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


Matthew Potolsky English

Collected Works of Walter Pater

Thomas Carter Architecture

Shophouses: The Architecture of Western American Chinatowns

Catherine Mayes Music

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

Deanna Kepka  HCI

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


Elpitha Tsoutsounakis


Body/Part: A design investigation of organ transplant


Claudia Geist


Health, Economics, Gender and Older Adults’ Housework Patterns


Elena Shtromberg

Art History

Video Art in Latin America


Andrew Linke


Monitoring Kenyan Environmental Conflict Using Reimbursed SMS Surveys

David Roh English

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

James Curry Political Science

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

Jane Daphne Hatter Music

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


Christopher German

Pharmacology and Toxicology

The Infiltration of Peripheral Leukocytes Drives Long-term Methamphetamine Neurotoxicity


Eun Bin Chung

Political Science

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


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