Advanced Study Grant Recipients 2004
university fellowships committee
|Elizabeth Quinn Callahan||Geometry in Four Dimension
A many-faceted study of four dimensions, culminating in two main products: the solution to a problem about n-sphere linkages in four dimensions and the model of a hyperdodecahedron.
|Cañon Cody||The (R)evolution of Hip-Hop in Cuba
A study of the expression of political and social dissent in youth hip-hop culture with application to research in psychoanalysis.
|Frances Restuccia |
|Sarah Dawson||Summer Spanish Language and Culture Program in Madrid
Improve Spanish proficiency and research cross cultural connections between Spain, Africa and Latin America.
|Laura A. Donovan||Sustainable Development in Costa Rica
Explore globalization's impact on Costa Rica's environment and various steps being taken to prevent further destruction of wildlife.
|Timothy Henderson||Language and Culture Immersion in Tokyo
Intensive language study to develop proficiency in the two basic Japanese writing systems, hiragana and katakana, along with working knowledge of kanji.
|Paul McNellis, S.J.|
|Simone Kearney||Poets in Place
Interviewing leading poets of Ireland for later publication.
|Lora J. Krsulich||An Exploration in Public Policy: Reviewing Immigration Reform from a Local Level
Researching the history of immigration law and evaluating its efficiency and credibility regarding the Chicano population of Northern California.
|Christopher Lee||Leaving Main Street: Urban Development in Post-World War II Kansas City
Research and document the sweeping changes in Kansas City through interviews with leading and ordinary citizens.
|Stephanie Locatelli||The Challenge of Building a European Identity: EU Expansion and Central and Eastern Europe||Donald L. Hafner|
|Elyse Mallouk||Narrative in Classic and Contemporary Art: An Academic and Studio Study||Andrew Tavarelli|
|Ksenia Mankowska||Budding Political Scientist Gains Roots in Russia
An intensive language and literature program to increase Russian fluency and do research on Russian national identity.
|William Markis||Neuronal Differentiation of Human Embryonic Cells
Cell culture experiments to further explore the development of undifferentiated cells into dopamine neurons.
|Elayne McCabe||Exploring the History of Maritime Trade - Salem Massachusetts, and Japan||Franziska Seraphim|
|Amy Molden||The Euro and Microenterprise in Spain
Research to compare trends in investment, sales, etc for the pre- and post-Euro periods and advance proficiency in Spanish.
|David Nagib||Entering the World of Organic Chemistry
Exploring the electronic effects of substituent groups on glycerol and participating in international research.
|Vineet Naik||Broadening Lingual and Cultural Horizons
Studying Spanish and doing community service.
|Jonah Patel||Caribbean Folk-Medicine
Working at a modern hospital serving lower income people, study folk-medicine and improve proficiency in Spanish
|Michael Petit||Six weeks at the U.S. Mission to NATO
Interning for six weeks at NATO headquarters in Brussels; researching the ability of military organizations to adapt to the changing European environment.
|James Fleming, S.J.|
|Gabriel Pleasants||AIDS in Ghana
Study the benefits of a support community on the treatment of HIV/AIDS patients.
A&S Honors Program
|Shannon Reece||Promotion of the Export Industry and Study of Gender Roles in Ecuador
Internship at MICIP, a government agency whose mission is to improve the climate for the productive sector in Ecuador.
|Jaime Waters||Intensive Intermediate French: Paris, France
Improve language proficiency through intensive classes and cultural activities.
|Suzanne Yusunas||Uncovering…Pompeii: Connecting the Classical World to the Present through Excavation
Training in various archaeological specialties.