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Wilson Center Announces New Global Fellows

The Wilson Center announced today the appointment of 43 Wilson Center Global Fellows. The program aims to help connect Washington, the United States, and the world through a global network of scholarship and policy ideas.

WASHINGTON — The Wilson Center announced today the appointment of 43 Wilson Center Global Fellows. The program aims to help connect Washington, the United States, and the world through a global network of scholarship and policy ideas.

“This effort will build a global brain trust to help us frame the big issues and offer actionable ideas for policymakers around the world,” said Jane Harman, president, director, and CEO of the Wilson Center. “Our networks are the best in town – and I am thrilled about this new initiative.”

Wilson Center Global Fellows were chosen based on their record achievements as authorities in their field, which includes public service, journalism, business, academia, and civil society. These non-residential fellows will contribute to the ongoing work of the Center’s programs and serve as an integral part of the overall intellectual community of the Wilson Center.

A complete list of Wilson Center Global Fellows with bios is below:

Woodrow Wilson Center Global Fellows Fall 2013


K.Y. Amoako, Founder and President, African Center for Economic Transformation, Ghana. (Program Affiliation: Africa Program)

Bulent Aras, Chairman, Center for Strategic Studies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkey.  (Program Affiliation: Global Europe Program)

Charles K. Armstrong, The Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences, Department of History,  Columbia University.  (Program Affiliation: History and Public Policy Program/North Korea International Documentation Project)

Jeremy Bash, Founder and Managing Director, Beacon Global Strategies; former Chief of Staff at the Department of Defense and at the Central Intelligence Agency; former Chief Counsel, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.  (Program Affiliation: Director’s Office)

Carlos Basombrío, Former Vice Minister of the Interior, Peru; Columnist, Perú21.  (Program Affiliation: Latin American Program)

Tim E. J. Campbell, Ph.D., Chairman, Urban Age Institute, Berkeley, CA.  (Program Affiliation: Comparative Urban Studies Project)

Richard Cincotta, Demographer in Residence, The Stimson Center.  (Program Affiliation: Environmental Change and Security Program)

Sharyl Cross, Distinguished Professor and Director of the Kozmetsky Center, St. Edward's University. (Program Affiliation: Kennan Institute)

Lucía Dammert, Associate Professor, Universidad de Santiago de Chile; Expert on public security issues in Latin America. (Program Affiliation: Latin American Program)

Jim Dratwa, Senior Policy Analyst, Bureau of European Policy Advisors, European Commission.  (Program Affiliation: Science and Technology Innovation Program)

Enrico Fardella, Bai Ren jihua Assistant Professor, Peking University.  (Program Affiliation: Global Europe Program)

Kathryn Friedman, Director of Cross-Border and International Research, University at Buffalo.  (Program Affiliation: Canada Institute)

Juan Carlos Garzón, Security and Conflict Resolution Expert; Former Consultant, United Nations Development Program and Organization of American States. (Program Affiliation: Latin American Program)

Michael J. Geary, Assistant Professor, Modern Europe and the European Union, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands. (Program Affiliation: Global Europe Program)

Alan Goulty, Former British Ambassador to Sudan and Tunisia.  (Program Affiliation: Africa Program)

Peter Gumbel, Author, Freelance Journalist and Associate Professor, Sciences Po, France.  (Program Affiliation: Global Europe Program)

Jorge Heine, Former Chilean Cabinet Minister and Ambassador; CIGI Professor of Global Governance, Balsillie School of International Affairs, Wilfred Laurier University, Canada. (Program Affiliation:  Latin American Program)

Bruce Hoffman, Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, and Director, Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University.  (Program Affiliation: International Security Studies)

David Holloway, Raymond A. Spruance Professor in International History, Professor of Political Science, and Senior Fellow, Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University. (Program Affiliation: History and Public Policy Program/ Nuclear Proliferation International History Project)

Bernard Hourcade, Senior Research Fellow Emeritus, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France. (Program Affiliation: Middle East Program)

Indira Jaising, Additional Solicitor General, India; Member, Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women.  (Program Affiliation: Global Women’s Leadership Program)

Chen Jian, Michael J. Zak Professor of History for US-China Relations, Department of History, Cornell University.  (Program Affiliation: History and Public Policy Program/Cold War International History Project)

Wenran Jiang, Project Director, Canada-China Energy and Environment Forum, Special Advisor to Alberta Minister of Energy, and Senior Fellow of Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, Canada.  (Program Affiliation: Canada Institute)

Ma Jun, Director, Institute for Public and Environmental Affairs, China.  (Program Affiliation: China Environment Forum)

Ludger Kühnhardt, Director, Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI), Germany.  (Program Affiliation: Global Europe Program)

Maritta Koch-Weser, Program Coordinator, AmazonIEA, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo, Brazil.  (Program Affiliation: Brazil Institute)

Francis Kornegay, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa.  (Program Affiliation: Africa Program)

Lilia Labidi, Visiting Research Professor, Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore; Former Minister of Women’s  Affairs in the Provisional Government of Tunisia (January-December 2011).  (Program Affiliation: Middle East Program)

Christina Lamb, Chief Foreign Correspondent, Sunday Times of London.  (Program Affiliation: Asia Program)

Carlos Eduardo Lins da Silva, Special Advisor, São Paulo Research Foundation, Brazil.  (Program Affiliation: Brazil Institute)

Wm. Roger Louis, Kerr Chair in English History and Culture and Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Texas.  (Program Affiliation: History and Public Policy Program/Cold War International History Project)

Hideki Makihara, Member, Liberal Democratic Party, Diet of Japan.  (Program Affiliation: Asia Program)

Nik Nanos, Chair, Nanos Research Group of Companies; Research Associate Professor, The State University of New York, Buffalo.  (Program Affiliation: Canada Institute)

Joseph Pilat, Program Manager, National Security Office, Los Alamos National Laboratory.  (Program Affiliation: International Security Studies)

Nureldin Satti, Member of the Administrative Council, International Fund for Promotion of Culture, UNESCO.  (Program Affiliation: Africa Program)

David Shirk, Associate Professor, College of Arts & Sciences, University of San Diego; Director, Trans-Border Institute, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, University of San Diego.  (Program Affiliation: Mexico Institute)

Zheng Wang, Associate Professor, School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University. (Program Affiliation: Kissinger Institute on China and the United States)

Sharon Weinberger, Writer, BBC Future.  (Program Affiliation: Science and Technology Innovation Program)

Marissa C. Wesely, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP; Treasurer and Executive Committee Member, The Global Fund for Women; 2014 Harvard Advanced Leadership Fellow. (Program Affiliation: Global Women’s Leadership Initiative)

Richard Whittle, Writer specializing in aviation; Alfred V. Verville Fellow at the National Air & Space Museum. (Program Affiliation: International Security Studies)

Amy Wilkinson, Senior Fellow, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard University (Program Affiliation: Director’s Office)

Kenneth S. Yalowitz, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Belarus from 1994-1997 and to Georgia from 1998-2001; Former Career Diplomat and Member of the Senior Foreign Service, U.S. Department of State; Director of the Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College, 2003-12. (Program Affiliation: Kennan Institute)

Huma Yusuf, Editor, India at LSE, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom;  Columnist, Dawn Newspaper, Pakistan.  (Program Affiliation: Asia Program)

Notes to editors:

  1. The Wilson Center provides a strictly nonpartisan space for the worlds of policymaking and scholarship to interact. By conducting relevant and timely research and promoting dialogue from all perspectives, it works to address the critical current and emerging challenges confronting the United States and the world.