Fielding Graduate University News

Fielding announces student research grants

Posted by Sylvia Williams on Fri, Feb 10, 2012

Fielding congratulates the following students who have received research grants of amounts up to $1,000 from the university. The awardees were chosen by the research funds granting committee headed by Provost Katrina Rogers, PhD.

School of Psychology:

Jeff Bryson (Rainbow City, AL) - “Toward a synergistic cognitive-behavioral model for concomitant insomnia and pain”

Chuck Cancilla (Buford, GA) - “Mindful versus traditional martial arts towards improved academic grades in children diagnosed with ADHD”

Claude Robinson, PhD (Knoxville, TN) - “A validity study of projective drawings”

 School of Educational Leadership & Change:

Lauri Francis (Peekskill, NY) - “Teacher leadership for the 21st century: Teacher leaders’ experience in supporting the pedagogical practice of academic rigor”

School of Human & Organizational Development:

Kathy Kaya (Carlsbad, CA), “An exploration of Sansei women’s experience of a holistic approach to learning about their own and others’ encounters with oppression and privilege”


In addition, psychology students Salvatore Carbonaro (Fresno, TX) and Heidi Mattila (Washington, DC) earned the award for best research poster at Fielding’s national session in January 2012, “Self-reported alcohol consumption and religiosity among clinicians affects severity ratings of clients’ alcohol consumption”


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