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  • Visiting Scholars Program
    and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Visiting Scholars Program The Academy s Visiting Scholars Program provides residential fellowships for junior faculty members and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences The fellowship program offers scholars a year for research and writing free from teaching and administrative duties a collaborative work environment and the opportunity to interact with Academy members It also creates a national network for these scholars assisting them in their research and professional development The Academy seeks proposals in the humanities and social sciences relating to American history culture and public policy from the founding period to the present Apply to the Visiting Scholars Program The Academy is accepting applications for the class of 2016 2017 Download the submission guidelines PDF Housed at the headquarters of the Academy in Cambridge Massachusetts Visiting Scholars participate in Academy sponsored conferences seminars and informal gatherings while advancing their scholarly research The Academy provides office space and computer services as well as library privileges in cooperation with the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University Learn more about the program A View of the Visiting Scholars by Patricia Meyer Spacks Preference will be given to untenured faculty postdoctoral scholars are also eligible Candidates who are completing scholarly manuscripts are especially welcome Junior faculty members receive up to 65 000 for the academic year usually the equivalent of one half salary postdoctoral students receive up to 45 000 Nearly 60 academic institutions from across the country have become University Affiliates of the Academy supporting the Visiting Scholars Program and participating in Academy studies on higher education Program News American Bar Foundation Names Ajay K Mehrotra New Director April 27 2015 Comics Media By Hillary L Chute Journal

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  • Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    in Science and Technology Policy As part of the Academy s Initiative for Science Engineering and Technology the Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy provides an opportunity for an early career professional with training in science or engineering to learn about a career in public policy and administration While in residence Hellman Fellows work with senior scientists and policy experts on critical national and international policy issues related to science engineering and technology Hellman Fellows contribute to one or more of the ongoing projects under the Academy s Initiative for Science Engineering and Technology The studies explore how science and technology are evolving how to help the public understand those changes and how society can better adapt to those changes The Initiative convenes leading scientists and public policy experts from both academia and industry to advance critical thinking about the evolving landscape for scientific research The Hellman Fellowship program has three objectives To support and guide an early career professional who wants to develop expertise on issues of science engineering and technology policy To increase the number of science policy professionals who are engaged in substantive discussion of science and engineering research questions with a broad understanding of their social implications and To expand the scale of Academy projects and studies focused on challenges facing scientific research and science education Fellowship Eligibility Applicants must have a Ph D in an area of science or engineering and have some experience or a demonstrated interest in an area related to science and technology policy Master s degrees may be considered in the fields of engineering and computer science The Ph D or Master s degree must be conferred prior to the start of the fellowship Strong writing and organizational skills are desired Candidates must be eligible to work in the United

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  • Policy Fellowship in the Humanities, Education, and the Arts - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    a Policy Fellowship in the Humanities and Education for an early career professional with experience or training in higher education who is interested in transitioning to a career in public policy and administration While in residence the Fellow will work with senior scholars and policy experts on critical national and international issues related to humanistic and social scientific research the strength of artistic and cultural institutions and the role of education in a well functioning democracy The focus of the work will be on one or more of the ongoing projects in the Academy s Programs on Humanities Education and the Arts to which the Fellow will contribute substantively The overall objectives of the Policy Fellowship are To provide a setting and resources for an early career professional to develop expertise on issues of educational social and cultural policy To increase the cadre of young professionals who are engaged in substantive discussion of important topics related to humanistic social scientific and educational institutions and research and To increase the capacity of the Academy to pursue projects and studies in the humanities education and the arts Fellowship Eligibility Applicants must have a Ph D in the humanities social sciences or education and have some experience or a demonstrated interest in an area related to policy research and advocacy Strong writing and organizational skills are desired Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship The Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts is currently filled Applications for the 2018 Fellowship will be available in 2017 About the Academy Founded in 1780 the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems The Academy s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines the arts

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  • Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    in residence the Fellow will work with senior scholars and policy experts on critical international issues related to the governance of nuclear weapons the formulation of strategies to contain security threats from failed and fragile states the establishment of regional dialogues on security among others For more information on current Academy projects related to Global Security and International Affairs please click here The overall objectives of the Policy Fellowship are To provide a setting and resources for an early career professional to develop expertise on issues of international security development and global affairs To increase the cadre of young professionals who are engaged in substantive discussion of important topics related to international affairs and public policy To increase the capacity of the Academy to pursue projects and studies in these fields Fellowship Eligibility Applicants must have a Ph D in a relevant field International Relations International Security Political Science and International Development or a MA Degree in one of these subjects and at least 5 years of experience working in these fields Strong writing and organizational skills are required Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship About the Academy Founded in 1780 the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems The Academy s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines the arts business and public affairs With a current membership of more than 5 000 elected members the Academy has four major goals Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings conferences and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern Mentoring a new generation

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  • The Exploratory Fund - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password The Exploratory Fund The goal of the Exploratory Fund is to support Fellows who want to work together to look over the horizon for issues and opportunities not well understood to think of problems in a fresh way and to search for connections between research and policy that advance the common good By encouraging smaller scale initiatives in a variety of venues the Academy assists Fellows in pursuing the subjects that concern them most The Fund provides up to 30 000 for a limited number of projects each year Funds can be used in any way that furthers the proposed work including covering costs associated with the organization of meetings symposia and conferences that can be held at the Academy s headquarters in Cambridge at the home institutions of interested Fellows or at other locations relevant to discussion topics Recipients will also receive the organizational scholarly and logistical support of the Academy staff Projects supported by the Exploratory Fund will be selected according to the creativity of the work proposed the effective use of Academy resources and the promise of important future advances based on the partnerships created during

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  • Public Research Universities: Changes in State Funding - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Submit a Question Date 12 5 2012 Name Email Needed only if you expect a reply Subject Message Home Publication Overview Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Public Research Universities Changes in State Funding Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Public Research Universities Changes in State Funding Published by American Academy of Arts and Sciences Cambridge MA 2015 Order from the Academy Or download the PDF Table of Contents Introduction Section 1 An Overview of State Funding for Higher Education Section 2 The Decline in State Funding State Spending on Corrections Section 3 Public Research Universities Have Been Hit Harder than Public Higher Education in General Major State Spending Items that Compete with Higher Education for Resources Section 4 Looking Forward Prospects for the Future Conclusion Appendix State Spending on Public Higher Education per Full Time Equivalent Student Varies by More than Sixfold Resources Find Dædalus Issues View and order copies of Dædalus from

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  • Dædalus, Journal of the Academy - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    myriad aspects of our lives Existing Internet protocols however are insufficient to meet this demand and our move toward the Internet of Things will overturn fundamental assumptions we have held about Internet architecture Reassembling Our Digital Selves by Deborah Estrin Cornell Tech and Weill Cornell Medical College and Ari Juels Cornell Tech The explosive growth of personal sensors like Fitbit products and digital trackers has stirred enormous interest in harnessing and exploiting small data the digital traces we create in our day to day lives But who owns this data and how can users unlock it to create actionable recommendations about health productivity and lifestyle while preserving individual security and privacy Choices Privacy and Surveillance in a Once and Future Internet by Susan Landau Worcester Polytechnic Institute With increasing government and corporate surveillance as well as an Internet ecosystem funded by the sale of user information for targeted advertising user privacy is an endangered concept This essay explores the ways users can protect their privacy as well as the security of their Internet activities and identifies the economic tradeoffs that result As Pirates Become CEOs The Closing of the Open Internet by Zeynep Tufekci University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Once an ecstatic if chaotic space of open communication and creativity the Internet today is experienced by most users as a walled gardens of mobile apps and platforms including Facebook and Google What potential do these closed systems extinguish and have we lost the open Internet for good Design Choices for Libraries in the Digital Plus Era by John Palfrey Phillips Academy The design evolution of the American public library is a microcosm of our society wide debate about digital access points to knowledge public versus commercial institutions and civic participation John Palfrey makes a passionate case for the role of public libraries in a functioning democracy and outlines the ways in which libraries must adapt to meet the increasingly digital needs of their patrons Order your copy of the Winter 2016 Dædalus The Internet today About Dædalus Dædalus was founded in 1955 as the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences It draws on the enormous intellectual capacity of the Academy whose members are among the world s most prominent thinkers in the sciences humanities arts and social sciences as well as the full range of professions and public life Each quarterly issue contains multidisciplinary authoritative essays on a topic recent themes have included judicial independence the global nuclear future mass incarceration the alternative energy future the modern American military race and inequality and the future of the Internet Often issues are tied to current Academy projects highlighting findings and recommendations from Academy research Subscribers to Dædalus include Academy members as well as research institutes libraries and other individuals Both print and electronic subscriptions are available from MIT Press recent issues are also available on Kindle Dædalus Published from year 1899 1900 1976 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000

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  • Book of Members - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Engineering and Technology Global Security and International Affairs American Institutions and the Public Good Publications Overview Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Book of Members This publication identifies more than eleven thousand men and women elected to the Academy from its founding in 1780 through the present The names are listed both alphabetically and by subject categories To access a letter in the alphabetical listing or to view members by subject categories please click on the links below Alphabetical Listing of Members A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W XYZ Listing of Members by Election Year 1780 1799 1800 1849 1850 1899 1900 1949 1950 1999 2000 2015 Members Listed by Subject Categories Membership Classes and

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