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    Intersession Grants Awarded to Faculty

    Hope Baylow, D.A.; Hengameh Hosseini, Ph.D.; Joseph Pellegrino, Ph.D.; Abhijit Roy, D.B.A.; Janette Scardillo, D.P.T.; Yamile Silva Gualteros, Ph.D.; Brian Snee, Ph.D.; and Hank Willenbrink, Ph.D.; received University of Scranton faculty development intersession grants for January 2022.
    January 28, 2022

    The University of Scranton awarded faculty development intersession grants for 2022 to eight faculty members.

    Hope Baylow, D.A., assistant professor of health and human performance, received a grant to research “Voice Problems and Quality of Life in Individuals with Marfan Syndrome.” She earned her bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University, her master’s degree from Long Island University and her doctoral degree from Adelphia University. She has worked for the University since 2020.

    Hengameh Hosseini, Ph.D., assistant professor of health administration and human resources, received a grant to research the “Development of a new Undergraduate Minor in Public Health.” She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Tehran, her master’s degree from King’s College and her doctoral degree from Marywood University. She has worked for the University since 2018.

    Joseph Pellegrino, Ph.D., assistant professor of health and human performance, received a grant to research the “Quantification of the Physical Load and Physiological Strain on Division III Women’s Basketball Players.” He earned his bachelor’s degree from Cook College, his master’s degree from the University of Montana and his doctoral degree from Rutgers University. He has worked for the University since 2019.

    Abhijit Roy, D.B.A., professor of management, marketing and entrepreneurship, received a grant to research “A Hierarchical Model of Social Justice Initiatives by the Jesuits: Embeddedness of Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation.” He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Allahabad, his master’s and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Arizona and his doctoral degree from Boston University. He has worked for the University since 2006.

    Janette Scardillo, D.P.T., faculty specialist for the Physical Therapy Department, received a grant to research “Utilizing Best Practice to Implement Simulation-based Experiences in the DPT Curriculum.” She earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from The University of Scranton. She has worked for the University since 2017.

    Yamile Silva Gualteros, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of World Languages and Cultures, received a grant to research “A Critical Edition of Dominican Writer Abigail Meja’s Transatlantic Journalism.” She earned her bachelor’s degree from Los Andes University, and her master’s degree and doctoral degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has worked for the University since 2009.

    Brian Snee, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication and media, received a grant to research “Columbus Uncancelled: Reflective Rhetoric in the Third and Fourth Personae.” He earned his bachelor’s degree from The University of Scranton, and his master’s degree and doctoral degree from the Pennsylvania State University. He has worked for the University since 2020.

    Hank Willenbrink, Ph.D., associate professor of English and theatre, received a grant to research “The Wyoming Option: Will Arbery, Rod Dreher and Conservative Catholicism.” He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tulsa, and his master’s degree and doctoral degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has worked for the University since 2009.

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