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Paluse Faculty Research Grant

Fr. Richard V. Paluse Mission-Related Research Winners


Dr. Heather Leavy Rusiewicz, School of Health Sciences, Department of Speech-Language Pathology
"Using Gestures to Facilitate Learning of Phonetics:  A Study of Embodiment in the Classroom"

Dr. Xia Chao, School of Education
"Language and Literacy in Church-Based ESL Programs for Bhutanese Refugees:Building on Strength, Imagination, and Equity"

We thank the members of the Committee for their distinguished work and we congratulate our two grantees.

The Paluse Faculty Research Grant is an important University-wide internal funding opportunity intended to support scholarly research that reflects the mission and identity of Duquesne University.  The grants are open to full-time faculty working in any academic discipline and are intended to lead, at minimum, to publication in a reputable peer-reviewed journal.  


See Past Award Winners and Project Outcomes