Italian Professor Receives NEH Faculty Award Grant

Dec 26, 2020 860

BY: Laura Griffin

Italian Professor Teresa Fiore, the Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies, World Languages and Cultures, was one of 21 professors nationwide to receive a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Award for Faculty. On December 16, 2020, the NEH announced a total of $32.8 million in various types of grants, including the faculty awards, that will support 213 humanities projects in 44 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

In the Awards for Faculty category, 21 grants totalling $987,500 will support advanced research in the humanities by teachers at Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Tribal Colleges and Universities, according to the NEH announcement. “I am truly honored and humbled by this award,” Fiore said.

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