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Conferences and workshops

Build and Broaden Workshop

About the series

The Build and Broaden Program in the Directorate of Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences will host its second annual program symposium on November 2 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm EST.

Build and Broaden aims to broaden participation in the social, behavioral and economic sciences through support for research, training and research infrastructure at minority-serving institutions, including partnerships with and among those institutions.

The event will provide information about the program funding, best practices, submission preparation, post submissions and budgets. In addition, a diverse group of PIs will discuss how NSF funding supports the implementation of their projects. Finally, there will be a conversation about additional funding opportunities throughout the foundation.

Please register for the event to receive additional information and access to the Zoom meeting. 

For more information about the program, visit the Build and Broaden Program page.

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Workshop Agenda (all times in EST)

11:00-11:15 a.m.

  • Introduction and Program Overview: Dr. Enrique S. Pumar, Build and Broaden Program Director
  • Welcoming Remarks: Dr. Evan K. Heit, Acting Deputy Assistant Director for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences

11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Preparing an Effective Proposal: Moderated by Dr. Enrique S. Pumar, Build and Broaden Program Director

  • Preparing Project Submissions: Dr. Lee D. Walker, Acting Deputy Director, Division of Social and Economic Sciences
  • Post-Award Management: Dr. Josie W. Miranda, Program Director, SBE Office of Multidisciplinary Activities
  • Budgets and Financial Considerations: Dr. Steven J. Breckler, Program Director, Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences

12:30-1:00 p.m.
Lunch Break

1:00-1:45 p.m.
Build and Broaden Program Overview and Data

  • Dr. Enrique S. Pumar, Build and Broaden Program Director
  • Alexander A. Romero II, Program Analyst, SBE Office of the Assistant Director

1:45-3:30 p.m.
Presentations by Build and Broaden Principal Investigators

  • Geographies of Migration and (In)Security on the US-Mexican Border: Dr. Elizabeth Chacko, Professor of Geography and International Affairs, George Washington University
  • Heat and Inequality: Dr. Erika Robb Larkins, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Behner Stiefel Chair of Brazilian Studies, and Director of the Behner Stiefel Center for Brazilian Studies at San Diego State University
  • Comparative Study of Demographic Variation in Judiciaries: Dr. J. Jarpa Dawuni, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Women, Gender and Global Leadership, Howard University
  • Provider Pricing Behavior and Health Policy: Dr. Morgan Henderson, Principal Data Scientist, The Hilltop Institute and Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • An Ethnic Spring in the Food Desert? How State Policy Affects Food Environments and Business Entrepreneurship: Dr. Andrea Silva, Associate Professor of Political Science and Women and Gender Studies, The University of North Texas

3:30- 3:45 p.m.

3:45-5:00 p.m.
Co-Funding and Supplement Opportunities: Moderated by Dr. Jason Borenstein, Program Director, Ethical and Responsible Research Program

  • Dr. Jason Borenstein, Program Director, Ethical and Responsible Research Program
  • Dr. Naomi Hall-Byers, Program Director, CRISES and EDU/SBE CREST Programs, SBE Directorate
  • Dr. Enrique S. Pumar, Program Director and HBCU-EiR Working Group Member
  • Dr. Chinonye Whitley, Program Director BP Innovate, NSF Office of Integrative Activities
  • Dr. Rajesh Mehta and Dr. Lindsay Portnoy,  Program Directors, NSF SBIR/STTR & SBE Impact Supplement

4:50-5:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks

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