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“One of the wonderful things about working in the Kluge Center has been the incredible community of scholars that I’ve had to interact with.”

–David Grinspoon, 2012-2013 Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology

Current Scholars in Residence

Tom Arnold-Forster

British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Cambridge
Kluge Center Project: "Public Opinion in American Political Thought."

Peter Brooks

Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2016, Princeton University
Kluge Center Project: "Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris"
Press Release: Peter Brooks Appointed Distinguished Visiting Scholar
Press Release: Peter Brooks to Discuss 1871 "Bloody Week" of Paris, June 2

Sarah Cameron

Kluge Fellow, 2015, University of Maryland
Kluge Center Project: "The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan."

Bruce Carruthers

Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History, 2016, Northwestern University
Kluge Center Project: "An Economy of Promises: Trust and Credit in America."
Press Release: Bruce Carruthers Named Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History

Danille Christensen

Kluge Fellow, 2015, The Ohio State University
Kluge Center Project: "Freedom from Want: Home Canning in the American Imagination (1875-2014)."
Lecture: "Home Canning: Cultural Narratives, Technological Change, and the Status of Traditional Knowledge" (Jul. 19, 2016)

Theodore Christov

Kluge Fellow, 2015, George Washington University
Kluge Center Project: "The Early American Republic and Origins of International Law."
Lecture: "The 'Law of Nations' in America's Independence" (May 12, 2016)
Blogpost: Emer Vattel and His Influence on Early America

Juan Cole

Kluge Chair in Countries and Cultures of the South, 2016, University of Michigan
Kluge Center Project: "The Idea of Peace in the Qur'an"
Lecture: "Peace and Concord in the Qur'an" (Aug. 18, 2016)
Press Release: Juan Cole Named Kluge Chair in Countries and Cultures of the South

Nathaniel Comfort

NASA/LC Chair in Astrobiology, 2015, Johns Hopkins University
Kluge Center Project: "The Origins of Life in the Genome Age"
Panel Discussion: "The Origins of the RNA World" (Mar. 17, 2016)
Web site: Astrobiology at the Kluge Center
Press Release: Comfort Begins as Third Astrobiology Chair
Press Release: Comfort Named to Astrobiology Chair
Press Release: Four Pioneering Scientists to Discuss "The Origins of the RNA World," March 17

Andrew Devereux

Kluge Fellow, 2015, Loyola Marymount University
Kluge Center Project: "The Other Side of Empire: The Mediterranean and the Origins of a Spanish Imperial Ideology, 1479-1535."
Lecture: "The Kingdom of Jerusalem and War Against the Infidel: Sixteenth-Century Doctrines of Just War and the Origins of the Spanish Empire" (Jun. 23, 2016)

Taja-Nia Henderson

Kluge Fellow, 2015, Rutgers University
Kluge Center Project: "Framing Treason: Disqualification, Reconciliation and Memory in Reconstruction-Era America."
Lecture: "Framing Treason: War, Reconciliation, and Memory in the Making of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution" (Jul. 27, 2016)

Charles Laderman

British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Cambridge
Kluge Center Project: "Eilhu Root and the Origins of American Internationalsim, 1898-1937."

Louisa Lee

British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of York
Kluge Center Project: "Conceptual Art in Britain 1964-1979."

Althea Legal-Miller

British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University College London
Kluge Center Project: "A Study of the Civil Rights Movement Collections at the Library of Congress."

Elizabeth (Kate) Neale

British Research Council Fellow, 2015, Cardiff University
Kluge Center Project: "Distant Cousins: Music, Identity and Community in the Cornish Diaspora."
Blogpost: New Scholars at the Kluge Center - January / February 2016

Dara Orenstein

Kluge Fellow, 2015, George Washington University
Kluge Center Project: "Offshore Onshore: A History of thje Free Zone on U.S. Soil."
Article: "Professor Dara Orenstein: On Winning the Kluge Fellowship" (GW Department of American Studies)

Jeong-Mi Park

Kluge Fellow, 2015, Hanyang University
Kluge Center Project: "The Toleration-Regulation Regime: A Comparative Historical Sociology of Prostitution Policies in Northeast Asia after WWII."
Lecture: "Making Patriotic Prostitutes: The South Korean Government's Policies on Prostitution for the U.S. Military" (Jul. 28, 2016)

Daniel Rood

Kluge Fellow, 2015, University of Georgia
Kluge Center Project: "The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Circuits of Techno-Science in the Greater Caribbean, 1830-1860."

Michael Sizer

Kluge Fellow, 2015, Maryland Institute College of Art
Kluge Center Project: "Public Opinion in Late Medieval Paris, 1380-1422."
Lecture: "Popular Politics and Public Opinion in Late Medieval Paris" (Jul. 14, 2016)

William Slauter

Kluge Fellow, 2014, Universite Paris 8-Saint Denis
Kluge Center Project: "Who Owns the News? Journalism and Intellectual Property in Historical Perspective."
Blogpost: New Scholars at the Kluge Center - January / February 2016

Anna von der Goltz

Kluge Fellow, 2015, Georgetown University
Kluge Center Project: "The Other side of 1968: Activism of the Center-right in West Germany's Age of Campus Protest."

Wendy Wong Schirmer

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2015, Temple University
Kluge Center Project: "Diplomatic Subtleties and Frank Overtures: Print Publicity, Neutrality, and the Politics of Slavery in the Early Republic, 1793-1801."

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