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CHFA Departmental Grant Activity



While CHFA faculty have been awarded many internal grants, including Faculty Research Grants/Healey Endowment Grants (FRGs/HEGs) , Public Service Endowment Grants, Samuel F. Conti Faculty Fellowship Awards , Lilly Fellowships, Faculty Grants for Teaching, PMYR Grants for Professional Development in Teaching, and Visioning Grants, these departmental pages highlight  only  external grant activity to help other faculty consider likely funding agencies outside of UMass Amherst.

Afro-American Studies

Art, Architecture & Art History

Classics

English

History

Judaic and Near Eastern Studies

Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

Linguistics

Music and Dance

Philosophy

Theater

Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies

 


Department of Afro-American Studies

Amilcar Shabazz
University of Massachusetts Lowell for “Reading New England: Using Digital Resources to Explore the Souls of Black Folk”

Manisha Sinha
Charles Warren Fellowship
Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History

 

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Department of Art, Architecture & Art History

Susan Jahoda
Five-College Faculty Seminar in Photography, Amherst, MA, 2007-9
Travel Grant to Russia and Siberia, Trust for Mutual Understanding, New York, 2007

Laetitia La Follette
Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation
Visiting Scholar, Univ. de Paris VII (France)
NEH Summer Award to Attend NEH Seminar on Roman Religion (American Academy in Rome)
Professional Development Grant in Instructional Technology, President’s Office, University of Massachusetts

Pat Lasch
The National Academy Museum, New York, The Speyer Sculpture Award 2005

Shona Macdonald
Individual Artist Fellowship, Pollock Krasner Foundation, NY, NY, 2009
Illinois Arts Council Finalist Award 2005
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Grant 2008
Cora Bliss Taylor Fellow, Ox-Bow Artist Residency, Saugatuk, MI, Summer 2007

Max Page
Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
Howard Foundation Fellowship
Fulbright Fellowship, Argentina

Timothy Rohan
United States Indonesia Society Travel Grant
The Society of Architectural Historians' Scott Opler Fellowship for New Scholars
Kluge Research Fellowship, The Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Research Fellowship, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal
Research Grant, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation

Stephen Schreiber
Creative Economy Grant, UMass President's Office
Matching Grants Provided by Western Mass AIA (100) and Local Firms
Matching Grants Provided by ACSA, Weyerhauser, Vectorworks, and others
Autodesk, Renewal of Unlimited Seat License for Autodesk Software

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Classics Department

Melissa Mueller
Center for Hellenic Studies Grant

Rex Wallace
Delmas Foundation Grant

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Department of English

Joselyn Almeida Beveridge
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Micro Grant

Suzanne Daly
Five College Faculty Seminar in Marxist and Post-Colonial Literature (Ruth Jennison)

Jane Degenhardt
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Micro Grant (Asha Nadkarni)

Laura Doyle
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship

Martin Espada
Guggenheim Fellowship

Tanya Fernando
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Micro Grant
U.S. Department of Education UIS-FL Grant
English Speaking Union Grant

Peter Gizzi
Guggenheim Fellowship
Distinguished Visiting Writer, University of Iowa

Stephen Harris
National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Editing Grant

Anne Herrington
National Writing Project Grant
National Writing Project Outreach Grant

Noy Holland
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

Ruth Jennison
Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship at Harry Ransom Center UTexas/Austin
Five College Faculty Seminar in Marxist and Post-Colonial Literature (Suzanne Daly)

Arthur Kinney
President’s Outreach Grant

Sabina Murray
Guggenheim Fellowship

Rachel Mordecai
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Micro Grant

Asha Nadkarni
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Micro Grant (Jane Degenhardt)

Lisa Olstein, Dara Wier, and Noy Holland, for the Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts and Action
National Endowment for the Arts Grant
Massachusetts Cultural Council/Organizational Support Grant
Massachusetts Cultural Council/Creative Schools Grant (with Mohawk Trail School District)
Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts Grant
Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities Grant
New England Foundation for the Arts Grant
21st Century After School Programs Grant
Amherst Local Cultural Council Grant
Heath Local Cultural Council Grant
Rowe Local Cultural Council Grant
Shelburne Local Cultural Council Grant
Buckland Local Cultural Council Grant
Ashfield Local Cultural Council Grant

Jordana Rosenberg
Whiting Foundation Grant
Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship

TreaAndrea Russworm
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Team Grant

Janine Solberg
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Micro Grant 08-09
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Team Grant

Jenny Spencer
Five College Faculty Seminar on Performance Studies Grant

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Department of History

Joyce Averech Berkman
Fulbright Distinguished Professor of American Studies, Free University, 2005-2006

Brian Bunk
National Endowment for the Humanities

Francoise Hamlin
Charles Warren Fellowship

Marla Miller
Patrick Henry Fellowship, Starr Center, Washington College
H.D. DuPont Winterthur Museum and Library Fellowship

Jon Olsen
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Grant

Jane Rausch
Fulbright Fellowship

Catherine Stanton
National Park Service

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Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies

Aviva Ben-Ur
American Council of Learned Societies/SSRC/NEH International and Area Studies Fellowship (2007-2008)
Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture Fellowship (2007-2008)
Sid and Ruth Lapidus Fellowship, American Jewish Historical Society (2007)
Touro National Heritage Trust Fellow, John Carter Brown Library, Brown University (2003-2004)
American Academy for Jewish Research Publication Subvention for Remnant Stones (2004)

Jay R. Berkovitz
Lady Davis Visiting Professorship, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (2007)
Visiting Research Fellow, Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem (2007)
Fellow, Brandeis Summer Israel Seminar (2005)
Visiting Research Fellow, Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem (2005)

Shmuel Bolozky
Sub-Grants Derived from two Four-Year Title VI Grants Awarded to Brigham Young University by the U.S. Department of Education for a National Middle East Language Resource Center (2002-2006, 2007-2011)
U.S. Department of Education Sub-Grant (07-10) for National Middle East Language Resource Center

Olga Gershenson
IARO Fellowship, The International Research and Exchanges Board (2008-2009)
IREX Grant
NEH Summer Institute Fellowship, The New York Public Library, New York, NY (June 21-July 12, 2008)
Summer Research Laboratory Associate, Russian-Jewish Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL (2006)
Israel Studies Summer Institute Fellowship, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (2005)
International Research & Exchanges Board Grant and Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Fellowship National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship


Susan E. Shapiro
Visiting Scholar in Gender and Jewish Thought, Hadassah-Brandeis Gender Institute, Brandeis University (Spring 2009)
Richard and Susan Masters Visiting Professor, Pontifical Gregorian Institute, Rome, Italy (Spring 2008)
Visiting Scholar, Martin Marty Institute for the Advanced Study of Religion, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (Winter, 2008)
Posen Foundation Grant from the Center for Cultural Judaism (2004-2009 - renewed through 2010)
Fellow, Kahn Liberal Arts Institute Seminar on “Marriage and Divorce: Culture, Law and the State,” Smith College (Fall 2004; 2006-2007)

 

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Department of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

Bruce Baird
Association of Asian Studies Northeast Asia Council Short-term Grant (2009)

Maria Soledad Barbón
Andrew Mellon Fellowship from the John Carter Brown Library
Travel Grant from the Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain's Ministry of Education and U.S. Universities

Barton Byg
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute (Director)
Max Kade Foundation, Inc., Grants (multiple)
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Grants (multiple)
DEFA Foundation Grants (multiple)

Barton Byg, Sky Arndt-Briggs, and Jon Olden
Berlin Wall Commemorations, German Embassy / GIC US Grant

James Cathey, Kyle Frackman, Sherrill Harbison, and Skyler Arndt-Briggs, for the Scandinavian Studies Working Group in GSS
Coordinating Committee for Nordic Studies Abroad (Samarbetsnämnden för Nordenundervisning i utlandet) Grant (with Eric Einhorn from Political Science)

Andy Donson
Spencer Foundation Year-Long Fellowship

Kyle Frackman
Swedish Institute Summer Stipends (multiple)
Conference Grant, American-Scandinavian Foundation
Conference Grant, Consulate General of Sweden
Conference Grant, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Conference Grant, Max Kade Foundation
Roth Endowment Grant for Scandinavian Studies
Grant for Undergraduate Swedish Book Awards, Consulate General of Sweden
OIT Computer Grant (5 computers) to the Language Program in German & Scandinavian Studies
Cultural Event Ambassadorship Grant, Swedish Institute
Grants for Books and Teaching Materials, Swedish Institute
Northeast Modern Language Association Travel Grant, 2007, 2008
Thord-Gray Memorial Grant for Scandinavian Cultural Programming, American-Scandinavian Foundation, 2009

Julie Candler Hayes
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship
National Humanities Center Residential Fellowship

Elizabeth Mazzocco
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Grant
U.S. Department of Education Research Grant
U.S. Department of Education International Research and Studies Program Research Grant
U.S. Department of Education Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Program Research Grant

Catherine Portuges
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Amanda Seaman
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Jonathan Skolnik
Leo Baeck Institute/Center for Jewish History Career Development Fellowship 09-10
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Micro Grant 08-09

Reiko Sono
Toshiba International Foundation for “Treasured Tales”

Diane Supczak-Mulvaney
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal

Barbara Zecchi
Institut Ramon Lull (Catalunya) Grant
Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain's Ministry of Culture Grant

Enhua Zhang
Harvard Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies


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Department of Linguistics

Rajesh Bhatt
National Science Foundation Grant: Multi-Representational and Multi-Layered Treeband for Hindi/Urdu

Seth Cable
National Science Foundation Grant: Expressive Content and the Semantics of Contexts (with Chris Potts)

Lyn Frazier
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant: Language Comprehension
(with Charles Clifton, Psychology)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant: Eye Movements in Reading
(with K Rayner, Psychology)

Lisa Green
Old Dominion Fellow of the Humanities Council and the Linguistic Program, Princeton

Alice Harris
Guggenheim

John Kingston
National Institutes of Health, NIDCD Grant: Context Effects on Sensitivity, Bias and Parsing Phonetic Information

Angelika Kratzer
European Research Council Sponsored at Institute Jean Nicod

John McCarthy
National Science Foundation Grant: Investigations in Optimality Theory: Typology, Learning, and Modeling (with Joe Pater)

Barbara H. Partee
National Science Foundation Grant (with Vladimir Borschev, Senior Scientific Researcher at VINITI—All-Russian Institute of Scientific and Technical Information)

Joe Pater
National Science Foundation Grant: Investigations in Optimality Theory: Typology, Learning, and Modeling (with John McCarthy)

Christopher Potts

Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI), Army Research Office: SUBTLE: Situation Understanding Bot Through Language and Environment (with Andrew McCallum, Computer Science)

National Science Foundation Grant: Expressive Content and the Semantics of Contexts(with Seth Cable)

Thomas Roeper

National Science Foundation Grant: Recursion: Structural Complexity in Language and Cognition s (with Margaret Speas)
National Science Foundation Grant: The Project on Epistemology and Indexicality in Navajo, Tibetan and English (with Margaret Speas)

Elisabeth Selkirk
National Science Foundation Grant: The Reflexes of Focus in Phonology

Margaret Speas

National Science Foundation Grant: Recursion: Structural Complexity in Language and Cognition s (with Thomas Roeper)
National Science Foundation Grant: The Project on Epistemology and Indexicality in Navajo, Tibetan and English (with Thomas Roeper)
Samuel F. Conti Faculty Fellowship Award, Office of the Provost, UMass Amherst

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Department of Music and Dance

Janna Baty
Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation

Ernest May
Springfield Public Schools for “Connecting through Music”

Peggy Schwartz
Creative Economy Grant, Office of the President, UMass

Astrid Schween
Valade Fellowship, Interlochen Center for the Arts

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Department of Philosophy

Fred Feldman
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Pete Graham
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Micro (M4) Grant

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Department of Theater

Mark Dean
University of Massachusetts President’s Technology Council to Develop on-line Modules for Blended Instruction of TH100: Introduction to Theater

Milan Dragicevich
Collaborative Grant from Serious Play to Produce Original Production of Milosovic at the Hague and tour it to Serbia in October 2009

Harley Erdman
Association of Classical Hispanic Theater
Chamizol National Memorial in El Paso Texas to Tour Tirso de Molina’s Marta la Piadosa to the Siglo de Oro Spanish Drama Festival International in El Paso in March 2010

Gina Kaufmann
Collaborative Grant from NYC Theatre Company Fractured Atlas to Produce Original Production of Misa Table: 1905

Gilbert McCauley
Community Foundation of Western MA to Support Professor Marcus Gardley’s Original Play, “…and Jesus Moonwalks on the Mississippi” in the Curtain Theater in April 2009

 

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Department of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies

Arlene Avakian
Mellon Mutual Mentoring (M3) Team Grant

Dayo Gore
NEH Fellowship for the Scholars-in-Residence Program at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Milliann Kang
AAUW Educational Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
Ford Foundation Grant
The Future of Work in Massachusetts, UMass Amherst Labor Center Grant
Mellon Mutual Mentoring Grant
Pacific American Studies Grant
Center for Research on Families Fellowship

 

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