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Spring 2017

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Crazy, Mixed Up World. Faculty members focused on international relations and the affairs of foreign nations seek to bring scholarly analysis and reason to global-affairs headlines

  • Crossing Borders
    Faculty experts on immigration and refugees remind us that, in many senses, this has all happened before.
  • Partners No More
    The Brexit vote reflects deeper anti-unity inclinations in Europe.
  • China: It’s Complicated
    The web of relationships and mutual benefits between America and China is too complex to dismiss with campaign rhetoric.
  • Fragile States
    Sound scholarship helps us understand what sometimes seems unknowable: North Africa and the Middle East.
  • The Enemy Online
    While the term terrorism still conjures up images of bombs and snipers, the frightening future of terrorism resides across the Internet.
  • Putin the Meddler
    As ever, to understand Russia you must know the man in charge.
  • Beyond Anyone’s Control
    In international "black spots," the usual rules don’t apply.
  • Helping Hand
    At a time when America is sorting out its larger role in the world, experts remind us that U.S. aid is of-ten much appreciated.

Free Speech Worldwide
An ambitious project assessing courts across the globe and their approaches to protected speech also provides opportunities for student research.

Lookin’ for a Job
The annual student-organized networking trips to Washington and New York accelerate career planning and a student’s understanding of life after Maxwell.

Border Hopping
Anthropologist John Burdick is not only a faculty member conducting research overseas. His research team, in fact, spans the globe.

Moderates Opt Out
Danielle Thomsen’s book explores how the current political climate discourages politicians with moderate views from seeking national office.

Shared Priorities
Former Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker maintains a long-standing association with Maxwell because he thinks Maxwell does public service right.

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