Recent Grant Successes – Internal

Hampton Fund Research Grant – September 2015 Competition Awards

Griffin, Michael (CNERS/Philosophy)
Measuring the effect of undergraduate coursework on citizenship skills and moral traits

Hacker, Katherine (Art History and Visual Art & Theory)
Architectural Restoration and Reconstruction in Post-earthquake Nepal: Visual Documentation for a Sustainable Rebuilding Plan for the Historic Town of Sankhu

James, Gareth (Art History and Visual Art & Theory)
“a Tree”

Kreisel, Deanna (English)
Utopianism and Sustainability in Victorian Literature and Culture

Matthewson, Lisa (Linguistics)
Tense and Aspect in Children’s Bookreading Experiences

Turin, Mark (Anthropology/First Nations and Endangered Languages)
Heiltsuk Language and Culture Collaborative Documentation and Digitization Project

Weir, Lorraine (English)
“Lha Uudit’in (We Never Give Up): An Oral History of the Tsilhqot’In Title Case

Hampton Fund Research Grant – September 2015 New Faculty Awards

Bowers, Katherine (Central Eastern & Northern European Studies)
The Arctic in the Russian Imperial Imagination, 1700-1917

Corrigall-Brown, Catherine (Sociology)
Foundation for Social Change? How Charitable Funding Shapes the Environmental Movement

Farinha Luz, Vitor (Economics)
Multidimensional private information in insurance markets

Fu, Qiang (Sociology)
Neighborhood Transformation: Property Rights, Governance and Associational Life in Urban China

McCasland, Jamie (Economics)
Building a research program around firm growth, productivity, and private sector employment in low-income countries

Ostwald, Kai (Institute for Asian Research/Political Science)
Inter-ethnic Contact in Housing: How housing policy can shape inter-ethnic attitudes and behaviours in diverse societies

Poudrier, Eve (Music)
Temporal Multiplicity in the Works of Twenty Composers from Europs to America, 1900-1950

Rogall, Thorsten (Economics)
Preparing for Genocide: Community Work in Rwanda

Salgirli, Saygin (Art History and Visual Art & Theory)
Multipurpose Architecture of the Early Ottoman Empire (1300-1450)

Szkup, Michal (Economics)
Optimal provision of public information

Tworek (Evans), Heidi (History)
Keep US out of war: A digital history of foreign news in the United States, 1914-1917

Hampton Fund Research Grant – February 2015 Competition Awards

Hamlin, J. Kiley (Psychology)
Do infant’s sociomoral evaluations predict individual differences in later sociomoral development?

Hudson Kam, Carla (Linguistics)
Exploring the Role of Input in the Development of Explanatory Preferences

Mawani, Renisa (Sociology)
Insect Jurisprudence

O’Brien, Heather (Library, Archival, and Informational Studies)
What Engages Information Seekers? Predicting User Engagement with Digital Libraries

Santos, Alessandra (French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies)
Yoruba Culture and Technology in Brazil

Thobani, Sunera (Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice)
Crossing the Seven Seas: South Asian Women’s Narratives of Migration, Exile and (Non)Survival

Weston, Darlene (Anthropology)
Ancient identities: body modification among the Stz’umius ancestors from the Salish Sea

Yoon, Florence (Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies)
Defining the Greek Herald

Hampton Fund Research Grant – September 2014 New Faculty Awards

Adriasola, Ignacio (Art History, Visual Art, and Theory)
Melancholy Sites: Art, Politics and Margins in the Japanese Sixties

Chen, Frances (Psychology)
Receptiveness to Opposing Opinions: Predictors and Consequences

Cruz, Aracelie (Political Science)
Social Networks and the Strategic Use of Elections-Related Violence

Marshall, Hallie (Theatre & Film)
Scripts and Choruses in Early Fourth-Century Athens

Miller, Bradley (History)
The Law of British Sovereignty in British North America/Canada, 1763-1876

Odic, Darko (Psychology)
The psychology and psychophysics of confidence

Paltin, Judith (English)
The Agile Crowd

Rosenblum, Daisy (First Nations Languages Program, Anthropology)
Spatial Deixis in K”ak”ala

Shneiderman, Sara (Anthropology, Institute of Asian Research)
Restructuring Life: Citizenship, Territory, and Religiosity in Nepal’s State of Transformation

Taylor, Owen (Journalism, Liu Institute for Global Issues)
Virtual Reality Journalism: Exploring the Implications for International Relations

Todd, Rebecca (Psychology)
Cognitive Consequences of Climate Change

Hampton Fund Research Grant – February 2014 Competition Awards

Anderson, Siwan (Economics)
Female Autonomy in Africa

Firkins, Jacqueline (Theatre & Film)
The Tenant of Wildfall Hall: an Adaptation for the Stage

Gardner, Gregg (Classical, Near Eastern & Religious Studies)
Rabbis of the Lost Ark: Relics and Material Culture in Early Judaism

Hnatkovska, Viktoriya (Economics)
Structural Transformation and Occupational Migration

Ichikawa, Jonathan (Philosophy)
Contextualism in Epistemology

Jenkins, Carrie (Philosophy)
The Metaphysics of Romantic Love

Karwowska, Bozena (Central, Eastern & Northern European Studies)
Transcultural history of Holocaust (memory based) literature – new models of the Holocaust research and education

Kemple, Thomas (Sociology)
Global Citizens at Home and Abroad: Investigating the Effectiveness of Study-abroad and Local Field School Education Programs

Li, Xiaojun (Political Science)
Differential Regime Experience as a Source of International Conflict: Evidence from United States and China

Milstein, Sara (Classical, Near Eastern & Religious Studies)
Making a Case: The Impact of Mesopotamian “Lawsuits” on the Hebrew Bible

Perla, Jesse (Economics)
The Growth Dynamics of Innovation, Diffusion, and the Technology Frontier

Yi, Christina (Asian Studies)
Ethnic Performativity and the Performance of Translation in O Chonghui’s “Weaver Woman” and Yu Miri’s Full House

Zhao, Jiaying (Psychology)
Environment and happiness: Building a well-being map of UBC

Hampton Fund Research Grant – February 2013 Competition Awards

Badir, Patricia (English)
Shakespeare in the Park: 1916/2016

Brenner, Colleen (Psychology)
Identifying Vulnerability for Cannabis- Related Psychosis

De Villiers, Jessica (English)
Understanding self-monitoring abilities in autism spectrum disorder

Drelichman, Mauricio (Economics)
The long-term effects of the Spanish Inquisition

Hall, Kathleen (Linguistics)
Articulatory Correlates of Phonological Relationships

Liu, Siyuan (Theatre and Film)
Lady Sunrise- Re-Imagining a Modern Chinese Dramatic Classic in Contemporary Canada

Mackie, Gregory (English)
Beautiful Untrue Things: Literary Forgery and Oscar Wilde

Myers, Eric  (SLAIS)
The Future of Children’s Texts

Murphy, Anne (Asian Studies)
Performing the Komagata Maru: Theatre and the Work of Memory

Severs, Jeffrey (English)
David Foster Wallace’s Balancing Books: Value and Authority in Post Modern Times

Yodanis, Carrie (Sociology)
A year on Leave: A study of the Experiences and Consequences of Maternity/ Paternal Leave for Women

Hampton Partnership Development Grant – June 2012 Competition Awards

Rea, Christopher (Asian Studies)
Canada-Australia Partnership on China in the World

Sholte, Thomas (Theatre & Film)
Play Development Workshop for Digital Video Illumination in Art Song Theatre

Hampton Fund Research Grant – February 2012 Competition Awards

Bronfman, Alejandra (History)
Biography of a Sonic Archive

Davis, Henry (Linguistics)
An On-Line Dictionary for Gitskan

DeLongis, Anita (Psychology)
Emotion regulation and coping among persons with spinal cord injury

Donner, Simon (Geography)
Translating the new international financing of climate change adaptation into success on the ground: A multi-factorial analysis of climate change adaptation projects in the SW Pacific Islands

Edgington, David (Geography)
The Spatial Dimensions of Post-Disaster Reconstruction of Cities: A Case Study of Christchurch, New Zealand

Frank, Adam (English)
Radio Free Stein: An audio adaptation of Gertrude Stein’s “For the Country Entirely: A Play in Letters”

Gallipoli, Giovanni (Economics)
Understanding the determinants of retirement decisions of individuals and couples

Graf, Peter (Psychology)
A Novel Cognitive Training Method for Improving Cognition in Older Adults

Griffin, Michael (Classical, Near Eastern & Religious Studies/Philosophy)
Plato in Action: Developing a New, Interdisciplinary Model of Socratic Method

Gu, Xiong (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
Intertwined: Locality and Internationality

Henrich, Joseph (Economics/Psychology)
Understanding God’s Mind

Hewitt, Paul (Psychology)
Perfectionism and the Phenomenological Experience of Social Exclusion in a Community Sample

Jing, Zhichun (Anthropology)
Style, Function, and Technology: A Study of the Social Dynamics of Early Chinese Bronze Industry

Kingstone, Alan (Psychology)
Real vs. reel: an empirical approach to the equivalence of different social stimuli

Loehrlein, Aaron (School of Library Archival & Information Studies)
Inductive Inferences Between Bibliographic Classes

Tomc, Sandra (English)
The Great Middle Class Swindle

Wiltschko, Martina (Linguistics)
The form and function of Canadian “eh?”. Towards a typology of confirmationals