Grants

Recent Grants (2002-2013)

In a typical year the department and its archaeology service units generate more than $1,000,000 in grants, financial awards, and contracts. This places Anthropology among the top five departments in the College of Arts and Sciences for the total amount of sponsored research projects. Visit University of Kentucky Research for more information on research support and programs at UK

A select list of grants obtained by faculty, staff, and students.

Grant or Award Principal Investigator Amount

 

Fiscal Year 2013 (7/1/2012-6/30/2013)

   
National Park Service
Conservation Assessment of War of 1812 Saltpeter Works, Mammoth Cave National Park
George Crothers 78,993
National Science Foundation
Fellowship: Political Ecologies of Value: Tourism and Social Conflict in Baja California Sur, Mexico
Sarah Lyon, Ryan Anderson 12,188
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Carrer Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty
Kristin Monroe 30,000

Total Sponsored Projects FY 2013*

  $1,857,065
     

Fiscal Year 2012 (7/1/2011-6/30/2012)

   
National Science Foundation
Fellowship: Community Responses to Local Resource Extraction
Mary Anglin, Julie Shepherd Powell 16,715
National Science Foundation
Strategies of Data Archiving for Cultural Anthropology, Using Gwembe Tonga Research Project Data
Lisa Cliggett 49,922
National Park Service
Big South Fork Oral History Indexing and Transcription Project
Kim McBride 42,000

Total Sponsored Projects FY 2012*

  $1,131,750
     

Fiscal Year 2011 (7/1/2010-6/30/2011)

   
National Science Foundation
Fellowship: The Cultural Politics of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and the Diagnosis of Difference
Mary Anglin, Travis Hedwig 16,000
National Science Foundation
Fellowship: Missing Links: Investigating the Socially-Differentiated Effects of Land Cover Change in a Rural Zambian Frontier
Lisa Cliggett, Allison harnish 5,500
National Science Foundation
Workshop on Food Insecurity and Mental Health
Deborah Crooks 29,677
National Science Foundation
Collaborative Research: Uci-Cansahcab Regional Integration Project
Scott Hutson 113,539
National Science Foundation
Fellowship: Factors Shaping Adolescent Nutritional Status in a Low-Income Neighhborhood in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Deborah Crooks, Jennifer Williams 12,259
National Science Foundation
Fellowship: Exchange Mechanisms, Consumption and Household Provisioning Strategies: Maya Economy and Political Economy at Kiuic, Yucatan, Mexico
Chris Pool, Chris Gunn 14,267

Total Sponsored Projects FY 2011*

  $1,179,865
     

Fiscal Year 2010 (7/1/2009-6/30/2010)

   
National Science Foundation
Fellowship: Expanding Cultivation, Land, and Livelihood Transformations in Southern Morocco
Lisa Cliggett, Karen rignall 4,856

National Science Foundation
Fellowship: Health Strategies of Transnational Workers: Eldercare Workers in Genoa Italy

Mary Anglin, Patti Meyers 9,851
National Park Service
Conservation Assessment of War of 1812 Saltpeter Works, Mammoth Cave National Park
George Crothers 28,500
National Council for Eurasian and East European Research
Humanitarianism as Politics: Internally Displaced Persons, Health and Citzenship in the Republic of Georgia
Erin Koch 52,250
National Science Foundation
Fellowship: The Social and Political-Economic Dynamics of Foodways in Peri-Urban Honduras
Sarah Lyon, Aeleka Schortman 10,500
National Science Foundation
Fellowship: The Effects of the Migration on Gender Norms and Relations: The Post-Repatriation Experience in Bor, South Sudan 
Monica Udvardy, MaryBeth Chrostowsky 14,918

Total Sponsored Projects FY 2010*

  88623

 

   

Fiscal Year 2009 (7/1/2008-6/30/2009)

National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Social Categories and Health Care Outcomes: HIV Positive African American Women and Survival in the Urban South
Mary Anglin, Alyson Anthony O'Daniel 7,991
National Science Foundation
Seminar: Tonga Timeline- Appraising 60 years of multidisciplinary research in Southern Province, Zambia
Lisa Cliggett 15,012
Lambda Alpha
Graduate Research Grant: Indeginous Women and Development: Impacts of Ethnodevelopment and Participation in Gender Relations in the Ecuadorian Highlands
Sarah Lyon, Maria Moreno 2,500
Lambda Alpha
Graduate Research Grant: The Effects of Migration on Gender Norms and Relations: the Post-Repatriation Experience in Bor, South Sudan
Monica Udvardy, MaryBeth Chrostowsky 2,500

Total Sponsored Projects FY 2009*

$805,843

     

Fiscal Year 2008 (7/1/2007-6/30/2008)

National Geographic Society
Waitt Grant: Ancient Maya Political and Economic Transformations: Settlement Survey of the Ucí Intersite Causeway, Yucatan, Mexico
Scott Hutson 11,631
Virginia Academy of Science
Research Grant: Ceramic Analysis of Late Prehistoric Groups in Southwestern Virginia
Richard Jefferies, Maureen Meyers 1,150
National Geographic Society
Committee for Research and Exploration Grant: Archaeological Identification of Frontier Chiefdoms at the Edge of the Mississippian World
Richard Jefferies, Maureen Meyers 19,045
University of Kentucky
Dissertation Enhancement Award
Richard Jefferies, Maureen Meyers 2,836
National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Women's Health and Illness in a Migrant-Sending Community in Southern Mexico
Mary Anglin, Mary Alice Scott 2,900

Total Sponsored Projects FY 2008*

$1,538,810

     

Fiscal Year 2007 (7/1/2006-6/30/2007)

National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Healthcare and Citizenship among Unionized Service Workers in Central Appalachia
Mary Anglin, Becky Fletcher 11,980
Fulbright Institute of International Education
Fulbright Student Grant
Mary Anglin, Mary Alice Scott  
Wenner-Gren Foundation
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant: Exploring Sustainable Consumerism as a Response to Perceived Environmental Risk
Lisa Cliggett, Cindy Isenhour  
Fulbright Institute of International Education
Fulbright Student Grant
Lisa Cliggett, Cindy Isenhour  
The American-Scandinavian Foundation
Exploring Sustainable Consumerism as a Response to Perceived Environmental Risk
Lisa Cliggett, Cindy Isenhour  
National Science Foundation
Major Research Instrumentation Grant: Acquisition of Geophysical Survey Equipment and Computer Processing Support for Archaeology
George Crothers 93,693
Sigma Xi
Grant-in-Aid for Dissertation Research
Richard Jefferies, Maureen Meyers 1,000
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Federal Historic Preservation Fund: Archaeological Survey and Limited Testing of Site 12Hr12 and the Surrounding Floodplain in Harrison County, Indiana
Richard Jefferies, Rick Burdin 47,455
National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Absentee Ownership and Common Property Resource Management: The Case of Herd Management in Rural Mongolia
Peter Little, Dan Murphy 7,800
Fulbright Institute of International Education
Fulbright Student Grant
Peter Little, Dan Murphy  
Wenner-Gren Foundation
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant: Communal Resource Management and Rural Inequality in Post-Socialist Mongolia
Peter Little, Dan Murphy  
Lambda Alpha
Graduate Research Grant: Absentee Herd-Ownership and Common Propoerty Resource Management in Rural Mongolia
Peter Little, Dan Murphy 2,000
National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Tepango Valley Archaeological Project
Chris Pool, Wes Stoner 14,967
Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies
Classic Period Development in the Tepango Valley, Tuxtla Mountains
Chris Pool, Wes Stoner 9,932

Total Sponsored Projects FY 2007*

$1,116,617

     

Fiscal Year 2006 (7/1/2005-6/30/2006)

University of Kentucky
James S. Brown Award for Graduate Student Research in Appalachia: Painting the Mountains: An Investigation of Art and Tourism in Appalachia
Mary Anglin, Kristin Kant 1,500
National Science Foundation
Linking Ethnography to Place: GIS Training for Anthropological Migration in a Zambian Frontier
Lisa Cliggett 49,997
National Science Foundation
Nutrition Security in Context of Migration in Southern Province, Zambia
Deborah Crooks, Lisa Cliggett 105,375
Access Fund
Intentional Site Burial of Two Rockshelter Sites in the Red River Gorge of Eastern Kentucky
George Crothers, Leigh Grench 3,000
National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Land Tenure and Conflict Dynamics in Pastoral Areas of Southern Ethiopia
Peter Little, Dejene Debsu 12,000
National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Becoming Mobile Pastoralists: Desedentarization among the Ful'be of Tanout, Niger
Peter Little, Karen Greenough 12,000
Social Science Research Council
International Dissertation Research Fellowship: Becoming Mobile Pastoralists: Desendentarization among the Ful'be of Tanout, Niger
Peter Little, Karen Greenough 20,000
National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Population Displacement, Household Livelihood Security, and Social Relations in a Peri-Urban Area of Ethiopia
Peter Little, Andu Meharie 7,354

Total Sponsored Projects FY 2006*

$761,619

     

Fiscal Year 2005 (7/1/2004-6/30/2005)

National Endowment for the Humanities
Study and Publication of Archaeological Collections from Qasr Ibrim, Nubia
William Adams 58,799
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Museum Collections for the Public: Facilitating Lifelong Learning in Kentucky
George Crothers 96,314
National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Canoncillo (JE-205) Mapping Project in Peru: Form, Function, and Meaning
Tom Dillehay, John Warner 11,990
Wenner-Gren Foundation
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant: Development and Displacement in Peri-Urban Areas of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Impacts on Youth and Households
Peter Little, Andu Meharie  
Global Livestock-Collaborative Research Support Program
Jim Ellis Mentorship Program Award: Land Tenure and Conflict Dynamics in Pastoral Areas of Southern Ethiopia
Peter Little, Dejene Debsu  
Fulbright Institute of International Education
Fulbright Student Grant
Michele Rivkin-Fish, Jill Owczarzak  
Lambda Alpha
Graduate Research Grant: Mapping HIV Prevention in Poland
Michele Rivkin-Fish, Jill Owczarzak 2,000

Total Sponsored Projects FY 2005*

$2,311,414

     

Fiscal Year 2004 (7/1/2003-6/30/2004)

National Science Foundation
Migration and Environmental Change: Tenure Insecurity in a Zambian Frontier
Lisa Cliggett 60,554
Lambda Alpha
Graduate Research Grant: Settlement, Subsistence, and Emerging Socio-Economic Complexity among Middle Preceramic Hunter-Gatherers on the North Coast of Peru
Tom Dillehay, Kary Stackelbeck 1,500
National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Early Preceramic Cultural Adaptation and Diversity on the North Coast of Peru
Tom Dillehay, Greg Maggard 8,350
Lambda Alpha
Graduate Research Grant: El Meson Regional Survey
Chris Pool, Michael Loughlin 1,500
National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Santiago Tuxtla Archaeological Project
Chris Pool, Marcie Venter 12,000
Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies
Totógal: Investigations of Postclassic Occupation and the Aztec Frontier in the Tuxtla Mountains, Veracruz, México
Chris Pool, Marcie Venter 9,100
University of Kentucky
Dissertation Enhancement Award: Proyecto Arqueológico Santiago Tuxtla (Santiago Tuxtla Archaeological Project)
Chris Pool, Marcie Venter 3,000
Lambda Alpha
Graduate Research Grant: Postclassic Occupation and Provincial Strategies near Santiago Tuxtla, Veracruz, Mexico
Chris Pool, Marcie Venter 1,500
National Academy of Sciences National Research Council
Fellowship: Changing Family Structures and Reproductive Strategies After Socialism: An Interdisciplinary and Comparative Investigation
Michele Rivkin-Fish 17,550

Total Sponsored Projects FY 2004*

$1,005,940

     

Fiscal Year 2003 (7/1/2002-6/30/2003)

National Science Foundation
Migration and Environmental Change: Tenure Insecurity in a Zambian Frontier
Lisa Cliggett 139,446
Institute of Museum and Library Services
TVA/WPA Photo Digitizing Project (U Tennessee)
George Crothers 28,000
National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Sources of Power among Mapuche (Araucanian) Chiefdoms in South Central Chile (A.D. 1500-1900)
Tom Dillehay, Ricardo Fernandez 11,990
Lambda Alpha
Graduate Research Grant: Early Preceramic Culture Adaption and Diversity on the North Coast of Peru
Tom Dillehay, Greg Maggard 2,000
Lambda Alpha
Graduate Research Grant: Nomads and Agents: The Communication Interface Between Mobile Communities and the Implementers of Development
Peter Little, Karen Greenough 1,000
National Science Foundation
Tres Zapotes Archaeological Project 2003
Chris Pool 194,848
Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies
Recorrido Arqueológico El Mesón (El Mesón Archaeological Survey), Veracruz, México
Chris Pool, Michael Loughlin 9,950

Total Sponsored Projects FY 2003*

$3,733,969

     

Fiscal Year 2002 (7/1/2001-6/30/2002)

     
National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Emerging Complexity among Middle Preceramic Hunter-Gatherers on the North Coast of Peru
Tom Dillehay, Kary Stackelbeck 11,930
National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Core-Periphery Delineations in the Late Prehistoric Greater Antilles: A Jamaican Investigation
Tom Dillehay, Betty Jo Stokes 12,000
Kentucky Academy of Science
The Role of Feasting in the Puuc Region: A Comparative Model Analysis of the Terminal Classic Cehpech Sphere at Kiuic
Chris Pool, Casey Barrier 2,340

Total Sponsored Projects FY 2002*

$1,532,058

* Total Sponsored Projects includes all grants, awards, and contracts obtained by the Department, Museum of Anthropology, Program for Archaeological Research, and Kentucky Archaeological Survey. See Sponsored Projects Awards Report for a complete list.

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