The Bicentennial Swedish-American Exchange Fund, for the exchange of qualified persons from the United States and Sweden, was established by an Act of the Swedish Parliament in 1976 in tribute to the United States Bicentennial, and began operations in 1978 with grants to Americans and Swedes.

The Bicentennial Swedish-American Exchange Fund awards travel grants for proposed study visits for two to four weeks. The Bicentennial grant may be used in conjunction with scholarships from other sources.


American Recipients

Emily Stutts

Let’s Roll: The Swedish-American Bike Exchange for Accessibility, Safer Streets, and Joyful Children

Diana Rodin

Policy and Political Lessons for the Medicaid Program and Other Publicly Funded Perinatal Supports from Swedish Maternity Care


American Recipient

Leslie Anderson

The National Nordic Museum’s Director of Collections, Exhibitions, and Programs will travel to Stockholm to finalize the Museum’s plans for its 2022-23 exhibitions and programs that share Swedish and Sami culture with the United States


Swedish Recipient

Martin Ståhl
’If it´s not on the internet, it doesn´t exist!’ – Finding ways and technical solutions of how to implement crowdsourcing in the Swedish cultural heritage sector.

American Recipient

Nancy Snow
Comparing and Contrasting Swedish Feminist Foreign Policy with the United States and other First World Nations.


Due to the pandemic, the Swedish and American recipients in 2020 were unable to travel within the grant’s time frame.


Swedish Recipients

Tina Bjers
To connect with and to better understand tomorrow´s newsrooms and how opinions and ideas are formed in certain groups.

Andreas Wallgård
Volunteers on the record. A new source of energy or a dead end?

American Recipients

Eve Bower
Mass media coverage of mass casualty incidents: determining journalists’ best practices in a 24-hour news cycle.

Michael Cowden
Trump, trade wars and metal: Why steel and nationalism remain synonymous – and why this threatens the Western order – in a world of composite drones.


Swedish Recipient

Mathias Bred
Californian politics in the Trump era.

American Recipients

Irin Carmon
A comparative approach to marriage and intimate relationships in Sweden and the United States.

Kara Deniz
Lessons from the Swedish Labor Movement.

Anne-Marie O´Connor
Comparing the American and Swedish experiences: A people-to-people dialogue on achieving successful immigrant transitions from countries that have dramatically different social norms and laws governing gender and women´s rights than the home countries – in this case Sweden and the Unites States – of immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers.

Andrew Michaels
Reasons why the United States should follow Sweden´s Criminal Justice System Approach of Treating Young Adults (18-20 Years Old) differently from older adults.


Swedish Recipient

Anna Kläppe
Yes, She Can! The role of economic incentives and sisterhood when running for public office.

American Recipient

Derek Monroe
Swedish Consumer Laws and their application in Swedish Economy.


Swedish Recipients

Basar Gerecci
Stockholm 2.0 – democratic participation in urban development

Andreas Utterström
An awakening giant: How Hispanics are changing the American politics

American Recipients

Kevin Doyle
To conduct research and interviews with members of the Iraqi refugee immigrant community and local government officials in the Södertälje region outside Stockholm in order to create a feature-length interdisciplinary work

Julie Cid
J Sees the World: Photographing Sweden Through an American Lens to Capture the Cultural Influences, Differencies and Similarities.


Swedish Recipients

Rami Al-Khamisi
Kunskapsinhämtning, inspiration och internationellt nätverksbyggande av erfarenheter bland jurister i frågor om bl a medborgerliga rättigheter.

Po Tidholm
Ett besök i framtidens landskap. Jämförelser mellan svensk och amerikansk glesbygd.

American Recipients

Tony Mazzella
Allocating roadway space for public transport and pedestrians – examples from Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö and lessons for Seattle.

Shandra McLane
Using American and Swedish Glass Art as Educational Innovation.


Swedish Recipients

Johanna Klawitter Beusch
Skol- och universitetsbesök för att fördjupa och bredda kunskaperna kring hur den positiva psykologins teorier tillämpas i skolan.

Thomas Frostberg
Besök i filantropins hemland.

American Recipients

Lisa Huntscha
Exploring the Future of Access, Discoverability, and Digital Initiatives in the Modern Library/Archives Profession: a Tour and Study of Swedish Libraries, Archives, and Heritage Organizations

Ariana Lindquist
“What once was is now”


Swedish Recipients

Martin Ståhl
Digitalt tillgängliggörande inom amerikanskt arkivväsende.

Per Ehn
Undersökning av svensk-amerikanska byggnadsminnen i Delaware som resurs för Sverige-Amerika-utbyte.

American Recipients

Laura Simeon
Ethnic minorities in contemporary Swedish picture books: how does children’s literature reflect the changing face of Sweden and how are these books being used?

Caitlin Rose Fox-Hodess
Doctoral Students Rights’ as Workers in Sweden.


Swedish Recipients

Eric Sundström
Progressiv media i snabb förändring. Hur nya och sociala medier förändrar det politiska åsiktslandskapet i USA.

Daniel Wetterskog
Interkontinentalt samarbete i syfte att lyfta fram statusen för teknikyrkena genom att i tidig ålder väcka barn och ungas intresse kring teknik och naturvetenskap.

American Recipients

Jesse McQarters
Vykort från Sverige: A series of radio portraits exploring the folk and classical music of Sweden from an intimate and personal perspective

Hannah Perner-Wilson
Involving Machines in the Process of Handmade Textile Sensors.


Swedish Recipients

Johan Eriksson
Arenaboom – på bägge sidor Atlanten

Helena Gustavsson
Undersökning av amerikansk filantropi och debatten som förs kring ämnet i USA.

Andreas Utterström
Sajten som styr vår bild av Obama

American Recipients

Anne Balazs
Women´s way of Managing: A Cross-Cultural study of Female Administratiors in Higher Education in Sweden and the United States

Ingrid Becker
Nuclear Power comes of Age in Sweden

Caitlan Carrol
Healthy, Weatlhy and Wise: Sweden´s Moderl for Senior Living

Paul Casey
Latest Innovation in Sustainable Urban Transportation and Land Use: Examples from Sweden

Vanessa Johnston
Sweden’s free market school system: A solution for America?


Swedish Recipients

Andreas Cervenka
USA’s utmaningar efter finanskrisen

Per Dahl
Politisk kunskaps- och opinionsbildning under ett mellanvalsår i USA ur ett regionalt perspektiv

Jennie Hirvasoja
Fair Trade i USA-kommunikationsstrategier och praktiskt informationsarbete gentemot konsument, företag och politiska makthavare.

Åsa Johnsen
Organisering och finansiering av samhällsutveckling och ideellt engagemang i Sverige och USA – en jämförelse mellan Popkollo och Girls Rock Camp

American Recipients

Mary Hilson Georgis
Forging bonds between American and Swedish independent schools through curricular collaboration and exchange.

David A Loomis
Feasibility of implementing sustainable energy practices from Sweden.

Brian D Marrs
Transatlantic cooperation for a low-carbon future: Swedish policy successes for sustainable energy development and applicability to the United States.


Swedish Recipients

Natacha Lopez Balbotin
Organisering av vissa minoritetsgrupper och minoritetsgruppernas rättigheter i USA

Pia Schmidtbauer
Community Gardens – Social och ekologisk hållbarhet – stadsodling

Mari Tastare
Metoder vid utbildning och praktiskt arbete med ljussättning i städer

American Recipients

Jennifer Ann Shields
Spatio-temporal thresholds: reactivating sites of industrial memory- Study of post-industrial reuse in Sweden

Andrew Steven Walleck

Swedish innovation in green energy and legislation applicable for American adaptation


Swedish Recipients

Per Ekström
Skolor i världsklass – likheter och skillnader i svensk och amerikansk skolutveckling

Björn Kjellsson
Amerikanska valstrategier och opinionsbildning bland icke politiskt aktiva

American Recipients

Amy Marlowe
US/Sweden Exchange – A global partnership of students, teachers and friends

Christopher Mason
Lessons in sustainability and energy independence: learning and applying approaches used in Sweden to achieve sustainability in towns in W Massachusetts.


Swedish Recipients

Maria Hellstadius Wiberg
Carl Milles konstnärliga verksamhet i USA mellan 1931-51

Anna Rygård
Utbyte med musei- och utbildningsinstitutioner inom arkitektur, form och design

Marina Sundman
Järnvägslobbying på en avreglerad marknad: drivkrafter och käpphästar

American Recipients

Julie Ajinkya
Women’s Representation: Sweden’s lessons for the U.S.

Kate Eilertsen
Organization of an exhibition: Contemporary crafts from Scandinavia

Eduardo Hagert
A new Texas, Invest in our kids, Invest in our Future, legislators in Texas and Sweden


Swedish Recipients

Patrik Hambraeus
Tittarnas TV kanal. Besök på Current TV, en kanal där tittarna själva gör filmer,inslag och programinnehåll

Jonatan Meyer
Rättsväsendets förtroendeskapande arbete i stadsdelen Bronx i New York City

American Recipients

Kara Kristine Oehler
Educational Reform in Two Cities: A Comparative Study of Stockholm and Chicago’s Public School Systems

Joel Shufro
Worker Participation and Implementation of Work Environment Legislation in Sweden


American Recipients

Elly Erickson
Broaden the Knowledge of the Songs and Singers of Sweden. “Singing the Song of Sweden”

Heather Norquist 
Picture Books in Sweden: a Study of Contemporary Swedish Picture Books, Archetypal Themes, and Library Services for Children and Their Families in Sweden


Swedish Recipients

Sarah Britz-Lundström
Att studera brottsnedgången i New York, dess förutsättningar och framtid kopplat till svensk brottsökning och debatten

Leli Falsafi
Mångfald i Kalifornien-organisatorisk effektivitet och framgång för att öka och tillvarata mångfalden på arbetsplatsen

Johanna Hallin
Tidningsworkshops som verktyg för integration, kommunikation och demokrati

American Recipients

Matthew Harris
Beyond the Laws: An Analysis of how the Swedish Culture has Successfully Created a Climate Conducive to Labour, Management, and Governmental Cooperation and Stability

Lausa Quinn (American Assistance Award)
Understanding Leadership and Organizational Capacity for Sustainability. Research on the Sustainab Robertsfors Project

Bruce Ray (American Assistance Award)
Understanding leadership and organizational capacity for sustainability Research on the sustainable Robertsfors Project

Gwendolyn Whitfield
“Public Policy and Women Entrepreneurs in Sweden: The Innovation Model”


Swedish Recipients

Bo Frank
Medborgarinflytande och lokal demokrati i Duluth, Minnesota

Johan Hammarqvist
Politisk opinionsbildning i USA

Ulku Holago
Granskning av nyhetsmedier – amerikanska villkor och metoder

Ira Mallik
Den politiska kartan i USA efter 11 september och lrakkriget

Ola Tedin
Asiktsbildning i lokal, regional och nationell amerikansk press

American Recipients

Xin Ren
Women’s Status and Legal Protection of Women’s Rights in Sweden

David Wallinga (Withdrew his grant)
Swedish Approaches to Poultry and Livestock Production to Minimize Antibiotic Use, and Monitoring of Antibiotic Use and Resistant Bacteria in Meats and Animals.


Swedish Recipients

Alexandra Pascalidou
Mångfalden i medierna

Johan Sundeen
De religiösa samfundens betydelse för det ideella arbetet, medmänskliga ansvaret och medborgarandan.

American Recipients

Andrew Durst Glassberg
Defence Conversion in Sweden

Judith Ross-Bernstein
Teaching and Caring for our Youngest Children


American Recipients

David Kittredge
Successful approaches to forest owner cooperation.

Michael Smith
Sweden and the European security and defense policy: The politics of adaptation.


Swedish Recipients

Mia Carlsson
3*3 = möte med människor av liknade yrke. Kreativa producenter.

Cecilia Nelson
Tvåspråkig undervisning i USA.

Linda Rydberg
3*3 = möte med människor av liknade yrke. Kreativa producenter.

American Recipients

Nicholas Adams
Modernist tradition and contemporary architecture in Sweden: their relevance for the United States.
Models of sustainability in Swedish Society, with particular emphasis on natural organic food system; recycling and solid waste disposal, and on public transportation at the local community level.

Harumi Furuya
Ideas and Policy Legacies in Swedish Immigration Policymaking, 1994 to present.

Heidi Ann Owen
The Ballets Suedois: Music, Total Ballet Theater and the “Annees Foiles”.

John P. Saxe
Joint enforcement operations between the United Nations and Regional Organizations: The Swedish contribution to UN joint operations in Former Yugoslavia.


Swedish Recipients

Maja Aase
Studera datorn i skolan – Verktyg eller otyg?

Maria Billström
Studera traumaomhändertagandet enligt principerna för PHTLS.

Hans Dahlgren
Studera mångfaldsfrågor/diskriminering i den offentliga sektorn.

Anders Mellbourn
Ett nytt amerikanskt århundrade? USA som enda världsmakt. Hur länge?

Margareta Romare
Mikrolån istället för socialhjälp? Kan vi i Sverige lära oss något av fattiga, svarta kvinnor i Chicagos slum?

American Recipients

Peter Bogucki
An archaeological study visit to Sweden.

Joel Edelstein
Maintaining a high quality of life in the age of globalization: Swedish perspectives from labor, business, government and political officials, scholars, and policy analysts.

Jutta Hennig
Sweden· s role in setting EU policy on issues of major importance for the United States, with a partic focus on trade.

Glenn Hodes
Leveraging human rights progress through restrictive arms export controls: Sweden’s policy and leadership role in Europe and the World.

Philip Martin
Foreign workers: The case of Sweden.

Annika Olsson
Policy implications of research on sudden infant death syndrome in Sweden.

Amy Rueffert
The synthesis of production and design in Swedish glass making: A research proposal.

Sven Steinmo
The new political economy of taxation.


Swedish Recipients

Bodil Almgren
Studera hur bl a State of Ohio arbetar med Inward Investment. Hur kommunerna ( eller motsvarande) arbetar med det lokala näringslivets utveckling.

Jan Eklund
Undersöka kvalitetspressen i USA. Hur svarar den på det allt starkare kommersiella trycket? Följa upp debatten efter Lewinsky-affären.

Helen Elmquist
Amerikansk samtidsmusik och samtidskonst.

Leif Eriksson
Studera bl a hur en region stimulerar samverkan mellan företag och kommun samt pedagogiken vid distansutbildningar.

Agneta Hellström
Behandlings- och stödprogram för barn och vuxna med ADHD/DAMP och närliggande funktionshinder

Anne Jalakas
Den amerikanska arbetsmarknaden ur kvinnors perspektiv, positiv särbehandling.

Sofia Klemming & Ylva Mårtens
Studera skolor som tillämpar Dr Lorraine Monroes pedagogik för “problemskolor”.

Ragnar Levi
Studera medicinsk nyhetsvärdering, journalistik och nyhetsförmedling genom studiebesök vid New Yo Times och Journal ofthe American Medical Association.

Stig Westerdahl
Studera det system med krediter till mikro- och småföretag som finns inom CDFI, Community Development Financial Institutions.

American Recipients

Aaron & Regina Karp
Sharing the burdens: the prospect for cooperation in foreign policy between Sweden and the United States.

Dorothy McCall
How the Swedish artists, Selma Lagerlof, Karin Larsson and Jennie Nystrom contributed to the Scandi­navian celebrations and traditions, which continue to thrive in America today.

Wayne Morrison
An overview and comparison with U.S. Government Trade Programs.

John Durham Peters
Scholarly research on media, democracy and the public sphere in Sweden (which will result in a publication).

Diana Reiss
A positive model for U.S. multiculturalism and immigration policy. Bosnia in Exile: An ethnically mixed community reinvents itself in Sweden.

Eric H. Schockman
Efforts for political identity and the role of higher education among the Sarni people of Sweden.

Carole Scott
A comparative study of Swedish and English language picture books for children with focus on the text­illustration interaction and dynamic.


Swedish Recipients

Kaj Attorps
Studera det amerikanska skolväsendet på den nivå som motsvarar vårt svenska gymnasium.

Inger Eide-Jensen
Studera fungerande biblioteksnätverk i USA, framförallt sådana nätverk där olika huvudmän samarbetar om gemensam litteratur/dokumentförsörjning på regional basis för att ge biblioteks-användarna en snabbare och bättre service.

Karin Johansson
Studera det opinionsbildande arbete som utförs i en amerikansk handelskammare och göra jämförelser med arbetet i svenskt handelskammarväsende.

Charina Karlander Dahl & Lars Åhman
Studera överviktssituationen i USA – behandling, bemötande, medborgerliga rättigheter, klädsituationen och de federala myndigheternas förhållningssätt till överviktsproblematiken.

Fredrik Lindberg
Utvecklingen inom bokmarkuaden, framförallt de bokhandelskedjor som växer snabbt, s.k. “superstores” och som pressar oberoende bokhandlare. Även hur ny teknik skapar nya förutsättningar för marknadsföring och distribution.

Pontus Mattsson
Den amerikanska invandringspolitiken och den livliga debatten om vad invandringen fått för konsekvenser.

Helena Nylander
Besöka produktionsbolag som arbetar med bokprogram för barn och ungdom för att stärka barns intresse för böcker.

Karin Runevad & Margaret Rainey
“Bussningen”, dvs tvångsintegrering i grundskolan på 1970-talet och vilka åtgärder som vidtogs för att lösa de problemen i USA.

American Recipients

Jesse Brumfield
Examination of the Swedish Public Employment Service’s Full Service System.

Lori Gramlich
Preventing the generational transmission on physical punishment through education: What Americans can learn from the implementation of Sweden’s anti-spank legislation.

Mitschka Hartley
Conserving biodiversity in managed forest landscapes: Swedish methods in natural forests and plantations, contrasted to the northeastern U.S. and Canada.

Stanford Levin
Technological Change, The Dynamics of Communications Networks, Competition and Telecommuni­cations Policy in the United States, Sweden and Around the World.

Andrew Pierre
Swedish Approaches to NATO Enlargement, Relations with Russia, and Conventional arms Proliferation.

Michael Shveima
The Immigration of ldeas: A Case Study of Architect Ferdinand Boberg.

Kathleen Sykes
Ergonomics in the healthcare industry: Swedish policy and practice.

Timothy Tilton
Swedish National Parks: Their Origins, Administration, and Future.

Eve Weinbaum
Work and the Global Economy in the 1990s: Analyzing Transformations in Swedish Politics.

Jeffrey Wheeler
A study on Swedish labour law and practice concerning temporary and contingent employees, and employee involvement in decision making in private companies.


Swedish Recipients

Ann Marie Bergström
Hur man hanterar olika former av diskriminering inom arbetslivet i USA, med tonvikt på ålders­diskriminering.

Kerstin Gynnerstedt
Studiebesök inom olika frivilligverksamheter för att ta del av plariering, ledning, genomförande och finansiering hos dem för den framtida utvecklingen av svensk äldreomsorg.

Kerstin Heikenfeldt & Maria Karlsson
Göra en ingående studie av strategier, målsättningar och målgrupper inom det offentliga informationsarbetet avseende miljöfrågor.

Irene Jansson

Inhämta kunskaper och skapa kontakter inom området innovation och entreprenörskap inriktat främst mot kvinnor.

Jimmy Karlsson

Studera och deltaga i möteri mellan professionella dramaturger och manusförfattare/producenter för att se hur man i USA arbetar med och hanterar manusutveckling och omskrivning av manus.

Annelie Kraft
Studera metoder och arbetssätt hos de frivilligorganisationer som arbetar med utbildning och opinionsarbete för en ökad miljömedvetenhet.

Thomas Malmqvist
Studera frivilligt socialt arbete som bedrivs i ideella organisationer, främst inom två områden; kliniker för våldsutsatta kvinnor samt organisationer skapade av och för f.d. missbrukare.

Hanns Rodell
Besöka organisationer som stöttar skolor i socialt utsatta områden med kulturverksamhet för barn och ungdomar.

Ulf Rosenqvist
Inhämta kunskaper om hur man på bästa sätt ska arbeta för att hejda och hålla nere hivepidemin och stödja hivbärare och närstående.

Marita Wikander
Studera de amerikanska friluftsmuseernas kunskap och erfarenhet av kulturmarknadsföring, information, museiförsäljning samt sponsoring.

American Recipients

Robert Carlson
The Face of Sweden: Discovering the Swedish Identity. A public radio audio documentary.

Ellen Comisso
Trimming the Sails of Jumping Ship: The significance of recent changes in labour market institutions a welfare provision in Sweden.

Judith Davidoff
Sweden’s Contributions to the Viol Repertoire, Past and Present.

Miriam Golden
Patronage and Corruption in Public Bureaucracies: A Comparative Study of Good Government in Sweden.

James Kelly
Integration of Swedish Insight in Tree Nutrition Management into the Production of Short Rotation Woody Crops in Iowa.

Kyra Landzelius
A Sociohistorical Comparison of Tobacco Advertising and Prevention Campaigns in Sweden and the United States.

Ruth Rae
An Investigation into the Meaning of Swedish Allotment Gardens and Homes.

Robert Rinehart
Recent Historical Research on Sweden during World War II and the Cold War.

Rudy Seward
Fathers and Parental Leave: Sweden and the United States.

Jennifer Steele
Single Mother Families in Sweden: The Effect of Labour Market and Family Policy on Economic Well-Being.


Swedish Recipients

Sara Arrhenius
Studera hur vi kulturellt påverkas av informationssamhället.

Magnus Brattgård
Jämförelser av ungdomars attityder till dödsstraff i USA och Sverige.

Peter Böök
Samla material kring bl a sagor från den polynesiska ö-världen som kan sammanställas till en barnteaterföreställning.

Patrik Engquist & Mårten Claesson
Studera amerikansk samtida arkitektur som ett uttryck för den nationella kulturen.

Siegfried Fleischer
Den amerikanska erfarenheten av ideella organisationers och frivilliginsatsers betydelse i milj öskyddsarbetet.

Ola Hedfors & Anna Lena Larsson
Studera alternativa arbetsformer och metoder för att vitalisera intresset för naturvetenskap/teknik bland ungdomar.

Maria Jacobson
Studera hur man skapar opinion kring mediefrågor.

Ebon Kram
Studera det sexualiserade våldet.

Åse Lunde
Jämföra kvinnliga polisers situation i USA och Sverige.

Anders R Olsson
Studera hur man använder informationsteknologi för att fördjupa medborgarnas demokratiska engagemang.

American Recipients

Evan Baker
Research of a selection of original documents and iconographic materials relating to operatic productios in the Drottningholm Theater Museum.

Ami Jaeger
Ethical Considerations and Public Policy Implications in the Integration of Human Genetic Services in Sweden.

Duane Karna
Choir Acoustics: Its impact upon the way choral directors teach, rehearse, and conduct choral music.

David Magney
A comparison of Swedish and American Wetlands Protection Laws and Business Application to the Laws.

Andrew Nichols
Document and Understand how the Swedish Government and Private Sector Collaborate in Solving Problems Relating to Health Care, Health Education and Environmental Health in Sweden.

Anne Reynolds
How has the Swedish System of Hazardous Waste Management served as an Incentive for Pollution Prevention?

James Sain
Recontextualization of Concrete and Granulated Synthetic Sonic Resources.

Dave Wells
The Contribution of the Spirit in Ume and South Sarni Folk Art in Sweden.


Swedish Recipients

Astrid Assefa
Studera integrationsarbete och antirasistiskt arbete i avsikt att förmedla denna kunskap i Sverige.

Erika Bjerström
Studera kvinnligt chefsskap inom medievärlden samt studera den växande motrörelsen, the Contrarians, i miljöfrågor.

Sonja Blomkvist
Studera samarbetet mellan näringsliv och skola.

Carmilla Floyd
Studera barn och ungdomars villkor, problem och möjligheter i fattiga, våldsamma och etniskt blandade områden i Los Angeles.

Lisa Grenfors & Helena Torgerson
Studera de kvinnopolitiska lobbygrupperna.

Göran J Hellström
Studera konstlivet i USA.

Magnus Jansson
Studera hur GATT-avtalet och bildandet av NAFTA påverkar svenskt lantbruk samt hormonanvändning djuruppfödning.

Mats Pettersson
Studera hur välutbildade invandrare integreras på arbetsmarknaden.

Marie Wennersten
Studera informationsteknologins effekter för samhället och för den enskilda människan.

Thomas Östberg
Studera hur opinionsjournalistiken utvecklas i USA.

American Recipients

Winifred Armstrong
Integrating Economic and Environmental Measures of Sustainable Development.

Larry Berg
A Comparative Analysis of Public-Private Policies, Processes, and Decision Making Regarding New Environmental and Energy Technologies in California ans Sweden.

Julie Englund
Promotion of Physical and Mental Health within the Swedish Old Age Care System.

Paul Farber & Gunilla Holm
Swedish Teacher Education and the Schooling of At-Risk Students: The Applicability of the Swedish Model to the American Context.

Karen Fricker
Angels in Sweden: An in-depth study of the Municipal Thester of Stockholm’s production of Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning American play “Angels in America”.

Lee Kjelson
The Study of Significant Trends and Practices within Swedish Choral Music at Professional, University and General Educational Levels, Through Interviews, Observation and Interaction Activities.

Kristine Mortensen
The role played by the Swedish news media in shaping the Swedish view of life in the USA – Beyond Wall Street, Washington, Disneyworld and Hollywood.

Nancy Pearlman
The project is a mini-series of radio interviews for the international radio series ENVIRONMENT AL DIRECTIONS; experts will cover Sweden’s ecological problems and solutions.

Teresa Waldmann-Williams
Confluent Linkages of Business, Government, and Educations sectors to Achieve Global Success in a Comparative Marketplace: Comparison of Sweden and USA.

Mary Walshok
New enterprise development in high technology fields: A Comparison of the United States and Swedish experience in selected areas of telecommunications and biotechnology.

Sharon Wellons
Lessons to be learned from Sweden’s system for ensuring economic viability for families with dependen children as America revisits welfare reform.


Swedish Recipients

Rut Baronowsky
Inhämta kunskap om frivilligarbete i USA i avsikt att förmedla denna kunskap i Sverige.

Louise Gerdemo-Holmgren
Studera informationsverksamheten vid den amerikanska kongressen.

Lotta Politisk Gröning
Studera det nya sjukförsäkringssystemet i USA.

Lars Henriksson
Studera hur nya metoder för arbetsorganisation, s.k. “mager produktion” påverkat förhållandena på arbetsplatserna och förändrat förutsättningarna för fackföreningarnas verksamhet.

Lisa Killander-Braun
Studera skrivar-, foto- och layoutundervisning i journalistutbildningen vid några amerikanska universitet.

Carl Johan Ljungberg
Studera de problem som den amerikanska demokratin idag möter samt gensvaret i form av en akademisk och kulturell debatt om demokratins systemfel.

Monica Renstig
Studera entreprenörskap/kvinnligt entreprenörskap.

Håkan Sandberg
Studera unga subkulturer i relation till det amerikanska samhället.

Johan Sittenfeld
Studera USA:s tekniska utbildning på bachelor- och masternivåerna avseende innehåll och form.

Agneta Stark
Studera den ekonomiska debatten inriktad på kvinnors villkor och forskningsutvecklingen om könsmaktssystem och ekonomi.

Anna Sällqvist
Studera opinionsbildning inom området barns rättigheter.

Bo Thunberg
Studera vilken betydelse “handla miljövänligt” har i USA sett från konsumentsynvinkel, dagligvaruhandel och tillverkare.

American Recipients

James Anderson
Shared Residential Environments: Communal Housing in Sweden

Martin Blatt
Preserving and Interpreting Workers’ Culture in Sweden and the United States: A Comparative Examination

Edward Cook
Environmental Education and the Role of Nature in the Urban Environment: An Examination of Initiatives in Swedish Cities

Carolyn Drugge
Using Lessons from Sweden to Reduce Violence in Maine

Daniel Fechtner
Universal Design and Assistive Technology for the Disabled

Elizabeth Kolbert
The Influence of Television Violence on a Non-Violent Society-The Case of Sweden

Vivian Norris-Schwinn
The Swedish Film Industry and the New Europe: Scandinavian Film Creating a New Path

Kathryn Raymer
A Cross-Cultural Study of Swedish and American Health Education and Health Care Policies and Strategies for Implementation of Stress Management in Schools and Corporations

Wesley Sime
A Cross-Cultural Study of Swedish and American Health Education and Health Care Policies and Strategies for Implementation of Stress Management in Schools and Corporations

Diana Rhoten
A Survey of the Policies and Services which Drive the Swedish Youth Employment and Training Syste:

Donald Ryan
The Evolution of Domestic Long Distance Telecommunications Competition: A Comparison of Sweden and New Laws to the US Experiences

Elizabeth Teague
An Artistic and Cultural Exchange between American and Swedish Artists Working with Glass

Eric Wong
Comparison of United States and Swedish Experience in Electricity Futures.


Swedish Recipients

Erik Berggren
Studera studentinflytandet och studentorganisationer vid tre utvalda universitet.

Vija Brunius & Yvonne Leg Schöld
Studera hur organisationen av <lövpsykiatrin är uppbyggd samt ta del av den amerikanska utbildningen.

Bertholof Brännström
Studera kampen om skogens olika värden, tala med förespråkare från olika intressegrupper och undersöka vad New Forestry egentligen innebär.

Agneta Bye
Hur arbetar man i Washington och New York med olika program för att förebygga brottslighet.

Helena Danielsson
Besöka “Media Center for Children” för att få fördjupad kunskap i deras arbetsmetoder kring främst film som stimulans i undervisningen för barn/ungdom.

Jan Grimlund
Studera ekologisk odling och marknadsföring av amerikanska produkter.

Tommy Karlholm & Lars Richter
Studera PR, information och brottsförebyggande arbete på olika polismyndigheter på federal, delstatlig, kommunal och lokal nivå.

Elisabet Olofsson

Studera utställningsmediet som kommunikationsmiljö med utgångspunkt i det skrivna ordets plats i utställningen.

Laila Sjöström
Få inblick i administration av självförvaltande skolor i USA.

Ingalill Sävström
Se vilka utbildningsmöjligheter som handikappade och framför allt utvecklingsstörda barn och ungdomar har i offentliga/kommunala skolor och till vilken kostnad.

Patrik Waldenström

Besöka science centers, bl a Exploratorium i san Fransisco, för att studera deras utbildningsverksamhet.

Lars Åhlund
Studera de system som utvecklas i USA för ersättning till vårdgivare i hälso- och sjukvården.

American Recipients

Joan Baumgardner
Comparative Study Visit of Swedish and American Health Care Delivery

Dorit Fromm
Researching and Visiting Collaborative Housing for Older People in Sweden

Jack Greene
Organizational Change for Community Policing in Sweden

Michael Le Roy
Social Democracy and Political Culture: Patty Responsiveness to Social Change in Sweden

Thomas Loftus
Comparison of the Role of the Speaker in American State Legislatures with Parliamentary Leaders

Gordon Nelson
Fire Safety Engineering – Fire Behaviour of Plastics

Peter Neumeyer
Minorities as Represented in Children’s Books

Charles Proctor
Waste Management and Environmental Impact of Liquid Hazardous Waste Disposal. Using Cement Kilns in Sweden ans an Indicator for Canada and the US

Brigid Starkey
Foreign Policy and the 1991 Swedish National Elections: The Politicization of National Security

Paula Szulc
The Swedish Distance Education System: How Adults are Reached for Lifelong Leaming. Applications for Higher Education Policy in the US

Sharon Vaughan
An Oral History Approach to corporal Punishment of Children in Sweden and the US

Charles Wiles
An Examination of the Roles of Men and Women depicted in Advertising in Sweden and the US


Swedish Recipients

Ann Katrin Agebäck
Det amerikanska synsättet när det gäller förhållandet mellan barn och våldsskildringar på rörliga bilder.

Kerstin Björk
Hur man vid Gallaudet University, Washington rekryterar till teckenspråkstolkyrket och dövblindtolkyrket och hur man ger en relevant fortbildning.

Ingrid Carlberg
Medias roll i den politiska beslutsprocessen och jämställdhetsarbete.

Per Feltzin
Amerikanska radiostationer. 1992 kommer att bli det år då radion som media kommer att förändras.

Stefan Holmström
Tänkbara alternativ för svensk utbildning för svenska läkare i ekonomi, administration och ledarskap.

Lis Johles
Hur lägggs beteendeterapeutisk behandling upp för barn med autism, beteendestörningar och inlärningssvårigheter?

Björn Lindh
Hur olika institutioner och organisationer i USA bedriver vad det gäller barns rättigheter.

Pär Nuder
Amerikanska experters syn på Sovjetunionen och Östeuropa och den inrikespolitiska situationen i USA.

Brit Rönnbäck
Hur byggs det stöd upp som ges de studerande beträffande studievanor och studieteknik och hur delges studerande?

Christina Tottie-Håkansson
Avfallshanteringen när det gäller källsortering, återanvändning och slutgiltigt omhändertagande av avfallet för att förbättra människors hälsa.

Åke Wiklund
Hur agerar den pro-israeliska lobbyn i USA mot bakgrund av att många amerikanska judar nu kritiserar Israels hållning i den arabisk-israeliska konflikten?

Bo Wirmark
Hur myndigheter, forskare samt kyrkor och andra ickestatliga organisationer arbetar med frågan om en världsordning och i synnerhet möjligheterna till en verklig internationell nedrustning.

American Recipients

Chateaux of the North, from Tessin to Adelcrantz, a typological survey of 18th century Swedish manor houses in the French tradition

Louis G. Fortis
Create a universal health care program for the state of Wisconsin that will serve as model for other states

Marlene K. Halverson
Case studies of producer adjustments to Swedish animal welfare regulations related to swine production

Martin D. Hanlon
Education and training for public service: A comparative study of government human resources systems in Sweden and New York City

Evelyne S. Huber
Development and Crises of the Swedish welfare state: Is the social democratic model at an impasse?

John D. Stephens
Development and Crisis of the Swedish welfare state: Is the social democratic model at an impasse?

Rika E. Lesser
Completing the tentatively-titled manuscript Selected Poems of Goran Sonnevi, translated by Rika Lesser

Vicki L. Lofquist
” … to record material for two one-half radio documentaries on the topic of Sweden as a model for development during a time of dramatic social change in many countries”

Sandra Rosenbloom
Swedish service routes for elderly and disabled people: Which elements can be emulated in the United States

John F. Ross
External relations of the European Community: the case of Sweden

Arthur B. Shostak
Innovation within and by Swedish labor organizations: aids and barriers to creativity and risk-taking

Paula L. Stark
How the education system in Sweden is integrated to I) orient learners to working life, 2) prepare them for work with job skills and 3) gain them access to the labour market


Swedish Recipients

Dagmar Bergström
Modeller för ekvivalering och utvärdering av kvalitet av den högre utbildningen.

Peter Danowsky
Intervjuer med jurister och journalister för att utröna hur sanningsbevisning hanteras i tryckfrihetsmål.

Rolf Eriksson
Den politiska utvecklingen inom bl a miljö, energi, jordbruk och regionalpolitik.

Anders Fredholm
Hur informeras beslutsfattare inom olika samhällsområden och allmänheten om nyttan av att använda geologisk information?

Gertrud Hedberg

Konceptet “Competence Development”, såsom det utnyttjas och utvecklas i USA.

Katarina Hultin
Besöka teatergrupper som arbetar med unga människor, bl a “the Living Stage” och ungdomsprojektet “Rice and Shine”.

Eva Kaijser
Hur gör man slagkraftig och rolig radio utan att ge upp den seriösa ansatsen om vi får en reklamfinansierad radio?

Ann-Sofi Noring

Det konstbildande arbete som bedrivs av “the New Museum of Contemporary Art “; ett program som vänder sig till gymnasieskolor.

Jan Sundström
Intervjua ett antal konstnärer för att skriva en bok med titeln “Minnen av Öyvind Fahlström”.

Tomas Svedberg
Renässansen för spårvagnar och spårbunden trafik i de störrre städerna i Kalifornien.

Maria Tapaninen
Talboksförsörjning för flyktingar och invandrare. Foreign-Language Programmet vid National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped(NLS), Library of Congress.

American Recipients

Anthony D. Anderson
Swedish government policy to reduce pesticide use by 50 percent. How such a policy would affect crop production, food supply, farm income and prices paid by consumers

Gary J. Coates

Susanne Siepl-Coates
The architecture of the Swedish architect Erik Asmussen with a focus on his buildings in Jama and Stockholm

Peter S. Craig
Origins and background of New Sweden Settlers, 1638-1664. Establish work and relationships with Swedish archivists, historians and genealogists

Robert W. Lake
Locational conflict over toxic waste dumping in international perspective: politics, community and culture in local opposition to unwanted facilities

Roberta A. Lynch
Labor organization participation in enchancing the quality of public services. How Sweden has addressed issues of social service delivery in the public sector

Margaret M. Mitzel
Importing Swedish strategies for changing societal attitudes towards physical punishment

Paula M. Rayman
Overcoming the barriers: evaluating workplace literacy for immigrants, women and older workers

Ronald L. Steel
Swedish approaches to European integration and to the structure of a post-cold war Europe

Barbara Wolf
Identify the rationale and approaches to enhance visitor learning in museums and other exhibition settings

Gary G. Yerkey
Sweden as an economic and social model for reform in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union and its likely impact on international trade, particularly between the United States and Europe


Swedish Recipients

Thomas Adlercreutz
Studier av kulturmiljövård.

Clas Barkman
Politisk retorik och övertalningskonst.

Isa Edholm
Såsom initiativtagare till “Radio Ellen” få tillfälle studera kvinnor och media.

Åke Edwardson
Besöka journalistinstitutioner för att utreda möjligheten att starta “Campus”-tidning.

Erik Frostegren
Hur organiseras och genomförs undervisningen av invandrarbarn och ungdomar i Los Angeles.

Erna Grönlund
Utöka kunskaperna om diagnostisering och dansterapeutisk behandling för psykotiska barn.

Charlotte Holst
Bostadsbyggande och stadsplanering i USA ur kvinnosynpunkt.

Kersti Jobs-Björklöf
Verksamheten vid “Open Air Museums”. Hur används datateknik i utställningssammanhang?

Eva-Li Johansson
De mänskliga rättigheterna och därigenom bidra till att frågornas komplexitet blir bättre belysta i Amnesty Press.

Susanne Loheman
Litteraturanalys, biblioteksverksamhet och sagoboksanvändning på Rhode Island School for the Deaf.

Ann-Sophi Thörnblom-Lestrup

Utöka de praktiska och teoretiska kunskaperna om diagnostisering via rörelse samt dansterapeutisk behandlingsmetoder för tidigt emotionellt störda barn.

Olof Östberg
Åklagarens roll och arbetsmetoder. Hur bekämpar man drogproblemet?

American Recipients

Eugene J. Alpert
An investigation of the effect ofa Washington internship on the attitudes of Swedish students towards politics and the media in the US and Sweden

Linda Boise
The policy considerations associated with efforts to control national spending in care for the elderly and the potential conflict with other national social welfare goals

William Lowe Boyd
Swedish education policy in terms of the kind of balance between centralization in governance arrangements and its consequences for quality and equality in the provision of schooling

Marianne P. Brown
How Sweden trains its workers in the area of workplace, health and safety, with special attention to new technology/ergonomic issues

Leslie Carol Eliason
An investigation of recent trends in educational policy, especially linkages to labor market policies, contemporizing previous research on educational reform in Sweden from 1940-62

Robert D. Hilliard
A comparison of management styles and authorities of major Swedish newspapers with their US counterparts and an analysis of the use of informational graphics by Swedish newspapers, including their news source relationships

Thomas H. McQuiston
To gain and broadly disseminate information regarding philosophies, materials and methods utilized in Swedish work environment education

Patrick J. Morrissy
To apply Swedish manufactured housing component technology and on-site erection processes to building affordable housing in the US on small city lots

Neal T. Richman
Swedish housing policy, particularly the impact of the “miljonprogram” on housing affordability for lower income people and current efforts underway to “democratize” large residential apartment blocks through increasing tenant participation in decisionmaking

Kent A. Robertson
A comparison of pedestrian malls in American and Swedish downtowns. Issues related to urban design, transportation, retailing, and public use will be examined in select cities


Swedish Recipients

Johan Ahnborg
Undersöka mmöjlighetema till ett kulturellt utbytesprogram mellan arkitekter på USA’s västkust och Sverige.

Britta Berglund
Undersöka hur sjukhus och kommuner samarbetar när det gäller de äldre. Vilka samverkansformer finns?

Anette Brifalk
Besöka fem organisationer, vars främsta uppgift är att stödja kvinnor och skapa opinion för ökad jämställdhet.

Kerstin Ekenberg
Studera de alfabetiseringsinsatser som görs i USA för att fä nya infallsvinklar till utvecklingen av grundvux i Sverige.

Hans Fridlund

Studera amerikanska högre läroanstalters intensifierade satsning under 1980-talet på universitetsfakulteter för “Jazz Studies”.

Sten Olof Af Geijerstam
Användningen av Desk Top Publishing genom kontakter med tidskrifter, institutioner och enskilda journalister/forskare.

Ragnar Gussing
Arbetsmarknadspolitik i USA – idediskussion och praktiskt genomförande.

Roland Johansson

USA’s system för “källsortering” av avfall och hur man hanterar miljöfarliga produkter och rötslam från avloppsreningsverk.

Arne Järtelius

Samla erfarenhet och material för projektet “Invandrarsverige”, som ska resultera i femtontalet invandrarutställningar.

Olle Nordberg
Studera science centers i USA framförallt med avseende på utställningarnas innehåll, på den teknik och de konstruktionslösningar man använt.

Eva Ottenäs
Följa arbetet på den alternativa kvinnliga nyhetsbyrån “Her Say” i San Francisco för att finna nya arbetsformer.

Peter Weiderud
Utveckla relationerna mellan de båda organisationerna “Kristna Fredsrörelsen” och Fellowship of Reconciliation in the US”.

Richard Lagercrantz
Spansktalande ungdomar i USA blir utslagna i mycket högre utsträckning än andra grupper i New York high school. Vill studera hur man tänker lösa detta?

Peter Sandin

Undervisning i USA om problemlösning i matematik och hur man finner nya metoder för detta.

American Recipients

Myrdene Anderson
Collecting Saami genealogical information in the region around Karesuando. Learning more about the grasroots response to the Chernobyl incident

Joanne Barkan
“Ideological and political role of the “socialist vision” in Swedish society; what cultural resonance does this vision have today, and how does it relate to the political and economic strategies of the Social Democratic Movement?”

Abby J Cohen
Legal framework of Sweden’s child care system with particular emphasis on regulation, financing, liability, and the legal issues facing programs for special needs children.

Richard M Coughlin
Relationship between elite and mass political attitudes in Sweden, based on analysis of survey data and personal interviews

Mary T Dresser
A journalistic investigation of the status of older women alone: how a modern industrial society provides for them now and in the future

Judith E Heumann
How Sweden plans for and meets the needs of its elders with a focus on those persons with functional limitations or disabilities

Thomas E Janoski
To do a cross national time series study of active labor market policy.

Harold J Kearsley
Today’s military maritime environment is not understood. Limited conflict is the norm. The Swedish Navy will be studied to illustrate the changing requirements of coastal non-nuclear naval employment

Dona Lansing-Bracht
The Swedish “network” approach to social service delivery for purposes of integrating this method into new and existing social services in the US            ·

Edith Linn
The effects of Sweden’s allowing its police officers to work part-time, and whether this concept can be successfully introduced to American police dept.

Harley J Refsal
Woodcarvings of Axel Petersson “Doderhultarn”, in preparing for articles and presentations of his artwork

Michael V Seitzinger
Securities and corporate law, with concentration on regulation of mergers and acquisitions (incl tender offers), insider trading in securities and foreign investment restrictions

Suzanne Thorpe
To conduct bibliographic research on Swedish legal publications in order to expand their availability and improve their use in the US


Swedish Recipients

Hans Almgren
American history and American social and political life, the “industrializing archaeology” in the first industrialized region ofthe US. (Sökande är författare av läroböcker i samhällslära för gymnasiet.)

Richard Appelbom
The practice of open bidding and privatisation in local authorities. The issue of privatisation will probably play an important role in Swedish politics.

Catharina Folin
Amerikanska museers utåtriktade verksamhet främst utställningsteknik. Inventera svenska föremålsbestånd på museer i NY.

Per Gahrton
Studies of environmental politics and actions.

Carina Lernhagen
Using multimedia at museums and other cultural institutions. Multimedia tends to work very well as a complement to an exhibition, for matters of information or as a pedagogical instrument.

Lars Lindskog
Following the work of one or two members of the Congress during a period of six weeks. Follow the Primaries of the 1988 presidential Election Campaign.

Kjell Lund & Nils-Erik Nilsson
Få kontakt med amerikanska myndigheter och privatpersoner som arbetar med kontakterna mellan skolan och hemmet. Myndigheternas inställning till skolan och samarbetet med föräldrarna. Informera om att arbeta med materialet “växa tillsammans”.

Ami Lönnroth
General attitude in American media to the nuclear threat.

Ruth E Norrnark
The American Resettlement Program, esp the sponsorship part which means that before leaving for the US the refugees should have sponsors that receive them upon arriving and what can be applied to Swedish circumstances.

Lars Pettersson
Visit human rights organizations to study what questions they focus upon, how they are organized, how they collect information and documentation etc and desseminate to the Congress, the press and to the public.

Nils-Eric Sandberg
The US economy, recent development ofthe public choice approach, and the debate on the US trade policy.

Carl Henrik Svenstedt
The representation of reality in the media. As the media structure becomes just another entertainement business, the status and working conditions of documentaries and concerned reportage is degrading all over the field.

Ulf Örnkloo

Different aspects of university rhetoric education. How is it carried out, in what sort of occupations is the professional need for it most apparent, are there special courses for special purposes, etc.

Hans Olson-Frick
Renew contacts with researchers in the field of disability pension and early retirement in the US. Get information about new researchers in the who are looking upon the development of early retirement.

American Recipients

Kenneth E Carpenter
Migration of ideas in Europe before 1850, by means ofa bibliography of translations of economic literature published before 1850

J Daniel Flynn
Sweden’s response to the Chernobyl nuclear accident so that California may better prepare for a similar emergency

Karl Haglund
The architecture of Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz

Paul H Janov
Industrial democracy in Sweden in order to advise members of Congress in funding demonstration projects in labor management co-operation

Marlene Johnson
Swedish system of early childhood education, child care and parent education

Paul W Johnson
Evolution and present status of land use laws in Sweden with particular ref to the conflicts private ownership – public interests

Elizabeth Lyle Kleemeier
Swedish efforts to influence Tanzania’s development strategy through policy dialogue, the allocation of Swedish assistance

Ellis S Krauss
Collaborate with Swedish co-researcher on study of research sites for project “Industrial Policy in Sweden and Japan”

Paulette Kurzer
Relationship between industry, financial markets and politics in Sweden

Ann E Moskol
Comparative study of the implementation of programs designed to encourage females to enter technical careers

Kenneth G Olson
Analysis of the Swedish Government’s policy of subsidizing newspapers, its successes, and its implications for freedom of the press

Timothy Sears
Relationship between the Swedish Social Democratic and Trade Union Movment and the so-called “New Social Movement” in Western European Societies, such as feminism, environmentalism

M Elliot Vittes
Acid rain policy and associated inti relations as formulated, implemented, assessed and reformulated by the Swedish governmental system


Swedish Recipients

Ragne Beiming
Lagstiftningen mot etnisk diskriminering i arbetslivet och metoder för anpassning av människor från främmande kulturer.

Birgitta Bellman
Visit several schools for the deaf to study different methods, in oral, signing and combined and how they teach deaf children in rhythmics.

Erland Bergman
Recent development of research in race and ethnic relations in the US.

Fredrik Bernhardt
Collect and document examples of projects illustrating ideas concerning “new use” of old industrial areas/environments

Jill Falk
Career structure of university administration, where women administrators reach mid management level but seldom appointed top post.

Tryggve Gustafsson
Reasons for the exceptionally fast employment growth in the US

Stig Jutterström
Den nya situationen för amerikansk fackföreningsrörelse, t ex den strukturella övergången från industrisamhälle till tjänstesamhälle.

Ingela Lind
The Travel Exhibition of art in 1912 – 13 organized by the Am. Scan. Foundation and its impact on Am. Scan relations. Trace the ideological mythmaking of Scandinavia through the exported exhibitions.

Monica Malmström-Lindberg
The future of the traditional radio. How does qualified radio-journalism survive in a society like the Am. Journalism is more and more becoming a typical female profession.

Gunnar Tingbjörn
The schooling of bilingual children in the US and discuss research and experimental education concerning immigrant children, their linguistic development etc.

Lars Åfeldt
Besöka stamningsforskare, föreningar och deras roll, målsättning och arbetsmetoder.

Lilian Öhrström
Studies of the higher educational system in the US from student, research institutes and labour market points of view.

Thorsten Lunderquist
Economic crimes in the US with respect to the handling of cases in court. What can be done to speed up the trial process?

American Recipients

Douglas Ashford
Research and interview with Swedish experts and local officials on the organization and provision of local social services

Larry Berman
Organization and operation of political patties in the Riksdag as part of a bicentennial report on reforming the U.S. constitution

Norman Carlson
Obtain a better understanding of correctional practices in Sweden, the operation of prisons and jails

Augustus Cochran
Work-life democratization under Sweden’s 1976 Co-determination Law (MBL)

Michael Donohue
The interaction of Swedish unions, business and government in setting social policy

Joseph Kruzel
Evolution of Swedish neutrality and its contemporary manifestation in foreign, economic and security policy

George La Noue
The changing role of European universities in serving national economic and technological development goals and the impact of that change on faculty

Mark Lapping
An assessment of several alternatives of Swedish models for university/industry research and development interaction and collaboration

Theodore Malloch
Sweden’s role in the global economy. Particular focus on trade balance and industrial policy and export promotion

David Osterberg
Investigate the amelioration of toxic waste and farm chemical risks by studying projects to eradicate groundwater pollution on the provincial level

Amy Schlagel
Observe research and field programs for the identification, evaluation and protection of Sweden’s historical and archeological heritage.

Peter Stromberg
Conduct a pilot research project on the nature and development of individualism in Sweden.


Swedish Recipients

Krister Anderson
Obtain inspiration and ideas concerning ideology, research and methods of influencing professional and public opinion, especially in the economic field.

Anders Bäckström
Opinions of trade union representation at various levels and of ordinary members on the question of technological development and employment

Mats Gellerfelt
Studier av samtida amerikansk litteratur och föreläsa om samtida svensk litteratur.

Eric Hedqvist
To get familiar with progressive opinions and ideas of museum managing matters.

Dan lsacson
Studier av multimediala objekt och företeelser inför start av mediatikutbildning i Kalmar, masskommunikation, effekter av olika medier.

Birgitta Jönsson Lundmark
The process for setting accounting standards and the work of the UN inter­govemmental working group of international standards of accounting and reporting.

Tomas Krueger
The handling of drug problems, measures of prevention in connection with drug abuse, customs and policework, court practice in connection with penalties, probationary practice, prisons and rehabilitation centers.

Bo Lundgren
Experiences and research regarding the connection between taxes and economic growth.

Agneta Nilsson

To develop and study new methods in family planning, the situation of American families with a stress on equal parenthood, fatherhood/motherhood, maternal and child health care system

Claes Sjöblom
Ways of stimulating regional development in depressed areas in Minnesota, esp the collaborate work to expand employment between business and govemment in “job creation network”

Lars Åkerman

Fördjupa och öka kunskaper om amerikanskt jordbruk. USA:s jordbrukspolitik har avgörande betydelse för europeiska och svenska lantbrukares lönsamhet och produktionsinriktning.

Erik Arrhenius
The shift of focus for society’s concern for environment conservation.

American Recipients

Kathleen Bannon
Cultural policies in relations to planning integration and decentralization of arts programs and intergovernmental co-operation.

Ted Bradshawrn
Collect information on the relation between high technology electronics development and public policy in Sweden esp. relating to incentives for firm creation or expansion.

George Butterick
Research on the poet Charles Olson, his Swedish heritage and, in turn, his legacy to modern Swedish literature

David Cameron
The Political Debate about the Size of the Public Economy in Sweden: Alternative Visions of the Future.

Paul Cole
The Status of USSR-Swedish diplomatic/official relations. Will also monitor the national elections for impact on this topic.

Malcolm Feeley
Criminal courts in Sweden, “strafforelaggande” and non-custodial sentences and their possible applications in the US.

Joyce Kornbluh
Social policies relating to women’s participation in the labor force

Larry Levin
Effectiveness of the Swedish institutions which protect the media from legal harassment and to analyze the relevance of them to the current libel/legal crises facing American journalism

Keith Melville
Political and social psychological obstacles to trimming back the Swedish Welfare system

Charles Neff
Follow-up interviews with Swedes who have experienced alcoholism treatment and study local Swedish governmental organizations

Rita Reimer
Practical impact of Swedish family law on widows and divorced women, unmarried couples, and single mothers

David Sellin
Survey Swedish arr collections which contain 19th and 20th century paintings and examine archives for documents and sources relating to the int art colonies in France frequented by both US and by both US and Scandinavian painters.


Swedish Recipients

Britta Bjelle
Prohibition of trade in NY and CA and the difference between injunction and our inhibition of trade.

Katarina Engberg
US – European relations, with emphasis on US – Nordic relations. Interviews with eg. researchers at the Center for Strategic studies and decision makers at the State Dept.

Olof Hultin
American architecture with focus on how the ideas of design have developed during the last 10 years in the field of postmodernism.

Christina Högmark Bergman
US trade union movement and exchange views on the textile and leather workers’ struggle for keeping their jobs.

Göran Kedvall
Connections between society and denomination and influences from these connections on the work of the church.

Per Kågeson
US debate on energy and environment. This is still of great importance to the development in Sweden, especially concerning the nuclear controversy.

Bjöm Lindh
How US archival theory influences the practical work of US archival institutions at different levels and esp. relationship between archival institutions and governmental authorities.

Ulla Lundqvist
Children’s book. The procedure of publishing and criticism and methods of teaching literature to pupils from the age of 6 to 18. Public and school libraries and how they serve young people.

Agneta Lundström
Popular science research information at US museums, esp. for children – Talks with representatives of popular science publications and of popular science information in radio and TV.

Mats Olsson
Public and local participation in the decision making process concerning environmental protection and nature conservancy.

Åse Robertsen-Dokras
International PR dept. of 21 major US unions with an effort to identify international PR strategies, transnational union contact schemes.

Levi Svenningsson
Development of US welfare system and the distribution of welfare in the US during the 80s with emphasis on problems caused by the current economic policy in relation to the labour unions.

Johan Calltorp
Aspects of competition in the health care system specializing in priorities and decision making mechanisms in health policy.

Ingrid Jerneck
Possibilities for the physical therapy-students to get in contact with the research <luring their studies and ways of education concerning graduate and post-graduate studies for persons with paramedical education.

American Recipients

Lois Wise
Comparison of pattern of participation in public & private employment sectors, focusing on rate of participation, occupational status, job search methods and commitment to work.

Wallace Mlyniec
Methods for treating children who have violated the law, or who need supervision.

Derek Shearer
Survey of past successes, current problems and future prospects of Sweden urban planning.

Nathan Gardels
Technical aspects and political problems involved with the development and implementation of wage­ earner’s fund.

Maria Helena Alves
An investigation of labor relations and working conditions at Saab/Scania, as part of a broader study comparing conditions in parent corporations of industrial countries and their third world subsidiaries.

Virginia Gray
Family policy, its effect upon women.

Nonna Noto
Tax policy decisions in Sweden to contribute to the current debate in the US. Congress over how to raise taxes to reduce the deficit.


Swedish Recipients

Per Ahlmark
Civil rights, the social conditions in slum areas and black organizations in 1984.

Jörgen Handell
Collect basics for a book about Swedish small business industrial politics. Creative capital resources and human creativity.

Gunnar von Heijne
The tendency towards “biologizing” apparent in contemporary ideological debate.

Lars-Olof Karlsson
Problems in connection with prostitution. To make interviews with authorities and prostitutes.

Alice Petren
Intemational debt crisis. Affects on the World Trade and the Swedish Export.

Lennart Svensson
The presidential election in U.S., the Labour Movement and the cultural activities within the movement Bread and Roses.

Nordal Åkerman
Production and development of new magazines and weeklies.

Gillis Erenius
Anglo-American extradition law, particularly the extradition law of U.S. with emphasis on the political offence exceptions.

Torsten Cars
Recent development in the field of press freedom and the activities of the equivalent to the Swedish Press Ombudsman and the Swedish Press Council.

Elisabet Viklund
Approaches to, methods for and experience of social revitalization at neighbourhood level.

Jonas Sima
New methods in film- and TV-production. Distribution of videogames and TV by means of video and computers.

American Recipients

Edwin Fogelman
Current views on public/private sector relations – preparations for a sector on Sweden in textbook

Thomas Gallagher
Taxation and economic planning policies

Gary L. Guenther
Promotion of the growth of high-technology industries as part of a national industrial policy for the 1980’s

Peter G. de Leon
Nuclear Power – Swedish policy and experiences

Dan F. Mac Leod
Work environment, collective bargaining and legislation

Leonard P. Oliver
“Study circles” as a vehicle for citizen participation in democratic decision – making

Kristina K Peterson
Trade union involvement in cultural affairs

Armin D. Rosencranz
Sweden’s international strategies to abate acid rain and to effectuate the ECE “Acid Rain” Convention of 1979

Margaret Seminario
Practices and policies for establishment of occupational health standards

Leonore Weitzman
Social, economic and legal effects of divorce law reforms for a comparative analysis of no-fault divorce

Jon O Heise
Education and associated services for foreign students, emphasis on 3rd world students.


Swedish Recipients

Jesper Berggren
To study how the Congress of the USA informs general public about what is happening in the Congress.

Henry Blid
To study society management and union education. Follow up the Chautauqua Movement in New York state from which the study circle method most likely has emanated.

Lena Feuk

To study the treatment and prevention of child sexual abuse (CSA).

Stig Hadenius
To study the impact of new information technology on American society and on news media.

Sten Heckscher
Studies and exchange of views and experiences concerning ideological shift in criminal policy, sentencing policy and guidelines, etc.

Margareta Hedelius
To study care of the aged in the USA with special attention to the different alternatives to the governmental services.

Jan Hökerberg
A life after oil. A scenario for the future. Interviews with leading representatives of the oil industry.

Maria Jorborg
To visit the Californian Police District and university institutions connected with police training and police research.

Olle Wästberg
To study the debate on and practice of social responsibility in business.

Åke Ortmark
To work in Senator E. Kennedy’s office in the field of economic policy.

American Recipients

Scott C. Clark
To determine need for and methods, effectiveness, and cost of compliance with requirement to control emissions from enclosed wastewater aeration facilities.

William K. Domke
Investigation of Swedish security policy, focusing on defense budgeting as a means of assessing political and economic constraints on Swedish security policy.

Richard A. Frankel
Examination of the Swedish acid rain phenomenon, in the field and with researchers and policy-makers, applying the Swedish experience to North America.

Barbara M. Hobson
Examination of methods and major findings of the Swedish Prostitution Commission, providing US shapers of public policy with a model for reintegrating prostitutes into the community.

Richard G. Niemi
Collaborative work with researchers on Swedish and American political attitudes and behaviour.

Richard Ratliff
Building energy conservation including legal aspects.

Mark I. Soler
Studying non-institutional treatment, institutional rehabilitation, co-ordination of services, ban on corporal punishment – all re. juvenile offenders and organization protecting rights of children.

Marilyn Townsend
Comparison of the approaches of the United Mine Workers and the Swedish Miners union to negotiating a collective bargaining agreement.

Walter Wernick       

To analyze Swedish models for the delivery of career/vocational programs to see what they might contribute to the education of ethnic-oriented disadvantaged youth in the US.

Marjorie H Young
Studying Sweden’s community-based services for the elderly day care, home-helper service, home ­nursing etc.

Leon Lindberg
The vulnerability of the “Nordic Model” in the 80s and beyond, in collaboration with colleagues at the Utrikespolitiska institutet.


Swedish Recipients

Ishtiaq Ahmed
To shed light on the Islamic Concept ofthe State and its implications, both international and interna! and to study how militant Islamic Fundamentalism does affect the Structure of Authority of a Muslim State

Henrik Enander
To study in three regions public library services including mobile library systems, as well as general cultural policies and agencies on the local municipal level

Peter Enström
To study courses for union members at university level and the co-operation of union people and university people in “research study circles”.

Thomas Hall
To study city planning in US cities which are in some respect similar to Stockholm (Baltimore, Minneapolis, Atlanta, New Orleans, Denver)

Rut Madebrink
Deaf people’s and children’s right to their own language (the sign language). The educational and social situation of bilingual deaf children

Hans Modig 
Distribution of’ higher education by tele-communications – thc organization, the administration and the pedagogic approach

Sven Olsson
Educational activities in Trade unions; The unions and the universities, “Trade union schools”

Hans-Henrik Rönnow

Cooperation and strains in Atlantic relations, with particular attention to security problems of Western dependence on oil from the Middle East

Gunilla Stenberg

To attend the conference: “The Future Role of the Residential Schools for the Blind” at Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Mass. To study optacon reading, a sight training program, the itinerant teachers in New Jersey and a resource center for the Blind.

Anders Fogelklou

To get an orientation of American and Comparative Law at Rutgers University Law School and to get an orientation of American methods and theories in the study of and comparing Communist societies at Columbia University and Stanford University.

American Recipients

Jane C. Baird
Comparative study of educational programs/policies for mentally retarded in US & Sweden. Voluntary and government programs.

Louis E. Davis
Processes for achieving designs that lead to enhanced organizational effectiveness coupled with industrial democracy & high quality of working life.

Charles R. Foster
Implementation of bilingual education in school systems & teacher training colleges under the Home Initial effects of 1979 law prohibiting parental use of physical punishment.

Goldy D. Kleinman
Implementation, current issues, problems of occupational health & safety legislation.

Kenneth L. Lasson
Comparative study of civil liberties in US and Sweden.

Patricia A. McFate
Governmental support of cultural institutions.

John W. Palmer
Computer systems: right of privacy & the need to know – social policy to balance both public & private information systems with legitimate concerns of privacy and individual rights.

Lawrence E. Rose
Consumer protection policy making, particularly as this may be compared to similar policy making practices in other advanced industrial democracies.

Merrick T. Rossein
To examine policies & practices in implementing the integration of the handicapped into working life in Sweden.


Swedish Recipients

Bengt Abrahamsson
Studies and research on work organization, labor economics, labor management relationships

Ylva Annerstedt
To gain experiences in how to meet with and try to solve problems connected with immigration. 1) Everyday confrontations in housing areas between ethnic groups whose cultural frames of reference are wide apart. Ways to solve them. 2) Bilingual Education 3) How to integrate immigrant children socially, culturally and in the educational system.

Bo Carlsson
Facklig utbildning i universitetsregi. I första hand utbildning i arbetsmiljöfrågor.

Lena Dahl
The situation of old immigrants in USA

Margareta Englund Nilsson
The aspects of probation within the correctional system.

Thaly Nilsson
I) Seminars and meetings with planners and institutional researchers at different universities 2) Attend the 1981 AIR (Association for Institutional Research) Forum in Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota 17-21 May, 1981.

Bernt Rosengren
1) Manhattan ur kulturpolitisk synvinkel 2) Ung amerikansk litteratur 3) Jugoslaver i New York – anpassning jämfört med i Sverige

Rolf Skog
Att informera om den svenska debatten om löntagarfonder 2) Att studera den amerikanska debatten om pensionsfonder 3) Att studera den amerikanska debatten om sk A- och B- aktier.

Michael Tuveson
Att bedriva patienträttsstudier. Problematik i samband med läkemedelsbiverkningar och felbehandlingar.

American Recipients

Paul Bernstein
Worker participation in decision making and work design

Philip C. Campbell
Victims of sexual assault, incest and family violence: incidence and occurrence patterns.

Jan Marie Fritz
Social policy development/implementation (relationships government, municipalities, business unions, community organizations) for the retired and aged.

Barbara G. Haskel
Conditions for group formation and maintenance in interest groups for the elderly.

Hugh Recio
“Swedish Democracy & Social Policy” (political management, policy challenges, labor market, social welfare, housing energy – in a period of restraint).

Yvette K. Lehman
Treatment of women offenders, sentencing patterns, services to families of women prisoners, rehabilitation of prisoners.

Robert Lindsay
Problems of freedom of expression in the media, work on the Swedish Committee of Broadcasting and journalism education.

John Logue
Working democracy: practices and attitudes on the shop floor, relations between workers, effect on collective bargaining, employee/employer perceptions of changes and their impact.

Roy A. Ockert
Research and education functions of labor organizations, workers’ education, vocational training.

Patricia G. Oyler
Automated cataloguing and circulation systems in academic, public and special libraries.

Letty Cottin Pogrebin
Egalitarian social roles translated into policies and practices.


Swedish Recipients

Thomas Johansson
Research/Studies at Princeton University on
1.  Solar energy and energy demand in the future
2.  Studies of interdisciplinary research associated with energy problems

Hans Dahlgren
How one or several major presidential candidates in the US primaries organize their press relations and how they handle conflict-of-interest situations between themselves and the media

Per Jönsson
Interviews with decision-makers, opinion-makers and academics on “US foreign policy towards East Asia and the Middle East”

Ulf W. Lundin
Education in Natura! Science and technology in Schools in USA in perspective of the on-going debate in Sweden concerning this question

Jan Nilsson
1.New financial and other techniques how to stimulate new business ventures within the Small Business Administration
2.  Ideas around Entrepreneurial Management

Göran Rystad
Images of the past and their influence on the formulation of American foreign policy in the post-WW II era

Inez Svensson
Interviews with journalists, buyers, designers and architects on the awareness in the US today of happenings in Swedish applied arts and industrial design <luring 70th. Later critical discussion in Swedish media

Jan Solka Vinos

Studies of Museum Work and Museo-logical research training institutes in USA (Smithsonian Institute, Washington)

American Recipients

Kenneth J. Cooper
Public opinion research on policies/programs for equality of life priorities re energy use in the future.

Stephan R. Early
Worker education. Materials and training techniques in job safety/health: study circle leadership training. How safety/health research/training helps implement national legislation.

Norman Eiger
Labor education-needs, programs in view of reforms in worker participation, working environment. Trade union study organizers and role of study circles.

Anne S Fege
Comparative study-wood energy programs/policies since 1974: harvesting wood for energy, and establishing energy farms.

Helen Ginsburg
Labor market policies for full employment, e.g. among women, young people. Role of adjustment groups in reducing unemployment among hard-to-employ persons. Advance warning system prior to dismissal. Utilization of unemployed in urban and development areas.

Ain Edvard Haas
Industrial democracy, including work-place reforms, implications of MBL, workers’ views on wage­ earner funds and board representation.

Antoinette C. Jacobs
Policies/practices in implementing the integration of the handicapped into the mainstream of society: employment, housing, transportation, education, social services.

John R. Kleberg
Curriculum/instructional procedures for police supervisory and administrative officers at Solna Police College, with police/ community relationships.

Neil G. McCluskey
Has government responsibility for income, health care and housing of retired persons limited their personal preparation for retirement? How content are they? Where is public policy moving?

Arthur H. Miller
Media impact on political attitudes.

David M. Olson
Internal organization of parliament, committee system, relationship to government and its constituencies – comparative study Britain, Spain, Poland, Sweden.

Anita Shelton
“Democratization of culture”: distribution of literature/printed materials to the masses, at the workplace, by book publishers (En bok for alla}, to correctional facilities.

Hans B. Thorelli
Public/private consumer policy since 1974, with relation to social-political value structure, economy, demography, judicial factors.


Swedish Recipients

Jonas Widgren
Studies on recent trends in American immigration and minority policies

Sture Ahlberg
Study on the Jews in USA with special emphasis to the Orthodox Jews in New York

Gösta Frisk
Trade Union Education Program

Eva Hedman
Urban studies; questions concerning urban development and the urban crisis

Lage Johansson
Studera självmordsproblemet i vid bemärkelse (Los Angeles Suicide Prevention Center)

Rutger Lindahl
Mass communication research

Michael Nydån
Research concerning mass media and the oil crisis

Margaretha Rönnberg
Study the phenomenon of “children and TV” on location

Siv Gustafsson
Study project on sex roles and social change to do comparative research on women in the labour market between Sweden and the USA

Lennart Groll
Problemet yttrandefrihetens gräns i press och andra medier

Karin Henningsson
Narkotikalagstiftning och lagföring för narkotikabrott samt påföljdspraxis

Christer Hjort
lnformationskanaler och -system inom universitetet

Sten-Åke Hörnqvist
Att ta del av erfarenheter i USA av omstruktureringen av den psykiatriska vården

Bertil Jacobsson
Att studera amerikanska bilarbetareförbundets “job-sharing”­program

Christer Mårdbrant
To study new approaches in small business development

Britt Wennerfors
To attend courses of Administration and Policy Analysis as help to connect experiences as a teacher with experiences as educational politician

Torbjörn Winsnes
To study energy politics and energy projects in order to improve the reporting of energy problems in Swedish Broadcasting

American Recipients

Jeffrey Burton
Labor movement and labor’s impact on national policy (institutional relationship).

George S. Hagglund
1) health and safety problems in the work-place
2) workers’ training in ergonomic techniques
3) shiftwork and psycho-social factors and work inter-relations

Richard A. Johnson
Political institutions in the field of competition policy (Market Court, Antitrust Ombudsman).

Steven Koblik
Anthology on contemporary Sweden
“Continuity and change: Three Swedish elections – 1973, 1976, 1979”.

Hyman Kornbluh
Employee participation in central government, collective bargaining and union educational institutions.

Arthur Lipow
State subsidies to political parties.

Ruth A. Ruttenberg
Swedish labor market policies: how selective measures are used (industries, regions, etc).

John R. Snortum
Criminal justice and correctional planning, police organizations.

Ronnie Steinberg Ratner
The equality programs of AMS, pre-school activities, child care and leisure-time activities.

Dennis R. Wyant
Interrelationship and coordination among organizations of and for the handicapped.


Swedish Recipients

Erik Åsard
The American system of profit sharing. Differences and similarities between the USA and Sweden.

Christina Jonsson-Rylander
Communication theory, reporting and writing.

Björn Höijer
U.S. Government, local government and news media.

Göran Luterkort
The field of “Tryckfrihet och pressetik” etc.

Thomas Mosesson
Trade unions’ attitudes towards environmental problems and occupational risks.

Claes Svensson
The relations between universities and the society.

Björn Tarras-Wahlberg

The relations between the business-world and politics.

Torbjörn Wallinder
The role for the jury in the American legal System, compared to his own research on the Swedish jury system in press cases.

Åke Wiklund

How foreign news are presented in U.S. News Media

American Recipients

Allyn Helen O’Mara
Climate-related building design and urban planning. Research, public policy, economic and health benefits.

Thomas J. Anton
Study of the political attitudes of the Swedish elite, public attitudes toward urban governmental structure, service and ref mm national urban policy for the next decade.

Timothy A. Tilton
Social democratic theory of Ernst Wigfors research for book on political theory of the welfare state.