Funded Research by SC&I Investigators

Grants by Sponsor


National Science Foundation

S. Kim (Co-PI), Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC), “Track A: Smart Kids and Cool Seniors,” 10/01/2023-09/30/2024, $114,672.

S. Jhaver (PI), Human-Centered Computing (HCC), “Incorporating Procedural Fairness in Flagging Mechanisms on Social Media Sites,” 09/15/2023-05/31/2026, $581,680.

K. Ognyanova (PI), Accountable Institutions and Behavior (AIB), “Collaborative Research-U.S. Institutions After COVID-19: Trust, Accountability, and Public Perceptions,” 12/01/2021-11/30/2023, $159,575.

K. Ognyanova (PI), Accountable Institutions and Behavior (AIB), “Collaborative Research-State Health, Institutions, and Politics Survey (SHIPS),” 06/01/2023- 05/31/2025, $288,712.

K. Garimella (Co-PI), Convergence Accelerator’s Cohort Phase 2, Track F: Trust & Authenticity in Communication Systems, “Co-Insights: Fostering Community Collaboration to Combat Misinformation,” 09/01/2021-09/14/2024, $179,746.

M. Weber (Co-PI), Secure & Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) and Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) co-funding, “Socio-Technical Approaches for Securing Cyber-Physical Systems from False Claim Attacks,” 08/01/2023-07/31/2025, $171,417.

National Endowment for the Humanities

D. Greenberg (Author), Public Scholars, “John Lewis: A Life in Politics,” 09/01/2023-08/31/2024, $60,000.

National Institutes of Health

L. Mikesell, National Cancer Institute to Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, “Adapting and implementing evidence-based breast cancer follow-up in primary care,” 07/01/2021-06/30/2026, $99,937.

S. Hull (PI), National Institute on Aging, “Establishing the science behind Alzheimer’s recruitment registries: opportunities for increasing diversity and accelerating enrollment into trials,” 07/01/2022-03/31/2024, $59,707.

S. Hull (PI), “Sisters Informing Sisters about Topics on AIDS and Prevention (SISTA-P): Adaptation of the SISTA intervention to include PrEP information and skills building for Black women who are risk for HIV,” 09/01/2020-08/31/2024, $696,480.

Department of Energy

M. Weber (PI), Department of Energy, “Moving Toward Consent-Based Siting of a Federal CISF (Consolidated Interim Storage Facility): Understanding Community Engagement,” 09/01/2023-08/31/2025, $285,100.

Department of Transportation

J. Cheng (Co-PI), Department of Transportation to Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, "Advanced Bridge Technology Clearinghouse," 07/01/2024-06/30/2029, $97,337.


Foundations and Associations

I. Yanovitzky (PI), William F. Grant Foundation, “Research to Policy and Back: A Research Agenda for Advancing Knowledge and Practice of Use of Research Evidence in Public Policymaking,” 09/01/2023-08/31/2024, $50,000.

M. Weber (PI), NJ Civic Information Consortium, “Monitoring New Jersey Local News Content and Coverage,” 07/01/2023- 06/30/2025, $91,512.

T. Wolfson (PI), Geraldine Dodge Foundation, “Journalism for Democracy” supplement, 07/01/2023- 06/30/2024, $35,000.

C. Senteio (PI), Social Science Research Council, Mercury Project, “Combatting health misinformation with community-crafted messaging: Developing a scalable community-driven approach in Latin America and the United States,” 08/01/2022-07/31/2024, $481,500.

M. Aronson (PI), Carnegie-Whitney Grant, American Library Association, “Building a Global Youth Literature Collection 101,” 02/20/2023-02/15/2025, $5,000.

I. Yanovitzky & G. Stahlman (Co-PIs), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, “Advancing theory, research, and practice in designing public health data dashboards to better communicate complex information to a diverse audience,” 02/15/2023-08/14/2024, $268,088.

State of New Jersey

L. Stewart (PI), Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Supplement, “Supporting Students in Recovery @ Rutgers-New Brunswick,” 09/30/2022-03/14/2024, $375,000.

L. Stewart (PI), Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, “Recovery @ Rutgers; Sustaining an Environment that Supports Recovery and Promotes Responsible Choices,” 07/01/2023- 06/30/2024, $245,100.

Rutgers Internal

Rutgers Global

M. Matsaganis (PI), Global Health Seed Grants, “Developing a Rutgers Model for Training Global Health Communication Experts,” 04/01/2023-03/31/2025, $9,920.

Y. Rivera (PI), Faculty Innovation in Global Learning, “Health Inequities and Health Communication Across the Health Professions in the Caribbean: Summer School in Puerto Rico,” 04/01/2023-09/30/2024, $5,000.

C. Senteio (PI), Global Health, “Using Machine Learning to Examine Quality of Care - Analyzing Nursing Notes to Investigate Racial Inequity in Brazil.” 05/15/2022-05/14/2024, $10,000.

Rutgers Research Council Awards

D. Greenberg, Research on Social and Racial Justice, “John Lewis: From Protest to Politics,” AY 2023-2024, $4,400

S. Kim, Collaborative Multidisciplinary, “Feasibility and Effects of Behavioral Interventions to Reduce Problematic Smartphone Use with College Students: A Stage I Randomized Control Trial,” AY 2023-2024, $4,000.

Y. Kim, Manuscript Review, “Databasing Latent Bodies: Disease Surveillance, Data Publics, and Coded Injustice in South Korea,” AY 2023-2024, $4,000

Rutgers Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice

C. Senteio (Senior Faculty Fellow), Health Humanities, Communication, and Informatics Working Group at The Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice, 2023-2024. C. Senteio $5,000; Committee members: S. Hull $1,500, K. Ognyanova $1,500, V. Singh $1,500, M. Venetis $1,500, K. White $1,500.

School of Communication and Information

Grants for Individual Faculty Research (GIFR)

T. Ammari, “Epistemic Injustice in Minority and Long COVID Patients,” FY2023-2024, $4,000.

J. Y-Y Cheng, “Documenting Provenance through a Reproducible Taxonomy Alignment Workflow,” FY2023-2024, $5,000.

S. Fu, “Harnessing Social Media Visibility for Organizational Resilience and Change,” FY2023-2024, $4,000

D. Greenberg, “John Lewis: A Life in Politics,” FY2023-2024, $1,700

S. Jhaver, “Effects of Warning and Information Labels on Attraction to Offensive Online Communities,” FY2023-2024, $4,000.

Team and Group-based Faculty Research and Scholarly Activity (GTFR)

Collaborative Research Award
A. Jordan, J. Lane, J. Valenza, and N. Natarajan. “U.S. Parents’ Beliefs about the Opportunities and Risks of Artificial Intelligence in the Lives of Their Teens,” 07/2023-06/2025, $24,688

Basic Collaborative Scholarship Development Activity Award
K. Ognyanova, T. Ammari, S. Fu, K. Garimella, S. Jhaver, S. Shugars, V. Singh, and M. Weber. Rutgers Computational Social Science Lab, 07/2023-06/2025, $14,000

Scholarly Futures Award
M. Matsaganis, L. Mikesell, V. Singh, R. Touger-Decker (SHP), and R. White (SHP),
“Can Digital Health Technologies and Data Science Transform Health Professional Practice and Communication, and Ensure Health Equity?” 01/01/2022- 06/30/2024, $49,964

Speaker Series and Planning Awards
J. Lane, & M. Aronczyk, Digital Ethnography Working Group, 07/01/2022-06/30/2024, $12,024

S. Fu, M. Doerfel, DJ Woo, & M. Weber, NetSCI Lab, 07/01/2021-06/30/2024, $9,000

K. White, & B. Paris, Power and Inequality in Media and Technology Working Group­—"Can Research be Revolution,” 07/01/2022- 06/24/2024, $6,500.