Abdelal wins Shulman Prize
The 2002 Marshall Shulman Book Prize, sponsored by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University, has gone to Assistant Professor of Business Administration Rawi Abdelal for “National Purpose in the World Economy: Post-Soviet States in Comparative Perspective” (Cornell University Press, 2002). Abdelal’s book examines the international behavior of the former communist bloc countries.
ACS medal goes to Corey
Elias J. Corey, Sheldon Emery Research Professor of Chemistry, has been named the 2004 Priestly Medal recipient by the American Chemical Society (ACS). Corey is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of modern organic synthesis. Given annually, the award is the society’s highest honor for distinguished service to chemistry.
Lockwood’s ‘Beethoven’ named Pulitzer finalist
“Beethoven: The Music and the Life,” by Lewis Lockwood, Fanny Peabody Research Professor of Music, was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in the category of biography. The book represents the culmination of a lifetime of work for Lockwood, and was released by W.W. Norton, New York, on the composer’s birthday in December 2002.
Foreign service fellow named
The Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship Committee at the College of William and Mary has named Harvard junior Phyllis Maloney a 2003 summer fellow. Maloney, a recipient of the President’s Student Service Award from Harvard, will serve her fellowship in the U.S. Embassy in Paris.
Chapman wins health grant
Doctoral candidate in anthropology Judith F. Chapman has been named one of the 10 recipients of the Woodrow Wilson/Johnson & Johnson Women’s Health Dissertation Grants for her work “Understanding Variation in Female Ovarian Function: Distinguishing Between Effects of Psychological Versus Energetic Stresses.” An assistant senior tutor in Quincy House, Chapman will receive a $5,000 award to be used for research-related travel, data work, and supplies.
Sophomore named Goldman Sachs Global Leader
Harvard sophomore Henry Michael Rosenberg was honored as a Goldman Sachs Global Leaders award recipient at a New York City ceremony April 10. One of only 20 undergraduates from across the United States and Canada to receive the award, Rosenberg was selected for his outstanding academic abilities and leadership achievements. A social studies major, Rosenberg is active in community service, having founded the After School Hoops program and Cookies for a Cause.
– Compiled by Andrew Brooks