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American Academy in Berlin

ORGANIZATION

Established 1997. "The mission of the American Academy in Berlin is to strengthen the transatlantic relationship by promoting intellectual and cultural exchange. It does so by awarding residential fellowships to accomplished Americans in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and public policy, as well as through programming and partnerships with organizations in the United States and Germany. The American Academy in Berlin is an independent, private, non-partisan center."

Official Website:
http://www.americanacademy.de/

Location:
Berlin, Germany

Founding Date:
1997

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John P. Birkelund
Business
23-Jun-1930   Chairman of Dillon Read, 1986-98
Stephen B. Burbank
Educator
c. 1946   UPenn Law Professor
Gahl Hodges Burt
Socialite
?   Nancy Reagan's social secretary, 1983-85
Caroline Bynum
Historian
1941   Medieval historian
Gerhard Casper
Educator
25-Dec-1937   President of Stanford University, 1992-2000
Thomas L. Farmer
Attorney
c. 1926   Overseas Development Council
Julie Finley
Socialite
c. 1938   US Ambassador to the OSCE
Vartan Gregorian
Educator
8-Apr-1934   President of Carnegie Corporation
Karl M. von der Heyden
Business
?   Vice Chairman of Pepsi, 1996-2001
Richard C. Holbrooke
Diplomat
24-Apr-1941 13-Dec-2010 US Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan
Josef Joffe
Editor
15-Mar-1944   Editor of Die Zeit
Henry Kissinger
Government
27-May-1923   US Secretary of State, 1973-77
John Kornblum
Diplomat
6-Feb-1943   US Ambassador to Germany, 1997-2001
James Mann
Author
1946   Rise of the Vulcans
Norman Pearlstine
Journalist
4-Oct-1942   Former Time Inc. Editor in Chief
David M. Rubenstein
Business
c. 1949   Director of the Carlyle Group
Amity Shlaes
Columnist
1960   The Forgotten Man
Fritz Stern
Historian
2-Feb-1926   German historian
Richard von Weizsäcker
Head of State
15-Apr-1920   President of Germany, 1984-94


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