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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 Aiken

Visiting Fellow, 2017, Independent Scholar
Kluge Center Project: "America's Greatest Library: An Illustrated Chronology of the Library of Congress."

Todd Belt

Digital Studies Fellow, 2016, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Kluge Center Project: "Citizen Learning and Digital Media in Presidential Campaigns."

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."

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

Christopher Cavin

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Strathclyde
Kluge Center Project: "The Charles Henry Brent Papers and the Rise of International Drug Control Policy."

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)

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."

George Gilbert

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Southampton
Kluge Center Project: "Russia's Modern Saints: Political and Religious Martyrdom in late Imperial Russia."

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)

Natalie Joelle Landaw-Mott

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, Birkbeck College
Kluge Center Project: "Gleaners from Ruth & Millet to Contemporary U.S Food Recovery at LoC:Glean Thinking at the Site of Gleaning Law & Former Gleanings, MD."

Margarita Karnysheva

Kluge Fellow, 2016, Independent Scholar
Kluge Center Project: "The Misrepresented Mission: Confronting Unfortunate Myths on America's Siberian Expedition (1918-1920)"

Daniel Levine

Kluge Fellow, 2016, University of Alabama
Kluge Center Project: "The Politics of Jewish Fear: Late-Modern Vulnerability and the Birth of Israeli National Security Doctrine"

Jessica Lingel

Digital Studies Fellow, 2016, University of Pennsylvania
Kluge Center Project: "People Seeking People: The Radical Democracy of Craigslist"

Erik Linstrum

Kluge Fellow, 2016, University of Virginia
Kluge Center Project: "Questions of Evidence: Documenting Violence in the Postwar British Empire."

Eric Lob

Kluge Fellow, 2017, Florida International University
Kluge Center Project: "Construction Jihad: Rural Development and Regime Consolidation in Revolutionary Iran."

Alexandre Loktionov

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Cambridge
Kluge Center Project: "Importing the Law? Understanding the role of Semitic legal concepts in shaping the justice system of New Kingdom Egypt."

Ascension Mazuela-Anguita

Alan Lomax Fellowship in American Folklife, 2015, Institucio Mila i Fontanals
Kluge Center Project: "The Relationship between the Alan Lomax Collection and the Collection of Spanish Traditional Music of the Intitucio Mila i Fontanals of the Spanish National Research Council (1944-1966)."

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."

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)

Catherine Newell

David B. Larson Fellow in Health and Spirituality, 2016, University of Miami
Kluge Center Project: "Food Faiths: Health, Wellness, and the Science of Spiritual Eating."

Alan Noonan

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

Christine Okoth

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, King's College London
Kluge Center Project: "Africa in the United States cultural imaginary: Activism, Travel, and Migration 1953 - 1993"

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."

Kristen Shedd

Kluge Fellow, 2016, Oklahoma State University
Kluge Center Project: "The Liberal Protestant Dilemma: The Mainline's Resistance to a Free-Enterprise America."

Thomas David Smith

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Cambridge
Kluge Center Project: "Jesus in the American Pacific, 1880-1918."

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."

Chet Adam Van Duzer

Mellon Fellow, 2016, Independent Scholar
Kluge Center Project: "Annotation for Education in the Princeton / Brussels Copy of the 1525 Edition of Ptolemys Geography."

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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