Selected Grants

EXTERNAL GRANTS (as principal investigator)

  • 2022-2024. National Security Agency. Project: STARTALK Career Pathway Full-year Immersion Program for Intermediate Chinese and Korean learners; ​grant # H98230-22-1-0074

  • 2021-2023. National Security Agency. Projects: (1) STARTALK Intermediate Chinese Career Pathways Full-Year Immersion Program, & (2) STARTALK EmbassyBot Chinese: A Video Game; grant # H98230-21-1-0045

  • 2021-2022. National Security Agency. Project: Georgia STARTALK Teacher Institute: Arabic, Chinese, Korean, & Russian ($90,000.00); grant# H98230-21-1-0053

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INTERNAL GRANTS

GRANTS FOR RESEARCH

  • 2018-2019. Agnes Scott College Professional Development Award ($3,579.99). Project: Motion event expressions in Mandarin and a Chinese dialect.

 

  • 2017-2018. Agnes Scott College Professional Development Awards, Addison Fund ($3,312). Project: Sound symbolism in language evolution and language learning.

 

  • 2016-2017. Agnes Scott College Professional Development Awards, Humanities Fund ($3,923). Project: Iconicity in vocalization: A culture perspective.

GRANTS/AWARDS FOR TEACHING

  •  2022. Stevens Initiative Connected Classroom Faculty Scholar ($1,500), The Stevens Initiative & the Aspen Institute, United Arab Emirates. The Stevens Initiative is an international effort to build global competence and career readiness skills for young people in the United States and the Middle East and North Africa by growing and enhancing the field of virtual exchange. It is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and supported by the Bezos Family Foundation and the governments of Morocco and the United Arab Emirates.  

  • 2021. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Project and Problem-Based Learning Workshop ($500), Agnes Scott College SUMMIT Center for Teaching, Learning and Professional Development, sponsored by the Goizueta Foundation.

  • 2021. Faculty Decolonial Pedagogy Workshop ($300), sponsored by the Holder Fund for Faculty Innovation, Agnes Scott College.

  • 2021. “Decolonizing the curriculum, one syllabus at a time: Pedagogy as social justice” Faculty Development Workshop ($400), sponsored by the Agnes Scott College President’s 2020-21 Mini Grant for Social Justice, funded by the Mellon Foundation. 

  • 2020-2021. Mellon-funded President’s Mini-Grant for Social Justice, Agnes Scott College ($2,213). Project: Social justice in foreign language education: A critical pedagogy approach.   

  • 2020. Faith Yao Yu Chao '61 Faculty Excellence Award, Agnes Scott College ($2,000), in recognition of excellent work and innovation in developing remote instruction during the spring semester of 2020.

  • 2020. Holder Teaching Innovation Grant, Agnes Scott College ($500). Project: Transforming courses from in-person to online.

  • 2020-2021. Holder Fund for Faculty Innovation, Agnes Scott College ($15,000 total with $3,000 for Chinese). Project: Reimagining Agnes Scott College’s foreign language programs for post-Agnes success (in collaboration with Classics, French, German, & Spanish).

  • 2019-2020. Holder Fund for Faculty Innovation, Agnes Scott College ($3,990). Project: Supporting the Critical Language Immersion Program

  • 2018-2019. Holder Fund for Faculty Innovation, Agnes Scott College ($4,990.45). Project: Continuing the Critical Language Immersion Program.

 

  • 2017-2018. Holder Fund for Faculty Innovation, Agnes Scott College ($4,698). Project: Founding an After School Language Program.

 

  • 2017-2018. Mellon Digital Faculty Fellowship, Agnes Scott College ($1,000). Project: Animated narratives in Chinese language teaching.

  • 2016-2017. Holder Fund for Faculty Innovation, Agnes Scott College ($4,858). Project: Chinese grammar in action: An innovative and participatory video project. [in collaboration with Hong Li]

  • 2016-2017. Mellon Digital Faculty Fellowship, Agnes Scott College ($1,000). Project: Creating interactive digital stories for Chinese language teaching and learning.