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75 Years On, Does the UN Still Matter?

2020 marks the 75th anniversary year of the United Nations. We asked SIS faculty if the UN still matters today, and why.
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Ambassador Sally Shelton-Colby, Distinguished Scholar in Residence J Ann Tickner, Dean Christine BN Chin, Wanda Wigfall-Williams, Naomi Moland, Shadi Mokhtari, and Sarah Snyder.

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100 Years of US Women’s Suffrage and Beyond: SIS Faculty Discuss Global Women’s Rights

SIS faculty discuss the impact of women’s representation and participation in activism and policy making in the context of global women’s rights movements.
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Travel Restrictions during COVID-19: How Are They Changing “Passport Privilege”?

A Q&A with SIS professor Tazreena Sajjad on passport privilege, travel restrictions, and migration during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Wildness Unleashed Paul Wapner on Embracing Wildness, Coming to Terms with Rattlesnakes, and Writing a Book He Needs to Read

A conversation with SIS professor Paul Wapner about his new book, "Is Wildness Over?"
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Coronavirus: The Numbers Behind the Inequities

A Q&A with SIS professor Rachel Robinson on the numbers that prove that the novel coronavirus is affecting Black, Latinx, and American Indian populations at a disproportionate rate.
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Prime Minister David Lloyd George, Premier Vittorio Orlando, French Premier Georges Clemenceau, and President Woodrow Wilson at the WWI Paris peace conference.

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How a Peace Conference’s Failures a Century Ago Set the Stage for Today’s Anti-racist Uprisings

Suffering a pandemic and the aftermath of a war that killed 50 million, the world in 1920 faced a turning point as it negotiated a new political order. As today, the key issue was racial inequality.
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Michelle Mays

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SIS Alumna Coordinates Doctors Without Borders’ COVID-19 Response in NYC

Over the past 12 years, Michelle Mays (SIS/MA '08) has worked around the world with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). But her latest placement is much closer to home—coordinating MSF’s COVID-19 response in New York City.
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Angela Tierney, Marwa Elsayed, and Timothy Frantzen.

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MIS Program Helps Professionals Pair Their Experience with Credentials for Career Advancement

MIS students and alumni combine their professional and academic knowledge to serve the global community, wage peace, and advance their careers and leadership capacity in international affairs.
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