Transnational Research

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2020    Bridging the Digital Divide: A Collaborative Exploration of the Bhutanese Community Response to Covid-19. PI: Jeffrey H. Cohen; Community partner, Sudarshan Pyakurel, BCCO (Bhutanese Community of Central Ohio), , co-investigators, Arati Maleku, School of Social Work, Taku Suzuki, International Studies, Denison University; Francisco Montiel-Ishino, IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities National Institutes of Health. Social Justice program, OSU.

2019    National Science Foundation, Household Producer Effects of Rural Diet Transformation, BCS award 1918324.

2016    Humanities and the Arts Discovery Theme Pilot Project Grants, Migrants and Movers: Humanities & Arts Perspectives on Global Mobility, Y Hashamova, V Brunner-Sung, JH Cohen, T Dragostinova & R Judd.

2015    TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey), Migration to Turkey: the socio-cultural choices of returning movers. In residence 2015-2016, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey.

2008    National Science Foundation, REG: Entrepreneurism among Somali women in Columbus, Ohio.

2007    National Science Foundation, The role of crises in migration outcomes: rural Oaxacans and politics in Oaxaca City, Mexico, BCS award 0706795.

2004    National Geographic Society, Chapulines: the socioeconomic and nutritional importance of grasshoppers in rural Oaxaca, Mexico.

2003    Russell Sage Foundation: The Construction and Reconstruction of Identities: Dominican Immigrants and their Children in New U.S. Destination Communities. RS Oropesa, JH Cohen, AJ Toribio, GF De Jong and L Jensen, co-PIs.

2001    National Science Foundation, Russian immigrant networks in Costa Rica.

1999    National Science Foundation, CAREER program grant: Transnational Migration and Remittances: A Longitudinal Study of Rural Oaxaca, BCS-9875539.