March 14, 2006


Recognition of the awards, honors, and recent publications of the GW faculty and staff


Kirk Larsen, Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of History, and international affairs, ESIA, recently gave the lecture “Qing Imperialism in Choson Korea, 1850–1910,” at Harvard University.

Lenore D. Miller, director, University Art Galleries, presented an illustrated talk titled “The Concept of ‘Aware’ and the Culture of Kyoto,” at Whitman College for the opening of the “Kyoto Memoirs: Moon, Bridges, and Geishas Along the Kamo River,” exhibition in the Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, Jan. 20.

David Shambaugh, professor of political science and international affairs and director of the China Policy Program, ESIA, delivered the 46th Annual Edward H. Hume Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University, on “Power Shift: China, the United States, and the Regional Order in Asia.”


William Briscoe, professor of physics, SEAS, was recently elected a fellow of the American Physical Society.

Stefan Gunther has been chosen as GW’s next director of summer sessions. Gunther’s administrative background at Johns Hopkins University and the USDA Graduate School have given him excellent preparation for this new position. He holds a PhD in English Literature from Brandeis University and has studied at SUNY Oneonta, the University of Kent at Canterbury, and the University of Wurzburg, Germany.


Bruce Dickson, professor of political science and international affairs, ESIS and CCAS, recently received an award from the National Science Foundation for collaborative research on his study of evolving capitalism in China.


Prabir K. Bagchi, professor and senior associate dean, GWSB, published “Supply Chain Integration: A European Survey” with co-author Tage Skjoett-Larsen (Copenhagen Business School) in The International Journal of Logistics Management, v. 16, n. 2.

Edward D. Berkowitz, professor of history and public policy administration, CCAS, recently published Something Happened: A Political and Cultural Overview of the Seventies (Columbia University Press).

Elias G. Carayannis, professor of management, GWSB, and David F. J. Campbell, visiting professor, ESIA, published the book, Knowledge Creation, Diffusion and Use in Innovation Networks and Knowledge Clusters: A Comparative Systems Approach Across the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Jonathan Chaves, professor of Chinese and Columbian Professor, CCAS, gave a reading and book signing for the new edition of his book, Pilgrim of the Clouds, at Chapters Bookstore as a fund raiser for WordFest, which is the sponsor of the annual International Poetry Festival of Washington, DC.

Kavita Daiya, assistant professor of English, CCAS, published “Provincializing America: Engaging Postcolonial Critique and Asian American Studies in a Transnational Mode” in the interdisciplinary journal South Asian Review, v. 26, n. 2, pp. 265–276. Daiya also served as chair and commentator for the session “Departing from the Camps: Refiguring Japanese American Return, Reconciliation, and Rituals of Remembering,” at the annual meeting of the American Studies Association in November 2005.

Valentina Harizanov, professor of mathematics, CCAS, co-published “Enumerations in Computable Structure Theory,” with Sergei Goncharov, Julia Knight, Charles McCoy, Russell Miller, and Reed Solomon in the Annals of Pure and Applied Logic, v. 136. She also co-published “On Automorphic Tuples of Elements in Computable Models,” with Sergei Goncharov, Julia Knight, Andrei Morozov, and Anna Romina in the Siberian Mathematical Journal (both in Russian and English), v. 46.

Stephen Hess, distinguished research professor of media and public affairs, SMPA, published Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the United States, with the Brookings Institution Press. This is the sixth volume of his Newswork Series.

Donna Lind Infeld, professor of public policy and public administration, CCAS, recently co-authored a paper entitled “Hearing Aids for Nursing Home Residents: Current Policy and Future Needs” in the Health Policy, January 2006.

Dennis W. Johnson, professor of political management, published the chapter “Campaigning on the Internet,” in Stephen C. Craig’s book, The Electoral Challenge: Theory Meets Practice (CQ Press, 2006).

Yuri Leving, assistant professor of Russian, CCAS, published a Festschrift volume, “Dog-Rose: A Historical-Philological Collection in Honor of Roman Timenchik’s 60th Birthday” with Moscow: Vodolei Publishers, 2005, pp. 568. The volume was co-edited with professors Alexander Ospovat (UCLA) and Yuri Tsivian (University of Chicago). Leving also published the articles, “Pie and Power: Y. Trifonov’s House on the Embankment” and “Latent Eros and Heavenly Stalin: On the Two Soviet ‘Aviation’ Anthologies.” Both appeared in New Literary Observer, v. 75 and 76 (2005).

Bernard Wood, Henry R. Luce Professor of Human Origins, CCAS, recently published “Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction,” as part of their series “Very Short Introductions.”

Kudos is a recognition of the GW faculty and staff. To submit information for Kudos, please E-mail ByGeorge! at, subject Kudos. Submit Kudos online at the top of the ByGeorge Web site

Send feedback to:


GW News Center

Related Link

Submit Kudos!

GW Home Page Cover