Research

CHSS Faculty Feature video series

CHSS Faculty Feature video series

Welcome to our Faculty Feature video series, where we showcase the research and academic journeys of our outstanding CHSS faculty.

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) summer stipends

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) summer stipends

The National Endowment for the Humanities’ Summer Stipends program aims to stimulate new research in the humanities by providing small awards to individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Program guidelines are anticipated to become available on June 18, 2024, with a submission deadline of September 18, 2024. NEH will be offering a webinar for administrators and prospective applicants on July 10, 2024, at 2 p.m. (Registration required).

Resources for summer grant writing

Resources for summer grant writing

Mason’s Research Development Services is providing summer grant writing services including copy editing services for faculty wishing to receive input on the grammar, syntax, layout, and overall presentation of their grant applications. This work will be performed by graduate and advanced undergraduate students receiving technical editing training at Mason. Registration is required.

Faculty feature: Rutledge M. Dennis

Faculty feature: Rutledge M. Dennis

Rutledge M. Dennis, professor of sociology and anthropology, sits down with CHSS to discuss his academic journey and research.

The Inter-American Foundation Research Fellowship Program

The Inter-American Foundation Research Fellowship Program

The Inter-American Foundation (IAF), in conjunction with the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) has announced its new Research Fellowship Program to advance rigorous field-based research on actionable questions about community-led development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IAF will award up to ten Fellowships in 2025, which includes a stipend of $20,000 to support an individual researcher working over the course of twelve months in one or more of the countries where the Inter-American Foundation makes investments.

2024 NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER)

2024 NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER)

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) funding opportunity has announced a proposal submission deadline of July 24, 2024. Any faculty interested in submitting an NSF CAREER's proposal will need to submit a CHSS Pre-Award Request for Assistance Form by noon on Friday, June 21st.

Zachary Schrag awarded National Endowment for the Humanities grant

Zachary Schrag awarded National Endowment for the Humanities grant

Zachary Schrag, professor in the Department of History and Art History, has received an NEH grant for his research on the history of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project to help understand the possibilities of the ambitious efforts to reshape daily transportation choices.

RRCHNM awarded two National Endowment for the Humanities grants

RRCHNM awarded two National Endowment for the Humanities grants

Mills Kelly, professor of history and RRCHNM senior scholar, and RRCHNM have been awarded two separate NEH awards—one in support of Worlds Turned Upside Down, a narrative documentary podcast series about the history of the American Revolution, and one in support of the digital preservation of Civil War graffiti houses.