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2012

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Fields-Black, Edda , Carnegie Mellon University. Last Captives: The Making of the Gullah/Geechee, at the National Museum of American History with Fath Ruffins from January 15, 2013 through May 15, 2013.

Ickert-Bond, Stefanie , The University of Alaska Fairbanks. Comparative ovule and seed development and chromosomal evolution in vitaceae, at the National Museum of Natural History with Jun Wen from July 1, 2012 through September 30, 2012.

McGovern, Charles , College of William and Mary. The Civics of Popular Music: Race Citizenship and Belonging, 1930-1972, at the National Museum of American History with John Hasse and Paul Gardullo from July 1, 2012 through October 31, 2012.

Silverman, Raymond , University of Michigan. Icons of Devotion / Icons of Trade: The Painting Traditions of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, 1940-2012, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer and the National Museum of Natural History with Mary Jo Arnoldi from January 1, 2013 through May 31, 2013.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Blaimer, Bonnie , University of California, Davis. Patterns and processes of phylogenetic community structure in ants across four habitat types in Madagascar, at the National Museum of Natural History with Ted Schultz from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2014.

Burns, Emily Christine, Washington University in St. Louis. The Native as Naïve: The Culture of the American West in France, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from March 1, 2013 through August 31, 2013.

Casado-Zapico, Sara , University of Oviedo, Spain. Age estimation by measurement of oxidative stress in teeth from different populations. Comparison with classical methods., at the National Museum of Natural History with Doug Ubelaker from June 15, 2012 through June 15, 2014.

Davis, Frederick , University of Minnesota. First-row transition elements in oceanic island basalts and upper mantle lithologies, at the National Museum of Natural History with Elizabeth Cottrell from September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2014.

Erman, Sam Corcoran , Harvard Law School. Puerto Rico and the United States Constitution: Struggles around Status and Governance in a New Empire, 1868-1922, at the National Museum of American History with Marvette Perez and the Center for Follife and Cultural Heritage James Early from September 1, 2012 through March 30, 2013.

Fergus, Jamie , Duke University. Visual adaptations to the deep water column in hyperiid amphipods, at the National Museum of Natural History with Karen Osborn from February 1, 2013 through January 31, 2015.

Fujihara, Mayako , Kyoto University, Japan. Identifying key cellular factors that control ovarian primoridal activation and growth in vitro in the cat and dog models, at the National Zoological Park with Nucharin Songasen and Pierre Comizzoli from August 1, 2012 through January 31, 2013.

Gingerich, Joseph , University of Wyoming. Late Pleistocene Hunter-Gatherer Spatial Organization in Eastern North America, at the National Museum of Natural History with Dennis Stanford and Pegi Jodry from August 1, 2012 through June 15, 2013.

Holochwost, Catherine Reed, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Gremlin in the Studio: The Embodied Imagination in Nineteenth-Century American Art and Visual Culture, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Eleanor Harvey and William Truettner from September 1, 2012 through May 31, 2013.

Lyson, Tyler Ranse, Yale University. Reptile Phylogeny and the Evolutionary Origin of the Turtle Shell, at the National Museum of Natural History with Kevin de Queiroz and George Zug from October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2014.

O’Banion, Steven K., Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. Implementing a Framework for Artist Interviews at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden with Gwynne Ryan from September 1, 2012 through August 15, 2013.

Suarez Diaz, Ana Maria, Instituto cubano de investigacion cultural Juan Marinello. Outstanding and Unknown: Julio Girona, Cuban painter in the American Abstract Movement of the 1950s, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Carmen Ramos and Virginia Mecklenburg from October 1, 2012 through February 28, 2013.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Bolton, Samuel John , Ohio State University. A Comparison of the Morphological Diversity of Two Non-sexual Lineages of Mites, at the National Museum of Natural History with Ronald Ochoa and Jonathan Coddington from February 15, 2013 through November 15, 2013.

Cabau, Agathe , Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne University. Representations of Native Americans at the Paris Salons and French Great Exhibitions from 1800 to 1914 by American and French migrant artists, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and the National Portrait Gallery with Frank Goodyear from September 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012.

Chanchani, Nachiket , University of Pennsylvania. Text and Textile in Western India: The Case of the Feer Vasanta Vilasa, at the Freer Sackler Gallery of Art with Debra Diamond and Stephen Allee from September 1, 2012 through April 30, 2013.

Crawford, Katelyn , University of Virginia. Itinerant Portraitists in the Late Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Ellen Miles from September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013.

Darroch, Simon , Yale University. Spatial response to mass extinction: case study using the Ordovidian-Silurian, at the National Museum of Natural History with Peter Wagner and Gene Hunt from September 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012.

Diaz, Vanessa , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Manufacturing Celebrity and Marketing Fame: An Ethnographic Study of Celebrity Media Production, at the National Museum of American History/National Portrait Gallery with Dwight Blocker Bowers and Amy Henderson from March 1, 2013 through August 31, 2013.

Gibson, Abraham , Florida State University. Born to be Feral: the Science and Culture of Broken Symbioses, at the National Museum of American History with Pamela Henson and Jeffrey Stine from June 1, 2012 through July 31, 2013.

Grocke, Stephanie , Oregon State University. Influence of the continental crust on oxygen fugacity and on the volatile budget that drives the most explosive volcanic eruptions in Earth, at the National Museum of Natural History with Elizabeth Cottrell and Benjamin Andrews from June 15, 2012 through June 15, 2013.

Hernandez, Alexandro D., University of California Los Angeles. Voices of Struggle and Protest in U.S. Latin Alternative, at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Olivia Cadaval and Daniel Sheehy from August 15, 2012 through February 15, 2013.

Igoe, Laura Turner, Temple University. The Opulent City and the Sylvan State: Art and Environmental Embodiment in Early National Philadelphia, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and David Ward from September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013.

Kim, Miri , Princeton University. “Right Matter in the Right Place”: The Paintings of Albert Pinkham Ryder, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013.

Klein, Shana , University of New Mexico. The Fruits of Empire: Contextualizing Food in Still-Life Represenation, 1850-1900, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Eleanor Harvey and William Truettner from September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013.

Koester, Diana C., George Mason University. An Investigation of the Influence of Management on the Reproductive Fitness of Captive Male Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus), at the National Zoological Park with Adrienne Croisier from June 1, 2012 through November 30, 2012.

Levenson, Abra , Princeton University. Figures and Things: Charles Demuth, 1914-1935, at the National Portrait Gallery with Anne Collins Goodyear and Wendy Wick Reaves from September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013.

Maizels, Michael , University of Virginia. Barry Le Va: The Sculptural Aftermath, at the National Portrait Gallery with Anne Collins Goodyear from September 1, 2012 through July 31, 2013.

Marcum, Andrew Barron, The University of New Mexico. Presenting Disability at the Smithsonian: Disability Rights, Exhibitionary Practice, and the Meanings of Disability in American Public History, at the National Museum of Natural History with Katherine Ott and Pamela Henson from August 1, 2012 through December 15, 2012.

Miller, Nicholas , Northwestern University. Primitivist Encounters?: African American Painters, Diasporic Objects, and the Making of Modern Art, 1927-1977, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Amelia Goerlitz from September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013.

Pedraza Mendoza, Manuel Enrique, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo. Taxonomic review and cladistic analysis of the Kingsleyni Bott, 1970, at the National Museum of Natural History with Rafael Lemaitre from November 1, 2012 through March 30, 2013.

Rodriguez, Sarah Catherine Manning, University of Pennsylvania. American Immigration to New Spain and Mexico, 1810-1836, at the National Museum of American History with Barbara Clark Smith and Steve Valasquez from August 1, 2012 through April 30, 2013.

Rushing, Clark S., University of Maryland, College Park. Quantifying the rate and scale of immigration into source and sink populations of a migratory bird, at the National Zoological Park with Peter Marra from August 18, 2012 through May 15, 2013.

Thomas, Adam M., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. The Spectral Imagination: American Art between Science and Superstition in the Late Nineteenth Century, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Eleanor Harvey and David Ward from September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013.

Tonn, Jenna , Harvard. The Show-Room and the Workshop: The Laboratory within the Natural History Museum and the Development of American Biology, 1850-1935, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson and Ellen Alers from February 1, 2013 through April 30, 2013.

Whelan, Nathan , University of Alabama. Do extreme genetic differences translate to internal morphological differences within “species” of Pleuroceridae (Gastropoda: Cerithioidea)?, at the National Museum of Natural History with Ellen E. Strong from May 15, 2012 through August 14, 2012.

Yoon, Hyewon , Harvard University. Exile at Work: Lotte Jacobi, Gisele Freund, and Lisette Model Abroad, 1931 to 1965, at the National Portrait Gallery with Ann Shumard and Anne Collins Goodyear from October 1, 2012 through July 31, 2013.

TEN-WEEK GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Aguilera, Patricia , CONICET. How many genera are there in Callisia (Commelinaceae)?, at the National Museum of Natural History with Robert B. Faden from November 15, 2012 through January 24, 2013.

Buenaventura, Eliana , University of Copenhagen. Morphological and molecular evolution in flesh flies (Insecta: Diptera, Sarcophagidae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Norman E. Woodley from October 1, 2012 through December 10, 2012.

Clark, Virginia Marie, University of Maryland, College Park. The effect of diel-cycling hypercapnic hpoxia on the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, survival and ecosystem service function, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Denise Breitburg from June 4, 2012 through August 10, 2012.

 

2011

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Auslander, Mark , Brandeis University. Ancestral Futures: Remaking the Dead in Afro-Atlantic Arts, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer and Karen Milbourne from June 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011.

Braddock, Alan C., University of Delaware. Gun Vision: The Ballistic Imagination in American Art from Homer to O’Keeffe, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from September 1, 2011 through August 30, 2012.

Carson, Jenny M., Maryland Institute College of Art. The Art and Studio of William Henry Rinehart, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with George Gurney from January 1, 2012 through July 31, 2012.

Lachaud, Francois , Ecole francaise d’Extreme-Orient. Melancholy and the Modern Japanese Metropolis: Kobayashi Kiyochika and His Legacy (1875-1945), at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M Sackler Gallery with James Ulak and Lee Glazer from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

Miller, Ivor L., Boston University. A Cultural History of Cross River Civilization, at the National Museum of Natural History with Mary Jo Arnoldi and National Museum of African Art with Christine Kreamer from September 15, 2011 through September 14, 2012.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Appelhans, Marc , University of Leiden, the Netherlands. Evolution of the genus Melicope (Rutaceae): Phylogeny, historical biogeography, and hybridisation., at the National Museum of Natural History with Warren Wagner and Jun Wen from February 1, 2012 through January 31, 2013.

Barclay, Richard S., Northwestern University. A Geologic Analogue For Modern CO2 Increase: Reconstructing Atmospheric CO2 Through The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, at the National Museum of Natural History with Scott Wing from January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2014.

Bieber, Susanneh C., Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany. Construction Sites: American Artists Engage the Built Environment, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and National Portrait Gallery Anne Collins Goodyear from March 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012.

Branstetter, Michael G., University of California, Davis. Phylogeny, biogeography and life history evolution in ants: Insights from Stenammini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Ted Schultz and Sean Brady from June 18, 2012 through June 17, 2014.

Chaput, Dominique Louise, University of Oxford, UK. Linking microbial community structure and environmental factors to the bioremediation of manganese from coal mine drainage, at the National Museum of Natural History with Cara Santelli from October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2013.

Danner, Raymond M., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Reinventing the Bill: Proximate and Ultimate Causes of Seasonal Plasticity in Bill Morphology, at the National Zoological Park with Russell Greenberg from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

Deiner, Kristy Leigh, University of California, Davis. Evolution of toxin resistance in chemically defended birds: an analysis of molecular adaptations in a family of passerines, Pachycephalidae, at the National Zoological Park with Terry Chesser and Robert Fleischer from March 1, 2012 through February 28, 2013.

Estrada, Catalina , Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Unlocking the mechanisms of fungal-mediated protection in tropical plants, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Sunshine A Van Bael and William Wcislo from September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012.

Gillespie, Sarah C., York College, City University of New York. One Thing New Under the Sun: The Cross-Currents of Art and Science in the Early American Daguerreotype, 1839-1850, at the National Museum of American History with Shannon Perich from June 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011.

Goble, Emily Davis, Yale University. Miocene and Pliocene East African Fauna Relative to Global Climate Change, at the National Museum of Natural History with Richard Potts and Matthew Tocheri from September 15, 2011 through September 14, 2013.

Graham, Andrew M., Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Inorganic Mercury Speciation in Anoxic Waters: Implications for Hg Bioavailability and Methylmercury Production, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Cynthia Gilmour from October 12, 2011 through October 11, 2012.

Grocholski, Brent , University of California, Berkeley. The Lower Mantle and the Earth’s Water Cycle, at the National Museum of Natural History with Elizabeth Cottrell and Jeffrey Post from October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2013.

Gutierrez, Eliecer E, City University of New York. Revealing the Evolutinary History of the Deer Genus Odocoileus, with Emphasis on the Cariacou Complex, at the National Museum of Natural History with Kristofer Helgen and National Zoological Park Jesus Maldonado from May 24, 2012 through May 24, 2015.

Hamilton, Alison , University of California, Los Angeles. Evolutionary diversification of a radiation of treeskinks in the isolated islands of Oceania, at the National Museum of Natural History with Kevin de Quieroz and George Zug from October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2013.

Horn, James W., Smithsonian Institution. Floral novelty and diversification using Hibbertia (Dilleniaceae) as a model system, at the National Museum of Natural History with Laurence J Dorr and Kenneth J Wurdack from November 1, 2011 through October 31, 2012.

Jackson, Maurice , Georgetown University. History of Black Washington, DC, at the National Museum of American History with Fath Davis Ruffins and Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with James Early from July 1, 2011 through July 31, 2012.

Klein, Barrett A., University of Texas, Austin. Unlocking the Mysteries of Sleep: Improved Learning as a Shared Functional Benefit, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo and Rachel Page from March 1, 2012 through April 30, 2013.

Machicek, Michelle L., University of Sheffield, UK. The Adoption of Nomadic Pastoralism in Early Inner Asian Communities: Reconstructing temporal variation and complexity, at the Museum Conservation Institute with Christine France and National Museum of Natural History with Bruno Frohlich from October 1, 2011 through August 31, 2013.

Mozdzer, Thomas J., Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Effects of global change on common reed, Phragmites australis, invasion, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Patrick Megonigal and Dennis Whigham from June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012.

Obler, Bibiana , George Washington University. The Anti-Craft Tradition, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Nicholas Bell from January 1, 2012 through August 31, 2012.

Reut, Jennifer , University of Virginia. Mapping a Landscape of African American Travel, 1944-1964: Invisibility, Mobility and Autonomy., at the National Museum of African American History and Culture with Paul Gardullo from January 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012.

Riehl, Christina , Princeton University. Infanticide and parasitism: the evolution of alternative reproductive strategies in the communally breeding greater ani, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with John Christy and National Zoological Park Robert Fleischer from February 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.

Rose, Kevin , Miami University, Ohio. Modeling DOM dynamics in the Rhode River sub-estuary and its role in the Chesapeake Bay, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Patrick Neale and Maria Tzortziou from August 15, 2011 through August 14, 2012.

Selvans, Michelle , California Institute of Technology. Surface deformation and past stress regimes on the Moon and Mercury; Layering in the polar ice on Mars and implications for past climate,at the National Air and Space Museum with Tom Watters and Bruce Campbell from November 1, 2011 through October 31, 2013.

Stagg, Allison M., University College London. The Art of Wit: Political Caricature in the United States, 1780-1830, at the National Portrait Gallery with Wendy Wick Reaves and William Truettner from June 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011.

Thomas, Daniel B., Department of Zoology, University of Cape Town. Diet and feather color of fossil birds using Raman spectroscopy, at the National Museum of Natural History with Helen James and Museum Conservation Institute with Odile Madden from January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2013.

Van Bocxlaer, Bert , University of Ghent. Patterns of diversification in an endemic clade of freshwater gastropods in the long-lived East African Rift Lake Malawi, at the National Museum of Natural History with Ellen Strong and Eugene Hunt from April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2014.

van Breugel, Michiel , Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Species interactions and dynamics during early secondary forests succession, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Jefferson S. Hall and Helene Muller-Landau from January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012.

Walker, Kendra L, University of Michigan. Modeling monitoring dilemmas to predict successful conservation of forests, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with S. Joseph Wright from June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2013.

Wiley, Anne , Michigan State University. Variation in individual feeding habits through time and space: Gauging the sensitivity of seabirds to changes in prey availability, at the National Museum of Natural History with Helen James from July 15, 2011 through July 14, 2013.

Zohar, Ayelet , University of Haifa. Photography and Camouflage: An Exploration into the Photographic Materials in Abbott Handerson Thayer Collection, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and George Gurney from June 15, 2011 through September 18, 2011.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Arabindan-Kesson, Anna E., Yale University. Threads of Empire: Art and The Cotton Trade in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, 1780-1900, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and National Museum of African American History and Culture Jacqueline Serwer from September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012.

Balafrej, Lamia , Universite de Provence, France. Illustrated manuscripts of Sa’di in the Freer and Sackler Galleries., at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M Sackler Gallery with Massumeh Farhad and Debra Diamond from September 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.

Beetham, Sarah D., University of Delaware. Sculpting the Citizen Soldier: Reproduction and National Memory, 1865-1917, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Cynthia Mills and Eleanor Harvey from September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012.

Bryant, Aaron , University of Maryland, College Park. A Different Lens: Alternative Views of Civil Rights and the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign, at the National Museum of African American History and Culture with Jacquelyn D Serwer and National Museum of American History with Fath Davis Ruffins from January 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012.

Chan, Amy , Arizona State University. Reconnecting Arctic Narratives with Pictorial Engravings on Ivory Drill Bows, at the National Museum of Natural History with William W Fitzhugh and Stephen Loring from September 1, 2011 through June 1, 2013.

Considine, Liam B., New York University. Innovation and Disavowal: American Pop Art in France, 1962 – 1968, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia M Mecklenburg and NatinalPortrait Gallery with Anne Collins Goodyear from September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012.

Cras, Sophie , Sorbonne University. The Artist as an Economist: The Emergence of Economics as an Artistic Theme in Europe and in the United States (1955-75), at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and National Portrait Gallery with Anne Collins Goodyear from June 1, 2011 through October 1, 2011.

Fang, Jennifer Y., University of Delaware. Beyond Chinatown: Negotiating Chinese American Identity in the Cold War Suburbs, at the National Museum of American History with Nancy Davis and Cedric Yeh from July 1, 2011 through January 15, 2012.

Feman, Seth A., College of William & Mary. Paintings in Place: Encountering Art in Washington’s National Gallery, 1941-1968, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012.

Fenton, Jordan , University of Florida. The Art of Nsibidi in Mgbe/Ekpe: Performing Power, Secrecy, and Knowledge in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer and National Museum of Natural History with Mary Jo Arnoldi from June 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011.

Han, Benjamin Min, New York University. Small Screen Talent: Latino/a Performers and Musical Variety Shows in Cold War America, at the National Museum of American History with Marvette Perez from June 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011.

Heaney, Christopher , University of Texas, Austin. Grave Expectations: Excavating Peruvian Skulls, Museums and the Law, 1824-1948, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson from October 1, 2011 through December 21, 2011.

Huang, I-Fen , Brown University. Late Imperial Chinese Embroidery and Tapestry: Technical Innovation, Gender Relations, and Marketing Strategies, at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M Sackler Gallery with J Keith Wilson from March 1, 2012 through August 6, 2012.

Jarillo de la Torre, Sergio , University of Cambridge. The Myth Learns to Carve: Changing Knowledge Between Orality and Materiality in the Jerry W. Leach Trobriand Folklore Collection, at the National Museum of Natural History with Joshua A Bell and Adrienne Kaeppler from September 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012.

Jud, Nathan Andrew, University of Maryland, College Park. The angiosperm invasion of North America: Quantitative analysis of the rise of flowering plants, at the National Museum of Natural History with Scott L Wing and William A DiMichele from June 15, 2011 through April 15, 2013.

Kayal, Ehsan , Iowa State Univeristy. Ordinal level relationship within the subclass Hydrozoa (Cnidaria) using mitochondrial protein sequences, at the National Museum of Natural History with Allen Collins and Stephen Cairns from September 1, 2011 through February 28, 2012.

Langin, Kathryn M., Colorado State University. Bill morphology and diet in the Island Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma insularis): local adaptation within a single-island endemic?, at the National Zoological Park with Scott Sillett from July 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.

Liebert, Emily K., Columbia University. Roles Recast: Eleanor Antin and the 1970s, at the Archives of American Art with Liza Kirwin and National Portrait Gallery with Anne Collins Goodyear from September 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012.

Moen, Daniel S., Stony Brook University. The role of history in morphological adaptation to novel microhabitats in frogs, at the National Museum of Natural History with W Ronald Heyer and Kevin de Queiroz from August 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012.

Muka, Samantha , University of Pennsylvania. Water Worlds: Aquarium expertise and the amateur-professional borderlands, 1880-1930, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson and National Museum of Americna History with Paula Johnson from September 1, 2011 through January 31, 2012.

Pauwels, Erin K., Indiana University. Staged Personae: Impersonation, Celebrity, and Dramatic Realism in Gilded Age American Portraiture, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and National Portrait Gallery with Wendy Wick Reaves from September 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012.

Pillen, Cory J., University of Wisconsin-Madison. WPA Posters: A New Deal for Design, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

Piper, William Brian, College of William and Mary. Inside the Scurlock Studio: The Business of African American Photography in Washington DC, 1935-1968, at the National Museum of American History with David Haberstich from September 1, 2011 through February 28, 2012.

Rymsza-Pawlowska, Malgorzata , Brown University. Exhibiting Nation: Bicentennial History at the Smithsonian, at the National Museum of American History with Peter Liebhold and Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson from January 1, 2012 through July 31, 2012.

Shannon, Heather A., Rutgers University. Primitive Camera: Adam Clark Vroman and the American Southwest, 1895-1904, at the National Portrait Gallery with Frank Goodyear and Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from October 1, 2011 through May 18, 2012.

Sosa-Calvo, Jeffrey , University of Maryland. Revision of the non-leaf-cutting fungus-farming ant genus Myrmicocrypta Fr. Smith (Formicidae: Attini), with morphological and molecular phylogenetic, at the National Museum of Natural History with Ted Schultz and Sean Brady from July 15, 2011 through July 14, 2013.

Taylor, Alex J., University of Oxford, UK. Forms of Persuasion: Art and business collaborations in the 1960s, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and National Museum of American History with William Bird from September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012.

Velez-Juarbe, Jorge , Howard University. New Fossil Sirenians (Dugongidae) from the Caribbean Sea: Evolution, Diversity and Implications for Seagrass Communities in the Western Hemisphere, at the National Museum of Natural History with Nicholas D Pyenson and James G Mead from June 1, 2011 through November 30, 2011.

Wilbert, Tammy , George Mason University. Genetic Defense in an Endangered Canid – Do urban and wild San Joaquin kit foxes have the same MHC alleles?, at the National Zoological Park with Jesus E Maldonado and Katherine Ralls from July 15, 2011 through August 31, 2012.

Wong, Hannah W., University of Texas, Austin. A ‘Funny Guy’ Visits New York: Francis Picabia’s Humor, Anti-Bergsonian Science & Technology, La Jeune Fille Americaine, & Mechanomorphic Caricature,, at the National Portrait Gallery with Wendy Wick Reaves and Anne Collins Goodyear from September 1, 2011 through August 10, 2012.

Zhurauliova, Tatsiana , Yale University. Arcadia Americana: Landscape in the Art of Arshile Gorky, Pavel Tchelitchew and Yasuo Kuniyoshi during World War II, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and William Truettner from August 1, 2011 through July 31, 2012.

TEN-WEEK GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Biswas, Debanjali , University of London, UK. The Tangible and Intangible: mapping the space, material and performer in shamanic dances of Kut through time, at the National Museum of Natural History with Adrienne L Kaeppler and Joshua A Bell from October 17, 2011 through December 23, 2011.

Chang, Chih-Han , Johns Hopkins University. Revisiting the taxonomy and morphological variations of the earthworms in the Aporrectodea caliginosa complex (Clitellata: Lumbricidae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Kristian Fauchald from July 5, 2011 through September 9, 2011.

Jeychandran, Neelima , University of California Los Angeles. Places of Memory: Fort Museums of Ghana and India, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer from June 15, 2011 through August 26, 2011.

Leiva, Priscilla , University of Southern California. Excavating Cultural Landscapes: A Study of Washington D.C. Stadiums in an Age of Urban Renewal, 1911-1969, at the National Museum of American History with Susan Ostroff and Jane Rogers from June 1, 2011 through August 10, 2011.

Mesa-Cruz, Jose Bernardo, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Assessment of Anthropogenic Impacts on Belizean Jaguars (Panthera onca) Through Non-invasive Glucocorticoid Hormone Analysis., at the National Zoological Park with Janine L Brown from June 6, 2011 through August 12, 2011.

Pelayo, Monica R., University of Southern California. A Nation of (Certain) Immigrants: The Rhetoric, Display, and Memorialization of Immigrants in Public History Institutions, at the National Museum of American History with Steve Velasquez from June 6, 2011 through August 12, 2011.

Perry, Jessica , University of California, Santa Cruz. Ecological foundations for tool use variation in sea otters, at the National Zoological Park with Katherine Ralls from January 3, 2012 through March 9, 2012.

Pesendorfer, Mario B., University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Investigating the Coevolution of Island Scrub Oak and Island Scrub-Jays on Santa Cruz Island, CA, at the National Zoological Park with Scott Sillett from September 6, 2011 through December 1, 2011.

Scott, Blake C., University of Texas, Austin. The Invention of Paradise: A History of Tourism through the Caribbean to the Panama Canal, 1912-1964, at the National Museum of American History with Jeffrey Stine and Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson from April 1, 2012 through June 8, 2012.

Uchihara, Hiroto , State University of New York, Buffalo. Tonal phonology of San Lucas Quiavini Zapotec, at the National Museum of Natural History with Gabriela Perez-Baez and Ives Goddard from December 19, 2011 through June 22, 2012.

Vasaly, Helen Louise, University of Virginia. Phenotypic Correlations in Mainland Anolis Lizards, at the National Museum of Natural History with Kevin de Queiroz from May 23, 2011 through July 31, 2011.

Werner, William , Syracuse University. Investigating 19th-century artisan industry and market exchange in central Veracruz, Mexico through ceramic composition analysis., at the National Museum of Natural History with Ronald Bishop and James Blackman from June 18, 2012 through August 24, 2012.

 

2010

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Bentley, Amy L., University of Pennsylvania. Infant Food and Feeding Practices in the United States: A History, at the National Museum of American History with Paula Johnson and Rayna Green from September 15, 2010 through December 15, 2010.

Herd, Christopher D.K., University of New Mexico. Unmixing Martian Mantle and Crustal Components in the Martian Meteorites, at the National Museum of Natural History with Timothy McCoy from September 1, 2010 through May 31, 2011.

Lawal, Babatunde, Indiana University, Bloomington. Signifying the Thunderstorm Diety: Sango in Yoruba Art, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer and National Museum of Natural History with Mary Jo Arnoldi from January 1, 2011 through June 30, 2011.

Lee, Elizabeth L., Dickinson College. Therapeutic Culture: Health and Illness in Turn of the Century American Art, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Lee Glazer from September 1, 2010 through November 30, 2010.

Long, Lucy M., University of Pennsylvania. Foodways as Theory and Method at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, 1976-2010, at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Betty Belanus and Diana N’Diaye from June 1, 2010 through August 31, 2010.

Porter, Jeff, University of Oregon. Radio Nonfiction: From Vacuum Tubes to Podcasts, at the National Museum of American History with Dwight Blocker Bowers and the National Portrait Gallery with Amy Henderson from June 24, 2010 through July 24, 2010.

Way, Jennifer Ellen, University of North Texas. Politics of the Handmade, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Nicholas R. Bell from May 1, 2011 through July 31, 2011.

Werbel, Amy B., Saint Michael’s College. American Visual Culture During the Reign of Anthony Comstock, 1872-1915, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Eleanor Jones Harvey from June 1, 2010 through August 31, 2010.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Ahrens, Prudence M., University of Queensland. Travelling Modernisms: American Art and the South Pacific, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Cynthia Mills and the Freer and Sacler Galleries with Lee Glazer from September 15, 2010 through December 15, 2010.

Caldwell, Michael S., Boston University. Beyond Sound: The Role of Substrate Vibrations Produced During the Sexual Advertisement and Aggressive Calls of the Red-eyed Treefrogs, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with John Christy and Rachel Page from June 1, 2010 through May 31, 2011.

Chang, Andrew L., University of California, Davis. Larval Dispersal Patterns and Population Connectivity of Key Bivalve Species in Chesapeake and San Francisco Bays, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Gregory Ruiz and Whitman Miller from October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011.

Dauphine, Nico S., University of Georgia. Using Stable Isotopes to Reveal Population and Migratory Connectivity in a Long-Distance Neartic-Neotropical Migrant, Gray-cheeked Thrush (Catharus minimus), at the National Zoological Park with Peter Marra from September 15, 2010 through September 14, 2011.

Dohrmann, Martin, University of Gottingen. Evolution and Systematics of Glass Sponges, at the National Museum of Natural History with Allen Collins from October 15, 2010 through October 14, 2011.

Garcia-Robledo, Carlos, University of Miami. Modeling Tropical Plant Extinctions and Insect Herbivore Coextinctions Under Projected Global Warming, at the National Museum of Natural History with John Kress and Terry Erwin from July 15, 2010 through July 14, 2011.

Graham, Andrew M., Johns Hopkins University. Inorganic Mercury Speciation in Anoxic Waters: Implications for Hg Bioavailabilty and Methylmercury Production, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Cynthia Gilmour from October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2012.

Guerrero, Perla M., University of Southern California. Arkansas’ Development: Latinas/or, Asians, Agriculture and the Poultry Industry, at the National Museum of American History with Steven Velasquez and Pete Daniel from August 15, 2010 through December 15, 2010.

Holloway, Camara D., University of Delaware. Shadowing the Light: Race, Photography and the Modernist Persona in America, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Cynthia Mills from January 1, 2011 through June 30, 2011.

Knee, Karen L., Stanford University. Nitrate Additions to the Choptank River Estuary from Groundwater Discharge: Using Isotopic Tools to Characterize Nitrate Sources, Groundwater Flow Patterns, and Denitrification, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Thomas Jordan from March 1, 2011 through February 28, 2013.

LaFlamme, Marc, Queens University. Feeding Guilds Across the Ediacaran/Cambrian Boundary: The Evolution of Modern Tiered Feeding Strategies, at the National Museum of Natural History with Douglas Erwin and Richard Bambach from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.

Lasso, Eloisa, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. The Role of Somatic Mutation, Frequency-Dependent Mortality and Mating Patterns in Generating and Maintaining Genetic Diversity in Clonal Populations, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Eldredge Bermingham from June 1, 2010 through May 31, 2012.

Marden, Kerriann, Tulane University. Comparison of the Frequency and Co-occurance of Congenital Skeletal Anomalies Among the Burial Populations of Two Southwestern Anasazi Assemblages: Pueblo Bonito and Puye, at the National Museum of Natural History with Donald J. Ortner and David R. Hunt from February 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

Meijer, Hanneke J.M., Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. The Flores Fossil Avifauna: Extinction and Resilience in an Insular Ecosystem, at the National Museum of Natural History with Helen James and Richard Potts from September 15, 2010 through September 14, 2011.

Message, Kylie R., University of Melbourne. Changing Concepts of Citizenship? Assessing the Political Impact of Cultural Activism and the Tribal Museum and Sovereignty Movement, 1968 – 2008, at the National Museum o the American Indian with Amy Van Allen and the National Museum of American History with Larry Bird from July 1, 2010 through October 31, 2010.

Niaah, Jalani A., University of the West Indies. Rastafari: A New Faculty of Interpretation, at the National Museum of Natural History with Jake Homiak from December 15, 2010 through January 31, 2011.

Nie, Ze-Long, Kunming Institute of Botany, CAS. Evolution of Asian Gnaphalieae (Asteraceae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Vicki Funk and Jun Wen from February 15, 2011 through February 15, 2012.

Parak, Gisela Doris, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munich. Landscape Narratives: German and American Photographs in Comparison, 1850-1933, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Toby Jurovics and the National Portrait Gallery with Frank Goodyear from August 1, 2010 through February 28, 2011.

Piro, Jennifer J., New York University. Animal Economies and Emerging Social Complexity in the Late Bronze Age of Northeastern Anatolia: Analysis of the Zooarchaeological Evidence from Sos Hoyuk, at the National Museum of Natural History with Melinda Zeder from October 1, 2010 through March 31, 2011.

Robertson, Bruce A., University of Montana. Agroecology and Ecosystem Services of Migratory Grassland Birds in Cellulosic Biofuel Crops, at the National Zoological Park with Robert Rice and Scott Sillett from July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.

Sessa, Jocelyn A., Pennsylvania State University. Stable Isotope Postdoc: Investigating Meridional Gradients in Temperature, Seasonality, and Diversity During Greenhouse Periods in the US Coastal Plain, at the National Museum of Natural History with Brian Huber and Eugene Hunt from January 15, 2011 through January 14, 2012.

Smith, Zoe F., University of Melbourne. Ecological and Phylogenetic Correlates of Enzyme Activity in orchid Mycorrhizal Fungi, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Melissa McCormick and Dennis Whigham from August 1, 2010 through July 31, 2011.

Tierney, Simon M., Flinders University. Photosensitivity in Nocturnal Foraging Bees, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo and Eldredge Bermingham from July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.

Way, Albert G., University of Georgia. Not Naturally a Grass Country: Environment, Plant Genetics, and the Quest for Agricultural Modernization in the Humid World, at the National Museum of American History with Jeffrey Stine and the Smithosnian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson from January 1, 2011 through May 31, 2011.

West, Catherine F., University of Washington. Stable Isotope Postdoc: Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction in the Kodaik Archipelago, Alaska, at the National Museum of Natural History with Torben Rick and the Museum Conservation Institute with Robert Speakman from September 15, 2010 through June 15, 2011.

Young, Hillary Suzanne, Stanford University. The Effects of Large Herbivores on the Ecology of Infectious Diseases, at the National Museum of Natural History with Kristofer Helgen from October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2012.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Baradel, Lacey M., University of Pennsylvania. Destabilizing American Regional Identities: The Slippery Signification and Interpretation of Place in the Visual Arts, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Eleanor Jones Harvey from September 1, 2010 through August 31, 2011.

Brown, Meredith A., Courtauld Insitite of Art, University of London. Feminist Spaces, Politics and Programs: The Impact of A.I.R. Gallery on the Feminist and Alternative Art Movements in 1970s America, at the Archives of American Art with Liza Kirwin and the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Joanna Marsh from September 15, 2010 through March 14, 2011.

Cao, Maggie M., Harvard University. Landscape Interrupted: The Emergence of Zoological Agency in Nineteenth Century American Art, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Eleanor Jones Harvey from September 1, 2010 through August 31, 2011.

Cartwright, Ryan L., University of Minnesota. The Anti-Idyll: Gender, Sexuality and the Construction of “Rural America”, at the National Museum of American History with Katherine Ott and Pete Daniel from November 1, 2010 through April 30, 2011.

Castner, Julie E., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Can Cultural Divergence Play a Role in Genetic Divergence? A Test in a Tropical Bird, at the National Zoological Park with Robert Fleischer and Russell Greenberg from August 1, 2010 through July 31, 2011.

Dillingham, Alan Shane, University of Maryland College Park. The Roots of Mixtec Language Activism and Barriers to Bilingual Education Consolodation in the Mixteca Alta of Oaxaca, Mexico, 1954-1995, at the National Museum of Natural History with Gabriela Perez Baez and the National Museum of the American Indian with Gabrielle Tayac from December 15, 2010 through April 15, 2011.

Eckles, Megan, University of California, San Diego. A Critical Test of Stingless Bee Referential Communication, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with David Roubik and William Wcislo from July 15, 2010 through August 15, 2011.

Falzoni, Francesca, University of Milan, Italy. Assessing the Late Cretaceous “Cool Tropic Paradox” and Reconstructing the Evolutionary History of Campanian (84-75 Ma) Planktonic Foraminifera, at the National Museum of Natural History with Brian Huber and Amelia Logan from September 15, 2010 through December 14, 2010.

Gilman, Bridget E., University of Michigan. Re-envisioning Everyday Spaces: Photorealist Painting in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1960-Present, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg from September 1, 2010 through February 28, 2011.

Harris, Mazie M., Brown University. Photographic Portraiture and Patents in New York Between 1850 and 1880, at the National Portrait Gallery with Ann Shumard and Wendy Wick Reaves from August 15, 2010 through August 14, 2011.

Hughes, Charles L., University of Wisconsin, Madison. Country-Soul: Race, Work and Commerce in Southern Popular Music, 1960-1980, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and John Hasse from September 1, 2010 through February 28, 2011.

Keyes, Sarah E., University of Southern California. Circling Back: Migration to the Pacific and the Reconfiguration of America 1820-1900, at the National Museum of American History with Rayna Green and the National Museum of the American Indian with Douglas Herman from March 1, 2011 through May 31, 2011.

Kumar, Brinda, Cornell University. Collecting South Asian Art: Analyzing Private Positions, Public Narratives and the Writing of Art History, at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Debra Diamond and Lee Glazer from September 1, 2010 through February 28, 2011.

Lasc, Anca I., University of Southern California. Publishing the Interior in Nineteenth Century Paris 1852-1914, at the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum with Gail S. Davidson and Sarah Lawrence from August 15, 2010 through November 15, 2011.

Levavy, Sara Beth, Stanford University. Immediate Mediation: A Narrative of the Newsreel and the Film, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and the National Museum of American History with Shannon Perich from July 15, 2010 through July 14, 2011.

McGoey, Elizabeth E., Indiana University, Bloomington. Staging Modern Domesticity: Art and Constructed Interior Displays in America, 1925 – 1940, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Nicholas Bell and the National Museum of American History with Nancy Davis from September 15, 2010 through March 15, 2011.

Moore, Emily L., University of California, Berkeley. Indian Art of the New Deal, Indians in New Deal Art, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and the National Museum of the American Indian with Mary Jane Lenz from March 1, 2011 through May 31, 2011.

Ogle, Vanessa, Harvard University. Clocks, Calendars, and Conversion Charts: Reorganizing Time During the First Wave of Globalization, 1881-1939, at the National Museum of American History with Carlene Stephens from January 1, 2011 through June 30, 2011.

Orosz, Marton, Eotvos Lorand University. Gyorgy Kepes: His Period and Contacts Within the United States in the Post-War Art, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and the Archives of American Art with Jason Stieber from July 1, 2010 through September 30, 2010.

Porter, Austin, Boston University. Paper Bullets: The Visual Culture of American World War II Print Propaganda, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Joann Moser and National Portrait Gallery with Wendy Wick Reaves from September 1, 2010 through August 31, 2011.

Powell, Amy L., University of Wisconsin, Madison. Temporal Subjectivities in Contemporary African Art and Cinema, at the National Museum of African Art with Karen Milbourne from September 1, 2010 through May 31, 2011.

Raby, Megan M., University of Wisconsin, Madison. A Laboratory in the Jungle: U.S. Tropical Biology in the Caribbean, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson and the National Museum of American History with Jeffrey Stine from June 1, 2010 through August 31, 2010.

Robertson, Breanne M., University of Maryland, College Park. Forging a New World Nationalism: Ancient Mexico in United States Art and Visual Culture, 1933-1945, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Joann Moser from September 1, 2010 through August 31, 2011.

Sang, Seung Yeon, Boston University. Influence and Reception of Hybrid Ceramics: The Creamic Production of the Japan House Kilns During the 17th to 18th Centuries, at the Freer Gallery of Art/arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Louise Cort from January 2, 2011 through March 31, 2011.

Scharf, Susanne, Frankfurt University. Art with an Agenda: Hugo Reisinger as Promoter of Transnational Cultural Exchange in the Early Twentieth Century, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Joann Moser from January 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011.

Schreeg, Laura, University of Florida. A Pan-Continental Study Linking Soil Carbon and Phosphorus Cycles in the Lowland Tropics: Does Carbon Sorbed to Soil Surfaces Increase Plant Available Phosphorus?, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Benjamin Turner from June 1, 2010 through September 30, 2010.

Sedio, Brian, University of Michigan. Plant-Herbivore Community Assembly and the Problem of Specificity: do Insect Herbivores Specialize Among Sypartric, Congeneric Plants in Tropical Forests?, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with S. Joseph Wright and E. Allen Herre from June 1, 2010 through November 30, 2010.

Sels, Kim M., Rutgers University. Assembling Identity: The Object-Portrait n American Art, 1917-1927, at the National Portrait Gallery with Anne Collins Goodyear and Wendy Wick Reaves from June 1, 2010 through November 30, 2010.

Sofaer, Helen Rose, Colorado State University. Is There a Trade-Off Between Offspring Quality and Quantity in Altricial Birds?, at the National Zoological Park with Scott Sillett from June 1, 2010 through August 31, 2010.

Surdam, Maia, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Migrant Farm Labor in the Rural Midwest, at the National Museum of American History with Steven Velasquez and Nancy Davis from September 15, 2010 through March 15, 2011.

Terrell, Kimberly A., University of New Orleans. Functional Consequences of Compromised Sperm Metabolism in the Teratospermic Cheetah and Domestic Cat, at the National Zoological Park with Adrienne Crosier from August 1, 2010 through July 31, 2011.

Thompson, Drew A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Relating Mozambican Press Photography to Other Histories of Photography in Africa, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer and the National Museum of Natural History with Mary Jo Arnoldi from February 15, 2011 through February 14, 2012.

Tonra, Christopher M., University of Maine. Determining the Relative Influence of Environmental and Endogenous Factors on the Transition from Non-Breeding to Breeding in Migratory Songbirds, at the National Zoological Park with Peter Marra from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.

Valance, Helene, Universite Paris 7 Diderot. Nocturnes in American Painting, 1890-1917, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Eleanor Jones Harvey from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.

Wood, Mary, University of Delaware. Benjamin West’s Nelson Memorial: Neoclassical Sculpture and the Atlantic World Circa 1812, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Cynthia Mills from September 1, 2010 through August 31, 2011.

Xu, Mingzi, University of Oklahoma. Wing Patch as an Honest Signal in Contest Resolution in the Giant Damselfly, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo and John Christy from September 15, 2010 through February 15, 2012.

TEN-WEEK GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Axtell, Matthew A., Princeton University. Watershed Management in the 19th Century: The Ohio River Case, at the National Museum of American History with Jeffrey Stine from January 24, 2011 through April 1, 2011.

Burditt, Rebecca M., University of Rochester. Seeing Difference: Postwar Hollywood and the Commercial Delay, at the National Museum of American History with Fath Davis Ruffins and Vanessa Simmons from July 5, 2010 through September 10, 2010.

Cortes, Marina Correa, Columbia University. Effects of Fragmentation on Temporal and Landscape Level Variation on Spatial Genetic Structure of the Understory Plant Heliconia Acuminata in Central Amazonia Brazil, at the National Museum of Natural History with John Kress from July 5, 2010 through September 10, 2010.

Evans, Brian Spence, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Using Gap-Crossing Decision Rules to Determine the Functional Connectivity of Urban Landscapes for Urban-Adapted Bird Species, at the National Zoological Park with Peter Marra from June 1, 2010 through August 6, 2010.

Kennedy, Eileen A., Bucknell University. Color Variation in Museum Specimens: Effects of Environmental Stress, Pigmentation and Duration of Storage, at the National Museum of Natural History with Gary Graves and Helen James from May 17, 2010 through July 22, 2010.

Pinto, Miguel, City University of New York. Surveillance and Discovery of Pathogens in Preserved Mammalian Tissues, at the National Museum of Natural History with Kristofer Helgen and the National Zoological Park with Robert Fleischer from August 2, 2010 through October 8, 2010.

Provencher, Nicole D., University of Texas, San Antonio. Ideology and Illustration: Graphic Constructions of Gender and Race in American Caricature, Cartooning, and Comic Illustrations, 1920 to Present, at the National Museum of American History with David Haberstich and Helena Wright from June 7, 2010 through August 13, 2010.

Rahlwes, Brent C., Sam Houston State University. Systematics of the Tumbling Flower Beetle (Coleoptera: Mordellidae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Terry Erwin and Christy Jo Geraci from June 14, 2010 through August 20, 2010.

Sage, Clark, Indiana University. Lakota Ethnobiological Knowledge and Material Culture, at the National Museum of Natural History with Candace Greene and Joshua Bell from June 1, 2010 through August 6, 2010.

Samy, Julie M., University of Maryland. Effects of Social Interactions on Movement Patterns and Population Distribution in Asian Elephants (Elephus Maximus), at the National Zoological Park with Peter Leimgruber and Melissa Songer from January 31, 2011 through April 8, 2011.

Spence, Justin D., University of California, Berkeley. Recovering Variation in Pacific Coast Athabaskan, at the National Museum of Natural History with Gabriela Perez Baez and Ives Goddard from January 18, 2011 through March 25, 2011.

Sweeney, Dawn C., University at Buffalo. Ecological and Evolutionary Constraints on Life History Strategies in the Ctenophohen, at the National Museum of Natural History with Elizabeth Cottrell and Lee Siebert from June 1, 2010 through August 6, 2010.

 

2009

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Claypool, Lisa R., Stanford University. Figuring the Social Body: Painting Manuals in Late Imperial China, at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Joseph Chang from January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010.

Corbett, David Maxwell Peters, University of Manchester, UK. Landscape, City and Identity in American Painting c. 1840-1917, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Virginia Mecklenburg from November 1, 2009 through April 30, 2010.

Drewal, Henry J., Columbia University. Senses in Understandings of Art Among Yoruba-Speaking Peoples, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer and National Museum of Natural History with Mary Jo Arnoldi from June 1, 2010 through August 31, 2010.

Meyer, James S., Johns Hopkins University. The Return of the 1960s: Narratives of the Contemporary, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Joanna Marsh and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden with Kristen Hileman from August 1, 2009 through July 31, 2010.

Richmond, Courtney, Rowan University. Ecological and Evolutionary Constraints on Life History Strategies in the Ctenophohen “Mnemiopsis leidyi” in Chesapeake Bay, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Denise Breitburg and Anson Hines from June 1, 2009 through .

Sellet, Frederic, Southern Methodist University. Weaponry Manufacture and Prehistoric Adaptations: Quantifying Projectile Point Production at the Lindenmeier Site, at the National Museum of Natural History with Dennis Stanford and Margaret Jodry from June 1, 2009 through August 31, 2009.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Andersen, Kelly M., University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. Partitioning of Soil Nitrogen Forms Among Understory Palms: Applying Recent advances in Nitrogen Cycling to Lower Montane Tropical Forests, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Benjamin Turner and Edward Herre Herre from August 1, 2009 through January 31, 2011.

Bolin, Jay F., Old Dominion University. Host-Parasite Cospeciation and Plastid Genome Evolution in the Plant Holoparasite Family Hydnoraceae, at the National Museum of Natural History with Kenneth Wurdack from January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.

Bruno, Maria Christina, Washington University, St. Louis. Documenting the Domestication of Chenopodium Pallidicaule Using Scanning Electron Microscopy, at the National Museum of Natural History with Bruce D. Smith from January 15, 2010 through April 15, 2010.

Campagnolo, Kathleen Merrill, Courtauld Institute of Art. Artists, Ideas, and Homage in 1960s New York: A View through the Early Work of Walter De Maria, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and the National Portrait Gallery with Anne Collins Goodyear from November 1, 2009 through May 31, 2010.

Chang, Andrew, UC Davis. Larval Dispersal Patterns and Population Connectivity of Key Bivalve Species in Chesapeake and San Francisco Bays, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Gregory Ruiz and Whitman Miller from August 1, 2009 through September 30, 2011.

Cohen, Benjamin R., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The Moral Landscape of Adulteration: Cheating on Nature in the Early Age of Industrialized Food, at the National Museum of American History with Jeffrey Stine and Pete Daniel from May 18, 2009 through January 15, 2010.

Dezeuze, Anna, Courtauld Institute of Art. The Everyday in American Art, 1958-1971, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Joann Moser and Archives of American Art with Liza Kirwin from October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.

Gotzek, Dietrich A., University of Georgia. Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fire Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Sean Brady and Ted Schultz from August 1, 2009 through July 31, 2010.

Kosnik, Matthew A., University of Chicago. Quantifying the Effect of Taxon-Specific Rates of Shell Loss on Paleoecological Records: Can the Damage be Undone?, at the National Museum of Natural History with Peter J. Wagner from September 1, 2009 through August 31, 2010.

Lentfer, Carol Joy, Southern Cross University. Advances in Starch Granule Research in Southeast Asia and its Application to Archaeobotanical Studies, at the National Museum of Natural History with Dolores Piperno from December 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010.

Lind, Eric M., . Cascading Effects of White-tailed Deer Ecosystem Modification on Moth Biodiversity, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with John Parker and Ilka Feller from June 15, 2009 through June 14, 2010.

Maloney, Kelly O., Auburn University. The Imprint of Historical Land Use on Present Day Stream Conditions in the Patuxent River Basin, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Donald Weller from January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.

Mooney, Amy M., Rutgers University. Portraits of Noteworthy Character, at the National Portrait Gallery with Brandon Fortune and Frank Goodyear from November 1, 2009 through July 31, 2010.

Mozdzer, Thomas J., University of Virginia. Effects of Global Change on Common Reed, Phragmites australis, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Patrick Megonigal and Bert Drake from June 1, 2009 through May 30, 2011.

Mulcahy, Daniel G., Utah State University. Morphological Variation in Nightsnakes and Cat-Eyed Snakes, at the National Museum of Natural History with Kevin de Queiroz and Roy McDiarmid from September 1, 2009 through August 31, 2010.

Ogada, Darcy L., Rhodes University. Ecological Implications of Vulture Extinction on Facultative Scavengers and Disease Transmission, at the Mpala Research Center with Mark Torchin and Margaret Kinnaird from September 1, 2009 through August 31, 2010.

Orr, Caley M., Arizona State University. Functional Morphology of the Wrist and Ankle in Homo Floresiensis, at the National Museum of Natural History with Richard Potts and Matthew Tocheri from March 1, 2010 through November 30, 2010.

Ott, John W., University of California, Los Angeles. Brotherhood on Paper: Giacomo Patri and the Representation of Interracial Solidarity in the American Labor Movement, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg from June 1, 2009 through May 31, 2010.

Pawley, Emily, University of Pennsylvania. “The Balance Sheet of Nature”: Calculating the New York Farm, 1825-1860, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel from March 1, 2010 through May 31, 2010.

Phillips, Stephen J., Princeton University. Towards a Research Practice: Frederick Kiesler’s Experiments in Morphology and Modern Design, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia M. Mecklenburg and Joann Moser from June 1, 2009 through August 31, 2010.

Rogers, Sarah A., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Innocents Abroad, Again: American Art in Beirut, 1953-1975, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia M. Mecklenburg and Archives of American Art with Liza Kirwin from August 15, 2009 through August 15, 2010.

Salami, Gitti E., University of Iowa. Yakurr Tradition in Postcolonial Nigeria, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer and National Museum of Natural History with Mary Jo Arnoldi from January 1, 2010 through August 31, 2010.

Saltonstall, Kristin, Yale University. Origins and Genetic Diversity of “Saccharum spontaneum” L in Panama, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Eldredge Bermingham from June 1, 2009 through May 31, 2010.

Seagle, Christopher T., University of Chicago. Solubility of Oxygen and Sulfur in Solid Iron at High Pressures, at the National Museum of Natural History with Elizabeth Cottrell from August 1, 2009 through July 31, 2011.

Sienkewicz, Julia A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Citizenship by Design: Art and Identity in the Early Republic, at the National Portrait Gallery with David Ward from October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.

Smith, Zoe, University of Melbourne, Australia. Ecological and Phylogenetic Correlates of Enzyme Activity in Orchid Mycorrihizal Fungi, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Melissa McCormick and Dennis Whigham from August 1, 2009 through July 31, 2011.

Triplett, Jimmy K., Iowa State University. Exploring Reticulate Evolution and Biogeography in the Temperate Bamboos of East Asian and Eastern North America Utilizing Nuclear Sequence Data, at the National Museum of Natural History with Jun Wen and Paul Peterson from January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.

Wagelie, Jennifer J., City University of New York. Maori Artifacts and Pacific Island Manikins: An In-Depth Study at the NMNH, at the National Museum of Natural History with Adrienne Kaeppler and Joshua Bell from September 15, 2009 through June 14, 2010.

Wilson, Amy S., University of British Columbia. Patterns of Demography and Genetic Diversity Along the Road Towards Extinction, at the National Zoological Park with Peter Marra and Robert Fleischer from June 1, 2009 through May 31, 2010.

Wurzburger, Nina, Princeton University. Redefining Nutrient Limitation in Panamanian Lowland Tropical Forests, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Joseph Wright and Benjamin Turner from July 15, 2009 through September 30, 2011.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Bacon, Christine D., Colorado State University. Species Delimination and Ecological Niche Modeling of Hawaiian Pritchardia (Palmae: Arecaceae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Warren L. Wagner from September 1, 2009 through November 30, 2009.

Bentlage, Bastian, University of Kansas. Biogeography of Open Ocean Jellyfishes, at the National Museum of Natural History with Allen G. Collins and National Museum of Natural History Stephen D. Cairns from September 1, 2009 through August 31, 2010.

Black, Jennifer M., University of Southern California. Branding Trust: Advertising, Legitimacy, and Trademarks in US Popular Culture, 1876-1930, at the National Museum of American History with Vanessa Broussard Simmons and Helena E. Wright from March 1, 2010 through May 31, 2010.

Bozanic, Andrew D.A., University of Delaware. The Acoustic Guitar in American Culture, 1880-1970, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel from January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010.

Byrd, Dana E., Yale University. Reconstructions: The Material Culture of the Post-Bellum Plantation, 1861-1877, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from September 1, 2009 through August 31, 2010.

Churchill, Celia K.C., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Identifying Synapomorphies Underlying the Ecological Transition from Benthos to Neuston in Janthinidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda), at the National Museum of Natural History with Ellen Strong from January 15, 2010 through April 15, 2010.

Cincinnati, Noah Benjamin, Johns Hopkins University. The White Man’s Other Burden: Imperialism, Zoos, and American Wildlife Protection, 1889-1926, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson from September 15, 2009 through December 15, 2009.

Curtis, Erin M., Brown University. Cultural History of Donuts and Asian Immigration in Los Angeles, at the National Museum of American History with Franklin Odo and Nancy Davis from October 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010.

Danner, Raymond M., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Does Winter Food Drive Natural and Sexual Selection in a Short Distance Migratory Sparrow?, at the National Zoological Park with Russell Greenberg from January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.

Davis, Alexandra E., University of Pennsylvania. Representations of Artists in American Fashion and Lifestyle Magazines, 1923-1951, at the National Portrait Gallery with Wendy Wick Reaves and Smithsonian American Art Museum Virginia Mecklenburg from September 1, 2009 through August 31, 2010.

Dobreva, Neli Ignatova, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. Thinking American National Identity Through the Events of September 11th Storytelling: The Power of Object, Image, and Narrative, at the National Museum of American History with James B. Gardner and William L. Bird from July 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.

Douberley, Amanda A., University of Texas, Austin. The Corporate Model: Sculpture, Architecture and the American City, 1946-1969, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and National Pportrait Gallery with Anne Goodyear from July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.

Elder, Nicole S., Princeton University. Show and Tell: Representation, Communication, and the Still Lifes of William M. Harnett, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Eleanor Harvey from September 1, 2009 through August 31, 2010.

Hill, Jason E., University of Southern California. The Artist as Reporter: Picturing the News in PM Daily, 1940-1948, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg from September 1, 2009 through August 31, 2010.

Jenks, Kate E., University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Domestic Dogs as a Reservior Host for Disease, at the National Zoological Park with Nucharin Songsasen and Peter Leimgruber from June 1, 2009 through May 31, 2010.

Laubacher, Matthew, Arizona State University. The Culture of Collecting in 19th Century American Natural History, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson from June 1, 2009 through August 31, 2009.

Lemay, Kate C., Indiana University. Forgotten Memorials: The American Cemetaries in France from World War II, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Cynthia Mills and George Gurney from September 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.

Lowery, Darrin L., University of Delaware. Analysis of the Smithsonian’s Middle Atlantic Paleoindian Site Collections and the Associated Site Formation Processes: A Comparison with the Delmarva Peninsula Data, at the National Museum of Natural History with Dennis Stanford and Torben Rick from July 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010.

Luarca-Shoaf, Nenette, University of Delaware. The Place of the Mississippi River in Antebellum Visual Culture and Imagination, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from September 1, 2009 through August 31, 2010.

Mengel, Laurie M., Brown University. Neither Cio-Cio San nor Hester Prynne: Japanese Immigrant and Japanese American Women in Japan and Hawaii 1880-1920, at the Asian Pacific American Program with Franklin Odo from August 1, 2009 through January 31, 2010.

Mercelis, Joris, Ghent University, Belgium. Leo H. Baekeland (1863-1944). A Biography of an Entrepreneur, at the National Museum of American History with Arthur Molella from September 1, 2009 through November 30, 2009.

Myhaver, Virginia J., Boston University. The “New American Revolution”: Cultural Pollitics and the 1976 American Bicentennial, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson and National Museum of American History Larry Bird from July 1, 2009 through September 30, 2009.

Scott, Jarrod J., University of Wisconsin. Microbial Community Assembly in the Refuse Dumps of the Leaf-Cutter Ant, Atta columbica, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo from September 15, 2009 through May 15, 2010.

Suurmeyer, Ellen, University of Arizona. Investigating Mechanism of Gall Induction in the Fig-Fig Wasp System, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with E. Allen Herre from June 1, 2009 through May 31, 2010.

Swinehart, Karl F., University of Pennsylvania. The Aymara in the Anthropological Gaze: Weston La Barre’s Ethnographic Encounters in the Altiplano, at the National Museum of the American Indian with Ramiro Matos from June 1, 2009 through August 31, 2009.

Touchton, Janeene M., Princeton University. Competive Release Reveals Individual Variation in Spotted Antbirds (Hylophylax naevioides), at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Egbert Leigh and William Wcislo from July 1, 2009 through January 31, 2010.

Walsh, Catherine, University of Delaward. Tell Me a Story: Narrative and Orality in Nineteenth Century American Visual Culture, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.

Zacks, Michelle, University of Hawaii. From Food to Trash: A Social History of the Mullet Fishery of Southwest Florida, at the National Museum of American History with Paula Johnson from March 1, 2010 through November 30, 2010.

TEN-WEEK GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Janicki, Amanda F., Missouri State University. Using Museum Specimens to Better Understand Scarring and Body Condition Seen in Bats Affected with White-Nose Syndrome, at the National Museum of Natural History with Don E. Wilson from June 1, 2009 through August 7, 2009.

Kaiser, Sara A., Washington State University. Adaptive Significance of Plasticity in Hormone-Mediated Avian Reproductive Behaviors, at the National Zoological Park with Scott Sillett from June 1, 2009 through August 7, 2009.

Larnerd, Joseph H., Temple University. Re-Contextualizing The Throne: James Hampton’s Material Iconology, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenberg and Helen B. Ingalls from June 1, 2009 through August 7, 2009.

LeClerc-Caffarel, Stephanie M.E., University of East Anglia, UK. The United States Exploring Expedition Collections: Intrepretative Research on Exchange Relations Betweens Fijians and Euro-Americans, at the National Museum of Natural History with Adrienne L. Kaeppler and Joshua A. Bell from June 1, 2009 through August 7, 2009.

Malek, Jennafer Christine, University of Maryland Effects of Intertidal Exposure on Disease in the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica, and Implications Under Climate Change, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Denise Breitburg from May 1, 2009 through July 10, 2009.

Nzewi, Ugochukwu-Smooth C., Emory University. Art Biennales, Global Art World and Transformations in Contemporary African Art, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Kreamer and NMAfA Karen Milbourne from June 1, 2009 through August 7, 2009.

Scheffler, Robin, Yale University. Establishing a Research Site for Tropical Biology: the Practice of Research on Barro Colorado Island, 1923-1946, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson from June 1, 2009 through August 7, 2009.

Spear, Erin R., University of Utah. The Role of Soil Pathagens in Determining the Distribution of Tropical Tree Species Along a Rainfall Gradient, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Phylllis Coley and Thomas Kursar from June 1, 2009 through August 11, 2009.

Trabert, Sarah J., University of Iowa. A Re-Examination of Plains/Southwestern Relationships: Ceramics from El Cuartelejo (14SC01), at the National Museum of Natural History with J. Daniel Rogers from June 1, 2009 through August 7, 2009.

VanSickle, Caroline M., University of Michigan. Learning About Neandertals from the Pelves of Geographically Varied Populations of Modern Humans, at the National Museum of Natural History with David R. Hunt from June 1, 2009 through August 7, 2009.

Veijalainen, Anu, University of Turku, Finland. Latitudinal Diversity Gradient of Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera), at the National Museum of Natural History with Terry L. Erwin from September 21, 2009 through November 27, 2009.

Zhang, Guanyang, University of California, Riverside. Evolution of Sticky Trap Protection in Harpactorini (Insecta: Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Harpactorinae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Thomas Henry from February 22, 2010 through April 30, 2010.

 

2008

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Bentor, Eli, Indiana University. Aro Ikeji Masquerade Festival: Practicing History Through Performance, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer and Mary Jo Arnoldi from August 15, 2008 through June 15, 2009.

Bercaw, Nancy, University of Pennsylvania. Science and Citizenship: African American and Indian Bodies in Post-Emancipation America, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson from August 15, 2009 through November 15, 2009.

Das, Asok Kumar, London University. The Mughal Master of Natural History, Ustad Mansur, at the Freer Gallery of Art/arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Debra Diamond and Massumeh Farhad from July 1, 2008 through September 30, 2008.

Haltman, Kenneth, Yale University. Preparing a Critical Translation of Rene Brimo, L’Evolution du Government aux Etats-Unis, at the Smithsonian American art Museum with William Truettner from June 1, 2008 through August 31, 2008.

Mazow, Leo, Pennsylvania State University. Thomas Hart Benton and the American Sound, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg from July 1, 2008 through September 30, 2008.

Veder, Robin M., Pennsylvania State University. Embodied Modernism, at the Smithsonian American art Museum with Joann Moser and Wendy Wick Reaves from September 1, 2008 through November 30, 2008.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Ahlering, Marissa A., University of Missouri. The Dynamics of an Elephant Population in a Human Dominated Landscape, at the National Zoological Park with Jesus Maldonado and Robert Fleischer from October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009.

Berg, Ellen L., University of California, Berkeley. Where Have You Gone, Miss Columbia? American Identity and Uncle Sam’s Forgotten Partner, at the National Museum of American History with William Bird and Harry Rubenstein from September 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009.

Bills, Emily I., Woodbury University. Esther McCoy: Selected Writings of an Architectural Advocate, at the Archives of American Art with Liza Kirwin and Cynthia Field from July 1, 2008 through August 31, 2008.

Blakeslee, April M.H., University of New Hampshire. Genes and Parasites: Reconstructing the Invasive History of a Marine Snail in Three Oceans, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Whitman Miller and Gregory Ruiz from September 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009.

Boyer, Alison G., University of New Mexico. Reconstructing the Pre-Human Avifauna of New Caledonia, at the National Museum of Natural History with Helen James and Storrs Olson from September 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.

Brown, Clayton, University of Pittburgh. Out of the Yellow Earth: Archaeology and the Search for China’s National Origins, at the Freer/Sackler Gallery of Art with Keith Wilson and Pamela Henson from May 15, 2008 through August 15, 2008.

Curran, Sabrina C., University of Minnesota. Bovid Ecomorphology Using Geometric Morphometrics, at the National Museum of Natural History with Melinda Zeder and Kay Behrensmeyer from February 15, 2009 through May 15, 2009.

Fagervold, Sonja K., University of Maryland. Understanding the Mechanism of Microbial Mercury Methylation, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Cynthia Gilmour from November 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009.

Hanselmann, Rhea, Tufts University. An Investigation into Kori Bustard (Ardeotis Kori) Health, Physiology and Feeding Ecology in Laikipia, Kenya: Implications for Wild Kori Bustard Conservation and Captive Species Management, at the National Zoological Park with Suzan Murray and Sara Hallager from July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.

Havelock, Glenn M., University of Exeter. Environmental Controls on Diatom Distribution in the Patuxent Estuary, Past and Present Implications for Holocene River Discharge and Sea-Level Change, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Charles Gallegos and Denise Breitburg from March 1, 2009 through February 28, 2011.

Hayes, Kenneth A., University of Hawaii. Comparative Anatomy and Phylogenetics of the Lower Caenogastropoda (Mollusca: Gastropoda) Architaenioglossa (Ampullariidae, Cyclophoridae, Vivparidae) and the Campanilidae, at the National Museum of Natural History with Ellen Strong and M.G. Harasewych from March 1, 2009 through February 28, 2010.

Hesselberg, Thomas, University of Bath, UK. Behavioral Flexibility in Orb-Spiders, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Eberhard from August 1, 2008 through July 31, 2009.

Lasso, Eloisa, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Consequences of Asexual Reproduction on Plant Mating, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Eldredge Bermingham from November 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009.

Lind, Eric M., University of Maryland. Cascading Effects of White-Tailed Deer Ecosystem Modification on Moth Biodiversity, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Ilka Feller and John Parker from June 15, 2008 through June 14, 2010.

Maloney, Kelly O., Auburn University. The Imprint of Historical Land Use on Present Day Stream Conditions in the Patuxent River Basin, Maryland, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Donald Weller from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.

Marten-Rodriguez, Silvana, University of Maryland, College Park. An Evalution of Floral Variation in Caribbean Heliconia: The Role of Geographic Mosaics and Pollination Systems, at the National Museum of Natural History with John Kress and Pedro Acevedo from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.

Mayne, Rhiannon Gwenllian, University of Tennessee. Is the Metal in Eucrites and Mesosiderties Related? Implications for Differentiation and Impact History of 4 Vesta-Target of the Dawn Mission, at the National Museum of Natural History with Timothy McCoy from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.

Mehdiabadi, Natasha J., University of texas, Austin. Phylogenetic and Behavioral Tests of Symbiont Choice in the Attine ant-Fungus Symbiosis, at the National Museum of Natural History with Ted Schultz and Sean Brady from September 15, 2008 through September 14, 2009.

Redden, Karen M., George Washington University. Phylogeny and Biogeography of Six Caesalpinioidaeae Legume Genera Concentrated on the Guiana Shield, at the National Museum of Natural History with Vicki Funk from November 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009.

Smith, Adam R., University of Washington. Modularity and the Evolution of New Phenotypes: Hormonal Regulation of Reproduction and Behavior in the Bee Megalopta, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo and Mary Jane West-Eberhard from January 1, 2009 through June 30, 2009.

Sponsel, Alistair W., Princeton University. The Study of Coral Reefs and the Sciences of Exploration Since 1838, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson from March 1, 2009 through August 31, 2009.

Temkin, Ilya, New York University. Phylogeny, Ontogeny, and Systematics of the Family Isognomonidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia), at the National Museum of Natural History with Ellen Strong and M.G. Harasewych from September 1, 2008 through August 31, 2009.

Troutman, John W., University of Texas, Austin. A Cultural History of the Hawaiian Steel Guitar, at the National Museum of American History with Rayna Green from June 1, 2008 through August 31, 2008.

Wallace, Miranda J., University of London. A Time of Images: Photography and Film in American Art Since 1970, at the Smithsonian American art Museum with Joanna Marsh from March 1, 2009 through May 31, 2009.

Wang, Yiyou Daisy, Guggenheim Museum. International Art Dealers and the Formation of the Chinese Art Collection at the Freer Gallery of Art, 1893-1950, at the Freer Sackler Gallery of Art with J. Keith Wilson and David Hogge from July 15, 2008 through October 15, 2008.

Wilson, Scott D., University of British Columbia, Canada. The Role of Population Density and Climate in the Determination for Population Growth for a Neotropical Migrant Songbird, at the National Zoological Park with Peter Marra from September 1, 2008 through August 31, 2009.

Wittman, Sarah E., University of Vermont. Keystone Species Effects on the Trophic Architecture of an East African Savanna, at the Smithsonian Tropical research Institute with Ben Turner and Candy Feller from October 15, 2008 through April 15, 2009.

Wolff, Christopher B., Southern Methodist University. Sourcing Slate in the Far Northeast: An Examination of Prehistoric Exchange Systems in Newfoundland and Labrador, at the National Museum of Natural History with William Fitzhugh and Stephen Loring from October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009.

Zachos, Louis G., University of Texas, Austin. Heuristic Modeling of Growth and Development in Stem Group Echinoids (Perischoechinoidea), at the National Museum of Natural History with Douglas Erwin and David Pawson from January 15, 2009 through January 14, 2010.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Altman, Safra, University of Maryland. Diversity and Resource Effects on Invasibility and Invasion Success, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Anson Hines and Gregory Ruiz from August 1, 2008 through July 31, 2009.

Arendt, Beatrix J.Y.M., University of Virginia. Before the Missionaires: An Archaeological Study of 18th Century Labrador Inuit Life, at the National Museum of Natural History with William Fitzhugh and Stephen Loring from December 1, 2008 through August 31, 2009.

Best, Makeda D., Harvard University. Alexander Gardner – Photography Into History, 1858 – 1868, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Toby Jurovics from January 1, 2009 through June 30, 2009.

Carter, Sarah A., Harvard University. A Basket, A Needle, A Penknife: Object Lessons in Nineteenth-Century American Material and Visual Culture, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from September 1, 2008 through August 31, 2009.

Cramer, Katie, Scripps Institution UCSD. Historical Changes in Coral Communities Along a Gradient of Land Use in Panama, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Jeremy Jackson and Rachel Collin from August 1, 2008 through July 31, 2009.

Dolor, Marvourneen K., University of Maryland, College Park. Investigation of Rhenium’s Biogeochemisty Microbial Fixation by Sulfate-reducing Bacteria, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Gerhardt Riedel and Cynthia Gilmour from June 1, 2008 through August 31, 2008.

Donaldson, Rachel C., Vanderbilt University. Folkways Records and the American Folk Music Revival, at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Jeffrey Place from September 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009.

Folland, Thomas F., University of California, Los Angeles. Robert Rauschenberg’s Combines and a Queer Neo-Avant-Garde: 1954-1959, at the Archives of American Art with Liza Kirwin from January 1, 2009 through March 31, 2009.

Gaffney, Nicholas L., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Mobilizing Jazz Communities, at the National Museum of American History with John Hasse and Portia James from August 1, 2008 through October 31, 2008.

Ghilani, Jessica L., University of Pittsburgh. N.W. Ayer Advertising Agency Records and the United States Army, at the National Museum of American History with Vanessa Broussard Simmons from July 1, 2008 through August 31, 2008.

Giraldo, Juan Pablo, Harvard University. Does Leaf Hydraulic Conductance Control the Onset of Leaf Senescence in Tropical Trees?, at the Smithsonian Tropical research Insitute with S. Joseph Wright and Egbert Leigh from October 15, 2008 through May 15, 2009.

Goldman, Jason M., University of Southern California. Arousing Possibilities: Deviant Sexuality and Underground American Art, 1955-1969, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Anne Ellegood from September 1, 2008 through August 31, 2009.

Gould, Sarah Z., University of Michigan. Toys Make a Nation: Ethnic Imagery in American Toys, 1840 – 1990, at the National Museum of American History with Fath Davis Ruffins from September 1, 2008 through April 30, 2009.

Henry, Amanda G., George Washington University. Plant Foods in Neanderthal and Modern Human Dietary Ecology, at the National Museum of Natural History with Dolores Piperno from September 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009.

Iizuka, Fumie, University of Arizona. Monagrillo Ware, Panama’s First Pottery (ca. 4,500-3,200 B.P.): An Instrumental and Typological Analysis of its Technology, Possible Functions, and Socio-Economic Context, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Richard Cooke and Dolores Piperno from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.

Jones, Jamie L., Harvard University. American Whaling in Commerce, Culture, and Memory: Contexts in American Art of the Inland and Maritime Frontiers, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Eleanor Jones Harvey from September 15, 2008 through January 15, 2009.

Kapheim, Karen M., University of California, Los Angeles. The Evolutionary Genomics of Facultative Social Behavior in a Tropical Sweat Bee, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo from January 15, 2009 through April 15, 2009.

Kelley, Jonathan, UC Davis. Predator-induced Shifts in Behavior and Physiology in the Checker-throated Antwren (Epinecrophylla fulviventris), at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Mary Jane West-Eberhard and Egbert Leigh from April 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009.

LaFountain, Jason D., Harvard University. A History of New England Puritan Art, at the Smithsonian American art Museum with William Truettner and Ellen Miles from September 1, 2008 through August 31, 2009.

Manganiello, Christopher J., University of Georgia. Dam Crazy with Wild Consequences: Artificial Lakes and Natural Rivers in the Southern South, 1890-1990, at the National Museum of American History with Jeffrey Stine and Pete Daniel from November 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009.

Marden, Kerriann, Tulane University. Pathology, Disease and Mortuary Behavior in the Chaco Canyon, at the National Museum of Natural History with Donald Ortner and David Hunt from August 15, 2008 through February 15, 2009.

Ming, Leta, University of Southern California. Performing Counterculturalism: San Francisco Conceptual Art, 1969 – 1979, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Joanna Marsh and Liza Kirwin from 01/01/509 through April 30, 2009.

Palm, Nancy, Indiana University. Unsettling Identities: Indian Iconography in Thomas Cole’s National Landscapes, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from September 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.

Robertson, Letha Clair, University of Kansas. The Art of Thomas Hicks (1817-1890), at the National Portrait Gallery with Ellen Miles and William Truettner from August 15, 2008 through December 15, 2008.

Rodgers, Paula J., University of Maryland. Phylogenetic Constraints and Ecological Variation in Sperm Storage of Brachyuran Crabs, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Anson Hines from June 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009.

Voss, Annemarie, Rutgers University. Incremental Remedies: Women Artists and Ecology Since 1980, at the Smithsonian American art Museum with Eleanor Harvey from August 1, 2008 through July 31, 2009.

Walz, Jonathan F., University of Maryland, College Park. Anti-Mimetic Portraiture and the American Avant-Garde, 1912-1927, at the National Portrait Gallery with Wendy Wick Reaves and Anne Collins Goodyear from September 1, 2008 through August 31, 2009.

Warak, Melissa C., University of Texas, Austin. Sound Exchange: Interactions of Music and Art, 1955-1969, at the National Portrait Gallery with Anne Collins Goodyear from October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.

Watson, Adam S., University of Virginia. Hierarchy and Craft Production in prehistoric Chaco: Tracing Patterns of Faunal Procurement, Consumption, and Use in Chaco Canyon, NM (AD 500-1200), at the National Museum of Natural History with Melinda Zeder from August 15, 2008 through May 15, 2009.

Weiss, Francine, Boston University. Visual Verses: Modern Collaborations of American Artists and Poets, 1921-1946, at the National Portrait Gallery with Frank Goodyear and Toby Jurovics from February 1, 2009 through January 31, 2010.

Welch, Andreanna Jo, University of Maryland, College Park. Spatiotemporal Population Genetics of the Hawaiian Petrel, at the National Zoological Park with Robert Fleischer and Jonathan Ballou from August 15, 2008 through February 14, 2009.

Zundo, Mary E., University of Illinois. Mapping Destiny: Cartography and Nineteenth-Century American Art of the Frontier, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from July 1, 2008 through October 31, 2008.

TEN-WEEK GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Butler, Emily Y., University of Wisconsin, Madison. Integrating Phylogeny and Ecophysiology in New World “Dryopteris”, at the National Museum of Natural History with Elizabeth Zimmer from June 30, 2008 through September 5, 2008.

Cardoni, Daniel Augusto, Mar del Plata National University. Genetic and Morphological Adaptations in Birds of South American Tidal Marshes, at the National Zoological Park with Russell Greenberg and Jesus Maldonado from March 2, 2009 through May 31, 2009.

Cora, Ildiko, Eotvos Lorand University. Micro-and Nano-Scale Local Structural Studies for Solving Geological Problems, at the National Museum of Natural History with Jeffrey Post from July 14, 2008 through September 19, 2008.

Goldsmith, Gregory R., University of California Berkeley. Plant Responses to Changes in Cloudiness of a Tropical Montane Forest: Connecting Climate Change to Plant Ecology in a Sensitive Ecosystem, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Klaus Winter from September 15, 2008 through November 21, 2008.

Herrera, Santiago, Universidad de Los Andes. Connectivity Across the Deep Ocean: Phylogeography and Morphological Variation of the Cosmopolitan Bubblegum Coral Paragorgia arborea (Linnaeus), at the National Museum of Natural History with Stephen Cairns and Allen Collins from October 6, 2008 through December 12, 2008.

Jessee, Emory J., Montana State University. Resurveying Bikini, at the National Museum of American History with Barton C. Hacker and Jeffrey K. Stine from June 2, 2008 through August 8, 2008.

Jolaosho, Omotayo T., Rutgers University. Understanding the Liberation Song through American and South African Performance Activism, at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Diana Baird N’Diaye from June 2, 2008 through August 8, 2008.

Keegan, Rebecca E., Duke University. Out of Africa: An Investigation of Contemporary South African Art at the National Museum of African Art, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer from June 2, 2008 through August 8, 2008.

Macke, Robert J., University of Central Florida. Survey of Meteorite Density, Porosity and Magnetic Suspectibility, at the National Museum of Natural History with Glenn MacPherson and Timothy McCoy from June 23, 2008 through August 29, 2008.

Malcolm, Karl D., University of Wisconsin, Madison. Fecal Glucocorticoid Concentrations as an Indicator of Habitat Quality in Asiatic Black Bears, at the National Zoological Park with William McShea and Janine Brown from June 2, 2008 through August 8, 2008.

Nakagaki, Michael M., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Problematica and Modern Phyla of the Burgess Shale, at the National Museum of Natural History with Douglas Erwin and Peter Wagner from May 27, 2008 through August 15, 2008.

Phillips, Erin E., University of Alabama. The Hemphill Style: Gathering the Corpus through Rubbings, Photographs, and Line Drawings, at the National Museum of the American Indian with Ann McMullen from June 2, 2008 through August 8, 2008.

Phillips, Stephen Colby, University of Washington. Detecting Hunter-Gatherer Social Networks in the Kuril Islands of the Russian Far East Based on Obsidian Artifact Source Analysis, at the Museum Conservation Institute with Robert Speakman from July 7, 2008 through September 12, 2008.

Whiteman, Shawn B., University of New Mexico. Size Shouldn’t Matter: Identifying Woodrat (Neotoma) Teeth Exclusive of Size Information, at the National Museum of Natural History with Michael Carleton and Kay Behrensmeyer from June 2, 2008 through August 8, 2008.

Xu, Mingzi, University of Oklahoma. UV Reflectance and Sexual Signaling in a Giant Damselfly, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo and Donald Windsor from December 15, 2008 through February 20, 2009.

 

2007

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Arthur, George F. Kojo, Florida State University. Carved in Wood: Symbolism in the Woodcarvings of the Akan of Ghana, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer and Mary Jo Arnoldi from December 15, 2007 through August 15, 2008.

Bjelajac, David V., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Mercurial Pigments: Chemistry, Color Theory and Studio Practice in American Painting, 1720-1880, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William H. Truettner and Eleanor Jones Harvey from November 1, 2007 through July 31, 2008.

Evans, Dorinda , Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. Art in Conflict: The Legacy of Gilbert Stuart, at the National Portrait Gallery with Ellen Miles from September 1, 2007 through May 31, 2008.

Luckow, Melissa A., University of Texas, Austin. Morphological Studies in the Mimosoideae (Leguminosae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Laurence J. Dorr and Jun Wen from July 15, 2007 through July 15, 2008.

Sanchez, Alberto J., Univ. Nac. Autonoma de Mexico. Effect on Benthic Community by Blue Crab in Rhode River, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Anson Hines from June 1, 2007 through September 30, 2007.

Willumson, Glenn G., University of California, Santa Barbara. Iron Muse: Picturing the First Transcontinental Railroad, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Toby Jurovics and William Truettner from November 1, 2007 through July 31, 2008.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Blakeslee, April M.H., University of New Hampshire. Genes and Parasites: Reconstructing the Invasive History of a Marine Snail in Three Oceans, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with A. Whitman Miller and Gregory Ruiz from September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008.

Cleghorn, Naomi E., Stony Brook University. Zooarchaeology and Taphonomy of the Weasel Cave (Myshtulagty Lagat) Fauna, Northern Caucasus, Russia, at the National Museum of Natural History with Melinda Zeder from January 15, 2008 through May 15, 2008.

Fischhoff, Ilya R., Princeton University. Collective Movements of Large Mammals: Ecological and Social Mechanisms, at the National Zoological Park with Peter Leimgruber and William McShea from September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2009.

Fitzgerald, Erich M.G., Monash University. Small Whale, Big Relationship Issues: Resolving the Phylogenetic Position of the Pygmy Right Whale Within Mysticeti, at the National Museum of Natural History with James G. Mead and Hans-Dieter Sues from January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.

Garcia Inanez, Javier , University of Barclena. Study of Acculteration Processes Through Colonial Pottery: A Technological Approach, at the Museum Conservation Institute with Robert Speakman and Ronald Bishop from August 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008.

Green, Walton A., Yale University. The Evolution of Complex Organization in Early Angiosperms, at the National Museum of Natural History with Scott Wing from March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009.

Hata, Hiroki , Kyoto University. Cultivation Mutualisms Between Damselfish and Algae, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Nancy Knowlton and D. Ross Robertson from March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009.

Hellyer, Robert I, Wake Forest University. Green Tea and the Path to an Industrial, International Japan, at the Freer Sackler Gallery of Art with Louise Cort and Pete Daniel from June 1, 2007 through August 31, 2007.

Hiller, Alexandra , Justus Liebig Univ. Giessen. Evolutionary History of the Family Porcellanidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura), at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Haris Lessios and John Christy from January 15, 2008 through January 14, 2009.

Hirsch, Ben T., Stony Brook University. How Does Genetic Relatedness Influence Juvenile Dominance Relations in Ring-Tailed Coatis (Nasua Nasua)?, at the National Zoological Park with Jesus Maldonado and Katherine Ralls from August 1, 2007 through July 31, 2008.

Horton, Brent M., University of Maine. Integrating Endocrinology and Life History in a Study of Orange-Crowned Warblers (Vermivora Celata), at the National Zoological Park with T. Scott Sillett and Janine Brown from September 15, 2007 through September 14, 2008.

Iwaniuk, Andrew N., University of Alberta. Inferring Sensory Abilities from Cranial Nerve Morphology in Extant and Fossil Birds, at the National Museum of Natural Hsitory with Storrs Olson from October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008.

Kettenring, Karin Marie, University of Minnesota. Effects of Salinity, Flooding, Nitrogen and CO2 on the Establishment of Native and Non-Native Haplotypes of Phragmites Australis, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Dennis Whigham from September 15, 2007 through September 14, 2008.

Mehdiabadi, Natasha J., University of Texas, Austiin. Phylogenetic and Behavioral Tests of Symbiont Choice in the Attine Ant-Fungus Symbiosis, at the National Museum of Natural History with Ted Schultz and Sean Brady from September 15, 2007 through September 15, 2008.

Mitchell, Carl P.J., University of Toronto. Estuarine and Tidal Marshes as Sources of Methylmercury: Hydrology and Hot Spots, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Cynthia Gilmour from January 15, 2008 through January 14, 2009.

Ochs, Juliana , University of Cambridge, UK. Fear and Security on the American Homefront: From Pearl Harbor to Ground Zero, at the National Museum of American History with Harry R. Rubenstein and Peter Liebhold from September 15, 2007 through August 15, 2008.

Pang, Hui-Ping , Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing. Gan-Zhao: Between the Court and Regional Workshops of the Southern Song Dynasty, at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Joseph Chang and Massumeh Farhad from June 1, 2007 through May 31, 2008.

Punyasena, Surangi W., University of Chicago. Morphological Evolution of Neotropical Pollen and Functional Ecological Interpretations, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Carlos Jaramillo and Scott L. Wing from September 1, 2007 through November 15, 2008.

Rivera Andia, Juan Javier, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Symbolic Activities in the Cattle Branding Ritual of the Peruvian Andes, at the National Museum of the American Indian with Ramiro Matos and William Merrill from January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2008.

Rodriguez-Santana, Ivette , Yale University. Down in Puerto Rico with a Kodak: Images of Life, Visions of Society in the Caribbean Colony, at the National Museum of American History with Marvette Perez and David E. Haberstich from December 15, 2007 through June 15, 2008.

Rota, Jadranka , University of Connecticut. Molecular and Morphological Phylogenetics of the Family Choreutidae (Lepidoptera) with Special Emphasis on its Subfamily Millieninae, at the National Museum of Natural History with Donald Davis and John Brown from February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009.

Thomas, Martin E., University of Technology, Sydney. Revisiting the 1948 American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson and Paul Michael Taylor from February 1, 2008 through April 30, 2008.

Wittman, Sarah E., University of Vermont. Trophic Architecture Effects of Keystone Species, at the Smithsonian Tropical Reseach Institute with Ben Turner and Candy Feller from October 15, 2007 through October 14, 2008.

Yang, Xiaoyan , Peking University, China. Employing Starch Grain Analysis to Study Early Neolithic Millet Domestication and Dispersals in China, at the National Museum of Natural History with Dolores Piperno from November 1, 2007 through July 31, 2008.

Yasuhara, Moriaki , Osaka City University, Japan. Abrupt Climate Changes and Deep-Sea Ostracode Communities Over the Last 30,000 Years: Latitudinal and Glacial/Interglacial Comparisons,at the National Museum of Natural History with Gene Hunt and Brian T. Huber from October 15, 2007 through October 15, 2008.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Altman, Safra , University of Maryland. The Combined Effect of Community Diversity and Resource Availability on Invasion Success, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Gregory Ruiz and Anson Hines from August 1, 2007 through July 31, 2008.

Barrette, Marie-France , University of Sherbrooke. Early-Life Hormonal Profiles and Variation in Individual Responsiveness to Social Stressors in Cooperative Wild Meerkats, at the National Zoological Park with Steven L. Monfort from January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.

Boone, Jobyl A., University of Delaware. Christo and Jeanne-Claude in the United States, 1964-2005, at the National Portrait Gallery with Frank Goodyear from October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.

Burton, Johanna B., Princeton University. The Context of Context: Appropriation in American Art of the 1980s, at the Archives of American Art with Liza Kirwin from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.

Daniels, Brian I., University of Pennsylvania. Social Scientists, Cultural Policies, and the Preservation of American Heritage, 1906-1979, at the National Museum of Natural History with Bruce Bernstein from September 15, 2007 through May 14, 2008.

Dasch, Rowena Houghton, University of Texas, Austin. “Now Exhibiting”: Charles Bird King’s Picture Gallery, Fashioning American Taste and Nation 1824-1861, at the National Portrait Gallery with Ellen Miles and William Truettner from June 1, 2007 through August 31, 2007.

Dueppen, Stephen A., University of Michigan. An Archaeozoological Study of Early Village Life in the West African Savanna, at the National Museum of Natural History with Melinda Zeder from June 1, 2007 through August 31, 2007.

Fullilove, Courtney , Columbia University. Cabinet of Curiosities: The U.S. Patent Office, 1836-1862, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson from January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2008.

Gilbert, David W., University of Wisconsin, Madison. Investigating the Emergence of the Black Professional Musician, 1905-1919, at the National Museum of American History with John E. Hasse and Dwight Blocker Bowers from February 1, 2008 through April 30, 2008.

Greenhalgh, Adam , University of Maryland. Risky Business: Chance and Contingency in American Art, 1876-1907, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Eleanor Jones Harvey from September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008.

Hart, Mary Klugh, University of Kentucky. Sex Allocation and Egg Trading Strategy in a Simultaneous Hermaphrodite: Examining Sexual Conflict in a Mating System, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with D. Ross Robertson from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.

Hatayama, Mami , University of London, UK. The Lacquer Artist Shibita Zeshin and his Cultural Circles, at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Ann Yonemura from July 1, 2007 through September 30, 2007.

Kia, Chad , Columbia University. Visual and Literary Allegories in Sufi Illuminated Manuscripts of the Safavid Period, 1487-1565, at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Massumeh Farhad from September 1, 2007 through January 31, 2008.

Marden, Kerriann , Tulane University. Taphonomy and Mortuary Variability in the Chaco Canyon, at the National Museum of Natural History with Donald Ortner and David Hunt from July 15, 2007 through January 15, 2008.

Mayer, Eve , Harvard University. Indigenous States: The Utah Territory and Mid-Nineteenth Century American Empire, at the National Museum of Natural History with William Merrill and Robert Leopold from September 15, 2007 through December 15, 2007.

Mueller, Thomas , University of Maryland. Does Temporal Unpredictability in Resources Lead to Nomadism in Mongolian Gazelles?, at the National Zoological Park with Peter Leimgruber and Jonathan D. Ballou from September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008.

Peiffer, Prudence M., Harvard University. Routine Extremism: Ad Reinhardt and Modern Art, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg from September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008.

Reudink, Matthew W., Queen’s University, Ontario. Carry-over Effects in American Redstarts: Implications for Sexual Selection and Behavior, at the National Zoological Park with Peter Marra from September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008.

Schnell, Nalani Katharina, University of Tuebingen, Germany. How to Feed on Large Prey: Morphological Adaptations of the Cranial and Axial Skeleton of Barbeled Dragonfishes (Stomiidae, Teleostei), at the National Museum of Natural History with G. David Johnson from January 15, 2008 through July 15, 2008.

Scott, Christopher J., University of South Carolina. Blue Collar Comedy? Humorous Skits in Early Country Music, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel from August 1, 2007 through January 31, 2008.

Scott, Emily Eliza, University of California, Los Angeles. Wasteland Aesthetics: Art and the Postindustrial Landscape, 1962-1972, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Toby Jurovics and Virginia Mecklenburg from September 1, 2007 through December 31, 2008.

Sharma, Yuthika , Columbia University. A View from the Countryside: Art and Architecture of the Delhi Suburbs (1780-1857), at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Debra Diamond and Massumeh Farhad from March 1, 2008 through May 31, 2008.

Touchon, Justin C., Boston University. Evolution of Reproductive Mode: Phenotypic Plasticity and Selection on Aquatic and Terrestrial Breeding in a Neotropical Treefrog, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo and Mary Jane West-Eberhard from June 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.

Uddin, Lisa M., University of Rochester. Endangered Civility: Civic Renewal and the National Zoo in the 1960’s and 1970’s, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson from July 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.

Velazco-Garcia, Paul M., University of Illinois, Chicago. Diversification in the Neotropics: Evolution of the Bat Genus Platyrrhinus, at the National Museum of Natural History with Alfred L. Gardner from September 1, 2007 through November 30, 2007.

Westkaemper, Emily M., Rutgers University. Martha Washington Goes Shopping: Mass Culture’s Gendering of History, 1910-1950, at the National Museum of American History with William L. Bird and Fath Davis Ruffins from January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2008.

Wiersema, Juliet B., University of Maryland, College Park. Architectural Vessels of the Moche of Peru, at the National Museum of the American Indian with Ramiro Matos from June 15, 2007 through October 15, 2007.

Wu, Xiaojin , Princeton University. Beyond Decoration: Production, Iconography and Function of Ink Bird-and-Flower Screens in Muromachi Japan, at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Ann Yonemura from July 1, 2007 through September 30, 2007.

TEN-WEEK GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Beredo, Bernadette Cheryl, University of Hawaii, Manoa. The Bureau of American Ethnology and the Making of American Archival Practice, 1879-1903, at the National Museum of Natural History with Robert Leopold and John Fleckner from January 7, 2008 through March 14, 2008.

Copes, Lynn , Arizona State University. Using CT Scans to Compare Cranial Architecture of Human Inuit and Homo Erectus, at the National Museum of Natural History with Bruno Frohlich and from June 11, 2007 through August 17, 2007.

Davis, Candace M., North Carolina State University. The Effect of Enclosure Conditions on the Stress Physiology of Pygmy Rabbits (Brachylagus idahoensis), at the National Zoological Park with Janine Brown and from June 4, 2007 through August 10, 2007.

Diazgranados, Mauricio , St. Louis University. Past, Present and Future Geographic Distribution of Espeletiinae, at the National Museum of Natural History with Vicki Funk and Harold Robinson from June 4, 2007 through November 2, 2007.

Diggs, Nora Elizabeth, University of Georgia. Consequences of a Diet Shift in Wintering Hermit Thrushes (Catharus Guttatus), at the National Zoological Park with Peter P. Marra and from June 4, 2007 through August 10, 2007.

Kutyla, Alicja K., Middle Tennessee State University. The Human Sacroiliac Joint: Identifying Age Changes in the Auricular Surface of the Sacrum, at the National Museum of Natural History with Don Ortner and Dave Hunt from July 16, 2007 through January 11, 2008.

Lam, Susanna , University of California, Los Angeles. Mineral Analysis of Chinese Jades from the Neolithic through the Han Dynasty, at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Janet G. Douglas and Sorena Sorensen from January 7, 2008 through March 14, 2008.

Muir-Harmony, Teasel E., University of Notre Dame. A History of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory’s Optical Satellite Tracking Station in Japan, at the National Air and Space Museum with David DeVorkin and from June 4, 2007 through August 10, 2007.

Riggs, Marion C., Princeton University. A Study of the Collection of Giuseppe Barberi Drawings at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum with Floramae McCarron-Cates and Gail Davidson from June 4, 2007 through August 10, 2007.

Rodgers, Paula J., University of Maryland, College Park. A Comparative Analysis of Sperm Use and Mating Strategies in Brachyuran Crabs, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Anson Hines and from June 11, 2007 through August 17, 2007.

Valance, Helene Helene, Universite Paris VII Denis Diderot. The Re-Envisioning of American Landscape, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Cynthia Mills and William Truettner from July 2, 2007 through September 7, 2007.

Zeigler, Sara L., University of Maryland, College Park. Incorporating Landscape in Population Viability Analysis: Improving Generic Modeling Platforms for Endangered Species Conservation, at the National Zoological Park with Jonathon Ballou and Becky Raboy from June 4, 2007 through August 10, 2007.

 

2006

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Cohen, Andrew S., University of Arizona. A 1.5 Million Year Paleoecological Record from Lake Malawi: Implications for Understanding Continental Ecosystem Evolution and Regional Paleoclimate History in East Africa, at the National Museum of Natural History with Anna Kay Behrensmeyer and Richard Potts from August 15, 2006 through January 15, 2007.

Corn, Joseph , Stanford University. User-Unfriendly: Consumer Struggles with Personal Technology, at the National Museum of American History with Roger White from January 15, 2007 through May 15, 2007.

Duffy, Christopher J., Pennsylvania State University. Understanding Relationships of Watershed Dynamics and Riparian Buffers in a Coastal Plain Setting: Multi-Process, Distributed Model Approach, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Donald Weller and Tom Jordan from February 1, 2007 through May 31, 2007.

Jones, Lu Ann, University of South Florida. DuPont Comes to Tobacco Road: Rural Industrialization in the Postwar South, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and Bonnie Campbell Lilienfeld from January 15, 2007 through July 15, 2007.

Katz, Jonathan D., Yale University. The Silent Camp: Sexuality and Resistance in Cold War American Art and Culture, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Joann Moser from September 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007.

Katzman, Laura R., Yale University. Picturing Puerto Rico: American Photographs and the Making of a Modern Commonwealth, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Miguel Bretos from September 1, 2006 through June 1, 2007.

Komanecky, Michael K., Brown University. New Spanish Missions in the American Imagination, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Virginia Mecklenburg from June 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006.

Oguibe, Olu O., University of Connecticut. Contemporary African Art: A Critical Survey, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer from September 1, 2006 through November 30, 2006.

Temeles, Ethan J., Amherst College. Phylogenetic and Geographic Analyses of Ecological Causation of Sexual Dimorphism and Coevolution: Hummingbirds and Heliconias as a Model System,at the National Museum of Natural History with W. John Kress and Gary R. Graves from August 1, 2006 through January 31, 2007.

Tzetlin, Alexander B., Moscow State University. Does Travisia Johnston, 1840 Belong to the Family Opheliidae (Polychaeta Annelida)?, at the National Museum of Natural History with Kristian Fauchald from October 16, 2006 through January 15, 2007.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Andrade, Sonia C.S., Universidade Estudual de Campinas. Molecular Phylogenetics and Morphological Evolution of the Specialized Mesopsammic Genus Ototyphlonemertes (Hoplonemertea: Nemertea), at the National Museum of Natural History with Jon L. Norenburg from January 15, 2007 through January 14, 2008.

Ballentine, Barbara , Duke University. Testing the Adaptive Significance of Geographic Variation in Morphology, at the National Zoological Park with Russell Greenberg and Robert Fleischer from January 15, 2007 through January 14, 2008.

Benjamin, Suresh P., University of Basel, Switzerland. Generic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Crab Spider Subfamily Stephanopinae and the Phylogeny of Thomisidae (Arachnida: Araneae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Jonathan A. Coddington from January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.

Bonifacino De Leon, Jose M., Univ. Nacional de la Plata, Argentina. Phylogeny of Chiliotrichum Group s.s. (ASTERACEAE: Astereae): Unraveling the Mysteries of Patagonian and Andean Bushy Daisies Through Inference from Molecular Data and Morphology, at the National Museum of Natural History with Vicki Funk from February 1, 2007 through January 31, 2008.

Cain, Victoria E.M., Columbia University. Native Under Glass: American Natural History Museums, 1869-1942, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson from March 15, 2007 through July 15, 2007.

Cakirlar, Canan , Tuebingen University, Germany. Environment and Long-Distance Trade in 3rd Millennium BCE North Syria: The Archaeomalacological Evidence, at the National Museum of Natural History with Melinda A. Zeder from January 1, 2007 through June 30, 2007.

Chapman, Samantha K., Northern Arizona University. Does Diversity Matter During Litter Decomposition?: Species Mixtures in Temperate vs. Tropical Forests, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Candy Feller from November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007.

Cheng, Yongxu , East China Normal University. The Study of the Broodstock Lipid Nutrition on the Reproductive Performance and Larval Quality of the Blue Crab Callinectes Sapidus, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Anson Hines from June 1, 2006 through September 30, 2006.

Conathan, Lisa J., University of California, Berkeley. The Arapaho Texts of A.L. Kroeber, at the National Museum of Natural History with Ives Goddard and Lucy Thomason from November 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007.

Cronin, Marionne H., University of Toronto, Canada. Transferring Technology: American Aircraft Manufacturers and the Canadian Bush Plane, at the National Air and Space Museum with Dorothy Cochrane from January 15, 2007 through April 15, 2007.

David, Marc , University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The Transformation of Lousiana Acadians through Historical Representation in Washington, DC and South Louisiana, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel from June 1, 2006 through November 30, 2006.

Fernandez-Marin, Hermogenes , University of Puerto Rico. Use of Antibiotics by Attine Ants, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo and Mary Jane West-Eberhard from June 15, 2006 through June 14, 2007.

Ganem, Jacqueline L., University of Virginia. Towards a Muslim Identity: Relics, Shrines and Modernity, at the Freer Sackler Gallery of Art with Massumeh Farhad from June 1, 2006 through November 30, 2006.

Helgen, Kristofer Michael, University of Adelaide, Australia. Current Topics in Integrative Mammalian Systematics: Case Studies of Procyonid Carnivores and Lipotyphlan Insectivores, at the National Museum of Natural History with Don Wilson and Jesus Maldonado from June 15, 2006 through June 14, 2007.

Jain, Sreepat , Florida International University. The Blake Nose Benthic Foraminiferal Record: Implications for North Atlantic Maastrichtian Ocean Structure, Paleoproductivity and Diversity, at the National Museum of Natural History with Brian T. Huber from January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.

Keller, Jason K., University of Notre Dame. Controls of Microbial Respiration Along the Estuarine Continuum: Interactions of Plant Tissue Quality and Site Conditions, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with J. Patrick Megonigal and Thomas Jordan from January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.

Kettenring, Karin M., University of Minnesota, St. Paul. Differences in Establishment Requirements of Native and Introduced Genotypes of Phragmites Australis (Common Reed), at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Dennis Whigham from September 15, 2006 through September 14, 2007.

Krafft, Bjorn Arne, University of Tromso, Norway. Diving Beahvior, Energy Expenditure and Contaminant Exposure, Metabolism and Transfer in Weddell Seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) Females and Pups During the Lactation Period, at the National Zoological Park with Olaf Oftedal and Regina Eisert from September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007.

Mangan, Scott A., Indiana University. Does the Breakdown in Negative Plant-Soil Feedback Reinforce Low Tree Diversity on Small Forested Islands?, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with E. Allen Herre and Egbert Leigh from December 15, 2006 through December 14, 2007.

Mayo, Julia Carmen, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Small-Scale Architecture in Precolumbian Panama: A Preliminary Evaluation, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Richard Cooke from April 1, 2006 through May 31, 2006.

McCoyer, Michael T.M., Northwestern University. Mestizaje Meets the Color Line: Mexicans and Racial Formation in Chicago, East Chicago, and Gary, 1916-1960, at the National Museum of American History with Peter Liebhold and Olivia Cadaval from January 1, 2007 through June 30, 2007.

Mitchell, Carl P.J., University of Toronto. Estuarine and Tidal Marshes as Sources of Methylmercury: Hydrology and Hot Spots, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Cynthia Gilmour from January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.

Perry, Linda , Southern Illinois University. Plant Food Use in Lowland South America: An Examination of the Type Collections, at the National Museum of Natural History with Dolores Piperno and Bruce Smith from June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007.

Reddy, Sita , Provisions Library. Yogic Bodies: The Art of Tranformation, at the Freer Sackler Gallery of Art with Debra Diamond and Richard Kurin from January 1, 2007 through October 31, 2007.

Scharlemann, Jorn P.W., University of Cambridge, UK. Impacts of Deforestation and Agriculture on Tropical Forest Species, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Laurance from October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.

Schwab, Brandon , Humboldt State Univ.. Experimental and Textural Constraints on the Kinetics of Magma Mixing and the 1915 Eruption of Lassen Peak, California, at the National Museum of Natural History with Jonathan Castro from January 1, 2007 through August 15, 2007.

Sobrino, Cristina Maria, University of Cadiz. The Tidal Marsh as a Source of Increased CO2 into the Rhode River Sub-Estuary: Effects on Phyloplankton Photosynthesis and Sensitivity to UV Radiation, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Patrick J. Neale from June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007.

Stromberg, Caroline A.E., University of California, Berkeley. Vegetation Structure in Late Cretaceous Ecosystems in North America and the Role of Angiosperms, at the National Museum of Natural History with Scott Wing and Anna Kay Behrensmeyer from January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.

Tetrault, Lisa M., University of Wisonsin, Madison. Memory of a Movement: Re-Imagining Woman Suffrage in Reconstruction America, 1865-1890, at the National Museum of American History with Barbara Clark Smith and Lisa Kathleen Grady from January 15, 2007 through May 14, 2007.

van Ee, Benjamin W., University of Wisconsin, Madison. Morphological Evolution and Phylogenetics of Poinsettias (Euphorbia subgenus Pointsettia; Euphorbiaceae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Kenneth Wurdack from September 15, 2006 through September 14, 2007.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Altman, Safra , University of Maryland. Species Diversity and Invasion Success in Marine Fouling Communities, at the Smithsonian Environmental research Center with Anson Hines and Gregory Ruiz from September 1, 2006 through November 30, 2006.

Andersen, Kelly M., University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. An Experimental Assessment of Soil Resource Availability and Herbivory in Determining Habitat Specificity in Understory Palms, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with S. Joseph Wright and Benjamin Turner from July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.

Beadell, Jon S., University of Maryland, College Park. Disease, Genetics and the Evolution of Immune Response in Island Avifauna, at the National Zoological Park with Robert Fleischer from June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007.

Brown, Lauren , Harvard University. WPA to NEA: Public Opinions of Federal Arts Funding, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Harry Rubenstein from June 1, 2006 through August 31, 2006.

Budaeva, Nataliya E., P.P. Shirshov Inst. Of Oceanology RAS. Revision of the Genera Paradiopatra (Sarsonuphis Fauchald, 1982) Diopatra and Epidiopatra (Polychaeta: Onuphidae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Kristian Fauchald from October 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007.

Byerly, Ryan M., Southern Methodist University. Dental Enamel Hypoplasia, Flouride Toxicosis, and the Archaeological Record: the Impact of Bison Health on Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherer Subsistence at the Frasca, Hudson-Meng, Jones-Miller, and Lamb Spring Sites, at the National Museum of Natural History with Dennis J. Stanford and Melinda A. Zeder from June 1, 2006 through August 31, 2006.

Carvajal Contreras, Diana , University of Calgary. Fishing, Salting and Smoking Fish at Cueva de los Vampiros: A Contextual and Archeofaunal Evaluation of a Purported Pre-Columbian Fishing Camp Near Parita Bay Panama, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Richard Cooke from May 15, 2006 through May 14, 2007.

De Baca, Michael A., Harvard University. Memory Work: Anne Truitt and Sculpture, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Cynthia Mills and Virginia Mecklenburg from January 1, 2007 through June 30, 2007.

De la Cova, Carlina M., Indiana University. An Analysis of African American Health during the Nineteenth Century, at the National Museum of Natural History with Douglas Owsley and David Hunt from June 1, 2006 through August 31, 2006.

Haxall, Daniel L., Pennsylvania State University. Politics, Form, and Identity in Abstract Expressionist Collage, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Joann Moser from January 31, 2007 through March 31, 2007.

Laney, Monique , University of Kansas. “Operation Paperclip” and German Immigrants in Huntsville, Alabama During the Cold War, at the National Air and Space Museum with Michael Neufeld and Roger Launius from January 15, 2007 through July 15, 2007.

Marley, Anna O., University of Delaware. Rooms with a View: The Topographic Landscape in the American Home, 1780-1820, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.

Matthews, Scott L., University of Virginia. Romantic Realism: Documentary Expression in the South, 1900-1945, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and David Haberstich from January 15, 2007 through June 15, 2007.

Page, Rachel A., University of Texas, Austin. Predator Assessment of Prey Cues: Frog-Eating Bats and Frog Calls, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Elisabeth Kalko and John H. Christy from February 15, 2007 through February 14, 2008.

Plassart, Marie , Lyon 2 University, France. Building National Identity at the Smithsonian: A History of Exhibit Making, Museum Planning and Relations with the Federal Government, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson and Larry Bird from November 15, 2006 through August 31, 2007.

Powers, Sarah , University of Delaward. Images of Tension: City and Country in the Work of Charles Sheeler, Edward Hopper and Thomas Hart Benton, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg from September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007.

Rodriguez, Andres H., University of Oxford. The Missionary Anthropological Enterprise in Southwest China: David Crockett Graham and the West China Border Research Society, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson and Paul Taylor from March 15, 2007 through June 15, 2007.

Roeder, Katherine , University of Delaware. Cultivating Dreamfulness: Fantasy, Longing, and Commodity Culture in the Work of Winsor McCay, at the National Portrait Gallery with Wendy Wick Reaves and Larry Bird from September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007.

Schermerhorn, Jack Lawrence, University of Virginia. Against All Odds: Slavery and Enslaved Families in the Making of the Antebellum Chesapeake, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and Fath Davis Ruffins from September 1, 2006 through November 30, 2006.

Scott, Sascha Thyme, Rutgers University. Modernism on the Move: New York-New Mexico Artistic Exchange, 1914-1942, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Virginia Mecklenburg from September 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007.

Smith, Laura E., Indiana University, Bloomington. The Early Photographs of Horace Poolaw, at the National Museum of American History with Rayna Green and Frank Goodyear from September 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007.

Spellman, Susan V., Carnegie Mellon University. Cornering the Market: Independent Grocers and Innovation, 1860-1930, at the National Museum of American History with Peter Liebhold from January 1, 2007 through April 30, 2007.

Studds, Colin E., University of Maryland, College Park. Linking Non-Breeding Habitat Occupancy to Population Processes in Nearctic-Neotropical Migratory Bird, at the National Zoological Park with Peter Marra from June 15, 2006 through June 14, 2007.

Taub, Emily N., Emory University. On Site-Specificity: A Genealogy, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Liza Kirwin from July 1, 2006 through November 30, 2006.

Toteva, Maia , University of Texas at Austin. Language Strategies and Ideas in the Art of American Conceptual and Post-Conceptual Artists, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Anne Collins Goodyear from January 1, 2007 through July 31, 2007.

Urena, Leslie J., Northwestern University. Lewis Hine at Ellis Island: The Photography of Immigration and Race, 1904-1926, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Frank Goodyear from September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007.

TEN-WEEK GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Anello, Barbara J., Montclair State University. Dorothy West Pelzer: Documentary Photography in Southeast Asia 1962-1971, at the National Museum of Natural History with Paul Taylor from May 15, 2006 through July 21, 2006.

Breedon, Kirsty A., University of York, UK. How Might a Close Reading of Herbert Ward’s Congolese Sculptures Challenge Current Understandings of Them? And Why Might that Reading Help to Re-Launch Questions of Ethnicity in British Sculpture Studies?, at the National Museum of Natural History with Mary Jo Arnoldi from June 1, 2006 through August 9, 2006.

Foster, Adam D., University of Wyoming. Covariation in the Upper and Lower Midfacial Complex in North American Populations, at the National Museum of Natural History with Douglas Owsley and Douglas Ubelaker from September 11, 2006 through November 17, 2006.

Gomez, Maria I., Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin. Systematics and Biogeography of Central and Northern South American Freshwater Cerithiodean Gastropods (Thiaridae and Pachychilidae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Ellen E. Strong from January 8, 2007 through March 16, 2007.

Jackinsky-Horrell, Nadia M., University of Washington. An Analysis of Yup’ilk Painted Bowls, Boxes and Spoons at the Smithsonian Institution, at the National Museum of Natural History with William Fitzhugh from January 8, 2007 through March 16, 2007.

Kapheim, Karen M., University of California, Los Angeles. The Evolution of Cooperation and Social Correlates of Individual Recognition, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo and Roland Kays from June 26, 2006 through September 1, 2006.

Lampley, Gary L., Fashion Institute of Technology. How African and African American Style Contributions Have Influenced High Fashion, at the National Museum of American History with Fath Davis Ruffins from May 22, 2006 through July 28, 2006.

Massie, Kelleen E., San Diego State University. Patterns of Dental Enamel Hypoplasia and Age-at-Death in a California Native American Population, at the National Museum of Natural History with Douglas Ubelaker and David Hunt from January 8, 2007 through March 16, 2007.

Monsegur Rivera, Omar A., University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez. Vascular Flora of the Guanica Dry Forest, Puerto Rico, at the National Museum of Natural History with Pedro Acevedo from July 31, 2006 through October 6, 2006.

Murray, Sean A., CUNY Graduate Center. The Piano Girl: Gender, Race and Becoming American, at the National Museum of American History with Fath Davis Ruffins from June 19, 2006 through August 25, 2006.

Ranch, Kohanya J., California State University, Los Angeles. Chumash Ways of Reviving a Culture: Sources of Inspiration, at the National Museum of the American Indian with Anne McMullen from June 19, 2006 through August 25, 2006.

Reichert, Michael S., University of Texas, Austin. An Investigation of Social Eavesdropping on Male-Male Territorial Interactions in the Frog, Hyla Rosenbergi, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with John Christy from June 1, 2006 through August 9, 2006.

Rodgers, Paula J., University of Maryland. A Comparative Analysis of Sperm Storage in Brachyuran Crabs, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Anson Hines from June 5, 2006 through August 11, 2006.

Smith, Neil A., North Carolina State University. Systematic Revision of the Pliocene Genus Alca 9Aves, Alcidae) from the Yorktown Formation of Aurora, NC, at the National Museum of Natural History with Storrs L. Olson and Lee-Ann Hayek from June 12, 2006 through August 18, 2006.

Verplank, Ashley K., University of Washington. Analysis of Native Northwest Coast Daggers, at the National Museum of the American Indian with Mary Jane Lenz from June 19, 2006 through August 25, 2006.

Walsh, Megan E., Temple University. Depicting American Identity: Deception, Portraiture and Charles Willson Peale, at the National Portrait Gallery with Sidney Hart and David Ward from February 25, 2007 through May 5, 2007.

 

2005

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Chesner, Craig A., Eastern Illinois University. Volatile Content and Proximal Ash from the 74 ka Toba Eruption, Sumatra, Indonesia, at the National Museum of Natural History with James Luhr from October 1, 2005 through March 31, 2006.

Frank, Barbara E., State University of New York, Stony Brook. Marks of Identity: Mapping the Art History of an African Ceramic Tradition, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer and David Binkley from September 1, 2005 through April 30, 2006.

Halper, Vicki , Independent Researcher. Voices in Studio Crafts, at the Renwick Gallery with Jane Milosch and Liza Kirwin from September 15, 2005 through December 15, 2005.

Hills, Patricia S., New York University. Painting Harlem Modern: The Art of Jacob Lawrence, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg from November 1, 2005 through February 28, 2006.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Archie, Elizabeth A., Duke University. The Relationship Between Social Behavior and Genetic Structure in a Population of Wild African Elephants, at the National Zoological Park with Jesus Maldonado and Robert Fleischer from September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006.

Bai, Xuemei , University of Southern Mississippi. Dinoflagellate Parasitism and Membrane Sterol Composition, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with D. Wayne Coats from September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006.

Barker, Sheila C., Independent Scholar. Claude and America, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from May 15, 2005 through September 15, 2005.

Chapman, Samantha K., Northern Arizona University. Mangrove Biodiversity: Investigating the Influence of Plant Diversity on Microbial Community Composition and Litter Processing, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Ilka Feller from October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006.

Cortesini, Sergio , University of Rome. “One Day We Must Meet”: Art and National Identity in Fascist Italy and New Deal America, 1933-1941, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg from November 1, 2005 through April 30, 2006.

Ferry, Elizabeth E., Johns Hopkins University. Tasteful Science: The Smithsonian Mineralogical Collections and the Experience of Empire, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson and James Luhr from July 1, 2005 through August 31, 2005.

Franz, Nico M., Cornell University. Revision and Phylogeny of North American Madopterini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Terry Erwin from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006.

Freestone, Amy L., University of California, Davis. Latitudinal Variation in Marine Benthic Diversity, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Richard Osman and Gregory Ruiz from February 15, 2006 through February 14, 2007.

Keller, Jason K., University of Notre Dame. Controls of Microbial Respiration Along the Estuarine Continuum: Interactions of Plant Tissue Quality and Site Conditions, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with J. Patrick Megonigal and Thomas Jordan from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006.

LaDeau, Shannon L., Duke University. Evaluating the Spatial and Temporal Patterns of WNV Host-Vector Dynamics Across the Northeastern United States, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Peter Marra from July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.

Mah, Christopher , University of Illinois. Phylogenetic Analysis and Taxonomic Revision of the Asteriidae (Forcipulatacea; Asteroidea), at the National Museum of Natural History with David Pawson from August 15, 2005 through August 14, 2006.

Mayo, Julia C., Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. Small-Scale Architecture in Pre-Columbian Panama: A Preliminary Evaluation, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Richard Cooke from June 1, 2005 through March 31, 2006.

Mihm, Stephen A., New York University. Making Money, Creating Confidence: Counterfeiting and Capitalism in the United States, 1789-1877, at the National Museum of American History with Richard Doty from January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006.

Nami, Hugo G., University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Paleoindian Lithic Technology from a Continental Perspective: An Experimental and Comparative Study, at the National Museum of Natural History with Dennis Stanford from February 15, 2006 through August 14, 2006.

Odo, David R., University of Oxford, UK. Selling Pictures of Japan: Photographic Practice, Cultural Heritage, and Nation Building in the Meiji Era, at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Ann Yonemura and James Ulak from July 1, 2005 through May 31, 2006.

Santos, Cynthia , University of Sao Paulo. Pattern and Process in Morphological and Molecular Evolution of Caranonemertidae (Nemertea), Symbionts and Egg Predators of Decapod Crustaceans, at the National Museum of Natural History with Jon Norenburg from August 15, 2005 through August 14, 2006.

Sayer, Emma J., University of Cambridge, UK. Will Increased Primary Production Turn Tropical Forest Soils into a Carbon Source? A Large-Scale Field Study of the Priming Effect, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Benjamin Turner and S. Joseph Wright from July 15, 2005 through July 14, 2006.

Schwartz, Danielle K., McGill University, Canada. Design for Sight and Sound: John Vassos, A Biography, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Liza Kirwin from September 1, 2005 through April 30, 2006.

Tzortziou, Maria A., University of Maryland. Sources and Cycling of Chromophoric Dissolved Organic Matter in the Esturine Waters of the Rhode River Sub-Estuary and the Chesapeake Bay, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Patrick Neale and Charles Gallegos from June 1, 2005 through May 31, 2006.

Wechsler, James M., Independent Scholar. Modernism and International Communism: Hugo Gellert and the Artists of the Communist Party, USA, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Joann Moser from August 1, 2005 through March 31, 2006.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Barragan, Luis M., University of Arizona. Form and Function in Mountain Pima Traditional Narratives, at the National Museum of Natural History with William Merrill from March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007.

Cserno, Isabell , University of Maryland, College Park. Race and Nation in Visual Presentations of Blacks in U.S. American Culture (Greeting Cards, Trade Cards, Ads, Sheet Music, etc.), 1893-1933, at the National Museum of American History with Fath Davis Ruffins from January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006.

De Santana, Carlos David D.C.M., Inst. Nacional de Pesquisas de Amazonia. Systematics and Biogeography of Sternarchorhynchus, at the National Museum of Natural History with Richard Vari and Stanley Weitzman from January 15, 2006 through January 14, 2007.

Freund, Daniel , Columbia University. Sunshine for Sale: The Commodification of Natural Light in America, 1900-1935, at the National Museum of American History with Peter Liebhold from September 1, 2005 through November 30, 2005.

Gillespie, Sarah C., City University of New York. Samuel F. B. Morse and the Daguerreotype: Art and Science in American Culture, 1835 -1855, at the National Museum of American History with Michelle Delaney and Ann Shumard from September 1, 2005 through May 31, 2006.

Goff, Lisa , University of Virginia. Shantytowns in the United States, 1820-1950, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel from January 1, 2006 through August 31, 2006.

Goheen, Jacob R., University of New Mexico. Assessing the Impacts of Large Herbivors on Acacia Reproduction, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with S. Joseph Wright from June 1, 2005 through November 30, 2005.

Greenhill, Jennifer A., Yale University. The Plague of Jocularity: Art, Humor, and the American Social Body, 1863-1906, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Cynthia Mills from September 15, 2005 through November 15, 2006.

Hooper, Elaine R., University of Illinois, Chicago. Effect of Forest Fragmentation on Seed Dispersal, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Laurence from September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006.

Jander, Karin C., Cornell University. Plant Sanctions and Wasp Pollination Behaviour in the Fig Tree – Fig Wasp Mutualism, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with E. Allen Herre from January 15, 2006 through January 14, 2007.

Jones, Joseph J., Michigan State University. The Making of a National Forest: The Contest Over the Michigan Cutover, 1890-1940, at the National Museum of American History with Jeffrey Stine from June 1, 2005 through August 31, 2005.

Kajiya, Kenji , New York University. Negotiating Modernism: Color-Field Painting and the Upheaval of Art Criticism in America, 1952-1967, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg from June 1, 2005 through March 31, 2006.

Kashyap, Arunima , Michigan State University. Hunter Gatherer Subsistence at Bagor: An Investigation through Starch Grain Analysis, at the National Museum of Natural History with Dolores Piperno and Bruce Smith from September 15, 2005 through February 14, 2006.

Keisman, Jennifer , Princeton University. Species Effects on Nutrient Cycling: Does the Soil Microbial Community Mediate a Positive Feedback Between Litter Quality and Nitrogen Availability,at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Geoffrey Parker and J. Patrick Megonigal from August 1, 2005 through July 31, 2006.

Lasso, Eloisa , University of Illinois. Can Vegetative Reproduction Explain the Abundance of Understory Piper Shrubs in Tropical Forests?, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with S. Joseph Wright and Eldredge Bermingham from July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.

Leibowitz, Rachel , University of Illinois. Seeing Through Window Rock: The Landscape Legacy of the New Deal in the Capital of the Navajo Nation, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Rayna Green from January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006.

Martinez, Veronica Y., University of Texas, Austin. Inside the Federal Labor Camp: Exploring Race, Community, and Resistance in the New Deal Era, at the National Museum of American History with Marvette Perez and Pete Daniel from January 15, 2006 through July 15, 2006.

Mayer, Stephanie G., Boston University. The Art of the Gift: Mount, Sully, Huntington and the Antebellum Gift Book Industry, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Helena Wright from August 15, 2005 through December 15, 2005.

Meyer, Alan D., University of Delaware. Why Fly? A Social and Cultural History of Private Aviation in Post-World War II America, 1945-1985, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and Dominick Pisano from July 1, 2005 through December 31, 2005.

Moss, Dorothy , University of Delaware. Recasting the Copy: Original Paintings and Reproductions at the Dawn of American Mass Culture, c. 1900, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Virginia Mecklenburg from September 15, 2005 through July 15, 2006.

Murray, Xiomara M., New York University. Before the “Mellon Gallery”: Toward an American National Gallery of Art, 1811-1937, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from June 1, 2005 through February 28, 2006.

Nasstrom Evans, Heidi , University of Maryland. The Aesthetic Evolution of Simple Living in Jane Whitehead’s Built Environs, at the Renwick Gallery with Jane Milosch and Virginia Mecklenburg from May 15, 2005 through May 15, 2006.

Nystrom, Eric C., Johns Hopkins University. Visual Representations in the American Anthracite Coal Industry, 1860-1920, at the National Museum of American History with Peter Liebhold from September 15, 2005 through January 14, 2006.

Olsen, Brian J., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Behavioral Divergence in the Swamp Sparrow, Melospiza Georgiana, as a Result of the Abiotic Conditions of the Tidal Salt-Marsh, at the National Zoological Park with Russell Greenberg and Robert Fleischer from May 1, 2005 through April 30, 2006.

Power, Susan L., Universite de Paris I-Pantheon Sorbonne. New World Surrealisms, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Joann Moser and Virginia Mecklenburg from September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006.

Tocheri, Matthew W., Arizona State University. A Comprehensive 3D Comparative Study of the Scaphoid-Trapezium-Trapezoid (STT) Region in Modern Humans and Nonhuman Primates, at the National Museum of Natural History with Richard Potts and David Hunt from September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006.

Trillo, Paula A., University of Montana. The Evolution of Primary and Secondary Sexual Characters in the Tortoise Bettle Acromis Spassa, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Donald Windsor and Mary Jane West-Eberhard from June 1, 2005 through November 30, 2005.

Ullinger, Jaime M., Ohio State University. The Effect of Early Urbanism on Skeletal Health: A Bioarchaeological Reconstruction of Early Bronze Age Bab edh-Dhra, at the National Museum of Natural History with Donald J. Ortner from January 1, 2006 through August 31, 2006.

Walker, William S, Brandeis University. “A Living Exhibition”: Folklife at the Smithsonian, 1876-1980, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson from June 1, 2005 through January 31, 2006.

Wright, Kelly F., University of Cincinnati. Research on Dissertation “Coloring Their World”: Americans and Color in the Nineteenth Century, at the National Museum of American History with Barbara Clark Smith and Pete Daniel from October 15, 2005 through January 15, 2006.

TEN-WEEK GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Carico, Aaron Y., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Taking Place: Race and Land in the South, 1865-1890, at the National Museum of American History with Fath Davis Ruffins and Pete Daniel from June 6, 2005 through August 12, 2005.

Carvajal Contreras, Diana Rocio, University of Calgary, Canada. Fishing, Salting and Smoking Fish at Cueva de los Vampiros: A Contextual and Archaeological Evaluation of a Purported Pre-Columbian Fishing Camp near Parita Bay, Panama, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Richard Cooke from June 27, 2005 through September 2, 2005.

Colbeck, Gabriel J., Washington State University. A Radio Telemetry Investigation of the Role of Females in Extra-Pair Fertilization, at the National Zoological Park with Scott Sillett from May 31, 2005 through August 5, 2005.

Eisler, Matthew N., University of Alberta. Border Crossing: Transnational Technoscience and Cross-Disciplinary Research in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Development, 1934-1970, at the National Air and Space Museum with Allan Needell and Paul Ceruzzi from August 1, 2005 through October 7, 2005.

Meyers, Maureen E., University of Kentucky. The Late Prehistory in Southwestern Virginia: A Ceramic Re-analysis of C.G. Holland’s Southwestern Virginia Survey, at the National Museum of Natural History with Bruce Smith from May 23, 2005 through July 29, 2005.

Nikiforova, Bistra V., University of Memphis. Media Narratives, Social Context, and the Construction of Southern Senses of Place Since the End of the Cold War, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel from May 31, 2005 through August 5, 2005.

Studds, Colin E., University of Maryland. Non-breeding Habitat Occupancy and Population Processes in a Neotropical -Nearctic Migratory Bird, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Peter Marra from June 6, 2005 through August 12, 2005.

Waxenbaum, Erin B., University of Florida. Ontogeny in Three Native American Populations: Temporal and Spatial Effects on Human Growth and Development, at the National Museum of Natural History with Douglas Ubelaker from June 6, 2005 through August 12, 2005.

 

2004

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Gorchov, David L., Miami University. Environmental Limits to the Invasion of an Exotic Shrub, “Rubus phoenicolasius,” in Late Successional Dediduous Forest, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Dennis Whigham July 15, 2004 through July 14, 2005.

Lewis, Laura A., James Madison University. History, Race and Place in the Making of Black Mexico, at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Olivia Cadaval and Diana Baird N’Diaye from September 1, 2004 through November 30, 2004.

McCarthy, David P., Rhodes College. Against Imperium: American Artists in an Age of Global Conflict, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Liza Kirwin from September 15, 2004 through December 15, 2004.

Olmstead, Richard G., University of Washington. Phylogeny and Systematics of Verbenaceae, at the National Museum of Natural History with Vicki Funk and W. John Kress from October 15, 2004 through April 15, 2005.

Visona, Monica B., Metropolitan State College of Denver. Time and Space in the Art of the Lagoon Peoples of Cote d’Ivoire, at the National Museum of African Art with David Binkley September 15, 2004 through March 15, 2005.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Andre, Sarah L., Northwestern University. Investigation of Impact Basins and Hypsometry of Mercury, at the National Air and Space Museum with Thomas Watters August 1, 2004 through July 31, 2005.

Assefa, Zelalem, State University of New York, Stony Brook. Digital Catalogue of East African Mammals, at the National Museum of Natural History with Richard Potts June 1, 2004 through January 30, 2005.

Bai, Xuemei, University of Southern Mississippi. Probing Interactions Between Karlotoxin in “Karlodinium micrum” and Parasitism by “Amoebophrya” Species, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with D. Wayne Coats September 15, 2004 through September 14, 2005.

Bisson, Isabelle-Anne, York University, Canada. Coevolutionary History of a Feather Degrading Bacterium and Its Avian Host, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Peter Marra December 1, 2004 through November 30, 2005.

Blockett, Kimberly D., Pennsylvania State University. Race, Religion and Rebellion in the Early 1800s: The Life and Travels of Zilpha Elaw, Black Woman Evangelist, at the Anacostia Museum with Gail Lowe and Portia James from September 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.

Bristol Jr., Douglas W., University of Maryland, College Park. African American Barbers in the Twentieth Century, at the National Museum of American History with Fath Davis Ruffins and Katherine Ott from June 1, 2004 through August 31, 2004.

Carney, Karen, Stanford University. The Influence of Elevated CO2 on Soil Microbial Community Composition and Function: Implications for the Fate of Carbon in the Rhizosphere, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with J. Patrick McGonigal and Bert Drake from January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2005.

Cernusak, Lucas A., Australian National University. Water Use Efficiency of Tropical Trees Derived from Stable Isotopes, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Klaus Winter March 1, 2005 through February 28, 2006.

Cheng, Wen-Chien, University of Michigan. Ideas Beyond Indulgence: Images of Drunkenness from Imperial China, at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Joseph Chang March 1, 2005 through June 30, 2005.

Doris, Sara, University of Kentucky. Pop Art and the Contest Over American Culture, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg January 1, 2005 through July 31, 2005.

Ewers, Robert Mark, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Economic Development, Tropical Deforestation and Scenarios for Future Biodiversity Loss, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Laurance July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.

Fan, Fa-ti, University of Wisconsin, Madison. American Scientific Explorations in China, 1900s-1940s, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson and Susan McElrath from January 15, 2005 through May 15, 2005.

Gillette, Maris B., Haverford College. Historical Legacies and Artistic Expressions in Chinese Porcelain, at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Louise Cort and Jan Stuart from February 1, 2005 through April 30, 2005.

Haney, Erin L., University of London, UK. Portraits of Everyday Life: Photographs, History, and Memory in the Gold Coast, 1840 – 1940, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine Mullen Kreamer October 15, 2004 through July 14, 2005.

Hilton, Eric J., University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Comparative and Developmental Morphology and Phylogenetic Systematics of Jacks (Carangidae), at the National Museum of Natural History with G. David Johnson September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.

Keiner, Christine M., Rochester Institute Of Technology. Post-Earth Day Environmental Science and Politics at the Smithsonian, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson and Jeffrey Stine from June 1, 2004 through August 31, 2004.

Lawrence, Kathleen, Boston University. Aesthetic Transcendentalism and Its Legacy: Margaret Fuller, William Wetmore Story, and American Sculpture, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with George Gurney October 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004.

Leon Canales, Elmo A., Universidad Catolica de Lima, Peru. Paleoindian Lithic Technologies: An Intercontinental Approach, at the National Museum of Natural History with Dennis Stanford and Ramiro Matos from September 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.

Miller, Jeremy A., George Washington University. Molecular Phylogeny and Taxonomy of Widow Spiders (Araneae, Theridiidae, Latrodectus), at the National Museum of Natural History with Jonathan Coddington and Ted Schultz from July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.

Nel, Philip W., Vanderbilt University. Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: A Biography, at the National Portrait Gallery with Wendy Wick Reaves January 1, 2005 through August 15, 2005.

Percy, Diana M., University of Glasgow, UK. Evolution and Adaptation in Insect-Plant Interactions: A Model System in the Hawaiian Islands, at the National Museum of Natural History with Scott Miller and Robert Fleischer from September 15, 2004 through September 14, 2005.

Philpott, Stacy M., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. A Bi-Regional Comparison of Sustainable Coffee Certification: Developing Conservation Strategies for Chiapas, Mexico and Sumatra, Indonesia, at the National Zoological Park with Robert Rice and Russell Greenberg from September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.

Savov, Ivan P., University of South Florida. The Nature and History of Volcanism in Armenia: Insights from Petrology and Geochemistry of Lavas from the Lake Sevan Region, at the National Museum of Natural History with James Luhr September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.

Smythe, Ashleigh B., University of California, Davis. Phylogeny of the Marine Nematode Subclass Enoplia, at the National Museum of Natural History with W. Duane Hope and Jon Norenburg from March 15, 2005 through March 14, 2006.

Stapley, Jessica, Australian National University. An Empirical Test of the Role of Sexual Selection on Reproductive Isolation in Anolis Limifrons, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with John Christy March 1, 2005 through February 28, 2006.

Taylor, Stephanie L., Boston University. Joseph Cornell and His World, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg January 1, 2005 through June 30, 2005.

Toth, Eva, Rice University. Behavioral and Genetic Analysis of Eusocial Shrimp Occurring at Bocas Del Toros, Panama, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Nancy Knowlton September 15, 2004 through September 14, 2005.

Tryon, Christian A., University of Connecticut. Variation in Lithic Technology and Hominid Landscape Use in the African Acheulian, at the National Museum of Natural History with Richard Potts September 15, 2004 through May 15, 2005.

Whatley, Robin L., University of California, Santa Barbara. Evolution of Early Mammal Community Structure, at the National Museum of Natural History with Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Richard Thorington from December 1, 2004 through November 30, 2005.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Arnold, Rebecca L., University College London, UK. American Looks: Sportswear, Fashion & The Image of Women in New York, 1929-1947, at the National Museum of American History with Ellen Roney Hughes and Priscilla Wood from August 1, 2004 through October 31, 2004.

Barron, Alexander R., Princeton University. Patterns and Controls of Nitrogen Fixation in a Tropical Forest, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with S. Joseph Wright June 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.

Bridges, Nichole N., University of Wisconsin, Madison. Souvenir Standards, Aesthetic Integrity, and Indigenous Agency in Carved Loango Tusks, at the National Museum of African Art with David Binkley January 15, 2005 through July 15, 2005.

Curtiss, Kimberly M., Rutgers University. Points in Between: Painting Native America, 1830-1900, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Frank Goodyear from September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.

Gisolfi, Monica R., Columbia University. From Cotton Farmers to Poultry Growers: The Rise of Industrial Agriculture in North Georgia, 1920-1960, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and Jeffrey Stine from September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.

Innis, Anne F., University of Maryland. Comparative Ecology of an Invasive Perrennial “Rubus phoenicolasius” and the Native “Rubus argutus”, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Dennis Whigham June 1, 2004 through May 31, 2005.

Jordan, Guy D., University of Maryland, College Park. Consuming Images: The Visual Culture of Virtue and Vice in Antebellum America, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Eleanor Harvey and William Truettner from September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.

Keisman, Jennifer, Princeton University. Species Effects on Nutrient Cycling, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Geoffrey Parker and Thomas Jordan from July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.

Lawrence, James A., University of Texas, Austin. Abdication in an Artistic Democracy: Meaning in the Work of Barnett Newman and Donald Judd, 1950-1970 (and Thereafter), at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg September 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.

Matkin-Rawn, Story L., University of Wisconsin. “That We Could Have in our Hands the Power:” African American Organizing and the Reshaping of Arkansas Politics, 1945 – 1975, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel February 15, 2005 through May 15, 2005.

May, Jessica, University of California, Berkeley. Off the Clock: Walker Evans and the Crisis of American Capital, 1930-1946, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg January 1, 2005 through September 30, 2005.

Michelmore, Mary C, University of Michigan. With the First Penny Paid”: Welfare Reform, Tax Policy and American Political Culture, 1960 – 1980, at the National Museum of American History with Harry Rubenstein and William Bird from September 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004.

Noveck, Daniel B., University of Chicago. Historical Perspectives on Ramamuri Indian Ethnicity, at the National Museum of Natural History with William Merrill January 1, 2005 through September 30, 2005.

Patterson, Cynthia L., George Mason University. Artists and Engravers of the Philly Pictorials, 1835-1855, at the National Museum of American History with Helena Wright May 15, 2004 through August 15, 2004.

Peluc, Suzana I., University of California, Riverside. The Role of Ecological Factors and Microclimate in Shaping Nest Site Selection in Songbirds, at the National Zoological Park with Scott Sillett February 1, 2005 through March 31, 2006.

Robinson, Edward L., University of Oxford, UK. The Contributions of Photographer Frances Benjamin Johnson, at the National Museum of American History with Michelle Delaney and Pamela Henson from June 1, 2004 through October 31, 2004.

Rufolo, Scott J., Johns Hopkins University. An Analysis of Animal Remains from Khabur Basin, Syria, at the National Museum of Natural History with Melinda Zeder January 15, 2005 through October 15, 2005.

Samuel, Anne, University of Delaware. Vision Conceptualized in the American Renaissance Murals of Edwin Howland Blashfield (1848 – 1936), at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Richard Murray September 1, 2004 through November 30, 2004.

Shin, Seojeong, University of Maryland, College Park. The Prints and Paintings of the Seventeenth-Century Chinese Artist, Xiao Yun Cong (1596-1673), at the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Joseph Chang and Jan Stuart from July 15, 2004 through January 15, 2005.

Smith, Deborah Ann, University of Washington. Dogs, Scats, and DNA: A Noninvasive Approach for Carnivore Field Studies, at the National Zoological Park with Katherine Ralls and Jesus Maldonado from September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.

Smith, Kendra, St. Olaf College. Perfecting Nature’s Food: American Dairy Production and Consumption, 1900 – 1975, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and Jeffrey Stine from January 15, 2005 through April 30, 2005.

Swenson, Kirsten J., State University of New York, Stony Brook. From Kitchen to Factory: Eva Hesse’s Labors, at the Archives of American Art with Virginia Mecklenburg and Liza Kirwin from August 16, 2004 through January 31, 2005.

TEN-WEEK GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Altman, Safra, University of Maryland. Effects of Genotypic Variation on Success of Invasive Ascidians, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Anson Hines and Gregory Ruiz from June 1, 2004 through August 6, 2004.

Jones, Bradley A., University of Glasgow, UK. Politics of the Street, at the National Museum of American History with Barbara Clark Smith March 1, 2005 through May 6, 2005.

Madsen, Leslie J., University of California, Davis. Women in Natural History Institutions, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson and Ronald Brashear from September 27, 2004 through December 3, 2004.

Marsh, Allison Courtney, Johns Hopkins University. Greetings from the Shop Floor: Factory Tours and the Picture Post Card, at the National Museum of American History with Steven Lubar and Peter Liebhold from June 1, 2004 through August 6, 2004.

Mayne, Rhiannon G., University of Tennessee. Coordinated Petrologic Spectral Studies of Antartic Basaltic Meteorites, at the National Museum of Natural History with Timothy McCoy and Glenn MacPherson from June 1, 2004 through August 6, 2004.

Olsen, Brian J., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Sub-Specific Differences in Freshwater and Tidal Swamp Sparrows (Melospiza Georgiana), at the National Zoological Park with Russell Greenberg May 31, 2004 through August 6, 2004.

Roux, Karin E., George Mason University. Examining the Presence and Impacts of Lead in Songbirds Along a Land-Use Gradient, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Peter Marra May 3, 2004 through November 9, 2004.

Schmeling, Barbara J., Frostburg State University. The Effects of Prescribed Fire on Secretive Marsh Birds, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Peter Marra June 1, 2004 through August 6, 2004.

 

2003

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Hills, Jill Benham, University of Westminster. Western Union and International Communications at National Museum of American History with Bernard Finn from March 1, 2004 – May 31, 2004

Terwilliger, Valery J., University of Kansas. Variation in Photosynthetic Water Use Characters in Relation to the Distribution of Oaks in Eastern North American Deciduous Forest at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Catherine Lovelock and Geoffrey Parker from June 1, 2003 – May 31, 2004

Wallace-Sanders, Kimberly , Emory University. Stereotypes and Maternal Obsessions: The “Black Mammy” Image as a Maternal Figure in American Ephemera at National Museum of American History with Fath Davis Ruffins from August 15, 2003 – January 15, 2004

Wennersten, John R., University of Maryland, Eastern Shore. The Anacostia River: Environment and Social Change in the Nation’s Capital at National Museum of American History with Jeffrey Stine from July 1, 2003 – December 31, 2004

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Amat, Alexandra , Bermuda Biological Station. Response of Coral Reefs to Elevated CO2 and Temperature: Comparison Between Low and High Latitute Reefs at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Rachel Collin and Hector Guzman from March 1, 2004 – February 28, 2005

Assefa, Zelalem , State University of New York, Stony Brook. Digital Catalogue of the Dentition of East African Large Mammals at National Museum of Natural History with Richard Potts from January 1, 2004 – April 30, 2004

Blockett, Kimberly D., University of Wisconsin, Madison. Philadelphia Freedom: Black Women Evangelists on Race and Religion at Anacostia Museum with Gail Lowe and Portia James from August 8, 2003 – January 15, 2004

Carney, Karen , Stanford University. The Influence of Elevated CO2 on Soil Microbial Community Composition and Function: Implications for the fate of Carbon in the Rhizosphere at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with J. Patrick Megonigal and Bert Drake from January 1, 2004 – December 31, 2004

Fitzherbert, Teresa , University of Oxford. Research Arising from Doctoral Thesis on the Freer Gallery’s Manuscript “Tarjama-yi Tarikh-I Tabari” of Abu ‘ Ali Bal’ami at Freer Gallery/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Massoumeh Farhad and Ann Gunter from October 1, 2003 – April 30, 2004

Harrison, Rhett D., Kyoto University, Japan. Fig Wasp Dispersal at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with E. Allen Herre and Donald Windsor from May 1, 2003 – April 30, 2004

Herz, Hubert M., University of Bielefeld, Germany. On the Move: Causes and Consequences of Colony Evacuation in Leaf-Cutting Ants at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo from January 1, 2004 – December 31, 2004

Honeychurch, William H., University of Michigan. Neutron Activation of Gobi Desert Ceramics and Models for Steppe Confederations at National Museum of Natural History with William Fitzhugh and J. Daniel Rogers from October 15, 2003 – October 14,

Johnson, Elizabeth A., California Institute of Technology. Characterization of Water and Hydroxyl in Manganese Oxide Minerals Using FTIR Spectroscopy at National Museum of Natural History with Jeffrey Post from August 15, 2003 – August 14,

Keiner, Christine M., Rochester Institute of Technology. Post-Earth Day Environmental Science and Politics at the Smithsonian at Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela Henson and Jeffrey Stine from August 1, 2003 – August 31, 2003

Kirby, Michael X., University of California, Davis. Life before the Isthmus: Early Miocene Biotas from the Southernmost Outpost of North America at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Anthony Coates and Jeremy Jackson from June 1, 2003 – May 31, 2004

Lobel, Michael , Bard College. James Rosenquist, F-111, and the Politics of Pop at Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenberg and Dom Pisano from September 1, 2003 – February 29, 2004

Petrizzo, Maria Rose, University of Milan, Italy. Planktonic Foraminiferal Biological Response to the Latest Albian Oceanic Anoxic Event 1d at National Museum of Natural History with Brian Huber from April 1, 2004 – September 30, 2004

Raboy, Becky E., National Institutes of Health. GHLT Population Viability Analysis at National Zoological Park with Jonathon Ballou and Peter Leimgruber from January 1, 2004 – December 31, 2004

Root, David B., University of California, Santa Barbara. Systematics of High- Pressure Crystallization of Zircon at National Museum of Natural History with Sorena Sorenson from November 15, 2003 – November 14, 2004

Secord, Ross , University of Michigan. Early Eocene Forests in the Bighorn Basin of Wyoming: Open or Closed Canopy? A Test Using Carbon Isotopes in Mammal Teeth at National Museum of Natural History with Scott Wing from May 15, 2004 – May 14,

Suh, Emmanuel C., University of Buea, Cameroon. Geochemical and Mineralogical Diversity in Recent Lavas of Mount Cameroon: Inferences from Glass Inclusions and Phenocryst and Xenocryst Compositions at National Museum of Natural History with James Luhr and from July 1, 2004 – October 31, 2004

Tzortziou, Maria Athanasia, University of Maryland. Sources and Cycling of Chromophoric Dissolved Organic Material in the Estuarine Waters of the Rhode River Sub- Estuary and the Chesapeake Bay at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Patrick Neale and Charles Gallegos from January 1, 2004 – December 31, 2004

Van Bael, Sunshine A., University of Illinois, Champaign. Avian Insectivory in Shade Cacao Farms: Do Birds Control Insect Pests? at National Zoological Park with Russell Greenberg from September 1, 2003 – August 31, 2004

Wingate, Jennifer , Stony Brook University. Doughboys, Art Worlds, and Identities: Sculpted Memorials of World War I in the United States at Smithsonian American Art Museum with George Gurney and Virginia Mecklenberg from September 15, 2003 – March 14, 2004

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Bechtel, Alison R., University of Pennsylvania. Infiltrating the Interior: The New York Art World and Collectors’ Houses, 1860-1900 at Smithsonian American Art Museum with Richard Murray and Kenneth Myers from July 1, 2003 – June 30, 2004

Brandenburg, Hazel C., George Mason University. Of Art, Artifacts, and America: Currier & Ives and the Production of Cultural Meaning in America at National Museum of American History with Helena Wright and Charles McGovern from January 1, 2004 – June 30, 2004

Diamond, Heather A., University of Hawaii, Manoa. American Aloha: Hawai’i at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and the Politics of Traditional Culture at Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Richard Kennedy and Richard Kurin from June 1, 2003 –

Dooley, Michael C., University of Iowa. Citizen Bird: Progressive Era Ornithological Art and the Founding of the Bird Conservation Movement at Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Pamela Henson from June 1, 2003 – May 31,

Egan, Shannon E., Johns Hopkins University. An American Art: Edward S. Curtis and The North American Indian, 1907-30 at Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner from September 1, 2003 – August 31, 2004

Emberton, Carole T., Northwestern University. Citizens in Leviathan: Violence and the Political Culture of Reconsctruction at National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel from March 1, 2004 – August 31, 2004

Fernandez-Marin, Hermogenes , University of Puerto Rico. Attine Nest- foundation at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo and Mary Jane West-Eberhard from June 1, 2003 – October 15, 2004

Gadsden, Brett V., Northwestern University. “All We Wanted Was a Bus for the Colored”: The Desegration of Public Education in Delaware at National Museum of American History with Alonzo Smith from April 1, 2004 – September 30, 2004

Hamilton, Shane L., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Trucking Country: Food, Farms and Freight in America’s Rural Industrial Landscape, 1945-1970 at National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and Jeffrey Stine from August 1, 2003 –

Haney, Erin L., University of London, UK. Behind the Lens: Photographers, Patrons and Personhood in Image and Memory in the Gold Coast 1840-1940 at National Museum of African Art with Chris Mullen-Kreamer and David Binkley from September 1, 2003 – August 31, 2004

Henderson, Amy H., University of Delaware. Furnishing the Republican Court: Building and Decorating Philadelphia Homes, 1790-1800 at National Museum of American History with Barbara Clark Smith and Harry Rubenstein from March 1, 2004 – August 31,

Innis, Anne F., University of Maryland. Comparative Ecology of an Invasive Perennial, “Rubus phoenicolasius,” and a Native Cogener, “Rubus argutus” at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Dennis Whigham from June 1, 2003 – May 31, 2004

Landau, Amy S., Predoctoral Fellow, University of Oxford. The Perso-European Mode at the Court of Shah Sulayman (1666-1694) at the Freer Gallery of Art/ Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Massumeh Farhad from December 1, 2003 – August 31, 2004

Quinn, Kelly A., University of Maryland. Making Modern Homes: A History of Langston Terrace, a New Deal Public Housing Program at Archives of American Art with Liza Kirwin from September 1, 2003 – May 31, 2004

Roberts, Ellen E., Boston University. Japanese Art and the American Aesthetic Interior, 1876-1893 at Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Kenneth Myers from October 1, 2003 – September 30, 2004

Robinson, Edward L., University of Oxford. Collecting A Photographic History at the Smithsonian in the 1890s: The Contributions of Photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston at National Museum of American History with Michelle Delaney from August 1, 2003 – January 31, 2004

Rubenstein, Dustin R., Cornell University. Evolutionary and Physiological Mechanisms of Cooperative Breeding in African Starlings at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo and Mary Jane West- Eberhard from February 1,

Sloan, Donald E., University of Kansas. The John Reed Club and Visual Culture at Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenberg and Joann Moser from July 15, 2003 – March 15, 2004

Torres-Carvajal, L. Omar, University of Kansas. Systematics of Stenocercus (Squamata: Tropiduridae) at National Museum of Natural History with Kevin de Queiroz from August 15, 2003 – August 14, 2004

Vilches, Flora , University of Maryland. Studying the Archaeological process in the Work of Robert Smithson, Mark Dion, and Fred Wilson at Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and Olga Viso from September 1, 2003 – May 31,

Wiley, Elizabeth O., George Washington University. The Reciprocating Gaze: Painters, Natives and the State of Maine in the First Half of the Twentieth Century at Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia Mecklenburg and William Truettner from September 1, 2003 – August 31, 2004

Woody, Andrea L., University of Texas. Alan Lomax’s Folk Music Programming for the Radio Series by CBS, “American School of the Air” at National Museum of American History with Charles McGovern from June 1, 2003 – July 31, 2003

TEN-WEEK GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Maga, Ali Murat, University of Texas, Austin. Postcranial Description of Phylogenetic Analysis of First Metatherian from Middle Eocene of Turkey at National Museum of Natural History with Robert Emry and Richard Thorington from June 30, 2003 –

Miller, Christine W., University of Montana. The Influence of Maternal Effects on a Sexually Selected Trait in the Leaf Footed Bug, Letoscelis Tricolor Westwood (Hemiptera: Coreidae) at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Donald Windsor and William Eberhard from June 9, 2003 – August 15, 2003

Roffler, Josh H., Arizona State University. Frank Russell at Gila River: Revisiting a Turn-of-the-Century Ethnographic Collection at National Museum of Natural History with JoAllyn Archambault and William Merrill from June 30, 2003 – September 5, 2003

Salgado-Ortiz, Javier , Queen’s University. Effects of Nest Predation on the Reproductive Success of a Tropical Resident Warbler: A Study Using Real and Artificial Nests at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Peter Marra from August 18, 2003 – October 24, 2003

Touchton, Janeene M., University of British Columbia, Canada. The Effects of Competitive Release on Social Dynamics of Ant-Following Antbirds at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Egbert Leigh from June 2, 2003 – August 8, 2003

Weise, Christa Doris, University of New Mexico. Foraging Range, Activity Patterns and Diet of the Great Fruit-Eating Bat (Artibeus Literatus) on Barro Colorado Island, Panama at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Elisabeth Kalko from September 29, 2003 – December 5, 2003

2002

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Abbate, Janet E., SI Senior Fellow, University of Maryland. “American Women in Computing: Opportunities and Contributions,” at the National Museum of American History with Peggy Kidwell and David Allison from September 15, 2002 through June 15, 2003.

Adepegba, Cornelius O., SI Senior Fellow, University of Idaban. “Yoruba Sacred Textiles in 20th Century Nigeria,” at the National Museum of African Art/National Museum of Natural History with Christraud Geary and Mary Jo Arnoldi from September 1, 2002 through April 30, 2003.

Bonnefille, Raymonde, SI Senior Fellow, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France. “Cyclicity of Changes in Climate and Environment at Hadar and Olduvai,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Richard Potts from March 1, 2003 through August 31, 2003.

Davidar, Priya, SI Senior Fellow, Pondicherry University. “Beta Diversity in the Rain Forests of the Western Ghats, India,” at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Egbert Leigh and Joseph Wright from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

Fillin-Yeh, Susan, SI Senior Fellow, City University of New York. “A Book on the American Painter John Sloan: Realism and Modernity: John Sloan’s Streets and Rooftops,” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/Hirshhorn Museum and Scultpture Garden with Virginia Mecklenburg and Judith Zilczer from April 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003.

Franklin, Linda A., SI Senior Fellow, Duke University. “Effect of Nitrogen Availability on Carbon Partitioning in Natural Phytoplankton Under UV Stress,” at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Patrick Neale from February 1, 2003 through January 31, 2004.

Headley, Janet A., SI Senior Fellow, Loyola University. “Structuring Urban Space: Public Monuments in Boston, 1825-1897,” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with George Gurney and William Truettner from January 15, 2003 through May 15, 2003.

Todd, Ellen Wiley, SI Senior Fellow, George Mason University. “The Infamous Blaze: Visual Imagery, Cultural Memory, and the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire,” at the National Museum of American History with Peter Liebhold and Harry Rubenstein from July 15, 2003 through January 15, 2004.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Berger, Martin, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, State University of New York, Buffalo. “Painting Whiteness: Race in American Visual Culture,” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William Truettner and Kenneth Myers from September 1, 2002 through February 28, 2003.

Cavender-Bares, Jeannine M., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University. “Plasticity in Plant Function and Mechanisms of Habitat Differentiation Among Eastern North American Oak Species,” at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Catherine Lovelock and Geoffrey Parker from September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.

de Rivera, Catherine E., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego. “Limits to Geographic Distribution: Lessons from Populations at the Center Versus the Periphery of the Range of an Invasive Marine Species,” at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Gregory Ruiz and Anson Hines from December 15, 2002 through December 14, 2003.

Dietsch, Thomas V., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan. “Evaluating the Potential Conservation Benefits of Integrating Small Farmers into Shade Grown Coffee Certification in Chiapas, Mexico,” at the National Zoological Park with Russell Greenberg and Robert Rice from October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

Ecker, Heather L., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University. “Between Mahfuz abd Maqru’; Decoding the Production of Early ‘Abbasid Qur’ Ans,” at the Freer Gallery of Art/AMSG with Massumeh Farhad and Debra Diamond from August 1, 2002 through April 30, 2003.

Ewe, Sharon Mei Ling, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Miami. “Nitrogen Stable Isotope Patterns in Fertilized Dwarf Florida Mangroves,” at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Catherine Lovelock from November 4, 2002 through September 15, 2003.

Hoke, Kim L., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University. “Functional Neural Circuits of Auditory Communication in Tungara Frog Mating,” at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with A. Stanley Rand from June 1, 2002 through January 31, 2003.

Howard, Vicki J., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas, Austin. “Business of Brides: The American Wedding Industry and the Invention of Tradition,” at the National Museum of American History with Barbara Clark Smith and Shelley Foote from June 1, 2002 through August 31, 2002.

Kramer, Shawn R. Noren, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Santa Cruz. “The Duration of the Postweaning Fast in Gray Seal Pups (Halichoerus grypus): Should They Stay or Should They Go?,” at the National Zoological Park with Daryl Boness and Olav Oftedal from October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

Losey, Robert J., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Oregon. “3000 Years of Architecture and Artifacts on the Southern Northwest Coast: Investigation of the Smithsonian Institution’s Palmrose and Par-Tee Collections,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Dennis Stanford from January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003.

Maria, Anton H., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Rhode Island. “Quaternary Lamprophyres from the Western End of the Mexican Volcanic Belt: Glass Inclusions and Melt Volatile Contents,” at the National Museum of Natural History with James Luhr and Edward Vicenzi from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

Maté, Juan L., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Miami. “Corals in the Eastern Tropical Pacific: Is There a Genetic Connectivity?,” at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Harilaos Lessios from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

O’Dea, Aaron, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. “The Neogene Record of Seasonality in Central American Cupuladriid Bryozoans,” at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Jeremy Jackson and A. Herrera-Cubilla from September 15, 2002 through September 14, 2003.

Price, Jonathan P., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Davis. “Evolutionary Species-Area Relationships of Pacific Island Groups,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Warren Wagner from September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.

Sanchez, Juan A., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, State University of New York, Buffalo. “Phylogeny and Diversity of Octocorals from Caribbean Reefs,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Steven Cairns and Elizabeth Zimmer from October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

Sharma, Charu, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Dalhousie University. “The Holocence Coral Reef, Papua New Guinea: An Open or Closed Ecosystem?,” at the National Museum of Natural History with John Pandofi and Martin Buzas from August 1, 2002 through July 31, 2003.

Staples, Amy J., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Santa Cruz. “Expeditionary Film and Scientific Practices of Museum Collection, Exhibition, and Research,” at the National Museum of Natural History with John Homiak and Mary Jo Arnoldi from January 15, 2003 through November 15, 2003.

Torchin, Mark E., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Santa Barbara. “Impact and Infection Dynamics of an Introduced Parasite on a Native Host,” at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Gregory Ruiz and Anson Hines from July 1, 2002 through September 15, 2003.

West, Kristi L., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Hawaii. “Reproductive Strategies in Dolphins: Lactation Energetics,” at the National Zoological Park with Olav Oftedal from January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003.

Winterton, Shaun L., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Queensland, Australia. “Phylogeny and Biogeography of the Window Flies (Insecta: Diptera: Scenopinidae),” at the National Museum of Natural History with Wayne Mathis and Norman Woodley from January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003.

Zhang, Xingliang, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwest University, China. “Naraoiids and Leanchoiliids: Anatomical Comparison Between the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale and the Early Cambrian Chengjiang Fossils,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Douglas Erwin from October 15, 2002 through April 15, 2003.

Zigler, Kirk S., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University. “The Transition Between Indirect and Direct Development: Early Development of Clypeaster Rosaceus,” at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Harilaos Lessios and R. Collin from September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Bryan-Wilson, Julia, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley. “Art/Work: Minimalism, Conceptualism, and Artistic Labor in the Age of Vietnam, 1966-1975,” at the Archives of American Art/ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpter Garden with Liza Kirwin and Phyllis Rosenzweig from December 1, 2002 through December 31, 2003.

Dickau, Ruth E., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Temple University. “Crop Dispersals, Subsistence Patterns, and Resource Use in Prehistoric Panama: Evidence from Starch Grains and Macroremains,” at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Dolores Piperno from August 1, 2002 through July 31, 2003.

Didario, Fabio, SI Predoctoral Fellow, Museum of Zoology, University of Sao Paolo. “Phylogeny of Otecephala (Teleostei), and the Monophyly of Ostiariophysi and Clupeomorpha,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Richard Vari and David Johnson from August 1, 2002 through April 30, 2003.

Evans, Sarah P., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley. “Studying the Photographic Figure in the Art of the Last Avant-Garde,” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Lynda Hartigan and Virginia Mecklenburg from August 1, 2002 through November 30, 2002.

Fallon, Sylvia M., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Missouri, St. Louis. “Community Ecology and Biogeography of Avian Malarial Parasites,” at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Eldredge Bermingham and Robert Ricklefs from August 1, 2002 through March 31, 2003.

Gardullo, Paul R., SI Predoctoral Fellow, George Washington University. “Slavery in American Memory and History: 1915-1940,” at the National Museum of American History with Charles McGovern from September 15, 2002 through September 14, 2003.

Gregg, Sara M., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Columbia University. “From Farms to Forest: Federal Conservation and Resettlement Programs in the Blue Ridge and Green Mountains, 1924-1976,” at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and Jeffrey Stine from August 1, 2002 through July 31, 2003.

Hosaka, Naomi, SI Predoctoral Fellow, Tokyo Metropolitan University. “Recovery of Damaged Ramets Through Physiological Integration in a Woody Clonal Plant, “Asimina triloba”,” at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Dennis Whigham from June 1, 2002 through October 31, 2003.

Lawrence, Sarah R., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Pennsylvania State University. “On Their Own Terms: Birth Control Among African Americans in Rural Virginia: 1890-1945,” at the National Museum of American History with Patricia Gossel and Alonzo Smith from September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.

Lee, Susanna Michelle, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Virginia. “Stories of Loyalty and Identity in the Postwar South,” at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel from September 1, 2002 through April 30, 2003.

Mangan, Scott A., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Indiana University. “Do Neotropical Rodents Influence Forest Regeneration by Dispersing Spores of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi?,” at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Edward A. Herre from June 1, 2002 through May 31, 2003.

Roberts, Claire Margaret, SI Predoctoral Fellow, Australian National University. “Huang Binhong (1865-1955), Modernity and Twentieth Century Chinese Painting,” at the Freer Gallery of Art with Joseph Chang from February 1, 2003 through April 30, 2003.

Sperlich, Tobias, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Oxford. “A Biography of the Samoan Objects in the Cooper Collection at the National Museum of Natural History,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Adrienne Kaeppler from October 1, 2002 through December 31, 2002.

Tzortziou, Maria Athanasia, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland. “Comparison of Water Optical Properties Obtained from In-situ Measurements In the Chesapeake Bay Area, With those Deduced from Satellite Data and Radiative Transfer Model Calculations,” at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Patrick Neale and Charles Gallegos from June 1, 2002 through May 31, 2003.

Velasquez Runk, Julie L., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Yale University. “Historical Ecology of Wounaan Forest Use in Eastern Panama,” at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Stanley Heckadon-Moreno and Olga Linares from June 1, 2002 through May 31, 2003.

Wagner, Ann Prentice, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland. “Living on Paper: The Culture of Drawing in the Stielgitz Circle, 1903-1925,” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden with Joann Moser and Judith Zilczer from August 1, 2002 through August 30, 2003.

Wax, Dustin M., SI Predoctoral Fellow, New School for Social Research. “The Fox Project and Applied Anthropology,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Ives Goddard and JoAllyn Archambault from June 15, 2002 through October 1, 2002.

Whalen, Catherine L., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Yale University. “Collecting/Creating Anglo-America,” at the Archives of American Art/Smithsonian American Art Museum with Liza Kirwin and William Truettner from September 1, 2002 through January 31, 2003.

Yen, Shen-Horn, SI Predoctoral Fellow, Imperial College, UK. “Phylogenetic Reconstruction of the Chaliosiinae (Lepidoptera, Zygaenidae),” at the National Museum of Natural History with Scott Miller and Marc Epstein from September 1, 2002 through December 1, 2002.

Zartman, Charles, SI Predoctoral Fellow, Duke University. “Taxonomy and Fragmentation Biology of Epiphyllous Bryophyte Communities,” at the National Museum of Natural History with John Kress and Harold Robinson from June 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.

TEN-WEEK GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Chamorro, Maria L., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Minnesota. “A Revision of Neotropical Polyplectropus and Nyctiophylax and Phylogenetic Analysis of Polycentropodidae (Insecta: Trichoptera),” at the National Museum of Natural History with Wayne Mathis and Oliver Flint from November 4, 2002 through January 10, 2003.

Fan, Julia W., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. “Brucellosis in the Old World: An Analysis of Possible Cases of Osteoarticular Brucellosis,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Donald Ortner from June 10, 2002 through August 16, 2002.

Gagliardi, Susan Elizabeth, SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of East Anglia. “Shrine Arts and Performances in West Africa: A Comparative Approach with a Focus on the “Lobi” of Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire and Burkina Faso,” at the National Museum of African Art with Christine M. Kreamer from June 10, 2002 through August 16, 2002.

Glass, Aaron J., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, New York University. “Conspicuous Consumption: A Cultural History of the Kwakwaka’wakw Hamat’sa Dance,” at the National Museum of Natural History with William Sturtevant from September 2, 2002 through November 8, 2002.

Godsey, Sarah E., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Cincinnati. “Runoff Generation on Barro Colorado Island,” at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Egbert Leigh and Robert Stallard from August 5, 2002 through October 11, 2002.

Innis, Anne F., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Maryland. “Comparative Ecology of a Non-Native, Invasive Perennial, Rubus phoenicolasisus, and a Weedy Native Congener, Rubus idaeus,” at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Dennis Whigham from September 2, 2002 through November 8, 2002.

Jo, Michael Y., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, Yale University. “Philadelphia Workers, Corporate America, and the Emergence of Modern Conservatism, 1919-1950,” at the National Museum of American History with William Bird and Charles McGovern from October 14, 2002 through December 20, 2002.

Kirchman, Jeremy J., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Florida. “Recovery and Analysis of Ancient DNA from Galapagos Island Birds: A Record of Genetic Evolution in the Holocene,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Robert Fleischer and Helen James from June 3, 2002 through August 9, 2002.

Matysiak, Angela, SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, George Washington University. “Albert Bruce Sabin: The Development of an Oral Vaccine Against Poliomyelitis,” at the National Museum of American History with Ramunas Kondratus and Patricia Gossel from June 3, 2002 through August 9, 2002.

O’Donnell, Anne S., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, Parsons School. “U.S. Greeting Card Companies, 1906-1930,” at the National Museum of American History with Helena Wright from November 4, 2002 through January 10, 2003.

Pauli, Elizheva, SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, George Washington University. “The Effects of Concentration of Dopants on Structural Strain in Zircon,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Edward Vicenzi from July 1, 2002 through September 6, 2002.

Robinson, Edward L., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Oxford. “Collecting A History of Photography at the U.S. National Museum: The Contributions of Photographer Francis Benjamin Johnston,” at the National Museum of American History with Michelle Delaney from July 8, 2002 through September 13, 2002.

Schweitzer, Marlis E., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Toronto. “Pleasure Palaces: Convergence of Theater and Fashion in New York City, 1900-1918,” at the National Museum of American History with Charles McGovern from July 29, 2002 through October 11, 2002.

Simon, Sara K., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, California State University, Los Angeles. “Health and the Rise of Chiefdoms in the Chesapeake Bay Area,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Douglas Ubelaker and Donald Ortner from June 24, 2002 through August 30, 2002.

Waddell, Mark A., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, Johns Hopkins University. “Athanasius Kircher and the Magnetic Cure of Wounds,” at the Smithsonian Institution Libraries/National Museum of American History with Ronald Brashear and Ray Kondratus from June 17, 2002 through August 23, 2002.

Yavornitsky, Valerie N., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, Michigan State University. “Examining Non-Metric Analyses for Ancestry Determination: A Test of Rhine’s (1990) Southwestern Mongoloid Ancestry Category,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Douglas Ubelaker from June 3, 2002 through August 9, 2002.

 

2001

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Ayres, William S., SI Senior Fellow, University of Oregon. Material Culture and Archaeology, Nan Madol, Pohnpei, Micronesia, at the National Museum of Natural History with Adrianne Kaeppler from April 1, 2002 through June 30, 2002.

Flood, Finbar B., SI Senior Fellow, National Gallery of Art, CASVA. Translated Stones: Rewriting Indo-Muslim Monuments, at the Freer Gallery of Art / Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Milo Beach and Massumeh Farhad from September 1, 2001 through August 31, 2002.

Franklin, Linda A., SI Senior Fellow, Duke University. UV Sensitivity of Carbon Partitioning in Marine Phytoplankton, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Patrick Neale from September 1, 2001 through August 31, 2002.

Messerli, Jakob, SI Senior Fellow, Deutsches Uhrenmuseum, Germany. American and Black Forest Clockmaking 1780 – 1914: Similarities, Differences and Dependences, at the National Museum of American History with Carlene Stephens from October 15, 2001 through March 14, 2002.

Srygley, Robert B., SI Senior Fellow, University of Oxford. Behavioral Convergence in Mullerian and Batesian Mimetic Butterflies, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Egbert Leigh from July 15, 2001 through July 14, 2002.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Apple, Jennifer L., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Utah. Interaction Between Biotic and Abiotic Stresses: Fitness Consequences for a Wetland Perennial, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Ilka Feller from August 15, 2001 through March 15, 2002.

Brodie, Renae J., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Washington. Settlement and Post-Settlement Processes Mediating the Distribution of Four Sympatric Fiddler Crab Species Along an Intertidal Gradient, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with John Christy from August 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001.

Brouwer, Fraukje M., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Utrecht University, The Netherlands. The Role of Deformation in Fluid-Mediated Mass Transfer During Subduction, at the National Museum of Natural History with Sorena S. Sorensen from October 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001.

Cuddy, Thomas W., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University. Lost Research from a Forgotten Place, at the National Museum of Natural History with J. Daniel Rogers from June 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001.

Davis, Jana L. D., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego. Habitat Formation in the Chesapeake Bay, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Anson Hines from January 1, 2002 through December 31, 2002.

deRivera, Catherine E., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego. Does Callinectes Sapidus Limit the Range of the Invasive Crab Carcinus maenas?, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Gregory Ruiz and Anson Hines from June 1, 2001 through November 30, 2003.

Doris, David T., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University. Vigilant Things: The Strange Fates of Ordinary Objects in Southwestern Nigeria, at the National Museum of African Art with Christine M. Kreamer from January 15, 2002 through January 14, 2003.

Hall, Jason Piers Wilton, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Florida. Neotropical Biogeography: New Evidence from Riodinid Butterflies (Lepidoptern), at the National Museum of Natural History with Robert Robbins and Donald Harvey from June 1, 2001 through May 31, 2002.

Hammond, Anne O.K., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Oxford University. Ansel Adams and the Photomechanical Print, at the National Museum of American History with Helena Wright from April 1, 2002 through June 30, 2002.

Handler, Monica R., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Australian National University. Investigation of Low-temperature Alteration of Feldspars from the Comstock Lode, Nevada, by ToF-SIMS and Cathodoluminescence, at the National Museum of Natural History with Edward Vicenzi and Sorena Sorensen from August 1, 2001 through October 31, 2002.

Hernandez-Reguant, Ariana, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago. The Political Economy of “Feeling”: Cuban Music and Community in Pre- and Post- Revolutionary Times (1952-1968), at the National Museum of American History with Marvette Perez from March 1, 2002 through August 31, 2002.

La Chapelle, Peter J., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Southern California. Hillbilly Los Angeles: Country Music, Dust Bowl Migrants, and the Urban Frontier, 1936-1969, at the National Museum of American History with Charles McGovern from January 15, 2002 through December 15, 2003.

Lachniet, Matthew S., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Syracuse University. Speleothem Paleoclimate Records from Central America, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Dolores Piperno from November 1, 2001 through October 31, 2002.

Marshall, Christopher J., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University. Phylogeny of the Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera: Polyphaga), at the National Museum of Natural History with Ted Schultz from February 15, 2002 through February 14, 2004.

McCann, Anthony T., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Limerick, Ireland. Towards an Understanding of Relational Registers, the Irish Musical Commons, and the Copyright Debate, at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Daniel Sheehy and Peter Seitel from February 15, 2002 through February 14, 2003.

Mendelsohn, Betsy J., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago. Water Current Meters and Data as Evidence in Court of Law, at the National Museum of American History with Jeffrey Stine from June 1, 2001 through August 31, 2001.

Moskowitz, Marina, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University. Seed Money: The Economies of Horticulture in Nineteenth-Century America, at the National Museum of American History with Steven Lubar from May 15, 2002 through September 14, 2002.

Munro, Natalie D., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Arizona. Small Game Use and Human Demographics at the Transition to Agriculture in the Zagros Region, at the National Museum of Natural History with Melinda Zeder from November 1, 2001 through August 31, 2002.

Rotily, Jocelyne M., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Paris VII. The American Artistic and Cultural Presence in the South of France (1900-1945), at the Archives of American Art with Richard Wattenmaker and Virginia Mecklenberg from July 1, 2001 through September 30, 2001.

Shellman-Reeve, Janet S., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University. Exploring Mate Choosiness and Variation in the Mating System of a Neotropical Termite, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Eberhard and Mary Jane West-Eberhard from February 15, 2002 through February 14, 2003.

Sims, Hallie J., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago. Macroevolutionary Trends in Plant Reproductive Strategy across the Permian/Triassic Boundary, at the National Museum of Natural History with Scott Wing and William DiMichele from October 1, 2001 through September 30, 2002.

Strong, Ellen E., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, George Washington University. Phylogeny of the Heteropoda: Patterns and Processes of Morphological and Molecular Evolution, at the National Museum of Natural History with M.G. Harasewych from January 15, 2002 through August 15, 2002.

Suisman, David, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University. The Sound of Money: Music, Machines, and Markets, at the National Museum of American History with Charles McGovern and Pete Daniel from January 15, 2002 through October 15, 2002.

Szykman, Micaela, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Michigan State University. Effects of Early Development on Subordinate Reproduction in a Cooperatively Breeding Mongoose, at the National Zoological Park with Steven Monfort and David Wildt from January 1, 2002 through December 31, 2004.

Trafton, Scott D., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University. Egypt Land: Race and Nineteenth-Century American Egyptomania, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William H. Truettner from September 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001.

Wisely, Samantha M., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Wyoming. Phylogeography of Historical Populations of the Black-Footed Ferret (Mustela nigripes): Implications for Conservation Biology, at the National Zoological Park with Robert Fleischer and Jonathan Ballou from October 1, 2001 through September 30, 2002.

Wright, Timothy, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego. Sex-biased Dispersal in the Yellow-naped Amazon and the Spatial Structure of Learned Vocalizations, at the National Zoological Park with Robert Fleischer and Eugune Morton from January 1, 2002 through February 11, 2003.

Wurdack, Kenneth J., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Mitochondrial Genome Evolution of Euphorbiaceae, at the National Museum of Natural History with Laurence Dorr and Elizabeth Zimmer from March 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

Zanata, Angela M., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil. Phylogenetic Investigations on African Characins, at the National Museum of Natural History with Richard Vari and Stanley Weitzman from August 1, 2001 through December 15, 2002.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Allan, Kenneth D., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago. Making the Scene: Artistic Practice, Popular Culture, and Urban Space in 1960s Los Angeles, at the Archives of American Art with Paul Karlstrom from October 1, 2001 through March 31, 2002.

Bourg, Norman A., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland, College Park. Landscape Ecology and Distribution of Turkeybeard (Xerophyllum asphodeloides), a Disturbance-dependent Temperate Forest Herb, at the National Zoological Park with William McShea from June 15, 2001 through May 31, 2003.

Cattelino, Jessica R., SI Predoctoral Fellow, New York University. Twentieth-Century Seminole Sovereignty and Self-Reliance: An Historical Analysis, at the National Museum of Natural History with William C. Sturtevant from August 1, 2001 through November 30, 2001.

Engelman, Elysa Ream, SI Predoctoral Fellow, Boston University. The Face That Haunts Me Ever”: Consumers and the Branding of Lydia E. Pinkham, at the National Museum of American History with Charles McGovern and Katherine Ott from January 1, 2002 through June 30, 2002.

Garabedian, Steven P., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Minnesota. Reds, Whites, and the Blues: Lawrence Gellert and a Cultural History of Blues Music Scholarship from the Great Depression to the Cold War, at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Jeffrey Place and Charles McGovern from September 1, 2001 through August 31, 2002.

Higginbotham, Carmenita D., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan. Saturday Night at the Savoy: Blackness and the Urban Spectacle in the Art of Reginald Marsh, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Virginia M. Mecklenburg and Lynda Hartigan from July 1, 2001 through August 31, 2002.

Hunt, Eugene G., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago. Morphological Covariance through Geological Time: Micro- and Macroevolution in the Ostracode Genus Poseidonamicus, at the National Museum of Natural History with Richard Benson from September 1, 2001 through November 30, 2001.

Imada, Adria L., SI Predoctoral Fellow, New York University. “Across the Sea”: The Export of Hula to World’s Fairs, 1884-1940, at the National Museum of Natural History with Adrianne Kaeppler and Rayna Green from July 1, 2001 through September 30, 2001.

Ingeman, Lara I., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Indiana University. Chan Paintings within the Freer Gallery of Art Collection and their Relationship to Chan Discourse Records (yulu), at the Freer Gallery of Art / Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Jan Stuart and Joseph Chang from April 1, 2002 through March 31, 2003.

Isaza, Ilean I., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Boston University. The Ancestors of Parita Pre-Columbian Settlement Patterns in the Lower La Villa Valley, Azuero Peninsula, Panama, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Richard Cooke from December 1, 2001 through May 31, 2002.

Jewett, Elizabeth B., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland. Periodic Hypoxia and the Chesapeake Bay, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Anson Hines and Gregory Ruiz from June 1, 2001 through May 31, 2002.

Johnson, Colin R., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan. Columbia’s Orient: Intimacy, Geography, and the Invention of Heterosexuality in Rural America, 1890-1930, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel from March 1, 2002 through February 28, 2003.

Julia, Adeline Alexandra-Brigitte, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of La Sorbonne, Paris. The Pursuit of National Identity: Bluemmer, a Transatlantic Painter, at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden with Judith Zilczer from June 15, 2001 through September 14, 2001.

Keller, Gwen, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Georgia. The Effects of Wolbachia on Mate Choice and Sperm Competition in the Neotropical Leaf Beetle Chelymorpha alternans, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Donald Windsor from August 1, 2001 through September 30, 2002.

Kline, David I., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego. The Role of Environmental and Anthropogenic Stresses in Emerging Coral Diseases, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Nancy Knowlton and Hector Guzman from September 15, 2001 through June 30, 2003.

Lidgard, Damian C., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Universite de La Rochelle, France. Alternative Male Mating Tactics in the Grey Seal: Relating Phenotypic and Environmental Constraints with Behavior and Reproductive Success, at the National Zoological Park with Daryl Boness and Robert Fleischer from October 1, 2001 through September 30, 2003.

McCarthy, Robert C., SI Predoctoral Fellow, George Washington University. Constraints on Primate Craniofacial Growth and Form, at the National Museum of Natural History with Bruno Frohlich from June 1, 2001 through January 31, 2002.

Milligan, Marianne I., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin, Madison. An Examination of Leonard Bloomfield’s Menominee Manuscripts, at the National Museum of Natural History with Ives Goddard from September 1, 2001 through May 31, 2002.

Pearson, Georges Andre, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Kansas. Late Pleistocene Paleoamerican Migrations and Human-Megafaunal Interactions on the Isthmus of Panama, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Richard Cooke and Dolores Piperno from June 1, 2001 through May 31, 2002.

Rafiq, Theresa L., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania. Testing the Seasonal Interaction Hypothesis in a Resident Passerine, the Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Peter Marra from September 1, 2001 through August 31, 2002.

Reason, Akela M., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland, College Park. Beyond Realism: Thomas Eakins, the Imagination, and Cosmopolitan Art, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Richard Murray and Phyllis Rosenzweig from September 1, 2001 through August 31, 2002.

Russo, Alexander T., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Brown University. Programming Forms, Economic Structures, and Technologies of Postwar Radio and Television, at the National Museum of American History with Steven Lubar and Bernard Finn from January 1, 2002 through December 31, 2002.

Schmitz, Dawn M., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh. Commercial Art and the Development of Consumer Culture: 1870’s-1900, at the National Museum of American History with Charles McGovern from June 1, 2001 through August 31, 2001.

Sherry, Karen A., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Delaware. Exposing the “Natural” Woman: Female Bodies in American Visual Culture, 1785 to 1830, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William H. Truettner from August 1, 2001 through August 31, 2002.

Smalley, Gabriela W., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland. How Do Photophysiology and Endogenous Rhythms Influence Feeding Behavior of the Mixotrophic Dinoflagellate Ceratium furca, and What Benefits Are Derived from this Nutritional Strategy?, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with D. Wayne Coats from June 1, 2001 through May 31, 2002.

Smith, Katherine A., SI Predoctoral Fellow, New York University. Between Myth and Material: Constructing Suburbia in Postwar America, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and Charles McGovern from September 1, 2001 through May 31, 2002.

Torres-Rouff, Christina, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of California, Santa Barbara. Cranial Vault Modification in the Pre-Columbian Andes,” at the National Museum of Natural History with Douglas Ubelaker from January 1, 2002 through April 30, 2002.

Tzortziou, Maria Athanasia, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland, College Park. Comparison of Water Optical Properties Obtained from In-Site Measurements in the Chesapeake Bay with Those Deduced from Satellite Data, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Patrick Neale and Charles Gallegos from June 1, 2001 through May 31, 2003.

Watkins, Rachel J., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. A Comparative Analysis of Activity Stress and Cause of Death in the W. Montague Cobb and Terry Skeletal Collections, at the National Museum of Natural History with Donald Ortner from June 1, 2001 through February 28, 2002.

TEN-WEEK GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Dominy, Nathaniel J., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Hong Kong. Seed Size, Leaf Toughness, and Plant Demography: Does the Scatter-Clump Hypothesis Explain Tropical Species Diversity?, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with S. Joseph Wright and Richard Condit from August 6, 2001 through October 12, 2001.

Gray, David A., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Minnesota. An Analysis of Labor Imagery in Industrial Photography, World War II Defense Posters and Advertising, 1935-1960, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and Larry Larry Bird from June 4, 2001 through August 10, 2001.

Guthrie, Thomas H., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Chicago. The Smithsonian Folklife Festival and the Concept of Cultural Heritage, at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Richard Kurin from June 18, 2001 through August 24, 2001.

Hosaka, Naomi, SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, Tokyo Metropolitan University. Physiological Integration and Reproductive Size of Ramets in a Clonal Tree, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Ilka Feller and Dennis Whigham from June 11, 2001 through August 17, 2001.

Iwaniuk, Andrew N., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, Monash University, Australia. A Comparative Analysis of the Internal Frontal Crest in Psittaciformes (Aves), at the National Museum of Natural History with Storrs Olson from January 14, 2002 through March 22, 2002.

Langridge, Suzanne M., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of California, Santa Cruz. Foraging Ecology and Diet of Migrant and Resident Insectivorous Birds in Mexico, at the National Zoological Park with Russell Greenberg from June 4, 2001 through February 10, 2002.

Ribblett, Suzanna G., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Maryland. Investigating the Role of Protists Associated with Leaves and Their Impact on the Rate of Leaf Decomposition,at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with D. Wayne Coats from September 4, 2001 through November 10, 2001.

Vettel, Eric J., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Virginia. Power and Persuasion: The Historical Origins of the Biotechnology Industry, at the National Museum of American History with Patricia Gossel and Terry Sharrer from October 8, 2001 through December 14, 2001.

Walker, LaNitra M., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, Duke University. When Diasporas Meet: An Examination of Irma Stern’s Painting in Europe and South Africa, at the National Museum of African Art with Elisabeth Harney from June 4, 2001 through August 10, 2001.

Westgate, Andrew J., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, Duke University. Examining the Stock Structure of North-West Atlantic Common Dolphins (Delphinus delphis) Using Cranial Morphometrics, at the National Museum of Natural History with James Mead from November 5, 2001 through January 11, 2002.

Witte, Kerstin M., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, Colorado School of Mines. The Influence of Metal Cations on the Mineral Structure and d18O Values of Biotic and Abiotic Mn (IV) Oxides, at the National Museum of Natural History with Jeffrey Post from October 15, 2001 through December 21, 2001.

 

2000

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Amirbekyan, Raisa I., SI Senior Fellow, Caucasian Centre for Iranian Studies, Armenia. The Theory and Practice of Sufism as Reflected in the Art of Safavid Iran during the 16th-17th Centuries: Themes, Subjects, and Motifs, at the Freer Gallery of Art / Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Massumeh Farhad from July 1, 2000 through December 31, 2000.

Hanihara, Tsunehiko, SI Senior Fellow, Saga Medical School, Japan. Craniofacial and Dental Features of the New World Peoples and Eastern Asians, at the National Museum of Natural History with David Hunt from April 1, 2001 through March 31, 2002.

Holmes, Walter C., SI Senior Fellow, Baylor University. Classification of Mikania (Compositae-tribe: Eupatorieae), at the National Museum of Natural History with Harold Robinson and Vicki Funk from June 1, 2000 through August 31, 2000.

Kilkelly, Ann M., SI Senior Fellow, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Tapping the Margins, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and Dwight Blocker Bowers from July 1, 2000 through September 30, 2000.

Neth, Mary C., SI Senior Fellow, University of Missouri. Tapping the Margins, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and Dwight Blocker Bowers from July 1, 2000 through September 30, 2000.

Pitulko, Vladimir V., SI Senior Fellow, Russian Academy of Sciences. Pro-Holocene and Early Holocene Cultural Evolution in Beringia: Diversity or Variability, at the National Museum of Natural History with Dennis Stanford from October 15, 2001 through April 30, 2003.

Porter, Marianetta, SI Senior Fellow, University of Michigan. Memory and Obuvion Project, at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Diana Baird N’Diaye from September 1, 2001 through November 30, 2001.

Samarkin, Vladimir A., SI Senior Fellow, Russian Academy of Sciences. Biogeochemical Processes Controlling Methane Emission From Wetlands, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Thomas Jordan from July 1, 2000 through May 10, 2002.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Apple, Jennifer L., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Utah. Interaction Between Biotic and Abiotic Stresses: Fitness Consequences for a Wetland Perennial, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Ilka Feller from August 15, 2000 through August 14, 2001.

Capaldi, Elizabeth A., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Michigan State University. Brains and Behavior: A Comparative Survey of Neuroanatomical Patterns in Solitary and Social Bees (Hymenoptera) and Their Ecological Correlates, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo from June 1, 2001 through May 31, 2002.

Davis, Jana L. D., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego. Importance of Shallow-Water Nursery Habitat Type to Juvenile Chesapeake Bay Fishes, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Anson Hines from January 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001.

Deocampo, Daniel M., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University. Experimental and Environmental Perspectives on Mineral Indicators of Paleochemistry in the Olorgesailie Basin, Kenya, at the National Museum of Natural History with Jeffrey Post and Anna Behrensmeyer from March 1, 2001 through February 28, 2002.

Etterson, Matthew A., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Minnesota. A Hierarchical Model of Avian Response to Forest Fragmentation, at the National Zoological Park with Lisa Petit from October 1, 2000 through September 30, 2001.

Goodyear, Frank H., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas. View/Finding America: Nineteenth-Century Landscape Photography and the Birth of American Tourism, at the National Museum of American Art with William H. Truettner from September 1, 2000 through February 28, 2001.

Gullason, Lynda, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, McGill University, Canada. Thule Epimetallurgy and the Implications for Inuit-European Encounters, at the National Museum of Natural History with William W. Fitzhugh from December 1, 2000 through February 28, 2001.

Hoshino, Koichi, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Hokkaido University. Phylogenetic Relationships of the Pleuronectiformes, at the National Museum of Natural History with Lynne Parenti and Thomas Munroe from October 1, 2000 through September 30, 2001.

Lewis, Owen T., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Leeds University, England. Spatial Population Structure of Tropical Insects: Does Resource Fragmentation Lead to Metapopulation Structure?, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Donald Windsor and Allen Herre from September 15, 2000 through December 14, 2000.

MacCormack, Jennifer A., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University. Monitoring Foddering Practices from the 7th to 2nd Millennia B.C. in the Western Jazira, Syria, at the National Museum of Natural History with Melinda Zeder and Bruce Smith from September 15, 2000 through September 14, 2001.

Matocq, Marjorie Denise, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley. MHC Diversity in Dusky-Footed Woodrats (Neotoma fuscipes): A Comparison of MHC and Microsatellite Diversity Within and Among Populations, at the National Zoological Park with Robert Fleischer and Jonathan Ballou from February 1, 2001 through January 31, 2002.

Mawdsley, Jonathan R., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University. Phylogenetic Study of Major Lineages in Cleridae and Cleroidea (Insecta: Coleoptera), at the National Museum of Natural History with Terry Erwin from September 1, 2000 through August 31, 2001.

McCormick, Melissa K., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Michigan State University. Orchid Fungi in the Forest Community: Interactions with Other Plants, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Dennis Whigham and John O’Neill from August 1, 2000 through July 31, 2001.

Odegaard, Frode, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Species Richness and Host Specificity of Phytophagous Beetles in Two Different Types of Tropical Forests in Panama, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with S. Joseph Wright from March 1, 2001 through June 15, 2002.

Ritchie, Kimberly B., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Phylogenetic Analysis and Host Range Studies of a Sea Urchin Pathogen, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Harilaos Lessios and Penelope Barnes from June 1, 2000 through August 31, 2000.

Rowan, Yorke M., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas. Comparative Typological and Geological Analyses of a Ground Stone Assemblage from Tell Jemmeh, Israel, at the National Museum of Natural History with Gus Van Beek and William Melson from September 1, 2000 through February 28, 2001.

Schulze, Anja, SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Victoria, Canada. Phylogeography of Palola (Eunicida, Polychaeta), at the National Museum of Natural History with Kristian Fauchald and Jon Norenburg from January 15, 2001 through March 31, 2002.

Sidor, Christian A., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago. The Permo-Triassic Mass Extinction in the Terrestrial Realm: Beaufort Group Geochronology and Synapsid Diversity, at the National Museum of Natural History with Douglas Erwin and Anna K. Behrensmeyer from January 15, 2001 through May 31, 2002.

Sutter, Paul S., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Kansas. Pulling the Teeth of the Tropics: Environment, Disease, Race, and US Sanitary Engineering in Panama, at the National Museum of American History with Jeffrey Stine and Pamela Henson from June 15, 2001 through April 14, 2002.

Trueman, Clive N., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Bristol. Time Resolution in Vertebrate Assemblages, at the National Museum of Natural History with Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Noreen Tuross from October 1, 2000 through June 30, 2002.

Warkentin, Karen M., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas. Adaptive Timing of Hatching in Red-Eyed Treefrogs: How Do Embryos Assess Risk?, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with A. Stanley Rand and Mary Jane West-Eberhard from June 1, 2000 through August 31, 2001.

Wray, Matt T., SI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley. Poor Whites of the South, at the National Museum of American History with Pete Daniel and Charles McGovern from October 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Baxter, Adrienne M., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Columbia University. The Metaphysical Paintings of George Inness, at the National Museum of American Art with Elisabeth Broun and Virginia Mecklenberg from July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001.

Bechter, Frank D., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago. Making Deaf Political Identity: The “Addressivity” of Sign Language Storytelling Genres, at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Peter Seitel and Diana Baird N’Diaye from November 1, 2000 through October 31, 2001.

Blaustein, Jessica B., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Duke University. Loose Threads: Rudolph Schindler, Art Noveau, and The Unravelling of Modern Architecture, at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum with Gail Davidson and Lindsay Shapiro from April 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002.

Bourg, Norman A., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland. Disturbance by Fire in Appalachian Forests and Its Role in Metapopulation Structuring of an Understory Plant, at the National Zoological Park with John Rappole and William McShea from June 15, 2000 through June 14, 2001.

Burba, Juliet M., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Minnesota. Intersecting Disciplines and the Study of the Peopling of the Americas, 1895-1935, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela M. Henson from July 15, 2000 through December 15, 2001.

Burke, Flannery G., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Finding What They Came For: The Mabel Dodge Luhan Circle in New York and Taos, 1912-1929, at the Archives of American Art with Paul Karlstrom and Virginia Mecklenberg from February 1, 2001 through April 30, 2001.

Carpenter, Jane Hattie, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan. Conjure Woman: Identity, Politics, and Spirituality in the Art of Betye Saar, 1950-1990, at the National Museum of American Art with Lynda R. Hartigan from July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001.

Cohen, Harvey G., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland. Improvising Across the Lines: Duke Ellington in American History, 1926-1974, at the National Museum of American History with John Hasse from February 15, 2001 through August 14, 2001.

Cosarinsky, Mariana, SI Predoctoral Fellow, Arizona State University. Fine-grained Rims in the Reduced CV Chondrite Vigarano: Nebular or Parent Body Processing?, at the National Museum of Natural History with Glenn MacPherson from June 1, 2000 through August 31, 2000.

Davis, Meredith P., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Columbia University. Fool’s Gold: Trompe L’Oeil’s Nineteenth Century Incarnations, at the National Museum of American Art with William H. Truettner and Richard Murray from September 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001.

Gruen, Jason P., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley. Tourist Attractions in Urban America, 1870-1893, at the National Museum of American History with Charles McGovern and Cynthia Field from September 15, 2000 through June 14, 2001.

Haring, Kristen A., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Harvard University. Calling CQ: Identity and Community in the Technical Hobby of Amateur Radio, at the National Museum of American History with Charles McGovern and Steven Lubar from October 1, 2000 through January 31, 2001.

Harper, Jennifer J., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Yale University. In All Good Conscience: Abolitionist Imagery in American Art, 1830-1865, at the National Museum of American Art with William H. Truettner from September 15, 2000 through December 14, 2000.

Jackson, Mark A., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Louisiana State University. The Writings & Recordings of Woody Guthrie, at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Jeffrey Place and Charles McGovern from September 1, 2000 through May 31, 2002.

Jerolimov, Douglas, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Delaware. From Traveling to Cruising: Ocean Liner Architecture and Technology, 1870-1935, at the National Museum of American History with Paula Johnson from February 1, 2001 through May 31, 2001.

King, Valerie C., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of New Mexico. Specialization in Ceramic Production in Prehistoric New Mexico, at the National Museum of Natural History with J. Daniel Rogers from February 15, 2001 through May 14, 2001.

Lai, Guolong, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles. Books in Burials: Texts, Ritual Art, and the Religious Transition in Early China, at the Freer Gallery of Art / Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with Thomas Lawton from March 15, 2001 through March 14, 2002.

Levin Caro, Julie A., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Texas. Building a Context for Allan Rohan Crite’s Neighborhood Paintings and Religious Works, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Lynda R. Hartigan and Virginia Mecklenberg from December 15, 2000 through March 14, 2001.

Meringolo, Denise D., SI Predoctoral Fellow, George Washington University. Crisis and Interpretation, at the National Museum of American History with Charles McGovern from June 1, 2000 through February 28, 2001.

Milbourne, Karen E., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Iowa. Diplomacy in Motion: Predoctoral Research of Lozi Arts at the Smithsonian Institution, at the National Museum of African Art with David Binkley and Mary Jo Arnoldi from July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001.

Miller, Harlan L., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Texas. The UV Biological Weighting Function for the Scandinavian Kelp Laminaria hyperborea, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Patrick Neale from August 15, 2000 through November 14, 2000.

Ott, Cynthia, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania. Cultural History of Pumpkins, at the National Museum of American History with Rayna Green from August 1, 2000 through April 30, 2001.

Pierre, Jemima, SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Texas. Ghanian Immigrants in the United States and the Dynamics of Racialization, at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Diana Baird N’Diaye and Peter Pipim from February 1, 2001 through January 31, 2002.

Rangel, Jeffrey J., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan. Chicano Art in Los Angeles, 1965-1981, at the Archives of American Art with Paul Karlstrom and Liza Kirwin from October 15, 2000 through September 14, 2001.

Sachant, Pamela J., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Delaware. Eddie Arning: “Artis Work” and the American Dream, at the National Museum of American Art with Lynda R. Hartigan and Liza Kirwin from September 1, 2000 through August 31, 2001.

Scott, Michelle R., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Cornell University. The Early Years of an Empress: Bessie Smith and Her Musical Influences, 1900-1923, at the National Museum of American History with John Hasse and Charles McGovern from July 1, 2000 through September 30, 2000.

Shannon, Joshua A., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley. Art, Commodities, and the City: New York, 1958-1962, at the National Museum of American Art with Virginia M. Mecklenburg from September 1, 2000 through August 31, 2001.

Shapiro, Emily D., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Stanford University. Completion of Primary Research and Completion of Chapters on Village Craftsmen and Native American Artisans, at the National Museum of American Art with William H. Truettner from August 1, 2000 through July 31, 2001.

Shimamura, Ryoji, SI Predoctoral Fellow, Tokyo Metropolitan University. Male and Female Reproductive Success of Natural Hibiscus moscheutos Populations, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Dennis Whigham from July 1, 2000 through September 30, 2000.

Sklaroff Lamey, Lauren R., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Virginia. Ambivalent Inclusion: The Politics of Racial Representation in America, 1920-1950, at the National Museum of American History with Charles McGovern from September 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001.

Slogar, Christopher L., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland. The Decoration of Ancient Ceramics Recovered at Calabar, Southeastern Nigeria: A Case for Early Nsibidi?, at the National Museum of African Art with Andrea Nicolls from December 1, 2000 through November 30, 2001.

Stai, Sarah M., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Miami. Sperm Competition in Muscovy Ducks (Cairina moschata): A Test of the Passive Sperm Loss Model, at the National Zoological Park with Scott Derrickson from June 1, 2000 through July 31, 2001.

Troutman, John W., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Texas. American Indians and the Politics of Music, at the National Museum of American History with Rayna Green from July 15, 2000 through January 14, 2001.

Uhlman, James Todd, SI Predoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University. Peddlers of Exoticism, at the National Museum of American History with Charles McGovern and Pamela Henson from June 1, 2000 through November 30, 2000.

Van Bael, Sunshine A., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Trophic Interactions in Wet and Dry Neotropical Forests, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with S. Joseph Wright from October 1, 2000 through September 30, 2001.

Versari, Maria-Elena, SI Predoctoral Fellow, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa. Futurism in the USA, at the National Museum of American Art with Joann Moser and Judith Zilczer from July 15, 2000 through October 14, 2000.

Warren, Ben H., SI Predoctoral Fellow, University of East Anglia. Historical Biogeography & Evolution of Birds of The Indian Ocean Islands, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Eldredge Bermingham from September 15, 2000 through December 31, 2002.

Weems, Jason D., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Stanford University. Barnstorming the Prairies: Flight, Aerial Views and the Idea of the Midwest, 1920 – 1940, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with William H. Truettner and Virginia Mecklenberg from April 1, 2001 through September 30, 2001.

Winkler, Jonathan R., SI Predoctoral Fellow, Yale University. “Wiring the World”: US Corporate Efforts to Create an Independent Global Communicataions System in the Interwar Period, at the National Museum of American History with Bernard Finn and Elliot Sivowitch from August 15, 2000 through February 14, 2001.

TEN-WEEK GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

Aplin, Thomas C., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Oklahoma. The Fire Dance of the Folk Sill Apache, at the National Museum of Natural History with Joallyn Archambault from May 29, 2000 through August 4, 2000.

Bell, Joshua A., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, Oxford University, England. Collecting the “Sweet” and the “Stone-Age”: An Analysis of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s New Guinea Expedition (1928) Papauan Gulf Collection, at the National Museum of Natural History with Adrianne Kaeppler from November 13, 2000 through January 19, 2001.

Bergamo, Stephanie, SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Georgia. What is Callisia Loefl. (Commelinaceae)?, at the National Museum of Natural History with Robert Faden and Vicki Funk from May 29, 2000 through August 4, 2000.

Buckley, Eve E., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Pennsylvania. Smithsonian Botanical Expeditions to Latin America, 1900-1960, at the Smithsonian Institution Archives with Pamela M. Henson from March 1, 2001 through May 10, 2001.

Bybee-Rashidi, Jennifer, SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles. Paleopathological Study of Human Remains from the Ancient Middle East, at the National Museum of Natural History with Bruno Frohlich and Donald Ortner from July 10, 2000 through September 15, 2000.

Chatzimanolis, Stylianos, SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Kansas. Behavioral Ecology of Nordus fungicola, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with William Wcislo and Donald Windsor from June 5, 2000 through August 11, 2000.

Cozzo, David N., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Georgia. Ethnobotanical Research of James Mooney Among the Cherokee Indians, at the National Museum of Natural History with William Sturtevant from June 5, 2000 through August 11, 2000.

Gray, David A., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Minnesota. The Poster Representation of the Production Worker, 1930-1950, at the National Museum of American History with Harry Rubenstein and Peter Liebhold from May 29, 2000 through August 4, 2000.

Henderson, Wayne G., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of California, Riverside. Saukiid Trilobites and Their Implications for Late Cambrian Paleogeographic and Paleoenvironmental Reconstructions, at the National Museum of Natural History with Conrad Labandeira and Douglas Erwin from June 19, 2000 through September 8, 2000.

Huot, Yannick, SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, Dalhousie University, Canada. DNA Damage and Photoreactivation in Bacterioplankton, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Patrick Neale from June 19, 2000 through August 25, 2000.

Hurwitz, Erica R., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of California, Santa Barbara. Bluegrass and Southern Protestant Christianity, at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage with Stephanie Smith and Jeffrey Place from April 2, 2001 through June 8, 2001.

Kopp, Joel A., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Washington. Analysis of Domestic Ballast Water Transport Patterns in Selected US Seaports, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Anson Hines and Gregory Ruiz from June 26, 2000 through September 15, 2000.

Larison, Brenda J., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of California, Davis. Environmental and Maternal Effects on the Wing-Polymorphism in the Seed Bug Jadera aeola, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Annette Aiello from February 5, 2001 through April 13, 2001.

Motz, Adina M., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, North Carolina State University. Sperm Limitation in the Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus, at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center with Anson Hines from July 1, 2000 through December 31, 2000.

Valdez, Dominic G., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, California State University. Genetic Sequence Divergence and Morphological Differentiation of the Cypridinid Ostracode Crustacean, Skogsbergia lerneri, from the Isthmus of Panama, at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute with Harilaos Lessios and Eldredge Bermingham from July 17, 2000 through September 22, 2000.

Zygmont, Bryan J., SI Ten-week Graduate Student Fellow, University of Arizona. An Inquiry into the American Patronage of Gilbert Stuart, 1793-1803, at the National Portrait Gallery with Ellen Miles from June 5, 2000 through August 11, 2000.

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