New Grants

Tara McKay receives National Institute of Aging grant

Tara McKay (Cohort 20 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

received a National Institute of Aging grant to expand research efforts on social networks and health among older adults, October 23, 2015.

Dr. McKay is Assistant Professor in the Center for Medicine, Health and Society at Vanderbilt University
November 03, 2015

Denise Anthony receives NSF funding to study privacy and public use of wearable cameras

Denise L. Anthony (ext. site) (Cohort 4 — Michigan Alumni List) 

has received funding from the National Science Foundation along with two Indiana University Bloomington professors to study privacy and public use of wearable cameras in the IU Bloomington Newsroom, December 18, 2014 as well as in the Elkhart Truth, December 19, 2014.

Dr. Anthony is Professor in the Department of Sociology at Dartmouth College
December 19, 2014

Erika Fowler received two grants for the Wesleyan Media Project

Erika Franklin Fowler (Cohort 14 — Michigan Alumni List) 

received two grants for the Wesleyan Media Project from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

Dr. Fowler is Associate Professor in the Department of Government at Wesleyan University
June 11, 2012

Helen Marrow has received two new grants from the Russell Sage Foundation

Helen B. Marrow (Cohort 15 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

has received two new Presidential Authority Awards from the Russell Sage Foundation for the following projects:

  • "Social Status and Qualities of Intergroup Contact among Native and Immigrant Groups" (principal investigator)
  • "Perceived Discrimination among Immigrants as a Function of Community-Level Variables" (co-principal investigator)
Dr. Marrow is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Tufts University
June 11, 2012

Heather Royer awarded Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Grant in Behavioral Economics

Heather N. Royer (Cohort 11 — Michigan Alumni List) 

has been awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Grant in the field of Behavioral Economics.  She will be working on a project titled Improving the structure of financial incentives for exercise: insights from behavioral economics, along with Justin Sydnor (University of Wisconsin) and Mark Stehr (Drexel University).

Dr. Royer is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at University of California, Santa Barbara
May 01, 2012