2022 - 2023 Child Sexual Abuse Data Analysis. Principal Investigator: Caitlyn Muniz. Funded by Children's Advocacy Center of Texas. $82,304.
2021 - 2024 Toward a Model for Meaningful Family Engagement and Support Within Correctional Settings. Principal Investigator: Melinda Tasca. Funded by Arnold Ventures through the University of CA-Irvine. $115,106.
2021 - 2024 Innovations in Reentry Initiative: Building System Capacity and Testing Strategies to Reduce Recidivism. Principal Investigator: El Paso County; Lead Evaluator: Leanne Alarid. Funded by Bureau of Justice Assistance 2020-CZ-BX-0040. $971,640 (UTEP Subcontract $99,954).
2020 - 2023 The sources and consequences of prison violence. Principal Investigators: Nancy Rodriguez; Natasha Frost, Jillian Turanovic, Daniel H. Butler, and Melinda Tasca. Co-investigators: Susan Turner; Kai Zheng. Funded by Arnold Ventures. $2,712,673.
2020 - 2021 Interviewee Decision-making about Sharing Information in Response to Uncertainty about Interviewer Knowledge. Principal Investigator: Misty Duke. Funded by Federal Bureau of Investigation, Professional Services Acquisition Unit. $144,107.
2020 - 2021 Evaluation of Security and Strategic Trade Management Academy. Principal Investigator: Victor Manjarrez. Co-PI: Mario Cano. Funded by University of Houston (lead institution), through US Department of State, $712,166. (UTEP Subcontract $34,114).
2019-2022 Crime and Victimization on the U.S.-Mexico border: A Comparison of Legal Residents, Illegal Residents and Native- Born Citizens in El Paso Texas. Jennifer Eno Louden PI and Theodore R. Curry, Co-PI . Funded by National Institute of Justice. $532,000.
2018 An Examination of Prosecutors’ Decision Making. Principal Investigator: Mario Cano, . Funded by UTEP University Research Institute. $5,000