Chronicle of Higher Education: Fellowships

Radcliffe Fellows
Chronicle of Higher Education
June 23, 2017



Forty-five academics and an independent scholar are among the 2017-18 fellows at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute:

Doohwan Ahn, Seoul National University, in South Korea, "Imperial Crossroads: Great Britain and the United States in the Far East, 1853-1945."

Hala Aldosari, an independent scholar in Saudi Arabia, "Gender as a Determinant of Health in Saudi Arabia."

Amahl Bishara, Tufts University, "Expressive Environments and the State: Laws, Violence, and Other Roadblocks to a Palestinian Exchange."

Michael M. Bronstein, University of Lugano, in Switzerland, "Geometric Deep Learning."

Katarina Burin, Harvard University, "A Life’s Work: Fran Hosken, 1920–2006."

Rana Dajani, Hashemite University, in Jordan, "Five Scarves: Doing the Impossible — If We Can Reverse Cell Fate, Why Can’t We Redefine Success for Women?"

Robert Darnton, Harvard University, "Publishing and Pirating in 18th-Century France and Switzerland."

Erica Edwards, Rutgers University, "The Other Side of Terror: Blackness and the Culture of U.S. Empire."

Morwaread Farbood, New York University, "A Graphical System for Computer-Assisted Composition."

Shafi Goldwasser, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Weizmann Institute of Science, in Israel, "Using Advanced Cryptographic Methods to Enable Medical Discoveries."

David Gruber, City University of New York, "Biodiversity and Biomechanics of Gelatinous Zooplankton: An Investigation at the Intersection of Biology, Engineering, Genomics, and Soft Robotics."

Julie Guthman, University of California at Santa Cruz, "Wilted: Verticillium dahliae in the Making and Unmaking of California’s Strawberry Industry."

Francoise N. Hamlin, Brown University, "Freedom’s Cost: Children and Youth in the Black Freedom Struggle."

Shireen Hassim, University of the Witwatersrand, in South Africa, "Fatima Meer: A Free Mind."

David S. Hibbett, Clark University, "Mushrooms in the Tree of Life."

Sophie Hochhaeusl, Boston University, "‘Memories from Resistance’: Women, War, and the Forgotten Work of Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, 1919–1989."

Steffani Jemison, Williams College, "Plant You Now, Dig You Later: New Work and Research."

Bouchra Khalili, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, in Norway, "Twenty-Two Hours."

Alexandra Killewald, Harvard University, "Tethered Lives: How the Male Breadwinner Norm Constrains Men and Women."

Paul J. Kosmin, Harvard University, "Total History: Time, Empire, and Resistance from Alexander the Great to the End of the World."

Adriaan Lanni, Harvard Law School, "Crime and Justice in Democratic Athens."

Maurice S. Lee, Boston University, "Overwhelming Words: Literature, Aesthetics, and the 19th-Century Information Revolution."

Thomas Lenormand, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, in France, "The Evolution of Gene Expression."

Jane Lipson, Dartmouth College, "Phase Separation Inside a Cell."

Jodie Mack, Dartmouth College, "The Grand Bizarre (The Pleasure of the Textile)."

Michelle Agnes Magalhaes, Université Pierre et Marie Curie and Ircam, in France, "200 Pianos."

Sharon Marcus, Columbia University, "The Drama of Celebrity."

Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz, in Germany, "The Evolution, Speciation, and Adaptation of Cichlid Fish Species Flocks."

Martha Minow, Harvard Law School, "Should Law Foster Forgiveness? Child Soldiers, Sovereign Debt, and Alternatives to Punishment."

Teru Miyake, Nanyang Technological University, in Singapore, "Reasoning From Residuals: Residual Phenomena and 19th-Century Natural Philosophy."

Devah Pager, Harvard University, "Race, Discrimination, and the Search for Work."

Malcolm J. Perry, University of Cambridge, in England, "Black Hole Information Paradox."

Adela Pinch, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, "Victorian Fiction and the Location of Experience."

Nicola Pohl, Indiana University at Bloomington, "Creating the Next Wave of Precision Biotherapeutics: Marrying Automated Carbohydrate Synthesis to Automated Peptide Synthesis."

Samantha Power, Harvard University, "U.S. Foreign Policy From the Inside Out."

Intisar A. Rabb, Harvard University, "Qadi Justice: Cases and Controversies in Early Islamic Law and Society."

Leah Wright Rigueur, Harvard Kennedy School, "Black Men in a White House."

Kathryn Sikkink, Harvard Kennedy School, "Norm Diffusion From the Global South: Latin America and the Idea of International Human Rights."

Quito Swan, Howard University, "Melanesia’s Way: Black Internationalism and Diaspora in the South Pacific."

Phillip Warnell, Kingston University London, "Redhanded: Re-casting Childhood Dissidence."

Janina Wellmann, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, in Germany, "Biological Motion."

Leah Whittington, Harvard University, "Supplementing the Classics: Ancient Texts and Renaissance Continuations."

Chad Williams, Brandeis University, "The Wounded World: W.E.B. Du Bois, African Americans, and the History of World War I."

Patricia J. Williams, Columbia University School of Law, "Gathering the Ghosts."

Ziheng Yang, University College London, "Bayesian Inference of Population Processes Using Genomic Sequence Data under the Multispecies Coalescent Model."

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