Each year, through the James C. Gaither Junior Fellows program, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace offers approximately 11-13 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

  • 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

Incoming Gaither Junior Fellows 2020-2021

  • Grace Anderson
    Dartmouth College—U.S. Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
  • Megan DuBois
    Colgate University—Nuclear Policy Program
  • Tobin Hansen
    Claremont McKenna College—Geoeconomics and Strategy Program
  • Vishnu Kannan
    Michigan State University—Technology and International Affairs Program
  • Jonathan Kay
    Swarthmore College—South Asia Program
  • Grace Kier
    College of William and Mary—Russia and Eurasia Program
  • Joshua Levy
    Georgetown University—Asia Program
  • Liming Lin
    Lafayette College—Asia Program
  • Lauren Meadows
    Indiana University—Democracy, Conflict, and Governance
  • Benjamin Press
    Princeton University—Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
  • Jacqueline Stomski
    University of Maryland—Middle East Program
  • Ian Wallace
    Cornell University—Middle East Program

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