Pacific Fund Awardees
The following projects have been awarded SIS Pacific Funds for 2011/12:
Gentrification and Cultural Exchange in Berlin, Germany: funds for student Kiel Batanian to do field research in Germany (faculty advisor Dr. Ahmed Kanna).
Community Agriculture as a Response to the Global Food Crisis - A Comparison of Models from Nicaragua and the United States: funds for students Maya Campbell to travel to and serve on a panel at the Society for Applied Anthropology in Baltimore, Maryland (faculty advisor Dr. Analiese Richard).
Model United Nations: Plane fare for students to travel to New York City based MUN conference (faculty advisor Howard Moseley).
The Comitas Institute for Anthropological Study (CIFAS) Field School in Ethnographical Research Methods in Montevideo, Uruguay: Student Anna Rubianes participated in this ten day educational program.
First Power - Alternative Spring Break in Vancouver BC, Canada: Students Angeliza Lapid and Deirdre Graham.
Four students in SIS' Masters of Intercultural Relations (MAIR) program have been awarded funding to support graduate research theses.
- Intercultural Communication Research in the Diffusion of Innovations in Rural Peru: Jessica Klyn de Novelo
- Living Cross-Culturally in the Developmental Years - Intercultural Competencies and Skills of Adult Third Culture Kids: Jody C. Tangredi
- Differences in How Racism and Poverty Affect Mexican American Stress and Coping for Immigrants and their Eldest U.S. Born or Naturalized Adult Child: Nancy Foote Monroe
- Personal Leadership and Transformative Learning in Au Pair Hosting: Valli Murphy