Category Archives: Richards

UConn Model UN Ends Semester with Succesful Conference

On the weekend of November 13-15, the UConn Model United Nations student organization held its 17th annual conference. In total, the conference hosted over 300 delegates, debating a plethora of different world-pressing topics in 15 very different UN-based committees. Throughout the … Continue reading

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UConn Model United Nations Hosts 17th Conference

This upcoming weekend, UConn’s Model United Nations will be holding a conference for high school students. The conference will run from Friday, November 13 to Sunday, November 15, 2015. At this conference over 300 high school delegates will debate various … Continue reading

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Prof. Richards: Book and More

Prof. David Richards is co-author, with Jillienne Haglund, of a new book, Violence Against Women and the Law (Paradigm). Nicola Henry, of La Trobe University (Australia), said of the book: “This is an impressive and far-reaching study of the role … 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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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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Richards Speaks at DePaul Law School

Prof. David Richards gave a talk on April 12, 2013, at DePaul Law School in Chicago titled “Domestic Laws on Violence Against Women: The Illustrative Case of Rape.”

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Petkis Defends Senior Thesis

Stephen Petkis ’13 defended his senior thesis on U.S. foreign policy, democracy promotion, and military intervention. He was advised by Dr. David Richards. Stephen will attend Georgetown law school in the fall. Congratulations!  

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