2014 Grant Recipients
Dr. Kelly Alley, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, will use the funds to further develop an existing project to create a map of hydropower projects across the Himalayas in the ArcGIS format. The interactive Web site will allow users to identify a dam location and access information related to land use changes, links to media and reports on the project, and information on citizen grievances and court cases.
Dr. Mitchell Brown, Department of Political Science, will deliver half-day training sessions on logic models and theories of change for grantees of the Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Prevention. The training sessions aim to improve the capacity of organizations that provide child abuse and neglect prevention services.
Dr. Janice Clifford, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, will develop and produce marketing materials to support volunteer recruitment and training for the Expressions of a Brave Heart Fine Arts Program, a collaboration between her department and the Opelika Parks and Recreation Department to enhance the quality of life for teens and young adults with moderate to severe disabilities.
Reagan Grimsley, Department of History, will work with graduate students to develop and organize workshops for members of the non-profit organization PACERS to learn how to document and preserve historic materials produced through their community education programs.
Last Updated: March 31, 2015