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Audrey Cooper receives summer stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities

On behalf of the Provost's Office, the Graduate School wishes to congratulate Audrey Cooper on receiving a highly competitive summer stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities in the amount of $6,000 for the project titled "Disaster Mitigation, Deaf Leadership, Adaptation and Resilience in Việt Nam." The summer stipends provide recipients an opportunity to pursue advanced work in the humanities.

Summary of the Project

Dr. Cooper's research project, titled "Disaster Mitigation, Deaf Leadership, Adaptation and Resilience in Việt Nam", will draw on original ethnographic research with Deaf community-based organizations and their members in order to generate analytic insights into Deaf community members’ thought processes and organizational decision-making practices related to disaster preparedness, response and recovery.

Details of the award are as follows: 

PI: Dr. Audrey Cooper, International Development Master's Program, Graduate School

Dollar amount of federal funds awarded:  $6,000 for the period of 6/1/2019 – 8/15/2019

Percentage total cost of the program financed with federal funding:  100%

Percentage and dollar amount of the total costs funded by non-governmental sources:  0%, $0

Grants are integral to establishing "Gallaudet as the epicenter of research development and outreach leading to advancements in knowledge and practice for deaf and hard of hearing people and all humanity."  A central component of Gallaudet University's mission is the enhancement of faculty and staff opportunities for creative and scholarly research and training.  If you have a question about the grant writing process or if you have an idea or concept and would like to discuss potential grant opportunities, please contact Audrey Wineglass Foster at audrey.foster@gallaudet.edu. We look forward to meeting and working with you.

Posted by Gaurav Mathur | Posted May 12, 2019 at 6:17 PM

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