TULANE LILLY TEACHING FELLOWS

PAST FELLOWS


ALLAN APBLETT - an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry (inorganic chemistry, electron microscopy), was a 1993-1994 fellow. Prior to coming to Tulane, Allen h eld a two-year postdoctorate in the Chemistry Department and Materials Research Lab at Harvard University. He received a B.Sc. (honours) from the University of New Brunswick and a Ph.D. (inorganic chemistry) from the University of Calgary. Allen's Lilly project involved developing the advanced undergraduate course Materials Chemistry. phone: 865-5573 e-mail: apblett@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


CONSTANCE BALIDES - an assistant professor in the Department of Communications (film history), was a 1994-1995 fellow. Her undergraduate degree (philosophy) is from Wesleyan University. After receiving a Diploma (art) and a Post Graduate Diploma from the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, Constance earned both a M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in the Modern Studies program. Her Lilly project involved creating the course Critical Analysis of the Media, which examined the development of classical Hollywood cinema in the U.S. phone: 865-5730 e-mail: cbalides@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


ALAN CHRISTIANSEN - an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (robotics, artificial intelligence), was a 1994-1995 Fellow. Alan received his Ph.D. (computer science) from Carnegie Mellon. His current research concerns the automation of various robot faculties (e.g., planning, learning, perception). His Lilly projec t was to develop multimedia-based lessons for the sophomore level computer engineering course, Digital Logic. phone: 865-5840 e-mail: adc@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


THERESA COLE - an assistant professor in the Department of Art, was a 1995-1996 fellow. She is the current occupant of the Ellsworth Woodward Chair, Newcomb Art Department. Theresa received a B.F.A. (fibers) from the Maryland Institute College of Art, and a M.F.A. (printmaki ng) from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. In addition, she studied at the Trent Polytechnic (textiles), Nottingham, England. Prior to coming to Tulane, Theresa's professional activities included working in the U.S. and abroad as a visiting artist, a curato r, a consultant, and a printmaking coordinator. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. Her Lilly project involved creating the course Expanding the Matrix, an advanced class on printmaking. phone: 862-8000 e-mail: colet7@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


DONALD GAVER - an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (interfacial phenomena, pulmonary transport mechanism), was a 1992-1993 fellow. His current research is supported by the Whitaker Foundation, the Parker B. Francis Foundation, and the American Lung Association. After receiving a B.S. (applied physics) from Cal Tech and a B.A. (physics) from Occidental College, Donald earned a Ph.D. (theoretical and applied mechanics) from Northwestern University. Donald's Lilly project involved developing the computer-based course for advanced undergraduates, Foundations of Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Biological Systems. phone: 865-58 97 e-mail: dpg@mv3600.bmen.tulane.edu


DAVID HERRMANN - an assistant professor in the Department of History, was a 1995-1996 fellow. David received a B.A. (history) from Yale University, and a M.Litt. (modern history) from Oxford University. He returned to Yale University, where he received his Ph.D. (history). In addition, David was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for International Affairs, Harvard University. His Lilly project involved creating the course Europe Since 1939, an intermediate level course on Europe from World War II to the breakup of the former Soviet Union. phone: 865-8630 e-mail: herrmann@mailhost.tcs.tulne .edu


DAVID HURLEY - an assistant professor in the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology (neuroendocrinology), was a 1993-1994 Fellow. His research is supported by the NIH, and he is the recent recipient of the Career Award, a five year grant from the NSF which combines research and teaching. David received a B.S. (biology and physics - high honors) from Guilford College and a Ph.D. (molecular and cell biology - Danforth Fellow) from Penn State. He held postdoctorates (developmental biology and neuroendocrinology) at the University of Rochester. David's Lilly project involved the development of the advanced undergraduate course Cellular Biochemistry. phone: 865-5546 e-mail: d lh1000@mailhost.tcs.tulane edu


THOMAS A. KLINGLER - an assistant professor in the Department of French, was a 1993-1994 Fellow. Thomas received a Diplome d'Etudes Generales from L'Universite des Sciences Humaines de Strasbourg in Franc e, as well as a B.A. (French) from Manchester College. After earning two M.A. degrees (French linguistics and general linguistics) at Indiana University, and while working on his Ph.D. (French linguistics), he was a research assistant on the Louisiana Creole Dictionary Project, Indiana University at New Roads, LA. The course he developed for his Lilly project, Field Research on French in Louisiana, reflects his research interests and experience. phone: 865-5115 e-mail: klinger@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


DANIEL LACKS - an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, was a 1995-1996 fellow. After receiving a B.S. (chemical engineering) from Cornell University, Dan went on to Harvard University, where he received both a M.A. and a Ph.D. (chemistry). In addition, he was a postdoctoral associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His Lilly project involved creating the course Thermodynamics II, which emphasizes the molecular over the phenomological while exposing students to the most recent research in the field. phone: 862-8258 e-mail: dlacks@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


MICHAEL C. LARSON - an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (engineering design), was a 1993-1994 fellow. Previous to coming to Tulane, Michael was an assistant professor of Aerospace Engineering at the Air Force Institu te of Technology. Mi chael received a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a M.S. from the University of Michigan. He is no stranger to Tulane, having received a B.S.M.E. from its School of Engineering. His Lilly project involved creating the course Intr oduction to Engineering Design, which included a major design-and-build project. phone: 865-5775 e-mail: larson@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


CHAO-JUN LI - an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, was a 1995-1996 fellow. He received a B.S. (chemistry) from Zhengzhou University, China and a M.S. (organic synthesis) from the Chinese Academy of Science. After leaving China, C.J. received a Ph.D. (organic chemistry) from McGill University. In addition, he was a NSERC postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University. His Lilly project involved creating the course Introduction to Polymer Science and Technology. phone: 865-5573 e-mail: cjli@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


PETER LIBERMAN - an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science, was a 1994-1995 Fellow. Peter received a B.A. (philosophy) from Reed College and a Ph.D. (political science) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In addition, he was a pre/post-doctoral fellow at the Center for International Affairs, Harvard University. His Lilly project involved the development of the course War and Politics. In this course, students studied various topics using historical examples, ranging from the Peloponnesian Wars to the Gulf War. phone: 862-8308 e-mail: liberman@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


RICHARD MAKADOK - an assistant professor of Management at the A.B. Freeman School of Business, was a 1995-1996 fellow. Richard has received recognition for both his teaching and research skills while at Tulane. In the Spring of 1995, the Business School placed him on the MBA Teacher Honor Roll, and in the Spring of 1996, he received the A.B. Freeman School of Business Outstanding Young Researcher Award. Richard received a B.A. (economics and mathematics) and a M.A. (economics) from Yale University. Following Yale, Richard completed a M.B.A. (management), a M.A. (organization and strategy), and a Ph.D. (organization and strategy) at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. Richard's Lilly project involved creating the course Management of the Enterprise. phone: 865-6751 e-mail: rmakadok@office.sob.tulane.edu


SUSAN MARTIN-MARQUEZ - an assistant professor in the Department of Spanish (literature and cinema), was a 1992-1993 Fellow. Susan received her B.A. and M.A. (honors - Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of Chicago, and her Ph.D. (Spanish literature - William Penn Fellow) from the University of Pennsylvania. Her Lilly project involved developing two new courses on the cinema: Introduction to Spanish Film, which focused on peninsular films, and Introduction to Latin American Film, which focused on films produced in the western hemisphere. phone: 865-5518 e-mail: martmarq@m ailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


ADELINE MASQUELIER - an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology (sociocultural anthropology), was a 1994-1995 fellow. Adeline was born in France and came to the U.S. after completing her Baccalaure ate (physics and biology). In the U.S. she received a M.A. (anthropology) from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and a Ph.D. (anthropology) from the University of Chicago. Her research is on the Bori, a marginal cult of spirit possession of Niger (West Africa). Adeline's Lilly project was the development of the undergraduate course Cloth, Clothing, and Culture. phone: 865-5336 e-mail: amasqul@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


BRIAN MITCHELL - an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, was a 1995-1996 fellow. After receiving a B.S. (chemical engineering) from the University of Illinois-Urbana, he received both a M.S. and a Ph.D. (chemical engineering) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was also the NSF-NATO postdoctoral fellow at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany. Brian's Lilly project involved creating the course Material Science and Engineering. phone: 865-8257 e-mail: brian@che.che.tulane.edu


MICHAEL PLANTE - an assistant professor in the Department of Art (contemporary art), was a 1994-1995 fellow. Michael is the current occupant of the Jessie Poesch Chair in Art History. After majoring in Fine Arts at Harvard, he received a M.A. and Ph.D. (art history) from Brown University. Michael held a fellowship at the Smithsonian Institute and was a postdoctoral fellow at Wayne State University. His Lilly project involved the development of Art and Culture: 1950 to the Present, a course exploring the history of European and American art since 1950. phone: 865-2209 e-mail: mdplante@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


GARY REMER - an associate professor in the Department of Political Science (pluralism and toleration, history of political thought), was a 1992-1993 fellow. He received his B.A. (political science - summa cum laude) and his Ph.D. (political science - Stern Fellow) from the University of California - Los Angeles. Gary's Lilly project was the development of the advanced undergraduate course, Political Discourse, which focused on the relationship between political discussion and political knowledge from the ancients to the moderns. phone; 865-5166 e-mail: gremer@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


JUSTIN RUDELSON - an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology, was a 1993-1994 fel low. He holds a B.A. (Asian studies) from Dartmouth University and a M.A. and Ph.D. (anthropology) from Harvard University. Justin, fluent in several languages, has worked as a journalist/photographer for the National Geographic Society for articles on China and Soviet Central Asia. Among other positions utilizing his language skills, he has served as the Mandarin interpreter for the Chinese and China-Tapei Olympic track and field teams at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Justin's Lilly project involved creating the course The Urban Anthropology of New Orleans. phone: 865-5336 e-mail: rudelson@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


JANET RUSCHER - an assistant professor in the Dep artment of Psychology (social psychology), was a 1993-1994 fellow. Janet's undergraduate degree is from Nazareth College and she received her Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts. A recipient of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology dissertation award in 1992, Janet's research is supported by a grant from LEQSF. Her Lilly project was the development of the advanced undergraduate laboratory course Research Methods in Social Cognition. phone: 865-5331 e-mail: ruscher@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


DAVID SAILOR - an assistant professor in the Department Mechanical Engineering (atmospheric modeling, thermal fluid science), was a 1994-1995 fellow. David's undergraduate deg ree (mechanical engineering) is from the University of Washington. He received both his M.A. and his Ph.D. (mechanical engineering) from the University of California - Berkeley. David's Lilly project was the development of the junior-level engineering measurements course, Using Dual-Mode Experiments to Teach Experimental Methods to Engineers. phone: 865-5775 e-mail: sailor@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


MATTHEW SCHALL - an assistant prof essor in the Department of Psychology, was a 1995-1996 fellow. After receiving his B.A. (psychology) from the University of California - Los Angeles, he went on to receive his M.A. and his Ph.D. (psychology) from UCLA. in addition to being a Lilly Fellow, Matthew was also a Newcomb Fellow. His Lilly project involved creating the course Visual Exploratory Data Analysis. phone: 865-5331 e-mail: schall@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


LEON TAYLOR - formerly an assistant professor in the Department of Economics (natural resource economics), and currently at the University of Guam, was a 1992-1993 fellow. In 1996, Leon received the Tulane College "Best Teacher" Award. He received his B.A. (economics and history - summa cum laude) from Indiana University and his Ph.D. (economics) from the University of Maryland. In addition, Leon was, for several years, a newspaper journalist and editor. His Lilly project was the development the new upper-level course Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis. phone: 865-7731/8340 e-mail: taylor@mailhost.tcs.tulne.edu


BRUCE THOMAS - an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy (early modern philosophy, metaphysics), was as 1992-1993 fellow. Bruce received his B.A. (philosophy) from Reed College and his Ph.D. (philosophy) from the University of Michigan. His Lilly project was the development of the course Philosophy and the History of Philosophy, which focused on the philosophers Descartes, Leibnitz, and Hume. phone: 865-5305 e-mail: bthomas@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu


LEE ZIMMERMAN - an assistant profess or in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (computational models in vision), was a 1992-1993 fellow. Lee received his B.S. (electrical engineering - cum laude) from the University of Utah. After receiving a Ph.D. (electrical engineering) from the University of Minnesota, he held a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University. Lee's Lilly project was the development of the computer-based advanced undergraduate course Computer Vision. phone: 865-5785 e-mail: glz@bourbon.ee.tulane.edu





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