Announcing CGU’s 2018-2019 Transdisciplinary Dissertation Fellowship Recipients
The university’s Transdisciplinary Dissertation Awards, which are given annually to PhD candidates across the various departments and schools, honor those students who have developed a transdisciplinary research approach for an interesting, feasible project.
Each recipient is awarded $10,000 to support their research. The following students are the latest recipients of this award:
- Wonyoung Cho
Language Practices and Narrative Identities: Hybrid Identities and Clinical Practices of Asian American Mental Health Professionals
Wonyoung’s work combines her insight and interest in Asian American experiences, Wonyoung’s life and training as a mental health professional, and the formal education that prepares practitioners for providing mental health support to diverse populations in culturally relevant ways.
- Hamzah Ibrahim
An Ergonomics Approach to the Design and Evaluation of Smartphone Assistive Technologies for Insulin Dose Titration in Type II Diabetes
This dissertation looks to the fields of human factors and ergonomics, technology, and medicine to guide, design and evaluate a mobile health intervention for insulin dose self-adjustment in type II diabetes.
- Danielle Jarvie
The Social Networks of Women in Silicon Valley Technology Jobs
This work combines using social network analysis with qualitative investigation to better understand the structural forces behind the disproportionately small percentage of tech jobs held by women in Silicon Valley.
- Roger Chin
Broken Windows and Shattered Trust: Analyzing the Geospatial Disparities in Law Enforcement and Interactions
This timely dissertation uses public policy, political science, criminology, statistics and information systems to guide the reforming of NYC stop-and-frisk policy in order to ameliorate racial disparities in proactive policing, a strategy which has increased the mistrust and perceived antagonism between the police and the community.
- Alyssa Krueger
The Map of it All: Linguistic Mapping of James Joyce’s Ulysses as a World Novel
This work asks: “how can Joyce’s Ulysses represent and intervene in “the clash of civilizations”? Her project uses quantitative methodologies and digital tools to create a linguistic map of Joyce’s work and uncover its essence as a world novel through patterns of linguistic diversity.
Learn more about CGU’s Transdisciplinary Awards.