Spring 2010 Internship Openings
For internships beginning in January, the deadline to apply is at 11:59 PM EDT on November 2, 2009. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is looking for qualified students (advanced undergraduate or graduate) interested in being part-time (12-15 hours/week) research assistants to visiting scholars working on the following topics: MICHAEL ADLER, Correspondent in Vienna for Agence France-Presse News Agency. “The Bazaar Meets the Hammer: Negotiations in the Iranian Nuclear Crisis.” MARCELO BERGMAN, Professor, Department of Legal Studies, CIDE, Mexico. “Criminality and Citizen’s Security in Mexico.” (December 2009 to March 2010) ROKSANA BAHRAMATISH, Research Director, University of Montreal, Canada. “Women, the Informal Sector in Iran: An Alternative Path to Gender Right Advocacy and Democratic Change.” KATHERINE BENTON-COHEN, Assistant Professor of History, Georgetown University. “The Last Immigration Crisis: A History of the Dillingham Commission, 1907-1911.” DAVID E. BIRENBAUM, of Counsel, Law Firm of Fired, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, Washington, D.C. DENISE BRENNAN, Professor of Anthropology, Georgetown University. “Life After Trafficking: Resettlement After Forced Labor in the United States.” BRIAN BOW, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Dalhousie University, Canada. “Neighborhood or Community? Identity Politics and Regional Integration in North America.” NATHAN BROWN, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University. “Islamist Movements in the Political Process: Ideology, Organization and Semiauthoritarianism.” SHARAM CHUBIN, Geneva Centre for Security Policy. “Iran and Israel: Strategic Rivals?” STACY CLOSSON, Trans-Atlantic Post Doctoral Research Fellow, German Institute for International and Security Affairs. “Energy Empire: Russia, Europe, and the Politics of Energy Dependence.”


MARIE-THERESE CONNOLLY, Former Coordinator, Elder Justice and Nursing Home Initiative, US Department of Justice; Senior Trial Counsel, Civil Division. “No Place for Sissies: The Silent Scandal of Elder Abuse and Neglect in an Aging America.” ZDENEK DAVID, Former Librarian, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, D.C. “The Philosophical and Religious Background of T.G. Masaryk’s Politics.” MICHAEL DOBBS, Bosch Public Policy Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, Germany. “Six Months in 1945: How the Cold War Started.” DEVIN FERGUS, Assistant Professor of History, Vanderbilt University. “We Are All Subprime Now: The Decline of the Middle Class and the Making of the New World Financial Order.” SARA FRIEDMAN, Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University. “Exceptional Citizens: Chinese Marital Immigrants, Contested Borders, and National Anxieties Across the Taiwan Strait.” KATHLEEN FRYDL, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of California at Berkeley. “Drug Wars.” MARILENA GALA, Professor of International Relations, University of Florence. “The European Security Issue: Turning Points in Trans-Atlantic Relations from 1950s-1980s.” SHELDON GARON, Dodge Professor of History and East Asian Studies, Princeton University. “Home Front: A Transnational Study of Japan, Germany, Britain, and the United States in World War II.” TONY HEARD, former Chief Editor of the Cape Times and Special Adviser in The Presidency, South Africa. “Six thousand days inside the democratic government of South Africa.” (March to June 2010) BRUCE HOFFMAN, Professor of Security Studies, Georgetown University. “Jewish Terrorism in Palestine: 1939-1947.” YOUNG-SUN HONG, Associate Professor of History, State University of New York, Stony Brook. “The Third World in the Two Germanys: Development, Migration, and the Global Cold War.” MARIA IVANOVA, Assistant Professor of Government and Environmental Policy, The College of William and Mary. “Changing Course: Reclaiming U.S. Environmental Leadership.” ASHER KAUFMAN, Assistant Professor of History and Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. “Contested Frontiers: Conflict and Potential Resolution in the Syria, Lebanon, Israel Tri-Border Region.” RACHEL KERR, Senior Lecturer in War Studies, King’s College London, United Kingdom. “International Peace and Security and International Criminal Justice: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the Western Balkans.” WILLIAM KRIST, Former Senior Vice-President, American Electronics Association, Washington, D.C. “U.S. Trade Policy.” 2

COL. SHANNON KRUSE, United States Air Force, “Nuclear Deterrence Strategy.” DENNIS KUX, Former Foreign Service Officer and US Ambassador to Ivory Coast. TERRY LAUTZ, Vice President and Secretary, Program Director for Asia and the Henry R. Luce Programs. “Chinese Reds vs. American Imperialists.” (February to May 2010) MALIHA LODHI, Former Fellow, Institute of Politics, Harvard University. “Challenges of Pivotal State: Internal and External Drivers of Pakistan’s Post 9/11 Crisis.” SHI RUEY “JOEY” LONG, Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University. “A Special Relationship: The United States and Singapore.” (March to June 2010) PARDIS MAHDAVI, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Pomona College. “Traffic Jam: Gender, Sexuality, Migration and Trafficking in Dubai.” (December 2009 to February 2010) SABIHA MANSOOR, Professor and Dean, School of Education, Beaconhouse National University, Pakistan. “Maps for Lost Teachers: A Professional Development Strategy for Higher Education in Pakistan.” JOSEPH McCARTIN, Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University. “Unions of the State: Collective Bargaining and the Politics of Governance, 1960-2002.” WILLIAM B. MILAM, Former United States Ambassador to Pakistan and Bangladesh. Working on a book project on the human rights abuses of Charles Taylor, Former President of Liberia. AARON MILLER, Former Advisor to six Secretaries of State on Arab-Israeli negotiations, 19782003. “Can America Have Another Great President?” FLAGG MILLER, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, The University of California, Davis. “The Osama Bin Laden Audiotape Library: Echoes of Legality.” DINSHAW MISTRY, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director, Asian Studies, University of Cincinnati. “The Nuclear Agreement with India: Diplomacy, Domestic Politics, and the Building of a Strategic Partnership.” DAVID OTTAWAY, Former Washington Post Correspondent. “A Reporter’s Rediscovery of Stories Covered and Countries Lived in Over a 35 Year Career at the Washington Post.” KARSTEN PAERREGAARD, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. “A Brave New Migrant World: The Development Potential of Peruvian Transnational Migration.” TOM PARFITT, Correspondent for the Guardian, Moscow, Russia. “Russia's Strategies for Quelling Armed Insurgency in the North Caucasus: Past, Present, Future.”


ELEONORE PAUWELS, Governance and Ethics Unit, Directorate for Economy, Science and Society, European Commission, Belgium. “A Critical Approach toward the Progressive “ethnicisation” of Science and Governance: The Case of Cognitive Enhancement Technology in the E.U. and the U.S.” BARRY POSEN, Ford International Professor of Political Science and MIT Security Studies Program Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. “An Alternative Grand Strategy.” AMOS SAWYER, Chair, Governance Commission of Liberia; Research Scholar, Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University. “Challenges of Governance Reform in Post Conflict West Africa: The Case of Liberia and Sierra Leone.” (January to February 2010) BERND SCHAEFER, Senior Scholar, Cold War International History Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. “Revolutions, Hegemonic Wars, Economic Turns: Indochina Between China and Vietnam, 1975-1989.” JOHN W. SEWELL, Former Director, Overseas Development Council, Washington, D.C. Working on a project on the relationship between economic and social development in poor countries and the international economic and political policies of the member countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). JONG-DAE SHIN, Assistant Professor, University of North Korean Studies; Director for Planning, Institute for Far Eastern Studies, Kyungnam University, Seoul, Korea. “The Inter-Korean, ROK - US Relations and the ROK Domestic Politics in the late 1960s and early 1970s.” (January to February 2010) DAVID SHIRK, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Director, Trans-Border Institute, University of San Diego. “The Rule of Law in Mexico and the Border Region.” PHILIPPA STRUM, Former Director, Division of United States Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington DC. “We Always Tell Our Children We Are Americans": Mexican-Americans and the Fight to Desegregate Public Schools.” PAUL WILLIAMS, Assistant Professor, Bilkent University, Turkey. “Converging U.S. and E.U. Energy Security Policies and Implications for Global Climate Change.” JUNHUA WU, Council Member & Chief Sr. Economist, The Japan Research Institute Ltd. “China’s Democratization: Probability and Possible Road Map.” N. GREGORY YOUNG, Professor in the Finance, Real Estate and Law Department, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. “Advanced Academies of International Law: Contributions to International Public Policy, Law and Development.” (March to May 2010)


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