Spring 2017 call for proposals

Total awarded: $89,451 awarded to 13 proposals

Thomas TurnerProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesBiologySpatio-temporal drivers of composition and availability of biofilms as fuel for dryland river food webs$7,676
Zandree StidhamAssistant ProfessorUNM-Los AlamosCommunicationsCommittments, Responsibilities, and Obligations: Understanding Value-System Barriers to College Completion for At-Risk Students$4,700
Jessica RichardsonAssistant ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesSpeech and Hearing SciencesOptical measurement of cerebral blood flow to investigate the interaction between brain stimulation and task engagement$9,503
Shuyang PengAssistant ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesSchool of Public AdministrationAn Experimental Study of Dishonest Behavior in Public and Private Workforce$9,000
Sherry NelsonAssociate ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesAnthropologyModeling early human paleoecology through stable isotope analyses of chimpanzee habitats and forest stratification$9,755
Xiaoxue LiAssistant ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesEconomicsThe effect of parental Medicaid benefits on preventive care use among children$2,166
Alexander KorotkevichAssociate ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesMathematics StatisticsSimulation tool for realistic gas networks$7,045
Joseph GalewskyProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesEarth and Planetary SciencesLow-cloud feedbacks: Constraining the most important uncertainty in anthropogenic climate change using stable isotopologues of water vapor$4,300
David DunawayProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesEnglishGlasses in American Culture$6,865
Alexandra DavisAssistant ProfessorCollege of EducationIndividual, Family, and Community EducationThe associations between stressors and young adults’ social behaviors via family relationships and moral development$10,000
David CorreiaAssociate ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesAmerican StudiesTranslating the Janos Presidio Letters of Apache Chief Juan José Compá$2,400
Francesca CavalloAssistant ProfessorSchool of EngineeringElectrical and Computer EngineeringFabrication and Characterization of III-Sb/Si Photovoltaic Devices$10,000
Anthony CardenasProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesSpanish and PortugueseThe Magnum Opus Astrolgiae of Alfonso X el Sabio$6,041