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Past Visiting Scholars (2002–2003)

Eric BettingerAffiliation during Fellowship Year: Assistant Professor of Economics, Case Western Reserve University. Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.A., Brigham Young University. The Effectiveness of School Vouchers in Colombia. An investigation of the influence of school vouchers on the education of poor high-school students in Colombia, as a case study in a project on the feasibility of universal basic and secondary education. Current Affiliation: Associate Professor of Economics and Education, Stanford University.

Joseph EntinAffiliation during Fellowship Year: Ph.D., Yale University; B.A., Wesleyan University. Sensational Modernism: Disfigured Bodies and Aesthetic Astonishment in American Culture. A reinterpretation of American modernism that focuses on how writers, artists, photographers, journalists, social scientists, and doctors interpreted the lives and histories of immigrants, African Americans, working-class communities, and the underclass. Current Affiliation: Associate Professor of English, Brooklyn College.

Page FortnaAffiliation during Fellowship Year: Assistant Professor of Political Science, Columbia University. Ph.D., Harvard University; B.A., Wesleyan University. The Effectiveness of International Peacekeeping in Civil Wars. An examination of whether, how, and to what extent international personnel sent to war-torn states actually contribute to a stable peace. Current Affiliation: Associate Professor of Political Science, Columbia University.

David GreenbergAffiliation during Fellowship Year: Ph.D., Columbia University; B.A., Yale University. The New Politics of Appointments: Congress, Ideology, and the Supreme Court. A study of the history of nominations to the Supreme Court and the unacknowledged role that ideology has played in the confirmation process. Current Affiliation: Associate Professor of History, Journalism and Media Studies, Rutgers University.

Jay GrossmanAffiliation during Fellowship Year: Assistant Professor of English, Northwestern University. Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; B.A., Yale University. F. O. Mathiessen: A Cultural Biography. An analysis of the life and work of this Harvard scholar of American literature, his influence on the practice of American literary studies, and his involvement in a range of activities and institutions central to the political and cultural history of America. Current Affiliation: Associate Professor of English, Director of American Studies, Northwestern University.

Andrew JewettAffiliation during Fellowship Year: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley; B.A., University of California, Berkeley. To Make America Scientific: Science and Democracy in American Public Culture, 1900-1950. A study of a group of scientists and social scientists, philosophers and writers who thought that the development of scientific knowledge would revitalize self-government in the United States. Current Affiliation: Associate Professor of History and Social Studies, Harvard University.

Ann MikkelsenAffiliation during Fellowship Year: Ph.D., University of California, Irvine; A.B., Harvard University. Voices from the Field: Pastoral, Pragmatism, and Twentieth-Century American Poetry. A project on twentieth-century poets who called attention to social, economic, and political inequities and attempted to reconcile these with their own relatively privileged, but simultaneously marginal, status as representative voices of a democratic society. Current Affiliation: Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Vanderbilt University.

Associate Scholar

Andy ZellekeAffiliation during Fellowship Year: J.D., Harvard Law School; Ph.D., Harvard University; A.B., Harvard University. Freedom and Constraint: The Design of Governance and Leadership Structures in Britain and the United States. An analysis of the influence of cultural, historical, market, and political forces on the structural leadership of prominent American and British corporations. Current Affiliation: MBA Class of 1962 Senior Lecturer of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

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