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Guggenheim Memorial Fellowships
Four Princeton professors were among the 182
artists and scholars who won John Simon Guggenheim
Memorial Fellowships this year: April Alliston,
associate professor of comparative literature;
Jennifer Hochschild, William Stewart Tod
Professor of Politics and Public Affairs; and
professors Peter Jeffrey of Music and
Claudia Johnson of English. Alliston expects
to use the fellowship in 2004-05 to study
"Character and Plausibility: Gender and the Genre
of Historical Narrative, 1650-1850." Hochschild
intends to complete a book on "Madison's
Constitution and Identity Politics." Jeffrey means
to finish a book on the origins of Gregorian Chant.
Johnson plans to travel to England to work on a
project called "Jane Austen: Cults and
Patricia Brown, professor of art and
archaeology, has been elected president of the
Renaissance Society of America.
David Dobkin, Phillip Y. Goldman '86
Professor in Computer Science, is spending the
first six months of 2000 as a Fulbright Scholar at
the Technion in Israel, where he is doing work on
computational geometry, computer graphics and
Robert George, McCormick Professor of
Jusrisprudence, received an honorary doctorate and
gave the Annual Convocation Address at the
University of Steubenville on April 12. The topic
of his talk was "Conscience and its
Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, Norman
Ryder has been named Laureate for 2000 by the
International Union for the Scientific Study of
Population. He was cited for "outstanding
contributions to the advancement of the population
sciences and distinguished services rendered to the
Union and the profession."
Students receive Goldwater Scholarships
Juniors Eileen Higham, who is majoring in
chemical engineering, Christine McLeavey
(physics), Thomas Peterson (electrical
engineering) and Mark Tygert (mathematics)
have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships for the
coming year. The Goldwater program gives
scholarships of up to $7,500 to approximately 300
students a year in math, natural sciences and
Effective March 1: In the Office of the
Controller, assistant to the director Lois
Holly, after 16 years.
Effective April 1: In History, administrative
assistant Jean Babey, after 13 years; in the
Art Museum, director Allen Rosenbaum, after
26 years; and in the Garage, lead maintenance
technician Angelo Zullo, after 30 years.
Effective May 1: In Facilities, scheduler and
planner Ralph Foose, after 27 years; and in
Public Safety, patrol officer Bobby
Marshall, after 23 years.
Effective June 1: In the Office of the Vice
President for Development, administrative assistant
Tse Hwa Crawford, after 20 years.
Obituaries of retired employees
January: Allison DeLarue, 97 (1954-68,
Maintenance); and Warren Elmer, 79 (1949-64;
1977-87, Annual Giving).
February: June Bliss, 75 (1982-90, Art
and Archaeology); Marjorie Dunn, 77
(1977-91, Library); and Elizabeth Ziegler,
73 (1977-1988, Dean of Student Life).
March: Louis Bellamy, 73 (1958-1989,
Building Services); Nancy Bennett, 69
(1974-86, Plasma Physics Lab); Henry Brown,
76 (1965-1991, Maintenance); and Roy Kline,
77 (1964-84, Engineering and Applied Science).
April: Julius Kardos, 80 (1960-81,
Maintenance); and Walter Sokolowski, 78