International Peace And Conflict Resolution

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Aug 21, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Abboud Appears on HuffPost Live with Thomas Friedman of the NY Times

Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies at Arcadia University, was a guest on HuffPost Live with NY Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas Friedman on Tuesday, Aug. 21. Watch online. Abboud received his Ph.D. in Arab and Islamic Studies from the...

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Aug 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Syria Expert Dr. Samer Abboud Explores the Causes of Upheaval

When Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, began his doctorate in Arab and Islamic studies, he intended to focus on illicit cross-border trade between Syria and Lebanon. But during a research trip to the Middle East in 2003, he was struck by...

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Aug 1, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Maine Today Media: Incoming IPCR Student Weighs in on Public Education

Maine Today Media reported on July 27 that Benjamin Kissin, an incoming graduate student in Arcadia University's International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program recently weighed in on Gov. Paul LePage's recent commencts on the quality of public education in Maine. Benjamin Kissin,  22,...

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Jul 30, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Martin-Molina ’73,’03M Bridges Gap Between U.S. and Cuba, Helps Develop Study Abroad Program

Sitting in Blankley Alumni House, Pam Martin-Molina ’73,’03M recalls the first time she saw Fidel Castro on television, punctuating statements with a dramatic wag of his finger. A young girl at the time, she was immediately fascinated by the charismatic leader and curious about Cuba. Now Martin-...

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Jul 5, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Haffar Presents on Short-Term International Programming at NCA&U

Dr. Warren Haffar, Dean of International Affairs and Associate Professor and Director of International Peace and Conflict Resolution,  presented a workshop on "A Pedagogical Model for Faculty Engagement through Short-term International Programming: Opportunities and Challenges" at the NAC&U...

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Jun 28, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia-AGS Students Participate in Model United Nations in Barcelona

Seven students enrolled in the Master in International Relations and Diplomacy program, offered through a partnership between Arcadia University and the American Graduate School in Paris, participated in the Catalonian Model United Nations (C'MUN) in Barcelona, May 2-5. Ryan Godfrey (Class of 2012...

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Jun 26, 2012 Donna Whitlock

Dual Degree Student Earns Graduate Scholarship Award

Christa M. Lane Hooper was the 2012 recipient of the A. Richard Polis Graduate Scholarship Award at Arcadia University’s Graduate Commencement in May. The award is presented to a student in a full-time graduate program who is listed on the Graduate Dean’s Distinguished Honor List and whose service...

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Jun 25, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

CBS Philly: Abboud Weighs In on Egypt's Presidential Election

CBS Philly consulted local expert Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies at Arcadia University, on Mohammed Morsi's triumph in Egypt's recent democratic presidential election, June 24. Morsi was the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate and he had the support of other...

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Jun 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Jacobsen Heads to Rwanda to Train Community Leaders

Dr. Bill Jacobsen, Adjunct Professor of International Peace and Conflict Resolution, is preparing for a six-week trip to Rwanda where he will be one of the facilitators for the second international Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities training. HROC brings together former enemies to heal and...

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Jun 8, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

American Graduate School in Paris Holds 7th Annual Graduate School Conference

The American Graduate School (AGS) in Paris hosted the 7th annual Graduate Student Conference on "The Roles and Challenges of Diplomacy in the 21st Century: Inclusion and Exclusion in a Globalized World," April 19-20. Participants from Norway, Canada, South Africa, India, the United States, Russia...

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May 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Kosovo Press: Deputy Prime Minister Talks with IPCR Students

Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister Edita Tahiri hosted a group of International Peace and Conflict Resolution students from Arcadia University led by Adjunct Professor Alex N. Grigorev. Tahiri said that Kosovo is committed to Euro-Atlantic integration, and has taken sweeping reforms to meet the criteria...

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May 15, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia IPCR Student Ryan Godfrey Shines in Paris

By Corentine Chaillet, American Graduate School in Paris The seventh annual Graduate Student Conference on "The Roles and Challenges of Diplomacy in the 21st Century: Inclusion and Exclusion in a Globalized World" was a roaring success in Paris on April 19-20. For two days, the American Graduate...