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Program The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress

Current Scholars in Residence

Jane Aikin

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

Lauren Beck

Kislak Fellow in American Studies, 2017, Mount Allison University
Kluge Center Project: "Indigenous and European Place-naming Practices in North America, 1492-1800."

Sarah Bell

Digital Studies Fellow, 2017, Michigan Technological University
Kluge Center Project: "Speak & Spell to Siri: A Media History of Voice Synthesis."

Katie Booth

Kluge Fellow, 2017, Independent Scholar
Kluge Center Project: "The Performance of Miracles: Language, Power, and Alexander Graham Bell's Quest to Cure Deafness."

Davide Ceriani

Kluge Fellow, 2017, Rowan University
Kluge Center Project: "Defining Italian Cultural Identity in American Urban Centers through Opera from Mass Migration to World War II, 1881-1941."
Press Release: Columnist Anne Applebaum Kicks Off a Busy May at Library's Kluge Center

Christy Chapin

Kluge Fellow, 2016, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Kluge Center Project: "The U.S. Economy and the Emergence of Financial Capitalism."

Islam Dayeh

Kluge Fellow, 2017, Freie Universitat
Kluge Center Project: "Creativity and Controversy in the Early Modern Islamic World: The Intellectual World of Burhan al-Din al Biqa'i, 1406-1480."

Claire Delahaye

Visiting Fellow, 2017, Universite Paris Est Marne-la-Vallee
Kluge Center Project: "Preserving and Transmitting the Memory of the U.S. Women's Suffrage Movement (1920s-1940s)."

Gary Fisher

British Research Council Fellow, 2017, University of Nottingham
Kluge Center Project: "The Depiction of the Ancient World in Early American Theatre, 1730-1870."

Alan Gevinson

Kluge Staff Fellow, 2017, Library of Congress
Kluge Center Project: "Assessing Public Television Documentaries about Public Institutions."

Catriona Gold

British Research Council Fellow, 2017, University College London
Kluge Center Project: "Epidemic Governance in the Post-Colonial Era: The Political History of Travel Advisories from 1914-2016."

Kelsey Gustin

Swann Fellowship, 2018, Boston University
Kluge Center Project: ""Victorian Values and Social Realism: The Visual Culture of the Progressive Era in New York City, 1890-1920""

Luke Harlow

Kluge Fellow, 2016, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Kluge Center Project: "Religion, Republicans, and the Defeat of Reconstruction"

Megan Henvey

British Research Council Fellow, 2017, University of York
Kluge Center Project: "Photographs, Antiquarian Works on Ireland and Incunabula at the Library of Congress."

Tahir Hemphill

Harissios Papamarkou Chair in Education, 2018, TH Media, Inc.
Kluge Center Project: "Representing Blackness: Media, Technology and Power."

Hayang Yumi Kim

David B. Larson Fellow in Health and Spirituality, 2017, The Johns Hopkins University
Kluge Center Project: "Managing Madness: Religion, Gender and Care in Japan, 1870s-1920s."

Thomas Lowman

British Research Council Fellow, 2017, Durham University
Kluge Center Project: "Beyond Idi Amin: Collective Violence and the State in Uganda, 1971-79."

Seth Masket

Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance, 2018, University of Denver
Kluge Center Project: “The Road Back: Party Activists and the 2020 Presidential Nomination.”

Andrew Meade McGee

Digital Studies Fellow, 2016, Carnegie Mellon University
Kluge Center Project: "Mainframing America: Computers, Politics, and Digital Public Life in America from the Birth of the Computer Age to the Dawn of the Internet."

Amy Offner

Kluge Fellow, 2017, University of Pennsylvania
Kluge Center Project: "Sorting Out the Mixed Economy: Political-Economic Change in the United States and Colombia, 1950-1990."

Kristen Shedd

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

Ivan Sigal

Digital Studies Fellow, 2017, Independent Scholar
Kluge Center Project: "Shifting Use Cases of Archives of Conflict and Disaster."

Lindsay Van Tine

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2017, Independent Scholar
Kluge Center Project: "The Invention of Americana: Claiming Hemispheric History, Territory, and Archive, 1823-1854."

Lucianne Walkowicz

NASA/LC Chair in Astrobiology, 2017, The Adler Planetarium
Kluge Center Project: "Fear of a Green Planet: Inclusive Systems of Thought for Human Exploration of Mars."


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