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Richard Saber Undergraduate Research Grant

This grant was established by Brian Saber '84 in 1993 in memory of his father, Richard Saber. The grant is awarded every fall to a Brandeis undergraduate to support a research project in the field of Women's and Gender Studies.

The grant is designed to fund original research using the library, laboratory or community. The recipient will be asked to speak briely about his or her research project at the WGS undergraduate commencement in May.

Award Recipents and Project Topics

2013-14: Amalia Bob-Waksberg '14
“Historical and Contemporary Resources for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence ”

2012-13: Jen Mandelbaum '14
“Cross-Cultural Analysis of Preconception Care Policy Implications in South Africa and the United States ”

2011-12: Caitlin Abber '13
“Women in Need of Healthy Project”

2010-11: Victoria Wiet '11
“Jewess Tattoess: Genealogies of Feminist Embodiement in Contemporary Performance”

2009-10: Anum Irfan Khan '10
"In Search of a Better Life: The Maternal Experience as an Immigrant in Massachusetts"

2008-09: Rebecca Sivitz '09

"Discourse and Discrimination: Women's Underepresentation and Failure in High School Debate"

2007-08: Jane Schlapkohl  '08
"Women's Perspectives on the use of Epidurals during Childbirth" 

2006-07: Angela Marchant ’07
“Female Circumcision and Holistic Health”

2005-06: Chana Richman-Langman ’06
“Jewish Women’s Childrearing Practices: A Content Analysis of Early 20th Century Eastern European Yiddish Sources”

2004-05: Mina Yoshioka '05
“An Economic and Anthropological Examination of Gender Discrimination in the Japanese Labor Market”

2003-04: Jessica Light '04
“Visual Attention on Women Approaching or Passed the Deadline of the 'Biological Clock’”

2002-03: Lily Davidson '03
“Why the Women’s Movement does not Move anymore: A Comparison of the Depoliticalization of Second Wave Feminism in the Netherlands and the United States”

2001-02: Jennifer Agmi '03
“An Examination of how Race, Class, and Gender affect the Psychological Well-being and Identity of Latino Immigrants”

2000-01: Tamara Grimm '01
“Binding Ties: Religion and Identity in a GLBT Jewish Congregation”

1999-2000: Elizabeth Pederson '01
“The Double Bind: The Choice Between Addiction and Motherhood”

1998-99: Abigail Judge '00
“Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa in an Era of Managed Care”

1997-98: Anne Pollock '98
“Narratives of Anonymous Paid Egg Donors”

1996-97: Nick Rubashkim '97
“Gay Culture’s Valorization of Masculine Gay Identity”

1995-96: Abigail Lawrence '96
“Social Mobility and the Immigrant Domestic Worker Experience”

1994-95: Jocelyn Karen Wilk '95
“'To Do My Duty to My Country’: The Girl Scouts and American Society in the 1920’s and 1950’s”

1993-94: Anupma Jain '94
“Women and Involuntary Resettlement in relation to the Sardor Sarovar Project in India”