In The Media

From Michael Brown to George Floyd: Why video footage wouldn’t have changed perception of Ferguson shooting

August 10, 2020

David Hooker, associate professor of the practice of conflict transformation and peacebuilding, shares insight and contextual analysis about the Michael Brown and George Floyd murder […]

Pathways toward justice: Protest and the disruptive imagination

July 20, 2020

What does it mean to imagine a transformed society? One of our distinguishing capabilities as humans is the ability to engage in hypothetical thinking, to […]

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How China’s new national security law will hobble Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement

July 14, 2020

In a recent Washington Post op-ed, Maggie Shum, research associate for the Master of Global Affairs program, writes that China’s national security law (NSL) is likely to […]

“Seeing-as”

July 10, 2020

An outcry In a particularly disturbing scene in J.M. Coetzee’s novel, Waiting for the Barbarians, the protagonist defends four prisoners who are about to be […]

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‘Their stories should be told right’: how museums are documenting the protests

July 7, 2020

In a recent Guardian article, Maggie Shum, research associate for the Master of Global Affairs program, called for proper and respectful preservation of Black Lives […]

The DACA decision: a victory for the rule of law and for humanity

June 30, 2020

The political fate of acutely vulnerable groups has been of concern for years. Immigrants living in the United States without valid immigration status are particularly […]

In The Media

The coronavirus has revealed the true nature of hunger in America

June 19, 2020

In a recent Chronicle of Philantropy op-ed, Ray Offenheiser, William J. Pulte Director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development, highlights the impact of the […]