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AGIF Awardees

​Grants Awarded During:
FY 2020
FY 2019

Grants Awarded During the 2019 – 2020 Fiscal Year

Bamshad Mobasher, College of Computing and Digital Media, Using Machine Learning to Battle the Infodemic of Misinformation in the Age of COVID-19, $24,834 for one year (COVID-19 RFA).

Christine Reyna, College of Science & Health, Anxiety, Existential Threat, Status Quo Disruption and Support for Authoritarianism During a Deadly Pandemic, $21,500 for one year (COVID-19 RFA).

Enid Montague, College of Computing and Digital Media, Inclusive Human Centered Automation of Health Systems to Improve Patient Access, Patient Safety, and Reduce Physician Burnout, $25,000 for one year (COVID-19 RFA).

Euan Hague and Joseph Schwieterman, College of Liberal Arts & Social Science, COVID-19 and Health Disparities in Chicago:  Evaluating the Impact of Socioecological Risk on the Health Outcomes of Vulnerable Populations, $25,000 for one year (COVID-19 RFA).

Leonard Jason, College of Science & Heath, Prospective Study of Young Adults During a COVID-19 Epidemic, $25,000 for one year (COVID-19 RFA).

Traci Schlesinger, College of Liberal Arts & Social Science, Shifting Carceral Policy and COVID-19 in Carceral Settings, $8,182 for one year (COVID-19 RFA).

Scott Roberts, Patrice Egleston, and Josh Jones, College of Computing and Digital Media, Performance and Animation Collaboration through Media Capture, $41,448 for one year.

Thiruvarangan Ramaraj, College of Computing and Digital Media, Computational Biology and Applied Bioinformatics (CoBaAB) Lab, $100,000 for three years

Donna Kiel and Melissa Ockerman, College of Education, Catholic School Outreach and Resource (COR) Program, $92,205 for two years.

Kelly Tzoumis, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Kenton Klaus, Driehaus College of Business, Reaching out to an Underrepresented Student:  the Disabled Student, $21,080 for one year.

Isuru Godage, College of Computing and Digital Media, Smart Wearable System for Bilateral Upper-Extremity Stroke Rehabilitation, $99,900 for two years.

Gary Novak, College of Computing and Digital Media, Marketing the Los Angeles Based MFA in Creative Producing, $120,000 for two years.

Alexander Rasin, College of Computing and Digital Media, Interactive and Integrated Radiological Image Search (IRIS), $23,179 for one year.

Paul Booth and Bree McEwan, College of Communication, The Virtual and Augmented Reality Communication Lab, $78,400 for two years.

Carolyn Bronstein, College of Communication, The DePaul Communication Graduate Student Experience: A Series of College of Communication Student Recruitment Films for Prospective Graduate Students, $69,050 for two years.

Kristina Fluty and Jason Beck, The Theatre School, The Theatre School Certificate in Theatrical Intimacy (CTI), $22,000 for two years.

John Mazzeo, College of Liberal Arts & Social Science, MPH Program Membership to the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, $95,000 for three years.

James Montgomery and Douglas Bruce, College of Science & Health, The "Rising STEM Scholars Program": Increasing Tuition Revenue Via Retention of Underrepresented Minority, First-generation, and Transfer STEM Majors by Early Interventions, $316,463 for three years.

Lourdes Torres and Margaret Storey, College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Professional Development in Identity, Intersectionality, and Social Justice, $94,906 for three years.

Grants Awarded During the 2018 – 2019 Fiscal Year

Jason Beck, The Theatre School, The Theatre School Community Drama Division, $54,500 for two years.

Carolyn Bronstein, College of Communication, The DePaul Communication Student Experience: A College of Communication Student Recruitment Film, $59,175 for two years.

Samantha Close, College of Communication, Esports at DePaul: An Opportunity for Advancing Vincentian Values & Establishing Academic Leadership in a Cultural Phenomenon, $30,000 for one year.

Jan Costenbader, College of Science & Health, Developmental Math Emporium Model Pilot, $20,300 for one year.

Phillip Funk, DePaul Partnership with Dignity Health Global Education, $70,000 for six months.

Juan Mundel, College of Communication, A Multi-Faceted Plan for Increasing Enrollment and Diversity in Advertising at DePaul University, $163,600 for two years.

Sharief Oteafy, College of Computing & Digital Media, Next Generation Networking Lab: NexGeN, $100,000 for one year.

Kelly Pope, College of Business, Shell Games: A Business Simulation, $410,000 for one year.

Matthew Ragas, College of Communication, Advancing the Strategic Plan to Meet Student, Workforce and Societal Needs: Online MA Program in Communication Innovation and Entrepreneurship, $71,000 for two years.

Raffaella Settimi-Woods, College of Computing & Digital Media, Developing a Model for High Production Value Online Programs, $538,350 for two years.

Filipo Sharevski, College of Computing & Digital Media, Cybersecurity Competition, $71,500 for two years.

Theresa Steinbach and John Glatz, College of Computing & Digital Media, CDM Retention Pilot Program, $33,300 for two years.

Allen Turner, College of Communication, DePaul Game Studio $111,100 for one year.

Guillermo Vasquez de Velasco, College of Liberal Arts & Social Science, The Urban Studies Cluster Integrative Strategy for Greater Enrollments and Alumni Engagement, $50,000 for two years.