URC Faculty Research and Creative Grant Awards

February 2016

Faculty Name Department Title of Project Amount
Kevin Coe Communication

The Evolution of Christian America: Political Communication and the Transformation of Religious Identity from Reagan to Obama

$4,176

Matthew Potolsky English

Collected Works of Walter Pater

$3,950
Thomas Carter Architecture

Shophouses: The Architecture of Western American Chinatowns

$5,998
Catherine Mayes Music

Consuming Music: Individuals, Institutions, and Communities, 1730–1830

$2,100
Deanna Kepka  HCI

Dental and Dental Hygienist Student Perceptions, Knowledge, and Clinical Procedures Regarding HPV Oropharyngeal Cancer

$6,000

Elpitha Tsoutsounakis

Architecture

Body/Part: A design investigation of organ transplant

$6,000

Claudia Geist

Sociology

Health, Economics, Gender and Older Adults’ Housework Patterns

$6,000

Elena Shtromberg

Art History

Video Art in Latin America

$5,958

Andrew Linke

Geography

Monitoring Kenyan Environmental Conflict Using Reimbursed SMS Surveys

$6,000
David Roh English

Mediating Empires: The Japanese and American Co-production of Korean Diasporic Fiction

$5,750
James Curry Political Science

Evaluating Congressional Representation Using a New Survey of Voters in Utah’s Four Congressional Districts

$6,000
Jane Daphne Hatter Music

Anne Boleyn and Domestic Devotions: Did Women Sing Motets c. 1500?

$3,490

Christopher German

Pharmacology and Toxicology

The Infiltration of Peripheral Leukocytes Drives Long-term Methamphetamine Neurotoxicity

$5,975

Eun Bin Chung

Political Science

“We Like You Enough to Cooperate”: A Blueprint for Reconciliation in East Asian International Relations

$6,000

Isabel Dulfano

Languages And Literature

Participatory development: Case studies of Yaxunah and Blue Creek $6,000.00

Awards Summary

Applications Received 19
Total Funded 15
Total Amount Awarded $79,397