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Prof. Lusane & Prof. Mittelman CRS 2015

CRS would like to acknowledge the contributions of SIS Faculty Emeriti University Professor James Mittelman and Professor Clarence Lusane. Professor Mittelman was the founding Chair of Comparative and Regional Studies at American University and is a renowned expert on globalization. Professor Lusane has written pioneering work on race relations in Europe and America and will be taking on the position of Chair of Political Science at Howard University. Both have provided the CRS Program with intellectual leadership and vision throughout their many years of exemplary teaching, scholarship and service to the university and the world. We look forward to their continued engagement with the CRS program, former students and the broader CRS community.

Professors Mittelman and Lusane will end their regular teaching duties at CRS. In addition, Professors Michelle Egan and Cathy Schneider will be on leave for the 2015-2016 academic year.  

Recent CRS Publications

Dictators and Democracy in African Development by Carl LeVan

Carl LeVan

Dictators and Democracy in African Development: The Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria

(Cambridge University Press, 2014)

The End of American World Order by Amitav Acharya

Amitav Acharya

The End of American World Order

(Polity, 2014)

Police Power and Race Riots by Cathy Schneider

Cathy Lisa Schneider

Police Power and Race Riots: Urban Unrest in Paris and New York

(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014)

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