Graduate Research Grants

Graduate Research Grants

Fun Facts
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19
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Graduate Research Grants awarded in 2020-2021
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13
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Unique academic disciplines of awardees
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8/11
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8 awardees are MFA students and 11 are PhD students
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Introducing the 2020-2021
Graduate Research Grant Awardees

 

Photograph of Emily Craver

EMILY CRAVER
MFA | Department of Dance

Project title: Performativity of Interactions Between Humans and Technology


 

Photograph of Joy Ellison

JOY ELLISON
PHD | Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Project title: Coalitions at the Crossroads — Transgender Movements in the Midwest (1945-2000)


 

Photograph of Davianna Green

DAVIANNA GREEN
MFA | Department of Dance

Project title: A Time Preserved (A Choreographic Navigation of Trauma, Loss, Love and Healing)


 

Photograph of student

YILDIZ GÜVENTÜRK
MFA | Department of Dance

Project title: Corpus – Can We Just Dance?


 

Photograph of Rina Hajra

RINA HAJRA
MFA | Department of Theatre

Project title: Kept Promise — A Human Rights Documentary


 

Photograph of Miranda Holmes

MIRANDA HOLMES
MFA | Department of Art

Project title: Not (Just) My Painting

 

 

Photograph of student

MIKEL BERMELLO ISUSI
PHD | Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Project title: Un Espejo Roto (“A Broken Mirror”)


 

Photograph of Andrea Luque Karam

ANDREA LUQUE KARAM
PHD | Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy

Project title: Website on Music Education in Mexico


 

Photograph of Clayton Kindred

CLAYTON KINDRED
PHD | Department of History of Art

Project title: An Archaeology of Castration — The Image of the Eunuch in Nineteenth-Century France


 

Photograph of Jacob Kopcienski

JACOB KOPCIENSKI
PHD | School of Music

Project title: Documenting a Cemetery in Rendville, Ohio (Collaborative Project)


 

Photograph of Fungisai Musoni

FUNGISAI MUSONI
PHD | Department of African and African American Studies

Project title: Transnational Connections Between the Rockefeller Foundation and the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (UCRN)/Zimbabwe Between 1956-1985

 

Photograph of Rexhina Ndoci

REXHINA NDOCI
PHD | Department of Linguistics

Project title: Albanian Immigrants in Greece and the Right to Bias-Free Accented Greek
 

 

Photograph of Stephen Rhue

STEVEN RHUE
PHD | Department of Anthropology

Project title: Children's Experience and Perception of Household Water Insecurity in South America


 

Photograph of Rolando Rubalcava

ROLANDO RUBALCAVA
PHD | Department of English

Project title: Application of Narrative Medicine to Student-Faculty Interactions


 

Photograph of Kylee Smith

KYLEE C. SMITH
MFA | Department of Dance

Project title: Dance Performance at the National Lynching Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama


 

Photograph of Lydia Smith

LYDIA SMITH
MFA | Department of Art and the Center for Folklore Studies

Project title: Documenting a Cemetery in Rendville, Ohio (Collaborative Project)


 

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LEYLA TIGLAY
PHD | Department of History

Project title: Decolonization and Environmental Justice in the Nuclear Age — African Reactions to the French Nuclear Tests in the Algerian Sahara (1958-1964)

 

Photograph of Mitch Vicieux

MITCH VICIEUX
MFA | Department of Art

Project title: Medical Disparities for LGBTQ+ Individuals and Transgender Civil Rights


 

Photograph of Jordan P. Woodward

JORDAN P. WOODWARD
PHD | Department of English

Project title: Environmental Racism as Metastatic Carcerality