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  • After the 2008 Elections: How Will They Govern? - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    the American Family was selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the notable books of 1988 Recipient of the David N Kershaw Award from the Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management and the Morris and the Edna Zale Award for Outstanding Distinction in Scholarship and Public Service from Stanford University he has been named an honorary professor of the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences A Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Senior Research Affiliate of the National Poverty Center at the University of Michigan s Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy he is also a Faculty Affiliate of the Joint Center for Poverty Research at Northwestern University University of Chicago and serves on the Board of Abt Associates and the Malcolm Hewitt Wiener Foundation He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences in 2000 Speakers Thomas E Mann 14 min is the W Averell Harriman Chair and Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution where he served as Director of Governmental Studies from 1987 to 1999 Before that he was executive director of the American Political Science Association He has taught at Princeton University Johns Hopkins University Georgetown University the University of Virginia and American University conducted polls for congressional candidates worked as a consultant to IBM and the Public Broadcasting Service chaired the Board of Overseers of the National Election Studies and served as an expert witness in the constitutional defense of the McCain Feingold campaign finance law He lectures frequently in the United States and abroad on American politics and public policy and is also a regular contributor to newspaper stories and television and radio programs on politics and governance He is co director with Norman Ornstein of the AEI Brookings Election Reform Project His research focuses on American elections and political institutions His initial work used the distinction between candidate recall and recognition to uncover amore consequential public opinion and a less stable environment in congressional elections His more recent research involves campaign financing in both an American and comparative context the causes and consequences of the permanent campaign and the future of Internet voting Author or coauthor of numerous books and articles he published with Norman Ornstein The Broken Branch How Congress is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track revised in 2008 He is a recipient of the American Political Science Association s Frank J Goodnow and Charles E Merriam Awards A member of the Council on Foreign Relations he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences in 1993 Norman J Ornstein 18 min is Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research He also serves as an election analyst for CBS News and writes a weekly column for Roll Call He has written for the New York Times Washington Post Wall Street Journal Foreign Affairs and other major publications and has regularly appeared

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  • Challenges to Public Universities - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    as well as being a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences He has received many awards for teaching and research and is among the most cited physicists in the world for his work on the fundamental properties of materials Honored with the Carnegie Corporation Academic Leadership Award in 2008 and the American Academy Founders Award in 2006 he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences in 1987 Mark G Yudof 15 min became President of the University of California System in June of 2008 He served as chancellor of the University of Texas System from August 2002 to May 2008 and as president of the four campus University of Minnesota from 1997 to 2002 Before that he was a faculty member and administrator at the University of Texas at Austin for 26 years serving as dean of the law school from 1984 to 1994 and as the university s executive vice president and provost from 1994 to 1997 He recently completed a two year term on the U S Department of Education s Advisory Board of the National Institute for Literacy and currently serves as a member of the President s Council on Service and Civic Participation He is a distinguished authority on constitutional law freedom of expression and education law who has written and edited numerous publications on free speech and gender discrimination including Educational Policy and the Law A member of the American Law Institute he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences in 2001 Christopher F Edley Jr 17 min became Dean of UC Berkeley School of Law in 2004 after 23 years as a professor at Harvard Law School where he was founding Co Director of The Harvard Civil Rights Project 1996 2004 At Berkeley he

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  • Judicial Independence - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    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 Judicial Independence Stated Meeting New York City Thursday November 6 2008 Click speaker names for individual audio To order the issue of Daedalus on Judicial Independence featuring essays by several of these speakers please contact the MIT Press Call to Order Richard L Revesz Dean and Lawrence King Professor of Law New York University School of Law 4 min Welcome Martin Lipton Chairman Board of Trustees New York University 4 min Introduction John Sexton President New York University 10 min Remarks Sandra Day O Connor Associate Justice retired Supreme Court of the United States 13 min Panel Discussion Linda Greenhouse Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph M Goldstein Senior Fellow in Law January 2009 Yale Law School Former Supreme Court Correspondent The New York Times 4 min Judith Resnik Arthur Liman Professor of Law Yale Law School 15 min Bert Brandenburg Associate Justice retired Supreme Court of the United States 15 min Viet D Dinh Professor of Law Georgetown University Law Center 14 min Comments Sandra

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  • Statehood and Security: Georgia after the Rose Revolution - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    of November 2003 It brings together Georgian and non Georgian authors who look at the many different sides of the challenges Georgia faces from territorial conflicts within the country to tensions beyond Georgia s borders including the long troubled relationship with Russia This volume is edited by Bruno Coppieters associate professor of political science at Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Robert Legvold professor of political science at Columbia University Funding for Statehood and Security and the other volumes in this series was provided by a generous grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York Endorsements Balanced insightful and authoritative this examination of a strategically important nation at a crucial moment in its emergence as an independent democracy could hardly be timelier Georgia s attainment of stability security and successful statehood matters not just to its own people but to its neighbors including Russia and to the entire international community This book explains why and elucidates the complexities of the challenge Strobe Talbott President Brookings Institution A fragile state in a dangerous neighborhood the fractured Republic of Georgia faces serious security problems and foreign policy challenges In this unique volume editors Bruno Coppieters and Robert Legvold have gathered the leading regional experts to explore how this ancient state might deal with its uncertain future Georgia could well be the next international flashpoint between a post imperial Russia looking longingly at the remnants of its former empire and the United States extending its influence into a troubled area far from home Ronald Suny Professor Emeritus of Political Science University of Chicago The need for a comprehensive and up to date analysis of the security challenges facing Georgia today is finally satisfied by this superb volume A distinguished group of Georgian and Western authors offer subtle treatments of the broad range of internal and

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  • Russian and Chinese Responses to U.S. Military Plans in Space - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    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 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 Russian and Chinese Responses to U S Military Plans in Space Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Russian and Chinese Responses to U S Military Plans in Space Authors Pavel Podvig and Hui Zhang Published by American Academy of Arts and Sciences Cambridge MA 02138 2008 Order from the Academy Or download the PDF Table of Contents Preface Acronyms Chapter 1 Russia and Military Uses of Space Pavel Podvig Chapter 2 Chinese Perspectives on Space Weapons Hui Zhang Contributors Find Dædalus Issues View and order copies of Dædalus from 2001 to the present Earlier issues can be found on the journal database JSTOR Find Bulletin Issues View issues

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  • Visiting Scholars Program - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    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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  • The Minimum Means of Reprisal: China's Search for Security in the Nuclear Age - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    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 Submit a Question Date 12 5 2012 Name Email Needed only if you expect a reply Subject Message Home Publication Overview Books The Minimum Means of Reprisal China s Search for Security in the Nuclear Age The Minimum Means of Reprisal China s Search for Security in the Nuclear Age Author Jeffrey Lewis Cambridge The MIT Press 2007 Order from publisher Download Table of Contents and Forward 90kb Download Chapter 7 A Legal Undertaking to Prevent an Arms Race in Outer Space 190kb Press Release Other Publications in the Global Security series The American Academy Studies in Global Security book series is edited by Carl Kaysen MIT Martin Malin American Academy and John Steinbruner University of Maryland and published by The MIT Press This volume is one of five that consider international security in the post Soviet region Find Dædalus Issues View and order copies of Dædalus from 2001 to the

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  • The Public Good - Knowledge as the Foundation for a Democratic Society - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    President Andrew W Mellon Foundation Saturday April 28 2007 Panel Discussions Mayflower Hotel The Independence of the Courts 68 min Introduction Richard S Dunn Co Executive Officer American Philosophical Society Chair Linda Greenhouse Supreme Court correspondent The New York Times Panelists Sandra Day O Connor retired Associate Justice United States Supreme Court Judith S Kaye Chief Judge of the State of New York Charles G Geyh John F Kimberling Professor of Law Indiana University at Bloomington Religion and the Enlightenment 56 min Chair Martin Marty Fairfax M Cone Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus University of Chicago Panelists Joyce Appleby Professor of History Emerita University of California Los Angeles Mark Noll Francis A McAnaney Professor of History University of Notre Dame James Carroll writer Boston Massachusetts The United States and the Global Economy 55 min Introduction John S Reed former Chair and CEO Citigroup Inc Chair Robert M Solow Institute Professor Emeritus Massachusetts Institute of Technology Panelists Pedro Aspe Co Chairman Evercore Partners CEO Protego former Secretary of the Treasury of Mexico Edward P Lazear Chairman President s Council of Economic Advisors Janet Yellen President and CEO Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco The Media and Society 66 min Introduction Sharon Percy Rockefeller President and CEO WETA Chair Kathleen Hall Jamieson Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communication Annenberg School for Communication and Walter and Leonore Annenberg Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center University of Pennsylvania Panelists Tom Brokaw Special Correspondent NBC News Gwen Ifill Moderator and Managing Editor Washington Week Senior Correspondent The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer Saturday evening April 28 2007 Celebrating Knowledge Library of Congress 42 min Introduction Gerald Early Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters Washington University in St Louis Keynote Address E L Doctorow Glucksman Professor of American and English Letters New York University Readings Rosanna Warren

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