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Human Rights Crimes Advisor Gains Critical Skills in Executive Master's in IR Program in DC
"When I saw Syracuse was offering an executive master’s program in conjunction with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, I knew this would be a great opportunity to work on the theory around the intersection of national security and human rights," says Heather Fischer, senior advisor for human rights crimes at Thomson Reuters Special Services.
See related: Human Rights, Student Experience, Washington, D.C.
DC Attorney Credits Her Maxwell Mentor for Successful Career in International Human Rights
Zuleika Rivera ’15 B.A. (PSc/PSt) is the LGBTI program officer for the D.C.-based International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights. "It was through her [Gladys McCormick] that I discovered there are careers in the human rights field,” says Rivera.
Abdelaaty Quoted in Politico Article on Russian Asylum-Seekers
Lamis Abelaaty, associate professor of political science, was interviewed for the Politico article, "The coming fight over Russian asylum-seekers."
See related: Human Rights, International Affairs, Refugees, Russia, Ukraine
Abdelaaty Featured in Political Violence at a Glance Article on World Refugee Day
Lamis Abdelaaty, associate professor of political science, was featured in the Political Violence at a Glance article, "Marking World Refugee Day: What Do the Experts Say?"
See related: Human Rights, International Governmental Organizations, Refugees
Ukraine Crisis Highlights Varied Humanitarian Response
Lamis Abdelaaty’s research explores how discrimination toward vulnerable people fleeing conflict can have a damaging impact.
See related: Human Rights, Russia, Ukraine
Williams Discusses the Rules of War in Washington Post
"What are the rules of war and how do they apply in Ukraine?," written by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Michael Williams, was published in the Washington Post.
See related: Global Governance, Human Rights, International Agreements, Ukraine
Abdelaaty Explains Europe’s Differing Responses to Refugees in Washington Post, Yahoo News
"European countries are welcoming Ukrainian refugees. It was a different story in 2015," written by Assistant Professor of Political Science Lamis Abdelaaty, was published in the Washington Post. Abdelaaty was also quoted in the Yahoo News article, "Does the Ukrainian refugee response expose a European double standard? Experts weigh in."
See related: Europe, Human Rights, International Affairs, Middle East & North Africa, Refugees, Russia, Ukraine
Abdelaaty Discusses the New Refugee Crisis in HuffPost Interview
Lamis Abdelaaty, assistant professor of political science, was interviewed by HuffPost on the new refugee crisis.
See related: Human Rights, Middle East & North Africa, Refugees, Russia, Ukraine
Abdelaaty Talks to CNN, Mother Jones About Why Countries Embrace Some Refugees but Not Others
Lamis Abdelaaty, assistant professor of political science, explains why countries embrace some refugees but not others in CNN, Mother Jones and The London Economic articles.
See related: Human Rights, Middle East & North Africa, Refugees, Ukraine