The Green Revolution: Norman Borlaug and the Race to Fight Global Hunger

Ray Offenheiser, William J. Pulte Director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development and Associate Professor of the Practice, reflects on Norman Borlaug’s work in an interview with PBS’s American Experience. 

“He was looking at this interesting convergence of environment, population and food security, and he was looking at it at a time when nobody else was thinking about these issues quite that way.”

Originally published at on April 3, 2020.

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Is the USMCA Deal Doomed If Congress Fails to Ratify It?

Tamara Kay, associate professor of global affairs and sociology, was quoted by the Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin America Advisor in an article about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

“With an impeachment inquiry underway in the US House of Representatives, US and Mexico manufacturing faltering and President Trump’s trade war with China and other countries creating economic and political instability, the likelihood that the US Congress will pass the USMCA this year is dwindling,” Kay said.

Originally published at on October 9, 2019.

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