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
•“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.
Science Research Council, CIS Supplementary Writing Grant 2008. ($10,000)
and Race Research Action Council (PRRAC), (2006) Co-Principal Investigator with Pamela
Bennett, “Parenting and Schooling in Diverse Families” ($6,900)
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
• 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.
• Co-Principal Investigator. “Local Initiatives, State Preemption, and Public Health,” with Doug Wolf (Co-PI) and Jennifer Karas Montez (Co-PI). Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 2018-2020.
• 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,
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.