The goal of the Association is to serve as a liaison between retired faculty, AAPs, staff and the University, support its emeriti members' professional endeavors through non-competitive grants, facilitate social ties through lectures, tours, and cultural activities, provide volunteering opportunities, and reach out to the community through the Learning Community Program.


Thanks to the generosity of the Provost’s Office, GUARFS is pleased to announce the following Non-Competitive Grant Recipients for 2018-19:

  • Heidi Byrnes, German Department   
    • Project title: “Assessing meaning-making ability in context: Exploring register-specific pragmatic competence.”
       
  • Diana L. Hayes, Theology Department
    • Project title: “Womanist Theology: A Documentary History, vol.1 1984-2000.”
       
  • Alison Hilton, Art & Art History Department
    • Project title: “Avant-garde Interpretations of Impressionism and late Soviet Modernism.”
       
  • Robert Emmett Curran, History Department
    • Project title: “Almost Reborn Nation: Catholics and the Struggle for Equality in the civil War Era.”
       
  • Johny K. Johansson, McDonough School of Business
    • Project Title: “Taking Marketing.”
       
  • Lucy Maddox, English Department
    • Project title: “The People of Rose Hill: Black and White Life on a Maryland Plantation.”
       
  • Susan Martin, School of Foreign Service
    • Project title: “Environmental Impact of Refugee Camps in Protracted Situations.”
       
  • Barbara Mujica, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
    • Project title: “Mihna Irma Frida.”
       
  • Joseph Page, Law Center
    • Project Title: “Updating of Perón: A Biography.”
       
  • Charles Weiss, School of Foreign Service
    • Project title: “Technology for the “Bottom of the Pyramid.”