Grants/Awards

Dr. Abdul Khabeer was recently awarded CLA’s Enhancing Research in the Humanities and Arts (ERHA) grant for her digital humanities project, Sapelo Square: An Online Resources on African American Islam.

Dr. Amanda Veile and Co-Investigator Karen Kramer a received 25,000 grant from the Max Plank Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Kory Cooper, Laura Zanotti, and other faculty from the College of Liberal Arts and College of Engineering were awarded $57,000.00 from the Andrew Mellon Foundation to study electronic waste

Dr. Richard Blanton, Lane Farger (Purdue Research Affiliate), and Verenice Heredia Espinoza have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to support their project "The Relationship Between Household Organization And Governance.” The aim of their research is to uncover changes in household formation and economies in a newly-forming republican system of governance in the Postclassic Period of Tlaxcala, a site in the Central Highlands of Mexico.

Laura Zanotti received the following in 2014 

Exploratory Research in the Social Sciences. Water Security in the Amazon: Indigenous Lands, Conservation Issues, and Freshwater Resource. College of Liberal Arts, Purdue University.

Community Engagement Grant. Self-Determination in a Digital Age: Indigenous Media at the nexus of Science, Technology, and Film. College of Liberal Arts, Purdue University.

National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs Grant. Gender, Environment, and Change: Exploring Shifting Roles in Alaska. National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs.

Dr. Su'ad Abdul Khabeer is co-PI on the “Muslims in the Midwest: An Oral History Project” that was recently awarded a grant as part of the Global Midwest initiative by the Humanities Without Walls consortium. The project will establish and build a digital archive that documents the varied experiences of American Muslims in the Midwest through testimonies across generational, gender, geographical, socio-economic, and ethnic differences. Dr. Abdul Khabeer’s contribution will focus on African American Muslims in the Midwest. The Senior Project Advisor is Mohammed Khalil (Michigan State and other co-PI’s are Junaid Rana (Illinois), Nadine Naber (Illinois-Chicago)and Asma Afsaruddin (Indiana).

Dr. Kory Cooper was awarded $5,000 from the Purdue University Library Scholars Grant Program to support museum and archival research for his project "Indigenous Copper Metallurgy in Northwestern North America: Innovation in Hunter-gatherer Technology."

Brian C. Kelly was awarded a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for his project entitled "Prescription Drug Abuse in Youth Subcultures: Contexts & Risks", August 2009.

Michele Buzon was awarded a Senior Research Grant, BCS-1359210, National Science Foundation Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, and Interdisciplinary Behavioral and Social Sciences, ($135,273), 2014-2017. Collaborative Research: Impact and Accommodation Through Cultural Contact (co-PI Stuart Tyson Smith)

Evelyn Blackwood won the Martin Duberman Fellowship, a prestigious national award given by The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, City University of New York for her book project entitled, Tombois and Femmes: Gender, Sexuality and Desire in Indonesia. September 2008.

Michele Buzon has been awarded a grant from the National Geographic Society's Committee for Research and Exploration for her project, "A Bioarchaeological Investigation of Napatan State Development at the Third Cataract."

Richard Blanton was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to support his archaeological project titled "Archaeological Survey of Late Postclassic Tlaxcala, Mexico", May 2008. Brian C. Kelly has been awarded $152,500 from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for his project "Emerging Trends in Tryptamine Use: Contexts & Risks".

Carolyn Jost recently completed her field research on the impact of humans on duikers and primates in the Central African Republic. She was funded by the Primate Conservation, Inc., the American Society of Primates, a Purdue Research Foundation Fellowship and a Purdue Andrew's Travel Grant.

Dr. Ian Lindsay and colleagues were awarded a two-year grant from the National Science Foundation for a project "Collaborative Research: The Fortress and the Grassroots: Archaeological Investigations of Early Complex Societies on the Tsaghkahovit Plain, Armenia", beginning April 2010.

 

Dr. Abdul Khabeer was recently awarded CLA’s Enhancing Research in the Humanities and Arts (ERHA) grant for her digital humanities project, Sapelo Square: An Online Resources on African American Islam.

Dr. Amanda Viele and Co-Investigator Karen Kramer a recieved 25,000 grant from the Max Plank Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

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