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Campus Spotlights


Beverly Goldfield

Dr. Beverly Goldfield, Professor of Psychology, works with students Melissa Marcotte, Tabitha Newman, and Lauren Whittle to study early language development.


Breea Govenar

Dr. Govenar, with the help of M.S. student Janis Hall, is researching the impacts of environmental changes on marine invertebrates that live in coastal salt marshes and at deep-sea hydrothermal vents.


Caroline Caswell

Dr. Caroline Caswell works with teachers from two Central Falls elementary schools and one middle school to strengthen their mathematics content knowledge and instructional strategies.


Chin Hin Leung

Dr. Leung worked with three undergraduate students to synthesize molecules that are known to bind to DNA through a process using Phosphonium salt for new desirable properties.


Jenifer Giroux

Jenifer Giroux makes a difference in the lives of struggling Rhode Islanders through her work at the Outreach Programs.


John C. Williams

Dr. Williams and his students, through an INBRE grant, are able to work on various experiments using microwave synthesis.


Kalina Brabeck

Dr. Kalina Brabeck is working with two students on a project that focuses on Latino immigrant families and studies how the legal status of a U.S.-born child’s parent affects the child.


Keri Rossi-D'entremont

Keri Rossi-D’entremont is working on a project called Self Advocates in Learning (SAIL), which aims to help students at RIC become self-advocates of their own learning.


Leslie Sevey and Karen Castagno

As principal investigators (PIs), Dr. Leslie Sevey, and Dr. Karen Castagno, received a grant to create the Institute For Early Childhood Teaching and Learning.


Mikaila Arthur and Francis Leazes

Dr. Mikaila Arthur, Associate Professor in Sociology, and Dr. Francis Leazes, Professor in Political Science, have joined together on a research project sponsored by The Collaborative to explore the following policy question: What is Higher Education’s Role in Shaping the Workforce in Rhode Island?


Peter Little

Dr. Peter Little, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, is working on an international social science research project in West Africa.


Steven Threlkeld

Dr. Threlkeld engages students in scientific and medical research related to the field of Behavioral Neuroscience and is the coordinator for the minor in Behavioral Neuroscience.


Thomas Meedel

Dr. Thomas Meedel, Professor of Biology, imparts his love of scientific research to his students while providing exciting research opportunities.

Page last updated: Wednesday, October 15, 2014