Collaborative Research

The Humanities Center is proud to announce new collaborative research grant opportunities. Collaborative research grant opportunities aim to initiate, convene and promote exceptional opportunities for student-faculty-community partnerships centered on relevant humanities issues. These grants are for students and faculty working together in interdisciplinary research and creative work engaging the humanities.

Keck Fellow at Harvard Conference Keck Undergraduate Humanities Research Fellows Program Over an academic year and alongside a faculty advisor, Keck Fellows engage in research, scholarly activities, and/or creative work that advances the interdisciplinary humanities.
Students and faculty posed in front of Unfolding Humanity before the project left for Burning Man. Faculty Interdisciplinary Startup (FIRSt) Grants The FIRSt Grants program supports faculty-student research teams that develop collaborative research projects involving undergraduates and strongly engaging the humanities.
Faculty and Students in a Collaborative Research Group. Collaborative Research Group Grants

Collaborative Research Groups encourage research collaboration among faculty and students to advance interdisciplinary activities involving the humanities at USD.

Knapp Chair of Liberal Arts

Three distinguished scholars are appointed annually by the Dean from three divisional areas: Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Social Sciences. The Knapp Chairs contribute to the vitality and centrality of liberal arts in the College by teaching and interacting with students, collaborating with faculty, and presenting public lectures that engage our campus community in confronting humanity’s urgent challenges. List of Knapp Chairs | Nominate a Knapp Chair