Name: Marcie Citron.

Position: Program manager in the Program in Jewish Studies. Providing a range of administrative services in areas such as financial management, scheduling, events coordination, academic program administration, publications production and support services to faculty, students and other University staff.

Quote: "I adore the faculty. The director and the interdisciplinary committee that oversees the program are the most brilliant and creative people. I feel blessed because I work with them."

Other interests: Spending time with her husband and two grown children. Traveling, reading, cooking (she used to be a caterer and has taught French and Chinese cooking) and going to the theater.


Pavel Podvig, a visiting researcher in Princeton's Program in Science and Global Security, has received a $75,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

The award, which will fund his study of Soviet and Russian policy on missile defense, was one of 37 made through the annual research and writing competition of the foundation's Program on Global Security and Sustainability.

The worldwide competition was open to applicants whose research topics illuminated the dynamics of international security, sustainability and cooperation.

Staff obituary

Frederick Gauges, a master instrument maker at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory from 1973 to 1985, died Nov. 19 at Mercerville Genesis Nursing and Care Center in Hamilton. He was 82.

A World War II veteran, he worked at RCA Electronics in Hightstown before joining the PPPL staff. He was a former officer at the Cook Athletic Association and Rainbow Rod and Gun Club and was a member of the New Jersey Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs and St. Raphael Roman Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Nellie; a daughter, Carolyn Selmon of Hamilton; and a son, Lawrence of Hamilton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Deborah Foundation, P.O. Box 820, Browns Mills, NJ 08015.


December 3, 2001
Vol. 91, No. 11
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