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Faculty Development Grant Awardees, Academic Year 2014-2015

College of Arts and Sciences

Giovani Burgos, Assistant Professor, Sociology Department, Residential Segregation and the Well Being of Latinos in the U.S.

Margaret Cassidy, Associate Professor, Communications Department, Children, Media and American History: Printed Poison, Pernicious Stuff and Other Terrible Temptations

John Drew, Assistant Professor, Communications Department – Lucia and Camilla

Jessica Dutton, Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies Department, Metal Accumulation in Horseshoe Crabs (Limulus Polyphemus) on Long Island due to Maternal Transfer and Exposure to Contaminated Sediment

Aaren Freeman, Assistant Professor, Biology Department, Climate change and ecological resilience in Long Island kelp beds

Jacqueline Johnson, Associate Professor, Anthropology, Sociology and Criminal Justice Department, Illegal Markets for a Legal Drug: The Illegal Cigarette Market in the South Bronx

Heather Liwanag, Assistant Professor, Biology Department, The development of metabolic rate and thermoregulation in harp seals

Christopher Saucedo, Associate Professor, Art & Art History Department, Digitally Fabricated (synthetic) Stone Sculpture/for Visual Art Exhibition

Melissa VanAlstine-Parris, Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, Mechanistic studies on the Pechmann condensation reaction with fluorine-substituted reactants for the synthesis of coumarins

Eugenia Villa-Cuesta, Assistant Professor, Biology Department, Inhibition of mTOR and the metabolic response of divergent mitochondrial nuclear linages

Matthew Wright, Assistant Professor, Physics Department, Frequency and Amplitude Detection of a Rapid Modulating Laser Beam

Brian T. Wygal, Assistant Professor and Dr. Kathryn E. Krasinski, Adjunct Professor, Anthropology Department, Emergence of Social Inequality at the Fish Creek Archaeological Site in South-Central Alaska

Kirsten Ziomek, Assistant Professor, History Department, Subaltern Speak: Japan’s Imperial Multiplicities and Colonialist Continuities

Robert B. Willumstad School of Business 

Pamela Buckle Henning, Associate Professor, An Empirical Study of Cognitive Processes Involved in Systems Thinking

Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies 

Katherine Fiori, Assistant Professor and Francine Conway, Professor, An International Comparison of Dynamic Changes in Network Size and Composition: Testing the Differential Investment of Resources (DIRe) Model of Social Development

Laura E. Brumariu, Assistant Professor, Family processes and Children’s Well-Being

Ruth S. Ammon School of Education 

Renee Fabus, Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, A pilot study examining the effectiveness of Isometric Progressive Resistance Oropharyngeal (I-PRO) Therapy in patients with dysphagia secondary to hypokinetic dysarthria

College of Nursing and Public Health 

Tonya Samuel, Assistant Professor, Building Capacity Through the Lens of Photovoice: A Community Health Assessment

School of Social Work 

Carol Ann Daniel, Associate Professor, Data analyses to assess the long term efficacy of a tablet-based, community health worker delivered HIV/STI prevention intervention (Famn an Aksyon Pou Sante Yo (Women Taking Action for their Health or FASY) for women living in internally displaced persons camps in Leogane, Haiti: A one year follow-up

Stavroula Kyriakakis, Assistant Professor, Women’s Wellbeing Study


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