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Many congratulations to the recipients of the 2021 summer faculty fellowships!

Faculty Fellowship:

• Mary Becker, Financial Distress: Higher Education and Employee Satisfaction and Stock Returns
• Robyn Brouer, A Qualitative Exploration of Experiences of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Melissa Wanzer, Predictors of Former Cancer Patients’ Knowledge of Survivorship Care Plans and Use of Survivorship Programs

College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Grant:

• Secil Ertorer, Xenophobia and Social (Re)Construction of the “Other” in the Covid19 Era
• Rosanne Hartman, Occupational Self-Efficacy & Career Aspirations of Men and Women
• Sue Margulis & Joshua Russell, Development of New Programs: Undergraduate Anthrozoology and Graduate Informal Education
• Janet McNally, Writing Grief

Mission & Identity Fellowship:

• Steve Chanderbhan, The Call to Discernment in Times of Fake News: Insights from Ignatian and Thomistic Thought to Combat Conspiracy Theories and Drive Dialogue

Thank you to all of the applicants for the 2021 fellowships and to the members of the 2020-2021 Summer Fellowship Selection Committee (Lynn Fish, Marya Grande, Jenn Lodi-Smith, Mariusz Kozik, and Jean Gregorek). There were many excellent proposals that capture the depth and breadth of scholarship at Canisius. Stay tuned in the fall for information on the 2022 summer fellowship application cycle and reach out to Jenn Lodi-Smith, assistant vice president for academic affairs, at if you have any questions about summer fellowships or other ways to support scholarship at Canisius.

Submitted by: Jenn Lodi-Smith, PhD, assistant vice president, Academic Affairs