April 2016 Accolades
Paul D’Andrea, Robinson Professor of Theater and English, received the National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award for adult former Eagle scouts who have made contributions to society by achieving national distinction in their fields.
Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, presented a lecture on “Geochemical Complexities and the Origins of Life” at an international astrobiology conference in Vilnius, Lithuania. He also presented a lecture on “Chance, Necessity, and the Origins of Life” at the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons, Md.
Carma Hinton, Robinson Professor of Visual Culture and Chinese Studies, delivered a paper at the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting panel, “Oral Histories of the Mao Era: Politics and Ethics.” She also was a panelist at two international conferences titled “The Cultural Revolution and Cinema: An International Symposium,” and “The Photographer Who Shaped Modern China: Sha Fei and His World,” both at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University.
Steven Pearlstein, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs, gave the lead presentation at a panel hosted by the World Bank’s 1818 Society on the state of the global economy and global financial markets.