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Pitt Law Faculty Receive Momentum Funds

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.”

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