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Research Centers & Institutes

Texas A&M is home to some of the strongest institutes and centers available to liberal arts research students. These research facilities offer an array of programs that fosters creative and productive exploration within the academic field. Census Research Data Center Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation Center for the Study of the First Americans Glasscock […]

Undergraduate Research


Early in the academic career, many classes challenge students to tackle intriguing topics and present in front of their peers. For example, in PSYC 203 (Introduction to Statistics for Psychology), students collected and analyzed their own data on topics such as “It’s my roommate’s fault: how stress is related to academic performance” and “Anxiety, is […]

Early-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER)

The EAGER funding mechanism may be used to support exploratory work in its early stages on untested, but potentially transformative, research ideas or approaches. This work may be considered especially “high risk-high payoff” in the sense that it, for example, involves radically different approaches, applies new expertise, or engages novel disciplinary or interdisciplinary perspectives. These […]

Esteemed fellowship advances research

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By Sebastian Maldonado Two College of Liberal Arts doctoral graduate students have been awarded the U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Fellowship, in recognition of their excellence in research, teaching and mentoring. Kayoung Kim and Ryan Neighbors were honored with a ceremony in April, where they received formal recognition, a certificate and a $5,000 cash award to […]

Anthropology assistant professor honored for teaching excellence


By Heather Rodriguez Kelly Graf Kelly Graf, an assistant professor with the Department of Anthropology, will receive the 2015 Montague Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) Scholar award in recognition for her success in teaching early in her career. Every year, the Montague-CTE Scholar award is given to one tenure-track faculty member from each college. Recipients […]

Grants for Rapid Response Research (RAPID)

The RAPID funding mechanism is used for proposals having a severe urgency with regard to availability of, or access to, data, facilities or specialized equipment, including quick-response research on natural or anthropogenic disasters and similar unanticipated events. PI(s) must contact the NSF program officer(s) whose expertise is most germane to the proposal topic before submitting […]

Research Workshop


Registration is recommended for the morning talks at the link below, and required for the afternoon breakout sessions no later than November 2nd. The breakout sessions will be limited to 30 people and priority will be given to graduate students based on a first come, first serve basis. We anticipate that these sessions will fill […]

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

The NEH is the largest federal funder of university humanities researchers in the United States.  NEH grants typically go to cultural institutions, such as museums, archives, libraries, colleges, universities, public television, and radio stations, and to individual scholars. NEH’s funding programs are divided into seven divisions, each offering several grant opportunities. NEH Grants Specific Interest: strengthen […]

Research Strategy & Development


Our research project development services available to CLLA faculty include consultation at any stage of the proposal development, from designing a plan through proposal submission. We offer strategies to improve your ideas and we assist in all stages of research development and proposal writing. Resources for Researchers include:                  […]

Checklist: How to Apply for External Funding


External grants and fellowships are important sources of funding to faculty. Liberal Arts is very supportive of efforts to obtain external funding. Practical steps are listed below.  Please contact Julie Masser to discuss your ideas or concerns at any stage of the process or request an “outside eye” review of your draft. Develop a novel, […]