James Hawdon, director of the Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention in the Department of Sociology, was awarded $170,000 over three years from the National Science Foundation for “ATD: Forecasting Threats Due to Polarization Using Patio-Temporal Topic Flows.” Shyam Ranganathan, Statistics, serves as Principal Investigator, with Hawdon, Peter Hauck, and Scotland Leman as co-Principal Investigators. The project is aligned with the Integrated Security Destination Area.