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Current Scholars in Residence

Surekha Davies
Kislak Fellow in American Studies, 2014, Western Connecticut State University, "Mapping the People's of the New World: Ethnography, Imagery, and Knowledge in Renaissance Europe."

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)

Thomas Dodman
Kluge Fellow, 2014, Boston College, "Nostalgia: The History of a Deadly Emotion."

Joseph Genetin-Pilawa
Kluge Fellow, 2013, Illinois College, "The Indians' Capital City."

Nathan Hofer
Kluge Fellow, 2014, University of Missouri, "Sufism, State, and Society in Ayyubid and early Mamluk Egypt."

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."

James Loeffler
Kluge Fellow, 2013, University of Virginia, "The Vanishing Minority: Human Rights as Jewish Politics, 1919-1989."

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

Jeffrey Moser
Kluge Fellow, 2014, McGill University, "Excavating China's First Archaeologist."

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

Benjamin Reed
Kislak Fellow in American Studies, 2014, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, "Oration Devotion in Mexico City, 1657-1821."

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

Paul Scolieri
ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, 2014, Barnard College, "Ted Shawn and the Invention of American Dance."

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."

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

Peter Zilahy
Black Mountain Fellow, 2014, Independent Scholar, "Mapping the Hero's Quest"

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