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Faculty Grant Will Help Underwrite Archaeological Survey of Putnam County

December 12, 1966

EC Postcard 60s.jpgDecember 12, 1966, Greencastle, Ind. - An archaeological survey of Putnam County is among the seven projects that will be funded by research grants DePauw University is awarding seven of its faculrt members. The grants, totaling $1,070, are administered and awarded by the University's Graduate Council. They were announced today by John Ricketts, director of graduate studies.

The recipients and their departments include: Edward M. Dolan, sociology/anthropology; James L. Cooper, history; Winona Welch, botany/bacteriology; Robert K. Johnson and Roger L. Cox, English; Felix E. Goodson, psychology; and Robert H. King, philosophy and religion. DePauw Seal.jpg

The archaeological survey will be under the direction of Professor Dolan. Cooper will study the political structure of New Hampshire during the Revolutionary War. Welch will continue research on Indiana bryophytes (mosses), while Johnson will continue his work in poetry. Cox plans continued research on the impact of Christianity on literary tragedy. Goodson and King's research is aimed at producing books, "A Master Theory of Psychology" and "The Meaning of God," respectively.

The Faculty Research Fund was established to provide financial support for scholarly research activities of individual faculty members.