NEH Grants Workshop

“Standing Together: The Humanities and the Experience of War”


During this session, staff from the National Endowment for the Humanities outline current funding opportunities of particular interest to SMH scholars and highlight recent awards in related fields. In addition to emphasizing programs that support educational and scholarly research opportunities, this workshop offers applicants strategies for submitting competitive grant proposals.


John Cox is Deputy Director of the Division of Education. He received his Ph.D. in English from the University of Mississippi in 2000. Prior to coming to NEH, he was Associate Professor of English and Director of Graduate Studies at Georgia College & State University. In addition, he has taught secondary school literature and composition in the United States and abroad. His book, Traveling South: Travel Narratives and the Construction of American Identity, was published by the University of Georgia Press in 2005. He has also written and presented on William Bartram, William Faulkner, Flannery O’Connor, and other topics related to American literature. In 2007, he was a Fulbright lecturer at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China.