Faculty members win Guggenheim Fellowships
Five current and one retired U-M professors are among 180 winners of the Guggenheim Fellowships, which are awarded annually for distinguished achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment.
|David Caron||Holly Hughes|
|Shinobu Kitayama||Elizabeth Sears|
|Tomoko Masuzawa||Richard Tillinghast|
The U-M fellows and their projects include:
• David Caron, professor of French and women’s studies, “Tact and HIV disclosure.”
• Holly Hughes, associate professor of art and design, theatre and drama, and women’s studies, "Let Them Eat Cake."
• Shinobu Kitayama, professor of psychology, “Cultural Neuroscience: Bridging Natural and Social Sciences.”
• Tomoko Masuzawa, professor of history and comparative literature; “A history of biblical studies and the 19th-century academy.”
• Elizabeth Sears, George H. Forsyth Jr. Collegiate Professor of History of Art, “Warburg Circles: towards a cultural-historical history of art, 1929-64.”
• Richard Tillinghast, a professor emeritus of English; Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland: poetry.
The 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship winners include artists, scholars, and scientists selected from more than3,000 applicants for awards totaling more than $7.1 million.
“We are proud that our faculty members have received this honor,” says Provost Teresa Sullivan. “This national recognition of faculty in fields including performance art, psychology and the humanities is a clear indication of the strength and diversity of the work undertaken at the university.”
Since 1925, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has granted more than $281 million in fellowships to more than 16,900 individuals in the United States and Canada.
The full list of 2010 fellows is available at www.gf.org.