Carleton College announces faculty development grants for 2023-24
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Michelle Mattson announced the faculty development fellowship awards for 2023-24 on Nov. 14.
On behalf of the Faculty Grants Committee, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Michelle Mattson announced the following faculty development fellowship awards for 2023-24:
Term-long fellowship awards
- Jay Beck, cinema and media studies: Hewlett Mellon Fellowship to complete a first draft of a manuscript, “Rocking the Soundtrack: The Popular Music Biopic in 21st Century Cinema and Television.”
- Jessica Keating, art and art history: Hewlett Mellon Fellowship to continue work on her book, “The Eclipse of the Sovereign: Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II’s Kunstkammer.”
- Brooke McCorkle, music: Hewlett Mellon, Elledge and Smith Fellowships for work on a book project, “Listening to Kurosawa: Environmentalism, Modernity, and Japanese Film Sound.”
- Kate Meyer, mathematics and statistics: Eugster Fellowship for projects to develop mathematical tools to study the interactions between disturbance and recovery processes in dynamical systems, with applications to ecosystem resilience.
- MurphyKate Montee, mathematics and statistics: Class of ’49 Fellowship for a project exploring further a new model of random groups, which are abstract mathematical structures that describe the symmetry of some object.
- Annette Nierobisz, sociology and anthropology: Hewlett Mellon Fellowship to complete her book, “American Idle: Late Career Job Loss in a Neoliberal Era.”
- Jeff Snyder, educational studies: Hewlett Mellon Fellowship to support research and writing for a new book project tentatively titled, “The Perils of Purity, from Past Plagues to Today’s Cancel Culture.”
- David Tompkins, history: Eugster, NEH/Smith and Class of ’54 Fellowships to complete a monograph, “Friends, Enemies, and the Cultures of Cold War Socialist Internationalism.”
Targeted opportunity awards
- Ken Abrams, psychology: support from the Smith fund to support building relations between Carleton and the American University of Cairo.
- Gao Hong, music: support from the Roth fund to publish and record an album, “Chinese Pipa New Music with Orchestra.”
- Sarah Kennedy, archaeology: for an interdisciplinary project exploring diet, social formation and interaction patterns on the margins of expansive Andean states.
- Annette Nierobisz, sociology and anthropology: for editing expenses related to her large grant proposal.