We are pleased to announce that for fiscal year 2021, multiple NULab core faculty members, including interim co-director Julia Flanders, were awarded competitive TIER 1 grants from the Colleges and Senior Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Education. TIER 1 grants give multidisciplinary teams of faculty up to $50,000 to secure proof of concept and compete successfully for future research grants. The TIER 1 pool includes seed grants for teams pursuing innovative research directions. Congratulations to the following NULab faculty members on these new grant projects!

  • Representing Racial Identity in Early Women’s Writing: Julia Flanders (English/Libraries), Nicole Aljoe (English/Africana Studies)
  • Digital Cities Research Network: Daniel O’Brien (PPUA/Criminal Justice), Oliver Ayers (NCH), Patrick Yott (Libraries)
  • Advancing Racial and Health Equity through the Arts: A Community-engaged Research Study in the City of Boston
    Rebekah Moore (Music), Laura Senier (Sociology and Anthropology/Health Sciences), Jessica Silbey (Law), Shan Mohammed (Health Sciences), Alisa Lincoln (Health Sciences/Sociology and Anthropology), Antonio Ocampo-Guzman (Theatre), Amanda Reeser Lawrence (Architecture)
  • Information filtering in social media and formation of misbeliefs
    Myojung Chung (Journalism), Mike Peacey (NCH), John Wihbey (Journalism), Sara Colombo (Design)