Manners Award Recipients


2016 Manners Awardees

UCSUR Names Recipients of 16th Annual Steven D. Manners Awards Each year, the University of Pittsburgh University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR) awards the Steven D. Manners Faculty Development Awards to promising research projects in the social, behavioral, and policy sciences on campus. These awards honor the memory of Steve Manners, a sociologist… More


2015 Awards

UCSUR Names Recipients of 15th Annual Steven D. Manners Awards Each year, the University of Pittsburgh University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR) awards the Steven D. Manners Faculty Development Awards to promising research projects in the social, behavioral, and policy sciences on campus. These awards honor the memory of Steve Manners, a sociologist… More


2014 Awards

Anthony Fabio, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology Dara Mendez, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology “The Development of a Measure of Neighborhood Wellbeing for Pittsburgh Neighborhoods.” The goal of this study is to develop, through the use of the data included in the Pittsburgh Neighborhood and Community Information System (PNCIS), a neighborhood… More


2013 Awards

Brian Beaton, PhD & Rosta Farzan, PhD Assistant Professors School of Information Sciences “Information Needs in the Local Nonprofit Sector: The Challenge of Measuring and Reporting Impact” This proposal seeks funding to carry out pilot research for designing and implementing systems to meet the information needs of the Pittsburgh nonprofit sector and will focus on… More


2012 Awards

Nicholas G. Castle, PhD, MHA, FGSA Professor, Department of Health Policy & Management Graduate School of Public Health “Bullying in Nursing Homes” Little is known about the frequency and seriousness of bullying abuse in the more than 17000 nursing homes in the U.S. Pilot data suggest that the scale and scope of resident abuse is… More


2011 Awards

Jane E.  Clougherty, MSc, ScD Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Graduate School of Public Health “Adapting Geospatial Modeling Methods to Assess Individual-level Variability in Urban Chronic Stress” Chronic stress has been linked to a range of illnesses, including respiratory infection, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and the common cold.  More recent evidence suggests that chronic stress… More