The winners and their projects are: Asst. Prof. Kristin Butcher (Economics), "Immigration and the United States Criminal Justice System"; Prof. James Cronin (History), "Management Structures, Business Politics and Entrepreneurial Zeal: Britain and America since 1945"; Asst. Prof. Rachel Freudenberg (Germanic Studies), "Redefining Masculinity in Contemporary German Culture"; and Assoc. Prof. Nancy Rallis (Mathematics), "Ideal-Valued Cohomological Index Theory."
Others named were: Asst. Prof. Maxim D. Shrayer (Slavic and Eastern Languages), "Russian Writers Confront the Jewish Question"; Asst. Prof. Robert Stanton (English), "The Culture of Translation in Anglo-Saxon England"; and Prof. Christopher Wilson (English), "Police Stories: Cops in American Culture."
Assoc. Prof. Suzanne Matson (English), who is at work on her second novel, was chosen as an alternate.
Granted to tenured or tenure-track faculty, or to full-time faculty who have been at Boston College at least five years, the fellowships provide full salary and benefits and enable recipients to pursue research during a given semester. Criteria for the award include demonstrated competence in research, a strong likelihood of scholarly publication, and potential benefit for professional development and the academic vitality of the University.
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