Council of Graduate Studies Outstanding Dissertation Award
Learn more about this competition to recognize outstanding PhD. dissertations submitted between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2012 for this $2,000 award and speaking opportunity.
2013-14 Faculty Research Support Grant Award Winners
Congratulations to the faculty who have received funding to pursue their valuable research projects.
March 2013 Research Awards
In March 2013 (FY 2013), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grants for American University researchers.
PI: Jeremy Shiffman -- School of Public Affairs -- Title: Managing the Politics of Adolescent Sexuality Education in Nigeria and Mississippi -- Sponsor: The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation -- Funds: $300,000
PI: Nancy Abramowitz -- Washington College of Law - Low Income Taxpayer Clinic -- Title: The Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic 2013 -- Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service -- Funds: $41,000
PI: Thespina Yamanis -- School of International Service - International Development -- Title: A Multilevel Intervention to Reduce HIV risk among Networks of Men in Tanzania -- Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- Funds: $28,642
Research at AU
American University, a Carnegie-classified research university, is deeply committed to creating knowledge, including creative and professional activity, in the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and the professions. We strongly support research by our students and faculty.
Known as a college-centered research university, AU values scholar-teachers who are fully engaged both in research and in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Our most distinguished and accomplished scholars also teach.