Grants and Contracts

2012-2017

Co-Principal Investigator – Climate, Drought, and Agricultural Adaptations: An Investigation of Vulnerabilities and Responses to Water Stress Among Paddy Farmers in Sri Lanka Climate (Funded: National Science Foundation, $3,722,560).

 

2010-2013

Co-Principal Investigator – Gasses and Grasses: Modeling Human Dynamics of Lawn Fertilization and Resultant Nitrous Oxide Emissions (Funded: National Science Foundation, $497,081).

 

2007-2008

Principal Investigator – The Benefits of Mixed-Income Living: Intentions, Realities and Challenges (Funded: Vanderbilt Center for Nashville Studies $40,000).

 

2007-2009

Principal Investigator – Exploring the Determinants of Household Environmental Behavior: A Socio-Spatial Analysis of Lawn Care Practices (Funded: National Science Foundation, $734,506).

 

2005-2007

Co-Principal Investigator - Emergency Preparedness in Disadvantaged Communities Project (Funded: Federal Emergency Management Agency with MDC Inc., $1.5 Million). 

 

2004-2007

Principal Investigator – The Importance of Place Identity in Understanding People’s Decision-Making:  A study of repetitive loss properties in urban floodplains (Funded: URS and Federal Emergency Management Agency, $169,000). 

 

2004-2007

Lead Co-Principal Investigator - Mixed-Income Housing, Poverty Alleviation, and Urban Revitalization:  A study of the Few Gardens Hope VI Initiative in Durham, North Carolina (Funded: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, $200,000).

 

2002-2004

Principal Investigator - Urban Crime and Youth (Funded: North Carolina Governor’s Crime Commission, $190,000).

 

2002-2003

Principal Investigator - Globalization and the New South City (Funded: Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina, $4,500).

 

2002-2004

Principal Investigator - Making Connections Research Continuation Grant (Funded: Annie E. Casey Foundation $20,000).

 

2002-2004

Lead Investigator - Land Acquisition Programs and Community Development in the Floodplains (Funded: Federal Emergency Management Agency, $90,000).

 

2001-2003

Principal Investigator - Making Connections Neighborhood Revitalization Research Grant (Funded: Annie E. Casey Foundation, $146,000). 

 

2001-2003

Lead Co-Principal Investigator - Relocation and Decision Making of Natural Disaster Victims: A Study of Community Influences (Funded: National Science Foundation, $95,000).

 

2000-2002

Co-Principal Investigator - Evaluating the North Carolina TANF-Housing Pilot Program in Eight Cities (Funded: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, $29,671).

 

1999-2001

Principal Investigator - Community Reinvestment Grant (Funded: Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise, $35,000).

 

1999-2000

Principal Investigator - Community Impact Fund Project (Funded: Lyndhurst Foundation, $93,000).

 

1998-1999

Principal Investigator - CECA Grant (Funded: UT at Chattanooga, $100,000).

 

1997-1999

Principal Investigator - Jobs-Plus Initiative Contract (Funded: Manpower Demonstration and Research Corporation, $41,000).