Summer Research Fellowship Program (SRFP)
The purpose of the Summer Research Fellowship Program (SRFP) is to provide seed money for research and future scholarly effort primarily for non-tenured tenure track faculty. It is expected that these awards will result in external grants, journal publications, manuscript publication, or display of artistic work.
Eligible applicants are tenure-track and tenured Old Dominion University faculty. Preference will be given to:
Investigators who have been at the university for less than four years and who have not served as a Principal Investigator on a significant number of research projects
- Investigators who have not previously received Summer Research Fellowship Awards
More experienced investigators embarking on exploratory studies which represent a significant change in research direction and for which they have received no external funding to date may be considered for funding.
The award includes a stipend of $6,000 and up to $1,000 for justified expenses.
Proposal Submission Deadlines
Friday, October, 26, 2012: Faculty submit proposals to their Dean
Monday, November 19, 2012: Deans submit proposals to the Office of Research
Please carefully read the SRFP RFP for details on content and submission of the proposal.
SRFP/SEECR Proposal Administrative Form (required)
2013 Summer Research Fellowship Program
Brett Bebber (History), "Desegrating Britain: Immigrants, Radicals, and the Struggle for British Civil Rights."
Onur Bilgen (Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering), "The First Solid-State Biomimetic Aircraft: The Design, Modeling, Fabrication and Demonstration of the First Solid-State Biomimetic Aircraft."
Elizabeth Black (Foreign Languages & Literature), "The Imaginary Home and the Home as Imaginary in Sixteenth-Century France."
Jamie Colwell (Teaching & Learning), "Using Online Books Clubs to Promote Adolescents' Summer Reading."
Juan Du (Economics), "Health Insurance Coverage and Labor Market Conditions during Recession."
David Godden (Philosophy & Religious Studies), "How Pictures Persuade: Evaluating Visual Argument."
Xiaoxiao Hu (Psychology), "Service with a Smile: Understanding Service Workers' Initial Adjustment to their Work."
Erin Jordan (History), "In a Spirit Strong and Prudent: Gender, Power, and Culture in the Latin East."
Gangfeng Ma (Civil & Environmental Engineering), "Intermittent Sediment Suspension Induced by Wave Breaking in the Surf Zone."
Anne Muraoka (Art), "Caravaggio: Counter-Reformation Painter of Rome."
Michael Seek (Engineering Technology), "Thermal Bridging Solutions for Steel Structures."
Lynn Wiles (Nursing), "Simulating Infectious Disease Spread to Increase Hand Hygiene Compliance."
|2012 Summer Research Fellowship Program|
Nana Amoah (Accounting), "What is Fraud in SEC 10b-5 Litigation?"
Chung-Hao Chen (Electrical and Computer Engineering), "A Video-Based Drowning Detection System for the Safety of Swimmers at Beaches."
Angela Eckhoff (Teaching and Learning), "Teachers and Docents Learning in the Museum."
Peter Eudenbach (Art), "To Arrive Where We Started."
Jennifer Georgen (OEAS), "Marine Geophysics Mantle Flow Models: Implications for Geological Activity Offshore the Northwestern U.S."
Austin Jersild (History), "Advising the Chinese: The Socialist Bloc and Revolutionary China in the Era of Internationalism, 1945-1960."
Shuiwang Ji (Computer Science), "Computational Analysis of the Mouse Brain Atlas."
Kimberly Martin (Sociology and Criminal Justice), "Examining the Effects of Victim Characteristics, Organizational Resources and Community Social Climate on Prosecutors' Decisions to File Sexual Assault Charges."
Benjamin Neimark (Political Science & Geography), "The Human Dimensions of Environmental Change and Biofuel Energy Production in Madagascar."
ManWo Ng (MSVE), "Modeling Maritime Transportation Chains: A Quantitative Planning Model."
Daniel M. Russell (Physical Therapy), "Use of a Virtual Environment to Regulate Walking in Individuals with Parkinson's Disease."
John Weber (History), "Texas is Everywhere South of the Canadian Border: Citizenship Rights, the Politics of Mobility, and the Evolution of Modern American Labor Relations."
Kathleen Winters (Political Science & Geography), "Legitimacy on the U.S. Supreme Court: Individual Responsiveness to the Collective Goal."
Elizabeth Zanoni (History), "Triangular Links between Italian Consumers and Products in the Atlantic Economy during the 1920s and 1930s."
2011 Summer Research Fellowship Program
Christianne Fowler (Nursing), "Caregiver Quality of Life and Access to a Primary Care Provider."
Jinsun Lee (Communication & Theatre Arts), "A Book Proposal for Citizen 2.0: Netizens in the Contentious Politics of South Korea."
John McManus (English), "A Mantooth Covenant: A Novel."
Anna Mirkova (History), "Reform and Citizenship or How did Ottoman Muslims become a Bulgarian National Minority, (ca. 1856-1939)."
Timothy J. Orr (History), "Politics in the Union Army during the American Civil War."
Jong Chool Park (Accounting), "Product Market Competition, Managerial Slack, and Cost of Capital."
Greta Pratt (Art), "The Southern Belle."
Corrin G. Richels (Communication Disorders & Special Education), "Spontaneous Use of Words that Express Emotions in Children Who Do and Do Not Stutter."
Yuzhong Shen (Modeling & Simulation Engineering), "Element Tetris: Cross Platform Serious Games for Learning Chemistry."
Jelmer Vos (History), "The Kingdom of Kongo, 1880-1915."
Juita-Elena Yusuf (Urban Studies & Publication Administration), "Government Financial Information Needs of Citizens and Popular Financial Reporting."
|2010 Summer Research Fellowship Recipients|
Tim Anderson (Communication & Theatre Arts, College of Arts and Letters), "Imminent Flexibility: New Music Industry Practices in theAge of the End User."
Robyn Bluhm (Philosophy & Religious Studies, College of Arts and Letters), "The Influence of Social and Methodological Values on Functional Neuroimaging Research on Sex Differences."
Nak-Kyeong Kim (Mathematics & Statistics, College of Sciences), "Statistical Modeling for Peak Finding in ChIP-seq data."
Richard Landers (Psychology, College of Sciences), "Using Social Networking and Learner-Centered Measurement in Automated Social Mentoring."
Jiang Li (Electrical & Computer Engineering, Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology), "Characterization Brain Tissue and Predicting Brain Tumor Recurrence Using Multisequence."
Anthony Lichi (Art, College of Arts and Letters), "The Medical Culture of Death in Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Italy: Documents and Sources."
Hua Liu (Political Science and Geography, College of Arts and Letters), "Examining the Spatial-temporal Effects of Urban Heat Islands on West Nile Virus Dissemination: A study of Orleans Parish, Louisiana and Mobile County, Alabama."
Michael McShane (Finance, College of Business and Public Administration), "Enterprise Risk Management and Firm Value."
Miguel Padilla (Psychology, College of Sciences), "Multiple Imputation for Measurement Error Correction in Statistical Models."
Dimitrie Poposcu (Electrical & Computer Engineering, Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology), "Investigating Performance of Feedback-Based Transmitter Adaptation Schemes in Dynamic Wireless Networks."
David Roh (English, College of Arts and Letters), "Extralegal Texts: Amateur Writers Shaping Canonicity."
Alla Zareva (English, College of Arts and Letters), "Lexical Profile and Lexical Diversity of Students' Academic Discourse: A Comparison between Oral and Written Academic Genres across English Native-speaking and International Graduate Students."
Xihe Zhu (Human Movement Sciences, Darden College of Education), "The Effect of Task Cognitive Demand on Situational Interest and Performance."
|2009 Summer Research Fellowship Recipients|
Jenifer Alonzo (Communication & Theatre Arts, College of Arts and Letters), "Girl Fossil Hunter: A Fantasy of the Life of Mary Anning."
Lan Cao (Information Technology and Decision Sciences, College of Business and Public Administration), "Dynamic Modeling of Agile Software Development Process."
Norou Diawara (Mathematics & Statistics, College of Business and Public Administration), "Interrelationships between Linearly Related Lifetime Distributions: Model Prediction and Parameter Estimation."
Scott Maggard (Sociology & Criminal Justice, College of Arts and Letters), "Juvenile Justice Innovation in Norfolk, Virginia: Examining the Factors Predicting Secure Detention."
Karin Orvis (Psychology, College of Sciences), "An Interactionist Approach to Understanding Employee Engagement in High-Quality Self-Development."
Michael Seiler (Finance, College of Business and Public Administration), "Familiarity Bias in Residential Real Estate."
Noam Zeev (Mathematics & Statistics, College of Sciences), " Inverse Scattering Problem to the Detection of the Surface Impedance of Unknown Objects."
Hongwei Zhu (Information Technology and Decision Scineces, College of Business and Public Administration), "Quality of Data Standards and its Impact on Standard-Based Data."
|2008 Summer Research Fellowship Recipients|
Laurie M.Craigen (Educational Leadership and Counseling, Darden College of Education), "Self-Injury: Assessing the Effectiveness of a Pilot Traiing Program on Counselor and Counselor Trainee's Awareness, Knowledge and Skills."
James Henson (Psychology, College of Sciences), "Psychometric and Behavioral Validation of the Sensation Seeking Personality Type Scale."
Ed Jacobs (English,College of Arts & Letters), "The Cultural Effects of Common Layout Practices in British Working Class Weekly Newspapers, c. 1830-1855,"
Poornima Madhavan (Psychology, College of Sciences), "Harnessing Target Base Rates to Improve Weapon Detection Skills in Airline Baggage Screening."
Meghan Manfra (Educational Curriculum and Instruction, Darden College of Education), "Connecting Local History to Social Studies Teacher Education: Investigating Desegregation and Massive Resistance in Norfolk Public Schools."
ManuelaMourao (English, College of Arts & Letters),"Whitewash."
Brian Payne (History, College of Arts & Letters), "Fishing a Borderless Sea & Environmental Territorialism in the North Atlantic."
Balasubramanian Ramjee (Chemistry & Biochemistry, College of Sciences), "Ligand Effects in Shape Selected Platinum Nanoparticle Catalysis."
Jesse Richman (Political Science, College of Arts & Letters), "Public/Elite Opinion and Enacted Public Policy."
John Roth (Art, College of Arts & Letters), "Exploration of Lightweight Largescale Sculptural Forms."
|2007 Summer Research Fellowship Recipients|
Allison T. Chappell (Sociology and Criminal Justice, College of Arts & Letters), "Performance Measurement in Community Policing: The State of the Field in Virginia."
Jessica Crouch (Computer Science, College of Sciences), "Virtual Eye Models for Surgery Simulation."
Berna Demiralp (Economics, College of Business and Public Administration), "The Effect of Labor Market Experience on the Decision to Become Self-Employed."
James Michael Hall (Music, College of Arts & Letters), "Transcribing and Ornamenting Marcello Opus 1: Creating Compact Disc Recording on Trombone and Performing Edition for Trombone, Euphonium and Tuba."
Danica Hays (Education Leadership and Counseling, Darden College of Education), "The Role of Diagnostic Variance, Cultural Bias and Perceived Client Functioning in Counselors' Decision Making Process."
Lesley H. Greene (Chemistry & Biochemistry, College of Sciences), "Role of Conserved Long-Range Interactions in Governing the Formation of the Greek-Key Protein Topology."
Paula Mazzer (Chemistry & Biochemistry, College of Sciences), "Hydroquinone Toxicity in Murine Lung Macrophage Cells: Metabolic Analysis via High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry."
Jingdong Mao (Chemistry & Biochemistry, College of Sciences), "Molecular Structures of Pig Feces from Conventional and Phytase Transgenic Pigs Investigated by Advanced Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy."
Shana Pribesh (Curriculum & Instruction, Darden College of Education), "Evaluation of National Board Certification for School Library Media Specialists."
Kimberly Adams Tufts (Nursing, College of Health Sciences), "Self-Care Choices of HIV and African American Women: A Qualitative Perspective."
|2006 Summer Research Fellowship Recipients|
Bridget Anderson (English, College of Arts & Letters), "The Local Meaning of Linguistic Identity: Rural and Urban Speech Patterns in Tidewater, Virginia."
Michael Clemons (Political Science /Geography/ISRE, College of Arts & Letters), "Assessing Diversity Management in Major U.S. Cities."
Abdelmageed Elmustafa (Mechanical Engineering, Batten College of Engineering and Technology), "Nanoindentation Creep: Modeling and Simulation."
Kurt Taylor Gaubatz (International Studies, College of Arts & Letters), "Motivations and European Integration."
Maura Hametz (History, College of Arts & Letters), "'Solving the Jewish Problem:' The Genoa Proposal and Mussolinie's Meditterranean Policy."
Edward Hill (Exercise Science, Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, Darden College of Education), "Motivation for Diabetes Management in a Recreation Setting: Examing the Impact of Family and Day Camp Programs."
Soo-Hoon Lee (Management/Business Administration, College of Business), "Antecedents, Processes and Outcomes in Family-Business Successions."
Patrick Mbajekwe (History, College of Arts & Letters), "Property Power and Social Transformation: A Social History of Urban Land in Colonial Eastern Nigeria, 1857-1960."
Sharon Raver-Lampman (Early Childhood, Speech-Language Pathology and Special Education, Darden College of Education), "A Comparison of Perceptions Regarding University Life and Inclusion Between Students with Disabilities in USA and Ukraine."
Alfredo Urzua (English, College of Arts & Letters), "Problem Formulation in Teachers' Writing: Exploring the Language of Problems in Professional Discourse."
Qi (Harry) Zhang (Community and Environmental Health, College of Health Sciences),"Trends in Relationship Between Socioeconomic Status, Obesity and Diabetes."
Ruhai Zhou (Mathematics & Statistics, College of Sciences), "Numerical Algorithms and Simulations of Nematic Polymer Nano-Composite Materials."