Tag Archive: Foreign Policy

Professor Terra Lawson-Remer featured on HBO’s VICE Documentary Series

GPIA Professor Terra Lawson-Remer was featured on HBO’s Vice Documentary Series in an episode in season 2 focusing on The Resource Curse. Lawson-Remer was contacted by HBO to provide expert opinion on the situation in Papua New Guinea where abundant natural resources are fueling civil conflict and environmental destruction instead of contributing to peace and prosperity. Having written extensively …

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Student Spotlight: Rudy Shaffer

“My experiences as a GPIA student have enabled me to form a thoughtful and critical analysis of what it means to work in the international field and have provided me with the tools I’ll need to make a positive contribution and lasting impact as a millennial, humanitarian, and global citizen.” -Rudy Shaffer

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Professor Joseph Heathcott to Teach at University of Vienna’s Summer Institute in Urban Studies

Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Associate Dean for Academic Initiatives Joseph Heathcott has been invited to serve as a visiting faculty member at the University of Vienna’s Summer Institute in Urban Studies.  The Institute brings together graduate students from across Europe in fields such as city planning, architecture, sociology, and urban design for two …

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Faculty News: Professor Alex Schwartz is the keynote speaker at a housing policy conference in Shenzhen, China

Audience members at the Shenzhen Housing Conference.

Urban Policy Professor Alex Schwartz was recently the keynote speaker for a daylong international conference on housing policy organized by the Shenzhen Real Estate Center, the Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University, and the Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies, University of Connecticut. About 300 academics and government officials attended the …

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Faculty News: GPIA Director Michael Cohen is Interviewed by Argentinian News Agency Telam


Following his July 3rd key note address at the International Seminar on Inequalities and Urban Social Policies, organized by the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero in Buenos Aires, GPIA Director Michael Cohen was interviewed by the Argentinian news agency Telam and was asked to speak about his thoughts on how specialists feel the need to …

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