MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies

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Luce Hall, the MacMillan Center's main building.

The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale, commonly known as the MacMillan Center, is a research and educational center for international affairs and area studies at Yale University

Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition[edit]

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition is part of The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University. The center was founded in November 1998 by David Brion Davis and funded by Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Davis was the center director 1998-2004.

The mission is to promote the study of all aspects of slavery, especially the chattel slave system and its destruction. The center seeks to foster an improved understanding of the role of slavery, slave resistance, and abolition in the Western world by promoting interaction and exchange between scholars, teachers, and public historians through publications, educational outreach, and other programs and events.[1]

The center director is historian David W. Blight, professor of History at Yale University .[2]

History[edit]

The MacMillan Center was created in the 1960s as the Concilium on International and Area Studies and later renamed in the 1980s as the Yale Center for International and Area Studies (YCIAS). In April 2006, YCIAS was renamed as The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale.[3] The center is currently headed by political science professor Ian Shapiro.

Jackson Institute for Global Affairs[edit]

In April 2009, Yale announced it had received a $50 million gift to create the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs as a part of the MacMillan Center.[4] The Institute opened its door in the 2010 fall semester and is now home to Yale's "Master’s Program in International Relations" and the undergraduate majors in "International Studies" and "Global Affairs."[5] Notable "Senior Fellows" involved in the program include retired four-star general Stanley McChrystal, former head of the CIA James Woolsey and Judge Richard Goldstone among others.[6][7]

Noteworthy alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition last visited 7-29-1017
  2. ^ About the Center last visited 7-29-1017
  3. ^ "Yale Center for International and Area Studies receives new name: The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale". M2 Presswire. 2006-04-28. 
  4. ^ "Global affairs center created". Yale Daily News. 6 April 2009. Archived from the original on 16 March 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "About the Jackson Institute". Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "2010-2011 Senior Fellows". Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Senior Fellows 2011-2012". Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Eric Alterman". Retrieved 2010-04-16. 
  9. ^ "A. Doak Barnett". Retrieved 2009-10-24. 
  10. ^ "The Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale". Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
  11. ^ "Staff Biographies". Archived from the original on 2002-06-17. Retrieved 2010-04-16. 
  12. ^ "Noah Pollak - Jewcy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-26. Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
  13. ^ "USC International Relations". Archived from the original on 2009-11-29. Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
  14. ^ "Sergio Troncoso". Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
  15. ^ "William C. Wohlforth". Dartmouth College. Retrieved 2009-10-24. 

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