2016-2017 Awardees of the Faculty Development Grant Program Announced

Prudence Pollard, Ph.D., MPH, SPHR, Vice President of Research & Faculty Development, in conjunction with the Office of Faculty Development and the Office of Research & Grants, is pleased to announce the 2016-2017 awardees of the Faculty Development Grant Program.

Oakwood University’s Faculty Development Grant Program provides seed money for research, teaching, and service-related projects designed to enhance the effectiveness of individual faculty members, thus benefiting our students. Awardees will make their scholarly presentations at the annual Faculty Research Symposium, scheduled for April 18, 2017. All are invited to reserve the date and plan to attend the event.

From the School of Arts & Sciences:

Dr. Kevin Anderson – Chemistry

Inhibition of Botrytis cinera with essential oils

Dr. Marie-Claire Boutrin – Biology

Healthy Campus 2020: A Health Initiative to Improve Student Health

Dr. Audley Chambers – Music

“Everything in its Right Place:” Clara Myers and the Unraveling of the History of Handel’s Messiah’s First Performance in Jamaica

Dr. Julie Moore Foster – Music

“A Study of Songs that Move Us”

Dr. Chandra Mountain – English

#SAYHERNAME: Black Women’s Literature and Psychical Violence

Dr. Carmiele Wilkerson – English

Images of Chinese in Post-Colonial Literature

Dr. Carmen Bucknor – Psychology

Self-Efficacy of African American Female Undergraduates in STEM Majors

From the School of Education & Social Sciences:

Dr. Olivia Beverly – QEP

The Impact of University Faculty Development Initiatives on Greater Research and Scholarship Output Among Faculty Participants

Dr. Dana Wilchcombe – Education

Perceptions of the Use Differentiated Literacy Instruction Practice Within a Local HBCU

From the School of Nursing & Health Professions:

Dr. Karen Anderson – Nursing

Falls prevention/wellness program exercise groups for community dwelling older-adults: Descriptive Characteristics of Target Population

Dr. Fiona Lewis – Nutrition & Dietetics

The Influence of Black Identity on Wellbeing and Health Behaviors

Dr. A. Yolanda Smith – Nursing

Student Perceptions of Learning Using Cooperative Learning Activities in Pre-Nursing and Nursing Classes: A Phenomenological Study

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