Griffiths Research Award
The Office of Research is pleased to invite all full-time faculty in The Steinhardt School to apply for the Griffiths Research Award. The Award was established in 1983 to commemorate a former Dean of our School, Daniel E. Griffiths, who, as Dean and Scholar, was committed to the advancement of knowledge through research. A list of previous recipients is attached.
The Award, given annually in the amount of $1,000, recognizes faculty members for their research in advancing their fields of knowledge and professional practice. The 2014 Award will be given to that faculty member or collaborating group of faculty members whose research best has been published or accepted for publication over the calendar years 2011-2013 and meets the following criteria:
- The research has the potential to make a major contribution to the field of the applicant.
- The research represents an innovative breakthrough or major advancement in terms of knowledge, method, design, theory, or practice.
For the 2013 competition, we will be considering the following scholarly works: books, book chapters, and journal articles.
All faculty who are eligible for this award are encouraged to apply. The awardee(s) may be invited to make a presentation of the research during the following academic year at a Steinhardt faculty
Please submit an electronic copy (for chapters and journal articles) and 3 copies (for books) of the scholarly work to the committee for review. In addition to this published work, the applicant should submit a statement of no more than 250 words that provides a framework for work and addresses the criteria described above. Applications should be sent to Paris Mourgues in the Office of Research via email at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 17th, 2014.
Michael Kieffer - Department of Teaching and Learning Converging Trajectories: Reading Growth in Language Minority Learners and their Classmates, Kindergarten to Grade 8
Robert Teranishi - Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology Asians in the Ivory Tower: Dilemmas of Racial Inequality in American HIgher Education
Charlton McIlwain - Department of Media, Culture & Communication Race Appeal: How Candidates Invoke Race in U.S. Political Campaigns
Cynthia Miller-Idriss - Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Professions:Blood and Culture: Youth, Right-Wing Extremism, and National Belonging in Contemporary Germany
C. Cybele Raver - Department of Applied Psychology: Targeting Children’s Behavior Problems in Preschool Classrooms: A Cluster Randomized Control Trial
Robert Landy - Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions and Applied Psychology
The Couch and the Stage: Integrating Words and Action in Psychotherapy
Selcuk Sirin - Department of Applied Psychology
Socioeconomic Status and Academic Achievement: A Meta - Analytic Review of Research
Siva Vaidhyanathan - Department of Culture and Communication
The Anarchist in the Library
Christine McWayne - Department of Applied Psychology
Preschool Competency in Context: An Investigation of the Unique Contribution of Child Competencies to Early Academic Success
Marion Nestle - Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health
Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology and Bioterrorism
Joshua Aronson - Department of Applied Psychology
The Malleability of Implicit Theories about Human Malleability: Reducing the Effects of Stereotype Threat on African American College Students by Shaping Theories of Intelligence
Arvind Rajagopal - Department of Culture and Communication
Politics After Television: Hindi Nationalism and the Reshaping of the Indian Public
Perry N. Halkitis - Department of Applied Psychology
Masculinity in the Age of AIDS: HIV - seropositive Gay Men and the ‘Buff Agenda'
Jonathan Zimmerman - Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Professions
"Distilling Democracy: Alcohol Education in America's Public School"; "Storm over the Schoolhouse: Popular Curriculum Wars in America, 1890 - 1990"
Amy Bentley - Department of Nutrition and Food Studies
Eating for Victory: Food Rationing and the Politics of Domesticity
Joel Westheimer – Department of Teaching and Learning
Among Schoolteachers: Community, Autonomy, and Ideology in Teachers' Work
Lawrence Ferrara – Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions
Schopenhauer on Music as the Ebodiment of Will
Theresa Jordan - Department of Applied Psychology
Combining Decision Analysis and Experimental Data to Study Bias in Educational Settings
Sharon Weinberg – Department of Teaching and Learning
Care and Justice Moral Reasoning
Catherine Tamis-Lemonda – Department of Applied Psychology
Children's Exploratory, Non-Symbolic, and Symbolic Play: An Explanatory Multidimensional Framework
Robert Rowe - Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions
Real-Time Musical Feature Analysis and Related Response
William Schiff - Department of Applied Psychology
Aging Person's Estimates of Vehicular Motion
No Recipients between 1986 – 1990
Robert Landy - Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions
The Developing of Distancing Theory in Drama Therapy