List of Guggenheim Fellowships awarded in 2005

List of Guggenheim Fellowships awarded in 2005

=U.S. and Canadian Fellows=


* Mark Abley, Writer, Pointe Claire, Québec, Canada: A book about language change.
* Kim Addonizio, Poet, Oakland, California: Poetry.
* Anne Aghion, Film Maker, New York City: Film making.
* Ian Agol, Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago: Studies in 3-manifold geometry and topology.
* Alito Alessi, Choreographer, Eugene, Oregon; Artistic Director, Joint Forces Dance Company/Dance Ability: Choreography.
* Michael Almereyda, Film Maker, New York City: Film making.
* Fernando Arenas, Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, University of Minnesota: The contemporary cultural production of Portuguese-speaking Africa.
* Sarah Arvio, Poet, New york City; Free-lance Translator, United Nations, New York City and Geneva, Switzerland: Poetry.


* Blake Bailey, Writer, Waldo, Florida: A biography of John Cheever.
* Michael J. Balick, Philecology Curator and Director, Institute of Economic Botany and Vice President for Research and Training, New York Botanical Garden: The ethnobotany of Pohnpei, Micronesia.
* Leonard Barkan, Arthur W. Marks '19 Professor of Comparative Literature and Director, Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, Princeton University: The analogy of poetry and painting.
* Jo Ann Beard, Writer, Rhinebeck, New York: A memoir.
* John Belton, Professor of English and Film, Rutgers University: Digital cinema.
* Sadie T. Benning, Video Artist, Chicago: Video.
* Kent C. Berridge, Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan: The psychology and neurobiology of reward.
* David Bezmozgis, Writer, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Fiction.
* M. Gregg Bloche, Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Adjunct Professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University: Medicine in the public sphere.
* Iain A. Boal, Independent Scholar, Berkeley, California: The bicycle in world culture.
* Chakaia Booker, Artist, New York City: Sculpture.
* Marianne Boruch, Poet, Lafayette, Indiana; Professor of English, Purdue University: Poetry.
* Susan Botti, Composer, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Assistant Professor of Music Composition, University of Michigan: Music composition.
* Gerhard Böwering, Professor of Islamic Studies, Yale University: The formative influence of al-Sulami's commentary on the Qur'an.
* Julie Bozzi, Artist, Fort Worth, Texas: Painting.
* Geoffrey Brock, Independent Scholar, Writer, and Translator, Tucson, Arizona: A bilingual anthology of 20th-century Italian poetry.
* Patricia R. Burchat, Professor of Physics, Stanford University: Dark matter in the universe.
* David A. Burney, Director of Conservation, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Kalaheo, Hawaii; Professor of Biological Sciences, Fordham University: An ecological history of prehistoric Kaua'i.
* Paul Spencer Byard, Director, Historic Preservation Program, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation; Partner, Platt Byard Dovell White Architects, New York City: The public interest in old architecture.


* Debbie Fleming Caffery, Photographer, Santa Fe, New Mexico: Photography.
* Bruce Chao, Artist, Rehoboth, Massachusetts; Professor of Art, Rhode Island School of Design: Sculpture.
* Remy Charlip, Writer, Illustrator and Choreographer, San Francisco; Director, Remy Charlip Dance Company: An autobiographical study of the art of being an artist.
* Long-Qing Chen, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University: Phase transitions and domain structures of ferroelectric thin films.
* Andrew J. Cherlin, Griswold Professor of Public Policy and Sociology, The Johns Hopkins University: Marriage and family in early 21st-century America.
* Henri Cole, Poet, Boston; Member of the Core Faculty, Graduate Writing Seminars, Bennington College; Writer-in-Residence, College of William and Mary: Poetry.
* Bonnie Collura, Artist, Brooklyn, New York; Adjunct Professor of Sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design and University of the Arts: Sculpture.
* Donald J. Cosentino, Professor of Cultural Studies, University of California, Los Angeles: A study of a Los Angeles priestshaman and his Congo spirit.
* Vincent Crapanzano, Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and Anthropology, Graduate Center, City University of New York: A study of the Harkis of Algeria.
* Martha Crenshaw, Colin and Nancy Campbell Professor in Global Issues and Democratic Thought and Professor of Government, Wesleyan University: The United States as a target of terrorism.
* Marilyn Crispell, Composer and Musician, Woodstock, New York: Music composition.
* Brian Current, Composer, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Music composition.
* William A. Curtin, Jr., Professor of Engineering, Brown University: Multiscale modeling of materials.


* Jenny Davidson, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University: Nature and nurture in 18th-century Britain.
* Lynda F. Delph, Professor of Biology, Indiana University: Studies in the merging of evolutionary ecology and molecular genetics.
* Tory Dent, Poet, New York City: Poetry.
* David Dorfman, Choreographer, New London, Connecticut; Artistic Director, David Dorfman Dance; Associate Professor of Dance, Connecticut College: Choreography.
* Dave Douglas, Composer and Musician, Croton-on-Hudson, New York: Music composition.
* James R. Dow, Professor Emeritus of German, Iowa State University: A study and grammar of the Cymbrian language.


* Mark Edmundson, NEH/Daniels Family Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Virginia: The death of Sigmund Freud.
* John Elder, Stewart Professor of English and Environmental Studies, Middlebury College: Forestry, sugarmaking, and the destiny of Vermont.
* Mark Ellis, Professor of Geography, University of Washington, Seattle: Daily geographics of the color line in American cities.
* Steven Englund, Writer, Paris, France: A biography of Charles de Gaulle.


* Sharon Ann Farmer, Professor of History, University of California, Santa Barbara: Oriental luxuries, Parisian crafts, and the making of Europe's fashion capital.
* Vincent Fecteau, Artist, San Francisco: Sculpture.
* Elizabeth A. Fenn, Assistant Professor of History, Duke University: The rise and fall of the Mandan Indians, 1738-1838.
* Beverly Fishman, Artist, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; Artist-in-Residence and Head of Painting, Cranbrook Academy of Art: Painting.
* John Fleischman, Free-lance Journalist, Cincinnati, Ohio; Science Writer, American Society for Cell Biology: A children's book about genomes.
* Eckart Förster, Professor of Philosophy, The Johns Hopkins University: The transition from Kant to Hegel.
* Simone Forti, Choreographer, Los Angeles; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Dance, University of California, Los Angeles: Choreography.
* Linda L. Fowler, Professor of Government and Frank J. Reagan Chair in Policy Studies, Dartmouth College: The decline of institutional competence in U.S. foreign affairs.
* Alison Frazier, Associate Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin: The creation and reception of Bonino Mombrizio's Sanctuarium.
* Don Freund, Composer, Bloomington, Indiana; Professor of Music Composition, Indiana University: Music composition.


* Rhonda K. Garelick, Associate Professor of French, Connecticut College: The theatrical work of Coco Chanel.
* David Gatten, Film Maker, Ithaca, New York: Associate Professor of Cinema and Photography, Ithaca College: Film making.
* Gina Gionfriddo, Playwright, New York City: Play writing.
* Peter Gizzi, Poet, Holyoke, Massachusetts; Associate Professor of English, University of Massachusetts, Amherst: Poetry.
* Piero Gleijeses, Professor of American Foreign Policy, The Johns Hopkins University: Cuban and U.S. policy toward Southern Africa in the Carter and Reagan years.
* David Gloman, Artist, Northampton, Massachusetts; Visiting Lecturer in Art, Amherst College: Painting.
* Richard E. Goodkin, Professor of French, University of Wisconsin-Madison: Personality in early modern French comedy and fiction.
* Steven M. Gorelick, Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University: The global depletion of nonrenewable energy resources.
* Peter Gourevitch, Professor, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, and Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego: Financial institutions and corporate governance.
* Ronald M. Green, Cohen Professor for the Study of Ethics and Human Values and Director, Ethics Institute, Dartmouth College: Ethical, religious, and literary perspectives on genetic enhancement.
* Sam Green, Film Maker, San Francisco; Adjunct Lecturer in Media Studies, University of San Francisco: Film making.
* Stanley Greenberg, Photographer, Brooklyn, New York: Photography.
* Joseph Grigely, Artist, Chicago; Professor of Visual and Critical Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Installation art.
* Michael Grossberg, Professor of History and Law, Indiana University; Editor, American Historical Review: Child protection in America.


* Yotam Haber, Composer, New York City: Music composition.
* Brooks Hansen, Writer, New York City: Fiction.
* Paul L. Harris, Professor of Education, Harvard University: The development of trust and doubt.
* Richard Harris, Professor of Urban Historical Geography and Urban History, McMaster University: The commercialization of owner-building in North America and Australia, 1945-1960.
* Adam Haslett, Writer, New York City: Fiction.
* Marc D. Hauser, Professor of Psychology, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, and Biological Anthropology, Harvard University: Evolution of a moral instinct.
* Jake Heggie, Composer, San Francisco; President, Bent Pen Music, San Francisco: Music composition.
* Maria Heim, Assistant Professor of Religion, Amherst College: Buddhist theories of intention.
* Ian Hodder, Dunlevie Family Professor of Cultural and Social Anthropology, Stanford University: The emergence of settled villages in Anatolia and the Middle East.
* Dorothy L. Hodgson, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director, Anthropology Graduate Program, Rutgers University: Transnational advocacy and the concept of "indigenous" among Maasai in Tanzania.
* Mamie Holst, Artist, Fort Meyers, Florida: Painting.
* Eric Hongisto, Artist, Bozeman, Montana; Assistant Professor of Art, Montana State University: Installation art.
* Fanny Howe, Poet and Writer, West Tisbury, Massachusetts; Richard L. Thomas Visiting Professor of Creative Writing, Kenyon College; Professor Emerita of English, University of California, San Diego: Essays on the relationship between conversion and rhetoric.
* John Huehnergard, Professor of Semitic Philology, Harvard University: A historical grammar of biblical Hebrew.


* Judith T. Irvine, Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan: Ideologies of language in sub-Saharan Africa.
* Pico Iyer, Writer, Santa Barbara, California: Reflections on the fourteenth Dalai Lama.


* Matthew O. Jackson, Edie and Lew Wasserman Professor of Economics, California Institute of Technology: Studies in social and economic networks.
* Alexander Jones, Professor of Classics and History, and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto: Ptolemy's sciences.


* Sabre Kais, Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University: Studies in finite-size scaling theory.
* Woowon Kang, Associate Professor of Physics, University of Chicago: Studies in the physics of correlated electrons.
* Theresa M. Kelley, Marjorie and Lorin Tiefenthaler Professor of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison: Botany and Romantic culture.
* Yannis G. Kevrekidis, Professor of Chemical Engineering and the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Princeton University: Equation-free studies of complex systems.
* Adeeb Khalid, Associate Professor of History, Carleton College: The making of Soviet central Asia, 1917-1929.
* Victoria Kirkham, Professor of Romance Languages, University of Pennsylvania: The marriage of Laura Battiferra and Bartolomeo Ammannati.
* Claudia Koonz, Professor of History, Duke University: Ethnic panic and the headscarf controversies in Europe, 1945-2004.
* Lisa Kron, Playwright and Actor, New York City: Play writing.
* Arnold Krupat, Professor of Literature and Global Studies, Sarah Lawrence College: Studies in Native American literatures.


* Christopher Lane, Professor of English, Northwestern University: The ethics of psychopharmacology.
* Maud K. Lavin, Associate Professor of Visual and Critical Studies and Art History, Theory, and Criticism, School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Representations of women's lust and aggression in contemporary American visual culture.
* Jin Lee, Photographer, Chicago; Associate Professor of Art, Illinois State University: Photography.
* Sze Tsung Leong, Photographer, New York City: Photography.
* C. Stanley Lewis, Artist, Leeds, Massachusetts; Instructor in Painting, New York Studio School and Chautauqua School of Painting, New York: Painting.
* Guohua Li, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University: Aging and injury.
* Bill Lichtenstein, Film Maker, Lexington, Massachusetts; President, Lichtenstein Creative Music, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Film making.
* Jonathan B. Losos, Professor of Biology and Director, Tyson Research Center, Washington University in St. Louis: Adaptive radiation in anolis lizards.
* John A. Lucy, William Benton Professor in Comparative Human Development, Psychology, and the College, University of Chicago: The impact of language differences on intellectual development.
* Tryna Lyons, Assistant Professor of Art and Design, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Visiting Scholar, University of Washington, Seattle: The clay festival-image tradition in eastern India.


* Victoria E. Marks, Choreographer, Los Angeles; Professor of Choreography and Performance, University of California, Los Angeles: Choreography.
* Tricia McLaughlin, Video Artist, New York City; Assistant Professor of Electronic Media, State University of New York College at Old Westbury; Adjunct Professor of Computer Graphics, Hunter College, City University of New York: Video.
* Daniel Mendelsohn, Writer and Critic, New York City: A translation of Cavafy's "unfinished" poems, with commentary.
* Nicholas Micros, Artist, New York City and Ottenbach, Switzerland: Sculpture.
* Rohinton Mistry, Writer, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Fiction.
* Stephen Morris, Ford Foundation Professor of Economics, Yale University: Global games.
* David R. Morrison, James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics and Physics, Duke University: Mirror symmetry in mathematics and physics.
* Harryette Mullen, Poet, Los Angeles; Professor of English and African American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles: Poetry.


* Anne Nelson, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University: German resistance activity in Berlin, 1933-1942.
* Philip Nord, Professor of History, Princeton University: Institutional and cultural reform in the modern French state, 1930-1950.
* Lynn Nottage, Playwright, Brooklyn, New York; Visiting Lecturer in Play Writing, Yale University: Play writing.


* Dale A. Olsen, Distinguished Research Professor of Ethnomusicology, Florida State University: Popular music, memory politics, and willed amnesia in Vietnam.
* William Olsen, Poet, Kalamazoo, Michigan; Professor of Creative Writing, Western Michigan University: Poetry.
* Han Ong, Writer, New York City: Fiction.
* Christine Osinski, Photographer, Ridgefield, Connecticut; Professor of Art, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art: Photography.
* Susan Ossman, Visiting Associate Professor of Anthropology, Rice University: Arab serial migrants in a global world.
* Jonathan T. Overpeck, Director, Institute for the Study of Planet Earth and Professor of Geosciences, University of Arizona: Paleoclimatic perspectives for society and the future.


* Carl O. Pabo, Visiting Professor of Structural Biology and Psychology, Stanford University: Theories of thought.
* ZZ Packer, Writer, Pacifica, California; Senior Visiting Professor of Creative Writing, California College of the Arts: Fiction.
* Jeffrey D. Palmer, Distinguished Professor of Biology, Indiana University: Studies in horizontal and intracellular gene transfer.
* Susan Pedersen, Professor of History, Columbia University: The impact of the League of Nations on colonial governance.
* Janice E. Perlman, Visiting Fellow in Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University; Visiting Scholar, World Bank, Washington, DC: The urban poor and the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, 1968-2004.
* John Abel Pinto, Howard Crosby Butler Memorial Professor of the History of Architecture, Princeton University: Architecture and urbanism in Rome, 1680-1780.
* Gerald J. Postema, Cary C. Boshamer Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: The discipline of public reason.
* Drazen Prelec, Digital Equipment Corporation LFM Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management: Truthfulness and truth in subjective data.
* Jennifer Price, Writer, Venice, California: A field guide to Los Angeles.
* Trevor Price, Professor of Biology, University of Chicago: Speciation in birds.
* Sally M. Promey, Professor of Art History, University of Maryland, College Park: The public display of religion in the United States.


* Donald J. Raleigh, Jay Richard Judson Distinguished Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Soviet baby boomers.
* Spencer Reece, Poet, Juno Beach, Florida: Poetry.
* Lynne Regan, Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Professor of Chemistry, Yale University: Studies of novel anti-cancer reagents.
* Elaine Reichek, Artist, New York City: Conceptual art.
* Bruce L. Rhoads, Professor of Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Fluvial dynamics of river confluences.
* Ruth Rogaski, Associate Professor of History, Vanderbilt University: Nature, science, and empire in Manchuria, 1700-2000.
* Louis Rosen, Composer, Brooklyn, New York; Distinguished Lecturer in Music Theory, History, and Appreciation Studies, 92nd Street YM-YWHA School of Music, New York City: Music composition.

* Gary R. Saxonhouse, Professor of Economics, University of Michigan: The evolution of labor standards in Japan.
* Judith Schaechter, Artist, Philadelphia; Adjunct Professor of Art, University of the Arts: Stained-glass art.
* Julia Scher, Video Artist, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Visiting Artist, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art: Video installation art.
* Philip Schultz, Poet, East Hampton, New York; Founding Director, The Writers Studio, New York City: Poetry.
* Jim Shepard, Writer, Williamstown, Massachusetts; J. Leland Miller Professor of English, Williams College: Fiction.
* Katherine Sherwood, Artist, Rodeo, California; Professor of Art Practice, University of California, Berkeley: Painting.
* David Shields, Professor of English, University of Washington, Seattle: A meditation on the brute fact of human mortality.
* Christopher Shinn, Playwright, New York City; Instructor in Play Writing, Actors Studio, New School University: Play writing.
* Paul Sietsema, Artist, Los Angeles: Sculpture.
* Shelly Silver, Video Artist, New York City; Member of the Adjunct Faculty, School of Visual Arts and Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art: Video.
* Mark Slouka, Writer, New York City; Associate Professor of Creative Writing, Columbia University: Fiction.
* D. Vance Smith, Associate Professor of English and Director, Program in Medieval Studies, Princeton University: The relation between language and death in Middle English literature.
* Valerie Smith, Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature and Director, Program in African American Studies, Princeton University: The civil-rights movement in cultural memory.
* Christopher D. Sogge, Professor of Mathematics, The Johns Hopkins University: Solutions of wave equations on Riemannian manifolds.
* David Sorkin, Frances and Laurence Weinstein Professor of Jewish Studies and Director, Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin-Madison: Six faces of the religious Enlightenment, 1689-1789.
* Natasha Staller, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Amherst College: Goya's Black Paintings and the culture of the monstrous in Spain.
* Glenn D. Starkman, Armington Professor, Professor of Physics, and Professor of Astronomy, Case Western Reserve University: The universe on the largest scales.
* Ned Sublette, Musicologist, New Orleans; Tulane Rockefeller Humanities Fellow, Tulane University: Cuba and its music, 1952-2002.
* Madhu Sudan, Fujitsu Professor of Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Algebraic methods in error-correction.
* Thomas J. Sugrue, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor of History and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania: The unfinished struggle for racial equality in the North.


* Kimi Takesue, Film Maker, New York City: Film making.
* Diana Taylor, Professor of Performance Studies and Spanish, New York University: Political spectatorship in the Americas.
* Diana Thater, Artist, Los Angeles; Professor, Graduate Studies in Fine Art, Art Center College of Design: Installation art.
* Margaret A. Tolbert, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder: Studies of clouds on early Earth.
* John C. Tully, Arthur T. Kemp Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Yale University: Chemical dynamics at metal surfaces.
* Peter Turchi, Writer, Asheville, North Carolina; Director, Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers: Writing as a way of seeing.


* Moshe Y. Vardi, Karen Ostrum George Professor of Computational Engineering, Rice University: Studies in logic and algorithms.
* Niek Veldhuis, Assistant Professor of Assyriology, University of California, Berkeley: The intellectual history of ancient Mesopotamia.
* Santosh Srinivas Vempala, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Algorithmic convex geometry.


* Meenakshi Wadhwa, Curator of Meteoritics, Field Museum, Chicago: Analysis of solar wind returned by the Genesis spacecraft.
* Andrew Waggoner, Composer and Musician, New York City; Composer-in-Residence and Associate Professor, Setnor School of Music, Syracuse University: Music composition.
* Eugene Y. Wang, Gardner Cowles Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University: Ninth-century Chinese mandalas and reliquaries from the underground.
* Lai-Sheng Wang, Professor of Physics, Washington State University: Studies in atomic clusters and multiply charged anions.
* Bruce Western, Professor of Sociology, Princeton University: The growth and consequences of American inequality.
* Martin J. Wiener, Mary Gibbs Jones Professor of History, Rice University: Violence, race, and authority in the British Empire.
* Christopher Williams, Artist, Los Angeles; Adjunct Professor, Graduate Studies in Fine Art, Art Center College of Design: Installation art.
* Deborah Willis, Professor of Photography and Imaging and of Africana Studies, New York University: A cultural history of photographs of African-American women, 1900-1930.
* Mark Wingate, Composer, Tallahassee, Florida; Assistant Professor of Composition and Director of Electroacoustic Music, Florida State University: Music composition.
* William Wylie, Photographer, Charlottesville. Virginia; Assistant Professor of Art, University of Virginia: Photography.


* J. M. (Jimmy) Xu, Kravis University Professor of Engineering and Physics, Brown University: The feasibility and mechanisms of all-silicon lasers.

Latin American and Caribbean Fellows

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