Research

Current Summer Grant


Faculty research grants are made possible with funding from the USF Office of Research and Innovation. Each applicant is eligible for up to $5,000 for a summer research project.

Giovanna Benadusi (History)
Reading as Political Practice: The Eclectic Library of a Grand Duchess in Seventeenth-Century Italy

Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman (Sociology)
The Roots of Resistance: Online Performativity and Black Women's Natural Hair Transitions

Sara E. Green (Sociology)
Parental Perceptions of the Impact of Participation in the Arts in the Lives of Young Adult with Disabilities

Julia Irwin (History)
Catastrophic Diplomacy: A History of U.S. Responses to Global Natural Disaster

David Johnson (History)
The Demise of Muscle Beach: Homophobia, Bodybuilding and a Mid-century American Icon

Marleah Dean Kruzel (Communication)
Managing Previvors' Psychosocial Information Needs through the Development of an Educational Booklet

Cynthia Patterson (English)
Women Contributors to the A.M.E. Church Review

Christine M. Probes (World Languages)
Subvention for Women and Traveling/Les femnes et le voyage

Amy Rust (Humanities & Cultural Studies)
Nostalgia for the Light: Media, Ecology, and the Moving Images in 1970s America

Davide Tanasi (History)
Reappraising the socio-economic role of the Christian community of Siracusa (Sicily) in the 4th century CE

Diane Wallman (Anthropology)
Public Archaeology and Heritage at Gamble Plantation