Office of Research and Sponsored Programs



Faculty Development Grant Awardees, Academic Year 2013-2014

College of Arts and Sciences 

Melanie Bush, Department of Sociology, As the world turns: Actors on the stage of transformational change.

Catherine Chung, Department of English, The Gretel Project.

Louise Geddes, Department of English, Know that I, One Ringo the Drummer Am: Pyramus and Thisbe in the twentieth century.

Cindy Maguire, Department of Art and Art History,Imagining and Acting to change our world: Community building through the arts in Theranda, Kosovo.

Brian Meyers, Department of Music, Initial investigation of the National Band Clinic, held at the University of Illinois in the 1930s and 1940s.

Jacqueline Olvera, Department of Sociology Art & Art History, Negotiating “illegality”: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in a Yankee City.

Nicole Rudolph, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, At home in post-war France: Building Homes, Building a nation, 1945-1975.

Brian Stockman, Department of Chemistry, Structure-activity relationships of prazole inhibitors of uridine nucleoside ribohydrolase.

Aram Stump, Department of Biology, Characterization of sequence variation at the human ITLNI gene.

Andrea Ward, Department of Biology, Impacts of changing temperatures on locomotion in trout.

Justyna Widera, Department of Chemistry, Synthesis, characterization and photoelectrochemical properties of polyindole-CdTehybrid material.

Matthew Wright, Department of Physics, Laser cooling of dense gases with modulated light.

University Libraries

April Grey, Local culture through the sounds of Long Island.

Robert B. Willumstad School of Business

Huajing Hu, The financial implication of shareholders class action lawsuits.

Zachary Johnson, How CSR and corporate ability moderate consumer response to product failures.

Hyunsung Kang, Differential effects of knowledge creation and regional employment form venture capital and NIH funding.

Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies

Dana Boccio, Administrative pressure to practice unethically and burnout within the profession of school psychology.

Kate Szymanski, The impact of affect regulation and somatic awareness on adjustment and posttraumatic growth in cancer survivors.

Ruth S. Ammon School of Education

Robert Danielowich & Mary Jean McCarthy, Identifying the protocols for reflecting about video to support student teachers’ growth in their instructional decision-making.
Renee Fabus, The use of electropalatography therapy with deaf children with cochlear implants.

Aaron Chia Hung, Comparing spatial orientation of video-game players in real and virtual world tasks.

Reem Khamis-Dakwar, English word formation in typically developing heritage and non-heritage speakers of Arabic.

School of Nursing

Aktar Ghassemi, Assessing and predicting college students’ use of strategies for the self-regulation of motivation and the relationship between students’ ego-identity status and the self-regulation of motivation.

School of Social Work

Julie Altman, Began Again: An examination of second generation effects on an intensive family reunification program.

Geoffrey Ream, Suicide Risk and Support among College-age youth. 


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