On the Oxford University Press Blog, Associate Professor of Political Science Bruce Rutherford writes: Was [Egypt's] January 2011 uprising an aberration, and has Egypt now returned to its historic norm of autocratic rule centered on the military? Or, was the uprising the first wave of a process of change that will resume and continue to shape Egypt and the region?
How do people experience government promoted ideas of peace after mass atrocity? Susan Thomson, Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, explores this question and more in Rwanda: From Genocide to Precarious Peace (Yale University Press).
A new book exploring the history of Jewish Life at Colgate is now available, and the work is more than a 25th anniversary tribute to Colgate’s Saperstein Jewish Center. It is an academic effort based on painstaking archival research and extensive interviews conducted by six students.
Professor Teo Ballvé has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant to spend the next year in Colombia researching how environmental peacebuilding can help strengthen a nation recovering from decades of conflict.
Confronting difficult and contentious subjects in the classroom is an essential component of a liberal arts education. Professors Jenna Reinbold and Tim Byrnestalk about how they are approaching a course that examines the American church-state debate through the lens of abortion and same-sex marriage.
How do kin support young women in their transitions to adulthood? Research by sociology professor Janel Benson and Anastassia Bougakova ’16 shows the complex ways that kin networks help young women during this critical time.