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|
|Ximena||Fajardo||Management||Is Colombia Ready for a Sustainable Cocoa Boom? Developing a Baseline Knowledge on the Productive Practices, Biodiversity Conditions and Environmental Performance of Cocoa Production in a Post-Conflict Context||This research examined challenges and opportunities for development of cacao value chains in post-conflict regions in rural Colombia, deriving on a MS Thesis “Using Cacao to Catalyze Development: Productivity Drivers and Technology Adoption amongst Smallholder Farmers in Montes De Maria, Colombia” (Williams 2019)||2017||Fall||Co-PI||University of the Andes||CCSS Grant|
|Michelle||Falkenbach||Public and Ecosystem Health||Austria's Fall from Grace: The Kurz Regime and its Impact on Democracy||
This article investigates whether instruments of the state have become instruments of the new ÖVP (Austrian People's Party), much like in Erdogan's Turkey, or Orbán's Hungary. The research question: Is Austria is at risk of democratic backsliding as a direct result of the "Kurz Regime."
|2022||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine||QuIRI Grant|
|Wicia||Fang||Psychology||Relational and Well-being Outcomes of (Non) Reciprocity in Attachment Networks||
How do people fulfill their attachment needs across people in their networks, and how do people also meet the needs of others in their network? Proposed studies test novel hypotheses on how reciprocated ties confer unique benefits for individuals (security), dyads (satisfaction), and networks (status).
|2023||Spring||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Sean||Fath||Organizational Behavior||Black Employees’ Allyship Needs||
In general, fulfilling relationships with coworkers can foster positive work outcomes for employees. Expanding on this broad framework, we demonstrate that when Black employees’ allyship needs are met by their white coworkers, they experience higher attachment to coworkers, higher organizational commitment, and lower turnover intentions.
|2022||Fall||PI||Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations||CCSS Grant|
|Sean||Fath||Organizational Behavior||Testing interventions to encourage self-blinding||2020||Fall||PI||Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations||CCSS Grant|
|Ding||Fei||Global Development||Afterlives of Pandemics: Disrupted Mobility and New Transnational Habitus of Chinese Labor||
The project investigates how stringent Covid-19 prevention measures in China generate new forms of (im)mobility and transnational life aspirations among Chinese migrant workers in “Belt and Road” countries, and how workers' encounters with different pandemic control regimes produce alternative visions and interpretations of state-led development.
|2022||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Shelley||Feldman||Development Sociology||Rethinking Development in an Age of Climate Change||2010||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Shelley||Feldman||Development Sociology||Building a Sociology of Displacement||2005||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Shelley||Feldman||Development Sociology||Accumulating Insecurity, Securing Accumulation: A Conference on Militarizing Everyday Life||2008||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Shelley||Feldman||Development Sociology||Refiguring Village Studies: New Approaches to Agrarian Change in South Asia||2011||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Shelley||Feldman||Development Sociology||Precarious Lives, Desired Futures: Reimagining Lives and Livelihoods||2014||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Melissa||Ferguson||Psychology||Implicit Nationalism and Prejudice: Testing effects on behavior||2011||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Melissa||Ferguson||Psychology||The Implicit Operation of Ideology||2008||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Melissa||Ferguson||Psychology||Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship||This project garnered over 2 million in funding, produced over 100 publications on topics including entrepreneurial team evolution; creativity evaluation; intellectual property rights; and scholarly originality. It was a catalyst for the Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship LLM degree and the undergraduate Entrepreneurship and Innovation minor.||2013-2016||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||Collaborative Project|
|Daniel||Ferman-Leon||Anthropology||The Financialization of Racialized Geographies: Real Estate Investment and Housing Insecurity in Kansas City||
Fermon-Leon's funding has been used to explore the archives of business journals and local development publications. The remainder of the funds will be used to carryout in-depth interviews and focus groups.
|2020||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||QuIRI Grant|
|Jose||Fernandez-Albertos||Preferences of Firms During Economic Crists: Evidence from Spain||2013||Spring||Co-PI||Institute for Policies and Public Goods||CCSS Grant|
|Jose||Fernandez-Albertos||Economic Harship, Citizen Policy Preferences, and Political Participation in the Eurozone Periphery: Evidence from Spain||2015||Spring||Co-PI||Institute for Policies and Public Goods||CCSS Grant|
|David||Field||Psychology||Investigating individual differences in the emotional and perceptual responses to visual scenes||2021||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Andrew||Fieldhouse||Economics||Marginal Tax Rates and Income: New Time Series Evidence||2015||Spring||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Roger||Figueroa||Nutritional Sciences||Community Needs Assessment on Facilitators and Inhibitors of Food Security in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico||2019||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Roger||Figueroa||Nutritional Sciences||Neural Instantiation of Physical and Social Nutrients||2020||Spring||Co-PI||Cornell College of Human Ecology||CCSS Grant|
|Roger||Figueroa||Nutritional Sciences||Establishing a community advisory board (CAB) of child nutrition policymakers, CACFP stakeholders, ECE staff, Registered Dietitians, and parents of preschoolers to design a multi-level intervention to promote preschoolers' nutrient-dense food consumption in CACFP-participating ECE programs.||2021||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Human Ecology||Grant Writing Development Pilot Grant|
|Roger||Figueroa||Nutritional Sciences||Evaluating the Impact of a Modified Community-Supported Agriculture Program at an Urban Food Pantry for low-income parent-child dyads||2023||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||Grant Writing Development Fellow|
|Kathryn||Fiorella||Public and Ecosystem Health||Mapping Aquaculture and Wild Fishery Interactions in a Changing Aquatic Food System||
Aquatic food systems are rapidly transforming: aquaculture now produces over 50% of aquatic foods. This proposal examines the synergies and trade-offs between wild fisheries and aquaculture resource access and value chains amid this transformation around Lake Victoria, Kenya, a context emblematic of change in global aquatic food systems.
|2022||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine||CCSS Grant|
|Kathryn||Fiorella||Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences||Understanding Use of Wild and Backyard Foods in Response to COVID19 in Upstate New York||2021||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine||QuIRI Grant|
|Kathryn||Fiorella||Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences||The Social-Ecological Impacts of Ascendant Aquaculture||
Fiorella wrote a single-author publication that examines interactions between freshwater fisheries and aquaculture, and the potential risks and benefits of those. She also received grants that will further her work, including a Public and Ecosystem Health Impact Award and Migrations Initiative Award.
|2021-2022||PI||Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine||Faculty Fellows Program|
|Kathryn||Fiorella||Public and Ecosystem Health||Health and Environment||2022||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine||Grant Writing Development Pilot Grant|
|Kathryn||Fiorella||Public Health||Understanding fish consumption and fishing effort||2020||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine||CCSS Grant|
|Geoffrey||Fisher||Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management||Neural and Behavioral Differences in Initiation and Perserverance in Effortful Behavior||2019||Spring||Co-PI||Cornell SC Johnson College of Business||CCSS Grant|
|Geoffrey||Fisher||Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management||Self-Control, Attention, and Cognitive Modelling||
Fisher's 2018-2019 fellowship resulted in several working papers on the role of attention in choice, as well as a publication on the neural mechanisms of projection bias.
|2018-2019||PI||Cornell SC Johnson College of Business||Faculty Fellows Program|
|Jarvis||Fisher||Global Development||Rice Production and Agroecology in Senegal||
For years, Senegalese government officials have promoted rice self-sufficiency by intensifying the use of synthetic inputs and irrigation. Recently, a national coalition has rejected this approach, advocating ecologically intensive practices. This project examines the transformative effect of these contrasting approaches in two regions of Senegal.
|2023||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||QuIRI Grant|
|Magnus||Fiskesjo||Anthropology||Kings and Dictators: Asia’s New Authoritarianians and the Legacy of Monarchy (Conference)||The conference "Kings & Dictators: The legacy of monarchy and the new authoritarianism in Asia" was held April 13-14, 2018. It included both external invitees and Cornell speakers, and attracted a large Cornell audience, including students in a course timed to coincide with it.||2017||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Magnus||Fiskesjo||Anthropology||Rice and Language Across Asia: Crops, Movement and Social Change||This ISS grant helped fund a major interdisciplinary conference held at Cornell, on the deep history of rice and migrations in Asia, coinciding with a co-taught class. It was partially published as a special double issue of the journal Rice (ISSN 1939-8425), 2011||2011||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Maria||Fitzpatrick||Policy Analysis and Management||The Causes, Consequences, and Future of Mass Incarceration in the United States||This project yielded 3 books, dozens of articles, over a million dollars in external grants, including a $450,000 award from fwd.us to study the prevalence and impact of family incarceration, and an annual speaker series including Pulitzer Prize winning author, James Forman, Jr.||2015-2018||Co-PI||Cornell College of Human Ecology||Collaborative Project|
|Cristina||Florea||History||Crossroads of Empire: Revolutions and Encounters at the Frontiers of Europe||
Cristina Florea completed a full draft of her book manuscript, 'Crossroads of Empire: Revolutions and Encounters at the Eastern Frontiers of Europe.' The book reveals how crucial interactions between states and local societies in the East European borderlands have been to the evolution and development of the modern state in the 19th and 20th centuries.
|2021-2022||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||Faculty Fellows Program|
|Gustavo||Flores-Macias||Government||The Political Economy of Taxation in Latin America||This conference resulted in the publication of the edited volume _The Political Economy of Taxation in Latin America_ published by Cambridge University Press in 2019.||2015||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Gustavo||Flores-Macias||Government||Strengthening the State: Understanding Citizens' Willingness to Pay Taxes for Public Safety||This ISS grant funded research on the link between taxation and public safety, including the publication “Building the Modern State in Developing Countries: Perceptions of Public Safety and (Un)willingness to Pay Taxes in Mexico” in the journal _Politics and Society_.||2011||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Suzanne||Flynn||Contrasting Language in Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease and in Healthy Elderly: Stage Two of a Pilot Study||2009||Fall||Co-PI||Wellesley College||CCSS Grant|
|Michael||Fontaine||Classics||Travel to Buenos Aires to present work at the "Comedy and Society in Antiquity" Conference (Jornada sobre Comedia y Sociedad en la Antiguedad)||This 2011 keynote presentation in Buenos Aires resulted in a major paper, titled “Who was in the Audience of Roman Comedy?,” that changed the field. Although technically still “forthcoming” in the conference proceedings, the samizdat version is regularly cited and discussed in the relevant literature.||2011||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|John||Forester||City and Regional Planning||Exploring Conflict, Improvisation, and Governance through Practice-Focused Oral Histories: Advancing an International Network of Applied Research||This research contributed to “How Urban Managers Improvise in Practice: Rethinking the Exercise of Discretion,” with D. Laws and N. Verloo, under review for publication.||2015||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Architecture Art and Planning||CCSS Grant|
|John||Forester||City and Regional Planning||Implementation Research for Global Nutrition: Opportunities for the Social Sciences at Cornell||2011||Fall||Co-PI||Cornell College of Architecture Art and Planning|
|Chris||Forman||Applied Economics and Management||Dancing with Stars or Crowded out by Stars: Superstar Firms’ Effect on AI Adoption||
Does the superstar firms’ adoption of AI foster or deter other firms’ adoption of AI? There are two competing mechanisms: imitation and competition. By using comprehensive job posting data and a novel instrumental variable, this study will examine the empirical salience of these competing effects of superstar firms on the AI adoption process.
|2023||Spring||PI||Cornell SC Johnson College of Business||CCSS Grant|
|Chiara||Formichi||Asian Studies||Transforming Asia with Food: Women and Everyday Life (April 2024 Conference)||
This conference explores how women effected change across Asia engaging in everyday practices of food production, handling, preparation and consumption; participants will bring to light how such “domestic” practices had significant impact on “public spaces,” and created spaces for women’s autonomy and agency.
|2023||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Chiara||Formichi||Asian Studies||The Status of Religious Pluralism in Indonesia||Amidst growing intolerance, scholars from a range of disciplines convened for the conference ìThe State of Religious Pluralism in Indonesia,î which featured five panels on topics spanning Indonesiaís diverse religious, ethnic, and geographic landscape. An edited volume is under contract with Cornell University Press.||2018||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Chiara||Formichi||Asian Studies||Crafting Model Islam: Mustafa Kemal's Turkey in Southeast Asia (1920's-1940's)||Funds allowed for library and archival research in the UK and Washington, DC. These materials are constitutive part of my ongoing book project Toward Healthy Progress: Body, Soul and Nation in 20th century Indonesia.||2016||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Ann||Forsyth||Urban Planning||Computing a Sustainable Future: Fabrication, Ecology, and Simulation in the Age of Global Climate Change||2009||Fall||Co-PI||Cornell College of Architecture Art and Planning||CCSS Grant|
|Jeremy||Foster||Agriculture||Building on the Informalized City: An Interdisciplinary Conference||2010||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Elizabeth||Fox||Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences||Buy or Brown Bag? School Lunch Program Use in Tompkins County Schools||2021||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine||QuIRI Grant|
|Michael||Frakes||Law||Project Narratives||2013||Fall||PI||Cornell Law School||CCSS Grant|
|Joe||Francis||Development Sociology||Rural Schools: Planning and Decision Making in Times of Fiscal Stress||2009||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
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