Previous Winning Research Projects

In previous years, the Center for Catholic Faith and Culture presented research awards for the following entries:

2019
Shawn Robinson, Political Science and History I McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
A Modern Reflection on the Colonization of Puerto Rico

2018
Lauren Hensler, Physician Assistant Studies I Rangos School of Health Sciences 
 Addressing Dental Health Disparities through Community-Engaged Learning

Sarah Timmons, Sarah Sullivan, Michelle Zheng, Nursing I School of Nursing
Race-based Inequities in Maternal-Child Health in the Hill District

2017
Nicole Cordier, History and Classics | McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Better Babies and "Race Suicide": Eugenics in Pittsburgh Women's Groups

2016
Maggie Ballantyne, Public Relations | McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
"Say Yes to the Dress" Goes to Church: A Feminist Theological Analysis of Catholic Marriage Preparation in the Mid-Atlantic Region

2015 
Edward Lippi l Rangos School of Health Sciences
The Effect of Sexual Orientation on Religious Beliefs

2014 
Franklin J. Giovannelli I  A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration
The Papacy in the High Renaissance of Rome

Olivia Reddick | McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
The Human Body As Psychological and Spiritual

2013
Megan Barber | Rangos School of Health Sciences
Religious and Spiritual Application in Healthcare

Stephanie Sloan and Rebecca Marie Yoder |Mary Pappert School of Music
From Heavens to Hands: A Student's Perspective on the Music of Charles Tournemire