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Simpson Center Announces Barclay Simpson Prize for Scholarship in Public The Walter Chapin Simpson Center mourns the passing of the visionary philanthropist Barclay Simpson on November 8, 2014. The generosity of Barclay Simpson is legendary among our faculty,... Read more
Announcing Certificate in Public Scholarship Tri-Partnership + Video! As of July 2014, the graduate Certificate in Public Scholarship is a three-way partnership between the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences at the University of Washington... Read more
The Simpson Center Welcomes New Staff! Meet the new members of the Simpson Center team: Nirmala Singh-Brinkman, Malia Trick, Alison Fiorenza, and Benji Liang! This fall, Nirmala Singh-Brinkman joined our staff as Assistant... Read more
Research Spotlight: WIRED Returns to Stuart Hall Since 2007 WIRED (Women Investigating Race, Ethnicity, and Difference) has been active at the UW, involving approximately forty faculty from across all three campuses and representing the... Read more
Certificate in Public Scholarship The Certificate in Public Scholarship is a partnership of the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, the UW Graduate School, and the Simpson Center. The Certificate in Public Scholarship...
Digital Humanities Commons The Simpson Center offers annual summer fellowships for faculty and doctoral students to pursue research projects that use digital technologies in innovative and intensive ways and/or explore the...
HUM Courses The Simpson Center offers a variety of courses at the graduate level that reflect its commitments to crossdisciplinary research, digital humanities and public scholarship. Course Offerings Winter...

Center Funding Opportunities

The Simpson Center provides financial and administrative support for crossdisciplinary research, teaching, and engagement projects. Simpson Center funding sponsors a wide range of activities, including fellowships for UW faculty and doctoral students, cross-departmental research groups, scholarly conferences and symposia, and community-engaged collaborations. Read more

Support the Center

Each year, the Simpson Center receives generous gifts that provide support for a wide range of activities on the UW campus and in the greater Seattle community. These contributions enable the Simpson Center to foster the growth of existing programs and to provide support for new initiatives in the development of cutting edge research, innovative teaching, and campus-community engagement. Learn about ways to give

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