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Professor Lisa Servon Named Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar

The Russell Sage Foundation announced that Lisa Servon, Professor of Urban Policy, is one of sixteen leading social scientists appointed as Visiting Scholars for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Russell Sage Foundation is the principal American foundation devoted exclusively to research in the social sciences.This prestigious Visiting Scholars program, now ...
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Associate Dean Khrushcheva Featured Throughout the News

April has been an especially busy month for Associate Dean Nina Khrushcheva in the media. Nina was featured on "On the Media" with Brooke Gladstone, where she joined Dan Savage to discuss the eroticism of power in Netflix's "House of Cards." In Quartz, she wrote an article about Vladimir Putin's governing style. "Just a few years into his presidency," ...
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Prof. Constantine Michalopoulos: “China has brought its policies closer to the norm”

On April 22, Development Thought & Policy at The New School was pleased to host its fourth and penultimate event of the Spring 2015 semester: "China and the WTO: Pursuing Political and Economic Interests?" This event, which took place in the iconic Orozco Room at Alvin Johnson / J.M. Kaplan ...
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Prof. Jacobs Writes on Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa for Aljazeera

The depressing media images coming from South Africa may appear at odds with the dominant view of South Africa as a "rainbow nation" or with the ruling African National Congress' long history of Pan-Africanism. However, since the end of apartheid, groups of South Africans have exacted xenophobic violence against economic ...
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Prof. McCandless in Experts Workshop on Assessing Resilience

Dr. McCandless participated in a Global Methodology Workshop Session of Experts on Frameworks for Assessing Resilience (FAR) on April 16 and 17.   The Framework for Assessing Resilience (FAR) is a two year program created by Interpeace and funded by the Swedish Cooperation - SIDA. By way of a mixed methods ...
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Ecomodernism: A Call for More Technology to Address Climate Change

Blog post written by Professor Rick McGahey, Director, Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management, and SCEPA Faculty Fellow   A provocative new document on global environmental challenges says that “climate change and other global ecological challenges are not the most important immediate concerns for the majority of the world’s people. Nor ...
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New Issue of the Journal of Peacebuilding and Development

Volume 10 Issue 1 of the Journal of Peacebuilding and Development is now available. This special issue is entitled:  “Vertical Integration: A Dynamic Practice Promoting Transformative Peacebuilding.”  Scholarship and practice in areas of both peacebuilding and development have long been concerned with the question of how to maximise efforts at different levels and ...
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Dean Michelle DePass To Visit California

Next week, Dean Michelle DePass will be headed to San Francisco and Los Angeles to to connect with alumni, admitted students, prospects, and others! The New School's President David Van Zandt will also be making the trip, along with faculty members from around the university. See below for event details, and ...
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Professor Sean Jacobs Offers his Thoughts on Jon Stewart’s Replacement

The headline on a commentary piece published by Professor Sean Jacobs on Fusion last week reads Trevor Noah is funny but he’s no Jon Stewart, South Africans say. In the article Professor Jacobs examines Trevor Noah's ability to live up to the hype that has been created, pointing to one blogger's claim that “Trevor Noah ...
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Associate Dean Nina Khrushcheva on Putinism in Russia

Milano's Associate Dean, Nina Khrushcheva, authored a piece published in Reuters, injecting realism into overly optimistic projections by some that recent protests might eventually sweep Putin out of office.  The protests were sparked by the assassination last week of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.  In an interview on MSNBC, Nina describes Putin's political opposition ...
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New Publications from Professor Joseph Heathcott

Borderlands: Traveling the Brooklyn-Queens Divide   The Architectural League of New York’s magazine Urban Omnibus featured a recent photodocumentary project by Joseph Heathcott, Associate Professor of Urban Studies.   Heathcott’s article, titled “Borderlands: Traveling the Brooklyn-Queens Divide” appeared in the January 14th edition on line.  It reports on a two-year effort by ...
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Professor Stephen J. Collier Co-Edits New Issue of Limn Magazine

The new issue of Limn Number 5: Ebola's Ecologies was edited by Andrew Lakoff, Stephen J. Collier and Christopher Kelty. This issue explores how the 2014 Ebola outbreak has put the norms, practices, and institutional logics of global health into question, and examines the new assemblages that are being forged in ...
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