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Spring 2018 Capstone Colloquium - "Practicing Security" with Kristen Hill

Join us this Wednesday, 14th February, when Ms.Kristen Hill will talk to us about "Practicing Security." Kristen Hill is the Sr. Manager of Global Security Operations at Verizon. Prior to Verizon, Kristen was the Senior Director of Information Security for CBS Corporation, Director of Information Security at EVO Merchant Services, part of [...]

Dr. Simon Reich discusses his New Book with Cornell University

Dr. Simon Reich and Dr. Peter Dombroski discuss their new book, "The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century," with Cornell University. Recordings of this discussion can be found on iTunes and Soundcloud.

Dr. Simon Reich Publishes a Piece in the LA Times

Dr. Simon Reich and Dr. Peter Dombrowski published a piece in the Los Angles Times assessing the United States national secruity strategy in 2017. The link to the full article can be found here.

Preview of Dr. Simon Reich's Latest Book "The End of Grand Strategy"

DGA Professor, Dr. Simon Reich, is set to release his latest book "The End of Grand Strategy: U.S. Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century" with co-author Peter Dombrowski. Please see here for a brief description and a 30% off code for those interested in pre-ordering the book. Check out a sneak peak of the Introduction chapter here. [...]

Comprehensive Exam Info Session on December 7

On December 7 between 3-4:30pm DGA will be hosting "Comp Camp" in Conklin Hall - Graduate School Conference Room (to the right of the DGA Lounge). This session will highlight the following: - What is expected of students taking the Comps next February(or those interested in the comps in the future)  - Best practices and procedures [...]

PhD student Aslam Kakar publishes piece in Daily Times

December 3, 2017 — PhD student Aslam Kakar recently published a piece titled "The firm, yet cautious China and the responsibility to protect" on the Daily Times, one of the leading English daily newspapers in Pakistan.  To read the piece, click here: https://dailytimes.com.pk/149727/firm-yet-cautious-china-responsibility-protect/.

PhD Candidate Alejandro Gimenez Santana Presents Research in Philadelphia and Mexico City

November 30, 2017 — PhD Candidate Alejandro Gimenez Santana recently presented his research at two conferences.  On November 18 he presented at the American Society of Criminology (#ASC17) in Philadelphia, PA.  His presentation was titled "RTM and Socio-economic Stratification: Identifying Risky Places for Violent Crime Victimization in [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium - "Becoming a Global Citizen - Travel as a Tool for Social Change"

The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs is pleased to invite you to our weekly Capstone Colloquium Series.   Join us this Wednesday, 15th November, when Emilie McGlone, Director of Peace Boat US will talk to us about "Becoming a Global Citizen - Travel as a Tool for Social Change." Emilie McGlone has been working with Peace [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium Series - "The Realities of Voluntourism and the Conversations We're Not Having"

Join us this Wednesday, 8th November, when DGA's Associate Director Natalie Jesionka will talk to us about "The Realities of Voluntourism and the Conversations We're Not Having." One of DGA's own graduates, Natalie Jesionka is a lecturer of Sociology and Anthropology and Women’s Studies at Rutgers University Newark where she [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium Series - "A Battle of Worths: Symbolic boundaries, Blackness and Gentrification in Cartagena, Colombia"

The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs is pleased to invite you to our weekly Capstone Colloquium Series.   Join us this Wednesday, 1st November, when Dr. Melissa M.Valle will talk to us about "A Battle of Worths:  Symbolic boundaries, Blackness and Gentrification in Cartagena, Colombia."   Dr. Melissa M. Valle is currently [...]

DGA Harvest Potluck is on November 14th. Save the date!

The annual Harvest Potluck will be held on Tuesday, November 14 at 7:00 PM! Last year this event was a huge success and we anticipate the same for 2017. In true potluck style, we invite you to sign-up to bring a favorite side dish, drink, or dessert to share. SIGN UP HERE! Who: YOU! What: Thanksgiving-style Potluck When: Tuesday, [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium Series - "Globalization: United States in the World Economy"

The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs is pleased to invite you to our weekly Capstone Colloquium Series.   Join us this Wednesday, 25th October, when Dr. Yale Ferguson will talk to us about "Globalization: United States in the World Economy".  Yale H. Ferguson, is Professorial Fellow in the Rutgers University- [...]

DGA Director, Dr. O'meara, Speaks on Human Rights Issues in Belfast Northern Ireland

Dr. O’Meara spent two days in Belfast Northern Ireland where he gave a speech before the Royal Inns of Court to Human Rights lawyers and jurists regarding transitional justice. In the photograph are Niall Ferguson a noted Human Rights Lawyer and Sir Declan Morgan, Chief Judge of the Queens Court, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

PhD Candidate Yvan Yenda Ilunga Participates in Panel Organized by the World Bank's Civil Society Policy Forum

Yvan Yenda Ilunga, PhD Candidate in the Division of Global Affairs and Graduate Assistant in the Office of the Dean of the Graduate school Newark, participated in a panel organized by the World Bank's Civil Society Policy Forum during the World Bank and IMF Annual meetings in Washington D.C. The panel aimed to discuss the role of civil societies [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium - Documenting Resilience: Film as a Tool for Advocacy

The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs is pleased to invite you to our weekly Capstone Colloquium Series.   Join us this Wednesday, 18th October, when Dr. Susan MacLaury will talk to us about "Documenting Resilience: Film as a Tool for Advocacy."     Dr. Susan MacLaury, PhD, LSW, is the Co-Founder and [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium Series - The Digital Solidarity Trap: Social Movement Research, Online Activism, and Accessing the Other’s Others

Join us this Wednesday, 11th October, when  Dr. Theresa Hunt will talk to us about "The Digital Solidarity Trap: Social Movement Research, Online Activism, and Accessing the Other's Others". It is a discussion of fieldwork in transnational settings, and introduces some ethical and practical considerations when engaging with [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium Series - "Building Community Security and Resilience: Lessons from the United States and Europe"

Join us this Wednesday, 4th October, when  Ava Majlesi will talk to us about "Building Community Security and Resilience: Lessons from the United States and Europe" Ms. Majlesi has had a long and successful career at Rutgers University, both as a student and as an administrator. After receiving her B.A [...]

PhD Candidate Atal Ahmadzai and PhD Student Lauren Kaplan Present at the 2017 ISA Conference

PhD candidate Atal Ahmadzai and PhD student Lauren Kaplan have been selected to present their research at the International Studies Association (ISA) 2017 Conference in Washington D.C. The conference is hosted by The International Security Studies Section of ISA and the International Security and Arms Control Section of the American Political [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium Series - Communications & Funding at UNFPA

Join us this Wednesday, 27th September, when Eddie Wright will talk to us about the roles of Communication & Funding at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The talk will be held in the SPAA Building, CPS 309.  Eddie Wright is a communication specialist for youth and population issues at UNFPA, the [...]

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