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Faculty Grants and Awards


2012


  • Gawande, Kishore. "Analyzing Best Practices in Government Public Safety Agencies," Accenture, $10,000.
  • Lahey, Joanna and Doug Oxley. "Interview Decisions and Hiring," Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, $116,201.
  • Sievert, Ronald. "Center for the Study of Intelligence: Lessons Learned Program," Central Intelligence Agency, $10,000.
  • Caudle, Sharon. "Establishing a Metric to Assess Preparedness," Congressional Research Service, $6,000.
  • Mac Namee, Richard. "Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) Nuclear Security Education Program," Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in partnership with the Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute, $107,315.
  • Castillo, Jasen. "What to Cut and How to Cut? Historical Lessons from Past Reductions in Intelligence Community," RAND Corporation, $6,000.
  • Hermann, Chuck. "National Security Leadership Program," Sandia National Laboratory, $54,998.
  • Bies, Angela. "Help Establishing Responsive Orders Ensuring Support (HEROES) for Children in Military Families," Texas Attorney General's Office, $180,000.

2010


  • Bies, Angela. -  “A Statewide Study on the Nonprofit Infrastructure in Texas.”  The OneStar Foundation and Meadows Foundations, $23,000.
  • Robinson, Scott. “Evacuation Hosting and Inter-organizational Collaborative Capacity.”  Submitted to the NSF – Program in Infrastructure Management and Extreme Events with a Team from the Stephenson Disaster Management Institute (LSU), $320,000.
  • Robinson, Scott.  “H1N1 Preparedness, School Closures, and Rural Public Health Networks.”  Natural Hazards Center, $2,000.
  • Brown, William A. “Developing Emerging Leaders in Nonprofit Organizations.”  OneStar Foundation, $70,221.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold, and Eric Lindquist.  “A Framework for Developing Novel Detection Systems Focusing on Interdicting Shielded HEU.”  National Science Foundation/ Domestic Nuclear Detection Office and Department of Homeland Security, $7,200,000.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold, Eric Lindquist, and Xinsheng Liu.  “Utilization of Science-based Information on Climate Change in Decision Making and the Public Policy Process, Phase 2.”  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $940,000.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold, and Eric Lindquist.  “Climate Change, Drought and Policy Making in the U.S. Southern Region.”  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $720,560.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold.  “Public Understanding of Air Quality Issues in Texas, Phase V.”  Texas Department of Transportation and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, in partnership with the Texas Transportation Institute, $95,000.

2009


  • Brown, William A. "Developing Emerging Leaders in Nonprofit Organizations." OneStar Foundation, $70,221.
  • Lindquist, Eric. "Mileage-based User Fee Pilot Project: Rural/Small Urban Area Application in Northeast Texas." University Transportation Center for Mobility. Co-Principal Investigator.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold, and Eric Lindquist. "A Framework for Developing Novel Detection Systems Focusing on Interdicting Shielded HEU." National Science Foundation/Domestic Nuclear Detection Office and Department of Homeland Security, $7,200,000.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold, Eric Lindquist, and Xinsheng Liu. "Utilization of Science-based Information on Climate Change in Decision Making and the Public Policy Process, Phase 2." National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $940,000.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold, and Eric Lindquist. "Climate Change, Drought and Policy Making in the U.S. Southern Region." National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $720,560.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold. "Public Understanding of Air Quality Issues in Texas, Phase V." Texas Department of Transportation and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, in partnership with the Texas Transportation Institute, $95,000.

2008


  • Dorch, Edwina. "The Effectiveness of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program in Louisiana and Mississippi Post Katrina." Congressional Research Service, $15,000.
  • Robinson, Scott E. "The Dynamics of Collaboration in Emergency Planning for America's Schools." National Science Foundation, $95,000.
  • Scobell, Andrew. "What Drives Chinese Foreign Policy?" Smith Richardson Foundation and book contract by Columbia University Press [with co-principal investigator, Andrew J. Nathan], $150,000.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold. "Advancing the Resilience of Coastal Localities: Developing, Implementing and Sustaining the Use of Coastal Resilience Indicators." National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, $350,000.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold. "A Framework for Developing Novel Detection Systems Focused on Interdicting Shielded HEU." National Science Foundation/ Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, $7,200,000.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold. "Public Understanding of Air Quality Issues in Texas, Phase IV." Texas Department of Transportation, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the Texas Transportation Institute, $105,000.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold. "Use of Science in Gulf of Mexico Decision Making Involving Climate Change." U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, $1,500,000.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold. "Utilization of Science-Based Information on Climate Change in Decision Making and the Public Policy Process, Phase 1." National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $940,000.

2007


  • Bies, Angela. "Nonprofit Capacity Building in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Region." Minnesota Council of Nonprofits / The Otto Bremer Foundation, $16,300.
  • Bies, Angela, and Sarah Jane Rehnborg. "Nonprofit Capacity Building in the Central Texas Region." RGK Center on Philanthropy, $15,000.
  • Dean, Wesley et al. [Bo Norby, W. Alex McIntosh, and H. Morgan Scott]. "Resolving the Social Factors Influencing Variable Compliance and Risk Communication in Foreign Animal Disease Defense Programs." U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), $362,990.
  • Dean, Wesley, et al. [Paul Byrne, Timothy Lambert, Jeanne Van der Zalm, Brendan Leier, Wendy Austin, Tracey Bailey, and Jaro Kotalik]. "Risk, Informed Consent, and the Adoption and Diffusion of New Medical Technologies." Health Canada, $48,632.
  • Lindquist, Eric. "NER: Contours of Nano-Problems and Solutions and the Societal and Educational Challenge of Active Nanoscale Technology." National Science Foundation (NSF), $74,518.
  • Lindquist, Eric. " Graduate Course Development: Transportation Policy and Politics." Southwest Region University Transportation Center (SWUTC), $6,000.
  • Lindquist, Eric, and Arnold Vedlitz. "Climate Change/Variability Science and Adaptive Strategies for State and Regional Transportation." Southwest Region University Transportation Center (SWUTC), $50,000.
  • Lindquist, Eric, and Arnold Vedlitz. "Transportation Planning, Policy and Climate Change: Making the Long Term Connection." University Transportation Center for Mobility (UTCM), $50,000.
  • Lindquist, Eric, and Ginger Goodin (Texas Transportation Institute). "Mileage-Based User Fee Pilot Project: Rural/Small Urban Area Application in Northeast Texas." University Transportation Center for Mobility (UTCM), $50,000.
  • Murray, Sheila . "Property Taxes: In Decline or Budget Savior?" Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, $50,000.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold. "Public Understanding of Air Quality Issues in Texas, Phase IV." Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), and the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), $105,000.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold, Eric Lindquist and Chris Sprecher. "A Framework for Developing Novel Detection Systems Focused on Interdicting Shielded HEU." National Science Foundation, and the Department of Homeland Security, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, $486,266.00.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold et al. [Walter Peacock, Sammy Zahran, Sam Brody, William Merrell, William Seitz, and Robert Stickney]. "Advancing the Resilience of Coastal Localities: Developing, Implementing and Sustaining the Use of Coastal Resilience Indicators." NOAA FY 2007 Information Resource Supporting the Resiliency of Coastal Areas in the U.S. Portion of the Gulf of Mexico, $350,000.

2006


  • Bies, Angela. "Analysis of the Nonprofit Capacity-Building 'Industry,' Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota Region." Forbes Funds, $3,700.
  • Bies, Angela, and Judith Miller-Millesen. "Nonprofit Capacity Building in the Pittsburgh Region: Incentives, Learning, and Benchmarking." Forbes Funds, $27,104.
  • Desch, Michael C., Roman Popadiuk, and Michael Absher. "The History and Effectiveness of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB)." Richard Lounsbery Foundation, $124,000.
  • Gawande, Kishore, Carol Silva, Gina Reinhardt, and Domonic Bearfield. "Katrina and Rita: The Impact of Exogenous Shocks on Risk Assessment." National Science Foundation, $114,900.
  • Jenkins-Smith, Hank, and Kishore Gawande. "Environmental Risk Perceptions and Market Valuation." National Science Foundation, $275,000.
  • Jenkins-Smith, Hank, Carol Silva, and Kerry Herron. "National Security Survey 2006." Sandia National Laboratories, $213,000.
  • Murray, Sheila E. "The Insurance Value of Property Tax." Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, $35,000.
  • Vedlitz, Arnold. "Science, Drought and Decision Making in the Southern Region of the U.S." National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service, $775,000.

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