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Three receive Hampton Fund awards for research abroad


Three Miami faculty have been awarded grants from the Philip and Elaina Hampton Fund for Faculty International Initiatives during the fall 2008 round of funding.

Recipients are:
* Thomas Misco, assistant professor of teacher education, $1,700 for "A Study of Holocaust Education Curriculum Implementation in Latvian Schools";
* Patricia Klingenberg, professor of Spanish and Portuguese, $2,250 for "Against Borges: Women Writers of the Inner Circle"; and
* Mark Christian, associate professor of sociology and black world studies, Miami Hamilton, $2,200 for "The City of Liverpool, European Capital of Culture 2008, and the Empowerment of Indigenous Liverpudlians."

The next Hampton Fund grant application deadline is March 16. For more information and an application, go to the Web site of the office of international education at


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