Guggenheim Fellow Joseph E. Stiglitz (Economics, 1969) will accept the 2018 Sydney Peace Prize on Thursday, November 15. Stiglitz has been a Professor at Columbia University since 2001, where he founded the University’s Committee on Global Thought and the Initiative for Policy Dialogue. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001.
On October 26, 2018, the National Academy of Sciences announced the appointment of May R. Berenbaum, Guggenheim Fellow in Organismic Biology & Ecology, 1987, as Editor-in-Chief of the official journal of the Academy, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Louie Palu is an award winning documentary photographer and filmmaker whose work has appeared in publications, festivals and exhibitions internationally. Palu was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography in 2016. View his work in the preview of the magazine article featuring his project.
Andrea Miller is the founder, artistic director, and choreographer of New York–based company Gallim Dance. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Choreography in 2014. Forbes features Andrea Miller in a recent article highlighting women changing the face of entrepreneurship.
Ehab Abouheif is an integrative biologist working at the intersection of ecology, evolutionary and developmental biology. Abouheif was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Molecular and Cellular Biology in 2017. His recent research on ants was published in Nature this week. Follow this link to read the article on the Smithsonian website.
Pradip Malde is a photographer and teaches at the University of the South, Sewanee, TN. Much of his work considers the experience of loss and how it serves as a catalyst for regeneration. He is currently working in rural communities in Haiti, Tanzania and Tennessee, designing models for community development through photography. Follow this link to learn more about his current project.
In 1985 and 1986, David T. Hanson captured aerial views of Superfund sites across forty-five states. His Guggenheim Fellowship (Photography, 1985) supported his work on this project. Hanson’s work will be published in Waste Land (Taverner Press) on September 25, 2018. Follow this link to read the press release.
Stanford University Press is pleased to announce the publication of Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime, by Ge Wang. Artful Design, a 488-page full-color book, is designed in the medium of a photo comic. Ge Wang’s Guggenheim Fellowship (Music Research, 2016) supported his work on this book. Follow this link for more information.
A podcast released Thursday, September 6, features Laura Dassow Walls, William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame. Laura Dassow Walls is the author of Henry David Thoreau: A Life, published in 2017, by the University of Chicago Press. Her Guggenheim Fellowship (Biography, 2010) supported her work on this book.
Meena Alexander (Poetry, 2008) is pleased to announce new work in 2018: A collection of poems, Atmospheric Embroidery (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University); an anthology she edited, Name Me a Word: Indian Writers Reflect on Writing (Yale University) and Poems for Sarra/Poesie per Sara, Italian/English by Meena Alexander, Rita Dove and Esther Schor (Damocle Press, Venice).