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Professor Jeff Smith Discusses Topics from his E-Book ‘Ferguson in Black and White’

The December 2nd event hosted by the Urban Policy Program, the Center for New York City Affairs, and the New Black School: A Black Graduate School Organization, discussed the Grand Jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case and the resulting increased tensions surrounding racial and class inequality.

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Faculty Sakiko Fukuda-Parr on Human Rights and Global Inequality at the UN

Professor Fukuda-Parr was one of the speakers at the Parliamentary Hearing at the United Nations on November 19-20, urging Parliamentarians to support the goal to reduce inequality as a top international priority. On November 17th, she also gave the annual Boving lecture at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, established to promote debate on urgent global challenges of poverty, inequality and development, on Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights.

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GPIA Graduate Beatrice Mauger Co-authors Piece Featured on the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Blog

Beatrice is currently a Cities, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Research Fellow at the Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO).

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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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OCM Student Samantha Goldman Publishes Piece on 2014 Elections

Samantha Goldman, an OCM student, published a piece related to campaign elections and organizational culture and was part of her Advanced Seminar project.

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