Undergraduate Grant Recipients

FallUndergraduate Grant Recipients

Fall 2017 Recipients

  • Jordan Royster (Public Heath), mentored by Glenn Martinez (Spanish & Portuguese, ) – The Process of Diabetes Disease Management for Spanish-speaking Patients Within the Context of Trans-lingual and Familial Relationships
  • Jessica Shakesprere (Neuroscience), mentored by Jan H. Pierskalla (Political Science) – Civil War Violence and Inter-Generational Trauma: A Case Study of Sri Lanka
  • Troy Weider (Business), mentored by Jennifer Willging (French and Italian) – The Alsatian Connection: Defending a French Regional Identity in Central Texas


Spring 2017 Recipients

  • George Andrei (History), mentored by Dr. Nicholas Breyfogle (History) – Ethnic Politics, Geopolitics, and Sustainability of the Magyar Kingdom in the East (1191-1400) Read more about George’s research.
  • Gretchen Klingler (Anthropology), mentored by Dr. Jeffrey H. Cohen (Anthropology) – Collecting Narratives of Iraqi Women Living in the US.  Read more about Gretchen’s research.
  • Andreas Moghimi-Danesh (World Politics), mentored by Dr. Alexander Wendt (Political Science) – Citizenship and The Birthright Lottery Read more about Andreas’s research.
  • Carley Reinhard (Philosophy) mentored by Dr. Stephanie Shaw (History, WGSS, and African American and African Studies) – Examining African American Slave Migrations through Folklore in the W.P.A. Ex-Slave Narratives  Read more about Carley’s research.