Spring 2017 Faculty/Staff Hackworth Recipients
Grants supported by funding from Michael and Joan Hackworth
The Ethics Center is pleased to announce the recipients of the spring 2017 Hackworth Grants.
Alison Benders, associate dean, Jesuit School of Theology, and Margaret Russell, professor, SCU School o Law, will receive $5000 to support “Catholic Social Teaching as a Lever for Racial Justice,” a series of events that will consider how to apply Catholic social teaching in the context of pursuing racial justice.
Gilly Dosovitsky, class of 2018, Psychology and Child Studies, will receive $1100 to support “The Ethics of Parental Well-Being,” researching how best to help support children in vulnerable families by supporting their parents via stress reduction and other means of promoting well-being.
Angela Holzmeister, lecturer, Classics, Carolynn Roncaglia, assistant professor, Classics, and Kathleen Maxwell, professor, Art and Art History, will receive $4850 to support “The Ethics of Collecting Art.” This project will consider ethical aspects of art collecting and will bring expert speakers to campus to discuss this topic.
Denise Krane, lecturer, English, and director of the HUB Writing Center, will receive $4835 to support “Teaching International Students in an Ethical and Just Way: Designing Teaching Resources Based on Student Experiences and Best Practices.” This project will involve interviewing international students on their experiences with writing in their coursework at SCU, with the goal of enhancing the learning environment for international students.
Jo-Ellen Pozner, assistant professor, Management, Leavey School of Business, will receive $2500 to support “Reputation, Role-Conflict, and Scandal: The Impact of Ethical Breaches on Individual Reputations.” This project will examine how inconsistency between an individual's job function and the characteristics of the scandal in which they are involved affects their reputational penalties.
Claudia Rodriguez-Mojica, assistant professor, Education, School of Education and Counseling Psychology, will receive $5000 to support “We Are Here: Ethics Cases from Preservice Teachers of Color.” This grant will support the creation of ethics case studies for preservice teachers to prepare them for dilemmas involving diversity they may face during their training. It will help tell the stories of those who have had unethical or unjust experiences, with the hope of working to correct or prevent these wrongs in the future.
SCU faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff were invited this spring to apply for grants to support research in applied ethics funded by an endowment from Michael and Joan Hackworth. Visit our Facebook Page for photos of the awardees, and congratulations to our winners!