The University Record, April 24, 1995
Seven U-M faculty members have received Guggenheim Fellowships in the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation's seventy-first annual competition. They are among 152 artists, scholars and scientists nationally, with awards totaling $4,272,000.
Guggenheim Fellows are appointed on the basis of unusually distinguished achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment. A total of 72 institutions are represented by one or more fellows, and a large number are not associated with academic institutions.
The following are U-M Fellows and the focus of their research:
Ruth Behar, professor of anthropology and faculty associate of programs in Women's Studies and Latina/Latino Studies, the sexual politics of the Cuban revolution.
E. Valentine Daniel, professor of anthropology, the anthropology of Sri Lankan violence.
Yuri Gurevich, professor of computer science, foundational issues in computer science.
Raoul Kopelman, the Kasimir Fajans Professor of Chemistry, Physics, and Applied Physics, the molecular lens.
Bruce Mannheim, associate professor of anthropology, language, nationality and rebellion in southern Peru.
Brinkley Messick, associate professor of anthropology, Shari'a law in an Islamic state.
Thylias Moss, associate professor of English, poetry.