Fellows’ Funding and Awards

Below is a list of selected subsequent funding that the ISS’ Faculty Fellows have received to date (May 2017). 2015/2016 cohort: $4,774,322. 2012/2013 cohort: Over $5,979,283;  2008/2009 cohort: Over $7,683,896.

2015-2016 Cohort

Ernesto Bassi, History
Maury A. Bromsen Memorial Fellowship, John Carter Brown Library, 2017

Natalie Bazarova, Communication
U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Hatch grant to study family and technology practices in the digital age. $75,000, 2016.

CALS Alumni Association’s Rising Star Award, 2016.

Adam Levine, Government
2016 Best Book Award for American Insecurity (Princeton University Press, 2015) by the American Political Science Association, Experiment Research Section.

2016 Paul Lazarsfeld Best Paper Award for Citizen Engagement (and Disengagement) in Response to Social Ills. Award presented at 2015 Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association, Communication Studies. This paper was co-written with Yanna Krupnikov.

Jane Mendle, Human Development
Stephen H. Weiss Junior Fellow, 2017.

Principal Investigator, “Early Pubertal Timing and Psychosocial Outcomes in Adulthood,” Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health. 2016-2018, $181,580.

Co-Investigator, “Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement,” Morgan Foundation. 2016-2019, $1,200,000.

Principal Investigator, “Secular Trends in Puberty and Mental Health,” Affinito-Stewart Fellowship, President’s Council of Cornell Women. 2015-2016, $12,000.

Principal Investigator, “Secular Trends in Puberty and Mental Health,” President’s Council of Cornell Women, 2015, $8,000.

Laura Tach, Policy, Analysis and Management
Co-Investigator, “Assessing the Impact of Place-Based and Place-Conscious Interventions on Economic Mobility,” Gates Foundation. 2016-2018, $500,000.

William T. Grant Scholar, Assessing the Impact of Place-Based and Place-Conscious Interventions on Economic Mobility2015-2020, $350,000.

Gates Foundation, “Adolescent Well-being in an Era of Family Instability and Complexity,” 2016, $500,000

Erin York Cornwell
, Sociology
Co-Investigator, “Activity Space, Social Interaction, and Health Trajectories in Later Life,” National Institute on Aging, 2016-2019, $3 million.

Principal Investigator. “Social Environments and Real-Time Fluctuations in Pain among Older Adults in New York City.” Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) Pilot Grant, Weill Cornell Medical College. $20,872. 2016-2017.

Principal Investigator. “Analysis of Real-Time Data on Social Context and Health.” Cornell Population Center Rapid Response Small Grant. $1,870. 2015-2016.

Nathan Spreng, Human Development
Principle Investigator. “Predicting Financial Exploitation Risk in Older Adults.” Elder Justice Foundation. 2016-2017. $37,760.

2012-2013 Cohort

Daniel Benjamin, Economics
Genoeconomics, Swedish Research Council, 2014.

Benjamin Cornwell, Sociology
Co-PI with Rachel Moon and Linda Fu. The Influence of Social Networks on Disparities in Postneonatal Infant Mortality, National Institutes of Health, 2014-2019, $1,898,973.

Dan Cosley, Information Science
Understanding and Designing for Online Disclosure and its Effects on Well-Being, National Science Foundation, 2014-2018, $1,179,821.

Social-Computational Support of Civic Engagement in Public Policy Making, National Science Foundation, 2013-2016, $2,215,876.

Lee Humphreys, Communication
The Ethics and Practices of Locative Socio-Technical Systems, National Science Foundation, 2014-2015, $294,197.

Tamar Kushnir, Human Development
John Templeton Foundation Science of Self Control (with co-PIs Alison Gopnik, and John Campbell, UC Berkeley), “Self-Control and Conceptions of Free Will, Desire and Normative Constraint: A Cross-Cultural Developmental Investigation”, 2015, $106,671.

Bronfenbrenner Center (BCTR) Pilot Study Program for Innovation in Translational Research: The Science Word Scavenger Hunt: Design, Implementation, and Assessment of a Simple Interactive Museum Experience to Engage Young Children and their Families in Science Learning, 2014.

Science from the Start: Engaging Researchers, Undergraduates and a Science Museum to Reach Early Learners and Set the Stage for STEM Learning, National Center for Science and Civic Engagement, 2013.

Karel Mertens, Economics
Marginal Tax Rates and Income: New time Series Evidence, Institute for the Social Sciences, Cornell University, $7,311

Tom Pepinsky, Government
The American Institute for Indonesian Studies, Department of Education, 2017-2021, $260,000.

The Southeast Asia Research Group, Henry R. Luce Foundation, 2014-2015, $26,000.

The American Institute for Indonesian Studies, Department of Education, 2013-2017, $270,087.

Colonial Migration and the Origins of Governance: Theory and Evidence from Java, International Political Economy Society, 2013.

Indonesia’s Transition in Print, Australian Agency for International Development, 2013, $94,329.

2008-2009 Cohort

Tarleton Gillespie, Communication
Toward an Augmented Future: A Multi-Sited Case Study of Sociotechnical Imaginaries Driving and Contesting Augmented Reality Technologies, National Science Foundation, 2013-2014, $15,117.

The Promise of Augmented Reality: A Case Study of Real-Time Imaginings of Future Technologies, Institute for the Social Sciences, Cornell University, 2012-2014, $10,790.

Intel Science and Technology Center (ITSC) for Social Computing, Intel Corporation, 2012-2016, $2,500,000.

Collaborative Research: Cultural Production in a Digital Age- Defining a New Research Agenda, National Science Foundation, 2010-2012, $232,993.

The Duality of Telecom Policymaking: The Case of Internet Governance Debates, Institute for Social Sciences, Cornell University, 2010-2012, $10,000.

Faculty Innovation in Teaching Grant, Cornell University, 2008-2009, $17,500.

Michael Goldstein, Psychology
Social and Statistical Mechanisms of Prelinguistic Vocal Development, National Science Foundation, 2009-2013, $351,859.

Jeffrey Hancock, Information Science
Language-Action Causal Graphs for Trustworthiness Attribution, National Science Foundation, 2013, $200,000.

Perspectives on Social Behavior MOOC, Google Teaching Award, 2013, $50,000.

Evolutionary Approaches to Privacy and Information, National Science Foundation, 2012-2014, $300,000.

Enhancing Credibility for Online User Reviews, Google Research Award, 2012-2013, $55,000.

Automated Linguistic Analysis Revealing Misrepresentation and Messaging – Phase II, Office of Naval Research STTR, 2011-2014, $150,000.

Automated Linguistic Analysis Revealing Misrepresentation and Messaging – Phase I, Office of Naval Research STTR, 2010-2011, $44,000.

Information System for Uncovering Deception in Unstructured Data – Phase I, Office of Naval Research STTR, 2010-2011, $24,444.

Design Principles for Information Networks Supporting the Social Production of Knowledge, National Science Foundation, 2009-2014, $2,631,903.

Modeling Discourse and Social Dynamics in Authoritarian Regimes, National Science Foundation, 2009-2012, $1,850,000.

Deception as a Resource in Interpersonal Awareness, National Science Foundation, 2009-2010, $16,000.

Dynamics of Deception in Computer-Mediated Environments, National Science Foundation, 2009-2012, $460,884.

Deception as a Resource in Interpersonal Awareness, National Science Foundation, 2009, $75,000.

The Language of Deception in Computer-mediated Environments, Counter-Intelligence Field Activity, 2008-2009, $99,508.

Lillian Lee, Information Science
Large-Scale Social Network Applications: Links, Communities, and Incentives, Google, 2011-2013, $1,000,000.

The Conversational Dynamics of Engagement and Disagreement, Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Award, 2011, $10,000.

Conversational Dynamics and the Language of Interaction, Yahoo!  Faculty Research and Engagement Award, 2010, $10,000.

Stephen L. Morgan, Sociology
S. Morgan and K. Weeden (Co-PI). Feeding the Pipeline: Preparing and Planning for STEM Careers, National Science Foundation, 2010-2012, $137,360.

Wesley Sine, Johnson Graduate School of Management
Zalaznick Grant for Entrepreneurship, 2012, $2,000.

Zalaznick Grant for Entrepreneurship, 2010, $4,000.

Entrepreneurship and Institutions, Einaudi Center for International Studies Seed Grant Competition, 2008, $12,000.

Entrepreneurship and the Informal Economy in Latin America, CISCO, 2008, $80,000.

Political Violence, Entrepreneurial Process, and Activity, Institute for the Social Sciences, Cornell University, 2008, $10,000.

Kathleen Vogel, Science and Technology Studies
Improving Intelligence: A new Dialogue Between S&TS Scholars and Intelligence Analysis, National Science Foundation, 2012-2014, $85,000.

Developing New Methods and Analytic Networks for Researching Intelligence Communities and De-Classified National Security Documents, 2008-2015, $24,938.