Friday, October 28, 2016

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Jeremy Barr working in the lab. Jeremy Barr working in the lab.

Research Spotlight

SDSU provides an environment that fosters research and scholarship across all disciplines.

San Diego State University continues to attract grants and contracts for cutting edge research from organizations such as the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.

Following are a sampling of recent grants the faculty of SDSU received for their research:

College of Arts and Letters

Li An, professor, Geography

The grant comes from Arizona State University
Research title: Feedbacks Between Human Community Dynamics and Socio-Ecological Vulnerability in a Biodiversity Hotspot
Grant amount
: $138,009

College of Education

Tonika Green, assistant professor, Counseling and School Psychology

The grant comes from the United States Department of Education
Research title
: Preparing Culturally Affirming Responsive Education Specialists for Foster Youth
Grant amount
: $250,000

College of Health and Human Services

Ignatius Nip, assistant professor, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

The grant comes from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Institute on Deafness/Other Communication Disorders
Research title: Orofacial Kinematics of Children with Cerebral Palsy
Grant amount
: $143,025

College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts

Wayne Beach, professor, Communication

The grant comes from Klein Buendel Inc.

Research title: Conversations About Cancer: A Theatrical Production
Grant amount
: $337,849

"These are fundamental concerns that provide a rich and informative experience – topics which are frequently taken-for-granted rather than reflected upon and discussed openly among cancer patients, survivors, and family members,” Beach said.