ADIE Research Support
Research – The Academy facilitates faculty research in diverse issues through periodic fellowships that provide reassigned time to pursue a project for two sequential semesters, subject to project approval and permission of the faculty member’s dean.
2012-2013 Faculty Fellowship: Valerie Scott, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, has been awarded a three-semester faculty fellowship for Fall 2012 and Spring and Fall 2013 to work on projects relating to intercultural competence.
A 2010-2011 Faculty Fellowship was awarded to Dr. Judy Myers in the School of to conduct alternative health collaborative research with Floyd Memorial Hospital on The Clinical and Biochemical Effect of Therapeutic Massage on Fatigue and Insomnia in Women with Breast Cancer Receiving Radiation Therapy.” The Academy awarded the project a $5,000 grant towards implementing the pilot study in January 2011.
A 2011 sponsored publication: Dr. Sheying Chen edited Diversity Management: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches, New York: Nova SciencePublishers, Inc. IU Southeast faculty wrote the following chapters:
- Dr. Gilbert W. Atnip, on “Academic Leadership and Diversity”
- Dr. Sheying Chen, on “Understanding Race and Ethnicity”
- Dr. Judy Myers, on “Violence against Women”
- Dr. Seonmin Huh on “Unpacking the Personal and the Social: The Process of Developing Transformative Leaders
A 2010-2011 sponsored research project: The Diversity Academy’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Seonmin Huh, conducted action research on curriculum transformation in sociology, art, and education offered by IU Southeast faculty in Summer 2010 and her results at the 2010 Indiana Symposium of Teaching and Research on Diversity at Indiana State University in November, where she won an award for the best interdisciplinary proposal.
Additional 2010-2011 Academy-facilitated Faculty Research Presentations:
- “Reading against the Texts: ENL learners’ Critical Reading of Social-issue Books” was presented by Academy Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Seonmin Huh at the Korean English Teachers Association National Conference in Seoul, South Korea, July 2011.
- “Empowering Students and Addressing World Englishes: Ways to critique the Power of Standard English” was presented by Academy Director Dr. Annette Wyandotte at theKorean English Teachers Association National Conference in Seoul, South Korea, July 2011.
- “Empathy, The Call of Self to Other: A Theoretical Account of Why Literary Study Is a Power-Tool for Social Change” was presented by Dr. Annette Wyandotte at the State Conference of the Indiana College English Teachers, Anderson, IN, October 2011.
- “Action Research in the English Classroom: Assessing Prospective English Teachers’ Multiliteracy in Language Applications” was co-presented by Dr. Gloria Murray, Dr. Judy Myers, and Dr. Seonmin Huh at the Eighth St. Louis Qualitative ResearchConference on “Multi-literacies in Research: from Text to You Tube.” University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO, March 2011.
- “Who Am I_U? A Model of Curriculum Transformation to Cultivate Learners’ Social Identities” was co-presented by Dr. Annette Wyandotte and Dr. Seonmin Huh at the Indiana University Annual Diversity Conference, Bloomington, IN, March, 2011.
- “The Ethics and Practical Considerations of Teaching What You’re NOT” was co-presented by Dr. Annette Wyandotte, Dr. Anne Allen, and Dr. Samantha Earley at the Diversity Research and Teaching Symposium, Indiana State University, November 2010. The presenters won one of three awards for the best interdisciplinary proposal.