Committee on the James N. Rosenau Post-Doctoral Fellowship


This committee is charged with evaluating candidates and awarding the James N. Rosenau Post-Doctoral Fellowship.

About the Committee

The Committee on the James N. Rosenau Post-Doctoral Fellowship is a standing committee of ISA. Committee members are appointed by the ISA President. The Ad Hoc committee presented a set of recommendations at the Executive Committee meeting in August 2014, after which it became a permanent standing committee of ISA.

Membership and Terms

  • The committee members serve a two-year, staggered term 
  • The ISA President and Executive Director serve as ex-officio members

Fellowship Information

The James N. Rosenau Post-Doctoral Fellowship is open to scholars from the social sciences as well as the humanities. The fellowship is designed to support newly minted scholars in their research, and the Fellow is expected to spend the academic year furthering her/his research agenda (3/4 time), as well as collaborating with ISA HQ on projects (1/4 time).

Recipients must meet the Following Criteria

  1. Candidates must be a current member of ISA.
  2. Candidates must have received their PhDs within 2 years of the start date.
  3. The Fellow is expected to devote 3/4 time to pursue her/his own research project and 1/4 time to work on an ISA research project designated by the ISA Executive Director.


  • The Fellow will receive a stipend $50,000.00 (USD) for 12 months.

Committee Members

Reed Wood | Chair
April 2021 - March 2023
University of Essex

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