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Faculty Members Receive 2018 Intersession Grants

Eight faculty members received development intersession grants for January 2018.
December 12, 2017
The University of Scranton awarded development intersession grants for January 2018 to eight faculty members.

Danielle Arigo, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology, received a grant to research “Time-Sensitive Analysis of Relations between Women’s Social Perceptions and Physical Activity: Findings from Studies of College and Midlife Women.” Dr. Arigo joined the faculty at Scranton in 2014. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Drexel University and her master’s and doctoral degrees from Syracuse University.

Hyuk Jun Cheong, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication, received a grant to research “Spiral of Silence and Web 2.0? Revisiting a Theory in the Context of User Generated Content.” Dr. Cheong joined the faculty at Scranton in 2015. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Keimyung University and his master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Tennessee.

Brigid Frein, Ph.D., associate professor of theology and religious studies, received a grant to research “Speaking of God: An Investigation into Jesus’ Teaching about God in the Gospel of Luke.” Dr. Frein joined the faculty at Scranton in 1988. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Gonzaga University and her doctorate from St. Louis University.

William Miller, Ph.D., faculty specialist for health administration and human resources, received a grant to research “MHA Population Health Specialization.” Dr. Miller joined the faculty at Scranton in 2015. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, his master’s degree from The Pennsylvania State University and his doctorate from Marywood University.

Krzysztof Plotka, Ph.D., professor of mathematics, received a grant to research “Groups and Vector Spaces within a Class of Functions with Infinite Preimage of Points.” Dr. Plotka joined the faculty at Scranton in 2001. He earned his master’s degree from the University of Gdansk and his doctorate from West Virginia University.

Anne Royer, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology, received a grant to research “Pollinators as Engines of Speciation: Testing for Genomic Asymmetry.” Dr. Royer joined the faculty at Scranton in 2017. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College and her doctorate from Michigan State University.

Ileana Szymanski, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy, received a grant to research “Medicinal Plants and Spices in Plato and Aristotle (Invited Chapter Book).” Dr. Ileana joined the faculty at Scranton in 2008. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Universidad Panamericana and her master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Guelph.

Jennifer Vasquez, Ph.D., department chair of mathematics and associate professor of mathematics, received a grant to research “Is Fibonacci Entangling?” Dr. Vasquez joined the faculty at Scranton in 2007. She earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from Indiana University.

 

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Danielle Arigo, Ph.D.,Hyuk Jun Cheong, Ph.D.,Brigid Frein, Ph.D. (missing photo),William Miller, Ph.D.,Krzysztof Plotka, Ph.D.Anne Royer, Ph.D.,Ileana Szymanski, Ph.D.,Jennifer Vasquez, Ph.D.

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