2011 Past Summer Research Fellowship and Research Support Grants Recipients

The Office of Research and Graduate Programs is pleased to celebrate these Summer Research Fellowships and Research Support Grants recipients:

Summer Research Fellowship and Research Support Grant Recipients

  • Anil Bamezai, Biology; "To Investigate Inhibitory Role of Ly -6A.2 Molecule in CD4+ T Lymphocytes"
  • Brian Chaplin, Civil and Environmental Engineering; "Development of Reactive Electrochemical Membranes for Water Treatment"
  • Lan Nguyen Chaplin, Marketing and Business Law; "Count Your Blessings: Effects of the Recession on Children's and Adolescents' Materialism, Gratitude, and Generosity"
  • Gang Feng, Mechanical Engineering; "Characterization and Modeling of Contact-Induced Mechanical Behavior at Small Scales at Different Temperatures"
  • Vikram Kode Iyengar, Biology; "Sexual Selection on the Seashore: The Harem Mating System of a Marine Crustacean"
  • Elizabeth Kolsky, History; "Empire and Terror in South Asia: A History of the Northwest Frontier of British India"
  • Gabriel Rockhill, Philosophy; "Radical History and the Politics of Art"
  • Rebecca Lynn Winer, History; "Conscripting the breast: Motherhood and Nurturing in the Medieval Realms of Aragon"
  • Joseph Robert Yost, Civil and Environmental Engineering; "Experimental Behavior of Concrete Bridge Decks Reinforced with Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Rebar"

Summer Research Fellowship Recipients

  • Michael Brown, Psychology; "Same/Different Concept Learning in Bees?
  • Alan Drew, English; "The Hidden Life, a Novel
  • Dean Diavatopoulos, Finance; "Does Corporate Governance Matter for Equity Returns?"
  • Megan M. Quigley, English; "Vagueness and Modern Novels"
  • Narda Quigley, Management and Operations; "Antecedents and Consequences of Team Member Boundary Spanning: An Empirical Investigation"
  • Dennis D. Wykoff, Biology; "Transfer of the Phosphate Signal Transduction Pathway from Fission Yeast to Brewer's Yeast"
  • Tina Yang, Finance; "The Evolving Role of Proxy Contests Research

Support Grant Recipients

  • Emmanuel David, Sociology; "Gender, emotional labor, and identity at transnational call centers in the Philippines"
  • Leslie McCarthy, Civil and Environmental Engineering; "Validation of Field Pavement Thickness for Construction of Local Roads"
  • Dorothy W. Skaf, Chemical Engineering; "Photocatalytic Production of Hydrogen from Glycerol and Waste Streams Using Metal Loaded TiO2"