International 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...

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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...

Jun 24, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Haywood Named Professor of the Year

For more than 20 years, Dr. Geoffrey Haywood has made an impact on Arcadia students through engaging lecture, relevant syllabi and unbridled enthusiasm. At the conclusion of this past academic year, students and faculty recognized his tenure by naming him Arcadia’s 2013 Professor of the Year. An...

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Apr 30, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Leader in Peace and Conflict Studies Excited for Collaboration between Arcadia and University of Sierra Leone

This semester, Dr. Memunatu Pratt, Director of the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at Fourah Bay College at the University of Sierra Leone, visited campus for two weeks to discuss the new collaboration between Arcadia University and the University of Sierra Leone. A Fulbright Scholar,...

Mar 6, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Speak About Their Service

By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 On Feb. 22, former Peace Corps volunteers gathered in Landman Library to discuss their three months of training and two years of service with students interested in learning more about their experiences. Becky Marsden, a local Peace Corps recruiter who...

Mar 6, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Abboud Discusses Syria on WHYY’s ‘Radio Times’

Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies at Arcadia University, returned to WHYY’s Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane on March 6 as a guest during a segment titled “The civil war in Syria: The conflict, U.S. policy and how might it end.” He was joined by Andrew...

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Jan 22, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Dick to Participate in Workshop, Give Lecture in Chicago

In January, Dr. Hilary Parsons Dick, Assistant Professor of International Studies, will present her work as part of events at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University. At the University of Chicago, she will participate in an invited Faculty Workshop called “Discourse in the Balance:...