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Office of Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is the centralized unit charged with the coordination of research and sponsored programs activities on a campus-wide basis.

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Iwan Bagus, M.Sc., M.A.


Photography and Related Media
Angela Bradford, Ph.D., Assistant Professor


Normative vs. Pathological Language Disorders, Voice Disorders, Narrative Discourse
Angela Bullock, Ph.D., Assistant Professor


Technology in Social Work Education and Practice, Informal Caregiving, Co-ed Mental Health, Family Caregiving
Anika Burtin, Ph.D. Assistant Professor


Teacher Preparation, Adolescent Literacy
Michelle Chatman


Urban Ethnography, Gentrification, Youth Development, Culture and Well-Being
Benson Cooke, Ed.D., Associate Professor


Clinical Depression, Anxiety Disorders Across the Lifespan in African American, Cultural Competence for First Responders, Providing Crisis-Intervention Counseling in Disaster Relief to African Americans, Clinical Practice-Based Informing the Evidence-Based Practice of Culturally Responsive Generational Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder: Understanding the Role of Epigenomics for African Americans, Anger Management Interventions, Personal Empowerment Strategies for African American Youth, Rites of Passage Strategies for African American Males
Carolyn Cousin, Ph.D., Professor


Resistance and Susceptibility in Biomphalaria Glabrata, Intermediate Host to Schstosoma Mansoni (Flatworm); Cancer Outreach and Interventions for Cancer Control and Prevention
Abdi Darai, Ph.D., Associate Professor


Chaotic Dynamics and Fractal Geometry; Different Equations and Population Growth Models, , Applications of Higher Special Functions to Problems of Elasticity, Integration of Computer Algebra Systems in the Instruction of Calculus and Applications
Freddie M. Dixon, Ph.D., Professor


STEM Student Training
Jeffery Fleming, Ph.D., Associate Professor


Several Complex Variables, Differential Geometry, Pluripotential Theory, Bergman Projection, Bergman Kernel
Angelyn Spaulding Flowers


Development and Utilization of Computer Models and Computer-Based Simulations to Examine Social Destabilization Phenomenon Such as Crime Or Terrorism Within A complex Systems Framework; Community Disaster Resilience; Complex Systems Analysis
Tiffany C. Gurley-Nettles


Caregiver Influence on Post-Stroke Depression; Post-Stroke Depression and Stress
William A. Hanff, Ph.D., Assistant Professor


Emergence of Post –Security Thought; Creative Commons and Property Rights in Ideas; Cultural Evolution and ‘Liberal arts” in a Knowledge Economy; Curriculum Design for Free Inquiry into Media Production; “Willing” Suspension of Disbelief and Narratology
Alexander Howe, Ph.D., Professor, Chair, English Department


Brandy Huderson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor


Mammary gland breast cancer, Steroid Receptor biology
Amanda Huron, Ph.D. Assistant Professor


Urban Geography, Cooperative Housing, Urban Commons, Washington, DC History, Urban Planning, Affordable Housing, Cooperative Housing, Tenant Organizing, Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Allyn Johnson, B.A., Assistant Professor


Jazz Performance and Composition, Jazz Recording, Program Presentations
Richard C. Kalunga, Ph.D.,


Literacy, Cognition, Early Intervention, Speech-Language Pathology, Achievement Gap, Multiculturalism
Ayanna Kelley, M.


STEM and Literacy for Minorities, Early Childhood
Okjin J. Kim, Ph.D. Compliance Officer
Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, Virology, Molecular Neuroscience, Neuropharmacology, Proteomics, Cancer Biology, Signal Transduction Pathways, G-protein-Couple Receptors
Arlene King-Berry, J.D., Professor


Education, Success and Retention in After School and College Orientation Programs, Developing and Validating Survey Instruments, Monitoring the Success Rate on the Practice I Exam, Developing, Retaining and Refreshing Early Childhood Educators, Paraprofessional Development, Curriculum and Syllabi Revision
Judith Korey, MA, Professor


Preservation and Access Presenting Music
Michelle Levere, MSW,
The Intersection of Race, Poverty and Domestic Sex Trafficking
Thomas Licata, D.M.A., Assistant Professor


Music Composition, Music Theory, Music Technology
April Massey, Ph.D., Dean


Intersection of Personal and Professional Identities, Balancing Constituent Expectations, Marker of Student Resilience and Satisfaction, Implications for Persistence, Emotional Underpinnings of Successful Academic Administrators of Color
Nathalie Mizelle-Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Professor


Women and Depression, Children and Adolescents with Disabilities; Resiliency, Microagressions,
Nelda Ormond, M.M, M.M.Edu, Professor


Music Influence on History and Culture, Music and the Brain
Carmen Ramos-Pizzaro, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor


Communication Patterns of Transgender Individuals in Transition, Voice Feminization Strategies, Clinical Teaching Methodologies
Xueging Song, Ph.D., Assistant Professor


Design and Synthesis of Derivatives of Biologically Potential Organic and Organometallic Molecules Aimed at Enhancing Their Bioavailability and Target Selectivity, Characterization of Their Structures Using State-of-the-Art Spectroscopic, Photo Physical and Electrochemical Methods, Understanding the Relationship Between the Properties of the Molecular Components and Their Bioavailability and Use That knowledge to Direct Our Synthetic Efforts.
Olive Vassell, M.A., Associate Professor


Black Europe, Urban and Community Journalism
Daniel Venne, MFA, Art Program Director/Associate Professor


Visual Art; Art History; Cognitive Behavior and Neoroscience As It Relates to Creativity and Visual Sensibility
Angela Bradford Wainwright, Ph.D. Assistant Professor


Narrative Production – African American Older Adults; Voice Disorders; Normal + Professional Voice Production; Normal Language Production; Cognitive-linguistic  Research
Jillian Wendt, Ed.D., Assistant Professor


Science Education, Technology in Education, Distance Learning, International Education
Wynn Yarbrough, M.A. Professor


Children’s Poetry; Gender; Education-Literacy; Modern American Poetry; British/Commonwealth Poetry