Faculty Awarded Intersession Development Grants

01/13/10
Faculty Awarded Intersession Development Grants
    
    The University of Scranton announced the following seven faculty members were awarded Development Intersession Grants for January 2010.
    
    Dona Bauman, Ph.D., a resident of Clarks Summit, has received a grant to research “Models of Excellence in School District Inclusive Practices: One School District’s Story.”  Dr. Bauman is an assistant professor of education.
    
    Leonard Champney, Ph.D., a resident of Scranton, has received a grant to research “Gender and Student Learning Outcomes in American National Government Courses.”  Dr. Champeny is a professor of political science.
    
    Shuhua Fan, Ph.D., a resident of Clarks Summit, has received a grant to research “Explaining the Demise of the Christian Colleges in China: A Case Study of the Harvard-Yenching Institute, 1949-1952.” Dr. Fan is an assistant professor of history.
    
    Douglas Haladay, Ph.D., a resident of Madison Township, has received a grant to research “An Electromyographic and Kinematic Analysis of Abdominal Muscle Activity during Abdominal Strength Training.”  Dr. Haladay is an instructor in the Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Department.
    
    Hong Nguyen, Ph.D., a resident of South Abington Township, has received a grant to research “Financial Reporting Quality, Disclosure Regulation, and Firm Investment: Evidence from the Great Depression Period.” Dr. Nguyen is an associate professor of economics/finance.
    
    Rui Niu, Ph.D., a resident of Scranton, has received a grant to research “What is Missing? Exploring the Supporting System in China’s New English Textbook Implementation.”  Dr. Niu is an assistant professor of education.
    
    Yamile Silva, A.B.D., a resident of Scranton, has received a grant to research “Letter Writing by Women of the Viceroyalty of La Plata: 1600-1790.”  Dr. Silva is an assistant professor of world languages and culture. 
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