2020 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

Arthur Urbano

Arthur Urbano

Professor of Theology

Wisdom Made Visible: Art and the Fashioning of Philosophy in the Late Roman/Early christian World

Thomas Strasser

Thomas Strasser

Professor of Art History

Geophysical Analyses of Megalos Peristeres Cave on Crete

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:

Collaborative Interdisciplinary Awardees

The Arts of Community Renewal: Building Social Solidarity After Physical Distancing

Tuba Agartan

Associate Professor of Health Policy Management

Nicholas Longo

Professor of Global Studies and Public & Community Service Studies

Eric Sung

Eric Sung

Associate Professor of Art/Photography

Collaborative Interdisciplinary Awardees

Envisioning Western Civilization as a Network

Alexander Moffett

Associate Professor of English

Mark Pedretti

Assistant Professor of English

John Seiffert

Assistant Professor of Computer 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.

We are now accepting 2021-2022 applications, which are due to Lori Post in Arts & Sciences by May 31, 2021.  Applications are linked here – 1) Interdisciplinary Scholar Application.21-22 (1) and  2) Collaborative Interdisciplinary Research Application.21-22