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Advanced Study Grant Recipients 2011

university fellowships committee

Recipient
Project Proposal
Faculty
Advisor
Tair Akhemejanov Combinatorics of Triangulations of Manifolds: To support participation in an NSF-funded summer research seminar.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Mark Reeder
Mathematics
Matthew Alonsozana Philippine Public Policy and Poverty Reduction: To support research on the social context of economic and health policy in metropolitan Manila. James Keenan, S.J.
Theology
Estelle Baik Regional Economic Policy in the Russian Far East: To support interview research with Asian entrepreneurs in Khabarovsk.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Peter Ireland
Economics
Katherine Brandenburg A Community Affair: To support research on how sharing user-generated knowledge influences individual consumers and strategic business unit engagement.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Kay Lemon
Marketing
Terry Bustos Health Care Policy in a Developing Country: To support research and clinical practice in urban and rural Philippines. Lichuan Ye
Connell School of Nursing
Rosemary Chandler The Downfall of Synagoga: To support research on Renaissance depictions of Judaism and the Old Testament. James Bernauer, S.J.
Philosophy
Max Chou Housing Bubbles in Japan, the United States, China: To support comparative research on government policies toward real estate bubbles. Sarah Cabral
Carroll School of Management
Shannon Cook Hidden Argentinean History: To support the study of Argentina's cultural history through its cuisine. Virginia Reinburg
History
Nicole Crosby How Tourism and Culture Collide: To support research into the effects of global tourism on rural areas of Costa Rica.
[A Peter Bowley Advanced Study Grant]
Amy Lacombe
Carroll School of Management
Matthew DeMaio The Right to Education Project: To support Arabic language study and research into the education system in the West Bank. Eve Spangler
Sociology
Jordan Dorney Graecum est, non legitur: To support intensive study of ancient Greek. Alice Behnegar
A&S Honors
Eun Kyung DuBois The Korean Diaspora and North-South Relations: To support translation of Korean children's literature into English. Christina Klein
English
Kathryn Duerr Gender and the German Labor Force: To support research into the gender wage-gap in Germany. Monika Totten
German Studies
Ryan Folio Confessions of the Lebanese Media: To support comparative research of media coverage of ethnic-religious communities in Beirut.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Kathy Bailey
Political Science
Jeanny Fuentes Don Quixote and the Art of Dying: To support research into the 16th and 17th Century literary context of Cervantes' novel. Elizabeth Rhodes
Romance Languages
Stephanie Ger Melding Art and Math: To support research on the comparative appreciation of artistic works by mathematicians and non-mathematicians. [Declined] Ellen Winner
Psychology
Jeffrey Hall Diabetes Education: To support research on a sustainable program for diabetes education in rural Bolivia. John McDargh
Theology
Jonathan Harrington Freedom University: To support research and participation in a seminar on the Austrian School of Economics. Alice Behnegar
A&S Honors Program
Kasia Hart Urban Farming: To support research on sustainable urban farming and its social-justice implications in Chicago. Meghan Sweeney
Theology
Alexander Hoffarth The Glorious Burden: To support research into political leadership during the Reagan Presidency. Alice Behnegar
A&S Honors Program
Megan Jantsch Evaluating the Efficacy of NGOs: To support research on culturally-sensitive economic development programs in rural Peru. Kerry Cronin
Philosophy
Yoonsoo Jung Music in Cremona: To support music performance study of the cello at the International Music Academy in Italy.
[An Advanced Study Grant in the Arts]
Sandra Hebert
Music
Joo Yeon Koo Korean Orphan to American Child: To support research on the factors accounting for the expansion of Korean adoptions by U.S. parents in the 1970s.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Arissa Oh
History
Gloria Kostadinova Eastern European Sustainability: To support research on Bulgarian environmental policy. Mariela Dakova
Slavic & Eastern Languages
Jung-hyun Lee The Minjung Movement in South Korea: To support research on the role of Christian churches in the democratic transformation of Korea. Kenji Hayao
Political Science
Brooke Loughrin Women, Islam, and Politics: To support intensive study of Turkish in Istanbul and research on the politics of gender in Turkey and Iran. Christopher Constas
A&S Honors Program
Narintohn Luangrath From Sud-Ouest to Le Parisien: To support research on the portrayal of the burqa in French print media. Kenji Hayao
Political Science
Logan Macomber Formalizing a Tradition: To support research on the presentation of Irish musical identity by Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann.
[An Advanced Study Grant in the Arts]
Donald James
Music
Joseph Manning Canadian Approaches to Renewable Energy: To support research on renewable energy programs in Nova Scotia. Brian Gareau
Sociology
Claire Marinello Beyond the Textbook: To support Arabic language fluency and study of Egyptian colloquial Arabic. Wallada Sarraf
Slavic & Eastern Languages
Thomas Mattera A Green Wave to Lift All Boats: To support research into the nascent Green Collar Economy. Hiroshi Nakazato
International Studies
Brogan Matthews Micro-Credit Loans in Africa: To support research into the effects of micro-finance on economic growth in Cameroon. Donald MacMillan, S.J.
Campus Ministry
Alyssa McCarthy Children and Emotional Expression: To support research into children’s understanding of norms about emotion expression in public and private contexts.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
James Russell
Psychology
Sarah Messer A Different Perspective: To support intensive language study and research on the French experience of the World Wars. Regine Jean-Charles
African & African Diaspora Studies
Sophia Moradian Durable Solutions for the Forcibly Displaced: To support research on appropriate self-reliance strategies for refugees in the Middle East and North Africa region.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Kathy Bailey
Political Science
Stephanie Mui In Pursuit of Cultural Competence: To support clinical practice and research on complementary and alternative therapies in Beijing. Lichuan Ye
Connell School of Nursing
Rachel Newmiller Innocent until Proven Guilty: To support an internship and research into criminal defense investigation for indigent clients.
[A Horace Seldon Advanced Study Grant]
Danielle Taghian
Biology
Binh Nguyen East Asian Security: To support intensive language study in Beijing and research on the effect of China-Vietnam disputes on China's security. Robert Ross
Political Science
Margaret C. O'Neill The Harvard Complex: To support intensive language study and research on the 'Americanization' of Germany universities. Michael Resler
German Studies
Yuriy Pavlish Composition in Musical Theater: To support a production combining the historical musical theater form with urban culture.
[An Advanced Study Grant in the Arts]
Stuart Hecht
Theater
Matthew Richey “Eat this Scroll and Go, Speak”: To support research on the motifs of textual preservation in the Hebrew Prophetic Books.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
David Vanderhooft
Theology
Kevin Savage Community Health Care in India: To support research on caste discrimination and the delivery of health care in rural India.
[A Martin Luther King, Jr., Advanced Study Grant]
Hiroshi Nakazato
International Studies
Alexandra Savinkina Paleo-Anthropological Exploration: To support field research of Bronze Age sites in western Siberia. Mary Joe Hughes
A&S Honors Program
Maria Schneeweiss Germany's Socialized Health Care: To support research into citizen satisfaction with health care delivery in rural Germany. Ronald Tacelli, S.J.
Philosophy
Margaret Scollan The Bones of Black Friary: To support archaeological skill acquisition and research in osteology of medieval Ireland. Timothy Duket
A&S Honors Program
Elizabeth Sierocinski Charlas and Brigadistas: To support participatory research on public health services in Nicaragua. Michael Malec
Sociology
Colleen Sinnott Health Clinics in Quito: To support research on public health policy and delivery in Ecuador. Susan Michalczyk
A&S Honors Program
Shaun Slusarski Apartheid and the Catholic Church: To support archival research on the response of the South African Catholic Church to the Black Consciousness movement.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Shawn Copeland
Theology
Charles Stewart James Joyce and His Cities: To support research on the relationship of the cityscapes of Trieste and Dublin on Joyce's Ulysses. Joseph Nugent
English
Corey Streitwieser Amicus Plato Sed Magis Amicus Veritas: To support research on Aristotle's critique of Platonic cosmology. Kendra Eshleman
Classics
Kelsey Swift The Refugee Experience of Displaced Iraqis: To support intensive language study and research on refugee services in Jordan. Kathy Bailey
Political Science
Brian Tracz Neuroscience beyond the Neuron, Consciousness beyond the Brain: To support research on the intersection of philosophy and neuroscience.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
James Keenan, S.J.
Theology
Alison Wawrzynek Globalism and Cultural Identity: To support research on the effects of English proliferation on multi-lingual Morocco. Regine Jean-Charles
African & African Diaspora Studies
India Winter The Life of Edward Betts: To support research on the professional and creative development of an artist.
[An Advanced Study Grant in the Arts]
Claude Cernuschi
Fine Arts
William Woody Creating a Space for Solidarity: To support interviews and publication of collected life stories of "justice-seekers" in Boston, El Salvador, and Rwanda.
[A Martin Luther King, Jr., Advanced Study Grant]
Mary Ann Hinsdale, IHM
Theology