Talking Anchorage

Research/Grant Activity

GRANT AWARDS

Innovate Award, University of Alaska Anchorage, $10,000, Talking Anchorage: An Investigation into Local Identity in Urban Alaska. (With David Bowie)

Anchorage Centennial Community Grant, Alaska Humanities Forum, $20,000, Oral and Written History of Fairview: Past, Present, Future of Anchorage Neighborhoods (Language Expert) (With Judith Owens-Manley and Bree Kessler)

CIDER Instructional Grant, Virginia Tech, 2012, $2000, Constructing a Model for Online Blended Learning: An Instructional Grant Proposal (Principal Investigator)

English Department Small Grant Initiative, Virginia Tech, 2011, $1200, Who is Appalachia Again?: Identity, Language and Practice in the 21st Century, 2011 (Principal Investigator)

Cumberland Plateau Health Department, Cumberland Plateau H1N1 study, 2011, $25,000, (Co-Principal Investigators, Susan Marmagas, Bernice Hausman, and Francois Elvinger)

ISCE Grant, Virginia Tech, 2009, $20,000, Discourse Analysis and Multidisciplinary Research: Partnering to Address Contemporary Social Problems (Co-Principal Investigators, Bernice Hausman and Katy Powell)

ISCE Grant, Virginia Tech, 2009, $7490, Interdisciplinary Summer Undergraduate Research Program: A Collaborative Project between the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences and the College of Science (Co-investigators, Diana Ridgwell, Undergraduate Academic Affairs; Cynthia Smith, Human Development; Julie Dunsmore, Psychology; Clare Dannenberg, English)

CLAHS Grant, Virginia Tech, 2008, $8000, One Less Wire on the Birdcage: An Investigation into the Cultural Significance of Gendered Language over Time (Principal Investigator)

CLAHS Grant, Virginia Tech, 2005, $7500, A Continued Initiative: Expanding the Linguistics Speech Lab in the Virginia Tech English Department (Principal Investigator)

Improving Campus Climate to Support Faculty Diversity and Retention Project, Virginia Tech, 2004, $4800, Language and Diversity: Investigating Voice and Identity in the Virginia Tech Classroom (Principal Investigator/ Co-investigator is Dr. Sheila Carter-Tod)

Improving Campus Climate to Support Faculty Diversity and Retention Project, Virginia Tech, 2003, $4800, Dialect Accommodation and Negotiated Identity: Towards an Understanding of Appalachian English Speakers in Southern Appalachia (Principal Investigator)

Dialect Diversity Grant, Virginia Tech, 2002, $2500, Towards an Understanding of Dialect Diversity:  A proposal for Instituting Dialect Awareness Programs at Virginia Tech (Principal Investigator)

ASPIRES Grant, Virginia Tech, 2002, $48,000, A New Initiative: Expanding the Linguistics Speech Lab Within the Virginia Tech English Department (Principal Investigator)

Humanities Stipend Award, Virginia Tech, 2000, $3500, Regional Identity: A Real Time, Longitudinal Study of Appalachian English (Principal Investigator)

Millennium Grant, Virginia Tech, 2000, $2400, Regional Identity: A Real Time Study of Appalachian English in Mercer and Monroe Counties, West Virginia (Principal Investigator)

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