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Alumni in the News: Ferney Giraldo GPIA ’14 receives Franklin H. Williams Award

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Originally from Colombia, Ferney Giraldo has spent over 10 years working in youth and family advocacy and community outreach, both in the U.S. and abroad. From 2008–10, Giraldo served as a Youth and Community Development Volunteer in Guatemala. He worked closely with the local Mayan K’iche community, facilitating life skills education and HIV/AIDS awareness workshops for students, teachers, …

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International Affairs Alumna Mala Kumar Publishes Op-ed in The Advocate: “Why I Quit My Job at the United Nations”

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Mala Kumar is a 2010 M.A. International Affairs graduate. She recently finished a UNICEF project manager job in Burundi. Click here to read the full op-ed.        

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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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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