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Research Awards Overview

August 2016 Awards Overview

In August 2016 (FY 2017), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grants for American University researchers. 


PI: Maria Floro 

College of Arts and Sciences - Economics 

Title: Exploring the Migration and Food Insecurity Relationship: New Evidence from the Food and Agriculture Organization's Food Insecurity Experience Scale 

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture 

Funds: $30,000.00 


PI: Mark Laubach 

College of Arts and Sciences - Biology 

Title: Graduate Research Fellowship Program 

Sponsor: National Science Foundation 

Funds: $39,500.00


PI: Robin Lumsdaine 

Kogod School of Business - Finance & Real Estate 

Title: Complexity Metrics to Inform the Determination of Systemically Important Financial Institutions 

Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Treasury 

Funds: $78,210.00 


PI: Eric Hershberg 

Provost - Center for Latin American and Latino Studies 

Title: Coping with the Surge: Expert Analysis of Country Conditions in Central America and Decision-Making on Asylum Claims 

Sponsor: National Science Foundation 

Funds: $35,000.00 


PI: Christopher Palmer 

School of Communication - Center for Environmental Filmmaking 

Title: Program Support 

Sponsor: Wallace Genetic Foundation, Inc. 

Funds: $50,000.00


PI: Simon Nicholson 

School of International Service - Dean's Office 

Title: Testing Ntrepid's Timestream Software as a Research Tool for Academics Researching Climate Engineering Governance 

Sponsor: Ntrepid Corporation 

Funds: $30,549.00


PI: Padideh Ala'i 

Washington College of Law - Humphrey Fellowship Program 

Title: Humphrey Fellowship Program 

Sponsor: Institute of International Education 

Funds: $535,854.00