NEH Grant

$499,000 Federal Grant Supports Humanities at UM


Humanities disciplines at the University have secured $499,000 in grant funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities made possible through the American Rescue Plan. This was the maximum level of grant funding, and will assist in supporting programming, classes and scholarship in history, literature, anthropology and Native American Studies over the course of the next year. 

UM faculty awarded the grant include:

  • Tobin Miller Shearer, professor, Department of History, director, African-American Studies Program
  • Gillian Glaes, program director, UM Humanities Institute, visiting associate professor of history.
  • Kelly Dixon, professor, Department of Anthropology
  • Ashby Kinch, associate dean, UM Graduate School, professor of English
  • Kyle G. Volk, chair, associate professor, Department of History
  • Scott Arcenas, assistant professor, Department of History
  • Kathryn Shanley, chair, professor, Native American Studies
  • Donna McCrea, professor and head of Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library

Please visit this page for NEH Grant related information and upcoming events!