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.
2017 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. “Characterizing pathogen-specific antibodies in human milk.” PIs: Michelle McGuire, Mark McGuire, Courtney Meehan, Janet Williams, Juan Miguel Rodriguez, Xiaowu Liang, Gary Hermanson, Joe Campo, Arlo Randall, Krista Trappl.
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.
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.
2009 Cooperative Breeding and Maternal Time Allocation among the Aka Tropical Forest Foragers. The Leakey Foundation. P.I. Courtney L. Meehan.
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.
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.
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.
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.