Pacific Rim Research Program grants awarded
Five UCSC researchers have received Pacific Rim Research Program
2005-06 Awards. The awards were announced by the Center for
Global, International and Regional Studies, which is the UCSC
campus liaison of the systemwide Pacific
Rim Research Program.
The recipients are:
Pui-Shan Chan, graduate student in history
Chan received a dissertation grant for a project titled "Figuring
Diaspora: Women Intellectuals, Domestic Workers, and the 'Left-Behind'
of Twentieth-Century South China"
Nancy Chen, associate professor of anthropology
Chen received a workshop grant for "Asian Biotechnology:
An Emerging Field of Life, Nationalism, and Capitalism"
Hiroshi Fukurai, associate professor of sociology
Fukurai received a research grant for a project titled "Comparative
Analysis of Civic Legal Participation in Japan and the US: Japanese
Judicial Reforms and the Establishment of the Saiban-in Seido
(Quasi-Jury System) in Japan"
Gregory Gilbert, associate professor of environmental
Gilbert received a research grant for a project titled "A
Biological Basis for Quarantine: Host Ranges of Emergent Plant
Pathogens and the Conservation of Pacific Rim Rain Forests"
Anna Tsing, professor of anthropology
Tsing received a workshop grant for a proposal titled "Matsutake:
Global Encounters through a Mushroom"
Chih-ming Wang, graduate student in literature
Wang received a dissertation grant for a project titled "Studying
Abroad: Intellectual Diaspora and the Making of Asia/America"
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