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ISCE COVID-19 Reset Program

ISCE is offering a novel opportunity for social science faculty whose research and subsequent plans for preparing an external grant proposal were interrupted or set aside due to competing personal and professional demands associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Faculty selected for the program receive mentoring and funding to support their research activities and gather regularly with ISCE staff to CONNECT with peers, CONTRIBUTE expertise, and COMPLETE a grant proposal for submission to an external entity.

Five awards of approximately $7,500 each were made in September 2021. This opportunity for new participants is now closed. Current awardees include: 

  • Shannon Bell, Sociology: Pipelines and Property Values: The Effects of the Mountain Valley Pipeline on Real Estate Sales in Virginia
  • Rosanna Breaux, Psychology: Examining Parent Emotion Socialization Practices among Parents of Preschoolers from Eastern Cultures
  • Eunju Hwang, Apparel, Housing and Resource Management: Smart, Connected and Inclusive Communities
  • Caitlin Jewitt, Political Science: A Voter’s Viewpoint: Assessing Citizen Understanding and Perception of U.S. Presidential Nominations
  • Melanie Kiechle, History: Desensitizing Health: Public Health, Authority over Sensory Knowledge, and Environmental Racism

Click the links for the RFP and application guidelines and the required budget form.

Questions: Contact Yancey Crawford or Isabel Bradburn