Grants & Support

Numerous funding agencies have generously supported the Byzantine St. Stephen's project.  Scroll down thru the list of awards, or choose from one of the following links:

ASOR NEH NF ATS/
Lilly
CBA Wenner-
Gren
Fulbright Sigma Xi  ND

2004
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, University of Notre Dame
Melissa Regan, Juliette Hobbs, Mary Aimonovitch, Jennifer Torres. "Occupational Stress at Byzantine St. Stephen's Monastery"  -  $3,726

Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research
Andrea Hatch. "Musculo-skeletal Stress Markers of the Hip:  A Reconstruction of Kneeling at Byzantine St. Stephen's."  - $200  (University of Puget Sound)

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
Mary Elizabeth Kovacik & Lindsay Talarico. "Kneeing in a Byzantine Monastic Group:  Indicators from the distal Femur & Proximal Tibia"  - $3,000

Jules B. LaPidus Fellowship
Jaime Ullinger. Ohio State University

Council of Graduate Students, Ray Travel Grant
Jamie Ullinger. Travel to the 2004 AAPA meetings in Tampa, FL -- $661  (Ohio State University)

Department of Anthropology Travel Grant
Jaime Ullinger.  Travel to the 2004 AAPA meetings in Tampa FL - $300  (Ohio State University)


2003
National Science Foundation, Research Experiences for Undergraduates
SG Sheridan. "Reviving the Past:  Undergraduate Field School in Biocultural Anthropology (REU site)"  (2003-06)  -  $204,500 (plus $139,358 ND match)

ASOR Torch Grant
R Haak and SG Sheridan.  Support for the Byzantine St. Stephenís program,  $ 1,200

Kaneb Center Teaching Collaborative
SG Sheridan.  ěTeaching Ethics in a Laboratory Setting.î   $5,000

Fulbright Fellowship
Kyle Smith  ěThe Basilian Tradition at Byzantine St. Stephen's."   $15,000

Distinguised University Fellow  (2003-07)
Jaime Ullinger. Ohio State University.

Newcomb Foundation Travel Grant
Julia Jennigns Travel to the 2004 AAPA meetings in Tampa, FL -- $500  (Tulane University)

Katheryn Wanlass Anthropology Scholarship
Jennifer Cummings  Utah State University.


2001
National Science Foundation, Research Experiences for Undergraduates
SG Sheridan. "Reviving the Past:  Undergraduate Field School in Biocultural Anthropology (REU site)"  (2001-03)  -  $127,700 (plus $120,000 ND match)

Department of Anthropology Travel Grant
Jaime Ullinger.  Travel to the 2002 AAPA national meetings. -- $500

Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research
Jaime Ullilnger. "Dental Morphology in Late Bronze Age Palestine."- $200


1999
Foreign Language Education Program
SG Sheridan  Funds requested for Arabic and Hebrew lessons during the year's leave in Jerusalem thru the British Council and thru Hebrew University.  University of Notre Dame program.    $1,750.

American Theological Schools/ Lilly Foundation
MS Driscoll, KC Bautch, R Bautch, SG Sheridan. "A Biocultural Model for the Study of Urban Monasticism in Early Christianity: Analysis of the Material Culture." $5,000

Medieval Institute
SG Sheridan. Funds to support undergraduate research in Jerusalem during the Summer 1999 field season. University of Notre Dame.  $3,000

Summer Graduate Fellowship in Arts and Letters
SG Sheridan. "Let Us Break Bread Together': Biocultural Reconstruction of Diet at Byzantine St. Stephen's. "University of Notre Dame. Summer Salary for A. Kim. $5,000

Summer Graduate Fellowship in Arts and Letters
MS Driscoll. "Filling you with Food and Your Hearts with Joy': Ascetical Prayer and Dietary Practices in Byzantine Urban Monasticism." University of Notre Dame. Summer Salaries for R. Bautch and K. Coblentz-Bautch.   $5,000

ISLA Collaborative Research Seed Grant
SG Sheridan and MS Driscoll."Archiving Antiquity: Theological and Anthropological Analysis of the Material Culture from Byzantine St. Stephen's."  $1,800

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
J Ullinger, W Brennan, J Kwiatt.  (SG Sheridan - supervisor). "Let Us Go to the House of the Lord': Biocultural Reconstruction of Pilgrimage to Byzantine Jerusalem."  $2,250

Catholic Biblical Association of America (Archaeology Research Stipend)
KC Bautch. Funds for archiving the St. Stephen's material culture.  $2,000

Dissertation and Related Research Travel Grant
KC Bautch. Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame, Summer 1998. $1,030

Dissertation and Related Research Travel Grant
R Bautch. Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame, Summer 1998. $1,030

Novak Fund
R Bautch. Funds for archiving the St. Stephen's material culture.  $1,000

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)
J. Ullinger, ěLet Us Go to the House of the LordîóA Biocultural Reconstruction of  Pilgrimage, $2,250


1998
NEH Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (ASOR-Albright Institute)
SG Sheridan. "Biocultural Reconstruction of a Jerusalem Ossuary: The Synthesis of History and Biology in an Assessment of Human Adaptability." January-March 1997.$5,000

Fulbright Fellowship
R. Sanders. (SG Sheridan - supervisor). "Reconstruction of Childhood Health in a Byzantine Monastic Community in Jerusalem." Albright Institute, Jerusalem, Israel $15,000


1997
NEH Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (ASOR-Albright Institute)
SG Sheridan. "Biocultural Reconstruction of a Jerusalem Ossuary: The Synthesis of History and Biology in an Assessment of Human Adaptability." July-December 1997.$15,000

Multiyear Collaborative Research Grant
SG Sheridan, MS Driscoll, B Leyerle."A Biocultural Model for the Study of Urban Monasticism in Early Christianity." University of Notre Dame (1997-2000).   $91,439

ISLA Summer Research Grant & Graduate Research Assistant Fellowship
SG Sheridan. "Biocultural Reconstruction of Byzantine Monastic Life: The Synthesis of History and Biology in an Assessment of Human Adaptability." University of Notre Dame. $8,050

Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA) Travel Grant
SG Sheridan. Funds for travel to Israel from July thru Dec 1997.$1,80


1996
ISLA Summer Research Grant
SG Sheridan. "Biocultural Reconstruction of a Byzantine Monastery: The Synthesis of History and Biology in an Assessment of Human Adaptability." University of Notre Dame. $6,000

ISLA Materials Grant
SG Sheridan. Funds requested for bone extraction equipment and student assistant salary. University of Notre Dame. $50


1995
Faculty Research Award
SG Sheridan. "Biocultural Analysis of Human Remains from Israel." University of Notre Dame. $7,500

ISLA Summer Research Grant
SG Sheridan. "Biocultural Analysis of Human Remains from Israel." (Awarded, but returned due to duplication of funds from the Faculty Research Award). University of Notre Dame. - $5,000 (declined)

Sigma Xi
J Richtsmeier (SG Sheridan, supervisor) "Biocultural Analysis of Childhood Stress Indicators in Ancient Israel." - $500

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
J Richtsmeier (SG Sheridan, supervisor) "Biocultural Analysis of Childhood Stress Indicators in Ancient Israel." University of Notre Dame. - $600

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
J Richtsmeier and K Carey (SG Sheridan, supervisor) "Physiological Stress in Archaeological and Modern Human Populations: Analysis of Age- and Sex-Related Patterns of Adaptation." University of Notre Dame. - $1,400


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