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Donald D. Harrington Fellows Program

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2006-2007 Fellows

  Doctoral Fellows
Snowden Becker

Snowden Becker

Information Studies

Previous degree from University of California – Los Angeles

UT Austin: School of Information


Snowden Becker is actively involved in preserving home movies and other ephemeral media as part of our larger cultural heritage. Her research focuses on the use of home movies as historical, scientific, and personal evidence, and the integration of motion pictures into mixed archival collections.

Lucia Henderson

Lucia Henderson

Art History

Previous degree from University of California – San Diego

UT Austin: Department of Art and Art History


Lucia Henderson studies the iconographic systems of Precolumbian Mesoamerica, with a particular emphasis on the ways in which such systems are shared (or differ) across time, space, and culture. Her current research focuses on the early expressions of Maya worldview and religion in Late Preclassic monumental stone sculpture.

Tanvi Madan

Tanvi Madan

Public Affairs

Previous degree from Yale University

UT Austin: LBJ School of Public Affairs


Tanvi Madan studies U.S. and Indian foreign policy decision-making. She is interested in how decision-making in the U.S. and India relates to their bilateral relationship and how it has been affected by the prevailing global environment, by differing priorities, perceptions and politics, by the personalities and policy processes involved, and by the relationships that each state has had with other countries.

Martin Mereb

Martin Mereb


Previous degree from University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

UT Austin: Department of Mathematics


Martin Mereb studies number theory, which is the area in mathematics concerned with arithmetic problems, good approximation by rational numbers and integer solutions of equations arising from engineering, computation sciences and cryptology.

Katharine Stahl

Katharine Stahl

Educational Psychology

Previous degree from Dartmouth College

UT Austin: Department of Educational Psychology


Katharine Stahl is interested in children's social relationships and, more particularly, in examining the connection between family relationships and peer relationships. Her interests also include attachment theory, and how attachment style affects the way in which children relate to their peers.

Dissertation Fellows
Lucas Cieza

Lucas A. Cieza


Previous degree from The University of Texas at Austin

UT Austin: Department of Astronomy


Lucas Cieza is a member of the Spitzer Legacy Project: From Molecular Cores to Planet-forming Disks. He uses Spitzer, NASA's Space Infrared Telescope, to study the evolution of circumstellar disks, the birthplace of planets.

Doh Chang Lee

Doh Chang Lee

Chemical Engineering

Previous degree from Seoul National University, South Korea

UT Austin: Department of Chemical Engineering


Doh Lee is interested in physics and chemistry of nanomaterials controllably synthesized in solution-based environments. He studies growth kinetics of carbon nanotubes and silicon nanowires in supercritical fluids, and colloidal synthesis and characterization of various magnetic nanocrystals.

  Master’s Fellows
Marc Lionetti

Marc Lionetti

Educational Psychology

Previous degree from Northwestern University

UT Austin: Department of Educational Psychology


Marc Lionetti is studying psychological theory with emphasis on developmental processes and therapeutic approaches in preparation for a career as a secondary school counselor.

Xiaowen Ma

Xiaowen Ma (Sherry Thomas)

Professional Accounting

Previous degree from Louisiana State University

UT Austin: Department of Accounting


Xiaowen Ma is interested in becoming a forensic accounting specialist and fraud examiner.

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