2006-07

The R. Stephen and Ruth Barrett Family Grant for Best Proposal

Michael Redding (Ireland), for “From Subjugation to Sovereignty: The Judicial Development of Women’s Rights in Ireland, 1970-1976”

The Katie Murphy McMahon Grant for Russian and East-Central European Studies

Betsy Brooks (Russia), “Affected by Association? The Public Health Puzzle in Russia: A Study Across Twelve Cities”

Curtis Drummond (Russia), undergraduate language training support to attend the Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP) run by the American Councils Teachers of Russian (ACTR) in Russia.

Jessica Peyton (Russia), “Caucasus: The Russian Frontier”

Undergraduate Research and Travel Grants

Philip Alday (Italy, Austria), “E Pluribus Quot? Bilingual Government in the World Today”

John Grothaus (Spain), “The Attitudes of Muslim Elites Towards Integration in Spain”

Joseph Hagmann (Austria), “Analysis of Carbon-14 Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMA) Measurements Applied to Objects of Egyptian Antiquity”

Carol Hendrickson (Ireland), “Ireland: Poster Child of the European Union”

Anka Jedry (France), “French Women’s Fashion Between the World Wars”

Danielle Leary (Ireland), “Learning from the Irish: The Genetic, Medical and Social Aspects of Ireland’s Substance Abuse Research & Treatment System – An In-Depth Analysis”

Meghan Lueck (Italy), “Beauty is Pain: Body Image and Disorder in the Italian Fashion Industry”

George Mandarakas (Greece), “To What Extent Has the Production of Wind Farms Alleviated Andros Island’s Dependency on Non-renewable Resources?”

Lauren McDonough (Ireland), “Why “Trad is Rad”: An Exploration of Folk Music through Irish Sessions and Fleadhanna Cheoil”

Kristine Nugent (Ukraine), “Ukraine’s Language Conundrum: Perspectives from Western Ukraine”

Juan Pablo Garcia (England), “The Homeless of London: An Intimate Look at the Government’s Role”

Taylor Poulin (France), “The Internationalization of an Identity: Questioning the Expansion of the Musee du Louvre and the Centre Georges Pompidou”

Frederic Shadley (Spain), “Spain: Anticlericalism During the Second Republic and Civil War"

Additional Support for Undergraduate Initiatives

Kelly Byrnes (England), to attend the fashion exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London

Alejandra Gutzeit, to attend an Art and Architecture summer program at the Tuscan Classical Academy

Hanna Kong/Adams Joines/Henry Chan, to represent Notre Dame at the Mendiola Model United Nations Conference in Milan

Becky Rambo (Lewis Hall), received funds to help support “Unmask the Unknown: Understanding the Other, Discovering Ourselves,” the Kroc Undergraduate Student Peace conference held March 30-31, 2007

Andrew Reynolds (Luxembourg), to support the research project, “Searching for Identity in a Foreign Land, or, How to Develop a National Culture”

Thomas Youngmark, to attend the Swiss Finance Academy International Wall Street Training Program in Switzerland

Summer 2007 Internship Support

Charles Alagiah Johnson (Poland), Teaching Internship

Caroline Askew (France), working in public relations with Opera National de Paris or Festival d’Avignon

Braden James Galbreath-O’Leary (Ireland), Signpost Tours Internship

Karol Grzesiak (Poland), Teaching Internship

Pia Mauro (Paris, France) funding from The Snider Family Endowment for Excellence in European Studies, to work with ND alumni Peter Herrly

Erin O’Neill (Mbour, Senegal), service with Vivre Ensemble, a French NGO

Mariah Quinn (Milan, Italy), US Department of State consulate

Thomas P. Rosenberger (Poland), Proctor & Gamble Internship

Sarah Valdes (Brussels, Belgium), with a member of the European parliament