Grants

The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT), Harvard University

Jennifer S. Lerner (PI), "Choice Architecture: When students become designers of optimal decision processes"

7/2017-12/2018 ($14,900)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

The Harvard Mind-Brain-and-Behavior Initiative Faculty Interest Group Award, Harvard University

Jennifer S. Lerner (PI), “Emotion and Decision Processes in Health”

7/2016–6/2017 ($12,225)

Role:  Principal Investigator

 

The Harvard Mind-Brain-and-Behavior Initiative Faculty Small Research Award, Harvard University

Jennifer S. Lerner (PI), “Improving anti-tobacco campaigns through affective- and decisional-science”

7/2016–6/2017 ($14,921)

Role:  Principal Investigator

 

National Science Foundation

Social and Economic Sciences: Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 

Jennifer S. Lerner (PI), “The Effects of Sadness Versus Gratitude on Economic Decision Making and Addictive Behavior”

4/2016 – 3/2020 ($624,880)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

National Institutes of Health – National Cancer Institute

William Pirl (PI), “Pilot Study on Association of Oncologists’ Affect with Chemotherapy Discontinuation at the End of Life”

11/2014-2/2016 ($136,767)

Role:  Principal Investigator on subcontract

 

The Pershing Square Venture Fund for Research on the Foundations of Human Behavior

Jennifer S. Lerner (PI), “Improving Anti-tobacco Campaigns through Affective- and Decisional- Science”

5/2015-4/2017 ($39,808)

Role: Principal Investigator 

 

The Harvard Mind-Brain-and-Behavior Initiative, Harvard University

William Pirl (PI), “Stopping Cancer Treatment at the End of Life (EOL): Contribution of Patient Affect to Decision Biases in Oncologists”

7/2014–6/2015 ($34,100)

Role: Co-Principal Investigator 

 

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Jennifer Lerner (PI), “Harvard Decision Science Laboratory”

1/2011–12/2014 ($600,000)

Role:  Principal Investigator

 

Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School

Jennifer Lerner (PI), “Leadership Decision Making, Supplement for DNA Data”

12/2010-11/2011 ($15,000)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

National Science Foundation

Jennifer Lerner (PI), “Leadership decision making”

9/2008-8/2012 ($610,000)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

National Science Foundation

Jennifer Lerner (PI), “Research experiences for undergraduates (REU)”

4/2009-3/2010 ($6,000)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School

Jennifer Lerner (PI), “Leadership Decision Making”

12/2009-11/2010 ($10,000)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School

Iris Bohnet, and Max Bazerman (PIs), “Trust, emotion, ethics and morality in decision making and negotiation”

7/2008-6/2011 ($525,000)

Role: Co-Principal Investigator

 

Mossaver-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School

Jennifer Lerner (PI), “Promoting optimal decisions through accountability”

11/2007-10/2008 ($10, 833)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

National Science Foundation

Jennifer Lerner (PI), “Inaugural judgment and decision making preconference at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting”

10/2005-9/2006 ($9,000)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

Department of National Defense (Canada)

Baruch Fischhoff (PI), “Security risk management”

12/2005-3/2007 ($166,570 U.S. dollars)

Role: Co-Investigator

 

National Institute of Mental Health

Brian MacWhinney (PI), “Training grant: Basic processes and individual differences in cognition”

5/2005-6/2007 ($2,255,807)

Role: Co-Investigator until departing the training site (Carnegie Mellon) for my present position (Harvard)

 

National Science Foundation

Baruch Fischhoff (PI), “Integrating risk analysis and risk communication”

92004-8/2007 ($600,000)

Role: Co-Investigator

 

National Science Foundation

Jennifer S. Lerner (PI), “Toward a model of emotion-specific influences on judgment and choice”

6/2003- 5/2008 ($450,000)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

National Science Foundation

Jennifer S. Lerner (PI), “Emotional and cognitive influences on responses to terrorism”

1/2002-12/2003 ($102,471)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

National Institute of Mental Health

Ronald E. Dahl (PI), “Affect regulation and adolescent brain maturation”

10/2002-9/2006 ($1,488,333)

Roles: Co-Investigator & Principal Investigator (on subcontract)

 

National Institute of Mental Health

Jennifer S. Lerner (PI), “Affective influences on self-and other-perception”

1/2001-12/2002 ($153,000)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, American Psychological Association

Jennifer S. Lerner (PI), “The Influence of emotions on responses to terrorism”

11/2001-10/2002 ($2,000)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

The Fetzer Foundation

Jennifer S. Lerner (PI), “Do we see ourselves as others see us? Assessing the meaning and validity of self-reports of physical and emotional well-being”

7/2000-1/2002 ($29,000)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

The Berkman Faculty Development Fund, Carnegie Mellon University

Jennifer S. Lerner (PI), “Assessing the correspondence among, and predictive significance of different types of health and emotional well-being measures”

12/1999-12/2000 ($9,900)

Role: Principal Investigator

 

*I also received seven small grants for conference travel (awarded during doctoral training).