Masters, Judith Charmaine

Grant Type: 
Conference & Workshop Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Natal, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
August 9, 2006
Project Title: 
Masters, Dr. Judith Charmaine, Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa - To aid conference on 'Prosimians 2007: biology, conservation, diversity and evolution,' Ithala Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, in collaboration with Carol Scheepers

'Prosimians 2007: Biology, Conservation, Diversity, and Evolution'
July, 15-19, 2007, Ithala Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Organizers: Dr. Judith C. Masters (Natal Museum) and Carol Scheepers (Ithala Game Reserve)

Most of the world's prosimian biologists gathered at Ithala Game Reserve, a remote but well-appointed nature reserve in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The lively conference program included an invited address by Conservation International's President, Dr. Russ Mittermeier, plus the presentation of 77 research papers, 26 posters, and two films. Conference participants were drawn from twelve countries. Funding from the Wenner-Gren Foundation helped enable the participation of a substantial contingent of researchers and students from developing countries (including Tanzania, South Africa, India and most particularly, Madagascar).

Grant Year: 
2006
Award Amount: 
$15,000

Barrantes, Ramiro

Grant Type: 
Conference & Workshop Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Costa Rica, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
March 6, 2012
Project Title: 
Barrantes, Dr. Ramiro, U. de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica - To aid 'XII Meeting of the Latin American Association of Biological Anthropology (ALAB),' 2012, San Jose, in collaboration with Dr. Silvia Salgado Gonzalez

'XII Congreso de la Associación Latinoamericana de Antropología Biológica (ALAB)'
November 13-16, 2012. San Jose, Costa Rica
Organizers: Ramiro Barrantes and Silvia Salgado González (U. of Costa Rica)

This twelfth meeting of the Latin American Association of Biological Anthropology (ALAB) was held was organized in collaboration with the Departments of Anthropology and Biology at the University of Costa Rica. Financial support was provided by the University of Costa Rica, the Costa Rican Ministry of Science and Technology, and the Wenner-Gren Foundation. Eight symposia, forty free presentations, and thirty-nine posters were presented and one hundred forty researchers and students attended the meeting. Participants discussed such topics as the evolution of human health, anthropological and forensic genetics, biological and cultural co-evolution, and ethics and humans rights. Detailed information about the congress, schedule and results of the activity can be found on the website http://xii-congreso-alab-2012.org/

Grant Year: 
2012
Award Amount: 
$20,000

Powers, Willow Roberts

Grant Type: 
Historical Archives Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
New Mexico, Santa Fe, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
February 12, 2002
Project Title: 
Powers, Dr. Willow R., U. of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM - To aid an interview of Alexander Leighton
Grant Year: 
2002
Award Amount: 
$1,460

Cohen, Mark N.

Grant Type: 
Conference & Workshop Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
New York College, Plattsburgh, State U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
December 3, 2003
Project Title: 
Cohen, Dr. Mark N., Plattsburgh State U., Plattsburgh, NY - To aid conference on paleopathology at the origins of agriculture revisited, 2004, Peru, NY, in collaboration with Dr. George J. Armelagos and Dr. Gillian Crane-Kramer
Grant Year: 
2003
Award Amount: 
$15,000

Shang, Hong

Grant Type: 
Wadsworth Fellowship
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Status: 
Completed Fellowship
Approve Date: 
August 18, 2005
Project Title: 
Shang, Dr. Hong, Beijing, P.R. China - To aid postdoctoral training in physical/biological anthropology at Washington U., St. Louis, MO, supervised by Dr. Erik Trinkaus
Grant Year: 
2005
Award Amount: 
$35,000

Garrison Arensberg, Vivian E.

Grant Type: 
Historical Archives Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Smithsonian Inst., Washington, DC
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
March 2, 2011
Project Title: 
Garrison Arensberg, Dr. Vivian, New York, NY - To aid preparation of the personal research materials of Conrad Arensberg for archival deposit with the National Anthropological Archives, Suitland, Maryland - Historical Archives Program
Grant Year: 
2011
Award Amount: 
$15,000

Universite d'Etat d'Haiti

Grant Type: 
Inst. Development Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Universite d'Etat d'Haiti
Status: 
Active Grant
Approve Date: 
November 26, 2013
Project Title: 
To support the development of a doctoral program in anthropology at Universite d'Etat d' Haiti, Port-Au-Prince, Haiti - Institutional Development Grant

Through primary partnerships with the University of Kansas (KU) and Teachers College, Columbia University (TC), the State University of Haiti (UEH) will implement an ethos of productivity to establish a fully functioning doctoral program that will facilitate student and faculty training as well as research. This will be accomplished by a) increasing the number of Ph.D.

Grant Year: 
2013
Award Amount: 
$125,000

Hu, Gang

Grant Type: 
Wadsworth Fellowship
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Kunming Institute of Zoology
Status: 
Completed Fellowship
Approve Date: 
April 22, 2003
Project Title: 
Hu, Gang, Institute of Wildlife, Southwest Forestry, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China - To aid study in social ecology at Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, supervised by Dr. Colin P. Groves
Grant Year: 
2003
Award Amount: 
$15,000

Kealiinohomoku, Joann W.

Grant Type: 
Historical Archives Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Arizona State U.
Status: 
Active Grant
Approve Date: 
February 11, 2013
Project Title: 
Kealiinohomoku, Joann W., Flagstaff, AZ - To aid preparation of personal research materials for archival deposit with the Cross-Cultural Dance Resources Collection at Arizona State U., Tempe, AZ
Grant Year: 
2013
Award Amount: 
$14,667