Dr. Tarshia Stanley, Chair and Professor of English and Director of Honors Program has received a one-year grant from the United Negro College Fund for her project entitled, “Butler’s Daughters: Imagining Leadership Through Black Speculative Fiction”. The Henry C. McBay Research Fellowship in the amount of $15,000 will support Dr. Stanley’s summer residency at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California to examine the papers of Octavia E. Butler’s, an African American speculative fiction writer. Dr. Stanley is the founding president of the Octavia E. Butler (OEB) Literary Society (2013) and recently organized the first OEB Society biennial conference hosted at Spelman College (2016).
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Dr. Natarajan Ravi, Chair and Professor of Physics has received the Henry C. McBay Research Fellowship from the United Negro College Fund in the amount of $15,000. His project entitled, “Tailoring Nanoscale Materials to Engineer Efficient Electronic Devices” will provide faculty support to train undergraduate students in the use of Mössbauer and EPR spectrometers, X-ray diffractometer, vacuum techniques in cryostat and high temperature furnace operations, and teach students scientific modeling.