Historical And Political Studies

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Jan 13, 2015 Purnell Cropper

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes of How Paris Attacks Only Steeled Her Resolve to Study in France

Arcadia University International Studies major Natalie Marshall ’16 isn’t changing her plan to spend the semester in Paris, despite three days of attacks in the city beginning with the Jan. 7 shooting in the offices of Charlie Hebdo. She wrote about following through with her decision in “Viewpoint...

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Jan 13, 2015 Purnell Cropper

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes of How Paris Attacks Only Steeled Her Resolve to Study in France

Arcadia University International Studies major Natalie Marshall ’16 isn’t changing her plan to spend the semester in Paris, despite three days of attacks in the city beginning with the Jan. 7 shooting in the offices of Charlie Hebdo. She wrote about following through with her decision in “Viewpoint...

Jan 9, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students Receive Gilman Scholarships, Will Study in Turkey, South Korea

Two Arcadia students, Zahra Ahmadi ’16 and Clifford Long ’17, will study in Turkey and South Korea, respectively, in spring 2015 through the the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Programs. Ahmadi, an international studies major concentrating in the Middle East and Africa, received $4,...

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Dec 17, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Philadelphia Recognizes Work of Arcadia, Black Male Development Symposium

Arcadia’s partnership with the Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS) was honored by the City of Philadelphia during a ceremony at City Hall on Dec. 11. Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. (4th District) presented a proclamation to recognize the work of the University and BMDS with Philadelphia public...

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Dec 8, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Widestrom’s New Book, ‘Displacing Democracy,’ to Be Released Dec. 12

On Dec. 12, Displacing Democracy: Economic Segregation in America, a new book by Dr. Amy Widestrom, assistant professor of political science, will be released by the University of Pennsylvania Press. The book focuses on residential economic segregation in American cities while exploring the...

Nov 25, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Loury Speaks at Philadelphia’s My Brother’s Keeper Summit

Dr. Doreen Loury (left) with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Stephen Tyson ’13M at the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Initiative Summit, hosted at Philadelphia’s Mastery Charter School-Shoemaker Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The summit was organized in response to President Obama’s MBK Community...

Oct 29, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Marcella Haddad ’18: ‘Feed Your Reader: A Workshop with Author Nathaniel Popkin’

With the first six pages of her novel in hand, Marcella Haddad ’18 stepped into author Nathaniel Popkin’s writing workshop unsure of what to expect. Afterward, Haddad left with constructive criticism from her peers, writing tips from Popkin, and the affirmation that she is a “rising star.” Read her...

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Oct 28, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Interviewed on Colombian TV, Adjovi Speaks for UN on Venezuelan Prisoners

Roland Adjovi, assistant professor of political science at Arcadia University, was interviewed on La Tarde, a news program on 24-hour Columbian news network NTN24, on Oct. 11. Adjovi spoke on the detentions of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez and former mayor of San Cristóbal, Venezuela...

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Oct 3, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Dr. Maryam Z. Deloffre Publishes Ebola Article in Washington Post

Dr. Maryam Z. Deloffre, assistant professor of political science, published an article about Ebola, human security, and Africa in The Washington Post. The AFRICOM [U.S. Africa Command] and UNMEER [U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response] missions are not your typical militarized humanitarian...

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Sep 30, 2014 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Student Alpha Barrie Wins Peace Education Scholarship

The El-Hibri Foundation offers peace education scholarships to graduate students with demonstrated commitment to the field of peace education and conflict management. Each scholarship is in the amount of $5,000. This year, Alpha Barrie, a student in Arcadia University’s International Peace and...

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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...