United States and Canada
and the Caribbean
(Fellows from year(s) 1925-2005, 06, 07, 08)
Ackland, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and
Mass Communication, University of Colorado, Boulder: Nuclear power at a
Ackmann, Writer, Leverett,
Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies, Mount
Toni Stone's challenge to baseball and America.
Ait-Sahalia, Otto Hack 1903 Professor of
The econometrics of jumps and volatility.
Alder, Professor of History and Milton H.
Professor of the Humanities, Northwestern
Personal identification from the Renaissance to the genome.
Alexander, Poet, New
York City; Distinguished Professor
of English, Hunter
and CUNY Graduate
A. Allen, Composer, Upper Montclair, New
Associate Professor of Jazz Piano and Improvisation, University of
Michigan: Music composition.
City and Brooklyn, New
Lavinia Anderson, Professor of History, University
The Armenian Genocide: A German story.
Evelyn Andrews, Professor of Art and Design, College of
the Atlantic: Filmmaking.
Armantrout, Poet, San
Professor of Poetry and Poetics, University
N. Arnold, Professor of Mathematics, University
Finite element exterior calculus.
Attie, Visual Artist, Brooklyn,
Bakopoulos, Writer, Mineral Point, Wisconsin; Executive
Director and Lillian Greenwood Artist-in-residence, Shake Rag Alley
Center for the Arts, Mineral Point: Fiction.
E. Barnett, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of
The reconstructed constitution.
Bates, Composer, Oakland,
Bearden, Filmmaker, Long
Island City, New York:
Miriam Bedos-Rezak, Professor of History, New
The imprint and a logic of signs in medieval Europe
L. Bennetzen, Norman and Doris Giles Professor
Molecular Biology and Functional Genomics, University
Genetic diversity and population structure in the parasitic weed Striga
and its crop hosts in Mali.
Bentley, Writer, Los
P. Berman, Artist and Photographer, San
Lorenzo, New Mexico:
Bernstein, Writer, Brick, New
Jersey: Now in my nineties.
D. Bess, Chancellor's Professor of History, Vanderbilt
A historian's perspective on human biological enhancement.
Biehl, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Princeton
Transcendental values and political life in postcolonial Brazil:
The Mucker War.
Blumenfeld, Artist, Marfa,
Bodenhorn, Professor of Economics, Clemson University;
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge,
Massachusetts: The political economy of Jacksonian New York.
Bowling, Poet, Edmonton,
Brandes, Professor of Anthropology, University
Pets and their people.
F. Brenson, Independent Scholar, Accord, New
York: A biography of David Smith.
Bridgman/Myrna Packer, Choreographers, Valley
York; Codirectors, Bridgman/Packer
Brown, Playwright, Minneapolis,
Paul Burkard, Poet, Syracuse, New York; Associate
Professor of English, MFA Program in Creative Writing, Syracuse
University; Instructor, Bennington Writing Seminars, Bennington
S. Celenza, Professor, Department of German and Romance
Humanism and language from Petrarch to Poliziano.
Samantha Chang, Professor of Creative Writing, and
Director, The Program in Creative Writing, University of Iowa
Writers' Workshop: Fiction.
Cheng, Associate Professor of Critical Studies and
English, and Director of Critical Studies, School of Theatre,
University of Southern California: Contemporary time-based art in
Chiasson, Poet, Sudbury,
Assistant Professor of English, Wellesley
Mee Choi, Composer, Chicago,
Assistant Professor of Music Composition, Roosevelt
Clemens, Assistant to the Dean, College
of Liberal Arts
and Sciences, Wayne
Dismantling a Detroit
Cohen, Associate Professor of History, Brown
Family secrets in Britain,
Mitchell Cohen, Director of Renal Palative Care
Initiative, Baystate Medical Center, and Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts
University School of Medicine: Allegations of murder in the medical
Costin, Professor of Mathematics, Ohio
Study of singular differential systems using generalized summability
Daniel, Filmmaker, Braddock,
Danziger, H. J. Meyer Distinguished University
of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University
Four decades of antipoverty policies.
deBuys, Professor of Documentary Studies, College
of Santa Fe:
An environmental history of the North American Southwest.
Domurat Dreger, Associate Professor of
Humanities and Bioethics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern
Science and identity politics in the Internet age.
D'Souza, Writer, Sarasota,
Dubois, Professor of History and Romance
A cultural history of the banjo.
Easterlin, Professor of English, University
of New Orleans:
What is literature for?.
A. Efros, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and
Inferring geometric, photometric, and semantic scene properties from an
Evans, Filmmaker, Brooklyn,
Fan, Associate Professor of Astronomy, Steward
The end of cosmic dark ages: beyond the redshift seven barrier.
Farquhar, Associate Professor, Earth
and Department of Geology, University
Isotopic investigations of microbial sulfur metabolisms.
Feintuch, Artist, New
York City; Senior Lecturer in Art, Bates
Fenley, Choreographer, New
York City; Artistic Director,
Molissa Fenley and Dancers; Associate Professor of Dance, Mills
R. F. Ferrari, Professor of Classics, University
Fiction and the limits of social meaning.
Fink, UIC Distinguished Professor, Department
Regulating labor in the Atlantic world, 1800-2000.
Fowler, Writer, Irvine,
Professor, School of Humanities, University
A family memoir.
I. Friedman, Member and Associate Director, Monell
Diet and obesity.
A. Friedman, Andrew Mellon Professor in Slavic
and Literatures, University
Multilingualism, identities, and the sociolinguistics of the Balkan
Fulton, Associate Professor of History, University
The Virgin Mary and the art of prayer, 1000-1500.
Fyfe, Painter, Brooklyn,
Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn:
W. Galenson, Professor in Economics and the College, University
Conceptual revolutions in twentieth-century art.
Poet, Barrington, Rhode
Island; Professor of English and
Comparative Literature, Brown
Gavrilets, Distinguished Professor, Department
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University
The social brain hypothesis: coevolution of genes, memes, and social
Gloeckner, Artist, Ann
Assistant Professor, University
School of Art and Design: A graphic narrative.
R. Godfrey, Professor of Anthropology, University
Reconstructing Madagascar's vanished ecosystems.
Goldstein, Editor and Translator, New
York City; Editor, The New
Yorker: The complete works of Primo Levi.
Gowin, Photographer, Kansas
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, University
of Missouri, Kansas
Greer, Professor of History, University
The practices of property in colonial North America.
Griswold, Professor of Sociology, Northwestern
The Federal Writers' Project and American regionalism.
Grossman, Translator, New
York City: The "Soledades" of Luis
Guha, Professor of History, Rutgers
Governing Caste: Identity and power in South Asia,
Guibbory, Professor of English, and Chair, Department of
The uses of Judaism in seventeenth-century England.
Hahn, Distinguished Professor of German, Vanderbilt
Hannah Arendt's literature.
Hakakian, Writer, Woodbridge,
The assassins of the Turquoise
M. Halperin, W. H. Auden Collegiate Professor of the
History and Theory of Sexuality, University
How to be gay.
M. Hamlin, Professor of English, Washington
A history of John Florio's Montaigne.
Harari, Choreographer, New
York City; Artistic Director,
LeeSaar The Company: Choreography.
Harper, Professor, Department of East Asian Languages
and Civilizations, University of Chicago: China in the age of
manuscripts, fourth century B.C. to tenth century A.D.
B. Hecht, Professor of Urban Planning, University
Deforestation in the rubber boom of the upper Amazon.
Hemley, Professor of English and Director,
Writing Program, University
Revisiting one's own youth.
L. Herzing, Research Director, Wild Dolphin
Jupiter, Florida; Research Faculty Member, Department of Biological
Sciences, Florida Atlantic University: Underwater observations of wild
Hettmansperger, Artist, Iowa
Professor of Painting and Drawing, University
of Iowa, Iowa
Hicok, Poet, Blacksburg,
Associate Professor of Creative Writing, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
and State University:
Himmelfarb, William H. Danforth Professor of Religion, Princeton
Jewish eschatology and Christian empire.
Hoch, Playwright, Brooklyn,
Holton, Associate Professor of History, University
Abigail Adams, entrepreneur.
E. Hood, Assistant Professor of Biology, Amherst
Evolutionary ecology of a global disease distribution.
Horowitz, Mary Huggins Gamble Professor of American
Understanding consumer culture, 1951-2001.
Huang, Joseph Cummings Professor, R. McCormick
Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern
Atomistic-based continuum theory for nano-structured materials.
Ervin Huckaby, Artist, Fort
Adjunct Professor, University
Hyde, Painter, Brooklyn,
Iversen, Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of
Economy, Department of Government, Harvard
Democracy, distribution, and the representation of economic interests.
Javidi, Board of Trustees Distinguished
Real-time automated detection and identification of biological
Jefferson, Associate Professor, Eugene
The New School University; Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia
Race: composition and improvisation.
Christopher Johnson, Associate Professor, Center for
Afroamerican and African Studies, and Department of History, and
Director, Doctoral Program in Anthropology and History, University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor: "Religion" and the purification of spirits.
Kanigel, Professor of Science Writing,
Institute of Technology: On an Irish island.
Keilen, Lecturer in English, Princeton
Imitation and tradition in Renaissance poetry.
Kersels, Artist, Sierra Madre,
Codirector and Faculty Member, Program in Art, California Institute of
the Arts: Installation art.
B. Khare, Professor of Mathematics, University
Motives, Galois representations, and automorphic forms.
L. Kiessling, Hilldale Professor of Chemistry and
Biochemistry and Laurens Anderson Professor of Biochemistry, University
Chemoselective reactions for biology.
Klam, Writer, Washington,
Associate Professor, Stony Brook University: Fiction.
Korf, Composer, New
York City; Artistic Director,
Riverside Symphony, New York City:
LeCompte, Theater Artist, New
York City; Founding Member and
Artistic Director, The Wooster Group: Drama.
Leja, Professor, History of Art Department, University
The flood of pictures in the mid-nineteenth century.
Leung, Artist, Los
Associate Professor of Studio Art, University
Levin, William H. Bonsall Professor in the
Crosslinguistic variation in event encoding.
Levy, Photographer, New
York City: Photography.
J. Lewis, Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of
The pietist tradition in town planning.
Lins, Sculptor, Brooklyn,
Adjunct Professor, Cooper
of Art: Sculpture.
Lipsyte, Writer, New
York City; Assistant Professor,
School of the Arts, Columbia
R. Lockery, Professor and Associate Director, Institute
Recordings of neuronal activity and behavior in freely moving animals.
Loh, Writer, Watertown,
M. MacDonald, Professor of Geography, University
Climate warming, epic drought, and society.
Maguire, Composer, Venice,
Makepeace, Filmmaker, Lakeville,
Director, Writer, and Producer, Anne Makepeace Productions, Inc:
Mancosu, Professor of Philosophy, University
The interplay between philosophy of mathematics and mathematical logic.
Marsh, Photographer, Columbus,
Lecturer in Art, Otterbein
Marshall, Writer, El
Maudlin, Professor II of Philosophy, Rutgers
New foundations for physical geometry.
Mayer, Writer, Chevy
Staff Writer, The New Yorker Magazine: How America
lost its way in fighting terrorism.
Mayne, Distinguished Humanities Professor of French, Ohio
Continental films and French Occupation cinema.
McCall, Artist, New
York City: Installation art.
Meyerowitz, Professor of History and American Studies, Yale
Explaining human difference.
Miller, Photographer, Brooklyn,
Mitchell, Distinguished Professor, Department of
Visiting Scholar, Annenberg
Bracero: remaking the California
Morris, Artist, Los
Associate Professor of Painting, Pasadena
Moyn, Professor of History, Columbia
Human rights between morality and politics.
Nelson, Photographer, Columbus,
Associate Professor, Department of Art, Ohio
Wallace Nunley, Independent scholar, St.
African art and the experience of slavery.
Ochoa, Artist, Los
Adjunct Professor in Sculpture, University
Ozsváth, Professor of Mathematics, Columbia
Heegaard diagrams and holomorphic disks.
Packer/Art Bridgman, Choreographers, Valley
York; Codirectors, Bridgman/Packer
Panek, Writer, New
York City: At the dawn of the next
H. Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional
Law, New York University School of Law: Political power, democratic
politics, and constitutional theory.
Preston, Fellow and Lecturer in English, Sidney
English literature and scientific investigation in the seventeenth
Primus, Professor of Law, University
Constitutional authority in the wake of civil war.
Stein Raftery, Artist, Providence,
Associate Professor of Printmaking, Rhode
of Design: Engraving.
Reid, Composer, Bassist, and Clinician, Teaneck,
Riley, Artist, Norwich,
Senior Lecturer and Area Head of Painting and Drawing, Dartmouth
Rips, Professor of Psychology, Northwestern
Concepts of individuals and their persistence.
D. Rudavsky, Filmmaker, New
York City: Filmmaking.
Rudy, Composer, Kansas City, Missouri;
Professor and Coordinator of Composition, Conservatory of Music and
Dance, University of Missouri, Kansas City: Music composition.
Gerard Ruggie, Kirkpatrick Professor of International
Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard
Governing multinationals: the case of human rights.
Russell, Filmmaker, Chicago,
Visiting Assistant Professor in Moving Image, University
Ruttenburg, Professor of Comparative Literature,
English, and Slavic Literatures, and Chair, Department of Comparative
Literature, New York
Dostoevsky and the culture of American democracy.
Sanditz, Artist, Tivoli,
Sandström, Artist, Tivoli,
Assistant Professor of Studio Arts, Bard
W. Scher, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University
Tourism, the state, and the performance of identity in the neoliberal Caribbean.
Schiff, Artist, Brooklyn,
Professor of Art, Wesleyan
Elise Schwendinger, Composer, Madison,
Associate Professor of Composition, University
Madison: Music composition.
Shepherd, Poet, Pensacola,
Associate Poetry Faculty, Low-Residency MFA Program, Antioch
Shick, Choreographer, New
York City: Choreography.
P. Shimamura, Professor of Psychology, University
A neurocognitive approach to the psychology of art and aesthetics.
Shiu, Associate Professor of Physics, University
Connecting string theory to experiment.
Sikkink, Regents Professor and McKnight
University Professor, University
The origins and effects of human rights trials in the world.
S. Silbey, Leon and Anne Goldberg Professor of
Humanities and Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology: Trust and surveillance in the cultures of
Silverman, Class of 1940 Professor of Rhetoric, Film,
and Art History, University
The miracle of analogy.
Lewin Sime, Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry,
A biographical study of Otto Hahn.
Sorrentino, Professor of English, Virginia Tech:
life of Stephen Crane.
M. Stahl, Curator of Numismatics, Princeton
The nexus of wealth and power in medieval Venice.
Stallmann, Composer, Houston,
Assistant Professor and Lynette S. Autrey Chair, Shepherd School of
Stille, San Paolo Professor of International Journalism,
Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia
Family matters: a memoir.
V. W. Stone, Professor of Law, University
The remaking of labor relations in the twenty-first century.
Stone, Associate Professor of Computer Sciences, University
Ad hoc teams of mobile robots.
Stryker, Professor of Sociology and Affiliated Professor
of Law, University
Social science in government regulation of equal employment
A. Suchard, Assistant Professor of
Biostatistics, and Human Genetics: Towards solutions to the fundamental
problems in statistical phylogenetics.
J. Taylor, Photographer, Las Cruces, New
Associate Professor of Photography, New Mexico State University, Las
Terry, Choreographer, Musician, and Dancer, Oakland,
Artistic Director, Crosspulse: Choreography.
Tomaszewski, Artist, Brooklyn,
Lecturer in the Program in the Visual Arts, Princeton
Treuer, Associate Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji
Ojibwe grammar project.
Trujillo, Artist, Sherman
Professor of Drawing and Painting, Santa
van Oudenaarden, Associate Professor of
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Stochastic gene expression in
Varshney, Professor of Political Science, University
Cities and ethnic conflict: a multi-country study.
Kay Vaughan, Professor of History, University
Intimate paths to Mexico
Vinokur, Assistant Professor of Comparative
Eugene Lang College, The New School: A translation of Marie Vieux
Chauvet's Amour, colère, et folie.
D. Waldinger, Distinguished Professor, Department of
new immigrants and their homeland connection.
Watson, Professor of English and American Literature and
Vernacular theology and the secularization of England,
Watts, Professor of History, Wake
The political satires of Lyonel Feininger.
Weaver, Professor, School
and Ocean Sciences, University of
Victoria, British Columbia,
Biogeochemical feedbacks on polar climate stability.
Weiner, Professor, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia
A book about science and art.
(Bobbi) Wolfe, Professor of Economics,
Sciences, and Public Affairs, University
Understanding the tie between income and health disparities.
Woodbridge, Josephine Berry Weiss Chair in the
Humanities and Professor of English, Pennsylvania
English revenge drama.
A. Yates, Writer and Translator, St.
Professor Emeritus of Latin American Literature, Michigan
Jorge Luis Borges: A life in letters.
Yates, Filmmaker, New
York City; President and Cofounder,
Skylight Pictures, Inc: Filmmaking.
A. Yelvington, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University
of South Florida:
Melville J. Herskovits and the making of Afro-American anthropology.
P. Youens, Artist, Brooklyn, New York; Adjunct Lecturer,
Parsons School of Design; Adjunct Assistant Professor, LaGuardia
Community College, City University of New York: Painting and sculpture.
X.-J. Yuan, Professor of Medicine, University
Role of ion channels in stem cell proliferation and differentiation.
Zavatsky, Poet, New
York City; Teacher of English, Trinity
School, New York
York City: Music composition.
Zhang, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University
The rise of psychotherapy in post-reform China.
Ziolkowski, Writer, Brooklyn,
Associate Professor of English and Humanities, and Director, Writing
Program, Pratt Institute: Fiction.
2008 Latin American
and Caribbean Fellows (by
- Mirta Inés Aranguren, Professor, National University of Mar del Plata; Principal Researcher, CONICET: Smart polymer nanocomposites.
- Igor Barreto, Poet, Caracas, Venezuela; Managing Editor, Museo Jacobo Borges, Caracas: Poetry.
- Esteban Benzecry, Composer, Pantin, France: Music composition.
- Alberto Blanco, Poet, Mexico City, Mexico: Poetry.
- Marcelo D. Boeri, Professor of Philosophy and Researcher, University of the Andes, Chile: A new Stoic sourcebook.
- Gustavo Burdman, Associate Professor of Physics, Physics Institute, University of São Paolo: New physics at the Large Hadron Collider.
- Márcio Catelan, Associate Professor,
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pontifical Catholic
University of Chile: Low-mass stars: pulsation, rotation, evolution,
and astrophysical implications.
- Rosane Chamecki, Choreographer and Filmmaker,
New York City; Artistic Director (with Andrea Lerner), Pano Pra Manga
Arts, Inc., New York City: Choreography.
- Rui Curi, Professor, Department of Physiology
and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of
São Paulo; Independent Researcher, CONICET: The central role of
fatty acids in the pathogenesis and complications of diabetes mellitus.
- Daniel de Florian, Adjunct Professor, Department of Physics, Unversity of Buenos Aires: High-energy physics at Hadronic Colliders.
- Marisol de la Cadena, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Davis: Understanding indigenous politics the Andean way.
- Nora Domínguez, Professor of Literary Theory, University of Buenos Aires: Faces as external figures of culture.
- Florencia Garramuño, Associate Professor
and Director, Program in Brazilian Culture, University of San
Andrés, Argentina; Associate Researcher, CONICET: The expanded
field of literature in contemporary culture.
- Leonardo Gasparini, Director, Center for
Distributional, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS), National University
of La Plata: Poverty and inequality in Latin America.
- Pablo Leon Gerchunoff, Professor, Department of
Economics and History, University Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires: The
Argentine economy in the structural transition, 1914-1930.
- Fernando Goldbaum, Principal Researcher,
CONICET; Head, Laboratory of Structural and Molecular Immunology,
Fundación Instituto Leloir, Argentina: Flavins and Brucella
- Cao Guimarães, Filmmaker, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil: Filmmaking.
- Pablo Helguera, Visual Artist, Brooklyn, New York: Fine arts.
- Darío Jaramillo Agudelo, Writer, Bogotá, Colombia: Fiction.
- Jorge Larson Guerra, Coordinator, Collective
Biological Resources Program, National Commission for the Knowledge and
Use of Biodiversity, Tlalpan, Mexico: Corn: heritage and intellectual
- Andrea Lerner, Choreographer and Filmmaker,
Brooklyn, New York; Artistic Director (with Rosane Chamecki), Pano Pra
Manga Arts, Inc., New York City: Choreography.
- Pablo Lobato, Filmmaker, Belo Horizonte, Minas
Gerais, Brazil; Director, TEIA (Center for Audiovisual Research), Belo
Horizonte, Minas Gerais: Film and video.
- Servet Martínez Aguilera, Professor,
Center of Mathematical Modeling and Department of Mathematical
Engineering, University of Chile: Quasi-stationary distributions.
- Carlos Motta, Artist, New York City; Adjunct Faculty Member, Parsons The New School for Design: Installation art and video.
- Gustavo Murer, Independent Researcher, CONICET;
Senior Faculty Member, University of Buenos Aires: The shaping of
prefrontal cortex-nucleus accumbens internal activity states by
- Ana María Parma, Independent Researcher, CONICET, Argentina: Management of artisanal fisheries through territorial rights.
- Fernando Juan Pitossi, Independent Researcher, CONICET; Adjunct Professor, University of Buenos Aires: Novel therapies against Parkinson's disease.
- Cergio Prudencio, Composer, La Paz, Bolivia;
Principal Director and Founder, Orquesta Experimental de Instrumentos
Nativos (OEIN): Music composition.
- Alfonso W. Quiroz, Professor of History, Baruch
College and Graduate Center, City University of New York:
Constitutional debates in the Hispanic world.
- Sergio Ramírez, Writer, Managua, Nicaragua: Fiction.
- Irene Rizzini, Professor, Pontifical Catholic
University of Rio de Janiero; Director, International Center for
Research on Childhood (CIESPI); President, Childwatch International:
The comprehensive review of the phenomenon of and stategies for helping
- Roberto Carlos Salvarezza, Principal Researcher,
CONICET; Head, Scanning Probe Microscopies (SPM) Laboratory, Research
Institute of Theoretical and Applied Physical Chemistry (INIFTA);
Director (Argentina), CABNN: Functionalization of metal surfaces.
- Catalina Smulovitz, Professor and Chairman,
Department of Political Science, University Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos
Aires: Legal mobilization in Argentina.
- Augusto Soledade, Choreographer, Miami, Florida; Assistant Professor, Florida International University: Choreography.
- Alfonso Valenzuela-Aguilera, Professor of Urban Planning, State University of Morelos, Mexico: Spaces of trust in Latino communities.
- Hebert Vázquez, Composer, Morelia,
Michoacán, Mexico; Professor and Researcher, University
Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, Mexico: Music composition.
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