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FY2013 CAHSS Award Recipients

Level 1 Winners

Janice Boyce, College of Human Sciences (Nutrition Hospitality & Retailing), Cheryl Stanley, College of Human Sciences (Nutrition Hospitality & Retailing) - The Michelin Restaurant Review System as Perceived by Hospitality Instructors Teaching in the United States

George Cole, College of Arts & Sciences (CMLL) - Creating New Worlds: Young Costa Rican Science Fiction

Michael Jordan, College of Arts & Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work) - Indigenous Cultural Heritage in the Digital Afe: James Mooney's Field Notes on the Kiowa and Southern Cheyenne

Min-Joo Kim, College of Arts & Sciences (English) – Adjective Ordering and Noun Phrase Internal Structure

Mei Fang Lin, College of Visual & Performing Arts (School of Music) - Asian Composers League 30th Conference and Festival

Brian McFadden, College of Arts & Sciences (English) - Monsters, Vikings, and Monks: The Cultural Context of the Monster Texts of the Beowulf Manuscript

Level 2 Winners

Curtis Bauer, College of Arts & Sciences (English) - Translating the Poetry of Carlos Pardo and Jorge Gimeno: Completing Two Poetry Manuscripts

John Beusterien, College of Arts & Sciences (CMLL) - Reading Cervantes in the Twenty-First Century

Paul Bjerk, College of Arts & Sciences (History) - Julius Nyerere

Christie Blizard, College of Visual & Performing Arts (School of Art) - Summer Residency at the School of Visual Arts

Christina Bradatan, College of Arts & Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work) - Place attachment, environmental changes and migration

Laura Calkins, College of Arts & Sciences (History) - Bioethical Challenges in Humanitarian Aid: The United Nations in China, 1944-49

Erin Collopy, College of Arts & Sciences (CMLL) - Folkloric Vampire of Russia

Kelly Cargile-Cook, College of Arts & Sciences (English) - Advancing Technical Communication and its Instruction in the Republic of Korea

Kurt Caswell, Honors College - Researching and Writing a Travel Book about Iceland and Its Myths

Kevin Chua, College of Visual & Performing Arts (School of Art) - Enlightenment Vitalism and the Matter of Painting

Stefano D'Amico, College of Arts & Sciences (History) - Fall and Redemption: Female Poverty and Shelters for "Imperiled Women" in Counter-Reformation Milan

Genevieve Durham DeCesao, College of Visual & Performing Arts (Theatre & Dance), Elizabeth Sharp, College of Human Sciences (Human Development & family Studies) - Making Space: Publicizing 'Ordinary' Women’s Lives through a Transdisciplinary Dance & Social Science Collaborative Project

Carole Edwards, College of Arts & Sciences (CMLL) - Mimi Barthelemy's Haitian Theater as Resilience and nation building

Upe Flueckiger, College of Architecture - 28 Dollars and 12 1/2 Cents (A Case Study Book on TTU’s Sustainable low Cost Cabin and its Predecessors)

Barbara Hahn, College of Arts & Sciences (History) - The Cotton Bull and the New York Bears: A Study in Prices & Information

Katie Langford, College of Arts & Sciences (Communication Studies) - Communicating Protest: The Fight for Civil Rights in American Social Movements

David Larmour, College of Arts & Sciences (CMLL), Corby Kelly, College of Arts & Sciences (CMLL) - Mapping Identity in Imperial Rome

Ron Milam, College of Arts & Sciences (History) - Cambodia and Kent State: Killing in the Jungles and on the College Campuses

Leslie Jill Patterson, College of Arts & Sciences (English) - Teaching White Jurors to See the Environmental "Setting" for Capital Murder "Stories"

Maria Perbellini, College of Architecture - A textbook on Digital Media

John Poch, College of Arts & Sciences (English) - Memorial: A Book of Short Stories

Anthony Qualin, College of Arts & Sciences (CMLL) - Vladimir Vysotsky as a Soviet Pop Culture Phenomenon

Autumn Shafer, College of Media & Communications, Rebecca Ortiz, College of Media & Communications - Developing scales to measure how adolescents process and are affected by health messages in entertainment-education narratives

Christopher Smith, College of Visual & Performing Arts (School of Music), William Gilber, College of Visual & Performing Arts (Theatre & Dance) - Dancing at the Crossroads: Enhancing Campus-Community Engagement through the Participatory Arts

Victoria Surliuga, College of Arts & Sciences (CMLL) - Beyond Fellini: The Life and Art of Giulietta Masina

Jeffrey Williams, College of Arts & Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work) - Documenting the French variety of Terre de Bas, Ties des Saintes, Guadeloupe, French West

Jessica Yuan, College of Human Sciences (Nutrition Hospitality & Retailing) - Consumer bargaining behavior on purchasing online opaque travel products

Level 3 Winners

Kanika Batra, College of Arts & Sciences (English) - Presenting “Genders and Sexualities in Print” Research at Conferences and Finalizing my Second Book Manuscript

Costica Bradatan, Honors College - "Dying for Ideas"

Arthur Durband, College of Arts & Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work) - Computerized Tomography (CT) scanning of the Willandra Lakes Fossil Human

Idoia Elola, College of Arts & Sciences (CMLL) - Book proposal: Writing in Spanish in diverse contexts

Kristi Gaines, College of Human Sciences (Design) - Designing for Autism

Robin Germany, College of Visual & Performing Arts (School of Art) - Materials, Services and Travel to Facilitate Three Photographic Exhibitions

Justin Hart, College of Arts & Sciences (History) - "Total War Means Total Effort": The Forgotten Debate over Universal Military Training, 1945-1951

Amy Heuman, College of Arts & Sciences (Communication Studies) - Mobilizing for Social Change in the South Texas Colonias

Karlos Hill, College of Arts & Sciences (History) - One Nation Under Lynch Law: Confronting the Crisis of Lynching in African American Life and Memory

Marta Kvande, College of Arts & Sciences (English) - Negotiating Print and Manuscript Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

Elizabeth Louden, College of Architecture - Remnants of West Texas Migrant Worker Housing: Recordation and Analysis 1930 – 1965 Living Conditions

Kelly Phelan, College of Human Sciences (Nutrition Hospitality & Retailing), Cynthia Mejia, College of Human Sciences (Nutrition Hospitality & Retailing) - Examining Cultural Sensitivity for Expatriates Working in Chinese-Based Hotels

Rich Rice, College of Arts & Sciences (English) - Developing the "Smart" Media Connect-Exchange Study Abroad Model

Yuan Shu, College of Arts & Sciences (English) - “Co-editing Two Essay Volumes that Would Transform the Field of American Studies”

Chris Taylor, College of Architecture - Great Salt Lake Exploration Platform

Diane Warner, University Libraries (Southwest Collection/Special Collections) - Conference Celebrating the Sowell Collection

Christopher Witmore, College of Arts & Sciences (CMLL) - The Binchester Archaeological Project

Level 4 Winners

Dorothy Chansky, College of Visual & Performing Arts (Theatre & Dance), Carol Flueckiger, College of Visual & Performing Arts (School of Art) - Three Eleanors and Their Solar-Powered Paper Dolls: Arts as Historiography

Jeffrey Wherry, College of Human Sciences (Human Development & Family Studies), Michael O'Boyle, College of Human Sciences (Human Development & Family Studies) - An fMRI Study of Amygdala and Hippocampal Functioning in Abused and Non-Abused Children

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