NYU Steinhardt News

Recent Awards for HMSS Faculty!

Help us in congratulating our esteemed NYU faculty in their recent awards and news!


Drs. Jennifer Jennings and Sean Corcoran recently received a $447,671 grant from the William T. Grant Foundation for their project titled, "Leveling the Playing Field for High School Choice Through Decision Supports: A Randomized Intervention Study." The project uses a randomized trial in order to study the impact of providing middle school students with one of three decision supports: a general information list of proximate high schools, a personalized list of recommended schools, or an interactive internet-based tool that creates a customized list of choices.

 Dr. Joscha Legewie was recently awarded a $13,341 New Scholars grant by the Stanford University Center on Poverty and Inequality (CPI). Dr. Legewie will work collaboratively with CPI's research group on Segregation to utilize GPS measurements in order to study residential segregation.

 Dr. Dana Burde received the 2015 Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award for Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

 Dr. Dana Burde's work on education in Afghanistan and Pakistan was also mentioned inPress Republican.

 Dr. Sean Corcoran'swork on diversity in NYC's specialized high schools has recently been featured in The Atlantic,Chalkbeat New YorkThe Wall Street JournalNew York Post, and an NYU press release.

 

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