The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars welcomes Sonya Michel as the new director of United States Studies. Most recently, Michel was professor of history and director of the Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Dr. Donna Shalala, president of the University of Miami, called on young voters to express their beliefs and help restore American constitutional values in this discussion sponsored by the Division of United States Studies.
JANUARY 2008 - Edited transcripts and a paper from the April 2007 Health Status Disparities in the United States Conference are now posted.
Conference – "Findings from the Gender and Multicultural Leadership Survey: The Future of Governance"Nov 07, 2007
New Scholarship in Race and Ethnicity – "Mentiritas or Little White Lies?: Ethnic-related Differences in Vote Overreporting"Jan 18, 2007
What is the current state of political participation among Arab Americans? Has their experience changed since 9/11? These and other issues were examined at a recent conference that convened a diverse panel drawn from universities, the worlds of NGO activism and national politics.
In this Point of View column, U.S. Studies Director Philippa Strum discusses why the nomination and confirmation process for Supreme Court justices is so contentious and so vitally important.
Recent biographies of Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, David Souter, and the late Harry Blackmun reveal that all three defied predictions on how they would rule and each would evolve to shape the face of jurisprudence in unique ways.
SEPTEMBER 2005--Inaugural Event to Examine Potential Avian Influenza Outbreak
The Woodrow Wilson Center, together with the Migration Policy Institute and the Manhattan Institute, recently launched the Independent Task Force on Immigration and America's Future, chaired by the Hon. Lee H. Hamilton and former Senator Spencer Abraham. Several publications for the study are now available.