Five Faculty Members Receive Sam Taylor Fellowship Awards for 2009-10
Grants will help support research projects in English, history, psychology and religion
Five Southwestern University faculty members have received Sam Taylor Fellowship awards for 2009-2010.
Sam Taylor Fellowships are awarded to full-time faculty at United Methodist-related colleges in Texas by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church. Southwestern faculty members received a total of $9,125 this year:
- Daniel Castro, professor of history, received $2,000 for his project on the MLN-Tupamaros and the struggle for the “second liberation” of Uruguay.
- Laura Hobgood-Oster, professor of religion, received $2,000 for her project on animals in religion and the humanities.
- Jacquie Muir-Broaddus, professor of psychology, received $1,125 for her project on the effects of equine-assisted activities on the behavioral, cognitive and linguistic functioning of children with autism spectrum disorder.
- Michael Saenger, associate professor of English, received $2,000 for his project on Shakespeare and the borders of English.
- Elizabeth Stockton, assistant professor of English, received $2,000 for her project on the letters of Elizabeth Stoddard.