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John Ruggie, Evron and Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of International Affairs and director of the Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, has been selected as a 2008 Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. A total of 190 Fellows were selected this year, with awards totaling more than $8 million.
A press release issued by the Foundation notes:
“Guggenheim Fellows are appointed on the basis of stellar achievement and exceptional promise for continued accomplishment. One of the hallmarks of the Guggenheim Fellowship program is the diversity of its Fellows, not only in their fields of endeavor but in their geographic location and ages. This year’s Fellows continue that tradition.”
Ruggie’s fellowship will help fund his work on “Governing multinationals: the case of human rights.”
Read more on the Guggenheim Foundation website: http://www.gf.org/April022008.html