Campus & Community

University announces this academic year’s Zuckerman Fellows

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Two former Peace Corps volunteers, two former Fulbright Scholars, six people who have started their own nonprofit organizations, the co-founder of a medical journal devoted to global health issues, and the sixth person in the 20th century to graduate from West Point as both first captain and top-ranked cadet are among this year’s Zuckerman Fellows.

Established by a gift from Mortimer B. Zuckerman LL.M. ’62, the fellowship enables people with an interest in public service and professional training in medicine, law, or business to pursue master’s degrees at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the Harvard School of Public Health, or the Kennedy School of Government. The fellows will also participate in a co-curricular program designed by the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership that includes leadership development, professional skill building, a guest speaker series, and a field trip.

The 25 fellows for the 2006–07 academic year bring rich and diverse experience to the University community, including work for organizations such as the United Nations, the Council on Foreign Relations, the World Trade Organization, Partners in Health, and AmeriCorps, as well as a variety of international nongovernmental organizations, congressional committees, and government agencies.

The 2006–07 fellows, grouped according to their School affiliation, are as follows:

Graduate School of Education: Leslie Boozer, Elvita Dominique, Jacob Greenberg, and Dina Viergutz; School of Public Health: Irene Chan, Anna Chodos, Jamie Cowan, Shannon Hensley, Lydia Pace, Joanna Pozen, Amanda Sandoval, Esther Warshauer-Baker, and Jennie Wei; Kennedy School of Government: Brian Berger, Seth Cohen, Patrick Connelly, Cristiana Fragola, Faiza Issa, Jonathan Kelly, Basim Khan, Scott Linton, David Rosenfeld, Kim Smaczniak, and Très Watson, and Elisa Westfield.