The NEHC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Request for Proposals. These are competitive seed grants for research initiatives in the humanities that seek to capitalize on the collaborative network of the Consortium.

Cross-disciplinary teaching, learning, and designing

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Principal Investigator

Jennifer Tucker 
Associate Professor, History
Wesleyan University

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Steven Lubar 
Professor, American Studies and History
Brown University

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Francesca Liuni
Assistant Professor, Department of Interior Architecture
Rhode Island School of Design

Ottoman Diasporas in New England

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Principal Investigator

Amy Singer 
Sylvia K. Hassenfeld Chair in Islamic Studies, Department of History
Brandeis University

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Febe Armanios
Professor, History
Middlebury College

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Boğaç Ergene
Professor, History Department
University of Vermont

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Will Smiley 
Assistant Professor, Humanities Program
University of New Hampshire

Ellen Garrison and the Concord Roots of an Activist Life

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Co-Principal Investigator

Jennifer Burton 
Professor, Practice Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies
Tufts University

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Co-Principal Investigator

Julie Dobrow
​​Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at Tufts University
Tisch College Senior Fellow for Media and Civic Engagement
Tufts University

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Carla Kaplan 
Davis Distinguished Professor, American Literature
Northeastern University

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Monica White Ndounou
Associate Professor, Theater
Dartmouth University

Chinese Environmental History in Translation: Sharing Sources for Public Knowledge

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Co-Principal Investigator

Brian Lander 
Stanley J. Bernstein Assistant Professor, History and Environment and Society
Brown University

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Co-Principal Investigator

Peter Lavelle
Associate Professor, History
University of Connecticut

Post Pardon: The Opera (Residency & Workshop)

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Co-Principal Investigator

Laurel Jenkins 
Assistant Professor, Dance
Middlebury College

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Co-Principal Investigator

Arisa White
Assistant Professor, English and Creative Writing
Colby College