Kathryn Bryk Friedman, PhD, director of international research
at the University
at Buffalo Regional Institute and a research associate
professor of law and policy in the Department of Urban and Regional
Planning, has been named a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson
International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.
As a Wilson Center Global Fellow, Friedman will join the
center’s global network of scholars and experts, and
contribute to the center’s scholarship through research,
analysis and publications. She will be part of the center’s
Canada Institute, a nonpartisan program to build awareness and
knowledge about Canada and Canada-U.S. relations among U.S.
policymakers and opinion leaders.
A recent Fulbright Fellow and member of the Foreign Policy
Association, Friedman is a highly regarded expert on the
Canada-U.S. relationship. She serves as U.S. lead on
several international research and engagement networks concerning
border policy and the Great Lakes. She frequently speaks and
writes on transboundary governance and international law issues
related to the Canada-U.S. relationship, including trade, border
security and water governance.
Her appointment runs from September 2013 through August
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is a
gathering place for some of the best and brightest scholars and
experts from around the world. The center’s work informs the
nation’s public policy debates.