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2017 Research Grant Recipients

Fall 2017 Grant Recipients

 

Pauli Badenhorst, Ph.D. Student, Curriculum & Instruction / Comparative & International Education

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“Rethinking the Meanings of 'Discussion': Mediating "Difficult Conversations" on Race, Class, and Gender in a University Classroom through the New Literacies of Hip Hop, Comedy, and New Media”

Indira Bailey, Ph.D. Candidate, Art Education / Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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“The Visibility of Ghanaian Women in Art Education and their Teaching and Artistic Practice”

Briana Blackwell, Undergraduate Student, Political Science / African American Studies / Philosophy

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“Protecting Police Officers:  Pennsylvania House Bill 27 and its Racial Implications”

Zachary Goldberg, Graduate Student, Geography

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“Organic Certification of Fig Production in Ouezzane Province, Morocco:  Assessing Social and Cultural Impact”

Dominiqua Griffin, Ph.D. Student, Counselor Education and Supervision / Comparative and International Education

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“An Investigation of School Counseling Roles, Practices, Challenges, and Demands in Barbados:  A Comparative Analysis of Barbados’ School Counseling”

Sean Hixon, Ph.D Student, Environmental Archaeology

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“Archaeology of Lamboharana, Southwest Madagascar”

Christa Mahlobo, Graduate Student, Recreation, Parks and Tourism Management

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“Effects of a Cognitive, Physical Activity, and Nutrition Intervention on Self-Reported Health and Self-Efficacy in African American Women”

Aurelie Matheron, Ph.D. Candidate, Educational Leadership, Comparative and International Education

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“Mystical Ecologies:  Fabrice Monteiro’s The Prophecy and Environmental Crisis in Senegal”

Kelly Nunez-Ocasio, Ph.D. Student, Atmospheric Science

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“Mesoscale Convective Systems-African Easterly Waves Couplets over West Africa and Tropical Atlantic”

Ruth Pobee, Graduate Student, Health and Human Development

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“Iron Status and Psychosocial Wellbeing among Pregnant Women in Cape Coast-Ghana”

Janet Purdy, Graduate Student, Art History

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“Carved Swahili Doors as Gateways of Status, Trade, and Transaction in East Africa”

Benjamin Savonen, Graduate Student, Mechanical Engineering

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“Improving the Design of Medical Devices for Kenyan Health Professionals with 3D Printing”