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Division of Global Affairs Global Policy Project: Global Data and Statistics

Initiated by Dr. Ronald Jansen and Dr. Jean-Marc Coicaud, the Division of Global Affairs is embarking on a project to develop graduate courses, new research, and new methodology in the fields of global governance and global policy.  The project focuses on integration in the areas of education, environment, economy (sustainable development and [...]

United Nations and Rutgers University: Global Data, Statistics and Global Policy Meeting

On Friday May 2nd, 2014 Dr. Ronald Jansen and Dr. Jean-Marc Coicaud hosted the United Nations Division of Statistics, United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS), and Rutgers University (Division of Global Affairs, School of Communication and Information, and School of Criminal Justice) for a session [...]

Conversations: Global Public Policy Panel on Evaluation

On Wednesday April 23, 2014, Rutgers University Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy hosted a global public policy panel discussion on monitoring and evaluation in international development.  Panelists included Division of Global Affairs Director, Jean-Marc Coicaud, and Division of Global Affairs regular visiting Professors of Global [...]

"Genocide: Pathways & Passages": Reflections from the Inaugural Conference (April 2014)

On April 3rd and 4th, 2014, Rutgers University’s Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights (CGHR) hosted its inaugural international conference, Genocide: Pathways and Passages. Over 30 participants and moderators from across Rutgers University as well as other organizations from around the world took part in the two day event. The [...]

New York Public Library Opens Raphael Lemkin Archive to Faculty and Graduate Students of the Division of Global Affairs

On March 18, 2014, Dr. Alexander Hinton, Director of the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights and Professor of Anthropology and Global Affairs, who holds the UNESCO Chair in Genocide Prevention hosted an invitational event at the New York Public Library Lemkin Archive. Invitees were graduate students of Dr. Hinton’s course, titled “ [...]

Conversations: ISA Panel on Intergenerational Global Ethics

"Integrity, personal integrity, is something which is experienced through what we display and feature vis-à-vis others but also, what we display and feature in terms of personal authenticity." ~Jean-Marc Coicaud On March 27th 2014, the Director of the Division of Global Affairs, Dr. Jean-Marc Coicaud, participated in the International Studies [...]

Diplomacy and Statecraft Honors Dr. Richard Langhorne’s Contribution in the Field of International Relations

Diplomacy and Statecraft journal recently published its Festschrift edition. It honored the contribution of Dr. Langhorne to the field of international relations, diplomacy and statecraft.   It is worth noting that among its contributing scholars is DGA’s Professorial Fellow Dr. Yale Ferguson . Dr. Langhorne worked for the British Government from [...]

Division of Global Affairs at the United Nations Headquarters

On January 27, 2014, Division of Global Affairs Master of Science and Ph.D. students attended the United Nations Headquarters in New York City for by invitation events centered on global policy, global governance and careers in international organizations. The day began with an opening address by Helen Clark, the United Nations Development [...]

Joanna Cichon becomes an "Ethics Fellow for the Future"

In the Spring of 2013, Joanna Cichon, one of DGA’s Ph.D. candidates, became part of the next generation of scholars, policymakers, and practitioners who were selected by the Carnegie Council's Global Ethics Fellows. Please read about her experience at the Carnegie Council here.

Princeton University Press Publishes Dr. Simon Reich's New Book

Professor Simon Reich and Richard Ned Lebow, Professor of International Political Theory at King's College London, published the book, Good-Bye Hegemony!: Power and Influence in the Global System. The book argues that hegemony is a fiction propagated to support a large defense establishment, justify American claims to world leadership, and [...]

Recently Published: The Latest Edition of The Rutgers Humanist

September 25, 2013: The Rutgers Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights has released its special edition of the Rutgers Humanist that features several DGA students and their research. This edition explores intersections of gender, genocide and human rights abuses.

Panel and Discussion on Syria

On September 18, 2014, DGA hosted a panel and discussion on Syria featuring Simon Reich and Jean-Marc Coicaud.

Dr. Chebel d’Appollonia on Lessons of the 9/11 Attacks

September 9, 2013: Professor Chebel d’Appollonia published an op-ed entitled, “What Have We Learned Since the 9/11 Attacks, And Is It Keeping Us Safer?”. Dr. Chebel d’Appollonia reflects on the impact of 9/11 on American society and US foreign policy. The full article can be found here.

Ph.D. Candidate Michael Toomey Receives Fellowship

Ph.D. candidate, Michael Toomey, received a 2013 Doctoral Support Program Scholarship to conduct his dissertation research at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary. Michael studied in CEU's International Relations and European Studies Department where he was also a Visiting Scholar in the Fall 2013 semester. CEU is among the most [...]

Alumni Theresa Hunt Publishes Article on Women's Studies

September 2013: Dr. Theresa Hunt, class of 2012, recently published an article entitled, "Transcending Polarization? Strategic Identity Construction in Young Women's Transnational Feminist Networks" in the Women's Studies International Forum (Volume 40, September-October 2013; pp. 152-161)

DGA Student Summer Highlights

July 22, 2013 On July 19, Ph.D. Student Ashlie Perry was notified that she was the recipient of the Executive Women of New Jersey's Graduate Merit award for 2013. The organization is dedicated to identifying and building meaningful relationships between executive women across the state. On July 18, Ph.D. Student Michael Toomey was awarded a [...]

Dr. Kennedy Presents at TSAS Conference

June 13, 2013: The Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS) held their conference in Ottawa, Canada on May 2 and 3, 2013. Dr. Leslie Kennedy was invited to join a panel on Innovations in Methods to Analyze Terrorism and its Response. His talk was entitled, Global Threats to Security: Risk Terrain Modeling and Risk [...]

Incoming Ph.D. Student is Given a Scholarship at the National Chengchi University

June 13, 2013: Incoming Ph.D. Student Christopher Primiano was awarded a scholarship from the National Chengchi University in Taiwan to conduct research. His scholarship covers all expenses and will give Christopher the opportunity to research at one of Taiwan's most prestigious universities.

Ph.D. Candidate Karolina Lula on the Definition of Terrorism

May 29, 2013: Ph.D candidate Karolina Lula has published a post with The Monkey Cage on the concept of terrorism and how it can be defined entitled, "Why Defining Terrorism Matters".

Ph.D. Candidate Michael Zboray Receives National Fellowship

April 24, 2013: DGA Ph.D. Candidate Michael Zboray has been selected as a recipient of the International Research and Exchange Board (IREX) fellowship, sponsored by the U.S Department of State. The fellowship is under the Individual Advanced Research Opportunities and will provide Michael with the opportunity to perform research abroad.


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