Recent Awards

In FY 2017, Brandeis University attracted nearly $60 million in outside funding to support research. Following is a list of recent awards received by Brandeis University scholars.
Racial Wealth Audit and Employment Capital

Total Anticipated Award: $500,000

Principal Investigator: Thomas Shapiro, Heller School for Social Policy and Management   

Sponsor: W. K. Kellogg Foundation

Date Awarded: November 2, 2017

2017-2018 West Palm Beach Jewish Community Study

Total Anticipated Award: $313,012

Principal Investigator: Janet Aronson and Leonard Saxe, Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies

Sponsor: Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County

Date Awarded: October 30, 2017

Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Training and Technical Assistance (ITA) Program

Total Anticipated Award: $1,000,000

Principal Investigator: Peter Kreiner, MeeLee Kim, and Thomas W. Clark at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Justice

Date Awarded: October 20, 2017

Legacy Heritage Teacher Leadership Extension Program (EDM)

Total Anticipated Award: $508,399

Principal Investigator: Sharon Feiman-Nemser, Education

Sponsor: Legacy Heritage Foundation

Date Awarded: October 17, 2017

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Exploring Environmental Transfers: The Role of Conditionality and its Effect on Social Disparities

Total Anticipated Award: $6,726

Principal Investigator: Ricardo Godoy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Sponsor: Purdue University

Date Awarded: October 9, 2017
How Do Race, Ethnicity, and Religion Intersect with Sexual Violence

Total Anticipated Award: $10,000

Principal Investigator: Bernadette Brooten, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies

Sponsor: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Date Awarded: October 3, 2017

Using the C-Change Resident Survey to Better Understand and Improve Resident Wellbeing

Total Anticipated Award: $19,000

Principal Investigator: Linda Pololi, Women's Studies Research Center

Sponsor: Committee of Interns and Residents

Date Awarded: September 20, 2017

Visiting Faculty Fellowships to Attend 2018 Summer Institute for Israel Studies

Total Anticipated Award: $100,000

Principal Investigator: David Ellenson, Schusterman Center

Sponsor: Combined Jewish Philanthropies

Date Awarded: September 18, 2017