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ISSI Faculty Seed Grant Program

From 2013-2016, ISSI provided seed funding to facilitate the development of large extramural research grants that complement the research agenda of ISSI and its research centers.

2015-16 Faculty Seed Grants

Charisma Acey, Assistant Professor, City and Regional Planning, "Voice, Accountability and the Human Right to Water in African Cities"

Denise Herd, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, "Racial Disparities in Adolescent Alcohol Use Trends and Normative Changes"

Amani Nuru-Jeter, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, "Anticipatory Racism Threat: Validation Study Using a Nationally Representative Sample"

Jun Sunseri, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, "The Berkeley-Abiquiú Collaborative Archaeology (BACA) Partnership"

Qing Zhou, Associate Professor, Psychology, "The Reciprocal Relations between Language and Socio-Emotional Development in Dual Language Learners"

2014-15 Faculty Seed Grant recipients:

Cristina Mora, Assistant Professor of Sociology, "Latino Ethnicity and Migration in Spain"

Amani Nuru-Jeter, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, "The Anticipatory Racism Threat Scale: Validation Study Using a National Sample"

Larry Rosenthal, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, "Common Core and the New Civics: Friends or Foes?"

2013-14 Faculty Seed Grant recipients:

David Collier, Chancellor's Professor of Political Science: "Rethinking Medium-N Analysis"

Denise Herd, Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health: "Impact of Complex Social and Cultural Factors on Alcohol Use Among African American Youth"

Amani Nuru-Jeter, Associate Professor of Community Health & Human Development and Epidemiology, School of Public Health: "Social and Behavioral Research on Stress and Coping Among African American Midlife Women"

Sandra Smith, Associate Professor of Sociology: "Traumatic Loss and Low-Income Communities of Color"

Loïc Wacquant, Professor of Sociology: "City Justice"

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