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Accolades

Appointment

Dr. M. Catherine Spires, associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation and associate chair of clinical affairs, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, U-M Medical School, has been named a fellow with the 2007-08 Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for Women. It is the only national program dedicated to preparing senior women faculty for leadership at academic health centers.

Awards

The Center for International and Comparative Studies has awarded the 2007-08 CICS Human Rights Fellowship to Jana von Stein, assistant professor of political science, whose primary field of interest is international cooperation. She will teach a seminar for students minoring in international studies, international law and the politics of human rights, and will deliver a lecture in October 2007 on The Origins and Effects of International Human Rights Law.

The Center for International and Comparative Studies has awarded the 2007-08 CICS International Development and Security Fellowship to David Winter, a psychology professor whose research interests include human motivation. Winter will teach a seminar for the international studies minor in winter 2008 on psychological aspects of war and peace and will deliver a public lecture on "Psychology and the Cuban Missile Crisis: Why World War III Didn't Start in October 1962."

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