International Studies

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:...

Dec 17, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Abboud Receives Grants to Study Capital Flight in Syria

Dr. Samer N. Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, recently received two grants to study capital flight during the Syrian conflict. Both grants will support Abboud’s travel in Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar to conduct research with Syrians displaced during...

Dec 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

HuffPost Live: Abboud Joins Discussion on U.S. Intervention in Syria

Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies at Arcadia University, returned to HuffPost Live as a guest panelist on Dec. 10 to address whether it's time for the United States to intervene in Syria. The segment was hosted by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill. Watch the video....

Nov 30, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Abboud Publishes ‘Rethinking Hizballah’

Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies in the Department of Historical and Political Studies, published Rethinking Hizballah: Authority, Legitimacy, Violence (Ashgate). The book was released on Nov. 28. Co-authored with Dr. Benjamin J. Muller, King’s University...

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Nov 29, 2012 JoLynne Bremmer

Hilary Parsons Dick Contributes to ‘Anthropology News’

In September, Dr. Hilary Parsons Dick, Assistant Professor of International Studies, participated in an online conversation hosted by Anthropology News about language and immigration issues in the United States and Israel. And in October, Anthropology News published a column she produced from the...

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Nov 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Students and Faculty Publish Paper on Cyprus Conflict in ‘Peace Review’

Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice published a paper by students and faculty in Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program titled “Crisis as Impetus Toward Conflict Resolution in Cyprus.” Drs. Samer Abboud and Warren Haffar and master’s students Steven F. Harter...

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Nov 19, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Abboud Discusses Impact of Sanctions in Syria and Iran on HuffPost Live

Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies at Arcadia University, returned to HuffPost Live as a guest panelist on Nov. 19 to discuss the impact of sanctions in Syria and Iran. The segment was hosted by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill. Watch the broadcast. Abboud received his...