Research & Scholarly Achievement
at Gallaudet University

Gallaudet Small Research Grants Awarded for FY2014

The Gallaudet Small Grants Fund encourages research projects undertaken by faculty, staff, and students, covering a wide range of research topics and methodologies.

[F: Faculty; S: Student]

Study Title
Healy, Christina, (S)
Affective constructions in American Sign Language
Romero, Elizabeth, (S) Pick, Lawrence H., (F)
An analysis of Miranda warnings knowledge in Deaf community
Pietz, Tyler, (S)
Comparison of face-to-face and videoconferencing communication modalities for delivering anxiety and stress psychoeducation to Deaf inividuals
Chandani, Alim, (S)
Administration and Supervision
Contrasting the leadership styles and attitudes of administrators and resultant organizational cultures of programs serving Deaf students in India as perceived by the program providers and program recipients
Adams, Krista, (S)
Interpretation and Translation
Deliberate practice in American Sign Language/English interpreting
Bennett, Ariel, (S)
Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
The Effects of Hearing Aid Signal Processing on the Sensitivity of Interaural Cues
Elliott, Rebecca, (S)
Effects of sexual assault disclosure among Deaf female survivors
Shahan, Cheryl, (S)
An elementary Deaf teacher's interactions with Deaf girls and boys
Daggett, Dorri, (S)
The elephant in the room: Exploring Deaf clients' perspectives of therapeutic alliance when an interpreter is involved in therapy
Holmes, Keli, (S)
Emotion recognition: Encoding of facial expression
Joharchi, Hannah, (S) Clark, Diane, (F)
Human sexuality and middle adulthood: Deaf women's satisfaction with intimate relationships
Majewski, Monica, (S) Brungart, Douglas, (F) Sheffield, Benjamin, (F)
The impact of simulated hearing loss on conversational task completion
Bailes, Cynthia Neese, (F) Batamula, Christi, (F) Cue, Katrina, (S) Hile, Amy E., (F) Kite, Bobby Jo, (F) Marchut, Amber, (S) Mitchiner, Julie, (F) Santini, Joseph, (S) Thumann-Prezioso, Carlene, (F) Wang, Wei, (F) Wright, Steve, (S)
EducationEducationEducationEducationEducationEducationEducationEducationResearch SupportScience of Learning Center on Visual Language & Visual Learning (VL2)Education
Language acquisition, literacy learning, and literate thinking in young d/Deaf children
Shariff, Risa, (S)
Leaders who are DeafBlind: A phenomenological study of educational experiences
Clark, Diane, (F) Daggett, Dorri, (S) Suggs, Caroline, (S) Wojahn, Emily, (S) Harmon, Kristen, (F) Williams, Shelley, (F)
Education PsychologyPsychologyEducationEnglish
Life scripts of oral Deaf individuals
Williams, Kimberly, (S) Bakke, Matthew, (F) Kwon, Bomjun, (F)
Hearing, Speech, and Language SciencesHearing, Speech, and Language SciencesHearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Objective measurement of comfort levels of cochlear implant users: Multi-electrode eSRT
Frey, Cynthia, (S) Tamaki, Chizuko, (F)
Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Pediatric normative data on postural sway: CDP versus mCTSIB
Cull, Amber, (S)
Production of movement in users of American Sign Language and its influence on being identified as "non-native"
Alley, Erica, (S)
Interpretation and Translation
Professional autonomy in video relay service interpreting: Perceptions of American Sign Language-English interpreters
Spurgeon, Erin, (S)
Interpretation and Translation
Short-term and working memory of sign language interpreters
Chen Pichler, Deborah, (F)
Signing with an accent: ASL L2 phonology
Bower, Katie, (S)
Interpretation and Translation
Stress and burnout in video relay interpreting: An examination of ASL-English interpreters
Sabila, Paul S., (F)
Science, Technology, and Mathematics
Synthesis of small and medium sized molecules
Sabila, Paul S., (F) Fang, Yang, (S) McLaughlin, Robert, (S) Rupnik, Gaber, (S) Stallings, Chelsie, (S)
Science, Technology, and MathematicsScience, Technology, and MathematicsScience, Technology, and MathematicsScience, Technology, and MathematicsScience, Technology, and Mathematics
Synthesis of strained heterocycles
Clark, Diane, (F)
A systematic developmental skill-oriented investigation of poor and proficient Deaf readers across both shallow and deep orthographies
Guardino, Donna, (S)
Understanding the CDI: Interpreting medical situations for language and learning challenged Deaf patients.
Day, Lori, (F) Reesman, Jennifer, (F) Dziura, Joanna, (S)
Psychology NeuropsychologyPsychology
A validation study of the signed paired associates test for children
Yuknis, Christina, (F)
Visual supports used by teachers
Clark, Diane, (F) Feldman, Jessica, (S)
Education Science of Learning Center on Visual Language & Visual Learning (VL2)
The VL2 — Spoken Language Phonological Awareness (VL2-SLPA) Measure

[F: Faculty; S: Student]

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