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2013 Research Scholar Grants Projects

The 18 projects that won funding from the Research Scholar Grants program in 2013 are listed below. 


  • The AmeriQuests Portal: Border-Crossing through the Americas - Bob Barsky (French & Italian)
  • Commissioning a Piano Reduction of Joan Tower's Bassoon Concerto - Peter Kolkay (Blair School of Music)
  • Mobilizing the Law: Legal Activism in the U.S. Women's Movement - Holly McCammon (Sociology)
  • Houses and Households around the Athenian Agora, 600-86 BCE  - Barbara Tsakirgis (Classics)
  • Iconography of Spectacle - Vesna Pavlovic (Art)
  • African Sovereignty in the British Atlantic World, 1580-1815 - Catherine Molineux (History)
  • Jews and Romanies: An Entangled History - Ari Joskowicz (Jewish Studies)
  • Warren Center 25th Anniversary Prog - Ed Friedman (Spanish & Portuguese)
  • Preliminary Research on Aphrodite and Miorros in Corinth and Athens, Greece - Mireille Lee (History of Art)
  • Markets for Small Arms and the International Political Economy of Civil War - Brett Benson (Political Science)
  • Iceland Cinematic Haiku - Jonathan Rattner (Film Studies)
  • Albert Camus, Israel and Terrorism - Natalie Debrauwere-Miller (French & Italian)
  • The Painter Frida Kahlo - Leonard Folgarait (History of Art)
  • John Dewey and Social Justice - Robert Talisse (Philosophy)
  • Cardinal Virtues: Democracy, Human Rights and Liberation Theology - Paul Lim (Divinity School)
  • Religion Entrepreneurship: The Origins and Negotiation of a Church-Founder Identity - Richard Pitt (Sociology)
  • Epigenetic Consequences of Extreme Social Deprivation in Romanian Children - Amy Non (Anthropology)
  • Improvised Order? Architectural Survey of a Planned Colonial Town in Highland Peru - Steve Wernke (Anthropology)