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Human Rights Crimes Advisor Gains Critical Skills in Executive Master's in IR Program in DC

December 6, 2022

"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.

DC Attorney Credits Her Maxwell Mentor for Successful Career in International Human Rights

November 11, 2022

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

September 29, 2022

Lamis Abelaaty, associate professor of political science, was interviewed for the Politico article, "The coming fight over Russian asylum-seekers."

Abdelaaty Featured in Political Violence at a Glance Article on World Refugee Day

June 28, 2022

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?"

Ukraine Crisis Highlights Varied Humanitarian Response

June 15, 2022

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

May 9, 2022

"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.

Abdelaaty Explains Europe’s Differing Responses to Refugees in Washington Post, Yahoo News

March 23, 2022

"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."

Abdelaaty Discusses the New Refugee Crisis in HuffPost Interview

March 18, 2022

Lamis Abdelaaty, assistant professor of political science, was interviewed by HuffPost on the new refugee crisis.

Abdelaaty Talks to CNN, Mother Jones About Why Countries Embrace Some Refugees but Not Others

March 12, 2022

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.

Anger, Despair and Seeds of Hope

December 17, 2021

Maxwell alumni wonder whether the changes they worked for in Afghanistan will endure after the ‘heartbreaking’ U.S. withdrawal.

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