Wilson Center News

Next Deadline for George F. Kennan Fellowship Competition Approaching

Sep 01, 2015
The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Obama Gets Osama: Nothing Succeeds Like Success

May 02, 2011
The tracking down and killing of Osama bin Laden will carry significant consequences for America's Middle East and counter-terrorism strategy, but none as important as the actual success of the operation. Public Policy Scholar Aaron David Miller explores what it means for U.S. reception in the Arab world.

New Book from Former Wilson Center Fellow Pardis Mahdavi

May 02, 2011
Gridlock: Labor, Migration, and Human Trafficking in Dubai by Pardis Mahdavi, former Wilson Center Fellow and Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Pomona College, was just released.

Director, President, and CEO Jane Harman Discusses Security Implications in White House Energy Security Forum

Apr 27, 2011
Woodrow Wilson Center Director, President, and CEO Jane Harman joined U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman, and other security and energy experts on a panel discussion on the national security implications of America's oil dependency on April 26 at the White House. The forum highlighted the ongoing collaboration between the Departments of Energy and Defense and the important role clean energy research and technologies are playing in reducing our dependence on oil and protecting U.S. armed forces.

Director, President, and CEO Jane Harman to Participate in White House Energy Security Forum

Apr 25, 2011
Today at 10 a.m. Woodrow Wilson Center Director, President, and CEO Jane Harman will join U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman, and other security and energy experts on a panel discussion on the national security implications of America's oil dependency. The forum will highlight the ongoing collaboration between the Departments of Energy and Defense and the important role clean energy research and technologies are playing in reducing our dependence on oil and protecting U.S. armed forces.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.