Peter White Scholar Awards

Peter White Scholar Awards



Name: Joshua Carlson

Department: Psychological Science

Project Title: Testing for Neuroplastic Changes in an Extended Amygdala Network as a Target Mechanism for Attention Bias Modification Outcome



Name:  Gabriel Brahm
Department:  English
Project Title: The New Culture Wars on Campus: Academic Freedom and the “Jewish Question”



Name:  Matthew Gavin Frank
Department:  English
Project Title: The role of carrier pigeons in the illicit global diamond smuggling trade: A book length essay



Name: Lesley Larkin

Department: English

Project Title: Reading in the Postgenomic Age



Name:  Zac Cogley
Department:  Philosophy
Project Title: Anger is a gift: How psychology and ethics illuminate moral responsibility



Name:  Marek Haltof
Department:  English
Project Title: Screening Auschwitz: Wanda Jakubowska’s The Last Stage (1948) and the Politics of Commemoration



Name:  Jaspal Singh
Department:  English
Project Title: Imagining Nations and Homelands: Gender and Sikh Identity in Indian and Diasporic Literature


Name:  James McCommons
Department:  English
Project Title: Biography of George Shiras III: World’s First Wildlife Photographer



Name:  John Smolens
Department: English
Project Title: The Schoolmaster’s Daughter, A Novel




Name: Neil Cumberlidge
Department: Biology
Project Title:
The Freshwater Crabs of Eastern Africa: production of a major taxonomic revision using advances in biodiversity informatics.



Name: Stephen Burn
Department: English
Project Title:
Neurofiction: Contemporary American Fiction and the Brain


Name: Robert Whalen
Department: English
Project Title:
The Digital Temple


Name: J. Marek Haltof
Department: English
Project Title:
The Holocaust in Polish Film: Uncovering the Path
Award: $15,000



Name: Neil Russel
Department: Physics


Name: Osvaldo J. Lopez
Department: Biology
Project Title:
Towards a vaccine against the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Virus (PRRSV): Using vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) and lactic-elevating dehydrogenase virus (LDV) as models in mice.



Name: Suzanne Williams
Department: Chemistry
Project Title:
Using biocalorimetry to investigate proteins that are markers for the onset or progression of Alzheimer’s disease.