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Fall 2008 Grant Recipients

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Who We Are

Tracy Beckett

Tracy Beckett, Graduate Doctoral Student, Applied Linguistics

"A Study into Narratives of Elderly Afrikaans-English Bilinguals"

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Darigg Brown, Graduate Doctoral Student


"Reducing HIV and AIDS Stigma Among College Students in South Africa"

Neil Brown

Neil Brown, Post-Doctoral Scholar

"Development of Soil and Land Management Plan for an Abandoned Jamaican Bauxite Mine"

Lee Ann De Reus

Lee Ann De Reus, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies


"Negotiating the Stigma of Rape and Traumatic Fistula in the Democratic Republic of Congo"

Kate Driscoll Derickson

Kate Driscoll Derickson, Graduate Student

"Practice Based Strategies for Preserving Historic African American Communities"

Jonathan Eburne

Jonathan Eburne, Assistant Professor of English and Comparitive Literature

"Chester Himes Centenary Symposium"

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Monique Faulk


“Studying Adolescents Out-Of-School Time”

Ashley Frost

Ashley Frost


“Exploring the Nature of Gender Equitable Attitudes Among Ghanaian Men”

Thaddeus Ityokumbul

Thaddeus Ityokumbul, Associate Professor, Mining and Mineral Process Engineering


"Environmental Impacts of Oil Development on the Mississippi and Niger Delta Regions"

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Juliette Iwelunmor, Graduate Student


"Household Decision Making Processes on Malaria Incidence Among Family Systems in Southwest Nigeria"

Nina Jablonski

Nina Jablonski, Head, Department of Anthropology


“Research on the Caroline Bond Day Archive”

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Noah Johnson, Undergraduate Student

"Penn State Kenya Eco-Village Project"

Nicole Laliberte

Nicole Laliberte, Staff, Women's Studies


"Changing Landscapes of Female Authority in Acholiland, Uganda"

Eugene Lengerich

Eugene Lengerich, Professor, Public Health Sciences, Family and Community Medicine & Health Policy and Administration


"Facilitating Access to Cancer Health Care:  Community Health Workers in Harrisburg, PA"

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Tiffanie Lewis, Graduate Student

"Penn State Black History Project"

Mary-Alice Marete

Mary-Alice Marete

“Pilot Evaluation of Nutribusiness Projects in Kenya”

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Godwin Mollel

“Establish a Field School at Olduvai Gorge”

Raymond Asare Tutu

Raymond Asare Tutu, Lecturer, Geography

"Internal Migration, Risks and Social Resilience in Ghana"

Lakshman Yapa

Lakshman Yapa, Professor, Geography

"Evaluation of "Rethinking Urban Poverty:  Philadelphia Field Project"