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College of Liberal Arts

University of Mississippi

Faculty Grants

External Grant Funding, July 2019–June 2020.
Grants listed are valued at $100,000 or more.

BIOLOGY
CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY
MATHEMATICS
MODERN LANGUAGES
PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY
SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

BIOLOGY

Curtis, Patrick D. primary investigator

CAREER: Investigation of Conserved Global Regulatory Systems Using Cross-organism Comparison

Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Award Amount: $148,746.00

Hoeksema, Jason, and Brewer, John Stephen

IRES Track II: Dynamics, consequences, and management of plant-fungal co-invasions

Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Award Amount: $274,867.00

Hom, Erik F. Y., primary investigator

CAREER: Tempo, Contingency, and Gene Flow in the Coevolution of a Model Microbial Mutualism

Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Award Amount: $366,542.00

Parsons, Glenn R., primary investigator

Shark Bycatch Reduction in Tuna/Swordfish Fisheries: The Potential for Using Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Leaders to Encourage Shark “Bite-Offs”

Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Award Amount: $125,250.00

Roman, Gregg, primary investigator

Serotonergic Modulation of Novelty-Seeking Behavior and Confinement Stress

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Award Amount: $425,478.00

Zee, Peter, primary investigator

RII Track-4: Evolutionary genomics of multispecies ecological interactions

Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Award Amount: $106,184.00

CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY

Delcamp, Jared H., primary investigator

NSF Track 1 CEMOs Startup Funds

Sponsor: Mississippi State University/National Science Foundation
Award Amount: $145,500.00

RII Track-1 Mississippi EPSCoR: Center for Emergent Molecular Optoelectronics (CEMOs)

Sponsor: Mississippi State University/National Science Foundation
Award Amount: $815,157.00

DOE Early Career: Controlling Interfacial Charge Separation Energetics and Kinetics

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy
Award Amount: $181,710.00

Fortenberry, Ryan, primary investigator

Development of a Reparametrized Semi-empirical Force Field to Compute the Rovibrational Structure of Large Pahs

Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Award Amount: $121,392.00

Godfrey, Murrell, primary investigator

A Computational Approach to Predicting New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) for Developing a NIST/UM Database

Sponsor: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Award Amount: $106,500.00

Hammer, Nathan I., and, Tschumper, Gregory S.

REU Site: Ole Miss Physical Chemistry Summer Research Program

Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Award Amount: $200,979.00

MATHEMATICS

Lisi, Samuel Thomas, primary investigator

RII Track-4: Applied Symplectic Topology

Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Award Amount: $190,024.00

MODERN LANGUAGES

Dyer, Donald L., primary investigator

Arabic Flagship (2018)

Sponsor: Institute of International Education
Award Amount: $324,998.00

Project GO – Chinese Overseas Program

Sponsor: Institute of International Education
Award Amount: $356,999.00

Chinese Flagship Renewal, Year 4 (2019-20)

Sponsor: Institute of International Education, Inc./U.S. Department of Defense
Award Amount: $324,994.00

PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

Stolzenburg, Maribeth, and, Marshall, Thomas C.,

Collaborative Research: High-speed Slitless Spectroscopy Studies of Natural Lightning Flashes

Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Award Amount: $144,452

SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

Boudreaux, Edmond, Meyers, Maureen, and, Harris, Stephen

University of Mississippi Archaeological Curation Project

Sponsor: National Park Service
Award Amount: $499,998.00

Boudreaux, Edmond, primary investigator

Collaborative Research: Long-Term Human Responses to Ecological Instability

Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Award Amount: $112,461.00

Cafer, Anne Elizabeth, primary investigator

Carnegie Fellowship – Transcending Vulnerability: Merging Large Scale Data Systems and Case Study Approaches for Innovative Empirical Resilience Modeling in the US

Sponsor: Carnegie Corporation of New York
Award Amount: $200,000.00

Cafer, Anne Elizabeth, Rosenthal, Meagan, and, Haines, Seena L.

HUNGer in Rural communities (HUNGR): Integrating health and food systems for a sustainable food Rx approach

Sponsor: Wal-Mart Foundation
Award Amount: $442,154.00