Funded Projects & Grants

 

Principal Investigator

2018-2019

Huynh, T. (Principal Investigator), Torquati, J. (Faculty Advisor), & Hatton-Bowers, H. (Faculty Mentor). Circle of Security Intervention Enhanced with Mindful Self-Compassion (COS-MSC): A Mixed Methods Study. Buffett Early Childhood Institute Graduate Scholars, 06/18-07/19, $25,000 total costs.


2018-Present

“Circle of Security Intervention Enhanced with Mindful Self-Compassion (COS-MSC): A Mixed Methods Study,” University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2019-2020

“Examining the Relationship of Mindfulness and Preservice Teachers' Characteristics,” University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2016-2017

“Understanding the Roles of Connectedness to Nature, Mindfulness, and Stress Processes to Well-being,” University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2016

“Outdoor Adventure Educator’s Perception of Nature and Their Work: A Phenomenological Study,” University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE and Michigan 

2010

McNair Scholars Program, Pennsylvania State University .


Research Assistant

 

Fellowships & Scholarships

 

Research Honors & Awards

2018-2019

Grant Proposal Support (GPS) Team, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2017-Present

“Low-Income Working Families’ Child Care Decision-Making: Giving Voice to Nebraska’s Rural Communities,” University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2017-2018

“Child Care and Youth Training & Technical Assistance Project (CYTTAP),” University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2016

Coder for the Children and Nature Network (C&NN)

2015-2016

“Young Children’s Thoughts & Feelings About Nature & Friends,” University of Nebraska-Lincoln


2019

Mind & Life Summer Research Institute Scholarship

Luella Selover Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Graduate Student Travel Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2018-2019

Buffett Early Childhood Institute Graduate Scholars Fellowship

2016

North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) Williams B. Stapp Scholarship

2014-2016

Chancellor Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2014-2015

Margaret Fedde Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dorotha Pond Dunham Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Kappa Omicron Nu-Zeta Alumni Fellowship , University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2014

Offered the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) in Thailand

2007-2011

Brook Lenfest Scholarship to Penn State University

Union League Scholarship to Penn State University


2018

College of Education and Human Sciences Graduate Student Research and Creativity Award