Since 1933 the American Philosophical Society has awarded small grants to scholars in order to support the cost of research leading to publication in all areas of knowledge. This year, four Grinnell College professors were awarded Franklin Research Grants.
Jin Feng will serve as the Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Her commitment to faculty development and mentoring faculty throughout the stages of careers and leadership and experience will be beneficial to the Grinnell Community.
Vance Byrd, associate professor and chair of German studies, will further his education and launch a new research project as a New Directions Fellowship recipient.