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Walker Institute

Congratulations to our Faculty Award Winners!

Faculty Research Grant

Congratulations to Kendra Albright & Karen Gavigan (Library and Information Science) who will receive a grant for their project to work with teens and a graphic illustrator to create a graphic novel on HIV/AIDS prevention in Cape Town, South Africa.
Congratulations to Joanna Casey (Anthropology) who will receive a grant for her project on an ethno-archaeological study of trade in Tigray, Ethiopia.
Congratulations to Breanne Grace (Social Work) who will receive a grant for her study on informal humanitarian aid projects in the refugee and forced migration sector in Tanzania.
Congratulations to Saskia Coenen Snyder (History) who will receive a grant for her new book project on the study of the nineteenth-century transatlantic diamond trade and the role of Jewish merchants, tradesmen, and consumers.

International Conference Grant

Congratulations to Allison Marsh (History) who will receive a grant to present her paper “Reviving a Legacy Collection through Digital Initiatives” at the International Federation for Public History in Jinan, China.
Congratulations to Benjamin Roth (Social Work) who will receive a grant to present his paper “New Rights in a New Destination: Undocumented Youth in South Carolina and the Quest for Social Inclusion” at the European Conference of Social Work Researches in Slovenia.
Congratulations to Doyle Stevick (Education) who will receive a grant to intervene as a panelist on “Lessons learned from Holocaust education” at UNESCO’s 2nd Forum on Global Citizenship Education in Paris, France.

International Education Grant

Congratulations to Jeanne Garane (Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) who will receive a grant to further develop the teaching of Translation Studies at the University of South Carolina by attending the NIDA School of Translation Studies at the San Pellegrino University Foundation in Rimini, Italy.

Small Workshop Grant 

Congratulations to Jeff Hall who will receive a grant for his team’s (which includes USC scholars from Medicine, Public Health, and Social Work) development of a workshop to organize a Global Health initiative to improve the University of South Carolina’s education, research, and service opportunities in areas related to Global Health.