Fox International Fellows Overseas, 1999-2000

Chester, Lucy
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Sidney Sussex College at Cambridge University
Specialty/Research interest: "The Shape of Independence: States, Nations, and People in the Aftermath of the South Asian Partition"

Lansing, Charles
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Freie University of Berlin.
Specialty/Research interest: Brandenburg's teachers under two dictatorships from 1933-53.

Mulready-Stone, Kristin
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Fudan University.
Specialty/Research interest: The roles of youth organizations in the political and social struggles in Shanghai and Hangzhou from 1895 to the Communist victory in 1949.

Zhao, Yi
Ph.D. candidate, Department of Political Science, Fudan University.
Specialty/Research interest: Administrative litigation and court autonomy in today's China.

Fox International Fellows at Yale, 1999-2000

Chen, Yin
Ph.D. candidate, School of Economics, Fudan University.
Specialty/Research interest: A systematic comparison of the recent commercialization of China's four specialized state banks with the evolution, structure, operation, and regulation of US commercial banks.

Chouliakova, Nina
Ph.D. Faculty of History, Moscow State University.
Specialty/Research interest: The history of Protestantism in England and America, the role of independent Protestant congregations in shaping modern society (their influence on business, politics, life, and traditions), and the implications of that history for present-day Russia.

Decker, Claudia
Ph.D. candidate Department of Economics, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie University of Berlin.
Specialty/Research interest: Economic relations between the US and the EU since 1985.

Eremeev, Maxim
Ph.D. candidate, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Moscow State University.
Specialty/Research interest: The influence of Islamic culture and Islamic fundamentalism on modern western societies and the interactions between them; also, the American experience in dealing with ethnic and religious contradictions within a modern democracy.

Khruleva, Irina
Ph.D. candidate, Department of Modern and Contemporary History, History Faculty, Moscow State University.
Specialty/Research interest: How personal religious beliefs support the stability of a secular, democratic state such as the US and how this could be achieved in Russia.

Kim, Young-Geun
Ph.D. candidate, Social and International Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo.
Specialty/Research interest: The origins and transformation of reciprocity in US trade policy; the Uruguay Round negotiating process; and a comparative analysis of the decision-making process in the negotiations and of the internal adjustment process.

Preston, Andrew
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Sidney Sussex College at Cambridge University.
Specialty/Research interest: "McGeorge Bundy and the Escalation of the Vietnam War, 1961-1966"

Obydenkova, Anastasia
Ph.D. candidate, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Philosophy, and Faculty of Foreign Languages, Moscow State University.
Specialty/Research interest: Modern federalism; the structures and practices of American, Canadian, and Russian federal systems; governmental interactions on the federal, regional, and local levels; and methods of dispute resolution among those levels.

Song, Whasup
Ph.D. candidate, Social and International Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo.
Specialty/Research interest: Collective security in East Asia and the US-Japanese security revision, in particular some controversies about US/Japanese/Korean diplomatic history in the 1950s.

Xuanzhi, Hu
Graduate student, School of Law, Fudan University.
Specialty/Research interest: Legal aspects of securitization in the US economy and their implications for China.

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Yale alumni

"The Fox Program helped me to better understand the American culture and people... and probably what is most important is that participation in this Program has made me more open-minded and helped me to look at the history, politics, and economics of my native country from different angles."

Anastasia Obydenkova
from Moscow State University to Yale