No One Eats Alone: Food as a Social Enterprise
For World Food Day, Michael Carolan proposed a provocative argument at a public lecture in Toronto: that we can change our relationship to food – how it's made, distributed, and consumed – by changing our relationships with each other. To build a healthier food system and healthier society, we must become engaged citizen eaters.Hear his talk and read more about his research >>
Environmental Impacts of Overpopulation
Philosophy Professor Cafaro joins a Swedish project to examine the impacts of global overpopulation and ethical policies to reduce population growth. Among other topics, the research will identify policies to address population aging in developed countries; quantify how lowering population growth can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and explore the role migration policies play in stabilizing or destabilizing populations.Read more >>
Featured Creative Artistry
NEA Creative Writing Fellowship
Camille Dungy is an award-winning author of four full-length poetry collections and the editor of three poetry anthologies, released her first collection of literary essays this summer – Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History. She has been awarded a prestigious $25,000 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts for Creative Writing.
In the College of Liberal Arts, scholarship takes many forms depending on whether you identify as being in the arts, humanities, or the social sciences, or somewhere in between. No matter the form, our research and creative activities result in impactful scholarship.
Through the efforts of the associate dean for research, we offer college-level competitive grants and awards, collaborations with the college and the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Office of Sponsored Programs, and the One Health Institute. And, we offer workshops and brown-bag sessions to help our faculty and students meet their creative research goals.
The College of Liberal Arts supports meaningful research and creative artistry of our faculty
Research Centers and Institutes
Explore the interdisciplinary research centers and initiatives housed within the College of Liberal Arts.