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Fall 2015 Grant Recipients

Margaret Ariotti

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Margaret Ariotti, Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science

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Public Good Provision and Local Administration in Francophone Africa

Earl Brooks

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earl Brooks, Graduate Teaching Fellow, English

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Sounds of Love, Pain, and Freedom: The Rhetoric of Black Music

Ebony Coletu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ebony Coletu, Assistant Professor, English

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Garvey’s Muse: Chief Sam and the African Movement

Ally Krupar

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ally Krupar, Ph.D Candidate, Adult Education and Comparative and International Education

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Women's Enpowerment and Forced Migration: Adult Learners' Experiences in NGO-led Adult Education Programs in Dadaab, Kenya

Sinfree Makoni

 

 

 

 

 

Sinfree Makini, Associate Professor, Applied Linguistics and African Studies Program

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Complexities in Police and Civilian Communication in South African Multilingual Contexts Implications on Perceptions on Issues Related to Fairness and Justice

Maha Marouan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maha Marouan, Associate Professor, African American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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Evoking Memories of Slavery Through Gnawa Women's Religious Ceremonies

Lisa McGunigal

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lisa McGunigal, Ph.D. Candidate, English

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Ellen Craft's Masterful Misdirections on the Transatlantic Stage and Page

Kidane Mengisteab

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kidane Mengisteab, Professor, African Studies Program and Political Science

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Critical Review of the Gender Gap in the Countries of the Greater Horn of Africa

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Steven Rubin, Associate Professor, Art/Photography, School of Visual Arts

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Imaging Incidence: Visualizing Diabetes in Senegal

Ladislaus Semali

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ladislaus Semali, Professor, Education

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Using the Notion of Informal Science to Develop Positive Conceptions of Science with Future Secondary Teachers

Amit Sharma

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amit Sharma, Professor/Director, Food Decisions Research Laboratory, School of Hospitality Management

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Assessing the Impact of Agency Problem in Johannesburg School of Contractual Agreements

Giuliana Sorce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giuliana Sorce, Ph.D. Candidate, Communications and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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Representing the Marginalized in South Africa's Media: A Case Study of the Non-For-Profit Watchdog Organization Media Monitoring Africa

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Kaitlyn Spangler, Graduate Student, Anthropology and Community, Environment, and Development

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Assessing Seasonal Dietary Variability and Resource Access in the Kilombero Valley

Darryl Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

Darryl Thomas, Associate Professor, African American Studies

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Climate Change, Dry Agricultural/Food Security and Infrastructure Development in Ethiopia/Horn of Africa: USA and China's Contestation over African Developmentalism in the 21st Century

Kevin Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Thomas, Associate Professor, Sociology, Demography and African Studies Program

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Race, Immigrant Incorporation, and Responses to the Ebola Threat in Black Immigrant Communities in Dallas

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Seamus Wagner, Undergraduate Student, International Relations and African Studies Program

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The Arab Slave Trade in East Africa and its Impact on the Coastal Peoples of East Africa

Sophia Yang

 

 

 

 

 

Sophia Yang, Undergraduate Student, Science and African Studies Program

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Culture, Disease, and Healing Practices: A Study of the Traditional Healing Methods of the Maasai of Tanzania