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Current Year Faculty Grants

The Sponsored Research Office posts current year grant awards to the MiddPoints blog. Below is a collection of links to current year faculty grant blog posts. To view faculty grants from prior academic years, please visit the Grants and Sponsored Programs office's faculty grant page here.

Recent Faculty Grants

William Poulin-Deltour awarded a Whiting Foundation fellowship

MiddPoints Weekly » Faculty Grants - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:21am
William Poulin-Deltour (French) has been awarded a fellowship from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation for a project titled The Debate over Same-Sex Marriage:  Toward an Enhanced Understanding of Contemporary France. The grant will enable William to spend three months in … Continue reading

David West awarded Whiting Foundation fellowship

MiddPoints Weekly » Faculty Grants - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:21am
David West (Geology) has been awarded a fellowship from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation for a project titled Exploring Iceland’s Active Geology. The grant will support ten days of field investigation in Iceland that will enrich his teaching of structural geology, … Continue reading

David Stoll awarded Whiting Foundation fellowship

MiddPoints Weekly » Faculty Grants - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:20am
David Stoll (Sociology/Anthropology) has been awarded a fellowship from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation for a project titled Six Weeks on the US/Mexican Border. The grant will fund trips to three border regions — the Sonora Desert of Southern Arizona, the … Continue reading

Jacob Tropp awarded Whiting Foundation fellowship

MiddPoints Weekly » Faculty Grants - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:20am
Jacob Tropp (History) has been awarded a fellowship from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation for a project titled Imagining the Past in the Present: Mozambique’s Complex Colonial Legacies. The grant will support a three-week trip in fall 2015 to … Continue reading

Febe Armanios awarded National Endowment for the Humanities grant

MiddPoints Weekly » Faculty Grants - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 7:48am
Febe Armanios (History) has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend program in support of her book project, Satellite Ministries: The Rise of Christian Television in the Middle East. The grant provides support for … Continue reading

Catherine Combelles awarded USDA NIFA grant

MiddPoints Weekly » Faculty Grants - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:14am
Catherine Combelles (Biology) has received a sabbatical grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to support her 2015-16 academic leave. The grant will cover leave salary and expenses related to research that she will be … Continue reading

James Calvin Davis awarded Louisville Institute Project Grant

MiddPoints Weekly » Faculty Grants - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:51am
James Calvin Davis (Religion) has been awarded a Project Grant from The Louisville Institute to finish a book-length project called Forbearance: A Theology of Faithful Disagreement.  The book marshals resources from the Christian intellectual tradition to argue for the embrace … Continue reading

Peggy Nelson awarded supplemental NSF funding

MiddPoints Weekly » Faculty Grants - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 3:09pm
Peggy Nelson (Sociology-Anthropology) has received an REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) Supplement to the National Science Foundation grant awarded last summer to Peggy and a collaborator from Wellesley, titled Social and Biogenetic Factors of New Forms of Families. This additional … Continue reading

Frank Winkler awarded NASA funding

MiddPoints Weekly » Faculty Grants - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:22pm
Frank Winkler (Emeritus Professor, Physics) has been awarded funding from the NASA-funded Space Telescope Science Institute for his role in a collaborative research project involving researchers at STScI and University of Toronto. This project entails  observations from the Hubble Space Telescope … Continue reading

John Emerson awarded funding to develop statistics materials

MiddPoints Weekly » Faculty Grants - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:57am
John Emerson (Mathematics) received a modest grant through the Yale University Provost’s Fund for support of a project  titled Advances in Statistical Software Environments, on which he is working while on academic leave this year. The project grows out of … Continue reading

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