College of Liberal Arts

Graduate Student Grant Awards 2012-2013

Wed, Aug 14, 2013

Congratulations to graduate student grant awardees in 2012-13! Here are some highlights of our students’ successes:

  • Mark Amengual Watson, Spanish and Portuguese, “An Experimental Approach to Phonetic Transfer in the Production and Perception of Early Spanish-Catalan Bilinguals,” National Science Foundation
  • Noman Baig, Anthropology, “Esoteric Islam and Capitalism: Vertical Time and Sacred Aspirations in Pakistan’s Marketplace,” National Science Foundation
  • Brandon Baird, Spanish and Portuguese, “An Acoustic Analysis of Spanish-K’ichee’ (Mayan) Bilingual Intonation,” National Science Foundation
  • Steven Brooke, Government, “Clients of Islam: The Politics of Islamist Social Service Provision in Egypt,” Smith Richardson Foundation 
  • Hou, Lynn, “Investigating an Undocumented Sign Languate In a Chatino Speech/Sign Community,” Endangered Languages Documentation Project
  • Oton Moreno and Yaroslav Roshoka, Economics, “Learning Under Ambiguity—An Experiment,” Russell Sage Foundation
  • Rebekah Post, French and Italian, “The Impact of Social Factors on the Syntactic Patterns of Arabic-French Code-Switching among Moroccan Young Adults,” National Science Foundation
  • Tathagatan Ravindran, Anthropology “Indigeneity, Social Movements, and Social Relations in South American Context,” National Science Foundation
  • Ran Segev, History, “The Science of Faith: Spanish Mysticism, Biblical Imagination, and the Study of Nature in the Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Spanish Atlantic,” John Carter Brown Library
  • Lina Valencia, Anthropology, “Effects of Fragmentation on the Dispersal of Silvery Brown Tamarins (Saguinus Leucopus),” Primate Conservation, Inc. s
  • Dan Velleman, Linguistics, “Focus and Focus-Sensitivity in Kichee,” National Science Foundation
  • Robyn Wright, Spanish and Portuguese, “Examining the Social Meaning and Identities Created in Language Variation in Madrid,” National Science Foundation

Want some recognition? Let us know about your grant award by contacting Melanie Morgan


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