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July 07, 2006
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- Acton Institute
- The primary mission of the Acton Institute is to invoke
religion as a defender of liberty and as an educator of individual responsibility in a
- Alexis de
- The Alexis de Tocqueville Institution (AdTI) was founded in
1986 to study, promote, and extend the principles of classical liberalism: political
equality, civil liberty, and economic freedom. AdTI conducts research on five key areas of
concern to policy makers: 1) education, 2) immigration, 3) national defense, 4) taxes
& economic growth, and 5) deregulation.
- The American
- The American Bankruptcy Institute is the largest
multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on
matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public
with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues.
- American Enterprise
- Founded in 1943, the American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
sponsors original research on government policy, the American economy, and American
politics. AEI research aims to preserve and to strengthen the foundations of a free
society-government, competitive private enterprise, vital cultural and political
institutions, and vigilant defense-rigorous inquiry, debate, and writing. The Institute is
home to some of America's most renowned economists, legal scholars, political scientists,
and foreign policy specialists. AEI is an independent, nonpartisan organization financed
by tax-deductible contributions from corporations, foundations, and individuals.
Institute for Homeland Security
- The ANSER
Institute for Homeland Security is a not-for-profit public-service research
organization examining a new set of national security challenges. Initiated
and funded by ANSER's Board of Trustees in October 1999 and formally
established in April 2001, the Institute believes that preparing for these new
challenges will require a determined, integrated effort at every stage of the
process: deterrence, prevention, preemption, crisis management, consequence
management, attribution and response.
War College Strategic Studies Institute
- The Army War College Strategic Studies Institute is U.S.
Army's strategic level think-tank. Its major missions are to analyze political trends that
affect national security policy and provide a bridge between the U.S. Army and the wider
strategic community. Our studies are used by think-tanks, military planners, policymakers,
journalists, and academics around the world.
- Aspen Institute
- The Aspen Institute is an international, non-for-profit
organization dedicated to enhancing the ability of business and professional leaders to
understand and act upon the major issues challenging the national and international
- Atlas Economic
- The Atlas Economic Research Foundation, founded in 1981, is
a nonprofit, tax-exempt entity that helps to create, develop, advise and support
independent public policy research institutes internationally.
- Bionomics Institute
- The Bionomics Institute is a nonprofit educational
foundation dedicated to replacing the traditional, mechanistic view of the economy with
- British American
Security Information Council
- The British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
is an independent research organization that analyzes international security policy in
Europe and North America. BASIC works to promote public awareness of defense, disarmament,
military strategy, and nuclear policies in order to foster informed debate on these
- Brookings Institution
- The Brookings Institution is a private nonprofit
organization devoted to research, education, and publication in economics, government,
foreign policy, and the social sciences generally.
- Bureau of Governmental
- The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) is a private,
non-profit, citizen-supported research organization dedicated to informed public-policy
making and the improvement of local governments in the New Orleans metropolitan area. BGR
also focuses on state and national issues which effect the metropolitan area.
The Carnegie Council on
Ethics and International Affairs
- An independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit
organization dedicated to research and education at the nexus of ethics and
- The Carnegie Endowment
- The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace was
established in 1910 in Washington, D.C., with a gift from Andrew Carnegie. As a tax-exempt
operating (not grant-making) foundation, the Endowment conducts programs of research,
discussion, publication, and education in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy.
The Endowment also publishes the quarterly magazine Foreign Policy.
- Cascade Policy
- Mission: to explore voluntary, market-oriented answers to
Oregon's public policy questions. A non-profit, non-partisan and non-political
- Cato Institute
- The mission of the Cato Institute is to increase the
understanding of public policies based on the principles of limited government, free
markets, individual liberty, and peace.
- Center for
the American Woman and Politics
- The Center for the American Woman and Politics (CAWP) is a
university-based research, education and public service center. Its mission is to promote
greater understanding and knowledge about women's relationship to politics and government
and to enhance women's influence and leadership in public life.
- Center on Budget and
- The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is a nonpartisan
research and policy institute that provides timely analysis on government policies and
programs that affect people of low-and moderate-incomes. Areas of the Center's work
include budget and tax policy, nutrition and food programs, labor market policies,
welfare, Medicaid, housing, and income distribution.
- Center for Defense
- Founded in 1972 as an independent monitor of the military,
the Center for Defense Information is a private, nongovernmental, research organization.
CDI seeks realistic and cost effective military spending without excess expenditures for
weapons and policies that increase the danger of war. It supports adequate defense by
evaluating our defense needs and how best to meet them without wasteful spending or
compromising our national security.
- Center for Equal
- As the only think tank devoted exclusively to the promotion
of colorblind equal opportunity and racial harmony, the Center for Equal Opportunity (CEO)
is uniquely positioned to counter the divisive impact of race conscious public policies.
CEO focuses on three areas in particular: racial preferences, immigration and assimilation
and multicultural education.
- Center for Law and
- The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is a national
non-profit organization with expertise in both law and policy affecting the poor. Through
education, policy research and advocacy, CLASP seeks to improve the economic conditions of
low-income families with children and secure access for the poor to our civil justice
- Center for
- The CNP is a non-profit, non-partisan public
policy organization, is dedicated to promoting the public interest. Since its
founding in 1981, CNP has served as a forum for debate and discussion and has
been a significant player in developing policy alternatives that are
responsive to and effectively serve the interests of all Americans.
- Center for Policy
- The Center for Policy Alternatives is the nation's leading
non-profit, non-partisan public policy and leadership development center devoted to
community-based solutions that strengthen families and communities. CPA links elected
leaders at the state level with leaders of private and non-profit sectors across the
political spectrum, finding common ground, new ideas and resources to create solutions
- Center for Responsive
- The Center for Responsive Politics is a non-partisan,
non-profit research group based in Washington, D.C. that specializes in the study of
Congress and particularly the role that money plays in its elections and actions. The
Center conducts computer-based research on campaign finance issues for the news media,
academics, activists, and other interested observers of Congress. The Center's work is
aimed at creating a more involved citizenry and a more responsive Congress.
- Center for Strategic
and Budgetary Assessments
- The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments is an
independent policy research institute established to promote innovative thinking about
defense planning and investment strategies for the 21st century. CSBA research makes clear
the inextricable link between defense strategies and budgets in fostering a more effective
and efficient defense, and the need to transform the U.S. military in light of the
emerging military revolution.
- Center for Strategic and
- The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
is a public policy research institution dedicated to policy analysis and impact. CSIS is
the only institution of its kind that maintains resident experts on all the world's major
geographical regions. It also covers key functional areas, such as international finance,
the emerging markets, U.S. domestic and economic policy related to the Strengthening of
America, and U.S. foreign policy and national security issues.
- Center for the Study of
- The Center for the Study of American Business was
established at Washington University in St. Louis in 1975 to improve public understanding
of the American business system and to foster a public policy environment in which the
U.S. market economy can prosper. In the intervening years, the Center's research has been
recognized nationwide as a quality product in the "marketplace of ideas." Its
findings reach a wide audience of influential figures in business, government, academia,
and the national media.
- Center for the New West
- The Center for the New West is an independent, nonprofit
and nonpartisan institution for policy research, education and economic development.
- Center for the
Study of the Presidency
- The Center for the Study of the Presidency, a public policy
research center, is a nonpartisan, nonprofit educational corporation. Its goals are to
build better citizens, better government, and better leaders. Its primary focus is the
American presidency, and it seeks to develop a discipline of learning and a body of
literature related thereto. The Center also seeks to better relate the business community
to domestic and foreign public policy issues through leadership conferences, and to
democratic institutions both at home and abroad.
- Center for
Urban Policy Research
- For more than 25 years, the Center for Urban Policy
Research at Rutgers University has informed the nation with its broad spectrum of urban
research. Under the directorship of Norman J. Glickman, CUPR has made its mark in analyses
of urban poverty, community development, economic development and forecasting, housing,
land use, environmental policy, and Geographic Information Systems. CUPR is concerned with
both academic urban research and the practical application of research results to policy
design and implementation.
- Center for Women in
Politics and Public Policy
- The Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy serves
as a catalyst for the participation of women from diverse social, cultural, and economic
backgrounds in the political life of the Commonwealth (Massachussetts) and the nation. The
Center collaborates with a range of organizations, institutes, and media to promote
awareness of issues involving women, politics, and policy development.
- Centre for Independent
- The Centre for Independent Studies is the leading
independent public policy research institute in Australia and New Zealand committed to
individual liberty and choice, including freedoms of association, religion, speech and the
right to property; an economy based on free and competitive markets; democratic government
under the rule of law; the importance of an autonomous and free civil society.
- Claremont Institute
- The Claremont Institute seeks is to restore the principles
of the American Founding to their rightful, preeminent authority in our national life. It
upholds the ideas of liberty and equality. It believes there can be no freedom and justice
without a limited and accountable government that respects private property, promotes
stable family life and maintains secure borders and a strong defense.
Club of California
- The Commonwealth Club of California is the largest and most
prestigious public affairs speaking forum in the United States.
- Council on
- The Council on Foreign Relations, established in 1921, is a
nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that takes no position on issues but is
dedicated to improving the understanding of international affairs and American foreign
policy through the free exchange of ideas.
- The Discovery Institute is a center for national and
international affairs based in Seattle, WA. Its programs center on the application of
advanced technology to individual liberty, representative democracy, free enterprise,
internationalism, and the enduring moral principles of civilized society.
- Economic Policy
- Founded in 1986 by a group of economic policy experts, the
Economic Policy Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that seeks to broaden the
public debate about strategies to achieve a prosperous and fair economy.
- The Economic Strategy Institute was founded out of the deep
concern of key U.S. industry and labor leaders with the erosion of America's economic
leadership, and with the hostility of media and academic commentators toward efforts to
halt the slide. ESI works to define a new economic agenda by challenging old assumptions
and developing an integrated, macro/micro economic strategy to realize the full potential
of America's rich material and human resources.
- The Education Policy Institute is non-profit organization
devoted to educational research, policy analysis, and training from a public choice and
market oriented perspective.
- Employee Benefit Research
- Established in 1978, the Employee Benefit Research
Institute (EBRI) is the only nonprofit, nonpartisan organization committed to original
public policy research and education on economic security and employee benefits. The
Institute's mission is to advance the public's, the media's and policymakers' knowledge
and understanding of employee benefits and their importance to our nation's economy.
- Employment Policies
- The Employment Policies Institute is a nonprofit research
organization dedicated to studying entry-level employment issues such as the minimum wage,
part-time workers, welfare to work and illiteracy.
- Empower America was formed in 1993 to support basic
principles of economic growth, spreading freedom and democracy world-wide, and restoring
America's cultural heritage.
- Ethics and Public Policy
- The Ethics and Public Policy Center was established in 1976
to clarify and reinforce the bond between the Judeo-Christian moral tradition and the
public debate over domestic and foreign policy issues. Its program includes research,
writing, publication, and conferences. The Center affirms the political relevance of the
great Western ethical imperatives--respect for the dignity of every person, individual
freedom and responsibility, justice, the rule of law, and limited government. It maintains
that moral reasoning is an essential complement to empirical calculation in the shaping of
- Foreign Policy
Institute - Turkey
- FPI was founded in 1974 as an independent research
organization to study issues related with Turkish Foreign Policy. During the past twenty
one years it has enlarged its activities to cover strategic and regional studies and
- Fraser Institute
- The Fraser Institute was founded in 1974 to redirect public
attention to the role markets can play in providing for the economic and social well-being
C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies
- Founded on June 5, 1993, the George C. Marshall European
Center for Security Studies is dedicated to stabilizing and thereby strengthening
Post-Cold War Europe. Specifically, it aids defense and foreign ministries in Europe's
aspiring democracies to develop national security organizations and systems that reflect
- Heartland Institute
- The Heartland Institute, incorporated in 1984, sponsors and
promotes sound research on the problems faced by state and local governments.
- Heritage Foundation
- The Heritage Foundation was established in 1973 as a
nonpartisan, tax-exempt policy research institute dedicated to the principles of free
competitive enterprise, limited government, individual liberty and a strong national
- The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace,
founded in 1919, is a center for advanced study in domestic and international affairs.
- Hudson Institute
- Hudson Institute is a private, not-for-profit research
organization founded in 1961. Hudson analyzes and makes recommendations about public
policy for business and government executives and for the public at large. More than
thirty years of work on the most important issues of the day has allowed Hudson to forge a
viewpoint that embodies skepticism about the conventional wisdom, optimism about solving
problems, a commitment to free institutions and individual responsibility, an appreciation
of the crucial role of technology in achieving progress, and an abiding respect for the
importance of values, culture, and religion in human affairs.
- Independence Institute
- The Independence Institute is established upon the eternal
truths of the Declaration of Independence. Founded in 1985, the Independence Institute is
a non-partisan, non-profit public policy research organization dedicated to providing
timely information to concerned citizens, government officials, and public opinion
- Through this uncommon independence, depth, and clarity, the
Independent Institute pushes at the frontiers of our knowledge, redefines the debate over
public issues, and fosters new and effective directions for government reform.
- Institute of Economic
Affairs - United Kingdom
- The Institute of Economic Affairs is a research and
educational charity that was incorporated in 1955 and began publishing regularly in 1957.
It specializes in studies of markets and pricing systems as technical devices for
registering preferences and apportioning resources.
- Institute for Fiscal
Studies - United Kingdom
- The Institute for Fiscal Studies is one of Europe's
pre-eminent centres of policy research. IFS aims to bridge the gap between policy-makers
and academics: to bring academic rigour to policy discussion, and policy relevance to
academic research. It has proved invaluable to civil servants, the Press and private
companies in explaining policy issues.
for Foreign Policy Analysis
- Founded in 1976, the Institute for Foreign
Policy Analysis (IFPA), Inc., is an independent and nonpartisan research and
strategic planning organization that specializes in issues of national
security, foreign policy, political economics, and government-industrial
relations. Building on thorough and innovative analysis, the Institute and
its small-business subsidiary, National Security Planning Associates, Inc. (NSPA),
provide a wide range of programs and services.
for National Strategic Studies
- The Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) was
established in July 1984 as an interdisciplinary research institute staffed by senior
civilian and military analysts from all four Services. The Director of INSS reports
through the President of the National Defense University to the Secretary of Defense,
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, and to the Commanders-in-Chief of the Unified Commands.
The Institute Director sets the research agenda of the Institute to meet the needs and
requirements of the Department of Defense.
- Institute for Policy
- The Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) is a non-profit,
non-partisan public policy "think tank" based in Lewisville, Texas and founded
in 1987 to research, develop and promote innovative and non-partisan solutions to today's
public policy problems.
- Institute for
- The Institute for Socioeconomic Studies is a non-profit
operating foundation with broad research interests relating to the quality of life, social
motivation, poverty, urban regeneration, and the problems of the elderly, primarily as
they relate to domestic government policy. Since its founding in 1974 by Dr. Leonard M.
Greene, the Institute has been exploring approaches to comprehensive welfare reform, work
incentives, national health care financing, and related social policy issues.
- Institute for Women's
- The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) is an
independent, non-profit, 501(c)(3) certified, scientific research organization
incorporated in the District of Columbia, established in 1987 to rectify the limited
availability of policy relevant research on women's lives and to inform and stimulate
debate on issues of critical importance for women. Unlike most other research institutes,
IWPR's work places women's experiences at the center of each analysis.
Institute For Strategic Studies
- The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS),
founded in 1958, is an independent centre for research, information and debate on the
problems of conflict, however caused, that have, or potentially have, an important
military content. Its work is grounded in an appreciation of the various political,
economic and social problems that can lead to instability, as well as the factors that can
lead to international cooperation.
- The James Madison Institute is a Florida-based nonprofit
research and educational organization chartered in 1987. The guiding philosophy of the
Institute is based on a profound belief in such timeless ideals as economic freedom,
limited government, federalism, traditional values, the rule of law, and individual
liberty coupled with individual responsibility.
- Japan Information
- The Japan Information Access Project is a Washington,
DC-based, independent, nonprofit research center to strengthen international understanding
of Japanese science, technology, industry, security, and policy.
- Japan Policy
- The Japan Policy Research Institute is a non-profit
membership organization dedicated to the promotion of understanding of Japan's political
economic behavior and growing significance in world affairs.
- The Levy Institute
- The Levy Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan,
independently funded research organization devoted to public service. Through scholarship
and economic forecasting it generates viable, effective public policy responses to
important economic problems that profoundly affect the quality of life in the United
States and abroad.
- The Locke
- The Locke Institute was founded in 1989 as an independent,
non-partisan educational and research organization. Named for the philosopher and
political theorist John Locke (1632-1704), the Institute ascribes to his theory that
society is based on natural law and that the individual is the ultimate source of
political sovereignty. The Institute endorses Locke's proposition that individuals are possessed of inalienable rights to life, liberty, and property.
- The Massachusetts
Institute for a New Economy
- The Massachusetts Institute for a New Economy (MassINC) is
an independent state-based think tank informing the public debate about the most critical
economic and social issues affecting the health of Massachusetts and its working -- and
middle-class citizens. MassINC initiates a dialogue which will help us to pursue the
American Dream in Massachusetts -- a sustainable vision of life which restores our ability
to invest in family, community, education, and the quality of our lives.
- The Milken Institute's mission is to explore
and explain the dynamics of world economic structure, conduct, and performance
by conducting research in economics, business, and finance. The objective is a
better-informed public, more thoughtful public policies, improved economic
outcomes, and better lives for people.
of Social Insurance
- The National Academy of Social Insurance is a nonprofit,
nonpartisan organization that promotes research and education concerning Social Security,
Unemployment Insurance, Workers' Compensation, the appropriate role of government in
protecting individuals from the costs of personal health care services, and related public
and private programs.
Center for Policy Analysis
- The National Center for Policy Analysis is a nonprofit,
nonpartisan, tax-exempt public policy research institute which supports free enterprise,
low taxes, limited government and a strong national defense.
Center for Public Policy Research
- The National Center for Public Policy Research, founded in
1982, is a tax-exempt conservative action foundation. It uses research, information
dissemination and grassroots & coalition educational programs to develop and
illustrate to the general public the conservative perspective on issue of national
- National Center on
Education and the Economy
- The National Center on Education and the Economy is a
not-for-profit organization dedicated to the development of a comprehensive US system of
education, employment and training.
Regulatory Research Institute
- The National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI) was
established by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) at The
Ohio State University in 1976 to provide research, educational services, and technical
services to the state regulatory commissions. At the highest level of generalization, the
goals of the NRRI are accomplished through research, education, and service. To the NRRI,
this means respectively, (1) contributing to basic and applied research in the diverse
fields of utility regulation, (2) providing educational and training experiences to the
members of the regulatory community, and (3) offering technical assistance and expertise
to the public service commissions. From this, it follows that the central objective of the
NRRI is to help strengthen state public service commission regulation.
- The Nelson A. Rockefeller
Institute of Government
- The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, the
public policy research arm of the State University of New York, was established in 1982 to
bring the resources of the 64-campus SUNY system to bear on public policy issues. The
Institute is actively involved nationally in research and special projects on the role of
state governments in American federalism and the management and finances of both state and
local governments in major areas of domestic public affairs.
- Nuclear Energy Institute
- The Nuclear Energy Institute is the nuclear energy
industry's Washington-based policy organization.
- The Pacific
- The Pacific Institute for Studies in Development,
Environment, and Security is an independent, non-profit center created in 1987 to do
research and policy analysis in the areas of environment, sustainable development, and
international security. Underlying all of the Institute's work is the recognition that the
pressing problems of environmental degradation, regional and global poverty, and political
tension and conflict are fundamentally interrelated, and that long-term solutions must
consider these issues in an interdisciplinary manner. The Pacific Institute addresses the
breadth and long-term nature of both problems and necessary solutions. The Institute
strives to improve policy through sound research and consistent dialogue with
action-oriented groups from the international to local level.
- Pacific Research
- The Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy promotes
the principles of individual freedom and personal responsibility. The Institute believes
these principles are best encouraged through policies that emphasize a free economy,
private initiative, and limited government. By focusing on public policy issues such as
education, the environment, law, economics, and social welfare, the Institute strives to
foster a better understanding of the principles of a free society among leaders in
government, academia, the media, and the business community.
- Political Economy Research
- The Political Economy Research Center (PERC) is a
market-oriented think tank focusing on environmental and natural resource issues. Its
research and policy analysis covers endangered species, forestry, fisheries, parks, public
lands, property rights, Superfund, water, and environmental education.
- Progress and Freedom
- The Progress and Freedom Foundation is a private,
non-profit, non-partisan idea center organized to restore, to renew and to recreate
America's sense of its future, a future woven inextricably with the ideas of progress and
- Progressive Policy
- The Progressive Policy Institute is a center for policy
innovation that develops alternatives to the exhausted debate between the Left and the
Right. PPI advocates growth-oriented economic policies designed to stimulate broad upward
mobility and foster a more inclusive, more democratic capitalism; social policies that
move beyond maintaining the poor to liberating them from poverty and dependence; and a
foreign policy of resolve in defending America's interests and promoting democracy abroad.
- Public Policy Institute of
- The Public Policy Institute of California is a private,
nonprofit organization dedicated to independent, nonpartisan research on economic, social,
and political issues that affect the lives of Californians. The Institute was established
in 1994 with an endowment from William R. Hewlett.
- Public Service Research
- The Public Service Research Foundation is a research and
education organization studying the impact of unions in government on government. Since
1980 it has published a quarterly journal, the Government Union Review, which contains
many excellent scholarly articles on this topic.
- Rand is a private, nonprofit institution that helps improve
public policy through research and analysis.
- Reason Foundation
- The Reason Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public
policy research and educational organization dedicated to advancing the principles of a
- Resources for the Future
- Resources for the Future (RFF) is an independent, nonprofit
research organization that aims to help people make better decisions about the
conservation and use of their natural resources and the environment. As the world's
knowledge of the environment grows and competition for natural and financial resources
becomes more intense, the need for policies based on information rather than inclination
becomes increasingly crucial. RFF strives to provide accurate, objective information to
policy makers, legislators, public opinion leaders, and environmentalists to help them
responsibly meet the nation's and the world's long-term environmental and economic needs.
- Henry L. Stimson Center
- The Henry L. Stimson Center was founded in 1989 and is a
non-profit, non-partisan institution that concentrates on particularly difficult national
and international security and foreign policy issues where technology, policy, and
politics intersect. We deal extensively with reducing and eliminating weapons of mass
destruction, foreign policy issues and the conflict of U.S. involvement abroad, and
confidence building measures in South-East Asia and China.
- Tax Foundation
- The Tax Foundation, commemorating its 60th anniversary in
1997, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan policy research organization that monitors fiscal issues
at the federal, state, and local levels.
- Twentieth Century Fund
- Since 1919, the Twentieth Century Fund, a nonpartisan
foundation, has been at the forefront researching and writing about progressive public
policy. It produces books, reports, and other publications and convene task forces of
citizens and experts -- all with an eye toward finding fresh approaches to the major
issues of the day.
- W.E. Upjohn
Institute for Employment Research
- The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research was
founded in 1945 to research and promote solutions to employment related problems. It is a
not-for-profit, independent research institution with nine professional economists on
staff. The Institute also sponsors a competitive grant program that funds original
research, and publish monographs and working papers.
- Urban Institute
- The Urban Institute is a private, nonprofit policy research
and educational organization, established in 1968, to investigate the social and economic
problems confronting the nation and government policies and programs designed to alleviate
- The mission of the World Water Council is to promote
awareness about critical water issues at all levels, including the highest decision-making
level, and to facilitate the efficient protection, development, planning, management and
use of global water on an environmentally sustainable basis for the benefit of all people.
- Woodrow Wilson Center
- The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
is the United States' official memorial to Woodrow Wilson, president of the United States
from 1913 to 1921. The Center aims, in a strictly nonpartisan fashion, to foster
scholarship and promote the exchange of views between scholars and decision makers that
was envisaged by Woodrow Wilson--a college teacher and university president, as well as a
politician and international statesman.