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Internal Faculty Funding

The Office of the Provost provides competitive internal research grants to support faculty research, scholarship, professional and creative activities.

Research Grants

The Office of the Provost provides competitive internal research grants to support faculty research, scholarship, professional and creative activities. All full-time tenured or tenure earning faculty and all term faculty are eligible to submit proposals. The Washington College of Law faculty are also eligible for this particular funding opportunity.

The awards are intended to provide financial support for the direct costs of pilot research studies, demonstration projects, feasibility studies or other forms of proof of concept, to enable faculty members to leverage the results and apply for external funds to support their research, scholarship or creative activities.

The application is now open until January 27, 2020.

 

School of Communication

Maggie Stogner  
Project Title: Impact By Design: 21st c. Case Studies for Environmental and Climate Films

Charles Lewis
Jennifer LaFleur
Lynne Perri  
Project Title: The Accountability Data System

School of Education

Brian McGowan   
Project Title: Visualizing the Intersections: Exploring Black College Men’s Peer Networks

School of International Service

Maria De Jesus 
Project Title: Health and Health Care Among Migrants in France: The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Social Determinants
of Health Conceptual Framework

Adam Auerbach
Project Title: Property Rights and Citizenship Practice in Central India’s Forestlands

School of Public Affairs

Caroline Bruckner
Karen O'Connor
Jeff Gill     
Project Title: The Congressional Record Representations Dataset: A Means to Measure Diversity & Inclusion in the Legislative Process

Aparna Soni  
Project Title: The Role of Medicaid in Mitigating the Opioid the Crisis

David Lublin  
Project Title: Inclusion by Design

Other Internal Opportunities

The Center for Teaching, Research & Learning offers faculty awards and grants to support teaching and research. For more information, please go HERE.

The Awards for Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring: these competitive awards recognize excellence in the mentoring of master's and doctoral students. Each award will include a stipend of $1,000.00. Applications may be submitted by faculty in all of American University's academic units (CAS, KSB, Library, SIS, SOC, SOE, SPA, SPExS and WCL). All full-time faculty members (tenure earning, tenured, and term) are eligible to apply for consideration for either award.

For the Award for Excellence in Doctoral Student Mentoring, preference will be given to a faculty member who emphasizes research-related mentoring. For the Award for Excellence in Master's Student Mentoring, applicants may emphasize either research mentoring or professional mentoring activities.

2019 Award For Excellence In Doctoral Student Mentoring:
Sharon Weiner
Associate Professor
School of International Service

2019 Award for Excellence in Master's Student Mentoring:
Thespina Yamanis
Assistant Professor
School of International Service