Grants & Contracts

August 2017- July 2018

Toxicology Mentoring and Diversity Inclusion Training Program, funded by the National Institutes of Health, Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training.
Role: Principal investigator
Amount: $25,000

July 2016- June 2017

Toxicology Mentoring and Diversity Inclusion Training Program, funded by the National Institutes of Health, Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training.
Role: Principal investigator
Amount: $13,838

September 2014- August 2015

Building a Cyberlearning Research Program: An Early Career Symposium, funded by National Science Foundation.
Role: Principal investigator
Amount: $21,830

April 2014- October 2015

Professional Development Program Project, contract with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Role: Project Leader
Amount: $35,868

January 2014- July 2016

Plant Breeding E-Learning in Africa, funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Role: Co-principal investigator
Amount: $1,643,817

September 2012- December 2015

Shielding cucurbit crops for more resilient agroecosystems, funded by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Specialty Crop Research Initiative.
Role: Co-principal investigator
Amount: $1,552,870

February 2012- December 2014

International Leadership Curriculum Development: A Global Leadership Minor for Undergraduates, funded by Iowa State University College of Human Sciences Innovative Teaching Initiative.
Role: Co-principal investigator
Amount: $29,963

November 2009- September 2013

Customization of Food Safety Messaging for Retail Foodservice Employees funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, CSRESS National Integrated Food Safety Initiative.
Role: Co-principal investigator
Amount: $598,607

September 2009- October 2012

Sustainable Systems for Cucurbit Crops on Organic Farmsfunded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service.
Role: Co-principal investigator
Amount: $1,047,000

February 2012- April 2012

Online Student Orientation Project, contract with Iowa State University Engineering-LAS Online Learning.
Role: Project Leader
Amount: $3,948

April 2011- December 2011

Regulatory Affairs e-Learning Program, contract with Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica.
Role: Project Leader
Amount: $41,400

February 2010- May 2010

Des Moines University Post-Professional Therapy Program Analysis, contract with Des Moines University.
Role: Project Leader
Amount: $2,070

November 2009- June 2011

e-Mentoring for beginning elementary science teachers (e-BEST) funded by Iowa State University College of Human Sciences.
Role: Co-principal investigator
Amount: $10,000

April 2009- June 2011

Learning Design Solutions: A Student-Led Embedded Enterprise in the College of Human Sciences funded by the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurial Program Initiative.
Role: Principal investigator
Amount: $48,998

May 2008 – June 2009

Alternative Technology Exploratorium & Usability Labfunded by the Iowa State University 2008-2009 Student Computer Fee Central Pool.
Role: Principal investigator
Amount: $36,306

May 2008 – June 2009

Instructional Technology Consulting Start-Up: A Student-Led Effort under the Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching and the College of Human Sciences funded by the Pappajohn Center/Kauffman Foundation.
Role: Principal investigator
Amount: $6,150

December 2007-June 2008

International Research and Teaching in Instructional Design Course funded by Iowa State University Council on International Programs.
Role: Principal investigator
Amount: $5,000

February 2007-June 2007

Examination of Processes and Performance in Virtual Teams Working in Iowa-Based Companies funded by Iowa State University College of Human Sciences.
Role: Principal investigator
Amount: $4,000

January 2007-June 2007

Promoting Entrepreneurship Activities in the College of Human Sciences through Instructional Technology funded by the Pappajohn Center/Kauffman Foundation.
Role: Principal investigator
Amount: $5,000

October 2006-September 2008

Teacher Education Goes Into Virtual Schooling funded by the U.S. Department of Education Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education.
Role: Co-Principal Investigator.
Amount: $600,000

May 2006-October 2009

Enabling Graduate Learning in Risk Analysis With Emphasis on Food, Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine funded by U.S. Department of Agriculture Higher Education Challenge Grants Program.
Role: Program Evaluator.
Amount: $146,813

April 2006 – June 2006

Examination of the Relationship between Levels of Trust and Performance in Virtual and Blended Learning Teams funded by Iowa State University College of Human Sciences.
Role: Principal Investigator.
Amount: $10,000

December 2005 – March 2006

Research and Development of Transatlantic Classrooms for Instructional Design funded by Iowa State University Council on International Programs.
Role: Principal Investigator.
Amount: $4,921


Working on Plant Breeding E-Learning in Africa project.


International Leadership Curriculum Development meeting.


Conducting program analysis.


Customization of Food Safety Messaging observation.


Sustainable Systems for Cucurbit Crops: Research Team.


A research study on online induction models for new science teachers in 3D environments.


Investigating virtual learning collaborations across the Atlantic.

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