Eight Receive Summer Research Fellowships

January 9, 2014

Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Education William J. Ehmann announced that eight Summer Faculty Fellowships were awarded to College of Arts and Sciences faculty. The highly competitive fellowships will support faculty research involving the following projects:

  • Social Work Professor Amelia Seraphia Derr:  “Mental Health Service Use Among Immigrants: The Importance of Religion and Social Support”
  • History Professor Hazel Hahn: “Cultures of Travel: Envisioning the World in France and Britain in the Long Nineteenth Century”
  • Film Studies Professor Georg Koszulinski: “In the Cave Where the Spirit Dwells””
  • Sociology Professor Rachel Luft: “Disaster Patriarchy: An Intersectional Examination of the Post-Hurricane Katrina Social Movement for a Just Reconstruction”
  • Theology and Religious Studies Professor Cynthia Moe-Lobeda: “The Bible in Ethics when ‘Race,’ Class, Gender, and Sexual Orientation Matter”
  • Psychology Professor Katherine Raichle: “Submission for NIH Grant: The Efficacy of an Intervention for Chronic Pain in Persons with Disability”
  • Communication Professor Caitlin Ring: “Hate Speech in Social Media: How Private Companies Regulate Internet Content”
  • Public Administration Professor Kevin Ward: “An Examination of the Relationship between Public Service Motives and the Nonprofit Board Performance”

The Summer Faculty Fellowship Program is designed for individual tenure-track or tenured faculty and full-time librarians who are involved in an active program of scholarship, including the scholarship of discovery, integration, application, and teaching. For the summer of 2014, half of the fellowships were awarded to College of Arts and Sciences faculty.

The College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in Seattle University, offers 41 undergraduate major degrees, 36 minors, and 6 master’s degrees.