Awards

Awards

  1. 2016: Citation of Excellence winner for “A Three-Stage Adoption Process for Social Media Use in Government” – Public Administration Review”, awarded by: Emerald Group Publishing for highly cited papers
  2. 2012: Winner, ARPA Best Article Award 2012 for Binz-Scharf, Maria Christina, David Lazer, and Ines Mergel (2012). Searching for answers: Networks of practice among public administrators. American Review of Public Administration 41(2):202-225.
  3. 2010: Winner Best Article PA Times 2010 for: Government 2.0 Revisited: Social Media Strategies in the Public Sector, in: PA Times, American Society for Public Administration, Vol. 33, No. 3, p. 7 & 10.

Grants

  1. IBM Center for the Business of Government, Research stipend: Implementing Digital Services Teams Across the U.S. Federal Government, 2016, $20,000
  2. National Science Foundation (NSF): Collaborative Research: Connecting Women Faculty in Geotechnical Engineering – Thriving in a Networked World, Award #1536542,  Co-PI, 2016-2018, $258,870.00. (declined)
  3. IBM Center for the Business of Government, Research stipend, 2015, $20,000.
  4. Maxwell School Dean’s Office Appleby-Mosher Fund, Research support, 2015-2016, $1,200.
  5. Maxwell School Summer Assistant Program, 2014, $1,800.
  6. Maxwell School Dean’s Office Appleby-Mosher Fund, Research support, 2013-2014, $1,000.
  7. Maxwell School Summer Assistant Program, 2013, $1,600.
  8. The Dirksen Congressional Research Center: Strategic intent vs. observed tactics of Twitter use among Members of Congress, May 2013 – April 2014, $3,500.
  9. German Academic Exchange Service, Travel Grant, 2013, ~$1,500.
  10. Maxwell School Dean’s Office Appleby-Mosher Fund, Research support, 2013-2014, $1,200.
  11. IBM Center for the Business of Government, Individual research stipend, Title: “Social Media Analytics: A Manager’s Guide to Assess Impact of Social Media Interactions”, June 2012-June 2013, $20,000.
  12. Maxwell School Dean’s Office Appleby-Mosher Fund, Research support, 2012-2013, $1,200.
  13. IBM Center for the Business of Government, Individual research stipend, Title: “A Manager’s guide for using Twitter in the public sector”, May-December 2011, $20,000.
  14. 2011 Summer Project Assistantship Award, Maxwell School, Syracuse University, $1,600.
  15. Maxwell School Dean’s Office Appleby-Mosher Fund, Research support, Summer 2011, $1,200
  16. NSF IGERT proposal, awarded, Title: IGERT: S(iBriD) Soft Interfaces – Bridging the Divide in Graduate education, participant, amount requested: $2,956,679, 60 months, 2011-2016.
  17. NSF Advance grant, Scientific Advisor, Title: “The Inclusive Connective Corridor: Social Networks and the ADVANCEment of Women STEM Faculty”, Summer Salary, total amount awarded for project: 2010-2015, $3,399,058.
  18. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Title: “Global Health Advocacy and Policy Project (GHAPP)”, Senior Researcher, Summer salary, total amount awarded for project: $1,098,461, 2010-2013.
  19. EU 7th framework, Ten: “Collaborative Production in eGovernment”, North America Expert for “Government 2.0”, $5,000.
  20. IBM Center for the Business of Government, Individual research stipend, Title: “Collaboration 2.0: A Manager’s guide for using and maintaining Wikis in the public sector”, May-December 2010, $20,000.
  21. Campbell Public Affairs Institute, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Title: “Social media applications in the non-profit sector: Transparency, participation and collaboration online”, Faculty Research Grant, 2010-2011, $4,000.
  22. Campbell Public Affairs Institute, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Title: “Social media adoption in federal agencies and departments”, Faculty External Funding Mini-Grant Program, 2010-2011, $1,500.
  23. Campbell Public Affairs Institute, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Title: “Participatory democracy using social media applications in the public sector”, Summer faculty grant for research assistance, 2009-2010, $1,500.
  24. PARCC Program for Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Title: “Collaborative governance online: How municipalities are using the power of less on SecondLife.com”, Faculty grant, $1,000, 2009-2010.
  25. 2011 Summer Project Assistantship Award, Maxwell School, Syracuse University, $1,600.
  26. Maxwell School Dean’s Office Appleby-Mosher Fund, Title: “Transformative effects of Web 2.0 applications in the public sector”, Summer assistance, Summer 2009, $1,200.
  27. CTIP Center for Technology and Information Policy, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Faculty support grant for conference expenses and data analysis software, 2009-2010, ~$3,000.
  28. APSA Volcker grant, Title: “Transformative effects of social media applications in the public sector“, Residence fellowship, summer 2009.
  29. Minnowbrook III New Faculty Fellow (September 2008).
  30. NSF postdoctoral fellowship, Program on Networked Governance, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, 2005-2008.
  31. NSF doctoral fellowship, National Center for Digital Government, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, 2002-2005.
  32. Swiss National Science Foundation, Individual Research Stipend, $40,000, 2002-2004
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