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Current Sponsored Research

Liz Boyle: National Science Foundation, "The Cost of Rights or the Right Cost? The Impact of Global Economic and Human Rights Policies on Child Well-Being." $160,000 8/1/2009-7/31/11.

Liz Boyle, P.I. (with Erika Busse co-Principal Investigator): National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant, "Weaving Threads in the Transnational Family Fabric: Peruvian Women's Role in Intertwining Gender and Ethnicity." 2008-2009.

Jeff Broadbent, P.I. (with Dana Fisher Columbia University, and Katsumi Matsumoto, University of Minnesota Department of Geology, co-Principal Investigators): National Science Foundation, "HSD: Collaborative Research: Social Networks as Agents of Change in Climate Change Policy Making" $719,000 10/01/08-03/31/11.

Penny Edgell, Joe Gerteis and Doug Hartmann, co-Principal Investigators: Edelstein Family Foundation (recurring gift), "American Mosaic Project", ongoing, $500,000 funded to date.

Michael Goldman, P.I. (with graduate student Jin Woong Kang): National Science Foundation doctoral dissertation grant for Jin Woong Kang, University of Minnesota, "North Korean State Micro-Politics", 2009.

Eric Grodsky (with John Robert Warren co-Principal Investigator): Spencer Foundation, "Should Everyone Go to College? Reconsidering the Risks and Rewards of Postsecondary Education in America". $11,000 1/1/2008-8/31/2009

Eric Grodsky as consultant (with Chandra Muller, Catherine Riegle-Crumb and Kelly Raley, University of Texas-Austin): National Science Foundation, "STEM in the New Millennium: Preparation, Pathways and Diversity." $579,000.

Eric Grodsky (with Michal Kurlaender, University of California--Davis, Cathy Horn, University of Houston and Jessica Howell, Sacramento State University, co-principal investigators): U.S. Department of Education, Institute for Education Sciences, "The Effects of Institutional Practices on Postsecondary Trajectories--Matriculation, Persistence and Time to Degree." $460,000

Erin Kelly, P.I. and Phyllis Moen, co-Principal Investigator: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (National Institutes of Health). Phase 2 of Work, Family & Health Network. Flexible Work and Well-Being Center at the University of Minnesota. $5,383,491. 2008-2013.

David Knoke (with Doug Wholey, co-Principal Investigator): National Science Foundation Sociology Program & Innovation and Organizational Change Program, "The Effect of Social Networks and Team Climate on Team Innovation and Client Outcomes in Health Care Teams." $249,999 2007-2009.

David Knoke (with graduate student Dahlia Mani): National Science Foundation doctoral dissertation grant for Dahlia Mani, University of Minnesota, "Network Identification and Conceptualization of Business Groups," $7500 2008-2009.

David Knoke (with graduate student Eric Dahlin): National Science Foundation doctoral dissertation grant for Eric Dahlin, University of Minnesota, "A Multi-Method Study of the Innovation Process in the US Biotechnology Industry." $3000 2008-2009.

Ann Meier: Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01), Population Sciences Division, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health for "Social Development into Adulthood" $584,227 2005-2010.

Phyllis Moen: (with graduate student Rachael Kulick) National Science Foundation doctoral dissertation Research Award - Rachael Kulick: "Social Meanings of Home Birth in the United States and the Netherlands." $7,500 2008-2009.

Jeylan Mortimer, P.I. (with Doug Hartmann, Erin Kelly, Carolyn Liebler, Teresa Swartz, Ann Meier, Christopher Uggen, and Rob Warren, co-Principal Investigators): National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. HD044138 "Work Experience and Mental Health: A Panel Study of Youth." $1,062,500 5/7/08-4/30/13.

Rob Warren, co-Principal Investigator: National Institute on Aging, NIH, "Aging Together: Brothers and Sisters of the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study." $504,084 7/01/09 - 6/31/14.

Rob Warren, co-Principal Investigator: National Institute on Aging, NIH, "The Wisconsin Longitudinal Study: As We Age." $27,836 7/01/08 - 6/31/13.

Rob Warren, co-Principal Investigator: Spencer Foundation Collaborative Travel Grant, "Should Everyone Go to College? Reconsidering the Risks and Rewards of Postsecondary Education in America." $11,000 7/01/08 - 6/31/09.

Archived Sponsored Research

Jeffrey Broadbent, P.I.: Social Science Research Council - Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, Abe Fellowship, "Reciprocity & Negotiation on Diffuse Risks - Climate Change Policy Networks in Japan, the United States, Germany and Austria", $90,375 12/31/2006-12/31/2007.

Penny Edgell (with Chris Ellison, University of Texas Austin, and Brad Wilcox, University of Virginia, co-principal investigators): Lilly Foundation, "National Survey of Religion and Family Life", $697,222 12/01/2003-06/30/2007.

Ann Hironaka, P.I.: United States Institute for Peace, "Long Term Outcomes of Great Power Civil War Interventions", $39,660 01/01/2006-06/30/2007.

Kathy Hull, P.I.: Law School Admission Council "Gender and the Legal Profession: The Michigan Alumni Data Set 1967-2000", $20,000 05/30/2005-12/31/2006.

David Knoke, P.I. (with Xinxiang Chen, Ph.D. candidate): NSF Dissertation Research Improvement Grant - "State Intervention, Interfirm Relations & Firm Performance", $7,500 06/01/2006-05/31/2007.

Ann Meier, P.I.: National Institute for Child Health and Human Development - Population Sciences Division, Mentored Research Development Award, "Social Development into Adulthood", $584,227 05/01/2005-04/30/2010.

Phyllis Moen, P.I.: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, "Research On Careers",$434,539 04/01/2003-12/31/2006.

Phyllis Moen, P.I.; Erin Kelly Co-Investigator: NSF "Flexible Work and Well-Being. $1,479,857 07/01/2005-06/30/2009.

Jeylan Mortimer, P.I.; Scott Eliason, Doug Hartmann, Erin Kelly, Ross Macmillan, Christopher Uggen, Co-Investigators: National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, "Work Experience and Mental Health: Panel Study of Youth," ongoing longitudinal study begun in 1988, now funded at $225,000 per year through 05/31/2007 (continuation pending through 2012).

Jeylan Mortimer, P.I. and Program Director; Scott Eliason, Candace Kruttschnitt, Ross Macmillan, Chris Uggen, Core Faculty in Sociology (with faculty affiliates from the Institute of Child Development and the School of Public Health): National Institute of Mental Health - Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Institutional Training Grant, "Mental Health and Adjustment in the Life Course." 07/01/1996-06/30/2007 (renewal pending through 2012).

Evan Schofer, P.I.: Spencer Foundation, "The Effects of Educational Expansion on Societal Inequality: Sociological Theories and Cross-National Evidence, 1970-2000", $39,700 01/01-12/31/2006.

Robin Stryker, P.I: National Science Foundation, "Social Science in Government Regulation of Equal Employment Opportunity", $169,745 08/21/2005-08/31/2007.

Robin Stryker, P.I. (with Pamela Wald, Ph.D. candidate) National Science Foundation Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, "Bringing Welfare State Theory to the State: How Ideas, Actors and State Structures Affect Welfare Reform Trajectories in Minnesota and Wisconsin" $7,500 08/15/2005-07/31/2006.

John Robert Warren, P.I.: US Dept of Education, "High School Exit Examinations and NAEP", $80,264 09/15/2004-08/31/2006.

John Robert Warren, P.I.: National Science Foundation, "High School Exit Examinations & Labor Market Outcomes among Young Adults", $152,528 09/01/2005-08/31/2007.

John Robert Warren, P.I.: National Institutes of Health - National Institute on Aging, "Wisconsin Longitudinal Study: Work, Health and Well-Being", $284,164 2003-2006.


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