Interim Vice Provost for Research | Former Vice Provost for ResearchDr. Simon-Dack and Dr. McDowell talk about the Teacher-Scholar program and the annual celebration.
Student Researcher, Spring 2022Dillon worked with Dr. Wei Shi in a chemistry lab studying open-chain analogues of the cytotoxin ipomoeoassin F.
Student Researcher, Spring 2022Javona worked with Dr. Caitlyn Placek in anthropology studying drug use in Indian women.
Former Teacher-Scholar Mentor, Department of Theatre and DanceMs. Swihart collaborated with Jaylen Bryant and Lauren Henriques to create a musical.
Student Researcher, Fall 2021Mary worked with Dr. Eric (VJ) Rubenstein in a biology lab studying protein degradation in budding yeast.
Student Researcher, Spring 2022Denae worked with Dr. Fletcher in educational psychology studying perfectionism and learning in young and adolescent children.
Teacher-Scholar Mentor, Department of Social WorkDr. Minnick worked with Veronica Bedwell on a community-engaged project involving substance use and prevention.
Faculty or professional staff who collaborate with student researchers as colleagues, engaging them in their research and creative endeavors.
Participated in Spring 2022 or Summer 2022Mentor: Dr. Andy WaldronDepartment of Theater and DanceCo-authored a published article on the research process and initial findings of the LGBTQ+ Theatre for Youth
Participated in Fall 2020Mentor: Dr. Gregory RocheleauDepartment of Criminal Justice & CriminologyCo-authored a manuscript based on the work performed during participation in the Teacher-Scholar program.
Participated in Fall 2021Mentor: Dr. Alexander Kaufman Honors CollegeEdited a rare nineteenth-century pantomime which was presented at the NCHC Convention and published in the Robbins Digital Library.
Participated in Fall 2022Mentor: Dr. Jennifer DeSilvaDepartment of HistorySmall Group Category WinnerStoryMaps Contest, Ball State GIS Day 2022
Participated in Fall 2022Mentor: Dr. Matt Moore Department of Social WorkCoauthored a manuscript based on work in the Teacher-Scholar program
Participated in Spring 2022. Mentor: Dr. Mary Konkle Department of ChemistryAmerican Chemical Society Scholarship Recipient
“I could not have obtained the same knowledge or experiences in the same way if I would not have had the enlightening opportunity of participating in the Teacher-Scholar Program. I am incredibly grateful for this opportunity, and I would definitely participate in the program again if I could!”
- Lauren Szymczak, 2020 TS Student Researcher
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