The following students have been appointed Undergraduate Student Associates for the 2013–2014 academic year and have received grants to support travel in connection with their senior thesis research on international affairs.
Ainara Arcelus (Applied Mathematics) Williams/Lodge International Government and Public Affairs Fellow. A statistical analysis of Zara factory conditions.
Xanni Brown (Social Studies) Rogers Family Research Fellow. Causes and diffusions of recent mineworker protests in South Africa.
Katryna Cadle (Anthropology) Williams/Lodge International Government and Public Affairs Fellow. Language and labor in call centers in the Philippines.
Eric Chung (Government) Transatlantic Relations Undergraduate Research Fellow. Comparative politics of education, including the human right to education and its legal, social, and cultural reception in Finland and the United States and how this recognition influences education policy and outcomes.
Anne Marie Creighton (History) Williams/Lodge International Government and Public Affairs Fellow. Classical influence on Spanish colonial governance in sixteenth-century Peru.
Christian Føhrby (Government) Williams/Lodge International Government and Public Affairs Fellow. The influence of the Chinese educational system on Chinese experience of global citizenship.
Haemin Jee (Government) Simmons Family Research Fellow. Exploring the role of the Internet and other media influencing Chinese university students’ volunteerism.
Mark Krass (Social Studies) Canada Undergraduate Research Fellow. The role of ethno-cultural diversity of immigrant social networks in fostering generalized and institutional trust.
Lauren O. Libby (History and Literature) Global History Undergraduate Research Fellow. Development of somatic therapies in colonial French North Africa by discovering how more therapies were shaped by colonial and Western medical discourse as well as how these therapies shaped these discourses in turn.
Randi Michel (Social Studies) Rogers Family Research Fellow. Exploring the relationship between South Africa’s domestic democratic transition and its foreign policy approach to conflict intervention.
Ada Lin (Social Studies) Undergraduate Associate. Excavating the Red Corridor: An Intellectual History of the Naxalite Movement.
David Goodall Miller (Social Studies) Global History Undergraduate Research Fellow. Governmental framing of torture by democratic countries, particularly the United Kingdom and the United States.
Nataliya Nedzhvetskaya (Social Studies) Rogers Family Research Fellow. A Study of community health evangelism application in South Africa, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Kefhira Pintos (Social Studies) Rogers Family Research Fellow. Sports-for-development organizations and their community involvement to understand and push forth institutional based social movement theory.
Ben Raderstorf (Social Studies) Samuels Family Research Fellow. Clientelism and political parties in Argentina and Chile with a focus on new social programs.
Jonathan D. Reindollar (East Asian Studies) Williams/Lodge International Government and Public Affairs Fellow. How Shenzhen and Hong Kong generated an informal precursor to international investment laws.
Jessica C. Salley (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations) Williams/Lodge International Government and Public Affairs Fellow. The reconstruction of Izmir and the development of the Turkish nation-state.
Paolo P. Singer (Economics) Williams/Lodge International Government and Public Affairs Fellow. The growth of the high-technology service economy in India and the sector’s impact on industrialization and urban development, in the context of other South and East Asian countries that have experienced rapid growth primarily in manufacturing.
Aaron E. Watanabe (Government) Samuels Family Research Fellow. Democratic breakdown and survival in the Andes during the 2000s focusing on Peru as a case of surprising democratic persistence.
Jennifer Q. Zhu (Government) Rogers Family Research Fellow. Maximizing adoption of public health interventions across social and cultural contexts.
2013 Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize Winners
The Weatherhead Center congratulates the following Undergraduate Associates who were among the eighty-one Harvard undergraduates awarded 2013 Thomas Temple Hoopes Prizes on the basis of their outstanding scholarly work or research.
Aditya Balasubramanian (History) “‘From Socialism to Swatantra’: Market Liberalism in India, 1943–1970.” Balasubramanian was also the recipient of a Colton Prize for excellence in preparation of senior thesis in history.
Katie L. Gallogly-Swan (Anthropology) “‘Real’ Scottish: Emergent Voices in a Musical Community in Glasgow.”
Julian Baird Gewirtz (History) “River Crossings: The Influence of Western Economists on Chinese Reform, 1978–1988.”