AWC Post-Doctoral Fellows

AWC Post-Doctoral Program

Investment in Emerging Scholars

Annually, each AWC Leadership Institutions funds a Post-Doctoral Fellow. Post-Doctoral Fellows are expected to conduct research and engage with students, either through teaching or leading discussion seminars. In the short run, these fellows enhance the diversity of course offerings across campuses. In the long run, their participation in the Consortium will better place them for success and expand the Consortium's network as they build careers at other institutions.

Tyler Bowen

Johns Hopkins University

Tyler Bowen is an America in the World Consortium Post-Doctoral Fellow focusing on how nuclear weapons affect U.S. foreign policy. His dissertation, entitled The Logic of Escalation and the Benefits of Conventional Superiority in the Nuclear Age, explains how nuclear weapons shape the benefits of conventional military superiority for the United States and other great powers. Tyler…


William Chou

University of Texas - Austin

William Chou is an America in the World Consortium Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his Ph.D. in history at the Ohio State University in 2021, where his research focused on diplomacy, trade, and technology. His book manuscript project examines the postwar U.S.-Japanese alliance from the perspective of Japanese consumer…


Ashlyn Hand

Duke University

Ashlyn Hand is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in public policy at Duke University. Last year, she served as an America in the World Consortium Pre-Doctoral Fellow at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins in Washington, D.C. Her research focuses on the intersection of U.S. foreign policy and religion and considers the…


Chen Wang

Duke University

Chen Wang is an America in the World Consortium Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science at Duke University. His research focuses on a variety of subjects in international security, including leaders in international politics, the causes and consequences of political violence, China’s foreign and security policies, and the impact of emerging technologies on…


AWC Post-Doctoral Fellowships

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AWC Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2022-23

The America in the World Consortium seeks applications from recent Ph.D. recipients for its Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Applicants will be considered for up to five (5) fellowship positions for up to two (2) years in-residence at one of the three partner institutions: Duke University, American Grand Strategy (AGS) Program. Johns Hopkins University, Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at SAIS. University of Texas at Austin, Clements Center for National Security Successful applicants will be able to spend the substantial portion of their time working on their own research and writing projects, while taking advantage of the many academic resources available at their institution. Deadline: Wednesday, December 15, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET). For more information and how to apply, visit the listing here.  Contact AWC coordinator Alex Townsend with questions.

Deadline: Wednesday, December 15, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET)

Call for Papers: The Indo-Pacific & American Foreign Policy

The America in the World Consortium and the Clements Center for National Security (UT-Austin) invites students, scholars, and policy practitioners to submit proposals for a one-day conference on issues facing the Indo-Pacific region and its role in American foreign policy and strategy. Click here for details on how to submit proposals.

Deadline: Wednesday, December 1, 2021