Liu Institute fellows: spring 2018 promotions, publications, and accomplishments

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Congratulations to these Liu Institute fellows on their promotions, publications, and other accomplishments for spring 2018.


Liang Cai received a Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies: Collaborative Reading-Workshop Grants to organize a workshop titled “Reading the Excavated Poetry (Shijing) from Early China: Approaching from Perspectives of Paleography, Philology, Phonology, and Classical Exegesis” in fall of 2018.


Nan Z. Da completed her monograph Intransitive Encounter: Sino-U.S. Literatures and the Limits of Exchange to be released by Columbia University Press in December.


Michael C. Davis received a Wilson Center Fellowship for 2018-19 at the Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington, DC.


Agustín Fuentes was named Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Professor of Anthropology. He delivered the Gifford lectures in February and March at the University of Edinburgh.


Eric Haanstad published “Thai Police in Refractive Cultural Practice” in Policing and Contemporary Governance: The Anthropology of Police in Practice, Palgrave MacMillan. He received a grant from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities as lead principal investigator.


Michel Hockx published Women and the Periodical Press in China’s Long Twentieth Century: A Space of Their Own?, Cambridge University Press, with an accompanying database and digital color versions of illustrations.


Madhav Joshi published Understanding Quality Peace: Peacebuilding after Civil War, Routledge.


Hye-jin Juhn was promoted to associate librarian of the Hesburgh Libraries.


Karrie J. Koesel was appointed director of graduate studies in the Department of Political Science. She published “Guardians of the Status Quo: Stopping the Diffusion of Popular Challenges to Authoritarian Rule” in Demokratizatsiya; “Religion and the Regime: Cooperation and Conflict in Contemporary Russia and China” in World Politics; “Chinese Patriotic Pentecostals” in Chinese Christianity; “‘Us versus Them’: The Politics of Religion in Contemporary Russia” in The Review of Faith & International Affairs; and “Repression, Restrictions & Response in Contemporary Russia” in Under Cæsar’s Sword, Cambridge University Press.


Krupali Krushe was named associate dean of the School of Architecture.


George Lopez published “Send a message to North Korea: America will not tolerate missiles” and “South Korea has critical peace balancing act with North Korea,” The Hill. He granted interviews for WBEZ Worldview, Bloomberg Radio’s Daybreak Asia, Bloomberg TV, I24 TV, SiriusXM, and tbs eFM This Morning. Lopez was also cited for print stories with Bloomberg news about North Korea sanctions and regime change.


Jessica McManus Warnell is sharing a project titled “International Business Ethics Case Studies: A Student-Faculty Collaboration” through Curate ND, a service of the Hesburgh Libraries. McManus and undergraduate business students create the case studies to publish and share with other colleges and universities. Additionally, McManus’ paper “The influence of institutional mission on students’ values: A comparison among three universities” is forthcoming in Business and Society Review.


Nikhil Menon published The Postcolonial Moment in South and Southeast Asia, Bloomsbury; ‘Fancy Calculating Machine’: Computers and planning in independent India in Modern Asian Studies; and “Chasing the Machine” in The Caravan.


Peter Moody published “A Modest Proposal: Recognize North Korea” in China-US Focus and “Prospect of Comparative Asian Political Developments,” the concluding entry in the Routledge Handbook of Politics.


Jonathan Noble was promoted to professional specialist.


Anand Pillay will receive an honorary doctorate of mathematics from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, in June. He has also received a National Science Foundation Grant for model theory research.


Natalie Porter co-edited the forthcoming volume Living with Animals: Bonds across Species, due in September with Cornell University Press.


Julia Adeney Thomas finished Visualizing Fascism: The Twentieth-Century Rise of the Global Right, Duke University Press, and published four articles: “Confronting Climate Change: The Uneasy Alliance of Scientists and Non-Scientists in a Neoliberal World,” Environmental History; “Why Do Only Some Places Have History? Japan, the West, and the Geography of the Past,” Journal of World History; “The Present Climate of Economics and History,” Economic Development and Environmental History in the Anthropocene: Perspectives on Asia and Africa; and “Historia económica en el Antropoceno: cuatro modelos,” Desacatos. Thomas served as distinguished speaker for the Northeast Asian Council of Association of Asian Studies, giving talks around the US and abroad. She also taught a new class called Green Japan.


Thomas Tweed was appointed founding director of the Rafat and Zoreen Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion in the Keough School of Global Affairs, effective July 1.


See the full list of Liu Institute faculty fellows.