"Belfer Center Newsmakers"
Members of the Belfer Center community in the news
Albert Carnesale -- Belfer Center board member Albert Carnesale, chancellor emeritus and professor of public policy and mechanical and aerospace engineering at UCLA, will receive the 2011 Harvard Medal for his extraordinary service to Harvard University, which included service as HKS dean and University provost and as acting University president. Carnesale also was elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering “for bringing engineering excellence and objectivity to international security and arms control, and for leadership in higher education.”
Richard A. Clarke -- In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the attacks of 9/11, the Center for First Amendment Studies announced the Richard A. Clarke 2011 National Scholarly Monograph Contest. Awards will be given in honor of the former counterterrorism czar Richard A. Clarke, faculty affiliate with the Belfer Center.
Calestous Juma -- principal investigator of the Belfer Center’s Agricultural Innovation in Africa project, has received widespread media attention for his recently released book The New Harvest. More than 325 stories have been captured from media websites in13 languages and 47 countries, 35+ newswire stories,14 known radio and television stories, and 35+ stories published in the print editions of international newspapers.
Donald Kendall -- was presented the Russian Order of Honor award for his support of the arts in Russia. Kendall, the first foreigner to receive this award, was recognized for his support of Russian music and the Mariinsky Theatre at a ceremony at the Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Tara Maller -- was named a summer Visiting Scholar at the American Political Science Association Centennial Center for Political Science and Public Affairs in Washington, and was awarded funding from the James Bryce Endowment Fund at the Center.
Peter W. Singer -- current director of the 21st Century Defense Initiative at the Brookings Institution, presented the Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture on the topic of his latest book, "Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century.” The book made "The New York Times" bestseller list in its first week of release and has been named Book of the Year by "The Financial Times.” It is official reading at the National Defense University and a wide range of U.S. Air Force and Navy and Royal Australian Navy organizations.
-- Compiled by Traci Farrell
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