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Faculty News and Selected Publications 2021 (in alphabetical order)

Amílcar Barreto
Professor & Chair, Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies; Professor & Interim Director, International Affairs; Professor, Political Science; Affiliated faculty member of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies; Affiliated faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

  • Co-Author in Ethnicities
    “One Identity, Two Flags: Christian Nationalists, the Israeli Flag and National Authenticity” with undergraduate student HyungJin Kim.
    Read article here.
  • Author
    The Politics of Language in Puerto Rico: Revisited

    University Press of Florida
  • Co-Author in Journal of Cognition and Culture
    “Towards a Standard Model of the Cognitive Science of Nationalism”
    Read article here.

Mai’a K. Davis Cross
Edward W. Brooke Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Bilge Erten
Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs

Denise Garcia
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Zoltán Glück
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and International Affairs

  • Published in Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. “Camps and Counterterrorism: Security and the Remaking of Refuge in Kenya,” (with Hanno Brankamp). DOI:10.1177/02637758221093070
  • 2021-2022 Fellowship Recipient
    Wenner-Gren Foundation, Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Recolonizing Security: An Anthropology of the War on Terror in Kenya

Tiffany Joseph
Associate Professor of Sociology and International Affairs and Graduate Program Director in Sociology

Risa Kitagawa
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

  • Published “The Logic of Transitional Justice and State Repression: The Effects of Human Rights Prosecutions in Post-Conflict States” in the Journal of Conflict Resolution. The article examines how trials addressing wartime acts could reduce repression, but not in ways that most human rights practitioners might hope.
    Read article here.
  • Published in World Politics “The Impact of Political Apologies on Public Opinion” on how leaders apologize for historic wrongs, and why this matters. 
    Read “The Impact of Political Apologies on Public Opinion”
  • Winner of the 2021 CSSH Outstanding Teacher Award.
    With this award, the college recognizes Risa Kitagawa’s deeply thoughtful engagement around pressing social and cultural issues, from Black Lives Matter to the genocide in Rwanda.

Laura Kuhl
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and International Affairs

Valentine Moghadam
Professor of Sociology and International Affairs

Berna Turam
Professor of Sociology and International Affairs

Staff News
Julie Boudoukara
Program Coordinator
Winner of the 2021 CSSH Outstanding Staff Award

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