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Awards Overview

In June of 2015 (FY 2016), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grants for American University researchers.


PI: Naden Krogan   

College of Arts and Sciences - Biology    

Title: Mechanisms Controlling Cellular Differentiation and Proliferation in a Plant Stem Cell Microenvironment   

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health      

Funds: $350,820.00PI: 


PI:  Nancy Snider   

College of Arts and Sciences - Performing Arts   

Title: Creating Opportunities for Extended Learning Beyond the Traditional Classroom and Music Studio   

Sponsor: The Marinus and Minna B. Koster Foundation, Inc.      

Funds: $10,000.00


PI: Gregory Harry   

College of Arts and Sciences - Physics   

Title: CAREER: Integrated Research and Education on Gravitational Wave Detector Optics   

Sponsor: National Science Foundation      

Funds: $95,266.00


PI: Michel Robe   

Kogod School of Business - Finance & Real Estate   

Title: What Drives Uncertainty and Volatility Expectations in Agricultural Markets?   

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture      

Funds: $230,000.00


PI: Yujin Jeong   

Kogod School of Business - International Business   

Title: Status and Bribery: Evidence from the Revealed Accounting Records of Two South Korean Presidents   

Sponsor: The Academy of Korean Studies      

Funds: $12,000.00


PI: Christopher Palmer   

School of Communication - Center for Environmental Filmmaking   

Title: Camera Package   

Sponsor: Norcross Wildlife Foundation, Inc.      

Funds: $2,500.00


PI: Kathryn Montgomery   

School of Communication - Dean's Office   

Title: Public Interest Framework for Protecting Consumer Privacy in the Health Wearables Industry   

Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation      

Funds: $154,454.00


PI: Charles R. Lewis   

School of Communication - Investigative Reporting Workshop   

Title: General Operating Support   

Sponsor: Park Foundation, Inc.      

Funds: $200,000.00


PI: Deen Freelon   

School of Communication - Public Communication   

Title: Social Media for Social Justice: #Blacklivesmatter as 21st-century Civic Engagement   

Sponsor: Spencer Foundation      

Funds: $30,015.00


PI: Deen Freelon   

School of Communication - Public Communication

Title: Blogs and Bullets IV   

Sponsor: George Washington University   

Funding Source: United States Institute of Pea   

Funds: $7,900.00


PI: Pek Koon Heng-Blackburn   

School of International Service - Comparative and Regional Studies   

Title: ASEAN-US Symposium Workshops 2015   

Sponsor: U.S. Department of State      

Funds: $53,000.00


PI: Derrick Cogburn   

School of International Service - International Communications

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

Sponsor: Nippon Foundation      

Funds: $989,000.00


PI: Jeremy Shiffman   

School of Public Affairs - Public Administration and Policy   

Title: Learning in the Global Education Agenda   

Sponsor: U.S. Agency for International Development      

Funds: $992,001.00


PI: Carola Weil   

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

Title: Washington Internships for Native Students - USDA 2015   

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture      

Funds: $79,352.00


PI: David Hunter   

Washington College of Law - International Legal Studies Program - ILSP   

Title: From Rules to Accountability: Building Capacity of Latin American NGOs on Chinese Overseas Investment Environmental Standards   

Sponsor: The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation      

Funds: $25,000.00


PI: Sean Fiil-Flynn   

Washington College of Law - Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property   

Title: Academy of Exchange and Judicial Studies Training   

Sponsor: Academy of Exchanges and Judicial Studies       

Funds: $12,930.00


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