Anthropology Department Emeritus Professors
The Department of Anthropology honors the legacy of its distinguished Emeritus Professors, D. Douglas Caulkins, Ron Kurtz, and Ralph Luebben through the Anthropology Emeritus Professors' Student Research Fund. These competitive funds are intended to expand current student research opportunities when normal College funds are not available. The funds may be used for research or expenses related to travel to disseminate results of research (such as conference attendance). Applications will be reviewed by the department three times a year. Awards will be disbursed at the beginning of each semester for travel and research incurred during the academic year and one for summer research or travel.
Eligibility and Application Process
All returning anthropology majors are eligible to apply for funds, pending availability. Students should consult with a member of the department before submission of their proposal regarding the nature of the project and requests for funds. After this consultation, applicants should submit a one page description of their project as well as a detailed budget to Sondi Burnell [burnell]. When applicable, copies of receipts and/or letter of acceptance to a conference should be submitted to receive funds.
Applications will be reviewed by the department three times a year. A sum of up to $1000 dollars will be available for summer research or travel. Awards up to $500 dollars will be disbursed at the beginning of each semester for travel and research incurred that semester.
- Summer Research Funds: 2nd Friday of May
- Fall Funds: 2nd Friday in September
- Spring Funds: 2nd Friday in February
Details on this award, and other awards in the department, can be found on the page "Anthropology Annual Awards."