To maintain Wisconsin's prominence
in international studies at the graduate level and to advance the
principles of social justice that were so important to Scott Kloeck-Jenson
and his family, Global Studies asks for your support.
Donations of any amount are
welcome. You may make your tax-deductible gift through the UW Foundation.
||via the Foundation's
and mail to the address indicated to make a one-time donation
You may also make a gift to the Scott Kloeck-Jenson Fellowship via monthly or quarterly electronic fund transfers (complete & print the forms and mail to the address indicated).
Scott Kloeck-Jenson (1965-1999)
was born in Minnesota and received his B.A. from St. Olaf College
in Northfield, Minnesota in 1987. After two years with the Peace
Corps in Lesotho where he met his wife, Barbara, Scott began his
doctoral studies in Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
He completed his M.A. in 1993 and then embarked on his doctoral
research with the prestigious Fulbright and MacArthur fellowships.
Scott and his family traveled to Mozambique so that he could undertake
his fieldwork on rural poverty in Zambezia province. While conducting
his research, Scott was appointed the Project Director in Mozambique
for UW-Madison's Land Tenure Center. He was due to return to the
United States in January 2000 to complete his dissertation but,
tragically, on June 23, 1999, Scott, his wife, Barbara, and their
two children, Zoe and Noah, were killed in a car accident in South
Upon his death in 1999, his
remaining fellowship funds and contributions from the International
Institute and Scott's family and friends were pooled to support
UW-Madison graduate students. That same year, Global Studies named
its annual Summer Travel Grants Program in memory of Scott and has
since contributed the remainder of these funds to the Scott Kloeck-Jenson
Global Studies is honored to
memoriam, the Kloeck-Jenson Family, a tribute maintained
by the Land Tenure Center.
Since 2000, this fund has helped
to support more than 100 graduate student internships and research
projects that focus on social justice issues around the world. Over
the years, state and federal resources for graduate travel have
greatly diminished, and the generous fund set up in Scott's name