The collection includes research materials that Joel Fetzer used to write three of his books:
Muslims and the State in Britain, France and Germany (2004),
Luxembourg as an Immigration Success Story: The Grand Duchy in Pan-European Perspective (2011), and
Confucianism, Democratization, and Human Rights in Taiwan (2013). Items include interview notes, audiocassettes and compact discs of interviews, correspondence, and printed reference
Joel S. Fetzer was born on November 13, 1965, in Jacksonville, Florida. After his father, a Naval intelligence officer, was
transferred to the Pentagon in Washington DC in 1970, Fetzer spent most of his childhood in the nearby suburb of Woodbridge,
Virginia. He studied abroad at the Universities of Paris (France) and Manheim (Germany), then graduated summa cum laude from
Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and English in 1988. By 1996, he had received a Master of Arts, Master
of Philosophy, and Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University. While at Yale, he was awarded the Ebert Dissertation Fellowship
from the Friedrich Ebert Foundation of Bonn, Germany, and the Peace Scholar Fellowship from the United States Institute of
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