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An audio Q&A with political scientist Neil Malhotra.Blake Cole
The 2010 midterm elections shook things up. A surge of support for new political movements like the Tea Party and worry over the economy contributed to heavy Democratic losses on both national and state levels, which ultimately saw Republicans recapturing the House.
Political scientist Alex Weisiger discusses the war in Afghanistan.Loraine Terrell
As part of the political science department’s November 11 panel discussion,
Criminologist Richard Berk designs software aimed at reducing recidivism.Blake Cole
What would it take to stop a crime before it occurred?
Associate Professor of Sociology Melissa Wilde looks to policies of the past and how they've shaped the current religious landscape.Blake Cole
An audio Q&A with political scientist Brendan O'Leary on his service as United Nations advisor.Peter Nichols and Christopher Abreu
In September, Lauder Professor of Political Science Brendan O'Leary returned to campus from a year's leave, during which he served as Senior Advisor on Power-Sharing for the Mediation Support Unit in the United Nations Department of Political Affairs.
Graduate student Kristin Doughty studies how perpetrators and victims coexist in post-genocide Rwanda.Some Person
Recent College graduate Sam Adelsberg helps micro-entrepreneurs in the West Bank.Priya Ratneshwar
For Sam Adelsberg, C’10, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has always been more than just an intellectual interest.
Graduate student Aaron Mulvany studies competing narratives of flood and recovery in South Indian coastal communities.Priya Ratneshwar
In 2005, six months after a massive tsunami devastated South and Southeast Asia, South Asia Studies doctoral student Aaron Mulvany visited India’s Coromandel Coast, along the Bay of Bengal.
Political scientist Jeffrey Green challenges the notion of vox populi.Peter Nichols
We ordinarily think of democracy as the form of self-government in which ordinary citizens have a say in decisions that affect their lives. “We the People” are empowered, we generally assume, because we have a voice in elections and in public opinion through which are heard the vox populi.
Graduate student Seth Richards uses an economics framework to examine the effects of social norms on teen sexual activity.Priya Ratneshwar
With teen pregnancy rates up for the first time in a decade and the Obama administration eliminating federal funding for abstinence-only sex-education programs, intense debates abound over how to delay and reduce teen sexual activity.
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