The following list of Doctoral students have been chosen from a select group of talented students who competed for the Academic Year 2015-2016 award.
College of Arts and Sciences
Proposal Entitled: "The True Wilsonians: Americans Who Supported India's Self-Determination from 1915-1920"
Laura S. Jung
Proposal Entitled: "In Search of Health: The Role Short-Term Medical Missions Play in Health-Seeking Strategies in Honduras"
Anna F. Kaplan
Proposal Entitled: "Memories and Postmemories of the Integration of the University of Mississippi"
Amy Marie Langford
Proposal Entitled: "Making a Body Politic: The Latter-Day Saints in the American Sexual Borderlands"
Mohammed Ali Loutfy
Proposal Entitled: "Different Bodies, Different Lives: The Experience of Disability in Lebanon"
Proposal Entitled: "Policing Politics: Communism, Subversion, and the Police Response in Austria, 1918-1955"
Proposal Entitled: "Sex Differences in Cannabinoid Intravenous Self-Administration Using a Combined Phytocannabinoid Preparation"
Proposal Entitled: "'Our Stomachs are Being Colonized!': Constructions and Practices of Food Sovereignty in Ghana"
Proposal Entitled: "Streetcar Suburbs, Mortgage Finance, and the 1890s Housing Cycle"
Proposal Entitled: "The Transient Worker Landscape and Ecology Study"
Proposal Entitled: "The Role of Mindfulness and Relationship Goals on Responses to Capitalization Attempts in Romantic Relationships"
Proposal Entitled: "Monetary Policy Transmission, Banking Crisis and Firm Bankruptcy"
School of International Service
Proposal Entitled: "Global Governance Standards in National Context"
Proposal Entitled: "Governing Air Pollution: Constructing a Regional Response in Northeast Asia?"
Proposal Entitled: "'Where Is the Palestinian Gandhi?': Power and Resistance in Late Modernity"
School of Communication
Proposal Entitled: "Mechanisms of Control: The Mediation of LGBT Expression in the Digital Public Sphere"
Proposal Entitled: "Sacrificing Self for Social Change: The Identity, Reputation and Privacy Implications of Online Communication by Social Entrepreneurs"
Proposal Entitled: "Times of News in India: The Role of CNN-IBN's Citizen Journalist Show in the Country's Evolving Media Ecosystem"
Todd Paul Newman
Proposal Entitled: "Cultural Discourses, Mass Media, and Public Opinion on Climate Change"
Proposal Entitled: "Ethiopic: Coding for Linguistic Survival in the Face of Digital Extinction"
School of Public Affairs
Erin M. Kearns
Proposal Entitled: "Political Crimes and Responses to Them: Essays on Terrorism"
Proposal Entitled: "Food Security Governance, Policies, and Stakeholders"
Ghazal Poshtkouhian Nadi
Proposal Entitled: "Transparent They Endure: Causes of Fiscal Transparency in Hybrid Regimes"
For more information about the Doctoral Students Research Award Program go to http://www.american.edu/provost/grad/internal-funding.cfm or contact Anita Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.