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Office of Sponsored Programs and Research (SPAR)

Eugene M. Lang Junior Faculty Research Fellowships Page Title

The College expresses its appreciation to Mr. Eugene M. Lang for his many years of generous support for promising young scholars on the faculty.

** Deadline: TBA **





            All currently untenured full-time, tenure-track  faculty members below the rank of Associate Professor with two or more consecutive years of full-time teaching service as of June 1, 2020 at Baruch are eligible for a Lang Fellowship. Eligible Baruch faculty members may submit one project for consideration for a Lang Fellowship per year.  Previous recipients of Lang Fellowships are eligible for another fellowship if at least one academic year has passed since the receipt of the previous fellowship and the work on the previous fellowship project has been published or formally accepted for publication, or its equivalent as described below.


          Eligible projects include scholarly research and other types of projects that represent significant contributions to the applicant's discipline.  These projects must meet the standards of professional and academic achievement recognized by the tenure and promotion guidelines set forth by CUNY. In addition to scholarly research and publication, examples of eligible projects include professional-level (a) writing and publication of creative/journalistic works, (b) creation and performance/exhibition of works of the fine arts or music, (c) writing and production of works of theater, (d) creation and implementation of public initiatives that serve the social good and are specifically relevant to the applicant's academic disciplines.


            Funding will be considered for project start-up costs, research or other project assistance, essential equipment, production expenses, travel, manuscript preparation costs, and submission or other relevant fees.


            Lang Fellowships award amounts will be between $3,500 and $8,000. It is estimated that between four to six Lang Fellowships will be awarded for the 2020-2021 academic year.


Proposals should be e-mailed to Melisa Mendez in the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research.

The proposal should be formatted as specified below.

Applicants should follow all submission requirements. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to use the bold text below as "section headers" in their application to aid in the review process. Please use language that is accessible and intelligible to scholars from other disciplines.

Each applicant is required to submit:

1. A 350 words or one page double spaced Abstract or Executive Summary of the project.

2. A Proposal Narrative of not more than 7 pages double spaced that shall include the following information:

a. Project Description: This section of the proposal should clearly and concisely define the research question or creative project.  The project should be placed in the context of previous literature or creative pursuits.  This section of the proposal should address the significance of the proposed project and explain the expected outcome of the project (for example: academic journal article, production of a play).

b. Project Design: This section of the proposal should explain and justify the design of the project and the methods of analysis and implementation.

c. Project Timetable: Fellowship projects should be completed by the end of the academic year of the grant and the project timetable should reflect this goal.  A suggested format for this section of the proposal is to divide activities or tasks into Summer, Fall Semester, and Spring Semester.

3. A Project Budget: The proposal must include an itemized budget covering all anticipated costs of carrying out the project and should include a brief justification of each item. Members of the Faculty can request reassigned time.  A fixed amount of $6,000 for three credits of course reassignment may be requested per application.  (Total  $6,040 = Salary $4,000 + Fringe Benefits $2,040) Please use the attached budget template.

4. Listing of Other Funding Sources: Proposals must include a summary of all other proposals for external funding that the applicant has submitted and that are under review, including funding source, project title and amount requested. If the applicant has no proposals pending it should be so stated.

5. A Curriculum Vitae in CUNY format.

6. As part of the application process, applicants must provide teaching evaluations for all courses taught for the past four semesters

  (Fall and Spring 2019 and Fall and Spring 2020).

Please note:  If you are submitting the same project as your PSC application please make sure it is in the required format.


The following criteria are considered in evaluating proposals:

  • The quality of the proposed project in terms of its originality and clarity, the significance of its objectives, and prospects for achieving them.
  • The applicant's prior experience in undertaking and completing such projects.
  •  The applicant’s previous and prospective contributions to his/her discipline.
  • The applicant's abilities as an undergraduate teacher.


Note:  Applicants should be cognizant of the fact that the committee that reviews your fellowship application will be made up of scholars from a broad range of disciplines.  The language used in the application should be accessible and intelligible to scholars from disciplines other than your own.


If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me at  or by phone at 646.312.2207.

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Application Deadline and Selection Schedule

  • Project proposals must be submitted on or before TBA
  • Fellowship decisions will be announced on or before June 1..
  • Funding will be available for the following academic year, beginning June 1.

Post-Award Administration

New awardees are announced and notified in May.  All awardees will receive detailed instructions on how to use their awarded funds from Tara Smith, Faculty Liaison for Post-Award Administration in the Office of Sponsored Programs & Research.  The forms that grant recipients must use to expend their funds are:

These forms are available online at The Research Foundation of CUNY.

All inquires about how to use your Lang funds, must be directed to Zolicia Abotsi, Director (646-312-2211) or Tara Smith Faculty Liaison for Post Award (646-312-2204).


Post-Program Evaluation

Fellowship awardees are required to complete post-award evaluations. Please contact Mary Tufts with any questions you may have regarding the reporting process.

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Recent Awardees



  • Adrian Izquierdo, WSAS
  • Allison Hahn, WSAS
  • Anika Sarin, WSAS
  • Bohdan Kukharskyy, ZSB
  • Martina Nguyen, WSAS
  • Sarah Bengston, WSAS
  • Stephen Gosnell, WSAS
  • Zachary Calamari, WSAS
  • Zeda Li, ZSB



  • Stephanie Hershinow, English, WSAS
  • Seil Kim, Accounting, WSAS
  • Tiffany Lewis, MSPIA
  • Kamiar Rahnama Rad , Computer Information Systems, ZBS
  • Brooke Schreiber, English, WSAS
  • Steven Swarbrick, English, WSAS
  • Logan Watts, Psychology, WSAS
  • Orrette Wauchope, Natural Sciences, WSAS
  • Dexin Zhou, Economic & Finance, ZBS



  • Debra Caplan, Fine & Performing Arts, WSAS
  • Krista Dobi, Natural Sciences, WSAS
  • Matthew Eatough, English, WSAS
  • Tatiana Emmanouil, Psychology, WSAS
  • Maria A. Halbinger, Management, ZBS
  • Mark Rice, History, WSAS
  • Rianne K Subijanto, Communication Studies, WSAS
  • Albert Zevelev, Real Estate, ZBS



  • Abby Anderton, Music, WSAS
  • Erin Eatough, Psychology, WSAS
  • Jonathan Gilmore, Philosophy, WSAS
  • Stephen Gosnell, Natural Sciences, WSAS
  • Max Kramer, Modern Languages & Comparative Literature, WSAS
  • Nicholas Sibrava, Pschology, WSAS
  • Andrew Sloin, History, WSAS
  • Till Weber, Political Science,WSAS



  • Allison Hahn, Communication Studies, WSAS
  • Louis-Pierre Arguin, Mathematics, WSAS
  • Pablo Peixoto, Natural Sciences, WSAS
  • Laura Kolb, English, WSAS
  • Chamna Yoon, Real Estate, ZSB
  • Ivan Matic, Mathematics, WSAS
  • Sarah Bishop, Communication Studies,WSAS



  • Jeremy Bertomeu, Accountancy, ZSB
  • Suanna Chugani, Marketing, ZSB
  • Tiffany Lewis, SPA
  • Martina Nguyen, History, WSAS
  • Shadi Shuraida, CIS, WSAS
  • Rebecca Spokony, Natural Sciences,WSAS




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Program Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Office of Sponsored Programs & Research (SPAR)
One Bernard Baruch Way, Box J-1010
137 East 25th Street - 10th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Tel: 646-312-2205
Fax: 646-312-2206

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Last updated: 11/19/2015