International Studies

Samer Abboud

Aug 7, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Abboud Assesses ISIL Propaganda on Al Jazeera

Dr. Samer Abboud, associate professor of international studies, participated in a roundtable discussing the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also referred to as ISIS or the Islamic State. Abboud and other analysts say the group's ability to sustain its “nation state” remains in doubt...

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Apr 22, 2015 jretter Retter

Parsons Dick Presents at the American Anthropological Association Meetings

In December, Dr. Hilary Parsons Dick, assistant professor of international studies, ​attended​ the American Anthropological Association Meetings in Washington D.C. to​ present her work on immigration policy as part of a panel called “Professional Divides III: Journalists and Anthropologists in...

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Mar 10, 2015 Purnell Cropper

HAPS Alumni Return to Speak on Finding Work, Professional Skills

On March 2, nine recent alumni of the Historical and Political Studies department returned to campus to speak to more than 40 students and graduating seniors about working in the field. Through the panel, current students saw “the range of different types of careers that majors in the department...

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Jan 21, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Helps Students Break Study Abroad Language Barrier

Natalie Marshall ’16, an International Studies major at Arcadia, offers advice to fellow study abroad students in her Jan. 16 USA Today College piece, “5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Foreign Language Skills.” Marshall, who is studying abroad in Paris, writes about small changes in daily activities...

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Jan 21, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Helps Students Break Study Abroad Language Barrier

Natalie Marshall ’16, an International Studies major at Arcadia, offers advice to fellow study abroad students in her Jan. 16 USA Today College piece, “5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Foreign Language Skills.” Marshall, who is studying abroad in Paris, writes about small changes in daily activities...

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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...

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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...

Feb 19, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Abboud Returns to WHYY’s Radio Times to Discuss Syria

Dr. Samer Abboud, assistant professor of history and international studies at Arcadia University, returned to WHYY’s Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane on Wednesday, Feb. 19, as a guest during a segment titled “Syria: peace prospects and the humanitarian crisis.” He was joined by Hazem Hallak, a...

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Feb 12, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Swiss Ambassador Discusses Future Survival, Relevance of U.N. to Packed House

By JASMINE L. HENDERSON ’15 Addressing a common misconception that the U.N. is a “world government,” Swiss Ambassador to the United Nations Paul R. Seger spoke to a standing-room only crowd of more than 100 people in the Castle Mirror Room on Jan. 30. Part of the Office of International Affairs’...

Jan 15, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Abboud’s Writing Quoted in Dissident Voice

A recent article written by Dr. Samer Abboud, assistant professor of history and international studies, was quoted in an article in Dissident Voice, an internet newsletter dedicated to providing hard-hitting, thought-provoking commentary in support of peace and social justice. In her article, “The...

Jan 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Abboud Publishes ‘Geneva II: Giving War a chance?’ in Al Jazeera

Dr. Samer Abboud, assistant professor of history and international studies, published an opinion piece on the Syrian conflict in Al Jazeera on Nov. 4. In “Geneva II: Giving war a chance?” Abboud explains that Geneva II—a proposed international conference that will attempt to end the Syrian conflict...