Current and Previous Research

 

Current Grants Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF ECR Core Grant (NSF Grant No. 1561584)- "Career Commitment and Retention in STEM: The Intersection of Professional Identity and Career Management Skills in Minority and Women STEM Students"

Co- PI's - Dr. Artenzia Young-Seigler (Biology), Dr. Korsi Dumenyo (Agriculture), and Dr. Carlos D. Beane (Engineering)

Citation: Hammond, M.S., Hall, J., Hargrove, S., & Young-Seigler, A. (2016). Career Commitment and Retention in STEM: the Intersection of Professional Identity and Career Management Skills among Minority and Women STEM students. Three year, $1,500,000 National Science Foundation's EHR Core Research Grant.

Goal: To understand the career development needs of African American and Women STEM students.

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HBCU-Up (NSF Grant No. 1623145) - "Career Commitment and Retention in STEM: Examining the Impact of a Career Management Intervention"

Co-PIs: Dr. Elaine Martin (Biology), Dr. Tom Broyles (Agriculture), and Dr. Bethany King-Wilkes (Engineering)

Citation: Hammond, M.S., Hargrove, S., Hall, J., & Martin, E. (2016). Broadening Participation Research: Career Commitment and Retention in STEM: Building the STEM Workforce. (Grant PI). Three year, $350,000 National Science Foundation's HBCU-UP Broadening Participation Research grant.

Goal: Refine the culturally-appropriate career intervention for African American STEM students which was developed and tested during previous award.

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 Other Major Awarded Grants

National Science Foundation Grants:

  • NSF HBCU-UP BPR (2012-2016; NSF Grant No. 1238778):
    • Citation:  Hammond, M.S., Hall, J., & Hargrove, S.  (2012). Supplemental Grant to the Broadening Participation Research:  Career Commitment and Retention in STEM:  Building the STEM Workforce.  (Grant PI).  Two semester, $420,000 National Science Foundation’s HBCU-UP Broadening Participation Research grant program.
    • Goal:  To develop and test a culturally-appropriate career management intervention for African American STEM students.

NSF Grant Collaborator/Subcontract Awards:

  • Collaborator (NSF Grant No. 0748934):
    • Citation: Favor, K. (2007).  HBCU Evaluators Consortium Planning Proposal.  (Site PI).  Two-year, $200,000, six institution collaboration in planning grant from the National Science Foundation of which Tennessee State University received $23,000.
    • Goal:  The goal is to diversify and build leadership in the field of program evaluation; as well as to strengthen evaluator skills in assessing STEM programmatic initiatives directed towards multiethnic and underrepresented populations.
  • Subcontract under Research on Gender in Science & Engineering (2006-2009; NSF Grant No. 0624720).
    • Citation:  Hammond, M.S. (2006).  Project site under B. Kerr and K.D. Multon’s GSE/RES - Milestones and Danger Zones for Talented Women in STEM.  (Grant PI).  Three year, $500,000 National Science Foundation grant of which Tennessee State University received $57,514.  Institutional Collaborators:  University of Kansas & Arizona State University.
    • Goal:  To test a model of women's persistence in science that incorporates the constructs of ability, privilege, and gender relations.

 Tennessee Board of Regents' Faculty Research Grant:

  • Citation:  Hammond, M.S., Luke, C.  Michael, T. & Hartwig, M.  (2015).  At-risk and under-represented students’ decisions to withdraw:  Effects of personality, career, and developmental factors on intent to return.  One year, $40,000 grant funded by the TBR Faculty Research Grant program.  (funded).
  • Goal:  To examine the role of personality, developmental, and career developmental factors in both under-represented minorities' and at-risk students' decisions to withdraw from college.

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