, assistant professor of anthropology and global studies, has been named the recipient of the 2017 CLR James Award for Published Book for Academic or General Audiences by the Working Class Studies Association for her book . In recognizing Dr. Stuesse with this honor, the Working Class Studies Association award judges noted “Angela Stuesse’s Scratching Out a Living is a model of engaged scholarship. Without underestimating the difficulties her research reveals that the basis for inter-racial working class solidarity among African Americans and Latinos in the South does indeed exist in the newest “new” South.”
, associate professor of geography and a joint faculty member in the Curriculum in Global Studies, has been recognized with a Chapman Family Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching. Her work engages feminist geography and geopolitics with a focus on gender bodies and public space. For the past decade, she has used multiple methods to analyze the politics of everyday life such as: religion, secularism, and pluralism in Turkey. She is also interested in religious and racial diversity as well as social justice in the United States. She teaches classes on feminist geography, cultural geography, the Middle East and transnational geographies of Muslims and Islam. Dr. Gokariksel’s students praise her enthusiasm, warmth, and inclusive excellence in the classroom.
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He is a fellow at the International Academy for Suicide Research and a member of advisory boards, working groups and associations related to suicide research and prevention.
(2016) The Effect of Perceived Organisational Support and Motivating Language of Leaders on Job Performance, Satisfaction and Commitment of Employees. Master dissertation/thesis, UTAR.
As President of the Society for Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology (American Psychological Association, Division 53), she developed and led a national initiative on enhancing health and behavioral health care systems and improving care for children and families and forged collaborative work with the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and other organizations dedicated to the health and well-being of children and adolescents.
UTAR President Ir. Professor Academician Dato' Chuah Hean Teik said, "I applaud Samling's commitment in incorporating social responsibility practices into its business practices," adding that UTAR, sharing the common objective with Samling, is committed to ensuring more deserving students have access to educational opportunities through the provision of scholarships and financial assistance.
This year marks the first year that Samling is collaborating with UTAR in offering the university's outstanding students scholarships to complete their degree courses.
The four scholarship recipients are Ng Li Ching and Lim Chia Yin who are pursuing Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) Accounting, Adrian Tan Yenn Wei who is doing the Foundation in Arts leading to Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) Accounting and Yeoh Wei Min, an undergraduate of Bachelor of Finance (Hons). All of them are from the Faculty of Business and Finance at UTAR Perak Campus. They received the Samling-UTAR Scholarship awards from Mr Goh York Pooi, Samling's Chief Finance Officer.
Four students of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman ("UTAR") received scholarships from Samling under the inaugural Samling-UTAR Scholarship Programme, which awards scholarships to UTAR undergraduates who are pursuing courses with major in Accountancy, Finance or equivalent. Each scholarship is worth RM15,000 (US$4,700) per academic year covering tuition fees and living expenses.
His lab studies genetic models of these diseases from an integrative neuroscience perspective, focused on understanding how a given disease mutation leads to a behavioral phenotype across multiple levels of analysis.
She is widely recognized for her work in bereavement, including both research and clinical awards from the Association for Death Education and Counseling and invited authorship of articles for Uptodate and the New England Journal of Medicine.