Research Grants Received

Each year SBS faculty receives funding from major external organizations. A listing of recent awards covering the period of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2014, which has been gathered from the Research & Engagement reports area, appears below. Please note that the dollar amounts listed include only the monies received in any given year. Actual award amounts for multi-year grants are not listed. This page is updated each semester.

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Principal Investigator Project Title Sponsor Award Datesort ascending Amount
Atalay, Sonya L New Directions Fellowship Mellon Foundation, Andrew 09/01/2014 $206,500
Desmarais, Bruce A Scientific Evidence in Regulation and Governance National Science Foundation (NSF) 07/01/2014 $527,233
Holt, Brigitte M Doctoral Dissertation Improvement: Can Long Bone Cross-Sectional Properties Relia National Science Foundation (NSF) 07/01/2014 $24,872
Smith Doerr, Laurel The Social Organization of Collaboration in the Chemical Sciences National Science Foundation (NSF) 06/16/2014 $82,688
Misra, Joya Editorship of Gender & Society Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) 06/01/2014 $15,000
Smith Doerr, Laurel Collaborative Research: Collaboration and Climate-The Social Organization of Col National Science Foundation (NSF) 06/01/2014
Smith Doerr, Laurel Collaborative Research: Women in Science and Technology Policy National Science Foundation (NSF) 05/08/2014 $84,929
Tomaskovic-Devey, Donald T Anneliese Maier Research Award von Humboldt Fdn, Alexander 05/01/2014 $340,000
Desmarais, Bruce A Collaborative Research: Specification and Estimation of Exponential Family Random National Science Foundation (NSF) 04/15/2014 $78,131
Heintz, James S Choice, constraints and the gender dynamics of labour markets in Bangladesh London School of Economics and Political Science 04/01/2014 $61,356
Folbre, Nancy R Care Time: Improving Measurement and Valuation Sage Fdn, Russell 03/01/2014
Boyce, James K Contours of Environmental Inequality in the United States Institute for New Economic Thinking 02/01/2014
Misra, Joya Editorship of Gender & Society Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) 01/01/2014 $119,533
Schaffner, Brian F Visiting Faculty Support Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation 01/01/2014 $5,000
Hamin, Elisabeth M Sustainable Adaptive Gradients in the Coastal Environment (SAGE) National Science Foundation (NSF) 01/01/2014 $736,707
Skott, Peter Fiscal Policy Rules in an Unstable Economy Institute for New Economic Thinking 01/01/2014 $20,895
Mammen, Sheila Special Community Health Outreach Mercy Medical Center 01/01/2014 $10,000
Epstein, Gerald A How Big is Too Big? What Should Finance Do and How Much Should It Be Cut Down To Size? Institute for New Economic Thinking 01/01/2014
La Raja, Raymond J The Effect of Party-Centered Campaign Finance Laws on American Politics Hewlett Fdn, William and Flora 11/11/2013 $78,000
Tomaskovic-Devey, Donald T Presidential Authority Award: Building Research Capacity with the US Equal Employ Sage Fdn, Russell 11/01/2013 $35,000
Alvarez, Sonia E On Protest: :Latin America in Comparative and Transnational Perspective Latin American Studies Association (LASA) 10/28/2013 $15,000
Ryan, Robert L Pathways: From the Lab to the Neighborhood: An Interactive Living Exhibit for Adv National Science Foundation (NSF) 10/01/2013 $249,999
Tomaskovic-Devey, Donald T Social Networks and Organized Crime National Inst of Justice (NIJ) 10/01/2013 $24,990
Brandt, Sylvia J Collaborative Research: Climate Change and Responses in a Coupled Marine System National Science Foundation (NSF) 10/01/2013
Tomaskovic-Devey, Donald T Building an Interdisciplinary Equal Employment Opportunity Research Network and D National Science Foundation (NSF) 09/15/2013 $245,216
Branch, Enobong H Doctoral Dissertation Research: A Mixed Methods Analysis of the Intersections of National Science Foundation (NSF) 09/15/2013 $8,271
Carbaugh, Donal US Field Studies about Cultural Variations in Speech Applications within the Car General Motors (GM) 09/01/2013
Desmarais, Bruce A Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) University of North Carolina 09/01/2013 $19,365
Boyce, James K Contours of Environmental Inequality in the United States Institute for New Economic Thinking 09/01/2013 $33,552
Sleegers, Frank University of Massachusetts Design Center Springfield City of 09/01/2013 $10,000
Harper, Krista M Culture and Heritage in European Societies and Spaces National Science Foundation (NSF) 09/01/2013 $249,861
Smith Doerr, Laurel Collaborative Research: Collaboration and Climate-The Social Organization of Coll National Science Foundation (NSF) 09/01/2013 $48,051
Krause, Elizabeth L Tight Knit: Familistic Encounters in a Transnational Fast-Fashion Zone National Humanities Center 09/01/2013 $50,998
Caswell, Julie A FSMA, the Fresh Produce Industry, and the Development of Risk Based Food Safety S Economic Research Service 08/30/2013 $25,000
Caswell, Julie A The Market for Food Safety Audits and the Safety of Imported Food Products Economic Research Service 08/30/2013 $25,000
Renski, Henry C Advanced Manufacturing Regional Profiles University of Mass - Dartmouth (UMASS) 08/07/2013 $29,835
Lass, Daniel A Costs and Returns to New England Farmers in the Farm to Institution Supply Chain University of Vermont (UVM) 08/01/2013 $14,746
Folbre, Nancy R Care Time: Improving Measurement and Valuation Sage Fdn, Russell 08/01/2013
Kurtulus, Fidan A Employee ownership and employment stability in the US: 1999-2008 WE Upjohn Inst for Employment Research 07/01/2013
Carr, Ethan Administrative History: The Establishment and Management of Cape Cod National Sea Organization of American Historians 07/01/2013 $50,000
Boyce, James K Collaborative Research on the Correlates and Consequences of Risks from Airborne Toxics: Dynamic Spa National Science Foundation (NSF) 07/01/2013
Clawson, Dan Contesting Time: Negotiations about Work Hours by Gender and Class National Science Foundation (NSF) 06/01/2013
Tomaskovic-Devey, Donald T Doctoral Dissertation Research: Women and Organized Crime Networks in Early 1900s National Science Foundation (NSF) 05/15/2013 $7,293
Dube, Arindrajit Research on Building Human Capital and Economic Potential University of Wisconsin 05/01/2013 $19,911
De Oliveira, Angela C Collaborative Research: It's Not (Just) About the Money National Science Foundation (NSF) 04/01/2013
Carbaugh, Donal US Field Studies about Cultural Variations in Speech Applications within the Car Industry General Motors (GM) 01/01/2013
Tomaskovic-Devey, Donald T Does financialization contribute to growing income inequality? Institute for New Economic Thinking 01/01/2013 $119,320
Lass, Daniel A Revitializing Nursery Production and Small Farms in the Northeast: An Integrated Study Coop State Res, Educ and Ext Service (CSREES) 01/01/2013
Mammen, Sheila Special Community Health Outreach to Redirect Homeless High-End Utilizers of Hosp Mercy Medical Center 01/01/2013 $10,000
Krause, Elizabeth L Hear Our Stories: Diasporic Youth for Sexual and Reproductive Health Ford Foundation 12/01/2012 $500,000
Hemment, Julie D Volunteers, entrepreneurs and patriots: Youth as new subjects of state policy in Nat'l Council for Eurasian and East Euro 10/01/2012 $40,000
Folbre, Nancy R Care Time: Improving Measurement and Valuation Sage Fdn, Russell 10/01/2012
Brandt, Sylvia J Collaborative Research: Climate Change and Responses in a Coupled Marine System National Science Foundation (NSF) 10/01/2012
Haas, Peter Regulation of Genetically Modified Seeds in Developing Countries National Science Foundation (NSF) 09/01/2012 $17,640
Mammen, Sheila Dissemination of Core Health Messages: Using Community-Based Participatory Resear Nat'l Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) 09/01/2012
Parvez, Zehra F Prayers of healing and supplication: Islam and the struggle for "pure" faith Social Science Research Council (SSRC) 09/01/2012 $87,494
Mammen, Sheila Dissemination of Core Health Messages: Using Community-Based Participatory Resear Nat'l Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) 09/01/2012
Schaffner, Brian F Cooperative Congressional Election Study Harvard University 08/01/2012 $56,469
Brandt, Sylvia J New Tools University of Southern California 07/18/2012 $59,376
Krause, Elizabeth L Tight Knit: Familistic Encounters in a Transnational Fast-Fashion District Wenner-Gren Foundation 07/01/2012 $34,741
Chilton, Elizabeth S Collaborative Research: Interacting Influences of Climate, Land Use, and Other Disturbances on Regime Shifts in Forest Ecosystems National Science Foundation (NSF) 07/01/2012 $237,921
Lundquist, Jennifer H Do Race Disparities in Infant Health Persist in a Setting of a Reduced Racial Inequality? Infant Ou National Science Foundation (NSF) 06/01/2012
Clawson, Dan Contesting Time: Negotiations about Work Hours by Gender and Class National Science Foundation (NSF) 06/01/2012
Krause, Elizabeth L Chinese Immigration and Family Encounters in Italy National Science Foundation (NSF) 06/01/2012 $164,419
Pendery, Steven R Phase 1 Archaeological Survey - Hall and Calista Properties Kingston Town of 05/01/2012 $34,879
Kurtulus, Fidan A Employee ownership and employment stability in the US: 1999-2008 WE Upjohn Inst for Employment Research 04/01/2012 $40,000
Sievert, Lynnette L Variation in symptoms at midlife: Ethnic and rural/urban comparisons National Science Foundation (NSF) 03/01/2012 $334,336
Mammen, Sheila Core Health Messages: A Strategy to Improve the Health and Well-Being Of Rural Lo Nat'l Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) 03/01/2012
Pendery, Steven R Nantucket Field Station, UMass Boston/Phase 2 Wilson Architects Inc 02/27/2012 $83,683
De Oliveira, Angela C Collaborative Research: It's Not (Just) About the Money National Science Foundation (NSF) 02/13/2012 $19,638
Hanson, Jarice Connected Viewing Initiative: Popular Webisode Genres and the Potential for Monet University of California Santa Barbara 02/01/2012 $1,270
Cooks, Leda M From Misunderstanding to Innovation University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 01/13/2012 $1,000
Cooks, Leda M From Misunderstanding to Innovation University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 01/13/2012 $5,000
Moffitt, Larry J Economics of Discovery Alternatives for Emerging Animal Diseases Economic Research Service 01/01/2012
Mammen, Sheila Special Community Health Outreach Mercy Medical Center 01/01/2012 $10,000
Godfrey, Laurie R Biology of Two Sympatric Dwarf Lemur Populations (Cheirogaleus spp.) in the High- Primate Conservation Inc 11/01/2011 $1,003
Papachristos, Andrew V Evaluation the Chicago Violence Reduction Strategy The Urban Institute 11/01/2011 $40,820
Sleegers, Frank University of Massachusetts Design Center Springfield City of 10/01/2011
Folbre, Nancy R Care Time: Improving Measurement and Valuation Sage Fdn, Russell 10/01/2011 $34,935
Carbaugh, Donal US Field Studies about Cultural Variations in Speech Applications within the Car General Motors (GM) 09/06/2011 $177,814
Sleegers, Frank University of Massachusetts Design Center Springfield City of 09/01/2011 $10,000
Clawson, Dan Visiting Scholar Appointment Sage Fdn, Russell 09/01/2011 $117,477
Mammen, Sheila Dissemination of Core Health Messages Nat'l Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) 09/01/2011
Mammen, Sheila Disseminatin of Core Health Messages Nat'l Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) 09/01/2011 $250,062
Gerstel, Naomi R Visiting Scholar Appointment Sage Fdn, Russell 09/01/2011 $117,727
Rhodes, Jesse H How education accountability shapes citizens' civic attitudes and behavior Spencer Foundation 09/01/2011 $39,475
Schaffer, Frederic C "Killing Two Birds with One Charity": Social Generosity in Contemporary Turkey University of Notre Dame 08/15/2011 $25,000
Budig, Michelle J Penalties for Paid and Unpaid Care Work Sage Fdn, Russell 07/01/2011 $43,544
Boyce, James K Collaborative Research on the Correlates and Consequences of Risks from Airborne Toxics Dynamic Spa National Science Foundation (NSF) 07/01/2011
Boyce, James K Collaborative Research on the Correlates and Consequences of Risks from Airborne Toxics Dynamic Spa National Science Foundation (NSF) 07/01/2011 $90,369
Misra, Joya Editorship of Gender & Society Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) 05/01/2011 $131,286
Misra, Joya Editorship of Gender & Society Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) 05/01/2011 $109,384
Misra, Joya Editorship of Gender & Society Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) 05/01/2011 $72,833
De Oliveira, Angela C It's Not (Just) About the Money National Science Foundation (NSF) 04/15/2011
De Oliveira, Angela C It's Not (Just) About the Money National Science Foundation (NSF) 04/15/2011 $18,718
Godfrey, Laurie R Deadly Tastes: Red Ruffed Lemur (Varecia rubra) Consumption on the Masoala Penins Conservation International 03/15/2011 $3,000
Mammen, Sheila Core Health Messages: A Strategy to Improve the Health and Well-Being of Rural Low-Income Families Nat'l Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) 02/01/2011 $349,958
Godfrey, Laurie R Biology of Two Sympatric Dwarf Lemur Populations (Cheirogaleus spp.) in the High-Altitude Forests of Conservation International 01/01/2011 $4,000
Godfrey, Laurie R Deadly Tastes: Bushmeat Consumption on the Masoala Penninsula, Madagascar Oregon Zoo Foundation 01/01/2011 $4,500
Dube, Arindrajit A Spatial Approach to Macroeconomic Inference Institute for New Economic Thinking 01/01/2011
Dube, Arindrajit A Spatial Approach to Macroeconomic Inference Institute for New Economic Thinking 01/01/2011 $225,480
Hamin, Elisabeth M Offshore Wind Energy Engineering, Environmental Science, and Policy National Science Foundation IGERT 01/01/2011 $3,200,000
Epstein, Gerald A How Big is Too Big? What Should Finance Do and How Much Should It Be Cut Down To Institute for New Economic Thinking 01/01/2011 $207,480
Papachristos, Andrew V The Diffusion of Lethal and Non-Lethal Violence in Gang Networks Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation 01/01/2011 $23,999
Godfrey, Laurie R Biology of Two Sympatric Dwarf Lemur Populations (Cheirogaleus spp ) in the High-Altitude Forests of Primate Conservation Inc 12/01/2010 $3,501
Godfrey, Laurie R Deadly Tastes: Ruffed Lemur (Varecia rubra) Consumption on the Masoala Peninsula, Marsh Biodiversity Foundation, Margot 11/08/2010 $15,000
Misra, Joya Collaborative Research: Work-Family Policy Effects on the Cross-National Incidence and Depth of Poverty for Women and Children National Science Foundation (NSF) 09/15/2010 $70,946
Burt, Callie H Community context and violence: African American youth transitioning to adulthood University of Georgia Research Fdn Inc 09/01/2010 $11,871
Boyce, James K Distribution of Airbourne Industrial Toxin Pollution in the U.S.: Dynamic Spatial Analysis of Enviro Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 09/01/2010 $23,370
Carbaugh, Donal Cultural Discourses in the Use of Speech Applications General Motors (GM) 08/01/2010 $105,469
Brandt, Sylvia J Socioeconomic Impacts of Herring Fishery Management in the Northeast Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 08/01/2010 $66,686
Ash, Michael A Hospital Unions, Staffing, wages, and Patient Safety University of California 07/01/2010
Ryan, Robert L DCR Heritage Landscape Atlas: Phase 2 Data Entry MA Dept of Conservation and Recreation 07/01/2010 $18,000
Mullin, John R Center for Economic Development Economic Development Administration 07/01/2010 $159,550
Brabec, Elizabeth A Protecting Gullah Land and Community: A Locative Media Website for Tourism, Community Planning and E National Park Service 07/01/2010
Bailey, Benjamin H TTO7001-Project 3441 Improving Translation Processes University of Maryland 04/01/2010 $73,122
Rojas, Christian A Private Strategies, Public Policies, and Food System Performance University of Connecticut 01/09/2010 $67,000
Stranlund, John K Experimental Testbeds for New Applications of Environmental Trading Programs Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 04/01/2008
Amel Ahmed It Didn't Happen Here?: Working Class Mobilization and the Impact of Institutional Change in the United States