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Faculty Research Grants 2008 - Funded Proposals


Remy A. Debes, Ph.D. (PHIL), “The Value of Persons in the Moral Philosophy of Adam Smith”, $4,500

Janice Benning Lacek, MFA (THEA), “Costume Design for Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice”, $6,000

Dennis Laumann, Ph.D. (HIST), “The CPUSA and African Liberation Movements”, $5,076

Janet K. Page, Ph.D. (MUSIC), “Convents and their Music in 17th- and 18th- Century Vienna”, $6,000

Sandra J. Sarkela, Ph.D. (COMM), “The Political Rhetoric of John Dickinson, 1757-1803: A Case Study in Rhetoric and Moderation”, $6,000

Kathy Lou Schultz, Ph.D. (ENGL), “Uncovering the Tolson Archive”, $6,000

Rebecca Skloot, MFA (ENGL), “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”, $6,000

Daniel Unowsky, Ph.D. (HIST), “Rural Violence and Polish Nationalism: The 1898 anti-Jewish Riots in Western Galicia”, $6,000


David Arellano, Ph.D. (CIVL), “A Pilot Study on the Effectiveness of Current Loess Slope Design Procedures”, $6,200

John R. Haddock, Ph.D. (MATH), “New Principals and Applications for Nonlinear dynamical Systems”, $5,000

Ying Sing Li, Ph.D. (CHEM), “Optical Sensors for Trace Detection of Lipid Peroxidation Products”, $6,500

Carlos Lopez-Estrano, Ph.D. (BIOL), “Characterization of P. falciparum Preinitiation Complex”, $6,500

Jose Pujol, Ph.D. (ESCI), “Surface Wave Analysis of Shallow Seismic Data”, $5,375


Katherine Lambert-Pennington, Ph.D. (ANTH), “Being Urban and Indigenous: Researching Cultural Change in La Perouse, New South Wales”, $6,498

Kris M. Markman, Ph.D. (COMM), “Survey of Independent Podcasters”, $5,330

Gilbert R. Parra, Ph.D. (PSYC), “Parent Involvement in the Treatment of Child and Adolescent Depression: A Survey of Mental Health Professionals”, $6,500

Dawn Wiest, Ph.D. (SOCI), “The Structure of Transnational Social Movement Networks, 1975-2005”, $4,500

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