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Topic: Watson Institute for International Studies

University News

Senior fellow critiques American policy

February 5, 2016 4 comments

Chas Freeman Jr., a long-time bureaucrat and senior fellow at the Watson Institute, presented his opinions on the fall of American superiority.

Marissa Quinn, director of communications at the Watson Institute, said she will aim to “bring sound judgment” to the R.I. Ethics Commission.


Quinn selected to join Rhode Island Ethics Commission

April 23, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Marisa Quinn, director of communications and outreach at the Watson Institute, was appointed by Gov. Gina Raimondo to the Rhode Island Ethics Commission.

Students in INTL 1802: “International Journalism: Foreign Reporting in Practice”  present their articles written on various aspects of Nicaraguan life and culture, which they explored during a spring break class trip.

University News

Journalism students capture Nicaraguan life

April 9, 2015 1 comment

Students presented their first forays into international reporting as part of their spring break trip to Nicaragua at the Watson Institute Wednesday.

University News

Public policy program revamped after merger

February 27, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The University’s public policy program will expand to include two new graduate dual-degree programs and a restructured undergraduate concentration.

Teach-in explores freedom of speech

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Teach-in explores freedom of speech

January 29, 2015 2 comments

Since the 1960s, Charlie Hebdo has played a role in France’s “long history of satire,” said Youenn Kervennic, senior lecturer in French studies.

At Wednesday’s Ukraine teach-in, panelists discussed former President Viktor Yanukovych’s removal from office.

University News

Teach-in explores roots of Ukrainian political upheaval

March 6, 2014 3 comments

“This is the most serious international crisis that you will experience,” said Robert Legvold, professor emeritus of political science at Columbia.

The Watson Institute's two lecture series will focus on security and governance and development this semester.

University News

Series reflect Watson Institute mission

February 21, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The Watson Institute is hosting two lecture series this semester, with one devoted to security and the other exploring issues of governance and development

In the first panel, experts discussed their experiences with federal surveillance programs and the National Security Agency.

University News

In panels, experts examine federal surveillance programs

December 5, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The Joukowsky Forum hosted intelligence experts and prominent reporters to discuss NSA programs.

University News

Former Indian ambassador to U.S. joins Watson Institute

November 24, 2013 1 comment

Nirupama Rao plans to write a book on the role of public diplomacy in Indian foreign policy

With new director, Watson Institute paves way for future

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With new director, Watson Institute paves way for future

October 18, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Locke said he plans to expand the faculty and pursue interdisciplinary collaboration.