Past Grant Recipients

Fall 2015 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Mehr Afshan Farooqi(Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages & Cultures) Beginning in 2006, with the Jaipur Li

Fall 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Patricia de Toledo Basile (Architecture) In the wake of mass urbanization and the subsequent urban inequality in the global c

Fall 2015 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Spring Braccia-Beck(Architecture) This research addresses the current crisis of rising mental health issues among st

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Samuel Henry Plapinger (Politics) My dissertation investigates the topic of insurgent organizational effectiveness in civil

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Alison Posey (Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese) This summer, I will partake in a competitive foreign service internship at

Spring 2014 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Lise Dobrin (Anthropology) Jacob Sonin, a native speaker elder from an Arapesh village in Papua New Guinea, came to UVa for a ten-we

Fall 2014 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Vivian Thomson (Environmental Science) As part of an ongoing teaching and research collaboration on energy and climate issues between

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Whitney Bevill (French) Urgent questions on migrancy have brought mass movement, the Mediterranean, and North Africa togeth

This project will examine Christianity in the kingdom of Kongo in the early modern period. This question has resonance not only for African historians but also for scholars of the Atlantic world.

Fall 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Students

Christopher Maternowski (History) This dissertation traces the genesis and evolution of the idea that the Tristan da Cunha i

Fall 2015 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Seok Hyun Gwon(Nursing) My dissertation investigates associations between geographic distribution (density and proxi

Spring 2015 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Giancarlo Rolando(Anthropology) This research project will contribute to a better understanding of political identity and b

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Nicole Bonino (Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese) The project I am currently working on, concerning migration and artistic f

Spring 2015 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Matthew Shi(Economics) China has one of the largest media markets in the world.

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Batul Abbas (Landscape Architecture) This is a research proposal to investigate the beekeeping practices of the Kars region

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Andrew Mondschein (Urban and Enviromental Planning, Architecture) This study investigates the role of nature in urban walking, exami

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Aynne Kokas (Media Studies) China, the country with the world's most Internet users, offers US media/technology firms important mark

Fall 2015 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Jap-Nanak Makkar (English) My dissertation studies global novels in relation to digital media, arguing that the former use th

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Bremen Donovan (Anthropology) I am a PhD student in socio-cultural anthropology, focusing on policing, migration, and visua

Fall 2016 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Murad Idris (Politics), Lawrie Balfour(Politics), Sandhya Shukla (English), and Jalane Schmidt (Religious Studies) This two-day confer

Fall 2016 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Janet Horne (French and Politics) At this critical point in the development of French domestic politics and the European Union, the Fr

Fall 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Catalina Vallejo Pedraza (Sociology) Although transitional justice (TJ) has been used to mobilize substantial financial resou

Spring 2015 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Dannah Dennis(Anthropology) I'm currently conducting ethnographic research in Kathmandu for my dissertation in Anthropology