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.”
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.”
Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi earned a grant from the Center for the Study of Social Difference at Columbia for Insurgent Domesticities.