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SPARC Recipients

The Vice President for Research is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 SPARC Graduate Research Grant awardees. Fifty-one graduate students representing 10 different academic units at USC will be funded through this internal research grant competition.

Recipient Name Department or Program
Christopher Aluah Peter Health Promotion, Education & Behavior
Samuel Antwi Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Noble Anumbe Mechanical Engineering
Nicholas Bailey Business Administration
Douglas Bell Marine Science
Grishma Bhavsar Health Services Policy & Management
Timothy Boiteau Experimental Psychology
Jonathan Kenneth Bunn Chemical Engineering
Yang Cao Hospitality Management
Bei Cheng Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences
Sara Chizari Library & Information Sciences
Meagan Conway Anthropology
C'iana Cooper Pharmacology, Physiology & Neuroscience
Edward Allen Driggers History
Laura Enzor Biological Sciences
Carl Frisby Earth & Ocean Sciences
Gengsong Gao Languages, Literatures & Culture
Britney Ghee History
Emad Gheibi Civil & Environmental Engineering
Junaed Bin Halim Computer Science & Engineering
Ashley Harrell Sociology
Erin Holmes History
John Knox English
Melissa Kolar Exercise Science
Evan Kutzler History
Rebecca Kyryliuk Exercise Science
Heather Lasky School Psychology
Kathryn Levasseur Biological Sciences
Hang Li Chemical Engineering
Jin Liu Educational Psychology & Research
Ramin Madarshahian Civil & Environmental Engineering
Svetlana Malyutina Communication Sciences & Disorders
Allison Manuel Pharmacology, Physiology & Neuroscience
Rachel Monroy History
Hyomin Park Sociology
Nicole Reilly Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences
Megan Riley Biological Sciences
Alycia Roberts School Psychology
Muhammad Nazmus Sakib Computer Science & Engineering
Tamara Savage Social Work
Yi Shen Chemistry & Biochemistry
Anthony Stagliano English
Alexandra Stasko Studio Art
John Terry Clinical-Community Psychology
Chiwoneso Tinago Health Promotion, Education & Behavior
Tolga Ulusemre Business Administration
Chao Wang Chemical Engineering
Kara Whitaker Exercise Science
Erin Witalison Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences
Jing Yuan Clinical Pharmacy & Outcomes Sciences
Yihao Zhu Electrical Engineering