AY 2017 Doctoral Research Scholarship Award Winners
The following list of Doctoral students has been chosen from a select group of talented students who competed for the Academic Year 2016-2017 scholarship.
College of Arts and Sciences
"Ethanol and Caffeine Pre-Exposure Effects on Ethanol Reward-Seeking Behaviors"
Anila Maria D'Mello
"Cerebellar Contributions to Language in Autism: A Combined tDCS-fMRI Study"
"Landscapes of Allegiance: Space, Gender, and Military Occupation in the American Revolution"
"Disrupting Democracy? An Ethnography of Governance, Territoriality, and Dispossession in Honduras' Emerging 'Model Cities'"
"'To Mold the Wax of the Bodice": An Examination of Changes in Skeletal Morphology Due to Corseting"
"Voting Right: Explaining Support for the UK Independence Party"
"Does Daily Self-Compassion Increase Emotion Regulation Efficacy and Improve Mental Health?"
Rasheda Rawnak Khan
"Domination, Bargaining, or Control Over Their Lives: Exploring the Relationships Between Urban Poor and Authorities in Slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh"
"Exploration and Archaeological Survey in the Great Dismal Swamp"
School of International Service
Kate Elliott Bynum
"(Kaba Ma Kyei Bu): Linking Emotion, Collective Memory and Movement Organizations Among Burma's 1988 Generation Student Activists, 1988-2015"
"Self-Determination and Post-Imperial Nation Building: Why India, China and Burma Diverge?"
"Science in Multi-Stakeholder Water Governance: Social Learning, Power, and Practice"
School of Communication
Kara Alessandra Andrade
"Plaza Pubica: Guatemala's 'Lab' for the Diffusion of News Innovations"
"The Effects of Cuba-US Relations Normalization on Internet Expansion and Civil Society Empowerment in Cuba"
"The Changing Greek Media System During the Financial Crisis: Media Bias & Contention in News Coverage"
School of Public Affairs
"He Said, They Did: Using Executive Rhetoric to Examine Interbranch Relationships"
"A Sociological Analysis of Corruption, White Collar Crime, and Occupational Deviance in the Nightlife Economy"
Laura Stevens Leon
"Adoption and Implementation of Carbon-Pricing Policies: National and Subnational Schemes"
"What is Respect? Citizen Ratings of Police Traffic Stop Communication"
"Democratic Enclaves in Non-Democratic Countries: Subnational Regime Survival in Russia and Venezuela"
"The Inevitable Link Between Prior Consultation and Resource Extraction in Latin America"
For more information about the Doctoral Student Research Scholarship Program go to http://www.american.edu/provost/grad/internal-funding.cfm or contact Anita Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.