Grants, Fellowships, Awards

Fall 2016

  • Sarah Brosnan (GSU PI), associate professor of psychology, philosophy and neuroscience, “IBSS-L: Inequity aversion, individual decision-making and the emergence of collective behavior.” National Science Foundation, $900,000 ($33,821 GSU).
  • Chris Henrich (GSU PI), professor and chair of psychology, “Comprehensive School Safety in Atlanta Public Schools.” WestEd, $91,329 GSU.
  • Tricia King, (FAU PI), professor of psychology, almost $600,000 to GSU from the Rett Syndrome Research Trust for a multi-institution grant. The project, “Development of a Rett Syndrome Outcome Measure,” aims to develop standardized assessments for detecting Rett Syndrome to be used in clinical trials.  GSU collaborators also include Robert Latzman and Winnie Chan.
  • Tricia King, (GSU PI), professor of psychology, “Genetic and neuroimaging predictors of sleep and neurocognitive radiotoxicity in long-term survivors of pediatric brain tumors.” Children’s Health Care of Atlanta Center for Neurosciences Research, $50,000 GSU.
  • Robin Morris, Regents’ Professor of psychology and associate provost for Strategic Initiatives, received a $900,000 grant from the Oak Foundation for his project, entitled “Identifying Dyslexia Interventions for Treatment of Non-Responders.
  • Rose Sevcik, awarded Regents’ Professorship, researches the development of symbolic processes, focusing on the development of oral and written language. Her research efforts include work with children with developmental disabilities and examining the instructional teaching methods for children who have trouble learning to read. Sevcik has received a number of awards including the Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing ResearchEditor’s Award and the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award.
  • Jessica Turner, associate professor of psychology, received $373,485 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a collaborative project with Florida International University, “Integrative Knowledge Modeling in Cognitive Neuroimaging.”