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Herrold’s “Delta Democracy” Reviewed in Democratization

January 27, 2023

"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 Democratization.

Koch Article on Arizona Depleting its Groundwater Supply Published in New York Times

January 10, 2023

“Pumping groundwater in Arizona remains largely unregulated,” writes Natalie Koch, professor of geography. “It’s this legal failing that, in part, allows the Saudi company to draw unlimited amounts of water to grow an alfalfa crop that feeds dairy cows 8,000 miles away.”

Herrold Discusses her Research on Sovereignty in Palestine on POMEPS Podcast

December 6, 2022

Catherine Herrold, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was a guest on the Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS) podcast and discussed her recent study, "Curating Sovereignty in Palestine: Voluntary Grassroots Organizations and Civil Society in the West Bank and East Jerusalem."

Khalil Quoted in USA Today Article on Biden’s Meeting With Israeli President Herzog

October 28, 2022

Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history, tells USA Today the meeting between the leaders could have an impact on the United States' efforts to garner more support for Ukraine.

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.

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