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  • Past Visiting Scholars (2002–2003) - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    communities and the underclass Current Affiliation Associate Professor of English Brooklyn College Page Fortna Affiliation during Fellowship Year Assistant Professor of Political Science Columbia University Ph D Harvard University B A Wesleyan University The Effectiveness of International Peacekeeping in Civil Wars An examination of whether how and to what extent international personnel sent to war torn states actually contribute to a stable peace Current Affiliation Associate Professor of Political Science Columbia University David Greenberg Affiliation during Fellowship Year Ph D Columbia University B A Yale University The New Politics of Appointments Congress Ideology and the Supreme Court A study of the history of nominations to the Supreme Court and the unacknowledged role that ideology has played in the confirmation process Current Affiliation Associate Professor of History Journalism and Media Studies Rutgers University Jay Grossman Affiliation during Fellowship Year Assistant Professor of English Northwestern University Ph D University of Pennsylvania B A Yale University F O Mathiessen A Cultural Biography An analysis of the life and work of this Harvard scholar of American literature his influence on the practice of American literary studies and his involvement in a range of activities and institutions central to the political and cultural history of America Current Affiliation Associate Professor of English Director of American Studies Northwestern University Andrew Jewett Affiliation during Fellowship Year Ph D University of California Berkeley B A University of California Berkeley To Make America Scientific Science and Democracy in American Public Culture 1900 1950 A study of a group of scientists and social scientists philosophers and writers who thought that the development of scientific knowledge would revitalize self government in the United States Current Affiliation Associate Professor of History and Social Studies Harvard University Ann Mikkelsen Affiliation during Fellowship Year Ph D University of California Irvine A B Harvard University

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  • Current Hellman Fellows (2015-2016) - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Current Hellman Fellows 2015 2016 Alison E Leaf Ph D Cell Biology University of California San Francisco B A Biochemistry Cornell University As a graduate student at UCSF Alison investigated how signaling receptors are delivered to the primary cilium an antennae like extension from the cell that is critical for appropriate cell signaling Additionally she worked to increase awareness on science policy issues in the UCSF community served as a leader for the graduate student led National Science Policy Group and promoted science education outreach efforts in San Francisco Academy projects New Models for U S Science and Technology Policy The Alternative Energy Future and The Public Face of Science Keerthi Shetty Ph D Immunobiology Yale University A B Molecular Biology Princeton University Keerthi s thesis research involved studying the recruitment of RAG1 and RAG2 two important proteins of the immune system that help create antibodies to chromatinized DNA during V D J recombination At Yale she was the co president of the Yale Science Diplomats a science policy group Leading this organization Keerthi helped develop a science lecture series for local high schools and the general public organized policy writing workshops and seminars and contacted legislators about funding issues concerning biomedical research She was also named an eIntern for the State Department s Virtual Student Foreign Service program where she assisted with global science and technology projects Academy projects New Models for U S Science and Technology Policy The Alternative Energy Future Human Performance Enhancement and The Public

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  • Past Hellman Fellows (2014-2015) - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Past Hellman Fellows 2014 2015 Zackory Burns D Phil Zoology Somerville College University of Oxford A B Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Certificate in Environmental Studies Princeton University At Oxford he trained as an organismic biologist investigating the sociality of wild tool using New Caledonian crows through a novel animal borne technology While studying at Oxford he was also a fellow at Harvard University and a visiting scholar at the University of St Andrews Prior to attending Oxford he facilitated clinical drug trials associated with Pennsylvania Hospital He is published in two fields of science clinical health care and ethology and is keen to engage in cross disciplinary discourse Academy projects The Alternative Energy Future New Models for U S Science and Technology Policy Public Trust in Science and Medicine Dorothy Koveal Ph D Molecular Biology Cell Biology and Biochemistry MCB Brown University B S Biochemistry and Cell Biology Rice University As a graduate student she investigated the atomic resolution structures of protein kinases phosphatases and scaffolds and was dedicated to university outreach volunteering for recruiting efforts and serving on the MCB graduate

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  • Past Hellman Fellows (2013-2014) - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    and the Public Good Publications Overview Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Past Hellman Fellows 2013 2014 Dorothy Koveal Ph D Molecular Biology Cell Biology and Biochemistry MCB Brown University B S Biochemistry and Cell Biology Rice University As a graduate student she investigated the atomic resolution structures of protein kinases phosphatases and scaffolds and was dedicated to university outreach volunteering for recruiting efforts and serving on the MCB graduate program admissions committee Academy projects Advancing Research in Science and Engineering ARISE II The Role of Academia Industry and Government in the 21st Century New Models for Science and Technology Policy Public Trust in Vaccines Back to Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Current and Past Hellman Fellows 2015 2016 Hellman Fellows 2014 2015 Hellman Fellows 2013 2014 Hellman Fellows 2011

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  • Past Hellman Fellows (2011-2013) - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Past Hellman Fellows 2011 2013 Nathan Yozwiak Ph D Infectious Disease and Immunity University of California Berkeley B S Molecular and Cellular Biology Johns Hopkins University His graduate studies under co mentors Joseph L DeRisi University of California San Francisco and Eva Harris University of California Berkeley focused on the detection and discovery of known and novel viruses in acute pediatric illness in Nicaragua using viral microarrays and deep sequencing technology He began his Hellman Fellowship in 2011 Academy projects Advancing Research in Science and Engineering ARISE II The Role of Academia Industry and Government in the 21st Century Public Trust in Science Childhood Vaccines Back to Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Current and Past Hellman Fellows 2015 2016 Hellman Fellows 2014 2015 Hellman

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  • Past Hellman Fellows (2010-2011) - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Past Hellman Fellows 2010 2011 John C W Randell Ph D Virology Harvard University B S and B A University of Iowa Randell trained as a biochemist and molecular biologist at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where his research focused on the connection between DNA replication and the cell division cycle He was previously a visiting assistant professor at Kathmandu University Medical School in Nepal As a Hellman Fellow Randell worked on the Alternative Energy Future project and two Academy studies on the future of the Internet He began his Hellman Fellowship in 2009 and is now a Program Officer for Science Policy at the Academy Academy projects The Alternative Energy Future Protecting the Internet as a Public Commons Kelly M Stewart Ph D Biochemistry University of Toronto B S Chemistry Pennsylvania State University During her graduate studies Stewart conducted chemical biology research in the laboratory of Shana O Kelley which focused on the design and synthesis of a novel class of organelle specific drug delivery vectors She was awarded a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Training Fellowship in Radiation Research while in Toronto and was appointed as the

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  • Past Hellman Fellows (2009-2010) - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Past Hellman Fellows 2009 2010 Kimberly J Durniak Ph D Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry Yale University B A and B S University of Pittsburgh As a member of the laboratory of Thomas A Steitz at Yale Durniak studied the process by which RNA is synthesized during gene expression She was also a McDougal Fellow in the Yale Graduate Career Services Office and worked as a liaison to the New York Academy of Sciences to provide career workshops for fellow graduate students She began her Hellman fellowship in 2008 Academy projects Science in the Liberal Arts Curriculum Reconsidering the Rules of Space Scientists Understanding of the Public The Global Nuclear Future Advancing Research in Science and Engineering ARISE II The Role of Academia Industry and Government in the 21st Century John C W Randell Ph D Virology Harvard University B S and B A University of Iowa Randell trained as a biochemist and molecular biologist at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where his research focused on the connection between DNA replication and the cell

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  • Past Hellman Fellows (2008-2009) - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Past Hellman Fellows 2008 2009 Kimberly J Durniak Ph D Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry Yale University B A and B S University of Pittsburgh As a member of the laboratory of Thomas A Steitz at Yale Durniak studied the process by which RNA is synthesized during gene expression She was also a McDougal Fellow in the Yale Graduate Career Services Office and worked as a liaison to the New York Academy of Sciences to provide career workshops for fellow graduate students Academy projects Science in the Liberal Arts Curriculum Reconsidering the Rules of Space Scientists Understanding of the Public The Global Nuclear Future Dorit Zuk Ph D Molecular Biology Weizmann Institute of Science B Sc Tel Aviv University Academy projects Advancing Research in Science and Engineering ARISE I The Global Nuclear Future Scientists Understanding of the Public Back to Hellman Fellowship in

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