Category Archive: Graduate Program in International Affairs

Faculty Spotlight: Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

International Affairs Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, was recently mentioned in the OXFAM article, From Poverty to Power, for her Power of Numbers’ project, coordinated with Alicia Ely Yamin. The papers will be published a special edition of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities (gated), but there is an ungated version of the synthesis paper.“The synthesis paper is about the …

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Faculty Spotlight: Nina L. Khrushcheva

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Nina L. Khrushcheva is an Associate Professor in the Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs, and a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute, where she directs The Russian Project. She previously taught at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and is the author of Imagining Nabokov: Russia Between Art and Politics and The Lost Khrushchev: A Journey into the Gulag …

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Call For Essays on “The Future of Development Assistance”

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GDN Next Horizons Essay Contest 2014 in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on The Future of Development Assistance The world has changed radically since the emergence of official development assistance. How should aid change? We want to hear your views: Which financial instruments should be used to provide aid? How should the …

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Sean Jacobs Provides World Cup Insights

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Sean Jacobs, Assistant Professor of International Affairs, and founder of the blog Africa is a Country has been widely recognized lately for his insights and commentary on the FIFA World Cup. Last week, his article for Al Jazeera America asked “Why is FIFA Tolerating fans in Blackface at the World Cup?” In the article, Jacobs also …

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New publication by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

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A special journal issue on the Millennium Development Goals of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities co-edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr with Alicia Yamin was released earlier this month.  This special issue publishes the findings of the research project led by the two co-editors: The Power of Numbers: A critical evaluation of MDG goals and targets …

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