Siddiki projects awarded NSF and USDA funding
Siddiki, associate professor of public
administration and international affairs, has been awarded two grants
for projects beginning this fall.
from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will support the work of the Institutional
Grammar Research Initiative (IGRI), which convenes scholars from
around the world who are interested in the study and practice of institutional
analysis. The IGRI intends to provide policy
designers a language with which to craft effective policies. The grant will be
for the period 2019-2022, and will provide a funding amount of $461,854. Siddiki
will be working with co-principal investigators Edella Schlager (University of
Arizona), Charlie Schweik (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Doug Rice
(University of Massachusetts, Amherst), and Seth Frey (University of
California, Davis) on this project.
Her second project is part of a $2.5 million
grant to Princeton University that aims to bring scientists and practitioners
together to work on urban food action plans to advance human well-being and
health, environment, and equity goals. The project is funded by a joint program
of the NSF and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that focuses
on Earth's physical resources and natural systems for food, energy, and water.
a senior research associate at the Center for
Policy Research, specializes in policy
design, collaborative policy making, and regulatory implementation and
compliance. She has studied these topics in the contexts of food,
transportation, and energy policy. She currently serves as associate editor for
Policy Design and Practice.