Research Grants

External Grants:

National Science Foundation Grant (BCS-1127329), Principal Investigator, The Global Shift in R&D Alliances: Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) and the Quest for the ‘Base of the Pyramid’ (BOP) markets.  Geography and Spatial Science Program, 2011-16. ($269,999 – Co-PI: Balaji Parthasarathy).

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant (BCS-1103231), The State, Intellectual Property Rights, and the Rise of the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry.  Geography and Spatial Science Program, 2011-12 ($12,000 — Co-PI: Rory Horner).

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant (BCS-1103027), Producing Urban Space and the Transformation of Informal Retailing in Delhi, India.  Geography and Spatial Science Program, 2011-12 ($11,985 — Co-PI: Seth Schindler).

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant (BCS-1030638), Sovereign Wealth Funds, Dependent Development, and the New Alliance Capitalism.  Geography and Spatial Science Program, 2010-11 ($11,478 — Co-PI: Daniel G. Haberly).

National Science Foundation Grant (BCS-0350697), Principal Investigator, Organizational Dynamics of the U.S. Logistics Industry: Inter-firm networks, Technology and Globalization.   Geography and Regional Science Program, 2004-2008. ($190,000 – Co-PI: Samuel J. Ratick).

National Geographic Society Grant, Committee for Research and Exploration, Principal Investigator, Geography of Cultural Production in the Age of Globalization: The Case of Flamenco Industry in Southern Spain, 2005-07 ($17,000)

National Science Foundation Grant (BCS-0095977), Principal Investigator, Entrepreneurship in the Information Age: Beyond Craftsmanship and Japan’s Future in Industrial Capitalism.  Geography and Regional Science and Economics Programs, 2001-2004. ($95,876)

Japan Studies Grant, Research on Entrepreneurship in Japan. The Northeast Asia Council, Association for Asian Studies, 1999.  ($2,000)

 

Reviewing duties:

Member of the Panels, National Science Foundation

Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada

National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Science Program

National Geography Society Committee on Research and Exploration

Social Science Research Council, International Dissertation Field Research Fellowship Program

Economic & Social Research Council (UK)

Austrian Science Fund (Austria)

National Science Foundation, Science and Technology Studies Program

Research Council for Biosciences and Environment (RCBE), Academy of Finland (Finland)

National Science Foundation, Societal Dimensions of Engineering, Science, and Technology Program

Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (Japan)