RECENTLY FUNDED PROJECTS

Professor Edwin Ackerman

• "The Rise of Evangelical Political Parties in Latin America" Global Religion Research Initiative; University of Notre Dame, Awarded $12,000. 2018-2019 (Co-PI).  

Professor Cecilia A. Green

• "An In-Depth Analysis of the One Hill District CBA in Pittsburgh: What are the Benefits to the Community?" Appleby-Mosher Fund for Summer 2018 (PI) $1,200. 

• Maxwell Dean's Summer Assistantship 2012 for "The New Chinese Presence in the Caribbean" $1,500 for Graduate Assistant.

• Appleby-Mosher Fund, Syracuse University, 2010 Research Grant Project: "The North Carolina International Worker Justice Campaign: A Unique Chapter in The Struggle for Labor Rights in the US" $1,200.

Professor Madonna Harrington Meyer

• "Grandparenting Children with Disabilities," Center for Policy Research Summer Grant, Syracuse University, $2000.00. 2017.

• “A Targeted Minimum Benefit Plan (MBP): A New Proposal to Reduce Poverty Among the Elderly" AARP Policy Innovation Challenge: Social Security Adequacy and Solvency. $30,000.00 January 2017 - December 2017.  

•  Curriculum Development and speakers, "US Social Policy and Citizenship," $4000.00, Maxwell Citizenship Initiative, Syracuse University. 2016.

• "Grandparenting Children with Disabilities", Syracuse University Appleby-Mosher Grant, $1,200. 2014.

• "Grandparenting Children with Disabilities", Syracuse University Maxwell Office of the Dean, Summer Project Assistance 2013, $1,600.

•  HRS Analysis of Grandparents at Work: Impact on Physical, Emotional, and Financial Health", Syracuse University 2011 CAPS Pilot Grant, National Institutes on Aging, $28,000.

Professor Jennifer Karas Montez

• “Interdisciplinary Network on Rural Population Health and Aging.” (ROLE: Co-PI), National Institute on Aging, 2019-2024, $1,616,856
• “Network on Life Course Health Dynamics and Disparities in 21st Century America.” National Institute on Aging, 2019-2024, $1,871,732

• “Educational Attainment, Geography, and U.S. Adult Mortality Risk” (Role: PI), $1.3 million, 2017-2022.
• National Institutes of Health, R01, submitted June 2016 (scored 24th percentile; being revised), 2016-2017
• “Improved Measures of Population Health: Heterogeneity in Active Life Expectancy” (Role: Co-I), 2017.
• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, R03
• 2016 Travel grant awarded by the Young Academy of the Austrian Academy of Sciences to attend the 2016 REVES conference in Austria.

• Pilot Grant from the Network on Life Course Health Dynamics and Disparities in 21st Century America, 2015. "Explaining the Inequalities in Adult Mortality between U.S. States." 

• Pilot Grant from the Network on Life Course Health Dynamics and Disparities in 21st Century America, 2015. "Trends in U.S. Women's Health by Education Level, 1997-2014."

• Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline Award, American Sociological Association and the National Science Foundation, 2014.

Professor Scott Landes

• Maxwell Tenth Decade grant “The Impact of State Laws and Policies on the Developmental Disability Mortality Disadvantage: Creating a Comprehensive Database to Allow for Multi-Level Analysis.” Co-investigators on the project are Katie McDonald in Falk College, Arlene Kanter in the College of Law, and Janet Wilmoth ($33,420) 

• “Nudging Physical Activity in Early Adolescents with ADHD” (Role: Co-PI) Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, Syracuse University ($25,000) 2018-2020
• “Clarifying the Actual Underlying Cause of Death for Adults with Intellectual Disability” (Role: PI) Appleby-Mosher Award, Syracuse University ($1,200) 2018-2019
• “Clarifying the Actual Underlying Cause of Death for Adults with Intellectual Disability” (Role: PI) Aging Studies Institute Award, Syracuse University ($1,800) 2018-2019

Professor Andrew London

• HIV Identifying Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Barriers with Discrete Choice Experiments, 2016. P30 Administrative Supplement.

• Principal Investigator, "Military Service Statue and Financial Capability (with Janet Wilmoth) JP Morgan Chase.

• Center for Aging and Policy Studies Pilot Grant, Principal Investigator, "Veteran Status and Later-Life Health: Evidence from Sibling Fixed-Effects Models" (with Janet Wilmoth) Award Total: $19,934.

• Principal Investigator, Maxwell Dean's Office Summer Project Assistantship. $1,600.

Professor Amy Lutz

•"Children of Immigrants in the United States, France, and Germany" Maxwell School, Appleby Mosher Fund Grant (PI) 2017.

• National Science Foundation Grant, Principal Investigator. "Access to Selective Colleges in the Pre- and Post-Grutter Eras among Racial, Ethnic, and Immigrant Groups" National Science Foundation Grant. September 2012 - August 2017, $200,000.

• Visiting Fellow, Russell Sage Foundation, New York, NY 2012-2013.

• Social Science Research Council, CIS Supplementary Writing Grant 2008. ($10,000)

• Poverty and Race Research Action Council (PRRAC), (2006) Co-Principal Investigator with Pamela Bennett, “Parenting and Schooling in Diverse Families” ($6,900)

• American Sociological Association Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline, (2005) Co-Principal Investigator with Pamela Bennett, “Parenting and Schooling in Diverse Families”($7,000)

Professor Yingyi Ma

• "The Timing of Entry to STEM" Accepted into the Pathway Through College Research network, NSF Awarded $8,000.00, 2018-2019.

• "Entry and Degree Attainment in STEM: The Intersection of Race/Ethnicity and Gender" Association for Institutional Research 2013-2015, $38,770. 

• "Globalization, International Education and Academic Mobility in China" ACLS Luce Fellowship, 2014. 

• 2010-2012 “Battlefield Perceptions of Engineering: An Institutional Response to Absent   Pathways and Missing Engineering Students.” PI: Laura Steinberg, Co- PI: Yingyi Ma, Timothy Eatman, Corrine Zoni, National Science Foundation Engineering Education.       Awarded: $149,597.

• 2010-2011  “Immigration, College Education and Wage Inequality in the U.S.” PI: Lingxin Hao, Co-PI: Yingyi Ma, National Science Foundation Sociology. Awarded: $123,754.

Professor Shannon Monnat

• “Interdisciplinary Network on Rural Population Health and Aging.” (ROLE: Co-PI), National Institute on Aging, 2019-2024, $1,616,856
• “Network on Life Course Health Dynamics and Disparities in 21st Century America.” (ROLE: Co-Investigator), National Institute on Aging, 2019-2024, $1,871,732
• “New York Opioid Court Treatment Enhancement Project.” (Role: PI), U.S. Department of Justice, 2019-2022, $508,284 (SU’s share).
•“Local Initiatives, State Preemption, and Public Health.” (ROLE: Co-PI), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2019-2020, $150,000

• Co-Investigator. "Building Drug Intelligence Networks to Combat the Opioid Crisis in Rural Communities: A Collaborative Intelligence-led Policing Strategy," with Andrew Hochstetler (PI), David Peters, Jeff Bouffard, Kyle Burgason, and Glenn Sterner. Funded by the National Institute of Justice. 2019-2020.
• Principal Investigator. “Population Health Mini-Conference and Seminar Series,” with Co-Principal Investigators Dessa Bergen-Cico, Travisi R. Hobart, Janet Wilmoth, Rebecca Bostwick, and Mary Collins. Funded by Collaboration for Unprecedented Success and Excellence (CUSE) Grant Program. 2018-2020.

• “Understanding Opioid Risks in Rural and Micropolitan Communities: Economic Restructuring, Social Disorganization, and Local Responses,” USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Agriculture Food and Research Initiative (AFRI), 2018-2022.

• “Identifying and Informing Strategies for Disrupting Drug Distribution Networks: An Application to Opiate Flows in Pennsylvania,” National Institute of Justice, 2018-2019.

• “Despair, Death, and Democracy: Understanding Associations between Place-Level Economic Conditions, Population Health, and U.S. Election Outcomes,"  The Institute for New Economic Thinking, 2017-2018.

• “Understanding the Geography of Stress-Related Mortality in the U.S., with a Focus on Opiate Addiction and Drug Overdose Mortality,” USDA Economic Research Service, 2016-2017.

• “Neighborhood Effects on Health,”  PA Tobacco Settlement Fund, 2016-2017.

Professor Jackie Orr

• Among 10 faculty members on the Democratizing Knowledge Project which has been awarded a four-year $500,000 grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation to fund a series of summer institutes titled "Just Academic Spaces: Creating New Publics through Radical Literacies" 2014.


Professor Prema Kurien

• 2015-2018 National Science Foundation, Sociology Program award, SES- 1528344. “The Incorporation of Religious Minorities in Canada and the United States.” July 15, 2015-June 30, 2018. $198,199.
• 2017-2018 PARCC Mini-Grant, “Race, Religion, and Citizenship: Indian American Political Advocacy.” $ 2000.
• 2016-2017 Appleby Mosher award, Maxwell School. Syracuse University. Funding to present paper at the International Sociological Association Conference, Vienna, Austria, July 2016. $1,000

• 2015-2017 PARCC Faculty Research Mini-Grant Program, Maxwell School, Syracuse University. “Race, Religion, and the Political Incorporation of Contemporary Immigrants.” $1,931.
• 2014-2016 Appleby Mosher award, Maxwell School, Syracuse University. “Ethnic Church Meets Mega Church: Indian American Christians.” $1,000.
• 2013-2016 National Science Foundation, Sociology Program award, SES-1323881. The Incorporation of Minorities in Canada and the United States, August 31, 2013-May 31 2016, $65,811.
• 2010-2017 Religion and Diversity Project, Major Collaborative Research Initiatives, Social Science Research Council, Canada. A $ 2.5 million project involving a consortium of scholars from several countries, headed by Lori Beaman, University of Ottawa

• National Science Foundation, Sociology Program award, The Incorporation of Religious Minorities in Canada and the United States, 2015-2018, $198,199. 

Professor Merril Silverstein

• 6/1/15 – 5/31/17 National Institute on Aging $ 275,000 Religiosity and Mortality Risk in Later Life (PI) R21
• 2/1/15 – 1/31/18 John Templeton Foundation $1,490,000 Religious Transitions, Transmissions, and Trajectories, Among Baby-Boomers and their Families
• 7/1/12 – 6/30/14 Center for Aging Policy $ 50,000 Intergenerational Relationships in China (Pilot)
• 10/01/10 - 09/30/12 National Institute on Aging $ 86,000 Tools for Data Archiving the Longitudinal Study of Generations (PI) R03
• 09/15/09 - 08/31/11 National Institute on Aging $ 500,000 A Longitudinal Study of Generations and Mental Health: (PI) R56
• 07/01/11 -06/30/12 Initiative on Advancing $ 25,000 Surveying Hispanics in the Longitudinal Scholarship in the Humanities Study of Generations.and Social Sciences (USC)

• Center for Aging Policy $50,000, Intergenerational Relationships in China (Pilot)  2012-2014.

Professor Gretchen Purser
• CUSE interdisciplinary and innovative research grant, “Turbulent Tenancy: Evictions in Syracuse,” Syracuse University (PI) (2018-2020)

• CUSE interdisciplinary and innovative research grant, “Work Transitions in a Dynamic Labor Market,” Syracuse University (Co-PI) (2018-2020)
• CUSE seminar grant, “The Future of Work,” Syracuse University (Co-PI) (2018-2020)
• Curriculum Development Grant, Tenth Decade Project on “Work, Labor & Citizenship in the 21st Century,” Maxwell School of Syracuse University (2017) 
• Carla B. Howery Teaching Enhancement Grant, American Sociological Association (2017)
• PARCC Faculty Mini-Grant, Maxwell School of Syracuse University (2017 & 2012)
• Mosher Research Grant, Maxwell School of Syracuse University (2017, 2016, 2014, 2011, 2010) 

• Summer Project Assistantship Award, Maxwell School of Syracuse University (2017, 2015) 
• Sociological Initiatives Foundation Grant (2014-2015) 
• Early Career Research Grant, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research (2012-2014)
• Spivack Community Action Research Initiative Grant, American Sociological Association (2012-2014) 

Professor Rebecca Schewe

• “Linking Human Behavior And Hydrological Processes Towards Improved Understanding Of Spatio-Temporal EC Prevalence Across Agroecosystems," (CoiPI) National Institute of Food and Agriculture/USDA.($499,284) January 2018 - January 2021. 

• Co-Principal Investigator, Awarded $258,032.00 (Subcontract $94,217) September 2015-September 2018.
• “Communication Avenues for Vietnamese Fishing Communities in Mississippi and Alabama with Coastal Resource Agencies,” NOAA Saltonstall-Kennedy Principal Investigators, Awarded $1,112 October 2017-October 2018.
• “Plain Farmers and Sustainability,” Appleby-Mosher Award, Syracuse University Co-Principal Investigator, Awarded $9,600 November 2014-October 2015

• “An Integrated Milk Quality Extension and Education Program to Reduce Mastitis,” Michigan State University/USDA. September 2014 – January 2017.

• “Communication Avenues for Vietnamese Fishing Communities in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama with Coastal Resources Agencies,” Mississippi State University/National Oceanic and Atmospherica Administration (NOAA). September 2015-August 2017.

• Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Award, Mississippi State University.

• Co-Principal Investigator: “An Integrated Milk Quality Extension and Education Program to Reduce Mastitis and Antimicrobial Use” USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, January 2013-January 2018.                                                                                                                                                     • •“Diverse Fishers and Marine Governance” Mississippi State University Cross College Research Grant Program. Co-Project Director, Awarded $3M (Subcontract $170,258)
 

Professor Janet Wilmoth

• 2016-2017 “Movement for Healthy Aging Initiative” Co-Investigators: Donna Korol and Mary Pagan. Health Foundation for Western and Central New York. $10,000

• 2016-2017“Movement for Healthy Aging” Co-Investigators: Donna Korol and Mary Pagan. New York State Office of Children and Family Services. $15,000

• 2015-2016 “Military Service and Financial Capability: Findings from the Current Population Survey (CPS)” Co-Investigators: Andrew London and Janet Wilmoth. JP Morgan Chase and Syracuse University Office of the Vice President for Research

• 2015-2016 “Military Service and Financial Capability: Findings from the Current Population Survey (CPS)” Co-Investigators: Andrew London and Janet Wilmoth. JP Morgan Chase and Syracuse University Office of the Vice President for Research.
• 2013-2014 “Military Service Status and Financial Capability” Co-Investigators: Andrew London and Janet Wilmoth. JP Morgan Chase.

• Movement for Healthy Aging Initiative, 2016. Health Foundation for Western and Central New York & NY State Office of Children and Family Services.

• 2009-2014 “Center for Aging and Policy Studies.” Principal Investigator and Director: Doug Wolf, Co-Investigator and Associate Director: Janet Wilmoth, Grant #1P30AG034464. National Institute on Aging $1,359,000 direct and indirect costs.