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Resident Program Fellows, 1998–1999

Program Fellows || Research Fellow || Exchange Student


Program Fellows

Kathy J. Cooke
History, Quinnipiac College

Proposal: “The Drive for Purity: Public Health, Agriculture, and Reform in American Culture, 1890-1920”

Ph.D. in History, University of Chicago, 1994

Tamara Giles-Vernick
History, University of Virginia

Proposal: “Vines of the Past: Environmental Histories of the Sangha River Basin, Central African Republic”

Ph.D. in History, The Johns Hopkins University, 1996

Amitava Kumar
English, University of Florida

Proposal: “Performing Post-Coloniality: The Fiction of the Indian Peasant”

Ph.D. in Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota, 1993

James McCann
African Studies Center, Boston University

Proposal: “Maize and Grace: A History of Corn in the Old World”

Ph.D. in History, Michigan State University, 1984

Steve Striffler
Anthropology, New School for Social Research

Proposal: “Between City and Country: Regional Actors and Peasant Politics in Southern Ecuador”

Ph.D. in Anthropology, The New School for Social Research, 1998

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Visiting Fellow

Wendy Darby
Graduate Center, City University of New York
Jin Sato
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Proposal: “Politics of Scarcity: Distributional Aspects of Resource Conservation in the Forest Frontier of Southeast Asia”

Ph.D. in International and Social Studies, University of Tokyo, 1998

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Exchange Student

Wu Xiao An
History, Centre for Asian Studies, University of Amsterdam

Ph.D. project in history: “Wealth and Power in North Straits of Malacca 1880s - 1941: A Study of the Chinese Multiethnic and Cross-State Business Networks and Power Relationships in the Axis of Penang-Kedah”