May 2021 Kudos

May 12, 2021

Doctoral student Eleanor Albert (Political Science) authored the article “China’s Hard and Soft Lines on Xinjiang” for The Diplomat.

Public Policy and Public Administration doctoral student and alumna Chelsea Allinger, MA '10 (Philosophy and Social Policy) was featured in the Greater Greater Washington article “Please welcome Chelsea Allinger, GGWash’s new executive director.

Dana Bash, BA ’93, (Political Communication) was featured by Glamour magazine in the article “Dana Bash Meets Her Moment.

Senior Grace Bautista (American Studies) was quoted by The Chronicle of Higher Education in the article “What Asian American Student Activists Want.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess (Dance) received the Aaron Stein Memorial Award from the American Group Psychotherapy Association.

Colin Chapman (Anthropology) was awarded a $20,000 contract with the secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity for a global assessment of microplastics in primates.

Junior Abi Cole (Journalism and Mass Communication) was recognized in the emerging filmmaker student showcase at Cannes Film Festival 2021 for her documentary Between the Lines: Liz At Large.

Ling Hao (Chemistry) received a $1,323,400 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the development of mass spectrometry strategies for examining frontotemporal dementia.

Lynda R. Hartigan, MA ’75, (Art History) was named executive director of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass.

MFA student Adele Kenworthy (Social Practice) created Floralscapes, a multi-site botanical public art series.

Anyi Mazo-Vargas (Biology) was awarded a $50,000 Ford Foundation 2021 Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Margaret Powell, MA ’12, (Decorative Arts and Design History) was cited in The New Yorker article “Ann Lowe’s Barrier-Breaking Mid-Century Couture: How a Black designer made her way among the white élite.

First-year student Ewenet Seleshi (Criminal Justice) was quoted by Voice of America in the article “Some Universities Mandate Vaccines for Fall Students.

Rebekah Tromble (SMPA) received a $9,720 grant from the University of Liverpool for a study titled “What Makes Social Media Content Harmful? A User-Centric Comparative Approach.”