Poynter Center Non-stipendiary Fellowship
Poynter Center Selects Ball State Professor for 2013-14 Fellowship
Sheron Fraser-Burgess from Ball State University, has been selected as the Fall 2013 Poynter Center Fellow. Fraser-Burgess is an assistant professor of social foundation/muticultural education in the Teachers College, Department of Educational Studies.
Fraser-Burgess is researching the development of an ethics center, tentatively named The Ethics Center for Empowerment and Democracy in Education (ECEDE).
Poynter Center Non-Stipendiary Fellows for 2012-13
The Poynter Center is pleased to welcome three Fellows for the 2012-13 academic year.
Douglas Adams, Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas, is collaborating in the spring of 2013 on the book Adams is co-authoring with Kenneth Pimple of the Poynter Center on the topic of "Research Misconduct Viewed as 'Crime:' Why it Matters."
Beth Dixon, Professor of Philosophy, SUNY Plattsburgh, is a Poynter Center Fellow in October and November 2012. She is researching and writing a book about a philosophical topic in ethics education tentatively tilted "Applying Moral Particularism." Dr. Dixon is particularly interested in how rule-based methods of ethics, such as professional codes of ethics, are used to teach ethical expertise.
Sean McCloud, Department of Religious Studies, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, is a Poynter Center Fellow during the fall semester 2012. His book project is American Possessions: Consuming Religions and Fighting Demons in the Contemporary United States.
The Poynter Center is pleased to have these three scholars share their research with us while they are visiting.