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Past Grantees of Global Development Research Funding

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Global Development Research Funding goes to support small projects or seed funding for Stanford faculty and postdoctoral scholars. Global Development Research Funding was previously known as Junior Faculty Research Funding.

2022 - 2023 Academic Year

  • Health
    Innovations in Methods and Data
    Education and Skills
    Gary Darmstadt, School of Medicine
    Prediction of Maternal and Infant Outcomes in Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, and Kenya from Metabolomic Machine Learning Analyses 
  • Health
    Innovations in Methods and Data
    Education and Skills
    Melanie Hannebelle, Department of Bioengineering 
    Modifying of the Hydrodynamics of Water Access Points to Lower Schistosomiasis Infection Rates
  • Health
    Innovations in Methods and Data
    Environment and Climate Change
    Melanie Kiener, School of Medicine 
    Estimating The Seroprevalence of Zika Virus in Coastal Kenya
  • Governments and Institutions
    Gender and Equity
    Health
    Pei Palmgren, Department of Sociology 
    Investigating Infrastructures of Care Among Migrant Workers in the Myanmar-Thailand Migration Corridor
  • Trade and Migration
    Innovations in Methods and Data
    Urbanization and Infrastructure
    Hannah Postel, Department of Economics
    Assessing African Migration Aspirations
  • Environment and Climate Change
    Governments and Institutions
    Innovations in Methods and Data
    Catlan Reardon, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies 
    Examining the Effect of Climate Shocks and Migratory Shifts on Violence in Nigeria 
  • Health
    Innovations in Methods and Data
    Gender and Equity
    Kian Shaker, Department of Radiology
    Low-cost, Ultra-portable, & Open-source Chest X-ray

2021 - 2022 Academic Year

  • Governments and Institutions
    Jeremy Bowles, Department of Economics
    Enhancing Zambia's Constituency Development Fund
  • Governments and Institutions
    Katherine Casey, Graduate School of Business
    Candidate Entry Into Local Government
  • Health
    Innovations in Methods and Data
    Arun Chandrasekhar, Department of Economics
    Identifying Effective Strategies to Increase COVID Vaccine Takeup in India 
  • Health
    Gender and Equity
    Urbanization and Infrastructure
    Yoshika Crider, Department of Economics
    Exploratory Research for Passive Chlorination in Health Care Facilities in Kenya
  • Governments and Institutions
    Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
    Populism and the Failure of Anti-Corruption Reforms in Post-Democratized Latin America
  • Governments and Institutions
    Allison Grossman, Department of Political Science
    Managing Humanitarian Emergencies: How Recipient Governments Constrain Humanitarian Aid
  • Governments and Institutions
    Yiqing Xu, Department of Political Science
    Gaslighting: How The Chinese Government Shapes Public Opinion through Manipulating Comment Sections on Social Media