• Priscilla Shin (Anthropology, Linguistics) received an SBSRI Dissertation Grant for her research in Singapore where she is investigating how Singaporeans use variation in Singapore English as part of a social repertoire in creating a simultaneously global and local identity. (Photo: P. Shin)

  • Seth Bradshaw (Communication) received an SBSRI Pre-Doctoral Grant to examine election-night speeches by presidents between 1913-2012 to investigate how presidents define their victories. (Photo: S. Bradshaw)

  • François Lanoë (Anthropology) received an SBSRI Dissertation grant for his research on the archaeology and paleoecology of Alaska at the end of the last Ice Age (Photo: K. Leone).

  • SBS Faculty can still apply for SBSRI Leveraging Grants. We are looking for proposals illustrating a return on investment. Contact Beth Stahmer at estahmer@arizona.edu with questions.

  • Sophia Borgias (Geography) received an SBSRI Pre-Doctoral grant for her research on water conflicts and social mobilization in the Maipo River basin in central Chile. Sophia is a first-year M.A. student will be conducting fieldwork in Chile this summer. (Photo: David Chambers)

  • Megan Mills-Novoa (Geography) received an SBSRI Pre-Doctoral grant for her research on the intersection of climate change adaptation and agricultural land use change in arid Northern Peru. (Photo: Nguyen Thi Hoa)

  • SBSRI has funded 118 SBS Faculty and Graduate Student projects since Spring 2012.

  • SBS is proud to have 23 Regents' Professors.


  • The Guggenheim Memorial foundation has awarded Alison Deming (English) a 2015 Fellowship. Her project is on the loss of natural and cultural diversity from fishing off the coast of New Brunswick to gilded age high fashion in New York and Paris. (Image: Wikimedia commons)

  • Takeshi Inomata and Daniela Triadan (Anthropology)  were awarded residential fellowships at Dumbarton Oaks. They will be collaborating to write monographs on new insights into origins of Maya civilization gained through their excavation at Ceibal.

Welcome! SBSRI promotes research in the social and behavioral sciences through outreach to SBS faculty and students, through support for your interest in external funding opportunities, and through grants for research within the SBS community. SBSRI small grants are supported by the Senior Vice President for Research.



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