Faculty from the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology received Enhancement Research Grants from Sam Houston State University to continue their research projects on genes and criminal behavior and domestic violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Enhancement Research Grants, ranging from $10,000 to $15,000 each, are designed to allow faculty to continue a project beyond the designated timeline to help bolster the opportunity for external funding. Faculty have one year to complete their grant projects.
Dr. Lisa Muftic will continue research on domestic violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina.The grants were awarded to Dr. Danielle Boisvert for “Biological and Environmental Factors Related to Stalking” and Dr. Lisa Muftic for “Identifying the Needs of Domestic Violence Victims.” In a related field, Sibyl Bucheli of the Department of Biological Sciences also received funded for “Ultra-Fine Scale Bacterial Sampling of Human Cadavers” to continue her research at the Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility, one of only six “body farms” in the U.S. . . . Read more . . .