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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

Jane Barnes

Black Mountain Institute-Kluge Fellow, 2016, Independent Scholar
Kluge Center Project: "The Forgotten Trial of Reed Smoot and Sexual Freedom in Modern America."
Press Release: Black Mountain Institute Announces 2016-17 Fellows (Black Mountain Institute)

Joanne Braxton

David B. Larson Fellow in Health and Spirituality, 2015, College of William and Mary
Kluge Center Project: "Religion, Spirituality and Health in the African American Experience."

Carmen Brosig

Bavarian Fellow, 2016, Friedrich-Alexander Universitat Erlangen-Nurmberg
Kluge Center Project: "Presence, Protest and Solidarity: Ethnic Minorities' Movements against the War in Vietnam."

Luis Campos

NASA/LC Chair in Astrobiology, 2016, University of New Mexico
Kluge Center Project: "Life As It Could Be: Astrobiology, Synthetic Biology, and the Future of Life."
Conference: "The Emergence of Life: On the Earth, in the Lab, and Elsewhere" (Sept. 15, 2016)
Press Release: Luis Campos Named Astrobiology Chair

Daniel Else

Kluge Staff Fellow, 2017, Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service
Kluge Center Project: "A Study of the Origins of the U.S. Military Industrial Complex."

Toyin Falola

Kluge Chair in Countries and Cultures of the South, 2016, University of Texas at Austin
Kluge Center Project: "African Immigrant Communities in the United States."
Press Release: Toyin Falola Begins as Chair in Countries and Cultures of the South

Martin Hilbert

Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2016, University of California, Davis
Kluge Center Project: "Information Theory for the Information Age."

Michael Gibbs Hill

ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, 2016, University of South Carolina
Kluge Center Project: "Sino-Arabic Enlightenments: At the Limits of Comparison."
Web site: About Michael Gibbs Hill (American Council of Learned Societies)

Amy King

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Bristol
Kluge Center Project: "The construction, maintenance and role of secular martyrdom in Italy from the twentieth century to present."

Samira Mehta

David B. Larson Fellow in Health and Spirituality, 2014, Albright College
Kluge Center Project: "God Bless the Pill? Contraception, Sexuality, and American Religion."

Lanie Millar

Kluge Fellow, 2016, University of Oregon
Kluge Center Project: "Cuba and Angola: Cultural Conversations before and after the Cold War"

Neeti Nair

ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, 2016, University of Virginia
Kluge Center Project: "The Blasphemy Laws: A South Asian History."
Web site: About Neeti Nair (American Council of Learned Societies)

Rosalyn Narayan

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Warwick
Kluge Center Project: "Fear of the Armed Black Man in the Antebellum South."

Alan Noonan

Kluge Fellow, 2016, Independent Scholar
Kluge Center Project: "Unearthing Traditions: Poems, Songs and Stories of Mining Communities throughout the United States."

Steven Paige

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Plymouth
Kluge Center Project: "Practising to be American: Re-enacting Archival Moving Images."

Guoxiang Peng

Kluge Chair in Countries and Cultures of the North, 2016, Zhejiang University
Kluge Center Project: "History and Philosophy of Confucianism."
Press Release: Peng Guoxiang Named Kluge Chair in Countries and Cultures of the North

Barry Posen

Henry Alfred Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations, 2016, Massachussetts Institute of Technology
Kluge Center Project: "Navigating a Multipolar World."
Press Release: Barry Posen Begins as Kissinger Chair

Hugh Roberts

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Kent
Kluge Center Project: "Conflict, Collusion and Identity in the Mississippi River Valley during the War of 1812."

Maxim Samson

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Leeds
Kluge Center Project: "Jewish Schools and Synagogues: Understanding Dynamics of Faith within the Jewish 'Community'."

Kevin Schwartz

Kluge Fellow, 2016, United States Naval Academy
Kluge Center Project: "Demarcating Persianate Worlds: Tazkirah Production and Circulation in West, Central, and South Asia, 1800-1900."

Arun Sood

Fulbright Fellow, 2016, University of Glasgow
Kluge Center Project: "The Poet Robert Burns."
Web site: About Arun Sood (Fulbright Commission)

Chelsea Stieber

Kluge Fellow, 2016, The Catholic University of America
Kluge Center Project: "Writing before 'Haiti': Regionalism in the Creation of Modern Haitian Literature, 1890-1940."

Shaden Tageldin

ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, 2014, University of Minnesota
Kluge Center Project: "Toward a Transcontinental Theory of Modern Comparative Literature."
Web site: About Shaden M. Tageldin F'15 (American Council of Learned Societies)

Ruth Mary Turner

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Glasgow
Kluge Center Project: "The Singer Manufacturing Company's factories: local histories of an international brand."

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."

Beth Wilson

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Liverpool
Kluge Center Project: "The emotional and psychological impact of slavery in the Deep South, 1830-1880."

Xin Wu

Kluge Fellow, 2016, The College of William & Mary
Kluge Center Project: "Gardens & Landscape as neo-Confucian Metaphors: Vision, Memory and Place-making in Song Academies."

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