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Provost Grants

Grant Winners

2016 Grant Awardees

Grants support faculty in a variety of ways including research, scholarship, creative activities, course design and collaboration.  The current year's group of awardees are listed below by program.

 

Humanities Awardees

Name Department Project
Woody Holton History - College of Arts & Sciences Liberty is Sweet: An Integrated History of the American Revolution ($11,400)
Amanda Wright School of Visual Art & Design - College of Arts & Sciences Making Their Mark: Digital Archive of Primary Sources on Women of Modern Chinese Art ($17,833)
Anna Swartwood House School of Visual Art & Design - College of Arts & Sciences Singular Skill and Beauty': Antonello da Messina Between North and South ($17,415)
Brian Glavey English Language & Literature - College of Arts & Sciences Oversharing and the Identity Politics of Proceduralism ($10,000)
Christopher Frey Philosophy - College of Arts & Sciences The Principle of Life: Aristotelian Souls in an Inanimate World ($20,000)
Don Doyle  History - College of Arts & Sciences Viva Lincoln! The Transatlantic Republican Moment, 1865-71 ($6,500)
Elena Osokina History - College of Arts & Sciences The Economic Nature of Soviet Socialism:  A Market in a Non-Market Economy ($7,400)
Holly Crocker English Language & Literature - College of Arts & Sciences Feeling Medieval: The Affects of the Past in Reformation England  ($7,875)
J. Daniel Jenkins School of Music Experiencing Schoenberg ($19,644)
John Z. McKay School of Music Transitions for Music Theory in 17th-Century Thought ($16,994)
Marjorie Spruill History - College of Arts & Sciences Remembering International Women's Year 1977: An Oral History Preservation Project ($20,000)
Michael Gibbs Hill Languages, Literatures, & Cultures - College of Arts & Sciences Sino-Arabic Enlightenments: At the Limits of Comparison ($17,807)
Sara L. Schwebel English Language & Literature - College of Arts & Sciences Lone Woman and Last Indians ($19,348)

 

Creative and Performing Arts Awardees

Name Department Project
Dianne Johnson-Feelings English Language & Literature - College of Arts & Sciences We Are Not Quitters: The Story of Ty'Sheoma Bethea ($10,000)
Julia Elliott Extended University The Cleopatra Project: Stories ($17,336)
Lynn Kompass School of Music The Solo Songs of Sergei Taneyev - Recording Project ($18,485)
Mandy Fang School of Music Compact Disc on German classical label Animato featuring USC Composer FANG Man’s Four Orchestral Works: Noir, Deluge, Aqua, and Resurrection ($20,000)
Marvin McAllister English Language & Literature - College of Arts & Sciences The Drama of King Shotaway: Rehearsals For Afro-America's First Drama, in 3 Acts ($18,695)
Michael Harley School of Music Hitting on a Tune: Commissioning and Recording New Works for Bassoon ($19,971)
Peter Duffy Theatre & Dance - College of Arts & Sciences Uncommon Voices in the Age of the Common Core ($20,000)
Samuel Amadon English Language & Literature - College of Arts & Sciences Tourism: A Book of Poems ($10,000)
Sara Schneckloth School of Visual Art & Design - College of Arts & Sciences Embodying Place: Cliff Dwellings / Cliff Drawings ($11,736)
Tina Milhorn Stallard School of Music Contemporary English Art Song Recording Project ($14,744)

 

Social Sciences Awardees

Name Department Project
Angela D. Liese Epidemiology & Biostatistics - Arnold School of Public Health Psychosocial & socioeconomic profiles in youth with diabetes ($19,999)
Kate Flory Psychology - College of Arts & Sciences Understanding the association between cortisol stress response and symptoms of ADHD: Moderation by comorbid symptoms and individual difference factors ($19,980)
Kellee White Epidemiology & Biostatistics - Arnold School of Public Health Psychometric Evaluation of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BFRSS) Reactions to Race Optional Module ($18,497)
Krystal Werfel Communication Sciences & Disorders - Arnold School of Public Health An Investigation of Minimal Hearing Loss in Students with Reading Impairments ($19,998)
Lesly Wade-Woolley Communication Sciences & Disorders - Arnold School of Public Health Phonological memory, phonemes and prosody in subtypes of poor readers ($17,471)
Roger Newman-Norlund Exercise Science - Arnold School of Public Health Brain activity during movement imagery in healthy college-age males with high and low movement imagery ability ($19,822)
Sharon DeWitte  Anthropology - College of Arts & Sciences Dietary Effects on Medieval Health and Demography ($19,913)
Song Wang Computer Science & Engineering - College of Engineering & Computing Computer-Aided Identification of Prehistorical Native American Pottery Designs: A New Role for Partial to Global Image-Matching ($20,000)
Terrance Weik Anthropology - College of Arts & Sciences Chickasaw-African Landscape Archaeology ($19,993)
     

 

Visiting Scholars Awardees

Name Department Project
David Stodden Physical Education & Athletic Training - College of Education 2nd Assembly of the International Consortium of Motor Development Research (ICoMDR-II) ($9,920)
Elizabeth Sudduth University Libraries Shakespeare Visiting Scholar Grant ($4,701)
Huong Nguyen College of Social Work Strengthening the Global Curriculum and Research Agenda at University of South Carolina: Visiting Scholar from Hanoi, Vietnam ($13,941)
Jamie Lead Environmental Health Sciences - Arnold School of Public Health Development of collaborative links between the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia, and the SmartState Center for Environmental Nanoscience and Risk (CENR) ($3,728)
Kendra Albright School of Library and Information Science - College of Information & Communications Visiting Scholars Grant Submission:  Professor Maria Musoke, First Female Information Scientist in Uganda ($12,192)
Michael Harley School of Music  A Pioneering Residency at USC: The Imani Winds ($25,000)
Peter Binev Mathematics - College of Arts & Sciences Visiting Scholar: Dr. Zineb Saghi (Interdisciplinary Collaboration  in Electron Tomography) ($12,931)
Qiana Whitted English Language & Literature - College of Arts & Sciences International Comic Arts Forum Conference ($13,798)
Steven A. Rodney Physics & Astronomy - College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished Lectures in Physics and Astronomy ($10,381)
Van Kornegay School of Journalism & Mass Communications - College of Information & Communications J449 Visiting Scholars Grant Proposal ($9,700)
Xiao-Dong Zhou Chemical Engineering - College of Engineering & Computing Establishing New Capability in Energy to Enrich Education and Research at USC ($5,291)
Yuriy Pershin Physics & Astronomy - College of Arts & Sciences Memcomputing: a brain-inspired computing paradigm ($4,780)

 

Distributed Learning Awardees

Name Department Project
-- -- Distributed Learning awardees will be posted soon.

 

Research Engagement Collaborative Awardees

Name Department Project
-- -- Research Engagment Collaborative awardees will be posted soon.

 

Awardees From Previous Years