Land Funding

The ISS Land Project’s faculty fellows have been awarded more than $1,447,660 since the start of their project’s term, as of May 17, 2017. This funding includes external awards of $1,272,660 and internal awards of $175,000. Research sites include the United States, Mozambique, and India.


Wendy Wolford, R. Bezner Kerr, S. Wolf, N. Mahowald, R. Craib, R. Nelson, and Eduardo Penalver. “Integrated Land Management,” U.S. Department of Agriculture- Higher Education Challenge (2017-2020), $139,000.


Sara Pritchard. “Light Pollution’s Social and Ecological Consequences and Contexts,” Scholars’ Award (#1555767), Program in Science, Technology, and Society, National Science Foundation (April 2016-March 2019), $102,000.


Wendy Wolford (Co-PI). “A Mozambique Case Study,”Einaudi Center at Cornell University, Grant for Internationalizing the Curriculum, 2015, $25,000.


Wendy Wolford. “Rediscovering Africa: Brazilian Experts and Expertise in Mozambique,” National Science Foundation, Program in Science and Technology Studies, 2014-2017, $229,000.


Sara Pritchard (Co-PI). “Doctoral Dissertation Research: Ecological Science and Natural Resource Management in the United States,” National Science Foundation, 2013-2014, $7,660.

Steven Wolf. “Rights to the Forest: Impacts of Governance Changes on Health, Nutrition and Livelihoods in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, India,” with Neema Kudva, Rebecca Stoltzfus, and Andrew Willford. Institute for Social Sciences, Cornell University, 2013-2014, $10,000.

Steven Wolf (Co-PI). “Scientific Ambiguity and its Consequences for a Conservation Icon,”Atkinson Center for Sustainable Futures, Cornell University, $90,000, 2013-2015.

Wendy Wolford. “Evaluating Rural Resilience in Communities Around the World,” ACSF/Oxfam Rural Resilience Grant, 2013, $60,000.


Steven Wolf (Co-PI). “Keystone- Cornell Initiative for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Livelihood Generation,” 2012-2013, $75,000.

Steven Wolf.”Economic Policy Instruments and Multifunctionality,” Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, $60,000, 2012-2015.
Steven Wolf. “Optimizing Legume Management to Reduce GHG Eissions and Increase Resilience,” USDA, Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, $660,000, 2012-2014.

(Updated July 2015).