Wilson, Marieke Justine

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Johns Hopkins U.
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
October 13, 2010
Project Title: 
Wilson, Marieke Justine, Johns Hopkins U., Baltimore, MD - To aid research on ''God is in the Medium': Evangelical Film and Salvation in Southwestern Nigeria,' supervised by Dr. Jane I. Guyer

MARIEKE WILSON, then a student at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, received a grant in October 2010 to aid research on 'God is in the Medium: Evangelical Filmmaking and Salvation in Southwestern Nigeria,' supervised by Dr. Jane I. Guyer.

Grant Year: 
2010
Award Amount: 
$16,417

Winchell, Mareike

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
California, Berkeley, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
October 14, 2010
Project Title: 
Winchell, Mareike, U. of California, Berkeley, CA - To aid research on 'The Politics of Ayllu Justice: Translations of Tradition and Law among Quechua Activists in Cochabamba, Bolivia,' supervised by Dr. Charles Hirschkind

MAREIKE WINCHELL, then a student at University of California, Berkeley, California, received a grant in October 2010 to aid research on 'The Politics of Ayllu Justice: Translations of Tradition and Law among Quechua Activists in Cochabamba, Bolivia,' supervised by Dr. Charles Hirschkind.

Grant Year: 
2010
Award Amount: 
$17,100

Will, Vanessa K.

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Michigan, Ann Arbor, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
September 24, 2004
Project Title: 
Will, Vanessa K., U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI - To aid research on 'The Semiotics of Socialization: Gaelic-Medium Education and Language Revival in Scotland, ' supervised by Dr. Barbra A. Meek
Grant Year: 
2004
Award Amount: 
$16,280

Wille, Sarah J.

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Indiana U., Bloomington
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
August 18, 2004
Project Title: 
Wille, Sarah J., Indiana U., Bloomington, IN - To aid research on 'The Social Role of Objects: Investigating Artifact Life Histories at Chau Hiix, Belize' supervised by Dr. K. Anne Pyburn

SARAH J. WILLE, while a student at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, received funding in November 2004 to aid research on 'The Social Role of Objects: Investigating Artifact 'Life Histories' at Chau Hiix, Belize,' under the supervision of Dr. K. Anne Pyburn. Analysis of Maya ceramics and other artifacts addressed specific questions concerning the function and meaning of an elaborate, site-center deposit near an important civic-ceremonial structure, while also considering the social role of deposited objects. Research provided a clearer picture of Later Classic period (ca.

Grant Year: 
2004
Award Amount: 
$6,773

Willems, Roos A.

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Florida, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
July 12, 2001
Project Title: 
Willems, Roos A., U. of Florida, Gainesville, FL - To aid research on 'Social Networks and Forced Migration in an Urban Context,' supervised by Dr. Anthony Oliver-Smith
Grant Year: 
2001
Award Amount: 
$15,250

Willen, Sarah S.

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Emory U.
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
October 24, 2002
Project Title: 
Willen, Sarah S., Emory U., Atlanta, GA - To aid research on 'No Person is Illegal? Transnational Migration, Local Advocacy, and Migrant 'llegality' in Tel Aviv, Israel,' supervised by Dr. Peter J. Brown

SARAH S. WILLEN, then a student at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, received a grant in October 2002 to aid research on 'Pregnant and Unwelcome: Undocumented Migrant Workers' Experiences of Reproduction in Israel,' supervised by Professor Peter J. Brown.

Grant Year: 
2002
Award Amount: 
$10,625

Willett, Gudrun A.

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Iowa, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
May 16, 2002
Project Title: 
Putz, Gudrun A., U. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA - To aid research on 'Migration, Power, and Community: Former Soviet Migrant Sex Workers in the Netherlands and Latvia,' supervised by Dr. Florence E. Babb

GUDRUN A. PUTZ, while a student at University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, was awarded a grant in May 2002 to aid research on 'Migration, Power, and Community: Former Soviet Migrant Sex Workers in the Netherlands and Latvia,' supervised by Dr. Florence E. Babb. The research conducted for this project resulted in quite fruitful, if unexpected, material.

Grant Year: 
2002
Award Amount: 
$18,419

Williams, Erin Marie Shepard

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
George Washington U.
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
April 28, 2009
Project Title: 
Williams, Erin Marie Shepard, George Washington U., Washington, DC - To aid research on 'Influences of Material Properties and Biomechanics on Stone Tool Production,' supervised by Dr. Alison S. Brooks

ERIN MARIE SHEPARD WILLIAMS, then a student at George Washington University, Washington, DC, was awarded funding in April 2009, to aid research on 'Influences of Material Properties and Biomechanics on Stone Tool Production,' supervised by Dr. Alison S. Brooks. Later Homo possesses a derived thumb that is robust and long relative to the other digits, with enhanced musculature compared to extant apes and early hominins. Researchers have hypothesized that this anatomy was selected in part to withstand high forces acting on the thumb during stone tool production.

Grant Year: 
2009
Award Amount: 
$10,500

Williams, Karen Gwendolyn

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
New York, Graduate Center, City U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
October 18, 2011
Project Title: 
Williams, Karen Gwendolyn, City U. of New York, Graduate Center, New York, NY - To aid research on 'From Coercion to Consent?': Governing the Formerly Incarcerated in the 21st Century United States,' supervised by Dr. Leith Mullings

KAREN G. WILLIAMS, then a student at City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, New York, received funding in October 2011 to aid research on 'From Coercion to Consent? Governing the Formerly Incarcerated in the 21st Century United States,' supervised by Dr. Leith Mullings. The decades-long expansion of law and order prison policy across the United States has led to historically high rates of incarceration, particularly for communities of color, and has had repercussions far beyond the prison walls.

Grant Year: 
2011
Award Amount: 
$15,800

Widger, Thomas

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
London School of Economics
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
January 4, 2005
Project Title: 
Widger, Thomas, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom - To aid research on 'The Youth Suicide Epidemic in Sri Lanka: Causes, Meanings, Prevention Strategies,' supervised by Dr. Jonathan Parry

THOMAS WIDGER, then a student at London School of Economics, London, England, was awarded a grant in January 2005 to aid research on 'The Youth Suicide Epidemic in Sri Lanka: Causes, Meanings, Prevention Strategies,' supervised by Dr. Jonathan Parry. Suicide in Sri Lanka has been a major health and social problem for the past four decades. The research project examined the social and psychological causes, cultural meanings, and formal and informal preventions strategies of suicidal behaviour amongst the Sinhalese of a small town on the northwest coast of the island.

Grant Year: 
2005
Award Amount: 
$8,500
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