WASHINGTON, DC – Lee H. Hamilton, president and director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, has announced, on behalf of the Fellowships Committee of the Board of Trustees, the appointment of 23 fellows for the 2004-2005 academic year. The new fellows include scholars and practitioners from the United States, Austria, India, New Zealand and Russia.

"We are excited by the breadth of experience and focused research that this group of fellows brings to the Wilson Center. Their projects stretch to all corners of the world, and delve into both the roots and current state of vital public policy issues. This exceptional group will surely enrich the life of the Center."

The 44th class of fellows, who will spend an academic year in residence at the Center beginning September 2004, are listed here with the titles of the projects they will pursue.

Woodrow Wilson Center Fellows, 2004-2005

  • Aliber, Robert. Professor of International Economics and Finance, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago. "The Crisis in the U.S. International Payments Position."
  • Bailey, Beth. Professor of American Studies, Regents Lecturer, and Director, Feminist Research Institute, University of New Mexico. "To 'Be All That You Can Be': Recruiting the All-Volunteer Military."
  • Benedict, Carol. Associate Professor, Department of History and Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. "Golden-Silk Smoke: A Social and Cultural History of Tobacco Consumption in China, 1550-2000."
  • Bowie, Alasdair. Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, The George Washington University. "Power to the People? Decentralization and Governance in Socialist Vietnam and Democratic Indonesia."
  • Cochran, Alexander. Harold K. Johnson Visiting Professor, Army War College; Professor of History, University of Maryland. "America's War Colleges and the Nation's Security: Teaching the Right Stuff?"
  • Dutton, Paul. Associate Professor of European History, Northern Arizona University; Affiliated Scholar, The Brookings Institution. "France's Healthcare Odyssey, 1928-2001."
  • Fox, Jonathan. Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz. "Testing the Power of Sunshine: When Does Transparency Lead to Institutional Accountability?"
  • Garrard, John. Professor of Russian Studies, University of Arizona. "From Party to Patriarch: Russian Orthodoxy Resurgent."
  • Haerpfer, Christian. Professor of Political Science, University of Vienna, Austria. "Democracy and Market Economy in Post-Soviet Europe."
  • Hancock, Mary. Associate Professor, Departments of Anthropology and History, University of California, Santa Barbara. "Remembered Futures, Everyday Histories: Politics, Culture, and the Past in Urban South India."
  • Herf, Jeffrey. Professor, Department of History, University of Maryland. "‘The Jewish War': Goebbels and the Anti-Semitic Offensives of the Nazi Propaganda Ministry."
  • Hopmann, Philip. Professor of Political Science and Director, Program on Global Security, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University. "The OSCE and US Foreign Policy: Promoting Regional Security in Eurasia."
  • Kyvig, David. Presidential Research Professor and Professor of History, Northern Illinois University. "The Age of Impeachment: American Constitutional Culture Since 1960."
  • Lankina, Tomila. Senior Research Fellow, Institute for the Social Sciences, Humboldt University, Germany. "The Impact of the "West" on Russia's Northwest."
  • Linn, Brian. Professor of History, Texas A&M University. "War in American Military Thought."
  • Lukes, Igor. University Professor and Professor of History and International Relations, Boston University. "The American Diplomats in Prague, 1945-53: U.S.-Soviet Competition at the Beginning of the Cold War."
  • McKittrick, Meredith. Associate Professor, Department of History and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. "The Politics of Water and Sovereignty Along Southern Africa's Rivers: A Historical Approach."
  • Nakash, Yitzhak. Associate Professor and Chair, Program of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, Brandeis University. "Shi'ism and Nationalism in the Arab World."
  • Radford, Gail. Associate Professor of History, State University of New York at Buffalo. "The American Way of Public Enterprise."
  • Ribot, Jesse. Senior Associate, Institutions and Governance Program, World Resources Institute, Washington DC. "Building Local Democracy in Rural Africa: Elections, Chiefs, and Government Resistance."
  • Sinha, Aseema. Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin - Madison. "The WTO and India: Private Interests, Public Purpose, and Global Linkages."
  • Thurston, Anne. Associate Professor of China Studies, The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. "Democracy, Stability, and the Dilemma of Political Reform in China."
  • Ungar, Mark. Associate Professor of Political Science, Brooklyn College, CUNY. "Creating Change: Citizen Security Reform in Latin America."