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Wendell Aycock

Professor | Ph.D. South Carolina

Research

  • Award by the Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica Sigma Delta Pi, Socio Honorario, December 6, 2007.
  • Faculty Development Leave, Texas Tech University, Awarded Spring 1997 for Fall 1997
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on Don Quixote, Arizona State University, June 19-July 28, 1989
  • Fulbright Grant to Lecture on American Literature, University of Cordoba, Argentina, April-June, 1988
  • Grant for the Twentieth Annual Comparative Literature Symposium, awarded by the Lubbock Cultural Affairs Council of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, 1987
  • ILAS-Mellon Research Fellowship, Benson Latin American Library of the University of Texas at Austin, July 18-August 7, 1983
  • Special Research Grant from Texas Tech University and Mychajlo and Anastazia Pyrsky for work on A Phonetic Description of the Ukrainian Language (in cooperation with Wolodymyr T. Zyla), 1979.

Teaching

  • Teaching Academy, Member
  • Award by the Turkish Government to Teach Latin American Literature and Politics, Department of Political Sciences, Middle East Technical University, July 12-August 20, 1993
  • Award by the Universidad International de Andalucia to Teach in the Course “Procesos Migratorios en Europa y América Latina: Una Prespectiva Comparada,” July 10-14, 1995
  • Award by Texas Tech to teach abroad in the Seville Center, Seville, Spain, Spring 2004.
  • Fulbright Grant to Lecture on American Literature, University of Panama, 1981-1982

Service

  • CEA—The Joe Thomas Award for Distinguished Service to the College English Association, April 3, 2003, Richmond, Virginia.
  • College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Undergraduate Adviser Award, 1986-1987

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Ken Baake

Associate Professor | Ph.D. New Mexico State University

Research

  • June 1, 2006. Invited lecture for the Institute for Water and River Basin Management, University of Karlsruhe, Germany. “Water in the American West: How does the public understand water resources, drought, and policy?”
  • May 29-June 2, 2006. Conducted a daily guest lecture series in English for about 20 PhD. students at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany titled “Navigating Environmental Policy Amid Risk, Hazard, Uncertainty, and Irrationality: the Rhetorical Approach.”
  • April 16-19, 2004. Working Group of 12 scholars invited to the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis in Santa Barbara, CA. Topic was “Ecological Metaphors: Their Cultural Resonance and What We Can Do About It.”

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Craig Baehr

Associate Professor | Ph.D. University of New Mexico

Research

  • Distinguished Technical Communication Award, Society of Technical Communication, 2002, for "Visual-spatial Thinking in Hypertexts" with Richard Johnson-Sheehan, Technical Communication 48(1), 2001.

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Cornelia Barrera

Cordelia Barrera

Assistant Professor

Research 

  • Gloria Lyerla Research Travel Grant, 2012

Service

  • Featured Speaker, Latino and Latin American Space for Enrichment Research (LASER) at The Ohio State University, Nov. 2012

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Curtis Bauer

Assistant Professor | M.F.A. Sarah Lawrence College

Research

  • Fellow, The Vermont Studio Center, Fall 2009
  • Nominee, Pushcart Prize XXXIV: Best of the Small Presses, 2009
  • Lannan Writer in Residence, Institute for American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, Summer and Fall, 2008
  • Finalist, Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, Evansville Review, 2006
  • Finalist, New Letters Poetry Prize, 2004
  • Winner, John Ciardi Poetry Prize, Book Award, 2003
  • Finalist, The Glimmer Train Poetry Prize, 2003
  • Finalist, The Iowa Review Award for Poetry, 2003
  • Lannan Writer in Residence, Institute for American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, Summer and Fall, 2008

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Scott Baugh

Associate Professor | Ph.D. Oklahoma State

Research

  • American Historical Association—Film & History League’s Scholarly Editing Award (for Film & History [34.1 (2004)] special issue on Latin American film history) with Michael Schoenecke.  2004.
  • Support of Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity in the Arts and Humanities,” Vice President for Research, TTU, “Project Grant Proposal: Mitoteando con Media: Revolutions in Chicana/Chicano Video Art”—for archival research in 2006, Video Data Bank, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. [$1,600]
  • “Visiting Scholar Fellowship,” Centro de Estudios Americanos/Center for American Studies, Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila/Autonomous University of Coahuila, Saltillo, Coahuila, MX—for workshop at the Center for American Studies and archival research at the School of Arts, Autonomous University of Coahuila in 2005. [$600]

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Michael Borshuk

Associate Professor | Ph.D. Alberta

Research

  • Research Enrichment Fund Grant (Competitive Developmental Grant), Vice President for Research Office, Texas Tech University, 2007.
  • Arts and Humanities Initiative Grant (Competitive Developmental Grant), College of Arts and Sciences, Texas Tech University, 2005.
  • Research Enhancement Fund Grant (Competitive Developmental Grant), College of Arts and Sciences, Texas Tech University, 2005.

Awards

  • President's Excellence in Teaching Award, 2011
  • President's Book Award, Texas Tech University for Swinging the Vernacular: Jazz and African American Modernist Literature (Routledge, 2006), 2008.

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