Oct 09 2013
The Discovery Grant program was initiated in 1998 by the Office of the Provost and occurs annually. The program specifically focuses on providing seed funding for research to increase its potential to attract external funding. Recent recipients and their research include:
• Bill Fowler (Anthropology): “Archeology of the Early Church at Ciudad Vieja, El Salvador”
• Amy Non (Anthropology and Medicine, Health and Society): “Prosequencing Facility: A Resource for Epigenetic Analyses at Vanderbilt”
• Ted Fischer (Anthropology) and Bart Victor (Owen Graduate School of Management): “Coffee and Capabilities”
Steve Wernke (Anthropology) received a VIO Collaborative Grant to work with researchers from Peru and Japan to develop a database of information on early colonial settlements in highland Peru.