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Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

CEAH Distinguished Arts and Humanities Scholar

 

Deadline: To Be Announced

 

 

Description:

The Distinguished Arts and Humanities Scholar is a semi-annual award that provides a full semester's leave, usually in the spring, for an outstanding arts and humanities scholar on the Iowa State University faculty. The recipient of the award is not required to propose a specific project but will be free to pursue his or her research interests. The single obligation of the recipient is to give a public lecture. Note to department chairs: The Center will contribute up to $15,000 in buy-out funds.

Eligibility:

This award is available for only tenured or tenure-track faculty in arts or humanities disciplines. Distinguished Professors are not eligible to apply.

Nomination Process:

Individual departments may coordinate the proposal process in whatever manner they choose.

Applications should include the following items:

  • cover letter from the department chair, endorsing the nominee and accepting the department's responsibilities associated with any award
  • letter of nomination, not to exceed 3 pages, from a member of the ISU faculty
  • 3 external (i.e., from outside the university) letters of support
  • full curriculum vitae of the nominee

Submit 10 copies to the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (171 Carver Hall)

Distinguished Arts and Humanities Scholars:

2006-2007: Hamilton Cravens, History
2005-2006: Mary Swander, English
2004-2005: William S. Robinson, Philosophy
2003-2004: Mary Stieglitz, Art and Design
2002-2003: Jeffrey Prater, Music
2001-2002: James R. Dow, World Languages and Cultures
2000-2001: Andrejs Plakans, History
1999-2000: Alan Marcus, History

 

Hamilton Cravens, History
2007 Distinguished Scholar

Mary Swander, English
2006 Distinguished Scholar