Arts & Humanities Fellowship

Arts & Humanities Arts & Humanities

One of Provost Duerk's major goals is to enhance the University of Miami’s reputation for scholarly excellence as well as competitiveness for external funding to support research and creative scholarship.

The University of Miami Fellowship in the Arts & Humanities was established to support faculty in the Arts and Humanities, with the ultimate goal of elevating both individual faculty careers and the University’s scholarly reputation. The Fellowship in the Arts & Humanities is intended to provide support for the startup of new projects as well as for advancement of existing projects.

Application Resources

Criteria for Evaluation

  • Prospect that the work will result in successful applications for external funding/support (where applicable), relevant peer-reviewed activity, or juried evaluation
  • Scholarly, scientific, and/or creative merit of the proposal
  • Appropriateness of methodology
  • Clarity of presentation
  • Qualifications, experience, productivity, and promise of the applicant(s)
  • Stewardship of the resources provided by previous A&H Fellowships (if applicable)
  • Appropriateness of the proposal for collaborative work (if applicable)

2024 Fellowship Awardees

Awardee Department Project Title
Jaswinder Bolina English Live @ the Heartland Café
Jeffrey Buchman Vocal Performance Opera Performance in 3D Volumetric Video
Richard Chappell Philosophy The Project of Moral Philosophy
Helen Chappell Philosophy Interpreting AI Interests: The Ethical Implications of Mental Opacity
John Daversa Studio Music & Jazz Echoes and Artifacts in Cherokee: Revisiting "Reflections" and Other Cherokee Notes from the Past
Ali Habashi Cinematic Arts Reliving U-Legacy
Sana Haq
Co-Investigator: Barbara Liebell (Cinematic Arts)
Cinematic Arts Overtown, Overtime: A Living Visual Archive
Matthew Heerman History Chapters 2/3: Freedom's Ensemble
Ben Lauren Writing Studies Coda: Further Notes on Rhetoric, Memory, and Feel
Mark Lomanno Musicology Listening to Global Jazz: Archives, Interviews, Performances
Thomas Musca Cinematic Arts AGUADILLA
Catherine Newell Religious Studies "But What About Yoga?": The Territories of Religion in a Scientific Age
Allison Schifani Modern Languages & Literatures Bloodlines: Murder, Family, Ecology, and Imaginations of Violence in the American Southwest
Rafal Sokolowski Cinematic Arts Chelo
Hugh Thomas History Henry II and Henry the Young King
Robyn Walsh Religious Studies Popularizing Jesus: The Gospels as Roman Literature
Haoluan Wang Geography & Regional Sciences Wildfire Smoke Exposure and Socioeconomic Inequality in Demand for Adaptation in Healthcare
Stephen Zdzinski Music Education & Music Therapy Oral Life Histories of Alice-Ann Darrow and Alice Hammel, Two Major Figures in Teaching Music to Special Learners