News & Announcements Archive

Class examines public health through the lens of Africana studies

Questioning norms and shifting perspectives were top goals in creating the course, say instructors Robbie Shilliam, professor in the Department of Political Science, and Alexandre White, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. Last year, influenced by the pandemic, faculty discussed the idea of turning an Africana studies lens on public health to provide a focal point for exploring the ongoing impacts of colonialism, slavery, and other histories of racial oppression.

Renee Marlin-Bennett on Chopped Liver and Mean Memes

Professor Renee Marlin-Bennett was interviewed by Hillary Matfess, Hopkins alumna, for “Say More About That“, a Bridging the Gap podcast. Professor Renee Marlin-Bennett researches global problems involving information and how it flows, borders, bodies, and power.  From these points of departure, she ventures into international theory, pragmatism, international political sociology, and global political economy.  Much […]

J. Luis Rodriguez awarded a Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow!

We are pleased to announce that graduate student J. Luis Rodriguez has been awarded a Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISC) at Stanford University.   Please join us in congratulating Luis for this signal achievement!

Adam Sheingate lends a helping hand

As families struggle due to the coronavirus pandemic, Professor Adam Sheingate delivers meals to Baltimore families in need.

Robert Lieberman Discusses the Push and Pull of American Democracy

Robert Lieberman, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor in the Department of Political Science, discussed his new book in the fall 2020 issue of Arts & Sciences Magazine. Four Threats: The Recurring Crises of American Democracy, was spurred by the results of the 2016 presidential election and discusses the four pillars effective democratic government rests on, and the four […]

J. Luis Rodriguez receives Barbara Tuchman Prize 2021 for best paper

Luis received the ISA HIST Section Barbara Tuchman Prize 2021 for the Best Paper by a Graduate Student in Historical International Relations for his paper entitled, “Questioning Hierarchies:  Latin American Responses to the Crafting of Nuclear Arms Controls”.  Congratulations Luis!