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

May 2013

The Provost is pleased to announce the 8 awardees of the second 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.

Faculty Awardees and Titles of Funded Projects

Assistant Professor
School of Social Work
Peer-led Healthy Lifestyle Intervention for Minorities with Serious Mental Illness in Supportive Housing Agencies: A Pilot Feasibility Study
 
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Mailman School of Public Health
Neighborhood interventions to reduce racial/ethnic disparities in alcohol-related homicide
 
Assistant Professor of Music
Arts & Sciences
Sound Waves Across the Waters: The Polycultural Music of Japanese and American Smooth Jazz Artists
 
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Optical Imaging of the Heart for Substrate Characterization and Therapy Monitoring
 
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
School of Engineering and Applied Science
CleanOS: Limiting Sensitive Data Exposure in Mobile Operating Systems
 
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Writing
School of the Arts
Untitled Novel
 
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing 
Seeking and testing the feasibility of a novel approach to reduce HIV/AIDS among vulnerable populations
 
Assistant Professor of Medicine 
College of Physicians and Surgeons 
Bacterial Translocation and Endotoxin in the Prediction and Prevention of Recurrent Liver Fibrosis Following Liver Transplantation in Patients with Hepatitis C

 

For a full list of awardees, click here.