Goodall to receive 2003 Global Citizen Award
World-renowned primatologist and environmentalist Jane Goodall, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, will receive the 2003 Global Environmental Citizen Award on April 28.
Presented by the Harvard Medical School Center for Health and the Global Environment, the Global Environmental Citizen Award was created in 2001 to recognize the achievements of environmentalists and conservationists. Past recipients include Edward O. Wilson, Pellegrino University Research Professor Emeritus, and actor Harrison Ford, vice chair of the Board of Conservation International (CI).
The award ceremony will be held in the New England Aquarium¹s Matthew and Marcia Simons IMAX Theater.
Estelle Cantillon wins Wells Prize
Assistant Professor of Business Administration Estelle Cantillon, who earned her Ph.D. in economics from the University in 2000, has won the David A. Wells Prize for her dissertation, “Essays in Auction and Theory and Political Economy.” The prize, which recognizes the Harvard Economics Department’s best doctoral dissertation, is awarded only when an “exceptional thesis is produced.”
Four win Goldwater Scholarship
Four Harvard College students have been named winners of this year’s Barry Goldwater Scholarship. Honor Hsin ’05, Samuel Lipoff ’04, Elizabeth Schemm ’03, and Zachary Stone ’03 join 296 recipients nationwide to win the award. The scholarship provides funding to students with outstanding records in mathematics and the natural sciences.
Four win Guggenheim Fellowships
Four Harvard affiliates have been named recipients of the 79th annual John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation’s United States and Canadian competition. Tom Conley, professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Irene Good, associate of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography; Helen Hardacre, professor of Japanese religions and society; and Neil Levine, professor of history of art and architecture, join 180 other scholars, artists, and scientists to be selected. More than 3,200 candidates applied for awards totaling $6,750,000.
Guggenheim Fellows are appointed on the basis of distinguished achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment.
Grossman, Rangan win Editors’ Prize
“Managing Multisite Nonprofits,” by Allen Grossman, professor of management practice, and V. Kasturi Rangan, the Eliot I. Snider and Family Professor of Business Administration, has received the annual Editors’ Prize for the Best Scholarly Paper for 2002 in the journal Nonprofit Management and Leadership.
Hochschild at helm of new APSA journal
The American Political Science Association (APSA) has launched the inaugural issue of its new flagship journal, Perspectives on Politics. Edited by Jennifer Hochschild, professor of government, the journal will publish both full-length articles and short, sharp interventions by political scientists, journalists, and public actors.
– Compiled by Andrew Brooks