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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

Kaveh Abbasian

British Research Council Fellow, 2015, Roehampton University
Kluge Center Project: "The use of State-funded TV War Documentaries Towards the Creation of a New National Identity in Iran During the Iran-Iraq War."

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
Press Release: Peace and the Quran Subject of Lecture, Aug. 18

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

Michael Gibbs Hill

ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, 2016, University of South Carolina
Kluge Center Project: "Sino-Arabic Enlightenments: At the Limits of Comparison."

Sheryl Kaskowitz

Kluge Fellow, 2015, Brown University
Kluge Center Project: "Sidney Robertson Cowell, Public Folk Music Collecting and American Identity."

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."

Samira Mehta

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

Neeti Nair

ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, 2016, University of Virginia
Kluge Center Project: "The Blasphemy Laws: A South Asian History."

Guoxiang Peng

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

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

Arun Sood

Fulbright Fellow, 2016, University of Glasgow
Kluge Center Project: "The Poet Robert Burns."

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."

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