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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

Catherine Adcock

Kluge Fellow, 2015, Washington University in Saint Louis
Kluge Center Project: "Cattle Wealth and Cow Protection: Dharma, Development and the Secular State in India."

Marie Arana

Kluge Chair in Countries and Cultures of the South, 2015, Independent Scholar
Kluge Center Project: "Silver, Sword, and Stone."

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

Anna Browne Ribeiro

Kluge Fellow, 2014, The Ohio State University
Kluge Center Project: "Rethinking Empty Places: An Archaeology of Amazonian Dwelling."
Lecture: "Imagining the Amazon: European Colonialism and the Making of Modern-Day Amazonia" (Jan. 14, 2016)

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."

Luis Castellvi

British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Cambridge
Kluge Center Project: "Baroque Landscapes in the Old World and the New: Gongora, Camargo, Sor Juana."

Danille Christensen

Kluge Fellow, 2015, The Ohio State University
Kluge Center Project: "Freedom from Want: Home Canning in the American Imagination (1875-2014)."

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"

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)

Wendy Hall

Kluge Chair in Technology and Society, 2016, University of Southampton
Kluge Center Project: "Internet Histories and Futures"
Conference: "Saving the Web: The Ethics and Challenges of Preserving What's on the Internet" (Jun. 17, 2016)

Taja-Nia Henderson

Kluge Fellow, 2015, Rutgers University
Kluge Center Project: "Framing Treason: Disqualification, Reconciliation and Memory in Reconstruction-Era America."

Cameron Hunter

British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Bristol
Kluge Center Project: "US Perceptions of China's Space Programme: A Study of Congressional and Declassified Documents at the Library of Congress."
Blogpost: New Scholars at the Kluge Center - January / February 2016

Bruce Jentleson

Henry Alfred Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations, 2015, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
Kluge Center Project: "Profiles in Statesmanship: Global Leaders Who Shaped a Century of Breakthroughs for Peace"
Lecture: "Profiles in Statesmanship: 20th Century Breakthroughs for Global Peace and Security and 21st Century Challenges" (May 19, 2016)
Blogpost: "This Scholar Was Skeptical About the 'Lightning Conversation.' Now, He's a Fan."
Press Release: Bruce Jentleson Named Kissinger Chair
Web site: Foreign Policy at the Kluge Center

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."

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."

John Sexton

Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance, 2016, New York University
Kluge Center Project: "Reflections on the Place and Promise of Higher Education."
Lecture: "The American Research University: The Decades Ahead" (May 26, 2016)
Press Release: John Sexton Named Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance
Web site: Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance

Michael Sizer

Kluge Fellow, 2015, Maryland Institute College of Art
Kluge Center Project: "Public Opinion in Late Medieval Paris, 1380-1422."

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

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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