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Murrett Piece on the Implications of the War in Ukraine Published in The Hill

May 2, 2022

"The current fight and lasting implications of the war in Ukraine," written by Professor of Practice Robert Murrett, was published in The Hill. 

See related: Russia , Ukraine , NATO , Security

Williams Talks to KCBS Radio About Finland and Sweden Possibly Joining NATO

April 27, 2022

Michael Williams, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was interviewed on KCBS Radio about Finland and Sweden making moves towards possible NATO membership.

See related: Russia , Europe , NATO

Four Students Selected to Attend Prestigious Public Policy and International Affairs Institutes

April 13, 2022

Four Maxwell School students have been selected to participate in the highly competitive Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) junior summer institutes. PPIA fellows are rising seniors who are committed to pursuing a master’s degree in public policy or international affairs and a professional career in public service. 

Taylor Quoted in Voice of America Piece on the Death of Russian Politician Vladimir Zhirinovsky

April 8, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was quoted in the Voice of America article, "Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Russian Firebrand Politician Whose Career Spanned Yeltsin, Putin Eras, Dies At 75."

Abdelaaty Discusses Europe’s Support of Ukrainian Refugees with New York Times, NPR

April 7, 2022

Lamis Abdelaaty, assistant professor of political science, was quoted in the New York Times article "The Powerful Force Guiding Poland’s Welcome to Ukrainians: Fear of Putin," and the NPR article "Inside Poland's homes where Ukrainian refugees find peace away from Russia's invasion." 

Taylor Featured in ABC News Video Explainer on the Risks Russians are Taking by Protesting

April 5, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was featured in the ABC News segment "What are Russians risking by protesting Putin?"

Taylor Weighs in on How Russia’s Military is Handling the Ukraine Invasion on 3AW Radio

March 30, 2022

Brian Taylor, professor of political science, was interviewed on 3AW Radio for the segment "Ukraine war ‘going quite badly’ for the Russian military."

McDowell Joins Yahoo Finance Live to Discuss How the Russia-Ukraine Crisis May Impact US Dollar

March 30, 2022

Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, joined Yahoo Finance Live to discuss how the Russia-Ukraine war may affect the U.S. dollar's dominance and how other countries like China are looking to expand their currencies.

Williams Discusses Biden’s Meeting with NATO Allies with the Washington Times, KCBS Radio

March 26, 2022

Michael Williams, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, spoke with the Washington Times and KCBS Radio about President Biden's emergency summit with NATO allies.

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."

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