Webinar on federal funding for humanities research scheduled for April 14Apr. 9, 2020, 10:53 AM
A webinar covering federal funding for humanities research is scheduled for Tuesday, April 14, from 1 to 2 p.m. The webinar will be broadcast remotely.
During this webinar, experts from Lewis-Burke Associates will cover opportunities and outlook for humanities and related research at the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH), the Department of Education, the Department of State, and the National Science Foundation (NSF). The webinar will include the best ways to engage these agencies to position your team to submit successful proposals.
Lewis-Burke Associates LLC is a leading government relations firm specializing in advocating for the public policy interests of institutions of higher education and other research and education organizations. Lewis-Burke is a resource to faculty to help expand their access to federal funding by providing advice on funding trends, identifying new funding opportunities, and discussing barriers and advice to overcome funding challenges.
About the presenters
Kari McCarron at Lewis-Burke is a trusted and highly valued expert in higher education policy, bringing firsthand experience within the federal higher education and science enterprise. McCarron focuses on funding for and advocacy of federal student aid, education research and humanities and arts programming. She also works closely with clients on education regulations and policy, tax policy and immigration issues. Her issue expertise includes the Higher Education Act and related education regulations, student issues, taxation, immigration, education research and humanities and arts programs.
Miriam Quintal at Lewis-Burke has a decade of advocacy at the firm, managing the federal relations portfolios for large academic institutions, scientific societies and facility management organizations. Quintal co-leads the firm’s National Science Foundation practice and works closely with the higher education and research advocacy community to champion the NSF. Her issue expertise includes basic research (National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Department of Energy Office of Science), STEM education, computing and computational science, math and physical sciences, engineering, and space and astronomy.
Co-sponsors of the webinar include the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, College of Arts and Science, Peabody College, School of Engineering and School of Medicine Basic Sciences.