$1.2M grant helps ASU advance sustainability research

Arizona State University's Institute for Humanities Research received funds from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to join forces with humanities research centers worldwide to foster novel ways of collaboration for a more sustainable future.

There are two large-scale projects under the grant that will run through 2015. The first is Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging and the second is Humanities for the Environment, in which ASU's Institute for Humanities Research will play a major role. The Institute will join its global partners in investigating what it means to be human under the climate crisis.

Several Sustainability Scientists are appointed to the projects, including: Joni Adamson, Ron Broglio, Netra Chhetri, Paul Hirt, Joan McGregor, Stephen Pyne, and Rebecca Tsosie.