Grants & Faculty Scholarship

Current Faculty Grants

Faculty Research Grants During 2012-13

Kristen Anderson, psychology
National Institutes of Health
Facilitating Adolescent Self-Change for Alcohol Problems

Steve Black, biology  
National Institutes of Health
Developing a New Model of Spider Gastrulation 

Kate Bredeson, theater          
American Philosophical Society (Franklin Research Grant)
Occupying the Stage: Performances of May '68 in the Context of 1950s–1970s France

Kimberly Clausing, economics
Smith Richardson Foundation
Lessons for International Corporate Tax Reform from OECD and U.S. State Experience

Paul Currie, psychology        
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
Anxiogenic Effects of Ghrelin: Interaction with Urocortin, Cannabinoid, and Serontonergic Mechanisms

David Dalton, biology
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
Engineering of Enhanced Antioxidants in Poplar

Margret Geselbracht, chemistry         
NSF-TUES
IONiC: Transforming Education Through Collaborative Development of Materials at the Frontiers of Inorganic Chemistry

Kambiz GhaneaBassiri, religion          
Guggenheim Fellowship
The Mosque in Islamic History

Tim Hackenberg, psychology
National Institutes of Health
Behavioral Economics in a Laboratory-Based Token Economy

Christopher Koski, political science
National Science Foundation
Collaborative Research:  Critical Infrastructure Policy

Hannah Kosstrin, dance
National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Start-Up
Enhancing Dance Literacy: Dance Notation Through Touch Technology

Laura Leibman
CIES Fulbright Scholar Award
Senior Professorship in American Culture, University of Utrecht

Jay Mellies, biology
National Institutes of Health
Effect of Zinc in Attaching-and-Effacing E. coli Infection

David Perkinson, mathematics
NSF UTMOST
Collaborative Research: UTMOST: Undergraduate Teaching in Mathematics with Open Software and Textbooks 

James Pommersheim, mathematics
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

James Pommersheim, mathematics
AFOSR (Air Force Office of Scientific Research)
Applications of Quantum Computing in Aerospace, Science, and Engineering

Darius Rejali, political science
United States Institute of Peace
Torture in War: Preventing Torture in Military Conflicts

Susan Renn, biology
MJ Murdock Charitable Trust
Neural Mechanisms Underlying Feeding Phenotypes in a New Cichlid Model for Metabolic Research

Susan Renn, biology
National Institutes of Health
Mechanisms for Environmental and Genetic Reversal of Gender Biased Behavior

Susan Renn, biology
National Science Foundation
RUI: Genomic architecture of adaptive radiation: a role for gene duplication among African cichlid radiations

Susan Renn, biology
National Science Foundation
RUI: Molecular Modules of Aggression; Maternal Behavior in the African Cichlid Astatotilapia Burtoni

Sarah Schaack, biology
National Science Foundation
CAREER: Upon Which Selection Can Act: Quantifying How Mutation and Environment Generate Genotypic & Phenotypic Variation in an Emerging Ecological & Evolutionary Genomic Model

Sarah Schaack, biology
MJ Murdock Charitable Trust
Phenotypic and Genotypic Effects of Spontaneous Mutation in Daphnia spp

Kjersten Whittington, sociology
National Science Foundation
RUI: The Influence of Network Structure on Sex Disparities in Scientific Collaboration: Commercial Innovation in the Life Sciences