Child standing before a sunset

International ·

Senate Vote Could End US Complicity in the Saudi-Led Genocide in Yemen That Spans Obama, Trump Administration

The US has supported a Saudi-led military coalition that has inflicted profound and deadly damage on Yemen. Now, a Senate vote could end what Professor Jeff Bachman says is US complicity in genocide.
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A man sleeps on a piece of cardboard outside.

International ·

To End the HIV Epidemic, Addressing Poverty and Inequities One of Most Important Treatments

The main driver of HIV/AIDS has more to do with social inequity than with the virus alone.
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Sharon Weiner and Thespina Yamanis

Research ·

SIS Faculty Win Awards for Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring

The Office of Graduate Studies and Research recently awarded Professor Sharon Weiner the 2019 Award for Excellence In Doctoral Student Mentoring and Professor Thespina Yamanis the 2019 Award for Excellence in Master's Student Mentoring.
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Peace sign in front of the Nigerian flag

International ·

Nigerian Elections 2019

On February 16, Africa’s most populous democracy and largest economy will decide their next president. We highlight the top candidates running, the customs influencing the race, and what to expect in Nigeria after ballots are cast.
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Jenna Caldwell

Student Life ·

SIS Student Lifts the Voices and Perspectives of People of Color

When Caldwell first joined The Blackprint, she wasn’t expecting to one day become the magazine’s editor-in-chief. But in the span of a few semesters, she transitioned to leading the publication and discovered a zeal for journalism.
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A box of chocolate truffles lays open on a white surface.

International ·

The Dark Side of Chocolate

The worldwide demand for chocolate has come with human rights and sustainability issues, and not all chocolate brands address them. Check out what SIS professor Johanna Mendelson Forman says to be aware of in regards to chocolate production.
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Ukrainian woman holding a rifle in military fatigues.

Research ·

Women Warriors: SIS Prof. Co-Authors Book on Female Combatants

Jessica Trisko Darden examines Ukrainian women in non-state armed groups.
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Schoolchildren stand on their destroyed school in the Yemeni city of Taiz in a photo from 2018.

Research ·

The US’s Role in the Hidden Genocide in Yemen

SIS professor Jeff Bachman, director of the Ethics, Peace, and Human Rights Program at SIS, recently published an article for Third World Quarterly making the case that the violence and destruction in Yemen amount to genocide.
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People ride motorcycles through a flooded street in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

International ·

Is There a Role for the UN Security Council on Climate Change?

In the past year, several UN member-states have renewed efforts to push the conversation of climate change forward within "the most powerful and contentious of all UN organs," the Security Council.
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Global Environmental Policy Program graduate students Amber Orozco and Alexandria Ward.

International ·

Alumnae Document USDA Discrimination

Learn how former Global Environmental Politics Program graduate students Amber Orozco and Alexandria Ward used their practicum experience to launch their professional careers.
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