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Harvard welcomes 2002-03 Fulbright Scholars

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Thirty-two foreign scholars and professionals have been named Fulbright Scholar Program grant recipients for the 2002-03 academic year. 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 the University. In addition, five Harvard faculty and professionals received Fulbright grants to lecture or conduct research abroad.

The following list of Fulbright Scholars includes each grantees’ title, home institution, research topic, and School, where applicable. The list of Harvard’s Fulbright grant recipients includes the dates of their lectureship.

Fulbright Scholar grant recipients

Chatarina Alice Lofqvist, postdoctoral fellow, Department of Pediatrics, Institution for the Health of Women and Children, Queen Silvia Children’s Hospital, Ostra, Sweden; “Growth Factor and Cytokine Levels in Mid-Trimester Amniotic Fluid and Predicting Prematurity”; Harvard Medical School.

Vibeke Aukrust, associate professor, Institute for Educational Research, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway; “Language in Minority Children’s Preschool and School Interactions: Learning to Speak and Read Norwegian.”

Peter Biegelbauer, assistant professor, Department of Political Science, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria; “The Introduction of Cooperative Research Projects in the United States and Austria.”

Virginia de Saboia Moreira Cavalcanti, professor, Department of Psychology, University of Fortaleza, Fortaleza, Brazil; “Meaning of Depression in the Contemporary World.”

Mads Hartvig Clausen, doctoral candidate, Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark; “Total Synthesis of the Enediyne Antibiotic C-1027 Chromophore.”

Marcelo Ehrlich, doctoral candidate, Department of Neurobiochemistry, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; “Characterization of the Mode of Action of Novel Intracellular Transport Inhibitors.”

Pin-chia Feng, professor and associate dean, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan; “Cinema By and About Women of African Descent.”

Maria Dolores Gallego, Immunology Unit, School of Medicine, University of Granada, Granada, Spain; “The Interaction of Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Protein (WASP) With Cytoskeletal Proteins and the Generation and Analysis of WASP-Deficient Mice.”

Ana Marta Gonzalez, associate professor, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain; “Morality, Culture and Nature in Immanuel Kant’s Philosophy.”

Eva Maria Gonzalez, postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Chemistry, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain; “Pathways for Palmitoylation and Depalmitoylation of Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase.”

Takayasu Kamiya, professor, Faculty of Law and Graduate School, Hosei University, Tokyo; “Analysis of Fiduciary Duty from the Point of View of Law and Economics.”

Hee Kang, associate professor, Department of English, College of Humanities, Daegu University, Daegu, Korea; “Representation of the Other in the American South: Race, Gender and Body in Faulkner and Intertextuality.”

Konosuke Kimura, professor, Faculty of Law, Keio University, Tokyo; “Income Tax Systems with Regard to E-Commerce: Lessons from Education at U.S. Law Schools.”

Dorota Kozinska, assistant professor, Interdisciplinary Center for Mathematical and Computational Modeling, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland; “The Integration of Brain Multimodality.”

David Lordkipanidze, head, Department of Geology and Paleontology, Georgian State Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia; “Bio-Cultural Adaptive Strategies and Early Human Disperals Out of Africa.”

Manas Kumar Mandal, associate professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology – Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India; “Neurocultural Construction of Facial Expressions of Emotion.”

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

Egil Matsen, postdoctoral fellow, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway; “Optimal Portfolio Allocation in the Presence of Human Capital.”

Roberto Nigro, assistant professor, Department of Philosophical Sciences, University of Bari, Bari, Italy; “Technologies of the Self: The American Reception of Michael Foucault’s Work.”

Nghia Duy Pham, head, Business Law Department, Hanoi National University, Hanoi, Vietnam; “Implications of Regional and International Economic Integration on the Development of Business Law in Vietnam.”

Ramarolanto Ratiaray, professor, School of Law, University of Antananarivo, Antananarivo, Madagascar; “American and Malagasy Business Law: A Comparative Framework,” (Africa research).

Iris Shai, adviser, D. Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel; “Dietary and Genetic Interaction Related to Cardiovascular Disease.”

Florence Singer, director, Institute for Educational Sciences, National Curriculum Council, Bucharest, Romania; “Crossing Borders through Educational Reforms: Unifying Strategies of Learning in a Global World.”

Ekaterini Souvermezoglou, researcher, Institute of Oceanography, National Centre for Marine Research, Hellinikon, Athens: “Lower Trophic Level Ecosystem Functioning in Rhodes Basin, Eastern Mediterranean,” (Aegean initiatives).

Leslie Philip Swartz, professor, Department of Psychology, University of Stellenbosch, Matieland, South Africa; “Culture and Mental Health: An International Health Perspective.”

Si-Yen Tan, professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Malaya Medical Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; “Immunological Monitoring Before and After Kidney Transplantation: Role of Complement-Dependent Cytotoxic (CDC) Versus Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) Based Assays.”

Robert Charles Vipond, professor and chair, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto; “Democratic Performance in the Neo-Liberal State: Forms of Accountability in the Public Market.”

Radojka Vukcevic, associate professor, Department of English, Institute for Foreign Languages, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia; “History of American Literature.”

Aysen Yilmaz, professor, Institute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey; “Lower Trophic Level Ecosystem Functioning in the Rhodes Basin, Eastern Mediterranean,” (Aegean Initiatives).

Ihor Zhuk, curator and director of the Leopolis Project, Department of Information Technologies, L’viv Theological Academy, L’viv, Ukraine; “The Leopolis Project: An Electronic Archive of the History of Ukrainian Art.”

Mustafa Aydin, associate professor, Department of International Relations, Faculty of Political Science, Ankara University, Cebeci, Ankara, Turkey; “Escaping the Greek-Turkish Security Dilemma,” (Aegean Initiatives), Kennedy School of Government.

Juan de Dios Enrique Rosellon-Diaz, research professor, Department of Economics, Center for Economic Research and Teaching (CIDE), Mexico City; “The Structural Reform of the Mexican Electricity Industry”; Kennedy School of Government.

Harvard’s Fulbright grant recipients

Sacvan Bercovitch, professor, English and American Literature, and Language Department; “Popular Culture and Classic American Literature”; Moscow State University, (May-July 2002).

David D. Hall, professor, Divinity School, Harvard University, “American Studies”; Kyoto American Studies Summer Seminar, Tokyo (July-August 2001).

Kay B. Warren, professor, Department of Anthropology; “Japanese Overseas Development Assistance to Latin America: Structural Reforms, Global Issues, and Social Development from an Anthropological Perspective”; University of Tokyo, (September 2002-June 2003).

Lucie White, professor, School of Law; “How Ghana’s Emerging Free Trade Zone Policy Can be Shaped to Promote Gender-Equitable Development”; University of Ghana (January-February 2002).

Susan Wright, attorney, member of the board of freshman advisers; “International Criminal Law: A Practical Approach”; “Rule of Law: Promise and Peril”; “The United Nations: Instrument or Instrumentality”; “Lawyering for Change”; University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (October 2002-July 2003).