Provost's 2017 Grant Recipient and Author Honorees

Grants & Contracts
  • Andrea Cruz, David Marcey, Kelly Owens, Lorenzo Ramirez, Diane Rodriguez-Kino and Matthew Ward – from the U.S. Department of Education for STEM programming.
  • Matthew Fienup and Dan Hamilton – from Southern California Association of Governments and Dole Foods Company for an economic outlook and water study; and from CoBank for the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting.
  • Timothy Hengst – from the City of Thousand Oaks, the City of Westlake Village and the Conejo Valley Unified School District for the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival and the Kingsmen Shakespeare Educational Tour.
  • Grady Hanrahan, Michael Hillis and Michael “Mac” McCambridge – from U.S. Department of Education as a subgrant from Oxnard College for STEM education.
  • Rick Holigrocki – from the City of Westlake Village for training related to intimate partner domestic violence; and from the Ventura County Credit Union for counseling services.
  • Kirk Lesh – from School of Management’s Master’s in Quantitative Economics program to develop a research framework to identify worker layoff risks.
  • Cynthia Lewis – from USA Funds and Bank of America Charitable Foundation for the 4 A Cause program, which provides stipends for internships with nonprofit organizations.
  • Michael “Mac” McCambridge – from Amgen for the Next Generation Science Standards Circles.
  • Leanne Neilson – from the Koch Foundation for the Gallegly Speaker Series.
  • Mike Panesis and Jamshid Damoeei – from United States Department of Agriculture for the Hackathon; and from The Center for Leadership and Values for the State of the Region Report for Ventura County.
  • Edlyn Pena – from the Disability Communications Fund for brain communication interface research.
  • Moses Penumaka – from InFaith Foundation for the TEEM mentoring program.
  • Katie Perkins – from Institute for International Education for the French Embassy exchange.
  • Michaela Reaves – from the Library of America for a World War I project.
  • Cuauhtemoc Solorio – from U.S. Department of Education for the Talent Search program.
  • Victor Thasiah – from the Louisville Institute for research on Christianity and community organizing.
Book Authors & Editors
  • Lisa Dahill – co-editor of Eco-Reformation: Grace and Hope for a Planet in Peril, with contributions from Victor Thasiah and Cynthia Moe Loebeda.
  • Bill Gartner – A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship and Context
  • Rahuldeep Gill – Drinking from Love’s Cup: Surrender and Sacrifice in the Vārs of Bhai Gurdas Bhalla
  • Barbara Obermeier – Photoshop 15 For Dummies
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