Five members of The University of Scranton faculty and staff have been awarded development intersession grants for January 2013.
George J. Aulisio received a grant to research “Sudden Selector’s Guide to Philosophy.” Aulisio is an assistant librarian of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Memorial Library.
Linda Ledford-Miller, Ph.D., received a grant to study “Robert Downey, Jr. as Detective: Sherlock Holmes Redux.” Dr. Ledford-Miller is a professor of world languages and cultures.
Jessica M. Nolan, Ph.D., received a grant for “A New Perspective on Social Norms.” Dr. Nolan is an assistant professor of psychology.
David A. Rusak, Ph.D., received a grant to research “Diagnosing Human Zinc Deficiency with Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy of Fingernail Clippings.” Dr. Rusak is an associate professor of chemistry.
Janice Voltzow, Ph.D., received a grant to study “Endoscopy of the Mantle Cavities of Abalone.” Dr. Voltzow is a professor and the department chair of biology.