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2014-2015 Luce Scholars

Jacob (Jake) Bogart
(Tulane University)
National Human Rights Commission of Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand

Benjamin (Ben) Chin
(Rutgers University)
Thailand Institute of Justice
Bangkok, Thailand

Joshua (Josh) Cole
(Boston University)
Graduate School of Public Health
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea

Matthew (Matt) Cook
(University of Notre Dame)
Ibuku Bamboo Architecture & Design
Bali, Indonesia

Joshua (Josh) Freedman
(Stanford University)
College of Humanities and Development Studies
China Agricultural University
Beijing, China

Nicole Gunawansa
(Washington & Lee University)
International Research Institute of Disaster Science
Tohoku University
Sendai, Japan

Joël Hage
(University of North Carolina)
Center for Community Development Studies
Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences
Kunming, China

Michelle Huang
(Cornell University)
Arbitration Council Foundation
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Cindy Lung
(Brown University)
National Academy for Educational Research
Taipei, Taiwan

Katherine McDaniel
(Yale University)
Buddhism for Development
Battambang, Cambodia

Kyle Niezgoda
(Emory University)
Earth Observatory Singapore
Singapore

Andrew Peters
(Northwestern University)
Department of Primary Education in the Science of Art
Osaka University of Arts
Osaka, Japan

William (Will) Poff-Webster
(Harvard College)
Observer Research Foundation
New Delhi, India

Kevin Schell
(Rice University)
Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency
Ministry of Energy in Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand

Katherine (Katie) Schuler
(George Washington University)
Institute of Environmental and Marine Sciences
Silliman University
Dumaguete, the Philippines

Audrey Stienon
(Hunter College)
Centre for Strategic and International Studies
Jakarta, Indonesia

Meaghan Tobin
(New York University)
National Center for Food Safety Education and Research
National Taiwan University
Taipei, Taiwan

2013-2014 Luce Scholars

Benjamin (Ben) Bissell
(University of Virginia)
Population Research Institute
East China Normal University
Shanghai, China

William (Billy) Broderick
(Oberlin College)
Department of Psychology
South China Normal University
Guangzhou, China

Samantha (Sam) Chadwick
(University of Illinois)
Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation
Taipei, Taiwan

Martin Chorzempa
(University of Minnesota)
China Center for Economic Research
National School of Development
Peking University
Beijing, China

Matthew (Matt) Cortland
(Rutgers University)
ASUS Corporation
Taipei, Taiwan

Claire Duvallet
(Columbia University)
Engineering World Health Cambodia
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Eryn Eby
(University of Puget Sound)
World Education Laos
Vientiane, Lao PDR

Genevieve (Gennie) Gebhart
(University of Washington)
Chiang Mai University Library
Chiang Mai, Thailand

William (Will) Leimenstoll
(University of North Carolina)
Urban Design and Development Center
Bangkok, Thailand

Adam Lerner
(Cornell University)
The Caravan Magazine
New Delhi, India

Gene Merewether
(Princeton University)
BioRobotics Laboratory
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea

Megan Mills-Novoa
(Lewis & Clark College)
Center for Sustainable Rural Development
Hanoi, Vietnam

Jeremy Pivor
(Washington University in St. Louis)
Coral Triangle Center
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Henry Ross
(University of North Carolina)
Law Reform Commission of Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand

Aya Saed
(University of Pennsylvania)
Asian Women's Leadership University
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tamara Shogaolu
(University of Southern California)
Salto Films
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Nicholas (Nick) Thompson
(Emory University)
Buddhism for Social Development Action
Kampong Cham, Cambodia

Tarlise (Tarlie) Townsend
(Indiana University)
National Institute for Science and Technology Policy and Strategic Studies
Ministry of Science and Technology
Hanoi, Vietnam

2012-2013 Luce Scholars

Aimee Bailey
(University of Pennsylvania)
Global Environmental Institute
Beijing, China

Lauren Buckley
(University of Wisconsin)
Raks Thai Foundation
Bangkok, Thailand

Madelon (Maddy) Case
(Princeton University)
Center for Education and Development
Hanoi, Vietnam

Ana Maria Cruz
(Barnard College)
Compassion for Migrant Children
Beijing, China

Justin Henceroth
(Colorado College)
Thailand Environment Institute
Nonthaburi, Thailand

Amber Koonce
(University of North Carolina)
Humanitarian Legal Assistance Foundation
Manila, Philippines

Brendan Lehnert
(Harvard University)
Tsinghua University
School of Medicine
Beijing, China

Reid Magdanz
(Yale University)
Village Focus International Laos
Vientiane, Laos

Erin McGonagle
(Williams College)
Angkor Hospital for Children
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Chris McLaurin
(University of Michigan)
Chongqing Liangjiang New Area
Innovation and Start-up
Investment & Development Corp.
Chongqing, China

Andrea Nieves
(Occidental College)
Commission for the Disappeared
& Victims of Violence (KontraS)
Jakarta, Indonesia

Cody Poplin
(University of North Carolina)
Center for Policy Research
New Delhi, India

Daniel Rubin
(Washington University in St. Louis)
Observer Research Foundation
New Delhi, India

Daniel Rudin
(University of Texas)
Rappler (social news network)
Special Programs Unit
Manila, Philippines

Abigail Seldin
(University of Pennsylvania)
Hong Kong Tourism Board
Hong Kong

Renata Sheppard
(University of Illinois)
Taipei National University of the
Arts, School of Dance
Taipei, Taiwan

Dana Toy
(Emory University)
Daejeon University
School of Oriental Medicine
Daejeon, Korea

Jennifer (Jen) Zelnick
(Haverford College)
Khmer HIV/AIDS NGO Alliance
Phnom Penh, Cambodia


2011-2012 Luce Scholars

Adriana S. Akers
(Barnard College)
Urban China Initiative
Beijing, China

Jacob Christopher Beam
(Columbia University)
Caixin Media
Beijing, China

Michael C. Gründler
(Cornell University)
National University of Mongolia, Department of Ecology
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Daisy Larios
(Occidental College)
National Digital Library of Korea
Seoul, Korea

Christopher P.D. Magoon
(Yale University)
Teach for China
Yunnan and Guangdong Provinces, China

Kanika Metre
(George Washington University)
AKATIGA, Center for Social Analysis
Bandung, Indonesia

Michael A. Mian
(University of North Carolina)
Ocean Recovery Alliance
Hong Kong SAR, China

Perla E. Parra De Anda
(Cornell University)
Human Rights and Development Foundation
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Rosalyn E. Plotzker
(University of Pennsylvania)
Center for Community Health and Development - LIGHT
Hanoi, Vietnam

Héctor Salazar Salame
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Solo Kota Kita
Solo, Indonesia

Mackenzie Evan Smith
(Carnegie Mellon University)
Sanskriti Foundation
New Delhi, India

Christopher J. (C.J.) Stanfill
(University of Texas)
World Education Laos
Vientiane, Lao PDR

Nazneen F. Uddin
(University of Michigan)
University of Malaya Medical Centre
Department of Medicine
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Zimuzor C. Ugochukwu
(Williams College)
ASHOKA India
Bangalore, India

Abbie L. VanSickle
(University of California, Berkeley)
Access to Justice Asia
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Craig M. Western
(University of Southern California)
National Taiwan University, Department of Engineering
Taipei, Taiwan

Bessie M. Young
(Amherst College)
Kwansei Gakuin University, School of Social Work
Nishinomiya, Japan


2010-2011 Luce Scholars

Theodore E. Alcorn
(Johns Hopkins University)
Global Village Beijing
Beijing, China

Alexander M. Baron
(Washington University in St. Louis)
Center for Education Research and Evaluation
Taipei, Taiwan

Blair W. Benham-Pyle
(Yale University)
Fudan University
Institute of Developmental Biology & Molecular Medicine
Shanghai, China

Rebecca P. Buckwalter-Poza
(Harvard University)
Asian Human Rights Commission
Hong Kong

Jesse Burk-Rafel
(University of Washington)
Ministry of Health
Public Health Institute
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Henry K. Cheng
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Chulalongkorn University
Information Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases
/WHO-Collaborating Center on Viral Zoonoses
Bangkok, Thailand

Colin L. Felsman
(Columbia University)
Non-Profit Incubator (NPI)
Shanghai, China

Lynsey R. Gaudioso
(Vanderbilt University)
Centre of Live and Learn for Environment and Community
Hanoi, Vietnam

Michelle M. Henry
(University of Virginia)
Appropriate Technology Association
Energy & Environment Office of Nakorn Ratchasima Provinice
Khao Yai, Thailand

Paul J. Kellner
(University of Wisconsin)
Pusat Studi Hukum & Kebijakan
Indonesia (PSHK- The Centre for Study of Law and Policy)
Jakarta, Indonesia

Rayden Llano
(Stanford University)
Tokyo University
Center for Global Health Policy
Tokyo, Japan

Michael L. Machala
(Kenyon College)
Lao Institute for Renewable Energy
Vientiane, Laos

Claire T. Markgraf
(Occidental College)
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
Institute for Urban and Environmental Studies (IUE)
Beijing, China

Shira Milikowsky
(Columbia University)
Seoul Metropolitan Theatre
Seoul, Korea

Juliana C.K. Montgomery
(Spelman College)
Asian Film Archive
Singapore

N. Ouleye Ndoye
(Spelman College)
Development and Education Programme for Daughters and Communities (DEPDC)
Chiang Rai, Thailand

Gillian F. Quandt
(Stanford University)
Legal Aid of Cambodia (LAC)
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Julia A. Simon
(University of Chicago)
Radio KBR 68H
Jakarta, Indonesia


2009-2010 Luce Scholars

Nicholas B. Anderson
(University of North Carolina)
Reset HK Ltd.
(Carbon Services Company)
Hong Kong

Michael L. Chaitkin
(Stanford University)
Renmin University of China
School of International Studies
Beijing, China

Jennifer E. Cimaglia
(University of North Carolina)
Vietnam Institute of Archaeology
Hanoi, Vietnam

Jelena Z. Djordjevic
(University of Pennsylvania)
Community Organizations Development Institute (CODI)
Bangkok, Thailand

Jason L. Ferguson
(College of William and Mary)
National Taiwan University
Population and Gender Studies Center
Women’s Research Program
Taipei, Taiwan

Nathaniel J. Gleicher
(University of Chicago)
National Information Society Agency (NIA)
Seoul, Korea

Andrew G. Gruen
(Northwestern University)
OhMyNews
Seoul, Korea

Rachel A. Harper
(University of North Carolina)
Population and Community Development Association (PDA)
Bangkok, Thailand

Brittan K. Heller
(Yale University)
Gong-Gam
(Korean Public Interest Lawyers Group)
Seoul, Korea

Yongjun Heo
(Swarthmore College)
Institute of Population and Development Studies (IPDS)
Hanoi, Vietnam

Jeremy A. Jangord
(Occidental College)
Visual Arts College
Department of Photography
Tokyo, Japan

Jeffrey K. Miller
(Columbia University)
Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts
School of Film and Television
Hong Kong

Katherine E. Otto
(New York University)
Rumah Cemara/Bandung Plus Support
(HIV Services and Support CBO)
Bandung, Indonesia

Lauren A. Weeth
(Claremont McKenna College)
Indonesian Planned Parenthood Federation (PKBI)
Youth Center
Jogjakarta, Indonesia

Mark J. Wehling
(University of Illinois)
Peking University
Guanghua School of Management
Beijing, China

Micah West
(Wesleyan University)
Lao Bar Association
Vientiane, Laos
2008-2009 Luce Scholars

Sean A. Colenso-Semple
(Columbia University)
King Prajadhipok’s Institute
Office of Research & Development
Nonthaburi, Thailand

Ku’uipo J. Curry
(Wellesley College)
Japan Association of Theatre
Designers & Technicians
Tokyo, Japan

Charles N. Edel
(Yale University)
Peking University
Center for International & Strategic Studies,
School of International Studies
Beijing, China

Anne Marie Gan
(Emory University)
Preah Norodom Sihanouk-Angkor Museum
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Jesse A. Green
(University of California)
Center for Contemporary Art-Kitakyushu
Kitakyushu, Japan

K. Brooks Hickman
(Washington and Lee University)
Singapore International Arbitration Centre
Singapore

Zachary D. C. Hill
(Rhodes College)
Centre for Independent Journalism
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Allison K. Jones
(Kenyon College)
Centre for Education Technology
Hanoi, Vietnam

Matthew D. MacGregor
(Tufts University)
Rural Development Center (RUDEC)
Institute of Policy & Strategy for Agriculture & Rural Development (IPSARD)
Hanoi, Vietnam

Noah Methany
(Swarthmore College)
Consumer Foundation of
Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand

R. Marshall Morales
(Swarthmore College)
Takano Design Planning Co. Ltd.
Hokkaido, Japan

Jenna B. Morey
(University of Oklahoma)
PATTIRO/Centre for Regional Information & Studies
Jakarta, Indonesia

Sheila A. Ongwae
(Stanford University)
China-Africa Business Council
Hong Kong

Jeremiah W. Schwarz, Jr.
(Fordham University)
National University of Singapore
Lee Kwan Yew School of Public Policy
Asian Competitiveness Institute
Singapore

Ian S. Simon
(Yale University)
STEPI/Science & Technology Policy Institute
Center for Innovation Policy
Seoul, Korea

Michael T. Tarrant
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
National University of Singapore
Office of University & Global Relations
Singapore

Micah S. Ziegler
(Yale University)
Business Environment Council
Hong Kong
2007-2008 Luce Scholars

Edward M. Carlson
(Colorado College)
The Japanese Diet
Office of Mr. Kotaro Tamura
Tokyo, Japan

Aaron T. Creek
(Rhodes College)
Philippean National Red Cross
Manila, Philippines

Sachin S. Desai
(Cornell University)
Industrial Technology
Research Institute
(ITRI)
Hsin Chu, Taiwan

Ryan D. Dick
(University of Illinois)
Tongji University
Shanghai, China

Dane A. Erickson
(Davidson College)
Peking University
African Studies Center
Beijing, China

Elizabeth L. Forwand
(Duke University)
Lembaga Ekolabel Indonesia (LEI)
Bogor, Indonesia

Laurel S. Gabler
(Stanford University)
Chaophaya Abaibhubejhr Hospital
Prachinburi, Thailand

David E. Gilbert
(Claremont McKenna College)
Leuser International Foundation
Medan, Indonesia

Lauren M. Holden
(Brown University)
Union of Mongolian Writers
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Selena W. Hsu
(New York University)
CCTV International
Beijing, China

Angela E. Kilby
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Akatiga Foundation
Bandung, Indonesia

Miles D. Killingsworth
(University of Southern California)
Institute for Sustainable
Energy Policies
Tokyo, Japan

Mark G. Little
(Rice University)
Peking University
College of Environmental Science
Beijing, China

Samuel J. Polk
(Kenyon College)
Center for Strategic & International
Studies (CSIS)
Jakarta, Indonesia

Zarah M. Rahman
(Brown University)
Hanoi School of Public Health
Hanoi, Vietnam

Michael A. Solis
(Princeton University)
National Human Rights
Commission of Korea
Seoul, Korea

Wen-Chih Yu
(Johns Hopkins University)
SingHealth Group
Singapore


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