External Funding

The majority of Julian’s scholarship and research funding comes from his Tufts University research funds and goes to his student Research Assistants.

He does from time to time undertake externally funded research:

Racial Equity in Policy and Planning‘ (REPP), Barr Foundation. Value $325,000. October 2021-2024.

‘Tisch Faculty Fellowship’, Tisch College, Tufts University. Value $10,000 June 2017-July 2018

Evaluation of Boston Collaborative on Food and Fitness (BCFF)’  Third Sector New England/Kellogg Foundation. Value $65,000. PI. June 2014-June 2016

From 2007-2013 Julian was department chair and undertook no externally funded research.

‘Feasibility Study for a ‘Sustainable Community Planning Institute’ Tufts Institute for the Environment. Value $19,500. May 2007.

‘Vacant Lot Reclamation and Transformation: Improving Social and Environmental Conditions in Boston’s Environmental Justice Communities’. The Barr Foundation. Value $27,500. October 2006-May 2007.

Developing methods to identify and characterize vulnerable populations in northeast marine fishery communities’ NOAA. Value $50,000. Co-PI Dr Seth Tuler, George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University. July 2004-January 2006

‘Urban Audiences and Environmental Education’ Massachusetts Audubon Society. Value $26,225.50. October 2004-June 2005.

‘Grant-In-Aid’ Tufts Faculty Research Awards Committee (FRAC). Value $1,495. February 2004.

‘Developing and evaluating a strategy to encourage reduced energy use among Tufts students‘. Research for Tufts University College of Citizenship and Public Service. Value $5,000. September 2001-May 2002. Co-researcher Ann Rappaport

Mapping sustainabilities‘ research database. Value $10,000. Funded by Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Co-researcher Dr Rob Krueger, WPI. July-December 2003

Environmental Justice Across the Mystic: Education and Training for Community Capacity Building Project“’ $20,000 EPA Environmental Justice Grant. Co-Researchers The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) and Mystic Watershed Collaborative (MWC). Fall 2002.

Towards a Sustainable Tufts’ Tufts University College of Citizenship and Public Service. Value $4,000 July 2002 .

‘Social marketing and sustainability‘ Research undertaken in the City of Brookline for Tufts University College of Citizenship and Public Service. September 2000-June 2001. Value $10,000.

‘Defining a strategy for sustainable urban community development‘ Project undertaken for Boston Community Venture Catalysts. Value $14,000. Co-researcher Melvyn Colon. September 2000-March 2001