Research Grants

Lehigh University College of Education active and completed research grants

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9.5 Million (2013-2019)

Research Funding

Featured Research

Active Research Grants

Parents Plus: Language Coach
PI:  Brook Sawyer
Funded by:  IES - Special Education Research
Type: Development
Expected Completion Date: August 2020

Making Progress with Progress Monitoring: Developing Early Literacy and Language Individual Growth and Development Indicators as Progress Monitoring Tools
PI:  Robin Hojnoski
Funded by: IES - Education Research
Type: Measurement
Expected Completion Date:  July 2020

A Multi-Component Alcohol and Sex Risk Intervention for College Students
PI:  Nicole Johnson
Funded by:  National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Type: R34
Expected Completion Date: July 2020

Training School Psychologists as RTI Facilitators at Middle and High School Levels
PI:  Robin Hojnoski
Co-PI: Ethan Van Norman, Minyi Dennis
Funded by:  US Department of Education - Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
Expected Completion Date: August 2020

Bayesian Analysis of Academic Outcomes from Single-Case Experimental Designs
PI:  Ethan Van Norman
Funded by:  IES: Education Research, Development and Dissemination
Expected Completion Date: May 2021

Effects of Dual Licensure on Student Mathematics Achievement
PI:  Esther Lindstrom
Co-PI: Jihyun Kim
Funded by:  AERA/NSF
Expected Completion Date: July 2021

Genes to Behavior: Unlocking the Code for Early Detection of Reading Disorder
PI:  Esther Lindstrom
Funded by:  Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development 
Type: R15
Expected Completion Date: September 2020

Teacher Licensure and Student Achievement Outcomes
PI:  Jihyun Kim
Co-PI: Esther Lindstrom
Funded by:  PA Department of Health
Expected Completion Date: June 2020

Implementation of the Residential Experience for Aspiring Leaders
PI:  Craig Hochbein
Funded by:  PA Department of Education
Type: Innovative Teacher and Principal Residency Program: Implementation Grant
Expected Completion Date: September 2021

Validity of Multi-System Developmental Monitoring for Low-income Infants and Toddlers
PI: Patti Manz
Funded by: PA Department of Health (CURE)
Expected Completion Date: May 2021

Recently completed research grants

Adapting Tier 2 Interventions for Non-Responsive Students in Elementary Schools
PI:  Lee Kern
Funded by:  IES - Special Education Research
Type: Development and Innovation
Completed: 8/31/19

Lehigh-Souderton Pathway 360
PI:  Lee Kern
Funded by:  National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
Type: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program
Completed: August 2019

Socio-Environmental Science Investigations (SESI) Using the Geospatial Curriculum Approach with Web GIS
PI:  Al Bodzin
Co-PI: Tom Hammond
Faculty: Joan Fu
Funded by:  National Science Foundation
Type: ITEST
Completed: July 2019

The Residential Experience for Aspiring Leaders Program 
PI:  Craig Hochbein
Funded by:  PA Department of Education
Type: Innovative Teacher and Principal Residency Program: Planning Grant
Completed: July 2019

Multisite Study of School-Based Treatment Approaches for adolescents with ADHD
PI:  George DuPaul
Faculty: Joan Fu
Funded by: IES - Education Research
Type: Efficacy and Replication      
Completed: May 2019

Trauma Sensitive School Training
PI: Chris Liang
Funded by: United Way
Completed: January 2019

Study of Ambitiou Mathematics Instruction
PI: Jihyun Kim
Funded by: National Science Foundation
Completed: July 2018

Early Intervention for Young Children with ADHD: Developing Strategies to Enhance Parent Engagement
PI: George DuPaul
Co-PI: Lee Kern
Funded by: IES - Special Education Research
Type: Development and Innovation
Completed: 2015

Little Talks: Developing the Role of Early Head Start Home Visitors to Provide Evidence-Based Intervention to Families
PI: Patti Manz
Funded by: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Type: Affordable Care Act - Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Research Program
Completed: 2015

Longitudinal Outcomes of College Students with ADHD
PI: Goerge DuPaul
Funded by: National Institute of Mental Health
Type: R01
Completed: 2016

Caregiving, Attachment, and Regulation of Emotion (CARE)
PI: Susan Woodhouse
Faculty: Grace Caskie
Funded by:  Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development    
Type: R01
Completed: 2018

Read It Again!  In Early Childhood Special Education
PI: Brook Sawyer
Funded by: IES - Special Education Research
Type: Efficacy and Replication
Completed: 2017