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

March 2014

The Provost is pleased to announce the 6 awardees of the third 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
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
College of Physicans and Surgeons           
Role of angiogenic Notch in uterine decidualization and placentation
 
Assistant Professor
College of Dental Medicine          
Developing Strategies to Treat Temporomandibular Joint Diseases
 
Assistant Professor
School of International and Public Affairs
Show Us the Money: Improving Accountability in Government Procurement
 
Assistant Professor
School of Social Work    
Trauma and HIV risk behavior among female fish traders in Zambia
 
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
College of Physicians and Surgeons          
Next-Generation Treatments for Mental Disorders: Rapid-Acting Therapeutics in OCD
 
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Arts & Sciences 
Savage States

 

For a full list of awardees, click here.