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2016

Faculty Research Grant

Simeon Alder Competence and Complementarity (Research presentation, Society for Economic Dynamics (SED) Annual Meeting, Toulouse, France)
Rev. Robert Dowd, CSC A Pilot Project on the 2016 Zambian National Election
Semion Lyandres The Politics of Russia’s Failed Democratic Revolution
Paul Ocobock History of a Cash Crop, Colonial Development, and Global Capitalism
Maria Rosa Olivera-Williams [Memory Studies and Theater: What and How Memory Performs on the Stage] (Research presentation, 2016 Latin American Studies Association Conference (LASA), New York City)
Simeon Alder “A Tale of Two C(…)s: Competence and Complementarity” (Research presentation, Society for Economic Dynamics (SED) Annual Meeting, Toulouse, France)
Mariana Candido “Women and Wealth in West Central Africa”
Rev. Robert Dowd, CSC “Religious Leaders as Political Activists in African Elections: A Pilot Project on the 2016 Zambian National Election”
Semion Lyandres “The February Days, 1917: The Politics of Russia’s Failed Democratic Revolution”
Paul Ocobock “Kenyan Coffee: History of a Cash Crop, Colonial Development, and Global Capitalism”
Maria Rosa Olivera-Williams “Estudios de la memoria y teatro: qué y cómo se recuerda sobre el escenario” [Memory Studies and Theater: What and How Memory Performs on the Stage] (Research presentation, 2016 Latin American Studies Association Conference (LASA), New York City)

Conference/Event Grant

Jaimie Bleck Book Workshop: “Electoral Politics in Africa: Change and Continuity”
Mariana Candido International Workshop: “Atlantic Encounters and Female Initiatives: Women in Coastal West and West Central Africa, 1500–1880”
Karrie Koesel International Conference: “Citizens & the State in Authoritarian Regimes: Comparing Mass Politics & Policy in Russia & China”

International Educational Opportunity Grant

Viva Bartkus “Business on the Frontlines”
Peter J. Casarella Between God and The Party
Viva Bartkus “Business on the Frontlines”
Peter J. Casarella “Cuba Course: Between God and The Party”

Course Development Grant

Rev. Emmanuel Katongole “Reading Laudato Si’ from an African Context”

Working Group Grant

Karen B. Graubart, Edward (Ted) Beatty, Jaime M. Pensado Latin American History Working Group (renewal)
Jaime M. Pensado, Vania Smith-Oka Mexico Working Group (renewal)
2015

Working Group Grant

Erin Metz McDonnell Africa Working Group—2015-16
Michael Coppedge Varieties of Democracy Working Group - A/Y 2016-17

Conference/Event Grant

Michael Coppedge 2016 Fall Conference: Varieties of Democracy
Guillermo Trejo International conference: Transitional Justice and the Development of a Democratic Rule of Law” Mexico City, Spring of 2016
Scott Mainwaring Book Workshop: Latin American Party Systems: Institutionalization, Erosion, and Collapse

Faculty Research Grant

Vania Smith-Oka Mentoring Medicine: Learning to be a Doctor in Mexican Obstetrics Wards
Wyatt Brooks, Kevin Donovan, Terence Johnson Mentoring Business Owners in Uganda: Who Benefits from What?
Peter J. Casarella Archbishop Marcos McGrath: The Theology and Life” of a Man from the North in the South
Simeon Alder Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade- DEGIT XX conference

Intramural Grant

Rev. Robert Dowd, CSC Brazil Club - Carnaval 2016

Projects in the Arts Grant

Gilberto Cárdenas Día de los Muertos event and exhibition: Counter‐Archives to the Narco-City
2014

Faculty Research Grant

Alexandros Taflanidis Retrofitting “The Bridge to Nowhere”:Redefining Post-Disaster Sheltering Programs for the Developing World
David Nickerson Do rumors of ballot monitoring decrease belief in ballot secrecy?
Daniel Philpott CCHR Under Caesar’s Sword
Karen B. Graubart 2015 LASA travel
Simeon Alder A Tale of Two C(. . . )s: Competence and Complementarity - Nordic Summer Symposium travel
Juan Vitulli 2015 LASA travel
Vanesa Miseres Archival research in Argentina
Jeff Thurk European Econometric Society conference, Aug 26-30
Christopher Ball Language and Landscape in Indigenous Amazonia
Rahul Oka, Lee T. Gettler Using Biomarkers to measuring Impact of Refugee Presence and Activities on the Psycho-Social Stress Environment of Host Communities
Simeon Alder A Tale of Two C(. . . )s: Competence and Complementarity” (Research presentation, 9th Nordic Summer Symposium in Macroeconomics, Smögen, Sweden)
Karen B. Graubart 2015 LASA travel (panel organizer: Emotional Economies: Rescuing Precarious Sentiments from the Colonial Archive”)
Douglass Cassel TransAtlantic Collaborative Study of Proposed United Nations Treaty on Business and Human Rights
Jaimie Bleck Grinw as a Vector for Trust and Tolerance and Listening to Grinw
Rev. Robert Dowd, CSC, Bruce Wydick The Oaxaca Hope Project
Daniel Philpott, Rev. Robert Dowd, CSC Under Caesar's Sword: How Christian Communities Respond to Repression
Sarah Zukerman Daly Violent Non-State Actors & Politics
Maria Rosa Olivera-Williams Cinema and Tango: Hypothesis about the Creation of a National Myth
Rev. Robert Pelton, CSC Publication of Romero International Consultation meeting
Peter J. Casarella Theology of the People: U.S. Latino and Argentine Perspectives in Dialogue
Emilia Justyna Powell International Society for Public Law Conference; and American Political Science Conference

Conference/Event Grant

Karen E. Richman Haitian Studies Association Conference at Notre Dame November 6-8, 2014
Scott Mainwaring The Thirtieth Anniversary of Brazil's Democracy: A Celebratory Workshop
Semion Lyandres Russia’s Failed Democratic Revolution
Joseph Kaboski Development Days, December 2014
Joseph Kaboski Lumen Christi Institute’s Seventh Annual Conference
Joseph Kaboski New Frontiers in Economic Development 2015
Semion Lyandres Russia’s Great Democratic Revolution of February 1917: The Centennial Reappraisal
Scott Mainwaring, Fernando Bizzarro Neto, Nara Pavão The Thirtieth Anniversary of Brazil's Democracy: A Celebratory Workshop
Maria Rosa Olivera-Williams Latin America Film Series (spring)
Terence McDonnell, Ann Mische, Omar Lizardo Measuring Culture Conference

Working Group Grant

Amitava Krishna Dutt Well-Being, Economic Performance and Inequality—2014-15
Erin Metz McDonnell Africa Working Group—2014-15
Jaime M. Pensado Mexico Working Group—2015-16
Karen E. Richman Haiti Working Group—2015-16
Karen B. Graubart, Edward (Ted) Beatty, Jaime M. Pensado Latin American History Working Group—2015-16
Michael Coppedge Varieties of Democracy Working Group - A/Y 2015-16

Projects in the Arts Grant

Carmen-Helena Téllez "From Piazzolla to Traditional Tango"(Part of the ongoing series "Music and Society in Latin America")
Gilberto Cárdenas Artist Derek Lardelli lecture

Collaborative Faculty Grant

Tracy L. Kijewski-Correa, Krupali Uplekar Krusche, Ann-Marie Conrado Tibetan Community in Nepal, Chhoser Village

International Educational Opportunity Grant

Tracy L. Kijewski-Correa Notre Dame Students Empowering through Engineering Development (NDSEED)

Intramural Grant

Rev. Robert Dowd, CSC Brazil Club - Carnaval 2015
2013

Faculty Research Grant

Jeff Thurk, Simeon Alder Measuring Unequal Access to Global Markets through Market Power in the Shipping Industry
Catherine Bolten Palm Oil and Bushmeat: Sustainable Livelihoods in Rural Sierra Leone
Vania Smith-Oka Good Mentors: An Anthropological Approach to Track the Effects of Networks on Empathy
Jeff Thurk Protecting the European Automobile Industry through Environmental Regulation
Terence McDonnell Cultural Entropy
Jeff Thurk Research Assistance for Indian Manufacturing Data Project
Roger P. Alford Champions of Peace: How Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Changed the World” Book Project
Victoria Tin-bor Hui What Is China?” - Book Project
Debra Javeline Book project - After Violence: Participation over Retaliation in Beslan
Jaimie Bleck, Philippe LeMay-Boucher Grinw as a Vector for Trust and Tolerance: Investigating the Impact of Membership in Political Discussion Groups in Mali
Karen B. Graubart Neighbors and Others: Space, Peoples, and Jurisdiction in Early Modern Seville and Lima”
Jeff Thurk Luksic Conference, Santiago, Chile
Juan Vitulli Present at LASA 2014 Congress - Chicago
Erin Metz McDonnell present paper at: 2014 International Sociological Association’s World Congress of Sociology Yokohama, Japan
Terence McDonnell Present paper at: 2014 International Sociological Association’s World Congress of Sociology Yokohama, Japan
Rev. Robert Pelton, CSC Travel to Havana, Cuba to present Romero documentary at International Relations of ICAIC
Rev. Robert Pelton, CSC Trip to Panama (Sept. 29 - Oct. 8) for research on Archbishop Mark McGrath
Kevin Donovan, Wyatt Brooks The Impact of Uncertain Market Access: Evidence from Bridges in Nicaragua
Rev. Daniel G. Groody, CSC Love Prevails: The Search for God from Hotel Rwanda
Victoria Tin-bor Hui Completion of book project on China
Carlos A. Jáuregui Ecuador Unframed, Dynamic Art and Radical Democracy in a Guayasamin’s Mural
David Nickerson Vote Buying & Voter Intimidation in El Salvador & Costa Rica
Rahul Oka A Study on the Supply and Demand for Magico-Religious Protection in Benin
Rev. Robert Pelton, CSC Monseñor, the Last Journey of Óscar Romero
Edwin Michael “Socio-economic Transition and its Impact on the Diabetes Epidemic in India”
Simeon Alder Luksic Conference, Santiago Chile
Kevin Donovan, Wyatt Brooks, Terence Johnson “Subsistence Entrepreneurship & Targeted Interventions: Evidence from Dandora, Kenya” Project
Rev. Emmanuel Katongole “Born of Lament: On the Possibility & Prospects of Hope In Africa” Field work in Africa
Jeff Thurk Indian Manufacturing Data Project
Rev. Robert Pelton, CSC Research on Archbishop Mark McGrath
Erin Metz McDonnell Charisma and Subcultural Bureaucracy: Challenging Weber’s Ideal Typical Distinction
Juan Vitulli Academic Space and Defense of the Creole Education: The Sermons of Juan de Espinosa Medrano Dedicated to San Antonio
David Nickerson Voter Psychology in Support for Clientelistic Corruption

Conference/Event Grant

Scott Mainwaring, James Loxton Authoritarian Successor Parties and Democracy: Causes and ConsequencesMay 2015
Sarah Zukerman Daly Book workshop–From War to Peace: The Geography of Armed Organizations
Catherine Bolten Nelson Mandela, A Celebration” - with distinguished speakers
Carmen-Helena Téllez Colloquim on Latin American Music Post-Modernism - September 19-20, 2014
Michael Coppedge V-Dem Workshop - Catholic University of Chile, January 2014 Santiago
Scott Mainwaring Democracy in Argentina: Thirty Years After the Transition
Rev. Robert Pelton, CSC International Conference on Archbishop Romero
Carmen-Helena Téllez Musical Post‐Modernism in Latin America: Derivative or Prescient? The Cases of Mexico and Chile
Paolo G. Carozza, Douglass Cassel “The Future of the Inter-American Human Rights System” - Spring 2014
Rev. Emmanuel Katongole “Born of Lament: On the Possibility & Prospects of Hope In Africa” - Book Workshop

Intramural Grant

Gilberto Cárdenas Dia de los Meurtos and Indigenous Peoples of the World

Working Group Grant

Paul Ocobock Africa Working Group for A/Y 2013-14
Scott Mainwaring, Rodrigo Castro Cornejo Public Opinion and Elections—New
Lionel M. Jensen Asia & Asian Studies Working Group—renewal for spring 2014
Jaime M. Pensado Mexico Working Group - Renewal

International Educational Opportunity Grant

Rev. Paul V. Kollman, CSC The Common Good Initiative: Haiti

Faculty Residential Fellowship

Paul Ocobock “An Uncertain Age: Making Manhood, Maturity, and Authority in Kenya, 1898-1978”

Distinguished Lectureship

Daniel Philpott, Lionel M. Jensen, Nelson Mark John Kamm of Dui Hua campus visit March 2014
2012

Working Group Grant

Jaime M. Pensado Mexico Working Group for A/Y 2012-13
Karen E. Richman Migration Working Group
Michael Coppedge Measuring Democracy WG for A/Y 2013-14
Karen B. Graubart LA History - A/Y 2013-14
Paul Ocobock, Mariana Candido Africa Working Group (renewal)

Faculty Research Grant

Victoria Tin-bor Hui Hire research assistant for dataset for book:“What Is ‘China’? Zhongguo Between ‘Central States’ and the ‘Middle Kingdom.”
Susan D. Blum Editorial assistance for publishing conference outcomeLearning In and Out of School: Education across the Globe
Karen E. Richman Haitian Studies Association Meeting
Semion Lyandres Study Group of the Russian Revolution conference, University of East Anglia, Norwich UK
Todd D. Whitmore Acholi Voices: Democratizing the War Testimony of Northern Uganda
Jaimie Bleck Western Political Science Association Conference in Los Angeles, CA
Emilia Justyna Powell Poland’s Domestic Laws and International Courts
Alexandros Taflanidis In-Situ Technology Incubators to Accelerate Sustainable Development Solutions: Can the Communities We Serve Become Their Own Engines of Innovation?
Vania Smith-Oka A Longitudinal Study of Mexican Medical Student Training and its Effect on Empathy in Medical Care
Simeon Alder Society for Economic Dynamics (SED) in Seoul, Korea
Kwan S. Kim Third Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment - Japan
Karen E. Richman LASA, Washington, DC - to present paper “To Live in Haiti, You Have to ...”
Juan Vitulli Travel to Lima, Peru to present at Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru - on his book: Unstable Bridge. The Construction of the Creole Authority in the Works of Juan de Espinosa Medrano
Jaimie Bleck Mali Elections 2013: Grassroots Perspectives on a Critical Juncture
Rahul Oka Copy Editing Support for Social Economies of Greed and Excess, the Inaugural Issue of the Journal: Economic Anthropology
Guillermo Trejo Retroactive Justice and Criminal Violence in New Democracies: A Cross-National Study of Third Wave Democracies
Jeff Thurk Society of Economic Dynamics (SED) Seoul, South Korea— June 27-29Conference on Industrial Organization Tokyo, Japan— July 1-2

Conference/Event Grant

Lionel M. Jensen China Forum “Beyond the Eighteenth Party Congress: China, the Chinese, and the World”
Paolo G. Carozza Italian Constitutional Justice in Global Context Conference—Florence, Italy
Paolo G. Carozza Pacem in Terris: After 50 years Conference
Rev. Timothy R. Scully, CSC A New Critical Juncture? Changing Patterns of Interest Representation and Regime Politics in Contemporary Latin America” conference to Honor David Collier and Ruth Berins Collier
Joseph Kaboski New Frontiers in Economic Development
Scott Mainwaring Party Systems in Latin America: Institutionalization, Decay & Collapse
Guillermo Trejo Mexico’s Criminal Wars: an Analytic Report
Vania Smith-Oka Book Launch: Shaping the Motherhood of Indigenous Mexico

International Educational Opportunity Grant

Viva Bartkus Business on the Frontlines V - 2012-13
Tracy L. Kijewski-Correa NDSEED: Condega Bridge Building Project

Course Development Grant

Rahul Oka IDS - New gateway course
2011

Faculty Research Grant

Jaimie Bleck Good Morning Timbuktu! The Impact of Radio in Rural Islamic Africa
Tracy L. Kijewski-Correa Empowering Haitian Recovery in the Urban Housing Sector: A Field Study on the Effectiveness of Technology Adoption Programming for Non-Expert Audiences.
Rev. Daniel G. Groody, CSC “The Option for the Poor Beyond Theology: An Interdisciplinary Reader” - completion of manuscript
Victoria Tin-bor Hui Travel to ISA Conference in April 2012
Catherine Bolten In Pursuit of Manly Happiness: Well-Being, Education, and Manhood in Northern Sierra Leone
Thomas A. Gresik How Private Information Affects the Taxation of Multinational Firms
Joseph Kaboski The Importance of Precautionary Motives Relative to Entrepreneurial / Self Enhancing Motives in Driving the Savings Behavior of the Poor in Developing Countries
Erin Metz McDonnell The Effects of Democracy & Development on Foreign Student Rates of Non-return, 1970-2000
Simeon Alder Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Dynamics (SED) in Cyprus
Jeff Thurk Travel to Society of Economic Dynamics (SED) - Cyprus

Working Group Grant

Jaime M. Pensado Working Group on Mexico A/Y 2011-12
Lionel M. Jensen Working Group on Asia & Asian Studies (WGAAS)
Rahul Oka Development Studies Working Group A/Y 2011-12
Paul Ocobock Africa Working Group
Karen B. Graubart LA History WG - A/Y 2012-13

Conference/Event Grant

Scott Mainwaring Conference Proposal: Guillermo O’Donnell and the Study of Democracies
Susan D. Blum Learning In and Out of School: Education Across the Globe
Nelson Mark The Midwest Macroeconomics Meeting May 11-13, 2012

Intramural Grant

Victoria Tin-bor Hui What Is ‘China’: Between ‘Central States’ and the ‘Middle Kingdom?
Thomas F. Anderson Art and Literature at the Service of the People: Didactic Posters and Books from Puerto Rico’s Division of Community Education (DIVEDCO)
Thomas F. Anderson Chilean Film Festival
Paolo G. Carozza Claudio Orrego Sr.’s book “The Surprising Adventures of Balthazar.”

International Educational Opportunity Grant

Tracy L. Kijewski-Correa NDSEED - Bridges in Nicaragua

Course Development Grant

Lionel M. Jensen Course development for course to be offered fall 2013
2010

Conference/Event Grant

Sabine G. MacCormack (1941–2012) The origins and legacies of universal citizenship: The Antonine Constitution after 1800 years - conference in Rome
Jaime M. Pensado Mexico, 1810, 1910, and 2010being held at ND in April 2011
Joseph Kaboski Development day Conference: December 3, 2011
Ernesto Verdeja The State of Genocide Studies: Future Opportunities and Challenges Conference Workshop and Book Volume Funding
Joseph Kaboski Trade and Development Conference April 2011“Assessing the Impacts of Trade on Development.”

Faculty Research Grant

Jeffrey H. Bergstrand Continuing research on the Process of Globalization
Rev. Robert Dowd, CSC, Robert Esuruku The Effectiveness of Voter-Turnout Campaigns: Evidence from Uganda’s 2011 Election
Karen B. Graubart Continuing research in Lima, Peru for her book “Neighbors and Others: Space, People, and Authorities in Early Modern Seville and Lima.”
Rev. Sean McGraw, CSC The Freezing Hypothesis Revisited: Strategic Political Party Adaptation (Irish Parliament)
Rahul Oka Understanding the History and Structure of Pastoral-Trader Relationships for enhancing equitable market access among the Turkana pastoralists of Northern Kenya
Antoine Gervais The Impact of International Trade on Welfare
Rev. Robert Dowd, CSC Does Religion Matter? Promoting Health-Enhancing Behavior through Religious and Secular Networks (resubmit)
Paolo G. Carozza Law, Migration and Human Development
Rev. Daniel G. Groody, CSC Spiritual Writings of Gustavo Gutierrez
Karen B. Graubart  “Neighbors and Others: Space, Peoples, and Jurisdiction in Early Modern Seville and Lima”
Victoria Tin-bor Hui War & Historical China
Nelson Mark Chinese Growth & Development
Monika Nalepa How parties changed the Sejm?
Juan Vitulli JALLA-E conference in Lima, Peru
Juan M. Rivera An Assessment of a Model for Crop Substitution for Sustainable Agricultural Development in Rural Mexico
Karen E. Richman Religion and Materiality, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Jaime M. Pensado Tepoztlán Institute for Transnational History of the Americas: Knowledge, Law & Power conference, Mexico City
Jeff Thurk Conference travel summer 2011: The North American Econometric Society MeetingThe Annual Meeting for the Society of Economic Dynamics
Vania Smith-Oka Midwives and Reproductive Health Outcomes in a Mexican Public Hospital
Stephen E. Silliman International Research on Student and Professional Reaction to Development Initiatives Related to Groundwater Resources: Taking Advantage of a Unique Opportunity

Course Development Grant

Catherine Bolten The Cult of Personality: Investigation Political Charisma

Working Group Grant

Karen B. Graubart Latin American History Working Group A/Y 2011-12
Rahul Oka Development Studies Working Group for A/Y 2010-11
Karen E. Richman Haiti Working Group
Tamo Chattopadhay Public-Private Partnerships in International Education Development (WG new) REVISED
Paul Ocobock Africa Working Group renewal for A/Y 2010-11

International Educational Opportunity Grant

Viva Bartkus Business on the Frontlines

Professionalization Grant

Jonathan Scott Noble International conference “Christianity in Asia”
2009

Faculty Research Grant

Monika Nalepa Strategies of Party Influence and Survival in the Polish Parliment
Simeon Alder Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank
Rahul Oka Local Trade Networks and Regional Disasters: Incorporating Values-Driven and Market-Based Approaches into Humanitarian Relief Operations
Rev. Daniel G. Groody, CSC International Migration - Religion & Migration
Sabine G. MacCormack (1941–2012) Natural philosophy, history and theology in the writings of José de Acosta (1540-1600)
Karen E. Richman Research trip to Leogane, Haiti
Catherine Bolten Educating Youth in northern Sierra Leone
Stephen E. Silliman Water Resource Development (IWRM): Programs / Networking in Uganda and Benin

Conference/Event Grant

Jonathan Scott Noble Christianity in Asia Conference

Course Development Grant

Thomas F. Anderson Human Rights and Social Justice through Latin American Literature and Film
Jonathan Scott Noble Business & Culture in China, Taiwan, Beijing, Shanghai & Hong Kong

Working Group Grant

Rahul Oka Development Studies Working Group A/Y 2009-10
2008

Working Group Grant

Thomas F. Anderson Human Rights

Faculty Research Grant

Karen E. Richman Society for Anthropology of Religion conference - Monterey, CA March 2009