Spring 2018 Issue of Homo Politicus Available!

Spring 2018 Issue of Homo Politicus Available!

The Spring 2018 issue of the department newsletter, Homo Politicus, is now available! Check out this issue’s special feature in honor of Frances Fox Piven….

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"Iranian Student returns to U.S. after lifting of Travel Ban"

“Iranian Student returns to U.S. after lifting of Travel Ban”

A federal appeals court will hear arguments today on whether to restore President Donald Trump’s executive order banning people from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya,…

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'How to Protect the World’s Cultural Heritage' - Prof. Thomas Weiss and Nina Connelly (Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science)

‘How to Protect the World’s Cultural Heritage’ – Prof. Thomas Weiss and Nina Connelly (Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science)

In 2002, the fourth- and fifth-century Buddhas of Bamiyan were dynamited by the Taliban. In 2015, ISIL attacked the ancient city of Palmyra. News outlets…

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'China Curbs Online Debate After Beijing Condemns North Korea's Nuclear Test' - Ming Xia

‘China Curbs Online Debate After Beijing Condemns North Korea’s Nuclear Test’ – Ming Xia

China’s state propaganda machine swung into action on Monday to dampen online comments after Beijing condemned North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test on…

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The Power of PR: Kara Alaimo

The Power of PR: Kara Alaimo

  Kara Alaimo (PhD. ’15, Political Science) Fake news, Twitter attacks, and viral videos are making life more difficult for corporate and political leaders. But…

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Thomas G. Weiss Named 2016 Carnegie Fellow

Thomas G. Weiss Named 2016 Carnegie Fellow

Presidential Professor Thomas G. Weiss (Political Science) has been named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow, a highly prestigious honor that provides up to $200,000 of support…

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Managing Cultural Differences in Global Business: Kara Alaimo (Ph.D. 2015)

Managing Cultural Differences in Global Business: Kara Alaimo (Ph.D. 2015)

In a recent piece for the New York Times, Kara Alaimo (Ph.D. ’15, Political Science) lent insight into managing cultural differences and misunderstandings that frequently…

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