2022 Faculty Stipends Announced

Published April 21, 2022

Ethics Across the Curriculum and Research Stipend Recipients Announced

To advance our vision of having an ethics module in every CSULB course, fifteen $3,000 stipends are being granted to faculty for integrating 3-hour ethics modules into their courses.  The Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership has awarded $400,000 in Ethics Across the Curriculum stipends since the program was initiated in 2005.  The 2021-2022 proposal review committee, chaired by Danny Paskin (Journalism and Public Relations), selected the following faculty stipend recipients:

  • Shadnaz AsgariEthics of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare (Biomedical Engineering)
  • Andrea CalabreseEthics in Engineering (Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management)
  • Navdeep Singh DhillonEthical Issues in Power Generation and Energy Usage (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
  • Sara DozierEquity in Science for Future Teachers (Science Education)
  • Niloofar Bavarian EllisCommunity Organizing in Public Health: Ethical Considerations (Health Science)
  • Christine El OuardaniRacial and Social Justice Ethics in Qualitative Methods (Human Development)
  • Jana FogacaEthical Practice in Applied Sport Psychology (Kinesiology)
  • Bo FuEmbedding Ethics in Computer Science Education (Computer Engineering and Computer Science)
  • Lauren HeidbrinkEthics in Community-Based Research (Human Development)
  • Jayne HowellEthical Ethnography: Applying Anthropological Guidelines in Global and Local Research (Anthropology)
  • Kara MillerTeaching Ethics with High Impact Practices in Applied Anthropology (Anthropology)
  • Janet MuñizEthics in Interviewing Immigrant Populations (Sociology)
  • Bridget Rogala Harm Reduction in Public Health (Health Science)
  • John Scenters-ZapicoWhat are your Ethics and Identity?  The Role of Ethics in Understanding Ourselves and Others (English)
  • Sophea SengEthics in Implementing Social Justice Projects in Ethnic Studies  (Asian and Asian American Studies)

To strengthen its research pillar, the Ukleja Center also offers $5,000 Faculty Ethics Research Stipends to support original research and contribute to the body of knowledge in disciplinary and interdisciplinary ethics.  $90,000 has been awarded since this program began in 2013.  The review committee, chaired by Gwen Shaffer (Journalism and Public Relations), is pleased to announce the following 2021-2022 research stipend recipients: 

  • Michelle TaylorWhat about Early Childhood Education Teachers?  Understanding Teachers' Personal and Professional Experiences in Relation to their Practice (Family and Consumer Sciences – Child Development and Family Studies)
  • Sarah TaylorEthics in Sexual Decision-Making: A Study of Contraceptive Control in Young Adults (Family and Consumer Sciences – Child Development and Family Studies)

Congratulations to all our faculty stipend recipients and thank you for bringing our vision to life-enhancing the integration of ethics across the entire CSULB campus!