Sabbatical Winner Project Descriptions 2018

Presentation of Sabbatical/Leave Recipients 2018

Recipient
Burns, Dan
To complete a book manuscript titled Augustine’s Introduction to Political Philosophy: De libero arbitrio, Book I and to complete most of the work on a second book titled “Healthy Secularity”: Religion and politics in the thought of Joseph Ratzinger.
Gibson, Kelly
To complete a book manuscript tentatively titled Rewriting and Reform in Carolingian Hagiography.
Glicksman, Andrew
To continue research on personified wisdom and the role of Lady Wisdom in late Jewish thought its relation to early Christian thought on the Holy Spirit.
Kenney, Theresa
To complete work on a monograph proposing new interpretations of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility entitled “A More Fascinating Name”: the world of Sense and Sensibility.
May, Ruth
To pursue further research and publication on institutional disruption in Russia under the regime of Vladimir Putin.
Owens, Kim
To create a body of work tentatively entitled “Forced Perspective,” a combination of creative processes involving conventional analogue painting and drawing with emerging digital technologies.
Ramos, Aida
To complete a manuscript titled Shifting Capital: Mercantilism and the economics of the Act of Union of 1707 and to research and draft a book project tentatively titled Immodest Proposals: Jonathan Swift’s economics for Irish growth and development.
Rhame, Susan
A project titled “Infusion of Technology Across the Accounting Curriculum,” focusing on the current state of technology use in the accounting curriculum and examining what additional technologies should be added.

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