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Recent Awards

In September 2017 (FY 2018), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grants for American University researchers.


PI: Michael Baron
College of Arts and Sciences - Mathematics & Statistics
Title: ATD: Statistical detection of new patterns and potential threats in geospatial sequences of social and political events
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Funds: $200,000.00


PI: Kathleen Holton
College of Arts and Sciences - Health & Fitness
Title: Glutamate Neuro-Excitotoxicity in GWI
Sponsor: Department of Defense
Funds: $914,879.00
PI: Eric Hershberg
Provost - Center for Latin American and Latino Studies
Title: Mapping Wildlife Trafficking, Illegal Logging, and Associated Criminal Networks in Latin America
Sponsor: U.S. Department of State
Funds: $350,000.00
PI: Robert Hone
School of Communication
Title: Cooperation Project
Sponsor: WGBH Foundation
Funds: $53,346.00
PI: Jonathan Fox
School of International Service
Title: Fiscal Governance Core Support to ARC
Sponsor: Open Society Foundations
Funds: $150,000.00
PI: Thespina Yamanis
School of International Service
Title: A Pilot social network intervention to reduce HIV and IPV among adolescent girls
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Funds: $204,561.00
PI: Malini Ranganathan
School of International Service
Title: Corruption Plots, Imagined Publics: Narrating Urban Space in the Global South
Sponsor: American Council of Learned Societies
Funds: $63,230.00
PI: Bradley Hardy
School of Public Affairs - Public Administration and Policy
Title: The Historical Shadow of Segregation on Human Capital and Upward Mobility
Sponsor: Ohio State University
Funds: $12,000.00
PI: Jeremy Shiffman
School of Public Affairs - Public Administration and Policy
Title: Study on the Politics of Global Health Metrics
Sponsor: Open Society Foundations
Funds: $25,000.00
PI: Claudia Martin
Washington College of Law - Dean's Office
Title: Due Process of Law Research Project
Sponsor: Ministerio Publica Fiscal de la Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires
Funds: $18,750.00
PI: Luz Saez
Washington College of Law - Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law
Title: Marine Corp University Research Project
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Defense
Funds: $60,000.00