Announcing 2016-17 ISS Junior Faculty Research Grants

The Institute for Social Sciences is pleased to announce its 2016-17 Junior Faculty Research Grants. This support for new and groundbreaking research ranges throughout the Division of Social Sciences.

The ISS Executive Committee selected grantees from a diverse range of exceedingly strong proposals. Six grants were awarded to assistant professors from a variety of departments, supporting wide-ranging projects with the potential to advance the academic careers of the researchers.

Congratulations to all!


2016-17 ISS Junior Faculty Research Grants

  • Testing a School-based Stress Reduction Intervention for Elementary School Children
    Camelia Hostinar, Assistant Professor, Psychology
  • Spaces of Power: Mapping Authority in Late Imperial China
    Quinn Javers, Assistant Professor, History
  • A Dataset on Bilateral Cooperation in Global Counterterrorism Networks
    Brandon Kinne, Assistant Professor, Political Science
  • American Hegemony and the Rise of China
    David McCourt, Assistant Professor, Sociology
  • Pakistan Community Pollution Monitoring
    Arman Rezaee, Assistant Professor, Economics
  • Improving Health Risk Assessment Through the Wisdom of Crowds
    Jingwen Zhang, Assistant Professor, Communication


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