July 2017 Kudos

July 11, 2017

Margaret Adams was awarded Honorable Mention for her portraits at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.

Masha Belenky and Kathryn Kleppinger co-edited the book  French Cultural Studies for the Twenty-First Century (University of Delaware Press, 2017).

David Braun was awarded a $100,740 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on hominin footprints, fossils and their context in the early Pleistocene of Koobi Fora, Kenya.

Christopher Brick was awarded a $95,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers: Audio Edition.

Henry Farrell received a $50,000 award from the John D. and Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation for his work “Information Technology and Open Governance Channel on the Monkey Cage.”

Forrest Maltzman and Paul Wahlbeck received the Lasting Contribution Award from the Law & Courts Section of the American Political Science Association for their book Crafting Law on the Supreme Court: The Collegial Game (Cambridge University Press, 2000).

Enquye Wondimu Negash received a $14,835 grant from the Leakey Foundation for her project titled “Modelling vegetation structure in modern ecosystems: Implications for hominin landscape dynamics.”

Weiqyen Peng co-authored “The transcription factor Runx3 guards cytotoxic CD8+ effector T cells against deviation towards follicular helper T cell lineage” in Nature Immunology.

Neil R. Portnow, BA ’71, received an honorary Doctor of Music from Berklee College of Music.

Steven Roberts delivered a talk titled “The Immigration Experience and the Dynamic Transformation Underway” at Montgomery College.

Cheryl W. Thompson was elected to the Investigative Reporters and Editors board of directors.

Daniel Ullman was profiled in the article “New Putnam Director Takes the Wheel” in MAA Focus, the newsletter of the Mathematical Association of America.

Adelina M. Voutchkova received a $2,539 award from Environmental Risk Assessment and Management to determine octanol-water partition coefficients of surfactants from NMR spectroscopic data using ToxSpec.

Lynn Westwater co-edited the publication Ippolita Maria Sforza: Duchess and Hostage in Renaissance Naples: Letters and Orations (ACMRS Publications, 2017).

Amy E. Zanne received a $538,886 grant from NSF for her research titled “Tropical deadwood carbon fluxes: Improving carbon models by incorporating termites and microbes.”