Pastoral scene

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


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


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”