Internal Faculty Grants

Summer Faculty Fellowships and Regular Research Grants

  • Dr. Louise Cainkar, Negotiating Identity and Belonging Among Second Generation Arab American Muslim Teenagers Experiencing Transnational Selective Acculturation
  • Dr. Meghan Stroshine, Predicting Verdicts and Sentences in Domestic Violence Cases
  •  Dr. Dawne Moon (with Dr. Theresa Tobin), Ending the Culture Wars: Overcoming Spiritual Violence in Christian Churches
  • Dr. Alexandra Crampton, Child Custody Mediation Under Pressure: Contextualizing Constraints on Empowerment and Helping in a Family Court Program
  • Dr. Dawne Moon, The Motivation to Love: Overcoming Spiritual Violence and Sacramental Shame in Christian Churches
  • Dr. Heather Hlavka and Dr. Sameena Mulla, Trace, Body & Voice: Sexual Assault and Forensic Evidence in the Milwaukee Court System
  • Dr. Darren Wheelock, Sources of Unemployment Among Felons and Ex-Felons in Milwaukee

  • Dr. Heather Hlavka,The Trouble with Telling: Children's Constructions of Sexual Abuse
  • Dr. Sameena Mulla, Adopting TACT ©: The Impact of Software Technology on Sexual Assault Intervention
  • Dr. Richard Jones, Making It in the Free World: Strategies for Successful Re-entry
  • Dr. Jane Peterson, Prehistoric Village Life in the Holy Land: An Archaeological Perspective

  • Dr. Roberta Coles, African American Single Custodial Fathers: Their Choice to Parent and Their Parenting Experience
  • Dr. Norman Sullivan, Growth Standard of Teeth and Bones during Infancy

Faculty Course Development Grants, Center for Transnational Justice

  • Dr. Michael McCarthy, “Capitalism and Society”
  • Dr. Sameena Mulla, “Culture, Health and Illness”
  • Dr. Louise Cainkar, "Issues in American Immigration" (Honors Course)
  • Dr. Roberta Coles, "Food and Society."
  • Dr. Alexandra Crampton, "International Social Welfare and Justice Policy and Practice."


Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

  • Dr. Sameena Mulla and Dr. Heather Hlavka, Jumpstart Research Grant for "Legal and Extra-Legal Variables in Domestic Violence Injunction Hearings", 2011


Rynne Research Fellowship, Center for Peacemaking

  • Dr. Alexandra Crampton - Getting Past 'Yes' as Measure of Mediation Success: Child Custody Mediation in the Milwaukee Family Courts
  • Dr. Heather Hlavka and Dr. Sameena Mulla - The Violence of the (Virtual) Word: The Role of Social Media and Communication Technology in Adjudicating Sexual Assault
  • Dr. Alexandra Crampton - Evaluation of Mediation with Divorcing Couples in Dispute over Child Custody and Visitation
  • Dr. Dawne Moon - Dialogues with the Other: Experiences of Jewish-Palestinian Dialogue
  • Dr. Louise Cainkar - Liminality, Loyalty, and Modes of Incorporation: Comparative, Transnational Study of American Muslim Youth

Gender and Sexuality Resource Center grants

  • Dr. Heather Hlavka, Faculty Grant "Trace, Body and Voice: U.S. Cultural Narratives of Sexual Assault in the Post-Forensic Trial"
  • Dr. Angelique Harris, Faculty-in-Residence, Grant “Promoting Healthy Body Weight among African American Women in Lindsay Heights”
  • Dr. Angelique Harris, Faculty/Undergraduate Student Research Fellowship 

Manresa Course Development Awards

  • Dr. Louise Cainkar
  • Dr. Alexandra Crampton
  • Dr. Heather Hlavka
  • Dr. Meghan Stroshine
  • Dr. Roberta Coles

Online course development grants, Center for Teaching and Learning

  • Dr. Heather Hlavka
  • Dr. Louise Cainkar
  • Dr. Roberta Coles
  • Dr. Richard Jones
  • Dr. Olga Semukhina
  • Dr. Meghan Stroshine
  • Dr. Norman Sullivan

Institute for Urban Life Curriculum Enrichment Grants

  • Dr. Richard Jones. Urban Ethnography
  • Dr. Roberta Coles, Urban Neighborhoods

College of Arts and Science Interdisciplinary Event Grant

  • Dr. David Nowacek, Dr. John Pustoyevsky (FOLL), and Krassimira Hristova (BISC): “Designing Sustainability into our Curriculum:  From Foreign Language to Biology”
  • Dr. Michael McNutty (PHIL), Dr. Philip Rossi (THEO), Dr. Daniel Maguire (THEO), Dr. Theresa Tobin (PHIL), Mr. Patrick Kenelly (Center for Peacemaking), and Dr. Louise Cainkar: “Nonviolence and Peacemaking”

Mellon Fund

  • Dr. Louise Cainkar and Dr. Enaya Othman (FOLL): “Cross-cultural contacts increasing students understanding of Globalization”

Innovation Fund

  • Dr. Louise Cainkar, “Engaging Muslims, Countering Islamophobia:  Islam in America Immersion”