The below list only includes funded proposals submitted during the 2017 - 2018 Academic Year funding cycle.

Primary Investigator(s)Mini-Grant Proposal TitleFunding Approved

Abramiuk, Marc  (Anthropology)

"Reconstructing Classic Maya Political Organization at Quebrada de Oro, Belize."

$8971

Alvarado, Allison  (Biology)

"Developing screening methodologies to distinguish local hummingbird subspecies."

$8800

Awad, Ahmed  (Chemistry)

"Synthesis of Sulfonamide-Ribonucleoside conjugates as potent antimicrobial, antitumor, or antiviral agents."

$6500

Chen, Nien-Tsu Nancy  (Communication)

"Assessing Community Organizing Capacity and Interorganizational Collaboration Among Grassroots Organizations in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties."

$6000

Isaacs, Jason  (Computer Science)

"Passive Acoustic Primate Monitoring Project."

$9000

Jenkins, Jacob  (Communication)

"The Case Study Challenge: Using HIPs to Develop HIPs."

$5250

Linton, Kristen  (Health Science)

"A Sexual Health Curriculum for Social Workers."

$6466

Matera, Jaime  (Anthropology)

"Exploring the Value of Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Social Networks for Marine Resource Management in the Cook Islands."

$8843

Mitchell, Robin  (History)

"Femme Noire: Black Women and the Evolution of Contemporary Eighteenth Century French Culture, 1684-1805."

$2000

Ornelas-Higdon, Julia  (History)

"Race and Conquest in California’s Nineteenth-Century Wine Industry.

$7500

Patsch, Kiki  (Environmental Science and Resource Management)

"Beach Sustainability Project: Establishing an economic value for California's Sandy Beach Ecosystem."

$7500

Perchuk, Alison  (Art History)

"The Monastery of Eijah & Landscapes of St. Gregory."

$8000

Sanchez, Luis  (Sociology)

"An Examination of Latino Middle-Class Neighborhoods across Time and Place."

$7500

Thoms, Brian  (Computer Science)

"A Multidisciplinary Approach to Building Next Generation Social Networks."

$5760

 Total Funding 98,090.00