Professional Presentation Grants

Faculty Presentation Travel Awards granted for 2017

 

Breems, Nick (June – 2017)
$1,514 to present an academic paper titled “Subject-by-Proxy: A Tool for Reasoning about Programmer Responsibility in Artificial Agents” at the Computer Ethics Philosophical Enquiry Conference at the University of Turin in Torina, Italy.

Brue, Ethan (June – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “The Craft of Story-telling in Engineering Education” at the Christian Engineering Conference in Cedarville, Ohio.

Clark, Tom (January – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper entitled “Weighing Fog: Hands on Modeling for Day 1 of Differential Equations” at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta, Georgia.

Clark, Tom (May – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “Math Teacher Circles: How and Why to Start Yours” at the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences Conference in Charleston, South Carolina.

Clark, Tom (July – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “Inquiry Based Numerical Analysis Using SageMathCloud” at the MathFest Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

Conway, Adam (January – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “Developing Culture & Progress on Limited Resources” at the American Football Coaches Association – Coaches Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

Culpepper, Scott (June – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “Teaching the English Reformation in the Christian College Classroom” at the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association Conference in Grand Junction, Colorado.

De Smith, Bob (April – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “"Speaking Pictures" in The Winter's Tale” at the Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature in Minot, North Dakota.

Eppinga, Robbin (March – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “Developing SurveyBased Tools to Measure Integration of Science and Faith” at the Biologos Christ and Creation Conference in Houston, Texas.

Eppinga, Robbin (July – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “Developing and Testing Curricula for Young Adult Science & Faith Engagement” at the American Scientific Affiliation Conference in Golden, Colorado.

Earnshaw, Rebekah (November – 2017)
$765 to present an academic paper titled “Creation from Nothing Does Not Come from Nothing” at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.

Henreckson, David (January – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “Resisting the Devil's Instruments: Retrieving Early Protestant Resources for Thinking about Politics, Power, and Social Authority” at the Society of Christian Ethics Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Henreckson, David (June – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper entitled “Resisting the Devil’s Instruments: On the Radical Implications of Traditional Political Thought” at Radix in Princeton, New Jersey.

Henreckson, David 
(November – 2017)$765 to present an academic paper titled “Reforming Authority: An Early Modern Protestant Account of Social Relations” at 
the Evangelical Theological Society in Providence, Rhode Island.

Henreckson, David (November – 2017)
$765 to present an academic paper titled “Author Meets Critics: James K.A. Smith’s Awaiting the King: Reforming Public Theology” at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.

Janssen, Mike (January – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper entitled, “Specifications Grading in a First Course in Abstract Algebra” at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta, Georgia.

Janssen, Mike (May – 2107)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “An Overview of Specifications Grading” at the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences Conference in Charleston, South Carolina.

Janssen, Mike (July – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “Beyond Traditional Grading Schemes: Mastery Based Grading” at the MathFest Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

Kornelis, Patricia (January, 2017)
$1180 to present an academic paper entitled "Breaking Barriers: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners" at the Belizean Presbyterian Schools in Corozal, Belize, Central America.

Lappenga, Ben (November – 2017)
$600 to present an academic paper titled “‘Formerly a Blasphemer and a Man of Violence’: First Timothy and the Othering of Jews” at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.

Lappenga, Ben (November – 2017)
$600 to present an academic paper titled “Participation and the Faithfulness of the Risen Christ in 2 Corinthians 4:11–14 and Gal 2:19–20” at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.

Marra, Gwen (January – 2017)
$1180 to present an academic paper entitled "The importance of Literacy in Christian Education" at the Belizean Presbyterian Schools in Corozal, Belize, Central America.

Marra, Gwen (June – 2017)
$700 to present an academic paper titled “What's New in Children's Literature” at the Iowa Reading Association Conference in Ames, Iowa.

MacInnis, John (March – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “Canada at War: Canadian Nationalism and Robert Fleming’s Score to ‘The Clouded Dawn’” at the 43rd Annual Conference of the Society for American Music in Montreal, Quebec.

Mulder, Dave (November – 2017)
$765 to present an academic paper titled “Voices of Doctoral Students at a Distance” at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention in Jacksonville, Florida.

Olson, Erin (October – 2017)
$1514 to present an academic paper titled “Called to Serve: The Impact of Transcendent Summons on Life Satisfaction in Undergraduate Social Work Students” at International Week at the Reformed University of Applied Sciences in Zwolle, Netherlands.

Pollema, Mary Beth (January – 2016)
$1180 to present an academic paper entitled "Let's Build Something Biblical" at the Belizean Presbyterian Schools in Corozal, Belize, Central America.

Sandouka, Kari (May – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper entitled “The Art of Vulnerability: Knowledge Management for Building Trust” at the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences Conference at Charleston Southern University in Charleston, South Carolina.

Shim, Jay (May – 2017)
$500 to present an academic paper titled “Practice of Christian Education in the Third World Culture” at the Annual Leadership Conference of PAUA (Pan Asian African Universities Association) in Seoul, Korea.Timmer, Kevin (June – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “Shalom Seeking: Contours of Flourishing” at the Christian Engineering Conference in Cedarville, Ohio.

VanTol, Kathleen (January – 2017)
$1180 to present an academic paper entitled "Let's Build Something Biblical" at the Belizean Presbyterian Schools in Corozal, Belize, Central America.

Vander Werff, Justin (June – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “Integrally Christian Engineering Scholarship: A Case Study” at the Christian Engineering Conference in Cedarville, Ohio.

Visscher, Channon (August – 2107)
$1340 to present an academic paper titled “Chemistry of Impact-generated Silicate Melt-vapor Debris Disks” at the Goldschmidt Conference in Paris, France.

Zonnefeld, Ryan (May – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “A Framework for Faith Integration in K-12 Mathematics” at the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences Conference in Charleston, South Carolina.

Zonnefeld, Val (May – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “A Framework for Faith Integration in K-12 Mathematics” at the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences Conference in Charleston, South Carolina.

Zuidema, Leah (June – 2017)
$757 to present an academic paper titled “Bridging the Parent/Professor Divide” at the Conference on English Education in Columbus, Ohio