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Research associate named Carnegie scholar

Sharon Weiner, a post-doctoral member of the Woodrow Wilson School's Research Program on Science and Global Security , will receive a grant of $100,000 from the Carnegie Corporation to continue her research over the course of two years.

Weiner came to Princeton to "study the bureaucratic politics of national security in the United States." Weiner said the grant will allow her to devote her time to studying U.S. programs that re-employ former Russian nuclear weapons scientists.

The Carnegie Corporation has an endownment of nearly $2 billion. It focuses on "education, international affairs, African development and democracy questions," according to Susan King, Carnegie vice president. For more information visit Carnegie Corporation of New York .

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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