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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
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Sabbatical Leaves Granted To 13
UW-Eau Claire Faculty Members
MAILED: Jan. 4, 2001

          EAU CLAIRE — Thirteen University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire faculty members have been granted sabbatical leaves for all or part of the 2001-2002 academic year.
          Dr. Mohamed Elgindi, professor of mathematics, will be on sabbatical leave for the 2001-2002 academic year. His sabbatical project is titled “Deformation of Blood Vessels Under External Uniform Pressure.”
          Dr. Carolyn Hopp, associate professor of mathematics, will be on leave for the 2001-2002 academic year. She will pursue a project titled “Evaluating the Impact of Statewide Reform in Mathematics Education: Evaluating a National Science Foundation Program of Graduating Teaching Fellows in K-12 Education; and Investigating Concept Mapping in the Mathematics Classroom.”
          Dr. Paula Kleintjes, associate professor of biology, will be on sabbatical leave for the 2001-02 academic year. Her sabbatical project is titled “Synthesis and Publication of Research on Insect Conservation and Habitat Restoration.”
          Karen Loeb, professor of English, will be on sabbatical leave for the 2002 spring semester. A member of the creative writing faculty, she will work on a project titled “How to Save a Cat and Fall in Love: A Collection of Short Stories.”
          Nanette Lunde, professor of music and theatre arts, will be on sabbatical leave for the 2001 fall semester. A member of the music faculty, she will pursue a project titled “French Unmeasured Preludes for Harpsichord: Recording and Instructional Video.”
          Dr. J. Brian Mahoney, associate professor of geology, will be on sabbatical leave for the 2001-02 academic year. His sabbatical project is titled “High Resolution Provenance Analysis.”
          Dr. Winnie Morse, professor of nursing, will be on sabbatical leave for the 2002 spring semester. She will work on a project titled “Supporting People With Alzheimer’s Disease and Their Caregivers.”
          Dr. Peter Myers, professor of political science, will be on sabbatical leave for the 2002 spring semester. He will pursue a project titled “Heroic Liberalism: The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass.”
          Dr. James Oberly, professor of history, will be on sabbatical leave for the 2002 spring semester. His sabbatical project is titled “After the Treaties: Natural Resources, History, Culture, and Sovereignty in Wisconsin Indian Affairs.”
          Dr. Kim Pierson, associate professor of physics and astronomy, will be on sabbatical leave for the 2001 fall semester. He will work on a project titled “Convergent Beam Electron Diffraction.”
          Dr. Kathryn Ready, professor of management and marketing, will be on sabbatical leave for the 2002 spring semester. Her sabbatical project is titled “Family Work Life Policies: How Can Small Businesses Utilize Family Work/Life Policies in Retaining Employees in a Tight Labor Market? (An Examination of the Motor Coach Industry).”
          Dr. Joseph Rohrer, professor of biology, will be on leave for the 2002 spring semester. He will pursue a project titled “Phylogenetic Relationships Among Species of North America Plums Inferred from DNA Sequences.”
          Dr. Paul Thomas, associate professor of physics and astronomy, will be on leave for the 2002 spring semester. He will work on a project titled “Models of Europa’s Ice Layer to Support Europa Radar Sounder Mission.”
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Updated: Jan. 4, 2001