Grants and Awards

AIIA and affiliated faculty have been awarded over $200,000 in funding over the last decade.  A summary of these awards includes:

  • $24,700, Presidential Research Fund Grant, Saint Louis University
  • $3,500 Mellon Faculty Development Grant, Saint Louis University.  Field Research for next phase of archaeological and environmental history in medieval Roscommon, Ireland (Summer, 2013)
  • $2,500 Mellon Faculty Development Grant, Saint Louis University.  Field Research for next phase of archaeological work in medieval Roscommon, Ireland (Summer, 2012)
  • $25,000, Presidential Research Fund, Saint Louis University, Co-PI, Diet in the Medieval British Isles:  Dental Micro-wear Applied to Three Medieval Cemeteries in the British Isles (2009-11)
  • $35,000 Royal Irish Academy Archaeological Excavation Grants, Kilteasheen Archaeological Project, Christopher Read and Thomas Finan (2009)
  • $45,000, Royal Irish Academy Archaeological Excavation Grants, Kilteasheen Archaeological Project, Christopher Read and Thomas Finan (2008)
  • $2,500 Mellon Faculty Development Grant. Produced edited monograph, Medieval Lough Cé.  (2007)
  •  $38,000, Royal Irish Academy Archaeological Excavation Grants, Kilteasheen Archaeological Project, Christopher Read and Thomas Finan (2007)
  • $7,500 Heritage Council Archaeological Research Grants, Kilteasheen Archaeological Project (2006)
  • $30,000, Royal Irish Academy Archaeological Excavation Grants, Kilteasheen Archaeological Project, Christopher Read and Thomas Finan (2006)
  • $6,000, Heritage Council Archaeological Research Grants, Kilteasheen Archaeological Project (2005)
  • $4,000, Heritage Council Archaeological Research Grants, Kilteasheen Archaeological Project (2004)

Some of our local, academic and corporate collaborators have included:

  • Roscommon County Council
  • National University of Ireland-Galway
  • The University of Minnesota Morris
  • The Enterprise Rent-a-car Foundation
  • The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University
  • Parks College of Engineering and Aviation at Saint Louis University

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