Omie Kerr

Lois Roth Award, 2003

Exceptional second prize awarded for work as a Cultural Attaché in Mexico.

Sandra Kaiser

Lois Roth Award, 2003

In recognition of her work as a gifted Public Affairs Officer in Athens.

Jerry Clinton

Persian Translation Prize, 2003

For his translation of the Rostam and Esfandyar episodes of Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh, Iran’s national epic. It has been called “clearly the finest English verse translation of Ferdowsi in existence.”

Sabine Porte

Prix Coindreau, 2003

For her translation of For the Time Being, by Annie Dillard.

Mytoan Nguyen

Australian Project Support, 2003

Project on immigration policy and Vietnamese refugee communities in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne. At the time, Nguyen was at UC Berkeley.

Rick Furtak

Danish Project Support, 2003

Project on the stoicism of Kierkegaard, in preparation for a book entitled Truth, Love and Falsity: A Kierkegaardian Response to Stoicism. At the time, Furtak was at the University of Chicago.

Yuni Kim

Finnish Project Support, 2003

Project on Swedish dialects in Finland, which is spoken by 6% of the population. At the time, Kim was at Harvard university.

Joshua Metzger

Finnish Project Support, 2003

Project on Finland’s role in multilateral diplomacy. At the time, Metzger was at Southern Cal.

Claudia Berguson

Norwegian Project Support, 2003

Project on the narrative authority of the author Sigrid Undset. At the time, Berguson was at the University of Washington.

Mara Fridell

Swedish Project Support, 2003

Project on the interplay of immigration, politics and state capacity. At the time, Fridell was at the University of Oregon.