List of Recipients of Faculty Internationalization Grants

 2014 Faculty Internationalization Grants Awards:

  • Christopher Anderson, Languages; Joseph Rivers, Music and Film Studies; and Michael Wright, Creative Writing, Theatre and Film: - collaborative research with the Valencia, Spain film director and producer, and the founder of Buenpaso Films;
  • Daniel Crunkleton, Chemical Engineering; and Dale Teeters, Chemistry: “A Strategic Partnership Between The University of Tulsa and the Università della Calabria: A Joint Proposal of the Alternative Energy and Nanotechnology Institutes” – collaborative research with the  Università della Calabria, Italy;
  • Michael Mosher, Political Science: “The intellectual Origins of European Empires: Montesquieu’s Persian Letters”- collaborative research with the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands and the University of Bordeaux, France;
  • Miriam Belmaker, Anthropology: “The Archeology and Geology of Middle Paleolithic – Upper Paleolithic Transition in Armenia – A collaboration between TU, Yerevan State University (YSU) and the National Academy of Sciences in Armenia” – collaborative research with Yerevan State University and the National Academy of Sciences, Armenia;
  • Ronald Ripple, Energy Business and Finance: “The role of natural gas in China: Domestic production, market evolution, imports, and international trade” -  collaborative research with the China University of Petroleum Engineering, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China;
  • Thomas Buoye, History: “Legalizing Space in China” – collaborative research with Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique at the Institute d’Asie orientale, France and Chinese University of Hong Kong, China. 

2013 Faculty Internationalization Grants Awards:

  • Benjamin Peters, Communication; Jeffrey Drouin, English; and Huiwen Zhang, Languages : “Keywords in Digital Translation”
  • Elana Newman and Bradley Brummel, Psychology and Titan : “Occupational Health of Journalists in Japan and China” – Collaborative research with Meijo University, University of Tsukuba, Toyo University, Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare, University of the Sacred Heart and Kansai University, Japan;
  • John S. Powell and Roger Price, Music: “Two Americans in Warsaw; Musical/Cultural Exchange with the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music” – Student exchange project with The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Poland;
  • Laura Stevens, English; Matthew Drever, Religion; and Stephanie Schmidt, Languages: “The Theology, Practice, & Literature of Global Christian Prayer, 1500-1800” Collaborative research with Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany;
  • Michael Formolo, Geosciences: “Internationalization through Geosciences Research-How Ancient Sediments Can Provide a Modern Graduate-Level Education” Collaborative research with China University of Geoscience – Beijing,  China;
  • Miriam Belmaker, Anthropology: “The feasibility of setting up an international research and education collaboration between The University of Tulsa (TU) and Yerevan State University (YSU) on the archeology and geology of the Lori Plateau” Collaborative research with Yerevan State University,  Armenia.

2012 Faculty Internationalization Grants Awards:

  • Robert Sheaff, Biochemistry: “Role of the Ubiquitin-Proteasome System in Liver Cancer” – collaborative research with the University Hospital, Tübingen, Germany
  • Parameswar Hari, Physics: “Fabrication and Testing of a Graphe ZnO Light Emitting Diode (LED)” – collaborative research with the University of Hydrabad
  • Donald Henry, Anthropology & Bob Pickering, Gilcrease: “Feasibility Study: Development of an Archaeological Park and Exhibits for the Early Neolithic Site of Ayn Abu, Nukhayla, Southern Jordan” 
  • Frank Adrien Bouchet, Sports Administration: “Sourcing, Corporate Citizenship, and Baseball: Latin America as a Source for Labor Procurement” – curriculum development proposal
  • Mike Troilo, Business: “OPEC Surplus Capacity and Short-Term Oil Price Fluctuation” – collaborative research with China University of Petroleum Beijing