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Research Awards Overview

May 2017 Awards Overview

In May 2017 (FY 2018), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grant for American University researchers.


PI: Philip Johnson

College of Arts and Sciences - Physics

Title: 2017 NIST SURF - Gaithersburg Campus

Sponsor: National Institute of Standards and Technology

Funds: $9,036.00


PI: Bruce McCollum

College of Arts and Sciences - Physics

Title: Determining the Progenitor of a Red Transient

Sponsor: Space Telescope Science Institute

Funds: $19,405.00


PI: Dennis Stinchcomb

Center for Latin American and Latino Studies

Title: Central American Refugee Advocacy Project

Sponsor: Christopher Renolyds Foundation

Funds: $5,000.00


PI: Caty Borum Chattoo

School of Communication - Center for Social Media

Title: Exhibit D: Health Disparities Among U.S. Hispanics: Assessing the Impact of Viewing a Comedy Documentary

Sponsor: Univision Management

Funds: $25,000.00


PI: Simon Nicholson School of International Service

Title: Supplementary Funding for the Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment

Sponsor: V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation

Funds: $100,000.00


PI: Angie McCarthy

Washington College of Law - Dean's Office

Title: Squire Patton Boggs Foundation Public Policy Fellowship

Sponsor: Squire Patton Boggs Foundation

Funds: $5,000.00