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Wilson Public Policy Scholar Marie-Therese Connolly Awarded 2011 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

Sep 20, 2011
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Marie-Therese Connolly has been awarded a 2011 MacArthur ‘genius’ grant for her work combating and exposing the abuse of the elderly.

Kristen Ghodsee Wins Two Book Prizes for <i>Muslim Lives in Eastern Europe</i>

Sep 19, 2011
Kristen Ghodsee has won two prizes for Muslim Lives in Eastern Europe: Gender, Ethnicity and the Transformation of Islam in Postsocialist Bulgaria, a book she worked on as a fellow at The Wilson Center from 2005 to 2006.

The Wilson Center and Jane Harman Welcome The Council of Women World Leaders

Sep 19, 2011
“The Council of 46 women world leaders is doing some of the most important work to close gender gaps globally and ensure that every woman’s talent and potential is maximized,” said Director, President, and CEO Jane Harman. “The Wilson Center is the ideal place to host the Council and is committed to help it continue to grow and thrive.”

World Readies for Palestine Statehood Bid

Sep 18, 2011
With Palestine’s bid for statehood still under consideration by the UN General Assembly, Public Policy Scholar Aaron David Miller discusses the hard road ahead of a possible vote, its implications for Israel, and the United States' position on a UN-recognized Palestinian state.

Obama's jobs strategy should be a North American one

Sep 16, 2011
Opinion editorial from Robert A. Pastor in the Los Angeles Times