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Harvard welcomes 2001-02 Fulbright Scholars

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Thirty-seven foreign scholars and professionals and a senior fellow at Harvard have been named 2001 – 02 Fulbright Grant recipients. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, participating governments, and host institutions in the United States and abroad, these grants allow scholars from across the globe to lecture or conduct research at Harvard during the academic year.

Fulbright recipient Sana Sonia Lemnios, a senior fellow at Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies, was a visiting scholar at Tel Aviv University from October 2000 to July 2001. Her research was titled “Historical Memory in India and Israel.”

The following Visiting Fulbright Scholars will be resident on the Harvard campus this academic year. The list includes each grantees’ title, home institution, research topic, and School, were applicable.

Ana Fernanadez-Teijeiro, attending physician at the Child Oncology Unit, Hospital de Cruces, Vizcaya, Spain; “Update in Integral Management of Children”; Harvard Medical School (HMS).

Leslie London, associate professor, department of public health, University of Cape Town; “Public Health Ethics and Human Rights: Applications for Practice in South Africa and Countries in Transition”; Harvard School of Public Health (SPH).

Morana Alac, doctoral candidate, department of communication, University of Bologna; “Vocal Communication in Vervet Monkeys.”

Samir Hamed Al-Adawi, lecturer, department of behavioral medicine, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman; “Abulia Syndrome in Acquired Brain Injury: Assessment and Psychopharmacology.”

Giuseppe Buzzanca, professor, Conservatory of Music, Bari, Italy; “Artificial Intelligence and Musical Style.”

Jiaming Chen, professor, department of philosophy, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China; “Knowledge and Justification: Key Issues and Debates in Current American Epistemology.”

Jan Cools, research assistant, Center for Human Genetics, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; “Functional Study of the In Vivo Leukemogenic Properties of the Candidate Protoncogenes GSH2 and HLXB9.”

Avraham Faust, instructor, department of land of Israel studies, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel; “An Ethnography of the Israelite Society in the Iron Age II (10th – sixth centuries BCE).”

Maria Dolores Gallego, researcher, immunology unit, school of medicine, University of Granada, Spain; “Studies of the Interactions of WIP with Cytoskeletal Proteins and Generation and Analysis of WIP Deficient Mice.”

Mario Angelo Gomez, lecturer and researcher, faculty of law, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka; “Economic and Social Rights: From Rhetoric to Realization.”

Eva Maria Gonzalez, postdoctoral fellow, department of biochemistry and molecular biology, faculty of chemistry, Complutense University of Madrid; “Pathways for Palmitoylation and Depalmitoylation of Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase.”

Dan Greenberg, instructor and Ph.D. student, department of health systems management, faculty of health sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel; “Technology Assessment of Novel Cardiovascular Therapies.”

Miyoko Higa, professor, department of general education, Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts, Japan; “A Comparative Study of ‘True at First Light’ and Its Original Manuscript.”

Sophia Huyer, senior fellow, faculty of environmental studies, York University, North York, Canada; “Structuring a Social Movement Network: The Experience of Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO).”

Jose Carlos Jimenez, postdoctoral researcher, department of molecular and cellular physiology, University of Barcelona, Spain; “Analysis of Gene Expression in Type 2 Diabetes: An Oligonucleotide Array Approach.”

Ciara Kierans, assistant lecturer, department of anthropology, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland; “The Lived Experiences and Altered Embodiment of End-Stage Renal Failure.”

Ariane Koenig, independent consultant, Bereldange, Luxembourg; “The Role of Expert Advice in the Governance of Risk.”

Eunsook Koo, associate professor, department of English, Chongju University, Korea; “Nationalism: The Colonial Body and Historical Memory in Korean American Literature.”

Soonman Kwon, assistant professor, department of health policy and management, school of public health, Seoul National University, Korea; “Health Care Financing and Public Policy for Pharmaceuticals in the United States: Lessons for Korea.”

Brynjar Lia, researcher, division of systems analysis, Norwegian Defense Research Establishment, Kjeller, Norway; “Policing by Sub-State Actors: The Case of the PLO and the Palestinian Self-Rule.”

Subramony Mahadevan, associate professor, department of molecular reproduction, development and genetics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India; “Gene Expression and Population Dynamics of Bacteria Under Conditions of Starvation.”

Maria Angeles Martinez Cuesta, assistant professor, faculty of medicine, University of Valencia, Spain; “Role of Sphingosine 1-Phosphate and Activation of Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase in Vascular Function.”

Kieran Patrick McEvoy, visiting fellow, school of law, Queen’s University of Belfast, United Kingdom; “The Protection of Human Rights and Community-Based Restorative Justice.”

Akinobu Murakami, assistant, Institute of Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan; “Policymaking Process of Environmental Issues in the United States.”

Tamarius Nijsten, resident, University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium; “The Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus in PUVA-Induced Squamous Cellular Carcinoma in Patients with Psoriasis.”

Nicola Cathleen Nixon, associate professor, department of English, Corcordia University, Montreal, Canada; “Geographic Dissonance: Melville and the Politics of Union.”

Yasemin Ozdemir, research fellow, Institute of Neurological Sciences and Psychiatry, department of neurology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey; “Role of Caspases in Cerebral Ischemia.”

Edward Kofi Quashigah, senior lecturer, faculty of law, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana, “Towards Effective State Reporting Under International Human Rights Treaties in Africa.”

Sinisa Rodin, professor, department of constitutional law, faculty of law, University of Zagreb, Croatia; “Standards of Judicial Review in Fundamental Rights Cases.”

Ronit Satchi-Fainaro, postdoctoral research fellow, department of cell research and immunology, faculty of life sciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel; “Targeting Tumors with Antiangiogenic Agents Using Polymers as Carriers.”

Donald J. Savoie, Clement-Cormier Chair, Canadian Institute for Research on Regional Development, University of Moncton, Moncton, Canada; “The Rise of the Managerial State in the United States.”

Chong-hai Shaw, tenured professor, San Yan-sen Graduate Institute of Social Science and Humanities, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan; “Future Cross-Strait Political Negotiation Between Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China.”

Vania Rocha Fialho de P. Souza, Ph.D. student, department of social sciences, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife/PE, Brazil; “Identity, Ethnicity, and Indigenous Movements: The Building of a Global Political Realm.”

Leonid Borisovitch Vichniatski, research scientist, Institute for the History of Material Culture, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia; (lecturing) “At the Crossroads of East and West: The Earliest Prehistory of Central Eurasia.”

Tay-sheng Wang, professor, college of law, National Taiwan University Taipei, Taiwan; “Americanization of English Law: A Comparison with Taiwanization of Chinese Law.”

Hongxing Xu, associate professor and head, division of Chinese philosophy, department of philosophy, Fudan University, Shanghai, China; “Pragmatism and Modern Chinese Thought.”

Cheng-fu Zhang, professor and vice dean, department of public administration, Renmin University of China, Beijing; “Strategies and Experiences of American Government Reinvention: The Implications on Chinese Governmental Reform”; Kennedy School of Government.