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Current Funding

2013 – 2018     INSPIRE Track 1: What is Normal Milk? Sociocultural, Evolutionary, Environmental, and Microbial Aspects of Human Milk Composition. The National Science Foundation (IOS #1344288). PI: M McGuire; Co-PIs: CL Meehan, JA Foster, S Moore, & L. Bode. $950,000.

2016 – 2017     Childcare choices, microbiomes, and infant behavior – are they related? PIs – Courtney Meehan, Michelle McGuire, Maria Gartstein, and Edward Hagen. Health Equity and Resilience Research Collaborative (HERRC)

2010-2017    CAREER: Cooperative Childcare and Exchange and Health among Central African Foragers and Farmers. The National Science Foundation (BCS #0955213). PI: CL Meehan. $500,374.

Previous Research Funding

2015     Infant temperament in Ethiopia. Initiative for Global Innovation Studies (IGIS), Washington State University. PIs: Courtney Meehan and Masha Gartstein

2009     Cooperative Childrearing among the Aka Tropical Forest Foragers in the Central  African Republic. PI – Courtney L. Meehan. Office of Grant and Research Development – New Faculty Seed Grant. $18,500.

2009     Cooperative Breeding and Maternal Time Allocation among the Aka Tropical Forest Foragers. The Leakey Foundation. P.I. Courtney L. Meehan. $21,290

Current Graduate Student Grants and Fellowships

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

2017     National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship. Graduate Student – Avery Lane.

NSF REG Funding:

2016     REG: Risk and Contraception Use. The National Science Foundation. PI – CL Meehan; Co-PI –  Ph.D. Graduate Student Katherine Flores. $6,000

Previous Graduate Student Grants

2013     DDRIG: The Effects of Stress on Onset of Cultural and Biological Middle Childhood among the Aka Foragers and the Ngandu Horticulturalists. The National Science Foundation.  PI – Courtney L. Meehan, Co-PI – Courtney Helfrecht. $21,363

2012     REU Supplement: Postpartum Practices among the Aka Foragers of the Central African Republic. The National Science Foundation. PI – Courtney L. Meehan, Undergraduate Student – Courtney Malcom. Funded by BCS Cultural Anthropology and Biological Anthropology Programs. $4000

2011     REG: Middle Childhood among the Aka Foragers of the Central African Republic. Supplement award to CAREER: Cooperative Childcare and Exchange and Health among Central African Foragers and Farmers.   The National Science Foundation (BCS #0955213). (PI: Courtney L. Meehan, Ph.D. Graduate Student: Courtney Helfrecht.) Funded by BCS Cultural Anthropology and Developmental Learning Sciences Programs. $5,000