HI Supported Projects

Faculty Research Grants


  • Irene Appelbaum, Assoc. Professor, Anthropology (Linguistics): Grammar and Discourse in Kutenai Tales
  • Hiltrud Arens, Professor, MCLL (German): Of Animals and Humans in Yoko Tawada’s Memoirs of a Polar Bear
  • Leora Bar-el, Assoc. Professor, Anthropology (Linguistics): The Dialects of Butte, Montana
  • David Beck, Professor, Native American Studies: ‘Bribed with our own Money’: Federal Misuse of Tribal Funds
  • Abhishek Chatterjee, Asst. Professor, Political Science: Property Rights in Colonial India
  • John Eglin, Professor, History: Commercial Gaming in 18th Century England
  • Valerie Hedquist, Professor, School of Art, College of Visual and Performing Arts: Artists as Prodigals and Wives as Prostitutes: Playing Roles in High Life Portraiture
  • Anya Jabour, Professor, History: NEH Summer Institute on “Suffrage in the Americas”
  • Emilie LeBel, Asst. Professor, School of Music, College of Visual and Performing Arts: Women Buddhist Esoterics in Art Song: A Song Cycle for Soprano and Electric Guitar
  • Clary Loisel, Professor, MCLL (Spanish): Gender Construction in Twentieth-Century Portuguese Literature
  • Quan Manh Ha, Assoc. Professor, English: Vietnamese Short Stories about the Vietnam War: A Translation and Anthology
  • Tobin Shearer, Assoc. Professor, History (African American Studies): Prayerful Protest: The Use of Religious Resources in Anti-Abortion Protests
  • Ruth Vanita, Professor, Global Humanities and Religions: Urdu Poetry of Sa’adat Yar Khan and Insha Allah Khan: A Translation and Scholarly Edition


  • Claire Arcenas, Assistant Professor of History: Why John Locke’s Mistakes Mattered: How Experience Came to Trump Theory in American Politics, 1787-1832
  • John Douglas, Professor of Anthropology: Discovering Ancient Maya Political Changes in the Belize Valley through Ceramic Sourcing
  • John Eglin, Professor of History: James Boswell's Tour in Italy, Corsica, and France
  • Linda Frey, Professor of History: The French Revolution and International Law: A New Paradigm
  • Christopher Preston, Professor of Philosophy: The Resurgence of the Wild in the Anthropocene
  • Tobin Shearer, Associate Professor of History: Director of African-American Studies: Devout Demonstrators: Sacred Actions in Social Protest Movements
  • Brian Dowdle, Assistant Professor of Modern and Classical Languages and Literature and Eric Schluessel, Assistant Professor of History and Political Science: Montana Workshop in Sinosphere Literature

Baldridge Book Subvention Grant Recipients


Professor Chris Comer, Department of Neuroscience

Brain, Mind, and the Literary Imagination, Co-Author: Professor Ashley Taggart, University College of London


Professor Anya Jabour, Department of History

Sophonisba Breckinridge and Women's Activism in Modern America (University of Illinois Press: forthcoming)


Associate Professor Jody Pavilack, Department of History

Mining for the Nation: The Politics of Chile’s Coal Communities from the Popular Front to the Cold War (Penn State, 2011; Spanish translation: forthcoming)