North America Publications

Whatever Happened to Canada?

Jul 07, 2011
A literary review of Canada Among Nations 2005: Split Images and In the Canadian Interest? Assessing Canada's International Policy Statement. more

C. Warren Goldring Annual Lecture: "Global Realities: American Power in an Uncertain World"

Jul 07, 2011
The C. Warren Goldring Annual Lecture on Canada-U.S. Relations featured former Wilson Center Director Lee Hamilton, who discussed the role of American power in a changing world. more

105th American Assembly: Renewing the U.S.-Canada Relationship

Jul 07, 2011
The 105th American Assembly gathered in February 2005 for a discussion on "Renewing the U.S.-Canada Relationship." This event was co-sponsored by the Wilson Center's Canada Institute, the Canadian Institute for International Affairs, and The American Assembly of Columbia University. more

C. Warren Goldring Annual Lecture: "The Challenge in Washington: Governing by Leadership or Crisis"

Jul 07, 2011
The inaugural C. Warren Goldring Annual Lecture on Canada-U.S. Relations featured former CIA Director and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, who discussed the decision to either govern by leading or allowing crisis to dictate leadership. more

A Single Payer Universal Health System? The Canadian Model in Light of New U.S. Proposals

Jul 07, 2011
These PowerPoint slides were presented at the Canada Institute's September 23, 2003 event "Canadian Health Care: The Canadian Model in Light of New U.S. Proposals". They outline the key components of the Canadian health care model and challenges to the current system. more

The American Review of Canadian Studies

Jul 07, 2011
The Thomas O. Enders Issue on the State of the Canada-United States Relationship, Vol. 33, Number 1 of The American Review of Canadian Studies (Spring 2003) more

Toward a North American Community

Jul 07, 2011
The "Toward a North American Community Conference?" hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Canada Institute, Mexico Institute, and Project on America and the Global Economy, examined the current relationship between Canada, the United States, and Mexico, and investigated the future of North American integration. more

Greater China: Migration and Chinese Transnational Communities

Jan 01, 2011
This Special Report examines the history, structure, and dynamics of Chinese transnational communities. more

From the Classroom to Washington: Einsteins on Education Reform

Sep 07, 2010
On June 28-29, 2010, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosted the 20th Anniversary Summit of the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program. The fellows offer a unique perspective on U.S. schools and educational policy making; they have been chosen by the Department of Energy to spend a fellowship year, or two, in congressional or executive offices based on their excellence in teaching science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects in K-12 schools. This report highlights the outcomes of the summit and focuses on key issues in STEM education. more

Public Health Democracy: U.S. and Global Health Disparities in Breast Cancer

Jul 13, 2010
Despite significant scientific advances in cancer research, not all segments of the U.S. population have benefited from this progress. A closer look at cancer rates for racial and ethnic groups reveals significant differences in incidence, mortality, and survival that constitute health disparities. This report is intended to increase understanding of cancer-related health disparities in African American and African women, highlighting specific global problem areas in breast cancer. Ultimately, it presents possible solutions to breast cancer challenges that would improve the lives of African American and minority women at risk for breast cancer in the United States and globally. more

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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.