Past Funded Research


Past Funded Research

Research Archive

  • Recovery and Adjustment in the Community after Hurricane Florence

    The major goal of this project was to test hypotheses derived from self-regulation shift theory and social support deterioration deterrence theory among Sandhills residents directly affected by Hurricane Florence.

  • CASA Warning System Innovation Institute

    Principal Investigator: Ceadar League

  • Disaster Resilient Rural Communities

    This research examines the question “how does access to online information effect the perception of individual and collective resilience in rural communities across all phases of disaster?”

  • Early Trauma Intervention: Web Development Project

    This project looked to utilize social cognitive theory to develop a stand alone early intervention website for trauma survivors.

  • Motor Vehicle Accident Trauma

    This study utilized social cognitive theory to understand recovery process involved with MVA trauma.

  • NASA Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) Observations for Testing Environmental Control of Hurricane Formation and Intensification

    Principal Investigator: Dr. Russell Elsberry

  • Parent-Child Processes Affecting Long Term Post-Disaster Psychosocial Adjustment

    Principal Investigator: Dr. Kotaro Shoji

  • SupportNet Program for Frontline Providers

    Principal Investigator: Dr. Charles Benight

  • Terror Management Theory & Social Cognitive Theory

    Current study focuses on survivors of domestic violence in the U.S. and Poland.

  • Transition of 32 day and 15 day forecasts of Tropical Cyclone Events to Operations in the Western North Pacific and Extension to Other Basins

    Principal Investigator: Dr. Russell Elsberry

  • Traumatic Stress and Burnout Utilizing Social Cognitive Theory

    An ongoing project focusing on the importance of social and individual resources in managing secondary traumatic stress and job burnout.

  • Veterans Enhanced Treatment Services (VETS) Program Evaluation

    Principal Investigator: Michelle Slattery

  • The Warning Project

    This study looked at warning perceptions for flash floods and tornadoes in Denver Colorado and Austin Texas residents

  • EPiGS Study

    Purpose: This study examines how traumatic experiences such as combat exposure can be passed onto offspring through an epigenetic mechanism called DNA methylation.

  • Stress & Learning

    Purpose: This study plans to learn more about how a history of stress/trauma, head injury, and/or chronic pain are related to memory, learning, and attention performance.

  • Stress, Families and Learning

    Purpose: This study aims to identify the factors influencing children's exposure to adversity and functioning among families who have experienced trauma.

  • Brain Health Training Study

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a cognitive training program that may improve functioning in adults with histories of either concussion (also called mild traumatic brain injury or head injury) or post-traumatic stress.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Project

    Purpose: The benefits of women in vector control will drive action, but barriers must be overcome with specific gender-focused strategies to achieve success.

  • Improved Understanding and Predictions from Tropical Cyclone Intensity (TCI) Datasets

    PI: Dr. Russell Elsberry

    A collaborative research project funded by the Office of Naval Research to improve understanding of tropical cyclone (TC) intensity and structure changes based on the TCI-15 field experiment and the resulting data sets. The objective is to improve TC (typhoon or hurricane) intensity and structure forecasts for the Fleet afloat and ashore.