, published by Academic Studies Press in December 2013.

Jurelle Bruce LaMarr, Yale University, New Haven, CT, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover permissions to use an image in “’The People Inside My Head, Too’: Madness, Black Womanhood, and the Radical Performance of Lauryn Hill,” published in African American Review (Johns Hopkins University Press) in June 2013.

Christine A. Jones, associate professor of French and Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Utah, received a TAA Publication Grant for her forthcoming book titled Shapely Bodies: The Image of Porcelain in Eighteenth-Century France. Tentatively scheduled for publication in 2013, the book explores the cultural significance of French porcelain as an artisanal craft, and artisans as makers of fashion trends, during the one hundred years of its experimental development in France, c. 1660-1760.

Barbara Postema, instructor of Literature at Ryerson University in Toronto, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover costs associated with publishing her book Narrative Structure in Comics: Making Sense of Fragments, released in 2013 by Rochester Institute of Technology Cary Graphic Arts Press.

Brantley Willett, doctoral candidate in the Higher Education program at Florida State University, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover the publication and review costs of her article, “Fostering Leadership Through Organizational Structure,” published in the Journal of Case Studies in Education by the Academic and Business Research Institute on August 12, 2012. Willett said that the grant will help cover the costs of future research, especially dissertation research.

Nora Gilbert, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover the costs of reproducing illustrations to be used in her forthcoming book, Better Left Unsaid: Victorian Novels, Hays Code Films, and the Benefits of Censorship (Stanford University Press, 2013) as well as in her forthcoming PMLA article, which is based on a chapter of that book.

Carmen Cusack, and Instructor at
Nova Southeastern University and University of Alaska Southeastern, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant for the reimbursement of publication expenses for the Journal of Law and Social Deviance. The Journal strives to publish articles about the interplay of law and socially deviant behavior.

Yasuhiro Katagiri, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover costs incurred in the publication of his latest book, Cry Aloud and Spare Not: Southern Segregationists, Northern Messiahs, and Anti-Communism in the South during the Civil Rights Era, published by the Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge in the fall of 2013 as part of the press’s “Making the Modern South” book series.

Nancy Plankey-Videla was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to recover costs incurred in researching and preparing her book, We Are In This Dance Together: Gender Power, and Globalization at a Mexican Garment Firm, published in July 2012 by Rutgers University Press.

Gregory Williams, an Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art and Critical Theory, and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Boston University, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant.
The grant will help cover costs incurred in the publication of his book, Permission to Laugh: Humor and Politics in Contemporary German Art, published by the University of Chicago Press in spring 2012.

Erina Duganne, an Assistant Professor of Art History at Texas State University, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover the cost of reproducing images for her essay, "Family Folktales: Carrie Mae Weems, Allan Sekula, and the Critique of Documentary Photography," which appeared in English Language Notes in fall 2011.

Carl De Crée was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover a portion of the page charges incurred in publishing his article, Kǒdǒkan Jῡdǒ's Inauspicious Ninth Kata: The Joshi goshinhǒ —“Self-Defense Methods for Women”, which appeared in the August 2011 issue of Archives of Budǒ.

Michael Bruening, an Assistant Professor of History at Missouri University of Science & Technology, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant for costs incurred in publishing his book, Epistolae Petri Vireti: The Previously Unpublished Letters and a Register of Pierre Viret’s Correspondence, published in September 2011 by the Swiss press Librarie Droz.

Dr. Mario Gil was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to purchase offprints of his article, "Oxytocin in the medial preoptic area facilitates male sexual behavior in the rat," published in the April 2011 issue of Hormones and Behavior.

John Morfaw was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to fund book production costs for his new book, Project Sustainability: Strategies, Processes and Plans, published by iUniverse Publishers in May 2011. The funds will be used to pay for the book's production services including editorial evaluation, developmental editing, proofreading, professional indexing and copyright registration.

Erina Duganne, an Assistant Professor of Art History at Texas State University, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover costs incurred in reproducing photographs for her article, "The Kamoinge Workshop in Context: An Interview with Louis Draper, Albert Fennar, and Beuford Smith," which appeared in the Spring 2011 issue of the Journal of the Society for Photographic Education.

Leslie Anderson, a doctoral candidate specializing in nineteenth-century Danish painting at the City University of New York, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover the costs of making photographic images of nine artworks in DANISH museums to be included in her article, “Painting Instruction: C. W. Eckersberg and Artistic Labor in the Danish Golden Age.”

Dannielle Joy Davis, an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Policy and Law at Alabama State University, was an awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover the costs of preparing an article and book chapter.

Dr. John F. Wakefield, Professor of Education at the University of North Alabama, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover costs incurred in researching his article, “The Second Great Awakening and American Educational Reform: Insights from the Biography of John Milton Gregory,” published by Vitae Scholasticae, the journal of the International Society for Educational Biography (volume 28, number 1, 2011).

Elaine Hull, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, and Juan Dominguez, Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, were awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover the cost of reprints for their article, “Serotonin impairs copulation and attenuates ejaculation-induced glutamate activity in the medial preoptic area,” published by Behavioral Neuroscience, Vol. 124(4), Aug. 2010, 554-557.

Barbara Veltri, Ed.D., Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Northern Arizona University, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover graphic design, photographic, and editing costs for her new academic book, Learning on Other People's Kids: Becoming a Teach for America Teacher, published by Information Age Publishing (Charlotte, NC) in 2010.

Michael Krausz, Professor of Philosophy at Bryn Mawr College, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover editorial services for his book, Dialogues on Relativism, Absolutism and Beyond: Four Days in India, published by Roman and Littlefield in 2011.

Dr. Kathleen P. King, a Professor of Education at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education in New York City, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant for expenses incurred in researching her book, The Professor's Guide to Taming Technology: Leveraging Digital Media, Web 2.0 and More for Learning, published by Information Age Publishing, Inc. in July 2010.

Mary Lynne Derrington, an Assistant Professor at Western Washington University, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover the cost of obtaining assistance in preparing her manuscript for publication. Her article, "Self-Imposed Barriers: What does it take for female leaders to move beyond the limits they set themselves to reach the superintendency?," published in The Administrator, an American Association of School Administrators publication, in September 2009.

Dr. Dannielle Joy Davis, an Assistant Professor of Education at The University of Texas at Arlington, was awarded two TAA Publication Grants, the first to cover the cost of transcription work that led to the publication of a book chapter, "The Mentorship of a Sharecropper’s Daughter: Being Young, Gifted, and Black in Academe," published in The Handbook of Formal Mentoring in Higher Education: A Case Study Approach, edited by Carol A. Mullen, and published by Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc.

The second grant will cover the computer and printing costs of moving another article to publication, "Mentorship and the socialization of underrepresented minorities into the professoriate: Examining various influences," published in Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning.

Reika Yokochi, a visiting Research Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to help cover the cost of publishing her article about the enigmatic diamond "carbonado", a naturally occurring black diamond, in The Canadian Minerologist.

Marguerite Rippy, an Associate Professor of English at Marymount University in Virginia, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant that will allow her to incorporate a copyrighted photograph of Orson Welles from his unfinished film adaptation of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, in her book, Orson Welles and the Unfinished RKO Projects: A Postmodern Perspective, published by Southern Illinois University Press in Spring 2009.

Joselina Cheng, an Assistant Professor at the University of Central Oklahoma, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover the cost of publishing her paper, "The effects of innovative pedagogy on student learning outcomes in relation to learning styles", in the spring 2009 issue of the Journal of American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS).

Michael Krausz, Professor of Philosophy at Bryn Mawr College, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover a portion of the cost of compiling an index for his collective volume, The Idea of Creativity, edited by Krausz, Dennis Dutton and Karen Bardsley. The book was published by Brill Publishers (Amsterdam and New York) in 2009.

 
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