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2015-2016 Faculty Research Support Grant Award Recipients

College of Arts and Sciences

John Bracht and Katie DeCicco-Skinner
"Investigating the Epigenetic Memory of Obesity"

David Carlini and Chapurukha Kusimba
"Ancient DNA, Biological Anthropology, and Human Population Genetics"

Laura Juliano
"Differences among Menthol and Non-Menthol Smokers in Smoking Reward and Behavior"

Karen Knee
"Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing in Watersheds Overlying the Marcellus Shale on Stream Water Quality"

School of International Service

Maria De Jesus
"Impact of Social &Economic Conditions on Health, Healthcare Access, &Migration among Mexicans &Central Americans in Urban Contexts"

School of Public Affairs

Richard Bennett
"Retiring from Active Duty: A Pilot Study on How Police Officers Cope with the Transition"

Ryan Moore
"Geolocated Surveys for Contextual Effects"

Jane Palmer
"Civil Legal Needs of Victims of Sexual Assault"

School of Communication

Angie Chuang
"American Otherness and the Barack Obama 'birther' Controversy: How the News Media Constructs Identity and Race"

Brigid Maher
"The Mama Sherpas"

Team Submissions

Michael Bader, CAS
Maria De Jesus, SIS
Lynn Addington, SPA
Sonya Grier, KSB
Robin Lumsdaine, KSB
Nina Yamanis, SIS
"D.C. Area Survey Pilot Study"

Kathleen Holton, CAS
Terry Davidson, CAS
Sara Hargrave, CAS
"Evaluation of the Effects of Monosodium Glutamate on Adiposity and Hippocampal Function in Rats"