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How a first-generation American found her voice

“Don’t be afraid of what makes you different. Forge your own path and become a leader.” — Poltical Science major Sara Abdel-Rahim '17
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Professor Ernesto Verdeja to receive Sheedy Award

The highest teaching honor in the College of Arts and Letters will be presented to Verdeja in May 2019.

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Feb 26

Tuesday Feb 26, 2019

Dispelling the Terrorist Safe Haven Myth: Why Americans Are Safer Than They Think

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

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Risa Brooks’s research focuses on issues related to civil-military relations, military effectiveness, and militant & terrorist organizations; she also has a regional interest in the Middle East. Professor Brooks is the author of Shaping Strategy: The Civil- Military Politics of Strategic Assessment (Princeton University Press, 2008) and editor (with Elizabeth Stanley) of Creating Military Power: The Sources of Military Effectiveness (Stanford University Press, 2007), as well as many articles in the field of international security. She received her PhD from the University of California, San Diego and her professional experiences include positions as Research Associate at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (London, U.K.), Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford’s Center for International Security and Arms Control (CISAC

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Mar 5

Tuesday Mar 5, 2019

Fear and Present Danger: Extra-factual Sources of Threat Conception and Proliferation

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

Read Ahead Material – To be provided

Kelly M. Greenhill’s research focuses on foreign and defense policy; the politics of information; the use of military force; and what are frequently called “new security challenges,” including civil wars, (counter-) insurgencies, the use of migration as a weapon, and international crime as a challenge to domestic governance. In addition to her Ph.D. from M.I.T., Greenhill holds an S.M. from M.I.T., a C.S.S. from Harvard University, and a B.A. (with distinction and highest honors) from the University of California at Berkeley. Outside of the Department, Greenhill serves as Research Fellow and as Chair of  the Conflict, Security and Public Policy Working Group at Harvard University’s Belfer Center and as Associate Editor of the journal International Security.…

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Mar 19

Tuesday Mar 19, 2019

Lecture by Vinay Lal, "Hindus on the Net: History, Politics, and Religion in Cyber-Diasporic Milieus"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

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Join us for a lecture by Vinay Lal, an associate professor of history at UCLA.

This lecture is part of the Liu Institute’s 2018-19 Legitimacy and Propaganda in Contemporary Asia speaker series

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