Office of the Provost

2014-2015 Provost's Research Fellowship

The 2014-2015 recipient of the Provost's Research Fellowship is Dr. Bruce Thompson from the Department of Psychology. Dr. Thompson's research on Affluence & Proverty within a Reciprocal Model of Parent-Child Metacognitive Language is a wonderful fit for this award.

The selection of the award recipient is based on demonstrably outstanding accomplishment and potential for continued excellence in research, scholarship, or creative activity.This award also provides a one-course release for both fall and spring semesters to a tenured faculty member to allow her/him to concentrate on research, scholarship, or creative activity.



Provost Jeannine Diddle Uzzi

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