Advanced Study Grant Recipients 2002
university fellowships committee
|Courtney Anderson||Fyodor Dostoyevsky and The Feminine
To support research and analysis of feminine themes in Dostoyevsky, with insights from Suslova and Kristeva.
A&S Honors Program
|Peter Bowley||Portuguese in Brazil
To support Portuguese language acquisition and an unpaid internship with an international bank in Brazil.
A&S Honors Program
|Jordan Brooks||The EMU and Fiscal Coordination in The European Union
To support research and analysis of the effects of the Euro on fiscal policy convergence among EU member states.
|Patrick Carey||German for Mathematics and Philosophy
To support advanced German language acquisition at the Goethe Institut in Freiburg, Germany.
|Timothy Carraher||The Instruments of the Scientific Revolution
To support museum and library research into the scientific instruments that advanced the scientific revolution in the 18th Century.
|Emily Dendinger||Intensive Master Playwriting Class at the Kennedy Center
To support participation in a playwriters' workshop.
|Nathaniel Donahue||Walking in His Footsteps: The Evolution of Raphael
To support research into Raphael's artistic development in the cities where he lived and studied.
|Frances Gardella||Contemporary Christian Ethics
To support advanced research for a senior thesis linking Biblical Studies and Christian Ethics.
|Lauren Goslin||The Silent Protests of Chilean Women Writers
To support library research and analysis of the forms of political protest by women novelists in Pinochet's Chile.
|Meghan Hammond||The Literature of Exhaustion: Metafictional Structures in English and the Romance Languages
To support Italian language acquisition and research in comparative literature focused on the works of Nabokov, Borges, Rios, and Calvino.
|Erin Helfrich||Community for Kierkegaard
To support research at the Hong Kierkegaard Library into the writings of the Danish philosopher of religion, Soren Kierkegaard.
|Rebecca Herhold||The Translation of Self: Language Study in Guatemala
To support acquisition of Spanish fluency and a community service internship with a women's center in Quetzaltenago, Guatemala.
A&S Honors Program
|Maureen Josephsen||The Ethics of Genetic Medicine
To support a research internship in medical genetics at the National Catholic Bioethics Center.
|Kirstin Kramer||A Philosophy of English
To support historical research into the establishment of an English curriculum at Boston College in the 19th Century.
|Karen Martell||Modern and Traditional Society in Peru
To support the study of Spanish language and Latin American culture in Lima, Peru.
|Pasha Mirazimi||A Summer with Feynman
To support intensive study of The Feynman Lectures on advanced electromagnetic theory, ordinary differential equations, and quantum mechanics.
|Tristan Nelson||Dynamic Interaction: The Western Cultural Tradition in the Java Programming Language
To support software development of a program to present text, audio, and images in a scripted, time-sensitive manner.
|Maureen Olsen||Ethics: The Sacred Core of the Church
To support advanced study of Christian Ethics at the Gregorian University in Rome.
|Bryce Pinkham||Sementes da Manha: A Study of Underprivileged Youth in Brazil
To support Portuguese language acquisition and a community-service summer at a Jesuit mission in Salvador, Brazil.
|Melissa Ricci||Investigation into the Light-Induced Deactivation Mechanism of Grubbs Catalyst
To support laboratory research into the mechanism by which the Grubbs catalyst, used in organic chemistry, is inactivated by light.
|Lea Rosemurgy||Aiding Economic Development in South Africa
To support an internship with a non-profit, business-development organization in Klerksdorp, South Africa.
|Gilberto Ruiz||A Summer of Koine Greek
To support advanced language acquisition in New Testament Greek.
|Daniel Sañez||On Original Instruments: Sion Summer Organ Academy
To support intensive music instruction on 13th-20th century organs in Switzerland.
|T. Frank Kennedy, S.J.|
|Michael Scahill||Finding the Pattern in the Universe of Disulfide Bonding
To support laboratory research into the bonds formed between sulfur atoms of two cysteine residues involved in protein folding.
|Kelly Smith||Contemporary Catholic Ethics: A Learning and Teaching Exercise
To support advanced study of contemporary issues in Catholic ethics.
|Farah Wong||Learning Spanish to Learn from Others
To support Spanish language acquisition and community service, teaching adult ESL courses in Allston-Brighton.