Current Research Grants

The Department of Historical Studies takes pride in the breadth and depth of the research being carried on by its faculty members, as well as in the success of its faculty in obtaining research grants.  Many of these grants provide opportunities for the employment of students (both graduate and undergraduate) as research assistants.

Below is a list of the Department's currently funded research initiatives.

FACULTY SPONSOR TITLE 
Brown, Elspeth
Social Sciences & Humanities
LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory   
Brown, Elspeth
Social Sciences & Humanities
Reframing Family Photography   
Brown, Elspeth Western University
The Family Camera Network   
Chrubasik, Boris
Connaught Fund
Sanctuaries and Empires   
Coleman, Kevin
Social Sciences & Humanities
Capitalism and the Camera   
Coleman, Kevin
Social Sciences & Humanities
Visualizing the Americas: Photography, the United Fruit Company, and Seeing from Latin America and the Caribbean  
Cowan, Mairi
Social Sciences & Humanities
Demons in New France and the Spiritual Anxieties of Early Canada  
Fulton, Carrie
Honor Frost Foundation
Accurately Surveying the Anchorage at Maroni-Tsaroukkas, Cyprus  
Fulton, Carrie
Social Sciences & Humanities
Underwater Survey of a Late Bronze Age Anchorage at Maroni-Tsaroukkas, Cyprus  
Gettler, Brian
Social Sciences & Humanities
Indian Affairs and Confederation, 1860-1876   
Hanssen, Jens
Social Sciences & Humanities
German and Jewish Echoes in 20th.-century Arab Thought   
Kasturi, Malavika
Social Sciences & Humanities
The 'Lost Mughal Pensioners of Banaras: 'Diasporic Families, Urban History and Memory in South Asia Eighteenth Century to the Present 
MacArthur, Julie Connaught Fund
Radical Cartographies: Mapping Sovereignty, Belonging, and Dissent in Eastern Africa, 1950-1976  
Rao, Ajay
Social Sciences & Humanities
Age of Vedanta   
Rubincam, Catherine
Social Sciences & Humanities
Quantifying mentalities:  Comparison of ancient and modern historians' numeric practices  
Scott, J. Barton
Connaught Fund
Connaught New Researcher   
Tahmasebi-Birgani, Victoria
Social Sciences & Humanities
Iranian Women's E-Diasporic Networks: Feminist Struggle in Transnational Context