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International Incentive Grants - Previous Recipients

 

SPRING (February) – 2016

Category A - International Faculty Collaborations and Partnership Building Incentive Grant

 

Dr. Anne Sally Davis - $3,000

College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology

Rift Valley Fever Virus Research Collaboration with University Pretoria

 

Dr. Julia Day - $1,550

College of Human Ecology, Department of Apparel, Textiles & Interior Design

4th Expert Meeting of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Energy in Buildings and Communities Program (EBC) Symposium: Annex 66 & NSF workshop

 

Dr. Salvatore Florio - $2,000

College of Arts & Science, Department of Philosophy

The Nature of Logic: Teaching and Research

 

Dr. John Jaeger - $2,500

College of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Center

Collaborative Applied Beef Cattle Research and Undergraduate Instruction

 

Dr. Shuting Lei- $2,500

College of Engineering, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Developing research partnership between Kansas State University and Aix-Marseille University in France and presenting in an international conference in Germany 

 

Dr. Janice McGregor and Dr. Sara Luly - $3,000

College of Arts & Science, Department of Modern Languages, German

JLU Giessen & LMU Munich: Site visits and program development

 

Dr. Ji Young Na - $2,000

College of Arts & Science, Department of Philosophy

The 2016 Biennial International Society of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) Conference

 

Dr. Balasubramaniam (Bala) Natarajan - $3,000 pending report from previous grant

College of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Energy Harvesting in the Internet of Everything

 

Dr. Maggie Syme - $2,300

College of Human Ecology, Department of Family Studies and Human Services, Center on Aging

From Kansas to Australia: A Sexuality and Dementia Research Collaboration

 

Category B - International Global Learning Opportunities Grant

 

Dr. Carlos Castellanos - $3,000

College of Arts & Science, Department of Art

Artistic Explorations of Ecology, Technology and Community in Wuhan, China;

 

Dr. Kumiko Nakamura - $3,000

College of Arts & Science, Department of Modern Languages

Developing New Partnerships in Japan for Skype Exchange Program, Service Learning Opportunities and Study Abroad Program

FALL (September) - 2015

Category A - International Faculty Collaborations and Partnership Building Incentive Grant

 

Dr. David Carter - $1,000

College of Engineering, Engineering Extension

Summer Institute on Environmental Stewardship (SIES) for European Student Leadership Alumni Reunion, Berlin, Germany

 

Dr. John Harrington Jr. - $2,000

College of Arts & Science, Department of Geography

Expanding the existing collaborative research relationship at Suleyman Demirel University in Isparta, Turkey

Dr. Lisa Harrington - $500

College of Arts & Science, Department of Geography

Continued Development of Connections between KSU and Slovenian Universities

 

Dr. Jessica Holloway-Libell - $1,500

College of Education, Department of Educational Leadership

Standardization, Evaluation and the Teaching Profession: Trends in Australia and the USA

 

Dr. Shawn Hutchinson - $1,400

College of Arts & Science, Department of Geography

French-U.S. Partnership for Environmental Monitoring and Grassland Vegetation Assessment

 

Dr. Chad Miller - $2,250

College of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, Forestry, and Recreation Resources

Building Collaborative Horticulture Study Abroad Opportunities:  Ecology and Horticulture of South Africa

 

Dr. Julie Pentz - $1,000

College of Arts & Science, School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

Tap to Togetherness: Building Family Relationships in Ghana, Africa, through Tap Dance

 

Dr. Clifford Robb - $2,000

College of Human Ecology, School of Family Studies and Human Services

PFP International Programs Development, Enhancement and Networking

Dr. Ryan Sharp - $3,000

College of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, Forestry, and Recreation Resources

Sustainable Tourism, Community-Based Natural Resources Management of Wildlife Conservation and Northern Kenya

 

Dr. Bradford Wiles - $1,800

College of Human Ecology, School of Family Studies and Human Services

Bringing Engaged, Applied, Developmental Research on Child Development to Ghana, Africa

 

Category B - International Global Learning Opportunities Grant

 

Dr. Soumia Bardhan - $2,000

College of Arts & Science, Department of Communication Studies

Internationalizing "Intercultural Communication" (COMM 480) Forging collaborations and building partnerships for global learning opportunities in France and Spain

 

Dr. Stuart Heckman - $3,365

College of Human Ecology, School of Family Studies and Human Services

Advanced Professional Issues of Financial Planning in China

 

Dr. Shreepad Joglekar - $2,000

College of Arts & Science, Department of Art

Developing Study Abroad Program in Berlin and Paris

 

Dr. Jason Scuilla - $2,000

College of Arts & Science, Department of Art

Developing Faculty Led Study Abroad Italy Program in the College of Arts and Sciences for Summer 2017

 

Dr. Jaebeom Suh - $2,000

College of Business, Department of Marketing

To develop a faculty-led program in collaboration with International Summer Program of Chung-Ang University, Korea

 

Category C - Experimental Short Term Co-Teaching International Incentive Grant

Dr. Jon Mahoney - $2,000

College of Arts & Science, Department of Philosophy

Religious Freedom and Democracy from a Multicultural Perspective

SPRING (February) – 2015

Category A - International Faculty Collaborations and Partnership Building Incentive Grant

Dr. Ryadi Adityavarman - $2,800

College of Architecture, Planning, and Design, Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design

Co-Host Proposal: Kansas State University & University Parahyangan Bamboo Design Workshop

Dr. Dr. Soo-Hye Han - $3,000

College of Arts & Science, Department of Communication Studies

Developing Collaborative Teaching/Exchange Partnerships in Japan

Dr. Lindsey Hulbert - $2,000

College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences &  Industry

Support for International Innovations in Animal Behavior and Welfare Research and Training in León, Spain​.

Dr. Kim Jooyoun - $2,310

College of Human Ecology, Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design

Research collaboration with Seoul National University

Annelise Nguyen - $1,750

College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology

Internationalization Activities with the Vietnam National University of Agriculture

Dr. Gregory Ragland - $2,900

College of Agriculture, Department of Entomology

Building collaborations to enable coordinated studies of destructive forest pests in Europe and America

Category B - International Global Learning Opportunities Grant

Browyn Fees - $4,000

College of Human Ecology, School of Family Studies and Human Services

Expanding Academic Opportunities for Students in Early Childhood Education: Building Intercultural Competence

Dr. Keith Harris - $3,128

College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics

Experiential learning in the context of a global agribusiness value chain: The case for a study abroad tour to Sao Paulo, Brazil

Dr. Swinder Janda - $1,386

College of Business, Department of Marketing

To develop a business-focused faculty-led trip to Italy and to visit the K-State Centro Studi campus in Orvieto, Italy

Dr. Hyung Chan Kim - $4,000

College of Human Ecology, Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design

Support to develop collaborative intersession class with Korean University

Dr. Martha Smith-Caldas - $2,100

College of Arts & Science, Division of Biology

Evaluation of a Biology Study Abroad Program in Ecuador

Category C - Experimental Short Term Co-Teaching International Incentive Grant

Dr. Ted Cable - $2,000

College of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources

Collaboration with University of Freiburg to Teach Advanced Environmental Interpretation

Dr. Gabriela Diaz de Sabatés - $2,000

College of Arts & Science, Department of Women Studies

A transnational approach to gender, culture, and migrations

FALL (September) - 2014

Marrin Robinson, M.F.A. and Rhonda Janke - $4,000

College of Arts & Science, Department of Art

Land, Art and Culture in the Arab World : Study Abroad to Oman

An interdisciplinary program involving Art, Agriculture and Geology

Embedded Systems and Control – Changing lives across the World

 

Jeffrey C. Skibins - $2,000

Department of Horticulture; Forestry and Recreation Resources, Park Management & Conservation

Long-term Interdisciplinary Strategies for Improving Koala Conservation

 

Leigh Everett Fine - $1,777

School of Leadership Studies

LEAD 350: Culture and Context: Study Abroad in Canada:

A Proposal to Pilot the Program

 

Gretchen F. Sassenrath, Ph.D - $ 1,543

Agronomy/Southeast Agricultural Research Center – Parsons

“Establishment of a collaborative research program to address environmental

challenges of integrated agronomic production”

 

Mei He - $3,000

Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Collaboration for Developing Novel Global Food Technology in China

 

Vibhavari Jani - $3,060

College of Architecture, Planning, and Design, Interior Architecture and Product Design Department

Support for the development of linkages to establish an affordable, short-term study tour of Greece and develop faculty exchange and research opportunities with American College of Greece

 

John Michael Gonzalez, Ph.D. - $1,500

Department of Animal Sciences and Industry,

Establishing a Collaborative Research and Student Exchange Program with Kyusha University

 

Jennifer Vellenga - $3,000

Theatre and Dance, Theatre School of Music

The Arctic Cycle: Development of Forward at Hålogaland Teater in Tromsø, Norway

 

Jesse B. Nippert - $1,800

Division of Biology

Tree/ grass interactions in savannas and grasslands: mechanisms of coexistence and drivers of ecosystem change

$1,800

 

Sean Fox - $1,700

Department of Agricultural Economics

K-State / Harper Adams University Partnership Building  

 

SPRING – 2014

Dr. Bala Natarajan, Clair N. Palmer and Sara M. Palmer Professor

Embedded Systems and Control – Changing lives across the World

$3,000

 

Dr Jared R. Anderson

Research and Teaching in China

$3,000

 

Anna Nippert, M.S.

“Examining Early Childhood Education in Urban, Suburban and Rural South Africa”

$2,1500

 

Dr David C. Hartnett

Preliminary Research for a NSF Proposal for Collaborative Grassland Research in Southern Africa

$1,870

 

Dr. Sara Luly;  Dr. Necia Chronister

German American Film Festival

$2,205

 

Dr. Pamela Kempton

Support for an International Workshop:  Benefits of bringing the Critical Zone Observatory Paradigm to Konza LTER Research

$3,000

 

Dr Charles W. Rice

Soil Changes Matters and Soil Security CRC

$1,300

 

Dr Richard Kurt Barnhart

Aviation Faculty Exchange / Student Study Abroad Development

$3,000

FALL – 2013 

Larry Erickson                                              Chemical Engineering

International Educational Experiences in Sustainability and Sustainable Development, $2500

 

David Eschar                                                 Exotic Pets and Zoological Medicine

Biochemical and hematological values in clinically healthy Negev Desert tortoises (Testudo Werneri), $2250

 

James Hamilton                                            Philosophy

The Science of Aesthetics, $3000

 

Marilyn Kaff and Susan Biniecki

                                                                        Special Education Counseling & Student Affairs, Educational Leadership

Social justice across the curriculum: The Polish perspective, $2000

 

Laura Kanost                                                Modern Languages

Language and Culture Across Borders: Sustaining and Developing the KSU-UNAM Skype Partnership, $1063

 

Marcelo Ramalho-Ortigao                          Entomology

Collaborative research on vector biology: effect on antibodies targeting a midgut chitinase on the permeability of the peritrophic matrix, $2316

 

Christopher Renner                                     Modern Languages

Developing that Fine Italian Hand: Developing stronger ties between K-State and Italy, $1600

 

Jeannie Sneed                                              Hospitality Management and Dietetics

Costa Rican Connections:  Culture, Culinary, and Food Safety, $4000

 

Reo (Myunggook) Song                               Marketing

International Social Network Analysis and Text mining: Teaching Module Development and Research project, $2417

 

Caroline Tushabe                                        Women’s Studies

Closing the Gender Gap, Cultural Exchange, and International Research, $3000 

SPRING – 2013 

Alice Boyle                                                    Biology

International conference participation and tropical field course development in Costa Rica, $1530

 

Barbara DeSanto                                          A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications

International Public Relations & Communication Experience Program, $2500

 

Sherry Haar                                                  Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design

Relationship with a Women's Training Center in Kerala, India, $2500

 

Mark Haub                                                    Human Nutrition

Visiting Scholar: Nutrition and Health in Developing Countries, $3000

 

Hyung-Chan Kim with Ji Hye Kang                     Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design

Develop international educational programs with Korean Universities: A workshop on interior design and in-class collaboration for global apparel brand project, $3400

 

Matthew Kirk                                               Geology

Support for collaborative geoscience research and teaching in Costa Rica, $2831

 

Greg Stevens with Raju Dandu and Kurt Barnhart

                                                                        K-State Salina Arts, Sciences and Business

Stretching K-State Salina’s Global Wings, $2000

 

Matthew Sanderson                                                 Sociology

Immigration, Agriculture, and Rural Community Development:  A Proposal for Funding to Develop a Collaborative Relationship with the University of Adelaide (Australia), $2425

 

Mervi Sinikka Pakaste                                Art

Study Abroad and Class Material Development in Cyprus & Finland, $2500

 

Swinder Janda                                              Marketing

To develop a business-focused faculty-led trip to Australia and to visit the newly opened K-State Australia office in Sydney, $2775 

FALL – 2012 

Ryadi Adityavarman                                       Interior Architecture & Product Design
Support for development of a study abroad program to Bali and to establish research collaboration in Indonesia, $3500 

Mahbub Alam                                                 Environmental Engineering
International Experiential learning by supporting rural agricultural training effort in Bangladesh, $2000 

Barbara Anderson                                          Apparel Textiles & Interior Design
Develop a Relationship with Hankyong National University (Anseong, South Korea) and Establish Connections with Natural Dyes Experts inSouth Korea, $3000 

Kristy Archuleta and Sonya L. Britt                        Family Studies & Human Services
Advanced Professional Issues of Financial Planning in the Netherlands, $2500 

Stacy Hutchinson                                           Biological & Agricultural Engineering
Developing an interdisciplinary short-term study abroad course in the Altai Republic,Russiafor sustainable land management and eco-tourism development, $4000

Natalie Mladenov                                           Civil Engineering
Initiating an international field course on the topic of “Sustainable Water and Sanitation in southern Africa”: a planning and reconnaissance visit, $2150 

Amy Rosine Underwood and Kimberly W. Kramer
                                                                          Music, Architectural Engineering & Construction Science
Structure and Music in Prominent European Cultural Centers, $4000 

Anna Wytko                                                    Music
Paris Conservatory Pedagogy Collaboration, $2500 

SPRING – 2012 

Kevin R. Roberts (Lead), Kevin Sauer and Jeannie Sneed
                                                                          Hospitality Management & Dietetics
Development of Faculty -Led Study Abroad Program and Teaching/Research Collaborations in Costa Rica, $4000 

Bronwyn Fees                                                 Family Studies & Human Services
Exchanging Art and Curriculum in Early Childhood Education, Art Education and Special Education:  Kansas and China, $3780 

Julie L. Pentz                                                  Music
Ghana, Africa, $2063

Neil Hyde Dunn                                             Music
Ghana, West Africa, $2711 

David Ca Margolies                                       Entomology
Initiating Graduate Students Exchange with the Department of Entomology at the Federal University of Vicosa, Brazil, $2000 

Dr. Rose M McMurphy                                  Clinical Sciences
International Veterinary Study Tour Tanzania, $1920 

Gloria B Freeland                                          Journalism & Mass Communications
Communications Project and Exchange Programs inCost Rica and Kansas, $1150

Edgar Chambers IV (Lead)                            Human Nutrition
India Partnership Development, $3000 

Michael R. Kanost                                          Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
Development of research and graduate student international opportunities in Germany, $1500 

Trisha Gott and Dr. Mary Hale Tolar         Leadership Studies
School of Leadership Studies Engagement in India, $3000 

Michele Janette, Ph. D. and Valerie Padilla Carroll Ph.D.
                                                                          Women’s Studies
The reciprocal relationship between theory and practice Bridging internationalization via academic cooperation between U.S. and Mexico - The impact of Immigration on Mexican communities, $2740

Jonathan Patrick Mahoney                           Philosophy
Kyrgyzstan, $1710

FEBRUARY – 2011 

Ted Cable                                                        Natural Resource Management
Development of linkages with Beijing Normal University, China, $2000

Swinder Janda                                                Marketing
Support to develop study-abroad program to France, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy; advance student exchanges with universities in France and Germany, $2740

Shawna Jordan                                               Human Nutrition
Develop teaching and study abroad opportunities for athletic training students in Wales, $4000

Marilyn Kaff                                                   Special Education
Building capacity to serve families and children with autism in the cultural context of Tanzania, $3000

Catherine Lavis                                              Horticulture
Development of horticulture study abroad experience in Australia, $3000

Phillip Marzluf                                               English
Investigate opportunities for faculty and student collaboration in Mongolia, $1000

Joe Sanders                                                     English
Develop course on children's literature in Paris, $3000

Wenqiao Yuan                                                Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Research on biofuels and bioproducts in Thailand; initiate graduate student exchange, $3000

SEPTEMBER – 2010

David Hartnett                                                Biology
Support for collaborative research project in grassland/savanna ecology in southern Africa, $2300

Richard Jeannotte                                          Biology
Support for research collaboration and grant development on plant lipids in France, $3000

Bret Maner                                                      History
Support for development of a study abroad course in Germany focusing on Nazi Germany and the Holocaust, $2050

Charles Michael Smith                                 Entomology
Support for research on entomology in South Africa, $3000

Praveen Vadlani                                             Grain Science and Industry
Support for development of energy and sustainability program in Austria, $2100

JULY – 2010

Koushik Adhikari                                          Human Nutrition
Support for collaborative research and development of study abroad course in Spain - $2335

Sajid Alavi                                                       Grain Science
Support for development of linkages and teaching opportunities with university partner in India - $2000

Bronwyn Fees                                                 Family Studies and Human Services
Support for visiting group of early childhood educators and administrators from China - $2345

Rose McMurphy                                             Veterinary Anesthesiology
Development of veterinary exchange program with university partner in India - $1770

Marcelo Ramalho-Ortigao                            Entomology
Support for workshops and meetings at international meeting in Brazil - $1300

Esther Swilley                                                Marketing
Support to develop study abroad program and meet with prospective research partners in China - $2500

Linda Trujillo and Socorro Herrera            Education
Development of study abroad/service learning opportunity for ESL endorsement students in Panama and Dominican Republic - $2700

MAY – 2010

Jared Anderson                                               Family Studies
Support for research in China - $2,500

Gerad Middendorf                                          Sociology
Support for collaboration with colleagues in Mexico - $2,700

Sonya Britt and John Grable                        Family Studies
Support for collaboration with partner university in Korea - $3,000

Marcelo and Gabriela Sabates                     Philosophy and Women's Studies
Support for collaboration with partner in Argentina and development of study abroad - $1,000

Hyung-chan Kim                                            Interior Design
Support for design project with Korean university - $2,000

Jishu Shi                                                         Anatomy
Support for collaboration with colleagues in China - $1,500

Nancy Muturi                                                 Journalism and Mass Communication
Support for collaboration in Kenya and Tanzania - $1,500

Joyce Gordon                                                  Public Relations
Support to teach workshops in India - $2,100

Allen Featherstone, Kevin Roberts, and Kevin Sauer
                                                                          Ag Economics and Hospitality Management
Support for meeting with new partner university in Egypt - $3,600