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Fall 2013 Grant Recipients

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Fall 2013 Grant Recipients

Tutaleni Asino

Tutaleni Asino, Graduate Student, Learning, Design and Technology and Comparative and International Education


“Factors That Influence Diffusion of Mobile Devices in Higher Education in Botswana and Namibia”

Nyesha Black

Nyesha Black, Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology and Demography


“The Enduring Legacy of Slavery: A Historical Explanation for Black-White Disparities in Mortality in the U.S. Southeast”

Liza Conyers

Liza Conyers, Associate Professor, Rehabilitation and Human Services


“Common Threads: Exploring HIV Vulnerability and Vocational Development of African American Women”

Julie Gallagher

Julie Gallagher, Associate Professor, History


“Transforming the State, Building the Peace: Liberian Women’s Activism in Recent Historical Perspective”

Kira Hydock

Kira Hydock, Undergraduate Student, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences; African Studies


“Culture and Animal Husbandry: An Investigation into the Traditional Methods and Cultural Constraints of Goat Production and Management Among the People of the Muhanga District of Rwanda”

Russell Lohse

Russell Lohse, Assistant Professor, History


“Frontiers of Depravity: A Master and His Slaves in Colonial Honduras”

Khanjan Mehta

Khanjan Mehta, Director, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship Program; Assistant Professor, Engineering Design


“The Double Disease Burden and Community Health Innovations”

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Rhoda Moise, Undergraduate Student, Biobehavioral Health


“Culturally Grounded Narratives for Diabetes Management and Prevention”

Iyunolu Osagie

Iyunolu Osagie, Associate Professor, English


“Research on the Amistad Legacy and American Civil War”

David Shapiro

David Shapiro, Professor, Economics


“The Role of Increasing Women’s Educational Attainment in Contributing to Fertility Decline in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Quantitative Assessment”

Jeanine Staples

Jeanine Staples, Associate Professor, Literacy and Language and African American Studies


“Engaging Digital Technologies and Pedagogies for White Pre-Service Teachers in Black Students’ Teaching/Learning Spaces”

Katie Tavenner

Katie Tavenner, Ph.D. Candidate, Rural Sociology and Women’s Studies


“Co-Management Regimes in Protected Areas of South Africa: Implications for Gender Equity in the Forest-Food Security Nexus”

Martha Wadsworth

Martha Wadsworth, Associate Professor, Psychology


“Establishing the Feasibility, Acceptability, and Preliminary Efficacy of the Building a Strong Identity and Coping Skills (BaSICS) Program”

Nicole Webster

Nicole Webster, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Extension Education Civic and Youth Development


“Voices and Counterstories of Empowerment among Young Women from Rural Morocco”

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, Associate Professor, English


“Final Research Investigation in Preparation for the Publication of ‘Untold: Memoirs of My Life in the Liberian Civil War’”

Nan Woodruff

Nan Woodruff, Professor, African American Studies and Modern U.S. History


“Legacies of Everyday Struggle: History, Memory, Trauma in the Contemporary South”

Kayla Yurco

Kayla Yurco, Ph.D. Candidate, Geography


“When the Cows Come Home: Livestock Management Strategies of Pastoral Women in Southern Kenya”