Despite the myriad challenges posed by the pandemic, Barnard faculty and staff have continued to engage in the paradigm-shifting research that characterizes a Barnard education. Below, read about the grants and awards earned this summer by College community members to support their work:
Via a subaward from Duke University, Elizabeth Ananat received a grant from the Russell Sage Foundation for “Understanding How Schedule Stability Laws Affect Low-Wage Workers and Their Families: A Daily Diary Study in Philadelphia, PA.”
Belinda Archibong received an award from the UCL Institute of Global Health for her project “The Lancet Commission on the Burden of Disease in Nigeria.” Archibong also received an award from the Columbia Population Research Center for “Staying Close When Apart: The Value of ‘Information Communication’ during the COVID-19 Pandemic.”
Rachel Narehood Austin received an R01 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences at the National Institutes of Health for “Molecular mechanisms of alkane hydroxylase (AlkB) reactivity and selectivity.”
Mark Carnes was awarded a Teagle Foundation grant for Reacting to the Past.
Severin Fowles received a grant from the National Science Foundation for “Collaborative Research: Building the Plains-Pueblo Macroeconomy at Picuris Pueblo, New Mexico, 1200-1750 CE.”
John Glendinning, Paul Hertz, and Sedelia Rodriguez received support from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations for the Science Pathways Scholars Program (SP)2.
Martina Jasova received a grant from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth for “Monetary Policy, Credit and Labor Income Redistribution.”
Erika Kitzmiller transferred a National Science Foundation grant to Barnard, for her project “From Direct Instruction to Authentic Learning: A Shift to Increase Academic Success and Engineering Competencies among Youth of Color.” Kitzmiller also received a seed grant from the Collaborative to Advance Equity Through Research.
Jennifer Mansfield received a grant from the National Science Foundation for “Collaborative Proposal: RUI: Understanding the context-dependent roles of HOXA5 in cell fate and patterning.”
Premilla Nadasen received a seed grant from the Collaborative to Advance Equity Through Research for COVID-19 and Care Work: An Oral History Approach, a teaching and research project.
Miriam Neptune, Kaiama Glover, Mary Rocco, Jennifer Rosales, and Martha Tenney received a grant from Humanities New York for Undesign the Redline.
Cara Page, in the Barnard Center for Research on Women, won grants from the Emergent Fund and the Kolibri Foundation for Changing Frequencies.
Rajiv Sethi received support from the Teagle Foundation for the CORE Teagle Fellows Program.
Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi earned a grant from the Center for the Study of Social Difference at Columbia for Insurgent Domesticities.
The Provost’s Office at Columbia University awarded Alexandra Watson a grant for “Room to Improve: Digital Tools for Measuring Student-Writer Growth.”