CLAS DSHB Faculty Scholar Award

The Developmental Studies Hybridoma Bank (DSHB) Faculty Scholar Awards are given annually to five faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.  Each award provides support to a tenured CLAS faculty member for an approved research project within the humanities. The award is non-renewable and expected to result in at least one project for publication, or national/ international presentation.

Awards are valued at $2,500, and may be used for professional travel, equipment, or other research needs. Funds must be spent within two years of receipt of the award.

By October 2, 2017, eligible faculty should complete the application below and add a one-page narrative proposal. The complete application, along with a two-page CV, is sent to the DEO(s) for review and endorsement.

By November 1, 2017, if the DEO(s) endorse the proposal with a letter of support, s/he signs the application and submits it along with the abbreviated CV as a single pdf to: Allison Bierman.

Applications are reviewed for approval by the CLAS Dean and Associate Deans. Please contact Allison Bierman (335-3994), CLAS Dean’s Office with questions. 

Download the application.

Recipients of the DSHB Faculty Scholar Award


  • Maria José Barbosa, Department of Spanish & Portuguese 
  • James Giblin, Department of History
  • Jennifer Sessions, Department of History
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  • Amber Brian, Department of Spanish & Portuguese
  • Mary Cohen, School of Music
  • Marie Kruger, Departments of English and Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies
  • Brenda Longfellow, School of Art & Art History
  • Miriam Thaggert, Departments of English and Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies
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