Research Grants

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university and faculty members have a long tradition of securing grants to support their research interests. Consistent with the university mission for scholarly activity, faculty and staff in the Graduate School of Education are continually pursuing grant opportunities. The table below lists the current grants within the school where a GSE faculty or staff member is the principal investigator.

GSE Principal Investigator Department Title Sponsor Amount
Abramovich, Samuel Learning and Instruction Badges in Jewish Education and Identity Covenant Foundation $21,638.00
Alexander, Ramone A Graduate School of Education Liberty Partnerships Program NYS Education Department $397,000.00
Boyd, Fenice B Learning and Instruction The Buffalo Project: Professional Development for Teachers Across Disciplines to Meet English Language Learners' Needs and Achieve Common Core NYS Education Department $600,000.00
Boyd, Maureen Patricia Learning and Instruction Speaking and Listening as a Teaching and Learning Resource: Explicating Oracy Practices in One Second Grade Classroom Community Spencer Foundation $40,000.00
Burganowski, David F Counseling, School and Educational Psychology Program Income for A-49141 (Burganowski) US Department of Education $18,000.00
Burganowski, David F Counseling, School and Educational Psychology ACCESS-VR Vocational Rehabilitatioin Training SUNY $386,000.00
Conroy, Kayte Counseling, School and Educational Psychology SUNY High Needs Program SUNY High Needs Grant $87,279.00
Daun-Barnett, Nathan James Educational Leadership and Policy FAFSA Completion Project, Charter School Expansion Say Yes to Education, Buffalo $18,874.00
Daun-Barnett, Nathan James Educational Leadership and Policy FAFSA Completion Project Buffalo Public Schools $15,410.00
Daun-Barnett, Nathan James Educational Leadership and Policy Examining the impact of service on AmeriCorps ABLE members Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc. $5,649.40
Daun-Barnett, Nathan James Educational Leadership and Policy Examining the Implementation of the FL College Access Network & Its impact on Local College Access Networks FLCA Network and Helios Foundation $120,000.00
Daun-Barnett, Nathan James Educational Leadership and Policy GEAR UP Buffalo - UB College Success Initiative NYS Higher Education Services Corp HESC $362,755.00
Dimick, Alexandra Learning and Instruction Urban Youth and Evironmental Participation: The influence of Classroom experience National Academy of Education $27,500.00
Fabiano, Gregory A Counseling, School and Educational Psychology Engaging Fathers to Promote Family Self-Sufficiency and Stability US Department of Health and Human Services $99,970.00
Fabiano, Gregory A Counseling, School and Educational Psychology Project VIABLE-II: Unified validation of Direct Behavior Rating (DBR) in a Problem-Solving Model University of Connecticut $573,891.00
Fabiano, Gregory A Counseling, School and Educational Psychology Improving parenting capacity to promote safe driving for adolescents with ADHD National Institute of Child Health and Human Development $2,718,848.00
Fabiano, Gregory A Counseling, School and Educational Psychology Enhancing father engagement to promote social,behavioral, and academic outcomes US Department of Education $417,996.00
Fabiano, Gregory A Counseling, School and Educational Psychology CARD Albany and NYS Regional Center for Autism and Spectrum Disorders NYS Education Department $135,000.00
Kearney, Erin Learning and Instruction Growing Multilingualism for all children CAO Head Start of Erie Coumty $46,147.00
McVee, Mary Learning and Instruction IMPACT Grant RMS Allocation Award $32,100.00
Moore-Russo, Deborah Learning and Instruction Improving Conceptual Understanding of Multivariable Calculus Through Visualization CalcPlot3D National Science Foundation $26,655.00
Nickerson, Amanda Counseling, School and Educational Psychology Peer Victimization as a Pathway to Adolescent Substance Use National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism $60,265.00
Nickerson, Amanda Counseling, School and Educational Psychology Developmental Pathways of Violence and Substance use in a High Risk Sample National Institute on Drug Abuse $96,263.00
Nickerson, Amanda Counseling, School and Educational Psychology Efficacy of a Comprehensive School-Based Intervention for Children with HFASDs Canisius College Subaward $284,489.00
Perry, Sabrina C Graduate School of Education University at Buffalo Upward Bound Program US Department of Education $494,882.00
Ragland, Simone P Graduate School of Education Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) - 7/1/15-6/30/2020 NYS Education Department $1,485,000.00
Raimondi, Sharon L. Learning and Instruction Preparing Special Education Doctoral Leadership Personnel for the Digital Age US Department of Education $1,200,000.00
Runfola, Maria Learning and Instruction The Magic of Music Head Start of Erie County $27,241.00
Soergel, Dagobert Library and Information Studies Improving Search, Sensemaking, Learning and Social Tagging Through a Universal Appliance for Query Expansion and Meaningful Concept Displays Drexel University $78,694.00
Weis, Lois M Educational Leadership and Policy Collaborative Research: Education Policy Studies - Empirical Research: Urban High School Opportunity Structures, Figured Worlds of STEM, and Choice of Major and College Destination National Science Foundation $819,755.00
Weis, Lois M Educational Leadership and Policy Working Group Meeting on the Scope and Possibilities of Mixed Methods Research on Educational Issues Spencer Foundation $75,000.00
Weis, Lois M Educational Leadership and Policy Collaborative Research : Education Policy Studies Regents of the University of Colorado $20,000.00
Weis, Lois M Educational Leadership and Policy Identifying and Measuring STEM Schools and Programs University of Chicago $14,000.00
Xiufeng Liu Learning and Instruction Enabling Access to Cutting-Edge Biomedical and Behavioral Science National Institute of General Medical Sciences $37,545.55
Xiufeng Liu Learning and Instruction Targeted MSP: The University at Buffalo/Buffalo Public Schools (UB/BPS) Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Partnership National Science Foundation $385,122.85
Total $11,207,331.80