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Awards Overview

In June 2014 (FY 2015), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grants for American University researchers.


PI: Sibel Kusimba 

College of Arts and Sciences - Anthropology 

Title: Mobile Money and Coming of Age in Western Kenya 

Sponsor: University of California at Irvine 

Funding Source: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 

Funds: $27,335 


PI: Mary Hansen 

College of Arts and Sciences - Economics 

Title: Collaborative Research: Opening New Views into Bankruptcy and Credit Markets Using Court Records 

Sponsor: National Science Foundation 

Funds: $298,4000 


PI: Michael Robinson 

College of Arts and Sciences - Mathematics & Statistics 

Title: Topological methods for semantic sensor integration: Use case development 

Sponsor: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 

Funding Source: U.S. Department of Energy 

Funds: $14,488 


PI: Jin Park 

College of Arts and Sciences - Philosophy & Religion 

Title: Philosophy and Modernity in Korea 

Sponsor: The Academy of Korean Studies 

Funds: $19,000 


PI: Anastasia Snelling 

College of Arts and Sciences - School of Education, Teaching, and Health 

Title: DC Healthy Schools Act: Measuring Implementation and Impact 

Sponsor: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc.

Funds: $165,524 


PI: Randa Serhan 

College of Arts and Sciences - Sociology 

Title: Palestinian American National Research Project Phase Two 

Sponsor: The New World Research Institute 

Funds: $29,050 


PI: Cristel Russell 

Kogod School of Business - Marketing 

Title: Evaluation of Exhibit

Sponsor: Institut National Du Cancer

Funds: $35,310 


PI: Sarah Menke-Fish 

School of Communication - Dean's Office 

Title: DWC: Student Filmmaker Scholars Program 

Sponsor: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 

Funds: $12,500 


PI: Charles Lewis 

School of Communication - Investigative Reporting Workshop 

Title: Frontline Newsmagazine: Resistance-NIH 

Sponsor: WGBH Foundation 

Funds: $17,381 


PI: Charles Lewis 

School of Communication - Investigative Reporting Workshop 

Title: General Operating Support 

Sponsor: Park Foundation, Inc. 

Funds: $200,000 


PI: Charles Lewis 

School of Communication - Investigative Reporting Workshop 

Title: General Operating Support 

Sponsor: Giles W. and Elise G. Mead Foundation 

Funds: $70,000 


PI: Akbar Ahmed 

School of International Service - Comparative and Regional Studies 

Title: Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration, and Empire Sponsor: Mercator Foundation 

Funds: $155,401 


PI: Pek Koon Heng-Blackburn 

School of International Service - Comparative and Regional Studies 

Title: ASEAN-U.S. Symposium Workshops 2014-2015 

Sponsor: U.S. Department of State 

Funds: $39,600 


PI: Derrick Cogburn 

School of International Service - International Communications

Title: Regionalization, Institutionalization and Growth of the Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP) for the ASEAN Region 

Sponsor: Nippon Foundation 

Funds: $998,800 


PI: Bradley Hardy 

School of Public Affairs - Public Administration and Policy 

Title: The Effects of Macroeconomic and Financial Imbalances 

Sponsor: Washington Center for Equitable Growth 

Funds: $10,000 


PI: Carola Weil 

School for Professional and Extended Studies - Washington Internships for Native Students 

Title: WINS Internship 2014-15 

Sponsor: Berger-Marks Foundation 

Funds: $10,900 


PI: Carola Weil 

School for Professional and Extended Studies - Washington Internships for Native Students 

Title: WINS Summer Internships 2014 

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture 

Funds: $54,500 


PI: Leslye Orloff 

Washington College of Law - National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project 

Title: NIWAP Immigrant Women Law and Policy Fellowship 

Sponsor: The Moriah Fund 

Funds: $51,043


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