Dr. Ballestero has been awarded a Research Professorship by the School of Social Sciences at Rice University. The award provides faculty members release time from teaching duties to concentrate on a major innovative research project. Dr.
February 2015 marks the first issue produced by incoming editors, Dominic Boyer, James Faubion, and Cymene Howe, from Rice University's Department of Anthropology.
Doctoral student Ian Lowrie's research focuses on the data sciences in Moscow, where he is studying changing forms of education and new collaborations between industry and the academy.
In late 2009, in the bitter aftermath of Iceland’s banking crash, Gnarr founded “The Best Party” which sought to bring joy, humility and humanity back to Icelandic politics. While in Houston, he will be writing the third volume of his fictionalized autobiography.
Lina Dib, who received her PhD from Rice in 2013, has been selected as an artist in residence at Lawndale Art Center in Houston, Texas. She will have a studio at the Center. At the end of her 9 month residency there will be a show of her art.