News & Announcements Archive

Professor Robbie Shilliam gives keynote at the Tenth Oceanic Conference on International Studies

Professor Robbie Shilliam gives keynote at the Tenth Oceanic Conference on International Studies

The keynote speech, at the University of Melbourne, was entitled “Republicanism and Imperialism at the Frontier: A Post-Black Lives Matter Archaeology of International Relations”. The research can be found at […]

Sarah Parkinson’s book has received an honorable mention for the Best Book Award

Professor Sarah Parkinson’s book, Beyond the Lines: Social Networks and Palestinian Militant Organizations in Wartime Lebanon (Cornell University Press, 2022), has received an Honorable Mention for the Best Book Award […]

United States Institute of Peace Fellowship Winner: Shahab ud Din Ahmad

Shahab ud Din Ahmad has won a 2023 Peace Scholar Fellowship from the United States Institute of Peace. This fellowship was awarded to support his research on his dissertation: Conflict […]

Colonel Joe Becker is filling a critical gap as the Defense Attaché for the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait City. 

Colonel, U.S. Army, Joe Becker, former Political Science Department PhD student, assigned to the Department of State, filling a critical gap as the Defense Attaché for the U.S. Embassy in […]

Justice for All?

Justice for All?

Political scientist and sociologist Vesla Weaver is spending her career listening to and researching the voices of a sizable group of people whose experience of democracy, citizenship, and government is completely different from that of those not living under police surveillance.

Vesla Weaver quoted in Arts & Sciences Weekly

Vesla Weaver quoted in Arts & Sciences Weekly

“[W]hen you go through them one by one by one, they raise complex and genuine questions like ‘What is the meaning of punishment?’ and ‘What is freedom?’”  —Vesla Mae Weaver, […]

PJ Brendese featured in JHU Arts & Sciences Weekly

PJ Brendese featured in JHU Arts & Sciences Weekly

Describe your primary research or scholarship, and tell us what is most exciting about your current project.  My research centers on how the politics of time and memory function to […]

Velsa Weaver featured in the New York Times

Vesla Weaver is featured prominently in the New York Times, for the American Prison Writing Archive, a “Shadow Canon’ Sheds Light

Iván Ruiz-Hernández, Graduate Student, named APSA Diversity Fellow, Spring 2023

Iván Ruiz-Hernández, Graduate Student, has been named an APSA Diversity Fellow for Spring 2023. Congratulations Iván!

The American Prison Writing Archive (APWA)

The American Prison Writing Archive (APWA)

Vesla Weaver and her team launch The American Prison Writing Archive’s (APWA) new, fully searchable digital archive of writings by those impacted by the criminal legal system. The APWA is the largest […]