Peter White Scholar Awards

Peter White Scholar Awards



Name:  Gabriel Braham
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:  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
Project Title:


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.