Previous Grant Recipients

2012-2013

  • Amber-Danielle Baldie, Department of Biology
    Baldie recieved a grant to attnt the 2012 Seneca Falls Dialogues as a representative of the Douglass Leadership House.
  • Ihuoma Yvette Igbowke, Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Award covered costs for Igbowke to atten the Seneca Falls Dialogues as a representative of the Douglass Leadership House.
  • Danielle Joyner, Department of Health, Behavior and Society
    Joyner recieved funds to attend the 2012 Seneca Falls Dialogues as a representative of the Women of Color Circle.
  • Marius Kothor, Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies
    This grant helped Kothor cover travel costs for her project "Cross Cultural Perceptions of Female Genital Cuttin in Togo, Africa."
  • Sade Richardson, Department of Health, Behavior, and Society
    Grant awarded to cover costs of attending the 2012 Seneca Falls Dialogues as a representative of the Douglass Leadership House.
  • Hilary Wermers, Department of English and SBAI
    Recieved funds to cover expense for presenting "More Than Friends? Lesbianism According to Adrienne Rich in Toni Morrison’s Sula” and “Brazen Women: Lesbianism in Toni Morrison’s Love” at the University of South Dakota’s Biennial Women and Gender Studies Research Conference.

2011-2012

  • Alykhan Alani, Rohini Bhatia, Anupa Gewali, and Lukas Slipski; Community and Preventative Health
    Award to help cover expenses for research on the global tobacco epidemic in the context of gender and adolescents in Leh, Ladakh.
  • Melika Butcher, Tsion Girum, Sharese King, and Lecora Massamba; Women of Color Circle
    Award to help cover expenses of presenting “The Women of Color Circle: Safe-Space and Voice” at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders.
  • Carlie Fishgold, Art and Art History
    Funding towards her senior honors thesis “Transcultural Journies: Onkwehonwe Cradleboards, 1740-1925.”
  • Anaise Wiliams, Anthropology
    Funding toward her senior honors thesis, “Understanding Pregnancy in Rural Northeastern Thailand: Cultural Prenatal Precaution.”

 

2010-2011

  • Jennifer Bratovish, Studio Art
    Funding for her senior thesis project, "Clumsy/Necessary," which was a Juror's Choice winner at the 2011 SBAI (en)Gendered Art Show. Bratovish's work examines the disruption of the "gaze" - what Mulvey describes as "to-be-looked-at-ness" - as well as the act of looking and the way the two function in precarious, liminal space.

2009-2010

  • Caitlin Rioux, Studio Art
    Funding for travel to Philadelphia where she attended the 2010 Society for Photographic Education (SPE) National Conference, “Facing Diversity: Leveling the Playing Field in the Photographic Arts.”
  • Elizabeth Slupinski, Studio Art
    Funding for travel to Philadelphia where she attended the 2010 Society for Photographic Education (SPE) National Conference, “Facing Diversity: Leveling the Playing Field in the Photographic Arts.”
  • Lauren Buchsbaum, Studio Art & English, T5
    Funding for her research project entitled “The Effect of Sexuality upon Male Compliment Deliveries.”

2008-2009

  • Dhairya Dalal
    Support for internship at The Synergos Institute researching civil society within India to provide new bases for efficient and effective disbursement of resources.
  • Annabelle Estera, Psychology
    Study surveying University of Rochester instrumental ensemble participants to see the extent to which musical instrument gender stereotyping and gender segregation exists.
  • Susan Storey, Religion and WST
    Studying “Gender and Ethnicity in Gaming Identity,” specifically the sexual portrayal of women in video games. Thirty-five hours per week for eight weeks, including research, analyzing articles, writing, and weekly or biweekly discussions.
  • Angela Stoutenburgh, MLC
    Words and Bodies in Discourse, connecting my research on reclaimed epithets as a product of alienation with a study of socialized violence against marginalized bodies. To present at NCUR in April, 2009.
  • Anna Tobin, Anthropology
    Present at a national Anthropology Conference on “Affects of Clinics on Child Health in Rural Malawi"

2007-2008

  • Sharon Barney, English
    Attend "V to the Tenth: A Celebration of 10 years of the Vagina Monologues."   April 2008. New Orleans, LA
  • Angela Stoutenburgh, Linguistics
    Research the origin and development (reclaiming) epithets with a primary interest in those of the Queer community.
  • Julianne Nigro, WST/PSC
    Attendance at the National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference 6/19-6/22 at the Millennium Hotel in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Susan Storey, Women's Studies/Religion
    Attendance at the National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference 6/19-6/22 at the Millennium Hotel in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Brynn Champney, Anthropology
    The Women of Rwanda:   Raising a Generation and Re-Building Culture.   Airfare for 10-week stay in Rwanda interviewing women who are currently the heads of child-headed households for research on how the shift in raising children in Rwanda has impacted the opportunities for education.

2006-2007

  • Madeleine Cutrona
    Research about "Forging New Frontiers: Contributions of the World Social Forum to Feminist Action" at the World Social Forum in Nairobi, spring 2007
  • Mariam Mull, Julianne Nigro, Lucia Spinelli, and Susan Storey
    Attended the Feminist Majority Foundation sponsored National Young Women’s Leadership Conference in Washington, DC
  • Stephanie Yurchyk
    Attended Family Planning Advocates 30th Annual Conference in Albany, NY

2005-2006

  • Lucia Spinelli
    Attended National Women’s Studies Association Conference
  • Julie Stoltman
    Attended "Plan First - then Write Grants" workshop as training for Women's Studies internship with World Education Fund (WEF)

2004-2005

  • Rebecca Neville
    Attended National Women's Studies Association Conference
  • Julie Stoltman
    Attended National Women's Studies Association Conference

2003-2004

  • Carmen Lewis
    Attended the Summit meeting in NYC and the March for Women's Rights on April 25 in Washington, DC
  • Stephanie Testa
    Starving for Control , a documentary on Eating Disorders
  • Ruth Varkovitzky
    Research Project: “Agency, Depression, and Social Support in Residents of a Domestic Violence Shelter”

2002-2003

  • Hillary Overberg
    Study mbira with Erica Azim in Boston

2001-2002

  • Barbara Lattimore
    Research on the Homeless Program at Sojourner House

1999-2000

  • Rebecca Anne Green
    Research at the "Women Challenging Violence" conference in Nicaragua.

1998-1999

  • Beth-Anne Diodato
    Research project assessing individual perceptions of the benefits and/or disadvantages of a coed versus single-sex education
  • Kristin Dowell
    Follow-up interviews with female potters in New Mexico

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