Individual Projects

ISS Individual Research Grants support new work by individual (and, particularly, junior) social sciences faculty in the UC Davis College of Letters and Science. Click the linked titles for progress reports.

2016-17 | 2015-16 | 2014-15


  • Testing a School-based Stress Reduction Intervention for Elementary School Children
    Camelia Hostinar, Psychology
  • Spaces of Power: Mapping Authority in Late Imperial China
    Quinn Javers, History
  • A Dataset on Bilateral Cooperation in Global Counterterrorism Networks
    Brandon Kinne, Political Science
  • American Hegemony and the Rise of China
    David McCourt, Sociology
  • Pakistan Community Pollution Monitoring
    Arman Rezaee, Economics
  • Improving Health Risk Assessment Through the Wisdom of Crowds
    Jingwen Zhang, Communication



  • Conflict and Consensus: Reaching Group Decisions in Primate Societies
    Margaret Crofoot, Anthropology
  • Bilingual Challenges in Language Acquisition
    Katharine Graf Estes, Psychology



  • The Effects of Information about Income Inequality on Public Support for Taxes
    Cheryl Boudreau, Political Science
  • Political Mobility, Institutional Change and Legislative Behavior
    Scott MacKenzie, Political Science