Congratulations to our 2016-17 Faculty Research Grant Awardees:

Michael Rembis, History: A Secret Worth Knowing”: Living Mad Lives in the Shadow of the Asylum"

Jinting Wu, Educational Leadership and Policy": Mothering Special Children: Negotiating Gender and Disability in China’s Special Schools"

Mary McVee, Literacy Education and Director, Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction

Lynn Shanahan, Learning and Instruction, Literacy Program Director

Kenneth English, Deputy Director, Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotics Technologies Community of Excellence, College of Engineering​

Joint project: "Addressing the Opportunity Gap in STEM for Girls through Engineering Club"

2017 Isabel S. Marcus International Research Fellowship

Natalia Pamula
PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature
"Collective Intimacy and the Promise of Invulnerability:
Representations of Disability in Polish Literature, 1945-1989​"


2017 Gender Institute-WNY Solidarity Fellowships (one time award)

Elif Ege, PhD Student, Global Gender Studies
Research on how Kurdish women construct transnational connections
at the local level​

Karolina Kulicka, PhD Student, Global Gender Studies 
Research on gender in Polish bureacracies

Natalia Pamula

Karolina Kulicka

Elif Ege

2017 Excellence in Mentoring Awards

Hershini Bhana YoungProfessor of English
Elizabeth Otto, Assoc. Professor of Art History/Visual Studies
                         Executive Director of the Humanities Institute

Hershini Young

Elizabeth Otto