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CARI announces 2021-2022 Faculty Fellows

  • December 3rd, 2020
  • in News

The University of Alabama’s Collaborative Arts Research Initiative has announced its newest cohort of faculty fellows. The 2021–2022 faculty fellows, chosen from a large and competitive applicant pool, are:

  • Sarah Bryant, Library & Information Studies
  • Andrew Raffo Dewar, New College and Music
  • Amanda Koh, Chemical & Biological Engineering
  • Jeremy Levine, Journalism & Creative Media
  • Claudia Romanelli, Modern Languages & Classics
  • Erin Stoneking, Gender & Race Studies
  • Elizabeth Tavares, English

These fellows will participate in a collaborative arts research community for the next two years. The CARI Faculty Fellowship aims to help fellows diversify the impact of their work and to develop new interdisciplinary research. The creative lab and collaborative meeting space in Maxwell Hall serves as a place for these faculty to workshop ideas, hold meetings, and informally interact with other faculty.

JPAR Awardees 2020

  • September 21st, 2020
  • in News
Congratulations to the first funded Joint Pilot for Arts Research projects, co-sponsored by CARI, the Alabama Life Research Institute, and the Office of Research and Economic Development!
The funded projects include:
  • “Instruments of Culture and Agents of Change: Performing Arts Training as a Vehicle for Empowerment and Wellbeing among Alabama Youth,” which includes Dr. Courtney Helfrecht, assistant professor of anthropology; Dr. Stephanie McClure, assistant professor of anthropology; Dr. Alexis Davis-Hazell, assistant professor of music; and Alvon Reed, assistant professor of theatre and dance.
  • “Dangerous Landscapes: Legacies of Nineteenth-Century Progress in the age of Climate Change,” which includes Dr. Teresa Cribelli, associate professor of history; Allison Grant, assistant professor of art and art history; and Dr. Joan Barth, senior research social scientist at the Institute for Social Science Research.

CARI Announces Inaugural Fellows

  • September 5th, 2019
  • in News

The University of Alabama’s Collaborative Arts Research Initiative has announced its 10 inaugural faculty fellows and several new initiatives to engage faculty across campus.

The 2019-21 faculty fellows, chosen from a large and competitive applicant pool, are:

  • Robin Behn, English, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Julia Brock, history, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Julia Cartwright, geological sciences, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Hilary Green, gender and race studies, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Jamey Grimes, art and art history, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Luvada Harrison, theatre and dance, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Conor Henderson, physics and astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Holland Hopson, New College, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Aibek Musaev, computer science, College of Engineering
  • Catherine Roach, New College, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty from all colleges and departments can also get involved with CARI through two new initiatives: CARI Community and CoffeeLabs. To join the CARI Community, faculty can fill out this form.

CARI’s CoffeeLabs will serve as open-house style events for UA faculty and staff interested in interdisciplinary collaborative arts research. At these events, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to learn more about the CARI initiative, meet and network with CARI faculty fellows, and discuss research ideas with faculty in other disciplines.

All faculty are welcome and encouraged to take part in CoffeeLabs in Maxwell Hall from 9 to 10 a.m. on Sept. 20, Oct. 18 and Nov. 15.