2023-24 Interdisciplinary Scholar Awards

The School of Arts & Sciences is pleased to continue this year with our two interdisciplinary programs (Collaborative and Individual) in agreement with the PC200 recommendation.

Collaborative Interdisciplinary Awardees

The Collaborative Interdisciplinary Scholar 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:

Re-Imagining Rogers and Hammerstein’s Carousel

William Longo

Assistant Professor of Music

Erin Joy Schmidt

Assistant Professor of Theatre, Dance, and Film

Shadows of the Past and Visions of the Future

How Colonial Histories and Feminist Philosophy Manifest in the Myremecologically inspired Artwork of Complex Insect Societies

Virginia Thomas

Assistant Professor of Art History and Women’s & Gender Studies

James Waters

Professor of Biology

Individual Interdisciplinary Awardees

The Individual 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:

The Stereoscopic Picturesque

Bruce Graver

Professor of English

Narratives of Corporate Engagement in Global Environment Governance

Casey Stevens

Assistant Professor of Political Science

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.