Office of Research and Sponsored Programs



Faculty Development Grant Awardees, Academic Year 2015-2016

College of Arts and Sciences

Melanie Bush, Department of Sociology, As the World Turns:  Actors on the Stage of Transformational Social Change

Michael D’Emic, Department of Biology, Testing for evolutionary interactions between dinosaurs and flowering plants

Louise Geddes, Department of English, Socialist Shakespeares: Adapting and Performing Shakespeare in the Age of Thatcher

Margaret Gray, Department of Political Science, Safety and sustainability on dairy

Alexander Heyl, Department of Biology, Investigating the evolution of the phytohormone Cytokinin

Ivan Dempsey Hyatt, Department of Chemistry, Metal initiated aggregation induced emission of asymmetric cycloheptatrienylidene

Jacqueline Olvera, Department of Sociology, The Ecology of Convenience: Commercial Restructuring and Gentrification in New York City

Alan Schoenfeld, Department of Biology,  Functional Interactions Between the Von Hippel-Lindau Protein and Protein Kinase C Epilon

Brian Stockman, Department of Chemistry, Nucleoside Ribohydrolase Fragment Screens to Discover Novel Antitrichomonal Chemistries

Priya Wadhera, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Research in Paris Libraries for my second book

Justyna Widera, Department of Chemistry, Kinetic Studies of Electrodeposition of Cadmium, Tellurium and Cadmium Telluride

Matthew Wright, Department of Physics, Frequency and Amplitude detection of a Rapid Modulating Laser Beam II

College of Nursing and Public Health 

Wei Liu, Mental Health Literacy:  A Cross-Cultural Comparison of American and Chinese Bachelor of Nursing Students

Edmund Pajarillo, An Exploratory Analysis of the Information Behavior & Interactions between Patients and Advanced Practice Nurses During Clinic Encounters to Enhance Patient-Centered Care, Quality & Safety

Robert B. Willumstad School of Business 

Zachary Johnson, Department of Management, Marketing and Decision Sciences, If My Brand is Nicer than Theirs, Can I Say So?

Yun Jung Lee, Department of Management, Marketing and Decision Sciences, School of Business, eWOM via Social Media

Fan Liu, Department of Management, Marketing and Decision Sciences, The Effect of Facial Cues on Consumer Decision Making

Chirag Surti, Department of Management, Marketing and Decision Sciences, Behavioral Biases in Managerial Decision Making

Monica Yang,  Department of Management, Marketing and Decision Sciences, School of Business, Cross-border Mergers and Acquisition by Emerging Market Firms in the U.S. market:  A Comparative Study

Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies 

Dominic Fareri, The influence of social relationships on risky decisions

Ruth S. Ammon School of Education 

Dana Battaglia, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Neurophysiological indices of word association in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Emily Kang, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Nitrified:  A Documentary on the Nitrification of Long Island Waters

Yula Serpanos, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The Accuracy of Online Hearing Tests and Applications (Apps) in Adults with Normal Hearing or Hearing Loss

Clara VazBauler, Department of TESOL/Bilingual Education, Supporting English Language Learners in Middle School Science Classrooms

School of Social Work 

Wahiba Abu-Rass, Health Beliefs and Practice of Breast Self-Examination, Awareness and Barriers to Screening Services among Saudi Women in the Eastern Province

Patricia Joyce, Founder’s Syndrome and Sustainability:  Understanding and Responding to the Needs of Executive Directors of South Asian and Muslim Grassroots Community Based Human Service Agencies in the New York Metropolitan Area

Shannon Lane, The Voter Empowerment Campaign: Developing a Model for Schools of Social Work

University Libraries

David Ranzan, University Archives, Timothy Lester Woodruff Papers:  A Digital Resource


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