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Advanced Study Grant Recipients 2013

university fellowships committee

Recipient
Project Proposal
Faculty
Advisor
Lucas Allen To support research on patient interventions in underserved populations.
[A Martin Luther King, Jr. Advanced Study Grant]
Ashley Duggan
Communication
Malia Allen To support research on Islamic feminism in France's secular arena.
[A Martin Luther King, Jr. Advanced Study Grant]
Franck Salameh
Romance Languages
Brendon Anderson An Croi: To support research on reconciliation in Northern Ireland. Stephen Pope
Theology
Patrick Angiolillo “Blessed are You, O Lord”: To support research on communal prayer and its social ramifications.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
David Vanderhooft
Theology
Jean-Claude Asaker From Source to Mouth: To support research on water contamination in Lebanon. Alexander Coverdill
Biology
Natalie Blahunka The neuroscience of moral judgments.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Liane Young
Psychology
Haley Boyce To support research on touch-screen study on infants’ perception of number. Sara Cordes
Psychology
Ashley Brown Energy Metabolism in Microglial Cells: To support research into cell tumorigenicity using Western Blot analysis.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Thomas Seyfried
Biology
Gavin Buckley Competing Histories: To support research on news coverage, race, and labor in Detroit.
[A Martin Luther King, Jr. Advanced Study Grant]
Lynn Lyerly
History
Doyle Calhoun Linguistics and Literature: A stylistic approach to French and English literature. Michael Connolly
Slavic & Eastern Languages
Alexa Canales Music Composition: To support instruction in the composition of a violin concerto. Sandra Hebert
Music
Jonathan Charlton A Spanish Mission. Alvaro Aramburu
Romance Languages
Haotian Chen Understanding aging population issues in China.
[A BC Institute on Aging Advanced Study Grant]
Harold Petersen
Economics
Annelise Corriveau Medieval Mirrors: To support research on the French Books of Hours as reflections of medieval life. Virginia Reinburg
History
David Cote Educating in a time of HIV/AIDS: Catholic strategies at the frontlines in Nairobi.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
James Keenan, S.J.
Theology
Lindsay Crane Beyond the Kitchen: The story of 19th century women through the era's cookbooks.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Robin Fleming
History
Qian Deng Whack-a-Mole: To support research on Web 2.0 and the intellectual property law of China. David Twomey
Business Law
Frank DiRenno To support research on chemical analysis of historic skeletal remains in a paleopathological context. Robin Fleming
History
Kelly DiStefano To support research on the Global Women’s Health Provider. Judith Shindul-Rothschild
Nursing
Katherine Dullea Empowering Women through Microfinance: To support research on the role of women and microfinance in developing economies. Cynthia Simmons
Slavic & Eastern Languages
Cuiyuanmei Fan China's Lesser 50%: To support Chinese language study and research on the development of rural China. Amy La Combe
Portico Program
William Flautt Patria, Fides, Amor: To support Catalan language acquisition and independent research of the “Jochs Florals de Barcelona.” Wan Tang
Romance Languages
Jessica Franco Migration and Human Rights: To support skill acquisition in participatory action research in Guatemala.
[A Martin Luther King, Jr. Advanced Study Grant]
Brinton Lykes
Counseling Psychology
Alexandra Gaynor Through a Different Lens: To support Spanish language study and research on the stories of Guatemalan women. Debbie Rusch
Romance Languages
Peter Haskin To support research on El Cid Campeador in the monuments of Burgos, Spain. Sylvia Sellers-Garcia
History
Alexander Hawley Modern Kuwait: The expanding divide between a people and their parliament. Kathy Bailey
Political Science
Eleanor Hildebrandt Looking At, Looking Back: To support research on The Troubles in Northern Ireland, then & now. Peter Krause
Political Science
Megan Keating Strange Clouds: To support research on Native American and Early Colonial relations in the Massachusetts Bay Area. Lynn Lyerly
History
Min Hyeong Ki To support research on peaceful solutions to the historical and territorial dispute between Japan and Korea. Kenji Hayao
Political Science
Tate Krasner How to Plan a Line: To support analysis of the development and demographic impacts of light rail transportation. Christopher Constas
A&S Honors
Julia Lamberti Rethinking Regulations: To support research on the mobile payments landscape in Argentina. Jun Qian
Finance
Jung-Hyun Lee The contributions of Protestantism to the Korean independence movement.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Kenji Hayao
Political Science
Yichen Li Winner or Loser? To support research on the potential economic impact of 3d printing in China. Joseph Quinn
Economics
Amanda Loewy Language and historical learning intertwine at the Sorbonne. Sarah Ross
History
Daniel Lundberg Exchanging their Stories: Children with neuromuscular disease in Ghana and Minnesota. Timothy Duket
A&S Honors
Jaclyn Lundberg To support research on Dopamine Neuronal Circuitry at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute. Ross Kelly
Chemistry
Marissa Marandola Ahlquist v. Cranston: To support research on the Establishment Clause and public school prayer. Dennis Hale
Political Science
Annie McEwen The Silent Master: An examination of the Bernini’s role in the design of the vault fresco in Gesu. Nancy Netzer
Art History
Courtney McNevin To support research on housing foreclosures and a weakened education system. Peter Ireland
Economics
Julia Melvin To support research on health care adversities in a global world. Rosanna DeMarco
Nursing
Damian Mencini From pulling the trigger to pressing the button: The implications of unmanned aerial vehicles in modern warfare.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Peter Krause
Political Science
Thomas Monaghan Learning through practice in Antigua, Guatemala. Karen Daggett
Romance Languages
Jonathan Mott Conducting and Composition in Cremona: To support the development of conducting technique and acquisition of compositional skills. Sandra Hebert
Music
Patricia Owens Identity in Diaspora: Modern Tibetan literature in translation. Mark O'Connor
A&S Honors
Marie Pellissier Savoring the Past: To support French language immersion and culinary skills acquisition in Paris. Virginia Reinburg
History
Deepa Prasad Langsam, tief, rück, und vorsichtig: To support the study of ancient Greek as related to classical philosophy and its influence on modern German thought. David Vanderhooft
Theology
Daniel Quick The Church in the New World: To support Spanish language acquisition and research on religion in colonial America. Sylvia Sellers-Garcia
History
Marissa Sangimino An intensive study and analysis of El Tenebrismo in 16th-17th century Spain. Jonathan Trejo-Mathys
Philosophy
Nathan Schwan Tracked but Equal: To support research on the German secondary school education. Michael Resler
German Studies
Shayna Scott Barriers to Access: To support research on health care services for migrants in Switzerland.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Peter Skerry
Political Science
Anna Scully-Nisa Adoption, Attachment, and College Transitions: To support research on adaptation of adoptees to the college experience.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Karen Rosen
Psychology
Emily Simon Losing Your Head: A Kristevan Reading of the severed head in art, from the Revolution to Picasso. Frances Restuccia
English
Andrew Skaras To support German language acquisition. James Keenan, S.J.
Theology
Natali Soto Migration and Human Rights: To support skill acquisition in participatory action research in Guatemala.
[A Martin Luther King, Jr. Advanced Study Grant]
Brinton Lykes
Counseling Psychology
Airen Surzyn Developing “Developing Countries”: To support Arabic language acquisition and research on sustainable and renewable energy in Malaysia.
[Declined]
Ikram Easton
Slavic & Eastern Languages
Alexandra Szczerepa “Who Got More?” To support research on children’s perceptions of fairness.
[An ACC-IAC Thesis Research Grant]
Sara Cordes
Psychology
Gabrielle Tarini The Fate of a Future Generation: To support research on the impact of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on its children. Peter Krause
Political Science
Ganapathiram Thangavel Arivudainambi To support research on the emergency food systems of Massachusetts.
[A Martin Luther King, Jr. Advanced Study Grant]
Danielle Taghian
Biology
Victoria Torres-Vega Migration and Human Rights: To support skill acquisition in participatory action research in Guatemala.
[A Martin Luther King, Jr. Advanced Study Grant]
Brinton Lykes
Counseling Psychology
Ibrahim Velutini To support research on a theoretical creation of an exchange-traded fund based on Venezuelan debt instruments. James Gips
Computer Science
Grace West To support research on the Unitas Fratrum in East Africa. Lynn Lyerly
History
Jessica Zuban To support a comparative analysis of natural disaster relief in sanitation infrastructure in New Jersey and Canterbury, New Zealand. Elizabeth Chadwick
A&S Honors