Provost’s Grant Program for Junior Faculty Who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University

Provost’s Grant Program for Junior Faculty Who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University

February 2013

The Provost is pleased to announce the 14 awardees of the first competition for the Provost’s Grant Program for Junior Faculty Who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University. Awards, of up to $25,000 each, support new or ongoing research and scholarship, seed funding for innovative research for which external funding would be difficult to obtain, and curricular development projects.  Requests for proposals will occur twice a year through 2015.

Faculty Awardees and Titles of Funded Projects

Assistant Professor of Astronomy
Arts and Sciences
Celestial Cinematography with the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: Uncovering the Transient Sky
 
Assistant Professor of Medicine
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Therapeutic Targeting of the Unfolded Protein Response (UPR) with selective HDAC6 inhibitor (ACY1215) for the Treatment of Lymphoma: Understanding the Relationship Between UPR and Apoptosis
 
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
School of the Arts
Shatter: The Final Chapter of a Film Trilogy on the Formation and Dissolution of Personal Identity
 
Associate Professor of Professional Practice in the Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation and Planning
Data, Media, Race + Space: A Global Africa Lab Workshop in Johannesburg
 
Assistant Professor of Sociomedical Sciences
Mailman School of Public Health
Energy Insecurity: Examining Energy, the Built Environment and Health Among Vulnerable Populations in the Context of Climate Change
 
Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs
School of International and Public Affairs
Assistant Professor of Economics
Arts and Sciences
The Endogeneity of Labor Market Fairness Norms
 
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Building Finite Element Models of the Female Pelvic Region During Pregnancy
 
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Arts and Sciences
New representation theoretic methods for the mod p Langlands program
 
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Elevated Plasma Proopiomelanocortin and Agouti-related Peptide Levels in Ectopic ACTH Tumors: Use in the Differential Diagnosis of ACTH-dependent Cushing's Syndrome
 
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Arts and Sciences
Tracking the Carceral Continuum: Examining the Intersecting Education and Juvenile Justice Experiences of NYC Adolescents
 
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Mailman School of Public Health
Effects of Stress of Cardiovascular Health among Puerto Rican youth
 
Assistant Professor of Medicine
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Molecular determinants of Staphyloccocus aureus in HIV-infected individuals
 
Associate Professor of Political Science
Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs
School of International and Public Affairs
The Future of Work in America: A New Deal for the 21st Century Workplace
 
Assistant Professor of Business
Business School
Depletion-as-Information: The Role of Feelings in Resource Depletion

 

For a full list of awardees, click here