Jeffrey (Jeff) W. Taliaferro is professor of political science at Tufts University. His research and teaching focus on security studies, IR theories, the grand strategies of the great powers, US foreign policy, intelligence, cybersecurity and policy.
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Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.
Négar Djavadi was born in Iran in 1969 to a family of intellectuals opposed to the regimes both of the Shah, then of Khomeini. She arrived in France at the age of eleven, having crossed the mountains of Kurdistan on horseback with her mother and sister. She is a screenwriter and lives in Paris. Disoriental…
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled due to unforeseen events in Texas.
On Thursday, February 18th at 5:00 PM (ET) the Hispanic Law Student Association (HLSA) will celebrate the legacy of Graciela Olivarez, the first woman and Latina graduate from Notre Dame Law School. This is an event HLSA hosts every year to honor a prominent Hispanic lawmaker, judge or lawyer that has significantly contributed to the legal community.…
The conferral of degrees will take place during the Notre Dame Commencement exercises Sunday morning, but students will be recognized individually during the Arts and Letters Diploma Ceremony at 2 p.m.
Sarah A. Mustillo, I.A. O’Shaughnessy Dean of the College of Arts and Letters, will preside over the ceremony. Masks are required, and physical distancing will be observed.
For more information, including a schedule of events for commencement weekend, please visit the University's commencement website.
Rapid growth of secular identities and beliefs in America is transforming the religious and political landscape. “Secular Surge: A New Fault Line in American Politics” (Cambridge University Press, 2021) documents the rise of the country’s largest “religious” group and its distinctive set of beliefs and preferences. The authors investigate the political causes and consequences of this secular surge, drawing on unique survey data, including interviews with members of the American Humanist Association.…