Research | grant participation

As the Director of Interaction Design Projects at MATRIX, MSU’s Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, I have worked on several Digital Humanities projects. My contribution to these projects involves the planning of interaction as well as the design of the interface through which these interactions take place. The completion and success of these projects depend heavily on public and private grant funding. Due to the complex nature of these projects and the funding process, showcasing possible visual interface and interaction design solutions in the grant proposals is necessary. It can take several years for funding to be secured in order to create a fully functioning and complete project.

Analyzing Ojibwe and Cherokee Manuscripts: Proof of Concept for a Digital Archive

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Sparks! Ignition Grant for Museums
funded sep 2014

Listed as PI, with Ellen Cushman (WRAC), Gordon Henry (NAI, English), Dean Rehberger (MATRIX), and Liza Potts (WRAC). (requested $25,000, submitted 2/2014, granted 9/2014, work took place 6/2015–12/2015)
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MSU Vietnam Group Archive

National Endowment for the Humanities, Preservation and Access Humanities Collections
funded may 2012 

Participated as part of the Technical Team. (work took place 6/2013–5/2014) 
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Visualizing Slave Biographies

National Endowment for the Humanities
unfunded

Listed as PI, with Walter Hawthorne (History), Ethan Watrall (Anthropology), and Dean Rehberger (MATRIX). (requested $350,000.00, submitted 7/2014 & 7/2015)
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Documenting Ojibwe and Cherokee Verb Phrases: Creating a Living Archive

National Science Foundation
unfunded

Listed as PI, with Ellen Cushman (WRAC), Gordon Henry (NAI, English), Dean Rehberger (MATRIX), and Liza Potts (WRAC). (requested $449,878.00, submitted 9/2013 & 10/2014) 

 

 

 

Indians @ Work: A Digital Library & Platform to Explore Native American Participation in the New Deal Era

National Endowment for the Humanities
unfunded

Listed as PI, with Mindy Morgon (Anthropology) and Ethan Watrall (Anthropology). (requested $348,388.00, submitted 7/2013)

 

 

Developing Rhetorical Analysis Methods for Tracing Foodborne Illness via Social Web Tools

National Endowment for the Humanities, Digital Humanities Start-Up
unfunded

Listed as PI, with Bill Hart-Davidson (WRAC) and Liza Potts (WRAC). (requested $59,780, submitted 9/2012)
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