Richard Cooper

Reporter, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Study Plan: Municipal management and finance

David Green

Projects Editor, Lexington Herald-Leader

Study Plan: Religious influence on national and international affairs

Peter Kareithi

Editor-in-Chief, Financial Review (Nairobi, Kenya)

Study Plan: Foreign and economic policy

Janet Kolodzy

Writer and Editor, CNN

Study Plan: Culture and history of Eastern Europe

Michael Lewis

Writer and Producer, WDIC Channel 4-TV (NBC, Detroit)

Study Plan: Effects of the foreign press on changes in Eastern Europe

Harris Meyer

Senior Editor, American Medical News

Study Plan: How societies can help people become healthier

Bill Mitchell

Cartoonist, Democrat and Chronicle and Times-Union (Rochester, NY)

Study Plan: Visual media, philosophy and ethics

Di Peng

Professor, College of Journalism of China

Study Plan: Sino-U.S. Relations

Lisanne Renner

Assistant Metro Editor, Orlando Sentinel

Study Plan: Preservation of environmentally endangered land

Jai-Kyu Sun

Reporter, Yonhap News Agency (Seoul)

Study Plan: International politics and computer science

Nicholas Tatro

Jerusalem Bureau Chief, Associated Press

Study Plan: Roots and limits of people power

Wilda Wahpepah

Reporter, The Oregonian (Portland)

Study Plan: Native American studies and public policy

Wendy White

Reporter, Investor's Business Daily

Study Plan: International relations and trade

Jorgen de Mylius

Writer, Danish TV and Radio

Study Plan: Film writing and production