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
  • Takayama, A, (F) ASL and Deaf Studies
  • Bauman, Dirksen, (F) ASL and Deaf Studies
  • Kushalnagar, Poorna, (F) Psychology
"Can you see/touch me?" Preliminary Development of Nursing Students' awareness training of Deaf Japanese Patients' needs
  • Timperlake, Erin, (S) Psychology
  • Pick, Lawrence H., (F) Psychology
A Brief Cognitive Screening Tool for The Deaf Population: A Pilot Study.
  • Drewek, Amy, (S) Interpretation and Translation
A Case Study Evaluation of a Formal ASL-English Mentorship Program
  • 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
  • Holcomb, Tara, (S) Psychology
  • Pick, Lawrence H., (F) Psychology
A Translation of the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire-Short Form to American Sign Language
  • 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
  • Kubicek, Emily, (S) Brain and Language Laboratory (BL2)
  • Lamberton, Jason, (F) Science of Learning Center on Visual Language & Visual Learning (VL2)
  • Quandt, Lorna, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Willis, Athena, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
Biological Motion Perception in Deaf Native Signers
  • Rademacher, Tess, (F) Linguistics
  • Gagne, Deanna, (F) Linguistics
Characterizing Deaf Children’s Early Communication Services: An Online Parent Survey
  • Li, Qiwei, (F) ASL and Deaf Studies
  • Robinson, Octavian, (F) ASL and Deaf Studies
Chinese Students’ Deaf Identities: To and From a Deaf-Centric University
  • Bailey, Kallissa, (S) Psychology
  • Pick, Lawrence H., (F) Psychology
Communication of sexual health knowledge and attitudes by deaf and hard of hearing undergraduates with their parents
  • Carter, Tierra, (F)
  • Harrelson, Paul, (F) Interpretation and Translation
Comparative Analysis of Novice and Experienced Interpreters Cognitive Aptitude
  • 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
  • Adeoye, Sulaiman, (F)
Deaf and Hard of Hearing College Students’ Cognitive Strategies for Equal Sharing Problems
  • Heskey, Caryn, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
  • Garrido-Nag, Karen, (F) Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students' Skills and Needs for Academic Success
  • 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) 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
  • 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
  • Mitchiner, Julie, (F) Education
  • Batamula, Christi, (F) Education
  • Kite, Bobbie Jo, (F) Education
Infusing the Reggio Emilia Approach in Deaf Education
  • 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
  • Kraus, Kaj , (S) ASL and Deaf Studies
  • Gagne, Deanna, (F) Linguistics
Learning ASL as a Late Second Language Depends on the Strength of the First Language Foundation
  • 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”
  • Rosier, Ryanne, (F) Psychology
  • Corbett, Carolyn, (F) Psychology
Mental Health Literacy & Black Men: A Critical Exploration of Intersecting 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
  • 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
  • Maynard, Sheila, (F)
  • Lori, Day, (F) Psychology
Parental Disclosure of Adverse Childhood Experiences in Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Children
  • 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
  • Pezzarossi Kobek, Caroline, (F) Psychology
  • Schooler, Deborah, (F) Psychology
  • Paglieri, Taylor, (F)
Representation of deaf characters in television watched by adolescents and young adults
  • 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 AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN EUROPEAN ASYLUM RECEPTION FACILITIES: DISCLOSURE EXPERIENCES
  • 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
  • Miner, Cami, (F) Interpretation and Translation
  • Quinto-Pozos, David, (F) Linguistics
Sign-to-voice interpreting considering clients with differing language preferences.
  • 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
  • Farber, Gregory, (S) Psychology
  • Day, Lori, (F) Psychology
The Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in College-Aged Deaf Individuals: An examination of the Barkley Adult ADHD Rating Scale (BAARS-IV)
  • DeHart, Christina, (F) Interpretation and Translation
The Effects of Reflected Appraisals on Interpreter Self-Concept
  • 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
  • Berteletti, Ilaria , (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Berger, Lauren, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Bowen, Amanda, (S) Psychology
  • Carter, Hannah, (S) Psychology
  • Griswold, Bryn, (S) Speech Pathology & Audiology
  • Kimbley, Sarah, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Lancaster, Lucas, (S) Speech Pathology & Audiology
  • Quandt, Lorna, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Scott, Kayla, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Sullivan, Sarabeth, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
The impact of language experience on the neural activations of arithmetical processing (EEG)
  • Sullivan, Sarabeth, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Berteletti, Ilaria , (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Berger, Lauren, (S) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Lancaster, Lucas, (S) Speech Pathology & Audiology
The impact of language modality on number sense and arithmetic processing (adult study)
  • 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
  • Leannah, Carly, (F)
  • Quandt, Lorna, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
  • Willis, Athena, (F) PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
The Perception of Fingerspelling Using Point Light Displays
  • 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
  • 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
  • McKinnie, Kristina, (F) ASL and Deaf Studies
  • Moriarty-Harrelson, Erin, (F) ASL and Deaf Studies
What are some of the barriers for Black Deaf college students pursuing bachelor's and/or master's degrees?
  • Winn, James, (F)
  • Harrelson, Paul, (F) Interpretation and Translation
What experiences do American Sign Language – English Interpreters from the United States have when working abroad?
  • 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]