Below are the guidelines for the DRRC's grants program. If you are a Northwestern University faculty member, Ph.D. student or postdoctoral fellow and wish to be put on our mailing list for grant proposal forms, please email your request to Stephanie Dixon.
DRRC Research Grants Spring 2019 Cycle Due Date: April 18, 2019 11:59pm.
Principal investigators MUST be affiliated with Northwestern University as a full-time faculty member, a graduate student or a postdoctoral fellow during the grant period. Co-investigators do not need to be affiliated with Northwestern University.
The DRRC funds empirical research on conflict, broadly construed. We are open to a variety of methods: experimental, field, modeling, etc. The grants committee looks for several features in a proposal:
Funding is expected to range from $1,000 - $5,000. On average, we provide $2,500 per awarded grant.
What is likely to receive support:
What will not receive support:
Please submit your application via email to Stephanie Dixon.
The contents of your application should include:
After at least two reviewers evaluate each proposal, the grant committee meets to finalize the decision. Applicants receive a decision letter with substantive feedback soon after the committee has met (usually within 14 days of the submission date).
The DRRC has longstanding partnerships with the International Academy of Conflict Management (IACM) and the Academy of Management (AOM), two organizations that convene faculty, Ph.D. and postdoctoral fellows to share their knowledge and research.
The DRRC awarded the 2018 IACM Best Article or Book Chapter to Andrew Carton and Basima Tewfik for their article in Organization Science titled, “Perspective—A New Look at Conflict Management in Work Groups” and the 2018 AOM Best Student Paper Award to Siyu Yu for her paper, “All for One or Free-For-All? How, Why, and When Resource Scarcity Impacts Team Power Dynamics and Performance.”
The DRRC pursues its mission in part through its research-funding program