AWARDS

CIC DEO FELLOW, nominated by the Office of the Provost at Penn State, to participate in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation’s Departmental Executive Officer Program. The CIC is a consortium of 12 research universities, including the 11 members of the Big Ten Conference and the University of Chicago. I was one of five persons from The Pennsylvania State University selected to participate in this leadership development program especially designed for department heads and chairs, January 31-February 2, 2008.

CO-RECIPIENT of an Academic Excellence Award ($5,000), Howard University. Project title: “Development of Web-Enhanced Instructional Capabilities for Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Courses,” Fall, 1999.

CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (with Professors George Middendorf, Muriel Poston, and Kwamena Ocran), an award from the HBCU/MI Technology Transfer Consortium (funded by the U.S. Department of Energy), to conduct a faculty workshop on introducing environmental subject matter into the existing curriculum, Howard University, Spring, 1996, Amount: $22,000.

CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (with Professor Peter Sola, School of Education, Howard University), the Science, Technology and Society Collaborative Core Research Unit, an award from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 1994-95 academic year, Amount: $20,000.

OUTSTANDING TEACHER AWARD, National Conference of Black Political Scientists; received at its annual meeting, Washington, D.C., March 26, 1988.

CO-RECIPIENT, research grant from the University-Sponsored Faculty Research Program in the Social Sciences, Humanities and Education, Spring, 1986 (along with Professors Walter Hill and Alvin Thornton), Howard University. Project title: “Political Ideology and Racial Consciousness Among Black College Students: An Exploratory Investigation.” Amount: $12,000.

RECIPIENT, Small Grant Program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, February, 1983. Project title: “Changes in the Availability and Affordability of Housing for Black and White Households by Geographic Location, 1974-80.” Amount: $14,900.

VISITING SCHOLAR, Office of Policy Development and Research, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, July, 1980 to August, 1981.

CO-RECIPIENT, research grant from the Faculty Research Program in the Social Sciences, Humanities and Education, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Howard University, Spring, 1980 (along with Professor Richard Seltzer). Project title: “Housing Conditions and Citizen Attitudes Toward Housing and Related Issues in Washington, D.C.” Amount: $3,500.




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