Introducing: Roosevelt Visiting Professor Peter I. Rose

Peter Rose (Smith College) will be based at the RIAS in the Spring 2019.

Peter I. Rose

A distinguished sociologist, social historian, and publicist, Professor Rose has enjoyed a long academic career dedicated to the study of refugees and minorities in the United States. During his time in Middelburg, Professor Rose will be participating in a variety of RIAS events, including the upcoming seminar on "American Islands," where he will be delivering a talk on "Yank' as a Four Letter Word." He will also be doing research on the different perspectives and policy recommendations of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt toward the admission of Jewish refugees into the United States during the 1930s and early 1940s.

​For more information, see his staff page.