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Spring 2013 International Opportunity Grant Recipients

Please click on the recipient's name for a more complete description of the project.

 
Recipient School/Department Purpose of Travel Countries
Maria Pilar Aquino, PhD College of Arts and Science- Languages & Literatures Conference Tunisia
Bradley Bond, PhD College of Arts and Science- Communication Studies Conference United Kingdom
Bradley Chase, PhD School of Business Administration- Industrial Systems & Engineering Conference Puerto Rico
Erika Nash, PhD School of Leadership and Education Sciences Conference Italy
Jason Chen, PhD School of Business Administration- Accountancy Conference France
Helene Citeau, PhD College of Arts and Science- Chemistry & Biochemistry Conference Germany
Brian Clack, PhD College of Arts and Science- Philosophy Conference Japan
Esteban del Rio, PhD College of Arts and Science- Communication Studies Conference

France & Ireland

Jennifer Freeman, MA Institute for Peace & Justice- School for Peace Studies Conference Czech Republic
Jane Friedman, PhD College of Arts and Science- Computer Science Conference Thailand
Florence Gillman, PhD College of Arts and Science- Theology & Religious Studies Research & Lecture Myanmar, Burma & Singapore
Kevin Guerrieri, PhD College of Arts and Science- Languages & Literatures Conference Canada
Lea Hubbard, PhD School of Leadership and Education Sciences Research South Korea
Susie Hutchins, DNP School of Nursing Research Haiti
Rebecca Ingram, PhD College of Arts and Science- Languages & Literatures Research Spain
Michele Jacob, PhD College of Arts and Science- Ethnic Studies Conference Canada
Heather Lattimer, EdD School of Leadership and Education Sciences Research Kenya
Susan Lord, PhD School of Business Administration- Engineering Conference Germany
Antonieta Mercado, PhD College of Arts and Science- Communication Studies Conference

United Kindgom

Perla Myers, PhD College of Arts and Science- Mathematics Conference Thailand
Emiko Noma, MSc Institute for Peace and Justice- School for Peace Studies Conference Czech Republic
Bethany O'Shea, PhD College of Arts and Science- Marine Science & Environmental Studies Research Kenya & Uganda
Jo Ellen Patterson, PhD School of Leadership and Education Sciences Conference United Kingdom
Barbara Sarter, PhD School of Nursing Research India
Ted Sichelman, JD School of Law Research Italy
Kathryn Statler, PhD College of Arts and Science- History Research France
Kathy Templin, MSN School of Nursing Research Dominican Republic
Vidya Nadkarni, PhD College of Arts and Science- Political Science Conference Hungary

 

Maria Pilar Aquino, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Theology and Religious Studies
aquino@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Aquino will be presenting a paper entitled "Pluralism, Democracy, and Religion,” at the Fifth World Forum on Theology and Liberation (WFTL), of the World Social Forum (WSF) in Tunis, Tunisia. Additionally, she will be working with the WFTL Permanent Secretariat in preparing and presenting a seminar on theological analysis at the WSF.

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Bradley Bond, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Communication Studies
bond@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Bond will attend the International Communication Association's (ICA) annual conference to present two scholarly articles; both are empirical studies that examine the influence of media exposure on adolescents’ sexual identity development. Additionally, at the business meeting of the Children, Adolescents, and Media division of ICA, Dr. Bond plans to offer his services as an officer of the division.

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Bradley Chase, PhD

School of Business Administration- Industrial & Systems Engineering
bchase@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Chase will present on two topics at the Institute for Industrial Engineers conference in Puerto Rico. The first involves the use of electrophysiological measures of human operator brain states and contains a section on utilizing EEG as input to a universal translator. The second presentation is pedagogical and examines industrial engineering education.

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Erika Nash, PhD

School of Leadership and Education Sciences
enash@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Nash will present her data on multiculturing counseling and teaching methods at the Intercultural Counselling and Education in the Global World Conference.

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Jason Chen, PhD

School of Business Administration- Accountancy
jasonchen@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Chen will be presenting a research paper at the European Accounting Association (EAA) annual conference. Papers presented in EAA conference will also be considered for publication in European Accounting Review, a highly respected journal.

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Helene Citeau, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Chemistry & Biochemistry
heleneciteau@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Citeau will be presenting a paper entitled “Educating Undergraduate Students to use Scientific Instruments for their Research” at the IJAS (International Journal of Arts & Sciences) Multidisciplinary Conference held in Munich, Germany.

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Brian Clack, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Philosophy
clack@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Clack will be presenting a paper entitled "Religion, Uncanniness and Alientation," which focuses on religion and the sense of the uncanny at the Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy in Osaka, Japan.

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Esteban del Rio, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Communication Studies
edelrio@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. del Rio will attend the annual meeting of the International Communication Association (ICA) and the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR). Both ICA and IAMCR are international organizations, and the annual meetings bring together colleagues from around the globe, with excellent representation from his area of study: media and cultural studies.

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Jennifer Freeman, MA

Institute for Peace and Justice- School for Peace Studies
jenfreeman@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

In conjunction with Emiko Noma, Ms. Freeman I will present on the IPJ’s Women PeaceMakers Program, at the 4th Global Conference on Storytelling, to be held in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Jane Friedman, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Computer Science
janef@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Friedman will attend the EARCOME 6 (The 6th East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education), where she has submitted two abstracts for talks. One talk is entitled "Ipad Journeys into Mathematics’’ the other "Working Groups Enhance the Teaching of Mathematics’’

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Florence Gillman, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Theology & Religious Studies
gillman@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Gillman will be conducting individual internationally-focused qualitative research and collaborating with international colleagues in teaching/lecturing. She will specifically hold interviews with Missionaries in Myanmar/Lecturing at Myanmar Institute of Religious Studies/ Guest Lectures in Singapore and will be giving a series of lectures at the Myanmar Religious Studies Institute.

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Kevin Guerrieri, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Languages & Literatures
kevin2@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Guerrieri present a paper entitled "“Novelistic Archiving of Human Rights Violations in El material humano by Rodrigo Rey Rosa” at the annual conference of American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) taking place in Toronto, Canada.

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Lea Hubbard, PhD

School of Leadership and Education Sciences
lhubbard@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Hubbard will conduct qualitative research on the contextual factors that are influencing educational reform in South Korea in order to provide a deeper understanding of questions related to the implementation of educational reform, particularly as they relate to issues of “scaling up” and the transference of practice across international contexts.

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Susie Hutchins, DNP

School of Nursing
shutchins@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Hutchins will supervise the assessment of an on-going research project in which pre-licensure nursing students work with patients at Hopital Sacre Coeur in Milot Haiti. She will also assist Crudem with the education of their nurses in a bridge program RN to BSN, by researching the effectiveness of Health Assessments.

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Rebecca Ingram, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Languages & Literatures
rei@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Ingram will conduct research at the Biblioteca Nacional de España in support of a book chapter and conference paper she is currently preparing. Titled “Cooking and the Spanish Soul: Emilia Pardo Bazán’s Domestic intrahistoria,” the conference paper is for a panel she is co-chairing with a colleague from University of Texas-Austin on new approaches to the works of feminist and realist nineteenth-century author Emilia Pardo Bazán.

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Michele Jacob, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Ethnic Studies
mjacob@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Jacon will present international research at the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) Annual Meeting, to be held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in June 2013. At the NAISA conference, she will present findings from my research project conducted in October 2012 at Rome, Italy, at the canonization of the first Native American saint, Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk woman who lived in what is now New York (with her tribal peoples) and Canada (among French Jesuits) during the 1600s.

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Heather Lattimer, EdD

School of Leadership and Education Sciences
hlattimer@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Lattimer will travel to Kenya to continue to build on her previous research work in Kenya through data collection, collaboration and partnership building. She will be focusing on evaluating the Mobile Technology Learning Project and support the establishment of a Lab School in Nairobi.

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Susan Lord, PhD

School of Business Administration- Engineering
slord@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Lord will present two papers entitled "Measuring Propensity for Lifelong Learning: Comparing Chinese and U.S. Engineering Students" and "Cross-cultural active learning: Preliminary Results from Three Engineering Courses in China" at the 2013 IEEE Global Conference on Engineering Education (EDUCON) in Berlin Germany. Both of these papers are based on my work teaching at Southeast University in Nanjing, China in Spring 2012 as part of her sabbatical.

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Antonieta Mercado, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Communication Studies
antonietamercado@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Mercado will be presenting her research at the International Communication Association in London. Her research focuses on transnational communication and organization practices of immigrants, and the value of those practices for democratic life.

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Perla Myers, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Mathematics
pmyers@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Myers will attend EARCOME 6 (The 6th East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education), where we have submitted two abstracts for talks. One talk is entitled "Ipad Journeys into Mathematics" the other "Working Groups Enhance the Teaching of Mathematics."

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Emiko Noma, MSc

Institute for Peace and Justice- School for Peace Studies
nomae@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

In conjunction with Jennifer Freeman, Emiko Noma will present as part of a three-person panel on the IPJ’s Women PeaceMakers Program, at the 4th Global Conference on Storytelling, to be held in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Bethany O'Shea, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Marine Science & Environmental Studies
bethoshea@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. O'Shea will be conducting research in Kenya and Uganda in order to measure arsenic concentrations in drinking water and groundwater in these two localized areas so that we may be in a better position to help establish the risk to the population potentially being exposed, and to provide preliminary chemical data to select and/or design the most appropriate arsenic water treatment device.

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Jo Ellen Patterson, PhD

School of Leadershp and Education Sciences
joellen@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Patterson will present a paper on rapid assessment of mental health in primary care. She will present this paper at the Royal College of General Practitioners Conference in London to an audience of primary care physicians from Europe, Africa, and other areas of the world.

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Barbara Sarter, PhD

School of Nursing
bsarter@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Sarter will conduct research in an on-going project which focuses on the data collection process at the PBH Research Foundation (PBHRF). She will also assist in training the staff in data entry/management and patient follow-up.

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Ted Sichelman, JD

School of Law
tsichelman@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Mr. Sichelman will conduct historical research of the Venetian Patent System in order to review of historical documents on the first patent system in the world at the State Archives of Venice. The Venetian Republic is widely recognized as adopting the first patent system in the world. No legal scholar, much less an American legal scholar, has ever examined the original archival documents available in Venice on its historical patent system.

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Kathryn Statler, PhD

College of Arts and Science- History
kstatler@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Statler will be conducting research in French Foreign Ministry archives for my book and for integration into my History of France class (to be taught in Paris in 2015 or 2016). The title of her research is “Lafayette’s Ghost: A History of Franco-American Cultural Diplomacy from 1775 to the Present.”

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Kathy Templin, MSN

School of Nursing
katetemplin@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Ms. Tempin will conduct research in an on-going project which provides well child exams, health and developmental screenings, and home visits in order to identify needs for further health care programs in areas with very limited health care resources. Long term goals are to improve the health of the children and community through health education programs.

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Vidya Nadkarni, PhD

College of Arts and Science- Political Science
nadkarni@sandiego.edu

Description of Project/Purpose of Travel

Dr. Nadkarni will present a paper titled “The Sino-Indian Relationship: Security Challenges in the Asian Theater” at a joint conference of the Peace Science Society/International Studies Association Conference at the University of Budapest in Budapest, Hungary.

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