Selected Faculty Grants and Awards

This is an archived section of the website. To find out more about some of the latest faculty grants and awards, visit the spotlight section of the research support blog.

Faculty Research and Projects [+]


Eduardo Staszowski
and Lara Penin (Design Strategies) were awarded a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation for "Public and Collaborative: Designing a New Culture of Citizen-Led Services in New York City." Total funding is $150,000 covering the period July 2012-June 2014.

Benjamin Bacon (Art, Design, and Technology) was awarded a grant from the AMD Foundation for the PETLab. Total funding is $41,000 covering the period October 2011-May 2012.

Sanjay Reddy (Economics) was awarded a grant from the Institute for New Economic Thinking for research on the topic "Economics: Value Neutral or Value Entangled." Total funding is $186,570 covering the period May 2011–May 2013.

Lisa Rubin (Psychology) was awarded a grant from the Marchionne Foundation for a study of "'Psychological Adjustments Among Young Women with Breast and Hematological Cancer." Total funding is $29,750 covering the period March 2011-March 2012.

Stephen Collier (International Affairs) was awarded a collaborative grant with the University of Southern California from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled 'Technocratic Expertise and the Government of Catastrophic Risk in the United States, 1950–2010.' Total funding is $108,686 covering the period January 2011–December 2011.

Trebor Scholz (Culture and Media Studies) was awarded a grant from the MacArthur Foundation for a project entitled 'Mobility Shifts.' Total funding is $75,000 covering the period November 2010–October 2011.

Yirmiyahu Yovel (Philosophy) was awarded an emeritus fellowship from the Mellon Foundation. Total funding is $55,000 covering the period October 2010–December 2012. Professor Yovel was also awarded a research grant from Sandalwood Securities. Total funding is $40,000.

Anne Gaines, director of Parsons' Summer, Pre-College Academy and Continuing Education, obtained a grant to support the Parsons Scholars Program. Total funding is $20,000 covering the period October 2010–October 2011.

Michael Schober (Psychology) was awarded a collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled 'Responding to Surveys on Mobile Multimodal Devices.' Total funding is $156,258 covering the period October 2010–September 2011.

Jeremy Ginges (Psychology) was awarded a collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled 'Culture, Psychological Distance, and Modes of Moral Decision Making.' Total funding is $363,851 covering the period September 2010–August 2013.

Emanuele Castano and Bernhard Leidner (Psychology) were awarded a grant from the Guggenheim Foundation for a project entitled 'When we torture: Moral and pragmatic arguments for and against torture, and their effect on public support for redressing past and preventing future injustice.'

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr (International Affairs) was awarded a grant from the Chr. Michelsen Institute for a project entitled "Human Rights and Global Economy." Total funding is $1,000.

Jane Pirone (Art, Media, and Technology) was awarded a grant from Cycling Sports Group for a project entitled 'UrbanBIKE Initiative.' Total funding is $20,000.

Julian Fusco (Parsons) was awarded a grant from the Daniel J. Estrellita Brodsky Foundation for a project entitled 'Latin American Artists in Residence.' Total funding is $5,000.

Anwar Shaikh (Economics) was awarded a grant from the Institute for New Economic Thinking for a project entitled 'Turbulent Dynamics and Hidden Patterns.' Total funding is $83,265.

Colleen Macklin (Art, Media, and Technology) was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for a project entitled 'Digital Media and Arts Education.' Total funding is $50,000.

Eiko Ikegami (Sociology) was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled 'Social Networking Services and Virtual Organizations in the Crisis and Immediate Post-Catastrophe Response Processes of the 3/11 Japan Disaster.' Total funding is $74,451.

Institutes and Centers [+]


The Center for Public Scholarship
and Director Arien Mack (Psychology) were awarded a grant from the Atlantic Philanthropies to support the Journal Donation Project. Total funding is $142,000 covering the period October 2010–September 2011. CPS was awarded a grant from the Arcus Foundation for a conference entitled 'The Body and State.' Total funding is $35,000 covering the period from November 2010–October 2011. CPS was awarded a grant from the Ford Foundation/IIE for a conference entitled 'India's World Conference.' Total funding is $10,500 covering the period of May 2011.

The Parsons Institute for Information Mapping (PIIM) was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army under the Medical Research Acquisition Act for a project entitled 'Visual Dashboard and Heads Up Display of Patient Conditions.' Total funding is $1,904,689 covering the period November 2010–November 2012.

The Humanitarian Design Lab at Parsons was awarded a grant from UNOPS for a project entitled 'Contemporary Communication Strategy for the UNISDR 2011 Global Assessment Report.' Total funding is $30,000 covering the period from October 2010–August 2011.

The Center for New York City Affairs and Director Andrew White was awarded a grant from the Child Welfare Fund for the project entitled 'Child Welfare Watch.' Total funding id $40,000.

The Center for New York City Affairs and Director Andrew White was awarded a grant from the Rosalyn and Joseph Newman Foundation for 'Feet in Two Worlds.' Total funding is $20,000.

The Center for Public Scholarship and Director Arien Mack (Psychology) was awarded a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York for the 'Future of Higher Education Conference.' Total funding is $25,000.

The Parsons Institute for Information Mapping (PIIM) was awarded a grant from the Richard Lounsbery Foundation, Inc. for a project entitled 'Cyber Security Roundtable.' Total funding is $40,000.

Visiting Fellowships and Awards [+]


Anne Snitow
(Literature and Gender Studies) received a Fulbright Scholar Award and was appointed as a Fulbright specialist to conduct gender studies workshops among professors at Tirana University in Albania in March 2011.

Joseph Heathcott (Urban Studies) was named U.S. Fulbright Distinguished Chair for 2010–2011 at the University of the Arts in London and senior visiting fellow for 2010–2011 at the London School of Economics.

Student Research Awards [+]


Monica Fagioli
(PhD candidate, Anthropology) was awarded a doctoral dissertation research grant from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled 'State-Making, Migration, and Development.' Total funding is $19,884 covering the period March 2011–August 2012.

Jamie Taylor (PhD candidate, Public and Urban Policy) was awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for dissertation research entitled 'Housing Assistance as a Work Support for Households Experiencing Homelessness.' Total funding is $25,000 covering the period October 2010–November 2011.

 
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