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Loogman Faculty Research Grant Winners

Dr. Waganesh Zeleke
Dr. Benedict Kolber
School of Education
Biological Sciences
Project: "Examining the Effectiveness of Behavioral Treatment and Intervention Received by Children with Autism in Ethiopia"

Dr. Kevin Tidgewell
The Mylan School of Pharmacy
Project: "A Multi-Continent Collaboration in Pain Research and Treatment: Using Ethnopharmacological Knowledge from Cameroon to Develop Novel Pain Treatments".

Dr. Rachel Ayieko and Dr. Gibbs Kanyongo
School of Education
Project: "The Influence of Teacher Quality on Sixth Grade Students' Mathematics Competency: A Case Study of Kenya and Zimbabwe"

Dr. Tsegaye Beru
Center for Legal Information
Project: "Ethiopian Constitutional and Customary Law Research Project"

Dr. Kirk Junker
Law School
Project: "Ethiopian Constitutional and Customary Law Research Project"

Father Peter Ikechukwu Osuji, C.S.Sp., Ph.D
Center for Healthcare Ethics
Project: "Informed Refusal of Treatment in Africa (Igbo) Traditional Medicine in Imo State, Nigeria"

Dr. Derek Hook
Resulting Publications:

  • Hook, D. (2016). A threatening personification of freedom or: Sobukwe and repression. Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies, 17(2), 1-24. DOI: 10.1080/17533171.2016.1171471
  • Hook, D. (2016). Sobukwe and the psychosocial. Psychology in Society, 50
  • Ramose, M. & Hook, D. (2016). To whom does the land belong? Psychology in Society, 50

Department of Psychology
To: support research on Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe's importance to the aparthied movement

Dr. Morgan Chitiyo
Dr. Elizabeth Hughes
Resulting Publications:

  • Chitiyo, M., Hughes, E. M., et al (in progress). A comparative analysis of special education professional development needs in Malawi, Namibia and Zimbabwe.
  • Chitiyo, M., Hughes, E. M., Haihambo, C., Taukeni, S.G., & Montgomery, K., & Chitiyo, G. (2016). An assessment of special education professional development needs in Namibia. Człowiek Niepełnosprawność Społeczeństwo (Man- Disability-Society), 3(33), 5-18.
  • Hughes, E. M., Chitiyo, M., Itimu-Phiri A., & Montgomery, K. (2016). Assessing the special education professional development needs of northern Malawian schoolteachers.British Journal of Special Education, 43(2), 159-177. DOI: 10.1111/1467-8578.12128
  • Chitiyo, M., Hughes, E. M., Changara, D. M., Chitiyo, G., & Montgomery, K. (2016). Special Education professional development needs in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Inclusive Education, DOI: 10.1080/13603116.2016.1184326

Department of Counseling
Department of Counseling and Special Education
To: support a project centered around the general and special education teachers' professional development needs in selected South African countries


Tune in soon for bibloiography details of publishing and Research.