CHS announces winners of the 2023 Seed Awards

In total, ten Seed proposals proposals were funded.

The College of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 CHS Seed and Catalyst Awards. The awards provide funding of up to $5,000 to encourage faculty to broaden the scope of their scholarly endeavors and/or bring projects to completion. The College is impressed by the high impact, innovative scholarship being conducted across disciplines. The proposal titles, which are listed below, illustrate the incredible range of scholarship in the CHS.

Congratulations to our award winners!

Seed Awards

Awardee(s) Proposal Title
Dace Svikis (Psychology) Advancing precision medicine in alcohol use disorder treatment: Integration of neurofunctional phenotyping into a preliminary investigation of stand-alone web-based cognitive behavioral therapy
Vivian Dzokoto (Psychology) Library and Archives Visit for Research on Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion
Brent Cody (Mathematics and Applied Mathematics) The mathematics and music of maximally even sets
Kamilia Rahmouni (World Studies) Artificial Intelligence vs. Human Tutors: An Exploration of the Effectiveness of ChatGPT in Teaching Arabic
Soma Dhakal (Chemistry) Two-way dynamics of DNA Holliday junctions: Watching one molecule at a time
Stephanie Walcott (Forensic Science) The Creation of a Gun Shot Residue (GSR) Databank for the Reliable Identification of Ammunition in Shooting Cases
Kristina Hood (Psychology) S.O.S! (Snapshot of Support): A mixed methods photovoice study of the lived experiences of Black women experiencing infertility
Ka Un Lao (Chemistry) First-Principles Quantum-Crystallographic X-Ray Structure Refinement
Jessica Trisko Darden (Political Science) Unequal Justice: Women’s Accountability for Nazi-Era War Crimes
Julian Glover (Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies) Black Boundlessness: Performance, Aesthetics and Ethics Under Duress

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