Research Projects Funded

GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH AWARDS

2021
Noah Dimas, McAnulty Colg-Grad Schl Arts
Catholic Terminal Sedation: A New Framework for Providing Terminal Palliative Sedation as a Requirement in Catholic Healthcare Organizations

2019
Stephanie Walrath, Public History
Decolonizing National Parks: A Conversation about Repatriation and Shared Authority

2018
Amanda Seim, Department of History
Working Towards Inclusive Cities: Using Public History to Combat Gentrification In East Liberty

2017 
Clement Kanu, Department of Theology
Christianity, Islam, and African Traditional Religion: A Christology of Mature Differentiation for Inter-religious Trialogue in the Nigerian Context

Joseph Smith, Department of Theology
The Story of a Schism: 500 Years of Reformation and Repair

2016 
Zachary Dehm, Department of Theology
Can Socially Responsible Investment Create a Preferential Option for the Poor?

Clement Kanu, Department of Theology
Embodied Narrative and the Formation of Virtue: Communitarian-Anamnetic Framework in Traditional African Ethic

2015 
Joseph Smith, Department of Theology
Resourcement Theology and the Supernatural Debate: Toward a Christological Ontology

2014
Oleksandr Dubov, Center for Healthcare Ethics
Religious Coping in the ICU

Benjamin Burkholder, Department of Theology
Misquoting Jesus?: John 1:18 as a Test Case

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH AWARDS 

2021
Kayce Boggess, Forensic Science and Law I Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Turning a Blind Eye: A Catholic Perspective on Justice
Faculty Advisor: Elisabeth Vasko Ph.D.rning a Blind Eye: A Catholic Perspective on Justice

2019
Shawn Robinson, Political Science and History I McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
A Modern Reflection on the Colonization of Puerto Rico

2018
Lauren Hensler, Physician Assistant Studies I Rangos School of Health Sciences
Addressing Dental Health Disparities through Community-Engaged Learning

Sarah Timmons, Sarah Sullivan, Michelle Zheng, Nursing I School of Nursing
Race-based Inequities in Maternal-Child Health in the Hill District

2017
Nicole Cordier, History and Classics | McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Better Babies and "Race Suicide": Eugenics in Pittsburgh Women's Groups

2016
Maggie Ballantyne, Public Relations | McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
"Say Yes to the Dress" Goes to Church: A Feminist Theological Analysis of Catholic Marriage Preparation in the Mid-Atlantic Region

2015
Edward Lippi l Rangos School of Health Sciences
The Effect of Sexual Orientation on Religious Beliefs

2014
Franklin J. Giovannelli I A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration
The Papacy in the High Renaissance of Rome

Olivia Reddick | McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
The Human Body As Psychological and Spiritual

2013
Megan Barber | Rangos School of Health Sciences
Religious and Spiritual Application in Healthcare

Stephanie Sloan and Rebecca Marie Yoder |Mary Pappert School of Music
From Heavens to Hands: A Student's Perspective on the Music of Charles Tournemire