Category Archive: Graduate Program in International Affairs

From Divisive Walls To Blurred Boundaries: How Much Has Really Changed Between US and Russia?

International Affairs Professor, Nina Khrushcheva, claims in an article entitled Building Berlin’s Wall helped avoid a nuclear confrontation that “[t]hough the physical Berlin Wall was torn down 25 years ago, the psychological wall remains intact. Stronger than ever.”

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Sean Jacobs on Morocco’s refusal to host the Cup of Nations

International Affairs Professor, Sean Jacobs, recently published an article in The Guardian which commented on the reasons behind Morocco’s refusal to host the Cup of Nations.

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Prof. Nina Khrushcheva on Russians in Hollywood and US-Russia Politics

Professor Nina Khrushcheva follows how Russians are portrayed in American pop culture and especially in film.  She was recently cited in a BBC article, Hollywood stereotypes: Why are Russians the bad guys? which highlights the use of stereotypes that have made Russians out to be the “bad guys” since the Cold War era.  Her own articles on the …

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Professor L.H.M. Ling Draws Connections Between Ebola and Ferguson on Huffington Post

In an article posted to the Huffington Post website last Tuesday, GPIA professor L.H.M. Ling confronts multiple current events in answering the question, “What does Ebola have to do with Ferguson and ISIS?” Professor Ling is the faculty supervisor of The Global Intimate (also known as the Silk Road Research Initiative), a student research collective …

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Professor Sakiko Fukuda Parr to Speak on the Role of Human Rights in Combating Poverty


From Rhetoric to Remedy: human rights in the struggle against poverty
27 October 2014, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Lipton Hall,
108 West Third Street
New York, NY 10012

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