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Jodi Crandall Award Fellows

Jodi Crandall Award Fellow (2018)

  • Stephen Dashiell was awarded the fourth annual Jodi Crandall Fellowship for Research in language, Literacy and Culture Award. His project is called “Understanding the Power Imbalances in ‘Thanks for your Service'” and he will be working in collaboration with Dr. Bryce Peake.  Steven’s research project will involve identifying and interviewing male veteran students about “thanks discourse,” a discursive ritual that occurs between veterans and non-veterans when one is greeted with the phrase “thank you for your service.”

    Steven Dashiell (cohort 16) with Dr. Jodi Crandall

Jodi Crandall Award Fellow (2017)

Dr. Cedric Herring, Dr. Jodi Crandall, Kevin Wisniewski, Dr. Craig Saper

 

  • Kevin Wisniewski was awarded the third annual Jodi Crandall Fellowship for Research in Language, Literacy and Culture Award. His project is called “From Repository to Readership: Applied Research in Book Publishing, Production and Publicity.” Working with Dr. Craig Saper, Kevin plans to publish ephemera or “grey literature” from the 1930s in multiple formats, exploring how publishing is a larger, participatory system of conflict and collaboration, that functions as a form of civic engagement and public scholarship.

 

Jodi Crandall Award Fellow (2016)

Dr. Cedric Herring, Dr. Shara Shin, May Chung

 

  • May Chung was awarded the second annual Jodi Crandall Fellowship for Research Award in Language, Literacy and Culture for her project “Voices from the Classroom.” In this sociolinguistics research, May will collaborate with Dr. Sarah Shin, LLC Affliate Faculty member of the Department of Education.

 

 

 

Inaugural Jodi Crandall Award Fellows (2015)

Back row, L-R: Jermaine Ellerbe, Landry Digeon, Dr. Craig Saper; front row, L-R: Dr. Jodi Crandall, Erin Berry, Ibrahim Er

  • Jermaine Ellerbee for his research titled “Social Context of Education Lab,” in the Social Context of Education Lab Category, with mentor Dr. Susan M. Blunck, and collaborator Dr. Juanita Ashby-Bey
  • Erin Berry for her research on “Online Sociolinguistic Practices Among Black Female Millennials at Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” in the Sociolinguistics Lab Category, with mentor and collaborator Dr. Christine Mallinson
  • Landry Digeon and Ibrahim Er, for their research titled “Social Context of Education Lab,” in the Digital Publishing Lab Category,” with mentor and collaborator Dr. Edward Larkey.

Read the article about the inaugural Jodi Crandall Fellowship awards on UMBC Givinghttps://umbcgiving.wordpress.com/2015/05/29/inaugural-jodi-crandall-fellows-named/