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2015 Summer Graduate Research Assistantship Recipients

The following is a list of recipients for the 2015 Summer Graduate Research Assistantships funded by the UT Knoxville Office of Research & Engagement’s SARIF program. Selected faculty projects will receive $3,600 in support of student stipends for work completed during the summer 2015. Click here to view 2014 recipients.

Faculty Member Student Department College Project Title
Avery, Elizabeth Park, Sejin Advertising & Public Relations Communication & Information Brain Mapping Public Response to Natural Disaster Information
Barroso, Cristina Conner, Elizabeth Public Health Education, Health, & Human Sciences A Systematic Review of the Use of Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches in Obesity Control Interventions
Bivens, Emily Spurgin, Chris Art Arts & Sciences Physical Computing & Performative Object & Interactive Space
Bolen, Rebecca Pilkay, Stefanie Social Work Social Work The Psychometric Analysis of the NAPS-R
Buehler, Matt Ayari, Mehdi Political Science Arts & Sciences (Mis)managing Authoritarian Coalitions in Tunisia: Minister Survival from Colonial Independence to Democratic Revolution
Burr, Devon Golder, Keenan Earth & Planetary Sciences Arts & Sciences Re-examining the Ages of the Youngest Lava Flows on Mars
Cohen, Michael Nichols, Bradley History Arts & Sciences James K. Polk Project
Cooper, Matthew Dulka, Brooke Psychology Arts & Sciences Resistance to Social Stress: Unraveling the Neural Circuitry
Custer, Marianne Bercher, Victor Theatre Arts & Sciences From Contemporary to Ancient: Design Research for Costumes
Elias, Amy Todd, Andrew English Arts & Sciences Art and the Commons: A Journal Special Issue
Horn, Sally Kerr, Matthew Geography Arts & Sciences Late Holocene Precipitation Variability in Costa Rica
Kavanagh, Katherine Bower, Katherine Nutrition Education, Health, & Human Sciences Developmental Evaluation of a Web-Based Intervention to Promote Pumping and Breastfeeding in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Setting
Kim, Hyung Kim, Minsoo Nursing Nursing Accessible Health Information to People with Low Vision
McKanders, Karla Lungu, Maria Law Law Social Entrepreneurial Innovations: Access to Justice for Refugees in Morocco
Morrow, Jennifer Nadel, Sarah Educational Psychology & Counseling Education, Health, & Human Sciences Student Needs Assessment of TCAT Knoxville
Zhu, Xiaoyan Ye, Hao Industrial & System Engineering Engineering Manageing Data as Merchandise: Developing Operations Research to Cloud Storage