Spayne Grant Winners

Fall 2017

TBD

 

Fall 2015

Briana M. Mason – Developmental Brain Sciences

“Environmental Enrichment Rescues Hypoxic-Ischemic Damage in Early Life Periods”

 

Kerry McNally – Environmental Sciences

“Characterizing the Bacterial and Fungal Respiratory Microbiome of Kemp’s Ridley Turtles (Lepidochelys Kempii)”

 

Cara Herbitter – Clinical Psychology

“Whether or Not ‘It Gets Better’…Coping with Parental Heterosexist Rejection”

 

Spring 2015

Stephanie Hallinan “17th century Spanish colonial sites in New Mexico”

Laurissa Gulich “Path Flow Analyses of Parameters Influencing Water Quality in the Charles River Watershed”

*Please note, if you are a grant winner, you will need to wait between four and six weeks after the grant decision to receive your check.

If you have any specific concerns or questions about your award, you can contact the Bursar’s Office (www.umb.edu/students/bursar/). In some cases, the Bursar’s Office may subtract any outstanding debts from your award. Or they may hold the check at the Bursar’s Office instead of mailing it to the address on WISER.

Fall 2014

Joseph Roesner “The Genetic Determinants of Cell Membrane Development”

Jennifer Martinez “The Roles of Emotional Acceptance and the Systematic Attribution of Racism in Coping with Social Anxiety Disorder Among People of Color”

Fall 2012

Sarah C. Krill, Psychology, “Pathways to Well-Being among Recently Returning Campus Veterans”
Nicole Alexis Breault, History, “Mashpee Wampanoag Government Formation and Evolving Community Identity in the District of Marshpee, 1834-1849:

MeaganRatini, Historical Archaeology, “Final Rest at the Hilltop Sanctuary: A Spatial Study of the Community of the Mount Gilead AME Church Cemetery”Spring 2012

John Denney, International Relations, “The Long-Term Costs of Land Grabs in Ethiopia”
Savvas Papadopoulos, History, “Clash of the Ancients: Cartography, Classics, and Imperial Struggle in Sixteenth Century New Spain”
Laura Ng, Historical Archaeology, “Altered Lives, Altered Environments: Creating Home in Japanese American Internment Camps”

Fall 2011

John DeFilippo, Biology, “Cellular responses of the long-spined sea urchin”
Sarah Feinman, Biology, “Determining the forces that drive microbial community composition in estuarine habitats”Kyle Edwards, Historical Archaeology, “Agriculture and Land Use in a Spanish Colonial Community: A Palynological Study of the Area Surrounding LA 20,000”

Spring 2011

Crystal Sorgini, Biology

“Rapid Evolution In Maize And Teosinte Grasses”

Fernanda Lucchese, Clinical Psychology

“Maternal Depressive Symptomatology and Responsiveness to Infant Distress”

Sofie Suter, Conflict Resolution

“The Growing Problem of Internal Displacement in Kenya: A Challenge for Dispute Resolution”

Fall 2010

Jennifer Walker, Applied Sociology

“College Students’ Perceptions on the Role of Race and Identity Before, During, and After a Service Learning Course”

Kathryn Catlin, Historical Archaeology

“Stratified Tephra, Stratified Society: Soil Core Structure as a Reflection of Success in Viking-Age Iceland”

Rekha Agarwalla, Chemistry

“Inhibition of Acetylcholinesterase: Experimental screening of small molecule inhibitors and its binding studies during docking”

Spring 2010

Jessica Graham, Clinical Psychology

“The relationship between racist experiences and anxiety in Africa Americans: Moderating effects of church-based social support”

Kate Longley, Biology

“Investigating the Significance of a Right Whale Habitat through an Evaluation of Food Resource Availability and Quality”

Tsiom Ion Motkin, Applied Sociology

“How important in culture?  The Role of Cultural Versus Social-Structural Variables in Shaping Social Support Seeking”

Fall 2009

Daniel Trask, Biology

“Identification of Plant Protein that Interacts with Plant Defense Genes”

Kelly Ferguson, Historical Archaeology

“Radiocarbon Dating of Macrobotanical Remains from the Smith’s Point Site in Yarmouth, Massachusetts”

Katia Canenguez, Clinical Psychology

“Children and spirituality:  Understanding the meaning of spirituality of former street children in Bolivia”

Spring 2009

Catherine Kraper, Clinical Psychology

“Visual search among toddlers with autism spectrum disorders: An eye-tracking study”

Melody Blass Fisher, Clinical Psychology

“A Lonely Road: Social Isolation, Death Anxiety, and Attributions of Hostility in a University Population”

Bernadine Angelo, History

“”Channeling the Red Man’s Spirit: Early Twentieth-Century Spiritualism and the influence of Native American Culture on Spiritualist Identity at the Wigwam Spiritualist Temple, Onset, Massachusetts, 1902-1930″

Fall 2008

Allison Daly, Nursing

“Teen Pregnancy Prevention”

Michael Treanor, Clinical Psychology

“The Relationship Between Control-Related Beliefs and Anxiety: A Multidimensional Approach”

Trever Johnson, Historical Archaeology

“Ceramic Consumption and the Negotiation of a ‘Middle Ground’ at a Free Black Site in Hyde Park, New York, 1790-1850″

Ashley Peles, Historical Archaeology

“Production and Consumption on a 19th Century Spanish-American Ranch”

Spring 2008

Jessica Bowes, Historical Archaeology

“An Examination of Slave Autonomy in the Nineteenth Century South:  A Paleoethnobotanical Analysis of a Slave Dwelling in Poplar Forest, Virginia”

Andrew Wilkins, Historical Archaeology

“Written in the soil: slavery and soil chemistry at Stratford Hall Plantation”

Fall 2007

Cara Fuchs, Clinical Psychology

“Understanding the experience and management of subjectively negative emotions among individuals who identify with working class family backgrounds”

Matthew Filteau, Applied Sociology

“Qualitative Approach: Understanding the role of Maine’s Game Wardens, Poaching and Poachers”

Katherine Johnson, Historical Archaeology

“Little Compton Farmsteads Archaeology Project”

Tomas Zavada, Biology

“Development of DNA fingerprinting markers to characterize the phylogenetic relationships and evolution of domesticated and invasive species of chicory”

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  1. Please note, if you are a grant winner, you will need to wait between four and six weeks after the grant decision to receive your check.

    If you have any specific concerns or questions about your award, you can contact the Bursar’s Office (www.umb.edu/students/bursar/). In some cases, the Bursar’s Office may subtract any outstanding debts from your award. Or they may hold the check at the Bursar’s Office instead of mailing it to the address on WISER.

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