Musical Creativity in Autism
Aided by an award from the GRAMMY Foundation® Grant Program, two School of Music, Theatre and Dance professors at Colorado State University are set to lead a study on musical creativity in children with autism spectrum disorder.
Quality of Life and Stress Effects in Communities with Oil and Gas Development
Malin leads the social science component of this multi-institutional and interdisciplinary study which examines relationships between quality of life, stress levels, and living in proximity to active oil and gas production that utilizes less conventional methods like hydraulic fracturing and reinjection wells using Greeley, Windsor, and Fort Collins as the control communities.
Confinement in the Land of Enchantment: Japanese American Confinement Sites in New Mexico during WWII
This history professor studies the Japanese internment camps in New Mexico to create a complex Story Map, publication, and historic markers for the four sites that were located in New Mexico. Her team has also made discoveries of journals and letters of internees, and begun rosters of those confined at each site. The final phase of the project will produce a traveling exhibit with the NM chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League.
In the College of Liberal Arts, scholarship takes many forms depending on whether you identify as being in the arts, humanities, or the social sciences, or somewhere in between. No matter the form, our research and creative activities result in impactful scholarship.
Through the efforts of the associate dean for research, we offer college-level competitive grants and awards, collaborations with the college and the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Office of Sponsored Programs, and the One Health Institute. And, we offer workshops and brown-bag sessions to help our faculty and students meet their creative research goals.