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Wheaton College Faculty Awards and Grants

Wheaton College faculty members are regularly recognized for their excellent scholarly contributions to the academy. 

Additional Faculty Grants and Awards


Jennie Oh Brown Headshot

Chamber Music America Board of Directors Confirmation

Jennie Brown, flute, has been confirmed to the Chamber Music America Board of Directors. For more information, visit the Chamber Music America website.


Awarded

Awarding Agency:
Chatlos Foundation
Amount: $15,000
Start: 11/15/2018
Awarding Agency:
NIH
Amount: $396,673
Start: 1/1/2019
Awarding Agency:
Ecolab
Amount: $2,850
Start: 1/1/2019
Awarding Agency:
JCS Foundation
Amount: $100,000
Start: 1/1/2019

CODA- Community Outreach for Developing Artists
Since its inception in 2006, CODA’s mission has been to seek out and give artistic access to underexposed talents in our community who might not otherwise have the opportunity to develop their creative abilities.

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Education
Awarding Agency:
Haskins Foundation
Amount: $4,000
Start: 7/1/2018
Awarding Agency:
NSF
Amount: $530,451
Start: 4/1/2018
Awarding Agency:
Acton Institute
Amount: $1,000
Start: 1/1/2019
Awarding Agency:
Bluemke Trust
Amount: $50,000
Start: 1/1/2019
Amount: $83,699
Start: 1/1/2019
Awarding Agency:
Templeton Foundation
Amount: $1,863,347
Start: 8/1/2015

Acts of God: The Effect of Natural Disasters on God Representations via Meaning Making
Over the past 60 years, there has been a tenfold increase in the worldwide annual incidence of natural disasters. This Templeton grant supports research that explores the effects of disasters on on people's religious/spiritual lives.

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Awarding Agency:
Fuller Seminary
Amount: $18,000
Start Date: 1/1/2018

Analytic Theology Course Development
Support for James Gordon and graduate student Kevin Wong to develop an Analytic Theology course.

Awarding Agency:
Leon Levy Expedition
Amount: $10,000
Start: 9/14/2012

Archaeology/ Harvard Lab Research Support
The ancient city of Ashkelon was founded in the Stone Age and remained a major port until the end of the Crusades. This market town linked ancient highland kingdoms like Israel and Judah to lucrative Mediterranean markets.

Awarding Agency:
Leon Levy Expedition
Amount: $20,000
Start: 1/1/2018

Askelon Support Staff
The ancient city of Ashkelon was founded in the Stone Age and remained a major port until the end of the Crusades. This market town linked ancient highland kingdoms like Israel and Judah to lucrative Mediterranean markets.

Awarding Agency:
Templeton Foundation
Amount: $219,712
Start: 1/1/2017

Biola Sub- Leader Humility in Humanitarian Aid Organizations
Humanitarian aid leaders play a vital role in mobilizing and overseeing workers providing humanitarian aid across the globe. This research will advance understanding of how humanitarian aid leaders affect humanitarian aid efforts.

Awarding Agency:
Lilly Endowment
Amount: $1,000,000
Start: 10/1/2018
Awarding Agency:
JCS Foundation
Amount: $150,000
Start: 1/1/2018

CODA- Community Outreach for Developing Artists
Since its inception in 2006, CODA’s mission has been to seek out and give artistic access to underexposed talents in our community who might not otherwise have the opportunity to develop their creative abilities.

Awarding Agency:
NEH
Amount: $6,000
Start: 1/1/2018

Conservation Assessment/ C.S. Lewis' Personal Library of Books
This NEH Preservation Assistance Grant funded conservation assessments for 420 books from the personal library of C.S. Lewis.

Awarding Agency:
Acton Institute
Amount: $8,000
Start Date: 6/15/2018

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

Awarding Agency:
Kern Family Foundation
Amount: $950,000
Start: 7/1/2014

Faith, Work, Economic Integration Among Evangelical Protestant Institutions
Establish and support Opus' on campus and outreach efforts.

Awarding Agency:
NIH
Amount: $669,465
Start: 1/1/2018

NIH - Identifying Risk Factors for Sub-Optimal Breastfeeding and Opportunities for Breastfeeding Promotion among Working Mothers in Kenya
Exclusive breastfeeding of infants is one of the most effective interventions to promote child survival, especially in countries with poor sanitation and hygiene. Dr. Ickes’ study seeks to identify factors associated with sub-optimal infant feeding practices among Kenyan mothers who work in commercial agriculture.

Awarding Agency:
MOTB
Amount: $4,000,000
Start: 10/1/2014

Joint expedition to Tel Shimron as part of the Jezreel Valley Regional Project
This major research grant provides support for an international team of archaeologists, historians, anthropologists, biologists, chemists, geologists and students to excavate Tel Shimron, an ancient city in Northern Israel.

Awarding Agency:
CCCU
Amount: $3,000
Start: 5/1/2018

The Music of Social Protest: An Intersection of Politics and Faith in Latin America
Dr. Quiroa’s grant provides funds for four Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) scholars to plan a research project analyzing Latin American social protest songs.

Awarding Agency:
Johns Hopkins
Amount: $29,480
Start: 12/15/2017

Evidence Review: Nutrition Education and/or Supplementation Program Implemented of Public Health Scale that Contributes to Prevention of Wasting in Children
A primary goal of this study was to identify effective public health interventions and strategies to prevent acute malnutrition.

Awarding Agency:
Acton Institute
Amount: $40,000
Start: 7/1/2017
Awarding Agency:
Fund- Anonymous
Amount: $40,000
Start: 7/1/2016
Awarding Agency:
Various Foundations
Amount: $20,000
Start: 1/1/2017

Tel Shimron Participant Fund

Awarding Agency:
DOE
Amount: $55,000
Start: 12/15/2016

U of W Sub-Fluctuation Studies and Support of Spectroscopic Diagnostics in MST
This Department of Energy subaward from the University of Wisconsin-Madison supports Dr. Craig’s plasma WIRX research (Wheaton Impulsive Reconnection eXperiment).