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Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Wilson Center)

Washington, DC | https://www.wilsoncenter.org
Joined in July 2000

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The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (or Wilson Center), located in Washington, D.C., is a United States Presidential Memorial that was established as part of the Smithsonian Institution by an act of Congress in 1968. It is also a highly recognized think tank, ranked among the top ten in the world.

Named in honor of President Woodrow Wilson, the only President of the United States to hold a PhD, its mission is "to commemorate the ideals and concerns of Woodrow Wilson by: providing a link between the world of ideas and the world of policy; and fostering research, study, discussion, and collaboration among a full spectrum of individuals concerned with policy and scholarship in national and world affairs.”

For the 2019 year, the Wilson Center was ranked as one of the top 10 think tanks in the world and was once again listed as number one in regional studies. In addition, the Center retained the top spot in institutional collaboration and was named the number six think tank in the United States. The results are according to the 2019 University of Pennsylvania Global Go To Think Tank Rankings Survey.

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (or Wilson Center), located in Washington, D.C., is a United States Presidential Memorial that was established as part of the Smithsonian Institution by an act of Congress in 1968. It is also a…

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  • Conflict Resolution
  • International Relations
  • International Relations
  • Policy
  • Research & Social Science
  • Science & Technology

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