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Singh awarded for paper on ethnic diversity

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Singh awarded for paper on ethnic diversity

October 10, 2017 0 comments

Prerna Singh received the 2016 Best Paper Award from the Comparative Political Studies Journal.

Watson Institute to see extensive renovations, construction of new building

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Watson Institute to see extensive renovations, construction of new building

September 25, 2017 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs is expanding into a new complex consisting of four buildings and an outdoor plaza.

DNC Chair Tom Perez ’83 P’18 named Watson senior fellow

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DNC Chair Tom Perez ’83 P’18 named Watson senior fellow

September 17, 2017 0 comments

Chair of the Democratic National Committee Tom Perez ’83 P’18 will lead a study group at the University this fall.

Congressman discusses political polarization

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Congressman discusses political polarization

April 12, 2017 0 comments

“What is the most important political problem facing the world today?” asked Dan Maffei ’90, former representative from New York

Todd Stern discusses future of climate, energy policy

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Todd Stern discusses future of climate, energy policy

March 8, 2017 0 comments

“Don’t give up and don’t be resigned” in the fight against climate change, said Todd Stern, former U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change.

Political science professors contextualize global populism

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Political science professors contextualize global populism

March 1, 2017 0 comments

The University cannot stop talking about President Trump.

Panel talks Trump, refugee crisis

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Panel talks Trump, refugee crisis

February 22, 2017 0 comments

Discussion on the power of fear, historical contextualization and the importance of activism dominated the panel.

Faculty teach-in highlights historical implications of immigration ban

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Faculty teach-in highlights historical implications of immigration ban

February 9, 2017 0 comments

When Sreemati Mitter, assistant professor of Middle Eastern history and international and public affairs, met with Syrian refugees in France

Mara Liasson ’77, national political correspondent for National Public Radio, posited that Hillary Clinton’s failure to inspire a broad section of the electorate with a cohesive message doomed her campaign.

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Liasson ’77, Corn ’81 dissect Clinton’s defeat

November 28, 2016 0 comments

Liasson characterized the unexpected Trump victory as primarily “a failure of imagination.”

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs held a panel with Adjuct Lecturer of International and Public Affairs Richard Arenberg and Professor of International Relations Rose McDermott.

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Brown community shaken by Trump win

November 9, 2016 0 comments

After more than a year of partisan squabbling, scandals and pundit-baffling surprises, the election that once seemed to be never-ending has ended.