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Dr. Simon Reich Publishes Piece in Policy Forum

On January 25, 2017, Professor Simon Reich published a piece entitled, "Shredding the Washington Playbook: President Trump and the Future of US Policy in Asia," featured in Policy Forum. His article explores Trump's deviation from orthodox American foreign policy positions and the implications for US relations with Asia. Further articles [...]

2017 Colloquium Series - Corporate Social Responsibility & Governance

Join us on January 25th when Samir Goswami will talk to us about “Syfy Channel's Incorporated®, Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance”. The talk will take place at 2:30 pm and will be held in the Dana Room, Dana Library (4th floor).    Samir Goswami helps develop strategies and implementation plans to integrate fair labor [...]

2017 Colloquium Series - Climate Change Resilience & Inequalities

The Global Affairs Speaker Series co-hosted by the Rutgers Division of Global Affairs (DGA) and the Student Association of Global Affairs (SAGA) is back for the Spring 2017 Semester. Join us on January 18th when Dr. Diana Alarcon, Chief of the Development Strategy and Policy Unit in the Development Policy Analysis Division, UN Department [...]

December 8th - Urban Transformation and Global Leadership Course Workshop

The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs (DGA) is pleased to invite you to attend Professor Clayton Walton's workshop on his upcoming course, Urban Transformation and Global Leadership, available to DGA students in Spring 2017. The workshop will take place tomorrow, December 8th, in Conklin 233 at 4:30 - 6:00 pm. Those who are not able to [...]

2017 Global Affairs Conference

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 is Rutgers Giving Day! (#RUGivingDay)

What is Rutgers Giving Day? A university-wide, 24-hour day of fundraising, designed to engage and encourage alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends from across the world to make donations for their favorite Rutgers causes. This Giving Day, DGA wants to show Rutgers University just how proud its students are to be Scarlet Raiders. Schools [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Meet Professor Alison Howell

         Meet DGA faculty member Professor Alison Howell. An Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University and an affiliate member of the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Professor Howell first joined Rutgers in January 2013. Shortly after she became affiliated with DGA where she has [...]

DGA Doctoral Student Awarded DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship

        DGA Doctoral Student and Teaching Assistant Sabrina Axster was awarded the DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship funded by the German Academic Exchange Service in late September 2016. As part of the fellowship, Sabrina will spent May and June 2017 at the American Institute of Contemporary German Studies ( [...]

DGA Students and Faculty present research at the annual Millennium Conference on Racialized Realities in World Politics

DGA Students and Faculty present research at the annual Millennium Conference on Racialized Realities in World Politics   Prof. Alison Howell and DGA doctoral students Sabrina Axster and Kelsey Lizotte (from left) represented Rutgers and DGA at the annual Millennium Conference on “Racialized Realities in World Politics” [...]

Dr. Jean-Marc Coicaud Elected to Prestigious European Academy

Rutgers Law Professor Jean-Marc Coicaud, Professor of Law and Global Affairs and the Director of the Division of Global Affairs, has been elected to the prestigious Academia Europaea, the European Academy of Sciences, made up of scientists and scholars of distinction. “I am extremely honored to be elected a new member of the Academy,” he said. [...]

Doctoral Students Present Invited Papers at Conference on Memory and Remembrance

On October 8th and 9th, doctoral students Laurie Cohen and Kelsey Lizotte attended Translating Memory and Remembrance Across the Disciplines, at the State University of New York, New Paltz. The two-day conference was the first of two sessions, the second of which will be held in March 2016. Marianne Hirsch (Professor of English and Comparative [...]

Dr. Simon Reich Publishes Piece in Fortune Magazine

On October 14, 2015, Professor Simon Reich published a piece entitled, "What Gun Control can Teach the U.S. about Accepting More Refugees," in Fortune Magazine.  His article explores the American response to the migrant crisis in Europe. Dr. Reich maintains a regular column for The Conversation.

Closing the Deal: America, Iran, and the Nuclear Treaty of 2015

Board of Governors Professor of Political Science and Professor of Global Affairs Dr. Stephen Bronner presents an analysis of the Iran nuclear deal in Reader Supported News which has made the republication of the article from the original platform possible on this site. Among his professional roles Dr. Bronner serves on the Executive Committee of [...]

Professorial Fellow Yale Ferguson Presents Research in Germany and Italy

Division of Global Affairs Professorial Fellow Yale Ferguson gave a paper on “Competing Identities and Turkey’s Future” on the Keynote Social Science panel at the Annual Meeting of Academia Europaea (The Academy of Europe) in Darmstadt, Germany, September 9th. On September 24th he also presented a paper co-authored with Richard Mansbach on “The [...]

The Retreat of Globalization

In his latest piece for The Conversation entitled, "The pope, the premier, the president – and the retreat of globalization" Dr. Simon Reich discusses challenges to the processes of  globalization in the the context of Pope Francis's and Xi Jinping's visits to the United States. Read Professor Reich's entire column here.  

Dr. Simon Reich Publishes Article in "Survival"

On September 23rd, 2015, Dr. Reich, Professor of Global Affairs, published an article "Strategy of Sponsorship"  (co-authored with Dr. Peter Dombrowski) in "Survival." The article presents an analysis of a sponsorship approach to American grand strategy. Sponsorship offers a distinct strategy that can either define a grand strategy or complement [...]

2015: International Year of Evaluation

 2015 marks the designated International Year of Evaluation. Visiting Professor of Global Practice Dr. Juha  Uitto was selected as an influential leader in evaluation and interviewed as part of a project, EvalStory. Produced by EvalPartners and Universalia (a Canadian management consulting firm) the goals of the project are linked to strengthening [...]

Conversations in Global Affairs: Dr. Joel Rosenthal on Ethics in International Affairs, Realism, Pluralism, and the Iran Deal

The Conversations in Global Affairs series discusses the greatest challenges and changes in the field with policymakers, thinkers, and activists in global affairs. On Tuesday August 25, 2015 Global Affairs Ph.D. students Lynette E. Sieger and Kelsey Lizotte visited the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs (CCEIA) in Manhattan, NY [...]

Global Affairs Alumna Receives Appointment at Concordia College

We are pleased to announce that Division of Global Affairs Ph.D. Alumna, Joanna Maulbeck accepted a position of Assistant Professor at the Department of Education at Concordia College in Bronxville, NY. She recently defended her dissertation entitled “Understanding Dynamics that Shape Immigrant Student Experience: A Case Study of an Urban [...]

The Role of Germany in Europe's Twin Crises

ln his contribution to London School of Economics EUROPP blog entitled, "The Two Faces of Germany: How Germany’s Support for Refugees could Counteract Criticism of its Handling of the Greek Debt Crisis" Dr. Simon Reich reflects on the role of Germany in migrant and financial crises.  Dr. Reich argues that German willingness to accept high numbers [...]


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