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Hoover announces National Fellows for 1991-92
STANFORD -- Hoover Institution Director John Raisian on Wednesday, May 1,
announced the awarding of 12 postdoctoral National and Peace Fellowships by
the Institution for the 1991-92 academic year.
Entering its 20th year, the National Fellows Program continues to be
nationally recognized as one of the most distinguished fellowship programs in
the United States. More than 240 outstanding scholars from universities in
the United States and Canada have been selected for the honor, with Stanford
University faculty members having received more than 10 percent of the
awards. The fellowships provide scholars with a unique opportunity to spend
one year at the Hoover Institution to conduct independent work on research
projects and public policy issues.
Hoover Associate Director Thomas H. Henriksen, who serves as the Program's
Executive Secretary, said, "Scholars who were awarded fellowships this year
typify the exceptional range of talent and academic excellence that have come
to be associated with the National Fellows.
"We believe that as a result of this program, the scholars -- and
ultimately the public -- will benefit from the knowledge they gain in
understanding major domestic and foreign policy issues," Henriksen said.
The 1991-92 Fellows, their topics, and academic backgrounds are:
- Kyle W. Bagwell, "Asymmetric Information in Product Markets"; Assistant
Professor, Department of Economics, Northwestern University; Ph.D.,
economics, Stanford University.
- Laurie S. Bagwell, "Shareholder Heterogeneity: Evidence and
Implications"; Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, Kellogg Graduate
School of Management, Northwestern University; Ph.D., economics, Stanford
- Clifford Griffin, "A Rational Approach to Policy Making and Political
Development: The Case of the English-speaking Caribbean"; Assistant
Professor, Department of Political Science & Public Administration; Ph.D.,
comparative/international relations, University of Rochester.
- Patrick James, "Elaborated Structural Realism and the Problems of Crisis
and War"; Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, McGill
University; Ph.D., government & politics, University of Maryland, College
- James A. Leitzel, "Soviet Economic Reform"; Associate Professor,
Department of Public Policy Studies, Institute of Policy Sciences and Public
Affairs, Duke University; Ph.D., economics, Duke University.
- Lisa L. Martin, "Threats, Promises, and U.S. Foreign Assistance: An
Institutional Perspective"; Assistant Professor, Department of Political
Science, University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., government, Harvard
- Kiminori Matsuyama, "Sectoral Issues in Economic Development and
Growth"; Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Northwestern
University; Ph.D., economics, Harvard University.
- Dani Rodrik, "Studies on Economic Reform in the Developing World and
Eastern Europe"; Associate Professor, Department of Public Policy, John F.
Kennedy School, Harvard University; Ph.D., economics, Princeton University.
- Nouriel Roubini, "Exchange Rates, Financial Liberalization and the
International Transmission of Economic Activity"; Assistant Professor,
Department of Economics, Yale University; Ph.D., economics, Harvard
- John P. Rust, "U.S. Social Security Policy: A Dynamic Analysis of
Incentives and Self-Selection"; Professor, Department of Economics,
University of Wisconsin, Madison; Ph.D., economics, Massachusetts Institute
- James R. Walker, "Public Policy and the Operation of the Child Care
Market"; Assistant Professor, Department of Economic, University of
Wisconsin; Ph.D., economics, University of Chicago.
- Marcia A. Weigle, "The Emergence of Civil Society in Gorbachev's Russia:
Facing the Failure of Liberalism"; Assistant Professor, Department of
Government, Bowdoin College; Ph.D., comparative politics: USSR, University of
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