Congratulations to our faculty on their new grants!
Gary Adler received a $560 thousand grant from the National Science Foundation Sociology Division to study local government officials and the management of religion-state relationship. Eric Plutzer is also a collaborator on this grant. JD Daw received a new $2.65 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study the influence of empirical measures of structural racism on end stage kidney disease incidence, treatment and mortality. Collaborators include Léa Pessin and alumna Andea Corradi and other Penn State faculty including Selena Ortiz, Alexis Santos-Lozada, and Guangqing Chi. Liying Luo is the PI on a recently awarded $1.8 million National Institute of Aging grant to study racial/ethnic disparities in cognitive impairment and dementias. Melissa Hardy and David Baker are co-I’s on the project.