Sharon DeWitte and Ken Kelly
Sharon and Ken have each received an ASPIRE Grant (ASPIRE-I: Innovation recipients, Sub-track IV, senior faculty exploration).
ASPIRE awards have a significant impact on research and scholarly activities of our faculty across all disciplines. They are aimed to encourage interdisciplinary and creative collaborations with the goal towards enhancing scholarly publications and research funding. (Prakash Nagarkatti, UofSC Vice President for Research)
Sharon for "Plague, Famine, and Bedlam: Health and Survival in the Context of Historic Mortality Crises".
Ken for "Archaeological Perspectives on Plantation Slavery Before and During the Haitian Revolution".