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Sonya Michel Joins Wilson Center as New Director of United States Studies

Jun 01, 2009
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.

The Right to Dissent is Crucial to American Democracy

Oct 16, 2008
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.

Health Status Disparities in the U.S. Conference Papers Now Posted

Jan 04, 2008
JANUARY 2008 - Edited transcripts and a paper from the April 2007 Health Status Disparities in the United States Conference are now posted.

Arab American Political Participation

Jul 01, 2006
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.

Why Supreme Court Nominations Matter

Dec 02, 2005
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.

The Supreme Court: Judging is Unpredictable

Dec 02, 2005
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.

Wilson Center Launches Global Health Initiative

Sep 15, 2005
SEPTEMBER 2005--Inaugural Event to Examine Potential Avian Influenza Outbreak

New Task Force Takes Up Immigration Debate

May 05, 2005
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.

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