Immigration Funding and Awards

The ISS Immigration Project’s faculty fellows have been awarded over $1,543,391 (as of April, 2018) in funding and awards since the start of their project’s term. This funding includes external awards of $1,349,695 and internal awards of $193,696.

2018

Debra Castillo, Maria Lorena Cook, and Mary Jo Dudley, “Migration in the Américas: A Course-Sequence Focusing on Mexican and Guatemalan Migrant Workers in Upstate New York,” Office of Vice-Provost for International Affairs, Cornell University, Internationalizing the Curriculum Grant, $22,000, 2018.

2017

Maria Lorena Cook, “International Migration Course: Integrating an Engaged Learning Component,” Office of Engagement Initiatives, Cornell University, Development Grant, $80,000, 2017.

Maria Lorena Cook, “Migration in the Américas: A ‘Global at Home’ Course-Sequence Focusing on Latin American Migrant Workers in Upstate New York,” Office of Vice-Provost for International Affairs, Cornell University, Internationalizing the Curriculum Grant, $15,000, 2017.

2016

Maria Lorena Cook, “International Migration Course: Integrating an Engaged Learning Component,” Office of Engagement Initiatives, Cornell University, Planning Grant, $10,000, 2016.

Michael Jones-Correa, “2016 Latino Immigrant National Election Survey (LINES),” (Co-Principal Investigator with James McCann) Russell Sage Foundation, $150,000, 2016-2017.

Maria Cristina Garcia, “Climate Refugees: The Environmental Origins of Refugee Migrations,” Andrew Carnegie Fellowship, Carnegie Corporation of New York, $200,000, 2016.

2014

Michael Jones-Correa. “Facilitating Trust and Engagement to Foster a Culture of Health,” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2014-2015, $20,000.

Michael Jones-Correa. “Immigrant Integration in Multi-Level States,” Institute for the Social Sciences, Cornell University, $15,000; Cornell Population Center, $5,000; Einaudi Center, Cornell University, $5,000. Total: $25,000.

Michael Jones-Correa. “Immigrant-Native Relations in 21st Century America: Intergroup Contact, Trust and Civic Engagement,” with Helen Marrow, Dina Okamoto and Linda Tropp. Russell Sage Foundation award, $31,460; Carnegie Foundation, $48,540. Total: $80,000.

Michael Jones-Correa. “Public Opinion and Political Involvement among Latinos,” with James McCann. Russell Sage Foundation Presidential Award 2013-2014, $35,000.

Sharon Sassler. “Men at Work” (and Family): Caregivng Responsibilities among the Working Class.” Institute for Social Sciences, 2014-2015, $11,696.

2013

Maria Lorena Cook. “The Politics of Immigration Policy in Portugal.” Fulbright Scholar Research/Teaching Award, Instituto de Geografia e Ordenamento do Território, University of Lisbon, Portugal, Sept-Nov 2013, $16,000.

Michael Jones-Correa. “Immigrant-Native Relations in the 21st Century America: Intergroup Contact, Trust and Civic Engagement,” with Helen Marrow, Dina Okamoto, and Linda Tropp. Russell Sage Foundation, 2013-2015, $368,695; Russel Sage Foundation Supplemental Award, $31,460; Carnegie Corporation, $48,540.

Michael Jones-Correa. “Children of the Undocumented: Inclusion versus Exclusion,” with Alex Street and Chris Zepeda-Milian. Institute for the Social Sciences, Cornell University, 2013, $12,000.

2012

Michael Jones-Correa. “Latino Immigrant National Election Survey (LINES),” with James McCann. Russell Sage Foundation, 2012-2013, $35,000; MacArthur Foundation, 2012-2013, $50,000; Global Policy Research Institute, Purdue University, 2012-2013, $30,000; Population Center, Cornell University, 2012-2013, $7,000.

Michael Jones-Correa. “Immigration and Democracy Colloquium Series,” with Alex Street. Cornell Institute for European Studies Innovation Grant, $3,000, 2012-2013.

Sharon Sassler (Principal Investigator) and Margaret Usdansky. “Race and Gender Variation in STEM Employment and Retention: A Cohort Analysis Using SESTAT Data.” National Science Foundation, 2012-2014, $250,000.

2011

Michael Jones-Correa. “Social Status and Qualities of Intergroup Contact among Native and Immigrant Groups,” with Helen Marrow, Dina Okamoto and Linda Tropp. Russell Sage Foundation, 2011-2012, $35,000; Cornell Population Center, 2011-2012, $8,000. Total $43,000.