Monthly Archives: August 2014

Pressman on Hamas-Israel War

Over at UConn Today, Prof. Jeremy Pressman answered questions about the struggle to attain a ceasefire in Gaza and Israel. Pressman also wrote about the Government of Israel’s strategic goal at Political Violence @ a Glance, a political science blog … Continue reading

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Hayes Wins Best Paper Award

Prof. Thomas Hayes co-authored the paper that won the best paper award, the Bailey Award, from APSA’s LGBT Caucus. The paper is “Testing Backlash: The Influence of Political Institutions on Public Attitudes toward Gay Rights” by Ben Bishin, Hayes, Matthew … Continue reading

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Mexico’s President cites CIRI project

At a recent ceremony, the President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, listed getting a better score on Prof. David Richards’s CIRI project’s physical integrity right index as one of 11 human rights goals the Mexican government has set for 2014-2018. … Continue reading

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Dyson on Morrissey

Over at The Monkey Cage, Professor Stephen Dyson reviewed the new record by Morrissey, focusing on the political themes the British singer has addressed over the years. Money quote: “[The new record] gives us cause to consider once more the … Continue reading

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Caribbean Philosophical Association annual meeting

Congratulations to Prof. Jane Anna Gordon, president of the Caribbean Philosophical Association (CPA), on the CPA’s 11th annual international meeting, held in St. Louis, Missouri in June. A detailed summary and slideshow are available for reading/viewing.

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