New Grants

Taeku Lee receives NSF Grant for Asian American Survey

Taeku Lee (ext. site) (Cohort 6 — Yale) 

was awarded funding by the National Science Foundation for the project "Building Social Science Data Infrastructure: The 2016 Asian American Survey", April 21, 2016.

Dr. Lee is Professor of Political Science and Law in the Department of Political Science at University of California, Berkeley
June 21, 2016

Neale Mahoney awarded Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship

Neale Mahoney (ext. site) (Cohort 18 — Harvard) 

was awarded a 2016 Sloan Research Fellowship by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The $55,000 fellowship is a two-year award. 

Dr. Mahoney is Associate Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics, Booth School of Business at University of Chicago
February 25, 2016

Craig Volden co-awarded $200,000 grant for research from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation's The Madison Initiative

Craig M. Volden (ext. site) (Cohort 8 — Michigan) 

was co-awarded $200,000 from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation's The Madison Initiative for his congressional legislative research. The new grant was announced in 'Research project measuring congressional effectiveness to expand with $200,000 grant' on Vanderbilt University Research News, February 22, 2016.

Dr. Volden is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Public Policy and Politics in the at University of Virginia
February 23, 2016

Daniel Schneider and Kristen Harknett win ASA & NSF funded FAD grant

Daniel Schneider (ext. site) (Cohort 19 — Berkeley/UCSF) 

and Kristen Harknett (Cohort 9 - Berkeley/UCSF) have won a grant from the Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline (FAD) for $7,596 to conduct research on 'Employment Precarity and Famly Well-Being: Evidence from San Francisco 's Predictable Scheduling and Fair Treatment of Retail Employees Ordinance'.  The FAD grant is jointly funded by the American Sociological Association (ASA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).  

Dr. Harknett is Associate Professor, in the Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Schneider is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of California, Berkeley
January 22, 2016

S. Michael Gaddis, Jr. receives a Spencer Foundation Grant and a Sage Foundation Grant

S. Michael Gaddis, Jr. (ext. site) (Cohort 20 — Michigan) 

receives two grants: one from the Spencer Foundation and the other from the Russell Sage Foundation to conduct field experiments on the outcomes of college graduates in the spring of 2016

Spencer Foundation study is titled: "Higher Education Credentials: Changes in Race and Gender Labor Market Opportunities over Time."

Sage Foundation study is titled: "Inequality and the Rising Tide: Do Better Macroeconomic Conditions Reduce Racial Discrimination among College Graduates?"

Dr. Gaddis is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of California, Los Angeles
November 05, 2015