Gallaudet Small Research Grants Awarded for FY2018

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]

Investigator
Department
Study Title
  • Lopetegui, Stephanie, (S) Psychology
A comparative study on emotional regulation differences between deaf children and adolescents raised with deaf versus hearing parents
  • Bryant, Andrew, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
A Comparison Study of: Measured Attenuation Using Different Hearing Protective Devices
  • Bryant, Andrew, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
A Comparison Study of: Measured Attenuation Using Different Hearing Protective Devices
  • Schooler, Deborah, (F) Psychology
A Survey Study of Deaf Adults' Media Use and Body Image
  • Nicodemus, Brenda, (F) Interpretation and Translation
Address practices of deaf undergraduate students and deaf faculty: A study of language use, identity, and community
  • Guity, Ardavan, (S) Linguistics
  • Hochgesang, Julie, (F) Linguistics
Analysis of the lexicon, phonology, morphology, and syntax of ZEI.
  • Johnson, Sareeta, (S) Linguistics
  • Villanueva, Miako, (F) Linguistics
ASL Discourse Structure of Personal Experience Narratives
  • Aaron-Lozano, Kailyn, (S) ASL and Deaf Studies
  • Bauman, Dirksen, (F) ASL and Deaf Studies
ASL Music Videos: Audience, Aesthetics, and Culture
  • Bridgett, Tiffany, (S) Psychology
  • Day, Lori, (F) Psychology
ASL TRANSLATION OF THE VCI FROM WISC-V
  • Sterling, Brittany, (S) Psychology
  • Day, Lori, (F) Psychology
Attachment and Acculturation as Catalysts for a Meaningful Life
  • Hashimoto, Shigehito, (F) Education
  • Yuknis, Christina, (F) Education
Attitudes and Skills of Teachers towards Inclusion of Deaf and Hard of Hearing students with disabilities
  • Griswold, Bryn, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Auditory Cortical Deactivation in American Sign Language Users During Word Production
  • Willis, Athena, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Quandt, Lorna, (F) Science of Learning Center on Visual Language & Visual Learning (VL2)
Behavioral and neural responses to American Sign Language avatars
  • Rademacher, Tess, (F) Linguistics
  • Gagne, Deanna, (F) Linguistics
Characterizing Deaf Children’s Early Communication Services: An Online Parent Survey
  • Holcomb, Tara, (S) Psychology
Cultural Adaption of the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind People
  • Holcomb, Tara, (S) Psychology
Cultural Adaption of the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind People
  • Wilkins, Alexander, (S) Psychology
Current practice of psychological assessment of deaf and hard of hearing clients: A focus group study
  • Roberts, Rachel, (S) Science of Learning Center on Visual Language & Visual Learning (VL2)
  • Morere, Donna, (F) Psychology
d/Deaf Disabled Experiences with the Deaf Community
  • Aldular, Aileen, (S) Psychology
Deaf Acculturative Stress Inventory (DASI): Development and Validation of an Acculturative Stress Inventory for Deaf Adults
  • Gonzalez, Kylah, (F) Interpretation and Translation
  • Shaw, Emily, (F) Interpretation and Translation
Deaf Christian church members' perspectives on interpreters in a worship service
  • Turner, Cassandra, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Bakke, Matthew, (F) Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • Bakke, Matthew, (F) Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • Tamaki, Chiz, (F) Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • Tamaki, Chiz, (F) Speech and Hearing Sciences
Deaf Cochlear Implant Users' Perspectives on Successful Device Outcome Measures
  • Turner, Cassandra, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Bakke, Matthew, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Buxton, Claire, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Hunt, Danielle, (F) Interpretation and Translation
  • Tamaki, Chizuko, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
DEAF COCHLEAR IMPLANT USERS’ PERSPECTIVE ON SUCCESSFUL DEVICE OUTCOME MEASURES
  • Biskupiak, Andrew, (F) ASL and Deaf Studies
  • Murray, Joseph, (F) ASL and Deaf Studies
  • Robinson, Octavian, (F) ASL and Deaf Studies
Deaf Gay Men: Negotiating Identities
  • Kushalnagar, Poorna, (F) Psychology
Deaf Health Literacy: Usability and Navigability of Health and Wellness Apps
  • Martin, Anne, (F) Interpretation and Translation
  • Nicodemus, Brenda, (F) Interpretation and Translation
Deaf mental health professionals’ perspectives on desired attributes of ASL-English interpreters when working with hearing clients
  • Mize, Emily, (F) Interpretation and Translation
  • Shaw, Emily, (F) Interpretation and Translation
Deaf Perspective on English to ASL Interpreting Repair Strategies
  • Strauss, Gillie, (S) Psychology
  • Day, Lori, (F) Psychology
Developing an Understanding of Quality Communication in Families with Hearing Caregivers and a Deaf Child, perceived by the Child
  • Janger, Michael, (F) Business
Disability Orientation and Regulatory Focus in the Assistive Technology Context: A Study of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Consumers
  • Sullivan, SaraBeth, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Berteletti, Ilaria , (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
Do expert signers recruit signed phonology processes while solving single digit multiplication problems?
  • Allemang, Linda Noelle, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Does absent vestibular function mitigate virtual reality simulator sickness?
  • Allemang, Linda Noelle, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Danner, Emalee, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Sparks, Sarah, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Tamaki, Chizuko, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Does Absent Vestibular Function Mitigate Virtual Reality Simulator Sickness?
  • Dion, Olivia, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Electrophysiological Differences in Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Kraus, Kaj , (S) ASL and Deaf Studies
Emergent Signers at Gallaudet: Deaf Conversionary Processes as Embodied Language Ideologies
  • Flowers, Arielle, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
ERPs and Syntactic Processing: Investigating hearing Aid Efficacy in Restoring Auditory Access to Hard-of-Hearing Adults
  • Chan, Yi Hin, (S) Interpretation and Translation
  • Shaw, Emily, (F) Interpretation and Translation
Examining how Deaf translators negotiate concepts that are not conventionalized in Hong Kong Sign Language
  • Fedlan, Denise, (S) Psychology
  • Lori, Day, (F) Psychology
EXAMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PERCEIVED PARENTING STYLE AND ATTACHMENT IN DEAF ADULTS (A REPLICATION STUDY)
  • Batoon-Hughes, Sarah, (S) Interpretation and Translation
Expanding the deaf patient narrative: Exploring the experiences of a group of deaf Asian Pacific Islander patients from the Bay
  • Rutland, Austin, (F) Interpretation and Translation
  • Shaw, Emily, (F) Interpretation and Translation
Experiences of Deaf Gay Males in Interpreted Interactions with Medical Professionals
  • Wessling, Dawn, (F) Interpretation and Translation
  • Hunt, Danielle, (F) Interpretation and Translation
Exploring Attrition of Novice American Sign Language-English Interpreters Using Multiple Case Study
  • Cristiano, Veronica, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Exploring Language Exposure's Relationship to Neurobiological Linguistic Outcomes in d/Deaf Infants
  • Cristiano, Veronica, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Exploring Language Exposure's Relationship to Neurobiological Linguistic Outcomes in d/Deaf Infants
  • Nowak, Stacy, (S) Education
Exploring the Experiences of Deaf Student Athletes at a Deaf University
  • Malzkuhn, Melissa, (F) Science of Learning Center on Visual Language & Visual Learning (VL2)
  • Quandt, Lorna, (F) Science of Learning Center on Visual Language & Visual Learning (VL2)
  • Kubicek, Emily, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
Foundations of Learning from Signing Avatars
  • Opsahl, Laura Noelle, (S) Psychology
Have you talked about it? A phenomenological approach to deaf women's lived experience of sexual assault disclosure
  • Lopetegui, Stephanie, (S) Psychology
Impact of Parent Openness to and Style of Communication on Emotion
  • Revell, Catriona, (S) Interpretation and Translation
Interpreters' Use of the Added Fillers 'um' and 'uh' when Interpreting from American Sign Language into English
  • Morrison, Shannon, (S) Interpretation and Translation
Interpreting for Deaf professionals: Linguistic comparison of a novice and expert ASL-to-English interpretation
  • Kulsar, Steven, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Investigating the Effects of Mouthing and Hand Placement on Fingerspelling Accuracy in Deaf Adults
  • Miller, Jeremy, (S) Interpretation and Translation
Investigations in the Interpretation of STEM Discourse
  • McCann, James, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Language disorder in deaf and hard-of-hearing (D/HH) children: Typical acquisition and profiles of specific language impairment
  • Rodrigues, Jennifer, (S) Interpretation and Translation
Letter or Spirit of the Law: An Institutional Ethnography of Effective Communication Access in U.S. Hospitals
  • Wenderski, Teresa, (S) Interpretation and Translation
Lost in Translation: The Foundational Culture of the Values in the ASL-English Interpreting Field in the United States
  • Powers, Jennifer, (F) Provost
Making Sense of Mattering: A Phenomenological Study of Black Deaf College Students and Academic Success
  • Willow, Nic, (F) Linguistics
  • Villanueva, Miako, (F) Linguistics
Meaning and the open-8 handshape in ASL: Implicit and explicit categorization
  • Rosier, Ryanne, (F) Psychology
  • Corbett, Carolyn, (F) Psychology
Mental Health Literacy & Black Men: A Critical Exploration of Black Male Perspectives”
  • Dively, Valerie, (F) Interpretation and Translation
  • Nicodemus, Brenda, (F) Interpretation and Translation
  • Halley, Mark, (S) Interpretation and Translation
  • Petitta, Giulia, (F) Interpretation and Translation
Metalinguistic References in Interpreting: Deaf-Hearing Relay Interpreting Teams
  • Delp, Ellen, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Tamaki, Chizuko, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Monosyllable, Trochee, Spondee (MTS) Test Scores and Communication Self-Evaluation Scores in Spoken Language Environments of Deaf Adult Hearing Aid Users
  • Delp, Ellen, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
MTS Test Scores and Communication Self-Evaluation in Spoken Language Environments of Deaf Adult Hearing Aid Users
  • Berger, Lauren, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Andriola, Diana, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • berteletti, ilaria, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Hirsch, Joy, (F)
  • Langdon, Clifton, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • White, Bradley, (F) Brain and Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging (BL2)
Neural Bases of Tactile and Visual Language Processing
  • Quandt, Lorna, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Kubicek, Emily, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
Neural Correlates of Biological Motion Perception in Sign Language Users
  • Sullivan, Sarabeth, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Berteletti, Ilaria , (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
Neural investigation of multiplication processes in expert sign language users
  • Langdon, Clifton, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Andriola, Diana, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
Neurobiological Correlates of Phonological Awareness and Reading Outcomes
  • Maxwell-McCaw, Deborah, (F) Psychology
  • Schooler, Deborah, (F) Psychology
New Signers: Acculturation and Coping
  • Aquilino, Zoe, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Garrido-Nag, Karen, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • McCann, James, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Parenting Stress and Linguistic Environment on Language Acquisition in Children in Poverty and Deaf Children.
  • Aftar, Nur Farhana , (S) Psychology
Parents' Perspectives of Their Deaf Child's School Experience in Malaysia
  • Sacco, Katherine, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Patterns of listening effort in individuals with hearing loss vs individuals with simulated hearing loss: a comparative study
  • Kushalnagar, Poorna, (F) Psychology
  • Keogh, Brianna , (S) Psychology
Peer support and food security in deaf college students
  • Blau, Shane, (S) Linguistics
Perceptual Narrowing in Deaf Infants
  • Owens, Lakitha, (F) Psychology
  • Corbett, Carolyn, (F) Psychology
Phenomenological Study on Deaf Student-Parents and Their Experiences
  • Hamilton, Heather, (S) Linguistics
Phonotactic Constraints in ASL
  • Beckman, Allison, (S) Psychology
Predictors of Interpersonal Suicide Risk in Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing Groups
  • Hawthorne, Kara, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Quimby, Sierra, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Recognizing and using emotional and grammatical facial expressions in deaf children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Kobek Pezzarossi, Caroline, (F) Psychology
  • Schooler, Deborah, (F) Psychology
Representation of Deaf Characters in Mainstream Television Watched by Adolescents
  • Thornton, David, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Quandt, Lorna, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
Semantic Congruity Effects in Non-Native ASL Interpreters with Signed Sentences: An ERP Study
  • Steffen, Nichelle, (F) ASL and Deaf Studies
  • Bauman, H-Dirksen, (F) ASL and Deaf Studies
Sensory Orientations and the Emplacement of DeafBlind Individuals in Educational Ecosystems
  • Vincent, Morgane, (F) Psychology
  • Pick, Lawrence H., (F) Psychology
SEXUAL GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN FRENCH REFUGEE CAMPS: DISCLOSURE PATTERNS AS DISCUSSED BY HUMANITARIAN WORKERS
  • Kubicek, Emily, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Quandt, Lorna, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
Sign language comprehension and mental rotation abilities
  • Quinto-Pozos, David, (F) Linguistics
  • Nicodemus, Brenda, (F) Interpretation and Translation
  • Miner, Cami, (F) Interpretation and Translation
Sign-to-voice interpreting considering clients with differing language experiences
  • Woodruff, Torri Ann, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Social Support Service Preferences of Parents and Caregivers of Children who are D/deaf or hard of hearing
  • McClure, Sandra, (S) Interpretation and Translation
Strategies and techniques for court interpreting identified by American Sign Language-English interpreters using the Think Aloud
  • Sylvester, Elsa , (S) Interpretation and Translation
Team interpreting: A look at how interpreters support each other during an interpretation
  • Kraus, Kaj , (S) ASL and Deaf Studies
  • Gagne, Deanna, (F) Linguistics
The Acquisition of ASL Morphosyntax in New Signers
  • Aldalur, Aileen, (S) Psychology
The Deaf Acculturative Stress Inventory: Development and Validation of an Acculturative Stress Inventory for Deaf Adults
  • Aldalur, Aileen, (S) Psychology
The Deaf Acculturative Stress Inventory: Development and Validation of an Acculturative Stress Inventory for Deaf Adults
  • Moore, Elizabeth A., (F) Social Work
  • Pucci, Concetta, (F) Social Work
The Ethical Impact of Communication Technology and Social Media on Social Work Practice in the Deaf Community
  • Appanah, Thangi, (F) Education
  • Brown, Krista, (F)
The impact of using a bilingual approach in writing instruction on the writing performance of deaf students
  • Vo, Eileen, (F) History, Philosophy, Religion, and Sociology
The Institutionalization of Translation and Interpreters in Colonial Vietnam, 1862-1945
  • Courtney, Rena, (S) Psychology
The Interaction Between Personality and Exercise in Predicting Perceived Stress
  • Mitchiner, Julie, (F) Education
  • Batamula, Christi, (F) Education
  • Kite, Bobbie Jo, (F) Education
The Reggio Emilia Approach in Deaf Education
  • Kubicek, Emily, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Quandt, Lorna, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
The relationship between sign language experience and mental rotation abilities
  • Carson, Leah, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • McCann, James, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
The Relationship Between Young Bimodal-Bilingual’s (Coda’s) Matching of the Interlocutor Modality and Their Executive Function
  • White, Bradley, (F) Brain and Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging (BL2)
  • Langdon, Clifton, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Andriola, Diana, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Berger, Lauren, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Walker, Zoey, (S) Brain and Language Laboratory (BL2)
The Role of Auditory Experience in the Neurocognitive Systems for Everyday and Effortful Listening
  • Guity, Ardavan, (S) Linguistics
The Use of Bflap in Zaban Eshareh Irani (ZEI)
  • Zimmerman, Heather, (S) Education
Transitioning and Thriving: Cross-cultural Pathways of Resilience in Deaf Youth
  • Barreto-Abrams, Jesus , (S) Psychology
Vicarious Trauma in Interpreters
  • Hawthorne, Kara, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Uguccioni, Kelsey, (S) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Vocal Emotional Detection in Cochlear Implant Users
  • CastroArias, Rebecca, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Bakke, Matthew, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Tamaki, Chizuko, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
What information is provided to families of newly identified deaf/hard of hearing children?
  • Fennell, Julie, (F) History, Philosophy, Religion, and Sociology
You'll Know It When You See It: Gender, Sex, and the Porn Industry

[F: Faculty; S: Student]