Research Development

Research Support in the Humanities

Key Contacts

Questions on identifying funding opportunities or Duke limited submissions:

Alicia Korenman
Information Coordinator/ Funding Specialist
https://researchfunding.duke.edu/
919-684-8793
ark4@duke.edu
Contact Alicia for questions about specific funding programs, the Funding Alert newsletter, Internet-based funding search tools, and the Funding Opportunities websites.

Questions on applying for grants offered by foundations:

Carol Vorhaus
Associate Director, Foundation Relations
https://foundationrelations.duke.edu/
(919) 681-1967
carol.vorhaus@duke.edu
Contact Carol for approaches to all foundations.

Questions on grants supporting research and writing for publication:

Sylvia Miller
Senior Program Manager, Scholarly Publishing and Special Projects, Franklin Humanities Institute
https://fhi.duke.edu/programs/publishing-humanities-initiative
919 668 7951
sylvia.miller@duke.edu
Contact Sylvia for non-Federal proposal development support, particularly for projects that will lead to publications.

Questions on applying for grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities or National Endowment for the Arts:

Lauren Gee
Proposal Development Associate, Office of Campus Research Development
https://ocrd.duke.edu/
919 613 1745
lauren.gee@duke.edu
Contact Lauren for Federal proposal development support.

Are you a humanities faculty member who needs help developing a budget for a proposal? Do you need Duke to sign off on an application? Have you received an award and need to know what happens next? Do you have questions about closing a grant?

Laura Eastwood
Senior Special Projects Coordinator, Dean of the Humanities Office
919-684-8873
laura.eastwood@duke.edu
Contact Laura for interactions with Duke’s central offices, including the Office of Research Support (pre-award) and the Office of Sponsored Programs (post-award).