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Miles Kimball

Professor, Interim Chair, Department of Communication Studies | Ph.D. University of Kentucky


CCCC Award for Best Article on Historical Research or Textual Studies in Technical and Scientific Communication, for "London through Rose-colored Graphics: Charles Booth's Maps of London Poverty," 2006

Nomination, CCCC Award for Best Article Reporting Qualitative or Quantitative Research in Technical or Scientific Communication, for "Visual design principles: An empirical study of design lore," Journal of Technical Writing and Communication 43.1 (2013). [to be determined spring 2015]


Joe D. Thomas Distinguished Service Award, College English Association, 2011

Distinguished Alumni Award, Wayland Baptist University, 2009

TTU Research Enrichment Fund, 2008/2009. "Graphing Humanities." $35,000

Huntington Library & Rocky Mountain MLA Fellowship, 2005. $2000.

TTU Arts & Sciences Humanities Research Initiative, "Digital Dickens." With Ann Hawkins and Sean Grass. $10,000

Texas Tech University Research Enhancement Fund, 2003. "Looking at London through Rose-Colored Graphics." $4465.

National Endowment for the Humanities Seminar, 2002. $3300.



Koerber, Amy

Amy Koerber

Associate Professor | Ph.D. University of Minnesota


  • Texas Tech University Research Enrichment Fund. Supporting and Promoting Breastfeeding in West Texas: A Focus-Group Study ($28,450)  2008-09
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing Seed Grant
  • Supporting and Promoting Breastfeeding in West Texas: A Focus-Group Study ($1795) 2008. (Principal Investigator: Linda Brice, Co-investigators: Elizabeth Tombs and Amy Koerber)
  • Texas Tech University Internal Grant for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity in the Arts and Humanities. Breast or Bottle?: Rhetoric, Scientific Uncertainty, and Medical Policy in Contemporary Infant-Feeding Discourse ($3000), 2007-08
  • NIH seed grant offered by EXPORT Center for Rural Health, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Breastfeeding Support and Promotion in Rural West Texas: A Qualitative Study ($10,000), 2006-07
  • Texas Tech University College of Arts & Sciences Research Enhancement Fund. Communicating U.S. Infant-Feeding Norms: Critical and Rhetorical Perspectives ($2200), 2004-05


Kolosov, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Kolosov

Associate Professor | Ph.D. New York University


  • Literature Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts ($25,000), 2008
  • Humanities Initiative, Texas Tech University ($3,000), 2007
  • Humanities Initiative, Texas Tech University ($4,000), 2006
  • The Red Queen’s Daughter, Texas State Reading Association Honor Book, 2008
  • First Prize Winner, White Eagle Coffee House Press Chapbook Award for Quickening, 2007
  • First Prize Winner, Winnow Press Chapbook Award for Souvenir, Modigliani, 2004


McFadden, Brian

Brian McFadden

Associate Professor | Ph.D. Notre Dame


  • TTU Faculty Development Leave, Fall 2009
  • TTU Arts and Sciences Research Enhancement Fund Grant Recipient, 2002-03


  • Teaching Academy, Member, inducted 2004
  • Professing Excellence Award, Spring 2007


  • Outstanding Service Award, Fall 2005
  • Awarded by Sigma Tau Delta honor society for faculty sponsorship, 2000-05
  • Outstanding Faculty Member Award recipient, Fall 2005
  • Nominated as one of five outstanding faculty members by Omicron Delta Kappa and Mortar Board honor societies
  • TTU Alumni Association New Faculty Award Recipient, 2004