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Bryn Athyn College offers a number of research opportunities for faculty and students. One of our most prestigious research projects is our ongoing Deer Study, which works to track white-tailed deer fitted with high tech GPS/GSM radio collars in the suburban oasis of the Pennypack Watershed.

Each summer, faculty members are eligible for research grants from the institution, and many faculty members apply for outside research grants as well.

2012-2013 Faculty Research Projects
Sean Lawing Disfigurement in Old Norse-Icelandic Culture
Eugene Potapov Monitoring of the Steller’s Sea Eagle in the Magadan Distric, NE Russia
Jane Williams-Hogan Chapter 5. Reason and Faith, Faith and Reason–A Human Project
Sherri Cooper
Eugene Potapov
Human Use of the Pennypack Preserve
Sonia Werner Growth of the Female Mind
Wendy Closterman Relationships between living and dead: Women’s roles in ancient Greek funerary ritual
2011-2012 Faculty Research Projects
Ed Gyllenhaal The Origin and Development of Three-Dimensional Nativity Scenes
Martha Gyllenhaal Rembrandt’s Secret Use of Statues and Casts: New Insights into His Studio Practices and Working Methods
Sean Lawing Christianity and Infant Abandonment in Old Norse-Icelandic Culture
Neil Simonetti Dynamic Programming Algorithms for Multi-Vehicle Routing Problems with Time Windows
Eugene Potapov Steller’s Sea Eagle monitoring in the Russian Far East
Jane Williams-Hogan Swedenborg the Philosopher—Reason and Faith, Faith and Reason—A Human Project
Ray Silverman A Seamless Garment: A Study of the Four Gospels as a Divinely Arranged Narrative