Grants

MATRIX AFFILIATED FACULTY FUNDED GRANTS SINCE 1988

“PAST,” PI: Dean Rehberger; The Andrew W Mellon Foundation; Funded: $19,450.00; Project Dates: 05/12/2017 – 08/31/2017

ARCS: Archaeological Resources Cataloging System,” PIs: Jon Frey, Ethan Watrall; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $324,586.00; Project Dates: 9/1/2014 – 8/31/2017

“MSU Archive of Malian Photography,” PIs: Candace Keller, Ethan Watrall; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $300,000.00; Project Dates: 5/1/2014 – 4/30/2017

What America Ate Project,” PIs: Helen Veit, Dean Rehberger, Peter Berg; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $300,000.00; Project Dates: 5/1/2014 – 4/30/2017

Public Philosophy Journal,” PIs: Dean Rehberger, Ethan Watrall, William Hart-Davidson, Christopher Long; The Andrew W Mellon Foundation; Funded: $368,270.00; Project Dates: 07/01/2015 – 12/31/2016

Journal of Public Philosophy,” PIs: Dean Rehberger, Ethan Watrall; The Andrew W Mellon Foundation; Funded: $150,000.00; Project Dates: 01/01/2015 – 12/31/2016

Institute on Digital Archaeology Method & Practice,” PIs: Ethan Watrall, Lynne Goldstein; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $249,708.00; Project Dates: 10/1/2014 – 9/30/2016.

“AIDS Quilt Touch: A Distributed Digital Archive Platform for Digital Storytelling, Citizen Archiving, and Preservation of Cultural Heritage,” PIs: Marsha Macdowell, Dean Rehberger, Clare Luz; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $40,000; Project Dates: 9/1/2014 – 6/30/2016.

“Africa in World History Summer Institute,” PIs: Nwando Achebe, John Metzler; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $199,040.00; Project Dates: 10/1/2014 – 12/31/2015. (Matrix web development, video and technical support).

“Analyzing Ojibwe and Cherokee Manuscripts: Proof of Concept for a Digital Archive,” PIs: Dean Rehberger, Rebecca Tegtmeyer, Mary Cushman, Liza Potts, Gordon Henry; Institute of Museum & Library Services; Funded: $25,000.00; Project Dates: 10/01/2014 – 09/30/2015

Islam and Modernity: Alternatives in Contemporary Senegambia and Ghana,” PIs: Walter Hawthorne III, Catherine Foley; National Endowment for the Humanities; Requested: $420,798.00; Funded: $200,000.00; Project Dates: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

“America and the “Third World”: Michigan State University Vietnam Project Archives,” PIs: Cynthia Ghering, Charles Keith, Dean Rehberger; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $265,000.00; Project Dates: 5/1/2012 – 4/30/2015

Journal of Public Philosophy,” PI: Dean Rehberger; The Mellon Foundation; Funded: $104,547.00; Project Dates: 09/01/2013 – 08/31/2014

“Africa in World History Summer Institute,” PIs: Nwando Achebe, John Metzler; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $172,171.00; Project Dates: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013. (Matrix web development, video and technical support).

African Oral Narratives,” PIs: Dean Rehberger, David Wiley, James Pritchett; U.S. Department of Education; Funded: $379,392.00; 10/01/2009 – 09/30/2013

Biographies: The Atlantic Slaves Data Network,” PIs: Walter Hawthorne III, Ethan Watrall; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $99,994.00; Project Dates: 7/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

“Digging Digitally: Creating a More Dynamic Archaeological Field Journal Archive,” PI: Jon Frey; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $23,914.00; Project Dates: 9/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

“Pox and the City: A Digital Role-Playing Game for the History of Medicine,” PI: Ethan Watrall; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $30,959.00; Project Dates: 03/31/2011 – 09/30/2012

“Social History and Cultural Heritage of Mali: Preserving the Archives of Professional Photographers,” PIs: Candace Keller, C Pennington; British Library; Funded: $59,379.44; Project Dates: 08/15/2011 – 08/17/2012

Pluralism and Adaptation in the Islamic Practice of Senegal and Ghana: Collaborative Research and Scholarship on West Africa,” PIs: David Robinson, Catherine Foley; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $255,000.00; Project Dates: 7/1/2009 – 6/30/2012

“Digital Perservation of Wolof Ajami manuscripts of Senegal,” PI: Fallou Ngom, West African Research Association/West African Research Center; Endangered Archive Programme, British Library; Funded $32,375.00; Project Dates: 2011

Oral History in the Digital Age,” PIs: Dean Rehberger, Marsha Macdowell, Charles Dewhurst, Brad Rakerd, Wayne Dyksen; Institute of Museum and Library Services; Funded: $319,284.00; Project Dates: 10/01/2009 – 09/30/2011

“Digital Humanities Internship Program,” PI: Dean Rehberger; Institute of Museum and Library Services; Funded: $58,271.00; Project Dates: 09/01/2008 – 08/31/2011

“ExplorePAhistory.com upgrades,” PI: Dean Rehberger; WITF INC; Funded: $42,000.00; Project Dates: 02/28/2011 – 06/30/2011

“TV Serendipity,” PIs: Dean Rehberger, Wayne Dyksen; TV Serendipity LLC; Funded: $24,407.00; Project Dates: 08/15/2010 – 06/30/2011

“Digging into image data to answer authorship related questions,” PIs: Dean Rehberger; Wayne Dyksen; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $100,000.00; Project Dates: 1/1/2010 – 3/31/2011

“Preserving American Black Journal,” PIs: Dean Rehberger, Peter Berg; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $349,980.00; Project Dates: 1/1/2010 – 3/31/2011

“Social History of The Gambia: Rescuing an Endangered Archive, Police and Court Records,” PIs: Walter Hawthorne; Endangered Archives Program, British Library; Funded $15,910.00; Project Dates: 07/15/2010 – 02/14/2011

“Red Land/Black Land: Teaching Ancient Egyptian History Through Game-Based Learning,” PIs: Ethan Watrall; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $49,575.00; Project Dates: 4/1/2009 – 9/30/2010

The Quilt Index: Online Tools and Ephemera Expansion,” PIs: Dean Rehberger, Marsha Macdowell; Institute of Museum & Library Services; Funded: $911,809.00; Project Dates: 10/01/2007 – 09/30/2010

“Preserving American Black Journal,” PIs: Dean Rehberger, Peter Berg; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $349,980.00; Project Dates: 07/01/2008 – 06/30/2010

Diversity and Tolerance in the Islam of West Africa: Creating Online Resources of Peaceful Muslim Practice in Senegal and Ghana,” PIs: David Robinson, Mark Kornbluh, Emmanuel K. Akyeampong, Gracia Clark, Maria Grosz-Ngate, Fallou Ngom, David Owusu-Ansah, Jennifer J. Yanco, Cheikh Babou; Technological Innovation and Cooperation for Foreign Information Access Program (TICFIA), U.S. Department of Education; Funded: $670,294.00; Project Dates: 10/01/05 – 09/30/2009

“Atlantic Connections: Africans and Portuguese on the Upper Guinea Coast and in Brazil 1600-1800,” PI: Walter Hawthorne III; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $50,400.00: Project Dates: 8/15/2008 – 8/15/2009

“Archive 2.0: Imagining the Michigan State University Israelite Samaritan Scroll Collection as the Foundation for a Thriving Social Network,” PI: William Hart-Davidson; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $33,327.00; Project Dates: 8/1/2008 – 6/30/2009

“Digital Library for International Research Web Access,” PI: Mark Kornbluh; Council of American Overseas Research Center; Funded: $6,000.00; Project Dates: 05/01/2007 – 04/30/2009

“MEDIA MATRIX,” PIs: Dean Rehberger, Mark Kornbluh; Intelligent Television; Funded: $10,000.00; Project Dates: 03/01/2008 – 02/28/2009

H-NET: Improving Listserv Records Access,” PIs: Dean Rehberger, Wayne Dyksen, William Punch, Peter Knupfer, Mark Kornbluh; National Historical Publications & Records Commission; Funded: $189,067.00; Project Dates: 01/01/2007 – 12/31/2008

“From Resistance to Rights: an Audiovisual Resource on Michigan’s Civil Rights Legacy,” PIs: Dean Rehberger, Peter Knupfer, Mark Kornbluh; Institute of Museum & Library Services; Funded: $238,386.00; Project Dates: 10/01/2006 – 09/30/2008

“Simulating History: The Poetics Of History Simulations,” PI: Ethan Watrall; Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada; Funded: $10,000.00; Project Dates: 09/01/2007 – 08/31/2008

The Quilt Index”, PIs: Mark Kornbluh, Marsha Macdowell; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded $275,000.00; Project Dates: 7/1/2006 – 6/30/2008

QUILT INDEX: PHASE III,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, Marsha Macdowell; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $275,000.00; Project Dates: 7/1/2006 – 6/30/2008

The Spoken Word; New Resources to Transform Teaching and Learning,” PI: Dean Rehberger; National Science Foundation; Funded: $1,471,992.00; Project Dates: 10/01/2002 – 09/30/2007

“Paths to the Present: A Model Program to Improve and Support Modern American History Teaching in MI,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, Maureen Flanagan, Lisa Fine; U.S. Department of Education, Okemos Public Schools; Funded: $999,878.00; Project Dates: 08/15/2004 – 08/14/2007

“Battle Creek: Teaching American History,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, Peter Knupfer, Barbara Markle; U.S. Department of Education; Funded: $187,347.00; Project Dates: 07/03/2003 – 01/12/2007

“Center for Social Science Learning (CSSL) Catalyst Grant Proposal,” PIs: Dean Rehberger, Mark Kornbluh, Rand Spiro; National Science Foundation; Funded: $150,000.00; Project Dates: 10/01/2005 – 09/30/2006

“Voices From Detroit: American Black Journal Online,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, David Bailey, Richard Thomas; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $284,993.00; Project Dates: 9/1/2004 – 8/31/2006

South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid; Building Democracy,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, David Wiley; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $199,996.00; Project Dates: 5/1/2004 – 4/30/2006

“www.centerforthequilt.org,” PI: Mark Kornbluh; Quilt Alliance; Funded: $6,756.00; Project Dates: 05/01/2004 – 07/30/2005

“Updating the Center for the American Quilt Online/QSOS Online,” PI: Mark Kornbluh; American Quilt Alliance; Funded: $7,075.00; Project Dates: 01/01/2004 – 04/30/2005

Explore Pennsylvania History,” PI: Mark Kornbluh; WITF Inc.; Funded: $59,250.00; Project Dates: 11/08/2004 – 03/28/2005

“Yesterday’s Tomorrow Website,” PI: Mark Kornbluh; Smithsonian Institution; Funded: $5,700.00; Project Dates: 07/01/2002 – 12/31/2004

“Quilt Treasures,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, Marsha Macdowell; American Quilt Alliance; Funded: $22,750.00; Project Dates: 05/15/2003 – 12/31/2003

A National Gallery of the Spoken Word,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, John Deller, Michael Seadle, Joyce Grant; National Science Foundation; Funded: $3,618,489.00; Project Dates: 01/01/1999 – 12/31/2003

“Technical Assistance to the National Archives of South Africa,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, Charles Dewhurst, David Wiley, Peter Knupfer; Mellon Foundation; Funded: $50,000.00; Project Dates: 12/01/2002 – 11/30/2003

“Internet Capacitation for the University of Mali,” PI: Mark Kornbluh; US Agency for International Development, Education Development Center Inc.; Funded: $163,145.00; Project Dates: 06/01/2003 – 08/31/2003

“Accessing the People, Picture, and Words of African American History,” PI: Mark Kornbluh; National Endowment for the Humanities, Detroit Public Television; Funded: $4,030.00; Project Dates: 05/01/2003 – 08/31/2003

Promoting Women’s Political Leadership in West Africa, The Internet, and Skills for Democracy,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, David Wiley, Anne Ferguson; US Department of State; Funded: $134,999.00; Project Dates: 09/01/2001 – 06/30/2003

“Michigana, An Online, Interactive Encyclopedia of Michigan Culture,” PI: Mark Kornbluh; National Endowment for the Humanities, Michigan Humanities Council; Funded: $12,000.00; Project Dates: 09/01/2002 – 03/01/2003

“Quilt Treasures,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, Marsha Macdowell; American Quilt Alliance; Funded: $18,800.00; Project Dates: 06/15/2002 – 12/31/2002

The Quilt Index,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, Marsha Macdowell; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $199,999.00; Project Dates: 7/1/2000 – 6/30/2002

“Building Multi-Lingual Digital Library for West African Sources,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, David Robinson, David Wiley, Michael Seadle; National Science Foundation; Funded: $379,951.00; Project Dates: 07/01/1999 – 06/30/2002

“Michigan Writers Network,” PI: Mark Kornbluh; Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs; Funded: $16,050.00; Project Dates: 09/01/2001 – 12/31/2001

“Planning For The National Quilt Index,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $9,998.00; Project Dates: 9/1/2000 – 12/31/2000

The Internet & Women’s Democratic Organizing,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, David Wiley, Anne Ferguson; US Department of Information Agency; Funded: $134,985.00; Project Dates: 03/01/1999 – 11/30/2000

Historical Voices,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, David Halsted; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $200,000.00; Project Dates: 10/1/1998 – 9/30/2000

“Building Scholarly Networks in Southern Africa,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, David Wiley; US Department of Information Agency; Funded: $134,983.00; Project Dates: 03/01/1999 – 10/01/1999

“Planning For The Future: Towards A New Online Humanities Journal,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, David Halsted; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $25,000.00; Project Dates: 1/1/1998 – 9/30/1998

“West African Humanists & Social Scientists: Solving Problems of Scholarly Communication Through the Internet,” PIs: Mark Kornbluh, David Robinson; US Department of Information Agency; Funded: $134,792.00; Project Dates: 03/07/1997 – 09/30/1998

“Linking Scholars And The Public: A Website With The N.E.H.” PIs: Kornbluh, Mark; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $30,000.00; Project Dates: 8/1/1997 – 1/31/1998

Civitas Internet Civic Education for Poland,” PI: Mark Kornbluh; US Department of Information Agency; Funded: $49,670.40; Project Dates: 08/19/1997 – 08/18/1997

“Creating the History Classroom of the Twenty-First Century,” PIs: Kornbluh, Mark; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $190,000.00; Project Dates: 4/1/1995 – 3/31/1997

H-NET: Humanities On-Line,” PIs: Kornbluh, Mark; National Endowment for the Humanities; Funded: $100,000.00; Project Dates: 10/1/1995 – 9/30/1996