Category Archives: Hertel

International Studies Association Annual Conference, 2016

Prof. Jennifer Sterling-Folker (POLS) offers highlights of the recent 2016 ISA meeting: The 2016 ISA Annual Meeting held in Atlanta, March 16-19, was the first run by ISA staff based here at UConn and was attended by a large number … Continue reading

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Hertel and Dzurilla Lead Panel on University as Corporate Citizen

Professor Shareen Hertel and Tim Dzurilla, a POLS doctoral candidate, took part in a daylong conference on “The University as Corporate Citizen” at UConn. The conference was co-hosted by the Dodd Center, the Economic & Social Rights Program of HRI, and … Continue reading

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Hertel Publishes “Hungry for Justice”

Prof. Shareen Hertel (POLS) has a forthcoming article, entitled: “Hungry for Justice: Social Mobilization on the Right to Food in India.” It will appear in Development & Change. Congratulations! Abstract: This article explores the potential and limits of contemporary economic … Continue reading

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Zachary to China via U21

Jack Zachary ’14 (POLS/HR) has been selected to represent UConn at the 2104 Universitas 21 Research Conference at Shanghai Jaio Tong University (SJTU), July 7-11, 2014, where he will present his research on “Food Insecurity in the Banana Industry.” Jack … Continue reading

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Hertel and Richards at U-21 Human Rights School

Prof. David Richards and Prof. Shareen Hertel participated as instructors in the U-21 Summer School on Human Rights. The school was hosted at UConn from July 8-19, 2013.

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Hertel on WNPR

On May 10, 2013, Prof. Shareen Hertel appeared on WNPR’s “Where we live.”  She joined a discussion of safety issues at overseas garment factories in light of the recent tragedy in Bangladesh. Congratulations!

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AAUW Dissertation Fellowship

Yazmín A. García Trejo, a POLS PhD candidate, has been selected to receive a prestigious American Fellowship from the American Association for University Women (AAUW) for the 2013-2014 academic year. The fellowship funds the final year of dissertation writing. Yazmín … Continue reading

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Patel Defends Senior Thesis on GMOs in India, UK, and US

Jigish Patel ’13 defended his senior thesis, “The Rights-Based Approach to Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms.” He was advised by Prof. Shareen Hertel. After graduation, Patel will be a teacher through Teach for America. Congratulations!

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New Volume on Economic & Social Human Rights

A newly released volume from Cambridge University Press, The State of Economic & Social Human Rights: A Global Overview, edited by Lanse Minkler (ECON), offers interdisciplinary contributions aimed at enabling scholars and policy makers find the best ways to instantiate … Continue reading

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O’Mara ’12 accepted to graduate program at Northeastern

Aidan O’Mara (POLS 2012) has been accepted to the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, where he has received a graduate fellowship to pursue a Master’s of Science in Accounting and a Master’s of Business Administration (MSA/MBA) beginning in … Continue reading

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