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Current Scholars in Residence

Steven Dick
NASA/LC Chair in Astrobiology, 2013, Independent Scholar, "Societal Impact of the Discovery of Life in the Universe: Critical Issues, Optimal Approaches, and the Role of History."
Book: "America in Space: NASA's First Fifty Years"
Book: "Life on Other Worlds: The 20th-century Extraterrestrial Life Debate"
Book: "Plurality of Worlds: The Origins of the Extraterrestrial Life Debate from Democritus to Kant"
Webcast: "Searching for Life in the Universe: What Does it Mean for Humanity?" (Jan. 28, 2014)
Book: "The Biological Universe: The Twentieth-century Extraterrestrial Life Debate and the Limits of Science"
Book: "The Living Universe: NASA and the Development of Astrobiology"
Article: Astrobiology Chair Steven Dick Testifies Before House Science Committee
Web site: Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology chairholders
Webcast: House Science Committee Hearing on Astrobiology (Expert Witness)
Web site: Scholar Profile: Steven Dick
Appointment: Steven Dick Named Chair in Astrobiology at Kluge Center
Other: Steven Dick, Chair in Astrobiology at John W. Kluge Center, Arrives Nov. 1
Panel Discussion: Symposium: "The Longevity of Human Civilization: Will We Survive Our World-Changing Technologies?" (Sept. 12, 2013)

David H. Grinspoon
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2013, Independent scholar, ""The Anthropocene""
Book: "Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life"
Webcast: "Searching for Life in the Universe: What Does it Mean for Humanity?" (Jan. 28, 2014)
Lecture: "Terra Sapiens: The Human Chapter in the History of Earth" (Oct. 31, 2013)
Book: "Venus Revealed: A New Look Below the Clouds of our Mysterious Twin Planet"
Web site: Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology chairholders
Article: Shaping the Future of the Earth From Inside the Library of Congress

Douglas Harrison
Kluge Fellow, 2013, James Madison University, "The Gospel Sensibility: Sacred Song in American Experience."

Ivan Juritz
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, Queen Mary, University of London, "Translation and the General Theory of Seduction: A Theoretical Archaeology of the Freud Archive in the Library of Congress."

Kevin Kim
J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2013, Stanford University, "Diplomacies of Dissent: Henry Wallace, Herbert Hoover, and Cold War America's Rise in the World."

Stephan Kuhl
German Fellowship, 2013, Goethe-University, "Richard Wright and Fredric Wertham's Social Psychiatry."

Emily MacGregor
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of Oxford, "The Symphony in 1933: Negotiating a 'Problem' Genre."

Kelly Maddox
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, Lancaster University, "Japanese Imperialism in the Context of Genocide."

Jane McAuliffe
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2013, Independent Scholar/past President of Bryn Mawr College, "The Qur'an as Scripture and Literature."
Book: "Abbasid Authority Affirmed" (translated and annotated)
Book: "Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an"
Book: "Qur'anic Christians: An Analysis of Classical and Modern Exegesis"
Book: "The Cambridge Companion to the Qur'an" (editor)
Book: "With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam" (editor)
Appointment: Former College President Appointed Distinguished Visiting Scholar

Sophie Oliver
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, Royal Holloway, University of London, "Djuna Barnes and Transatlantic Fashions."

Hannah Proctor
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, Birkbeck College, "Lev Vygotsky: An Intellectual and Ideological Journey from the USSR to the USA."

Will Riddington
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of Cambridge, ""Us Versus Them": The Dichotomous Rhetoric of the New Right."

Imogen Sutton
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of Cambridge, "War and Peace in Early Modern America: Spanish Colonial Epic, Literary Culture and Political Ethics in the Hispanic Viceroyalities."

Tara Tappert
David B. Larson Fellow in Health and Spirituality, 2013, Independent Scholar, "Arts and Crafts-making as a Transformational Healing Process for War Trauma."

Amy Tobin
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of York, "Sites of Circulation and Collaboration: Expanded Feminist Art Practice between 1970 and 1978."

Imaobong Umoren
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of Oxford, "The Souls of Black Women Intellectuals: Race, Gender, Class and Empire in the Age of Transnationalism 1928-1950."

James West
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of Manchester, "Intersections of Race and Class in Ebony Magazine, 1975-2000."

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