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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, "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, "Silver, Sword, and Stone."

Tom Arnold-Forster
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Cambridge, "Public Opinion in American Political Thought."

Peter Brooks
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2016, Princeton University, "Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris"
Press Release: Peter Brooks Appointed Distinguished Visiting Scholar

Anna Browne Ribeiro
Kluge Fellow, 2014, The Ohio State University, "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, "The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan."

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

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

Theodore Christov
Kluge Fellow, 2015, George Washington University, "The Early American Republic and Origins of International Law."
Lecture: "The 'Law of Nations' in America's Independence" (May 12, 2016)

Nathaniel Comfort
NASA/LC Chair in Astrobiology, 2015, Johns Hopkins University, "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

Lawrence Davies
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, King's College London, "The Role of Blues Music in American Jazz and Folk Revivalism, c. 1930-60."

Andrew Devereux
Kluge Fellow, 2015, Loyola Marymount University, "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)

Ilya Dines
Kluge Fellow, 2014, Ben-Gurion University, "A Handlist of the Uncatalogued Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Preserved in the Library of Congress."
Lecture: "Medieval Manuscripts in the Library of Congress" (Mar. 31, 2016)

Daniel Edmonds
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, The University of Manchester, "The International Influences on British Marxists' Perceptions of Racial Difference, c.1900-1933."
Blogpost: New Scholars at the Kluge Center - January / February 2016

Wendy Hall
Kluge Chair in Technology and Society, 2016, University of Southampton, "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, "Framing Treason: Disqualification, Reconciliation and Memory in Reconstruction-Era America."

Cameron Hunter
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Bristol, "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, "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

Elizabeth (Kate) Neale
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, Cardiff University, "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, "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, "The Toleration-Regulation Regime: A Comparative Historical Sociology of Prostitution Policies in Northeast Asia after WWII."

Daniel Rood
Kluge Fellow, 2015, University of Georgia, "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, "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, "Public Opinion in Late Medieval Paris, 1380-1422."

William Slauter
Kluge Fellow, 2014, Universite Paris 8-Saint Denis, "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, "Diplomatic Subtleties and Frank Overtures: Print Publicity, Neutrality, and the Politics of Slavery in the Early Republic, 1793-1801."

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