Faculty Research and Scholarship Support

The University of Illinois Springfield provides support and recognition for excellence in faculty scholarship, including:

Fall 2019 Faculty Scholarship Series announced.

Additional Opportunities

Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability summer workshop, deadline July 1, 2019.

Faculty Publications

Books authored by UIS faculty, 2016-2018 (PDF)

Open Access publications by UIS authors on Web of Science (docx)

Internal Faculty Grant Winners

Berman Sabbatical Fund

2019 Award: Anthropological Studies of Children in Foster Care

  • Jennifer Manthei, Associate Professor of Sociology/Anthropology
  • Prior Winners

Moy Collaborative Research Fund

Associate Professor Stephen R. Johnson and Associate Professor Julio A. Copello have been awarded the Caryl Towsley Moy, Ph.D., Endowed Fund for Collaborative Research Grant to conduct innovative heart disease research.

Grant Writing Mentorship program

2019 Awardees

Faculty Mentor Topic
Jennifer Manthei (SOA) Lynn Fisher (SOA) Generations of Hope Foster/Adoption Communities Assessment
Meghan Kessler (TEP) Scott Hayes (UIUC) Central Illinois Democracy Dialogue and Civic Action Project
Hinda Seif (WGS) Ellen Moodie (UIUC) Paint it Brown: Women Artist’s, Space, and Self-Expression in Mexican Chicago
Sarah Webb (ENG) Jandel Crutchfield (UT-Arlington) Colorism Healing Through Literacy and Poetry


Competitive Scholarly Research Grant

2019 Awards

Sharma, Sudeep Management Development & Validation of Supervisor Rating Scale of Negotiation Effectiveness
Kessler, Meghan Teacher Education Teacher Perceptions and Practices of Issues – and Action-Based Social Studies Teaching
Manthei, Jennifer Sociology/Anthropology Childhood Studies Specialization & Foster Care/Adoption Assessment
Anthony, Deborah Legal Studies English Common Law in the Evolution of Women’s Surnames in Scotland
Ting, Tih-Fen Environmental Studies Genetic Structure of the Franklin’s Ground Squirrel
Wiley, Kimberly Public Administration Policy Advocacy and Nonprofit Organizations
Derman, Brandon Environmental Studies Debating and Defining a “Just Transition” at United Nations Climate Negotiations