College of Arts & Sciences 2021-22 Student Assistantship Awards

Written by Karen L. Bystrom
November 25, 2021

These assistantships support faculty scholarship and creative work. Submissions are assessed on meeting criteria including:

  • learning opportunities for the student,
  • equitable distribution of research assistantships among faculty, and
  • potential of the work to lead to a peer-reviewed publication or presentation of work.

This year’s recipients:

Photos of the award recipientsJohn H. Armstrong, PhD, Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies: Local Government Climate Policy Transitions: Building from Modest to Ambitious Actions

Rebecca Cobb, PhD, LMFT, Assistant Clinical Professor and Clinical Coordinator, Couples and Family Therapy: The Therapist’s Notebook for Systemic Teletherapy: Creative Interventions for Effective Online Therapy

Peter Collins, PhD, Associate Professor, and Brooke Gialopsos, PhD, Assistant Professor, both Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Forensics: Unable to Answer the Call: An Exploration of Barriers to Jury Service

Brittany Heintz Walters, PhD, Assistant Professor, Neuromechanics, Kinesiology: Development of a Soft Robot for Hand Rehabilitation

Jacqueline B. Helfgott, PhD, Professor, Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Forensics: Criminal Behavior: Theories, Typologies, and Analysis

Kevin Maifeld, MFA, Senior Instructor and Program Director, MFA in Arts Leadership: The Arts Ecosystem Research Project

Patrick Schoettmer, PhD, Senior Instructor, Political Science: The Seattle Process: Conflict, Compromise, and Consensus-Building in the Pacific Northwest

The Student Assistantship Awards Committee, made up of recipients of last year's recipients, Drs. Caitlin Carlson, Audrey Hudgins, and Chengxin Xu, selected the 2021-22 awardees.