Grants, fellowships, awards

External Awards

Notre Dame's Department of Anthropology graduate students successfully compete for a wide range of prestigious research awards, grants, and fellowships. External research funding awarded to our students includes:

External Awards 2021

  • Chisdock, Cecelia. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2021 - 2024. “Examining the impacts of monastic health services on children in the Byzantine Near East.”
  • Erftenbeck, Hanna, ASOR Summer Stipend, May 2021, awarded to support dissertation research at the Carnegie Museum for Natural History in Pittsburgh, PA
  • Hurd, Kayla. National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, July 2021, The effects of COVID-19 on food choice and well-being

External Awards 2020

  • Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic:  NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Award, January 2020
  • Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic:  Travel Conference Grant, Open Society Foundations, March 2020
  • Sana Saiyed:  South Asian Summer Language Institute, Funding Scholarship, Summer 2020

External Awards 2019

  • Cecelia Chisdock:  ASOR Annual Meeting Student Travel Grant, November 2019
  • Kristina Hook:  International Association of Genocide Scholars Early Career Conference Travel Grant, June 2019
  • Kristina Hook:  Council for European Studies Early Career Conference Travel Grant, April 2019
  • Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic:  Civil Society Scholar Awards 2019-2020, Open Society Foundations
  • Richard Marcantonio:  Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship, 2019-2021, Tracking Environmental Violence in the Global Ecosystem
  • Richard Marcantonio:  NSF SESYNC Workshop Grant, 2019-2022, “A socio-environmental synthesis of the linkages between water scarcity induced conflict and land use/land cover change in Africa to enhance multi-scalar decision making”
  • Sana Saiyed:  National Science Foundation COD-IDEAS Fellowship, March 2019
  • Sana Saiyed:  National Geographic SACNAS Workshop Travel Grant, Fall 2019
  • Mallika Sarma:  American Association for University women American Dissertation Fellowship, 2019-2020
  • Mallika Sarma:  PEO Sisterhood Scholar Award, 2019-2020
  • Mallika Sarma:  National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, 2019-2020

External Awards 2018

  • Sean Field:  Laboratory of Tree-RIng Research Agnese N. Haury Visiting Scholar & Trainee Fellowship, Summer 2018.
  • Kristina Hook:  Fulbright U.S. Student Research/Study (Ukraine), 2018-2019.  “Grains of Truth: Holodomor Insights on Genocidal Violence and Ukraine’s Political Identity.”
  • Kristina Hook:  Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant Semi-Finalist, Ukraine.
  • Kristina Hook:  Holodomor Research and Education Consortium, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies of the University of Alberta.  Travel Grant to attend Genocide in Twentieth-Century History: The Power and the Problem of an Interpretive, Ethnical-Political, and Legal Concept at the University of Toronto.
  • Kayla Hurd:  The Explorers Club Exploration Fund Grant. 2018. “Local narratives of insect eating: Assessing why and how insects can be used medicinally.”
  • Angela Lederach:  United States Institute of Peace Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar, 2018-2019.
  • Kelsey Reese: The DigitalGlobe Foundation, 2018. “Remote Sensing Methods: A Case Study on the Mesa Verde North Escarpment.”
  • Patricia Rodrigues:  National Science Foundation, Research Experience for Graduate Students Award, 2018-2020. “Towards an Historical Anthropology of the Amerindian People: Pre-Dissertation Research.”
  • Ann Marie Thornburg:  Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship, Southeast Asian Summer Studies Institute (SEASSI), University of Wisconsin-Madison. Indonesian.

External Awards 2017

  • Nicholas Ames: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2017-2020. “A House Divided: The Materiality of Immigrant Community Development in America.”
  • Kristina Hook:  USAID/Notre Dame Global Development Fellowship, 2017-2018. “Understanding the Holodomor’s Impact on Human Rights Protection.”
  • Kristina Hook:  Society for Applied Anthropology, Human Rights Defender Award, 2017.  “Integrating Anthropology and Human Rights.” http://www.sfaa.net/index.php/about/prizes/student-awards/rights-defender/winners/2017-kristina-hook/ 
  • Kristina Hook:  Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship, 2017-2018 Notre Dame Nominee
  • Todd Marek:  Fulbright US Student Program (China), 2017-2018.  “Signs of Change in Tibetan Medicine”. 
  • Sara Morrow:  Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Doctoral Dissertation Fieldwork Grant. “Forging an Islander Identity: Consumer Practice and Daily Island Life in 19th and early 20th century Western Ireland.”
  • Julia Prince-Buitenhuys:  Inter-University Training for Continental-Scale Ecology Program, University of Utah. National Science Foundation Participant Support Award.
  • Julia Prince-Buitenhuys: The Forensic Science Foundation Student Travel Grant 2017.
  • Jeffrey Peterson:  National Geographic Society - Waitt Grant, 2017. “Social Traditions and Social Networks among Long-Tailed Macaques in Bali, Indonesia.”
  • Kelsey Reese:  National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention.
  • Maryam Rokhideh:  USAID/Notre Dame Global Development Fellowship. Project Title: Assessing the Peacebuilding Capacity of Civil Society.
  • Mallika Sarma:  National Science Foundation IDEAS Workshop, April 2017.
  • Mallika Sarma:  PEO Fellowship. 2017-2018. Notre Dame Nominee.

External Awards 2016

  • Kristina Hook:  National Science Foundation- Graduate Research Fellows Program, 2016-2021.  “Genocide and Intentional Civilian Targeting.”
  • Kristina Hook:  Transatlantic Summer Institute Fellowship Program, 2016-2018 (funded by German Academic Exchange Service [DAAD], University of Bayreuth, Germany and University of Minnesota, USA). “Holodomor Insights on Genocidal Dynamics, Conflict Recurrence, and Ukraine’s Political Identity.”
  • Kristina Hook:  University of Alberta’s Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies: Holodomor Research and Education Consortium Research Grant, 2016.  “The Holodomor in Comparative Genocide Perspective.”  http://holodomor.ca/hrec-grants-2016/ 
  • Angela Lederach:  Fulbright Study/Research Grant, 2016-2017, Peace Provokers: Intergenerational Practices of Peacebuilding in Colombia
  • Angela Lederach:  USAID Notre Dame Global Development Fellowship 2016-2017 Peace Provokers: Intergenerational Practices of Peacebuilding in Colombia
  • Sara Morrow:  Midwest Conference of British Studies Conference Grant. “A Civilizing Project: Colonial Land Improvement and Imperial Design in 18th Century Ireland”
  • Kelsey Reese:  Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society Conference Travel Grant. Single-authored: “From the Empirical to the Conjectural: Using Spatial Analysis to Determine Population Settlement Patterns on the Uncharted Mesa Verde Landform”
  • Kelsey Reese:  Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference Expense Bursary. Chaired: “Using GIS Modeling to Solve Real-World Archaeological Problems.” Single-authored: “From the Empirical to the Conjectural: Settlement Patterns on the Mesa Verde Landform.”
  • Mallika Sarma:  National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2016 - 2019. “Living the High Life: Differential Acute Endocrine Changes in High Altitude.”

External Awards 2015

  • Kristina Hook:  International Studies Association National Conference Travel Grant, 2015.  Co-authored presentation entitled “An Ambiguous Evil?  Emerging Perspectives on Analytically Quantifying—and Politically Qualifying—Genocidal Acts.”
  • Richard Marcantonio: Indiana University Office of Sustainability Graduate Research Development Grant. “Smallholder farmer responses to water scarcity in Southern Province, Zambia.”
  • Kelsey Reese:  Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society Conference Travel Grant. First-authored: “Agency of Access: Public Architecture in Mesa Verde National Park.”

External Awards 2014

  • Angela Lederach:  Graduate Student Union Conference Presentation Grant. “Attitudes, Values, Opinions: Building a Culture of Peace.” Reconstructing Peace Studies: Assessing New Knowledge and Outcomes Conference
  • Kelsey Reese: Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society Conference Travel Grant. Organized: “Coupled Regions, Coupled Systems: Dynamics of Prehispanic Farming Societies in the northern San Juan and the northern Rio Grande”
  • Single-authored: “Letting the Data Define the Terms: Mapping Community Size and Expanse in Mesa Verde Proper.” Co-authored: “Prolegomenon: VEP II, Almost in Retrospect.”
  • Kelsey Reese: Graduate and Professional Student Association Conference Registration Grant. Organized: “Coupled Regions, Coupled Systems: Dynamics of Prehispanic Farming Societies in the northern San Juan and the northern Rio Grande”
  • Single-authored: “Letting the Data Define the Terms: Mapping Community Size and Expanse in Mesa Verde Proper.” Co-authored: “Prolegomenon: VEP II, Almost in Retrospect.”
  • Kelsey Reese: Graduate and Professional Student Association Conference Travel Grant. Organized: “Coupled Regions, Coupled Systems: Dynamics of Prehispanic Farming Societies in the northern San Juan and the northern Rio Grande”
  • Single-authored: “Letting the Data Define the Terms: Mapping Community Size and Expanse in Mesa Verde Proper.” Co-authored: “Prolegomenon: VEP II, Almost in Retrospect.”

Internal Awards

The University of Notre Dame provides various awards to support graduate research. Graduate students in The Department of Anthropology have been very successful in obtaining the following funds:

Internal Awards 2021

  • Chisdock, Cecelia. Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award, 2021. “The Physiological Impacts of Monastic Health Services in the Byzantine Near East.”
  • Dailey, Jessica. Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award, April 2021. Fieldwork grant. “Social subjectivities and Resistance to Biomedicine: Alternative Birth Care in the San Francisco Bay Area.”
  • Erftenbeck, Hanna, Conference Presentation Grant, GSG, University of Notre Dame, April 2021, awarded to support conference presentation at the 12th ICAANE 
  • Hurd, Kayla. Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award, May 2021. A biocultural investigation of comfort food during COVID-19 in Oaxaca, Mexico.
  • Hurd, Kayla. Kellogg Institute for International Studies Graduate Research Grant, May 2021. A biocultural investigation of comfort food during COVID-19 in Oaxaca, Mexico.
  • Paylor, Alyssa. 2021. Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, Research Themed Grant (A Time to Heal). “Who Needs to Heal? Reconciliation in Contexts of Oppression and Violence.”

Internal Awards 2020

  • Hurd, Kayla 2020.  Emergency Dissertation Research Grant. Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts. University of Notre Dame.
  • Joyce Rivera-Gonzalez: Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Graduate Research Grant. “Catastrophes of the Everyday: Understanding Disaster Reconstruction and Postcolonial Austerity in Puerto Rico.” 
  • Joyce Rivera-Gonzalez: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, Graduate Student Emergency Dissertation Grant. “Disasters to be Continued: Conducting Digital Ethnography in Puerto Rico Amid a Global Pandemic.” 
  • Sana Saiyed: Eck Institute for Global Health Graduate Student Fellowship. “Combining cultural perspectives, behavioral ecology, and stress physiology for a more holistic understanding of human-monkey interactions and health in India.”

Internal Awards 2019

  • Emily de Wet:  Kellogg Institute for International Studies Dissertation Writing Fellowship.
  • Hanna Erftenbeck: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award “Building urbanism from the ground up - daily life in the earliest urban communities of the Early Bronze Age in the southern Levant”
  • Hanna Erftenbeck: Graduate School Arts and Letters Graduate Student Professional Development Award “The Production and Use of Chipped Stone Tools During the Metal Ages in the Southern Levant: Evidence from Abu Snesleh” Poster presented at the SAA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Hanna Erftenbeck: Graduate Student Union Conference Presentation Grant “The Production and Use of Chipped Stone Tools During the Metal Ages in the Southern Levant: Evidence from Abu Snesleh” Poster presented at the SAA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Kristina Hook: Kellogg Institute Graduate Research Grant, Dissertation Interview Travel within Ukraine, 2018-2019
  • Kristina Hook: Nanovic Institute for European Studies Advanced Language Training Grant
  • Kayla Hurd: 2019-2020. Eck Institute for Global Health Graduate Student Fellowship. “Are insects the next health aid?: Exploring the correlation between seasonality and consumption patterns with blood spots in Oaxaca, Mexico”
  • Kayla Hurd 2019. Global Health Travel Grant Award. Eck Institute for Global Health. University of Notre Dame.
  • Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, Graduate Research Grant, September 2019
  • Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic: Graduate Student Summer Residency Program at the National Humanities Center (NHC), North Carolina, Nanovic Institute for European Studies, Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic: Graduate Research Fellowship, Nanovic Institute for European Studies, January 2019
  • Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic: The Berlin Seminar in Transnational European Studies, Nanovic Institute for European Studies, June 2019
  • Richard Marcantonio: GLOBES Program Mini-Grants Research Award, University of Notre Dame, 2019
  • Richard Marcantonio: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award, University of Notre Dame, “Tracking Environmental Violence in the Global Landscape Part II,” 2019
  • Brandon Moskun: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award. “A Rhythmanalysis of University Life in Norway.”
  • Patricia Rodrigues: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award. “Marshalling the Past: An Investigation of the Archaeological Practice of Indigenous People.”
  • Sana Saiyed: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Summer Research Award. “Combining Cultural Perspectives and Behavioral Ecology for a More Holistic Understanding of Human Monkey Interactions in India.” Summer 2019.
  • Sana Saiyed: Graduate Student Union Conference Presentation Grant for oral presentation at the SACNAS Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI. Fall 2019.
  • Sana Saiyed: Graduate School Arts and Letters Graduate Student Professional Development Award for oral presentation at the SACNAS Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI. Fall 2019.
  • Sana Saiyed: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Winter Research Award. “Combining Cultural Perspectives and Behavioral Ecology for a More Holistic Understanding of Human Monkey Interactions in India.” Winter 2019.
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  • Sana Saiyed: Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies Winter Research Grant. “Combining Cultural Perspectives and Behavioral Ecology for a More Holistic Understanding of Human Monkey Interactions in India.” Winter 2019.

Internal Awards 2018

  • Amanda Cortez: Summer Language Abroad Grant. Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures.
  • Kristina Hook: Nanovic Institute for European Studies Advanced Language Studies Grant (Russian).
  • Kristina Hook: Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies Summer Research.
  • Kristina Hook: Notre Dame Graduate Student Conference Presentation Grant.
  • Kristina Hook: Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies Travel Grant.
  • Kristina Hook: Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters Conference Presentation Grant at the 2018 Tantur German Jewish Studies Workshop, 2018.  “The Monuments that Stand over Babi Yar: Exploring German, Israeli, and Ukrainian Constellations of Holocaust Memory through Babi Yar Commemorations.”
  • Kayla Hurd: Global Health travel grant award. Eck Institute for Global Health. University of Notre Dame. 2018. “Bugs as Drugs: Assessing the efficacy of grasshoppers as a treatment for anemia in Oaxaca, Mexico.”
  • Kayla Hurd. Graduate Student Research Grant. Kellogg Institute for International Studies. University of Notre Dame.
  • Kayla Hurd.  Notre Dame National Fellowship Research Award. The Graduate School. University of Notre Dame. 
  • Symone Johnson: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts American Dream Summer Grant, 2018. “On the Matter of Black Life Life: Healing Justice in New York.”
  • Joyce Rivera-González:  Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award, 2018. “Living in ‘el Caño’ after Maria: An Ethnographic Study of Environmental Risk at the Martin Peña Channel, Puerto Rico”. 
  • Richard Marcantonio: GLOBES Program on Environment and Society Graduate Research Support Grant, 2018. “Tracking Environmental Violence in the Global Landscape.”
  • Richard Marcantonio: The Kroc Institute Summer Research Support Grant, 2018. “Tracking Environmental Violence in the Global Landscape.”
  • Richard Marcantonio: The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award, 2018. “Tracking Environmental Violence in the Global Landscape.”
  • Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic: Nanovic Institute for European Studies Graduate Student Research Award, 2018. “Biosocial Approach to Human Migration  - The case of refugees living in transitional settlements in Serbia.”
  • Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic: Kellogg Institute for International Studies Graduate Student Research Award, 2018. Biosocial Approach to Human Migration  - The case of refugees living in  transitional settlements in Serbia
  • Ann Marie Thornburg: GLOBES Program in Environment and Society, Mini Grant. Indonesian.
  • Ann Marie Thornburg: The Liu Institute, Language Study Grant. Indonesian.
  • Ann Marie Thornburg: Summer Language Abroad Grant, Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures. Indonesian.

Internal Awards 2017


Nicholas Ames: Nanovic Graduate European Internship Grant, 2017. “Materiality in Motion: Irish and Italian Trajectories of Rural Community Development”.

Sevda Arslan: Social Responsibilities of Researchers 2017-2018.

Sevda Arslan: Kellogg Institute Travel Conference Grant. “Mediating Plural Zazaki Migrant Identities”. 

Sevda Arslan: Kellogg Institute Research Grant. “Impact of Migration on Zazaki Language and Identity Formation”.

Sevda Arslan: Nanovic Institute for European Studies Summer Research Grant. “Impact of Migration on Zazaki Language and Identity Formation”.

Kristina Hook: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award, 2017.   “Ethnography of Genocide Politics in Ukraine-Russia Relations.”

Kristina Hook: Graduate Summer Research Grant, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, 2017.  “Ethnography of Genocide Politics in Ukraine-Russia Relations.”

Kristina Hook: Nanovic Institute for European Studies Professional Development Grant, 2017.  “Lessons for Genocide Studies from Peace Research, presented at the International Association of Genocide Scholars Biennial Conference, Brisbane, Australia.”

Kristina Hook: Notre Dame Graduate Student Union Conference Presentation Grant, 2017.  “Ukraine’s Bykivnia Memorial and Liminal Understandings of Post-Soviet Violence, presented at the Society for Applied Anthropologists Annual Conference, Santa Fe, NM.”

Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic: Arts and Letters Advisory Council. Graduate Summer Research Grant. 2017. “The role of non-governmental and governmental organizations in refugee crisis in Belgrade, Serbia.” 

Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award / ISLA - GSRA. Fall 2017. “The Case of the Middle Eastern and African Refugees ‘Transiting’ through Serbia.”

Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic: Nanovic Institute for European Studies Graduate Research Grant. Fall 2017. “The Case of the Middle Eastern and African Refugees ‘Transiting’ through Serbia.”

Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic: Nanovic Institute for European Studies Professional Development Grant. “Refugee Crisis in the Media: Is Serbia the exception to the rule?” American Anthropological Association – Annual Meeting.

Jelena Jankovic-Rankovic: Kellogg Conference Travel Grant. “Refugee Crisis in the Media: Is Serbia the exception to the rule?” American Anthropological Association – Annual Meeting. 

Richard Marcantonio: Kellogg Institute Graduate Research Development Award, 2017. “Slow Violence in the Anthroecological System: Understanding smallholder farmer coping processes in Sierra Leone”

Richard Marcantonio: Notre Dame Graduate Student Union Conference Presentation Grant, 2017. “Conflict, Contamination, and Anxiety: Environmental Violence in Southern Province, Zambia” presented at the American Anthropological Association annual meeting.

Todd Marek: ISLA GSRA - Spring 2017 - “Signs of Change in Tibetan Medicine”

Sara Morrow: Nanovic Institute for European Studies Graduate Internship Grant. “On the Edge of Empire: Networks of British Trade and Exchange in Ireland and Scotland.”

Sara Morrow: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Professional Development Award. “Networks of Material Mediation: Shopkeepers in Historic Rural Ireland”.

Sara Morrow: Graduate Student Union Conference Travel Grant. ““Networks of Material Mediation: Shopkeepers in Historic Rural Ireland”.

Charles Morse: ISLA GSRA – Advances in Studies of Pre-industrial Kenya: Processing materials from excavations for publication.

Charles Morse: ISLA GSRA – A Cross-Cultural and Temporal Study of Mobility and Urbanism: Excavation, survey, and connections.

Julia Prince-Buitenhuys: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award, Fall 2017. Looking Like your Food: Tracing Dietary and Nutritional Impacts on Skull Shape.

Patricia Rodrigues: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award / ISLA GSRA – Indigenous Sacred Sites in the Tamitatoala River.

Jeffrey Peterson: Graduate Student Research Award, Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts. “Social Traditions and Social Networks among Long-Tailed Macaques in Bali, Indonesia.”

Kelsey Reese: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award. “Social Adaptations to Environmental Changes.”

Mallika Sarma: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Research Award. “Women’s Work: Endocrine Physiology During Subsistence Labor in the Republic of the Congo.”

Internal Awards 2016


Nicholas Ames: Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts American Dream Research Grant, 2016. “American Spaces, Irish Places: The Materiality of Immigrant Irish-America in the 19th and 20th Centuries.”

Nicholas Ames: Nanovic Institute for European Studies Professional Development Grant, 2016. “Formalizing Marginality: Comparative Perspectives on the 19th Century Irish Home and Village.”

Sevda Arslan: Nanovic Institute for European Studies Summer Research Grant. “Immigration and Language Maintenance in Germany”.

Kristina Hook: National Science Foundation-Funded Social Responsibility of Researchers Fellowship Program, 2016-2017.  http://reilly.nd.edu/research/research-integrity/social-responsibilities-for-researchers/2016-cohort/

Kristina Hook: Graduate Summer Research Grant, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, 2016.  “The Ukrainian Holodomor in Comparative Genocide Perspective.”

Kristina Hook: Nanovic Institute for European Studies Professional Development Grant, 2016.  “Presentation on Genocide Politics in International Relations at the European Consortium for Political Research Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.”

Kristina Hook: Notre Dame Graduate Student Union Conference Presentation Grant, 2016.  “Presentation on Integrating Trauma Healing and Peacebuilding at the Trauma, Memory, and Healing in the Balkans and Beyond Conference, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.”

Angela Lederach: Kellogg Graduate Research Grant 2016-2017 ‘We Were Aguacateros’: Practices of Peace in Colombia.

Sara Morrow: ISLA Graduate Student Research Award. “A Dynamic Island Landscape: Landlord Improvement on Inishbofin Island, Ireland, 1839-1855.”

Jeffrey Peterson: Graduate Student Research Award, Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts. “Understanding Long-Tailed Macaque Social Learning and Networks at Two Temple Sites in Bali, Indonesia.”

Maryam Rokhideh: Kellogg Graduate Research Grant, “Navigating a Precarious Life in the Democratic Republic of Congo.”

Maryam Rokhideh: SLA Language Grant, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Maryam Rokhideh: NSF-funded, Social Responsibilities of Researchers Grant.

Mallika Sarma: Eck Global Health Summer Research Grant. “Acute Reactivity of Daily Work at High Altitude”

Mallika Sarma: Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies Summer Research Grant. “Acute Reactivity of Daily Work at High Altitude”

Internal Awards 2015


Angela Lederach: Social Responsibilities of Researchers 2015-2016.

Angela Lederach: Graduate Summer Research Grant, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Peace Provokers: The Role of Youth and Peacebuilding in Colombia

Sara Morrow: Nanovic Institute for European Studies Fall Break Research Grant. “Materialized Mourning: The Economy of House Wakes in 19th Century Ireland.”

Sara Morrow: Social Responsibilities of Researchers 2015-2016. University of Notre Dame John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values. Funded by the National Science Foundation. 

Maryam Rokhideh: Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies Research Grant, “Understanding the Construction of Violent Experiences in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Implications for Peace and Recovery.”

Mallika Sarma: Notre Dame Grant Training Award.

Internal Awards 2014


Angela Lederach: Mullen Family Fellowship, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies .
Angela Lederach: Graduate Summer Research Grant, Kroc Institute for International Peace, ‘To Narrate is to Live’: Gender and Peacebuilding in Colombia.