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Research Awards Overview

September 2017 Awards Overview

In September 2017 (FY 2018), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grant 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