Allison Devries

Allison Devries

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Grant Writers Boot Camp 2021

August 20, 2021 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

Through a competitive application process, eleven Wilkinson College faculty were selected to participate in the third annual Chapman Grant Writers’ Boot Camp, designed to assist faculty in learning about all phases of applying for external grant funds. In this simulation of the grant process, faculty respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP), learn about the

Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity

January 13, 2021 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

Congratulations to the three Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity award recipients from Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences! This new competitive internal funding opportunity allows faculty to apply for up to $15,000 to conduct innovative research, scholarship, and creative activity. The aim of this program is meant to

Wilkinson Professor Spearheads University Partnership with Underground GRIT

December 8, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

The brainchild of Wilkinson College Sociology professor Dr. Victoria Carty, the Chapman University and Underground GRIT (UG) Partnership helps young people who have been impacted by the criminal justice system re-enter society from juvenile hall, prison, and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention. To accomplish this goal, the program invites them to participate in courses

Studying Consciousness and the Quantum What is the role of consciousness and the observer in quantum mechanics, and how should we model it mathematically? 

November 17, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

  Dr. Kelvin McQueen (Chapman University, Wilkinson College, Philosophy) and Dr. Markus P. Müller (Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Vienna, Austria) have individually tried to answer these questions in two quite different and unconventional ways. Through a $31,728 grant, “Mathematical models of idealism and dualism: an adversarial collaboration,” awarded from the Foundational Questions

The International Space Station Archaeological Project

October 20, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

What is “space archeology”? Dr. Justin Walsh (Chapman University, Associate Professor of Art) and Dr. Alice Gorman (Flinders University, Australia) are pioneering a new sub-field by extending a traditionally earth-bound discipline to space. “Our insights will help mission planners and spacecraft designers understand how to improve habitats so that they promote a healthy social life

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