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Scholarship Facilitation Fund Awards Fall 2015

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The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce the recipients of the Scholarship Facilitation Fund (SFF) Awards for Fall 2015. The SFF is designed to assist faculty in the initiation, completion, or advancement of research projects, scholarly activities, creative works, or interdisciplinary initiatives that are critical to advancing the faculty member’s scholarship and/or creative projects. Additional information about the program, including the guidelines and application form for Spring 2016 is available on our website. We are very pleased to announce award support for a total of $53,553.

The Fall 2015 SFF awardees are:

Ruth Braunstein, Sociology, Progressive Religion and Social Activism: New Approaches to Understanding Faith and Politics in America

Tutita Casa, Curriculum & Instruction, Preliminary Research on the Development of a PD e-Guide

Thomas Cooke, Geography, Internal Migration in the Developed World: Are We Becoming Less Mobile?

Thomas Cooke, Geography, Purchase Restricted Use Panel Study of Income Dynamics Data

Martha Cutter, English, No Captive to the Stage: The Life and Performance Art of Henry Box Brown

Inge-Marie Eigsti, Psychology, Language Comprehension and Brain Function in Individuals with an Optimal Outcome from Autism

Erica Fernandez, Educational Leadership, Do you hear what I hear? Do you see what I see?: Perceptions of Parental Engagement

Linda Halgunset, Human Development/Family Studies, Parenting Risk and Protective Factors of Childhood Obesity: An Examination Across Two Countries

Deneen Hatmaker, Public Policy, Leadership and Innovation in the Public Sector

Thomas Hayes, Political Science, Consumerism and Support for Redistribution

Caroline Kaeb, Marketing, Mapping the Human Rights Mindset of Corporations: An Empirical Study

Colin Leach, Psychology, To Whom do Black Lives Matter? Reactions to Group Devaluation, Mind and Body

David Lund, Marine Sciences, Long Term Variations in Atmospheric CO2:  Testing the Oceanic Driver Hypothesis

Earl MacDonald, Music, The Recording of New, Original Works for 10-piece Jazz Ensemble

Laura Mauldin, Human Development/Family Studies, A Mixed Methods Investigation of Disparities in Pediatric Cochlear Implantation Outcomes

Deborah McDonald, Nursing, Increased Physical Activity and Decreased Pain in Older Adults: A Pilot Test of the Effect of Therapeutic Reminiscence

Melissa McKinney, Natural Resources and the Environment, Using Fatty Acid Signatures to Quantify Killer Whale Diets: Insight from Analysis of Full-depth Blubber Profiles of Captive Killer Whales

Amy Mobley, Nutritional Sciences, Through a Closer Lens: Do Cohabiting Parents of Young Children Interpret, Perceive and Cope with Household Food Security Issues Differently?

Christin Munsch, Sociology, The Interaction of Masculine Status and Masculinity Threat on Compensatory Attitudes and Behavior

Letitia Naigles, Psychology, Setting Linguistic Parameters: An IPL Study

Kelley Newlin-Lew, Nursing, Nutrition and Exercise Patterns in Nicaraguan Ethnic Minority Youth

Akiko Nishiyama, Physiology & Neurobiology, Using iTRAQ Differential Proteomics to Identify Targets of a Novel Compound that Decreases Platelet-derived Growth Factor Receptor Transcription and Inhibits Cell Proliferation

Daisy Reyes, Sociology, Disparate Lessons: How Stratification in Higher Education Shapes Latinos

Frederick Roden, English, Recovering Jewishness: Modern Identities Reclaimed

Marcus Rossberg, Philosophy, UConn Logic Group: Logic Colloquium

James Stark, Law, Towards a Better Understanding of Lawyers Judgmental Biases in Client Representation: The Need for Cognitive Closure

Steven Szczepanek, Pathobiology & Veterinary Science, Fungal Metagenomic Analysis of Wild Snakes with Snake Fungal Disease in CT

Savas Tasoglu, Mechanical Engineering, Magnetic Levitational Assembly for Living Material Fabrication

Anastasios Tzingounis, Physiology & Neurobiology, The Role of cAMP Microenvironments in Regulating SK Channels in Neurons

Eduardo Urios-Aparisi, Literatures, Cultures & Languages, Museum Picasso in Paris and Archival Work on Picasso’s Writings

Cristina Wilson, Social Work, Understanding the Influence of Child Gender on Puerto Rican Fathers Parenting

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