Ellen Percy Kraly, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of geography and environmental studies, has taken up the 2019 Willy Brandt Guest Professorship in International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER) at Sweden’s Malmö University.
George Dorland Langdon Jr. Professor of History and Africana & Latin American Studies Graham Hodges is featured on The Academic Minute. Hodges’s newest book, Black New Jersey: 1664 to the Present Day, delves into the history of oppression in the north, the slave-owning past of New Jersey, and some of the state’s most famous black Americans.
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.