Woodrow Wilson Center Welcomes the 2005-2006 Class of Fellows

Sep 02, 2005

The staff and scholars of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars welcome the 2005-2006 class of fellows. The new fellows include scholars and practitioners from the United States, Russia, Canada, France, and Ireland.

"The Woodrow Wilson Center is pleased to welcome such a diverse group of university-based and non-university-based scholars with a wide range of outstanding research and expertise. The 2005-2006 fellowship class will enrich the intellectual life of the Center, the city of Washington, and the broader dialogue on some of the most important public policy challenges of our times. We are grateful for the remarkable work of the selection committees, and to all who applied," said Lee H. Hamilton, president and director of the Wilson Center.

The 45th class of fellows, most of whom will spend an academic year in residence at the Center beginning September 2005, are listed below with the titles of the projects they will pursue. More extensive biographies for the fellows and other scholars at the Center can be found in the Fellows and Scholars section of the website.

2005-2006 Fellows, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
(Name, Title, University, Wilson Center project title)

Aguero, Felipe. Associate Professor of International Studies, University of Miami. "Business, Politics, and Social Responsibility in Latin America."

Babb, Sarah. Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Boston College. "The Strange Story of the ‘Washington Consensus': A Research Proposal."

Berry, Sara. Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University. "Questions of Precedence: History, Ownership and Value in Contemporary West African Political Economies."

Bokovoy, Melissa. Associate Professor of History, University of New Mexico. "The Politics of Commemoration: Memory and Mourning in Serbia and Croatia, 1918-1941."

Chalfin, Brenda. Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida. "The Traffic in Sovereignty: Customs Regimes as Global Governance."

Coakley, John. Director, Institute for British-Irish Studies, University College, Dublin; Associate Professor of Politics. "Consociation versus Democracy? A Dilemma for Ethnic Conflict Management."

Coleman, Mary. Professor of Political Science; Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts; Director, Center for University Scholars, Jackson State University. "Pathways to Citizenship: Where Do Exits from Poverty Lead?"

Dyczok, Marta. Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario; Fellow, CREES, University of Toronto. "What Role Does Mass Media Play in Post-Communist Ukraine?"

Fewsmith, Joseph. Professor, Department of International Relations, Boston University. "Institutionalization and Reform of the Chinese Communist Party."

French, John D. Associate Professor of History, Duke University. "Building Movements in a World in Flux: Leadership, Consciousness, and Mobilization among Metalworkers in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1950-1980."

Gaiduk, Ilya. Senior Research Fellow, Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences. "The Soviet Union and the United States at the United Nations during the Cold War."

Ghodsee, Kristen. Assistant Professor, Bowdoin College, "The Miniskirt or the Veil": Bulgarian Muslim Women Resisting Islamic Fundamentalism in Southeastern Europe."

Hansen, Karen Tranberg. Professor of Anthropology, Northwestern University. "Youth Matters: Crafting Urban Space in Zambia."

Harahan, Joseph. Senior Historian, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, U.S. Department of Defense. "With Courage and Persistence…the United States, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine and the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program, 1992-2004."

Hellman, Deborah. Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law. "Classification and Fair Treatment: A General Theory of Discrimination."

Kraidy, Marwan. Assistant Professor of International Relations and International Communication, School of International Service, American University. "Screens of Contention: Arab Television and the Challenges of Modernity."

Laruelle, Marlene. Post-Doctoral Fellow, French Institute for Central Asia Studies, Tashkent. "The Teaching of Nationalism among Russia's Higher Education System: Cultural Determinism as a Response to Globalization?"

Margolis, Howard. Professor, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago. "Theory of Cooperation and Terrorism."

Michel, Sonya. Professor of History and American Studies, University of Maryland at College Park. "Old-Age Insecurity: Instabilities and Inequities in U.S. Retirement Provision, 1945 to the Present."

Ray, Arthur. Professor of History, University of British Columbia. "History Wars and Human Rights: the Aboriginal People of the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand."

Rosen, Lawrence. William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Anthropology, Princeton University; Adjunct Professor of Law, Columbia Law School. "Cultural Foundations of Arab Governance."

Wang, Hongying. Assistant Professor of Political Science, Syracuse University. "The Diffusion of International Governance Norms in China."

White, Deborah. Distinguished Professor of History, Rutgers University. "‘Can't We All Just Get Along': The Cultural Awakenings of the 1990s."

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