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International Travel Grant Competition Results


The Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) is pleased to announce the winners of their recent international travel grant competition. These students are receiving assistance with their airfare and conference registrations, up to $2,000, for presentation of first-authored research papers/posters at conferences outside of the United States. Here is a list of the winners by Department, Conference, and Meeting Location. Congratulations to these students!

Name Department Conference Location
Erik Withers Sociology American Sociological Association Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Alyssa Lanzi Communication Sciences and Disorders Alzheimer's Association International London, England
Jeremy Baker Molecular Medicine Alzheimer's Association International London, England
Ryan Venturelli Geological Oceanography Goldschmidt Paris, France
Zoe Fine Communication International Association for Dialogue Analysis Bologna, Italy
Douglas Engelman Sociology Society for the Study of Social Problems Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nhu Le Teaching and Learning The 18th World Congress of Applied Linguistics Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Walter Silva Sotillo Industrial Management and Systems Engineering Informs Healthcare Conference Rotterdam, Netherlands
Renee Hangartner Psychology International Academy of Law and Mental Health Prague, Czech Republic
Ram Kumar Chemical Engineering 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering Barcelona, Spain
Yu Hin Lam Educational and Psychological Studies Knowledge Transfer Seminar: Special Education - Services & Technologies Hong Kong, China
Ramona Kreis Department of World Languages International Pragmatics Conference Belfast, Northern Ireland
Daniel Cleary School of Geosciences International Congress of Speleology Sydney, Australia
Alissa Klein Sociology Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Girsea Martinez Sociology Society for the Study of Social Problems Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Carley Geiss Sociology The Society for the Study of Social Problems Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Danxu Ma Music Education The Asia-Pacific Symposium for Music Education Research Melaka, Malaysia
Kelli Carter Integrative Biology 38th World Congress of the International Union of Physiological Sciences Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Natalia Junqueira Sumi Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology Computational Drug Science and High-Precision Medicine Lipari, Italy
John Walsh Philosophy Reinhold's Mature Philosophical Standpoints Leuven, Belgium
Majdi Ababneh Electrical Engineering International Renewable Energy Congress Amman-Jordan
Sean McKinley Psychology Biennial Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy Antwerp, Belgium
Brittany Lang Psychology International Conference on Eating Disorders Prague, Czech Republic
Oana-Alexandra Dumitru School of Geosciences Workshop of the European Society for Isotope Research (ESIR) Baile Govora, Romania
Jared Allen Music Education Power, Performance and Play - An International Conference on Caribbean Carnival Cultures Leeds, England
Taylor Chlapowski World Languages 8th International Conference of Hispanic Linguistics 6th Biennial Meeting of the International Association for the Study of Spanish in Society (SIS-EES) Southampton, England
Duellyn Pandis Graduate Studies DNP International Society of Travel Medicine Barcelona, Spain
Erica Ahlich Psychology AED 2017 International Conference on Eating Disorders Prague, Czech Republic
Ashley Knight Biomedical Engineering International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics World Congress Cape Town, South Africa
Marta Robertson Integrative Biology Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution Meeting Victoria, British Columbia
Emily Choquette Clinical Psychology International Conference on Eating Disorders Prague, Czech Republic
Kofi-Kermit Horton Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology Mediterranean Neuroscience Society Conference Malta
Sofia Hatziminadakis Teaching and Learning II International Conference on Mathematics Textbook Research and Development (ICMT2) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Kevin McKenna Humanities and Cultural Studies Free Exchange: Relationalities. The University of Calgary Calgary, Canada
Christina Verzijl Psychology International Conference of Eating Disorders Prague, Czech Republic
Julie Dell-Jones World Language Education International Visual Sociology Conference Montreal, Canada
Nadezhda Zalivina Civil and Environmental Engineering 1st IWA Conference on Algal Technologies for Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Delft, the Netherlands