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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."

David Bordwell

Kluge Chair in Modern Culture, 2017, Independent Scholar
Kluge Center Project: "The Art of Cinema 1908 - 1920."

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."

Timothy Breen

Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance, 2017, Northwestern University
Kluge Center Project: "Enforcing the American Revolution: Law and Disorder During the War for Independence."

James Brookes

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Nottingham
Kluge Center Project: "Picturing the Civil War: Visual Culture of the Rank-and-File."

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

Jose V. Casanova

Kluge Chair in Countries and Cultures of the North, 2017, Georgetown University
Kluge Center Project: "The Jesuits through the Prism of Globalization, Globalization through a Jesuit Prism."

Benjamin Cowan

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

Mark Eastwood

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Nottingham
Kluge Center Project: "Regulation and Resistance - Selling the Atom in Post-War America."

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)

Faten Hussein

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, King's College London
Kluge Center Project: "Illness as Allegory: Political and Social Critique in Arabic Illness Narrative."

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."

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)

Alan Noonan

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

Frauke Sachse

Kislak Fellow in American Studies, 2016, University of Bonn
Kluge Center Project: "A Sixteenth-Century Missionary Handbook from Highland Guatemala: Preparing a Critical Edition of Ms. 1015 from the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress."

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."

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, 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)

Marenka Thompson-Odlum

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Glasgow
Kluge Center Project: "John Glassford and Company: The re-imagining of the slave in Glaswegian society"

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."

Scott Weightman

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Leicester
Kluge Center Project: "The Outward Face of Segregation: Segregationists' Media Strategies on the National and Local Stages in the 1950s and 1960s."

Wayne A. Wiegand

Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2017, Florida State University
Kluge Center Project: "The American Public School Library: A History."

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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