Historical And Political Studies

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Nov 21, 2016 Jen Retter

Sturiale ’17, Mills ’18 Assist Professor Adjovi and Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

Through their research assistantship with Assistant Professor of Historical and Political Studies Roland Adjovi, Zachary Sturiale ’17 and Ryan Mills ’18 prepared preliminary reports for and attended a press conference during the United Nations’ Working Group on Arbitrary Detention’s first visit to...

Nov 18, 2016 Jen Retter

Nov. 29: Vira I. Heinz Scholarship Recipients Host Politics Around the World

Kimberly Casimir ’18, Amanda Hulse ’17, and Allyson Naiken ’17, recipients of the 2016 Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership scholarship, will present on their international experiences at Politics Around the World on Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle Rose...

Nov 17, 2016 Jen Retter

Author Levin Millan and Kuch ’10 Discuss Escape from Sudanese Civil War

Author Harriet Levin Millan and Michael Majok Kuch ’10, a graduate of Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution program and one of the Lost Boys of the Sudan, visited campus on Tuesday, Nov. 15 during International Education Week to discuss How Fast Can You Run, a novel based...

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Nov 16, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Two Fulbright Winners, One U.S. Agency Award Winner Among Arcadia’s Graduate Students

Arcadia University is home to three international graduate award recipients this year. Olga Banaszkiewicz ’17, of Spain, received the Becas de Máster en Estados Unidos de América from Fulbright España; Selviana Ndoen ’18, of Indonesia, received the USAID Program to Extend Scholarships and...

Oct 26, 2016 Jen Retter

HAPS Alumni Discuss Career Development, Offer Networking Advice

On Oct. 24, the Department of Historical and Political Studies invited the following alumni to discuss their professional work, career development, and scholarly accomplishments with students, faculty, and staff: Caitlin DuBois ’13, History, Art Consultant at Merritt Gallery Niki Edwards ’...

Oct 25, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Human Rights Activist Bamba Bakary Jr. Visits Arcadia University

Roland Adjovi, assistant professor of History and Political Studies, and Dr. Kate M. Bonin, assistant professor of Modern Languages, provided Arcadia students the opportunity to meet lawyer, human-rights activist, and author Bamba Bakary Jr. on Oct.13. Originally from Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa...

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Oct 24, 2016 Jen Retter

Student Veterans Organization Hosts Wills for Heroes on Nov. 5

Six days before Veterans Day, Arcadia University will host Wills for Heroes, an event that provides wills, living wills, and healthcare or financial powers of attorney to military veterans and emergency personnel, free of charge. The event, held in partnership with the Pennsylvania...

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Oct 21, 2016 Jen Retter

Oct. 25: Student Voters Prepare for Election with Daylong Forum

In preparation for the 2016 presidential election, Arcadia University is hosting Election Fest, an opportunity for students to discuss political and electoral processes with faculty and staff. The daylong event is on Tuesday, Oct. 25 in the University Commons Great Room. Students representing 18...

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Sep 15, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Widestrom Chosen for American Political Science Award

Dr. Amy Widestrom, assistant professor of Historical and Political Studies, was chosen for a Clarence Stone Scholar Award by the Urban and Local Politics Section of the American Political Science Association. The Clarence Stone Scholar Award recognizes up to two young scholars who are making...

Aug 23, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Sierra Leone GFS Course Examines Country’s Revitalization Post-Ebola

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, led 10 students on a Global Field Study course to Sierra Leone from May 21 to June 1, to study how the country is revitalizing its socio-economic conditions post-ebola. During the course, Beyond Ebola in Sierra Leone,...

Jun 27, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

AGS Class of 2016 Enters World of International Diplomacy

Left to Right: Megan Pritchard, Gabriele Paone, Ahmed Samy Lotf, Sakshi Mishra, Emily Davison, Simisola Osekunowo, Aurora Eck Nilsen, Tigidankay Sannoh, Fazola Nasretdinova, Erin Robbins, Elisa Gabrieli. On June 4 in Paris, France, seven students graduated from the Master of Arts in...

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Jun 6, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Adjovi Examines Human Rights Violations in Azerbaijan

Human rights expert Roland Adjovi, assistant professor of Historical and Political Studies at Arcadia University, examined the institutionalization of persons with disabilities, psychosocial dysfunctions, and intellectual impairments in Azerbaijan from May 16 to 25. As Chair of the United...