FGP Awards

2017 Awards

Awardee

Title

Department

Proposal

Amount Awarded

Christy Arazan

Assistant Professor

Criminology & Criminal Justice

Changing Social Norms: An Assessment of a Bystander Intervention Training

$11,990

Julie Brown

Associate Professor

Music

Clara Schumann and the British Reception of Robert Schumann's Music

$7,550

Judith Cloud

Professor

Music

Beethoven's Slippers

$15,000

Ding Du

Associate Professor

Economics

Global Warming and US Economic Growth: A Non-linear Perspective

$9,700

John Georgas

Associate Professor

Informatics and Computing Program

Software Engineering for Improving Reuse and Enabling Runtime Dynamism in Unmanned Aircraft Systems

$14,962

John Gibbs

Assistant Professor

Physics and Astronomy

Determining the Driving Mechanism of Chemical Nano- and Micromotors

$14,994

Robert Goodman

Assistant Professor

Psychological Sciences

Protecting the past with presence: Mindfulness

$12,772

Liza Holeski 

Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences

Fitness costs of defense traits in a model plant species

$14,984

Tarang Jain

Assistant Professor

Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

Objective Evaluation of Differences in Functional Ankle Instability and Ankle Sprain Copers: A Pilot Study

$12,076

Andrew Koppisch

Assistant Professor

Chemistry

Ionic Liquids Sterilize and Prevent Biofilm Formation in Skin Wound Healing Devices

$15,000

Kurt Lancaster

Associate Professor

School of Communication

Passamaquoddy Segment of the Documentary, The Frybread Myth: Fighting for Food Sovereignty in Native America

$7,500

Angela Merlo

Assistant Professor

Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

Upper limb dual task control after stroke

$12,131

Mara Reisman

Associate Professor

English

Food, Culture, and National Identity in Andrea Levy's Small Island

$7,500

Mary Anne Reynolds

Associate Professor

School of Nursing

Palliative Care Needs of Adults (20-59) Diagnosed with Symptomatic Heart Disease: A Pilot Study

$8,480

Tinna Traustadottir

Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences

Is there a dose-response of exercise for resistance to oxidative stress?

$15,000

Gerald Wood

Associate Professor

Educational Leadership

Teachers' Working Conditions among First through Third Year Teachers in Arizona

$14,579

Linda Wood

Associate Professor

History

League of Women Voters, Home Demonstration Clubs and Disability Rights in Montana

$8,916

Gioia Woods

Associate Professor

Comparative Cultural Studies

"Reinvent America and the World": A Cultural Biography

$10,647

2016 Awards

Awardee

Title

Department

Proposal

Amount Awarded

Jane Armstrong

Professor

English

Aphasia: Neurological Disease in Text and Image

$8,407

David Auty

Assistant Professor

School of Forestry

Nondestructive acoustic assessment of wood stiffness in small-diameter ponderosa pine

$13,410

Jaime J. Awe

Assistant Professor

Anthropology

Lasers in the Jungle: Ground-Truthing LiDAR Data and Ancient Maya Landscape Modification in Belize.

$14,896

Omar Badreldin

Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Design and Evaluation of Interhospital Patient Transfer System

$14,922

Stephen Brown

Associate Professor

School of Music

Interval Pairing and the Tonnetz in a Twelve-Tone
Context: Webern's Variations for Orchestra, Op. 30

$7,500

Paul Donnelly

Associate Professor

Comparative Cultural Studies

Reconstruction and Translation, with Philosophical
Commentary, of Nietzsche's Original Will to Power

$14,985

Frederick Gooding

Assistant Professor

Ethnic Studies

Black Federal Workers in the Nation's Capital

$7,438

Robert Goodman

Assistant Professor

Psychological Sciences

Protecting the past with presence: Mindfulness
training to improve episodic memory in aging adults

$12,772

Zsuzsanna Gulacsi

Professor

Comparative Cultural Studies

Diagrams, Analytical Line drawings, and Digital Reconstructions for a Book on Ancient Religious Art

$14,528

Ricardo Guthrie

Associate Professor

Ethnic Studies

The digital future of black journalism: a survey of african american newspapers in the west

$5,632

Ed Hood

Professor

Global Languages and Cultures

English Translation of "los gallos de san esteban"

$8,900

James Leve

Professor

School of Music

Of [Sound] Mind, Voice, and Body: Disabilities in
Musical Theater

$12,989

Gerrick Lindberg

Assistant Professor

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Computational optimization of polymer electrolyte
membrane fuel cells

$15,000

Luke Maring

Assistant Professor

Philosophy

What's the Problem with Political Authority?

$7,500

Sharon Moses

Assistant Professor

Anthropology

Archaeological Exploration of African Slave Beliefs and Magic Ritual Practices along a Plantation Slave Street in South Carolina

$11,900

Ryan Porter

Assistant Professor

School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability

Seismic Insights into the Basaltic Volcanism of the
San Francisco Volcanic Field

$11,217

Mary Anne Hales Reynolds

Associate Professor

School of Nursing

Palliative care needs of adults (20-59) diagnosed with advanced heart disease: a pilot study

$8,480

Donelle Ruwe

Professor

English

The gendering of romantic aesthetics in books for children

$14,375

Melissa Santana

Assistant Professor

School of Art

An Investigation into Where BIM technology is
Taught in Undergraduate Interior Design Programs.

$7,500

Aaron Smith

Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences

FGP – Climate change over the last 40,000 years: Stenomorpha darkling beetles and desertification

$14,979

Michael Smith

Assistant Professor

School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability

Multibeam sonar mapping of a submarine canyon to
track gravel from the mountains to the deep sea

$14,969

2015 Awards

AwardeeTitleDepartmentProposalAmount Awarded
Dierdra BycuraAssistant ProfessorHealth SciencesCareer Firefighters Adherence to an Exercise Plan to Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness$10,891
Constantin CiocanelAssociate ProfessorMechanical EngineeringInvestigation of the effect of Ni nanostrands and conductive graphene dispersions coatings$15,000
Ann CollierAssistant ProfessorPsychologyDeveloping a Culturally-Sensitive Obesity Intervention$14,990
Julieta FernandezAssistant ProfessorEnglishLiving with Host Families: Language Socialization and Language Development in Study Abroad$12,618
Liza HoleskiAssistant ProfessorBiological SciencesIdentification of genetic loci underlying plant defense against insect herbivores in Mimulus guttatus (yellow monkeyflower)$14,980
Sara JarvisAssistant ProfessorBiological SciencesThe effect of forearm endurance training on the metaboreflex and time to fatigue during chronic hypoxic exposure$14,978
Andrew KoppischAssistant ProfessorChemistry & BiochemistryTargeting Stealth Siderophore Biosynthesis in Pathogenic Bacteria as Novel Therapeutic Strategy$14,508
Julie MuellerAssistant ProfessorEconomicsDoes willingness to pay vary with location? Investigating spatial spillover effects in willingness to pay for forest restoration$7,500
Nathan C NietoAssistant ProfessorBiological SciencesSeasonal changes in Hantavirus tissue tropism$14,988
Luke PlonskyAssistant ProfessorEnglishA Reliability Generalization Meta-analysis of Research Instruments in Second Language Acquisition$11,550
Michael ShaferAssistant ProfessorMechanical EngineeringCoordinated control of wind turbine arrays: A 'big-data' approach to wind farm control$15,000
Tinna TraustadottirAssistant ProfessorBiological SciencesExercise-induced resistance to oxidative stress: Effects of aging$15,000
Robin TuchschererAssistant ProfessorCivil EngineeringServiceability Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Discontinuity Regions$15,000
Soo Jung YounAssistant ProfessorEnglishInvestigating linguistic and discourse features for automated scoring$13,500
Yulei ZhangAssistant ProfessorComputer Information SystemsEngaging Junior and Senior College Students in Upper Division Courses$10,059