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Drew Kinney '18 PhD (PSc) discusses crisis in Venezuela in The Washington Post

Drew Kinney '14 M.A./'18 Ph.D. (PSc) says head of the National Assembly Juan Guaidó's "courting of the military to intervene in the political process and overthrow a state’s executive leadership is a textbook case of civilian coup advocacy."

May 3, 2019

Reeher discusses Trump, 2020 election, border crisis in The Hill

“He is deeply dug in on this,” said Grant Reeher, professor of political science, about President Trump's immigration policy. “There are things that candidates and office-holders are particularly known for and they stake their identities on. He is clearly one of them, on this issue.”

May 2, 2019

Jean Mercier co-authors book on sustainable urban transport

Jean Mercier ’82 Ph.D. (PA), adjunct professor of political science at the l’Université Laval, has co-authored a book which explores the governance patterns of three cities in the Americas: Seattle, Montreal, and Curritiba, Brazil. Utilizing theories such as path dependency, institutional culture, and transaction costs, the authors explore how each of these cities responds differently to common challenges in sustainable urban transport.

April 12, 2019

McCormick discusses Trump's view of Central America in The Hill

Gladys McCormick, the Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations at the Maxwell School, was published in The Hill. She writes about the interpolation by the Trump administration of southern border refugees as Mexican, whereas these immigrants are also fleeing Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador as well.

April 3, 2019

Green featured in OZY article on Chinese immigrants in the Caribbean

Cecilia Green, associate professor of sociology, was interviewed for the OZY article "Chinese Entrepreneurs Launch the Next Caribbean Invasion." "This is entrepreneurial migration, not people seeking work," says Green. "[These are] people who came specifically to open up shops, so their impact is much more than you would imagine by the numbers." 10/09/18
October 9, 2018

McCormick, Cleary discuss Mexico's political ills in Foreign Affairs

"What Ails Mexican Democracy," written by Gladys McCormick, associate professor of history and Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, and Matthew Cleary, associate professor of political science, was published in Foreign Affairs. McCormick and Cleary say "public support for democratic institutions is low, and faith in the democratic process is waning." 03/22/18
March 22, 2018

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