The France-Stanford Center announces its 2018-19 grant recipients

Each year, the France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies fosters collaborative research between French and U.S. scholars through grants for interdisciplinary conferences, group research projects, and individual fellowships.

Below are the grant recipients for the 2018-19 academic year:


Emerging Electromagnetic and Radio Frequency Systems for Health Monitoring and Therapy (Winter 2019)

Legal Diffusion in the Late Medieval Church: Local Ecclesiastical Legislation in France and its Neighbors, 1215-1500 (Spring/Summer 2019)

Collaborative Research Projects

Efficient Modeling and Inference in Population Genetics
Julia Palacios, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
Amandine Véber, Ecole Polytechnique, Centre de Mathématiques Appliquées, Palaiseau

Simulating Turbulent Mixing in the Abyssal Waters of the Equatorial Pacific Ocean
Leif Thomas, Department of Earth System Science, Stanford University
Jonathan Gula, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Laboratoire d'Océanographie Physique et Spatiale, Brest

Addressing Barriers to Dietary Variety by Boosting Conceptual Knowledge about Food in Preschoolers
Ellen Markman, Department of Psychology, Stanford University
Jérémie Lafraire, Institut Paul Bocuse, Paris

Rosetta: Resources for Endangered Languages through Translated Texts
Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Department of English, Stanford University
Ronald Jenn, Université de Lille, Lille

Synergies Between Tau, Fus & TDP-43 in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Julien Couthouis, Department of Genetics, Stanford University
Luc Dupuis, INSERM, Strasbourg

A Nutritional Account of Global Trade: Determinants & Health Implications
Jay Bhattacharay, Center for Health Policy & the Center for Primary Care & Outcomes Research, Stanford University
Lorenzo Rotunno, Université d'Aix-Marseille, Les Milles

Undergraduate Fellowships

  • Sonia Gonzalez, Department of French, Stanford University. Visiting Institution: Banijay Studios, Paris
  • Mirae Parker, Department of Physics, Stanford University. Visiting Institution: Ecole Centrale, Non-equilibrium plasma group, Gif-sur-Yvette
  • Victoria Toli, Department of Symbolic Systems, Stanford University. Visiting Institution: Ecole Centrale, Process Engineering Lab, Gif-sur-Yvette
  • Luke Sturm, Department of Mathematical & Computational Science, Stanford University. Visiting Institution: Université Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris
  • Tara Shannon, Department of Bioengineering. Visiting Institution: INSERM, Chromosome & Materials Laboratory, Paris

Visiting Student Researcher Fellowships

Visiting Junior Scholar Fellowships