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2021-22 Interdisciplinary Scholar Awards

The Interdisciplinary Scholar Awards support individual Ordinary PC faculty members in any department or program in the School of Arts & Sciences who bring an interdisciplinary approach to their own research.  Awardees and their projects are:

Individual Interdisciplinary Awardees

The Collaborative Interdisciplinary Research Awards  support cross-disciplinary Ordinary faculty teams in the School of Arts & Sciences in joint study of a common research question. Awardees  and their projects are

Joseph Cosgrove

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Information Theory and Philosophy of Biology

Paul Czech

Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry

The New New Thing: The Science of Start-UPs

Trina Vithayathil

Associate Professor of Global Studies

Discrimination in Housing: How Caste and Religion Structure Rental Markets in Urban India

Collaborative Interdisciplinary Awardees

Toward a More Perfect Union: The Promise and Peril of Democracy in America

Patrick Breen

Associate Professor of History

Raymond Hain

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Awards can be used for research expenses (research or conference travel, supplies, fees, etc.), stipends for student researchers, and/or faculty stipends up to $500 per faculty member. Projects can be based on existing or continuing research initiatives or may represent a new direction of study. The incorporation of student researchers is encouraged, but not required.

We are now accepting 2022-2023 applications, which are due to Lori Post in Arts & Sciences by May 31, 2022.  Applications are linked here – 1) Interdisciplinary Scholar Application and  2) Collaborative Interdisciplinary Research Application