NCA Research Cultivation Grants Grantees

The Research Cultivation Grant (RCG) supports NCA’s mission to “foster professional success in research.” The specific goal of the RCG is to facilitate first-time grant-seeking for those without prior grant experience and/or those desiring to build a foundation for future grant pursuits. 

The receipients of the 2022 NCA Research Cultivation Grants are as follows:

  • Sexual Violence in Nigeria
    • Comfort Tosin Adebayo (Towson University)
  • #BlackMothersMatter: An Examination of Black Women Activist Communication Concerning Black Maternal Health
    • Rokeshia Renné Ashley (Florida International University)
  • Using Culture Centered Approach to Reduce Vaccine Hesitancy Among Marginalized Pakhtun Community in Pakistan
    • Sayyed Fawad Shah (Jacksonville State University)
  • How Do People Process Racial Hate Speech on Social Media? Examining Pandemic-Related Anti-Asian Rhetoric on Twitter
    • Stephanie Tom Tong (Wayne State University) and David C. DeAndrea (The Ohio State University)
  • Black Lives Matter: Prospectives from the Ground
    • Andre E. Johnson & Amanda Nell Edgar, University of Memphis
  • From #BlackLivesMatter to #BlackOutTuesday: Race and Mainstream Digital Engagement on Instagram
    • Tisha Dejmanee, University of Technology Sydney & Kirsten Weber and Zulfia Zaher, Central Michigan University
  • Investigating Communicated Narrative Sense-Making of Queer Miscarriage
    • Maria Butauski, Columbia College
  • Communication as Currency: Longitudinal Mixed Methods Study of a Non-Profit Financial Literacy Program for Low-Income Families 
    • Angela Gist-Mackey & Alesia Woszidlo, University of Kansas
  • Developing and Testing a Communication Skills Training Program to Improve Pediatricians’ Conversations about Medical Uncertainty
    • Anna M. Kerr, Ohio University & Charee M. Thompson, University of Illinois