Friday, April 22, 2016

Tani and Lebovic Named Weiss Malkiel Fellows

Congratulations to my co-blogger Karen Tani and to Sam Lebovic for their being named Nancy Weiss Malkiel Junior Faculty Fellows by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.  Here are all of this year’s recipients and their projects:
Christopher (Chris) Dietrich • Fordham University, history
Current project: Tortured Peace: Ralph Bunche, Race, and UN Peacemaking

Tiffany Joseph • Stony Brook University, sociology
Current project: How race, ethnicity, and documentation status shape Latino immigrants’ qualitative experiences with the healthcare system under health reform

Sam Lebovic • George Mason University, history
Current project: A history of American efforts to promote and manage cultural globalization in the middle decades of the twentieth century

Mark Krasovic • Rutgers University–Newark, history
Current project: Federally funded artistic production during the New Frontier/Great Society

Karen Tani • University of California, Berkeley, law
Current project: States of Dependency: Welfare, Rights, and American Governance, 1935–1972

Honorable Mention:
Christy Chapin • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, history
Current project: Politics and Money: Finance Capitalism and the U.S. Economy