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
$166,658

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
$15,000

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
$57,453

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
$49,999

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
$6,164

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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