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 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.
• 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.
• National Science Foundation Grant, Principal Investigator. "Access to Selective Colleges in the Pre- and Post-Grutter Eras among Racial, Ethnic, and Immigrant Groups" $200,000.
• Visiting Fellow, Russell Sage Foundation, New York, NY 2012-2013.
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
• “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 Merrill 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
Curriculum Development Grant, Tenth Decade Project on “Work, Labor &
in the 21st Century,” Maxwell School of Syracuse University ($3,000)
Carla B. Howery Teaching Enhancement Grant, American Sociological Association
($2,500) (Co-PI: Nazanin Shahrokni) Nationally competitive grant to see projects that advance the
teaching and learning of sociology.
PARCC Faculty Mini-Grant, Maxwell School of Syracuse University ($2,000)
Grant Recipient, American Association of Geographers (AAG) Conference Enrichment
Appleby-Mosher Research Grant, Maxwell School of Syracuse University ($1,200)
Daniel Patrick Moynihan Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching, Research
and Service, Maxwell School of Syracuse University Awarded annually to an outstanding nontenured Maxwell School
Tenth Decade Project Award, “Work, Labor & Citizenship in the 21st Century,” Maxwell
School of Syracuse University ($68,000) Awarded to team of faculty to nurture interdisciplinary inquiry in
the broad field of labor studies.
• Sociological Initiatives Foundation grant (for community-based research project with the Workers Center of Central New York, the Worker Justice Center of New York, 2014.
• Visiting Scholar, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Cambridge, MA) 2013-14.
Professor Nazanin Shahrokni
• “RePlacing Women, ReMaking the State: The Politics of Gender Segregation in Iran" (Book Manuscript) (PI) Global Religion Research Initiative, Book Leave Fellowship, Notre Dame University. 2018-2019.
• "SurVEILance: Sociology of the Veil" Global Religion Research Initiative, Curriculum Development Grant ($4000) Notre Dame University (PI) 2018-2019.
• Co-Principal Investigator, Awarded $2500.00 "Citizen Sociologists: Using Smartphones to Do Sociology" ASA, Carla B. Howery Teaching Enhancement Grant. 2017-2018.
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
• 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.