Research Grants and Awards
Purdue University Mellon Grand Challenge Exploratory Award, “Open Skies: Alternative Studies into Sanitation Solutions Related to Open Defecation,” (with Ernest Blatchley, Robin Clair [PI], Charlotte Erdmann, Seungyoon Lee, and Rahul Rastogi), 2014-2016, $59,970.
Purdue University Mellon Grand Challenge Exploratory Award, “Resilient Communities: Strengthening Post-Disaster Recovery by Understanding Interdependent Social and Physical Networks,” (with Daniel Aldrich, Abhi Deshmukh, Daniel Kelly, Seungyoon Lee [PI], Megan Sapp Nelson, Justin Seipel, and Satish Ukkusuri), 2014-16, $68,736.
USDA-Economic Research Services-Program of Research on Economics of Markets for Agricultural Greenhouse Gases, "Why Do Farmers Adopt Offset-Eligible Practices? An Experimental Investigation of Framing Effects," (with L. Raymond and B. Gramig), 2010-13, $130,000.
Purdue University Global Policy Research Institute, "All (Climate) Politics Are Local? Exploring the Relationship Between Framing of Scientific Projections of Local Climate Change Impacts and Sub-national Policy Design," (with L. Raymond et al.), 2010-11, $30,000.
National Science Foundation Small Grants for Exploratory Research, "SGER: Black Public Opinion, the Supreme Court, and the University of Michigan Affirmative Action Decision," (With Katherine Tate and Eric N. Waltenburg), 2003, $77,500.
Spencer Foundation Grant, “The Portrayal of Poverty in College Textbooks: Is It Depicted as a 'Black' Problem?” 1999-2000, $28,200.
Dirksen Center Congressional Research Award, “A Rocky Relationship: The Public, the Press, and the U.S. Congress,” (With Jonathan Morris), 1999, $3,000.
Goldsmith Research Award from the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University‟s Kennedy School of Government, “Media Coverage of State Legislators,” 1998, $2,000.