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Khalil Discusses Biden’s Trip to the Middle East with USA Today

July 15, 2022

Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history, spoke to USA Today about President Biden's Middle East trip and politics in the region.

Herrold’s “Delta Democracy” Reviewed in Voluntas Journal

June 27, 2022

"Delta Democracy: Pathways to Incremental Civic Revolution in Egypt Beyond" (Oxford University Press, 2020), written by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Catherine Herrold, was reviewed in Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations.

Khalil Quoted in Morning Consult Article on the Refugee Crisis in Europe

March 31, 2022

Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history, was quoted in the Morning Consult article "Europeans Are Far Happier to Resettle Ukrainian Refugees Than Syrians or Afghans. But a Food Crisis Means They’re All Coming."

Herrold Wins Virginia A. Hodgkinson Research Book Prize

March 25, 2022

Catherine Herrold, associate professor of public administration and international affairs at the Maxwell School, has been awarded the Virginia A. Hodgkinson Research Book Prize for her book, “Delta Democracy: Pathways to Incremental Civic Revolution in Egypt and Beyond” (Oxford University Press, 2020). The prize was awarded in November 2021 by the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA).

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."

Herrold’s “Delta Democracy” Reviewed in Ethics & International Affairs, Mediterranean Politics

March 23, 2022

"Delta Democracy: Pathways to Incremental Civic Revolution in Egypt and Beyond," written by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Catherine Herrold, was reviewed in Ethics & International Affairs and in Mediterranean Politics.

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.

Compass Award Honoree ‘Embodies the Maxwell Spirit’

March 11, 2022
First in a series of profiles of Awards of Excellence recipients is Keome Rowe ’16 M.P.A./M.A. (IR), who is currently serving as deputy cultural affairs officer for the U.S. Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan.

Maxwell professor reflects on US policy in Middle East post-9/11

September 10, 2021
As we commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, SU News reached out to professor and Middle East expert Osamah Khalil to answer this fundamental question: How effective was America’s post-9/11 strategy in the Middle East? Read Khalil's full response via the SU News website.

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