Research Grants Awarded
Northern professors were recently notified that they are recipients
of 2004-05 faculty research grants. The awards are worth up to $7,000
each and will support various research and scholarly activities.
Recipients, in alphabetical order, are:
and Performance Studies) is producing a television documentary about
the U.S. wind energy industry. J. Marek Haltof
(English) is writing a one-volume encyclopedia about Polish cinema.
Katherine Hanson (English) is in the process of
writing a fictional novel and will travel to the settings to ensure
a proper portrayal.
Johnson (English) is composing three non-fiction essays
that will explore the experiences of farming and woodworking people.
Donald Marquardt (Chemistry) is researching the
synthesis of novel organic materials. Jaspal Singh (English)
is traveling to South Africa to research texts written by women
who question traditional gender roles.
Strauss Sotiropoulos (Modern Languages and Literature)
is composing a book regarding the debates about the development
and social function of women in the 18th century. Eugene
Wickenheiser (Chemistry) is researching the effects of
polydimethylsiloxanes and metals on human health. Suzanne
Williams (Chemistry) is investigating proteins that are
thought to be involved with the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease.