Graduate Research Grant Recipients Fall 2010 - Present

2012-2013

  • Tiffany Barber, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Barber used her grant to prsent “Wangechi Mutu’s Non je ne regretted rien: Dismemberment and Fragmentation as Power and Restistance,” at the Retjomlomg Race and Sexuality: Feminist Conversations, Contestations, and Coalitions conference at Concordia University in Montreal
  • Jennifer George, Warner School of Education (Human Development)
    George recieved funds for to help cover research costs for her project "The Impace of Gender Role Attitudes on Romantic Relationships Among Rural Adolescents."
  • Kyoung-Law Kang, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Kang was awarded funds to work on "Postcolonial 'State of Exception': Cultural Memories of Comfort Women and Residual Traces of the Past" in Korea.
  • Erin Leary, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Leary was awarded funds to cover research costs for "Decorating Discrimination: Nativism and Eugenics in American Women's Decorative Arts, 1893-1924."
  • Alexander Marr, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Marr was awarded funds to cover research costs for his project "Pablita Velarde, Painting the Pueblo Home Interior."
  • Jenevive Nykolak, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    This award covered research costs for "Abstract Relations: Social Sculptures and the Practices of Sexual Identity in the 1970s."
  • Vicki T. Sapp, Warner School of Education
    Sapp received funding to use towards her research for "Social Networks Beyond the Baccalaureate: First Generation Black Women's Experiences in Alumnae Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated."
  • Serenity Sutherland, Department of History
    Sutherland was awarded a grant towards her project "The Life of Ellen Swallow Richards: Women in Education, Science, and the Progressive Era."
  • Yen Verhoeven, Warner School of Education (Teaching and Curriculum)
    Funds were applied towards Verhoeven's project "Developmental Evaluation for the Science STARS Afterschool Girls Program."
  • Kristen Willmott, Warner School of Education (Educational Leadership)
    Willmott was awarded funds to cover travel to present “Life and strife with gender and tenure: Female faculty experiences at a 'new Ivy' research institution" at the 2012 Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference

2011-2012

  • Berin Golonu, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    The award covered expenses for Golonu's research project examining photography as a mode of communication in the construction of social knowledge within and about the Middle East and Turkey.
  • Alicia Inez Guzman, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Guzman was awarded funding for her project “Land Art, Landscape and Place in New Mexico: An Interview with Lucy Lippard.”
  • Kyoung-Lae Kang, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Research grant to cover work on the project "Between Two Deaths: Cinematic memory of ‘Comfort Women’ in Contemporary Korea."
  • Sohl Lee, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Lee's grant covered costs to research her project “Why the Shiny, Pointy High Heels? A Feminist Ethics towards North Korean Female Tour Guides.”
  • Alex Marr, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Marr used his grant towards his research project “Looks Like Home: Two Centuries of Modeling Native Houses in North American Visual Culture.”
  • Jenevive Nykolak, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Award covered research expenses for the project “Impersonating History: David Wojnarowicz’s ‘Arthur Rimbaud in New York, 1978-79.’"
  • Kristen Wilmott, Warner School of Education
    Award covered research for “A Qualitative Exploration of Female Faculty Experiences with Gender, Tenure, and Work-Life-Family Stability” and expenses to present at the 2012 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) annual conference in Phoenix, AZ”.
  • Lina Zigelyte, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Grant covered costs for archival work on sexuality and gender in Lithuania and Poland (1928-1939).

2010-2011

  • Alexandra Alisauskas, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Awarded funding to cover research for her work, "Deforming the 'Homo Sovieticus:' Artistic Re-imaginations of the Subject in the Late Soviet Period."
  • Catherine Bailey, Department of English 

    Funding for travel to speak on "Creative subjectivity and a more democractic citizenship."
  • Kristi Castleberry, Department of English
    
Covered costs of travel to the UK to present her paper, "Written on the River: Malory's Elaine of Astolat and Embodied Authority" at the 23rd Triennial Congress of the International Arthurian Society.
  • Rachel Chaffee, Warner School of Education
    
Award for travel to Florida to present her work, "Girls and Science: Urban middle school girls' perspectives, positioning and activism in science when conversations about identity and discrimination are explicity nurtured."
  • BJ Douglass, Warner School
 of Education
    This award is for research costs associated with the qualitative dissertation study, "Theory in Action: Exploring Student's Engagment with a Graduate Course on LGBTQ Issues in Education and Human Development."
  • Kristen Emery
, Warner School of Education
    Funding for travel to Cambridge, MA to perform a literature review in order to "explore how female faculty historically and are presently negotiating the performance of gender and navigating the process of balancing their personal and professional lives."
  • Michelle Finn, Department of History
    
Funding to cover travel expenses to Houston, TX to present her paper "That's Why the Lady is a Vamp: Feminism and Race in American Popular CUlture, 1920-1940" at the Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting.
  • Berin Golonu, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Funding for research conductecd in Berlin, Germany. Berlin's coursework focuses on female artists from Middle Eastern countries and Turkey who have built homes and careers in the Western world.
  • Amanda Graham, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Awarded funding to travel to the Brooklyn Academy of Music Archives for research for her dissertation, "Movement: Lucinda Childs and the Postfeminist Choreographer's Response."
  • Kyoung-Lae Kang, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Travel expenses covered for trip to the Korean Film Archive in Seoul as part of research for her project "Articulation Through Spectatorial Violence: The Case of 'My Sassy Girl' and Films Adapted from Internet Novels in Korea."
  • Gloria Kim, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Award to fund research for her project, "Transmissions: Public Health Campaigns and AMbient Media in the Era of Global Health Under U.S. Health Security."
  • Erin Leary, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Recieved funding for her project, "The Domino Affect: Craft, Consumption and Community."
  • Sohl Lee, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Award to cover travel expenses to Coventry, UK to present her paper "Searching for the Political Art of Mixrice: Ethnicity, Gender, and the New South Korean Identity."
  • Lucy Mulroney, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    
Funding to return to the Andy Warhol Museum and Archives in Pittsburgh, PA to examine materials brought to light during her previous visit. Lucy's ongoing project is titled "Going Public: Andy Warhol and the Process of Publication."
  • Shota Ogawa, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Award for travel to Japan to conduct an artist interview and archival research. Shota's work "explores the dynamic relation between history of the so-called zainichi Koreans... and the concept of 'zainichi Korean cinema.'" Also travelled to Milwaukee, WI to present "Life After Death in Nagisa Oshima's Death by Hanging."
  • Katie Van Wert, Department of English
    
Funding to cover travel expensives to Vancouver, CA to present her paper titled "American Carnivalesqu: Literary Representations of Queer Counterpublics at Home and Abroad" at ACLA's 2011 conference.
  • Lina Zigeltye, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Funding to cover travel to Madrid, Spain to present her work, "The Im/possibilities of Legibility: Mapping Queer Narratives of Vilnius" at the LGBT/Queer Studies:Toward Trans/national Scholarly and Activist Kinships International Conference.

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