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Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Scholar Administration Office, Woodrow Wilson Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20004-3027



Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees
CHAIRWilliam E. Haslam

The above list of key personnel was updated 10–2020.

The above list of key personnel was updated 10–2020.


Created by an Act of Congress in 1968, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is a national, living memorial honoring the legacy of President Woodrow Wilson. The Wilson Center, headquartered in Washington, DC, and supported by both public and private funds, provides a strictly nonpartisan space for scholars and policymakers to interact. By conducting relevant, timely research and promoting dialogue from diverse perspectives, the Center works to address critical current and emerging challenges confronting the United States and the world.

Sources of Information

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities at the Center are posted online. For more information, contact the Office of Human Resources, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., 3d Floor, Washington, DC 20004-3027. | Email:

Contact Information

In addition to a "Get In Touch" electronic form, the "Contact Us" web page contains the general phone number and email address for and the hours of operation of and directions to the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. | Email:


An online form is available for making tax-deductible contributions to support dialogue and scholarship in public policy. Gifts may be directed to a specific program by using the "Designation" drop-down menu. "Unrestricted" gifts allow the Center to build its overall capacity and meet areas of greatest need. Phone, 202-691-4171. | Email:


The Center convenes scholars to create a dialogue of ideas that the U.S. Congress, the President's administration, and the international policy community may adopt for implementation.


The Center offers residential fellowships that allow academics, public officials, journalists, business professionals, and others to pursue their research and writing at the Center while interacting with policymakers in Washington. The Center also invites public policy scholars and senior scholars from a variety of disciplines to conduct research for varying lengths of time in residence. Phone, 202-691-4000.


The Center has a year-round need for interns to assist the program and projects staff and to act as research assistants for scholars and fellows. Phone, 202-691-4053.

Media Affairs

Members of the press may contact the Center at 202-691-4217.


Wide ranging in scope, "Wilson Center On Demand" serves as a hub for insightful analysis of and commentary on ideas and issues.

President Woodrow Wilson

To learn about President Wilson's life and which of the Center's scholars are researching and writing about him, visit the "About Woodrow Wilson" web page. The page also contains a bibliography, a list of other institutions that are dedicated to the former President, and some of his quotations.

Press Statements

The Center posts press statements.


The Center publishes policy briefs and research reports, as well as books written by staff and visiting scholars and fellows, through the Wilson Center Press. Phone, 202-691-4000.

Every 3 months, "The Wilson Quarterly" magazine releases a cluster of content exploring a single topic from diverse perspectives. This free, online magazine examines culture, current events, ideas, and the people affected by them. | Email:

Social Media

The Center maintains an account on Facebook.

The Center posts openings for jobs and internships on its LinkedIn page.

The Center tweets announcements, news, and other noteworthy items on Twitter.

The Center posts videos on its YouTube channel.

Visitor Services

Events, unless otherwise noted, are free and open to the public. Photo identification is required for entry. A listing of events at the Center is available online.

The Sources of Information were updated 10–2020.