International Awards for Faculty Travel & Research

The Dickey Center has awarded support to a diversity of international scholarship projects submitted from over 20 departments for research, travel, and engagement in more than 25 countries around the world.

2014-2020 Awards*

A selection of awards is listed below. Award eligibility, due dates, links to application forms, and criteria may be found on the Faculty Travel & Research Grants page.

Bernard Avishai
Support for visiting guests to speak on Israel-Palestine issues
Department: Government   
Award Type: Classroom Enhancement
Pillar:  Security

Dror Ben-Zeev
mHealth: Mobile Apps for Mental Health Diagnoses and Care
Department: Geisel School of Medicine     
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Security / Global Health

Robert Bonner
Remaking North American Sovereignty
Department: History
Award Type: Conference
Pillar: Security / Canada Studies                                                                                         

Melody Burkins
Faculty and Student Participation in 2016 Model Arctic Council
Department: Environmental Studies           
Award Type: Classroom Enhancement / Conference
Pillar: Environment / Climate

Andrew Chapman
Panel participant: New Genres and the Cinematic Nation in Recent Russian Film
Department: Russian
Award Type: Conference

Ada Cohen
Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art
Department: Art History
Award Type: Research

Sienna Craig
Visit from Seth Holmes, UC Berkeley: Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: The Hiddenness of Migrant Farmworkers and Global Inequalities
Department: Anthropology
Award Type: Classroom Enhancement
Pillar: Human Development

Sienna Craig
Workshop participant: Developing an interdisciplinary and multilingual digital knowledge base on Tibetan medical formulas
Department: Anthropology
Award Type: Conference
Pillar: Human Development / Global Health

Yasser Elhariry
The Pacific Invasion
Department: French & Italian
Award Type: Conference

William Ellison
Campus concert of Indian Classical music with Pandit Rabindra Goswami (sitar) and Ramchandra Pandit (tabla) to coincide with Diwali
Department: Anthropology & Religion      
Award Type: Classroom Enhancement

Reena Goldthree     
"No Yankee Rule for us Negro British West Indians": U.S. Annexation Rumors in the Interwar Caribbean
Department: African and African American Studies                      
Award Type: Conference
Pillar: Human Development / Security                               

Doug Haynes
Brand-Name Capitalism, Advertising, and the Making of Middle Class Conjugality in Western India, 1918-1940.
Department: History
Award Type: Research

Katie Hornstein
Evading the Hierarchies of Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture
Department: Art History
Award Type: Conference

Jeremy Horowitz
How Land Grievances Mobilize and Divide Ethnic Groups: Experimental Evidence from Kenya
Department: Government
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Human Development

Rachel Hynson
State of the Family: Sexuality, Power, and Revolution in Cuba, 1959-1968
Rachel Hynson's research explores the efforts of early-revolutionary Cuban officials to remake sexual standards and produce families deemed fitter than those under capitalism. 
Department: Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies         
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Gender / Security

Sergei Kan
Sitka Creoles as Seen by the Russian Orthodox Clergy After the Sale of Alaska
Department: Anthropology / Native American Studies     
Award Type: Conference

Chelsey Kivland
Nowhere to Go: A Multimedia Look at Haiti's Post-Earthquake Housing Crisis
Department: Anthropology
Award Type: Classroom Enhancement
Pillar: Human Development / Global Health

Theodore Levin
Collaboration with Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Dartmouth Music Department, and Sean Curran Dance Company (NYC)
Department: Music 
Award Type: Classroom Enhancement
Pillar: Human Development

Eng-Beng Lim          
The Other Harem
Department: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies          
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Gender

Jennifer Lind
The Rise of Nationalism in Japan?
Department: Government
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Security

Lisa Loeb
East Africa Regional Leadership Center curriculum development
Department: Computer Science
Award Type: Classroom Enhancement / Research
Pillar: Human Development

Patricia Lopez
The Great Waging Peace - Peacekeeping, human rights, & law in Haiti
Department: Geography     
Award Type: Conference:
Pillar: Human Development

Michael McGillan
Spatial Form and the Dialectics of Non-Presence in Karl Barth's Römerbrief.
Department: German          
Award Type: Conference

Laura McPherson
Tonal Compounding in Seenku
Department: Linguistics
Award Type: Conference
Pillar: Human Development

Ed Miller
Visit from Christian Appy of UMass-Amherst, a historian and renowned expert on the Vietnam War
Department: History
Award Type:  Classroom Enhancement
Pillar: Security

Abigail Neely
Assessing Health Care Access in Rural South Africa
Department: Geography     
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Global Health

Abigail Neely
Visit from Claire Wendland, author of "A Heart for the Work," and discussion of medical education in Malawi
Department: Geography
Award Type: Classroom Enhancement
Pillar: Global Health

Deborah Nichols
Altica Craft Specialization, Exchange, and the Development of Early Complex Societies in Central Mexico
Department: Anthropology
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Human Development

Brendhan Nyhan
The Prevalence and Causes of Conspiracy Belief about Disease Outbreaks
Department: Government   
Award Type: Research         
Pillar: Global Health 

Reiko Ohnuma
An Elephant Good to Think: The Buddha in Parileyyaka Forest 
Department: Religion
Award Type: Conference

Daryl Press
Geography, Maritime Power, and the Brewing Pacific Rivalry
Department: Government
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Security

Jeffrey Ruoff
Finding Telluride in the Film Festival Galaxy
Department: Film & Media Studies
Award Type: Conference

Leah Sarson 
Critical and Feminist Approaches to Research Design in International Relations
Department: Dickey Center            
Award Type: Conference     
Pillar: Gender / Security                   

Christina Seely
Markers of Time – Tropics
Department: Studio Art      
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Environment / Climate

Jonathan Smolin
Links between the Arab Spring and contemporary Arabic fiction in Egypt.
Department: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Award Type: Research

Silvia Spitta
Creating a catalogue of the exhibition:  Performing Archives: Martin ChambiPhotography, 1920-2014
Department: Spanish          
Award Type: Research

James Stanford
Sociolinguistic Field Research of Language Contact in Rural China
Department: Linguistics                  
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Human Development / Gender                                                                                             

Jenny Swanson
Collaboration with Professor Magdalene Odundo, Kenyan Artist (and Former Dartmouth Visiting Professor)
Department: Hopkins Center
Award Type: Conference
Pillar: Human Development

Spencer Topel
Research and Filming of New Installation: Border Languages
Department: Music
Award Type: Research

George Trumbull
Land of Thirst and Fear: A History of Water in the Sahara from Empire to Oil
Department: History          
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Environment / Security

George Trumbull
Manuscript development: Land of Thirst and Fear
Department: History          
Award Type:  Research

Dale Turner
Indigenous Philosophies & Impact Benefit Agreements
Department: Native American Studies / Government
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Human Development

Ben Valentino
International Early Warning Project
Department: Government   
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Security

Peter Wright
Community-based model designed to improve HIV positive patients' access and adherence to life sustaining antiretroviral therapy
Department: Geisel School of Medicine
Award Type: Research
Pillar: Global Health

*Note: In AY2015-2016, the Dickey Center added criteria to better align awards with its five main "pillars" of scholarly focus: security, human development, global health, environment and climate, and gender.