Several members of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Faculty have been awarded Pitt Momentum Funds to help advance Pitt’s goal to support high-quality research, scholarship, and creative endeavors.
- Professors Ann Sinsheimer and Leigh Coogan were awarded a Forge Your Own Path grant to support an additional year of funding for their project, “Persistence, Performance, and Law School: Implementing Interventions to Encourage Growth Mindset, Maximize Education, and Ensure Practice-Ready Professionals,” which received a personalized education award last year.
- Professor Tomar Pierson-Brown was awarded a Teaming Grant, with faculty from Epidemiology, Medicine, and Africana Studies, for her project, “A Black Women’s Health Agenda: Applying an Intersectional Systems Approach and Reproductive Justice Lens.”
- Professor Matiangai Sirleaf was awarded a Teaming Grant, with faculty from History, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, History and Philosophy of Science, Medicine, and Epidemiology, for her project, “History and Future of the ‘Neglected Tropical Diseases’: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Research to Improve Public Health Outcomes.”
- Dean Amy J. Wildermuth and Professor Josh Galperin, with faculty from Engineering and Chemistry, were awarded a Scaling Grant for their project, “Attacking the Global Plastics Waste Problem.”