2014-15 Research Grant Recipients

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The Research Grant supports faculty engagement in and continuation of current scholarly work, in new directions in scholarship, or for large, multi-year projects. Congratulations to the 18 faculty who received a Research Grant for the 2014-15 academic year.

Name Department Project Title
Chad Brinsfield Management Authoritarian Leadership and Employee Silence in China: The Effects of Psychological Safety, Organization-Based Self-Esteem, and Power Distance Orientation
Tom Bushlack Theology The Return of Neo-Scholasticism?: Recent Criticisms of Henri de Lubac on Nature and Grace and their Significance for Moral Theology
Consuelo Cavalieri Graduate School of Professional Psychology Reclaiming American Indian and Alaska Native Child Rearing
Michael Degnan Philosophy Can Aristotle Respond to Dialetheism?
Paola Ehrmantraut MCL The Falklands War: Transatlantic Perspectives on Film
Massimo Faggioli Theology A History of the Roman Curia
Marites Guino-o Chemistry Investigation of ligand effects on nickel-triazolylidene catalyzed dehydrogenation of ammonia-borane
Nathan Hill English A Body For Each Of Us: A Novel
Thomas Höft Mathematics Camera sensitivity modeling for high-dynamic range imaging
Thorsten Moenig Mathematics The Lapse & Re-Entry Problem for Variable Annuities
Amy Muse English The Resonance and Wonder of Travel in Greece
Barbara Sain Theology The Dynamics of Hope: Individuals, the Church Community and the Holy Spirit in Theological Discussions of Hope
Sarah Schmalenberger Music Rockin’ it Local: Women Rock Bands in the Twin Cities, 1980-2014
Angela Senander Theology Ministerial Ethics: Tradition and Developments
Felicia Sy Social Work Dismantling Power and Privilege in Western Buddhism: Issues of Race, Class, Gender, and Sexual Orientation
Kris Wammer Chemistry Reversible Photohydration in Steroids
David Williard History “I Was a Confederate Soldier:” Soldiers and Civilians in the American South, 1860-1880
Kathleen Winters Political Science Discretionary Opinions: An Examination of Multiple Motivations for Justices’ Decisions on the U.S. Supreme Court

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