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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

Catherine Adcock
Kluge Fellow, 2015, Washington University in Saint Louis, "Cattle Wealth and Cow Protection: Dharma, Development and the Secular State in India."

Jennifer Baum Sevec
Kluge Staff Fellow, 2015, Library of Congress, "Studying the Interdisciplinary Nature of Digital Technologies in Modern Culture."
Blogpost: New Scholars at the Kluge Center - November 2015

Peter Brooks
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2016, Princeton University, "Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris"

Adrian Browne
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, Durham University, "The Politics of Landscape and Identity in North-Western Uganda's Albertine Borderlands since 1864."

Sarah Cameron
Kluge Fellow, 2015, University of Maryland, "The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan."

Eleanor Careless
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Sussex, "Muriel Rukeyser and the Carceral Subject."

Luis Castellvi
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Cambridge, "Baroque Landscapes in the Old World and the New: Gongora, Camargo, Sor Juana."

Theodore Christov
Kluge Fellow, 2015, George Washington University, "The Early American Republic and Origins of International Law."

Hannah Clark
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Bristol, "From Melton Mowbray to Middleburg: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues in Fashionable Fox-Hunting, 1870-1930."
Blogpost: New Scholars at the Kluge Center - November 2015

Nathaniel Comfort
NASA/LC Chair in Astrobiology, 2015, Johns Hopkins University, "The Origins of Life in the Genome Age"
Web site: Astrobiology at the Kluge Center
Press Release: Comfort Begins as Third Astrobiology Chair
Press Release: Comfort Named to Astrobiology Chair

Lawrence Davies
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, King's College London, "The Role of Blues Music in American Jazz and Folk Revivalism, c. 1930-60."

Andrew Devereux
Kluge Fellow, 2015, Loyola Marymount University, "The Other Side of Empire: The Mediterranean and the Origins of a Spanish Imperial Ideology, 1479-1535."

Ilya Dines
Kluge Fellow, 2014, Ben-Gurion University, "A Handlist of the Uncatalogued Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Preserved in the Library of Congress."
Lecture: "Medieval Manuscripts in the Library of Congress" (Mar. 3, 2016)

Daniel Edmonds
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, The University of Manchester, "The International Influences on British Marxists' Perceptions of Racial Difference, c.1900-1933."

Cameron Hunter
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Bristol, "US Perceptions of China's Space Programme: A Study of Congressional and Declassified Documents at the Library of Congress."

Bruce Jentleson
Henry Alfred Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations, 2015, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, "Profiles in Statesmanship: Global Leaders Who Shaped a Century of Breakthroughs for Peace"
Blogpost: "This Scholar Was Skeptical About the 'Lightning Conversation.' Now, He's a Fan."
Press Release: Bruce Jentleson Named Kissinger Chair
Web site: Foreign Policy at the Kluge Center

Rhian Keyse
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Exeter, "Forced and Early Marriage in British Colonial Africa, c. 1927-55."

Charlotte Lerg
Bavarian Fellow, 2015, Ludwig-Maximilians Universitat Munich, "Academic Prestige and International Relations. American Universities Seek Their Role in Transatlantic Relations 1900-1960."
Lecture: "American Universities, the 'German Connection', and the First World War" (Mar. 24, 2016)
Blogpost: New Scholars at the Kluge Center - September / October 2015

Emma Milne
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Essex, "Infanticidal Mothers: An Examination of the Responses by the Criminal Justice System in the State of Maryland and US Federal Law."

Elizabeth Neale
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, Cardiff University, "Distant Cousins: Music, Identity and Community in the Cornish Diaspora."

Dara Orenstein
Kluge Fellow, 2015, George Washington University, "Offshore Onshore: A History of thje Free Zone on U.S. Soil."
Article: "Professor Dara Orenstein: On Winning the Kluge Fellowship" (GW Department of American Studies)

Jeong-Mi Park
Kluge Fellow, 2015, Hanyang University, "The Toleration-Regulation Regime: A Comparative Historical Sociology of Prostitution Policies in Northeast Asia after WWII."

Mathilde Pavis
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Exeter, "Owning (up to) the Art of the Insane."

Emma Payne
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University College London, "19th Century Formatori: The Historic Significance of their Casts of Classical Sculpture and how they interelate with Classical Reception."

Daniel Rood
Kluge Fellow, 2015, University of Georgia, "The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Circuits of Techno-Science in the Greater Caribbean, 1830-1860."

Janina Schupp
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Cambridge, "Investigating the Heritage of North American Digitized Warfare Simulations."

John Sexton
Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance, 2016, New York University, "Reflections on the Place and Promise of Higher Education."
Press Release: John Sexton Named Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance
Web site: Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance

William Slauter
Kluge Fellow, 2014, Universite Paris 8-Saint Denis, "Who Owns the News? Journalism and Intellectual Property in Historical Perspective."

Lucy Rebecca Taylor
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University of Leeds, "Masculinites and Violence in Northern Uganda, 1860 to the Present Day."

Joe Thorogood
British Research Council Fellow, 2015, University College London, "Narco-Geopolitics: Opium, Orientalism and Ostracism in the USA and UK during 1840-1930."
Blogpost: New Scholars at the Kluge Center - September / October 2015

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