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Hoffman Scholars to present work

Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 4:30 p.m. 10 East Pyne

Three graduate students who have been named 2009 Hoffman Scholars will deliver presentations about their work at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, in 10 East Pyne.

Hoffman Scholars are selected by the Princeton Alumni Council's Committee on Academic Programs to recognize outstanding doctoral research being conducted at the University.

This year's honorees and their presentation titles are:

  • Daniel Bouk, history of science: "Taking Risks and Defining Difference in the American Life Insurance Industry."
  • Levi McLaughlin, religion: "Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives on Sōka Gakkai, Japan's Largest Active Religion."
  • Intisar Rabb, Near Eastern studies: "Legal Maxims in American and Islamic Criminal Law.

The scholars program is named in honor of the late Bob Hoffman, a 1958 graduate alumnus who was an ardent supporter of alumni education.

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