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Rosenwald Postdoctoral Fellowship in U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security (2024-25)

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The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College invites applications for the 2024-25 (September - June) E. John Rosenwald, Jr. '52 TU'53 Fellows Program in U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security . We welcome applications from any scholar whose research bears directly on foreign policy, international security or international history. While scholars at all stages of their careers will be considered, applicants who are recent recipients of the Ph.D, or equivalent degree, are especially welcomed. Fellows must be in residence during their Fellowship to participate in Dickey Center seminars and events throughout the academic year.

Fellows receive competitive stipends, research support, and benefits comparable to those offered by other fellowship programs. Postdoctoral scholars are also supported by the Guarini School for Graduate and Advanced Studies , including their diversity and inclusion initiatives .

Applications will be evaluated on the basis of the quality and significance of the proposed research and its relevance to foreign policy and international security, and the ability of the applicant to benefit from interaction with and mentoring from Dartmouth faculty.

The Dickey Center and Dartmouth are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. Dartmouth recently launched a new initiative, Toward Equity , that embraces shared definitions of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging as a foundation for our success in institutional transformation. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds and with different identities and attributes. Applicants may state in their cover letter how their research, teaching, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth’s commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Political Science, History, or a closely related field; or ABD with Ph.D. received by the start date.

Application Instructions
  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Dissertation abstract (1 paragraph)
  4. Statement of up to 1,500 words describing the proposed research project during the year at Dartmouth
  5. Writing sample (50 pp. max)
  6. Two confidential letters of reference
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