Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations

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Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations
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John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress

Call for Kissinger Chair Applications and Nominations

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is now accepting applications and nominations for the Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations. The application deadline is November 1, 2016.

The Kissinger Chair is a distinguished senior research position in residence at the Library’s John W. Kluge Center that engages in research on foreign policy and international affairs that will lead to publication. The chair holder receives a monthly stipend, an office inside the magnificent Thomas Jefferson Building, and full access to the Library’s vast array of historical, linguistic, and legal resources to draw upon for research on any aspect of foreign policy or international relations involving the United States.

Past chair holders include:

  • Aaron L. Friedberg, Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University;
  • Klaus W. Larres, Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor at University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill;
  • C. Raja Mohan, Nonresident Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace;
  • Ambassador Teresita C. Schaffer, Nonresident Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution; and
  • John Bew, Reader in History and Foreign Policy at the War Studies Department at King's College London.

The most recent Kissinger Chair, Bruce Jentleson, spent nine months at the Kluge Center completing his forthcoming book on 20th century leaders who made major breakthroughs for peace and security.

Information about the Kissinger Chair may be found on our website: http://www.loc.gov/kluge/fellowships/kissinger.html.

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2016.

APPLY ONLINE: Applications should be submitted through the Kluge Center’s online application system. Save and return to your application, manage letters of reference, and receive confirmation of submission all through our online portal.

Visit: https://klugefellowships.fluidreview.com/.

The John W. Kluge Center was established at the Library of Congress in 2000 to foster a mutually enriching relationship between the world of ideas and the world of action, between scholars and political leaders. The Center attracts outstanding scholarly figures to Washington, D.C., facilitates their access to the Library’s remarkable collections, and helps them engage in conversation with policymakers and the public. Learn more at: http://www.loc.gov/kluge.