Awards to Bates College

Federal and State Agencies

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Oishi, Jeffrey (PI). Supporting Dedalus, an opensource CFD framework with modern spectral methods, $17,485, 9/1/2023-8/31/2024. NASA via Massachusetts Institute of Technology Award No. S6092.

Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar (PI). What Lies Beneath: Understanding the Hidden Engines Driving Extreme Outflows and Galaxy Quenching, $62,576, 11/1/2022-10/31/2025. NASA via Space Telescope Science Institute Award No. JWST-GO-02368.004-A.

Oishi, Jeffrey (PI). Magneto-Rotational Instability in the Sun? Global Radiation-MHD Simulations of the Near-Surface Shear Layer, $39,729, 7/2/2020-7/1/2022. NASA via Northwestern University Award No. 60057449 BC.

Oishi, Jeffrey (PI). Atmospheric Waves in Giant Planets: Energy and Chemical Transport, $37,778, 10/12/2018-10/11/2021. NASA via University of Colorado Boulder Award No. 80NSSC19K0026.

Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar (PI). Probing Dust-Obscured Star Formation and AGN Activity in Massive Ultra-Compact Galaxies, $32,292, 7/1/2018 – 12/31/2019. NASA via University of Wisconsin Universities Space Research Association Agreement No. 793K236.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). BECCAL Science Definition Team Supplement, $47,387, 8/31/2017 – 2/28/2020. NASA via Jet Propulsion Laboratory Subcontract No. 1584283.

Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar (PI). Transforming the Integration of Teaching and Research in Physics and Astronomy at Bates College, $22,495, 1/25/2017 – 1/24/2018. NASA via Maine Space Grants Consortium Award No. SG-17-23.

Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar (PI). How Compact Is the Stellar Mass in Eddington-Limited Starbursts?, $107,883, 8/1/2016 – 7/31/2018. NASA via Space Telescope Science Institute Award No. HST-GO-13689.009-A under NASA contract NAS5-26555.

Oishi, Jeffrey (PI). Stellar Insights into Solar Magnetism, $114,483, 8/1/2016 – 12/7/2019. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Award No. NNX16AC92G via University of Colorado at Boulder Subaward No. 1553828.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). Microgravity dynamics of bubble-geometry Bose-Einstein condensates, $1,125,851, 4/9/2014 – 6/30/2024. NASA via Jet Propulsion Laboratory subcontract. Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Subcontract No. 1502174, 1523556, 1548533, 1568853, 1584069, 1597429, 1612749, 1624544, 1649861,1662533, 1679623, and 1699891.

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

Currier, Shoshona (PI). Artists Exploring Identity, Ownership, and Access in Contemporary Practice at Bates Dance Festival, $40,000, 1/1/2023 – 10/31/2023. National Endowment for the Arts Award No. 1905889-33-23.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). BDF ARP 2021, $150,000, 1/1/2022 – 12/31/2023. National Endowment for the Arts Award No. 1896006-66.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). Bates Dance Festival 2022, $40,000, 1/1/2022 – 12/31/2022. National Endowment for the Arts via Maine Arts Commission Award No. 1889479-33.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). Bates Dance Festival 2021, $40,000, 1/1/2021 – 10/31/2021. National Endowment for the Arts Award No. 1864696-33-21.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). To support the presentation of dance artists at the Bates Dance Festival, $40,000, 1/1/2020 – 10/31/2020. National Endowment for the Arts Award No. 1857941-33-20.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). Bates Dance Festival 2019 , $40,000, 1/1/2019 – 10/31/2019. National Endowment for the Arts Award no. 1847229-33-19.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). Bates Dance Festival 2018, $40,000, 1/1/2018 – 10/31/2018. National Endowment for the Arts Award No. 1829863-33-18.

Faure, Laura (Project Director). Bates Dance Festival: Celebrating 35 years of Evolution, Innovation and Community. $40,000, 1/1/2017 – 10/31/2017. National Endowment for the Arts Award No. 17-3300-7015.

Faure, Laura (Director, Bates Dance Festival). Seeding the Field: Cultivating an Innovative Dance Community, 1/1/2016 – 10/31/2016, $40,000. National Endowment for the Arts Award No. 16-3300-7030.

Shostak, Anthony (Project Director). Thousand Words Project Expansion, 1/1/2015 – 12/31/2015, $30,000. National Endowment for the Arts Award No. 15-5100-7012.

Faure, Laura (Director). Bates Dance Festival, 1/1/2015 – 10/31/2015, $30,000. National Endowment for the Arts Award No. 15-3300-7013.

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Otim, Patrick (PI). Caught in Between: The History of Everyday Life in Northern Uganda, 1950–2015dentity and Multilingualism through Picture Books: Summer Institute for K-3 at Bates College, $60,000, 7/1/2024 – 6/30/2025. National Endowment for the Humanities Award No: FEL-294163.

Aronson, Krista (PI). Identity and Multilingualism through Picture Books: Summer Institute for K-3 at Bates College, $173,664, 10/1/2021 – 12/31/2022. National Endowment for the Humanities Award No: ES-281204-21.

Shaw, Caroline (PI). NEH Fellowship, $60,000, 7/1/2019 – 6/30/2020. Source: National Endowment for the Humanities Award no. FEL-262407.

Shaw, Caroline (PI). Beyond Sticks and Stones: A Modern History of Reputation in Britain. $6,000, 6/1/2017 – 8/31/2017. National Endowment for the Humanities Award No. FT-254548.

Seeley, William (PI). Scientific Workflows, Image Analysis, and Visual Stylometry in the Digital Analysis of Art, 6/1/2016 – 8/31/2017, $6,327. National Endowment for the Humanities Award No. HD-248360-16 via Fitchburg State University Subaward No. FSUMA16_F80-F800.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Woodworth, Mollie (PI). Development and Regeneration of Retinal Ganglion Cells in the Vertebrate Retina, $248,999, 9/30/2023-6/3/2024. Anticipated total funding: $746,990, 9/30/2023-6/30/2026. National Institutes of Health Award No. 4R00EY031403-03.

Kruse, Martin (PI). Regulation of intracellular calcium signaling and phosphoinositide metabolism by IRBIT, $415,443, 9/7/2023-8/31/2026. National Institutes of Health Award No. 1R15GM150377-01.

Schlax, Paula (PI). Regulatory Network of the Lyme Disease Pathogen, Yr 1: $40,024, 6/5/2023 – 4/30/2024. Anticipated total funding: $176,532, 6/5/2023-5/31/2028. National Institutes of Health (Award No. 2R01AI083640-11) via University of Indiana Subaward No. 9774.

Banks, Lori (PI). Understanding the Mechanistic Outcomes of Human Rotavirus NSP4 Sequence Variation, $250,020, 5/1/2022 – 4/30/2024. National Institutes of Health via Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Subaward No. P20GM103423.

O’Loughlin, Colleen (PI). Elucidation of the Role of Pyrazinones in the Commensal-to-Pathogen Transition of Staphylococcus epidermidis and the Activation of Human Skin Immune System, $250,020, 5/1/2022 – 4/30/2024. National Institutes of Health via Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Subaward No. P20GM103423.

Kennedy, Andrew (PI). INBRE Supplement – Epigenetic regulation of CRF expression following neonatal pain, $83,340, 8/1/2021 – 4/30/2023. National Institutes of Health via Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Subaward No. IN21S1/KENNEDY.

Kennedy, Andrew (PI). Cellular and Molecular Analysis of the Psychiatric Risk Gene Transcription Factor 4 (TCF4), $30,594, 6/1/2021 – 5/31/2022. National Institutes of Health via Lieber Institute Subaward No. A814.

Schlax, Paula (PI). SpoVG and PlzA Regulation of Lyme Disease Spirochete Infection Processes, $106,125 4/1/2020 – 3/31/2024. National Institutes of Health Award No. 1R01AI144126-01A1 via University of Kentucky Subaward No. 3200003246-20-285.

Gould, Travis (PI). INBRE Supplement – High-Resolution Imaging of Age-Induced Changes in Nuclear Architecture, $83,340, 9/1/2019 – 8/31/2020. National Institutes of Health via Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Subaward No. IN19S1/GOULD.

Tefft, Nathan (PI). Drunk Driving with Children: Putting the Brakes on a Disturbing Trend, $37,884, 7/10/2018 – 6/30/2021. National Institutes of Health via Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation Subaward No. 915-001.

Schlax, Paula (PI). Post-Transcriptional Regulation in Borrelia Burgdorferi by the BpuR RNA-Binding Protein, $41,490, 6/11/2018 – 5/31/2021. National Institutes of Health Award No. 1R21AI139956-01 via University of Kentucky Research Foundation Subaward No. 3200001882-19-007.

Bavis, Ryan (PI). Comparative Functional Genomics INBRE in Maine 2019-2024, $968,085, 5/1/2019 – 4/30/2024. National Institutes of Health via Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Subaward No. P20GM103423.

Banks, Lori (PI). Viroporin Ion Channel Activity, $362,558, 5/1/2019 – 4/30/2022. National Institutes of Health via Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Subaward No. P20GM103423.

Dearborn, Don (PI). Parasites in Nature: Understanding the Functional Significance of Genetic Variation in the Vertebrate Immune System, $55,560, 5/1/2019 – 4/30/2021. National Institutes of Health via Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Subaward No. P20GM103423.

Kennedy, Andrew (PI). Epigenetic Mechanisms of Memory Formation, $294,562, 5/1/2019 – 4/30/2021. National Institutes of Health via Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Subaward No. P20GM103423.

Kruse, Martin (PI). Phosphoinositide Regulation, $369,584, 5/1/2019 – 4/30/2022. National Institutes of Health via Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Subaward No. P20GM103423.

O’Loughlin, Colleen (PI). Identification, Elucidation, and Characterization of Small Molecules Produced by Common Skin Commensals and their Role in Microbe: Microbe Interactions and Host Health, $358,317, 5/1/2019 – 4/30/2022. National Institutes of Health via Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Subaward No. P20GM103423.

Schlax, Paula and Gould, Travis (Co-PIs). Using Fluorescence Nanoscopy to Study RNA Localization in Borrelia burgdorferi, the Spirochete that Causes Lyme Disease, $372,639, 5/1/2019 – 11/30/2021. National Institutes of Health Award No. 5R21AI141935.

Kennedy, Andrew (INBRE Investigator). Epigenetic Mechanisms of Memory Formation, $381,708, 9/1/2016 – 4/30/2019. National Institutes of Health via Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Subaward No. P20GM103423.

Schlax, Paula J. (PI). mRNA Degradation in Borrelia burgdorferi, $345,750, 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2018. National Institutes of Health (NIGMS) Award No. 1R15GM107700-01A1.

Koven, Nancy (PI). The role of endogenous oxytocin in adult psychosocial adjustment: main effects and interactions with serotonergic and dopaminergic modulators of social cognition, $299,439, 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2018. National Institutes of Health (NIA) Award No. 1R15AG050320-01.

Bavis, Ryan (Site Director). Comparative Functional Genomics INBRE in Maine, $2,810,741. 5/1/2014 – 4/30/2019. National Institutes of Health via Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Subaward No. P20GM103423. Includes subprojects: Castro, Jason (PI). Genome Scale Analysis of Neuronal Heterogeneity; Gould, Travis (PI). Investigating the Nanoscale Organization of Chromatin by Super-Resolution STED Microscopy; Williams, Larissa (PI). Role of Nuclear Factor Erythroid 2 (Nfe2) in the Oxidative Stress Response during Development

Bavis, Ryan (PI). Chronic intermittent hyperoxia and development of respiratory control, $399,844, 8/1/2013 – 7/31/2016. National Institutes of Health Award No. 1R-15H-L114001.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Storch, Laura (PI). Collaborative Research: RUI: Topological methods for analyzing shifting patterns and population collapse, $169,439, 2/1/2024 – 1/31/2027. National Science Foundation Award No. 2327892.

Laurita, Geneva (PI). CAREER: Confluence of magnetic and electric dipoles on the pyrochlore lattice, $581,984, 3/1/2023 – 2/29/2028. National Science Foundation Award No. 2240813.

Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar (PI). Collaborative Research: RUI: Absorption and Emission Line Probes of Galactic Winds with eBOSS, $104,376, 9/1/2021 – 8/31/2024. National Science Foundation Award No. 2107726.

Brogan, Louise (PI). Molecules to Ecosystem Course ReDesign 2021, $10,000, 8/1/2021 – 7/31/2023. National Science Foundation via University of Maine EPSCoR Subaward No. 5100603001 .

Perez-Armendariz, Clarisa (PI). RAPID: A Survey to Explore Return Migrant Participation in the Violent Electoral Politics of Mexico, $48,434, 3/15/2021 – 2/28/2022. National Science Foundation Award No. 2120735.

Greene, Michelle (PI). RII Track-2 FEC: The Visual Experience Database: A Large-Scale Point-of-View Video Database for Vision Research, $3,974,003, 8/1/2019 – 7/31/2023. National Science Foundation Award No. OIA-1920896.

Ewing, Holly (PI). RII Track-2 FEC: Computational Methods and Autonomous Robotics Systems for Modeling and Predicting Harmful Cyanobacterial Blooms, $841,776. 8/1/2019 – 7/31/2023. National Science Foundation via Dartmouth College Subaward No. R1299.

Diaz Eaton, Carrie (PI). RCN-UBE Incubator: Network for an Open and Accessible Biology Education: The promise of equity and the challenge of sustainability, $74,290, 8/18/2019 – 7/31/2020. National Science Foundation Award No. DBI-1919879.

Laurita, Geneva (PI). RUI: Developing Insight and Control of Polarity in the Pyrochlore Lattice, $193,405, 7/1/2019 – 6/30/2023. National Science Foundation Award No. 1904980.

Mountcastle, Andrew (PI). Collaborative Research: Testing the consequences of wing flexibility to comprehensive flight performance in freely flying insects, $170,062, 5/1/2019 – 4/30/2022. National Science Foundation Award No. IOS-1856622.

Douglass, Amy (PI). Collaborative Research: Video-Recording Eyewitness Identification Lineups: Testing for Unanticipated Costs and Undiscovered Benefits, $130,722, 3/1/2019 – 2/28/2022. National Science Foundation Award No. SES-1849411.

Diaz Eaton, Carrie (PI). BIO Ideas Lab: QUBES, $93,827, 10/11/2018 – 8/31/2021. National Science Foundation Award No. DUE-1446258 via College of William and Mary Subaward No. 714487-712687.

Hill, Malcolm (PI). RAPID: Effects of Hurricane Irma on Shallow-Water Marine Ecosystems: Addressing Resiliency of Sponge and Macroinvertebrate Communities in the Florida Keys, $24,831, 9/14/2018 – 1/31/2020. National Science Foundation Award No. OCE-1854644.

Ewing, Holly (PI). Spokes: Small: Northeast: Collaborative: Building the Community to Address Data Integration of the Ecological Long Tail, $16,723, 9/15/2018 – 8/31/2022. National Science Foundation Award No. IIS-1761780.

Hill, Malcolm and April Hill (Co-PIs). Collaborative Research: RUI: Evaluating the Molecular Genetic Pathways Responsible for Stable Host:Symbiont Interactions in Sponge:Algal Associations, $129,996, 8/1/2018 – 1/31/2020. National Science Foundation Award No. IOS-1848958.

Barnett, Kristen (PI). Temyiq Tuyuryaq: Collaborative Archaeology the Yupiit Way, $608,853, 8/15/2018 – July 31, 2022. National Science Foundation Award No. OPP-1803494.

Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar (PI). Collaborative Research: RUI: Extreme Starbursts and Outflows: The Formation of Massive Compact Galaxies, $104,108, 8/15/2018 – 7/31/2022. National Science Foundation Award No. AST-1813299.

Boateng, Henry (PI). RUI: Fast Treecode Methods for Particle-Particle Multipolar Electrostatic Interactions, $156,236, 8/1/2018 – 7/31/2021. National Science Foundation Award No. CHE-1800181.

Barnett, Kristin (PI). Tuyuryaq (Togiak, Alaska): A Model for Alaska Native Youth Learning on College Campuses, $50,000, 6/15/2018 – 5/31/2019. National Science Foundation Award No. OPP-1811240.

Retelle, Michael (PI). Collaborative Research: Arctic Hydrological Regime Shift in a Warming Climate, $258,349, 6/1/2018 – 5/31/2022. National Science Foundation Award No. OPP-1744433.

Jadud, Matthew (PI). Collaborative Research: Promoting a Growth Mindset Using Automated Feedback, $81,642, 8/1/2017 – 8/31/2019. National Science Foundation Award No. DUE-1748626.

Greene, Michelle R. (PI). Collaborative Research: RUI: Uncovering the Neural Dynamics of Scene Categorization through Electroencephalography, Machine Learning, and Neuromodulation. $304,266, 8/1/2017 – 7/31/2020. National Science Foundation Award No. BCS-1736274.

Wenzel, Thomas (PI). Collaborative Research: Moving Faculty from Experimentation with to Long-term Adoption of Engaged Student Learning in Analytical Chemistry, $657,070, 9/15/2016 – 8/31/2021. National Science Foundation Award No. DUE-1624898.

Douglass, Amy (PI). RUI: Can Brief Social Interactions Undermine System Variable Protections against False Eyewitness Identifications?, $127,858, 9/15/2016 – 8/31/2018. National Science Foundation Award No. SES-1627433.

Robert, Genevieve (PI). RUI: Melt Viscosities in Silica-Undersaturated Systems, $199,519, 9/1/2016 – 8/31/2019. National Science Foundation Award No. EAR-1624321.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). NSF Support of Student Travel Grants to APS-DAMOP 2016, $12,000, 6/1/2016 – 5/31/2017. National Science Foundation Award No. PHY-1639078.

Castro, Jason (PI). CAREER: Data-driven Approaches for Investigating Olfactory System Heterogeneity, $720,000, 5/1/2016 – 4/30/2022. National Science Foundation Award No. IOS-1553279.

Huggett, Brett (PI). Collaborative Research: Structure and Function of Whole-tree Xylem Networks in Response to Past, Present, and Future Drought, $164,704, 3/1/2016 – 2/28/2019. National Science Foundation Award No. IOS-1557835.

Sewall, Laura (Principal Investigator / Project Director). Strategic Planning and Collaboration for Monitoring Changes in Coastal Ecosystems, Gulf of Maine, $24,952, 8/1/2015 – 7/31/2015. National Science Foundation Award No. DBI-1522498.

Ambrose, William (Program Director). Intergovernmental Personnel Agreement: Arctic Observatory Network. $433,402, 6/15/2017 – 8/31/2017. National Science Foundation PLR-1545644.

Williams, Larissa (PI), Matthew Côté, Travis Gould and Nancy Kleckner (Co-PIs). MRI: Acquisition of a white light laser confocal microscope for multidisciplinary research and teaching at a liberal arts undergraduate institution, $791,480, 9/1/2014 – 8/31/2017. National Science Foundation (Division of Biological Infrastructure) Award No. DBI-1428210.

Ott, Katharine (PI). Topics in the Theory of Elliptic Boundary Value Problems, $41,450, 7/1/2014 – 5/31/2015. National Science Foundation (Division of Mathematical Sciences) Award No. DMS-1458138.

Ambrose, William (PI) and Michael Retelle (Co-PI). Collaborative research: Exploring the role of oceanic and atmospheric forcing on Arctic marine climate from newly developed annual shell based records in coastal Norway, $337,228, 8/1/2014 – 7/31/2017. National Science Foundation (Division of Polar Programs) Award No. PLR-1417636.

Retelle, Michael (PI). Collaborative Research: REU Site: Svalbard REU: Holocene and Modern Climate Change in the Norwegian High Arctic. $182,452. 9/1/2013 – 8/31/2015. National Science Foundation Award No. PLR-1262932.

Wenzel, Thomas (PI). Chiral NMR Shirt Reagents. $159,150. 9/15/2012 – 8/31/2015. National Science Foundation Award No. CHE-1145061.

Austin, Rachel (PI). RUI: Lead interactions with metallothionein-3, $302,886. 3/1/2012 – 2/28/2015. National Science Foundation Award No. CHE-1151975.

Lin, Hong (PI). RUI: Perturbation-Induced Dynamics and Chaos Synchronization in Multi-Transverse-Mode Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers, $227,000, 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2015. National Science Foundation Award No. 1068789.

Wenzel, Thomas J. (PI). Development of E-Learning Modules for Analytical Chemistry. $50,000, 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2016, supplement to National Science Foundation Award No. DUE-1118600.

Herzig, Rebecca (PI). RNAi, Race, and the Domestication of Biotechnology: The Emergence of Cosmetic Genomics. $57,344, 2/5/2008 – 3/31/2009. National Science Foundation Award No. 0749769.

Maine Arts Commission

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Internship and Fellowship Program at the Bates Dance Festival, $7,500, 7/1/2022 – 6/30/2023. Maine Arts Commission Award.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Bates Dance Festival Partnership Grant, $6,000, 7/15/2021 – 6/30/2022. Maine Arts Commission (with support from the NEA).

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Planning for the 2022 Bates Dance Festival, $15,000, 7/1/2021 – 6/30/2022. Maine Arts Commission. Award No. CT#20211223000000000055.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Bates Dance Festival Relief Grant, $4,000, 3/20/2021 – 6/30/2021. Maine Arts Commission (with support from the NEA).

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Operating Support for a Restructured Bates Dance Festival, $7,300, 7/1/2020 – 6/30/2021. Maine Arts Commission (with support from the NEA) Award No. 16666.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). CARES Act to support artist and contractor fees, $4,000, 5/12/2020 – 6/30/2021. Maine Arts Commission (with support from the NEA) Award No. FY2020-18273-C.A.R.E.S Act – Partnership.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Strengthening Community at the Bates Dance Festival, $6,000, 7/1/2019 – 6/30/2020. Maine Arts Commission Award No. CT#20191029*1435.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Bates Dance Festival 2018, $2,200, 7/1/2018 – 6/30/2019. Maine Arts Commission.

Other Goverment Agencies

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Slovenski, Sally (Executive Director, Maine Campus Compact). Community Colleges for Environmental Stewardship: a Replicable Model for Environmental Education and Behavioral Change, $90,000, 12/1/2015 – 11/30/2017. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Education Grants Award No. 00A00052.

Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS)

Aronson, Krista (PI). Middle Grade and Young Adult Books with Black, Indigenous People and People of Color: Where are they?, $66,394, 9/1/2021-8/31/2024. Source: Institute of Museum and Library Services, via University of Florida Subaward No. SUB00003051.

Aronson, Krista (PI). Enhancing the The Diverse BookFinder, $249,760, 10/1/2017 – 9/30/2020. Source: Institute of Museum and Library Services, Award No. LG-95-17-0189-17.

Aronson, Krista (PI). The Picture Book Project, $20,197, 10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017. Source: Institute of Museum and Library Services, Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries, Award No. SP-02-16-0006-16.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Cleaver, Caitlin (PI). Toward resolving wild sea scallop (P. magellanicus) larval spatial and temporal distribution along the Maine coast in support of developing scallop aquaculture, $14,100, 7/1/2022-5/31/2023, NOAA via Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries Subcontract No. 22-1001B.

Johnson, Beverly (PI). Methane Emissions and Carbon Sequestration in Tidally Restricted Salt Marshes, $211,728, 2/1//2022 – 1/31/2024, NOAA via University of Maine Maine Sea Grant Program Subcontract No. UMS1363.

Johnson, Beverly (PI). Back River Creek and Saltmarsh Restoration for Coastal Infrastructure Resilience, $19,000, 7/23/2019-6/30/2020. NOAA via Kennebec Estuary Land Trust, Contract BatesCollege_BackRiver Creek_June2019.

Ambrose, William (PI). Lobster Growth and Ageing Project Development, $5,600, 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016. NOAA via University of Maine Maine Sea Grant Program Subcontract No. UM-S972.

Ambrose, William (PI). Spatial and Temporal Variation in the Growth of the Soft-shell Clam, $37,060, 2/1/2013 – 9/30/2016. NOAA via University of Maine Maine Sea Grant Program Subcontract No. UM-S907.

U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC)

Tomaras, Joseph (PI). NIST SURF Gaithersburg 2018, $8,919, 5/15/2018 – 9/30/2018. U.S. Department of Commerce Award No. 70NANB18H126.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). Intergovernmental Personnel Agreement at Joint Quantum Institute, $27,239, 8/1/2016 – 9/30/2016. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology Award No. IP1612.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). NIST Support of Student Travel Grants to American Physical Society/Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Meeting, 5/15/2016 – 9/30/2016, $5,000. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology Award No. 60NANB16D169.

Tomaras, Joseph (PI). NIST SURF Gaithersburg 2016, $8,565, 5/15/2016 – 9/30/2016. U.S. Department of Commerce Award No. 70NANB16H143.

Tomaras, Joseph (PI). NIST SURF Gaithersburg 2015, $8,442, 5/15/2015 – 9/30/2015. U.S. Department of Commerce Award No. 70NANB15H153.

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Oishi, Jeff (PI). Direct Statistical Simulation and Multiscale Modeling of Transport in the Planetary Boundary Layer for Climate, Energy, and Negative Carbon, $259,114, 8/15/2023 – 8/14/2024. U.S. Department of Energy (Award No. DE-SC0024572) via University of New Hampshire Subaward No. PZL0337.

Cote, Matthew (PI). Next Generation Harsh-Environment Materials and Wireless Sensor Techniques for Energy Sector Applications, $29,999, 9/1/2021 – 8/31/2023. U.S. Department of Energy via University of Maine Subaward No. UMS1332.

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

Rocque, Michael (PI). The Nature, Trends, Correlates and Prevention of Mass Public Shootings in America, 1976-2018, $63,087, 1/1/2019 – 9/30/21. U.S. Department of Justice via Northeastern University Subaward No. 2018-75-CX-0025.

Lexow, Gwen (Project Director). A Community-Engaged Approach to Reducing Sexual Violence at Bates College, 10/1/2015 – 9/30/2018, $300,000. U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence against Women Project No. 2015-WA-AX-0013.

U.S Geological Survey (USGS)

Lewis, Lynne (PI). 20 years of River Restoration in Maine: Using Socio-economics and Benefit Transfer to Inform Decision-Making on Dam Removals, $26,402, 3/1/2020 – 2/28/2021. USGS Department of Interior via University of Maine Subaward No. UMS1252.

Maine Department of Economic and Community Development

Currier, Shoshona (PI). BDF MOT Tourism Enterprise Grant , $10,000, 1/15/2019 – 12/31/2019. Maine Department of Economic & Community Development Award No. CT#20190115*2119.

Maine Department of Marine Resources

Ambrose, William (PI) and Williams, Larissa (Co-PI). Bates Worm Contract, $3,000, 10/21/2017 – 6/30/2018. Maine Department of Marine Resources Contract No. CT#13A 2018 0110*2159.

Ambrose, William (PI). Recovery and Growth of Commercial Sized and Sub-Commercial Sized Blood Worm (Glycera dibranchiata) in Mid Coast Maine, $5,000, 7/15/2016 – 12/31/2016. Source: Maine Department of Marine Resources Contract No. 13A-20160707*0057.

Ambrose, William (PI). Estimate and Compare Bloodworm Densities at the DMR Wiscasset Conservation Area and Cod Cove (Edgecombe), $5,000, 12/1/2014 – 6/30/2015. Maine Department of Marine Resources Contract No. 20141113*1775.

Ambrose, William (PI). Lobster Growth and Ageing, $8,180, 10/1/2014 – 9/30/2016. Maine Department of Marine Resources Contract (with support from NOAA Contract No. 13A-20140922*1128) via University of Maine Subcontract No. UM-S1000.

Private Funders

SPaRC works closely with Rachel Wray, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, on faculty-initiated applications to private funders. Please consult with Rachel (rwray@bates.edu) for additional information before applying to any of the funders listed below.

Maine Humanities Council

Currier, Shoshona (PD). MHC SHARP – Bates Dance Festival, $7,500, 6/10/2021 – 11/30/2022. Maine Humanities Council Award No. SHARP-PROJ-11.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Inside Dance: Year II of Broadening Audience Engagement at the Bates Dance Festival , $3,000, 2/22/2019 – 11/30/2019. Maine Humanities Council Award no. 18-19-15.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Inside Dance: Broadening Audience Engagement at the Bates Dance Festival, $6,000, 2/27/2018 – 8/31/2018. Maine Humanities Council Award No. 17-18-05.

New England Foundation for the Arts

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Kimberly Bartosik, $10,000, 6/23/2024 – 7/14/2024. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA), New England States Touring Program Award No. 23-42084.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Besty Miller, $3,750, 6/25/2023 – 7/2/2023. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA), New England States Touring Program Award No. 23-42083.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Rennie Harris PureMovement Rome and Jewels, $10,000, 6/1/2022 – 8/31/2022. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA), New England States Touring Program Award No. 22-40651.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Vanessa Anspaugh, $4,500, 6/1/2023 – 8/31/2023. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA), New England States Touring Program Award No. 22-40649.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Aretha Aoki, $4,500, 6/1/2022 – 7/31/2022. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA), New England States Touring Program Award No. 22-40647.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Concourse/Barbie Diewald, $4,500, 6/1/2022 – 7/31/2022. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA), New England States Touring Program Award No. 22-40648.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Miguel Gutierrez: This Bridge Called my Ass, $8,500, 4/1/2022 – 8/15/2022. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA), New England States Touring Program Award No. 21-39332.

Currier, Shoni (PD). Bates Dance Festival NEAR 2021, $10,000, 10/1/2021 – 9/30/2022. New England Foundation for the Arts Award No. 21-39671.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Vanessa Anspaugh: Funerals for the Ocean, $3,000, 7/16/2021 – 8/1/2021. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA), New England States Touring Program Award No. 21-39256.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Support for the Bates Dance Festival, $20,000, 9/1/2020 – 8/31/2021. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA), New England Arts Resilence Fund Award No. 20-37931.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). The Davis Sisters, $2,360, 07/26/2020 – 8/31/2022. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA) Award No. 20-37166.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). New England Dance on Tour, $8,000, 7/26/2020 – 8/9/2020. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA) Award No. 19-35599.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Shura Baryshnikov, $3,320, 07/19/2020 – 8/31/2022. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA) Award No. 20-37347.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). A Canary Torsi | Yanira Castro, $6,000, 7/19/2020 – 8/8/2020. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA) Award No. 19-35415.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Chris Aiken and Angie Hauser, $1,740, 07/19/2020 – 8/31/2022. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA) Award No. 20-37348.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). David Dorfman Dance, $6,000, 07/08/2020 – 8/31/2022. Source: New England Foundation for the Arts via National Endowment for the Arts, Award No. 20-37375.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). I hunger for you (Kimberly Bartosik/daela), $8,000, 9/29/2019 – 10/12/19. New England Foundation For the Arts.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Nora Chipaumire, $6,560, 7/26/2019 – 8/4/2019. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA) Award No. 19-35592.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Joanna Kotze, $4,340, 7/7/2019 – 8/3/2019. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA) Award No. 19-35483.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). The Era Footwork Crew , $5,000, 7/1/2019 – 2/1/2020. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA) Award No. 19-35414.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Amira Sackett: We’re Muslim, Don’t Panic, 3/1/2019 – 7/14/2019, $9,000. New England Foundation for the Arts, Expeditions Touring # 18-34389.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Dance Gathering in Lagos, Nigeria, $700, 2/12/2019 – 2/24/2019. New England Foundation for the Arts (with support from the NEA) Award No. 19-35394.

Currier, Shoshona (PD). Cast, Stage, Author: a canary torsi, 8/1/2018 – 2/1/2019, $4,000. New England Foundation for the Arts, Expeditions Tour Planning Award No. 18-34375.

Other Private Funders

Association of Performing Arts Professionals

Currier, Shoshona (PD). ArtsForward: Fist and Heel Performance. $50,000, 3/1/2022 – 10/31/2022. Association of Performing Arts Professionals

Auburn Water District/Lewiston Water Department

Ewing, Holly A. (PI). Monitoring Gloeotrichia and Biogeochemical Cycling in Lake Auburn, $25,000, 7/1/20230 – 6/30/2024. Sponsor: Lewiston/Auburn Water District. Award No. LAWS-mod10.

Ewing, Holly A. (PI). Monitoring Gloeotrichia and Biogeochemical Cycling in Lake Auburn, $15,000, 10/1/2021 – 6/30/2022. Sponsor: Lewiston/Auburn Water District. Award No. LAWS-mod9.

Ewing. Holly (PI). Gloeotricia echinulata Monitoring of Lake Auburn, 2020-2021, $25,000, 05/01/2020-05/31/2021. Auburn Water District and Lewiston Water Division.

Ewing. Holly (PI). Lake Auburn Watershed, 2019-2020, $25,000, 5/1/2020-5/31/2021. Auburn Water District and Lewiston Water Division.

Ewing. Holly (PI). Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission , $20,000, 5/1/2018-5/31/2019. Auburn Water District and Lewiston Water Division.

Ewing. Holly (PI). Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission , $20,000, 5/1/2017-5/31/2018. Auburn Water District and Lewiston Water Division.

Ewing. Holly (PI). Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission , $20,000, 5/15/2016-5/31/2017. Auburn Water District and Lewiston Water Division.

Ewing. Holly (PI). Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission , $20,000, 7/1/2015-5/31/2016. Auburn Water District and Lewiston Water Division.

Ewing. Holly (PI). Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission , $32,132, 4/1/2014-7/15/2015. Auburn Water District and Lewiston Water Division.

Ewing. Holly (PI). Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission , $32,132, 551/2013-5/31/2014. Auburn Water District and Lewiston Water Division.

Brooks Family Foundation

Aronson, Krista (PI). Supporting efforts to get books in the Diverse BookFinder’s database to children, $50,000, 6/27/2019 – 6/26/2020. Source: Brooks Family Foundation.

Carleton University

Duina, Francesco (PI). Jean Monnet Network collaboration, $37,980, 9/1/2020 – 8/31/2021. Carleton University.

Culturunners

Mills, Daniel (PD). Phantom Punch: Saudi.Art.Now., $100,000, 10/14/2016 – 3/30/2017. King Abulaziz Center for World Culture via Culturunners Ltd.

Davis Conservation Foundation

Cleaver, Caitlin (PD). The Basin Oyster Project: A community-based approach to oyster reef building, #20,000, 1/2/2023 – 12/31/2023. Davis Conservation Foundation

Davis Educational Foundation

Sanford, Daniel (PD). Academic Resource Commons: Reimagining a Liberal Arts Education, $223,536, 6/1/2016 – 5/31/2019. Davis Educational Foundation.

Slovenski, Sally (Executive Director, Maine Campus Compact). Campuses for Environmental Stewardship: A Model for Interdisciplinary Service Learning, $168,000, 12/2014 – 11/2016. Davis Educational Foundation.

Davis Family Foundation

Shostak, Anthony (Project Director). STEAM Power Project, $25,000, 3/22/2018 – 3/21/2019. Davis Family Foundation.

Low, William (Project Director). Points of View Photography Exhibition, 6/1/2015 – 12/31/2015, $10,000. The Davis Family Foundation.

Efficiency Maine

Twist, Thomas (PI). Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Program grant, $20,000, 11/1/2019 – 4/30/2021. Efficiency Maine.

Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Federico, Sylvia (PI). The Learned Clerk: Neglected Sources, New Perspectives, $4,500 9/1/2014 – 8/31/2015. Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

Hewlett Foundation

Diaz Eaton, Carrie (PI). Institute for Racially Just, Inclusive, and Open STEM Education, $698,801, 10/1/2022 – 3/30/2024. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Award No. 2022-01329-GRA.

Diaz Eaton, Carrie (PI). Institute for Racially Just, Inclusive, and Open STEM Education, $605,852, 5/3/2021 – 9/2/2022. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Award No. 2021-2923.

Diaz Eaton, Carrie (PI). Supporting more equitable and sustainable open education in undergraduate biology, $380,210, 4/1/2020 – 3/31/2021. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Award No. 2020-1363.

Korea Foundation

Ko, Jiyoung (PI). Reassuring Ally: Revisiting the Sources of Credibility of Extended Deterrence, $18,000, 8/1/2019 – 8/31/2020. Korea Foundation.

LEF Foundation

Gonzalez Valencia, Carolina (PI). How to Clean a House in 10 Easy Steps, $25,000, 5/31/2023 – 5/30/2024. LEF Foundation.

Gonzalez Valencia, Carolina (PI). The Cleaning Writer, $15,000, 5/15/2020 – 4/30/2021. LEF Foundation.

Luce Foundation

Mills, Daniel (PD). Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection, $50,000. Henry Luce Foundation.

Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Johnson, Beverly (PI). Summer 2023 Internship Grant, $10,000, 5/25/2023-5/24/2024. Maine Coast Heritage Trust.

Johnson, Beverly (PI). Summer 2022 Internship Grant, $10,000, 6/6/2022-6/30/2023. Maine Coast Heritage Trust.

Johnson, Beverly (PI). Summer 2021 Internship Grant, $6,000, 6/1/2021-12/31/2021. Maine Coast Heritage Trust.

Maine Community Foundation

Cleaver, Caitlin (PI) and Johnson, Beverly (co-PI). Expanding Capacity for Salt Marsh Restoration and Carbon Sequestration in Maine. $172,371, 2/1/2023-1/31/2025. Maine Community Foundation.

Johnson, Beverly (PI). Summer 2021 Internship Grant, $6,000, 6/1/2021-12/31/2021. Maine Coast Heritage Trust.

Mellon Foundation

Auer, Matthew R. (PD) and Crystal Williams (Co-PD). Creating Connections Consortium (C3), 1/1/2015 – 6/30/2018, $419,360. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Award No. 41200700 via Middlebury College.

Spencer, A. Clayton (PI). Faculty Renewal in the Humanities, 3/25/2015 – 6/30/2020, $1,000,000. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Award No. 11500605.

Moore Foundation

Hill, April (PI). A Freshwater Sponge Holobiont: A broadly accessible emerging model system to understand evolutionary and ecological consequences of host:alga and host:microbe symbiont specialization, $300,000, 9/1/2020 – 3/1/2023.Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Award No. 9332.

National Eating Disorders Association

Tefft, Nathan (PI). Building the Economic Case for Eating Disorders Prevention and Early Detection: A Comparative Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Five Intervention Strategies, 12/1/2015 – 11/30/2017, $19,692. National Eating Disorders Association via Boston Children’s Hospital Subcontract RSTFD0000659957

Tefft, Nathan (PI). The Dark Side of Obesity Remedies: Widespread Use of Ineffective and Dangerous Diet Pills, August 1, 2014 – July 31, 2015, $8,713. Boston Children’s Hospital Contract No. RSTFD0000591076.

Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Buck, Patti (PI). Engaging Families and Guardians in Restorative Practice Implementation at Lewiston Middle School, $7,500, 10/1/2021 – 6/30/2022Nellie Mae Education Foundation Award No. Sponsorship029000.

Orphan Disease Center at the University of Pennsylvania

Kennedy, Andrew (PI). Reinstatement of Tcf4 function to treat Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome, $71,643, 2/1/2021-1/31/2022. University of Pennsylvania Orphan Disease Center, Award No. MDBR-21-105-Pitt Hopkins.

Kennedy, Andrew (PI). Tissue-specific and temporal reinstatement of Tcf4 to treat Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome, $68,709, 2/1/2020-01/31/2021. University of Pennsylvania Orphan Disease Center, Award No. MDBR-20-132-PH.

Kennedy, Andrew (PI). Tissue-specific and temporal reinstatement of Tcf4 function to treat Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome, $51,242, 2/01/2019 – 1/31/2020. University of Pennsylvania Orphan Disease Center Award No. MDBR-19-137-PH.

Kennedy, Andrew (PI). Epigenetic Therapy to Treat Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome, $49,263, 1/1/2018 – 12/31/2018. University of Pennsylvania Orphan Disease Center Million Dollar Bike Ride Grant Program Award No. MDBR-18-124-PH.

Pitt-Hopkins Research Foundation

Kennedy, Andrew (PI). Investigating Therapies for Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome, $88,000, 8/1/2016 – 7/31/2017. Pitt-Hopkins Research Foundation Award No. 016.

Rabkin Foundation

Beasley, Myron (PI). Precarity, Performance and African Diasporic Art, $3,000, 6/9/2021-6/8/2022. Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation.

Beasley, Myron (PI). Haitian Flags and the Quilts of Gees Bend, $7,500, 6/28/2018 – 9/1/2018. Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation.

Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement (RESCORP)

Oishi, Jeffrey (PI). The Stellar MRI. $50,000, 1/1/2017 – 12/31/2017. Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement, Scialog Time Domain Astrophysics Award No. 24231.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Tefft, Nathan (PI). Community Colleges and Adult Health, $24,369, 1/15/2019 – 12/15/2020. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award No. 76082 via Washington State University Subaward No. 134486-G003988

Sherman Fairchild Foundation

Lundblad, Nathan (PD). Bates Summer Science Research Experience, 6/1/2016 – 8/31/2018, $270,000. Source: Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Summer Stipend Program.

Simons Foundation

Ott, Katharine (PI). Harmonic Analysis and Validated Numerics Techniques in PDE, $42,000, 9/1/2017 – 8/31/2022. Simons Foundation, Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians Award No. 526904.

Small Point Operating Company

Retelle, Michael (PI). Small Point Association-Bates College Coastal Research 2014, $7,000, 6/1/2014 – 5/31/2015. Small Point Operating Company.

Spencer Foundation

Tieken, Mara (PI). Research Communication: Disappearing the Delta?: How school closures shape rural African-American communities in the Arkansas Delta, $15,000, 9/1/2022-6/30/2024. Source: Spencer Foundation, Award No. 202300094.

Tieken, Mara (PI). Disappearing the Delta?: How school closures shape rural African-
American communities in the Arkansas Delta, $131,121, 1/1/2021-12/31/2023. Source: Spencer Foundation, Award No. 202100100.

Tieken, Mara (PI). Rural-Rooted and College-Bound, $42,571, 12/1/2013 – 9/30/2019. Spencer Foundation Award No. 201400128.

Reed Foundation

Tieken, Mara (PI). Disappearing the Delta?: How school closures shape rural African-American communities in the Arkansas Delta, $24,000, 6/1/2020 – 7/31/2022. Reed Foundation via Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund.

Faculty Fellowships

Below are listed fellowships awarded to individual faculty by external funders, for which SPaRC has provided some financial management. If you have received an externally-funded fellowship you would like us to recognize, please let us know, and we’ll be happy to celebrate your achievement.

Medford, Marcelle (PI). Career Enhancement Fellowship, $17,500, 6/1/2022 – 12/31/2022. Institute for Citizens and Scholars.

George, David (PI). AKP Fellowship 2020, $32,295, 04/01/2020-09/30/2020. Source: Associated Kyoto Program, Inc.

Ashwell, Lauren (Fellow). Projection and Desire, $75,000, 8/1/2016 – 7/31/2017. American Council of Learned Societies, Frederick Burkhardt Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars. Residency in the Philosophy Department at Harvard University.

Pickens, Theri (PI). Career Enhancement Fellowship. Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

In addition to the above awards, Bates Faculty regularly apply for and receive Fulbright Fellowships. Recent recipients include: Amy Douglass, Áslaug Ásgeirsdóttir, Jim Richter, Anita Charles, and Elizabeth Eames.