Each year, through the James C. Gaither Junior Fellows program, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace offers approximately 12-14 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees nominated by several hundred participating universities and colleges. James C. Gaither Junior Fellows work as research assistants to Carnegie’s senior scholars. Please see your school’s nominating official to learn more about the college application process and please see our FAQ for eligibility requirements.

Current Class

  • Cassia Bardos
    Tufts University—Middle East Program
  • Allison Gelman
    Dartmouth College—Geoeconomics and Strategy Program
  • Garrett Hinck
    Georgetown University—Nuclear Policy Program and Cyber Policy Initiative
  • Jamie Hintson
    Princeton University—South Asia Program
  • Anmar Jerjees
    Davidson College—Middle East Program
  • Paul Kyumin Lee
    Yale University—Asia Program
  • Kayla Matteucci
    Fordham University—Nuclear Policy Program
  • Kathleen Nganga
    Northwestern University—Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
  • Andrew O’Donohue
    Harvard University—Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
  • Austin Owen
    University of Virginia—U.S. Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
  • Frances Reuland
    University of North Carolina—Energy and Climate Program
  • Amy (Qingyi) Xie
    Smith College—Asia Program

Incoming Gaither Junior Fellows 2019-2020

  • Sandy Alkoutami
    University of North Carolina—Middle East Program
  • Sam Barnett
    Cornell University—U.S. Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
  • Khulood Fahim
    Smith College—Middle East Program
  • Gaurav Kalwani
    University of Chicago—Nuclear Policy Program
  • Megan Maxwell
    Temple University —South Asia Program
  • Jeremy Smith
    Williams College—Asia Program
  • Aaron Sobel
    Princeton University—Democracy, Conflict and Governance Program
  • Natalie Thompson
    Kalamazoo College—Technology and International Affairs Program
  • Aleksandar Vladicic
    Princeton University—Russia and Eurasia Program
  • David Wong
    Dartmouth College—Democracy, Conflict and Governance Program
  • Sylvie (Huahua) Zhong
    Carleton College—Asia Program

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