Research Awards Overview


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October 2015 Awards Overview

In October of 2015 (FY 2016), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grants for American University researchers. 

PI: Sibel Kusimba 

College of Arts and Sciences - Anthropology 

Title: Group versus Individual Strategies: Dynamic Social Networks of Mobile Money among Women in Western Kenya 

Sponsor: University of California at Irvine 

Funding Source: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 

Funds: $11,375.00

PI: Caty Borum Chattoo 

School of Communication - Center for Social Media 

Title: The Role of Comedy in Social Change 

Sponsor: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 

Funds: $115,855.00

PI: Robin Broad 

School of International Service - International Development 

Title: From National Responsible Gold-Mining to Global Investment & Trade Policy 

Sponsor: Voices for a Sustainable Future 

Funds: $24,668.00

PI: Lynn Addington 

School of Public Affairs - Justice, Law & Criminology 

Title: Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking and Sexual Violence Among Non-College Attending Emerging Adults: Exploring the Prevalence of the Problem and Utilization of Victim Services 

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Justice - National Institute of Justice 

Funds: $39,958.00

PI: Juan Mendez 

Washington College of Law - Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law 

Title: Anti-Torture Initiative Gender and Torture Project 

Sponsor: Institute of International Education 

Funding Source: Ford Foundation 

Funds: $15,000.00