2017-18 Academic Year News
Student, Faculty, Alumni Notes
- At Reunions, Sir Gordon Wu, Princeton Class of 1958, was presented the Distinguished Alumni Award by the Asian American Alumni Association of Princeton (A4P). In his acceptance speech, he spoke of Princeton Asian and Asian American alums’ engagements with ideas of American democracy on the world stage.
- At Class Day, AMS senior Nicholas Ming-Li Wu received the 2018 Frederick Douglass Service Award, and AMS senior Nicholas Fernández received the 2018 Harold Willis Dodds Achievement Prize.
- Hendrik “Dirk” Hartog, professor of history and Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and Liberty, was one of four recipients of Graduate Mentoring Awards from the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning.
- Brian Herrera was promoted to associate professor of theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts.
- Professor of History Alison Isenberg’s Designing San Francisco: Art, Land and Urban Renewal in the City by the Bay received the 2018 PROSE Award in Architecture & Urban Planning, and a John Brinckerhoff Jackson Book Prize from the Foundation for Landscape Studies.
- Daily Princetonian: “University approves certificate program in Asian American [s]tudies”
- Princeton Alumni Weekly: “Students, alumni cheer creation” of Asian American studies program.
- AMS executive committee member Judith Weisenfeld, the Agate Brown and George L. Collord Professor of Religion, received a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship for the project “Psychiatry, Race, and African American Religion in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries.”