Visiting Academics

Through the generous support of the Freie Universität Berlin, the Fulbright Commission (Bonn) and the Canadian Embassy internationally renowned scholars are regular guests at the John F. Kennedy Institute, thus enriching teaching and research.

 


Winter Term 2013

Summer Term 2013

Winter Term 2012

Summer Term 2012

Winter Term 2011/12

Summer Term 2011

Winter Term 2010

  • Alan Wallach (The College of William & Mary)

Summer Term 2010

  • Tyler Cowen (George Mason University)
  • David Lubin (Wake Forrest University)
  • Robert Reid-Pharr (The City University of New York)
  • Hayden White (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Winter Term 2009

  • Gary Edwards (Arkansas State University)
  • Jackson Lears (Rutgers University)
  • Joshua Shannon (University of Maryland)
  • Amanda Claybough (Columbia University)

Summer Term 2009

Winter Term 2008/2009

Summer Term 2008

  • Winfried Siemerling (Université de Sherbrooke, Québec)
  • José Casanova (Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Winter Term 2007/2008

Summer Term 2007

  • Stephen High, Concordia University, Montreal (History Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Trimiko Melancon, St. Lawrence University (Literature Dept.)

Winter Term 2006/2007

  • Beverly Haviland, Brown University (Cultur Dept.)

  • Trimiko Melancon, St. Lawrence University (Literature Dept.)

Summer Term 2006

  • Claude Denis, University of Ottawa (Political Science Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Gordon M. Stewart, University of Virginia (Literature & History Depts.)

Winter Term 2005/2006

  • Joyce A. Berkman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (History Dept.)

  • Janet Fuller, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (Linguistics Dept.)

  • Angelika von der Wahl, San Francisco State University (Political Science Dept.)

Summer Term 2005

  • Gene Allen, Ryerson University, Toronto (Culture & History Depts., Canadian Guest Professor)

Winter Term 2004/2005

  • Winston Davis, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia (Sociology & History Depts.)

  • Walter Metz, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana (Culture Dept.)

Summer Term 2004

  • Rosalind Beiler, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida (History Dept.)

  • Gerald Friesen, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg (History Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Walter Metz, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana (Culture Dept.)

Winter Term 2003/2004

  • Rosalind Beiler, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida (History Dept.)

  • Andrew Gross, University of California, Davis (Literature Dept.)

  • Walter Metz, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana (Culture Dept.)

Summer Term 2003

  • Gregory Fowler, Pennsylvania State University, Erie (Culture Dept.)

  • Andrew Gross, University of California, Davis (Literature Dept.)

  • Donna Patrick, Brock University St. Catherines, Ontario (Linguistics Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

Winter Term 2002/2003

  • Gregory Fowler, Pennsylvania State University, Erie (Culture Dept.)

  • Andrew Gross, University of California, Davis (Literature Dept.)

Summer Term 2002

  • Juan Bruce-Novoa, University of California, Irvine (Literature & Culture Depts.)

  • Smalley Mike Cook, Chicago (Culture Dept.)

  • David Jervis (Political Science Dept.)

  • Marcel Martel, York University, Toronto (History Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Amrith Singh (Culture Dept.)

  • Hortense Spillers, Cornell University, Ithaca (Literature Dept.)

Winter Term 2001/2002

  • Smalley Mike Cook, Chicago (Culture Dept.)

  • Henry Wend, Boston University (History Dept.)

Summer Term 2001

  • Knick Harley, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario (Economics Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Hortense Spillers, Cornell University, Ithaca (Literature Dept.)

Winter Term 2000/2001

  • Douglas Freake, York University Toronto, Ontario (Literature Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • John Gilkeson, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona (History Dept.)

  • Susan Gray, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona (History Dept.)

Summer Term 2000

  • Michael Blumenthal, University of Texas, Austin (Literature Dept.)

  • Beverly Crawford, University of California, Berkeley, California (Political Science Dept.)

  • Winfried Siemerling, Université de Sherbrooke, Québec (Literature Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Gordon  M. Stewart, University of Virginia (History Dept.)

  • Noel Sturgeon, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington (Political Science Dept.)

Winter Term 1999/2000

  • Michael Blumenthal, University of Texas, Austin (Literature Dept.)

Summer Term 1999

  • Günther Gad, University of Toronto (Geography Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Greg Nielsen, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec (Sociology Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Mark Seltzer, UCLA (Literature Dept.)

Winter Term 1998/1999

  • Mark Seltzer, UCLA (Literature Dept.)

Summer Term 1998

  • Jane Jenson, Université de Montréal, Québec (Political Science Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Mark Seltzer, UCLA (Literature Dept.)

Winter Term 1997/1998

  • Mark Poster, University of California, Irvine (Culture Dept.)

Summer Term 1997

  • Monica Heller, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, Ontario (Linguistics Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Normand LaBrie, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, Ontario (Linguistics Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Donald Fixico, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo (History Dept.)

Winter Term 1996/1997

  • Barbara Sands, University of Arizona, Tucson (Economics Dept.)

  • Gary D. Libecap, Universtiy of Arizona, Tucson (Economics Dept.)

Summer Term 1996

  • Scott Bukatman, New York University, New York City (Culture Dept.)

  • Roger Keil, York University, Toronto, Ontario (Political Science Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Edward Tiryakian, Duke University, Durham N.C. (Sociology Dept.)

Winter Term 1995/1996

  • Terence Martin, Indiana University College (Literature Dept.)

  • Richard Shusterman, Department of Philosophy, Temple University (Culture Dept.)

Summer Term 1995

  • John M. Bumsted, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg (History Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Michael P. Conzen, University of Chicago (Geography Dept.)

  • Randal S. Kroszner (Economics Dept.)

Summer Term 1994

  • Scott Bukatman, New York University, New York City (Culture Dept.)

  • Danielle Juteau, Université de Montréal, Québec (Sociology Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

Winter Term 1993/1994

  • Jeremiah M. Riemer, John Hopkins University, Washington D.C. (Economics Dept.)

Summer Term 1993

  • Eva-Maria Kroeller, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Literature Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

Winter Term 1992/1993

  • Werner Sollors, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Literature Dept.)

Summer Term 1992

  • Monica Heller, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, Ontario (Linguistics Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Dietrich Rueschemeyer, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island (Sociology Dept.)

Summer Term 1991

  • Peter H. Merkl, University of California, Santa Barbara (History Dept.)

  • Brook Thomas, University of California, Irvine (Literature & Culture Depts.)

  • Peter Buitenhuis, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia (Literature Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

Winter Term 1990/1991

  • Walter H. Conser, University of North Carolina at Wilmington (History Dept.)

  • A. Gregg Roeber, University of Illinois at Chicago (History Dept.)

Summer Term 1990

  • Philip Fisher, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Literature & Culture Depts.)

  • William C. Wonders, University of Alberta, Edmonton (Geography Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

Summer Term 1989

  • George McGovern, Senator, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington (Political Science Dept.)

  • Leslie A. Pal, Carleton University, Ottawa (Political Science Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

  • Jean Edward Smith, University of Toronto (Political Science Dept.)

Summer Term 1988

  • Edward D. Blodgett, University of Alberta, Edmonton (Literature Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

Summer Term 1987

  • Donald Avery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario (History Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

Summer Term 1986

  • R. Marvin McInnis, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario (Economics Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

Summer Term 1985

  • George Bowering, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia (Literature Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

Summer Term 1984

  • Andrew F. Burghardt, Mc Master University, Hamilton, Ontario (Geography Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

Summer Term 1983

  • Thomas E. Flanagan, University of Calgary (Political Science Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

Summer Term 1982

  • Kenneth W.K. McNaught, University of Toronto (History Dept., Canadian Guest Professor)

Last Update: Oct 28, 2013

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