Graduate Center Awards, October through December 2012

January 18, 2013 | CUNY Graduate Center

During the last quarter of 2012, the Graduate Center received twenty-six grants totaling $2,012,000. The listing below, for eight grants of $100,000 or more to six principal investigators (PIs), provides the names of doctoral faculty members serving as PIs and their Graduate Center affiliations, the awarding agencies, the project titles, and the grant amounts. This information was submitted by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.

Paul Attewell (Sociology, Center for Advanced Study in Education (CASE)), Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, “The Role of Academic Momentum in Retention and Degree Completion,” $307,600.

Clare Carroll (Comparative Literature), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), “Researching Early Modern Manuscripts and Printed Books,” $158,000.

Bert Flugman (CASE), Baruch/National Science Foundation (NSF), “Student Entrepreneurs: A Reality-Based Video Series following the STEM Virtual Enterprise,” $105,000.

Roger Hart (Center for Human Environments), Bernard van Leer Foundation, “Child Friendly Communities,” $220,500.

John Mollenkopf, Lesley Hirsch (Center for Urban Education Policy), Kingsborough Community College, “The Trade Adjustment Act Project,” $193,000.

Thomas Weiss (Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies), Government of the United Kingdom, “Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (R2P),” $157,500; Humanity United, “Deepening R2P Engagement in West Africa,” $200,000; Government of Sweden, “United Nations Intellectual History Project/Future of the United Nations Development System–Sweden,” $100,000.