{ site_name:'The John W. Kluge Center', subscribe_url:'/share/sites/Bapu4ruC/kluge.php' }
Image of Resident Scholars

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"
Webcast: "Discovering Life in the Universe" - American History TV (C-SPAN3)
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."
Book: "Crooked Paths to Allotment: The Fight Over Federal Indian Policy After the Civil War"
Webcast: "Native Americans in 19th Century Washington, D.C." - American History TV (C-SPAN3)

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

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."

Nara Milanich
ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, 2014, Barnard College, Columbia University, "The Birth of Uncertainty: A Global History of the Paternity Test."

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."
Book: "Dancing the New World: Aztecs, Spaniards, and the Choreography of Conquest"

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 Institute-Kluge Fellow, 2014, Independent Scholar, "Mapping the Hero's Quest"
Book: "The Last Window-Giraffe: A Picture Dictionary for the Over Fives"

Back to top