Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Canada-U.S. Relations at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
US$25,000 for 4 months (September 2015 or January 2016)
Contact: Brad Hector, Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)
The holder of the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair spends up to five months in residence at the Canada Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars conducting research in the field of Canada-U.S. relations. The chairholder has opportunities to deliver public lectures, give seminar presentations, participate in conferences, and otherwise contribute to the ongoing research activities at the Wilson Center, allowing the chairholder to develop professional and academic partnerships with other scholars while in residence. In addition to the US$25,000 award, the chairholder is provided with a suitable workspace and a Windows-based computer, as well as support services, including access to numerous computer databases (including Nexis and Ciao), access to Library of Congress materials, and an intern who will serve as a research assistant for up to twenty hours per week. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., and supported by public and private funds, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is a nonpartisan institution engaged in the study of national and world affairs. The Wilson Center’s mission is to commemorate the ideals of Woodrow Wilson by providing a link between the world of ideas and the world of policy, and to foster research, study, discussion, and collaboration among a full spectrum of individuals concerned with policy and scholarship in national and world affairs. The Wilson Center maintains a lively, neutral forum for free and informed dialogue. The Canada Institute was established to explore one of America’s most important bilateral relationships.
Specialization: trade policy, security policy, energy policy, environmental policy, border issues, health policy, North American integration, cybersecurity, American and Canadian politics, or the Arctic.
Applicants are encouraged to identify their primary and alternate choices on the application. Formal letters of invitation should not be sought; however, applicants are encouraged to contact the institution to discuss research interests.
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