Featured Awards

January 2017

Please join us in congratulating the following MSU faculty and staff who received awards this month.

Jason Dickinson • Robert D. McCormick Center for Child Advocacy and Policy
Collaborative Research: The Impact of Face-to-Face and Remote Interviewing on the Quality of Children’s Eyewitness Evidence
National Science Foundation

Dr. Dickinson's collaborative project with Central Michigan University--with a combined award of $311,753--is the first theoretically-grounded study on whether the use of remote technology provides a safe and practical alternative for collecting eyewitness evidence with children compared to traditional approaches to forensic interviewing.


Domenica Dominguez • Global Education Center
IIE Top Up Grants for Syrian Students
Institute of International Education

This award will support four Syrian students at Montclair State University, covering immediate expenses such as tuition, fees, books, housing, food, transportation, and dependent care.



Marc Favata • Mathematical Sciences
CAREER: Research and Education in Gravitational-Wave Science
National Science Foundation

Dr. Favata is the recipient of a five-year, $400,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant that will focus on the gravitational-wave memory effect and modeling signals from compact binaries with elliptical orbits. The research will directly involve undergraduate and master’s degree students at Montclair State University.



Emily Hodge • Counseling and Educational Leadership
Supporting Common Core Implementation in English/Language Arts: Investigating the Resource Selection and Dissemination Strategies of State Coordinators
Spencer Foundation

This project will investigate how English/Language Arts (ELA) coordinators select curricular and professional resources, and the approaches they use to support state ELA teachers in standards implementation. The work will provide a greater understanding of how states can more effectively support the implementation of college and career ready standards.


Sarah Lowe • Psychology
Identifying Risk Factors for PTSD by Pooled Analysis of Current Prospective Studies
National Institutes of Health

This subaward from Harvard University will support the creation of a consortium of principal investigators to combine their individual- and item-level data towards carrying out a pooled secondary analysis to synthesize information about the predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder.



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