Congratulations to our 2015 Summer Research Grant Recipients

Author: Linnie Caye

The Genevieve D. Willis Research Grant  is a competitive grant awarded to students in the Gender Studies Program who plan to undertake research in preparation for a senior thesis/essay in either Gender Studies or their primary major.  The grant awards up to $1,000 for expenses incurred during research, including, but not limited to, books and materials and travel expenses and accommodations.  Recipients of the grant have the opportunity to receive feedback on their work from faculty, graduate students, and fellow undergraduates and will be expected to submit their thesis/essay for the annual Genevieve D. Willis Gender Studies Senior Thesis Prize competition or the annual Philip L. Quinn Essay Prize competition.

Abigail Bartels '16
Proportional Representation's Effect on Women

Kristin Brennan '16
Can American women drink Cabernet Sauvignon?: How U.S. wineries are using gendered marketing

Daniella Grover '16
What Mother Does, Daughter Believes?  The Relation of Maternal Childhood Experiences to Parenting Attitudes

Brett O'Connell '16
An Amicable Occupation: Maori Perceptions of Masculinity in Post-Colonial Aotearoa/ New Zealand

Shannon Sheehan '16
All Else Equal – How Internalized Gender Inequities Influence Identity Formation in College Students


Genevieve D. Willis Research Grant