Faculty/Scholar Funding Opportunities
The Nationality Rooms Program announces the 2017 Bowman Faculty Grants Winners
Elizabeth Arkush of the Pitt Main Campus/Anthropology
Research topic- purchase of GIS equipment to use and collect data at archaeological sites in Peru.
JoAnna Commandaros of the Pitt Main Campus/ Studio Arts
Research topic- participate as an artist and educator in the Israel Arts and Culture Professional Development Seminar organized by Classrooms without Borders.
Haya S. Feig of the Pitt Main Campus/ Religious Studies
Research topic- investigate instructional methods for teaching advanced language courses and explore interactive teaching materials within a cultural context in Israel
Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff of Pitt Johnstown/English Department
Research topic- The Vibe, Voices and Visions from World Sanctuaries: Cultural, Social and Religious Multiplicity of Bangkok, Singapore and Amsterdam.
Gabriella Lukacs of the Pitt Main campus/Anthropology
Research topic- investigate the rise of right wing populism from a cultural analysis such as independent theaters, with a focus on Hungary
Luke Peterson of the Pitt Main Campus/History/LCTL
Research topic- Improve Levantine Arabic by studying the language in Birzeit University, Israel- Palestine
Y. Ken Wang of Pitt Bradford/ Management and education
Research topic- comparative study of global e-commerce by investigating the current status of e-commerce in China and Japan and emerging technology, supply chain and social networks in the Chinese and Japanese retail markets
Brett Wells of the Pitt Main Campus/ French and Italian
Research topic- study the contemporary perceptions of Canada’s “distinct society” and the ongoing effort to keep French as the language of Quebec
Available Fellowships for International Scholars to conduct research at the University of Pittsburgh
The Armenian Room Fellowship is a new grant awarded to a professional from Armenia’s academic/ education, business/ economics, government, healthcare or scientific sectors to bring him/her to the University of Pittsburgh for the Fall Term of non-degree research which will enhance the applicant’s career and contribute to Armenia's advanced learning. For details, click here.
Armen Amirjanyan- 2016 Armenian Room Fellowship
The Ruth Crawford Mitchell Fellowship for Czech/Slovak Scholars is awarded annually to an individual from the Czech or Slovak Republic’s academic, medical, governmental or commercial sector to bring him/her to the University of Pittsburgh for the Fall term of non-degree research which will enhance the applicant’s career and contribute to the body of knowledge of the Czech and Slovak Republics. For details, click here.
Radim Hédl- 2016 Ruth Crawford Mitchell Czech/Slovak Fellowship
Zuzana Jurková- 2016 Ruth Crawford Mitchell Czech/Slovak Fellowship
The Bowman Faculty Grants for Research are grants awarded to University of Pittsburgh faculty members to enhance the quality of their teaching or to develop new courses through research abroad. Five grants of $2,000 are available to full-time faculty members who have been teaching a minimum of one year at the University of Pittsburgh. Three grants of $2,000 will be awarded to part-time faculty members who have been teaching a minimum of three years at the University of Pittsburgh. They are funded by an endowment in memory of Chancellor John Gabbert Bowman. To learn more about the grants, click here.
The application deadline for the Fellowships are March 30, 2017. The deadline for the Bowman Faculty Grants is February 28, 2017.
If you have any questions, contact Cristina Lagnese at (412)624-6150 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.