The winners of the College of Professional Studies summer research grant are:
Dr. Laura Smith-Olinde will receive $9,268.00 dollars for her research on “Effects of Hearing Loss on Binaural Processing of Complex Sounds”. Dr. Smith-Olinde is a faculty member in the Audiology/Speech Pathology Department.
Dr. Christopher Lloyd will receive $2,232.00 dollars for his research on “Poverty & Rural Child Welfare”. Dr. Lloyd is a faculty member in the School of Social Work.
Dr. Avinash Thombre will receive $5,000 dollars for his research of cancer patients in India and the study of cross-cultural differences with their experience of transcendence. Dr. Thombre is a faculty member in the Speech Communication Department.
Dr. Chang-Hun Lee will conduct his research on “Bullying Behavior of Adolescents”. Dr. Lee is a faculty member in the Criminal Justice Department.
Dr. Julien Mirivel will conduct an ethnographic study of communication on in-patient treatment centers. Dr. Mirivel is a faculty memmber in the Speech Communication Department.