Every year the College recognizes our faculty for their outstanding scholarship in the following areas:

Faculty Authors: The faculty members listed were the primary authors or editors of a book.
Scholarly Award Winners: These faculty members are the recipients of major awards to recognize scholarship or scholarly works.
Research Excellence: These faculty members were principal investigators on one or more external grants whose total expenditures were at least $50,000 during the fiscal year.

2016-17 Faculty Scholars

Faculty Authors

Gretchen Comba, English
The Stillness of the Picture: Stories
Kore Press
Tressie McMillan Cottom, Sociology
Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy
The New Press
Digital Sociologies
Policy Press
For-Profit Universities: The Shifting Landscape of Marketized Higher Education
Palgrave Macmillan
Brian Daugherity, History
Keep On Keeping On: The NAACP and the Implementation of Brown v. Board of Education in Virginia
University of Virginia Press
Lina Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas, English
Don’t Come Back
Mad River Books
David Golumbia, English
The Politics of Bitcoin: Software as Right-Wing Extremism
University of Minnesota Press
Puru Jena, Physics
Proceedings of International Symposium on Clusters and Nanomaterials
SPIE
Clint McCown, English
Total Balance Farm
Press 53
George Munro, History
Peterburg vo tsarstvovanie Ekateriny velikoi (Petersburg in the Reign of Catherine the Great. The Most Intentional City)
Tsentrpoligraf
David Wojahn, English
For the Scribe
University of Pittsburgh Press
Everett Worthington, Psychology
Handbook of Humility: Theory, Research, and Application
Routledge

Scholarly Award Winners

Jay Adams, Robertson School of Media and Culture
Gold, Radio Category
Healthcare Advertising Awards
International ABERJE Award
International Public Relations Research Conference
Victor Chen, Sociology
John T. Dunlop Outstanding Scholar Award
Labor and Employment Relations Association
Ronald Evans, Kinesiology and Health Sciences
ACSM Fellowship
American College of Sports Medicine
Jeanine Guidrye, Robertson School of Media and Culture
International ABERJE Award
Aberje Brazilian Association of Corporate Communication
Sonja Livingston, English
VanderMey Nonfiction Prize
Ruminate Magazine
Karen McIntyre, Robertson School of Media and Culture
Best Paper Award
International Communication Association African Journalism Studies Journal
Vivian Medina-Messner, Robertson School of Media and Culture
International ABERJE Award
Aberje Brazilian Association of Corporate Communication
Marcus Messner, Robertson School of Media and Culture
International ABERJE Award
Aberje Brazilian Association of Corporate Communication
Scott Sherman, Robertson School of Media and Culture
International ABERJE Award
Aberje Brazilian Association of Corporate Communication
Cristina Stanciu, English
NEH Summer Stipend
National Endowment for the Humanities

Principal Investigators

Indika Arachchige, Chemistry
Synthesis and Structure-Property Elucidation of Direct-gap Group IV Alloy Nanocrystals for Optoelectronic Applications*
National Science Foundation
Faye Belgrave, Psychology
Building Capacity for SA and HIV Prevention among African American Young Adults*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Massimo Bertino, Physics
Mechanically Strong Aerogels with Custom Shapes*
Qatar Foundation
Edward Boone, Statistics/Operations Research
Medication Development Center for Cocaine Use Disorder*
National Institutes of Health
James Brooks, Statistics/Operations Research
A Multi-omic Analysis of the Vaginal Microbiome During Pregnancy*
National Institutes of Health
Paul Bukaveckas, Biology
James River Water Quality Monitoring
City of Richmond
Caroline Cobb, Psychology
Behavior and Toxicant Exposure Among Dual Users of Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes
National Institutes of Health
Maryanne Collinson, Chemistry
Collaborative Research: Characteristics of Functionally-Graded Sol-Gel-Derived Silica Films on Multiple Length Scales*
National Science Foundation
Rosalie Corona, Psychology
Can Parents Help Prevent Youth Tobacco Use? An Evaluation of Two Evidence-based Parenting Programs*
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Danielle Dick, Psychology
A Longitudinal Study of Genes, Environment and Alcohol Misuse in College Students*
National Institutes of Health
Thomas Cropp, Chemistry
Scanning Amino Acid Mutagenesis for Protein Engineering
National Institutes of Health
Tracey Dawson Cruz, Forensic Science
Methods for obtaining STR-quality touch DNA from archived fingerprints*
National Institute of Justice
Amanda Dickinson, Biology
Using Frog Faces to Better Understand Clefts in the Primary Palate*
National Institutes of Health
Suzanne Mazzeo, Psychology
Improving Diet via a School Cafeteria Intervention: Optimizing NSLP Policy Impact*
National Institutes of Health
Bryce McLeod, Psychology
Development and Validation of a Treatment Integrity Measure…*
Department of Education
Aashir Nasim, African American Studies
Creating Profiles of Success for Healthy Communities*
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Paul Perrin, Psychology
A Culturally Sensitive Intervention for TBI Caregivers in Latin America*
National Institutes of Health
Jason Reed, Physics
Nanotechnologies for Determining Gene Expression Patterns from Single Cells*
National Institutes of Health
Joseph Reiner, Physics
Single Molecule Forensic DNA Analysis with Laser…*
Jeffress Memorial Trust
Scott Neubauer, Biology
Collaborative Research: Impact of Saltwater Intrusion on C Storage in Tidal Freshwater Wetlands
National Science Foundation
Andrew Eckert, Biology
Collaborative Research: Blending Ecology & Evolution Using Emerging Technologies to Determine Species Distributions…*
National Science Foundation
David Edwards, Statistics/Operations Research
Statistical Engineering for Next Generation Air Transportation System II*
National Institute of Aerospace
Christopher Ehrhardt, Forensic Science
DNA Profiling of Complex Mixtures Using HLA-Probes and Whole Cell Sorting*
National Institute of Justice
Thomas Eissenberg, Psychology
Center for the Study of Tobacco Products*
National Institutes of Health
Hani El-Kaderi, Chemistry
Nano Inspired Electrolytes and Cathode Materials for a New Generation of Li- and Na-ion Batteries*
Center for Innovative Technology
Aimee Ellington, Mathematics
Researching the Expansion of K-5 Mathematics Specialist Program into Rural School Systems*
National Science Foundation
Mohamed S. El-Shall, Chemistry
Gas Phase Ion Chemistry of PAHs and Giant PAHs; Models for Graphene Interactions and Supported Catalysis*
National Science Foundation
Robin Everhart, Psychology
A Community Engaged Approach to Reducing Pediatric Asthma Disparities
National Institutes of Health
Albert Farrell, Psychology
VCU ACE: Evaluation of a Comprehensive Approach to Youth Violence Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Nicholas Farrell, Chemistry
Zinc Fingers as Templates for Metal Complex Interactions
National Science Foundation
Rima Franklin, Biology
Climate Change Effects on Coastal Wetlands-Linking Microbial Community Composition and Ecosystem Responses*
National Science Foundation
Elizabeth Goncy, Psychology
Teen Dating Violence Victimization in an Urban, High Risk Sample of Early Adolescents Measurement, Prevalence, Trajectories and Consequences
National Institute of Justice
Christopher Gough, Biology
Collaborative Research: EAGER-NEON: Is Canopy Structural Complexity a Global Predictor of Primary Production? Using NEON to Transform….*
National Science Foundation
Matthew Hartman, Chemistry
XLF in Double-Strand Break Repair and Chemo/Radiosensitization*
National Institutes of Health
Puru Jena, Physics
Transition Metal Clusters*
Department of Energy
Karen Kester, Biology
VCU Bridges to the Baccalaureate: From Dream to Goal*
National Institutes of Health
Shiv Khanna, Physics
Catalyst and Fuel Interactions to Optimize Endothermic Cooling*
Department of Defense
John Koch, Psychology
Hubert H Humphrey Fellowship Program in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment*
Institute of International Education
Joshua Langberg, Psychology
Efficacy of an Organizational Skills Intervention for Middle School Students with ADHD*
Department of Education
Alenka Luzar, Chemistry
Hydration Mechanisms in Nanoparticle Interaction and Surface Energetics*
Department of Energy
Suzanne Mazzeo, Psychology
Improving Diet via a School Cafeteria Intervention: Optimizing NSLP Policy Impact*
National Institutes of Health
Bryce McLeod, Psychology
Development and Validation of a Treatment Integrity Measure…*
Department of Education
Aashir Nasim, African American Studies
Creating Profiles of Success for Healthy Communities*
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Scott Neubauer, Biology
Collaborative Research: Impact of Saltwater Intrusion on C Storage in Tidal Freshwater Wetlands
National Science Foundation
Michelle Peace, Forensic Science
Characterization and Abuse of Electronic Cigarettes: The efficacy of “Personal Vaporizers” as an illicit Drug Delivery System*
National Institute of Justice
Paul Perrin, Psychology
A Culturally Sensitive Intervention for TBI Caregivers in Latin America*
National Institutes of Health
Jason Reed, Physics
Nanotechnologies for Determining Gene Expression Patterns from Single Cells*
National Institutes of Health
Joseph Reiner, Physics
Single Molecule Forensic DNA Analysis with Laser…*
Jeffress Memorial Trust
Michael Reshchikov, Physics
Point Defects in Gallium Nitride: Experiment and Theory
National Science Foundation
Angela Reynolds, Mathematics
Age Dependent Mechanical Ventilator-Induced Inflammation: Modeling & Experiments*
National Institutes of Health
Sarah Rutan, Chemistry
Collaborative Research: System Optimization and Data Analysis in Two-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography*
National Science Foundation
John Ryan, Biology
Control of lgG-mediated Inflammation by Fyn and Lyn Kinases*
National Institutes of Health
Bruce Rybarczyk, Psychology
A Training Program in Primary Care Psychology for the Under-served and Homeless*
Health Resources and Services Administration
Zewelanji Serpell, Psychology
An Analysis of Affective Behaviors that Provoke Tutor Feedback
National Science Foundation
Michael Southam-Gerow, Psychology
Development and Validation of Child Therapy Integrity Measures
National Institutes of Health
Terri Sullivan, Psychology
Evaluation of the Efficacy and Sustainability of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in Increasing School Safety…
National Institute of Justice
Dace S. Svikis, Psychology
Clinical Trials Network Mid Atlantic Colaborative Group*
National Institutes of Health
Marcia Winter, Psychology
Risk and Protective Factors for Immune Health in Pediatric Cancer
National Institutes of Health
Everett Worthington, Psychology
Can Forgiveness Be Strengthened in West and South Africa*
John Templeton Foundation
Donald Young, Biology
LTER VI: Barrier Island Vegetation Alternate Stable States and Threshold Responses*
National Science Foundation
Wenheng Zhang, Biology
Collaborative Research: Phylogeny and Floral Evolution of Malpighiaceae
National Science Foundation

* Where expenditures are among multiple grants, only the largest grant is listed.

 

2015-16 Faculty Scholars

Faculty Authors

Richard Bargdill, Psychology
Living the Good Life: A Psychological History
Cognella, Inc.
Humanistic Contributions for Psychology 101: Growth, Choice and Responsibility
University Professors Press
Katherine Bassard, English
Peter Randolph: Sketches of Slave Life and From Slave Cabin to the Pulpit
West Virginia University Press
Victor Tan Chen, Sociology
Cut Loose: Jobless and Hopeless in an Unfair Economy
University of California Press
David Coogan, English
Writing Our Way Out: Memoirs from Jail
Brandylane Publishers, Inc.
Andrew Crislip, History
Selected Discourses of Shenoute the Great: Community, Theology, and Social Conflict in Late Antique Egypt
Cambridge University Press
Brian Daugherity, History
Keep on Keeping On: The NAACP and the Implementation of Brown v. Board of Education in Virginia
University of Virginia Press
Cliff Edwards, School of World Studies
Van Gogh’s Ghost Paintings
Wipf and Stock Publishers
Harrison Candelaria Fletcher, English
Presentimiento: Life in Dreams
Autumn House Press
Douglas Kimemia, Political Science
Africa’s Social Cleavages and Democratization Process
Roman and Littlefield
Marilyn Miller, Forensic Science
The Crime Scene: A Visual Guide
Elsevier/Academic Press
Isabelle Richman, School of World Studies
Sojourner Truth: Prophet of Social Justice
Routledge Press
Suzanne Ruder, Chemistry
Organic Chemistry: A Guided Inquiry
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Gregory Smithers, History
The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement and Identity
Yale University Press
Rivka Swenson, English
Essential Scots and the Idea of Unionism in Anglo-Scottish Literature, 1603-1832
Bucknell University Press
Everett Worthington, Psychology
Forgiveness and Spirituality in Psychotherapy: A Relational Approach, Resettlement and Identity
American Psychological Association
Forgiveness and Health: Scientific evidence and theories relating forgiveness to better health (with L.L. Toussaint and D. Williams)
Springer Science+Business Media

Scholarly Award Winners

Katherine Bassard, English
Distinguished Scholar Award
VCU College of Humanities and Sciences
Faye Belgrave, Psychology
Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest – Senior Career
American Psychological Association
Victor Tan Chen, Sociology
Excellence in Scholarship Award
VCU College of Humanities and Sciences
Danielle Dick, Psychology
Elected Member
Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research
Thomas Eissenberg, Psychology
Distinguished Scholarship Award
Virginia Commonwealth University
Nicholas Farrell, Chemistry
Distinguished Research Award
VA Section of the American Chemical Society
Gary Glaspell, Chemistry
Researcher of the Year
US Army Corps of Engineers
Sally Hunnicutt, Chemistry
Distinguished Teaching Award
Virginia Commonwealth University
Catherine Ingrassia, English
Percy G. Adams Prize
Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
Heather Jones, Psychology
Elizabeth Fries Young Investigator Award
Clinical & Transnational Research Award
VCU Institute for Women’s Health
Joshua Langberg, Psychology
Excellence in Scholarship Award
VCU College of Humanities and Sciences
Karen McIntyre, Robertson School of Media and Culture
Top Faculty Paper Award
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium
Karen Rader, History and STS Program
Outstanding Book Award
History of Education Society
Lewis Mumford Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Technics
Media Ecology Association
Cristina Stanciu, English
Post-doctoral American Fellowship
American Association of University Women
Everett Worthington, Psychology
Outstanding Faculty Award
State Council for Higher Education in Virginia
Elder Recognition Award for Distinguished Contributions to Counseling Psychology
American Psychological Association’s Society of Counseling Psychology

Principal Investigators

Indika Arachchige, Chemistry
Synthesis and Structure-Property Elucidation of Direct-gap Group IV Alloy Nanocrystals for Optoelectronic Applications*
National Science Foundation
Faye Belgrave, Psychology
Building Capacity for SA and HIV Prevention among African American Young Adults*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Massimo Bertino, Physics
Mechanically Strong Aerogels with Custom Shapes*
Qatar Foundation
Edward Boone, Statistics/Operations Research
Medication Development Center for Cocaine Use Disorder*
National Institutes of Health
James Brooks, Statistics/Operations Research
A Multi-omic Analysis of the Vaginal Microbiome During Pregnancy*
National Institutes of Health
Paul Bukaveckas, Biology
James River Water Quality Monitoring
City of Richmond
Caroline Cobb, Psychology
Behavior and Toxicant Exposure Among Dual Users of Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes
National Institutes of Health
Maryanne Collinson, Chemistry
Collaborative Research: Characteristics of Functionally-Graded Sol-Gel-Derived Silica Films on Multiple Length Scales*
National Science Foundation
Rosalie Corona, Psychology
Can Parents Help Prevent Youth Tobacco Use? An Evaluation of Two Evidence-based Parenting Programs*
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Danielle Dick, Psychology
A Longitudinal Study of Genes, Environment and Alcohol Misuse in College Students*
National Institutes of Health
Thomas Cropp, Chemistry
Scanning Amino Acid Mutagenesis for Protein Engineering
National Institutes of Health
Tracey Dawson Cruz, Forensic Science
Methods for obtaining STR-quality touch DNA from archived fingerprints*
National Institute of Justice
Amanda Dickinson, Biology
Using Frog Faces to Better Understand Clefts in the Primary Palate*
National Institutes of Health
Suzanne Mazzeo, Psychology
Improving Diet via a School Cafeteria Intervention: Optimizing NSLP Policy Impact*
National Institutes of Health
Bryce McLeod, Psychology
Development and Validation of a Treatment Integrity Measure…*
Department of Education
Aashir Nasim, African American Studies
Creating Profiles of Success for Healthy Communities*
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Paul Perrin, Psychology
A Culturally Sensitive Intervention for TBI Caregivers in Latin America*
National Institutes of Health
Jason Reed, Physics
Nanotechnologies for Determining Gene Expression Patterns from Single Cells*
National Institutes of Health
Joseph Reiner, Physics
Single Molecule Forensic DNA Analysis with Laser…*
Jeffress Memorial Trust
Scott Neubauer, Biology
Collaborative Research: Impact of Saltwater Intrusion on C Storage in Tidal Freshwater Wetlands
National Science Foundation
Andrew Eckert, Biology
Collaborative Research: Blending Ecology & Evolution Using Emerging Technologies to Determine Species Distributions…*
National Science Foundation
David Edwards, Statistics/Operations Research
Statistical Engineering for Next Generation Air Transportation System II*
National Institute of Aerospace
Christopher Ehrhardt, Forensic Science
DNA Profiling of Complex Mixtures Using HLA-Probes and Whole Cell Sorting*
National Institute of Justice
Thomas Eissenberg, Psychology
Center for the Study of Tobacco Products*
National Institutes of Health
Hani El-Kaderi, Chemistry
Nano Inspired Electrolytes and Cathode Materials for a New Generation of Li- and Na-ion Batteries*
Center for Innovative Technology
Aimee Ellington, Mathematics
Researching the Expansion of K-5 Mathematics Specialist Program into Rural School Systems*
National Science Foundation
Mohamed S. El-Shall, Chemistry
Gas Phase Ion Chemistry of PAHs and Giant PAHs; Models for Graphene Interactions and Supported Catalysis*
National Science Foundation
Robin Everhart, Psychology
A Community Engaged Approach to Reducing Pediatric Asthma Disparities
National Institutes of Health
Albert Farrell, Psychology
VCU ACE: Evaluation of a Comprehensive Approach to Youth Violence Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Nicholas Farrell, Chemistry
Zinc Fingers as Templates for Metal Complex Interactions
National Science Foundation
Rima Franklin, Biology
Climate Change Effects on Coastal Wetlands-Linking Microbial Community Composition and Ecosystem Responses*
National Science Foundation
Elizabeth Goncy, Psychology
Teen Dating Violence Victimization in an Urban, High Risk Sample of Early Adolescents Measurement, Prevalence, Trajectories and Consequences
National Institute of Justice
Christopher Gough, Biology
Collaborative Research: EAGER-NEON: Is Canopy Structural Complexity a Global Predictor of Primary Production? Using NEON to Transform….*
National Science Foundation
Matthew Hartman, Chemistry
XLF in Double-Strand Break Repair and Chemo/Radiosensitization*
National Institutes of Health
Puru Jena, Physics
Transition Metal Clusters*
Department of Energy
Karen Kester, Biology
VCU Bridges to the Baccalaureate: From Dream to Goal*
National Institutes of Health
Shiv Khanna, Physics
Catalyst and Fuel Interactions to Optimize Endothermic Cooling*
Department of Defense
John Koch, Psychology
Hubert H Humphrey Fellowship Program in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment*
Institute of International Education
Joshua Langberg, Psychology
Efficacy of an Organizational Skills Intervention for Middle School Students with ADHD*
Department of Education
Alenka Luzar, Chemistry
Hydration Mechanisms in Nanoparticle Interaction and Surface Energetics*
Department of Energy
Suzanne Mazzeo, Psychology
Improving Diet via a School Cafeteria Intervention: Optimizing NSLP Policy Impact*
National Institutes of Health
Bryce McLeod, Psychology
Development and Validation of a Treatment Integrity Measure…*
Department of Education
Aashir Nasim, African American Studies
Creating Profiles of Success for Healthy Communities*
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Scott Neubauer, Biology
Collaborative Research: Impact of Saltwater Intrusion on C Storage in Tidal Freshwater Wetlands
National Science Foundation
Michelle Peace, Forensic Science
Characterization and Abuse of Electronic Cigarettes: The efficacy of “Personal Vaporizers” as an illicit Drug Delivery System*
National Institute of Justice
Paul Perrin, Psychology
A Culturally Sensitive Intervention for TBI Caregivers in Latin America*
National Institutes of Health
Jason Reed, Physics
Nanotechnologies for Determining Gene Expression Patterns from Single Cells*
National Institutes of Health
Joseph Reiner, Physics
Single Molecule Forensic DNA Analysis with Laser…*
Jeffress Memorial Trust
Michael Reshchikov, Physics
Point Defects in Gallium Nitride: Experiment and Theory
National Science Foundation
Angela Reynolds, Mathematics
Age Dependent Mechanical Ventilator-Induced Inflammation: Modeling & Experiments*
National Institutes of Health
Sarah Rutan, Chemistry
Collaborative Research: System Optimization and Data Analysis in Two-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography*
National Science Foundation
John Ryan, Biology
Control of lgG-mediated Inflammation by Fyn and Lyn Kinases*
National Institutes of Health
Bruce Rybarczyk, Psychology
A Training Program in Primary Care Psychology for the Under-served and Homeless*
Health Resources and Services Administration
Zewelanji Serpell, Psychology
An Analysis of Affective Behaviors that Provoke Tutor Feedback
National Science Foundation
Michael Southam-Gerow, Psychology
Development and Validation of Child Therapy Integrity Measures
National Institutes of Health
Terri Sullivan, Psychology
Evaluation of the Efficacy and Sustainability of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in Increasing School Safety…
National Institute of Justice
Dace S. Svikis, Psychology
Clinical Trials Network Mid Atlantic Colaborative Group*
National Institutes of Health
Marcia Winter, Psychology
Risk and Protective Factors for Immune Health in Pediatric Cancer
National Institutes of Health
Everett Worthington, Psychology
Can Forgiveness Be Strengthened in West and South Africa*
John Templeton Foundation
Donald Young, Biology
LTER VI: Barrier Island Vegetation Alternate Stable States and Threshold Responses*
National Science Foundation
Wenheng Zhang, Biology
Collaborative Research: Phylogeny and Floral Evolution of Malpighiaceae
National Science Foundation

* Where expenditures are among multiple grants, only the largest grant is listed.

 

2014-15 Faculty Scholars

Faculty Authors

Jason Ross Arnold, Political Science
Secrecy in the Sunshine Era: The Promise and Failures of U.S. Open Government Laws
University Press of Kansas
Faye Belgrave (with Joshua Brevard), Psychology
African American Boys: Identity, Culture, and Development (co-written with Joshua Brevard)
Springer-Verlag New York
Kirk Warren Brown, Psychology
Handbook of mindfulness: Theory, research, and practice
Guilford
Christopher Brooks (with Riobert Sims), World Studies
Roland Hayes: The Legacy of an American Tenor
Indiana University Press
Marcel Cornis-Pope, English
New Literary Hybrids in the Age of Multimedia Expression: Crossing Borders, Crossing Genres
John Benjamins Publishing Company
Gregory Donovan, English
Torn from The Sun
Red Hen Press
Joshua Eckhardt (with Daniel Starza Smith), English
Manuscript Miscellanies in Early Modern England
Ashgate Publishing Limited
Clifford Edwards, World Studies
Van Gogh’s Ghost Paintings: Art and Spirit in Gethsemane
Cascade Books
Adam Ewing, African American Studies
The Age of Garvey: How a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics
Princeton University Press
Nicholas Frankel, English
The Annotated Importance of Being Earnest
Harvard University Press
Catherine Ingrassia, English
The Cambridge Companion to Women’s Writing in Britain, 1660-1789
Cambridge University Press
Joshua Langberg, Psychology
Improving Children’s Homework, Organization, and Planning Skills (HOPS): A Parent’s Guide
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Publications
James P. McCullough (with Elisabeth Schramm and J. Kim Penberthy), Psychology
CBASP as a Distinctive Treatment for Persistent Depressive Disorder
Routledge
Karen A. Rader (with Victoria. E.M. Cain), History STS
Life on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century
The University of Chicago Press
Emilie Raymond, History
Stars for Freedom: Hollywood, Black Celebrities, and the Civil Rights Movement
University of Washington Press
Maria Rivera (with J. Izard), Biology
Metagenomics for Microbiology
Elsevier Academic Press
Ryan K. Smith, History
Robert Morris’s Folly: The Architectural and Financial Failures of an American Founder
University of Washington Press
Gregory Smithers (with Brian D. Behnken), History
Racism in American Popular Media: From Aunt Jemima to the Frito Bandito
Praeger
Cristina Stanciu (with Kristina Ackley), English
Laura Cornelius Kellogg: Our Democracy and the American Indian and Other Works
Syracuse University Press
David Wojahn, English
From the Valley of Making: Essays on the Craft of Poetry
University of Michigan Press
Everett Worthington (with Jennifer S. Ripley), Psychology
Couple Therapy: A New Hope-Focused Approach
IVP Academic

Scholarly Award Winners

Ed Acevedo, Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Inducted as a Fellow at its 84th annual meeting
National Academy of Kinesiology
Christopher A. Brooks, School of World Studies
Gold Medal Winner in the category of Performing Arts for his book, Roland Hayes The Legacy of an American Tenor.
INDIEFAB Book of the Year
Rosalie Corona, Psychology
Recipient of a Presidential Award for Community Multicultural Enrichment (PACME) and the 2015 Minority Fellowship Program Dalmas Taylor Award
PACME and American Psychological Association
Tom De Haven, English
University Award of Excellence at the 32nd Opening Faculty Address and Convocation
Virginia Commonwealth University
Adam Ewing, African American Studies
Awarded the Bernath Book Prize for his first book, The Age of Garvey.
The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
Albert Farrell, Psychology
Outstanding faculty award
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)
Richard Godbeer, Humanities Research Center + History
Elected to the National Advisory Council, dedicated to sharing the heritage of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.
National LGBT Museum
Melis Hafez, History
Awarded an NEH Fellowship for 2015-2016
American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT)
Puru Jena, Physics
Named one of three Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists of 2015
Governor Terry McAuliffe
Jason Merrick, Statistical Sciences and Operations Research
Awarded the Prize for the Teaching of Operations Research / Management Sciences Practice
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
George E. Munro, History
Awarded Fulbright Grant to study history of Russia mining town, labor camp
Fulbright Scholar Program
June Nicholson, Robertson School of Media & Culture
2014 Outstanding Woman Journalism and Mass Communication Educator
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s Commission on the Status of Women (AEJMC)
Cristina Stanciu, English
Awarded an American Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship 2015-2016
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Everett Worthington Jr., Psychology
Named a Commonwealth Professor
VCU Board of Visitors

Principal Investigators

Faye Z. Belgrave, Psychology
Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Among African American College Students
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Massimo F. Bertino, Physics
Mechanically Strong Aerogels with Custom Shapes
Department of Energy
Paul Bukaveckas, Biology
James River Water Quality Monitoring
Environmental Protection Agency
Caroline O. Cobb, Psychology
Behavior and Toxicant Exposure Among Duel Users of Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes
National Cancer Institute
Maryanne M. Collinson, Chemistry
Characteristics of Sol-Gel-Derived Sillica Films
National Science Foundation
Rosalie A. Corona, Psychology
Can Parents Help Prevent Youth Tobacco Use?
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Thomas A. Cropp, Chemistry
Scanning Amino Acid Mutagenesis for Protein Engineering
National Institutes of Health
Tracey D. Cruz, Forensic Science
Methods for obtaining STR-quality touch DNA from Archived Fingerprints
National Institute of Justice
Patricia Cummins, School of World Studies
French West Africa Studies for Elementary Project
Department of Education
Denis O. Demchenko, Physics
Microscopic Mechanisms of Defect Luminescence in Wide Bandgap Semiconductors
Jeffress Trust
Danielle Dick, African American Studies
Genetics and Prevention of Alcoholism
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Amanda J. Dickinson, Biology
Facial Formation during Frog Development
National Science Foundation
David J. Edwards, Statistical Sciences and Operations Research
Bacterial Metagenomics: Uncovering Bias using Mixture Effect Models
Jeffress Memorial Trust
Christopher Erhardt, Forensic Science
DNA Profiling of Complex Mixtures Using HLA-Probes and Whole Cell Sorting
National Institute of Justice
Thomas E. Eissenberg, Psychology
Center for the Study of Tobacco Products
National Institutes of Health Tobacco Regulatory Science Program
Hani El-Kaderi, Chemistry
Synthesis of Tunable Nanoporous Organic Polymers for Use in Hydrogen Storage
Department of Energy
Aimee J. Ellington, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
MSP Institute for Mathematics Specialists in Middle School
National Science Foundation
Albert D. Farrell, Psychology
Evaluation of a Comprehensive Approach to Youth Violence Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Nicholas P. Farrell, Chemistry
Zinc Fingers as Templates for Metal and Metal Ion-DNA Interactions
National Cancer Institute
Rima B. Franklin, Biology
Climate Change Effects on Coastal Wetlands
National Science Foundation
Elizabeth Goncy, Psychology
Teen Dating Violence Victimization in an Urban, High Risk Sample of Early Adolescents
National Institute of Justice
Christopher M. Gough, Biology
Forecasting Carbon Storage as Eastern Forest Age
Department of Energy
Scott Gronert, Chemistry
Mass Spectrometric Studies of Protein Oxidation: Aging and Environmental Factors
National Institute on Aging
Mignonne Guy, African American Studies
Storytelling for Prevention of Little Cigar and Cigarillo Use in African American and Latino Youth
American Legacy Foundation
Matthew C. Hartman, Chemistry
Light-targeted drug delivery
National Cancer Institute
Sally S. Hunnicutt, Chemistry
The Development of Guided Inquiry Experiments for Physical Chemistry
National Science Foundation
Puru Jena, Physics
Coated and Supported Metal Clusters
Department of Energy
Karen M. Kester, Biology
VCU Bridges to the Baccalaureate: From Dream to Goal
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Shiv N. Khanna, Physics
Magnetic and Tunable Building Blocks for Novel Nanostructure Materials and Electron Transport
Department of Energy
John R. Koch, Psychology
Virginia Youth Tobacco Projects Research Coalition Core
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Joshua M. Langberg, Psychology
Organizational Skills Interventions for Children with ADHD
Department of Education
Alenka Luzar, Chemistry
Hydration Mechanisms in Nanoparticle Interaction and Surface Energetics
Department of Energy
Suzanne E. Mazzeo, Psychology
NOURISHing Families to Promote Healthy Eating and Exercise in Overweight Adolescents
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
S. Leigh McCallister, Biology
Impact of Salt Water Intrusion on Carbon Storage in Tidal Freshwater Marshes
National Science Foundation
Bryce D. McLeod, Psychology
Development and Validation of Child Therapy Integrity Measures
National Institute of Mental Health
Jason R. Merrick, Statistical Sciences and Operations Research
Decision Theory for Counter-terrorism Decisions
National Science Foundation
Aashir Nasim, African American Studies
Cigarillo smoking: smoke toxicant content and user toxicant exposure and effects
National Cancer Institute
Michelle R. Peace, Chemistry

Characterization and Abuse of Electronic Cigarettes: The efficacy of “Personal Vaporizers” as an illicit Drug Delivery System
National Institute of Justice
Paul B. Perrin, Psychology
A Culturally Sensitive Intervention for TBI Caregivers in Latin America
Fogarty International Center
Jason C. Reed, Physics
Nanotechnologies for Determining Gene Expression Patterns From Single Cells
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Michael A. Reshchikov, Physics
Point Defects in Gallium Nitride: Experiment and Theory
National Science Foundation
Angela M. Reynolds, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Age Dependent Mechanical Ventilator-Induced Inflammation: Modeling & Experiments
National Institute on Aging
Suzanne L. Robertson, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Host LIfe-Stage Abundance and the Regional Transmission & Control of West Nile Virus
Jeffress Trust
Sarah C. Rutan, Chemistry
Chemometrics and Two-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography for Metabolomics
National Science Foundation
John J. Ryan, Biology
IL-10 Regulates Mast Cell Function and Survival
National Institutes of Health
Bruce D. Rybarczyk, Psychology
A Training Program in Lifespan Primary Care Psychology for the Underserved
Health Resources and Services Administration
Zewelanji N. Serpell, Psychology
Exploring the Malleability of Executive Control
Department of Education
Michael A. Southam-Gerow, Psychology
Development and Validation of Child Therapy Integrity Measures
National Institute of Mental Health
Dace Svikis, Psychology
Delivered Brief Interventions for Drug Abuse in Primary Care
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Marcia A. Winter, Psychology
Risk and Protective Factors for Immune Health in Pediatric Cancer
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Everett L. Worthington, Psychology
An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Humility
John Templeton Foundation
Donald R. Young, Biology
Barrier Island Vegetation Alternate Stable States and Threshold Responses
National Science Foundation, Other Fed

 

2013-14 Faculty Scholars

Faculty Authors

Richard Bargdill, Psychology
An artist’s thought book: intriguing thoughts about the artistic process
University Professors Press
Faye Belgrave, Psychology
African American Psychology: From Africa to America
Sage Publications
Edward Boone, Statistical Sciences and Operations Research
Statistical Research Methods, A guide for Non-Statisticians
Springer
David Bromley, School of World Studies
Sekty a nová náboženství.
Grada Publishing
Christopher Brooks, School of World Studies
Through the Voices of Men
Linus Publications
Hong Cheng, The Robertson School
The Handbook of International Advertising Research
Wiley Blackwell
R. Andrew Chesnut, School of World Studies
Devoted to Death: Santa Muerte,The Skeleton Saint
Oxford University Press
Susann Cokal, English
The Kingdom of Little Wounds
Candlewick Press
Marcel Cornis-Pope, English
Ken Kesey, Zbor deasupra unui cuib de cuci lasi
Romania: Polirom
Aimee Ellington, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
The Elementary Mathematics Specialist’s Handbook
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
M. Samy El-Shall, Chemistry
“Heterogeneous Catalysis by Metal Nanoparticles” in Graphene: Synthesis, Properties and Phenomena
Wiley
“Microwave Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles” in Metal Oxide Nanomaterials for Chemical Sensors
Springer
“Chemical synthesis of metal nanoparticles and nanoalloys” in Nanoalloys (From Fundamentals to Emergent Applications)
Elsevier
G. Antonio Espinoza, History
Education and the State in Modern Peru: Primary Schooling in Lima, 1821 – c. 1921
Palgrave Macmillan
Nicholas Frankel, English
Charles Ricketts: Everything for Art: Selected Writings
Rivendale Press
II Ritratto di Dorian Gray
Mondadori
O Retrato de Dorian Gray: Edicao Anotada e Sem Censura, tr. Jaurio Dauster
Sao Paulo: Editorio Blobo/Biblioteca
Mar Martinez Gongora, School of World Studies
Los espacios coloniales en las crónicas de Berbería
Iberoamericana/Vervuert
Willam Haver, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
The Elementary Mathematics Specialist’s Handbook
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Duanel Diaz Infante, School of World Studies
La Revolucion Congelada: Dialecticas del Castrismo
Editorial Verbum, Spain
David Latané, English
William Maginn and the British Press: A Critical Biography
Farnham, England: Ashgate
James E. Mays, Statistical Sciences & Operations Research
A Guide to Statistical Thinking, 6th Edition
W.H. Freeman and Company
Bryce McLeod, Psychology
Diagnostic and behavioral assessment in children and adolescents: A clinical guide
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Marilyn T. Miller, Forensic Science
Crime Scene Investigation Laboratory Manual
Academic Press – Elsevier
Sherif Moussa, Chemistry
“Chemical synthesis of metal nanoparticles and nanoalloys” in Nanoalloys (From Fundamentals to Emergent Applications)
Elsevier
Eugenia Munoz, School of World Studies
Inmigraciones y Reflexiones,
Editorial Oveja Negra, Bogata
Vida ennegrecida
Editorial Betania, Madrid
Katherine S. Nash, English
Feminist Narrative Ethics: Tacit Persuasion in Modernist Form
Columbus: Ohio State University Press
Brooke Newman, History
Native Diasporas: Indigenous Identities and Settler Colonialism in the Americas
University of Nebraska
Karen Rader, History/STS
Animals on Display: The Creaturely in Museums, Zoos, and Natural History
Penn State University Press
Gregory Smithers, History
Native Diasporas: Indigenous Identities and Settler Colonialism in the Americas
University of Nebraska
W. Scott Street, Statistical Sciences and Operations Research
A Guide to Statistical Thinking, 6th Edition
W.H. Freeman and Company
Timothy Thurber, History
Republicans and Race: the GOP’s Frayed Relationship with African Americans 1945-1974
University Press of Kansas
Faedah M. Totah, Political Science
Preserving the Old City of Damascus
Syracuse University Press
Everett Worthington, Psychology
Evidence-based practices for Christian counseling and psychotherapy (Eds.)
InterVarsity Press

Scholarly Award Winners

Claire Bourne, English
Visiting Fellow 2014-15
Folger Shakespeare Library
Susann Cokal, English
Silver Medal – Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature
American Library Association
Carolyn Eastman, History
Named a Distinguished Lecturer
Organization of American Historians
M. Samy El-Shall, Chemistry
Elected Fellow (Section on Chemistry)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
David Latané, English
2013 Robert and Vineta Colby Scholarly Book Prize for “William Maginn and the British Press”
The Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
Kathryn S. Meier, History
2013 Wiley-Silver prize for best first book in Civil War History
University of Mississippi Center for Civil War Research
Karen A. Rader, History/STS
Elected Fellow, Section on History and Philosophy of Science
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Jeff South, Robertson School
Fulbright Scholar
US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Christina Stanciu, English
NEH Summer Seminar Fellowship
Dr. William Scholl Center for American History and Culture at Newberry Library
Shawn Utsey, Psychology
Fulbright Scholar
US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Everett Worthington, Psychology
Honorary doctorate of humane letters
Pepperdine University

Principal Investigators

Faye Z. Belgrave, Psychology
Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Among African American College Students
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Massimo F. Bertino, Physics
Mechanically Strong Aerogels with Custom Shapes
Department of Energy
Paul Bukaveckas, Biology
James River Water Quality Monitoring
Environmental Protection Agency
Everett E. Carpenter, Chemistry
Discovery and Design of Novel Permanent Magnets
Department of Energy
Rosalie A. Corona, Psychology
Can Parents Help Prevent Youth Tobacco Use?
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Ashton Cropp, Chemistry
Near Natural Acid Mutagenesis for the Study of Protein Function
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Patricia Cummins, School of World Studies
French West Africa Studies for Elementary Project
Department of Education
David J. Edwards, Statistical Sciences and Operations Research
Bacterial Metagenomics: Uncovering Bias using Mixture Effect Models
Jeffress Memorial Trust
Thomas E. Eissenberg, Psychology
Center for the Study of Tobacco Products
National Institutes of Health Tobacco Regulatory Science Program
Hani El-Kaderi, Chemistry
Synthesis of Tunable Nanoporous Organic Polymers for Use in Hydrogen Storage
Department of Energy
M. Samy El-Shall, Chemistry
Growth of Volatile Organics in the Gas Phase, in Clusters and on Supported Nanocatalysts
National Science Foundation
Reuben W. Farley, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Expansion of K-5 Mathematics Specialists into Rural School Systems
National Science Foundation
Albert D. Farrell, Psychology
Evaluation of a Comprehensive Approach to Youth Violence Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Nicholas P. Farrell, Chemistry
Zinc Fingers as Templates for Metal and Metal Ion-DNA Interactions
National Cancer Institute
Christopher M. Gough, Biology
Forecasting Carbon Storage as Eastern Forest Age
Department of Energy
Scott Gronert, Chemistry
Mass Spectrometric Studies of Protein Oxidation: Aging and Environmental Factors
National Institute on Aging
Matthew C. Hartman, Chemistry
Light-targeted drug delivery
National Cancer Institute
William E. Haver, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Preparing Virginia’s Mathematics Specialists
National Science Foundation
Sally S. Hunnicutt, Chemistry
The Development of Guided Inquiry Experiments for Physical Chemistry
National Science Foundation
Puru Jena, Physics
Coated and Supported Metal Clusters
Department of Energy
Karen M. Kester, Biology
VCU Bridges to the Baccalaureate: From Dream to Goal
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Shiv N. Khanna, Physics
Magnetic and Tunable Building Blocks for Novel Nanostructure Materials and Electron Transport
Department of Energy
Joshua M. Langberg, Psychology
Organizational Skills Interventions for Children with ADHD
Department of Education
Alenka Luzar, Chemistry
Hydration Mechanisms in Nanoparticle Interaction and Surface Energetics
Department of Energy
Suzanne E. Mazzeo, Psychology
NOURISHing Families to Promote Healthy Eating and Exercise in Overweight Adolescents
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
S. Leigh McCallister, Biology
Impact of Salt Water Intrusion on Carbon Storage in Tidal Freshwater Marshes
National Science Foundation
Bryce D. McLeod, Psychology
Development and Validation of Child Therapy Integrity Measures
National Institute of Mental Health
Jason R. Merrick, Statistical Sciences and Operations Research
Decision Theory for Counter-terrorism Decisions
National Science Foundation
Barbara J. Myers, Psychology
Parenting Children of Promise
Virginia Department of Corrections
Aashir Nasim, African American Studies
Cigarillo smoking: smoke toxicant content and user toxicant exposure and effects
National Cancer Institute
Jason C. Reed, Physics
Nanotechnologies for Determining Gene Expression Patterns From Single Cells
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Sarah C. Rutan, Chemistry
Chemometrics and Two-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography for Metabolomics
National Science Foundation
John J. Ryan, Biology
IL-10 Regulates Mast Cell Function and Survival
National Institutes of Health
Bruce D. Rybarczyk, Psychology
A Training Program in Lifespan Primary Care Psychology for the Underserved
Health Resources and Services Administration
Zewelanji N. Serpell, Psychology
Exploring the Malleability of Executive Control
Department of Education
Vladimir A. Sidorov, Chemistry
Biotechnology of Supramolecular Complexes of Pyrene-Based Fluorescent Dyes
National Science Foundation
Michael A. Southam-Gerow, Psychology
Development and Validation of Child Therapy Integrity Measures
National Institute of Mental Health
Dace Svikis, Psychology
Delivered Brief Interventions for Drug Abuse in Primary Care
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Everett L. Worthington, Psychology
An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Humility
John Templeton Foundation