NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

Francois Dengah
Title: Finding Success and Health through God: A Study of Cultural Models and Health among Brazilian Pentecostals.
Honors: NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, College of Arts & Sciences and University of Alabama Outstanding Dissertation Awards
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NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant; 50/50 Cultural Anthro/ Science, Technology & Society

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Sarah Szurek
Title: Cultural Models of Food and Social Networks Among Mexican Immigrants in the Southeastern United States.
Honors: NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant
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Nsf Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

Congratulations to Diana Graizbord who was awarded an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant to support her ethnographic research onsocial policy making in Mexico.

Doctoral student Francois Michonneau received a $15,000 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement grant to study sea cucumber speciation.
- Congratulations to Kristin Sikkink for winning an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DDIG) to use RNAseq to understand the genetic basis of cryptic genetic variation.Toni Copeland
Title: Poverty and Sickness among Women in Nairobi, Kenya: Cultural Models of Managing HIV/AIDS in the Absence of Biomedical Treatment.
Honors: NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, University of Alabama and College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Dissertation Awards
Current Position: Meredith Jackson-de Graffenried
Title: Cultural Models, Stress and Pregnancy: Examining Intracultural Variation in Southern Jalisco, Mexico.
Honors: NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant
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Giovanna Morini (5th year IGERT student from the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences) won an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant to complete her dissertation research entitled “Interactions between Language Experience and Cognitive Abilities in Word Learning and Word Recognition.” The PI on the grant is Rochelle Newman (Hearing and Speech Sciences) and the Co-PI is Colin Phillips (Linguistics).

NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: 2010-2011 ($19,639)

Laura Ladwig to receive NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

Ashley Dumas
Title: The Role of Salt in the Late Woodland to Early Mississippian Transition in Southwest Alabama.
Honors: NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Dissertation Award
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2005 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, Costs of Sexual Selection in a Fiddler Crab,

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This class is a graduate level course that we developed to assist EEB graduate students in preparation of NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DDIG) proposals.