Junior/Senior Faculty Research Grants

Cycle: Spring
Application Submission: CLOSED

All full-time faculty, lecturers, coaches, counselors and librarians are invited to submit proposals for junior/senior grant funding intended “to stimulate faculty research and creative activities, to support such research and creative activities, and to assist faculty in successful competition for external funding, where appropriate” (UPS 650.000). Ideally, funded activities should lead to competitive externally funded projects; e.g., donors, private/public grants, contracts).

Award Cycle: June 1, 2022-June 30, 2023

Award: Release time (Fall 2022/Spring 2023) or maximum $5,000 operating/salary expenses
(only one option may be selected)

 

Purpose of Award

To support and enhance faculty research, creative and scholarly activities resulting in the following specific outcomes:

  • Publications
  • Peer-reviewed conference presentations
  • Performance/Exhibits
  • Pilot project implementation
  • Seed money to assist in obtaining external funding for projects
  • Data collection
  • Professional development

 

Eligibility

Senior Faculty:

  • Full time, equal to/greater than eight years or Academic Rank of
  • Was not awarded a 2021-22 Junior/Senior Grant, a 2021-22 ORSP Innovative Research Grant, or a 2021-22 RSCA Incentive
  • Previous Intramural Grant final reports were submitted
  • Not participating in Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP)
  • Faculty serving on UFRC are not eligible.

Junior Faculty:

  • Full time, less than eight years at CSUF.
  • Was not awarded a 2021-22 Junior/Senior Grant, a 2021-22 ORSP Innovative Research Grant, or a 2021-22 RSCA Incentive
  • Previous Intramural Grant final reports were
  • Not participating in Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP)
  • Faculty serving on UFRC are not eligible.

 

How to apply

Applicants must complete and submit their applications at the InfoReady website , which is accessible via this link:   https://csuf.infoready4.com/ . Sign in using your University Credentials (CSUF User ID and password).

 

Materials

 

Instructions and FAQs

Informational Workshop

  • There will be two dates available:

    • Wednesday, January 26, 2022 (11:30– 12:30P.M.)
    • Friday, February 4, 2022 (1:00 – 2:00 P.M.)

     Register Now


 

2021-22 JUNIOR/SENIOR FACULTY GRANT RECIPIENTS

COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

Dustin Barr , School of Music
Isotropes: The CSUF Wind Symphony's Innovative Approach to Music Making in the Age of COVID-19

Lisa Draskovich-Long , Theatre and Dance
Testing the Effects of Mindfulness Practices on College Dance Majors

Pamela Madsen , School of Music
ECHO: EMPATHY SUPERIMPOSITION-A Multimedia Opera

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Catherine Atwong , Marketing
MarTech Literacy: Theoretical Framework, Measurement, and Development

Pawel Kalczynski, Information Systems and Decision Sciences
Minimizing Campus Noise Pollution from Autonomous Commercial Drones

Eunkyoo Kim , Management
Revenge travel post COVID-19

Yuna Kim , Marketing
Examining the effect of influencer marketing

Liqing Li , Economics
The Impact of California Wildfire Exposure on Sex-specific Birth Outcomes

David Obstfeld , Management
Social Capital Creation among Underrepresented College Students

Hui Pan , Economics
Bank Loans and Bank Government Securities Holdings: Crowding Out?

Myungsoo Son , Accounting
Religiosity and Firms’ Disclosure of Unofficial Earnings

Daniel Soper , Information Systems & Decision Sciences
Rapid Selection of Optimal Artificial Intelligence Models

Yingdi Wang , Finance
Machine Learning in Private Equity Investments

David H. Weng , Management
Being Local, Being Sustainable: Effect of CEO Locality on Firm Pollution

Jing Yang , Finance
Interplays of Capital Markets: Initial Public Offerings and Mortgages


COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATIONS
Robert Davis, Cinema and Television Arts
Feature Film Pre-Production

Y. Roselyn Du , Communications
News audience in the age of artificial intelligence: Tailored communication, information cocoons, and news literacy

Miya Williams Fayne , Communications
An Examination of Entertainment as Self-Care in the Digital Black Press

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Nicholas Henning, Secondary Education
Assessing and Improving the Racial Climate of Teacher Education

Julian Jefferies , Literacy and Reading Education
Assessing and Improving the Racial Climate of Teacher Education

Lisa Winstead , Elementary and Bilingual Education
Bilingual Teacher Perceptions of Culturally and Linguistic Practices: Effectiveness in ELL Instruction

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
Yu Bai , Computer Engineering
Harvesting Social Media Data to Quantify Effects of Anti-immigrant Policy and Rhetoric on Health Outcomes

Kristijan Kolozvari , Civil and Environmental Engineering
IMPROVING SEISMIC RESILIENCE OF TALL BUILDINGS

Ankita Mohapatra , Computer Engineering Program
Analysis of cortisol diurnal profiles for disease identification and classification

COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Guadalupe Espinoza, Child and Adolescent Studies
Understanding Adolescent Well-Being and School Engagement During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Lilia Espinoza , Public Health
Provision of pilot technology training to address technological inequities in Latinx families

Christa Greenfader , Child and Adolescent Studies
Exploring Latino Family Engagement During the Early Elementary Years

Matthieu Hoffmann , Kinesiology
Does athlete status moderate the relationship between personality and willingness to mentor less experienced teammates?

Portia Jackson Preston , Public Health
An exploration of stress and coping in student service providers

Alice Lee , Public Health
Examining nasopharyngeal cancer in Asian American populations to identify ethnic disparitie

Yuying Tsong , Human Services
The Role of Internalized Racism and Bicultural Stress in Asian American College Students Mental Health, Disordered Eating, and Body Image Concerns

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Lucia Alcala, Psychology
The impact of COVID-19 on Yucatec Maya and European-American children’s daily activities

Sara Fingal, American Studies
Lines in the Sand: Coastal Conflicts and Civil Rights in Environmental History

Christine Gardiner , Politics, Administration, and Justice
Evaluating and Funding CSUF’s Law Enforcement Candidate Scholars’ (LECS) Program

Kevin Lambert , Liberal Studies
New Approaches for Combating Hedgehog Pathway-Dependent Cancers

Jeeloo Liu , Philosophy
Why We Need to Implement Emotion in the Ethical Design of Social Robots

Ryan Nichols , Philosophy
Forging a Multi-disciplinary Understanding of Moral Cognition, Emotion, and Behavior in China

Brian Norton , English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics
Shaftesbury's Ecological Aesthetics

Nancy Panza , Psychology
Mental Health Checks for Police Officers

Patricia Schneider-Zioga , English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics

Two chapters of the grammar of Kinande with paralegomena on Nande culture

Allison Varzally , History

Restaurant Region: Migrant Workers and the Rise of Dining Out in California

 

COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS

Andre Zampaulo , Modern Languages and Literatures
A History of the Portuguese Language

Jennifer Burnaford , Biological Science
Assessing the effects of a canopy-forming kelp on rocky intertidal community stability: a 23-year perspective

Joseph Carlin , Geological Sciences Fingerprinting California’s Mega Flood

Veronica Jimenez Ortiz , Biological Science
Role of mechanosensation in human parasitic infections

Marcos Ortega , Chemistry and Biochemistry
A Novel Target to Inhibit Viral Assembly and Infection

Meng Shen , Physics
Understanding and designing re-usable surface materials for removal of viral pathogens

Dragos Bogdan Suceava , Mathematics
A Legacy of Geometry

Marcelo Tolmasky , Biological Science
The design of antibiotic adjuvants: a novel concept in the fight against resistant infections

Danielle Zacherl , Biological Science
Seasonal impacts on native and non-native marine species recruitment on artificial reefs  


Previous Recipients