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2008-2009 Honors and Fellowships

Fellowships, Residencies & Other Professional Honors (2008-2009)


  • Dan Ardia has been awarded a 2009 "Semester in Environmental Science" (SES) Faculty Fellowship from the Ecosystems Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.  Dan will spend his junior faculty research leave at the Ecosystems Center, exploring whether efforts to restore native grasslands on Martha's Vineyard are improving the habitat and health of rare or threatened species.   more>
  • Annette Aronowicz was named a fellow at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.   more>
  • Katie Ford, assistant professor of English was invited by the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa to participate in a reading and lecture tour in Tunisia and Morocco.   more>
  • Rob Jinks, associate professor of biology and chair of the Biology Department, is the 2009 recipient of the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award, Franklin & Marshall's highest teaching honor.  more>
  • Alison Kibler received a Larry J. Hackman Research Grant  for several days of research at the New York State Archives in Albany.  She was also accepted to the NEH summer institute--American Immigration Reconsidered--in Washington, D.C. for four weeks in July.
  • John Lardas Modern received an NEH Research Fellowship at the Winterthur Museum and Country Estate.  He will be a Research Fellow at Winterthur in the spring of 2010.  more>
  • Richard Reitan was awarded a one year fellowship from the Japan Foundation for research in Japan. He will work with colleagues at the Tokyo Center for Philosophy and with scholars at the Japapnese Intellectual History Workshop at Tohoku University in Sendai and the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture in Nagoya.
  • Brian Silberman will be a resident artist at the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild for the month of June, 2009, where he will complete a revision of his new play "R&J in Sarajevo."  He will also be Playwright-in-Residence at the Santa Fe Arts Institute for the months of July and August, 2010.
  • Roger White was awarded a Schwartz Research Fellowship by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library for his research entitled "Migration and Internationational Trade:  The US Experience since 1945."
  • Kerry Whiteside, the Clair R. McCollough Professor of Government, is the 2009 recipient of the Bradley R. Dewey Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Franklin & Marshall's highest honor for scholarship.  more>
  • Christine Yerkes was selected as a Fellow for the 2009 Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Fellowship Program in Institutional Research, which is designed to support improved quality of institutional research in U.S. postsecondary education.  This program is ongoing and supports study through Penn State's Institutional Research program.