Spring 2018 Research Assistant Internship Openings The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is looking for qualified students (advanced undergraduate or graduate) interested in being part-time research assistant interns in the Spring 2018 semester. An intern typically works 12-15 hours a week per scholar. (The number of hours can be adjusted accordingly to fulfill academic requirements). The priority deadline to apply is October 23, 2017. *We will start matching scholars and interns, but will still accept intern applications after this date.* Internship positions are open until filled so applying early is strongly encouraged. Lawrence (Larry) K. Altman, Medical Writer and ‘The Doctors World" Columnist, New York Times. ?Reporting on the Health of Presidents and other Political Leaders.? Guo Chen, Associate Professor of Geography and Global Urban Studies, Michigan State University. ?Moving Slums: China"s Hidden Urban Realities and Beyond.? (Mandarin Chinese) Zdenek David, Former Librarian, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, D.C. ?Thomas Masaryk, a Scholar and a Statesman: Philosophical Background of His Political Views.? (German or Czech) Haleh Esfandiari, Former Director, Middle East Program. Working on a book project about women in Qajar, Iran during the nineteenth century. Kevin Gray, Lecturer in International Relations, University of Sussex, United Kingdom. ?North Korean Reform and the Development-Security Nexus under Kim Jong Un.? (Korean or Mandarin Chinese) Michael Gordon, Intelligence Analyst, US Government. ?Financial Development and Economic Indicators of Instability in the Middle East.? (Arabic) Masuda Hajimu, Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore. ?After the Occupation: The Rise of Grassroots Conservatism in Postwar Japan.? (Korean) Robert Hathaway, Former Director, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson Center. ?Leverage: Turning Power into Clout.? Kent Hughes, Former Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center. ?Economic Statecraft in the 21st Century.? Amy Holmes, Associate Professor of Sociology, American University in Cairo. ?Between Democratic Autonomy and Authoritarianism: The Political Ambitions of PYD-aligned Kurdish Militias in Syria and Iraq.? (Arabic or Kurdish) Stephen Kaplan, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, The George Washington University. ?The Political Economy of Chinese Finance in Latin America.? (Mandarin Chinese or Spanish) Akira Kurosaki, Associate Professor of International Relations, Fukushima University, Japan. ?The Politics of Nuclear Energy and Non-Proliferation in Japan-U.S. Relations in the 1950s and 1960s: A Case Study of Bilateral Nuclear Cooperation and its Impact on Nuclear Proliferation.? Xolela Mangcu, Professor of Sociology, University of Cape Town, South Africa. ?Nelson Mandela: A Biography.? Hajimu Masuda, Assistant Professor of Modern Japanese History, National University of Singapore. ?After the Occupation: The Rise of Grassroots Conservatism in Postwar Japan.? Kevin Middlebrook, Professor of Latin American Politics, Institute of the Americas, University College London. ?The International Defense of Labor Rights: The North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation in Comparative Perspective.? (Spanish) William B. Milam, Former Senior US Diplomat and US Ambassador in both West Africa and South Asia. ?Post-Musharraf Pakistan and Back to Square One in Bangladesh.? Neeti Nair, Associate Professor of History, University of Virginia. ?Blasphemy: A South Asian History.? (Bengali or Urdu) Diana Negroponte, Non-resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution. ?Reviewing the History of the End of the Cold War.? (French or German) David Ottaway, Former Washington Post Correspondent. Revolution and Counterrevolution in the Arab World Working on a book on the fallout from the Arab Spring and the United States and the new Arab order.? (Arabic) Kathy Powers, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of New Mexico. ?Making Amends: The New Politics of Global Reparations.? Elizabeth Stanley, Associate Professor of Security Studies, Georgetown University. ?Techno-Blinders: How our Techno-Centric Security System Endangers U.S. National Security and What to Do About It.? Jeffrey Taliaferro, Associate Professor of Political Science, Tufts University. ?The Best of Frenemies: Politics of Intra-Alliance Coercion in U.S. Foreign Policy.? Alexander Thurston, Assistant Professor of Teaching, African Studies Program, Georgetown University. ?Jihadism in Northwest Africa: Doctrines, Debates, and Politics.? (French or Arabic) Robin Wright, Former Washington Post Journalist. The Middle East at a Crossroads – from North Africa to the Persian Gulf.? (Arabic or Persian). Irene Wu, Senior Analyst, Federal Communications Commission. ?Measuring Soft Power.?

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