Search our database of all past CCSS grantees, fellows, collaborative projects, and working group grants.
|First Name||Last Name Sort descending||Department / School||Project Title||Abstract/Impact Statement||Year||Semester||PI/Co-PI||College||Grant Type|
|Panle Jia||Barwick||Economics||Measuring the Economic and Environmental Consequences of COVID-19||2020||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||COVID_19 Grant|
|Ernesto||Bassi||History||Nationalism and Identity||2021||Fall||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||QuIRI Working Group Grant|
|Ernesto||Bassi||History||Creating Spaces, Envisioning Futures: Region-Making and Geopolitical Imagination in the Transimperial Greater Caribbean during the Age of Revolutions||Bassi’s fellowship allowed him to conduct research on two different project. While the research is still ongoing, resources from the fellowship contributed to the writing and publication of several articles, including “Much More than the Half Has Never Been Told: Narrating the Rise of Capitalism from New Granada’s Shores,” The Latin Americanist 61, 4 (December 2017): 529-550 and “The Franklins of Colombia: Immigration Schemes and Hemispheric Solidarity in the Making of a Civilised Colombia,” Journal of Latin American Studies 50, 3 (August 2018): 673-701.||2015-2016||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||Faculty Fellows Program|
|Ernesto||Bassi||History||Life Abroad: Spanish-Speaking Communities in Anglophone Cities in the Americas||I finished my article “The Franklins of Colombia” (published by the Journal of Latin American Studies in 2018) and submitted a chapter on foreign interactions during the wars of independence in Spanish America that includes aspects of the lives of the first diplomatic envoys of the emerging republics.||2016||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Arnab||Basu||Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management||Cooperative Membership and Preference Alteration: A Field Experiment on Trust, Time and Risk amongst Coffee Farmers in Colombia.||The paper is under review at the Journal of Economic Psychology. Follow-up funding was obtained from the British Academy in 2016 to undertake field experiments in Cote d’Ivoire.||2014||Fall||PI||Cornell SC Johnson College of Business||CCSS Grant|
|Kaushik||Basu||Economics||Thinking Big: Workshop on Macro-Development Policy||
This multidisciplinary conference discussed the role that government plays in generating economic growth in the developing world, bringing together scholars and policy-makers.
|2017||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|David||Bateman||Government||The Development of American State Constitution||Bateman’s 2018 fellowship resulted in the compilation of an extensive dataset on state constitutions and drafting conventions, and contributed to the publication of “Partisan Polarization on Black Suffrage, 1785-1868,” “Transatlantic Anxieties: Democracy and Diversity in Nineteenth-Century Discourse,” and a series of working papers.||2018-2019||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||Faculty Fellows Program|
|David||Bateman||Government||The Politics of American State Constitution-Making||
The investigators involved with the American State Constitutions Project collected, digitized, and coded all ratified and proposed state constitutions, as well as state legislative petitions for the 19th century, and all state Bills of Rights from 1788 to the late 20th century.
|2016||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|David||Bateman||Government||Congress & History Conference||2021||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Marco||Battaglini||Economics||Machine Learning for Prediction of Tax Evasion||
We develop a machine-learning prediction model for tax evasion. The model will be used to produce recommendations improving the targeting of auditing resources. Additionally, the prediction model will be used to construct a novel measure of manager productivity in the government service sector.
|2021||Spring||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Eric||Baumer||Computer Science||Developing Methods for Joint Analysis of Close-Ended and Open-Ended Survey Data||
We drew specific connections between new statistical methods and established practices for evaluating free-text survey results. This comparison helps survey researchers in adapting new tools, and helps computational researchers in recognizing how tools are actually being used. Results were published in JASIST.
|2015||Spring||Co-PI||Lehigh University||CCSS Grant|
|Eric||Baumer||Information Science||Developing Computational Support for Frame Reflection||
This project synthesizes concepts from political science and computational linguistics to guide the development of tools valuable for their capacity to promote critical thinking about how controversial issues are variously framed by different parties.
|2011||Spring||Co-PI||Lehigh University||CCSS Grant|
|Fatma||Baytar||Fiber Science and Apparel Design||Decoding tacit knowledge in apparel product development||2020||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Human Ecology||CCSS Grant|
|Natalie||Bazarova||Communication||Prosocial Behaviors in the Digital Age||This team has generated over $900,000 in grants and 45 publications thus far, including 1 book. Research topics include the Social Media TestDrive project, fact-checking dynamics on Reddit, diverse participation in online education, underestimating others' willingness to help, and encouraging bystander interventions on social media.||2018-2021||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||Collaborative Project|
|Natalie||Bazarova||Communication||Always Available, Always Attached: The Benefits and Risks of Mobile and Social Media Use in Close Relationships||
Research findings from this project will advance knowledge of why the integration of mobile phones and social media into everyday life matters for subjective well-being and will have implications for designing systems that encourage subjective well-being.
|2019||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Natalie||Bazarova||Communication||Investigating Constant Social Media Use Among College Students||
This project resulted in the publication: Rokito, S., Choi, Y.H., Taylor, S. H., & Bazarova, N. N. "Over-gratified, Under-Gratified, or Just Right? Applying the Gratification Discrepancy Approach to Investigate Recurrent Facebook Use." Computers in Human Behavior, 93, 76-83. (2018).
|2014||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Natalie||Bazarova||Communication||Expertise Recognition in Cross-Cultural Collaboration in Groups: The Impact of Computer-Mediated and Face-to-Face Communication||
This project has resulted in 5 publications examining cross-cultural dynamics in group collaboration, with a focus on expertise recognition, communication accommodation, influence processes, and language proficiency.
|2010||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Natalie||Bazarova||Communication||Disclosure and Well-Being in the Digital World||
This fellowship has resulted in a new line of work on bystander interventions conducted with a novel experimental simulation platform developed in Prof. Bazarova's Social Media Lab. This led to several new publications in Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication and Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction.
|2015 - 2016||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||Faculty Fellows Program|
|Victoria||Beard||City and Regional Planning||Global Survey of City Leaders||2021||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Architecture Art and Planning||CCSS Grant|
|Steve||Benard||Sociology||Threats to Group Survival, Status, and “Upping the Threat Level”||
Our experiments show a correlation between manipulations of perceptions of threat level in order to elicit higher group member contributions and status within a group and analyze the causes of this status effect. These findings were presented at the International Society for Behavioral Ecology.
|2007||Fall||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Daniel||Benjamin||Economics||Testing the Two-Systems Theory of Anomalous Preferences||2008||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Daniel||Benjamin||Judgment, Decision Making, and Social Behavior||This 12-person project procured about 10 million dollars in funding and produced a record number of 256 publications, including 5 books and 225 peer-reviewed articles on the neuroscience of risk, adult attachment, the decision-making of judges and juries, behavioral economics, happiness metrics, and political representation.||2009-2012||Co-PI||University of Southern California||Collaborative Project|
|Daniel||Benjamin||Understanding and Developing Survey-Based Measures of Well-Being||2012-2013||PI||University of Southern California||Faculty Fellows Program|
|Richard||Bensel||Government||Immigration: Settlement, Integration and Membership||This project resulted in over a million dollars in external funding and about 100 publications, including 9 books. Research topics include immigration law, new immigrant destinations, immigration and employment, the history of asylum seekers, immigration in the US as a Christian nation, and immigrant integration.||2010-2013||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||Collaborative Project|
|Antonio||Bento||Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management||Paying for Climate Change: The Role of Information and Social Preferences on Willingness to Pay||2008||Fall||PI||Cornell SC Johnson College of Business||CCSS Grant|
|Antonio||Bento||On the Costs of Climate Mitigation: A Federal Clean Energy Standard with State-Level Distributional Constraints||2012-2013||PI||University of Southern California||Faculty Fellows Program|
|James||Berry||Economics||Clean Water, Health, and the Market Mechanism: How Effective is the Market at Allocating Health Goods?||2011||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Marya||Besharov||Organizational Behavior||Creating Change from Within or Building an Alternative? The Role of Intermediaries in Developing Local Food Systems||2019||Spring||PI||Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations||CCSS Grant|
|Marya||Besharov||Organizational Behavior||Managing Strategic Paradoxes: A Longitudinal Study of Leadership in a Social Enterprise||2009||Spring||PI||Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations||CCSS Grant|
|Rachel||Bezner Kerr||Development Sociology||First Conference/Workshop: Ecological Learning Collaboratory for Food, Healing, and Spatial Justice||2018||Spring||Co-PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Rachel||Bezner Kerr||Development Sociology||Food, Agroecology, Justice, and Well-being Conference||2017||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Aparajita||Bhandari||Communication||Communicative Labor and Community Care in Times of Crisis: The Case of VaxHuntersCanada||
This project engages in a multi-method exploration of the hidden labor of building digitally mediated collectives through a case study of VaxHuntersCanada's social media channels, a large volunteer run online community created to help people find vaccine appointments during the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
|2022||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||QuIRI Grant|
|Isha||Bhatnagar||Global Development||Dearest daughters: Women's agency, parental expectations and elderly support in north India||
Using interviews with women and focus group discussions with elderly parents in Delhi, I investigate how the gender, birth order and physical proximity of siblings influences women's agency to support elderly parents, spousal decision-making on visiting wife's family, and elderly expectations from their children.
|2022||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||QuIRI Grant|
|Lin||Bian||Human Development||A role-model intervention to motivate young girls in science||2020||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Human Ecology||CCSS Grant|
|Esta||Bigler||Labor and Employment Law||Law and Social Sciences Conference: Increasing Inclusion/Reducing Discrimination: What Works||Based on peer reviews, nine papers from the conference were published in a 2016 special issue of the ILR Review, Inequality in the Workplace. Collectively, the papers have received over 300 citations to date.||2014||Spring||Co-PI||Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations||CCSS Grant|
|Esta R.||Bigler||Labor and Employment Law||The Cornell Criminal Records Panel Survey (CCRPS): Sample Expansion and Linkage to Administrative Records||This grant supported participant recruitment for the CCRPS, as well as coding of administrative data. This helped us to gain funding from the Department of Labor for the development and fielding of the Wave 2 survey (EO-30278-17-60-5-36; $244,603).||2016||Fall||Co-PI||Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations||CCSS Grant|
|Esta||Bigler||Labor and Employment Law||Law and Social Sciences: Using Theory and Research on Discrimination in Title VII Class Action Litigation||
The talks given at this conference affected a publication co-authored by Tolbert in 2012 and also laid the foundation for a 2014 conference that resulted in the special issue of ILR Review. Based on peer reviews, nine papers from the conference were published in a 2016 special issue of the ILR Review, Inequality in the Workplace. Collectively, the papers have received over 300 citations to date.
|2007||Fall||Co-PI||Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations||CCSS Grant|
|Katarzyna||Bilicka||The Capacity to be Aggressive: Structured Management and Tax Behaviors or Firms||2019||Fall||Co-PI||Utah State University||CCSS Grant|
|Amanda||Birnbaum||Public Health||Adolescent Health and Community Service: Building Bridges and Planting Seeds||2005||Spring||Co-PI||Weill Cornell Medicine||CCSS Grant|
|Jeremy||Birnholtz||Communication||Improving Distributed Collaboration by Understanding Interpersonal Attention||2008||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Kendra||Bischoff||Sociology||Choosing Neighborhoods, Choosing Schools: A Pilot Study of the Association between Neighborhood and School Composition||This collaborative demographic analysis resulted in the publication of “The Racial Composition of Neighborhoods and Local Schools: The Role of Diversity, Inequality, and School Choice” in _City and Community_ and “School Choice, Neighborhood Change, and Racial Imbalance Between Public Elementary Schools and Surrounding Neighborhoods” in _Sociological Science_.||2013||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Kendra||Bischoff||Sociology||Neighborhood Preferences and School Choice||This project examines how residential segregation and school choice conditions influence attitudes about schooling and residential preferences. An article was presented at the 2020 Eastern Sociological Association Conference and is currently in preparation for journal submission.||2016||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Dina||Bishara||International and Comparative Labor||The Generative Power of Protest: Time and Space in Contentious Politics||
Bishara conducted research on the effects of subnational resource wealth on protest in Tunisia. Bishara published three peer-reviewed articles in 2021-2022. Her article, “The Generative Power of Protest: Time and Space in Contentious Politics” (Comparative Political Studies, 2021), was awarded “Best Fieldwork” by the Middle East and North Africa Politics Section of the American Political Science Association.
|2021-2022||Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations||Faculty Fellows Program|
|Amiel||Bize||Anthropology||Indexing Environments: Risk, Value, and Experimentation in the Era of Climate Change||
This project examines “index-based insurance” (IBI)—a response to climate-induced risks for farmers and herders in the Global South. Examining IBI as an experimental technology that straddles development and finance, it explores the implications of IBI’s framing of risk, environment, and social life.
|2022||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Alexandra||Blackman||Government||Elite and Citizen Interviews in High-Risk Settings: Research Challenges and Teaching Opportunities||2020||Fall||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||QuIRI Working Group Grant|
|Garrick||Blalock||Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management||Can an Improved Sales Contract Speed Adoption of Improved Stoves?||2010||Fall||PI||Cornell SC Johnson College of Business||CCSS Grant|
|Garrick||Blalock||Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management||Leveraging the Commercialization of Animal Bone-Derived Biofertilizers to Create Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Landless Poor in Ethiopia||2015||Spring||PI||Cornell SC Johnson College of Business||CCSS Grant|
|William||Block||Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research||Cyber-Boosting African Social Science: Exporting the Cornell College of Computing and Information Science Experience||2012||Spring||Co-PI||Cornell Research Division||CCSS Grant|
|William||Block||Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research||Linking Public & Private Food Assistance Through Admin. Data||2020||Fall||Co-PI||Cornell Research Division||CCSS Grant|
|Bernd||Blossey||Natural Resources||Beyond Diversity: Re-Situating Pluralism||2008||Spring||Co-PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
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