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

Faculty Grants – MiddPoints Weekly (10)

Kareem Khalifa receives visiting fellowship to support his academic leave

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:45pm
Kareem Khalifa (Philosophy) has received a visiting fellowship from the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh in support of his 2016-17 academic leave. He will spend the fall at the Center pursuing his current research project titled Explanation, Pluralism, and Representation. Using case studies from a variety of scientific disciplines, he will […]

Max Ward receives grants to support his academic leave and book preparation

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 2:52pm
Max Ward (History) has received  grants from the Japan Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities Japan-US Friendship Commission (NEH-JUSFC)​ in support of his research during his 2015-16 academic leave. He is currently a Visiting Researcher at Waseda University in Tokyo Japan, where he is completing a book manuscript titled Ghost in the Machine: Imperial Ideology and Thought Reform in Interwar Japan. […]

Priscilla Bremser and colleagues awarded NSF grant for Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 9:31am
Priscilla Bremser (Mathematics) is Middlebury’s representative in a network of 61 liberal arts institutions that will benefit from a Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates (TEU) grant awarded to Vassar College by the National Science Foundation. Entitled Summer STEM Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates from Liberal Arts Institutions, this grant will provide opportunities in each of the next […]

Erik Bleich Receives NSF Funding for Collaborative Research on Free Speech

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 9:52am
Erik Bleich (Political Science) has received funding as a Co-PI on a National Science Foundation collaborative grant for a multi-year study titled Comparative Free Speech Jurisprudence. This project involves researchers from multiple countries who are assembling information on judicial decisions about freedom of expression in supreme courts around the world. Bleich will lead the data […]

Murray Dry and Keegan Callanan receive funding for Constitution Day Initiative

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 8:33am
Murray Dry and Keegan Callanan (both Political Science) have received funding from the Jack Miller Center to host a lecture as part of the Constitution Day Initiative. This lecture will reach a wide range of students, faculty, and members of the Middlebury community and will foster an understanding of the great constitutional questions that have […]

Jeff Carpenter, Emiliano Huet-Vaughn, Peter Matthews, and Andrea Robbett receive contract from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 8:31am
Jeff Carpenter, Emiliano Huet-Vaughn, Peter Matthews, and Andrea Robbett (all Economics) have received a contract from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for a project titled Dominance Violations in Consumer Credit Choices. This research has the primary goal of revealing the welfare consequences of alternative consumer credit product designs, and will hopefully provide policy insights […]

Vermont Genetics Network Awards for Glen Ernstrom, Clarissa Parker, AnGayle Vasiliou, and Michael Durst

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 8:32am
Vermont Genetics Network grants for Research in the Biomedical Sciences Middlebury College is one of the baccalaureate partner institutions participating in a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to the University of Vermont. This grant continues the Vermont Genetics Network support that has been an important source of funding for faculty and student […]

Peggy Nelson awarded residency in Switzerland for collaborative research

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 8:30am
Peggy Nelson (Sociology-Anthropology) and a colleague from Wellesley have been awarded a month-long residency at the Brocher Foundation in Hermance, Switzerland to work on their collaborative research next July. Their project, titled Social and Biogenetic Factors in the Making of New Families, is funded by National Science Foundation and fits well with the Brocher Foundation’s […]

Jane Chaplin and colleagues awarded grant from the Classical Association of the Atlantic States

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 8:30am
Jane Chaplin (Classics) and colleagues from Hamilton and Skidmore were awarded a grant from the Classical Association of the Atlantic States to support a project titled Summer Institute for the Collaboration of Liberal Arts Colleges to Broaden and Strengthen the Contribution of Classics to a Diverse Student Audience. Representatives from nearly thirty institutions will gather […]

Susan Burch and colleagues awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 8:29am
Susan Burch (American Studies), independent filmmaker Rick Tejada-Flores, and independent scholar Hannah Joyner have received a grant from the Media Projects Development Program at the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for a project titled Unspeakable: The Life of Junius Wilson. The goal of this project is to develop a 60-minute documentary on Junius Wilson […]

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