Full Professor Crossdisciplinary Conversation Award

Applications accepted for both fall and spring funding rounds.

Crossdisciplinary Conversation Awards support research projects that would benefit from cross-disciplinary engagement between research faculty in different fields.


UW tenure-track faculty at all ranks, working in a humanities discipline or on a humanities-related topic may apply; UW faculty of any rank, in a discipline, department, or field other than the applicant’s may serve as a crossdisciplinary consultant.

Terms of Award

  • Faculty applicant: This award provides a form of honorary compensation for your faculty counterpart; it confers no additional release time or funding for you as the applicant.
  • Your faculty counterpart receives a research budget in the amount of $1,500.

Application Materials

  • Proposal Narrative. Limit 500 words. Describe your research project in language clear to non-specialists. Describe what the faculty counterpart can contribute to your project.
  • (2) C.V.s
    • Applicant’s curriculum vita (limited to five pages)
    • Counterpart’s curriculum vita (limited to  five pages)
  • Statement of Commitment. Include a letter from your proposed faculty counterpart that outlines his or her understanding of the project and his or her specific intellectual contribution to its development.


Full Professor Crossdisciplinary
Conversation Award

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