Contentious Knowledge Funding

The ISS Knowledge Project’s faculty fellows have been awarded over $416,640 (as of March 2017) in funding and fellowship awards since the start of their project’s term.

2015

Kenneth Roberts. “Parties, Movements, and Populism: The Political Effects of Economic Crisis in Europe,” Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Seed Grant, 2015-2016, $5,000.

2014

Jason Frank. “The Political Will,” Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s John E. Sawyer Seminar Award,  2014-2015, $175,000.

Ronald Herring and T. Marcesse (Co-PI). “Doctoral Dissertation Research in Political Science: Decentralization, Social Policies and Clientelism in India,” National Science Foundation, 2014-2015, $17,640.

2013

Maria Cook. “The Politics of Immigration Policy in Portugal,”  Fulbright Scholar Research/Teaching Award, 2013, $16,000

2012

Jason Frank. Brett de Bary Interdisciplinary Mellon Writing Group Grant, Cornell University, 2012-2013.

Kenneth Roberts. “Breaking the Wall of Impunity: Strategic Litigation and Human Rights in Mexico and Colombia,” National Science Foundation, Law and Social Sciences Program, Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, 2012, $15,000

2011

Durba Ghosh. LaFeber Research Grant, Cornell University.

2010

Jason Frank. Robert and Helen Appel Fellowship for Humanists and Social Scientists, Cornell University, 2010-2011.

2009

Jason Frank. Mellon Faculty Fellowship, Cornell University, 2009-2010.

2008

Durba Ghosh. “Revolutionaries and Freedom Fighters: nationalism in Bengal in the Twentieth Century,”American Institute of Indian Studies Senior Research Fellowship, $22,000; American Philosophical Society Sabbatical Fellowship,$38,000.

2007

Kenneth Roberts (co-PI with Valerie Bunce). “Social Movements and Regime Change in Latin America and Postcommunist Eurasia,” Mellon-Sawyer Foundation, $120,000.

Kenneth Roberts. “Assessing Latin America’s Left Turn,” Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, $13,000.