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2014 Grant Awardees

 

Humanities Awardees

Name Department Project
Alexander Beecroft Languages, Literatures and Cultures - College of Arts and Sciences A Global History of Literature ($10,000)
Andrew Berns History - College of Arts and Sciences Jews and Nature in Early Modern Italy ($17,841)
Thomas G Bragg USC Salkehatchie Beloved Author: G. P. R. James and the Rise and Fall of British Historical Romance ($12,742)
Michael Gavin English - College of Arts and Sciences Real Eighteenth Century: Metaphysics, Literature, and History ($9,500)
Edward Gieskes English - College of Arts and Sciences Generic Change in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries ($11,984)
Diansheng Guo Geography - College of Arts and Sciences Collecting and Geocoding Millions of Family Trees for Historical Migration Study ($18,270)
Scott James Gwara English - College of Arts and Sciences A History of Medieval Manuscripts in North America to ca. 1890 ($14,179)
Krista Jane Van Fleit Hang Languages, Literatures and Cultures - College of Arts and Sciences From the Middle Kingdom to the Western Heavens ($17,000)
Catherine Keyser English - College of Arts and Sciences Modern Taste: Food Innovations and U.S. Literature (1890-1965) ($12,381)
Adam M Schor History - College of Arts and Sciences Early Christian Clerical Networks: The Social Organization of 'Religion' in Late Antiquity ($16,705)
C. Michael Stoeltzner Philosophy - College of Arts and Sciences The Emergence of Fluctuations ($19,514)
Patricia Ann Sullivan History - College of Arts and Sciences Robert F. Kennedy and the Enduring Struggle for Racial Justice ($7,415)
Mari Jyvasjarvi Stuart Religious Studies - College of Arts and Sciences Hindu Moral Ecology in an Era of Climate Change ($9,390)
Doug Thompson Political Science - College of Arts and Sciences Negotiating Virtues: Montaigne and the Work of Civil Peace ($19,120)

 

Creative and Performing Arts Awardees

Name Department Project
James Barilla English - College of Arts and Sciences Furry Machines: When Tame Animals Meet Wild Technology ($15,076)
Marybeth Holloway Division of Humanities Color Blind: A Devised Theatrical Journey between Black and White ($17,811)
Jesse Benjamin Jones School of Music Threshold: a CD recording of works by composer Jesse Jones ($20,000)
Clifford Leaman School of Music Compact Disc of saxophone and piano music ($7,528)
Denise McGill Journalism and Mass Communications - College of Mass Communications and Information Studies Documentary Film: The Last Farmer in Gullah Land ($20,000)
Evan Meaney Art- College of Arts and Sciences Decasia.PY: Digital Archivism as Artistic Practice ($16,000)
Rebecca Nagel School of Music Contemporary Composers Respond to J. S. Bach: Commissioning New Works for Oboe ($19,957)
Simon Tarr Art - College of Arts and Sciences Ignis Fatuus ($8,468)
William Brian Terwilliger School of Music Music Inspired by Art: Creating a New Composition for Violin and Piano for Opus Two by Columbia Composer Meira Warshauer ($9,591)
Edward Will School of Music Edgar Allan Poe Recording Project ($14,124)

 

Social Sciences Awardees

Name Department Project
Kenn Apel Communication Sciences and Disorders - Arnold School of Public Health Sensitivity to Orthographic Statistical Regularities in Children With and Without Language Impairment ($19,773)
Nathaniel Bell College of Nursing An interdisciplinary approach to the evaluation of the social determinants of trauma outcomes ($18,842)
Charles Cobb Anthropology - College of Arts and Sciences Archaeological Investigations of Warfare and Structural Violence in Southeastern North America ($15,429)
Carlina de la Cova Anthropology - College of Arts and Sciences Embodying trauma and disease in 19th-century-born African American andEuro-Americans females in cadaver collections ($18,848)
Stephen Criswell USC Lancaster South Carolina Native American Cultural Resources Inventory, Phase 1 ($19,983)
Andrew Kaczynski Health Promotion, Education and Behavior - Arnold School of Public Health Are disparities in access to quality park environments associated with childhood obesity? An environmental justice investigation ($19,995)
Huong Nguyen College of Social Work Assessing the needs to develop social work labor force in mental health facilities in Vietnam ($18,809)
Jessica Richardson Communication Sciences and Disorders - Arnold School of Public Health Investigating the relationship between non-transcription-based discourse analysis measures and life participation in persons with aphasia ($19,995)
Katie Snyder Educational Studies - College of Education Evaluating a Comprehensive Language Curriculum for Young Children with Autism ($19,692)
Mandy Whitaker College of Social Work Contexts Facilitating Control in Child Trafficking in Northern India ($19,418)

 

Visiting Scholars Awardees

Name Department Project
Janice Boucher Breuer Economics - Moore School of Business Monetary and Exchange Rate Regimes: Implications for Inflation and Growth ($19,647)
Richard Creswick Physics and Astronomy - College of Arts and Sciences Visiting Distinguished Theoretical Physicist to support new initiative for the USC particle Astrophysics Program ($24,881)
Holly Crocker English - College of Arts and Sciences A Symposium on Books, Burnable to Digital with Professor Bruce Holsinger ($6,967)
David Cutler School of Music A Brass Quintet in Residence: The C Street Brass ($25,000)
John Grego Statistics - College of Arts and Sciences Palmetto Lecturer 2014 ($1,952)
Michael Hodgson Geography - College of Arts and Sciences Prospects for Object Based Image Analysis and GIS for Multi-scale Information Retrieval ($12,000)
Tatiana Kostova International Business - Moore School of Business Exploring Cultural and Institutional Heterogeneity in International Business Research ($16,540)
Thomas Lekan History - College of Arts and Sciences Climate History and Climate Justice: Dipesh Chakrabarty and the Environmental Humanities ($9,086)
Edward Madden English/Women & Gender Studies Program - College of Arts and Sciences Midrash, Metaphor, Method: Visiting Scholar Alicia Ostriker ($6,059)
Anna Scheyett College of Social Work Building Collaborative Foundations: Visiting Scholars from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat, India
($12,897)

 

Distributed Learning

Name Department Project
Alexander Beecroft Languages, Literatures and Cultures - College of Arts and Sciences Introduction to Classical Mythology ($8,000)
Daniella Cook Instruction and Teacher Education - College of Education Racial and Ethnic Diversity and the Curriculum ($3,746)
Carlina de la Cova Anthropology - College of Arts and Sciences Basic Forensic Anthropology ($7,944)
Karen Edwards Retailing - College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management Fashion and the Law ($7,957)
Kathy Evans Educational Studies - College of Education Career Development ($7,832)
Lisa Hammond Lancaster Campus - Palmetto College Topics in American Literature:  Mothers and Memoir ($7,572)
Michelle (MiKi) Kitchen Psychology - College of Arts & Sciences Survey of Abnormal Psychology ($7,783)
Allison Marsh History - College of Arts and Sciences Material Culture in the Digital Age ($7,791)
Brooke McKeever School of Journalism and Mass Communications - College of Mass Communications and Information Studies Principles of Public Relations ($7,704)
Eva Monsma Physical Education - College of Education Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education/ Measurement and Research in Physical Education ($7,980)
Allison Rojek Criminology and Criminal Justice - College of Arts and Sciences Communities and Crime ($6,905)
Adam Schor History - College of Arts and Sciences European Civilization from Ancient Times to the Mid 17th c. ($7,834)
Armen Shaomian Sport and Entertainment Management - College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management Intro to Live Entertainment Management ($7,946)
Mary Styslinger Instruction and Teacher Education - College of Education Middle and High School Internship Seminar ($7,733)
Kellee White Epidemiology and Biostatistics - Arnold School of Public Health Introduction to Epidemiology ($7,150)
Tanya Wideman-Davis Theatre and Dance - College of Arts and Sciences Dance Appreciation Online Experience ($7,813)