Category Archive: News

Alumni in the News: Jenny Rejeske quoted in the New York Times

Alumna Jenny Rejeske was recently quoted in the New York Times. In response to the Obama administration’s announcement that it planned to terminate health insurance for 115,000 people on Oct. 1 because they had failed to prove that they were United States citizens or legal immigrants eligible for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, Jenny …

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Dr. Erin McCandles Publishes in “Building Peace”

Dr. McCandless has recently published a short piece on “Non-state Actors and Competing Sources of Legitimacy in Conflict-Affected Settings,” in the “Latest Insights” section of “Building Peace” – an online forum for peace and security hosted by the Alliance for Peacebuilding. All are encouraged to tweet and retweet about this blog – either through web-link …

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Alumna Spotlight: Mary E. Robbins

Alumna Marry E. Robbins recently co-authored an article for the Huffington Post on violence against women in post world cup Rio. The article, entitled In Brazil, the World Cup Is Over But the Sexual Violence Continues, points to increasing incedence and continual patterns of rape and sexual violence in Brazil, and suggests better responses from the justice sector …

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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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“On the Run”: Urban Surveillance & New School Courses

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The War on Drugs has spawned an expansive network of policing as a unique feature of the urban landscape. This outgrowth was the focus of the 2014 Nathan Levin Lecture on Public Policy titled, “Surveillance City: The War on Drugs in Urban Neighborhoods.” The talk featured Alice Goffman whose book “On the Run: Fugitive Life …

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