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Murphy examines race and borders in the colonial Caribbean in new book

December 18, 2021
In her new book, "The Creole Archipelago: Race and Borders in the Colonial Caribbean" (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021), Tessa Murphy, assistant professor of history, traces how generations of Indigenous Kalinagos, free and enslaved Africans and settlers from a variety of European nations used maritime routes to forge connections that spanned the eastern Caribbean.

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.

Elizabeth Cohen Piece on Immigration Reform Published in Washington Post

September 30, 2021
In the article, Cohen, professor of political science, discusses the history of immigration reform and how the U.S. can move forward, in particular, by updating the Registry Act.

Jacobson Speaks to CBS News, DW, WAER about the Afghanistan Withdrawal

September 29, 2021
Top Pentagon leaders testified publicly before lawmakers for the first time since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, spoke with CBS News, Deutsche Welle and WAER about their testimony and the aftermath of the Afghanistan withdrawal.

Campbell quoted in USA Today article on Haitians at Texas border

September 21, 2021
Horace Campbell, professor of political science, calls the expulsion of Haitians "inhumane" and "criminal." Read more in the USA Today article, "White House calls video of border agents chasing Haitian migrants 'horrific,' DHS promises to investigate."

Abdelaaty talks to New Books Network about her book "Discrimination and Delegation"

June 8, 2021
Lamis Abelaaty, assistant professor of political science, spoke with the New Books Network about her recently published book "Discrimination and Delegation: Explaining State Responses to Refugees" (Oxford University Press, 2021).

Elizabeth Cohen quoted in TIME article on future of VOICE

May 17, 2021
The VOICE office was an integral part of the effort to "trawl for anecdotes to then trumpet and publicize because there wasn’t good data to demonstrate that there’s a massive problem with non-citizen criminality," says Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science and expert on immigration.

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Elizabeth Cohen discusses immigration policy in 2021 in AlterNet piece

April 30, 2021
"From a failure to rescind the former president's Title 42, causing almost all recent asylum-seekers to be expelled from the U.S., to President Biden's equivocation on the 2021 refugee cap, it's almost impossible to find good news about immigration policy in 2021," writes Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science.

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