GPSO Research Award Winners

After review of 70 highly competitive applications for the spring GPSO Research Awards, we are thrilled to offer funding for the following graduate researchers:

  • Ozen Bas, Telecommunications – “Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words? Potential of Protest Photographs in Motivating Citizens for Collective Action”
  • Thomas Bunting, Arts Administration – “The Impact of Influence Structures on the Arts and Cultural Landscape in Urban Areas”
  • Danielle Diadone, Second Language Studies/Spanish and Portuguese – “Second Language Learners’ Mental Representations of Words: Alternate or Fuzzy?”
  • Kristin Francoeur, Religious Studies/Gender Studies – “Toward a Re-Evaluation of Gender and Empowerment in ‘Development': The Impact of Religion on North Indian NGOs”
  • Steven Green, Psychology – “Identifying the Neural Correlates of Frustration”
  • Chelsea Hamm, Music Theory – “Inter-Opus Associations of Recurring Borrowings in the Music of Charles Ives”
  • Kaeleigh Herstad, Anthropology – “Detroit Reassembled: An ethnographic investigation of blight removal and ‘ruin porn’ in the Motor City”
  • Tamara Kharroub, Telecommunications – “Social identity and self-categorization in transnational Arab television: Identification with characters and adoption of their gender roles”
  • Sarah Monson, Anthropology – “Akan Bargaining Strategies: Language as an Instrument of Trading Negotiations in a Ghanaian Market”
  • Evanna Singh, Anthropology – “Play? Chores? Work? The nature of children’s domestic activities in Guyana”

Congratulations to all applicants on your fantastic projects!

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