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Faculty Grant Highlights

Swarthmore faculty receive external grants to support their research, their teaching and other scholarly and creative projects, and their sabbatical activities.

Watch: A Conversation with Two Guggenheim Fellows with Professor Steven Hopkins (Religion) and Associate Professor Ron Tarver (Art) 

Watch Professor of Religion Yvonne Chireau's SwatTalk on African American religious traditions and ancestral recovery. Professor Chireau will serve as a producer on Larisha Stone's film, Conjure: The Documentary, with support from The Crossroads Project at Princeton University. 

Watch: Linguist K. David Harrison describes his field work documenting endangered languages for the Talking Dictionary. Learn more about his grant-funded work with Tri-Co faculty.

Performance of Chopin without Piano

Barbara Milewski and Allen Kuharski brought the North American premiere of Chopin Without Piano to Swarthmore with a grant from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Watch a video from the performance.

Christopher Graves headshot

Synthetic Chemist Chris Graves Receives NSF Research Grant. The grant was awarded as a Sustainable Chemistry, Engineering, and Materials (SusChEM) Funding Opportunity, through the NSF’s Chemical Synthesis Program.

Crouch and Geller at circuit board

NSF Grant Will Measure Impact of Physics Course Built for Life Science Majors. Learn about the course taught by Catherine Crouch and Benjamin Geller.