Historical And Political Studies

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Sep 26, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Bucks Local News: Simmons Wins Peace Award

Barbara Simmons, adjunct instructor in the Arcadia University International Peace and Conflict Resolution master’s program and director of The Peace Center in Langhorne, Pa., won the Annual Al Krass Peace Award from the Interfaith Community of Lower Bucks at the International Peace Day events in...

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Sep 26, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Bucks Local News: Simmons Wins Peace Award

Barbara Simmons, adjunct instructor in the Arcadia University International Peace and Conflict Resolution master’s program and director of The Peace Center in Langhorne, Pa., won the Annual Al Krass Peace Award from the Interfaith Community of Lower Bucks at the International Peace Day events in...

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Sep 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Babcock Provides Q&A for ‘So What Can You Do With a History Major?’ Series

Caitlin Babcock, a graduate of the M.A. program in International Peace and Conflict Resolution at Arcadia University, was interviewed by “The Way of Improvement Leads Home” blogger John Fea, a professor of American History and Chair of the History Department at Messiah College, for a Q&A...

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Sep 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

The Mercury: Mattiola Supports Ending Discrimination Against LGBT Pennsylvanians

Chantel Mattiola, a graduate of Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution program, spoke outside of the Pottstown Borough Hall on Aug. 7 to show her support for House Bill 300, which bans discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pennsylvanians. The...

Jul 11, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Class Makes Headlines in Sierra Leone

By CHRISTOPHER SARACHILLI ’14 In late spring, the Ministry of Youth Affairs in Sierra Leone hosted Arcadia University students in Freetown, the nation’s capital, garnering notice in local newspapers such as The Exclusive and The Awareness Times, as well as on the country’s national television...

Jul 11, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Class Makes Headlines in Sierra Leone

By CHRISTOPHER SARACHILLI ’14 In late spring, the Ministry of Youth Affairs in Sierra Leone hosted Arcadia University students in Freetown, the nation’s capital, garnering notice in local newspapers such as The Exclusive and The Awareness Times, as well as on the country’s national television...

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Jul 9, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Stéfon Marquette Awarded Gilman Scholarship

Each year, the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program aims to open the study abroad experience up to students with financial constraints, as well as expand the study abroad student population by supporting students with underrepresented majors, diverse ethnic backgrounds and...

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Jun 24, 2014 Purnell Cropper

McCreery Receives Distinguished Curriculum Fellowship for First-Year Seminar

Adjunct Professor Allyson McCreery was awarded a Curriculum Fellowship from the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict. The fellowship is intended to support and advance teaching in the field of civil resistance studies and will be applied to McCreery’s First-Year Seminar “Making Moves:...

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May 13, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Roland Adjovi, Resident Scholar at Arcadia University, Elected to United Nations Working Group

Roland Adjovi, resident scholar at The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, has been elected to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. The three-year mandate (2014-16) begins immediately. A jurist with extensive teaching experience, Adjovi served as academic director...

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Apr 28, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Head of Kosovar Institute, Former Adviser to Kosovo President Visits Arcadia,Talks about Building New Kosovo

By JASMINE L. HENDERSON ’15 On April 14, Ilir Deda, executive director at the Kosovar Institute for Policy Research and Development (KIPRED), delivered his talk, Building a New Country: Hopes and Challenges, in the Dining Complex Amphitheater 107. As part of the Office of International Affairs and...

Mar 18, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Jacobsen Named Most Valuable Peacemaker of 2014

By JASMINE L. HENDERSON ’15 In recognition of his work in and contribution to the field of conflict resolution, Adjunct Professor of International Peace and Conflict Resolution Dr. William Jacobsen has been named Most Valuable Peacemaker for 2014. Jacobsen will receive the award by The...

Feb 28, 2014 JoLynne Bremmer

Faculty Member Kachuyevski, Expert on Ukraine, Explains Country’s Unrest

On Feb. 26, Dr. Angela Kachuyevski, assistant professor of political science and an expert on Ukraine and Russia, provided insight into the Euromaidan revolution in Ukraine. Describing Ukraine’s centuries-old, complex history, Kachuyevski notes “Even its name, Ukrayina, means ‘on the edge,’”...