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The Wilson Center Announces the 2018 – 2019 Class of Fellows

Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center, announced the members of the 2018-2019 class of fellows today.

The Wilson Center Announces the 2018 – 2019 Class of Fellows

WASHINGTON— Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center, announced the members of the 2018-2019 class of fellows today.

The 2018-2019 fellows are listed below along with the projects they will pursue while in residence at the Wilson Center.

Lindsay Benstead, Associate Professor, Mark O. Hatfield School of Government and Interim Director, Middle East Studies Center, Portland State University. “Gender, Governance, and Public Policy: Promoting Women’s Leadership in the Arab World and Beyond.” (Middle East Program/Global Women’s Leadership Initiative)

Felix Boecking, Senior Lecturer (UK), Associate Professor (US) in Modern Chinese Economic and Political History, University of Edinburgh. “Economics on the Edge: an Intellectual History of Economics and Economists in the PRC since 1949.” (History and Public Policy Program)

Todd Buchwald, former Ambassador, U.S. Department of State. “Accountability for Perpetrators of Atrocities – Re-thinking and Re-casting the Underlying Principles.” (International Security Studies)

Dalton Conley, Henry Putnam University Professor of Sociology, Princeton University. “The Social Implications of the Polygenic Revolution.” (Science and Technology Innovation Program)

Benjamin Creutzfeldt, Resident Postdoctoral Fellow, SAIS Foreign Policy Institute, Johns Hopkins University. “Foreign Policy and Public Goods: Latin America between China and the United States.” (Latin American Program/Kissinger Institute on China and the U.S.)

Michael Davis, Professor of Law and International Affairs, Jindal Global University, Delhi, India. “Reversing the Liberal Retreat and Establishing Constitutionalism in Emerging Democracies in Asia.” (Asia Program)

Ruslan Garipov, Associate Professor of International Law, Kazan Federal University, Russia. “Planning for Sustainable Development in the Arctic: Conflict between Extractive Industries and Indigenous Communities.” (Polar Initiative)

Marvin Junge, Associate Professor of Anthropology, State University of New York-New Paltz. “Precarious Mobilities: Brazil’s New Middle Class in Times of Growth and Crisis.” (Brazil Institute)

Sarah Oates, Professor and Senior Scholar, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland, College Park. “Russian Propaganda Rewired: Analyzing Misinformation in the Digital Age.” (Kennan Institute)

Natalia Ruiz Morato, Independent Consultant and Researcher, Constitucionalismo Comparado Research Group, National University of Colombia. “Environmental Peacebuilding and the Goldmining Sector in Post-Conflict Colombia.” (Global Sustainability and Resilience Program/Latin American Program)

Catherine Schuler, Professor of Women’s Studies, University of Maryland, College Park. “Spectacular Affect: Mass Festivals and Symbolic Politics in Putin’s Russia.” (Kennan Institute)

Jonathan Shimshoni, Research Affiliate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Security Studies Program. “Strategy for the 21st Century- the Social Dimension.” (International Security Studies)

Brad Simpson, Professor of History and Asian Studies, University of Connecticut. “The First Right: Self-Determination and the Transformation of International Politics.” (History and Public Policy Program)

Katie Stallard, former Asia Bureau Chief, Sky News. “Dancing on Bones: How Past Wars Shape the Present in China, Russia, and North Korea.” (Asia Program/History and Public Policy Program)

Quito Swan, Professor of History, Howard University. “Oceania Rising: Crisis, Change, and the South Pacific.” (Global Sustainability and Resilience Program)

Louise Young, Professor of Japanese History, University of Wisconsin-Madison. “Rethinking Japanese Imperialism.” (Asia Program)