Dr. Eric KramerDr. Eric Kramer

Professor, Communication
University of Oklahoma

Office: 405-641-1911
Fax: 405-325-7625
email: Eric Kramer


Research Funding

    A. External Funding

    B. Internal Funding 

 

External Funding

2nd submission in process

Interpreters’ Impact on LEP Parents’ Communicative Competence in Pediatric Oncology. Second submission planned July, 2010 for PA-07-392: Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R01). Anticipated Period: 2011-2014. 1st submission Priority Score: 68 (received Feb., 2010). Role: Co-Investigator.

2009/2010

Invited Visiting Scholar. (2009, December 28−2010, January 11). 10-Day Workshop on Intercultural Communication and Interpretation Studies. Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan. Sponsor: National Science Council, Taiwan.

1996

Invited to be a participant in the Symposium on the Social Dimensions of Rationality and Risk Assessment at The Wake Forest University, hosted by Charles F. Longino, Rynolda Chair of Gerontology and Director of the Institute on Aging.  Funded by the College of Arts & Sciences and the Graduate College of The Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  All expenses including airfare paid, April 11-14, 1996. No cash allowance.

1996

Invited by the Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology to be a sponsored member of a 20 person delegation from the West, to go to a joint conference held at The Tohoku University in Sendai Japan, September 18 thru 21, 1996.  A grant from the Japan Ministry of Education sponsored the conference with a stipend (about $1000 U.S.) for each foreign speaker.

1996

Stipend (about $2000 U.S.) recipient for a guest lecturer in semiotics at The International Christian University, Tokyo Japan, September 17, 1996.

1994

Stipend (about $2000 U.S.) recipient for guest lectures at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, Summer 1994.

1992-1993

Fulbright grantee to the faculty of journalism and mass media at The Saint Kliment Ohridsky University of Sofia, Bulgaria, for the 1992/93 academic year.  Full grant including dependent educational fund in excess of $70,000 U.S.

1992

Nominated for an Alexander Von Humboldt Stiftung Fellowship by Rufus Fears, Dean of Arts and Sciences, The University of Oklahoma, 1992.  Instead I took the Fulbright to Bulgaria.

1992

Invited by the Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology to be a member of a 20 person delegation from the West, to go to a joint conference held at the University of Tokyo, sponsored by the Phenomenological Association of Japan, October 1‑7, 1992.  Awarded transportation (including round trip airfare), housing and per diem allowance.  Total grant about $4000 U.S.

1992

Invited by the Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology to be a member of a 20 person delegation from the West, to go to a joint conference held at the University of Tokyo, sponsored by the Phenomenological Association of Japan, October 1‑7, 1992.  Awarded transportation (including round trip airfare), housing and per diem allowance.  Total grant about $4000 U.S.

1989

Invited by the Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology to be a member of a 20 person delegation from the West, to go to a joint conference held at Kansai University, sponsored by the Phenomenological Association of Japan, October 24‑27, 1989.  Travel (including round trip airfare, housing, and per diem allowance.  Total grant about $4000 U.S.

1988

Co-authored a grant to build an interactive journalism Macintosh Writing Laboratory with a server and 25 terminals at Radford University.  Total grant from Apple Corporation and the State of Virginia, $20,000. 

1986

Co‑authored a funds for excellence grant entitled “Distance Teaching.” Amount requested ‑‑ $448,000 dollars. Although this proposal was enthusiastically supported by the administration of Radford University it failed to get funding in the final round at the Virginia State Legislature. The thrust of the project was to set up “electronic classrooms,” (via satellite between Radford, The University of Illinois, Ohio University, and select Latin American Universities, Spring, 1986.

Internal Funding

2007, 2008, 2009

Presidential International Travel Fellowship for Research, Teaching and Study Abroad ($1,500).

2007, 2008, 2009

College of Arts and Sciences Travel Grant ($500-1,200).

1999-2000

Mini-Grant ($500 plus implementation costs of up to $1000) recipient for the Summer Symposium Retreat June 21-25 and July 5-9, 1999, at Highline College, Seattle, Washington.  I was invited to participate in a grant to restructure and globalize the college across the curriculum (an ongoing project implemented by June 2000, and to help rewrite the Basic Communication Course with an intercultural component.  A follow-up symposium and assessment procedure with additional grant monies is planned for Summer 2000.

1994-1996

During two separate terms as editor of the Speech Communication Association’s Semiotic Interest Group newsletter, SEMCOM, the Department of Communication of the University of Oklahoma funded the production and distribution of the newsletter.  Total about $300 per issue for three issues.

1991

Submitted an Instructional & Advising Improvement Awards Grant to The University of Oklahoma for $4076 in support of Public Speaking (submitted December 1991) partially funded.

1991

Instructional Support Grant submitted to The University of Oklahoma for $9634 in support of the new course Non‑Western Communication Patterns (submitted January 1991).  Not funded.

1991-present

Department of Communication has partially funded the transportation of several graduate students I have organized to attend the annual conference of the International Jean Gebser Society.  Each year it is about $300.

1989

Invited by the Radford University Oral Communication Program to participate in a workshop on Interactive Video by OmniCom Associates (April, 1989).

1983-1984

Chosen to represent Ohio University in the Chinese Language and Cultural Exchange Program with Feng Chia University’s Language Research Center, Republic of China. This entailed total financial support for one full year including all transportation, housing allowance, and salary (September 1983‑August 1984).  Total about $35,000 U.S.

1980

Invited by, and given financial support from, The Institute for Advanced Phenomenological Research, for Collegium Phaenomenologicum, Perugia, Italy, Summer of 1980. Travel (including round trip airfare), tuition, and room and board included. Total about $3500 U.S.