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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."

Carmen Brosig

Bavarian Fellow, 2016, Friedrich-Alexander Universitat Erlangen-Nurmberg
Kluge Center Project: "Presence, Protest and Solidarity: Ethnic Minorities' Movements against the War in Vietnam."

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."

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."

Barry Posen

Henry Alfred Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations, 2016, Massachussetts Institute of Technology
Kluge Center Project: "Navigating a Multipolar World."
Press Release: Barry Posen Begins as Kissinger Chair

Hugh Roberts

British Research Council Fellow, 2016, University of Kent
Kluge Center Project: "Conflict, Collusion and Identity in the Mississippi River Valley during the War of 1812."

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."

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