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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."

Peter Allen

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, Queen Mary, University of London
Kluge Center Project: "'The Political Class': Charting the History of an Idea Through Narratives of Political Careers and Politics in the 20th Century."

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."

Amy Bride

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, The University of Manchester
Kluge Center Project: "Gothic readings of financialized records of the slave trade."

Peter Brooks

Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2016, Princeton University
Kluge Center Project: "Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris"
Lecture: "The Ruins of Paris, 1871"
Press Release: Peter Brooks Appointed Distinguished Visiting Scholar
Press Release: Peter Brooks to Discuss 1871 "Bloody Week" of Paris, June 2

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."

Benjamin Cowan

Kluge Fellow, 2016, George Mason University
Kluge Center Project: "Mundane Magic: Brazil, Christian Fundamentalism, and Transnational Anti-Modernism, 1930-1985"

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."

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)

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"

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."

Zuzanna Magdalena Krzemien

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University College London
Kluge Center Project: "Solomon Dubno and the Impact of Eastern European Jewish Learning on the German-Jewish Enlightenment."

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."

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."

Shaden Tageldin

ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, 2015, 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)

Ramine Tinati

Visiting Fellow, 2016, University of Southampton
Kluge Center Project: "Internet Histories and Futures."

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."

Peter Zilahy

Black Mountain Institute-Kluge Fellow, 2014, Independent Scholar
Kluge Center Project: "Mapping the Hero's Quest."
Book: "The Last Window-Giraffe: A Picture Dictionary for the Over Fives"

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