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Advancing Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Advancing Scholarship Call for Proposals

The Advancing Scholarship program has been reconfigured, and will now be administered by Vice Provost Beth Meyerowitz in the Office of Faculty and Programmatic Development.  Questions should be directed to her office at vpfpd@usc.edu.  Full details and an application can be found at http://fpd.usc.edu.

The information below reflects the program as previously administered under the Office of Research.

Program Brochure

2011 Advancing Scholarship Grant Awardees

Cleopatra Abdou
Davis School of Gerontology
“Stereotype Threat, Health Care Utilization, and Health Disparities”

Anne Balsamo
School of Cinematic Arts, Interactive Media Division
The Quilty Table: An Interactive Tangible Tabletop Device for Viewing and Searching the AIDS Memorial Quilt”

Beatrice Bennett
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Department of French & Italian
“Susan Sontag, An American Intellectual”

Laurie Brand
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, School of International Relations
“National Narrative and the State: Constructions and Rescriptings of History, Religion and Identity in Algeria, Egypt and Jordan”

Linda Brown
School of Cinematic Arts, Production Division
”You See Me: Documenting the Power of Story in a Daughter’s Journey through Loss and Healing”

Robert Dekle
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
“Long-Run Equilibrium Exchange Rates in the Pacific Rim: A Japan-US-China Analysis”

Nicole Esparza
School of Policy, Planning, and Development
“Scientific Networks in an Emerging Field: Federal Incentives for Collaborative Research on Autism”

Robeson Frazier
Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
“The East Is Black: Cold War, Black Radicalism, and Afro-Asian Contact Zones”

Daniel Goldberg
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Spatial Sciences Institute
“GeoTargeting Social Services: A Platform for Leveraging Spatial Analysis to Optimize the Efficacy of Social Service Planning and Delivery”

Julian Gutierrez-Albilla
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Department of Spanish & Portuguese
“Ethics, Memory, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Spanish Cinema”

Edwin Hill
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Department of French & Italian
“Lessons Black: Globalization, Protest, and Urban Youth Cultures in 21st Century France”

Lian Jian
Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
”Community-Funded Journalism”

Paul Lerner
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Department of History
“Consuming Encounters: Jews, Department Stores, and Early Mass Consumption in Germany, 1880-1940”

Daniel Lynch
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, School of International Relations
“Chinese Elites Envision the Future”

Alexander Marr
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Department of Art History
“Art and Dreams in Early Modern England: The Treatises of Dr. Richard Haydocke”

Erica Muhl
Thornton School of Music, Composition
“Wagner’s Orchestral Mind: Bringing the Elusive ‘Sonate fur das Album von Frau M.W.’ Back to Life”

Rhacel Parreñas
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology
“Bonded Servitude: The Labor and Migration of Foreign Domestic Workers in Denmark, United States, and United Arab Emerates”

Julia Paull
Roski School of Fine Arts, Photography
“Documenting the Breeding of Endangered Species (Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, Panama, and California)”

Michael Peyser
School of Cinematic Arts, Production Division
“3D and the Cinematic Arts: A Primer”

Morgan Polikoff
Rossier School of Education
“Content and Instructional Strategies for Students with Special Needs”

Alexander Robinson
School of Architecture, Landscape Architecture
“Advances Design Tools for Reconciling Scales of Use and Perception in Large Scale Infrastructure”

Merril Silverstein
Davis School of Gerontology
“The Culture Gap in Hispanic Families and Its Consequences for Intergenerational Solidarity”

Greys Sosic
Marshall School of Business, Department of Information & Operations Management
“Cooperation for Sustainability”

Scott Wiltermuth
Marshall School of Business, Department of Management & Organization
“Dominance Expressions and Medical Decision-Making”

Ann Marie Yasin
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Department of Classics
“Memory and the Gods: The Material Culture of Commemoration and Change at Eastern Mediterranean Sanctuaries, 4th C. BCE – 5th C. BCE”

Previous Awardees

A list of previous recipients of the Advancing Scholarship Grant is available to download.

Advancing Scholarship Initiative in the news

Humanities, Social Sciences Grants Set, USC Chronicle, May 8, 2007.

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