Sabbaticals Awarded for 2018-19

* Joseph Driess, Professor, Department of Art and Art History, “Neuroplasticity, Art and Contemplative Practice: Tapping the Transformative Potential of the Art Experience.” (Fall 2018)

* Susan Fernsebner, Professor, Department of History and American Studies, “Childhood and Notions of Play in Republican-Era China (1911-1949).” (Spring 2019)

* Carole Garmon, Professor, Department of Art and Art History, “Designing a Better World: Earthworks and Environmental Art.” (Spring 2019)

* Debra Hydorn, Professor, Department of Mathematics, “Visual Bytes: A guide to the graphical display of information.” (Spring 2019)

* Rosemary Jesionowski, Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History, “Designing a Better World: Earthworks and Environmental Art.” (Fall 2018)

* Ben Kisila, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Science, “Sediments and contaminants dynamics in two Virginia reservoir systems in a progressively changing fluvial basin.”  (Spring 2019)

* Dave Kolar, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Science, “Environmental Issues, Assessment, and Psychology.”  (Spring 2019)

* Janie Lee, Associate Professor, Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication, “Language Competence, National Belonging, and Race in South Korean Television.”  (Spring 2019)

* Betsy Lewis, Professor, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, “Translation of Mujeres e Illustracion, La construcuccion de la feminidad en la Espana del siglo XVIII (Monica Bolufer, U Valencia, 1998, 427 pages): translation, forward and updated bibliography.” (Fall 2018)

* Angie Pitts, Professor, Department of Classics, Philosophy, and Religion, “Ancient Women Writers: A Sourcebook.” (Fall 2018)

* Allyson Poska, Professor, Department of History and American Studies, “Contested Equality: Smallpox Vaccination in the Spanish Empire (1803-1810).” (Academic Year 2018-19)

* Scott Powers, Professor, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, “Intersections of the Spiritual and the Secular in Contempora.” (Spring 2019)