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Chancellor's research fellows announced

Chancellor Mark Emmert has announced the recipients of Chancellor's Research Fellowships for the 1997-98 academic year, and their research projects:

C. David Benson, professor of English, Piers Plowman and late medieval English culture;

Eleni Coundouriotis, assistant professor of English, Claiming history: colonialism, ethnography and the novel;

Alain Frogley, assistant professor of music, The Genesis of Vaughan Williams's Ninth Symphony;

Quihong He, assistant professor of chemistry, Multi-dimensional electrophoretic NMR spectroscopy of mixed proteins;

Joel Kupperman, professor of philosophy, Learning from Asian philosophy;

Ross Miller, professor of English, Millennial New York;

Shirley Roe, professor of history, Radical biology in the Enlightenment;

Rudolf Tokes, professor of political science, Democracy in Hungary: politics, welfare and civil society.

The Chancellor's Research Fellowship Program, funded by the Chancellor's Office, offers scholars a semester's release time to pursue their research. It is a highly competitive program intended to stimulate high-quality scholarship.